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" Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had lived a blessed time; for from this instant There's nothing serious in mortality: All is but toys: renown and grace is dead ; The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. "
THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE - Page 206
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 16

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 208 pages
...the same time express his deepest feelings : Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had liv'da blessed time ; for, from this instant, There's nothing...drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. 'Macbeth intends', says Murry, 'the monstrous hypocrisy of a conventional lament for Duncan; but as...
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 324 pages
...To cease ! (2 Henry VI, v. ii. 40) Compare Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had liv'da blessed time; for, from this instant, There's nothing...drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. (Macbeth, n. iii. 98) The association of sudden death with the 'last day' occurs, too, in Macduff's...
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Disappearing Persons: Shame and Appearance

Benjamin Kilborne - Psychology - 2002 - 192 pages
...He is a prey to Kierkegaardian dread. As Shakespeare's Macbeth says when he has murdered the king, For from this instant there's nothing serious in mortality:...drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. (Hi) For Kierkegaard, "a self is what it has as a standard of measurement."-"1 By murdering the king,...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...Troilus—TC Li When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions. Claudius — Hamlet IV.v From this instant, There's nothing serious in mortality;...drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. Macbeth — Macbeth ILiii To show an unfelt sorrow is an office Which the false man does easy. Malcolm...
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Nelson Thornes Shakespeare - Macbeth

William Shakespeare, Dinah Jurksaitis - Education - 2003 - 152 pages
...MACBETH Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had lived a blessed time; for, from this instant, 90 There's nothing serious in mortality; All is but toys....this vault to brag of. Enter MALCOLM and DONALBAIN DONALBAIN What is amiss? MACBETH You are, and do not know't. 95 The spring, the head, the fountain...
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The Films of Orson Welles

Robert Garis - Performing Arts - 2004 - 184 pages
...quite different tone and function: MACBETH: Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had liv'da blessed time; for from this instant There's nothing...drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. (II. iii. 91-96) In Welles's entirely misplaced version, this becomes Macbeth's despair at the death...
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Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies

Piotr Sadowski - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 327 pages
...unintentionally, his profoundest feelings: Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had liv'da blessed time; for, from this instant. There's nothing...drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. (2.3.89-94) The murder of Banquo marks another step in Macbeth's development away from the early statism...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 229 pages
...MACBETH Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had lived a blessed time, for from this instant, 85 There's nothing serious in mortality. All is but toys;...lees Is left this vault to brag of. Enter MALCOLM am/ DONALDBAIN DONALDBAIN What is amiss? MACBETH You are, and do not know't. 90 The spring, the head,...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 57, Macbeth and Its Afterlife: An Annual Survey ...

Peter Holland - Drama - 2004 - 356 pages
...realizing his imagination into being, he cannot allow. Later, in his key scene of self-confrontation, Had I but died an hour before this chance I had lived...serious in mortality. All is but toys. Renown and grace are dead. (2.3.90-3) he subjugates all reason and logic and truth to hypocrisy and surmise; he confesses...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 207 pages
...regicide, but, as he speaks, the words intended to deceive become a precise account of his real feelings: Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had lived...drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. (II.iii.89-94) Notwithstanding this realisation, Macbeth begins to plan the murder of Banquo, half...
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