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" The curse never fell upon our nation till now; I never felt it till now : two thousand ducats in that; and other precious, precious jewels. I would my daughter were dead at my foot, and the jewels in her ear ! would she were hearsed at my foot, and the... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 456
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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Characteristics of Women, Moral, Poetical, and Historical

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in art - 1837 - 382 pages
...much indifference, but for the perception that Shylock values his daughter far beneath his wealth. I would my daughter were dead at my foot, and the jewels in her ear ! would she were hearsed at my foot, and the ducats in her coffin ! Nerissa is a good specimen of a common...
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The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most emiinent ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...Why there, there, there, there ! a diamond gone, cost me two thousand ducats in Frankfort ! The curse , you are a fool, And turn'd into the extremity of lote. I saw her hand thousand ducats in that ; and other precious, precious jewels. I would my daughter were dead at...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...Why there, there, there, there ! a diamond gone, cost me two thousand ducats in Frankfort ! The curse eary thousand ducats in that ; and other precious, precious jewels. I would my daughter were dead at...
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Players of Shakespeare 1: Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Twelve ...

Philip Brockbank - Drama - 1988 - 192 pages
...in Frankfort! (3.1.81-5) Shy lock is mourning not for the lost daughter, but for the lost diamond: I would my daughter were dead at my foot, and the jewels in her ear. Would she were hears'd at my foot, and the ducats in her coffin! (3.1.87-90) Shylock's wish to punish his...
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Shakespeare in His Context: The Constellated Globe

Muriel Clara Bradbrook - Drama - 1989 - 207 pages
...earlier he had 'buried' her inside a casket, with his wife's love token which she had carried off. I would my daughter were dead at my foot and the jewels in her ear would she were hearsed at my foot and the ducats in her coffin. (llI.i.87-9) Jessica may have regarded what...
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Laughter, Pain, and Wonder: Shakespeare's Comedies and the Audience in the ...

David Richman - Drama - 1990 - 197 pages
...stage Jew, Shylock expresses his grief and rage at his daughter's treachery in marrying a Christian: "I would my daughter were dead at my foot and the jewels in her ear; would she were hears 'd at my foot, and the ducats in her coffin!" (3. 1.74-75)." The fact that he laments...
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - Drama - 1994 - 454 pages
...credit be asleep and not an ear open.' (V.2.62) We should not forget that Shylock said of Jessica: 'I would my daughter were dead at my foot, and the jewels in her ear: would she were hears'd at my foot, and the ducats in her coffin.' (The Merchant of Venice III. 1.80) We (Cox...
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Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy

John Gross - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 384 pages
...to weld the story of Shylock and the history of the Holocaust firmly together George Tabori's / Would My Daughter Were Dead at My Foot, and the Jewels in her Ear (Ich wollte, meine Tochter lage tot zu meinen FUssen und hdtte die Juwelen in den Ohren). Tabori, a...
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The Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 88 pages
...Why, there, there, there, there! a diamond gone, cost me two thousand ducats in Frankfort! The curse never fell upon our nation till now; I never felt it till now: two thousand ducats in that; and other precious, precious jewels. I would my daughter were dead at my foot,...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...Why, there, there, there, there! a diamond gone, cost me two thousand ducats in Frankfort! The curse into the drowsy ear of night; If this same were a churchyard where we thousand ducats in that; and other precious, precious jewels. I would my daughter were dead at...
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