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" Thus much of this, will make Black, white; foul, fair; wrong, right; Base, noble; old, young; coward, valiant. Ha, you gods ! why this ? What this, you gods ? Why this Will lug your priests and servants from your sides ; Pluck stout men's pillows from... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 363
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Growth Fetish

Clive Hamilton - Business & Economics - 2003 - 262 pages
...common theme. In Timon of Athens Shakespeare wrote: Gold? Yellow, glittering, precious gold? . . . Thus much of this will make black white, foul fair,...Wrong right, base noble, old young, coward valiant. In one study of the relationship between people and their possessions, the researchers used psychological...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 56, Shakespeare and Comedy: An Annual Survey of ...

Peter Holland - Drama - 2003 - 370 pages
...Gold? Yellow, glittering, precious gold? No, gods, I am no idle votarist. Roots, you clear heavens! Thus much of this will make Black, white; foul, fair;...wrong, right; Base, noble; old, young; coward, valiant. . . this Will lug your priests and servants from your sides, Pluck stout men's pillows from below their...
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Shakespeare and Marx

Gabriel Egan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 176 pages
...use illustrates his own susceptibility to the very contrariness that he catalogues as gold's effect: 'Thus much of this will make / Black white, foul fair,...wrong right, / Base noble, old young, coward valiant' (4.3.28-30). For Marx, this passage showed Shakespeare getting to the heart of the difference between...
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Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy

Richard Seaford, Richard A.S. Seaford - History - 2004 - 370 pages
...to be more fundamental. 111 Famously described by Marx 1992 (1844), 375-9, citing Timon of Athens: 'Thus much of this will make black white, foul fair,...Wrong right, base noble, old young, coward valiant . . . Thou visible god, / that solders't close impossibilities / And makst them kiss!' Cf. The Money...
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Sociological Theory in the Classical Era: Text and Readings

Laura Desfor Edles, Scott Appelrouth - Social Science - 2005 - 402 pages
...in Timun of Athens; "Gold? Yellow. glittering. precious gold? No. Gods. I am no idle votarist! . . . Thus much of this will make black white. foul fair....Wrong right. base noble. old young. coward valiant. . . . Why. this Will lug your priests and servants from your sides. Pluck stout men's pillows from...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 207 pages
...reaction to the truth is one of violent revulsion. He refuses to worship: I am no idle votarist . . . Thus much of this will make black white, foul fair,...this Will lug your priests and servants from your sides, Pluck stout men's pillows from below their heads — This yellow slave Will knit and break religions,...
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The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy

Eliza Fowler Haywood - Fiction - 2005 - 412 pages
...Gold? yellow, glittering, precious gold? No, gods, I am no idle votarist: roots, you clear heavens! Thus much of this will make black white, foul fair,...this Will lug your priests and servants from your sides, Pluck stout men's pillows from below their heads: This yellow slave Will knit and break religions,...
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The Politics of Democratic Inclusion

Christina Wolbrecht, Rodney E. Hero - Political Science - 2005 - 351 pages
...weight of more and more exceptions topples a standing rule. 1 1 . Gold, says poor King Timon of Athens, "will make black white, foul fair, wrong right, base noble, old young, coward valiant" (William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, act IV, scene iii). 1 2. Asians' preference for light skin may...
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The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

Timothy Morton - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 300 pages
...Gold? Yellow, glittering, precious gold? No, gods, I am no idle votarist. Roots, you clear heavens! Thus much of this will make black white, foul fair,...this Will lug your priests and servants from your sides, Pluck stout men's pillows from below their heads This yellow slave Will knit and break religions,...
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Theatre Plays One

Trevor Griffiths - Drama - 2007 - 319 pages
...Gold? Yellow, glittering, precious gold? No, gods, I am no idle votarist: you roots, you clear heavens! Thus much of this will make black white; foul fair;...wrong right; base noble; old young; coward valiant . . . Why, this Will lug your priests and servants from your sides; Pluck stout men's pillows from...
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