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" Haste me to know it, that I, with wings as swift As meditation, or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. "
The New British Theatre: A Selection of Original Dramas, Not Yet Acted - Page 267
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Shakespeare's Metrical Art

George T. Wright - 1988 - 363 pages
...from the Ghost that his father has been murdered, he is eager to know just how: Haste me to know't, that I with wings as swift As meditation, or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. (Hamlet. 1.5.29-31) Lysander, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, ought to know better; it is he, after all,...
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Hunting Cockroaches and Other Plays

Janusz Głowacki - 1990 - 216 pages
...foul, as in the best it is; But this most foul, strange, and unnatural. HAMLET. Haste me to know't that I, with wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. GHOST. I find thee apt; And duller shouldst thou be than the fat weed That roots itself in ease on...
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Hunting Cockroaches and Other Plays

Janusz Głowacki - 1990 - 216 pages
...foul, as in the best it is; But this most foul, strange, and unnatural. HAMLET. Haste me to know't that I, with wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. GHOST. I find thee apt; And duller shouldst thou be than the fat weed That roots itself in ease on...
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Meaning and Being in Myth

Norman Austin - 2010
...The father's equation of love and revenge is picked up immediately by the son: Haste me to know't, that I. with wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. "I find thee apt." the ghost replies. (Iv29-31) In what form does this fatherly ghost choose to make...
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Liberation of the Actor

Peter Bridgmont - 1992 - 148 pages
...foul, as in the best it is; But this most foul, strange and unnatural. HAMLET. Haste, me to know'tj that I with wings as swift As meditation, or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. GHOST. I find thee apt; And duller shouldst thou be than the fat weed That roots itself in ease on...
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The Masks of Hamlet

Marvin Rosenberg - 1992 - 971 pages
...fantasy (we have seen in the first soliloquy how urgent Hamlet's brain can be): Haste me to know't, that I with wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love May sweep to my revenge! We can tell from the Ghost's reply that Hamlet is responding instantly, with no delay of thought, no...
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And Flights of Angels

Terrence Ortwein - 1994 - 91 pages
...foul as in the best it is, But this most foul, strange, and unnatural. HAMLET. Haste me to know't, that I, with wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. GHOST. 'Tis given out that, sleeping in my orchard, A serpent stung me. But know, thou noble youth,...
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A Buddhist's Shakespeare: Affirming Self-deconstructions

James Howe - 1994 - 273 pages
...live for, he is both frightened ("And shall I couple hell?" 1.5.93) and ecstatic: Haste me to know 't, that I with wings as swift As meditation, or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. (1.5.29-31) He thinks of those "more things in heaven and earth" that exceed philosophy, plans his...
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Shakespeare's World of Death: The Early Tragedies

Richard Courtney - 1995 - 268 pages
...within which passeth show," but his sensitivity can quickly turn to the impulsive, Haste me to know't, that I, with wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge ... (Iv29-31) or the futility of Now might I do it pat, now 'a is a-praying. And now I'll do't. And...
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Hamlet and Narcissus

John Russell - 1995 - 246 pages
...father's disposal. "Haste me to know 't," he says, entreating his father to identify the murderer, "that I, with wings as swift / As meditation or the thoughts of love, / May sweep to my revenge" (Iv29-31). At no point, either here or any other time in the course of the play, does Hamlet question...
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