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" Sometime, we see a cloud that's dragonish, A vapour, sometime, like a bear, or lion, A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't, that nod unto the world, And mock our eyes with air: thou hast seen these... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ... - Page 186
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1990 - 274 pages
...sometime like a bear or lion, A towered citadel, a pendent rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory 5 With trees upon't that nod unto the world And mock...They are black vesper's pageants. EROS Ay, my lord. ANTONY That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimns and makes it indistinct 10...
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Troubled Pleasures: Writings on Politics, Gender, and Hedonism

Kate Soper - Social Science - 1990 - 294 pages
...sometime like a bear or lion, A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't, that nod unto the world And mock...seen these signs; They are black vesper's pageants. Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra ought to astonish us greatly. For consider: a US administration is...
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Themes in Drama: Volume 12, Drama and Philosophy

James Redmond - Drama - 1990 - 227 pages
...describing the shifting movement of the evening clouds, black vesper's pageants. The passage concludes: That which is now a horse, even with a thought The...dislimns, and makes it indistinct As water is in water. (1v, xiv, 9-11) Milan Kundera has appositely remarked of the drowned Ophelia that 'Water is the element...
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Creative Understanding

Roberto Torretti - Philosophy - 1990 - 369 pages
...conclude that, when Twin Shakespeare made Twin Antony say, pointing at the swiftly changing clouds, That which is now a horse, even with a thought The...dislimns, and makes it indistinct As water is in water, he could not refer to the same fluid as our Bard in the familiar homophonic lines; although both poets...
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Writers on Writing

Robert Pack, Jay Parini - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 294 pages
...sometimes like a bear or lion, A towered citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't that nod unto the world And mock...They are black Vesper's pageants. EROS: Ay, my lord. ANTONY: That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimns, and makes it indistinct EROS:...
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Suffocating Mothers: Fantasies of Maternal Origin in Shakespeare's Plays ...

Janet Adelman - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 379 pages
...sometime, like a bear, or lion, A tower'd citadel, a pendent rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't, that nod unto the world, And mock...indistinct As water is in water. Eros It does, my lord. Ant. My good knave Eros, now thy captain is Even such a body: here I am Antony, Yet cannot hold this...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...or lion, A towered citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon 't versity Press (IV, xiv) 10 The quick comedians Extemporally will stage us and present Our Alexandrian revels; Antony...
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Antony and Cleopatra

Harley Granville-Barker - Shakespeare, William - 1993 - 147 pages
...sometime like a bear or lion, A tower'd citadel, a pendent rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't, that nod unto the world And mock...indistinct, As water is in water, EROS. It does, my lord. ANT. My good knave Eros, now thy captain is Even such a body. . . . We should feel with Antony the...
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Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time

Lars Engle - Drama - 1993 - 266 pages
...sometime, like a bear, or lion, A towcr'd citadel, a pendent rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't, that nod unto the world. And mock...They are black vesper's pageants. Eros: Ay, my lord. Antony: That which is now a horse, even with a thought I he rack dislimns, and makes it indistinct...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1993 - 141 pages
...sometime like a bear or lion, A towered citadel, a pendent rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't, that nod unto the world And mock...seen these signs; They are black Vesper's pageants." 7 EROS Ay, my lord. ANTONY That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimns, and makes...
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