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" Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would ne'er be quiet, For every pelting, petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder ; Nothing but thunder. Merciful heaven ! Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Split'st the unwedgeable... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 434
1808
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The Mysterious Freebooter, Or The Days of Queen Bess: A Romance

Francis Lathom - 1828 - 854 pages
...every pelting petty officer Would use hi? Heaven for thunderl Nothing but thunder ! Merciful Heaven I Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Split'st...unwedgeable and gnarled oak Than the soft myrtle. But man!— proud mn ! Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...quiet, For every pelting,* petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder : Nothing but thunder. — Merciful heaven, Thou rather, with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt, Split'st the unwedgeable and gnarledf oak, Than the soft myrtle ; — But man, proud man ! Drest in a little brief authority ; Most...
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Characteristics of women, moral, poetical and historical, Volume 1

Anna Brownell Jameson - Women in literature and art - 1832
...be quiet : For every pelting,*petty oflicer Would use his heaven for thunder ; nothing but thunder. Merciful heaven ! Thou rather, with thy sharp and...unwedgeable and gnarled oak Than the soft myrtle. O but man, proud man ! Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he 's most assur'd,...
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The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1832
...be quiet. For every pelting,1 petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder; nothing but thunder. Merciful Heaven ! Thou rather, with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt, Split'st the unwedgeable and gnarled2 oak Than the soft myrtle ; but man, proud man ! Dress'd in a little brief authority ; Most...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1833 - 1064 pages
...quiet, For every pelting, '*) petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder: nothing but thunder. • member me: o ik, ' ') Than the soft myrtle; — O, but man, proud man! -) Drest in a little brief authority;...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural ..., Volume 5

Edward Mammatt - Art - 1836
...be quiet, For every pelting, petty officer "Would use his heaven for thunder : nothing but thunder. Merciful heaven ! Thou rather, with thy sharp and...unwedgeable and gnarled oak, Than the soft myrtle ; — But man, proud man ! Drest in a little brief authority ; Most ignorant of what he's most assured,...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature ..., Volumes 5-6

Science - 1836
...quiet, For every pelting, petty officer Would use bis heaven for thunder : nothing but thunder. • .Merciful heaven ! Thou rather, with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt, Split'st the unwedgcaMe and gnarled dak, Than the soft myrtle ; — But man, proud man ! Brest in a little brief...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3; Volume 21

Theology - 1837
...: we must refer to that glorious passage, which we cannot stop to quote at length, beginning — " Merciful heaven ! Thou rather, with thy sharp and...the unwedgeable and gnarled oak Than the soft myrtle ; " &c. And then, once more, the passage where she appeals to Angelo's conscience, beginning with "...
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Truth without fiction, and religion without disguise; or, The two Oxford ...

Truth - 1837
...into submission and peace, he exclaimed — , • . 3i\Ji',".'\ 'i •;•••, " Merciful Heav'n ! Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Split'st...unwedgeable and gnarled oak Than the soft myrtle.' SHAKSPEARB. " I will be content to be a green myrtle flourishing lowly in the shade. Eugenia has resolved...
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Characteristics of Women, Moral, Poetical, and Historical

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in art - 1837 - 382 pages
...be quiet : For every pelting, petty officer Would use his heaven for thunder ; nothing but thunder. Merciful heaven ! Thou rather, with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Split'st the unwedgable and gnarled oak Than the soft myrtle. O but man, proud man ! Drest in a little brief authority,...
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