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" In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves stood tenantless, and the sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets : As stars with trains of fire and dews of blood, Disasters in the sun, and... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 12
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry

Harold Bloom, Prof. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 157 pages
...first scene of Hamlet, the scholar Horatio evokes the world of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, where: A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves...of fire, and dews of blood, Disasters in the sun; and the moist star Upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands Was sick almost to doomsday with eclipse....
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The Tempest

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 248 pages
...graves all gaping wide, { Every one lets forth his sprite . . . ', and Horatio's report that in Rome 'A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, | The graves...dead | Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets' iHamlet 1.1.i 14-16i. 50 rough magic The renunciation of the potent art is manifest in Prospero's language....
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Deadly Thought: Hamlet and the Human Soul

Jan H. Blits - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 405 pages
...(1.1.115), he recounts, without a trace of disbelief, how In the high and most palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves...trains of fire and dews of blood, Disasters in the sun; and the moist star, Upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands, Was sick almost to doomsday with...
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Hamlet: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke : the First Folio of 1623 ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 261 pages
...these wars Horatio A mote it is to trouble the mind's eye. In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves...of fire, and dews of blood, Disasters in the sun, and the moist star, Upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands, Was sick almost to doomsday with...
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The Klingon Hamlet

Lawrence Schoen - Fiction - 2001 - 240 pages
...these wars. Horatio A mote it is to trouble the mind's eye. In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves...trains of fire and dews of blood, Disasters in the sun; and the moist star, Upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands, Was sick almost to doomsday with...
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The Tragedie of Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...dead] CAPELL (i, 104) compares: 'Graves yawn, and yield your dead.' — Much Ado, V, iii, 19; and also: 'A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves...dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets.' — Hamlet, I, i, 113. — MALONE likewise quotes the foregoing passages. 24. Fierce fiery . . . vpon...
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The Wheel of Fire: Interpretations of Shakespearian Tragedy

George Wilson Knight - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 393 pages
.... . eclipse' to the end. so that his text reads: In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A linle ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves stood tenantless....sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets, And even the like precurse of fierce events, As harhingers preceding still the fates And prologue to...
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Amleto

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 320 pages
...these wars. HORAT1O A mote it is to trouble the mind's eye. In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves...trains of fire and dews of blood, Disasters in the sun; and the moist star Upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands Was sick alinosi to Doomsday with eclipse....
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The Merciful Rebuke Satan: The Short Stories and Searing Vision of Howard Riell

Howard Riell - Fiction - 2002 - 284 pages
...the mind's eye. In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightlESt Julius fell IN, The GRAVES stood tenantless and the sheeted dead Did...trains of fire and dews of BLOOD, Disasters in the sun; and the moist star Upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands Was sick almost to doomsday with eclipse:...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - Drama - 2002 - 398 pages
...this speech with its imitation in Hamlet, when Horatio says, In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves...sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets. (Ii113-16) Julius Caesar has great relevance to our time, though it is gloomier, because it is about...
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