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" These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin air: And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit,... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 121
edited by - 1890
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English and Scotch Historical Ballads

Arthur Milman - Ballads, English - 1871 - 260 pages
...Cf. verb, to reek, to steam. Ger. Rauch ; A.-S. Reac. ' The great globe, Yea, all which it inhabit shall dissolve, And like this unsubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind.' Shakespeare, 'Tempest,' iv. 3. Roode.] (XIV. 11.) The cross. A.-S. rod, Holy rood, Holy Cross. ' By...
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The Living Age, Volume 115

1872
...cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve; And, like this unsubstantial...dreams are mode of, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. Now, in the tragedy of Darius, by Sir William Alexander (Lord Sterline), published in 1603,...
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The Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - Readers - 1872 - 408 pages
...cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, — Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this unsubstantial pageant, faded, — Leave not a rack behind. 3. There was silence, and I heard a voice saying, "Shall mortal man be more just than God? Shall a...
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Verse

Andrew Marvell - 1872
...Thus in the Passionate Pilgrim he speaks of beauty like ' A shining gloss that tadeth suddenly ;' ' shall dissolve, And like this unsubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind.' So in Hamlet the apparition did not ' vade,' as it had to do on the stage, but ' faded [into thin air,'...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Complete and Practical Treatise on ...

Richard Green Parker - Readers, American - 1873 - 581 pages
...cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself — Yea, aH which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this unsubstantial pageant, faded — Leave not a rack behind. 7. I am thy father's spirit ; Doomed for a certain term to walk the night, And, for the day confined...
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The Mystery of Matter, and Other Essays

James Allanson Picton - Pantheism - 1873 - 492 pages
...cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this unsubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind." But then the speaker is most naturally made to add ; " We are such stuff As dreams are made on ; and...
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The three Devils, with other essays

David Mather Masson - 1874
...cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this unsubstantial...dreams are made of; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep." This, we contend, is no mere poetic phrenzy, inserted because it was dramatically suitable...
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The Three Devils: Luther's, Milton's, and Goethe's

David Masson - Literature - 1874 - 327 pages
...cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which 'it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this unsubstantial...dreams are made of; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep." This, we contend, is no mere poetic phrenzy, inserted because it was dramatically suitable...
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A History of European Literature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times

John Reynell Morell - Literature - 1874 - 218 pages
...cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve ; And like this unsubstantial...dreams are made of, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep." Shakespere was so great that the other great dramatists of the age seem little by his side,...
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The Three Devils: Luther's, Milton's, and Goethe's

David Masson - Literature - 1874 - 327 pages
...cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this unsubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are, made of; and our little life la rounded with a sleep." This, we contend,...
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