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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 111
by Henry Downes Miles - 1840 - 323 pages
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 13

Edmond Malone - 1821
...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 l : the earth's a thief, 9 — since you PROFESS to do't,] The old copy has— -protest. The correction...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 14

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...exposure. We have, however, other words of a similar formation in these plays. So, in Timon of Athens : ' : The earth's a thief ' That feeds and breeds by a composture stolen ' From general excrement." MALONE. We should certainly read—exposure. So, in Macbeth : ' And when we have our naked frailties...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 13

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...PROFESS to do't,] The old copy has — •protest. The correction was made by Mr. Theobald. MALONE. i The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The MOON into salt tears:] The moon is supposed to be humid, and perhaps a source of humidity, but cannot be resolved by the surges...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Julius Caesar ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...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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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: The author's life ...

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1823
...hi* 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 composlure stol'n From gen'ral excrement : each thing's a thief. " This (says Dr. Dodd) is a good deal...
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The Works of Thomas Moore: Odes of Anacreon. Little's poems

Thomas Moore - 1823
...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 stolen From general excrements. The moon, too, quaffs her paly stream Of lustre, from the solar beam. Then, hence with...
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The works of Thomas Moore, comprehending all his melodies, ballads ..., Volume 7

Thomas Moore - 1823
...his great attraction Robs the va*.t sea. The moon's an arrant thief, And her pale 6re she suatches 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 stolen From general...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...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. Bankrupts, hold fast ; Rather than render back, out with your knives, And...
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The Plays, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1824
...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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