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" Her own shall bless her; Her foes shake like a field of beaten corn, And hang their heads with sorrow. Good grows with her; In her days every man shall eat in safety Under his own vine what he plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors. "
The Plays of Shakspeare - Page 189
by William Shakespeare - 1897
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Female & Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance ...

Betty Travitsky, Anne Lake Prescott - Literary Collections - 2000 - 411 pages
...That mold up8 such a mighty piece9 as this is With all the virtues that attend the good Shall still10 be doubled on her. Truth shall nurse her, Holy and...plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors.11 God shall be truly known, and those about her From her shall read the perfect ways of...
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A Mirror for Magistrates and the de Casibus Tradition

Paul Budra, Paul Vincent Budra - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 119 pages
...turn her wheel about, so Shakespeare ends his last history play with the prophesy of Thomas Cranmer: 'In her days every man shall eat in safety / Under...plants, and sing / The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors' (5.5.34-6). Shakespeare goes Niccols one better, extending this vision of peace to her successor,...
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Who's who in Shakespeare

Peter Quennell, Hamish Johnson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 228 pages
...procession, Cranmer delivers a prophetic panegyric: This royal infant - heaven still move about her Though in her cradle, yet now promises Upon this land...hang their heads with sorrow. Good grows with her. (vv). Elizabeth Woodville ()H.Vl; R.I1) In ) Henry VI the daughter of Earl Rivers and Lady Grey....
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The Life of King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 126 pages
...still be doubled on her. Truth shall nurse her, 29 Holy and heavenly thoughts still counsel her; 30 She shall be loved and feared; her own shall bless...plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors. God shall be truly known, and those about her 37 From her shall read the perfect ways of...
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The Tragedy of Richard III, with the Landing of Earle Richmond, and the ...

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...contrasts his own times with the days of civil fury in a prophetic view of the reign of Elizabeth: 'In her days, every man shall eat in safety, Under...plants; and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors,' Hen. VIII: V, iv, 35-37. — PETRI (p. 221): It will be noticed how all stand overcome...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 38

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 272 pages
...attractive of Cranmer's pictures of the golden age is that of the peaceful, self-sufficient householder : In her days every man shall eat in safety Under his...plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors. (5.5-34HS) The emphasis on domestic happiness is very different from Gaunt 's vision of...
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Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - Business & Economics - 2002 - 320 pages
...feminine spirit is the creative spirit in both men and women — in the form of the baby Elizabeth: . . . good grows with her; In her days every man shall eat...safety Under his own vine what he plants, and sing 292 The merry songs of peace to all his neighbours. God shall be truly known, and those about her From...
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...the final earthly hope is in the child,1 here the infant Elizabeth : She shall be loved and fear'd: her own shall bless her; Her foes shake like a field...of beaten corn, And hang their heads with sorrow. (vv 31) This 'corn' image has many Shakespearian parallels. Then: So shall she leave her blessedness...
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Shakespeare, Co-author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 558 pages
...shall succede. Sheba was ne I ver. )23) Than this blest sou! shall be: all princely gra l ces. U5) Her foes shake, like a field of beaten corn. And hang their heads with sorrow; good grows with l her. In her days, every man shall eat in safe l ty. Under his own vine what he plants, and sing....
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare criticism

Catherine M. S. Alexander - Drama - 2003 - 3 pages
...your love. (4. i .75-7) See also Cleopatra's debate with Dolabella (Antony and Cleopatra, 5.2.73-99). In her days every man shall eat in safety Under his...plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors. (5-5-34-) The emphasis on domestic happiness is very different from Gaunt 's vision of...
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