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" My story being done, She gave me for my pains a world of sighs; She swore, in faith, 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange; Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful. "
Cupid's Birthday Book: One Thousand Love-darts from Shakespeare, Gathered ... - Page 5
by William Shakespeare, George Johnston - 1875 - 448 pages
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - 2001 - 361 pages
...'twas passing strange; 'Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful. She wish'd she had not heard it, yet she wish'd That heaven had made her such a man. She thank'd me, And bade me, if had a friend that lov'd her, I should but teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her. (I,...
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Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Plays

David Schalkwyk, Academic Director of Global Shakespeare David Schalkwyk - 2002 - 262 pages
...[his] life': My story being done, She gave me for my pains a world of kisses [sighs - QJ. She thanked me, And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her,...teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her (Othello, 1.3.157-165) it fulfils a fantasy expressed by Astrophil: Then thinke, my deare, that you...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 46

Stanley Wells - 2002 - 280 pages
...there, is of a piece with her earlier hinting privately to Othello of her feelings for him when she 'bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, / I should...him how to tell my story, / And that would woo her' (1.3.163-5). Thus there was aptness as well as affection in Othello's greeting her on his arrival in...
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Othello

Steven Croft - 2004 - 208 pages
...160 She wished she had not heard it, yet she wished That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me, And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her,...story, And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake. 165 She loved me for the dangers I had passed, and I loved her that she did pity them. This only is...
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Refracting the Canon in Contemporary British Literature and Film

Susana Onega, Susana Onega JaƩn, Christian Gutleben - 2004 - 261 pages
...pitiful; She wished she had not heard it yet she wished That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me. And bade me. if I had a friend that loved her,...him how to tell my story. And that would woo her. (I. iii: 133-165) This extraordinary capacity of appealing to and persuading their respective audiences...
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Beginning Shakespeare

Lisa Hopkins - 2005 - 212 pages
...pitiful; She wished she had not heard it, yet she wished That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her,...story And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake: She loved me for the dangers I had passed And I loved her that she did pity them. This only is the...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 pages
...pitiful; She wished she had not heard it, yet she wished That heaven had made her such a man; she thanked me, And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her,...story, And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake; She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her that she did pity them. This only is the...
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The Recording Angel: Music, Records and Culture from Aristotle to Zappa

Evan Eisenberg - 2005 - 246 pages
...if not by singing the blues? My story being done, She gave me for my pains a world of sighs; . . . And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, I should...story, And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake: and proposed marriage, catching Desdemona's hint but missing her society's - that in the natural order...
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Renaissance Drama 33

Jeffrey Masten, Wendy Wall - 2005 - 246 pages
...idea: She wished she had not heard it, yet she wished That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her,...teach him how to tell my story And that would woo her. (1.3.163-67) As reported by Othello, Desdemona 's "if I had a friend that loved her" seems at first...
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Capital Speculations: Writing and Building Washington, D.C.

Sarah Luria - 2006 - 196 pages
...pitiful. She wished she had not heard it; yet she wished That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me; And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her,...teach him how to tell my story And that would woo her . . . (I, iii, I58-66)37 FIG. 3.2. C. Becker, Othello engraving, c. 1880, Ceclar H1ll. Fmlerick Do1\fflaa...
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