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" His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, 'This was a man! "
The Dramatic Works of John Ford: With an Introduction, and Notes Critical ... - Page 75
by John Ford - 1831 - 347 pages
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Fac Similes of Letters from His Excellency George Washington, President of ...

George Washington - Agriculture - 1844 - 72 pages
...to the task, and on the tombstone of the illustrious WASHINGTON let it be engraved — •&• His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him, that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, — This was a man, take him for all in all, We shall not look upon his like...
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Missing Measures: Modern Poetry and the Revolt Against Meter

Timothy Steele, Clara Gyorgyey - Poetry - 1990 - 340 pages
...fit or can be adjusted to fit a meter or a portion of it. When, for example, Shakespeare wrote, His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, "This was a man!" (Julius Caesar, 5-5.73-75) 60 it is unlikely that he did...
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The Ordering Mirror: Readers and Contexts

Literary Criticism - 1993 - 304 pages
...Roman of them all: All the conspirators save only he, Did what they did in envy of great Caesar; His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world: "This was a man!" (Vv68-75) This famous tribute is not quite truthful; Brutus...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1993 - 520 pages
...envy of Caesar; He only, in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them. His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, "This was a man!" WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, act V, scene v, lines...
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The Meaning of Life: Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - Philosophy - 1994 - 282 pages
...Caesar, about Brutus as an ideal exemplifying the grandeur and the majesty of humankind: (419) His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, "This was a man!" About two generations after Shakespeare's time, in the...
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William Shakespeare: The Critical Heritage, Volume 5

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 568 pages
...declares of Brutus, with a small Alteration of the Words: This was the noblest Poet of 'em all! His Life was gentle, and the Elements So mix'd in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the World, THIS WAS A GENIUS ! Hic et Ubique. [d]No. 1717: Feb. 20/21, 1772 DRAMATIC...
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Shakespearean Narrative

R. Rawdon Wilson - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 313 pages
...of great Caesar; He, only in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them. His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, "This was a man!" (JC 5.5.68-75) No doubt "elements" does signify the physical...
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Oxford Latin Course

Maurice Balme, James Morwood - Latin language - 1997 - 224 pages
...of great Caesar; He only, in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them. His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world 'This was a man!' When Julius Caesar saw Brutus, his trusted friend, attacking...
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The Unmasking of Drama: Contested Representation in Shakespeare's Tragedies

Jonathan Baldo - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 213 pages
...of great Caesar; He only, in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them. His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him, that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, "This was a man!" (5.5.68-75) The speech echoes Brutus's own admission, "And...
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The Birth of Philosophic Christianity: Studies in Early Christian and ...

Ernest L. Fortin - Philosophy - 1996 - 349 pages
...of great Caesar; He only, in a general honest thought and common good to all, made one of them. His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him, that Nature might stand up And say to all the world: "This was a man!" (V.1. 68-75) What renders Augustine's approach to these...
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