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" As, in a theatre, the eyes of men, After a well-graced actor leaves the stage, Are idly bent on him that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious ; Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on Richard; no man cried, God save him... "
細說莎士比亞論文集: a collection of essays - Page 76
by 彭鏡禧 - 2004 - 470 pages
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Acting Shakespeare: For Auditions and Examinations

Frank Barrie - Acting - 2003 - 111 pages
...Shakespeare himself said about acting. Being an actor himself, he has a lot of useful things to say. As in a theatre the eyes of men, After a well-graced...that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious Richard ll act 5 scene 2 l imagine you'll want to be 'well-graced' and not the one who comes on and...
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Renaissance Papers 2002

M. Thomas Hester, Christopher Cobb - History - 2003 - 152 pages
...entry of the humiliated, deposed king into London: As in a theatre the eyes of men, After a well-grac'd actor leaves the stage, Are idly bent on him that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious . . . (V.ii.23 ff) Here the energy of the metaphor issues from amusement at our capacity to suspend...
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Playing Lear

Oliver Ford Davies - Drama - 2003 - 211 pages
...many strengths) . When, as Duke of York, I said: As in a theatre the eyes of men, After a well graced actor leaves the stage Are idly bent on him that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious. I knew that I was making the first mention of a 'theatre' in English drama, not half a mile from the...
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Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays

Laurie Maguire - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 260 pages
...manipulate language, and woo the crowd. The rivalry between Richard and Bullingbrook is that of two actors: As in a theatre the eyes of men, After a well-graced...more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard (5.2.23-8) This theatrical rivalry was embodied in John Barton's production for the RSC in 1973-4,...
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Enchanted Ground: Reimagining John Dryden

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library Staff, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles. Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies Staff - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 344 pages
...through a brilliant rendering of Richard's plight: As in a Theatre, the eyes of men After a well-grac'd Actor leaves the Stage, Are idly bent on him that...to be tedious: Even so, or with much more contempt, mens eyes Did scowl on Richard: no man cry'd God saue him.11 Dryden's response to this scene is based...
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The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 205 pages
...thank you, countrymen." And thus still doing, thus he pass'd along. The contrast with Richard is stark: As in a theatre the eyes of men, After a well-graced...contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard. No man cried "God save him!" No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home, But dust was thrown upon his...
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Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Performing Arts - 2011 - 352 pages
...along. DUCHESS Alack, poor Richard! Where rode he the whilst? YORK As in a theater the eyes of men, 25 After a well-graced actor leaves the stage, Are idly...that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious, 35. combating: pronounced combating 36. badges: insignia (his tears signifying his grief, his smiles...
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Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Performing Arts - 2011 - 352 pages
...along. DUCHESS Alack, poor Richard! Where rode he the whilst? YORK As in a theater the eyes of men, 25 After a well-graced actor leaves the stage, Are idly...that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious, 35. combating: pronounced combating 36. badges: insignia (his tears signifying his grief, his smiles...
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Shakespeare Adaptations from the Restoration: Five Plays

Barbara A. Murray - Drama - 2005 - 556 pages
...Richard\ where rides he the while? Aumerle. As in the Theatre the Eyes of Men, After a well-grac't Actor leaves the Stage, Are idly bent on him that enters next, With such contempt they turn'd their Eyes from Richard, No joyful Tongue gave him his welcome home;...
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Treason by Words: Literature, Law, and Rebellion in Shakespeare's England

Rebecca Lemon - Drama - 2006 - 234 pages
...Bolingbroke creates pathos for the fallen Richard, who enters London alone and uncelebrated. As York puts it, As in a theatre the eyes of men After a well-graced...contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard. (5.2.23-28) If York's speech provokes audience sympathy for Richard, at the same time it also raises...
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