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" Look here, upon this picture, and on this, The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See, what a grace was seated on this brow; Hyperion's curls; the front of Jove himself; An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury,... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes. To which ... - Page 1028
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
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Autobiographical Writing Across the Disciplines: A Reader

Diane P. Freedman, Olivia Frey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 487 pages
...impossible male or masculine ideal against which Hamlet must judge himself is his murdered father. See what a grace was seated on this brow: Hyperion's...to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill — A combination and a form indeed Where every god did...
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Shakespeare: Hamlet

Paul A. Cantor - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 101 pages
...good Renaissance scholar. explicitly and repeatedly associates his father with the classical world: See what a grace was seated on this brow: Hyperion's...to threaten and command. A station like the herald Mercury. (III. iv. 55-8) So excellent a king. that was to this Hyperion to a satyr . . . My father's...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...That roars so loud, and thunders in the index? HAMLET [leads her to the portraits on the wall] Look here, upon this picture, and on this, The counterfeit...to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury, New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed, 60 Where every god...
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The Scandal of Images: Iconoclasm, Eroticism, and Painting in Early Modern ...

Marguerite A. Tassi - Drama - 2005 - 259 pages
...presentation and verbal representation of the two portraits are designed to guide Gertrude's responses: Look here upon this picture, and on this. The counterfeit...to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a [heaven-]kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed Where every god did...
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Augustine and Literature

Robert Peter Kennedy, Kim Paffenroth, John Doody - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 414 pages
...gods, when he speaks to his mother in the "closet" scene. Pointing to a picture of his father, he says: See what a grace was seated on this brow, Hyperion's...to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed Where every god did seem...
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Renaissance Figures of Speech

Sylvia Adamson, Gavin Alexander, Katrin Ettenhuber - History - 2007 - 306 pages
...his mother, as he contrasts the qualities of Gertrude's first husband with those of her second: Look here upon this picture, and on this, The counterfeit...himself, An eye like Mars to threaten and command . . . This was your husband. Look you now what follows. Here is your husband, like a mildewed ear Blasting...
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The Cultural Uses of the Caesars on the English Renaissance Stage

Lisa Hopkins - Drama - 2008 - 161 pages
...conversation with his mother, Old Hamlet becomes virtually a one-man pantheon of the classical deities: See what a grace was seated on this brow, Hyperion's...to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed Where every god did seem...
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