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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. "
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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy: The Ritual Foundations of Genre

Naomi Conn Liebler - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 266 pages
...inside-out is not a pretty sight. The image appears again when Macbeth sees Banquo's ghost: "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). Inversion is inextricable in this play from paradox and contradiction....
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Ghosts on the Roof: Selected Essays

Whittaker Chambers - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 361 pages
...Bela Kun, Stanislav Kossior, Antonov-Avseenko — I heard my mind saying to itself in these words from Macbeth, The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end; but now they rise again. . . . I took up Victor Serge and lived back, line by line, over the struggle...
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Die kurdische Exilliteratur in Deutschland von den 70er Jahren bis heute

Mahmood Hama Tschawisch - Kurdish literature - 1996 - 186 pages
...Leiden erzählen, um das Schicksal abzuwenden, das ihm [...] zugetragen wird."136 Die "The time has 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 trom our stools....
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Brightest Heaven of Invention: A Christian Guide to Six Shakespeare Plays

Peter J. Leithart - Drama - 1996 - 286 pages
...Banquo. People are very hard to kill in Shakespeare. Well might Macbeth long for the good old days 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. (3.4.79-82)...
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Lift Every Voice: African American Oratory, 1787-1900

Philip Sheldon Foner, Robert J. Branham - Social Science - 1998 - 925 pages
...are singing her funeral dirge, she will rise before their scared visages, and make them cry out with Macbeth — '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.' I...
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Shakespearean Power and Punishment: A Volume of Essays

Gillian Murray Kendall - Drama - 1998 - 219 pages
...Banquo, like Caesar, returns, and Macbeth discovers the limits of physical suppression: The time has been. That when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end; but now they rise again With twenty mortal murthers on their crowns, And push us from our stools. (3.4.77-81)...
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Altered Reading: Levinas and Literature

Jill Robbins - Philosophy - 1999 - 185 pages
..."no exit" from existence, its phantom return through the fissures through which one has driven it. "The times have been, that when the Brains were out, the man would dye, and there an end; But now they rise again . . . and push us from our stools. This is more strange...
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Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles - Performing Arts - 2001 - 297 pages
...gentle weal; Ay, and since too, murders have been performed Too terrible for the ear. The time has 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.22 HECATE But why stands Macbeth...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...gentle weal; / Ay, and since too, murthers have been perform'd /Too terrible for the ear: the time has been, /That, when the brains were out, the man would die, / And there an end; but now, they rise again, / With twenty mortal murthers on their crowns, / And push us from our stools....
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The Tragedy of Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...inasmuch as Macbeth is referring to two former periods, — before human laws existed, and since then. That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, 80 With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools...
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