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" Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the moon ; Whilst the heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone. Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the screech-owl, screeching loud, Puts the wretch that lies in woe In remembrance of a shroud. "
Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ... - Page 65
1828
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Studia Anglistica Upsaliensia, Issues 83-84

English philology - 1963
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Shakespeare the Actor and the Purposes of Playing

Meredith Anne Skura - Drama - 1993 - 325 pages
...all the mortal newlyweds, he chases away the screech owl of mortality: "The screech owl, screeching loud / Puts the wretch that lies in woe / In remembrance of a shroud" (MND 5.1.362-64). This reminds Harold F. Brooks of the similar owl in "The Phoenix and the Turtle":...
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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 678 pages
...Hippolyta, Philostrate, Demetrius, Helena, Lysander, Hermia, Lords, and Attendants Enter Puck PUCK Now the hungry lion roars And the wolf behowls the...Whilst the heavy ploughman snores All with weary task foredone. Now the wasted brands do glow Whilst the screech-owl, screeching loud, Puts the wretch that...
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Drama

Jeffrey D. Hoeper, James H. Pickering, Deborah K. Chappel - Drama - 1994 - 1469 pages
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The Heart of Mid-Lothian

Walter Scott - Fiction - 1994 - 793 pages
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William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

English drama - 1995 - 99 pages
...we this solemnity, In nightly revels and new jollity. ( THEY exit. Enter PUCK with a broom.) PUCK. Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the...fordone. Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the screech-owl, screeching loud, Puts the wretch that lies in woe In remembrance of a shroud. Now it is...
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Die Muse hat Kanten: Aufsätze und Reden zur Literatur

Erich Fried - 1995 - 234 pages
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Shakespearean Criticism

Michael Magoulias - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 400 pages
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...— A fortnight hold we this solemnity In nightly revels and new jollity. [Exeunt. Enter PUCK. PUCK. id me say to you screech-owl, screeching loud Puts the wretch that lies in woe In remembrance of a shroud. Now it is...
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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - Drama - 1998 - 232 pages
...presence it is because the actor believes in his fiction as fiction, and compels us to do the same: Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the...heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone. (Vi.357-60) If we believe it is night-time now, it is not because the moonshine has been let into the...
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