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" like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last A falcon, towering in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd. Rosse. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange certain,) Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, "
Specimens of Greek and Latin verse: chiefly translations - Page 70
by Charles Rann Kennedy - 1853 - 154 pages
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1967 - 200 pages
...darkness does the face of earth entomb When living light should kiss it ? ie OLD MAN Tis unnatural, Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last, A falcon...towering in her pride of place Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. ROSS And Duncan's horses - a thing most strange and certain Beauteous and swift,...
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Shakespeare, Pattern of Excelling Nature: Shakespeare Criticism in Honor of ...

International Shakespeare Association. Congress, International Shakespeare Association - Drama - 1978 - 304 pages
...when the other crosses my imagination, I remember the prodigy in Macbeth, A falcon, tow'ring in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd." (Works, 7:100) All four of these citations are used in dismissive contexts, as sticks to beat the pedants....
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2014 - 224 pages
...darkness does the face of earth entomb, 10 When living light should kiss it? Old Man Tis unnatural, Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last A falcon...towering in her pride of place Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. Ross And Duncan's horses - a thing most strange and certain 15 Beauteous and...
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Shogun Macbeth

John R. Briggs - Japan - 1988 - 78 pages
...living light should kiss it? FUJIN MACDUFF. 'Tis unnatural, even like the deed that's done. MACDUFF. On Tuesday last, a falcon, towering in her pride of...place, was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd. And Shogun's horses, beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, turn'd wild and broke their stalls....
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Four Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 951 pages
...darkness does the face of earth entomb When living light should kiss it? io OLD MAN 'Tis unnatural, Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last, A falcon...towering in her pride of place Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. ROSS And Duncan's horses - a thing most strange and certain Beauteous and swift,...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 1994 - 240 pages
...does the face of earth entomb, When living light should kiss it? © OLD MAN 'Tis unnatural, 10 Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last, A falcon...towering in her pride of place Was by a mousing owl hawked at, and killed. ROSS And Duncan's horses - a thing most strange and certain Beauteous and swift,...
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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 400 pages
...‘Pride of place' is a term of falconry, and means the highest pitch of flight. — See Macbeth, etc. A Falcon towering in her pride of place Was by a mousing Owl hawked at and killed 180 See the famous Song on Harmodius and Aristogiton. — The best English translation...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Mary Foakes, R. A. Foakes - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 516 pages
...of the "bellman" or town-crier was to announce deaths, and the owl was thought a bird of ill-omen. 9 A falcon, towering in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. Old Man in Macbeth, 2.4.12-13 "Towering in her pride of place" = having risen...
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Die "Macbeth"-Opern von Giuseppe Verdi und Ernest Bloch: ein textueller und ...

Melanie Krämer - Opera - 2000 - 180 pages
...Eule getötet wurde, sowie Duncans Pferde, die sich gegenseitig aufgefressen haben sollen, genannt („A falcon, towering in her pride of place, / Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at, and killed", II, iv, 12/13; „Tis said they [Duncan's horses] eat each other", II, iv, 18). Im menschlichen...
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The Wheel of Fire: Interpretations of Shakespearian Tragedy

George Wilson Knight - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 393 pages
...darkness does the face of earth entomb, When living light should kiss it? Old Man. Tis unnatural, Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last, A falcon,...place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd. Ross. And Duncan's horses—a thing most strange and certain— Beauteous and swift, the minions of...
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