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" Blood hath been shed ere now, i' the olden time, Ere human statute purg'd the gentle weal ; Ay, and since too, murders have been perform'd Too terrible for the ear. The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 167
by William Shakespeare - 1806
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The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and ..., Volume 2

Lionel Strachey - Wit and humor - 1905
...sound. If an author quietly buries himself in his book — very good! hie jacet : peace to his ashes! " The times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end; but now they rise again," as Macbeth observes, with some confusion of syntax, excusable in a person...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

Quotations - 1906 - 763 pages
...Part III, v, 2 As good to die and go, as die and stay, SHAKESPEARE, King John, iv, 3 Die — Continued The times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools. SHAKESPEARE,...
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Shakespeare as a Dramatic Thinker: A Popular Illustration of Fiction as the ...

Richard Green Moulton - 1907 - 381 pages
...guest in pronouncing the table full. In the wild scene that follows still further change is evident. Macbeth. The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns. The murderer in describing the...
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American Wit and Humor, Volume 2

Joel Chandler Harris - American wit and humor - 1907
...If an author quietly buries himself in his book — very good ! hie jacet : peace to his ashes ! " The times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end; but now they rise again," as Macbeth observes, with some confusion of syntax, excusable in a person...
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Catholic World, Volume 84

1907
...Prithee, see there! behold! look! lo! how say you? Why, what care I ! If thou canst nod, speak too. . . . The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools....
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Poetical Works

George Crabbe - 1908 - 600 pages
...that I had murder'd Came to my tent, and every one did threat. SHAKSPEAHB, Richard III, Act v, Sc. 3. The times have been, That when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools....
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Sheridan: From New and Original Material, Including a Manuscript ..., Volume 2

Walter Sydney Sichel - 1909
...House that before Lord North went out for the first time, a member had quoted from Shakespeare : "... The times have been That when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end " 1 From the Duchess's MS. letters to her mother. Next year the Duchess of Gordon created a riot at...
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Commentaries on the Law in Shakespeare: With Explanations of the Legal Terms ...

Edward Joseph White - Law in literature - 1911 - 524 pages
...statute purgM the gentle weal; Aye, and since too, murders have been perform'd Too terrible for the ear: the times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end; but now, they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools:...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...world's mine oyster. Which I with sword will open. 480 Shaks. : Mer. W. of W. Act ii. Sc 2. BRAINS. The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools. 48...
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The Tragedies of William Shakespeare: With Introd. Studies ...

William Shakespeare, Edward Dowden - 1912 - 547 pages
...purg'd the gentle weal ; 76 Ay, and since too, murders have been perform'd Too terrible for the ear : the times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, so With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools...
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