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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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Macbeth: Second Edition

Bernice W. Kliman - 2004 - 242 pages
...enemies only after he is dead. But earlier, Macbeth himself praises the king when he debates killing him: this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath...trumpet-tongu'd, against The deep damnation of his taking-off. (I.vii.16-20) The words 'meek', 'clear' and 'virtues' describing Duncan and his acts do not, however,...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2004 - 127 pages
...Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, 15 Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath...virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet.tongu'd against 20 The deep damnation of his taking.off. And pity, like a naked newborn babe Striding the blast, or...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 57, Macbeth and Its Afterlife: An Annual Survey ...

Peter Holland - 2004 - 356 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 (1.7. 12-20) Being a subject is part...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2004 - 229 pages
...16b-20 Writing to a correspondent who had objected to his pausing after 'angels', Garrick replied, 'I 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. 20 And pity, like a naked newborn babe...
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Re-visions of Shakespeare: Essays in Honor of Robert Ornstein

Robert Ornstein, Evelyn Gajowski - 2004 - 298 pages
...should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath born 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: And pity, like a naked new-born babe,...
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Goodnight Children Everywhere and Other Plays

Richard Nelson - 2004 - 419 pages
...Opera House, Act I.vii Macbeth (Macready) alone. MACBETH: . . . 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 the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye That...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume I

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 2004 - 592 pages
...or wholly cancel their obligations to the Moor, but even Braccio was obliged to confess, "This Moor hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been so clear in his great office, that his virtues would plead like angels, trumpet-tongued," against the council which should censure him. Robert...
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Shakespeare's Poetic Styles: Verse Into Drama

John Baxter - 2005 - 272 pages
...Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, is Who should against his murtherer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath...virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongu'd, against 20 The deep damnation of his taking-off ; And Pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast,...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 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 20 And pity, like a naked new-born babe,...
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Shakespeare in Japan

Tetsuo Kishi, Graham Bradshaw - 2005 - 153 pages
...with it. Take, for instance, the second half of Macbeth's 'If it were done when 'tis done' soliloquy: Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek,...great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued against The deep damnation of his taking-off; And pity, like a naked new-born babe,...
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