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" There with fantastic garlands did she come Of crow-flowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples That liberal shepherds give a grosser name. But our cold maids do dead men's fingers call them : There, on the pendent boughs her coronet weeds Clambering to... "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1463
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 2693 pages
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...purples, That liberal shepherds give a grosser name, But our cold maids do dead men's fingers call them: There, on the pendent boughs her coronet weeds Clambering...weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide; And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up; Which time she chanted snatches...
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Poetry and the Fate of the Senses

Susan Stewart - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 447 pages
...cold maids do dead men's fingers call them. There on the pendent boughs her coronet weeds Clamb'ring to hang, an envious sliver broke When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up; Which time she chaunted snatches...
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Amleto

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 320 pages
...cold maids do dead-men's-fingers call them. There on the pendent boughs her crownet weeds Qambering to hang, an envious sliver broke, When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide, And mermaid-like awhile they bore her up; Which time she chanted snatches...
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Language of Flowers

Annie Bullen - Flowers - 2004 - 80 pages
...grosser name, But our cold maids do dead men fingers call them. There, on the pendant boughs her coronet Clambering to hang, an envious sliver broke; When...weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook ..." Shakespeare chose flowers whose meaning he knew the Elizabethans would understand. Crow-flowers...
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Boydell's Shakespeare Prints: 90 Engravings

John Boydell, Josiah Boydell, William Shakespeare - Art - 2004 - 90 pages
...how it steals away! My father, in his habit as he liv'd! Hamlet, ACT IV, SCENE VII QUEEN. Clamb'ring to hang, an envious sliver broke; When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Cymbeline, ACT II, SCENE II IACHIMO. Cytherea, How bravely thou becom'st thy bed, fresh lily. And whiter...
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Open Book/Livre Ouvert

Geoffrey Bennington - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 344 pages
...V) to the 'special providence in the fall of a sparrow' (V, II). Ophelia herself ends in this way: 'When down her weedy trophies and herself /Fell in the weeping brook'. When he is drunk asleep, or in his rage, Or in the incestuous pleasure of his bed; At gaming, swearing,...
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Hamlet : a Play in One Act

Lindsay Price - 2005 - 47 pages
...a brook That shows his hoar leaves in the glassy stream. There with fantastic garlands did she come There, on the pendent boughs her coronet weeds Clambering...weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up: Till that her garments, heavy with...
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Separate Theaters: Bethlem ("Bedlam") Hospital and the Shakespearean Stage

Kenneth S. Jackson - Drama - 2005 - 309 pages
...scull-cold maids do dead men's ringers call them. There on the pendant boughs her crowned weeds Clamb'ring to hang, an envious sliver broke, When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide, And mermaid like awhile they bore her up, Which time she chaunted snatches...
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The Shakespeare Claimants: A Critical Survey of the Four Principal Theories ...

H. N. Gibson - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 320 pages
...says: A willow grows aslant the brook. * * * There on the pendant boughs her coronet weeds Climbing to hang, an envious sliver broke; When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide; And mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up ; * * * Till that her garments,...
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Music in Shakespearean Tragedy

Frederick William Sternfeld - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 334 pages
.... . There's a willow grows aslant a brook There on the pendent boughs her coronet weeds Clamb'ring to hang an envious sliver broke When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook . . .2 In Hamlet and Othello the image transcends the traditional symbol of the forsaken paramour;...
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