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" The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See what a grace was seated on this brow ; Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill ; A... "
Elegant extracts in poetry - Page 643
by Elegant extracts - 1816
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Speeches and Addresses [1839-1854]

Henry Washington Hilliard - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1855 - 497 pages
...qualities in the person of WASHINGTON. Look upon his picture, and you are ready to exclaim with Hamlet, " See what a grace was seated on this brow : Hyperion's...form, indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man." His qualities were indeed rare and great. The darkest...
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LECTURES ON ENGLISH HISTORY AND TRAGIC POETRY

HENRY REED - 1856
...afterwards describing to his mother the picture of her first husband, his own honoured father, he says — " See, what a grace was seated on this brow : Hyperion's...a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man." From the glowing words of this description, we may perceive...
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The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - 1856
...act, That roars so loud, and thunders in the index 1 4 Ham. Look here upon this picture, and on this ; The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See,...to threaten and command ; A station like the herald Mercury,5 New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill ; A combination and a form, indeed, Where every god...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...my offence is rank, it smells to heaven. Act iii. Sc. 4. Look here, upon this picture, and on this ; The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See what...himself; An eye like Mars, to threaten and command. A combination, and a form, indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance...
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The Shakespeare Papers of the Late William Maginn

William Maginn - 1856 - 353 pages
...of ancient mythology, should pass for being illiterate : — " ' See what a grace was seated on his brow ! Hyperion's curls :* the front of Jove himself...herald Mercury, New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill.' " — Hamlet, " Illiterate," says Farmer, " is an ambiguous term : the question is, whether poetic...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1857
...That roars so loud, and thunders in the index ? Ham. Look here, upon this picture, and on this, — The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See,...form, indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man : This was your husband. — Look you now, what follows...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 38

Nineteenth century - 1895
...heathen deities. To do so would impart rather a mesquin air to some sonorous passages. For instance : — See what a grace was seated on this brow ! Hyperion's...threaten and command, A station like the herald mercury Xew lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; &c. &c. This would be to give Hyperion a distinctly unfair advantage...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1980 - 383 pages
...act, That roars so loud and thunders in the index? HAMLET Look here upon this picture, and on this, The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See what...threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury 60 New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill A combination and a form indeed Where every god did seem to...
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The Classical Tradition : Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature ...

Gilbert Highet - Literary Criticism - 1949 - 802 pages
...dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath. Or of Hamlet's godlike father:11 See, what a grace was seated on this brow; Hyperion's...threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill. Or of the idyllic love-duet:12 In such a night Stood Dido with...
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England and the Continental Renaissance: Essays in Honour of J.B. Trapp

Edward Chaney, Professor of English and Comparative Literature Peter Mack, Peter Mack - History - 1990 - 322 pages
...this marketplace? Hamlet's evaluation of the counterfeit presentments depends upon a famous ekphrasis: See what a grace was seated on this brow: Hyperion's...threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill A combination and a form indeed Where every god did seem to set...
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