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" I know my course. The spirit that I have seen May be the devil : and the devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape; yea, and perhaps Out of my weakness and my melancholy, — As he is very potent with such spirits, — Abuses me to damn me: I'll have... "
Hamlet, and As You Like it: A Specimen of a New Edition of Shakespeare ... - Page 64
by William Shakespeare - 1819 - 466 pages
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The Rationale of Religious Enquiry, Or, The Question Stated of Reason, the ...

James Martineau - Unitarian Universalist churches - 1845 - 165 pages
...distinguished favourites. Hear it then in the following lines;— ' The spirit that I have seen Hay be a devil, and the devil hath power To assume a pleasing...very potent with such spirits) Abuses me to damn me. I'tt have grounds More retative than this.' The greatest interpreter of nature has given us here, her...
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Sketches from Life, Volume 3

Laman Blanchard - 1846
...poet's conception than to make the victim confess his own weakness. The spirit that I have seen May be a devil, and the devil hath power To assume a pleasing...weakness and my melancholy, As he is very potent with suck spirits, Abuses me to damn me. For Burton says, "Agrippa and Lavater are persuaded that this humour...
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The Unseen World: Communications with It, Real Or Imaginary, Including ...

John Mason Neale - Apparitions - 1847 - 216 pages
...even if I had been persuaded of the truth of the narrator. I should have thought, as Hamlet did, " The spirit that I have seen May be the devil : and...potent with such spirits,) Abuses me to damn me." And I remember that Lavater tells a story, which would lead to the same conclusion. A friend of his,...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1847
...my father, Before mine uncle: I'll observe his looks; I'll tent him to the quick: if he but blench, Pardon, Caesar : Caesar, pardon : As low ns to thy foot doth Cassius fall. To beg enfranchi T' assume a pleasing shape ; yea, and, perhaps, Out of my weakness, and my melancholy, As he is very...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1848
...him 4 to the quick; if he do blench, 5 I know my course. The spirit that I have seen, • May be a devil; and the devil hath power To assume a pleasing...Abuses me to damn me. I'll have grounds More relative 6 than this. The play's the thing, Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king. [Exit. 1 The firet...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 7

1848
...these gifts forever mine ! 121 HAMLET. COBTISUED FROM PAGE 99. "Тик spirit I have seen May be a devil ; and the devil hath power To assume a pleasing...potent with such spirits,) Abuses me, to damn me." Thus the hope that the ghost's tale may be false, and the fear that it may be true, unite to send him...
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An Inquiry Into the Philosophy and Religion of Shakspere

William John Birch - Religion in literature - 1848 - 547 pages
...miraculous organ. * The spirit, that I have seen, May be the devil : and the devil hath power T' assume a pleasing shape ; yea, and, perhaps, Out of...damn me. I'll have grounds More relative than this. He is uncertain whether the supernatural proceeds from heaven or hell, from God or the devil ; doubts...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 7

1848
...mine ! 1843. Hamlet. 121 HAMLET. CONTINUED FROM PAGE 99. " THE spirit I have seen May be a devil ; anu the devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape, yea,...potent with such spirits,) Abuses me, to damn me." Thus the hope that the ghost's tale may be false, and the fear that it may be true, unite to send him...
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The American Whig Review, Volumes 7-8

1848
...forever mine ! 1843. HAMLET, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 99. "Tire spirit I have seen •i iy be a devil ; aua the devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape, yea,...melancholy, ( As he is very potent with such spirits,) Abase* me, to damn me." Thus the hope that the ghost's tale may tx? false, and the fear that it may...
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Lectures on Shakespeare, Volume 2

Henry Norman Hudson - 1848
...spirit that I have seen May be a devil: and the devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape ; vea, and, perhaps, Out of my weakness and my melancholy,...potent with such spirits,) Abuses me, to damn me." Thus the hope that the ghost's tale may be false* and the fear that it may be true, unite to send him...
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