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" The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools. "
Notes and Queries - Page 307
1864
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 17

Anecdotes - 1826
...instructions to the other actors, that Shuter exclaimed, " the case was very hard, for the time has been, that when the brains were out, the man would die, and there an end." Macklin over-hearing him, good naturedly replied, " Ah, Ned ! and the time was, that when liquor was...
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The Every Day Book: Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Calendars - 1826
...h«ad cut off, be did not care for tliat He took it up and carried it two railes without hit hau " The times have been that when the brains were out the man would die;" they were "the timet !" Yet, even in those times, except " the Anthrophagi, and men whose heads do...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1868
...hii head cut off, he did not car« for that Ue took it up and carried it two nut» witho-it his hat " The times have been that when the brains were out the man would die;" they were "the t ˇmet !" Yet, even in those times, except " the Anthrophagi, and men whose heads do...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 28

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1827
...looked on them as legally dead ; as unsubstantial, almost ideal beings ; the mere ghosts of episcopacy. The times have been That when the brains were out the man would die And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools....
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A letter to ... Henry Phillpotts on the subject of his two letters to ...

Thomas Gisborne - 1827
...upon them as legally dead; as unsubstantial, almost ideal beings; the mere ghosts of episcopacy. " The times have been " That when the brains were out the man would die '• And there an end; but now they rise again, " With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, " And push us from our stools."...
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O'Neill's Shakespeare

Normand Berlin - Performing Arts - 1993 - 268 pages
...Because of what he sees, because of what his "eyes" tell him, he can acknowledge that "the time has been, / That when the brains were out, the man would die, / And there an end" (3.4.77-79). But this is not that time. He complains that there's no use burying the dead these days...
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Tragic Drama and the Family: Psychoanalytic Studies from Aeschylus to Beckett

Bennett Simon - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 274 pages
...refer to Macbeth; "the written troubles of the brain" refers to Lady Macbeth, 5.3.42; "The times has been / That when the brains were out, the man would die, / And there was an end; but now they rise again" refers to Banquo's ghost, 3.4.78-81. "Brains" may represent a...
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The Culture of Violence: Essays on Tragedy and History

Francis Barker - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 258 pages
...unholy resurrection, is not at all unusual. Macbeth's expostulation that 'the time has been,/That, when the brains were out, the man would die, /And there an end; but now, they rise again' (III.iv.77-9), marks this sense of the denaturing of time, and also evokes,...
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The Pamphleteer

Thoemmes - Philosophy - 1994 - 16500 pages
...looked on them as legally dead ; as unsubstantial, almost ideal beings ; the mere ghosts of episcopacy. The times have been That when the brains were out the man would die And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push US from our stools....
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The Absent Shakespeare

Mark Jay Mirsky - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 174 pages
...must send / Those that we bury back, our monuments / Shall be the maws of kites. . . . The time has been / That, when the brains were out, the man would die, / And there's an end! But now they rise again. ..." (3.4.87-89 and 96-98). From the very beginning of Macbeth,...
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