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" 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. "
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1901
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Shakespeare's Reading

Robert S. Miola, James S. MacKillop, Gerard Manley Hopkins Professor of English Robert S Miola, Robert S.. Miola - 2000 - 186 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...drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. (5. i. 21-30) Pitying the suffering of his prisoners, recognizing their common humanity, Prospero puts...
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Shakespeare's Brain: Reading with Cognitive Theory

Mary Thomas Crane - 2010 - 288 pages
...Passion as they, be kindlier mov'd than thou art? Though with their high wrongs I am strook to th'quick, Yet with my nobler reason, 'gainst my fury Do I take...part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. (5.1.21-28) It is Miranda — and I believe the lines must for this reason be attributed to her —...
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Henry V, War Criminal?: And Other Shakespeare Puzzles

John Sutherland, Karl-Heinz Engel, Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature John Sutherland, Cedric Thomas Watts, John M. Sutherland, Emeritus Professor of English Cedric Watts, M a PH D - 2000 - 220 pages
...slay, Why, God may do't, without my stir; for me, Though with such high wrongs I am struck to th'quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take part: the rarer action is This pastiche borrows some words from Claudius, to suggest that Claudius's plight is not totally different...
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The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America

Leo Marx - 2000 - 414 pages
...enemies, Prospero has to master his vengeful impulse: Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take part. . . . As man must control the animals, so must intellect dominate passion. Though Prospero is a model...
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The Tempest

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - 2001 - 32 pages
...other spirits are to the audience. She Prospero's nobility Vet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fwy Do I take part: the rarer action is In virtue than...drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. Act v Sc i Ferdinand Miranda IM / • . \ H I 7 Ferdinand on Prospero O! she is ten times more gentle...
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Shakespeare and the Hunt: A Cultural and Social Study

Edward Berry, Ralph Berry - 2001 - 253 pages
...which Prospero turns from vengeance to forgiveness: 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) Montaigne's passage, which contains many verbal echoes, ranks virtue as "much more noble"...
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Four Late Plays

William Shakespeare - 1998 - 410 pages
...they, be kindlier moved than thou art? Though •with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, 10 20 In virtue than in vengeance: they being penitent,...drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. Go, release them, Ariel. 30 My charms I'll break, their senses I'll restore, And they shall be themselves....
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Exiled from Light: Divine Law, Morality, and Violence in Milton's Samson ...

Derek N. C. Wood - 2001 - 247 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 Tempest 5.1. 22-7 Dalila is a lost soul, as unregenerate as Satan. She leaves the scene damned, like...
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The Tempest

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 126 pages
...resists and overcomes ti 'furiously-blind desire of revenge' (see 'Shakespeare's Sources', p. 95): Do I take part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. He prepares to release the prisoners, imposing just one condition (which in fact is not complied with):...
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1999 Lectures and Memoirs

British Academy - 2000 - 574 pages
...and Prospero declares at the climax of The Tempest . Though with their high wrongs I am strook to th' quick. / Yet. with my nobler reason, 'gainst my fury / Do I take part. '(5. l. 25-7.) b The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. vol. 5. ed. Ian Jack and Robert Inglesfield...
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