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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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Gaps in Nature: Literary Interpretation and the Modular Mind

Ellen Spolsky - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 247 pages
...from failure and the new possibilities that arise from gaps in the system. Minds, Modules, and Models That which is now a horse, even with a thought The...dislimns, and makes it indistinct As water is in water.... Here I am Antony, Yet cannot hold this visible shape. — Antony, in Antony and Cleopatra Cleopatra's...
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Men in Women's Clothing: Anti-theatricality and Effeminization, 1579-1642

Laura Levine - Drama - 1994 - 185 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...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 As...
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Shakespeare, the King's Playwright: Theater in the Stuart Court, 1603-1613

Alvin B. Kernan - Drama - 1997 - 230 pages
...with air. For a moment the clouds resemble a horse, but in an instant more they lose all definition, That which is now a horse, even with a thought The...dislimns, and makes it indistinct As water is in water. (4.14.2) Shakespeare worked for his royal master not just a piece of propaganda but a remarkable transformation,...
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Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender

Shirley Nelson Garner, Madelon Sprengnether - Drama - 1996 - 326 pages
...sometime 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 As...
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Vision of a School: The Good School in the Good Society

Jasper Ungoed-Tho - Education - 1997 - 168 pages
...Shakespeare's Antony (Antony and Cleopatra, IV. xii, 3-22): Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish, That which is now a horse, even with a thought The...dislimns, and makes it indistinct, As water is in water . . . . . . now thy captain is Even such a body: here I am Antony, Yet cannot hold this visible shape...
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A Season of Opera: From Orpheus to Ariadne

M. Owen Lee - Music - 1998 - 241 pages
...vapours can resemble now a lion, again 'a towered citadel, a pendant rock, / A forked mountain,' and 'that which is now a horse, even with a thought /...dislimns, and makes it indistinct / As water is in water.' Then he quietly tells his overawed servant, 'Now thy captain is / Even such a body.' This shifting,...
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The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 388 pages
...sometime like a bear or lion, A towered citadel, a pendant 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. ANTHONY That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimns, and makes it indistinct 10...
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Romantic Returns: Superstition, Imagination, History

Deborah Elise White - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 227 pages
...mock our eyes with Air. Thou has seen these Signs They are black Vesper's Pageants. E: Ay, my Lord. A: That which is now a Horse, even with a Thought The...dislimns, and makes it indistinct As Water is in Water. E: It does, my lord. A: My good Knave, Eros, now thy Captain is Even such a body. (1:25; Hazlitt quota...
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Shakespeare Stories II

Leon Garfield - Juvenile Fiction - 1995 - 284 pages
...dragonish, a vapour sometime, like a bear or lion, a towered citadel, a pendant rock ..." "Ay, my lord." "That which is now a horse, even with a thought the...dislimns, and makes it indistinct, as water is in water." "It does, my lord." Antony sighed. "Now thy captain is even such a body: here I am Antony; yet cannot...
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Desire and Excess: The Nineteenth-century Culture of Art

Jonah Siegel - Art - 2000 - 352 pages
...Antony and Cleopatra: Sometimes we see a cloud that's dragonish; A vapor sometime like a hear or lion, That which is now a horse, even with a thought The...dislimns, and makes it indistinct As water is in water. . . . . . . now thy captain is Even such a body: here I am Antony, Yet cannot hold this visible shape...
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