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" This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : Nought shall... "
The Works of Shakespeare ... - Page 145
by William Shakespeare - 1907
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The Education of Mothers of Families, Or, The Civilisation of the Human Race ...

Louis Aimé Martin - Women - 1842 - 384 pages
...gathering around, feeling a confident assurance for the future, from the experience of past times, that " Nought shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true." TRANSLATOR S PREFACE. Xlll As in all probability I shall not again appear before the public in the...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these, her princes, are come home again , Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we..., If England to itself do rest but true. [Exeunt. THE LiFE AND DEATH OF KfNG RfCHARD-H. DRAMATIS PERSONS. KING RICHARD THE SECOND. EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND....
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The family Shakespeare [expurgated by T. Bowdler]. in which those words are ...

William Shakespeare - 1843
...a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we...rue, If England to itself do rest but true. [Exeunt. g :v • r -\ :.;...'.} ,if\ t.. ..•! iwс. t.. .л. »•— l»~""«l /V THE LIFE AND DEATH OF...
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Understanding Fr

Roger Alan Crockett - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 220 pages
...love of country or glorifying war, Durrenmatt struck it.5 Thus, while Shakespeare's Bastard concludes: "Nought shall make us rue, / If England to itself do rest but true" (V.vii. ll6-l8), his Durrenmattian counterpart turns his back on the whole foul system. ("What do I...
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The Life and Death of King John

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 303 pages
...princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms And we shall shock them! Naught shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. Exeunt no timeA] HOWE; time: F 117 them!] THEOBALD; - : F no O ... woe F's colon is a strong stop suggesting...
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Differences in the Dark: American Movies and English Theater

Michael T. Gilmore - Performing Arts - 1998 - 188 pages
...idiom is identified with nationhood. A painted canvas with lines from Shakespeare's King John, "Naught shall make us rue if England to itself do rest but true," hangs on a wall at Freddie's. Fidelity to England means honoring its dramatic tradition. "Without a...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare

Laurie Rozakis - Fiction - 1999 - 380 pages
...a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we...make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. From King John to Henry IV. Let's pick up the story with King Henry IV, Part I. Who's Who in King Henry...
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The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature

Muller Janel, David Loewenstein, Janel Mueller, Mueller, Janel M. Mueller, William Rainey Harper Distinguished Service Professor Emerita Janel Mueller - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 1038 pages
...I do rew.52 Such sentiments interestingly foreshadow the patriotic rhetoric of the next generation: Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them Naught shall make us rue If England to herself do rest but true.53 The unanswered question, at least...
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A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture

Michael Hattaway - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 786 pages
...straightforwardly affirmative of the shared values of the Elizabethan age. These were, after all, wartime plays. 'Come the three corners of the world in arms / And we shall shake them.' (King John, 5.7.124-7.) Recently, rather more has been made of Shakespeare's critical...
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Shakespeare's Dramatic Genres

Lawrence Danson, Lawrence (Professor of English Danson, Professor of English Princeton University) - Drama - 2000 - 160 pages
...never shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror But when it first did help to wound itself Naught shall make us rue If England to itself do rest but true. (5. 7. 112-14, 117-18) It's a rousing conclusion to a play in which the illegitimate son of a legitimate...
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