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" Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the moon ; Whilst the heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone. Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the screech-owl, screeching loud, Puts the wretch that lies in woe In remembrance of a shroud. "
Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ... - Page 65
1828
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 1

George Ellis - English poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...note, While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. Song of Fairies. [By Puck in " Midsummer•Night's Dream,"] Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the...Whilst the heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task foredone. Now the wasted brands do glow ; Whilst the scritch-owl, scutching loud, Puts the wretch,...
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A Supplement to Johnson's English Dictionary: Of which the Palpable Errors ...

George Mason - English language - 1803 - 269 pages
...art, SEA " Го SCREECH, v. я " t. Те cry as a uight-owl." Whiïft the ícrecch-owl fcretcííng loud Puts the wretch that lies in woe In remembrance of a fhroud. Stai. Mid. N. Dream. SCRI'BBET. n. A painter's pencil. Sal!cw-coal it the fooncft confumeil,...
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Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; Much ado about nothing ; Love's labour ...

William Shakespeare - 1803
...fnores, All with weary tafk foredone. Now the wafted brands do glow, Whilft the fcritch-owl, fcritching loud, . Puts the wretch, that lies in woe, In remembrance of a fhroud. Now it is the time of night, .. I That the graves, all gaping wide, • Every one lets forth...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...fortnight hold we this solemnity, In nightly revels, and newjollity. [Exeunt. SCENE II. Enter PUCK. Puck. Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the...heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone. 3 Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the scritch-owl, scritching loud, Puts the wretch, that lies...
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Notes Upon Some of the Obscure Passages in Shakespeare's Plays: With Remarks ...

John Howe Baron Chedworth - 1805 - 375 pages
...Farmer's emendation. I should, however, prefer vanishes to vanished. P. 131.— 536.— 166. Puck. Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the...heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone. I think Warburton's reading, behowls, is right. It reminds me of a passage in Lee's Theodosius : Lean...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...fortnight hold we this solemnity, In nightly revels, and new jollity. [Exeunt. SCENE II. Enter PUCK. Puck. Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the...Whilst the heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone.3 Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the scritch-owl, scritching loud, Puts the wretch,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...peculiar property to knoI at the moon. (JHehowl, as bemoan, beseem, and am hundred others.) Warburton. Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the scritch-owl, scritching loud, Puts the wretch, that hes in woe, In remembrance of a shroud. So, in Marston's Antonio and Melllda, where the whole passage...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...In nightly revels, and new jollity. [Exeunt. SCENE II. Enter PUCK. Puck. Now the hungry lion roars,4 And the wolf behowls the moon;* Whilst the heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone.6 * Now the hungry lion roan, &c.] It has been justly observed, by an anonymous writer, that...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...fortnight hold we this solemnity, In nightly revels, and new jollity. [Exeunt. SCENE II. Enter PUCK. Puck. Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the...heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone 7°. Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the scritch-owl, scritching loud, Puts the wretch, that...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

Anecdotes - 1809
...furnished Mars ton with so many just and natural images: The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve £ Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the...Whilst the heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task foredone. Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the scritch-owl, scritching loud, Puts the wretch that...
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