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" Threaten his bloody stage: by the clock 'tis day, And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp. Is it night's predominance, or the day's shame, That darkness does the face of earth intomb, When living light should kiss it ? Old M. 'Tis unnatural,... "
Specimens of Greek and Latin verse: chiefly translations - Page 70
by Charles Rann Kennedy - 1853 - 154 pages
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Schriften aus der Berliner Zeit, 1800-1802, Volume 1

Friedrich Schleiermacher - German literature - 1988 - 603 pages
...4,367; Works 6,11)3,14 24 Vgl. Shakespeare/Schiller: Macbeth 63-6Í; Schiller: Werke 13,109,902110,926 Is it night's predominance, or the day's shame, That darkness does the face of earth ¡ntomb, When living light should kiß it? aber man wünscht sie doch zurück, wenn man sich ihrer...
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Malevolent Nurture: Witch-hunting and Maternal Power in Early Modern England

Deborah Willis - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1995 - 264 pages
...confident assertion that such "unnatural" events may be read as signs of God's displeasure into a question: by the clock 'Tis day, And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp. Is't night's predominance, or the day's shame, That darkness does the face of earth entomb, When living...
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Witches and Jesuits: Shakespeare's Macbeth

Garry Wills - Mathematics - 1995 - 223 pages
...Threatens his bloody stage. By th' clock tis day, And yet dark night strangles the traveling lamp. Is't night's predominance or the day's shame That darkness does the face of earth entomb When living light should kiss it? Night's predominance is an astrological term, suggesting a...
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Shakespeare in Theory: The Postmodern Academy and the Early Modern Theater

Stephen Bretzius - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 154 pages
...light” [1.3.403—4]), King Lear (“These late eclipses in the sun and moon” [1.2.103]), and Macbeth (“By the clock ‘tis day, / And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp”). If, at the traditional midpoint of Shakespeare's dramatic trajectory, Hamlet represents the virtual...
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 200 pages
...Threatens his bloody stage. By th' clock 'tis day, And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp. Is't night's predominance, or the day's shame, That darkness does the face of earth entomb, When living light should kiss it? (2.4.5-10) It is implicit, too, in Macbeth's tortured conscience:...
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Psychoanalysis and Culture at the Millennium

...seems to be contaminated: by th' clock 'tis day, And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp: Is't night's predominance, or the day's shame, That darkness does the face of earth entomb, When living light should kiss it? 'Tis unnatural, Even like the deed that's done. (act. 2,...
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English Literature for AQA A

Tony Childs, Jackie Moore - Advanced supplementary examinations - 2000 - 174 pages
...Threaten his bloody stage: by the clock 'tis day, And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp. Is't night's predominance, or the day's shame, That darkness does the face of earth entomb, When living light should kiss it? This speech, from a relatively minor character, and not in...
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Force of Imagination: The Sense of the Elemental

John Sallis - Nature - 2000 - 237 pages
...Threatens his bloody stage. By th' clock ‘tis day, And yet dark night strangles the traveling lamp: [st night's predominance, or the day's shame, That darkness does the face of the earth entomb, When living light should kiss it? (II.iv.4—so) The old man replies: ‘Tis unnatural,...
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Force of Imagination: The Sense of the Elemental

John Sallis, Professor Frederick J Adelmann S J Chair John Sallis - Philosophy - 2000 - 237 pages
...Threatens his bloody stage. By th' clock 'tis day, And yet dark night strangles the traveling lamp: Is't night's predominance, or the day's shame, That darkness does the face of the earth entomb, When living light should kiss it? The old man replies: 'Tis unnatural, Even like...
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Macbeth. Testo originale a fronte

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 232 pages
...former knowings. ROSS Ha, good father, Thou seest the heavens, as troubled with man's act, Threatens his bloody stage. By the clock 'tis day, And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp; Is't night's predominance or the day's shame That darkness does the face of earth entomb When living...
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