Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" gainst my fury Do I take part. The rarer action is In virtue, than in vengeance : they being penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. "
Bulletin - Page 71
1901
Full view - About this book

Recreating Jane Austen

John Wiltshire - 2001 - 179 pages
...The Tempest, for example, Prospero declares that 'Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, / Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury / Do I take part . . .' (V, i, 24-26). This is the equivalent, loosely speaking, of 'she determined to struggle without...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare Survey, Volume 39

Stanley Wells - 2002 - 272 pages
...Passion as they, be kindlier mov'd than thou art? Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick. Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. Go release them, Ariel: My charms I'll break, their senses I'll restore. And they shall be themselves....
Limited preview - About this book

The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - 2002 - 274 pages
...(4.1.264-5). Yet, at the start of Act 5, in conversation with the spirit Ariel, Prospero declares, 'The rarer action is in virtue, than in vengeance....drift of my purpose doth extend / Not a frown further' (5.1.27-9). He moves the story from tragedy to comedy, from a story of death to a story of marriage,...
Limited preview - About this book

The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 228 pages
...Outrun the pauser, reason. Macbeth — Macbeth II. Hi Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...part: the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. Prospero — Tempest Vi Let your reason with your choler question What 'tis you go about: to climb...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare's Last Plays: Essays in Literature and Politics

Stephen W. Smith, Travis Curtright - 2002 - 244 pages
...understandable) bitterness and anger — and succeeding: Though with their high wrongs I am strook to th' quick, Yet, with my nobler reason, 'gainst my fury...part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. (5.1.25-28) But there is no indication that he is struggling to overcome incestuous desire for his...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare Survey, Volume 30

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 232 pages
...Tempest, includes much that is self-descriptive ('Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, / Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury...The rarer action is / In virtue than in vengeance . . .' ([v, i, 25—8]). In any case there seems to me little question that it was in the Henry IV...
Limited preview - About this book

The Tempest

William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine - 2002 - 272 pages
...Passion as they, be kindlier moved than thou art? Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take part. The rarer action is 35 In virtue than in vengeance. They being penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Not a...
Limited preview - About this book

Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing

Margaret Atwood, Margaret Eleanor Atwood - 2002 - 219 pages
...into his power. His aim is not revenge, according to him - he wants to bring about their repentance: "They being penitent, / The sole drift of my purpose doth extend / Not a frown farther," as he says. Once they are penitent, his own restoration as the Duke of Milan will follow,...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare and the Human Mystery

J. Philip Newell - 2003 - 134 pages
...them, they begin to repent. Prospero immediately calls off the tempest. It has done its work, . . . The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. They...drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. Go release them, Ariel. My charms 111 break, their senses 111 restore, And they shall be themselves....
Limited preview - About this book

The Sea and the Mirror: A Commentary on Shakespeare's The Tempest

Edward Mendelson, Wystan Hugh Auden - 2003 - 106 pages
...Passion as they, be kindlier moved than thou art? Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. (5.L18-28) This speech may not be one to which Auden especially attended in "The Sea and the Mirror,"...
Limited preview - About this book




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