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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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The Twentieth Century, Volume 38

Nineteenth century - 1895
...heathen deities. To do so would impart rather a mesquin air to some sonorous passages. For instance : — A j3 x Ѽ G#u - \3 3') | w Ȍ... *0# , Z w # l ։Ԏ k o" X , 9H]L< > { g Z #Z+ mercury Xew lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; &c. &c. This would be to give Hyperion a distinctly unfair...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1980 - 383 pages
...thought-sick at the act. QUEEN Ay me, what act, That roars so loud and thunders in the index? HAMLET Look here upon this picture, and on this, The counterfeit...to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury 60 New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill A combination and a form indeed Where every god did...
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The Classical Tradition : Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature ...

Gilbert Highet - Literary Criticism - 1949 - 802 pages
...dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath. Or of Hamlet's godlike father:11 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. Or of the idyllic love-duet:12 In such a night Stood...
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England and the Continental Renaissance: Essays in Honour of J.B. Trapp

Edward Chaney, Professor of English and Comparative Literature Peter Mack, Peter Mack - History - 1990 - 322 pages
...this marketplace? Hamlet's evaluation of the counterfeit presentments depends upon a famous ekphrasis: 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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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1992 - 138 pages
...thought-sick at the act.92 QUEEN Ay me, what act, That roars so loud, and thunders in the index? HAMLET 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 seem...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart, As I do thee. 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 seem...
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Shakespeare's World of Death: The Early Tragedies

Richard Courtney - Drama - 1995 - 268 pages
...at the act" (52). "What act ...?" she cries again. The answer is adultery. As Hamlet puts it, 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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Shakespeare and the Mannerist Tradition: A Reading of Five Problem Plays

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot - Drama - 1995 - 197 pages
...Hyperion (1, ii, 140; 1n, iv, 56) and, through lavish mythological references, he likens him to a god: 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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Reading Shakespeare Historically

Lisa Jardine, Professor of Renaissance Studies Lisa Jardine - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 207 pages
...constant invoking of the mismatch between brother and brother renders both men vividly present: 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 seem...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare, Russell Jackson - Performing Arts - 1996 - 208 pages
...Look here upon this picture, and on this, Showing her the portrait of his Father. HAMLET (continuing) The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See what...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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