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" And that small model of the barren earth, Which serves as paste and cover to our bones. For heaven's sake, let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories of the death of kings : — How some have been depos'd, some slain in war... "
The Works of William Shakespeare - Page 46
by William Shakespeare - 1810
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Shakespeare nostro contemporaneo

Jan Kott - 2002 - 249 pages
...spegne, che spiano il tremito delle sue mani. Hanno già ordito la congiura, hanno già 4 [Por God's sake, let us sit upon the ground, / And tell sad stories...poison'd by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; / All murder'dl] 5 [He cannot live, I hope; and must not die / Till George be pack'd with posthorse up to...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 228 pages
...and decay: The worst is death and death will have his day. King Richard— Richard II IILii For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories...Some haunted by the ghosts they have depos'd; Some poisoned by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; All murdered: for within the hollow crown That rounds...
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The Wild Ones

Matt Braun - 2002 - 277 pages
...I?" "What are you talking about?" "Lulu, I mean to put an end to it — permanently!" * * * For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories...slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poison 'd by their wives, some sleeping kill'd; All murder' d: for within the hollow...
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Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - 2002 - 320 pages
...Shakespeare at your side. So let's begin, or, as Shakespeare says in his play King Richard II: For God's sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories...slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping kill'd, All murthered — for within the hollow...
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Lincoln's Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers' Home

Matthew Pinsker - 2005 - 256 pages
...had heard Lincoln recite "at Springfield, at the White House, and at the Soldiers' Home." For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories...slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed; Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping 1; ill J All murthered. . . .20 Naturally, many...
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Chronicles: The Writing of History in Medieval England

Chris Given-Wilson - 2004 - 292 pages
...There is an echo of this passage in Shakespeare's Richard II (Act 3, Scene 2, lines 155-60): 'For God's sake let us sit upon the ground/ And tell sad stories...by their wives, some sleeping kill'd,/ All murder'd . . .' It is most unlikely, however, that Shakespeare could have known Usk's chronicle. 75. Scrope...
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The End of Arrogance

J. C. Morris - 2005 - 508 pages
...the cruelty of life, the inhumanity of mankind. He recited Shakespeare and the Bible aloud. For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories...depos'd, Some poison'd by their wives, some sleeping killed." From Mark, 7:2 1 "For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries,...
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Focus on Macbeth

John Russell Brown - 2004 - 272 pages
...upon the proud and sinful. It was natural for Shakespeare to explore the possibilities for tragedy of sad stories of the death of kings: How some have been...by their wives, some sleeping kill'd, All murder'd. (Richard II, III.ii.156-60) In writing his early plays he had the impact of Marlowe to absorb, who...
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The Wounded Hawk: Book Two of 'The Crucible'

Sara Douglass - 2007 - 496 pages
...heart hid. So came the Demon-King to reign over England. EPILOGUE — PONTEFRACT CASTLE — For God's sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories...slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have depos 'd, Some poison 'd by their wives, some sleeping kill 'd, All murder' d— for within the hollow...
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South Fork Cemeteries

Clement Healy - 2006 - 128 pages
...death, And that small model of the barren earth Which serves as paste and cover to our bones, For God's sake let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories...Some haunted by the ghosts they have depos'd; Some poisoned by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; All murder'd; — for within the hollow crown That rounds...
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