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" O now, for ever, Farewell the tranquil mind ! Farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue ! O, farewell ! Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife,... "
Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ... - Page 269
by William Shakespeare - 1853 - 418 pages
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...Trifles light as air Are to the jealous confirmatlons strong As proofs of holy writ. 10434 Othello Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump,...quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war! 10435 Othello Unkindness may do much; And his unkindness may defeat my life, But never taint my love....
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The End of an Era

John Sergeant Wise - 1901 - 474 pages
...Boy as I was, I felt it as keenly as did the embittered Moor when, in his agony, he exclaimed : " Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That...Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war ! And, 0 you mortal engines, whose rnde throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell !...
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Edward Elgar: A Creative Life

Jerrold Northrop Moore - 1999 - 841 pages
...and Circumstance'. The quotation was from Shakespeare's Othello, and its context suggested a parting: Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump...quality, Pride, pomp and circumstance of glorious war! He dedicated the Marches to Alfred Rodewald and Granville Bantock, and arranged for the premières...
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The Wheel of Fire: Interpretations of Shakespearian Tragedy

George Wilson Knight - 2001 - 393 pages
...(v. ii. 352) for insulting Venice. Finally there is his noble apostrophe to his lost 'occupation': Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars, That make...counterfeit, Farewell! Othello's occupation's gone. (ni.iii.350) Again, we have the addition of phrase to separate phrase, rather than the interdependence,...
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 324 pages
...been happy, if the general camp, Pioneers and all, had tasted her sweet body, So I had nothing known. O ! now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind; farewell...clamours counterfeit, Farewell! Othello's occupation's gone!1 (in. iii. 346) This overthrowing of what might be termed a male value by a female force may...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - 2002 - 398 pages
...been happy if the general camp, Pioners and all, had tasted her sweet body, So I had nothing known. O, now for ever Farewell the tranquil mind! farewell...steed and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, th' ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious...
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Othello

Steven Croft - 2004 - 208 pages
...mind! Farewell content! Farewell the plumed troops, and the big wars 345 That makes ambition virtue! Oh farewell, Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill...quality, Pride, pomp and circumstance of glorious war! 350 And, oh you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit,...
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End of an Era: The Last Days of Traditional Southern Culture as Seen Through ...

John Sergeant Wise - 2005 - 360 pages
...before. Boy as I was, I felt it as keenly as did the embittered Moor when, in his agony, he exclaimed: "Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That...counterfeit, Farewell! Othello's occupation's gone!" In hopelessness I scanned the wreck, and then I went back to school. In June, 1865, a boy named...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - 2005 - 224 pages
...had nothing known. O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind! farewell content! Farewell the plum'd troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue!...counterfeit, Farewell! Othello's occupation's gone! (III.iii.345-57) The final line echoes the earlier lament of Cassio (II.iii.262-5). It is no longer...
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The Language of Shakespeare's Plays

B. Ifor Evans - 2005 - 190 pages
...farewell content! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue ! O, farewell I Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump,...immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell I (111.3.345) This speech seems to mark consciously the contrast between the normal Othello of the...
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