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" Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, 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 blast, or heaven's cherubim... "
Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ... - Page 116
by Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 477 pages
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Twelfth Night (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Frederic Kolman - Study Aids - 2015 - 152 pages
......Besides this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued,...every eye, That tears shall drown the wind.... (I, vii, 11. 16-25, emphasis added) Shakespeare employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy, to...
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William Shakespeare's Othello

Michael A. Modugno - Study Aids - 1996 - 95 pages
......Besides this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued,...every eye, That tears shall drown the wind.... (I, vii, 11. 16-25, emphasis added) Shakespeare employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy, to...
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As You Like It (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Michael Morrison - Study Aids - 2015 - 130 pages
......Besides this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued,...every eye, That tears shall drown the wind.... (I, vii, 11. 16-25, emphasis added) Shakespeare employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy, to...
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Antony and Cleopatra (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

John Foss - Study Aids - 2015 - 148 pages
......Besides this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued,...every eye, That tears shall drown the wind.... (I, vii, 11. 16-25, emphasis added) Shakespeare employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy, to...
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Midsummer Night's Dream, a (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Gail Rae, Gail Rae Rosensfit - Study Aids - 2015 - 115 pages
......Besides this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued,...every eye, That tears shall drown the wind.... (I, vii, ll. 16-25, emphasis added) Shakespeare's employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy,...
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Directing Plays

Don Taylor - Performing Arts - 1996 - 201 pages
...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. The process begins by simply following the surface meaning, and at the same time, unpicking...
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William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew

Christopher Garcez - Study Aids - 1996 - 120 pages
...drives immediately into another simile that redirects us into a vision of warfare and destruction: The deep damnation of his taking-off; And pity, like...every eye, That tears shall drown the wind.... (I, vii, ll. 16-25, emphasis added) Shakespeare employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy, to...
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The Guide to Literary Terms

Gail Rae - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 128 pages
...Besides this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued,...in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind.... Act 1, scene vii: lines 16 - 25 Shakespeare employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy, to...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 283 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 ...

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 324 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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