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" Hear, Nature, hear ! dear goddess, hear ! Suspend thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make this creature fruitful ! Into her womb convey sterility ! Dry up in her the organs of increase, And from her derogate body never spring A babe to honour her !... "
Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ... - Page 220
by Robert Deverell - 1813
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 141 pages
...thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make this creature fruitful. Into her womb convey sterility, 245 Dry up in her the organs of increase, And from her...child of spleen, that it may live And be a thwart disnatured torment to her. 250 Let it stamp wrinkles in her brow of youth, With cadent tears fret channels...
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The Absent Shakespeare

Mark Jay Mirsky - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 174 pages
...body. He inserts himself in a wish of rape to tear her womb. The syllables are a crowbar in his mouth. Suspend thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make...And from her derogate body, never spring A Babe to honor her. If she must teem, Create her child of Spleen, that it may live And be a thwart disnatured...
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Talking Back to Shakespeare

Martha Tuck Rozett - Drama - 1994 - 215 pages
...Generations of audiences have been profoundly moved by Lear's speech Hear, Nature, hear, dear goddess, hear! Suspend thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make...And from her derogate body never spring A babe to honor her! (1.4.275-81) Smiley weaves a thematic pattern around this curse, by making the hard-won...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 144 pages
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 118 pages
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The Scold's Bridle: A Novel

Minette Walters - Fiction - 1995 - 384 pages
...metal gag or bit which entered the mouth and restrained the tongue." — Oxford English Dictionary "Create her child of spleen, that it may live And...her! Let it stamp wrinkles in her brow of youth; With cadent tears fret channels in her cheeks; Turn all her mother's pains and benefits To laughter and...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...initial response to this lesson is a terrifying curse on Goneril: Hear, Nature, hear, dear goddess, hear! Suspend thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make...And from her derogate body never spring A babe to honor her! (I, iv, 275-281) His "goddess" is very different from Edmund's (I, ii, 1). Yet the ferocity...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 220 pages
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100 słynnych monologów

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 268 pages
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