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" That he might not beteem the winds of heaven Visit her face too roughly— heaven and earth Must I remember? why, she would hang on him As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on, and yet within a month, Let me not think on 't; frailty thy... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and Illustrations ... - Page 31
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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The Incorporated Self: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Embodiment

Michael O'Donovan-Anderson - Philosophy - 1996 - 165 pages
...upbraids his mother in this way — in terms of who she is ingesting: "Why, she would hang on him / As if increase of appetite had grown / By what it...on; and yet within a month — / Let me not think on't" (I.ii. 143-46; cf. Iv55-57). Yet "think on't" he does, and, in trying not to dwell on it, his...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on, and yet, within a month — Let me not think on't! Frailty, thy name is woman! — A little month, or ere those shoes were old With which she followed my poor father's body, Like Niobe, all tears — why, she [even she] — O God, a beast that...
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Coming of Age in Shakespeare

Marjorie B. Garber - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 248 pages
...workings of his mind. Consider this single sentence from the first soliloquy: Why, she would hang on him As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed...month, or ere those shoes were old With which she followed my poor father's body Like Niobe, all tears, why she, even she 0 God, a beast that wants discourse...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 403 pages
...of heaven Visit her face too roughly! Heaven and earth, Must I remember? Why, she would hang on him As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on, and yet within a month Let me not think on't; frailty, thy name is woman A little month, or ere those shoes were old With which she followed...
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Strands Afar Remote: Israeli Perspectives on Shakespeare

Avraham Oz - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 307 pages
...depicted Gertrude's original love for her first husband in similar terms: "Why, she would hang on him / As if increase of appetite had grown / By what it...on; and yet within a month — / Let me not think on't— " (1.2.143-46). Yet "think on't" he does, and, in trying not to dwell on it, his fantasies...
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Stanislavski and the Actor

Jean Benedetti, Alice L. Crowley - Performing Arts - 1998 - 154 pages
...accepted his father's death and married again: . . . and yet within a month Let me not think on't. Frailty, thy name is woman! [A little month] , or ere those shoes were old With which she followed my poor father's body, Like Niobe, all tears, [why she, even she] O God! a beast that wants...
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Political Shakespeare

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - Drama - 1999 - 326 pages
...should come to this! But two months dead — nay, not so much, not two — Why, she would hang on him As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on; and yet within a month — Let me not think on't — Frailty, thy name is woman. . . . (11. 135-^46) Grief over his father's death is overlaid...
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Semiotics of Language, Literature, and Culture

Vennelaṇṭi Prakāśam - Culture - 1999 - 168 pages
...increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on, and yet within a month — Let me not think on't', frailty thy name is woman — A little month or ere those shoes were old With which she followed my poor father's body Like Niobe all tears, why she, even she — 0 God, a beast that wants...
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Shakespeare and Masculinity

Bruce R. Smith - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 182 pages
...his mother forgetting his father and marrying Claudius: Must I remember? Why, she would hang on him As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on, and yet within a month — Let me not think on't; frailty, thy name is woman — A little month, or ere those shoes were old With which she followed...
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Henry V, War Criminal?: And Other Shakespeare Puzzles

John Sutherland, Karl-Heinz Engel, Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature John Sutherland, Cedric Thomas Watts, John M. Sutherland, Emeritus Professor of English Cedric Watts, M a PH D - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 220 pages
...on the haste with which his mother has finished mourning her first husband and married her second: frailty, thy name is woman — A little month, or ere those shoes were old With which she followed my poor father's body, Like Niobe, all tears, why she, even she— O God, a beast that wants...
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