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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... "
The Works of Shakespear: In Eight Volumes - Page 52
by William Shakespeare - 1747
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Shame in Shakespeare

Ewan Fernie, Lecturer in English at Royal Holloway Ewan Fernie - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...and that none are exempt from the 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, and there the antic sits Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp . . . (Richard 77,3.2.160-3) The Fool performs...
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 392 pages
...ruin and decay; The worst is death, 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, and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp. (m. ii. 1 60) Therefore : My gay apparel for...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 28

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 200 pages
...impressed some people as no more than a garrulous, pompous egomaniac of shambling gait and wandering eye. 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; Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To...
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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
...monarch: For God's sake, let us sit upon 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 iherc the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp Allowing him a breath, a little scene,...
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The Wild Ones

Matt Braun - Fiction - 2002 - 277 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poison 'd by their wives, some sleeping kill'd; All murder' d: for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court . . . Fontaine plowed on with the soliloquy from King Richard II. The patrons of the Tivoli were by...
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Phonetics of English

Daniel Jones, Inger M. Mees - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 552 pages
...by the ghosts they have depos'd, Some poison'd by their wives, some sleeping kill'cl; All murder'd. For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king, Keeps death bis court, and there the Antick sits, 20 Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp; witf ss:vz az...
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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
...to being Death itself, the ultimate fool, mocking the pretensions of the living, as in Richard II: For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...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 Hamlet's...
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Shakespeare Adaptations from the Restoration: Five Plays

Barbara A. Murray - Drama - 2005 - 556 pages
...of Kings, How some have been depos'd, some slain in War, Some poyson'd by their Wives, some sleeping kill'd; All murther'd: for within the hollow Crown...Temples of a King, Keeps death his Court, and there the Antique sits, Scoffing his State, and grinning at his Pomp! 110 Allowing him a short fictitious Scene,...
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Shakespeare's Poetic Styles: Verse Into Drama

John Baxter - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 272 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed, Some 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, and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To...
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Loving Dr. Johnson

Helen Deutsch - History - 2005 - 322 pages
...at our solemnity? The example for the noun form of "antick" internalizes such theatrical ambiguity: within the hollow crown, That rounds the mortal temples...king, Keeps death his court; and there the antick sits Scoffing his state. And under the verb form: Mine own tongue Splits what it speaks; the wild disguise...
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