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" Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me ; Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form ; Then, have I reason to be fond... "
The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely new ... - Page 58
by William Shakespeare - 1842
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The Agamemnon of Æschylus, tr. literally and rhythmically by W. Sewell

Aeschylus - 1846 - 80 pages
...of life, Into the eye and prospect of his soul. Than when she lived indeed. AWs Well that Ends Well. Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in...his form. Then have I reason to be fond of grief. King John. 416. The distinction seems to be between the sorrows which prevail in the palace, and those...
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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture ...

Merritt Caldwell - 1846 - 357 pages
...play; But I have that within, which passeth show; These but the trappings, and the suits of wo. 4. Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in...his form ; Then have I reason to be fond of grief. 5. My mother! when I learned that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed? Hovered...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volumes 37-39

1865
...IIEPI TOT STE&4NOT 318. Const. Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lien in his bed, walks np and down with me; Puts on his pretty looks, repeats...have I reason to be fond of grief. Fare you well: bad you such a loss as I, I could give better comfort than you do. I will not keep this form upon...
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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises ...

George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed - 1847 - 344 pages
...raise up the f; we pacify grief; hence grief is an active, and affliction a passive quality, iCmit. Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in...his form ; Then, have I reason to be fond of grief. King John, iii. 4. Oth. Had it pleased Heaven To try me with affliction Othello, iv. 2. for grief...
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The Converse of the Pen: Acts of Intimacy in the Eighteenth-century Familiar ...

Bruce Redford - 1986 - 252 pages
...male child, To him that did but yesterday suspire, There was not such a gracious creature born .... Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in...his form; Then, have I reason to be fond of grief? (3.4.48-50, 79-81, 93-98) Shakespeare's imagery imprints itself so thoroughly on Gray's mind that when...
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Freeing Shakespeare's Voice: The Actor's Guide to Talking the Text

Kristin Linklater - 1992 - 214 pages
...produces reason How I may be deliver'd of these woes, And teaches me to kill or hang myself. and later: Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in...his form; Then have I reason to be fond of grief. King John, Act HI, Scene Hi She is not "talking about" her emotional state, she is revealing it, eloquently....
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 1263 pages
...talks to me that never had a son. KING PHILIP. You are as fond of grief as of your child. CONSTANCE. e time's condición, And the division of our amity....nature of the times deceased; The which observed, pans, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form; Then have I reason to be fond of grief. Fare you...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...rightly. SENECA, (c. 5-65) Roman writer, philosopher, statesman. Epistulae ad Lucilium, epistle 68,1.13. 9 Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in...his form; Then have I reason to be fond of grief. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, (1564-1616) British dramatist, poet. Constance, in King John, act 3, sc. 4, 1....
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Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Ex

Judith Viorst - 2010 - 448 pages
...Constance: "You are as fond of your grief as of your child," she offers him this desperate explanation: Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in...his form; Then, have I reason to be fond of grief. Another version of chronic grief is the so-called "mummification" of the dead, the keeping of every...
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The Late Mr. Shakespeare

Robert Nye - 1999 - 398 pages
...has Queen Constance in Act III Scene 4 lament the fate of her son Arthur in these lines that follow: Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in...with his form: Then have I reason to be fond of grief . Of course, I could be wrong. My linking of the writing of this speech with what Mr Shakespeare may...
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