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" Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like a Colossus ; and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. "
King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts - Page 5
by William Shakespeare - 1808 - 78 pages
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cæser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839 - 526 pages
...general shout ! I do believe that these applauses are For some new honors that are heaped on Caesar. Cos. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like...under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonorable graves. 1 The verb arrive is also used by Milton without the preposition. 2 Some commentators...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cæser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839 - 534 pages
...general shout! I do believe that these applauses are For some new honors that are heaped on Caesar. Cas. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like...under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonorable graves. 2 Some commentators suppose that the allusion here is to a coward's desertion...
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Miscellanies of Literature, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - 1840 - 516 pages
...aspiring or despairing scribbler eyes him as Cassius did Cicsar : and whispers to his fellow — ' Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a...peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves.' No wonder, then, if the malice of the Lilliputian tribe be bent against this dreaded GULLIVER ; if...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - 1840 - 298 pages
...under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonorable graves. Men at some time are misters of their fates : The fault, dear Brutus, is not in...underlings. Brutus, and Caesar : what should be in that Caesar ? Why should that name be sounded more than yours 1 Write them together, yours is as fair a...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1840 - 694 pages
...severely in his address to the jury, summoning up his observations with the well-known lines— ' He doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus ; and we...peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves.' " The tone and gesture wiih which this was delivered and enforced, is not to be described. On the bench....
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Miscellanies of literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1840 - 462 pages
...scribbler eyes him as Cassius did Casar : and whispers to his fellow — ' Why, man, he doth bestride Ihe narrow world Like a Colossus; and we petty men Walk...peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves.' No wonder, then, if the malice of the Lilliputian tribe be bent against this dreaded GULLIVER; if they...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1842 - 420 pages
...shout ! I do believe, that these applauses are For some new honors that are heap'd on Csesar. Cos. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like...under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonorable graves. Men at some time are masters of their fates. The fault, dear Brutus, is not in...
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The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 646 pages
...shout ! I do believe, that these applauses are For some new honours that are heap'd on Caesar. Cas. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like...about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. Men at some time are masters of their fates : The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves,...
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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 652 pages
...shout ! I do believe, that these applauses are For some new honours that are heap'd on Caesar. Ca-s. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like...about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. Men at some time are masters of their fates : The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves,...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 594 pages
...shunt ! I do believe that these applauses are For some new honours that are heaped on Cœsar. Cas. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a...about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. Men at some time are masters of their fates : The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves,...
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