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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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The dramatic works of William Shakspere, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1856
...England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of watery roud Bolingbroke ; Here let us rest, if this rebellious shameful conquest of itself : O, would the scandal vanish with my life, How happy then were my ensuing...
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Shakespeare Recycled: The Making of Historical Drama

Graham Holderness - Great Britain - 1992 - 259 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. (n, 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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Staging Politics: The Lasting Impact of Shakespeare's Histories

Wolfgang Iser, David Wilson, MS RN C(inc) - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 224 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. (II, 1, 51-66) England as the "teeming womb" begins to replace the cosmological...
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Four Histories

William Shakespeare - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 865 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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Channel Tunnel Visions, 1850-1945

Keith Wilson - Transportation - 1994 - 239 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 . . . Shakespeare, Richard II, Act 2, Scene 1 Introduction A tunnel under...
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History Through the Opera Glass: From the Rise of Caesar to the Fall of Napoleon

George Jellinek - Music - 1994 - 405 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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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 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. 89 Of comfort no man speak! Let's talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs,...
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Passion Made Public: Elizabethan Lyric, Gender, and Performance

Diana E. Henderson - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 279 pages
...England, bound in with the triumphant sea Whose rocky shores 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. (2.1.61-66; emphasis added) Erasing Gaunt's angry conclusions, Coleridge...
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Materialist Shakespeare: A History

Ivo Kamps - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 342 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 (II.i.63^) Richard is now a mere 'landlord' of England, rather than a king; he has sought to dispense...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of watery e comes the noble duke. Enter GLOSTER. DUKE OF GLOSTER....sovereign king and queen; And, princely peers, a happ shameful conquest of itself. Ah, would the scandal vanish with my life, How happy then were my ensuing...
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