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" I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me : I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn as you Have done to this. "
Macbeth. King John. King Richard II.-v. 2. King Henry IV. King Henry V.-v. 3 ... - Page 23
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2004 - 127 pages
...sponge.like. 72 quell: kill, bloodshed. 73 mettle: spirit, courage. 74 receiv'd: believed. 76 very: own. 55 How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I...from his boneless gums And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn As you have done to this. Macbeth If we should fail? Lady Macbeth We fail? e0 But screw...
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Elizabethan Drama Part 1: Marlowe to Shakespeare: Part 46 Harvard Classics

Charles W. Eliot - 2004 - 448 pages
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The Status Syndrome: How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity

Michael Marmot - 2004 - 319 pages
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Shakespeare and Language

Catherine M. S. Alexander - 2004 - 294 pages
...by the most sttiking and most nototious insrance of the image, in Lady Macbeth's infamous lines: I have given suck, and know How tender tis to love the...me; I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gurns And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn As you have done...
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Re-visions of Shakespeare: Essays in Honor of Robert Ornstein

Robert Ornstein, Evelyn Gajowski - 2004 - 298 pages
...and yet you would make both: They have made themselves, and that their fitness now Does unmake you. I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...me, I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums, And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn As you have done...
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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt, Stephen Jay Greenblatt - 2004 - 430 pages
...other's innermost fears and desires. They meet on the ground of a shared, willed, murderous ferocity: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...me. I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn As you have done...
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Time and Uncertainty

Paul Andre Harris, Michael Crawford - 2004 - 261 pages
...illness. Unlike Lady Macbeth, he has the natural milk of human kindness. Of herself she says: ... I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn, as you Have done,...
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Focus on Macbeth

John Russell Brown - 2005 - 272 pages
...I ii I with the play s most terrible image, ot what it is to destroy an utterly vulnerable life: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so swom as you Have done to this. (I.vii.54-9) It is sensual, exquisite, as she gives herself to...
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Shakespeare

George Ian Duthie - 2005 - 206 pages
...deep down in her heart nature does prevail. And when in I, vii, she speaks these terrible words: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love...his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn as you Have done to this (lines 54-9) passage, "though usually thought to prove a merciless...
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