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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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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...hollow crown, That round the mortal temples of a king, Keeps Death his Court, and their the Antick sits, Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp...conceit, As if this flesh, which walls about our life, Where brass impregnable : and, humour'd thus, Comes at the last, and with a little pin, Bores through...
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The dramatic works of Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson and Stevens [sic ...

William Shakespeare - 1824
...the ghosts they have deposed; Some poison'd by their wives, some sleeping kill'd ; AH morderM : — For within the hollow crown, That rounds the mortal...temples of a king, Keeps death his court : and there the amiento, Scofling his state, and grinning at hie pomp; Allowing him a breath, a little scene To monarchize,...
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The Plays, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1824
...the ghosts they have depos'd ; Some poison'd by their wives, some sleeping kill'd; All murder'd : — 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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Abolitionists Abroad: American Blacks and the Making of Modern West Africa

Lamin Sanneh - 2009 - 291 pages
...daughter; he no want to be king."11 It requires little imagination to appreciate the dangers lurking "within the hollow crown that rounds the mortal temples of a king," to understand chiefs' fearing a more powerful rival and the constant threat of being hustled into the...
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Richard II

Andrew Worrall, John Seely - 2000 - 247 pages
...deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown 160 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, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls...
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Shakespeare's Dramatic Genres

Lawrence Danson, Lawrence (Professor of English Danson, Professor of English Princeton University) - 2000 - 160 pages
...enemies to Pontius Pilate. To be king, in Richard's rhetoric, is to be marked out for sacrificial death, 'for within the hollow crown | That rounds the mortal temples of a king | Keeps death his court' (3. 2. 156-8): it is the fate, he claims, of all kings, of legitimate monarchy itself; and by that...
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A Mirror for Magistrates and the de Casibus Tradition

Paul Budra, Paul Vincent Budra - 2000 - 119 pages
...the sad stories and draws a contemptus mundi moral through the image of 'antic Death' keeping court within 'the hollow crown / That rounds the mortal temples of a king' (i60-1). His spirits rise briefly when he is chided by Richmond, but when he learns of the desertion...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - 2001 - 734 pages
...ghosts they have deposed, / Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping kill'd, / All murthered-for within the hollow crown /That rounds the mortal temples...self and vain conceit, /As if this flesh which walls abont our life / Were brass impregnable; and humour'd thus, /Comes at the last, and with a little pin...
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Fools Are Everywhere: The Court Jester Around the World

Beatrice K. Otto - 2001 - 420 pages
...aspect of death more eloquently expressed than in Shakespeare's history of King Richardll, (1597): . . . for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp. (3. 2.160- 63) m A fool could also be anyone who did not conform to a particular set of norms — a...
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The Confucian Kingship in Korea: Yŏngjo and the Politics of Sagacity

JaHyun Kim Haboush - 2001 - 329 pages
...the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed — All murdered; for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp; . . . — Shakespeare, Richard II THE GREAT KING OF THE RICE CHEST Sado's regency ended in a sealed...
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