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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 Sweet Silvery Sayings of Shakespeare on the Softer Sex

William Shakespeare - Women in literature - 1877 - 328 pages
...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'll go in, and weep. SCENE IV. Cressida. Why tell you me of moderation ? The grief is fine, full,...
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Ethics and Aesthetics of Modern Poetry

James Brown Selkirk - English poetry - 1878 - 237 pages
...overmastering relation that Cressida's love stood to all her other feelings, when she declares — My love Is as the very centre of the earth Drawing all things to it. Faith is the tonic of the poetical scale, the key-note to which the most wildly discursive imagination...
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Ethics and ęsthetics of modern poetry, by J.B. Selkirk

James Brown - 1878
...overmastering relation that Cressida's love stood to all her other feelings, when she declares — My love Is as the very centre of the earth Drawing all things to it. Faith is the tonic of the poetical scale, the key-note to which the most wildly discursive imagination...
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The Complete Dramatic and Poetical Works of William Shakespeare ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1879 - 896 pages
...crown of falsehood, If ever she leave Troilus 1 Time, force, and death, Do to this body what extremes > q I '11 go in and weep, — Pan. Do, do. [cheeks. Ores. Tear my bright hair and scratch my praised Crack...
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The Shakespeare Key: Unlocking the Treasures of His Style, Elucidating the ...

Charles Cowden Clarke, Mary Cowden Clarke - 1879 - 810 pages
...what it was ! — Tw. G. of V., v. 4. Shall love, in building, grow so ruinous? — Com. of E., iii. 2 But the strong base and building of my love Is as...very centre of the earth, , Drawing all things to it. — Tr. &• Cr., iv. 2. W ho might be your mother, That you insult, exult, and all at once, Over the...
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The Student's Shakespeare: Thirty-seven Plays, Analyzed and Topically ...

William Shakespeare - 1880 - 625 pages
...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'll go in. and weep. TC. IV: 2. 1129. LOVE. 351 LOVE. — Filial. King. Not that I think, you...
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On Renascence Drama: Or, History Made Visible

William Thomson - Authors, English - 1880 - 359 pages
...unheard of, save therein and in the drama, wherein it is equally plainly enounced in the same terms:— " But the strong base and building of my love Is as...very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it." Writing of the great service rendered to philosophy by Bacon in suggesting this attraction, this gravitation,...
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The Shakespeare Phrase Book

John Bartlett - 1881 - 1034 pages
...earth for charity! IT. a. Would I were as deep under the earth as I am above ! Trot, and Over. IT. 2, ade thy day, and death thy life! Richard III. i. aO, I have pass 9. That spirit of his In aspiration lifts him from the earth ir. 5. Th.it a thing inseparate Divides...
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The Shakespeare Phrase Book

John Bartlett - Digital images - 1881 - 1034 pages
...earth for charity! iv. a. Would I were as deep under the earth as I am above ! Troi. and Cress, iv. 2. k, That fame may cry you loud Airs H'tff, ii. i. I am in goo iv. a. That spirit of his In aspiration lifts him from the earth iv. 5. That a thing inseparate Divides...
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The Victorian Review, Volume 4

H. Mortimer Franklyn - 1881
...as my heart." She must have been marvellously attractive, with a heart like Cressid's which — " la as the very centre of the earth, Drawing all things to it." It would be interesting to know if Sir Isaac Newton ever read these two lines ? In 1591 Shakespeare applied...
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