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" Horatio, what a wounded name, Things standing thus unknown, shall live behind me ! If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart, Absent thee from felicity awhile, And in this harsh world draw thy breath in pain. To tell my story. "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: King Lear. Romeo and Juliet ... - Page 390
by William Shakespeare - 1839
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Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics

Ann Fairfax Withington - History - 1991 - 304 pages
..."Horatio, I am dead; /Thou livest; report me and my cause aright / To the unsatisfied." And a moment later, "If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart, / Absent...world draw thy breath in pain, / To tell my story." 6 When a man was condemned to die, the ministers told his story—but only the last sentence, the part...
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Fortinbras

Lee Blessing - Drama - 1992 - 68 pages
...who's mortally wounded. Laertes, Gertrude and Claudius all lie dead. Osric is also present. HAMLET. Oh God, Horatio, what a wounded name, Things standing...harsh world draw thy breath in pain, To tell my story. (A march afar off. Exit Osric.) What warlike noise is this? OSRIC. (Reentering.) Young Fortinbras,...
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Freeing Shakespeare's Voice: The Actor's Guide to Talking the Text

Kristin Linklater - Performing Arts - 1992 - 214 pages
...words are spoken: O God, Horatio, what a wounded name, Things standing thus unknown, shall I leave behind me. If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart,...harsh world draw thy breath in pain To tell my story. The story is being told and "the truth will come to light": Time's glory is to calm contending kings,...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 479 pages
...cleverness: we find it at his most heart-stopping moments. Take Hamlet's dying words (5. 2. 357ff.): If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart. Absent thee...harsh world draw thy breath in pain, To tell my story. Half the beauty of this lies in the contrast between the airy fluidity of the second line, with its...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...with the pale cast of thought. (V, i) FaFP; FF; FiP; HoPM; LiTB; NAWM-1; OBD; OHFP; TrGrPo; WBLP 41 ver go out, 76 Lost (V, ii) NAWM-1 NAWM-1 POETRY QUOTATIONS 42 This quarry cries on havoc. O proud Death, What feast is...
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Euripides and the Poetics of Sorrow: Art, Gender, and Commemoration in ...

Charles Segal, Walter C Klein Professor of Classics Charles Segal - Drama - 1993 - 313 pages
...than a Dane; Here's yet some liquor left. Hamlet. Give me the cup. Let go. By heaven, I'll ha't. O God! Horatio, what a wounded name, Things standing...harsh world draw thy breath in pain, To tell my story. The gestures here are not only those of ritual commemoration; they are also intertextual and metatheatrical...
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Bodylore

Katharine Young - Social Science - 1995 - 261 pages
...reaches for the poisoned wine to join his beloved prince in death. Hamlet must again implore him: O God, Horatio, what a wounded name, Things standing...harsh world draw thy breath in pain To tell my story. (S.2.323-27)24 Hamlet's request has clearly recast the ghost's plea for filial revenge as a way to...
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And Flights of Angels

Terrence Ortwein - 1994 - 91 pages
...from him. HAMLET raises the cup in a toast to himself.) Hamlet! (He drinks all the poison.) Hamlet, what a wounded name! Things standing thus unknown,...harsh world draw thy breath in pain, To tell my story. (HAMLET dies.) HORATIO/HORATIO(P). Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet Prince. HORATIO (to...
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Culture and Anarchy

Matthew Arnold - Social Science - 1994 - 230 pages
...greatness in Dante and Shakespeare: In la sua volontade e nostra pace. (In His will is our peace.) If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart, Absent thee...harsh world draw thy breath in pain To tell my story . . . [Super 9:169-70] Arnold senses something inadequate about the touchstone solution, however, for...
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The Starwick Episodes

Thomas Wolfe, Richard S. Kennedy - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 108 pages
...dark and secret river — and who knew America as every other boy has known it." He turned smiling: "If thou dids't ever hold me in thy heart, absent...world draw thy breath in pain, to tell my story." In a moment he got up, and laughing his infectious laugh, said: "Come on, let's go." And together they...
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