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" All murder'd: for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court; and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp... "
Translations which have obtained the Porson prize in the University of ... - Page 64
by William Shakespeare - 1850 - 119 pages
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 392 pages
...and death will have its day. (m. ii. 93) Richard knows that . . . within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court,...sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp. (m. ii. 1 60) Therefore : My gay apparel for an almsman's gown, My figur'd goblets for a dish of wood,...
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Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - Business & Economics - 2002 - 320 pages
...poisoned by their wives, some sleeping kill'd, All murthered — for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court,...sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp . . . KING RICHARD II (3.2, 155-63) 19 Part I POWER For Good and for Power Is a Freighted Idea It Before...
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Shame in Shakespeare

Ewan Fernie - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...shame and debasement of mortality, for, in the words of Richard II, within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court,...sits Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp . . . (Richard II, 3.2.160-3) The Fool performs this mocking role in King Lear. His is the recalcitrant...
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From Madrid to Purgatory: The Art and Craft of Dying in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Carlos M. N. Eire - History - 2002 - 571 pages
...for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and iherc the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls about...
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Monika Maron in perspective: "dialogische" Einblicke in zeitgeschichtliche ...

Elke Gilson - Social Science - 2002 - 341 pages
...the ground And tell sad stories of the death of kings [...] For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps death his court, and there the antic sits Scoffing his state and grtnning at his pomp. Allowing him a breath. a little scene • To monarchise. be feared and kill with...
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Shakespeare nostro contemporaneo

Jan Kott - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 249 pages
...quali pestilenze, e quali portenti, quale tenzone, quale infuriar del mare e sussultar della terra, at his pomp; / Allowing him a breath, a little scene, / To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks; / . . . / and humour'd thus, / Comes at the last, and with a little pin...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...poison'd by their wives; some sleeping kilTd; All murder'd: — for within the hollow crown That rounds send to France, To fill King Edward's fame with prisoner kings, ímuck sits, Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp; Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To...
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'Counterfeiting' Shakespeare: Evidence, Authorship and John Ford's Funerall ...

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 568 pages
...vision of the 'antic' Death humouring the wearer of 'the hollow crown', Infusing him with self and cain conceit, As if this flesh which walls about our life Were brass impregnable (fa, 3.2.166-8) As Kerl noted (p.13), there Shakespeare separates the compound term 'self from the...
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Shakespeare and the History of Soliloquies

James E. Hirsh - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 470 pages
...Richard II attributes an "antic" disposition to Death himself: within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antic sits, . . . Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize . . . ; and humor'd thus, Comes at the last...
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Theatre and Religion: Lancastrian Shakespeare

Humanities Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English Richard Dutton, Richard Dutton, Alison Gail Findlay, Richard Wilson - History - 2003 - 267 pages
...fool, mocking the pretensions of the living, as in Richard II: For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antick sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp. (3.2.160-3) AD Nuttall has suggested that...
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