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" Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on the other. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 219
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...strange garments ; cleave not to their mould, But with the aid of use. 15 — i. 3. 688. The same. I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but...ambition, which o'er-leaps itself, And falls on the other. 15 — i. 7. 689. Ambition to be checked. These growing feathers, pluck'd from Ctcsar's wing, Will...
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Shakespeare's Scholar: Being Historical and Critical Studies of His Text ...

Richard Grant White - 1854 - 504 pages
...a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye,...itself, And falls on the other — How now ? what news ? " Suppose Mr. Collier's corrected folio had given this passage as follows ; — the variations from...
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Shakespeare's Scholar: Being Historical and Critical Studies of His Text ...

Richard Grant White - 1854 - 504 pages
...a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, hore'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye,...ambition, which o'erleaps itself, And falls on the other — Uow now ? what news I " Suppose Mr. Collier's corrected folio had given this passage as follows...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1854
...naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers1 of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye,...sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o'er-Ieaps itself, And falls on the other. — How now, what news ? Enftr Lady Macbeth. LadyJft. He...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 2; Volume 33

United States - 1854
...coward's before some unknown danger—and which almost turned him away from hia purposed crime— " I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but...ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on the other side." The words arc scarcely spoken when the "spur to his intent" appears in the person of a character...
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Faust, a dramatic poem, tr. into Engl. prose with notes by the translator of ...

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1855
...proper a man as any in Venice." — Shakspeare. P. 54. Whose overstrained striving o'erleaps, &c. — " I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but...Ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on the other." — Macbeth. P. 54. A Student enters. — This seene is a satire on the modes of instruction pursued...
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 9

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - Cheshire (England) - 1856
...needs sufficient resolution to tread the slippery rounds of the ladder that leads to it. He says, " I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but...ambition which o'erleaps itself, And falls on the other side." With the world generally Macbeth appears, in his early career, to have stood in good estimation,...
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The works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1856
...a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye,...ambition, which o'erleaps itself," And falls on the other b — How now, what news ? a It has been proposed to read, instead of itself, its sell, its saddle....
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The dramatic works of William Shakspere, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1856
...shall ever pray for you. 1 Subject to accompt. lie poor cat i'the adage 1 •4. Pr'ythee, peace : you will, My noble grapes, an if my royal fox Could reach them : I have seen a medicine,^ Lady MACBETH. Lady M. He has almost supp'd ; Why have you left (In- chamber I Macb. Hath he ask'd lor...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking off. Act i. Sc. 7. I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but...ambition which o'erleaps itself, And falls on the other Act i. Sc. 7. I have bought Golden opinions from all sorts of people. Act i. Sc. 7. Letting I dare...
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