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" tis done, then 'twere well It were done quickly; if the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch ' With his surcease success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We'd... "
The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life - Page 305
by William Shakespeare - 1828
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 1994 - 240 pages
...quickly. If th' assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease, success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all...the life to come. But in these cases We still have judgement here, that we but teach Bloody instructions, which being taught return To plague th' inventor....
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Aufsätze zur englischen Versdichtung: von Chaucer bis Dylan Thomas

Ewald Standop - American poetry - 1995 - 155 pages
...Gleichsetzung von "surcease" mit Tod'. Die alte Crux "this bank and shoal of time" in den Versen ... that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all...bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come. - (I.7.4ff.) ist nicht dadurch zu lösen, daß man mit dem Herausgeber annimmt, Shakespeare habe wahrscheinlich...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...blow Might be the be-all and the end-all -; here, But here upon this bank and shoal of time, We'ld jump the life to come. But in these cases We still...but teach Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return To plague th' inventor. This even-handed justice Commends th' ingredience of our poisoned chalice...
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Directing Plays

Don Taylor - Performing Arts - 1996 - 201 pages
...quickly. If th'assasination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease, success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all...the life to come. But in these cases We still have judgement here, that we but teach Bloody instructions, which being taught return To plague th' inventor....
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Brightest Heaven of Invention: A Christian Guide to Six Shakespeare Plays

Peter J. Leithart - Drama - 1996 - 286 pages
...If th' assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch, With its surcease, success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all...bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come. (1.7.1-7) Throughout the play, "done," "do," and "act" are key words. Macbeth is about the risks that...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...quickly. If th'assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease success: that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all,...bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, (1564-1616) British dramatist, poet. Macbeth, in Macbeth, artl.sc. 7, 1. 1-7(1623)....
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 584 pages
...human defects, and the necessary acceptance of them as part of what makes humanity valuable. . . . this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here,...bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come. Shakespeare's plays can be read as showing that imperfectibility has not only to be understood, but...
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Assassin

David Hagberg - Fiction - 1998 - 544 pages
...quickly; if the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all...bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come. — Shakespeare, Macbeth ONE MARCH ONE Kirov, Russia Yevgenni Anatolevich Tarankov was called the Tarantula...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...quickly; if the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all...bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come. -Macbeth, i, 7 segh: seize, hold; have, pause. Several variants developed in Greek, skhedios: holding...
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Macbeth : a Play in One Act

Lindsay Price - 2001 - 33 pages
...this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We'ld jump the life to come. But in these cases We still...but teach Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return To plague the inventor: this even-handed justice Commends the ingredients of our poison'd chalice...
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