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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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Caesar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century

Ignatius Donnelly - Fiction - 2003 - 275 pages
...civilization itself. "Edmund" recalls the plainspoken bastard in Shakespeare's King Lear, who soliloquizes: "Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law / My services are bound" (I.ii.1-2). "Boisgilbert" evokes Brian de Bois-Guilbert, the antiheroic Knight Templar in Sir Walter...
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Matemáticas y matemáticos

Education - 2004 - 210 pages
...del de Platón que enseguida veremos, le gustaba mucho una frase de Shakespeare en la obraKingLear: "Thou, nature, art my goddess; To thy law my services are bound" [Tú, naturaleza, eres mi diosa; a tus leyes he entregado mis servicios]. Observemos el retrato de...
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Shakespeare's King Lear with The Tempest: The Discovery of Nature and the ...

Mark Allen McDonald - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 317 pages
...by blood and legitimacy. In his opening soliloquy, Edmund contrasts custom and nature, reflecting: 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 Mystery of Things: A Novel

Debra Murphy - Fiction - 2005 - 388 pages
...balcony. They found his jacket in her apartment, soaked in her blood." Chapter Ten: Tween Sleep and Wake 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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Eternal Bonds, True Contracts: Law and Nature in Shakespeare's Problem Plays

A. G. Harmon - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 195 pages
...nature, Edmund; the child of the marriage contract is besieged by the child born outside the contract: Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law my services are bound. Well, then, Legitimate Edgar, I must have your land. Our father's love is to the bastard Edmund As...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...heat. [they go SCENE 2 A room in the Earl of Gloucester's castle Enter EDMUND, with a letter 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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Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

John H. Cartwright, Brian Baker - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 471 pages
...audience, Edmund questions the customs that deprive bastards of the birthright given to legitimate sons: 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 Place in the Story: Servants and Service in Shakespeare's Plays

Linda Anderson - Drama - 2005 - 339 pages
...While the idea of various aspects of nature serving people is not surprising, Edmund's declaration — "Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law / My services are bound" (King Lear 1.2.1-2) — is clearly intended to be shocking, since this vow of loyalty is also a denial...
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Shakespeare

George Ian Duthie - Literary Criticism - 1951 - 206 pages
...order-conception Edmund is an unnatural creature: but, as he reveals himself to us as precisely that, he says: Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. (I,ii, 1-2) That is, there are two distinct conceptions of Nature. According to the one, she is a great...
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The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook

Paul Mills - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 242 pages
...and on 'Legitimate Edgar', his fortunate brother. He starts in a formal mode that soon deteriorates: 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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