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" Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch him further. "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 451
1817
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Lincoln the President: Last full measure

James Garfield Randall, Richard Nelson Current - 2000 - 421 pages
...moved, and moving, with the verses in "Macbeth" in which Macbeth speaks of Duncan's assassination: Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch...
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The Random Walks of George Polya

Gerald L. Alexanderson, George Pólya - 2000 - 303 pages
...Trinity College Cambridge Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, and you weep alone. (EWW) With: 'Duncan is in his grave, After life's fitful fever he sleeps well' = 100 and the Browning quotation = 6 1 I give this 23. Otherwise EWW = 0.07 GHH (Hardy, 1990) Here...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - 2001 - 498 pages
...for example, in Plato's Apology ofSokrates (40d-e). This idea has its echo in Macbeth's observing, "Duncan is in his grave; / After life's fitful fever, he sleeps well" (3.2.22-3). He had earlier alluded to the enormous practical difference between sleep and death with...
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Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles - 2001 - 297 pages
...two Murderers appear in the corner under the tower. They crouch there, waiting, listening.) MACBETH Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst: nor steel nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing, Can touch...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 672 pages
...it: She'll close and be herself, whilst our poor malice Remains in danger of her former tooth . . . Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. kuetuer: four. Gk, tetrad. OED lists 89 words beginning tetra, as tetracoral, tetragamy; tetraselenodont...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 283 pages
...must succeed event, now, without pause. Before too long even the dead seem enviable. Macbeth will say, "Duncan is in his grave./ After life's fitful fever, he sleeps well." As Maynard Mack and others have observed, deeds, do, and done are words that repetitiously reverberate...
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Nelson Thornes Shakespeare - Macbeth

William Shakespeare, Dinah Jurksaitis - 2003 - 152 pages
...gain our peace, have sent to peace, 20 Than on the torture of the mind to lie In restless ecstasy. Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing 25 Can touch...
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The Lincoln Affair

Michael Gerhardt - 2003 - 401 pages
...time. He nodded, thinking how appropriate the passage was, and launched into the lines with feeling. "Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst; nor steel nor poison. Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch...
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Healing Dream and Ritual: Ancient Incubation and Modern Psychotherapy

C. A. Meier - 2003 - 160 pages
...helpful to the dying also; he could cure men of "the fever called living" (cf. Macbeth III. ii. 22-23: "Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. . ."). An Orphic hymn to Asclepius confirms this: Come, blessed one, helper, give to life a noble ending.41...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

2003 - 240 pages
...only weeks before his assassination, with deep feeling he read to his fellow passengers the words: Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason had done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch...
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