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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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The governess in Egypt. Harem life in Egypt and Constantinople, Volume 1

Emmeline Lott - 1865 - 370 pages
...language of the Prince of Poets— " But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of the prison-house, I would a tale unfold, whose lightest word Would harrow up...stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine." The Tchiboukdji immediately produced a small key and opened the box. HH the Grand Pacha gazed with...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Complete and Practical Treatise on ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1866 - 618 pages
...And, for the Jay confined to fast in tires, Till the foul crimes, done in my days of nature, Are burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid To tell the...part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quiUs upon the fretful porcupine : Hut this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood :...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 1980 - 388 pages
...days of nature Are burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...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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Tragedy and After: Euripides, Shakespeare, Goethe

Ekbert Faas - 1986 - 244 pages
...amid "sulf rous and tormenting flames"1: But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. (iv) Everywhere in the play, "Heaven's face... With heated visage, as against the doom"...
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Renaissance Plays: New Readings and Rereadings

Leonard Barkan - 1985 - 216 pages
...promise to inflict an equal violence on their audience or readers. The Ghost darkly intimates to Hamlet, But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house,...hair to stand on end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. (I. vl 3-20) Although there is plenty of nonlinguistic or nondiscursive violence in the...
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Essays on Dramatic Traditions: Challenges and Transmissions

Mary Beth Rose - 1989 - 256 pages
...what is actually a mode of occupatio-. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand an end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. (1.5.13-20) But in reappearing to Hamlet in Gertrude's...
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Meaning and Being in Myth

Norman Austin - 2010 - 280 pages
...compassion with hints of the tortures he is suffering in the sulphurous flames of the other world: I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. (Iv 15-20) Hamlet's young soul is harrowed sufficiently by the vision before his eyes;...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 1992 - 196 pages
...And for the day confined to fast in fires27 Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid To tell the...hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. ao But things eternal blazoned must not be 28 To ears of flesh and blood. List, list, O...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...days of nature Are burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, ) 80 On their own porpentine. But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood. (I, v) NAWM-1; OBD 27 But...
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The Absent Shakespeare

Mark Jay Mirsky - 1994 - 182 pages
...incarceration up to this point has been terrible. He hints of the horror of "his Prison-House." .... But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my Prison-House;...two eyes like Stars, start from their Spheres, Thy knotty and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand an end Like Quills upon the fretful...
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