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" Is man no more than this? Consider him well. Thou owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on's are sophisticated! Thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated man is no more but such a poor, bare,... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 158
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 283 pages
...ow'st the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha? Here's three on's us are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. Off, off, you landings: come, unbutton here." This famous speech is closely linked to Montaigne's discussion in the...
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The Time is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History

Agnes Heller - 2002 - 375 pages
...owe'st the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on's are sophisticated. Thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art" (emphasis added) (tearing off his clothes). And then it comes: Lear calls Edgar "philosopher" four...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 46

Stanley Wells - 2002 - 280 pages
...the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha, here's three on 's are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. (3.4.96-102) Seeing clothes as a disguise hiding human reality is plausible, but Lear swerves into...
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Shelley Among Others: The Play of the Intertext and the Idea of Language

Stuart Peterfreund - 2002 - 406 pages
...followed by the imperative to rid oneself of them, if only symbolically. Of Edgar's persona, Lear says, "Unaccommodated man is no more but such a poor, bare,...art. Off, off, you lendings! come, unbutton here" (Ill.iv. 111-14). In "Mont Blanc," the violent weather acts in an analogous fashion, stripping away...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 228 pages
...owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on's are sophisticated! Thou art the thing itself: unaccommodated...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. Lear Lear III.iv When we our betters see bearing our woes, We scarcely think our miseries our foes....
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L'infini

Ronald Shusterman - 2002 - 316 pages
...ows't the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on's are sophisticated. Thou art the thing itself ; unaccommodated...more but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou are. Off, off, you lendings! Come, unbutton here. (Acte III, iv, 95-103) La scène se passe sur la...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 33

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 236 pages
...iv, 99-103] Now I can't remember the original punctuation, but I couldn't make it my own until I said Thou art the thing itself- unaccommodated. Man is...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. JWRM. You see I have a query against that line. DS. Oh, how extraordinary! But there he is naked, or...
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Playing Lear

Oliver Ford Davies - 2003 - 211 pages
...ow'st the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha? Here's three on's us are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...art. Off, off, you lendings: come, unbutton here. What is Lear's attitude to 'unaccommodated man'? Does he admire, condemn, or accept it as a fact of...
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Human Rights in Global Perspective: Anthropological Studies of Rights ...

Association of Social Anthropologists. Conference - 2003 - 259 pages
...owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! Here's three on's are sophisticated. Thou art the thing itself! Unaccommodated...but such a poor. bare, forked animal as thou art' (King Lear, Act 3, Scene 4). 16 On collective narrative-making among refugees see chapter 7 of Wilson...
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Going Home Through Seven Paths to Nowhere: Reading Short Stories by ...

Katalin G. Kállay - 2003 - 177 pages
...Scene 4 of Shakespeare's King Lear, lines 104-107: "thou art the thing itself: unacommodated man's no more but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou...art. Off, off, you lendings! Come, unbutton here." 3. The force with which the lawyer "tears himself from" Bartleby creates a new dimension for circling...
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