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" I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them;... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ... - Page 163
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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German Aesthetic and Literary Criticism: Winckelmann, Lessing, Hamann ...

H. B. Nisbet - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 317 pages
...before my time Into this breathing world scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionably That dogs bark at me as I halt by them; Why, I (in...fair, well-spoken days, I am determined to prove a villain!208 then I hear a devil and see a devil in a shape that only the Devil should have. XXTV It...
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Rewriting the Renaissance: The Discourses of Sexual Difference in Early ...

Margaret W. Ferguson, Maureen Quilligan, Nancy Vickers, Catherine R. Stimpson, University of Chicago Press - History - 1986 - 426 pages
...a poor legislator and poet in the end. The passage whose first four lines I just quoted continues: I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion Cheated...shadow in the sun And descant on mine own deformity. (1.1.18-27) Suddenly, here, "peace" is peace and "I" am I; the constitutive negativity of Richard's...
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Art, Wisdom, and the Pursuit of Excellence

Leo A. Foley, Leo Albert Foley - Excellence - 1986 - 192 pages
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Art, Wisdom, and the Pursuit of Excellence

Leo A. Foley, Leo Albert Foley - Excellence - 1986 - 192 pages
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The Historical Renaissance: New Essays on Tudor and Stuart Literature and ...

Heather Dubrow, Richard Strier - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 377 pages
...rudely stamp'd, and want love's majesty To strut before a wanton ambling nymph; I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling...shadow in the sun, And descant on mine own deformity. (1.1.16-27) Generations of readers have been strongly affected by this relation between the deformity...
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William Shakespeare's Richard III

Harold Bloom - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1988 - 130 pages
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The Tragedy of Richard the Third: With New Dramatic Criticism and an Updated ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1988 - 283 pages
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - Acting - 1990 - 207 pages
...1 See Richard's speech from HENKYVI, PART3, above. "What will the aspiring blood of Lancaster... " And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark...peace, Have no delight to pass away the time, Unless to see my shadow in the sun And descant on mine own deformity. And therefore, since I cannot prove a lover,...
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