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" Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world : now could I drink hot blood, And do such bitter business as the day Would quake to look on. "
The Works of Shakespear: Troilus and Cressida. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello - Page 286
by William Shakespeare - 1768
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 392 pages
...symbolizes a dark consciousness in a succession of actions. Summoned to his mother, he speaks thus : 'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world: now could I drink hot blood, And do such bitter business...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 283 pages
...he stirs himself up with an oldstyle invocation of dark powers — then dismisses their prompting, 'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world. Now could I drink hot blood, And do such bitter business...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 7

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 188 pages
...pat, now he is praying, And now I'll do't" comes easily off the tongue, is there to be no mouthing of 'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world. In Hamlet (it would seem) Shakespeare is leading a revolution....
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More Mirth of a Nation: The Best Contemporary Humor

Michael J. Rosen - Humor - 2002 - 592 pages
...GIANT MONUMENT OF SHAKESPEARE CARVED our OF THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN. NIGHT. Nay, it is more than night. Tis now the very witching time of night, / When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out /Contagion to this world. Bernardo and Hamlet are scampering up Shakespeare's nose....
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Hamlet

Tanya Grosz - 2003 - 48 pages
...quotations from Hamlet, and write the letter of the character who spoke the line in the space provided. "'Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out contagion to the world." a. The ghost c. Claudius b. Hamlet d. Laertes 2. "Oh speak...
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Understanding Plays

Milly S. Barranger - Drama - 2004 - 738 pages
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Observations on Popular Antiquities 1888, Part 2

John Brand - Social Science - 2003 - 396 pages
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Memoir of a Modern Opium Eater

McVea - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 236 pages
...with your comrade to his inauguration into The Dungeon of All Human Suffering: The House of Pain " 'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world." It's many years now—and oh, how it does seem like centuries—since...
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library

Catherine M. S. Alexander
...another imagined scene of infectious nocturnal emission, prior to his bedchamber encounter with Gertrude: 'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world. (3-2-377~9) Lucrece's 'make sick the Ufe of purity', like...
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Dracula

Bram Stoker - Fiction - 2003 - 496 pages
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