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" Come, seeling* night. Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day, And with thy bloody and invisible hand Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale! "
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by William Shakespeare - 1795
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Teaching with Shakespeare: Critics in the Classroom

Union College (Schenectady N y ) - 1994 - 269 pages
...invocation of darkness by Macbeth as he rouses himself to carry out the murder of Banquo: Come, seeling night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day, And, with thy bloody and invisible hand, Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale!óLight thickens, and...
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The Re-imagined Text: Shakespeare, Adaptation, & Eighteenth-century Literary ...

Jean I. Marsden
...Macbeth's: Come seeling night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day, With thy bloody and invisible hand Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale! Light thickens, and the crow Makes wing to th' rooky wood; Good things of day begin to droop and drowse,...
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Witches and Jesuits: Shakespeare's Macbeth

Garry Wills - 1995 - 223 pages
...(3.2.46-52): Come, seeling Night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day And, with thy bloody-and- invisible hand, Cancel and tear to pieces that Great Bond Which keeps me pale. Light thickens, and the crow Makes wing t' th' rooky wood. Good things of day begin to droop and drowse...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - 1997 - 416 pages
...Similarly, Lady Macbeth's invocation to night is soon to be paralleled by Macbeth's: Come, seeling night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day, And with thy bloody and invisible hand Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale. (3.3.47-51) The play...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. 10357 Macbeth Come, seeling ho have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own invisible hand, Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale! 10358 Macbeth ... Now...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

Jane Armstrong - 1999 - 408 pages
...husbandry in heaven; Their candles are all out. Macbeth 2.1.4-5, BANQUO TO FLEANCE 4 Come, seeling Night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful Day, And, with thy bloody and invisible hand, Cancel, and tear to pieces, that great bond Which keeps me pale! - Light thickens;...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare - 1999 - 408 pages
...husbandry in heaven; Their candles are all out. Macbeth 2.1.4-5, BANQUO TO FLEANCE 4 Come, seeling Night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful Day, And, with thy bloody and invisible hand, Cancel, and tear to pieces, that great bond Which keeps me pale! - Light thickens;...
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English Literature for AQA A

Tony Childs, Jackie Moore - 2000 - 174 pages
...the word 'kiss' in the next line. Now look at this passage from Act 3 Scene 2. MACBETH Come, seeling night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day, And with thy bloody and invisible hand Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale! Light thickens, and the...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film

Russell Jackson, Russell Bennett Jackson - 2000 - 342 pages
...demonstrates how the film intertwines its various stylistic strands. Macbeth's lines: Come, seeling Night Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day, And, with thy bloody and invisible hand Cancel and tear to pieces, that great bond Which keeps me pale. Light thickens, and...
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The Net of Nemesis: Studies in Tragic Bond/age

August J. Nigro - 2000 - 194 pages
...will have ironic meaning; as soon as Banquo departs, Macbeth will seek to sever that tie: Come, seeing night Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day, And with thy bloody and invisible hand Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale. (3.2.46-50) Is that great...
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