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" Alas, poor Yorick! — I knew him, Horatio; a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy, he hath 'borne me on his back a thousand times; and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is! my gorge rises at it. Here hung those lips that I have kissed... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text of J ... - Page 100
by William Shakespeare - 1844
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Everybody's Shakespeare: Reflections Chiefly on the Tragedies

Maynard Mack - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 279 pages
...the first instance, the mixture of profoundly imaginative feelings contained in Hamlet's epitaph for Yorick— I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite...and tell her, let her paint an inch thick, to this favor she must come. Make her laugh at that— (5.1.173) is weighed over against the buffoon literalism...
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And Flights of Angels

Terrence Ortwein - 1994 - 91 pages
...Yorick's skull, the King's jester. HAMLET. This? CLOWN. E'en that. HAMLET. Let me see. (Takes the skull.) Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of...roar? Not one now to mock your own grinning? Quite chapfall'n? Now get you to my lady's chamber, and tell her, let her paint an inch thick, to this favor...
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Some Necessary Questions of the Play: A Stage-centered Analysis of ...

Gene A. Smith, Robert E. Wood - History - 1994 - 171 pages
...how abhorr'd in my imagination it is! my gorge rises at it. Here hung those lips that I have kiss'd I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now, your...roar? Not one now to mock your own grinning — quite chop-fall'n. (Vi184-92) kingship, later acknowledged by Fortinbras, is evoked by his contemplation...
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Hamlet and Narcissus

John Russell - Drama - 1995 - 246 pages
...race, women, who in their concern for the transient and superficial forget the permanent and profound: Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not...roar? Not one now to mock your own grinning? Quite chapfall'n? Now get you to my lady's chamber, and tell her, let her paint an inch thick, to this favor...
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Shakespeare at Work

John Jones - Drama - 1999 - 292 pages
...in his hand, and he shifts from mortal remains to the dead man himself with a series of questions: 'Where be your gibes now, your gambols, your songs,...on a roar? Not one now to mock your own grinning?' That is Qi. Qi could only manage 'Where's your jests now, Yorick, your flashes of merriment?' F is...
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Big-time Shakespeare

Michael D. Bristol - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 256 pages
...memories of affection and personal warmth appear to come from another, quite incongruous source. HAMLET: Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of...merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar? (5.1.185-193) In an important sense Yorick is Hamlet's real father, and under the law of reciprocity...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 101 pages
...— a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. He hath bore me on his back a thou- 160 sand times, and now how abhorred in my imagination it is!...roar? Not one now to mock your own grinning? Quite chop-fall'n? Now 165 get you to my lady's chamber, and tell her, let her paint an inch thick, to this...
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Centuries' Ends, Narrative Means

Interdisciplinary Group for Historical Literary Study - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 387 pages
...(recollected) kiss on the grotesque, composite overlay. He then shifts from commentary to direct address: Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not...roar? Not one now to mock your own grinning? Quite chop-fallen? (5.1.183-86) The Yorick in Hamlet's mind would have mocked his own death, even his own...
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Unpublishable Works: Wolfgang Borchert's Literary Production in Nazi Germany

Erwin J. Warkentin - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 109 pages
...poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. He hath bore me on his back a thousand times, and now — how abhorred...merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar? (5. 1. 178-185) Borcherfs play deals with the life and death of the character described by Hamlet in...
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Political Shakespeare

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - Drama - 1999 - 326 pages
...overlay. He then shifts from commentary to direct address: Here hung those lips that 1 have kissed 1 know not how oft. Where be your gibes now, your gambols,...roar? Not one now to mock your own grinning? Quite chop- fallen? (1l. 183-86) The Yorick in Hamlet's mind would have mocked his own death, even his own...
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