Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 41 - 49 of 49 on I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. — Farewell, boy: Thou....  
" I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. — Farewell, boy: Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To know thy misery; for all our wit And reading brings us to a truer sense Of sorrow. — In the eternal church, sir, I do... "
The Works of John Webster - Page 256
by John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1830
Full view - About this book

The Uses of Antiquity: The Scientific Revolution and the Classical Tradition

Stephen Gaukroger - History - 1991 - 259 pages
...of the best Stoics of Books 15 and 16 of Tacitus' Annals, finding easy ways to die, begs the Duchess O be of comfort, Make patience a noble fortitude: And think not how unkindly we are us'd. We are not surprised to see him found unconvincing: Must I like to a slave-born Russian Account it...
Limited preview - About this book

The Duchess of Malfi: John Webster

John Webster - Drama - 1997 - 186 pages
...order. 65 Duchess. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. — Farewell, boy; Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To...all our wit And reading brings us to a truer sense 70 46. after-ruin] future ruin. 48. this] ie the letter. brothers] ie brothers-in-law. 52. come at...
Limited preview - About this book

The Duchess of Malfi

John Webster - Drama - 1623 - 92 pages
...better order. DUCHESS. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. —Farewell, boy: Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To...eternal church, sir, I do hope we shall not part thus. ANTONIO. O, be of comfort! Make patience a noble fortitude, And think not how unkindly we are used:...
Limited preview - About this book

Jacobean Revenge Tragedy and the Politics of Virtue

Eileen Jorge Allman - Drama - 1999 - 212 pages
...the Duchess's script, he knows he is enacting the script that embraces it and her brothers' as well: "be of comfort! / Make patience a noble fortitude,...Man like to cassia, is prov'd best, being bruis'd" (72-75). The Duchess is not ready for such cold comfort, but resignation is the only solace he can...
Limited preview - About this book

Spanish Studies in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Josc) Manuel Gonzc!lez De Sevilla - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 327 pages
...is left to a female character to supply the answer to the ultimate question within this search: "... all our wit / And reading brings us to a truer sense / Of sorrow" (The Duchess of Malfi, 3.5.83-85). REJECTING REALITY The third syntactic sequence that needs to be...
Limited preview - About this book

Revenge Tragedy and the Drama of Commemoration in Reforming England

Thomas Rist - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 165 pages
...Antonio implies: DUCHESS I know not which is best. To see you dead, or part with you; farewell, boy, Thou art happy, that thou hast not understanding To...truer sense Of sorrow. In the eternal Church, sir, 1 do hope we shall not be parted thus.139 Thus, as death approaches, the Duchess begins to express...
Limited preview - About this book

The Duchess of Malfi

John Webster - English literature - 1963 - 154 pages
...in better order. Duch. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. - Farewell, boy: Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To...Man, like to cassia, is prov'd best, being bruis'd. Duch. Must I, like to slave-born Russian, Account it praise to suffer tyranny? And yet, O heaven, thy...
Limited preview - About this book

Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...better order. Dmh. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. — Farewell, boy : Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To...all our wit And reading brings us to a truer sense <>f sorrow. — In the F.ternal CTiurch, sir, I do hope we shall not part thus. Ant. Oh, be of comfort...
Full view - About this book

Notes & Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1904
...Massinger and Beaumont and Fletcher. When the duchess is parting from her husband, she says to him, In the eternal church, sir, I do hope we shall not part thus. ' The Duchess of Malfi,' III. v. 85-6. The phrase is from Sidney :— " She sought all means, as well...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF