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" This land of such dear souls, this dear, dear land, Dear for her reputation through the world, Is now leas'd out (I die pronouncing it), Like to a tenement, or pelting farm: England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious... "
The Complete Art of Poetry ... - Page 328
by Charles Gildon - 1718
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Seizures of the Will in Early Modern English Drama

Frank Whigham - Drama - 1996 - 299 pages
...hostility to the technology of the law, perhaps as new-fangled. Compare John of Gaunt's "England, ... is now bound in with shame, / With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds" (Richard II 2.1.61-64). Perhaps a marriage forced across an honorable precontract feels like a degradation,...
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William Shakespeare, Richard II

Martin Coyle - Drama - 1999 - 192 pages
...nations, is now bound together by economic contracts: England, bound in with the triumphant sea ... is now bound in with shame With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds. (II.i.61-4) Gaunt's elegy is no panegyric of absolutism: it is a lament for the dissolution of a society...
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Richard II

Andrew Worrall, John Seely - Great Britain - 2000 - 247 pages
...RICHARD JOHN OF GAUNT KING RICHARD JOHN OF GAUNT KING RICHARD JOHN OF GAUNT KING RICHARD JOHN OF GAUNT With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds. That England that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. Ah would the scandal vanish with my life, How happy then were my ensuing...
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The Life and Death of King Richard II

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...king but landlord now become."] Of watery Neptune, is now bound in with f hame, 65 With Inky blottes, and rotten Parchment bonds. That England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a fhamefull conqueft of it felfe. Ah! would the fcandall vanifh with my life, How happy then were my...
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Cultural Shakespeare: Essays in the Shakespeare Myth

Graham Holderness - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 206 pages
...subject in a feudal polity - with economic contracts: England, bound in with the triumphant sea ... ... is now bound in with shame, With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds (Hi63-4) Richard is now a mere 'landlord' of England, rather than a king; he has sought to dispense...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...pronouncing it- / Like to a tenement or pelting fann. / England, bound in with the triunphant sea, / Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege / Of wat'ry Neptune, is now bonnd in with shame, /With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds; /That England, that was wont to conquer...
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Shame in Shakespeare

Ewan Fernie - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...rhetorical effort to shame him into good government: England bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of wat'ry...England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. (2.1.61-6) This presents a traditionally proudly independent nation selfdefeated...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of watery re shameful conquest of itself. Ah, would the scandal vanish with my life, How happy then were my ensuing...
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Why the Nations Rage: Killing in the Name of God

Christopher Catherwood - Political Science - 2002 - 185 pages
...England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore breaks back the envious siege of watery Neptune, is now bound in with shame, With inky blots...England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. 3 English nationalism dates back as early as the time when Gaunt himself...
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 324 pages
...England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of watery Neptune, is now bound in with shame, With inky blots...England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. Ah, would the scandal vanish with my life, How happy then were my ensuing...
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