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" A strange fish ! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man : any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare - Page 144
by William Shakespeare - 1839
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The Tempest, illustr. by B. Foster [and others].

William Shakespeare - 1860
...? a man or a fish ? Dead or alive ? A fish : he smells like a fish ; a very ancient and fish -like smell ; a kind of, not of the newest, Poor-John. A...to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to sec a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o' my troth ! I do now let loose...
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Pearls of Shakspeare, a collection of the most brilliant passages found in ...

William Shakespeare - 1860
...bringing wood in slowly: I'll fall flat: Perchance, he will not mind me. SATIRE ON ENGLISH CURIOSITY. Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. CALIBAN'S PROMISES. I'll show thee the best springs; I'll pluck thee berries; I'll fish for thee, and...
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Pearls of Shakespeare: A Collection of the Most Brillant Passages Found in ...

William Shakespeare - 1860 - 160 pages
...bringing wood in slowly: I'll fall flat: Perchance, he will not mind me. SATIRE ON ENGLISH CURIOSITY. Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. CALIBAN'S PROMISES. I'll show thee the best springs; I'll pluck thee berries; I'll fish for thee, and...
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The Plays of Shakespeare with the Poems, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1860
...strange fish ! \Vero I in England now (as once I was), and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool am myself attach'd with weariness, To the Indian.*3) Legged like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Wann, o' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1879
...painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster maie a man; any strange beast there makes a man : when...a lame beggar they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian."—Tempest, ii. 2. I have not met with any explanation of this phrase. In my youth, to " irwke...
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Savagism and Civility: Indians and Englishmen in Colonial Virginia

Bernard Sheehan - History - 1980 - 258 pages
...strange fish I Were I in England now (as once I was) and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would...Indian. Legg'd like a man; and his fins like arms! Warm, o'my troth II do now let loose my opinion, hold it no longer: this is no fish, but an islander . ....
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Players of Shakespeare 1: Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Twelve ...

Royal Shakespeare Company - Drama - 1988 - 192 pages
...these monsters: Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would...beggar they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. (2.2.27-33) Next, Trinculo obviously looks or feels under the gabardine, for he says, 'Legged like...
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The Production of English Renaissance Culture

David Lee Miller, Sharon O'Dair, Harold Weber - History - 1994 - 326 pages
...strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. (II. ii. 25-34) Miming death, Caliban has become pure body. In Trinculo's eyes (and nose) he is not...
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The Tempest

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 128 pages
...a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would this monster make a man. Any 30 strange beast there makes a man: when they will not...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legged like a man; and his fins like arms. Warm, o' my troth! I do now let loose my opinion, hold it...
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Imagining Monsters: Miscreations of the Self in Eighteenth-Century England

Dennis Todd - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 339 pages
...England—and of money: "Were I in England now,... and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." Interest in monstrosities had not waned by the mid-eighteenth century. Goldsmith complained that, "from...
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