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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
1817
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The Centennial Review: CR., Volume 31

1987 - 506 pages
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The Vanishing: Shakespeare, the Subject, and Early Modern Culture

Christopher Pye, Class of 1924 Professor of English at Williams College Christopher Pye - 2000 - 199 pages
...description of the threat posed by the vertiginous view: How fearful 'tis to cast one's eyes so low! I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. (4.6.H-24)12 To account for the scene's power to "topple" sight, it is necessary to recognize what...
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Scenes from Shakespeare

Harry Levin - 2000 - 170 pages
...blindness of Gloucester while commenting on the trepidation of heights — 100 Scenes from Shakespeare I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. This may strike the average reader or hearer with a distant, dizzying, vertiginous impact; Addison...
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The Peripatetic

John Thelwall - 2001 - 447 pages
...buoy "Almost too small for sight: The murmuring surge, "That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chases, "Cannot be heard so high. — I'll look no more; "Lest...my brain turn, and the deficient sight "Topple down headlong"155 This description is certainly copiously magnificent; the various objects successively...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 13

Allardyce Nicoll - 2002 - 204 pages
...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...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. Now when Keats says that 'the passage in Lear — "Do you not hear the sea?" — has haunted me intensely',...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - 2002 - 274 pages
...midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles. The murmuring surge, That on the unnumbered idle pebble chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more,...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. (4.5.11-24) In this scene, then, Shakespeare demonstrates the dramatist's persuasive powers even as...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 33

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 236 pages
...her cock a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge That on th' unnumber'd idle pebble chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more,...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. Gloucester. Set me where you stand. Edgar. Give me your hand; you are now within a foot Of th'extreme...
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Theatre in Crisis?: Performance Manifestos for a New Century

Maria M. Delgado, Caridad Suich, Maggie B. Gale, Peter Lichtenfels - 2002 - 273 pages
...her cock, a bouy Almost too small for sight. 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, 11) Edgar, meanwhile, has changed the terms as well as the sound of the role. 'Methinks y'are...
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Rhetorical Affect in Early Modern Writing: Renaissance Passions Reconsidered

Robert Cockroft - 2003 - 209 pages
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare performance

Catherine M. S. Alexander - 2003 - 460 pages
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