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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. "
The works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with additional notes - Page 337
by William Shakespeare - 1856
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Themes in Drama: Volume 12, Drama and Philosophy

James Redmond - Drama - 1990 - 227 pages
...and Cleopatra and Wittgenstein, in the hope of seeing Cleopatra's retrospect in a different light: His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested...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 back above The...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1990 - 274 pages
...cited in JC 1.2.135-6. On grand imagemaking here and elsewhere in the play, see pp. 29-30 above. -43 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 showed his...
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Freeing Shakespeare's Voice: The Actor's Guide to Talking the Text

Kristin Linklater - Performing Arts - 1992 - 214 pages
...heavens, and therein stuck A sun and moon, which kept their course, and lighted The little O, the earth. His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested...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 showed his...
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Metamorphoses of Helen: Authority, Difference, and the Epic

Mihoko Suzuki - Fiction - 1992 - 271 pages
...and therein stuck A sun and moon, which kept their course, and lighted The little O, th' earth. . . . His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't: an autumn it was That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like; they show'd his...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...master conquer And earns a place i' the story. (HI, xiii) 7 His legs bestrid the ocean; his reared ss it was That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphinlike; they showed his back above The...
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Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time

Lars Engle - Drama - 1993 - 266 pages
...heavens, and therein stuck A sun and moon, which kept their course, and lighted The little O, the earth. His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested...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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Broken Nuptials in Shakespeare's Plays

Carol Thomas Neely - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 261 pages
...Caesar's triumph, Antony is massive, upright, and in control: "His legs bestrid the ocean: his reared arm / Crested the world: his voice was propertied...quail and shake the orb, / He was as rattling thunder" (V.ii. 82-86). In the protected space of the dream, Antony's conflicts become rich paradoxes; his vacillation,...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1993 - 141 pages
...the ocean, his reared arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres, 111 and that to friends; But when he meant to quail and...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 showed his...
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Reclamations of Shakespeare

A. J. Hoenselaars, Ton Hoenselaars - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 317 pages
...and therein stuck A sun and moon, which kept their course, and lighted The little O, the earth. [...] His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested...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 back above The...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 23

J. Leeds Barroll - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 294 pages
...which kept 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...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 showed his...
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