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" Not a whit, we defy augury ; there is a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now ; if it be not now, yet it will come : the readiness is all : Since no man, of aught he leaves, knows,... "
The Works of William Shakespeare - Page 791
by William Shakespeare - 1874
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Rhetoric and Kairos: Essays in History, Theory, and Praxis

Phillip Sipiora, James S. Baumlin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 258 pages
...time—and particularly the timing of one's death—cannot, nor should it, be subject to human intervention: "If it be now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come,...leaves, knows, what is 't to leave betimes? Let be" (5.2.217-22). Whereas Sypher argues that Hamlet's "Let be" marks "his new resignation to the time"...
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Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers

James Michael Thomas - Performing Arts - 2005 - 336 pages
...mind dislike anything, obey it. I will forestall their repair hither and say you are not fit . HAMLET Not a whit, we defy augury. There is a special providence...is all. Since no man of aught he leaves knows, what is't betimes? Let be. "If you have a bad feeling about this challenge," Horatio seems to say, "then...
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Shakespeare: Hamlet

Paul A. Cantor - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 101 pages
...Claudius approaches. Hamlet has a sense of resignation about his fate: We defy augury. There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now....all. Since no man. of aught he leaves. knows what is't to leave betimes. let be. ( V.ii.2 19-24) There is something attractive and soothing about these...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...forestall their repair hither, and say you are not fit. HAMLET Not a whit, we defy augury. There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now,...all. Since no man, of aught he leaves, knows what is't to leave betimes, let be. 210 Attendants enter to set benches and carry in cushions for the spectators;...
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The complete works of Shakspere, with historical and analytical ...

William Shakespeare - 1855
...have been in continual practice ; I shall win at the odds. But thou would'st not think, how ill all's here about my heart: but it is no matter. Hor. Nay,...all : Since no man, of aught he leaves, knows, what is't to leave betimes 'i Let be. Enter KING, QUEEN, LAERTES, Lords, OSEIC, and Attendants with Foils,...
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Cassell's illustrated Shakespeare. The plays of ..., Part 180, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1864
...their repair hither, and say you are not fit. Ham. Not a whit; we defy augury : there 's a special Ч to leave betimes? Let be. Enter KING, QUEEN, LAERTES, Lords, OSRIC, and Attendants ivitbjoils, &c....
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The Manuscript of Shakeseapre's Hamlet and the Problems of Its Transmission

...for the reader's convenience. Thus modernised it runs: Not a whit, we defy augury, there is special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now,...is all. Since no man of aught he leaves knows what is't to leave betimes, let be. Hamlet's argument is: "early" or "late" is no matter, so long as one...
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