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" 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... "
A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ... - Page 238
by British poets - 1824
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...toil, and night with sleep, Hath the fore-hand and vantage of a king. SjIAK.tSn.AK. Henry V. act. ro. How many thousands of my poorest subjects Are at this...steep my senses in forgetfulness ! Why rather, Sleep, lays't thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd with buzzing night flies...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1851
...with Solomon : — " How many thousands of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! — Sleep, gentle sleep ! Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted...uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd with buzzing night Шее to thy slumber, Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...SHAKESPEARE. CHAP. XVI. Henry IV 's Soliloquy on Sleep. Xiow many thousands of my poorest subject* Are at this hour asleep ! O gentle Sleep , Nature's...eye-lids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness I "Why rather , Sleep , lay'st thou in smoaky cribs ? Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 7

William Shakespeare - 1806
...speed. • [Exit Page. How many thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep! — Sleep, gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted...steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, sleep, Hest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd with buzzing night-flies...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...heads,. The still discordant wavering multitude, Can play upon it. On SLEEP. (SHAKESPEARE.) -O GEN TIE Sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee,...steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, Sleep, ly'st thou in smoaky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd with buzzing night-flies...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1807
...good speed. [Exit Page. How many thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! — Sleep, gentle sleep,* Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted...Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd with buzzmg night-flies to thy slumber; Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1807
...good speed. [Exit Page. How many thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep !—Sleep, gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted...eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness i Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd with...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1808
...tossing on the couch of Care, and perhaps exclaimed, like another prince, in similar perplexity, Sleep, gentle Sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted...uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd with buzzing night-fties to thy slumber, Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...Make good speed. /He How many thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! — Sleep, gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted...with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber ; Than in the perftim'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly state And lull'd with sounds of sweetest...
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Treatise on the Influence of Climate on the Human Species: And on the ...

Nicholas C. Pitta - Electronic books - 1812 - 91 pages
...we are probably doomed for years to mourn the loss of it ; and well may we exclaim with the poet— O, gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted...eye-lids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness f The dense and impure smoke which arises from the different lights made use of by those who study...
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