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" Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world. Like a Colossus ; and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Seite 251
von William Shakespeare - 1803
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Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - 1857 - 384 Seiten
...girl. Ye gods, it doth amaze me, A man of such a feeble temper should So get the start of the majestic world, And bear the palm alone. (Shout. Flourish.}...these applauses are For some new honours that are heaped on Caesar. Cos. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus; and we petty men...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - 1858 - 480 Seiten
...man of such a feeble temper should So get the start of the majestic world, And bear the palm alone. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a...under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonorable graves. Men at some times are masters of their fates : The fault, dear Brutus, is not...
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The Science and Art of Elocution and Oratory: Containing Specimens of the ...

Worthy Putnam - 1858 - 407 Seiten
...man of such a feeble temper, should So get the start of the majestic world, And bear the palm alone. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like...under his huge legs, and peep about, To find ourselves dishonorable graves. Men, at some time, are masters of their fates : The fault, dear Brutus, is not...
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Justifying Toleration: Conceptual and Historical Perspectives

Professor Susan Mendus - 1988 - 260 Seiten
...sole function is to further this purpose a * Compare Shakespeare,./u&u Caesar, Act 1 Scene 2: Cassius: 'Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like...peep about to find ourselves dishonourable graves ...' 10 See Dl, 101; £, 149. 11 See/)/, 101: 'this unremitting rage of distinguishing ourselves'....
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Ovid

Sara Mack - 1968 - 192 Seiten
...Augustus, a colossus towering over Rome like that which Cassius describes in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like*...under his huge legs and peep about To find ourselves dishonorable graves, [1.2] A man raised to divine status who is, nevertheless, all too mortal. The...
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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Peter A. Clayton, Martin Price - 1989 - 178 Seiten
...been one of these drawings that Shakespeare had in mind when he made Cassius say of Julius Caesar: Why. man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a...petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about . . . (Julius Caeiar, Act 1. 2, 134-7) This beliet may well have been inspired by a misunderstanding...
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The Semiotic Bridge: Trends from California

Irmengard Rauch, Gerald F. Carr - 1989 - 428 Seiten
...Juxtaposing the magnitudes of personal identity: Gullivers as personified target audiences Cassias: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a...peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. (Julius Caesar I, ii, lines 135-138.) Swift's 'allegory' of Gulliver presents four different frameworks,...
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The Documentary History of the First Federal Elections, 1788-1790, Band 4

Merrill Jensen, Gordon DenBoer, Robert A. Becker - 1976 - 408 Seiten
...CASSIUS, as descriptive of the Tyrant JULIUS C^SAR—viz. ACT I. SCENE 3. CASSIUS. ["]Why man—he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus; and we...peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves." This, Mr. Russell, I mention, merely to shew, that the orator meant the expression, as nothing but...
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Greatness: Who Makes History and why

Dean Keith Simonton - 1994 - 502 Seiten
...In the play, one of the aspiring tyrannicides, Cassius, addresses Brutus in lines of memorable envy: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a...peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. So Cassius, Casca, Cinna, Trebonius, Ligarius, and Marcus and Decius Brutus took their places in history...
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Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference

John Gillies - 1994 - 255 Seiten
...o' th' world' (3.1.49-50), and in Julius Caesar, where Caesar is explicitly imagined as a Colossus: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a...peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. (1.2.136-9) The reappearance of this type of image - most obviously in Cleopatra's vision of Antony...
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