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" Apartment. Enter ITHOCLES. Ith. Ambition ! 'tis of vipers' breed : it gnaws A passage through the womb that gave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled ' dove, mounts upward, Higher and higher still, to perch on clouds, But tumbles headlong down with heavier... "
The Dramatic Works of John Ford: With an Introduction, and Notes Critical ... - Page 121
by John Ford - 1831 - 347 pages
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The Selected Plays of John Ford: The Broken Heart, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore ...

John Ford - Drama - 1986 - 356 pages
...gnaws A passage through the womb that gave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled dove, mounts upward, Higher and higher still, to perch on clouds, But tumbles headlong down with heavier ruin. 5 So squibs and crackers fly into the air; Then, only breaking with a noise, they vanish In stench...
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Patterns and Perspectives in English Renaissance Drama

Eugene M. Waith, Douglas Tracy Smith Professor of English Literature Emeritus Eugene M Waith - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 309 pages
...vanishing "in stench and smoke" (11. 6-8). He is fully aware of the way to prevent such futile explosions: Morality applied To timely practice keeps the soul...tune, At whose sweet music all our actions dance. (11. 8-10) Both the ideal and the metaphor in which it is expressed are centrally important in The...
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Shakespeare y el teatro renacentista inglÚs

Josephine Bregazzi - Fiction - 1999 - 239 pages
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The Works of John Ford. With notes critical and explanatory by William ...

John Ford
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Blackwater Angel

Jim Nolan - Drama - 2001 - 94 pages
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The Female Hero in English Renaissance Tragedy

Lisa Hopkins - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 229 pages
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Women on Stage in Stuart Drama

Sophie Tomlinson - Drama - 2005 - 294 pages
...Ithocles in The Broken Heart as he cautions himself against aspiring to the love of Princess Calantha: 'Morality applied / To timely practice keeps the soul...tune, / At whose sweet music all our actions dance." 1 Ithocles invokes this image of rational composure only to dismiss it as failing to accommodate the...
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