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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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Novel Shakespeares: Twentieth-century Women Novelists and Appropriation

Julie Sanders - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 258 pages
...infertility: Hear, Nature, hear! dear Goddess, hear! Suspend thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make thy creature fruitful! Into her womb convey sterility!...may live And be a thwart disnatur'd torment to her! ...that she may feel How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child! (1.4.273-82,...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 162 pages
...make this creature fruitful! Into her womb convey sterility! Dry up in her the organs of increase, 270 And from her derogate body never spring A babe to...to her! Let it stamp wrinkles in her brow of youth, 275 With cadent tears fret channels in her cheeks, Turn all her mother's pains and benefits To laughter...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...marble-hearted fiend, More hideous when thou show'st thee in a child Than the sea-monster! Lear — Lear I.iv If she must teem, Create her child of spleen; that...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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History of European Drama and Theatre

Erika Fischer-Lichte - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 396 pages
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Shakespeare for One: Men : the Complete Monologues and Audition Pieces

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2002 - 298 pages
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Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection

Isaac Asimov - Fiction - 2009 - 416 pages
...Lear knows no restraint. He says: "Hear, Nature, hear! dear goddess, bear! Suspend thy purpose, ifthou didst intend To make this creature fruitful. Into...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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Playing Lear

Oliver Ford Davies - Drama - 2003 - 211 pages
...could have stopped there, but in fact he moves up a gear in his cursing of Goneril: FIRST READING 19 Suspend thy purpose if thou didst intend To make this...her derogate body never spring A babe to honour her. This is clearly excessive, but how unbalanced is it? The language remains quite ordered. Let it stamp...
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Privacy, Domesticity, and Women in Early Modern England

Corinne S. Abate - History - 2003 - 204 pages
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Privacy, Domesticity, and Women in Early Modern England

Corinne S. Abate - History - 2003 - 204 pages
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Reading the Renaissance: Ideas and Idioms from Shakespeare to Milton

Marc Berley - History - 2003 - 278 pages
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