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" Thou, nature, art my goddess ; to thy law My services are bound : Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom ; and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen moon-shines Lag of a brother? Why bastard? "
Laocoon; Or The Limits of Poetry and Painting - Page 242
by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1836 - 373 pages
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - Drama - 2002 - 398 pages
...nature" (V.iii.243-44) . Edmund, in the first of two great addresses to nature in the play, announces: Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen...
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Shakespeare in the Present

Terence Hawkes, Terence (Emeritus Professor of English Hawkes, Cardiff University UK) - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 164 pages
...justification of unencumbered carnality; of a powerful sexual energy confined by no cultural restrictions: Thou, nature art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me. For that I am some twelve or fourteen...
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The Time is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History

Agnes Heller - Fiction - 2002 - 375 pages
...is not part of thee — /Take all myself" (Romeo and Juliet, 2.1.80-91). Listen, finally, to Edmund: "Thou, Nature, art my goddess. To thy law / My services are bound. Wherefore should I / Stand in the plague of custom and permit / The curiosity of nations to deprive me / For that I am some twelve or...
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Tyranny in Shakespeare

Mary Ann McGrail - Drama - 2002 - 180 pages
...outstanding Shakespearean villain who contemplates nature as a supreme power is Edmund in King Lear: Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that 1 am some twelve or fourteen...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - Drama - 2002 - 283 pages
...expresses even more overtly than lago the philosophic denial of these in the most famous of his speeches, Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me? For that I am some twelve or fourteen...
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Shakespeare in the Present

Terence Hawkes - Drama - 2002 - 164 pages
...justification of unencumbered carnality; of a powerful sexual energy confined by no cultural restrictions: Thou, nature art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should 1 Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Joyce E. Henry - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...Being not deficient, blind, or lame of sense, Sans witchcraft could not. Brabantio — Othello I.iii Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Edmund — Lear I.ii Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow! You cataracts and hurricanoes,...
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The Myth of Power and the Self: Essays on Franz Kafka

Walter Herbert Sokel - Literary Collections - 2002 - 334 pages
...breaks out, precisely because this rebellion, as Edmund sees it, is an assertion of mere nature — "Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law my services are bound" (King Lear, 1. 2., lines iz) — against the sanctified law that protects the privilege of feeble old...
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Solo-speare! : Shakespearean Monologues for Student Actors

William Shakespeare, Lindsay Price - Acting - 2003 - 73 pages
...doth does plague of custom fops fools lag behind 'tween between base low, illegitimate speed succeed Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen...
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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on William Shakespeare's King Lear

Grace Ioppolo - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 192 pages
...Ceremony. I7 ie if he continues to show poot judgement in his decisions. Enter EDMUND, solur' EDMUND Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me? For that I am some twelve or fourteen...
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