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" And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. "
Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ... - Page 431
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 316 pages
...if there were some way to prevent consequences "here." Macbeth acknowledges to himself that Duncan's virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued against...deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. But in this famous, visionary passage, Macbeth refers to human pity, and to a universal human perception...
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

George Wilson Knight - 1958 - 336 pages
...this Duncan And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or Heaven's cherubin, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow...the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition . . . (i. vii. 1 6) Compare with this the vision shown Macbeth by the Weird Sisters of a power combining...
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Shakespeare and Violence

R. A. Foakes - 2003 - 242 pages
...not likely to grasp: And pity, like a naked new-born babe Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall...Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on th' other. (1.7.21-8) The sudden shifts from 'babe' to cherubs 'horsed' on winds, to blind 'couriers',...
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Macbeth

Jeannette Sanderson - 2003 - 6 pages
...of his taking-off, 2 And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall...Vaulting ambition which o'erleaps itself And falls on th' other. 4 Your Turn: As a beginning bard, describe something you own—a pet, bicycle, outfit, or...
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Goodnight Children Everywhere and Other Plays

Richard Nelson - 2004 - 446 pages
...justice Commends . . . As tor Place Opera House, Act I.vii Macbeth (Macready) alone. MACBETH: . . . Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued against The...Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on th'other. (Pause. Finally Macbeth f Macready] turns toward the wings and gives a small nod. Lady Macbeth...
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Re-visions of Shakespeare: Essays in Honor of Robert Ornstein

Robert Ornstein - 2004 - 318 pages
...that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking off: And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the...Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself, And falls on th' other. Soft, mine eyes deceive. Is this a dagger, which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?...
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The Films of Orson Welles

Robert Garis - 2004 - 204 pages
...his taking-off; And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow...Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself, And falls on th' other (I.vii.i-28) Welles divides this in half, placing the second half (slightly altered) first,...
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Shakespeare in Japan

Tetsuo Kishi - 2005 - 166 pages
...with it. Take, for instance, the second half of Macbeth's 'If it were done when 'tis done' soliloquy: Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek,...Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on th'other Enter Lady Macbeth How now? What news? (Act I scene vii) Although those horses seem to emerge...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - 2005 - 232 pages
...in The Well Wrought Vrn (New York, 1947), pp. 43-44; Speaight, Nature in Shakespearian Tragedy, pp. So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will...deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. 1 have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 900 pages
...of his taking-off 20 And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or Heaven's cherubin, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall...Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself, And falls on th'other 'Enter LADY ' MACBETH How now, what news? LADY M. He has almost supped: why have you left...
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