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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 Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 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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Focus on Macbeth

John Russell Brown - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 272 pages
...pages of commentary; 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.21-8) The sudden shifts from the 'babe' to cherubs 'horsed' on the winds, to tears...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 210 pages
...his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking off, And pity, like a naked newborn babe Striding the blast,...deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. [1.7.16-25] Here, as elsewhere, we do not feel that Macbeth's proleptic eloquence is inappropriate...
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Charting Shakespearean Waters: Text and Theatre

Sos Haugaard - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 164 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...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye That...
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Shakespeare's Poetic Styles: Verse Into Drama

John Baxter - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 266 pages
...Cherubins, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, 25 That tears shall drown the wind. - I have no spur...only Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And fall on th'other - (I, vii, 1-28) This speech, of course, has commanded an enormous volume of commentary,...
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William Shakespeare's Macbeth: A Sourcebook

Alexander Leggatt - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 197 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,...deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. [1.7.12-25] It may be said that he is here thinking of the horror that others will feel at the deed...
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William Shakespeare's Macbeth: A Sourcebook

Alexander Leggatt - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 197 pages
...virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off; Ana pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast,...deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. [1.7.12-25] It may be said that he is here thinking of the horror that others will feel at the deed...
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What Good are the Arts?

John Carey - Art - 2006 - 286 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,...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubins, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye,...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth Small Cast

Sam Dowling - Fiction - 2007 - 92 pages
...damnation of his taking off And Pity like a naked new-born babe Striding the blast or Heaven's cherubin horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air Shall...only Vaulting Ambition which o'erleaps itself And fall on t'other [ENTER LADY MACBETH ] How now what news LADY MACB He has almost supped why have you...
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Coleridge and Shelley: Textual Engagement

Sally West - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 197 pages
...I scene 7 where he sees, with prescient clarity, what the ramifications of Duncan's murder will be: his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air. Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye That...
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