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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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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 38

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 272 pages
...pronouncing it — Like to a tenement or pelting farm. England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of wat'ry Neptune, is now bound in with shame, 7 I have discussed the function of Britain as a special, magic place in this play in 'The Island of...
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Translating Shakespeare for the Twenty-first Century

Rui Manuel G. de Carvalho Homem, Ton Hoenselaars, A. J. Hoenselaars - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 269 pages
...farm. England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege ( )f wat'ry Neptune, is now bound in with shame, With inky...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 List: The Uses and Pleasures of Cataloguing

Robert E. Belknap - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 252 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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The French Fetish from Chaucer to Shakespeare

Deanne Williams - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 283 pages
...regulation confirms Gaunt's sense of England's enslavement as well as its own potential for colonial rule: "With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds; / That...England, that was wont to conquer others, / Hath made a shameful conquest of itself" (2.1.64-6). While Richard expresses his domination of England in acts...
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Shakespeare and Marx

Gabriel Egan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 176 pages
...Is now leased out — I die pronouncing it — Like to a tenement or pelting farm. England . . . ... is now bound in with shame, With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds. (2.1.59-64) Editors of the play are unanimous that here Richard is accused of forming an economic arrangement...
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Shakespeare's Poetic Styles: Verse Into Drama

John Baxter - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 272 pages
...pronouncing it Like to a tenement or pelting farm. 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. Ah, would the scandal vanish with my life, How happy then were my ensuing...
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Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Performing Arts - 2011 - 352 pages
...pronouncing it — 65 Like to a tenement or pelting farm. England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of wat'ry...shame, With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds. 70 That England that was wont to conquer others Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. Ah, would...
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Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Performing Arts - 2011 - 352 pages
...pronouncing it — 65 Like to a tenement or pelting farm. England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of wat'ry...shame, With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds. 70 That England that was wont to conquer others Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. Ah, would...
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Shakespeare and the Lawyers

O. Hood Phillips - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 214 pages
...land . . . Is now leas'd out, — I die pronouncing it, — Like to a tenement, or pelting farm : ... is now bound in with shame, With inky blots, and rotten parchment bonds. (Richard II \ 11. i) lago. who has a breast so pure But some uncleanly apprehensions Keep leets and...
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Performing Early Modern Trauma from Shakespeare to Milton

Thomas Page Anderson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 225 pages
...contaminated with fratricide. Gaunt says to Richard: England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of wat'ry...shame, With inky blots, and rotten parchment bonds. (2.1.61-4) Gaunt's expressed concern in this speech is over Richard's land-lease policy, which finances...
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