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" These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no good to us. Though the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourged by the sequent effects. Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide; in cities, mutinies; in... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare. In Ten Volumes: Troilus and Cressida ... - Page 334
by William Shakespeare - 1773
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The Fragmentation of the Proper Name and the Crisis of Degree ...

Radhouan Ben Amara - 2004 - 132 pages
...though the wisdom of Nature can reason it thus and thus, yet Nature finds itself scourg'd by the sequent effects. Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide; in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond crack'd 'twixt son and father. This villain of mine comes...
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Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays

Laurie Maguire - 2003 - 260 pages
...Elizabethans and Jacobeans than the fracturing of family bonds. Gloucester lists the play's social disorders: "Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond crack'd 'twixt son and father. This villain of mine comes...
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Monumental Melville: The Formation of a Literary Career

Edgar A. Dryden - 2004 - 230 pages
...in King Lear associates "these late eclipses in the sun and moon" with familial and civil discord. "Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond crack'd twixt son and father" (i.2.i00ón0). Gloucester's...
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Radical Tragedy: Religion, Ideology, and Power in the Drama of Shakespeare ...

Jonathan Dollimore - 2004 - 312 pages
...taken as at least based on fact: 'These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no good to us... Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide, in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason . . . there's son against father; the King falls from bias of nature:...
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Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies

Piotr Sadowski - 2003 - 327 pages
...circumstances not unjustified terror of political chaos and of revolution supplanting the "natural" order: "Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked 'twixt son and father. . . . Machinations, hollowness,...
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Shakespeare's Webs: Networks of Meaning in Renaissance Drama

Arthur F. Kinney - 2004 - 168 pages
...heat" (1.1.304-05). At such a time, Lear's remaining counselor, the duke of Gloucester, maintains: Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide; in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked 'twixt son and father. This villain of mine [Edgar]...
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Shakespeare's King Lear with The Tempest: The Discovery of Nature and the ...

Mark Allen McDonald - 2004 - 317 pages
...But, as in A Midsummer Night's Dream (II,i, 88-114), the nature which is scourged is the human world: Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries discord; in palaces treason; and the bond crack'd 'twixt son and father... There has apparently been...
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The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - 2005 - 280 pages
...Though the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourg'd by the sequent effects. Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond crack'd 'twixt son and father. (I.ii. 103-9) Edmund comments...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 pages
...the wisdom of nature can reason 100 it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourged by the sequent effects. Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide. In cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked 'twixt son and father. This villain of mine comes...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - 2005 - 224 pages
...though the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourged by the sequent effects : love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked 'twixt son and father. This villain of mine comes...
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