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" Your face, my thane, is as a book, where men May read strange matters : — To beguile the time, Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under it. "
Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ... - Page 29
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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Playhouse and Cosmos: Shakespearean Theater as Metaphor

Kent T. Van den Berg - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 188 pages
...is equally scornful of Macbeth's instinctive honesty, his tendency to wear his heart on his sleeve: Your face, my Thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters. look like th'innocent flower, But be the serpent under 't. (Iv60-61,63-64) Macbeth differs from Lady...
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Biology and Emotion

Neil McNaughton, N. McNaughton, Colin Mcnaughton - Medical - 1989 - 228 pages
...required to determine what is the case in any specific instance. 4: Expression: a window on the emotions? Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters. To beguile the time, Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue: look like...
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Digging Into Popular Culture: Theories and Methodologies in Archeology ...

Ray Broadus Browne, Pat Browne - Social Science - 1991 - 184 pages
...this unanimity, the face may misrepresent the self, and the body disguise the soul. The Face as Mask Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters. To beguile the time Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue; look like...
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Reading Minds: The Study of English in the Age of Cognitive Science

Mark Turner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 298 pages
...unweeded garden / That grows to seed," Drydcn's "Love's a malady without a cure," and Shakespeare's "Your face, my thane, is as a book where men / May read strange matters." The lines between an aspect, an instance, and a kind are not sharp. Consider, for example, the phrase...
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Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England, Volume 8

Leeds Barroll, Susan P. Cerasano - History - 1996 - 288 pages
...our flesh" (V.ii. 114-15). There is no entry equivalent to the clich6 "written all over one's face" ("Your face, my thane, is as a book where men / May read strange matters," says Lady Macbeth, Macbeth I. v. 60-61). The bounds between the literal and metaphoric uses of character...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare, Hilary Burningham - Juvenile Fiction - 1997 - 72 pages
...He wanted to talk about it later. 'host - a person who receives people in his own home LADY MACBETH: Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters. To beguile the time Look like the time, bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue; look like...
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The Adventures of a Shakespeare Scholar: To Discover Shakespeare's Art

Marvin Rosenberg - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 365 pages
...actors the most subtle of physical expression, but leaves open its precise mode: thus Lady Macbeth says: Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters. (1.5.59-60) There may be as many such facial books as there are Macbeths, as each individual actor...
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Perception, Cognition, and Language: Essays in Honor of Henry and Lila Gleitman

Dick and Lydia Todd Professor of Cognitive Science Barbara Landau, John Jonides, Barbara Landau, John Sabini, Elissa L. Newport - Psychology - 2000 - 360 pages
...alteration in perfecting deception is Macbeth. Early in the play Lady Macbeth begins coaching her husband: Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters. To beguile the time, Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue; look like...
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Social Cognition Through Drama and Literature for People with Learning ...

Nicola Grove, Keith Park - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 109 pages
...Macbeth uses a simile to rebuke Macbeth for showing his feelings too clearly in his facial expression: Your face, my thane, is as a book, where men /May read strange matters. When Macbeth says My way of life Ils fall' n into the sere, the yellow leaf, he is creating a metaphoric...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - Mirror symmetry - 2001 - 498 pages
...dearest love, And when goes hence? O! never Shall sun that morrow see! [Macbeth must visibly react] Your face, my Thane, is as a book, where men May read strange matters. To beguile the time, Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue: look like...
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