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" His legs bestrid the ocean: his rear'd arm Crested the world : his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres, and that to friends ; But when he meant to quail and shake the orb, He was as rattling thunder. "
Elegant extracts in poetry - Page 631
by Elegant extracts - 1816
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A Short History of Western Performance Space

David Wiles, vid Wiles - Drama - 2003 - 316 pages
...their course and lighted The little O, o'th earth . . . His legs bestrid the ocean; his reared arm Crested the world; his voice was propertied As all...quail and shake the orb, He was as rattling thunder . . ,8' it is easy for a modern audience in the reconstructed Globe to grasp the metaphors of scale....
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 207 pages
...O, the earth. DOLABELLA Most sovereign creature CLEOPATRA His legs bestrid the ocean, his reared arm Crested the world; his voice was propertied As all...friends But when he meant to quail and shake the orb, 85 He was as rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't - an autumn 'twas That grew...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 207 pages
...kept their course and lighted The little O, the earth ... His legs bestrid the ocean: his rear'd arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all...dolphin-like; they show'd his back above The element they lived in: in his livery Walk'd crowns and crownets: realms and islands were As plates dropp'd from...
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Music in Shakespearean Tragedy

Frederick William Sternfeld - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 334 pages
...most glorious music is the music of Shakespeare's verse : His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested the world ; his voice was propertied As all...quail and shake the orb, He was as rattling thunder. Antony, the king, and Cleopatra, the queen, redeemed through death, regain their regal stature. Their...
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Shakespeare's Heroines

Anna Murphy Jameson - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 464 pages
...shake the orb, He was as rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in 't; an autumn 'twas1, That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphinlike;...his livery* Walk'd crowns and crownets: realms and islands were As plates dropt from his pocket.* DOLABELLA. Cleopatra!— CLEOPATRA. Think you, there...
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Shakespeare's Window Into the Soul: The Mystical Wisdom in Shakespeare's ...

Martin Lings - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 224 pages
...their course, and lighted The little O, the earth . . . His legs bestrid the ocean: his rear'd arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all...in't; an autumn 'twas That grew the more by reaping . . . Think you there was, or might be, such a man As this I dreamt of? DOLABELLA. Gentle madam, no....
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Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love

Jill Line - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 192 pages
...their course, and lighted The little O, the earth. . . . His legs bestrid the ocean; his rear'd arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all...thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't; an Antony it was That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like; they showed his back above...
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Double Vision: Moral Philosophy and Shakespearean Drama

Tzachi Zamir - Philosophy - 2011 - 256 pages
...the visiting moon. (IV.xv.64-68) And later she says this: His legs bestride the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested the world; his voice was propertied As all...dolphin-like, they show'd his back above The element they lived in: in his livery Walk'd crowns and crownets: realms and islands were As plates dropp'd from...
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Two Concepts of Allegory: A Study of Shakespeare's The Tempest and the Logic ...

Anthony David Nuttall - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 175 pages
...the earth. DOLABELLA. Most sovereign creature,CLEOPATRA. His legs bestrid the ocean; his rear'd arm Crested the world; his voice was propertied As all...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in 't, an autumn 'twas That grew the more by reaping; his delights Were dolphin-like, they show'd his...
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