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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... "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 250
1849
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The Tempest

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 248 pages
...the 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...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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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
...strange eruption to our state. Hamlet 1.1.72, HORATIO TO MARCELLUS on the appearance of the ghost 11 In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little...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 moist star, Upon whose...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
...strange eruption to our state. Hamlet 1.1.72, HORATIO TO MARCELLUS on the appearance of the ghost 11 In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little...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 moist star, Upon whose...
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Shakespeare and the Law

Dunbar Plunket Barton - Drama - 1929 - 167 pages
...leaves him (Two Gentlemen of Verona, v. 4), Horatio telling how a little before Csesar's death the Roman graves stood 'tenantless' and 'the sheeted dead did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets' (Hamlet, i. i), and the gravediggers (v. i) coming to the conclusion that no building is more durable...
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Scare Quotes from Shakespeare: Marx, Keynes, and the Language of Reenchantment

Martin Harries - Philosophy - 2000 - 209 pages
...most high and palmy state of Rome, A litde ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves stood [tenandess] and the sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets. (Ii112-16) Marcellus's earlier description of the "portentous figure" of the Ghost (Ii1og) and Horatio's...
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Hamlet: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke : the First Folio of 1623 ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 261 pages
...the King That was and is the question of these wars Horatio A mote it is to trouble the mind's eye. In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little...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 moist star, Upon whose...
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Deadly Thought: Hamlet and the Human Soul

Jan H. Blits - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 405 pages
...trouble the mind's eye" (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...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 moist star, Upon whose...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...Ghosts walked in the City, — not in the Republic. . . . Every hackneyer of this HAMLET [ACTI.SC. i. A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves...sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets ; As stars with trains of fire and dews of blood, 115 115. tenantless} tennatliffe QaQ3. and} Om. Pope,...
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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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