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" Blood hath been shed ere now, i' the olden time, Ere human statute purged the gentle weal ; Ay, and since too, murders have been performed Too terrible for the ear : the times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an... "
Southern Quarterly Review - Page 377
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The works of Shakespear, with a glossary, pr. from the Oxford ed. in quarto ...

William Shakespeare - 1747
...purg'd the gentle weal ; Are, and fmce too, murthers have been perform'd Too terrible for th' ear : the times have been, That when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but new they rife again With twenty mortal murthers on their crowns. And pufti us from cur (lools ; this...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1752
...is very natural." • . Ay, and finee too, Murthers have been perfbrm'd Too terrible for th' ear : the times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would di^ And there an end ; but now they rife again With twenty mortal Murthers on their crowns, And pufh...
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Mr. William Shakespeare: His Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1767
...the general weal ; " 'Ay, and fince too, murthers have been perform'd" ' Too terrible for the ear : the times have been, " ' That, when the brains were out, the man would dye," ' And there an end : but now, they rise again," ' With twenty mortal murthers on their crowns,"...
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The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of ...

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1784
...having ufed this quotation from , Shakefpeare the day or two before Lord North retired two years ago } -the times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; — — — — Mr. Sheridan faid, the fouls of the prefent Miniftry were departed, but their bodies,...
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Macbeth, from the text of S. Johnson and G. Steevens, revised

William Shakespeare - 1784
...purg'd the gentle weal ; Ay, and since too, murders have been performed Too terrible for the ear : the times have, been, That, when the brains were out, the man would iJifc, And there an end : but now, they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns,. 49...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakspeare: In Six Volumes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Joseph Rann - 1786
...your miftrefs ; be moved, be moved. [Exeunt. 0 and there an end.} — there's an end of the matter. " the times have been, * ' That when the brains were out, the man would die, " And there an end/' MACBETH, Aft III, S. 4. Macb. " My guilt be on my head, and there an end. RICHARD II, Aft V, S. i....
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Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare - 1788
...161. and there is an end. ,] ie there is the conclusion of the matter. So, in Macbeth : " a time has been " That when the brains were out, the man would die, " And there an end." STEEVENS. 169. All Ms I speak in print ; ] In print means with exaSness. So, in the comedy of All Fooles,...
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Shakspeare's Dramatic Works: With Explanatory Notes, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1790
...tw«nty,hunt this weather Ibid. — My dull brain was wrought with things forgotten - Mtclttb. — The time* have been, that, when the brains were out, the man would die Ibid. — iaie out the written troubles of the brain - Kid. — And his pure brain, (which fome fuppofe...
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Shakspeare's Dramatic Works: With Explanatory Notes. To which is ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1791
...nineteen and two and twenty, hunt this wcathc — My dull brain was wrought with things forgotten — The times have been, that, when the brains were out, the man would die Ibid. — Raae out the written troubles of the brain » — And hu pure brain, (which fome fuppofe...
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The Festival of Wit; Or, Small Talker: Being a Collection of Bon Mots ...

Wit and humor - 1793 - 416 pages
...infirm in intellect, fhould attempt fuch a charafter ? Ned replied drily, from Macbeth, The time has been, That when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end : but now Related by Garrick. Foote dined. one day at the Caftle at Salthill. When the landlord produced the...
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