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" Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm, How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides, Your loop'd and window'd. raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these ? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 402
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...mental pain (in. iv. 24). Then again the cruel storm draws noble charity from Lear, replacing his ire: Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide...these? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this! Take physic, pomp; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, That thou mayst shake the superflux to them,...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...says little; to fear judgement; to fight when I cannot choose; and to eat no fish. Kent — Lear I.iv Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide...these? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this! Take physic, pomp; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, That thou mayst shake the superflux to them,...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 26

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 208 pages
...and sudden way. Left to his own thoughts outside the hovel, he has uttered that memorable invocation: Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide...as these? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this! (1n, iv, 28-33) and he proceeds to the medieval doctrine, itself familiar from exposition in wall-paintings,...
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Stages and Playgoers: From Guild Plays to Shakespeare

Janet Hill - Drama - 2002 - 241 pages
...audience, not pushed to the verge but holding all the stage. He addresses the spectators in simple English: Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide...as these. O, I have ta'en Too little care of this! (3.4.24-33) These words involve everyone in the playhouse; the language is intelligible to all. The...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 13

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 200 pages
...this passage, when put alongside that other passage in Lear to which its subject closely relates it— Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide...raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these ? 51 4-2 — is equally inferior in the placing of its terms. In Lear's way of saying these things,...
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Shelley Among Others: The Play of the Intertext and the Idea of Language

Stuart Peterfreund - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 406 pages
...had previously done and as Goneril and Regan still do. Outside the hovel on the heath, Lear reflects, Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide...Your loop'd and window'd raggedness, defend you From reasons such as these? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this! Take physic, pomp; Expose thyself to...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 55, King Lear and Its Afterlife: An Annual Survey ...

Peter Holland - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 410 pages
...remember to say to myself, thinking of the people of Lawn Lodge, and the desperate season of their lives, Poor naked wretches wheresoe'er you are That bide...How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides, Your looped and windowed raggedness defend you From seasons such as these. And I thought of the confusion...
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Shakespeare's Dramatic Challenge: On the Rise of Shakespeare's Tragic Heroes

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 181 pages
...cold? I am cold myself. Where is this straw, my fellow? (III.ii.67) Poor naked wretches, whereso'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm,...your houseless heads and unfed sides, Your loop'd and window 'd raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these? 0! I have ta'en Too little care of this....
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Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection

Isaac Asimov - Fiction - 2009 - 416 pages
...managing to work up an impression of beggars merely by producing the fluttering of rags, Lear says: "Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide...these? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this! Take physic, pomp; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, That thou mayst shake the superflux to them...
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Seasons Such As These: How Homelessness Took Shape in America

Cynthia J. Bogard - Social Science - 2003 - 256 pages
...past and present May we all pursue our calling with such dedication Poor naked wretches, whereso'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm,...raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these? —William Shakespeare, King Lear, Act III, Scene iv Contents Preface xi Acknowledgments xv Introduction...
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