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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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Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1858
...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, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That...
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Deconstructing Macbeth: The Hyperontological View

Harald William Fawkner - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 261 pages
...taking-off; And Pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's Cherubins, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow...Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on th'other — (1.7.18-28) Although murder (and not merely its "consequences") is prominently horrible...
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The Tragedy of Macbeth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 249 pages
...his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking-off; 20 And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the...of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye 6 shoal] F (Schoole) 22 cherubim] i (Cherubin); Cherubins MUIR note mi ll. I-7) ;F stresses the division...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...can pay. (I, iv) 105 And Pity, like a naked newborn babe Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, e Vision of Sir Launfal 17 And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come th' other— (I, vii) 106 Methought I heard a voice cry, "Sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep,"...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1992 - 100 pages
...new-born babe, Striding the blast, or Heaven's cherubin, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air,30 Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That tears...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 the...
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Freeing Shakespeare's Voice: The Actor's Guide to Talking the Text

Kristin Linklater - Performing Arts - 1992 - 214 pages
...new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's Cherubins (L), hors'd Upon the sightless couriers (L) of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye,...— I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent (L), but only Vaulting ambition (L), which o'erleaps itself And falls on th'other . . . It is tempting...
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Witches and Jesuits: Shakespeare's Macbeth

Garry Wills - Mathematics - 1995 - 223 pages
...critics.* And the battles go on. The passage 15 difficult. No phrase in it but has caused problems. And pity like a naked new-born babe Striding the blast,...deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. It may help to take minor points first, since they can give clues to harder matters. 1. How do "tears...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 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...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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William Shakespeare's Richard II

Michael Morrison - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 125 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 employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy, to...
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Much Ado about Nothing (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Louva Irvine - Study Aids - 2015 - 140 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's employs other devices, like synecdoche and metonymy,...
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