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" Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off... "
Macbeth. King John - Page 27
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles - 2001 - 297 pages
...drums.) MACBETH I am his kinsman. (A change comes over his face, a look of doubt. The drums stop.) He hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear...great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking-off. l6 (Enter Lady Macbeth.) MACBETH How...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - 2001 - 498 pages
..."good and hardy" soldiers as the bleeding Captain (1.4.15-21, 35-9; cf. 1.2.3-5, 5.3.3).18 In short, "this Duncan hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been so clear in his great office," that Scotland is wracked with rebellion from within and threatened with conquest from without.19 However,...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 39

Stanley Wells - 2002 - 272 pages
...Duncan is thoroughly paternal, compassionate, and regal. Of him even devilish Macbeth testifies that he 'hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been / So...trumpettongu'd, against / The deep damnation of his taking-off (7.17-20).1 Macbeth's politics are cyclical, and the play cannot conclude until the pure and untainted...
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 392 pages
...horror of the 'birth-strangled babe' (iv. i. 3)> and the matter of Macduff's mysterious birth. Again : And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the...cherubin, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air ... (i. vii. 21) Unsullied nature's- fresh innocence here blends with the angelic hosts-'heaven's cherubin'-of...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 283 pages
..."here." Macbeth acknowledges to himself that Duncan's virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking-off And pity,...naked newborn babe Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That...
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 360 pages
...agonized imagination of innocent purity, of how Duncan's virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off; And...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of {he air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2003 - 137 pages
...Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, 15 Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath...great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking-off; 20 And Pity, like a naked new-born babe,...
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Macbeth

Jeannette Sanderson - 2003 - 6 pages
...subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath...great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking-off, 2 And pity, like a naked new-born babe,...
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Shakespeare's Hand

Jonathan Goldberg - 2003 - 371 pages
...Duncan's Furthering of their designs. In soliloquy, he produces the saintly king, but as a mirror: This Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath...great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels. (1.7.16-19) Duncan's polished surface: is it the representation of an absolure power or the mirror...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2003 - 54 pages
...Duncan's my relative as well as my King. And as my guest, it's my job to look after him, not murder him myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties...clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead likeangelstrumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of hi staking- off... Besides, Duncan is such...
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