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" I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 12
by William Shakespeare - 1808
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Double Vision: Moral Philosophy and Shakespearean Drama

Tzachi Zamir - Philosophy - 2011 - 256 pages
...ambling nymph: I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this...peace, Have no delight to pass away the time, Unless to see my shadow in the sun, And descant on mine own deformity. And therefore, since I cannot prove a...
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Mooncalves

Kathleen McCracken - Abnormalities, Human - 2007 - 119 pages
...merlons and embrasures) has morphed into glass — the heady humour of the deathless, mortal fool. Wliy, I, in this weak piping time of peace, Have no delight...shadow in the sun And descant on mine own deformity. Whether Binky, Sterno, Lindo Benson Hedges or Mari Barbola I am gurning, grimacing, laughing out loud...
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The Cambridge Companion to Alexander Pope

Pat Rogers - Literary Criticism - 2007
...unfit for love, "nor made to court an amorous looking-glass": Cheated of feature by dissembling Nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this...unfashionable That dogs bark at me, as I halt by them (Richard III, ii, 19-23) Richard is the ultimate showman, who by "descant[ing] on [his] own deformity,"...
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Determined to prove a villain: Zur Charakterisierung der Hauptfigur in ...

Markus Bulgrin - 2007 - 28 pages
...Into this breathing world, scrace half made up, And that so lamely and unfashhionable That dogs barke at me as I halt by them — Why I, in this weak piping...peace, Have no delight to pass away the time, Unless to see my shadow in the sun And descent on mine own deformity. (Aktl, l, 18-27) Andererseits — und dies...
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East-West Montage: Reflections on Asian Bodies in Diaspora

Sheng-mei Ma - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 302 pages
...proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time In this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that...unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them. (Act. I, Scene I, 11. 18-23) A sorry imitation of a human, Richard III's "physical difference" suggests...
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Conceiving Parenthood: American Protestantism and the Spirit of Reproduction

Amy Laura Hall - Religion - 2008 - 452 pages
...magazine had run a similar article in 1960, opening with Richard Ill's lament: "Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time / Into this breathing world, scarce...unfashionable / That dogs bark at me as I halt by them." The piece continued, "Every day, hundreds of thousands of US women have in the back of their minds...
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