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" Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy head, thy sovereign; one that cares for thee, And for thy maintenance commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land... "
The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest Copies ... - Page 427
by William Shakespeare - 1740
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Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1846
...ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty; And, while it is so, none so dry or thirsty Will deign to sip, or touch one drop of it. Thy husband is thy lord,...And for thy maintenance; commits his body To painful labor, both by sea and land ; To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, While thou liest warm...
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Gloriana's Face: Women, Public and Private, in the English Renaissance

S. P. Cerasano, Marion Wynne-Davies - Literary Collections - 1992 - 234 pages
...relevant to the relationship between Henry V and Katherine Valois (I emphasise the pertinent vocabulary): Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy...thy sovereign; one that cares for thee, . . . And craves no other tribute at thy hands But love, fair looks, and true obedience Too little payment for...
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Vidas paralelas: el teatro español y el teatro isabelino, 1580-1680

Anita K. Stoll - Comparative literature - 1993 - 141 pages
...representación masculinos? La crítica Shakespeareana está dividida sobre el significado de sus palabras: Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy...maintenance; commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land, To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, Whilst thou liest warm at home, secure...
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Sexuality and Gender in Early Modern Europe: Institutions, Texts, Images

James Turner, Professor of English James Grantham Turner - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 345 pages
...distinct from the authorizing terms throughout the play until this moment, returns with full force. Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy...maintenance commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land . . . And craves no other tribute at thy hands But love, fair looks, and true obedience....
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Broken Nuptials in Shakespeare's Plays

Carol Thomas Neely - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 261 pages
...conversely, as a playful Petrarchan romance in which an ardent lover courageously serves a beautiful woman: Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy...And for thy maintenance commits his body To painful labor both by sea and land, To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, Whilst thou li'st warm at...
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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - Fiction - 1993 - 96 pages
...ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty; And while it is so, none so dry or thirsty Will deign to sip or touch one drop of it. Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy head, thy sovereign;173 one that cares for thee And for thy maintenance; commits his body To painful labour,...
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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 678 pages
...ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty, And while it is so, none so dry or thirsty Will deign to sip or touch one drop of it. Thy husband is thy lord,...maintenance; commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land, To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, Whilst thou liest warm at home, secure...
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Law in Everyday Life

Austin Sarat, Thomas R. Kearns - Law - 2009 - 296 pages
...imagine Abigail Bailey's narrative as incorporating six negotiating sessions over the of the Shrew: Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy...maintenance commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land. To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, Whilst thou liest warm at home, secure...
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Gender, Sex, and Subordination in England 1500-1800

Anthony Fletcher - Social Science - 1995 - 442 pages
...woman's mouth, is the creation of gender, men's ideological creation of gender, at its most explicit: Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper Thy...maintenance; commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land To watch the night in storms, the day in cold Whilst thou liest warm at home, secure and...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...Katherine's tone and words, stated to a quietly rapt assemblage, communicate not servitude, but sharing: Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper. Thy...And for thy maintenance; commits his body To painful labor, both by sea and land; To watch the night in storms, the day in cold. Whilst thou li'st warm...
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