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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 cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 513
by Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
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The Waves

Virginia Woolf, Mark Hussey - Fiction - 1931 - 270 pages
...fantasy of the lives they will live out together in prison: they will "sing like birds i'th' cage" and . . . hear poor rogues Talk of court news, and...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 and...
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German Shakespeare Studies at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century

Christa Jansohn - Drama - 2006 - 318 pages
...introduces an escapist vision of a prison idyll of father and daughter in tranquil aloofness from court: So we'll live And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; (5.3.11-14) The second simile, about a dozen lines further on, has been a tough nut for commentators...
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The Globe, Volumes 12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...not the first Who with best meaning have incurred the worst," And so, "Come, let's away to prison: 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 Velocity of Falling Bodies

Ken Gremillion - Fiction - 2007 - 304 pages
...birds I' the cage When thou - ask me blessing I'll kneel and ask - thee forgiveness so we'll Live - and sing and tell old tales and laugh at gilded butterflies...court news and we'll talk with them too, who loses 158 Who wins who's in who's out and take upon's the mystery of things And we will wear out in a walled...
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Recognition and Power: Axel Honneth and the Tradition of Critical Social Theory

Bert van den Brink, David Owen - Philosophy - 2007
...unsatisfactory tidying up that, I would suggest, we experience when we turn from the Phenomenology to 21. . . and hear poor rogues Talk of court news, and we'll...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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X-kit Literature Series: FET King Lear

2007 - 68 pages
...like birds i' the cage. When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And ask thee forgiveness:5 so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we 'lI talk with them too Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out6And take upon 's the mystery...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2007 - 215 pages
...forgiveness. So we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies.7 And hear poor rogues Talk of court news, and we'll...too, Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, 15 And take upon's the mystery of things, 1 subordinate officer 2 subordinates 3 good guard = keep...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Tragedies

Janette Dillon - Literary Criticism - 2007
...the play equally starkly. Lear, reunited with Cordelia, foresees a Utopian freedom in imprisonment: Talk of court news, and we'll talk with them too,...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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Shakespeare: Essays aus Ungarn ; ausgewählt, übertragen und mit Anmerkungen ...

András Horn - 2008 - 208 pages
...like birds in'th'cage. When thou dost ask me blessing, Fll 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 walled prison packs and...
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On Eloquence

Denis Donoghue - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 208 pages
...like 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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