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" Past reason hated, as a swallowed bait, On purpose laid to make the taker mad; Mad in pursuit, and in possession so, Had, having, and... "
Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is prefixed ... - Page 85
by William Shakespeare - 1804
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Byron and Shakespeare

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 381 pages
...of Athens is given a condensed expression in one of the Sonnets (129), on the Dark Lady: The expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action; and till action, lust Is perjur'd, murderous, bloody, full of blame, Savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not to trust; Enjoy'd no sooner but...
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Ardor in the Court!: Sex and the Law

Jeffrey Miller - Humor - 2002 - 283 pages
...EIGHT YOU SAY "COCOTTE," I SAY "HARLOT" Imputations of Unchastity 231 NOTES 255 INDEX 273 Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action, and till action, lust Is perjured, murd'rous, bloody, full of blame . . . All this the world well knows yet none knows well,...
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Shakespeare: For All Time

Stanley W. Wells - Literary Collections - 2003 - 442 pages
...indulging his lust, he takes consolation only in the thought that he is not alone in folly: Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action; and till action, lust Is perjured, murd'rous, bloody, full of blame, Savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not to trust, Enjoyed no...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 31

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 256 pages
...bare of conceit, bare almost of image and building to its sombre climax in the couplet: Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action; and, till action, lust Is perjured, murd'rous, bloody, full of blame, Savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not to trust; Enjoyed no...
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Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

John Carrington - English literature - 2003 - 331 pages
...Sonnet 130 with Sonnet 129. We sense immediately that we are in very different territory: Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action; and till action, lust Is perjured, murderous, bloody, full of blame, Savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not to trust; Enjoyed no...
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La dimensión retórica del texto literario

Literature - 2003 - 443 pages
...una suerte de viacrucis mental, como se puede apreciar en los primeros versos del poema: Th'expence of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action, and, till action, lust Is perjured, murd'rous, bloody, full of blame, Savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not to trust, Progresión...
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In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition

Fred Moten - 2003 - 315 pages
...true representation of the object of desire that the earlier sonnets impossibly attain. Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action, and till action lust Is perjured, murd'rous, bloody, full of blame, Savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not to trust, Enjoyed no...
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Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty: Themes and Variations in Kant's Moral ...

A. W. Moore - Philosophy - 2005 - 249 pages
...Themes and variations in Kant's moral and religious philosophy AW Moore Routledge For Phil The expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action; and til! action, lust Is perjur'd, murderous, bloody, full of blame. Savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not...
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Shakespeare Imitations, Parodies and Forgeries, 1710-1820, Volume 1

Jeffrey Kahan - English drama - 2004 - 771 pages
...the listener to recall the lines that follow: Is lust in action, and till, action, lust Is purg'd, murd'rous, bloody, full of blame, Savage, extreme,...to trust, Enjoy'd no sooner but despised straight — (Sonnet 129, 2-5) If Young meant us to read Sonnet 129 as a commentary on Alonzo, then we must...
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Sonetos

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 2005 - 336 pages
...expense ofspirit in a waste ofshame Is lust in action; and till action, lust Is perjured, murderous, bloody, full of blame, Savage, extreme, rude, cruel,...to trust, Enjoy'd no sooner but despised straight, Past reason hunted, and no sooner had Past reason hated, as a swallow'd bait On purpose laid to make...
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