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" All murder'd ; for within the hollow crown, That rounds the mortal temples of a king, Keeps Death his court, and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp... "
"Elocutionary Manual.": The Principles of Elocution, with Exercises and ... - Page 190
by Alexander Melville Bell - 1878 - 243 pages
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Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - 2011 - 352 pages
...deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown 165 That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, 1 70 Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls...
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Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - 2011 - 352 pages
...deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown 165 That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, 1 70 Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls...
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Shakespeare Adaptations from the Restoration: Five Plays

Barbara A. Murray - 2005 - 556 pages
...been depos'd, some slain in War, Some poyson'd by their Wives, some sleeping kill'd; All murther'd: for within the hollow Crown That rounds the mortal...Temples of a King, Keeps death his Court, and there the Antique sits, Scoffing his State, and grinning at his Pomp! 110 Allowing him a short fictitious Scene,...
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Loving Dr. Johnson

Helen Deutsch - 2005 - 322 pages
...at our solemnity? The example for the noun form of "antick" internalizes such theatrical ambiguity: within the hollow crown, That rounds the mortal temples of a king, Keeps death his court; and there the antick sits Scoffing his state. And under the verb form: Mine own tongue Splits what it speaks; the...
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South Fork Cemeteries

Clement Healy - 2006 - 128 pages
...the ghosts they have depos'd; Some poisoned by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; All murder'd; — for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks; Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if his flesh which wall about...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare

Emma Smith - 2007
...that can only be fully teased out with time and attention - not perceived in the moment of audition: For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene To monarchise, be feared and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh...
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Lectures - Shakespeare

Robert G. Ingersoll - 2007 - 516 pages
...ignorance." In all the philosophies there is no greater line. This great truth fills the heart with pity. " For within the hollow crown, That rounds the mortal...temples of a king, Keeps death his court ; and there the antick sits, Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp ; Allowing him a breath, a little scene To...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture

Robert Shaughnessy - 2007 - 291 pages
...occurs just at the close of the episode, with a close-up on Richard's recognition of death's reign within the "hollow crown / That rounds the mortal temples of a king" (3.2.156-57); the second episode leaves behind all of the previous recriminations, does not recapitulate...
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