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" He's here in double trust ; First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, Strong both against the deed ; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek,... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: Comedy of errors ; Macbeth ; King John ... - Page 98
by William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1847
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...taught return To plague th'inventor: this even-handed justice 10 Commends th'ingredience of our poisoned chalice To our own lips. He's here in double trust:...trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off 20 And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or Heaven's cherubin, horsed Upon the...
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Charting Shakespearean Waters: Text and Theatre

Sos Haugaard - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 164 pages
...towards the murder. Importantly this speech contains a vision of angels and of the heavens opening: Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek,...new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye That tears shall...
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Shakespeare in Japan

Tetsuo Kishi, Graham Bradshaw - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 153 pages
...with it. Take, for instance, the second half of Macbeth's 'If it were done when 'tis done' soliloquy: Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek,...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or Heaven's cherubim, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye That...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 224 pages
...in The Well Wrought Vrn (New York, 1947), pp. 43-44; Speaight, Nature in Shakespearian Tragedy, pp. So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That...
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William Shakespeare's Macbeth: A Sourcebook

Alexander Leggatt - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 197 pages
...witness against him, and shows us that what really holds him back is the hideous vileness of the deed: He's here in double trust; First, as I am his kinsman...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That...
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William Shakespeare's Macbeth: A Sourcebook

Alexander Leggatt - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 197 pages
...witness against him, and shows us that what really holds him back is the hideous vileness of the deed: He's here in double trust; First, as I am his kinsman...trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off; Ana pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim, horsed Upon the sightless...
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What Good are the Arts?

John Carey - Art - 2006 - 286 pages
...Macbeth's soliloquy when he is contemplating whether to murder King Duncan, and fears the consequences. Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek,...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubins, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye,...
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The Essential Wayne Booth

Wayne C. Booth - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 375 pages
...am his kinsman and his subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself....trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off . . . In this speech we see again Shakespeare's wonderful economy, as we saw in the opening of the...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth Small Cast

Sam Dowling - Fiction - 2007 - 92 pages
...kinsman and his subject Strong both against the deed then as his host Who should against his murtherer shut the door Not bear the knife myself. Besides this...trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking off And Pity like a naked new-born babe Striding the blast or Heaven's cherubin horsed Upon...
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Renaissance Drama

Sandra Clark - History - 2007 - 224 pages
...he acknowledges, and this fills him with moral horror as he contemplates the act of regicide: . . . this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath...trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking off. (1.7.17-21) However, once installed on the throne, it seems as if he had no choice but...
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