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" I have not slept. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The Genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council ; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 268
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 324 pages
...so pure an ideal as liberty, endures a severe conflict: Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (II. i. 63) That is the new and deeper note. In Hamlet we are shown a hero of sensitive temperament,...
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Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and Montaigne: Power and Subjectivity from Richard ...

Hugh Grady, Professor of English Hugh Grady - 2002 - 286 pages
...with the interim before grand, defining historical acts: Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma...to a little kingdom, suffers then The Nature of an insurrection.74 Brutus' images are coloured by a Stoic sensibility seeking internal harmony under the...
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What I Cannot Say to You: Stories

Vanessa Furse Jackson - 2003 - 173 pages
...just just an imaginary friend, that's all." _yv om a Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. Julius Caesar 2.1.63-69. like to think they go to the moon," she said, "but they don't really get there."...
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Misanthropology: A Florilegium of Bahumbuggery

Reneau H. Reneau - 2003 - 220 pages
...two golden bars. VENI has adopted the McHale standard. "Between the acting of a dreadful thing and the first motion, all the interim is like a phantasma,...kingdom, suffers then the nature of an insurrection" (from Julius Caesar). Jick's comparison of captains to lieutenants owes a debt to Aldous Huxley's pillowtalk...
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Julius Caesar

Mark Morris - 2003 - 145 pages
...a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream. 65 The genius and the mortal instruments Are then in...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. Enter Lucius Lucius Sir, 'tis your brother Cassius at the door, 70 Who doth desire to see you. BRUTUS...
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Shakespeare, Italy, and Intertextuality

Michele Marrapodi - 2004 - 278 pages
...against Caesar, I have not slept. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream: The...Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of insurrection. (2.2.61-9) 'Acting' - to act - is used here in the sense of 'to enact', or 'to decide...
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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt, Stephen Jay Greenblatt - 2004 - 430 pages
...molten state of consciousness in which he finds himself: Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma...The genius and the mortal instruments Are then in counsel, and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection....
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Architects of the Culture of Death

Donald DeMarco, Benjamin Wiker - 2004 - 410 pages
...anticipates the tragedies of Hamlet, Othello, Lear, and Macbeth: Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma...The Genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council.1 Ideas have consequences. Bad philosophies produce bad results. Ethical values are not neutral....
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Focus on Macbeth

John Russell Brown - 2004 - 272 pages
...provides the play's characteristic vision, of a kind by Brvmis in ths tartar playj /ifc tan (ll.i): Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (II. i. 6 1-9) The 'hideous interim' in Macbeth centres on the vision of the dagger in II. i, where...
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The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - 2005 - 205 pages
...within him is communicated, in transposed form, as uncertainty about the time and as sleeplessness: Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I...instruments Are then in council; and the state of a man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. (2.1) This speech, incidentally,...
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