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" O, for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarchs to behold the swelling scene ! Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and, at his heels, Leash'd... "
Coomb's Popular Phrenology: Exhibiting the Exact Phrenological ... - Page 71
1841 - 130 pages
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 21

William Shakespeare - 1813 - 913 pages
...in Engjftcrti-ards, wholly in France. i *~ i~ * L.——W [ fir I land; but aftc 0. Enter Clums. , FOR a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! A kingdom for a stage, prince* to act, And monarchy to bebold the swelling scene ! Tfcrn should the warlike Harry, like himself,...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...all, and from the ellipsis so common with the Poet, is somewhat obscure. B. V. ACT I. SCENE I. Chor. O, for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! 0 for a muse of fire, &c.] This goes upon the notion of the Peripatetic system, which imagines several...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...soft silencing your son. 21. THE LIFE OF HENRY V. SHAK.SPEARE. Prologue. O, FOR a muse of lire, that would ascend, The brightest heaven of invention...himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and, at his heels, Leasht in like hounds, should famine, sword. Crouch for employment. [and fire, Consideration. Consideration...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of Commons ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...hypocrisy ; and when hypocrisy might think proper to conclude her game, and let profligacy play her part, " Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume...should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment." Measures of this complexion would indeed account for ministerial taciturnity. It was the only species...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1817
...SCENE—at the beginning of the play, lies in England; but aftemards, wholly in France. I Enter CHORUS. V-Jj FOR a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...to act, And monarchs to behold the swelling scene ! Assume the port of Mars ; and, at his heels, Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Leash'd...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface, historical and ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...against France. The poet wishes for abilities to represent so great an hero : Oil for a Muse of fire ! Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume...hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employments. A conqueror drawn like the god of battle, with such a dreadful leash of hell-hound* at...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...the most striking images in all Shakespear is that given of war in the first lines of the Prologue. " O for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarch* to behold the swelling scene ! Then Aould the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1818
...Play, lies in England ; but afterwards, "whally in France. • • • • <.' ' • ' Enter CHORUS. O, for a muse of fire that would ascend The brightest...should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. But pardon, gentles all, The flat unraised spirit, that hath dar'd, On this unworthy scaffold, to bring...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...the most striking images in all Shakspeare is that given of war in the first line* of the Prologue. " O for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...at his heels Leash'd in like hounds, should famine, mord, and Jirt Crouch for employment." Rubens, if he had painted it, would not have improved upon this...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...the most striking images in all Shakspeare is that given of war in the first lines of the Prologue. " O for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...at his heels Leash'd in like hounds, should famine, sivord, and Jirt Crouch for employment." Rubens, if he had painted it, would not have improved upon...
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