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" Makes mouths at the invisible event, Exposing what is mortal, and unsure To all that fortune, death and danger dare, Even for an egg-shell. "
The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 202
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1859 - 229 pages
...delicate and tender prince, Whose spirit with divine ambition pufl'M, Makes mouths at the invisible event, Exposing what is mortal and unsure To all that fortune, death, and danger dare, Even for an egg-shell. 'Tis not to be great, Never to stir without great argument ; But greatly to find quarrel in a straw,...
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The Plays of Shakespeare with the Poems, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1860
...c — Hrre might he thought,— ] "Thought" is i.ossibly a misMakes mouths at the invisible event ; shall obey you : — And for your part, Ophelia, argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, Wlien honour's at the stake. How stand I, then, That...
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The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1860 - 40 pages
...'ArTmijnW be thought,-] "Thought" it possibly a mis378 Makes mouths at the invisible event ; aising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour's at the stake. How stand I, then, That...
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The plays (poems) of Shakespeare, ed. by H. Staunton ..., Part 170, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1860
...— there might he thought, — ] "Thought" is prssibly a misMakes mouths at the invisible event ; " William Shakespear Kightly to be great, Is not to stir without great argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw,...
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The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1860
...e — tkert might be thought,— ) "Thought" is poisibly a misMakes mouths at the invisible event; Shakespeare cgg-she.ll. Rightly to be great, Is not to stir without great argument, But greatly to find quarrel...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 71

1861
...tender prince * — Whose spirit with divine ambition puff'd Makes mouths at the invisible event : Exposing what is mortal and unsure, To all that fortune,...Rightly to be great, Is not to stir without great argument ; But greatly to find quarrel in a straw When honor' at the stake. 1 see The imminent death...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Adapted for Family Reading

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - 1861 - 864 pages
...and tender prince ; Whose spirit, with divine ambition pufPd, Makes mouths at the invisible event ; @0 egg-ehell. Rightly to be great, Is, not to stir without great argument; But greatly to find quarrel...
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Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of William ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1862
...and tender prince ; Whose spirit, with divine ambition pufFd, Makes mouths at the invisible event, Exposing what is mortal and unsure To all that fortune,...Rightly to be great, Is not to stir without great argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw When honour 's at the stake. How stand I then That...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, from the Text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1862
...and tender prince ; Whose spirit with divine ambition pufTd, Makes mouths at the invisible event ; Exposing what is mortal, and unsure, To all that fortune,...and danger, dare, Even for an egg-shell. Rightly to t>e great, Is, not to stir without great argument ; But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, "When...
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The Heroic Idiom of Shakespearean Tragedy

James C. Bulman - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 254 pages
...delicate and tender prince, Whose spirit with divine ambition puff'd Makes mouths at the invisible event, Exposing what is mortal and unsure To all that fortune, death, and danger dare, Even for an egg-shell. (4.4.46-53) Hamlet is ironic even in his praise; for while he inflates his image of Fortinbras to the...
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