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" Appear like mice; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight: The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high: — I'll look no more; Lest my brain turn, and... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 367
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Encyclopedia of Psychology, Volume 2

Raymond J. Corsini - 1994 - 558 pages
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The Practical Elements of Rhetoric: With Illustrative Examples 1887

John Franklin Genung - 1995 - 488 pages
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L'espace littéraire dans la littérarure et la culture anglo-saxonnes

Bernard Brugière - 1995 - 323 pages
...sight. The murmuring surge, That on th'unnumber'd idle pebble chafes, Cannot be heard so high. l'11 look no more, Lest my brain turn and the deficient sight Topple down headlong9. [King Lear, IV, 5, 11-24] Mais en quelques mots, comme le mage de L'Illusion comique, Edgar...
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The Essential Mcluhan

Eric Mcluhan, Frank Zingrone - 1996 - 418 pages
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...but Edgar's words also have thematic impact: The murmuring surge, That on th' unnumb'red idle pebble chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more....turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. (IV, vi, 20-24) The metaphor of sight returns once more. Previously the sighted Gloucester was blind...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - 1996 - 314 pages
...a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on th'unnumber'd idle pebbles chases, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more, Lest my...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. King Lear, Act 4. Scene 6. An observation is made above, that the emotions of grandeur and sublimity...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1997 - 464 pages
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The Best American Essays

1997 - 264 pages
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King Lear: Third Series

William Shakespeare - 1997 - 437 pages
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Making Trifles of Terrors: Redistributing Complicities in Shakespeare

Harry Berger, Peter Erickson - 1997 - 487 pages
...fearfully in the confined deep," and Edgar knows that cliff well enough to savor the vertigo he risks: "I'll look no more, /Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight /Topple down headlong" (4.6.22-24). One of the sad and chilling aspects of the cliff scene is that Gloucester cannot even...
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