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" I'll example you with thievery: The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun: The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears: the earth's... "
Dick Turpin - Page 109
by Henry Downes Miles - 1840 - 323 pages
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. ....

William Shakespeare - 1800
...refolves The moon into fait tears : the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a compofture ftolen From general excrement : each thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough power Have uncheck'd theft. Love not yourfelves ; away ; Rob one another. There's more gold : Cutthroats;...
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Odes of Anacreon

Anacreon - Greek poetry - 1800 - 255 pages
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea. The moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun. The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The mounds into salt tears. The earth's a thief, That feeds, and breeds by a composture stol'n From general...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1803
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from "the sun : The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...: the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture7 stolen From general excrement : each thing's a thief ; The laws, your curb and whip, in...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1804
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun: The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough power Have uncheck'd theft. Love not yourselves; away; Rob one another. There's more gold : Cut throats;...
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Odes of Anacreon, Volume 1

Anacreon - Greek poetry - 1804
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea. The moon 's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun. The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The And when the rosy sun appears, He drinks the ocean's misty tears. The moon too quaffs her paly stream...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun: The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture 5 stolen From general excrement: each thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun : The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...: the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture5 stolen From general excrement: each thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their...
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Notes Upon Some of the Obscure Passages in Shakespeare's Plays: With Remarks ...

John Howe Baron Chedworth - 1805 - 375 pages
...passage is to be understood. I think Theobald's emendation not improbable. P. 454.— 113.— 624. Tim. The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears. That Shakespeare knew that the moon is the cause of the tides appears likewise from the First Part...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1806
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun : The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears45: the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture stolen From general excrement :...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1807
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun : The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...thief ; The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough power Have uncheck'd theft. Love not yourselves ; away; Rob one another. There's more gold : Cut throats...
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