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" I have not slept. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The Genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council ; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ... - Page 23
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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The Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 297 pages
...a play on 'civil' as referring to an action in civil rather than criminal law. Compare JC 2.1.66-9: 'The Genius and the mortal instruments / Are then...kingdom, suffers then / The nature of an insurrection.' 35, 71, 108, and 154 are the only sonnets in which Shakespeare runs the syntax on into the final couplet....
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Eliot's Dark Angel: Intersections of Life and Art

Ronald Schuchard - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 296 pages
...Superior Landlord," a five-page typescript (Kings 's) related to Sweeney Agonistes. Brutus continues: The Genius and the mortal instruments Are then in...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection (66-69). 16. "The Duchess of Malfy," Listener 26 (18 December 1941), 8. 17. "Beyle and Balzac," p....
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Giulio Cesare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 244 pages
...have not slept. Between the acring of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interini is Like a phantasma or a hideous dream : The genius and the...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. Enter Luc¨u LUCIUS Sir, "ris your brother Cassius at the door, Who doth desire to see you. BRUTUS...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - History - 2004 - 576 pages
...Survey the Crisis Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream. The genius and the...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. — William Shakespeare The Civil War, the Gettysburg Address tells us, was a test whether popular...
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The Tragedie of Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...conceived intention: 'Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream: The genius and the...kingdom suffers then The nature of an insurrection.' Elsewhere he says: 'The abuse of greatness is, when it disjoins Remorse from power.' Adding: "Tis a...
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The Tragedy of Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...* Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasms, or a hideous dream : The Genius and the mortal instruments...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection." WHITE. That is, my inadequate, unsupported manhood. CLARENDON. Man is compared to a kingdom or state,...
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The Wheel of Fire: Interpretations of Shakespearian Tragedy

George Wilson Knight - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 393 pages
...have not slept. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma or a hideous dream: The genius and the...Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a linle kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (ii. i. 61) Compare Macbeth's: This supernatural...
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Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles - Performing Arts - 2001 - 297 pages
...(Exit Lucius.) Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma or a hideous dream. The genius and the...instruments Are then in council, and the state of a man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (Enter Lucius with the...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...have not slept. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like cks the letter Enter LUCIUS. LUCIUS. Sir, 'tis your brother Cassius at the door, Who doth desire to see you. MARCUS...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 40

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 256 pages
...have not slept. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream. The Genius and the...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (lines 61-9) In this he is like Macbeth, but he himself is the dagger of the mind, to be held by another....
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