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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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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...'bestriding' the clouds. Which recalls Macbeth's agonized imagination of innocent purity, of how Duncan's virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against...heaven's cherubim, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of {he air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. (Macbeth, i. vii....
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Shakespeare and Violence

R. A. Foakes, Reginald Anthony Foakes - Drama - 2003 - 224 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 - Education - 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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Nelson Thornes Shakespeare - Macbeth

William Shakespeare, Dinah Jurksaitis - Education - 2003 - 152 pages
...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...eye, That tears shall drown the wind. I have no spur 25 To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on...
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Goodnight Children Everywhere and Other Plays

Richard Nelson - Drama - 2004 - 419 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, Evelyn Gajowski - Drama - 2004 - 298 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 - Performing Arts - 2004 - 184 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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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 229 pages
...of his taking-off. 20 And pity, like a naked newborn babe Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall...eye, That tears shall drown the wind. I have no spur 25 To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition which o'erleaps itself And falls on...
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Shakespeare in Japan

Tetsuo Kishi - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 166 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...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 - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 224 pages
...1947), pp. 43-44; Speaight, Nature in Shakespearian Tragedy, pp. So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued,...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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