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" Cressid's name the very crown of falsehood, If ever she leave Troilus ! Time, force, and death, Do to this body what extremes you can ; But the strong base and building of my love Is as the very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it. "
The Living Age - Page 205
1897
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The Kingdom of Love

Henry Frank - Love - 1907 - 245 pages
...chimes the bells of heaven with melodies of mercy. [151] He who so loves, and honors thus her spirit, is " as the very centre of the earth, drawing all things to himself." " And I, if I be lifted up, will draw all men unto Myself." [152] XXVII. €fje of 2Dfntft....
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Shakespeare's Complete Sonnets

William Shakespeare - 1908 - 285 pages
...Butler emends (?) this into " feign." The occasion of this sonnet is unknown. 166. (Q. 146). 1. C/.The strong base and building of my love • Is as the...very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it. Troilus and Cressida, IV. iv. 109-11. 2. Hopelessly corrupt in the Q., which reads — My sinful earth...
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The Medico-pharmaceutical Critic and Guide, Volume 12

1909
...devolve upon us to accept as an inspired pre-NewIonian pronouncement the words of Cressida: "* * * the strong base and building of my love is as the...very centre of the earth, drawing all things to it." Dante, it will be remembered, uses the same purely poetic figure. Merely imaginative conceptions, these,...
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The New Grant White Shakespeare: Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare - 1912
...crown of falsehood, If ever she leave Troilus ! Time, force, and death, Do to this body what extremes you can, But the strong base and building of my love...very centre of the Earth, Drawing all things to it. — I '11 go in and weep, — Pan. Do, do. Cres. — Tear my bright hair, and scratch my praised cheeks...
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The Tragedies of William Shakespeare: With Introd. Studies ...

William Shakespeare, Edward Dowden - 1912 - 547 pages
...falsehood If ever she leave Troilus ! Time, force, and death, Do to this body what extremes you can ; 105 But the strong base and building of my love Is as...very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it. I'll go in and weep, — 108 PANDARUS. Do, do. CRESSIDA. Tear my bright hair, and scratch my praised...
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What Can Literature Do for Me?

Charles Alphonso Smith - Literature - 1913 - 231 pages
...Newton astonished the world with the law of gravitation, Shakespeare in his Troilus and Cressida wrote: But the strong base and building of my love Is as...very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it. In 1859 Darwin published his epoch-making work, The Origin of Species. This was the first time that...
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A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the ...

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosities and wonders - 1913 - 942 pages
...and Cressida," he put these lines into the mouth of Cressida: But the strong base and building of ray love Is as the very centre of the earth Drawing all things to it. Act iv, Sc. 2. Twelve years earlier be had made Ttomeo say: Turn back, dull earth, and find thy centre...
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The Science of a New Life

John Cowan - 1916 - 412 pages
...and Death, Do to this body what extremes you can ; But the strong bM and building of my Lt IB as the very centre of the Earth, Drawing all things to it" — SH CHAPTER V. DUALITIES THE MAN SHOULD AVOID IN CHOOSING. a man earnestly desirous of being lovingly...
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Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 205 pages
...falsehood. If ever she leave Troilus! Time. force. and death. Do to this body what extremes you can. 100 But the strong base and building of my love Is as...very centre of the earth. Drawing all things to it. I'll go in and weep PANDARUS Do. do. CRESSIDA Tear my bright hair and scratch my praised cheeks. Crack...
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The Woman's Part: Feminist Criticism of Shakespeare

Carolyn Ruth Swift Lenz, Gayle Greene, Carol Thomas Neely - Feminism and literature - 1980 - 348 pages
...within a few lines of these vows to Troilus — Time, force, and death, Do to this body what extremes you can; But the strong base and building of my love...very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it. (iv.ii. 101-5) The next time we see her, she is being "kiss'd in general" (iv.vu) by the Greek camp....
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