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" I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness: so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too, — Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out;... "
A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 513
by Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
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Nigel Hawthorne on Stage

Kathleen Riley - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 380 pages
...like birds i'the cage; When thou dost ask me blessing I'll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness; so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...and who wins, who's in, who's out - '' And take upon ' s the mystery of things As if we were God's spies; and we'll wear out, In a wall'd prison, packs...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 224 pages
...like birds i' the cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness : so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...loses and who wins; who's in, who's out; And take upon's the mystery of things, As if we were God's spies : and we'll wear out, In a wall'd prison, packs...
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Kant and the Ethics of Humility: A Story of Dependence, Corruption and Virtue

Jeanine Grenberg - History - 2005 - 269 pages
...birds i' th' cage; / When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down / And ask of thee forgiveness; so we'll live / And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...loses and who wins; who's in, who's out — / And take upon's the mystery of things / As if we were God's spies; and we'll wear out /In a wall'd prison packs...
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The Rise of Roosevelt University: Presidential Reflections

Theodore L. Gross - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 234 pages
...who knew the truth and pleaded with the public and the courts to justify us, will set about like Lear and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies,...loses and who wins; who's in, who's out; And take upon's the mystery of things."7 The mystery, in this case, is the music, the drama, the dance. So long...
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Shakespeare and the Confines of Art

Bidyut Chakrabarty - History - 2004 - 278 pages
...I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness. So we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old talcs, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues...loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, And take upon's the mystery of things As if we were God's spies. And we'll wear out, In a walled prison, packs...
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End-Of-Life Stories: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries

Donald E. Gelfand, PhD, Richard Raspa, PhD, Sherylyn H. Briller, PhD, Stephanie Myers Schim, PhD,RN,APRN - Family & Relationships - 2005 - 256 pages
...sing like birds in th' cage; When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And ask thee forgiveness. So we'll live And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news (Act 5.3.8-18). Lear is going to prison, and yet he imagines it will be a house of beauty where he...
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Shakespeare's Window Into the Soul: The Mystical Wisdom in Shakespeare's ...

Martin Lings - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 224 pages
...like birds i' the cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness: so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...loses and who wins; who's in, who's out, And take upon's the mystery of things, As if we were God's spies; and we'll wear out: In a wall'd prison, packs...
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Handbook of Adult Development and Learning

Carol Hoare - Education - 2006 - 600 pages
...like birds i' the cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness: so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...loses and who wins; who's in, who's out, And take upon's the mystery of things, As if we were God's spies. (King Lear, V, iii) Being able to identify...
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What is the Point of Being a Christian?

Timothy Radcliffe - Religion - 2005 - 218 pages
...By the end of the play Lear and Cordelia live together in peace, and they can laugh at such things: So we'll live And pray, and sing, and tell old tales...Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too, 33 The Changing Face of Priesthood: Reflections on the Priest's Crisis of Soul, Collegeville 2000;...
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The Masks of Anthony and Cleopatra

Mary Rosenberg - Drama - 2006 - 605 pages
...further: they are "voyeurs." Again, be these *Jay Halio suggests a parallel with Lear, 5.3.1 1-15: So we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too, A Nay. who senses covert watching (and mockery?) in this proposed observation of the populace by their...
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