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" But nature makes that mean; so over that art, Which you say adds to nature, is an art That nature makes. You see, sweet maid, we marry A gentler scion to the wildest stock, And make conceive a bark of baser kind By bud of nobler race. This is an art Which... "
The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest Copies ... - Page 295
by William Shakespeare - 1740
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Northrop Frye's Student Essays, 1932-1938, Volume 3

Northrop Frye, Professor Robert D Denham - 1997 - 557 pages
...You see, sweet maid, we marry A gentler scion to the wildest stock, And make conceive a bark of baser kind By bud of nobler race: this is an art Which does mend Nature, change it rather, but The art itself is nature. Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale [4.4.89971 Nearly all the deeper questions dealt...
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Feeding the Ten Billion: Plants and Population Growth

Lloyd T. Evans, Evans, Lloyd Thomas Evans, Lewis T. Evans, Lloyd Thomas Evans - 1998 - 247 pages
...Tale, when Perdita spurns the hybrid carnations 'which some call nature's bastards', Polixenes replies 'This is an art which does mend nature - change it rather - but the art itself is nature'. In early maize crops that art was indeed natural, given both the openpollinated...
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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - 1999 - 232 pages
...You see, sweet maid, we marry A gentler scion to the wildest stock, And make conceive a bark of baser kind By bud of nobler race. This is an art Which does mend Nature, change it rather; but The art itself is Nature. (IV.iv.88) The image that Polixenes uses to explain the relationship between nature...
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The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America

Leo Marx - 2000 - 414 pages
...You see, sweet maid, we marry A gentler scion to the wildest stock, And make conceive a bark of baser kind By bud of nobler race. This is an art Which does mend Nature, change it rather, but The art itself is Nature. The context, it is generally conceded, lends Shakespeare's support to Polixenes'...
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Theatre Under the Nazis

John London - 2000 - 356 pages
...extolling the art of marrying 'a gentler scion to the wildest stock, / And make conceive a bark of baser kind / By bud of nobler race. This is an art / Which...does mend Nature - change it, rather - but / The art itself, is Nature' (ll. 93-7). Without a doubt, Shakespeare's play reverberates with murky suspicions...
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Four Late Plays

William Shakespeare - 1998 - 410 pages
...You see, sweet maid, we marry A gentler scion to the wildest stock, And make conceive a bark of baser kind By bud of nobler race. This is an art Which does mend nature change it rather, but The art itself is nature. PERDITA So it is. POLIXENES Then make your garden rich in gillyvors, And do not call...
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Text und Prätext: intertextuelle Bezüge in Theodor Fontanes "Stine"

Thomas Grimann - 2001 - 368 pages
...You see, sweet maid, we marry A gentler scion to the wildest stock, And make conceive a bark of baser kind By bud of nobler race. This is an art Which does mend nature - change it rather - but The art itself is nature. 24 Im englischen Original steht dafür das Verb ,to marry' und nicht ,to graft'....
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - 2001 - 734 pages
...see, sweet maid, we marry / A gentler scion to the wildest stock, / And make conceive a bark of baser kind / By bud of nobler race. This is an art /Which...does mend nature -change it rather- but / The art itself is nature. / Per. So it is. / Pol. Then make your garden rich in gillyvors, / And do not call...
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The Cambridge Companion to Keats

Susan J. Wolfson, Wolfson Susan J. - 2001 - 272 pages
...acknowledges the power of what is not art: nature, say. This independent power is happy with interdependency. "This is an art Which does mend nature, change it rather, but The art itself is nature." "So it is." (The Winter's Tale 4.4.95-97) Keats is deeply touched by Shakespeare,...
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Ladies' Southern Florist: A Facsimile of the 1860 Edition

Mary Catherine Rion - 2001 - 140 pages
...gardening in the South. DEBRA McCov-MASSEv, MA HERITAGE PRESERVATION SOUTHERN FLORIST. MARY 0. RION. " This is an art which does mend Nature, change it rather : but the art itself is Nature." SH A KS PEA RE. COLUMBIA, SC: PETEH B. GLASS. 1860. Entered according to Act...
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