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" Ay, every inch a king : When I do stare, see how the subject quakes. I pardon that man's life. — What was thy cause? — Adultery? — Thou shalt not die : die for adultery ! No : The wren goes to't, and the small gilded fly Does lecher in my sight.... "
Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear - Page 444
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...ch. 2(1850). Referring to the scarlet letter of Hester Prynne, standing for Adulteress. 6 Adultery? Thou shalt not die. Die for adultery! No, the wren...fly Does lecher in my sight. Let copulation thrive. Adulthood/Adult Development 1 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought...
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Hunting the Wren: Transformation of Bird to Symbol : a Study in Human-animal ...

Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence - Social Science - 1997 - 234 pages
...121). The idea that the wren is a fornicator is expressed by Shakespeare's King Lear, who cries, . . . Die for adultery? No. The wren goes to't and the small...fly Does lecher in my sight. Let copulation thrive. (Act IV, Scene 6) Conversely, the wren's raising of a large brood is considered an admirable trait....
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The Origins of Free Verse

Henry Tompkins Kirby-Smith - Poetry - 1998 - 304 pages
...When I do stare, see how the subject quakes. I pardon that man's life. What was thy cause? Adultery? Thou shalt not die. Die for adultery? No. The wren...Does lecher in my sight. Let copulation thrive; for Gloucester's bastard son Was kinder to his father than my daughters Got 'tween lawful sheets. (4.5)...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 142 pages
...see how the subject quakes. 109 I pardon that man's life. What was thy cause? no Adultery? Thou shall not die. Die for adultery? No. The wren goes to't,...Does lecher in my sight. Let copulation thrive; for Gloucester's bastard son Was kinder to his father than my daughters ue Got'tween the lawful sheets....
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King Lear: The 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 270 pages
...do stare, see how the subject quakes. 109 I pardon that man's life. What was thy cause? no Adultery? Thou shalt not die; die for adultery? No, The wren...Does lecher in my sight. Let copulation thrive, for Gloucester's bastard son Was kinder to his father than my daughters 116 Got 'tween the lawful sheets....
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 336 pages
...to't, and the small gilded fly Does lecher in my sight . no Let copulation thrive, for Gloucester's bastard son Was kinder to his father than my daughters...luxury, pell-mell, For I lack soldiers. Behold yon simp 'ring dame, Whose face between her forks presageth snow, 115 That minces virtue, and does shake...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Religion - 2000 - 218 pages
...woman to be wild with her husband when he goes in for secret love. Euripides, Medea (5th century BCE) s Thou shalt not die: die for adultery! No: The wren...and the small gilded fly Does lecher in my sight. William Shakespeare, King Lear, IV, vi, 111-13(1604-5) 9 Do not adultery commit; Advantage rarely comes...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...I do state, see how the subject quakes. / I pardon that man's life. What was thy cause? / Adultery? /Thou shalt not die: die for adultery! No: /The wren...Does lecher in my sight. / Let copulation thrive; for Gloucester's bastard son /Was kinder to his father than my daughters /Got 'tween the lawful sheets....
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - Mirror symmetry - 2001 - 498 pages
...When I do stare, see how the subject quakes. I pardon that man's life. What was thy cause? Adultery? Thou shalt not die: die for adultery! No: The wren...Does lecher in my sight. Let copulation thrive; for Gloucester's bastard son Was kinder to his father than my daughters Got 'tween the lawful sheets. To't,...
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In Praise of Antiheroes: Figures and Themes in Modern European Literature ...

Victor Brombert, Victor H. Brombert - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 168 pages
...subjects accused of the crime of adultery: I pardon that man's life. What was thy cause? Adultery? Thou shalt not die. Die for adultery? No. The wren...fly does lecher in my sight. Let copulation thrive. . . . To't luxury, pell-mell! The textual link is confirmed by the striking similarity of apocalyptic...
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