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" I have almost forgot the taste of fears : The time has been, my senses would have cool'd To hear a night-shriek ; and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't : I have supp'd full with horrors ; Direness, familiar to... "
Miscellaneous Prose Works - Page 171
by Walter Scott - 1853
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Sketches of the Irish Bar, Volume 2

Richard Lalor Sheil - 1854
...the most awful character divests them of the power of producing effect, aud that they— " Whose feU of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't"—. acquire such a familiarity with direness, that they become not only insensible to the dreadful nature...
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Sketches of the Irish Bar, Volume 2

Richard Lalor Sheil - 1854
...most awful character divests them of the power of producing effect, and that they — " Whose fall of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in "t" — ncquire such a familiarity with direness, that they hecome not only insensible to the dreadful...
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The Woman's Part: Feminist Criticism of Shakespeare

Carolyn Ruth Swift Lenz, Gayle Greene, Carol Thomas Neely - 1980 - 348 pages
...her or to anyone else. The time has been my senses would have cooled To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't . . . . Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage. ....
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 1990 - 224 pages
...the taste of fears: 10 The time has been, my senses would have cooled To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't: I have supped full with horrors; Direness, familiar to my slaughterous thoughts, 15 Cannot once start...
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Shakespeare's Tragedies: An Introduction

Dieter Mehl - 1986 - 272 pages
...forgot the taste of fears. The time has been my senses would have cooled To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't. (v.5.9- 13) This is to remind us of a Macbeth we have only had very brief glimpses of, a Macbeth as...
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The Theory and Analysis of Drama

Manfred Pfister - 1991 - 339 pages
...forgot the taste of fears. The time has been my senses would have cool'd To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't. I have supp'd full with horrors; Direness, familiar to my slaughterous thoughts, Cannot once start...
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - 1990 - 207 pages
...forgot the taste of fear. The time has been, my senses would have cool'd To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't. I have supp'd full of horrors; Direness, familiar to my slaughterous thoughts, Cannot once start me....
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Essays on Epistemological Transformations and Theater History

Mary Beth Rose - 1992 - 236 pages
...forgot the taste of fears. The time has been by senses would have cooled To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't. I have supped full with horrors. Direness, familiar to my slaughterous thoughts, Cannot once start...
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Transitional Objects and Potential Spaces: Literary Uses of D.W. Winnicott

Peter L. Rudnytsky - 1993 - 315 pages
...responses. "The time has been," he muses, my senses would have cooled To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir As life were in't. (5.5.10-13) He has moved from a conventional perspective in Act i, when he confronted the alarming...
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - 1994 - 454 pages
...'The time has been, 'The time has been, my senses would have cool'd To hear a night-shriek, and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse, and stir, As life were in't. I have supp'd full with horrors.' (V.5.10) Honigmann (1976, 133) writes 'The deed [the murder of Duncan]...
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