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" tis most certain, Iras. Saucy lictors Will catch at us, like strumpets ; and scald rhymers Ballad us out o' tune : the quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present Our Alexandrian revels : Antony Shall be brought drunken forth, and I shall... "
The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, with Notes, Original ... - Page 304
by William Shakespeare - 1831
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Antony & Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1891 - 196 pages
...saucy lictors Will catch at us, like strumpets ; and scald rhymers Ballad us out o' tune : the quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I' th' posture of a whore. IRAS O the good gods ! CLEOPATRA Nay, that 's certain. IRAS I 'll never...
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Shakespeare from the Margins: Language, Culture, Context

Patricia A. Parker, Patricia Parker, Professor Patricia Parker - Drama - 1996 - 392 pages
...prophecy that her greatness will be made familiar by "comedians" upon the Elizabethan stage: The quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I' th'posture of a whore. (V.ii.216-21) Theatrical mimickry here is linked with a representation that...
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Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture

Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, Peter Stallybrass - Literary Collections - 1996 - 398 pages
...prophecy that her greatness will be made familiar by "comedians" upon the Elizabethan stage: The quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I' th'posture of a whore. (V.ii.216-21) Theatrical mimicry here is linked with a representation that...
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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - Drama - 1998 - 218 pages
...4 are in Ingram and Redpath, Shakespeare's Sonnets, 282. 9 'The quick comedians/ Extemporally wall stage us, and present / Our Alexandrian revels: Antony...shall see / Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness / I" the posture of a whore.' (Ant. Vii.2 15-20); see Henry V's speech in Henry V IViii.40-67; the...
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Tragic Instance: The Sequence of Shakespeare's Tragedies

Ralph Berry - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 228 pages
.... Saucy lictors Will catch at us, like strumpets, and scald rhymers Ballad us out o'tune. The quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I'th'posture of a whore. (5.2.207-21) A once-great star cannot play in vaudeville. It is, I think,...
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Shakespeare and Race

Catherine M. S. Alexander, Stanley Wells, Professor of Shakespeare Studies and Director of the Shakespeare Institute Stanley Wells, Alexander Catherine M. S. - Drama - 2000 - 233 pages
...you: Saucy lictors Will catch at us like strumpets, and scald rhymers Ballad us out o' tune; the quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I' th' posture of a whore. (5.2.213-20) The other side of the balance sheet, however, is an ironic...
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Shakespeare on Love and Friendship

Allan Bloom - Drama - 2000 - 159 pages
...Iras: saucy lictors Will catch at us like strumpets, and scald rhymers Ballad us out o' tune. The quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I' the posture of a whore. (V.ii.2o6— 220) Caesar is indeed robbed and disappointed when Cleopatra...
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Old Worlds: Egypt, Southwest Asia, India, and Russia in Early Modern English ...

John Michael Archer - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 241 pages
...She warns Iras that "Thou, an Egyptian puppet shall be shown / In Rome as well as I," where The quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I' the posture of a whore. (5.2.207-8, 215-20) The parody of Alexandria's transgressive sexuality in...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...populace: Saucy lictors Will catch at us like strumpets, and scald rhymers Ballad's out a' tune. The quick comedians Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I' th' posture of a whore. (V, ii, 214-221) A woman who has lived her entire life on the stage of public...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...saucy lictors / Will catch at us like strumpets, and scald rhymers / Ballad us out o' tune. The quick comedians / Extemporally will stage us, and present...shall see / Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness / I' the posture ofa whore. [V.ii. 206-20] su obra de teatro. Nadie en Shakespeare hace una escena...
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