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" I have not slept Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The Genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council ; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers... "
Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems - Page 316
by William Shakespeare - 1858
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The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling, Volume 1

Henry Fielding - Fiction - 1975 - 990 pages
...distracting Anxiety so nobly described by Shakespear.1 Between the Acting of a dreadful Thing, And the first Motion, all the Interim is Like a Phantasma,...Kingdom, suffers then The Nature of an Insurrection. Though the Violence of his Passion had made him eagerly embrace the first Hint of this Design, especially...
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Hamlet and Other Shakespearean Essays

L. C. Knights, Lionel Charles Knights - Literary Criticism - 1979 - 308 pages
...hand of Brutus! Then, as Lucius goes off once more to see who is knocking at the gate in the darkness: Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. The indications here — the insomnia, the fact that Brutus is, as he has said earlier, 'with himself...
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Shakespeare the Craftsman: Volume 5: The Clark Lectures 1968

M. C. Bradbrook - Literary Criticism - 1979 - 187 pages
...batters down himself. (Troilus and Cresfida, 2.3.181-7) Between the acting of a dreadful thing, And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (Julius Caesar, 2.1.63-9) Or these two moments of farewell : Injurious Time, now with a robber's haste,...
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Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 253 pages
...wasted fifteen days. Knock within BRUTUS Tis good. Go to the gate; somebody knocks. Exit Lucius 60 Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar I have...instruments Are then in council, and the state of man, 60 I 1<i Lucius] not in F 67 man] f2 ; a man F i s9 fifteen days ie it is now early morning on the...
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Analyzing Shakespeare's Action: Scene Versus Sequence

Charles A. Hallett, Hallett Charles A, Elaine S. Hallett - Drama - 1991 - 230 pages
...fifteen days. [Knock within.] BRUTUS Tis good. Go to the gate, somebody knocks. (Beat 2.1.59-60) BRUTUS Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I...instruments Are then in council; and the state of a man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (Beat 2.1.61-9) Lucius...
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 454 pages
...trigger has been pulled. Let us now see the passage in full: 'Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma,...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.' [Julius Caesar II. 1.63) There is no ubiquitous psychopathology of homicide. 'Between the acting of...
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Brightest Heaven of Invention: A Christian Guide to Six Shakespeare Plays

Peter J. Leithart - Drama - 1996 - 286 pages
...(1.2.40), that he is "with himself at war" (1.2.46). Later, after Cassius's intense recruitment, he muses, Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (2.1.61-69) We cannot imagine that Cassius lost any sleep or that he would have called the assassination...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...fifteen days. [Knock within. MARCUS BRUTUS. 'Tis good. Go to the gate; somebody knocks, [Ежа LUCIUS. d give him light that it was blinded by. Study is...won, Save base authority from others' books. These Enter LUCIUS. LUCIUS. Sir, 'tis your brother Cassius at the door, Who doth desire to see you. Is he...
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The Unmasking of Drama: Contested Representation in Shakespeare's Tragedies

Jonathan Baldo - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 213 pages
...generalizers, though what this speech lacks of Hamlet is a suspicion of the generalizing turn of mind: Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (2.1.61-69) The generalizing rhetoric of this speech subtly counteracts the problem it describes. The...
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A Guide to the Selected Poems of T.S. Eliot

B. C. Southam - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 267 pages
...dance has become a modern infertility dance. 11.72-90: cf. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma,...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (Julius Caesar n, i, see note ii, page 2.04) But there may have been a more immediate allusion. Eliot...
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