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" How many thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, sleep, liest thou... "
Horace: with notes by C. Girdlestone and W.A. Osborne - Page 81
by Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1848 - 12 pages
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English Literature for AQA B

Tony Childs, Jackie Moore - English literature - 2000 - 146 pages
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Henry IV, Part 2

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 176 pages
...forgetfulness? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, 9 Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee 10 And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, 12 Under the' canopies of costly state, 13 374 peasecod-time early summer, when sweetpeas bloom and...
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Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William ..., Volume 57

1984 - 476 pages
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Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles - Performing Arts - 2001 - 297 pages
...I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetfulness? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, Under the...
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Vagrancy, Homelessness, and English Renaissance Literature

Linda Woodbridge - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 338 pages
...respected. (2:39-4o) In a similar vein, a sleepless Henry IV comes close to saying "power is not worth it": Why, rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly state? (2^4 3.1.9-13) New...
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Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 1347 pages
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 324 pages
...Richard III and Richard II, with strength and weakness, determination and repentance, intermingling: Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon...Under the canopies of costly state, And lull'd with sound of sweetest melody? O thou dull god, why liest thou with the vile In loathsome beds, and leav'st...
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Shakespeare for One: Men : the Complete Monologues and Audition Pieces

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2002 - 298 pages
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness? Publishing Group, Incorporated husht with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, Under the...
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The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 1344 pages
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