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" Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in the shadow of the silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings, Vex'd and tormented runs poor Barabas With fatal curses towards these Christians. "
Ivanhoe - Page 107
by Walter Scott - 1923 - 514 pages
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The Best Elizabethan Plays

William Roscoe Thayer - 1890 - 628 pages
...severally. ACT II. SCENE I. — Before BARABAS'S House, now a Nunnery. Enter BARABAS with a light. Bar. Thus, like the sad presaging raven that tolls The...silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings ; Vexed and tormented runs poor Barabas With fatal curses towards these Christians. The uncertain pleasures...
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The Best Elizabethan Plays

William Roscoe Thayer - 1890 - 616 pages
...House, now a Nunnery. Enter BARABAS with a light. Bar. Thus, like the sad presaging raven that tolls "sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in the...silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings ; Vexed and tormented runs poor Barabas With fatal curses towards these Christians. The uncertain pleasures...
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The Tragedie of Othello, the Moore of Venice

William Shakespeare, Helen Archibald Clarke - 1908 - 342 pages
...would bode' ('Tro. & Cres.,' V. ii. 219). And so in Marlowe's 'Jew of Malta' (II. i. i), Barrabas says: 'the sad presaging raven that tolls The sick man's...night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings.' 34. blab : See note on III. iii. 476—7. 46-52. To confesse . , di<vell : This daring presentation...
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The Jew of Malta: A Tragedy in Five Acts

Christopher Marlowe - 1909 - 130 pages
...">. Enter Barabas nith a light. u^ 0 \ f Bar. Thus, like, the aadj presaging jraven. jthat tolls ~ i The sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in...silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings ; Vexed and tormented runs poor Barabas With fatal curses towards these Christians^_ The uncertain...
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The Plays of Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe - 1910 - 514 pages
...Farewell, Mathias. Math. Farewell, Lodowick. [Exeunt severally. ACT II Enter BARABAS, with a light. Bara. Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The...from her sable wings, Vex'd and tormented runs poor Barabas With fatal curses towards these Christians. The incertain pleasures of swift-footed time Have...
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The Elizabethan People

Henry Thew Stephenson - 1910 - 564 pages
...bereft my vital power." (5 Henry V1., iii. 2.) And again Marlowe, in The Jew of Malta, says: — " Thus like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The...night • Doth shake contagion from her sable wings." Touching for the king's evil, so emphatically brought to our attention in Macbeth, was revived during...
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St. Louis Clinique: A Monthly Journal of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Volume 9

1896 - 708 pages
...ill omen. His croak announced approaching death. Marlowe, in his "Jew of Malta," describes him as — The sad presaging raven, that tolls The sick man's...silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings. Lady Macbeth, sure of herself in the intended tragedy, exclaims: The raven himself is hoarse That croaks...
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The Elizabethan People

Henry Thew Stephenson - 1910 - 552 pages
...bereft my vital power." (£ Henry VI., iii. 2.) And again Marlowe, in The Jew of Malta, says: — " Thus like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The...man's passport in her hollow beak And in the shadow ot the silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings." Touching for the king's evil, so emphatically...
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The Works

Christopher Marlowe, George Chapman, Sir John Davies - 1910 - 736 pages
...Bar. Thus like the sad presaging Rauen that tolls 640 The sicke mans passeport in her hollow beake, And in the shadow of the silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings ; Vex'd and tormented runnes poore Barabas With fatall curses towards these Christians. 645 The incertaine pleasures of swift-footed...
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The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare

William Allan Neilson - 1911 - 898 pages
...Math. Farewell, Lodowick. « Exeunt [severally.] ACT II [SCENE I.] i Enter BARABAS with a light. Bar. Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The...from her sable wings, Vex'd and tormented runs poor Barabas • With fatal curses towards these Christians. The incertain pleasures of swift-footed Time...
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