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" How many thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, sleep, liest thou... "
King Henry the Fourth: A Historical Play - Page 41
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. Henry VI ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...gentle Sleep, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, Sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, Under the...
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The Poetry of the Pentateuch, Volume 1

Hobart Caunter - Bible - 1839
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetful ness? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, Under the...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 pages
...frighted thee', That thou no more wilt weigh my^ eyelids down', And steep myd senses in fbrgetfulness'? Why rather', sleep', liest thou in smoky CRIBS', Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee', And hushed with buzzing nigTit-Jlies to thy slumber', Than in the perfumed chambers* of the GREAT', Under...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. Henry VI ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, Sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, Under the...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh mine eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness ! Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon...with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly state, Arid 1 ii II 'i I with sounds of...
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The Philosophy of Shakspere: Extracted from His Plays

William Shakespeare, Michael Henry Rankin - 1841 - 238 pages
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfnlness ? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon...with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber; Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly state, And lull'd with sounds of sweetest...
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Rutilius and Lucius: Or Stories of the Third Age

Robert Isaac Wilberforce - 1842 - 286 pages
...CHAPTER V. Why rather, Sleep, liestthou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hushed with buzzing night'flies to thy slumber,— Than in...costly state, And lull'd with sounds of sweetest melody 1 SHAKESFEARE. Lucius's first step, when he returned to quarters, was to solicit leave of absence,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon...with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly state, And lull'd with sound of sweetest...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon...with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly state, And lull'd with sound of sweetest...
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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages

Walter De la Mare - American poetry - 1923 - 696 pages
...ancient little carol has been slightly changed. 29. "SLEEP STAYS NOT, THOUGH A MONARCH BIDS" (line 11). Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, Under the...
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