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" But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And... "
The Shakespeare argosy, containg much of the wealth of Shakespeare's wisdom ... - Page 220
by William Shakespeare - 1874
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Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 512 pages
...days of nature Are burnt and purg'd away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...locks, to part, And each particular hair to stand on end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine." Although the Ghost has but ninety-five lines to Hamlet's...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 296 pages
...that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word 15 Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood,...stand an end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. 20 But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood. List, list, oh list! If thou didst...
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Dante's Testaments: Essays in Scriptural Imagination

Peter S. Hawkins - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 378 pages
...days of nature Are burnt and purg'd away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh...
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The Little Theater's Production of 'Hamlet': A Play

Jean Battlo - Performing Arts - 1999 - 65 pages
...days of nature Are burnt and purg'd away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy eyes, like stars, start from their spheres. (Adds without a pause.) How am I doing? LAUREN. (Begins...
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Fiction and Poetry: Years 5 and 6, Key stage 2, Scotland P6-P7

Wendy Wren - English language - 2000 - 149 pages
...days of nature Are burnt and purg'd away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...stand an end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. YEAR 6 TERM t 98 But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood. List, list, O list!...
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How Right You Are, Jeeves

P.G. Wodehouse - Fiction - 2000 - 208 pages
...referring to the ghost of the father of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, sir. Addressing his son, he said, 1 could a tale unfold whose lightest word would harrow...combined locks to part and each particular hair to stand on end like quills upon the fretful porpentine.' " "That's right. Locks, of course, not socks. Odd...
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Ethics of the Real: Kant, Lacan

Alenka Zupančič, Borut Zupancic, Alenka Zupancic - Philosophy - 2000 - 266 pages
...because of them are eloquent enough. He tells Hamlet that a description of only the least of his torments 'would harrow up thy soul; freeze thy young blood;...combined locks to part, and each particular hair to stand on end, like quills upon the fretful porpentine'. His wanderings between two worlds, the infernal dream...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 336 pages
...A comparison between two things which the writer makes clear by using words such as 'like' or 'as': 'Make thy two eyes like stars start from their spheres,...an end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine.' (Act 1 scene 5 line 18, page 49) Soliloquy: Spoken apparently to himself or herself when a character...
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Shakespeare's Brain: Reading with Cognitive Theory

Mary Thomas Crane - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 288 pages
...be on Hamlet if he were to describe to him the nature of purgatory. The story Would harrow up they soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes like...combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fearfull porpentine. But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh...
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The Vanishing: Shakespeare, the Subject, and Early Modern Culture

Christopher Pye, Class of 1924 Professor of English at Williams College Christopher Pye - Social Science - 2000 - 199 pages
...just such impossible visibility. But that I am forbid I could unfold a tale whose lightest word Would Make thy two eyes like stars start from their spheres,...combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fearful porpentine. (1.5.13-20) The combination of fragmentation— extruded...
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