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" In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's gilded hand may shove by justice; And oft 'tis seen the wicked prize itself Buys out the law... "
"Elocutionary Manual.": The Principles of Elocution, with Exercises and ... - Page 196
by Alexander Melville Bell - 1878 - 243 pages
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 pages
...did the murder; My crown, mine own ambition, and my queen; May one be pardoned and retain th'offence? In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's...prize itself Buys out the law. But 'tis not so above, 60 There is no shuffling, there the action lies In his true nature, and we ourselves compelled Even...
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Jung as a Writer

Susan Rowland - 2005 - 222 pages
...complete divorce between divine comfort and human politics: May one be pardoned, and retain th'offence? In the corrupted currents of this world, Offence's...prize itself Buys out the law; but tis not so above, (III, iii, 56-60) Claudius as king is cut off from unconscious healing by his refusal to atone. By...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 207 pages
...more extreme than that of the eminently sane Isabella or that of the praying Claudius18 who knew that In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's...'tis seen the wicked prize itself Buys out the law. King Lear 1 2s Lest the audience should be tempted to dismiss what Lear says as mere raving, Shakespeare...
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Shakespeare and the Confines of Art

Bidyut Chakrabarty - 2004 - 278 pages
...knees and trying to pray, thinks of what a man can get away with in this corrupted world, then says, But 'tis not so above; There is no shuffling; there the action lies In his true nature . . . (Ill, iii, 60-2) Claudius's belief is Hamlet's longing and our longing. We want to move from...
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The Obligations of Reason: Exploring the Existence, Nature, Dynamics and ...

Jeff Huggins - 2006 - 412 pages
...did the murder, My crown, mine own ambition, and my queen. May one be pardoned and retain th'offence? In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's...the action lies In his true nature, and we ourselves compelled Even to the teeth and forehead of our faults To give in evidence. What then? What rests'?...
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Passion And Social Constraint

Ernest Van Den Haag - 1963 - 368 pages
...from a superior authority not subject to human weakness. In the words of Shakespeare's king in Hamlet: In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's...shuffling, there the action lies In his true nature SOME CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF AUTHORITY AND POWER By guile, propaganda, and organizational means, a leader...
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Seeming Knowledge: Shakespeare and Skeptical Faith

John D. Cox - 2007 - 348 pages
...helps to interpret Henry's prayer: 158 John D. Cox In the corrupted currents of this world Offense's gilded hand may shove by justice, And oft 'tis seen...the action lies In his true nature, and we ourselves compelled, Even to the teeth and forehead of our faults, To give in evidence. (3.3.57-64) This is a...
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Il personaggio nelle arti della narrazione

Franco Marenco - 2007 - 486 pages
...la loro infallibilità: «there the action lies / In its true nature, and we ourselves compelled / Even to the teeth and forehead of our faults / To give in evidence» (III, 3, vv. 61-64)37. Il tribunale al quale Claudio non può sfuggire è naturalmente quello della...
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Nicene and Post-nicene Fathers First Series, St.chrysostom: Homilies on ...

Philip Schaff - 2007 - 608 pages
...the corrupted canents of this world Ofiesse's gilded IPu^} may shove b^ Iustices And oft *tts seea, the wicked prize itself Buys out the law; but 'tis not so above — Thetre is no shuffitng — there the action lies Itt its tme nature ~ and we ourselves eontpellM...
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Hamlet

Timothy J. Duggan - 2008 - 229 pages
.../ May one be pardoned and retain th' offense ? / In the corrupted currents of this world, Offense's gilded hand may shove by justice, / And oft 'tis seen...action lies In his true nature, / and we ourselves compelled, Even to the teeth and forehead of our faults, To give in evidence. / What then? What rests?...
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