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" What's Hecuba to him or he to Hecuba That he should weep for her? What would he do Had he the motive and the cue for passion That I have? He would drown the stage with tears, And cleave the general ear with horrid speech, Make mad the guilty and appal... "
The gamester, by E. Moore. The tragedy of Jane Shore, by N. Rowe. The London ... - Page 182
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Crying: The Natural and Cultural History of Tears

Tom Lutz - Psychology - 2001 - 352 pages
...as his grief at his father's death has still found no expression. "What would he do," he continues, "Had he the motive and the cue for passion/ That I have? He would drown the stage with tears." The various motivations for tears — performative, expressive, and empathetic — are intertwined...
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Semiotics of Language, Literature, and Culture

Vennelaṇṭi Prakāśam - Culture - 1999 - 168 pages
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Shakespeare and the Literary Tradition

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 356 pages
...nothing, For Hecuba! What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba, That he should weep for her? What would he do Had he the motive and the cue for passion That I have? [2.2.534-46] Hamlet makes the point that dances before us in every scene. Dramatic, rhetorical motive...
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Literary Imagination: The Review of the Association of Literary ..., Volume 4

Literature - 2002 - 478 pages
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The Best Test Preparation for the GRE Literature in English

James S. Malek, Research and Education Association - Study Aids - 2001 - 475 pages
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The Tragedies

William Shakespeare, George Rylands - English drama - 1959 - 1362 pages
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Author's Pen and Actor's Voice: Playing and Writing in Shakespeare's Theatre

Robert Weimann - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 298 pages
...the speaker's awareness of play and the reference to the (First) Player looms large. What would he do Had he the motive and [the cue] for passion That I...He would drown the stage with tears, And cleave the general ear with horrid speech (2.2.560-563) As the traveling player's capacity for rousing, piercing...
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The Cue for Passion: Grief and Its Political Uses

Gail Holst-Warhaft - Family & Relationships - 2000 - 228 pages
...Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba, That he should weep for her? What would he do, Had he the motive and cue for passion That I have? He would drown the stage with tears And cleave the general ear with horrid speech, Make mad the guilty and appall the free, Confound the ignorant, and...
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The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 288 pages
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Heinemann Advanced Shakespeare: Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 336 pages
...abuse - a loud, low woman 595 About: set about your task Had he the motive and the cue for passion 565 That I have? He would drown the stage with tears, And cleave the general ear with horrid speech, Make mad the guilty, and appal the free, Confound the ignorant, and...
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