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" Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me: Now no more The juice of Egypt's grape shall moist this lip: Yare, yare, good Iras; quick. Methinks, I hear Antony call; I see him rouse himself To praise my noble act; I hear him... "
King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts - Page 77
by William Shakespeare - 1808 - 78 pages
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - 1990 - 207 pages
...themselves already determined to die with her, she prepares to die in what state is left her. Cleopatra: Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal...men To excuse their after wrath. Husband, I come: Now to that name my courage prove my title! I am fire and air; my other elements I give to baser life....
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1990 - 274 pages
...longings in me. Now no more 275 The juice of Egypt's grape shall moist this lip. [The women dress her] Yare, yare, good Iras; quick. Methinks I hear Antony...rouse himself To praise my noble act. I hear him mock 256 so] Capell; not in F 273 sD.2 Enter. . .attire] Capell subst.; not in F: Re-enter Charmian and...
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Antony and Cleopatra

Harley Granville-Barker - 1993 - 147 pages
...dignity; and the pulse of it now throbs with a steady intensity, goes processionally forward, as it were. Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal...which the gods give men To excuse their after wrath. . . . Regular metre, saved from formality by the subtle variety of the mid-line stopping; the whole...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1993 - 141 pages
...CLOWN Yes, forsooth: I wish you joy o'th'worm. [goes Re-enter IRAS with a robe, crown, etc. CLEOPATRA Give me my robe, put on my crown: I have Immortal...Methinks I hear Antony call; I see him rouse himself 280 To praise my noble act; I hear him mock The luck of Caesar, which the gods give men To excuse their...
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Critical Perspectives on Derek Walcott

Robert D. Hamner - 1993 - 482 pages
...Shakespeare's drama. The play opens as Sheila, playing Cleopatra, is enacting the queen's final scene: "Give me my robe, put on my crown, I have / Immortal.../ The juice of Egypt's grape shall moist this lip" (213).2 Harvey, the aging English "queen" director (there are strong hints he is a homosexual), immediately...
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A Buddhist's Shakespeare: Affirming Self-deconstructions

James Howe - 1994 - 273 pages
...high Roman fashion, / And make death proud to take us" (4. 15.87-88). Her dying speech is similar: Methinks I hear Antony call; I see him rouse himself...men To excuse their after wrath. Husband, I come! (5.2.283-87) She recreates herself. If earlier she has been caught in a circle, whirling around an...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...jests in return not as queen, but as a woman. Eventually she dismisses him and orders herself adorned: Give me my robe, put on my crown, I have Immortal longings in me. Now no more The juice of Egypt's grace shall moist this lip. (V, ii, 280-282) As she dons the royal garb, she rejects the life of hedonism...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - 1997 - 252 pages
...dissembling looks? By the end of his career, Shakespeare arrived at a suppleness of enjambment like this: Give me my robe, put on my crown, I have Immortal...men To excuse their after wrath. Husband, I come: Now to that name my courage prove my title. It remained for Milton to apply these lessons to non-dramatic...
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Shakespeare and the Literary Tradition

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - 1999 - 344 pages
...exults: "Caesar's beguil'd." As she affixes the serpents to her breast, the great words swim past: Give me my robe, put on my crown. I have Immortal...more The juice of Egypt's grape shall moist this lip. .... Methinks I hear Antony call. I see him rouse himself To praise my noble act. I hear him mock The...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1999 - 139 pages
...Exit. [Enter Iras with a robe, crown, etc.] CLEOPATRA Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have 280 Immortal longings in me. Now no more The juice of...lip. Yare, yare, good Iras; quick. Methinks I hear 283 Antony call. I see him rouse himself To praise my noble act. I hear him mock 258 falliable ie,...
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