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" I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn as you Have done to this. "
The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and illustrations ... - Page 220
by William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1809
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The Representation of Gender in Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' and 'Antony and ...

Verena Schörkhuber - 2007 - 36 pages
...Macbeth works on Macbeth's image of himself as man and tries to abash him with her own resolution: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn As you have done to this. (1.7.54-59)...
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Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Gunnar Olsson - Science - 2010 - 584 pages
...sticking-place and show her that he is as determined to carry out their plan as she is. In her own words, I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn as you Have done to this. (1.7.54-59)...
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Performing Maternity in Early Modern England

Kathryn M. Moncrief, Kathryn Read McPherson - History - 2007 - 247 pages
...finally counters his stiff resistance with a particularly shocking image of the destruction of a baby: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn As you have done to this (1.7.54-59).2'...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare

Emma Smith - Literary Criticism - 2007
...particularly in Lady Macbeth 's startling image designed to strengthen her husband's resolve to kill King Duncan: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis...me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn As you have done...
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Food in Shakespeare: Early Modern Dietaries and the Plays

Joan Fitzpatrick - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 166 pages
...courage necessary to commit acts of violence. This contrasts with Lady Macbeth' s single-mindedness: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...me. I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn As you have done...
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Shakespeare's Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeare's ...

Robert A. Logan - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 251 pages
...murd'ring ministers, Wherever in your sightless substances You wait on nature's mischief. (I, v, 39-49) I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn as you [Macbeth]...
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Poor Women in Shakespeare

Fiona McNeill - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 255 pages
...order, patrilineal rule, and household economy. Lady Macbeth declares near the beginning of the play, "I have given suck, and know how tender 'tis to love...me; I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gum, And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn as you have done...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth Small Cast

Sam Dowling - Fiction - 2007 - 92 pages
...adhere and yet you would make both They have made themselves and that their fitness now Does unmake you. I have given suck and know How tender 'tis to love...milks me I would while it was smiling in my face Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums And dashed the brains out had I so sworn As you have done...
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Looking for Hamlet

Marvin W. Hunt - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 256 pages
...to explain the missing Macbeth child or children, that baby or babies of whom Lady Macbeth remarks "I have given suck and know / How tender tis to love the babe that milks me." The Scottish Play exists only in the present and future dimensions: Lady Macbeth feels "now / The future...
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The Quotable Bitch: Women Who Tell It Like It Really Is

...through the blanket of the dark, To cry ' Hold, hold!' — Macbeth, William Shakespeare Lady Macbeth: l have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: l would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd...
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