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" His honour and the greatness of his name Shall be, and make new nations ; he shall flourish, And, like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him ; our children's children Shall see this and bless heaven. "
The works of Shakespear, with a glossary, pr. from the Oxford ed. in quarto ... - Page 359
by William Shakespeare - 1747
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...shine, His honour and the greatness of his name Shall be, and make new nations : He shall nourish, And, like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him : — Our children's children Shall see this, and bless Heaven. 25 — v. 4. 177. Clarence's dream....
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The Young Woman's Journal, Volume 20

1909
...shall shine, His honor and the greatness of his name Shall be and make new nations; he shall flourish, and, Like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him; our children's children Shall see and bless him." Officers' Notes. (Continued from page 91.) Salt Lake...
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Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance

Alfred Pownall - Bible - 1864 - 86 pages
...shall shine, His honour and the greatness of his name Shall be and make new nations; he shall flourish, And like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him. 1 Our children's children Shall see this and bless heaven.—King Henry VIII., v. 4. The transition...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 43

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 292 pages
...not ridiculous'.17 Cranmer's vision of James I, rising 'star-like' to 'stand fixed' and 'flourish, / And like a mountain cedar reach his branches / To all the plains about him' (5.4.46, 47, 52-4) may be either a fulsome compliment to James or a portrait of an ideal Christian...
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Myth, Emblem, and Music in Shakespeare's Cymbeline: An Iconographic ...

Peggy Muņoz Simonds - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 393 pages
...Cranmer prophesies in biblical terms of James I in Shakespeare's Henry VIII, "He shall flourish, / And like a mountain cedar reach his branches / To all the plains about him" (5.4.52-54). This metaphorical association between cedars and kings may have originated with Psalm...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 403 pages
...shine, His honour and the greatness of his name Shall be, and make new nations. He shall flourish, And like a mountain cedar reach his branches To all the plains about him. Our children's children Shall see this, and bless heaven. (5.4.41-55) That is (as Celia says in As...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: King Henry VIII: or All is True

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2008 - 240 pages
...shine, 50 His honour and the greatness of his name Shall be, and make new nations. He shall flourish And like a mountain cedar reach his branches To all the plains about him. Our children's children Shall see this and bless heaven . KING HENRY Thou speakest wonders . 55 CRANMER...
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Theatre and Empire: Great Britain on the London Stages Under James VI and I

Tristan Marshall - History - 2000 - 211 pages
...successor: His honour and the greatness of his name Shall be, and make new nations. He shall flourish And like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him. (V.iv. 5 i- 4 ) Implicit within this praise is a specific reference to King James. He created a 'new...
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A Mirror for Magistrates and the de Casibus Tradition

Paul Budra, Paul Vincent Budra - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 119 pages
...successor, James I, the monarch at the time that Shakespeare wrote this play: 'He shall flourish, / And like a mountain cedar reach his branches / To all the plains about him' (5.5.53-5). Before turning to a more detailed examination of Richard II, we may want to speculate that...
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Female & Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance ...

Betty Travitsky, Anne Lake Prescott - Social Science - 2000 - 411 pages
...shall shine, His honor and the greatness of his name Shall be, and make new nations. He shall flourish, And like a mountain cedar reach his branches To all the plains about him: our children's children Shall see this, and bless Heaven. KING: Thou speakest wonders. CRAMMER: She...
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