Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" I have lived long enough : my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf ; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour,... "
A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ... - Page 23
by John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pages
Full view - About this book

Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...him. Only to Seyton does he confess his misery: I have liv'd long enough: my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf, And that which should...mouth-honor, breath. Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not. (V, iii, 22-28) Despite Macbeth's degradation, he offers here the self-understanding...
Limited preview - About this book

Words that Matter: Linguistic Perception in Renaissance English

Judith H. Anderson - 1996 - 338 pages
...use of metaphor in these famous lines from Macbeth: I have UVd long enough: my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf, And that which should...obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have. 26 Quoted in isolation, as here, the metaphor in these lines is essentially illustrative, its potential...
Limited preview - About this book

Poetry and the Practical

William Gilmore Simms - 1998 - 124 pages
...mournful plaint of Macbeth, when crowned with all he grasped at, illustrates fully his experience "My way of life Is fallen into the sear, the yellow...leaf; And that which should accompany old age; As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have." Macbeth, my friends, was a person...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - 1997 - 403 pages
...life Is fall'n into the sere, the yellow leaf, And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look...have, but in their stead Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath Which the poor heart would fain deny but dare not. (5.3.24-30) Macbeth has, as...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespearean Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg

Marvin Rosenberg - 1998 - 371 pages
...all but Seyton, by which time he has . . . liv'd long enough: my way of life Is fall'n into the sere, the yellow leaf, And that which should accompany old...mouth-honor, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not. (5.3.22-28) There is no mention of the unique solace of children, here, and the prospect...
Limited preview - About this book

Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 98 pages
...cheer me ever, or disseat me now. I have lived long enough. My way of life 25 Is fall'n into the sere, the yellow leaf, And that which should accompany old...stead, Curses not loud but deep, mouth-honor, breath, 30 Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not. Seyton! Enter Seyton. SEYTON What's your gracious...
Limited preview - About this book

Bret Harte: Opening the American Literary West

Gary Scharnhorst - 2000 - 256 pages
...indeed a burden!" He borrowed the quoted phrase from Shakespeare's Macbeth: "My way of life / Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf/ And that which should...obedience, troops of friends, / I must not look to have." "My grandfather's death was marked by courage and simple dignity," Geoffrey Bret Harte reminisced forty...
Limited preview - About this book

Abe: A Novel of the Young Lincoln

Richard Slotkin - 2001 - 478 pages
...and helped him out of the horse-trough. He slumped against it as if he had lost the use of his legs. "And that which should accompany old age, as honor,...love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look ..." and then he was asleep: a deep rich wet snoring in-suck of breath. Flinn looked up at Abe. "Don't...
Limited preview - About this book

The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 392 pages
...'honour' and all things of concord and life: . . . that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look...have; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not. (v. iii. 24) 1 This opposition...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare and Religion: Essays of Forty Years

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 374 pages
...life Is fall'n into the sere, the yellow leaf; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look...have; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud, but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not. (v. iii. 22) Then, later,...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF