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" Doom'd for a certain term to walk the night, And for the day confined to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away. "
The Elocutionist's Annual ...: Comprising New and Popular Readings ... - Page 15
1889
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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt, Stephen Jay Greenblatt - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 430 pages
...desperate plea to his family and friends: Remember me. "I am thy father's spirit," the ghost tells his son, Doomed for a certain term to walk the night, And for...Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house I could a tale unfold...
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I Think I Am Going to Call My Wife Paraguay: Selected Early Poems

David Kirby - Poetry - 2004 - 202 pages
...transfixed by the eldritch vision; his eyes bug out of his head as he stammers, "It is thy mm-mother's spirit; / Doomed for a certain term to walk the night, and for the day confined to fast in fires . . . ," but I interrupt because it really is my mother, or at least that aspect of her which is alive...
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Great Oxford: Essays on the Life and Work of Edward De Vere, 17th Earl of ...

Richard Malim - Aristocracy (Social class) - 2004 - 362 pages
...Roman Catholic. The Ghost had no time for confession and absolution before his murder. He was Doom'd for a certain term to walk the night, And for the day confin'd to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purg'd away....
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Mantik: Profile prognostischen Wissens in Wissenschaft und Kultur

Wolfram Hogrebe - Divination - 2005 - 300 pages
...Freveltaten auf Erden - nach der Ermordung durch seinen Bruder Claudius verdammt wurde (Hamlet I, 5, 9-13): „I am thy father's spirit, Doomed for a certain...Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away." Mit dem, was der Geist des alten Hamlet seinem Sohn im folgenden mitteilt,...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...HAMLET Speak, I am bound to hear. GHOST So art thou to revenge, when thou shalt hear. HAMLET What? GHOST I am thy father's spirit, Doomed for a certain term...Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away: but that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale...
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Renaissance Go-betweens: Cultural Exchange in Early Modern Europe

Andreas Höfele, Werner von Koppenfels - History - 2005 - 289 pages
...Day. The ghost introduces himself to Hamlet by describing the horrible state of his tormented soul: I am thy father's spirit, Doomed for a certain term...Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house I could a tale unfold...
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Hamlet : a Play in One Act

Lindsay Price - 2005 - 47 pages
...So art thou to revenge, when thou shalt hear. HAMLET: What? GHOST: I am thy father's spirit, Doom'd for a certain term to walk the night, And for the...Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away. List, list, 0, list! If thou didst ever thy dear father love — HAMLET: 0 God!...
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Wirnt Von Gravenberg's Wigalois: Intertextuality and Interpretation

Director of the Social Policy Group Neil Thomas, Neil Thomas - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 167 pages
...Almighty to try him.67 The ghost of Hamlet's father can describe himself as 'doomed for a certain time to walk the night,/ And for the day confined to fast...Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature/ are burnt and purged away' (Hamlet, Act 1, scene 5, lines 9-13), but these words do not imply that the...
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Shakespeare Survey: An Annual Survey of Shakespeare Studies and ..., Volume 45

Peter Holland - 2005 - 367 pages
...also seems distanced in time by his claim to come from some kind of Purgatory, as for the day confmed to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burned and purged away. (1.5-i I - I3) These lines no doubt invited the audience to recall the Catholic doctrine of Purgatory,...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 207 pages
...that he was sent to his account, Unhous'led, disappointed, unanel'd, and confesses that he is confin'd to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purg'd away. She is on stronger ground in her interpretation of the cellarage scene, in which...
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