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" Like to the senators of the antique Rome, With the plebeians swarming at their heels, Go forth, and fetch their conquering Caesar in : As, by a lower but by loving likelihood, Were now the general of our gracious empress {As, in good time, he may)... "
The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere - Page 497
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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Shakespeare in the Theatre

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - 1999 - 270 pages
...audience to imagine the citizens of London flocking to "their conqu'ring Caesar," As, by a lower but loving likelihood, Were now the General of our gracious...many would the peaceful city quit To welcome him! (5.prologuc.iJ8-34) Most critics read this passage as praise of Essex, although it states only that...
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The Life of King Henry the Fifth

William Shakespeare - 1999 - 121 pages
...likelihood, 30 Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in good time he may, from Ireland coming, 32 Bringing rebellion broached on his sword, How many...cause, Did they this Harry. Now in London place him; 36 As yet the lamentation of the French Invites the King of England's stay at home; 38 The emperor's...
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Political Shakespeare

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - 1999 - 326 pages
...Folger 1nstitute seminar, "Shakespeare and the Designs of Empire." for their constructive comments. Were now the general of our gracious Empress, As in...his sword. How many would the peaceful city quit. To weleome him! William Shakespeare, Hrnrj VSCho.30-341 MAN OR WOMAN," WRITES THE KENYAN NOVELIST NgugT...
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The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 114 pages
...doth pour out her citizens! The mayor and all his brethren in best sort, Like to the senators of th' antique Rome, With the plebeians swarming at their...many would the peaceful city quit To welcome him! Henry V, V. Chorus, 22-34 Imagining Essex's arrival in London, Shakespeare evokes Caesar's successful...
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Educating the Prince: Essays in Honor of Harvey Mansfield

Harvey Claflin Mansfield - 2000 - 326 pages
...of th' antique Rome, With the plebeians swarming at their heels, Go forth and fetch their conqu'ring Caesar in; As by a lower but by loving likelihood,...Much more, and much more cause, Did they this Harry. (V.Cho.24-35)1 The chorus views the great English conqueror, Henry V, on the model of a Roman predecessor,...
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Henry V

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 153 pages
...London welcomed King Henry on his return from France; and the speech continues: As, by a lower but loving likelihood, Were now the General of our gracious...Much more, and much more cause, Did they this Harry. There's a scholarly consensus that the 'General of our gracious Empress' is Robert Devereux, the illustrious...
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Shakespeare : A Life: A Life

Park Honan - 1998 - 480 pages
...high-loving likelihood', says the Chorus, with imperfect faith in the Earl of Essex's military luck, Were now the General of our gracious Empress As...Much more, and much more cause, Did they this Harry. (vo 29-35) This is no propaganda for Essex and Southampton and Shakespeare's doubt about their...
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Architectonics of Imitation in Spenser, Daniel, and Drayton

David Ian Galbraith - 2000 - 229 pages
...departure in a manner which recalls Daniel's earlier attempts to link Essex with the conqueror of France: As, by a lower but by loving likelihood, Were now...sword, How many would the peaceful city quit To welcome himl But by September he had failed in his mission and returned to London, where he was examined by...
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Faultlines: Cultural Materialism and the Politics of Dissident Reading

Alan Sinfield - 1992 - 365 pages
...first to Caesar's return as conqueror to Rome and then to Essex's anticipated return from Ireland: As, by a lower but by loving likelihood, Were now...him! much more, and much more cause, Did they this Harry.28 Notice the prudent qualification that this is "a lower . . . likelihood" insofar as Essex...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 31

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 256 pages
...of th' antique Rome, With the plebeians swarming at their heels, Go forth and fetch their conqu'ring Caesar in: As, by a lower but by loving likelihood,...much more, and much more cause, Did they this Harry. (v, 25-35) Essex was commissioned on 12 March 1599, left London on 27 March 1599, and returned in disgrace...
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