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" Was ever woman in this humour woo'd ? Was ever woman in this humour won ? I'll have her, but I will not keep her long. What ! I, that kill'd her husband and his father, To take her in her heart's extremest hate ; With curses in her mouth, tears in her... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare ... - Page 21
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1785
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Stages and Playgoers: From Guild Plays to Shakespeare

Janet Hill - Drama - 2002 - 241 pages
...these confederates in the yard and the galleries that Richard exults after winning the widow Anne: "Was ever woman in this humour woo'd? / Was ever woman in this humour won?" (1.2.227-8). The first word of the play signals the contract Richard demands from his audience: he...
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Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - Business & Economics - 2002 - 320 pages
...up into his lover and eventually his wife. When Anne leaves, Richard turns to the audience and asks: Was ever woman in this humour woo'd? Was ever woman in this humour won? KING RICHARD III (1.2, 232-33) And we, the audience, laugh with him, instead of being appalled. And...
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An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland

Michael Dirda - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 335 pages
...as Richard — "Now is the winter of our discontent" — I listened as mesmerized as poor Lady Anne. ("Was ever woman in this humour woo'd?/ Was ever woman in this humour won?") For the next week or so, I took to commandeering the bathroom, where I would demand of the surrounding...
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The Dictionary of Love

Theocritus Junior - Family & Relationships - 2003 - 280 pages
...with which it was won, exclaims— " Was ever woman in this humor woo'd ? Was ever woman in this humor won ? I'll have her, but I will not keep her long. What! I, that killed her husband, and his father, To take her in her heart's extremest hate; With curses in her mouth,...
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Shakespeare's Early Tragedies

Nicholas Brooke - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 232 pages
...ed. AS Donner, 1959. psychological observation. This is what is made clear in Richard's soliloquy : Was ever woman in this humour woo'd ? Was ever woman in this humour won ? (I. ii. 227-8) These lines are a parody of the rhetorical performance he has just given, and the...
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The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy

Eliza Fowler Haywood - Fiction - 1753 - 412 pages
...the Third, and flatter'd himself with being able to say like that prince, after courting Lady Ann, Was ever woman in this humour woo'd? Was ever woman in this humour won?"74 "But," continued he, "tho' I can very easily believe that love might be one inducement, yet...
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Countess Confidential

Barbara Dawson Smith - Fiction - 2006 - 368 pages
...rested the sprig of crushed violets — and the document that revealed her interest in the Wraith. "Was ever woman in this humour woo'd? Was ever woman in this humour won?" — King Richard III, I:ii Chapter U Simon crouched down to help Clara collect the spilled papers....
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The Affairs of Women: A Modern Miscellany

Colin Bingham - Social Science - 2006 - 240 pages
...won, but won she is at length, In such wars women use but half their strength. CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE Was ever woman in this humour woo'd? Was ever woman in this humour won? ril have her; but I will not keep her long. What! I, that kilfd her husband and his father, To take...
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Richard III

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2007 - 224 pages
...Chertsey, noble lord? GLOUCESTER No, to White-Friars; there attend my coining. Exeunt all but GLOUCESTER Was ever woman in this humour woo'd? Was ever woman...I will not keep her long. What! I, that kill'd her husband and his father, To take her in her heart's extremest hate, With curses in her mouth, tears...
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Innovate Like Edison: The Success System of America's Greatest Inventor

Michael Gelb, Sarah Miller Caldicott - Business & Economics - 2007 - 299 pages
...place shortly after he's murdered her husband. Richard exults, "Was ever woman in this humour wooed? Was ever woman in this humour won? I'll have her, but I will not keep her long." Shakespeare makes his main character outstandingly reprehensible so we will not be able to forget him,...
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