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" But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ... - Page 496
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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Speeches, Messages, and Other Writings of the Hon. Albert G. Brown: A ...

Albert Gallatin Brown - 1859 - 636 pages
...am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word AVould harrow up thy soul ; freeze thy young blood ; Make...stand on end Like quills upon the fretful porcupine." Ay, sir ; that it was in fact a ghost, I do not doubt ; but that it was an honest ghost, I do doubt...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Plays Ed. from the Folio of ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare, Richard Grant White - 1861 - 524 pages
...day confin'd to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes, done in my days of nature, Are burnt and purg'd away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of...hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood. — List, Hamlet, list...
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Temple Bar, Volume 3

1861 - 584 pages
...sensation it is that Shakespeare alludes to in the terrible words of the Ghost in Hamlet : " I could a talc unfold, whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul,...stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine." No doubt some blighting of the plant, as it were, takes place at the moment of the shock, — this...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, from the Text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1862 - 578 pages
...fast in fires, Till the foul crimes, done in my days of nature. Are burn'd and purged away. But that 1 am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house,...hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine:t But this eternal blazon! must not be To ears of flesh and blood :— List, list, O list...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862 - 774 pages
...centre our sympathies may extend in an ever-widening circle. Lamb, ASTONISHMENT - on Unfolding a Secret. I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word Would harrow...stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine. S/uiktpeart. ASTONISHMENT-at the Relation of a Story. Prepare to hear A story that shall turn thee...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864 - 554 pages
...day, confin'd to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes, done in my days of nature, Are burnt and purg'd away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of...combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand an end, like quills upon the fretful porcupine ; But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh...
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Trageies

William Shakespeare - 1864 - 648 pages
...day, confin'd to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes, done in my days of nature, Are burnt and purg'd away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of...combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand an end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh...
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Life and Death in Rebel Prisons: Giving a Complete History of the Inhuman ...

Robert H. Kellogg - 1865 - 412 pages
...hundreds of others. I had a feeling quite in sympathy with that of the immortal poet, when he wrote, " But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house,...stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine." A number of cavalry-men were captured in the attack upon Macon, and found their way to our dwelling...
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Shakspeare's tragedy of Hamlet, with notes, extr. from the old 'Historie of ...

William Shakespeare - 1865 - 212 pages
...And for the day confined to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid To tell the...combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand an end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine ; But this eternal blazon must not be 1 To ears of flesh...
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Kilpatrick and Our Cavalry: Comprising a Sketch of the Life of General ...

James Moore - 1865 - 252 pages
...Belle Isle ! Many a shadow, like the ghost of Hamlet's father, might truly say of the secrets of his prison-house : " I could a tale unfold, whose lightest...stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine!" This is no exaggeration; confinement, filth, and starvation sent many to their long homes ; and, if...
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