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" If I do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, I'd whistle her off, and let her down the wind, To prey at fortune. "
The graphic & historical illustrator, ed. by E.W. Brayley - Page 188
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Shakespeare in the Theatre

Richard David - Drama - 1981 - 280 pages
...metaphor in Othello's If 1 do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings I'd whistle her off and let her down the wind To prey at fortune in the soliloquy immediately following lago's first infecting of the Moor with ideas of Desdemona's...
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Othello As Tragedy: Some Problems of Judgement and Feeling

Jane Adamson, Adamson Jane - Drama - 1980 - 300 pages
...This fellow's of exceeding honesty, And knows all qualities with a learned spirit Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, I'd whistle her off, and let her down the wind To prey at fortune. Haply, for I am black...
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Mississippi Writings

Mark Twain - Fiction - 1982 - 1084 pages
...is from falconry. Made suspicious of Dcsdemona's virtue, Othello says that if she prove "wild," "Fid whistle her off and let her down the wind, / To prey at fortune." According to Samuel Johnson, if the falconer lets the hawk fly with the wind behind her, she will seldom...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Browning: The ring and the ..., Volume 8, Books 5-8

Robert Browning - Murder - 2001 - 401 pages
...iii. 260—3: 'If I do prove her haggard, / Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, / I 'Id whistle her off, and let her down the wind / To prey at fortune.' 714—15 piped .. .finch: finches, canaries, and other songbirds were often played music in order to...
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Othello

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1989 - 136 pages
...Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard,* Though that her jesses* were my dear heart-strings, I'd whistle her off and let her down the wind To prey at fortune.* Haply, for I am black And have not those soft parts of conversation* That chamberers* have, or for...
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Retraduire

Paul Bensimon, Centre de recherches en traduction et stylistique comparée de l'anglais et du français, Didier Coupaye - English language - 1990 - 41 pages
...This fellow's of exceeding honesty, And knows all qualities with a leamèd spirit Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, l'd whistle her off, and let her down ihe wind To prey at fortune. Haply, for I am black...
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Shakespeare’s Dramatic Transactions

Michael Mooney - Drama - 1990 - 226 pages
...exsufflicate and blown surmises," says Othello when lago first leads him to question Desdemona (3.3.180-182). "If I do prove her haggard, / Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, / lid whistle her off, and let her down the wind / To prey at fortune" he continues...
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The Masks of Othello: The Search for the Identity of Othello, Iago, and ...

Marvin Rosenberg - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 313 pages
...passion. By the end of the first temptation, he seemed unmistakably the image of a jealous husband. At If I do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heartstrings, I'd whistle her off, and let her down the wind to prey at fortune . . . ... I'd rather...
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Othello

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1992 - 147 pages
...This fellow's of exceeding honesty, And knows all qualities, with a learned spirit, Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, I'd whistle her off and let her down the wind To prey at fortune.92 Haply, for I am...
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An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics: The Search for Meaning

Walter C. Kaiser, Moisés Silva - Religion - 1994 - 298 pages
...meanings. For example: // / do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings I'd whistle her off and let her down the wind To prey at fortune (3.3-260-63) Even after we find out that haggard = "hawk" and that jesses = "fastenings," we may find...
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