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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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Three Notelets on Shakespeare ...

William John Thoms, Jakob Ayrer - German drama - 1865 - 136 pages
...sometime comes she with a tithe-pig's tail, Tickling a parson's nose as 'a lies asleep, Then he dreams of another benefice. Sometime she driveth o'er a soldier's...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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Golden Leaves from the British and American Dramatic Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - American drama - 1865 - 562 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. This is that very Mab, That plats the manes of horses in the night,...
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Shakespeare for Recitation: Selected Scenes and Passages

William Shakespeare - Recitations - 1904 - 224 pages
...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, ACT IV. Scene III. The Potion Scene. JUL. Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again....
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The World's Best Poetry: Of fancy, of sentiment; [introductory essay] The ...

English poetry - 1904
...Sometime she gallops o'er a courtier's nose, And then dreams he of smelling out a suit ; And sometime comes she with a tithe-pig's tail, Tickling a parson's...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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Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet: With Preface, Glossary &c

William Shakespeare - 1905
...suit ; And sometime comes she with a tithe-pig's tail Tickling a parson's nose as a' lies asleep, 80 Then dreams he of another benefice : Sometime she...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 Reading of Shakespeare

James Mason Hoppin - 1906 - 210 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." " King Cophetua loved a beggar maid." At the masked ball, Capulet...
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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1907 - 286 pages
...suit ; And sometime comes she with a tithe-pig's tail Tickling a parson's nose as a' lies asleep, 80 Then dreams he of another benefice : Sometime she...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 Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 606 pages
...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. W. SHAKESPEARE (Romeo and Juliet, Act I, Sc. iv). 861.' MARK ANTONY'S...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1909
...suit; And sometime comes she with a tithe-pig's tail Tickling a parson's nose as a' lies asleep, 80 Then dreams he of another benefice: Sometime she driveth...breaches, ambuscadoes, Spanish blades, Of healths five fathoms deep; and then anon Drums in his ear, at which he starts and wakes, And being thus frighted...
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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Juliet (Fictitious character) - 1911 - 158 pages
...sometime comes she with a tithe-pig's tail Tickling a parson's nose as 'a lies asleep, 80 Then he dreams of another benefice. Sometime she driveth o'er a soldier's...blades, Of healths five fathom deep ; and then anon 85 Drums in his ear, at which he starts and wakes, And being thus frighted swears a prayer or two And...
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