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" When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound ; But now, two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough : this earth, that bears thee dead, Bears not alive so stout a gentleman. "
Thirteen satires of Juvenal - Page 126
by Juvenal - 1878
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A Buddhist's Shakespeare: Affirming Self-deconstructions

James Howe - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 273 pages
...alternatives his world has seemed to offer. He speaks first to his most recent choice, saying of Hotspur, When that this body did contain a spirit A kingdom for it was too small a bound, But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. (5.4.89-92) Its danger past, Percy's...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 23

J. Leeds Barroll - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 294 pages
...commanding and dissecting gaze over the map of Britain has already been noted — when he remarks, "When that this body did contain a spirit / A kingdom for it was too small a bound" (1 Henry IV 5.4.88-89). Having defeated his rival and taken the throne, "King Harry"...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...dust, And food for— [Dies. PRINCE HENRY. For worms, brave Percy: fare thee well, great heart! — utus grows so covetous, To lock such rascal counters...friends, Be ready, gods, with all your thunderbolts small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest eartb Is room enough: — this earth that bears thee...
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Henry IV, Part 1, Part 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 315 pages
...earth (Dust to dust)', of his vanquished rival, see lI. 71-2above from Ecclesiastes 3: 20, and M253: 'A Ill-weaved ambition, how much art thou shrunk ! When...body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound ; But now two paces of the vilest earth 90 Is room enough. This earth that bears thee...
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Horace: Epodes and Odes

Daniel H. Garrison, Horace - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 396 pages
...poetic plural. For the paradox of a great spirit in a small grave, cf. Shakespeare Henry IV 5.4.89ff: When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. litus ... Matinum: either on the...
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The First Part of King Henry the Fourth

William Shakespeare - Fiction - 2000 - 117 pages
...Percy, thou art dust, And food for [Dies.] PRINCE For worms, brave Percy. Fare thee well, great heart. Ill-weaved ambition, how much art thou shrunk! When that this body did contain a spirit, 89 A kingdom for it was too small a bound; 90 But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough....
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Shakespeare's Kings: The Great Plays and the History of England in the ...

John Julius Norwich - History - 2001 - 432 pages
...only the battle of Shrewsbury but, effectively, Shakespeare's play. Prince Hal makes his noble speech When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. This earth that bears thee dead...
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Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles - Performing Arts - 2001 - 297 pages
...are dust, And food for — (Percy dies.) PRINCE For worms, brave Percy. Fare thee well, great heart. Ill-weaved ambition, how much art thou shrunk! When...body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. This earth that bears thee dead...
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Guilty Creatures : Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship ...

Dennis Kezar Assistant Professor of English Vanderbilt University - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 280 pages
...Percy, thou art dust, And food for— PRINCE: For worms, brave Percy. Fare thee well, great heart. Ill-weaved ambition, how much art thou shrunk! When...body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. As we have seen, Renaissance literature...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...dust, And food for— [Diet. PRINCE HENRY. For worms, brave Percy: fare thee well, great heart! — EDRO, CLAUDIO, BENEDICK, BALTHAZAR, DON JOHN.BORACHIO,...MARGARET, URSULA, and others, maskt; with a drum. DON PEDR small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough: — this earth that bears thee...
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