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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 wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...music crept by me upon the waters ; Allaying both their fury, and my passion, With its sweet air. 128 O, for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention! 20 — i. Chorus. 129 Our poesy is as a gum, which oozes From whence 'tis nourish'd: The fire i' the...
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The Philosophy of Language: Containing Practical Rules for Acquiring a ...

William Cramp - English language - 1838 - 241 pages
...disabled soldiers. The soldier fights for the king, ie " to protect," or "to support" the king. " G for a muse of fire that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention." That is, О ! " to obtain," or " to possess" a muse of fire. " Some of the philosophers have run so...
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The Philosophy of Language: Containing Practical Rules for Acquiring a ...

William Cramp - English language - 1838 - 241 pages
...disabled soldiers. The soldier fights for the king, ie "to protect," or "to support" the king. " Ofor a muse of fire that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention." That is, O ! " to obtain," or " to possess" a muse of fire. " Some of the philosophers have run so...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. Henry VI ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...of the Play, lies in England ; but afterwards wholly in France. KING HENRY THE FIFTH. Enter CHORUS. O, FOR a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and, at his heels, Leashed in like hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. But pardon, gentles...
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Poetry: The Basics

Jeffrey Wainwright - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 223 pages
...William Shakespeare's (1564—1616) King Henry V yearns for reality to replace the stage's shadow-play: O, for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...to act And monarchs to behold the swelling scene! This is 'a muse of fire' because fire, the lightest of the elements, is associated with poets whose...
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Steven Berkoff and the Theatre of Self-Performance

Robert Cross - Performing Arts - 2004 - 240 pages
...stage / Super Etendard jets to fly" (CP, I: 166). This is a parody of the opening lines of Henry V: "O for a muse of fire, that would ascend / The brightest...act, / And monarchs to behold the swelling scene" (Prologue, 1-4). The satire also rests upon parallels in the plots of the two plays. The sophistry...
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The Wisdom of Storytelling in an Information Age: A Collection of Talks

Amy E. Spaulding - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 177 pages
...in our technology-drunk time. Guess what? Shakespeare "got it." Listen to the prologue of Henry V: O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...to act And monarchs to behold the swelling scene! . . . But pardon, and gentles all, The flat unraised spirits that have dared On this unworthy scaffold...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Volume 1

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 592 pages
...casting Zobeide and " the prince " into the sea (See ZOBEIDE). Dogs of War, Famine, Sword, and Fire. Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and at his heels, Leashed in like hounds,should Famine, Sword, and Fire Crouch for employment. Shakespeare, King Henry...
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Der Tod der Königin: Frauenopfer und politische Souveränität im Trauerspiel ...

Peter-André Alt - Political Science - 2004 - 261 pages
...Herrscherin ist im Trauerspiel der angemessene Ausdruck für eine als provisorisch begriffene Regentschaft. „A kingdom for a stage, princes to act | And monarchs to behold the swelling scene", heißt es im Chorus-Prolog von Shakespeares Henry K (1600) („Ein Reich zur Bühne, Prinzen drauf...
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Robert Lowell: la mirada de Aquiles

Gabriel Torres Chalk - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 280 pages
...Shakespeare en King Henry V, iniciamos nuestra investigación con una apelación a la imaginación: "O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend / The brightest...act, / And monarchs to behold the swelling scene!" (1.1.1-4). Pero no es únicamente la musa inspiradora como fuente productora de la creación artística...
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