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" a lies asleep, Then dreams he of another benefice: Sometime she driveth o'er a soldier's neck, And then dreams he of cutting foreign throats, Of breaches, ambuscadoes, Spanish blades, Of healths five fathom deep; and then anon Drums in his ear; at which... "
The Dramatic Works - Page 392
by William Shakespeare - 1831
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1847
...they dream of love : On courtiers' knees, that dream on court 'sies straight : O'er lawyers' fingers, who straight dream on fees : O'er ladies' lips, who...starts, and wakes ; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again. This is that very Mab, That plats the manes of horses in the night...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 2

Brand - Christian antiquities - 1849
...oft the angry Mab with blisters plagues, Because their breaths with sweetmeats tainted are. Sometimes she gallops o'er a courtier's nose, And then dreams...starts, and wakes; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again." I find the following in Poole's English Parnassus, p. 333 : " There...
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Orthophony; Or The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1849 - 294 pages
...tithe-pig's tail, Tickling a parson's nose, as 'a lies asleep, Then dreams he of another benefice : Sometimes she driveth o'er a soldier's neck, And then dreams...starts and wakes ; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again." III. "SUSTAINED" FORCE. Calling. A call is the highest and intensest...
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Orthopony; Or the Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - 1849
...tithe-pig's tail, Tickling a parson's nose, as 'a lies asleep, Then dreams he of another benefice : Sometimes she driveth o'er a soldier's neck, And then dreams...starts and wakes ; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again." III. "SUSTAINED" FORCE. Calling. A call is the highest and intensest...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...benefice ! Sometimes she driveth o'er a soldier's neck, And then he dreams of cutting foreign throata, Of breaches, ambuscadoes, Spanish blades, Of healths...starts and wakes ; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again. This is that very Mab That plats the manes of horses in the night...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...Then dreams he of another benefice ! Sometimes she drrvcth o'er a soldier's neck, And then he dreams d tells his tale, Under the hawthorn in the dale....pleasure!, Whilst the landscape round it measures : prayer or two, And sleeps again. This is that very Mab That plats the manes of horses in the night...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1851
...others in their place. On courtiers' knees, that dream on court'sies straight : O'er lawyers' fingers, who straight dream on fees : O'er ladies' lips, who...starts, and wakes ; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again. This is that very Mab, That plats the manes of horses in the night...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...they dream of love : On courtiers' knees, that dream on court'sies straight: O'er lawyer's fingers, who straight dream on fees: O'er ladies' lips, who...starts and wakes ; And being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again. This is that very Mab, That plats the manes of horses in the night...
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Orthophony, Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1851 - 300 pages
...tithe-pig's tail, Tickling a parson's nose, as 'a lies asleep, Then dreams he of another benefice : Sometimes she driveth o'er a soldier's neck, And then dreams...starts and wakes; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again." III. "SUSTAINED" FORCE. Calling. A call is the highest and intensest...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 418 pages
...tithe-pig's tail, Tickling a parson's nose as he lies asleep, Then dreams he of another benefice : Sometimes she driveth o'er a soldier's neck, And then dreams...starts, and wakes ; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again. I!. J. i. 4. QUIBBLING. O, dear discretion, hovr his words are suited...
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