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" That is the lot Miss Esther is preparing for some man or other. I could grind my teeth at such self-satisfied minxes, who think they can tell every body what is the correct thing, and the utmost stretch of their ideas will not place them on a level with... "
Felix Holt, the Radical - Page 87
by George Eliot - 1871 - 529 pages
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...if she is not thought genteel". That is the lot Miss Esther is preparing for some man or other. . . I should like to see if she could be made ashamed of herself.' (68) 44 'To keep my hands clean' — the ambition is entirely characteristic of the man. Without going...
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Themes and Conventions of Elizabethan Tragedy

M. C. Bradbrook - Drama - 1980 - 270 pages
...Tamburlaine says: For she is dead! thy words do pierce my soul; Ah, sweet Theridamus, say no more: Though she be dead, yet let me think she lives, And feed my mind that dies for want of her — there is, as Una Ellis-Fermor notes, a development beyond the earlier play. Even the decision to...
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Christopher Marlowe

Malcolm Miles Kelsall - Social Science - 1981 - 199 pages
...is typical of all his work. The problems raised are not. The protagonist says of Zenocrate's coffin: Though she be dead, yet let me think she lives, And feed my mind that dies for want of her. Where'er her soul be, thou shalt stay with me, Embalm'd with cassia, amber greece, and myrrh, Not lapt...
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Felix Holt, the Radical

George Eliot - Fiction - 1997 - 416 pages
...man or other. I could grind my teeth at such selfsatisfied minxes, who think diey can tell everybody what is the correct thing, and the utmost stretch...if she could be made ashamed of herself.' Chapter 6 Though she be dead, yet let me think she lives, And feed my mind, that dies for want of her. MARLOWE:...
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Doctor Faustus and Other Plays

Christopher Marlowe - Drama - 1998 - 503 pages
...TAMBURLAINE 'For she is dead'! Thy words do pierce my soul. 125 Ah, sweet Theridamas, say so no more. Though she be dead, yet let me think she lives And feed my mind that dies for want of her. Where'er her soul be [turning to address Zenocrate's body], thou shalt stay with me, Embalmed with...
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Felix Holt, The Radical

George Eliot - Fiction - 2000 - 573 pages
...man or other. I could grind my teeth at such self-satisfied minxes, who think they can tell everybody what is the correct thing, and the utmost stretch...lives, And feed my mind, that dies for want of her. Marlowe, Tamburlaine the Great2 1 On 16 November 1865, Eliot wrote in her journal that she was "writing...
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The Plays

Christopher Marlowe - English drama - 2000 - 546 pages
...dead, my lord. For she is dead! Thy words do pierce my soul: Ah, sweet Theridamas, say so no more! Though she be dead, yet let me think she lives, And feed my mind that dies for want of her. Where'er her soul be, them [to the body] shalt stay with me, Embalm'd with cassia, ambergris, and myrrh,...
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Tamburlaine

Christopher Marlowe - Drama - 2002 - 132 pages
...my lord. TAMB. Tor she is dead!" Thy words do pierce my soul! Ah, sweet Theridamas! say so no more; Though she be dead, yet let me think she lives, And feed my mind that dies for want of her. Where'er her soul be, thou [To the body] shalt stay with me, Embahned with cassia, ambergris, and myrrh,...
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Acting Scenes from the Classics

Brainerd Duffield - Acting - 1974 - 140 pages
...TAMBURLAINE. For she is dead! thy words do pierce my soul; Ah, sweet Techelles, say it so, no more! Though she be dead, yet let me think she lives, And feed my mind that dies for want of her. Where'er her soul be, she shall stay with me, Embalm'd with cassia, ambergris and myrrh, Not wrapt...
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