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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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Henry IV, Part 1

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 148 pages
...meanings of both 'pay' and 'scot'. Prince For worms, brave Percy. Fare thee well, great heart ! Ill-weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk! When that this...body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; 90 But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. This earth that bears thee...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 38

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 272 pages
...which is Hotspur's hallmark. Prince. For worms, brave Percy. Fare thee well, great heart! Ill-weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk! 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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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...all the world, Must have a stop. Hotspur — 1 Henry IV V.iv Fare thee well, great heart! Ill-weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk! 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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Shakespearean Scholarship: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - Performing Arts - 2002 - 413 pages
...crown prince Hal, die sun/son around whom bodi Falstaff and Hotspur circle, has this to say 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. This Earth that bears thee dead...
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The Shakespeare Project: An Arsenal of Scenes and Speeches from the Pen of ...

James Zager, William Shakespeare - 2005 - 61 pages
...for — (HOTSPUR dies.) PRINCE HAL. For worms, brave Percy. Fare thee well, great heart! Ill-weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk! 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 the dead...
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Shakespeare: The Golfer's Companion

Syd Pritchard - Humor - 2005 - 147 pages
...Men must endure their going hence, Even as their coming hither: Ripeness is all. [King Lear V ii 9] o When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was far too small a bound But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. This earth that bears thee...
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Teaching Hamlet and Henry IV, Part 1: Shakespeare Set Free, Part 1

William Shakespeare, Peggy O'Brien - Drama - 2006 - 240 pages
...Homework • Ask students to compare Hal's eulogy for Hotspur in logs: 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 . . . (5.4.89-94) with his for...
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Beyond Resistance: The Future of Freedom

Robert Fletcher - Social Science - 2007 - 177 pages
...fought and slain the rebel (with kingly ambitions), Harry Percy, the Prince of Wales remarks: Ill-weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk! 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 is the same contrast —...
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Male Friendship in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Thomas MacFaul - Literary Criticism - 2007
...immortal, and thus tacitly identifying himself with the deathless kingship. To the dead Hotspur he says: 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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