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" On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object: can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France? or may we cram Within this wooden O the very casques That did affright the air at Agincourt? "
Questions for Examination in English Literature: Chiefly Selected from ... - Page 56
by Walter William Skeat - 1873 - 100 pages
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare's times, texts, and stages

Catherine M. S. Alexander - 2003 - 504 pages
...flat unraised spirits that hath dared On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object. Can this cock-pit hold The vasty fields of France? Or may we cram Within this wooden О the very casques That did affright the air at Agincourt? (Pro.8-i4) These are not difficult questions:...
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Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626

Richmond Barbour - 2003 - 274 pages
...adjacent, trafficked concentrations of the whole. The prologue to Henry V begs pardon for presuming to "cram / Within this wooden O the very casques / That did affright the air at Agincourt" (12-14), only to enlist spectators in the effort: "Suppose within the girdle of these walls / Are now...
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Calibrations: Reading for the Social

Ato Quayson - 2003 - 228 pages
...this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an obiect. can this cockpit hold The vastly fields ol France^ Or may we cram Within this wooden O the very casques That did afright the air at Agmcourt? O pardon. since a crooked figure may Attest in little place a million...
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Theatre: Its Art and Craft

Steven Archer, Cynthia Gendrich, Woodrow Hood - 2003 - 314 pages
...flat unraised spirits that hath dar'd On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object. Can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France? Or may we cram FIGURE 5.6 The chariot race from a stage version of Ben Hur. Treadmills and a background that unrolled...
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From Sign to Signing: Iconicity in Language and Literature 3

Wolfgang G. Müller, Olga Fischer - 2003 - 464 pages
...presupposed. In this sense literature, indeed, even the theatre performance, serves as a script: [...] let us, ciphers to this great accompt, On your imaginary forces work, [...] Piece out our imperfections with your Thoughts; Into a thousand parts divide one man. Think when...
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The Wisdom of Storytelling in an Information Age: A Collection of Talks

Amy E. Spaulding - 2004 - 194 pages
...flat unraised spirits that have dared On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object: can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France?...this great accompt, On your imaginary forces work ... Piece out our imperfections with your thoughts; Into a thousand parts divide one man, And make...
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Introduction to Dramatherapy: Person and Threshold

Salvo Pitruzzella - 2004 - 212 pages
...the spectator's point of view. Shakespeare has the choir of Henry V pronounce the following words: Can this cock-pit hold The vasty fields of France?...place a million, And let us, ciphers to this great account, On your imaginary forces work. (Henry V, Prol.) Imagination The imaginary forces to which...
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Introduction to Dramatherapy: Person and Threshold

Salvo Pitruzzella - 2004 - 216 pages
...the spectator's point of view. Shakespeare has the choir of Henry V pronounce the following words: Can this cock-pit hold The vasty fields of France?...place a million, And let us, ciphers to this great account, On your imaginary forces work. (Henry V, Prol.) Imagination The imaginary forces to which...
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Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - 2014 - 208 pages
...title itself seems to draw on a comparably self-reflexive moment in Henry V, when the Chorus asks, "Can this cockpit hold / The vasty fields of France?...casques / That did affright the air at Agincourt?" (Prologue, 11-14). This "wooden O" of the Globe theater, which is also the globe, has become an even...
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The Scientifiction Novels of C.S. Lewis: Space and Time in the Ransom Stories

Jared Lobdell - 2014 - 204 pages
...invention, /—A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, / And monarchs to behold the swelling scene ... O! pardon, since a crooked figure may / Attest in...this great accompt, / On your imaginary forces work. / Suppose within the girdle of these walls / Are now confined two mighty monarchies, / Whose high unreared...
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