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" Makes mouths at the invisible event, Exposing what is mortal and unsure To all that fortune, death and danger dare, Even for an egg-shell. Rightly to be great Is not to stir without great argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour's... "
Hamlet. Titus Andronicus - Page 113
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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Spectacular Shakespeare: Critical Theory and Popular Cinema

Courtney Lehmann, Lisa S. Starks - Performing Arts - 2002 - 243 pages
...performance, reprising his "Crispin Crispian" speech in Henry V in theme and delivery, pivots on this passage: Rightly to be great Is not to stir without great argument,...find quarrel in a straw When honour's at the stake. (Branagh, Hamlet 122) As Hamlet speaks, the camera pulls back until he is a tiny figure in the snowy...
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Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money

Daniel E. Lapin - Business & Economics - 2002 - 362 pages
...was a lesson in power that I have not forgotren. Shakespeare puts these words into Hamler's mouth: Rightly to be great Is not to stir without great argument....greatly to find quarrel in a straw When honour's at the stake.1'' This is exactly the same principle as demonstrared to me by the lion and the Queen's guard....
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 283 pages
...delicate and tender prince, Whose spirit, with divine ambition puffed Makes mouths at the invisible event, Exposing what is mortal and unsure To all that fortune, death, and danger dare, Even for an eggshell. The peculiarity of this has not been properly addressed by the critics, I'm always astonished to discover....
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The Future is Now: America Confronts the New Genetics

William Kristol, Eric Cohen - Science - 2002 - 357 pages
...that. "Twelve and a half million — that's what the new Conditioning Centre cost. Not a cent less") "Exposing what is mortal and unsure to all that fortune, death and danger dare, even for an eggshell. Isn't there something in that?" he asked, looking up at Mustapha Mond. "Quite apart from God — though...
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The Prince of Denmark

Graham Holderness - Fiction - 2002 - 228 pages
...(or a maid's legs) - whose spirit, with divine ambition puffed, makes mouths at the invisible event, exposing what is mortal and unsure to all that fortune, death and danger dare - even for an egg-shell! Why, such a one as he would find a quarrel in a straw, when honour's at the stake. As I pack my books...
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The Kendall/Hunt Anthology: Literature to Write About

K. H. Anthol - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 313 pages
...and tender prince, Whose spirit with divine ambition puff'd Makes mouths at the invisible event, 50 Exposing what is mortal and unsure To all that fortune,...great argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw 55 When honour's at the stake. How stand I then. That have a father kill'd, a mother stain'd, Excitements...
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Shakespeare in Education

Martin Blocksidge - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 166 pages
...lines in Hamlet's final soliloquy, where his thoughts are prompted by the troopmovements of Fortinbras: Rightly to be great Is not to stir without great argument,...find quarrel in a straw When honour's at the stake. (4.4. 53-6) I had always taken these lines to mean something like 'a truly great man will always defend...
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Lexicography: Lexicography, metalexicography and reference science

R. R. K. Hartmann - Lexicography - 2003 - 483 pages
...layout of the material in the corpus, which can be clearly seen from the following example: Honour . . . Rightly, to be great Is not to stir without great...find quarrel in a straw, When honour's at the stake, Hamlet. A. 4, S 4 The second Shakespeare concordance, compiled by the librarian Ayscough O790l. was...
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Le personnage

Anne Bouvier Cavoret - Character and characteristics in literature - 2004 - 185 pages
...and tender prince, Whose spirit, with divine ambition puff'd, Makes mouths at the invisible event, Exposing what is mortal, and unsure, To all that fortune,...great argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw [...]. (p. 892)30 28 Pour ce qui est de Q2, la page de titre suggère le même accent sur la perspective...
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The Original Jesus

Otto Borchert - Religion - 2004 - 479 pages
...Th1s reminds us of Aristotle, and our own feelings are well expressed by Shakespeare when he says: Rightly to be great Is not to stir without great argument,...find quarrel in a straw When honour's at the stake. The same poet, a great judge of human nature, has another passage, also, alas, applicable to the Christian:...
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