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" Nay, take my life and all; pardon not that: You take my house, when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house; you take my life, When you do take the means whereby I live. "
Lectures on Modern History: From the Irruption of the Northern Nation to the ... - Page 345
by William Smyth - 1854
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Law and Literature: Text and Theory

Lenora Ledwon - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 501 pages
...life and all! Pardon not that! You take my house when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house. You take my life When you do take the means whereby I live. PORTIA: What mercy can you render him, Antonio? GRATIANO: A halter gratis! Nothing else, for God's...
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Shakespeare Among the Moderns

Richard Halpern - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 294 pages
...by depriving them of their means of production, Marx quotes Shylock's response to the Duke's pardon: "You take my life When you do take the means whereby I live."84 Now Shylock speaks on behalf of the worker, but once again the issue is material existence,...
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Shakespeares Komödien aus der Sicht der pragmatischen Kommunikationstheorie

Beatrix Hesse - 1998 - 200 pages
...life and all, pardon not that You take my house when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house, you take my life When you do take the means whereby I live. (IV.i.369 - 72) We expect that from Shylock; but even Antonio can say, when he learns from Portia that...
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Gravity and the Creation of Self: An Exploration of Self-representations ...

Elizabeth Burford - Psychology - 1998 - 175 pages
...was on things falling helplessly or being pushed down. Social deprivation and unemployment Shylock: 'You take my life, when you do take the means whereby I live.' (Shakespeare 1967, p. 146) Many workers lose their jobs and suffer loss of status and deprivation as...
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Finding a Voice: Personal Response to A Level English

Mike Royston - English literature - 1998 - 223 pages
...life and all, pardon not that. You take my house when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house; you take my life When you do take the means whereby I live. Portia: What mercy can you render him, Antonio? Gratiano: A halter gratis2; nothing else, for God's...
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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - Business & Economics - 1999 - 232 pages
...argues persuasively that the distinction between life and livelihood is a cruel and hypocritical one: "You take my life / When you do take the means whereby I live" (IV.i-375). If we concede that Shylock can legally propose such a bond, and Antonio can legally agree...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
...5 Remuneration! O that's the Latin word for three farthings. Love's Labour's Lost 3.1.137-8, MOTH 6 You take my life When you do take the means whereby I live. Merchant of Venice 4.1.374-5, SHYLOCK TO PORTIA 7 If money go before, all ways do lie open. Merry Wives...
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Law and the Arts

Hofstra University - Art - 1999 - 256 pages
...all, pardon not that, — You take my house, when you do take that prop That doth sustain my house: you take my life When you do take the means whereby I live. PORTIA What mercy can you render him Antonio? GRATIANO A halter gratis, nothing else for Godsake! ANTONIO...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare, Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 396 pages
...5 Remuneration! O that's the Latin word for three farthings. Love's Labour's L05(3.1.137-8, MOTH 6 You take my life When you do take the means whereby I live. Merchant of Venice 4.1.374-5, SHYLOCK TO PORTIA 7 If money go before, all ways do lie open. Merry Wives...
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Domesticating Slavery: The Master Class in Georgia and South ..., Volume 2

Jeffrey Robert Young - History - 1999 - 336 pages
...provided life with meaning: You take my house when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house; you take my life When you do take the means whereby I live.96 Scholars such as David S. Shields have demonstrated that by the mideighteenth century, a network...
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