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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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History of European Drama and Theatre

Erika Fischer-Lichte - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 396 pages
...like birds i' the cage. When thou dost ask me blessing Г11 kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness. So we'll live And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them tooWho loses and who wins, who's in, who's out And take upon's the mystery of things As if we were...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...down, And ask of thee forgiveness: so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh As gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court...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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Opera, Sex and Other Vital Matters

Paul Robinson - Literary Collections - 2002 - 332 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,...butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; . . . (V, iii, 8—14) The reminder, moreover, is anything but accidental: for years Verdi tried to...
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History of European Drama and Theatre

Erika Fischer-Lichte - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 396 pages
...like birds i' the cage. When thou dost ask me blessing Г11 kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness. So we'll live And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of eourt news; and we'll talk with them tooWho loses and who wins, who's in, who's out And take upon's...
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Shakespeare and Religion: Essays of Forty Years

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 374 pages
...Lear, reunited after his madness with Cordelia, imagines a life of simple love with her, hearing people 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. (v. iii. 14) The autocratic old king has won...
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Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Plays

David Schalkwyk, Academic Director of Global Shakespeare David Schalkwyk - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 262 pages
...context of my argument. 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,...laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk ol court news, and we'll talk with them too Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, And take upon...
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Shelley Among Others: The Play of the Intertext and the Idea of Language

Stuart Peterfreund - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 406 pages
...thou dost aske me blessing, I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness, so we'll live 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 and sects of great ones, That ebb and flow by the moon. (Vii.g-ig) After her death, Lear recognizes that...
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Paul Green, Playwright of the Real South

John Herbert Roper - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 320 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.24 EPILOGUE By the planting season of 1981 Paul...
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Playing Lear

Oliver Ford Davies - Drama - 2003 - 211 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,...butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news. Lear's vision of prison is clearly unrealistic. How unbalanced is he still? The lack of dynamic in...
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Wild East: Stories from the Last Frontier

Boris Fishman - Fiction - 2003 - 266 pages
...away to prison." And he tells Cordelia about all the things they can do together in prison: they will live, and pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and...butterflies, and hear poor rogues talk of court news, and they'll talk with them too — who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, and take upon themselves...
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