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" Write sorrow on the bosom of the earth. Let's choose executors, and talk of wills; And yet not so, for what can we bequeath Save our deposed bodies to the ground? Our lands, our lives, and all are Bolingbroke's, And nothing can we call our own but death... "
Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV., part I - Page 351
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Shakespeare for My Father: A One-woman Play in Two Acts

Lynn Redgrave, William Shakespeare - Biographical drama - 2001 - 61 pages
...and talk of wills: And yet not so — for what can we bequeath Save our deposed bodies to the ground? And nothing can we call our own but death, And that...Which serves as paste and cover to our bones. For you have but mistook me all this while: I live with bread like you, feel want, Taste grief, need friends:...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...Pero mejor así, y reconocidamente despreciado, Que despreciado igualmente y adulado, que es peor. And nothing can we call our own but death; / And that...Which serves as paste and cover to our bones. / For God's sake let us sit upon the ground / And tell sad stories of the death of kings: / How some have...
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Shakespeare nostro contemporaneo

Jan Kott - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 249 pages
...spegne, che spiano il tremito delle sue mani. Hanno giŕ ordito la congiura, hanno giŕ 4 [Por God's sake, let us sit upon the ground, / And tell sad stories...war; / Some haunted by the ghosts they have depos'd; / Some poison'd by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; / All murder'dl] 5 [He cannot live, I hope; and...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...and decay: The worst is death and death will have his day. King Richard— Richard II IILii For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories...war; Some haunted by the ghosts they have depos'd; Some poisoned by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; All murdered: for within the hollow crown That...
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Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - Business & Economics - 2002 - 320 pages
...Shakespeare at your side. So let's begin, or, as Shakespeare says in his play King Richard II: For God's sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories...slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping kill'd, All murthered — for within the hollow...
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The Wild Ones

Matt Braun - Fiction - 2002 - 277 pages
...I?" "What are you talking about?" "Lulu, I mean to put an end to it — permanently!" * * * For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories...slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poison 'd by their wives, some sleeping kill'd; All murder' d: for within the hollow...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...we bequeath, Save our deposed bodies to the ground? Our lands, our lives, and all are Bolingbroke's, And, by my faith, God's sake, let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories of the death of kings: — How some have...
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Lincoln's Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers' Home

Matthew Pinsker - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 256 pages
...had heard Lincoln recite "at Springfield, at the White House, and at the Soldiers' Home." For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories...slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed; Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping 1; ill J All murthered. . . .20 Naturally, many...
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Chronicles: The Writing of History in Medieval England

Chris Given-Wilson - History - 2004 - 292 pages
...There is an echo of this passage in Shakespeare's Richard II (Act 3, Scene 2, lines 155-60): 'For God's sake let us sit upon the ground/ And tell sad stories...war,/ Some haunted by the ghosts they have depos'd,/ Some poison'd by their wives, some sleeping kill'd,/ All murder'd . . .' It is most unlikely, however,...
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The End of Arrogance

J. C. Morris - Fiction - 2005 - 508 pages
...the cruelty of life, the inhumanity of mankind. He recited Shakespeare and the Bible aloud. For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories...war, some haunted by the ghosts they have depos'd, Some poison'd by their wives, some sleeping killed." From Mark, 7:2 1 "For from within, out of the...
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