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" His legs bestrid the ocean: his rear'd arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres, and that to friends; But when he meant to quail and shake the orb, He was as rattling thunder. "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Timon of Athens. Coriolanus ... - Page 517
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons, Edmond Malone - 1826
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...earns a place i' the story. (HI, xiii) 7 His legs bestrid the ocean; his reared arm Crested the world; . ( . in 't; an autumn it was That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphinlike; they showed his...
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Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time

Lars Engle - Drama - 1993 - 266 pages
...and lighted The little O, the earth. His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres,...dolphin-like, they show'd his back above The element they lived in: in his livery Walk'd crowns and crownets: realms and islands were As plates dropp'd from...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1993 - 141 pages
...the ocean, his reared arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres, 111 and that to friends; But when he meant to quail and...more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like, they showed his back above The element they lived in. 132 In his livery 90 Walked crowns and crownets; realms...
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Broken Nuptials in Shakespeare's Plays

Carol Thomas Neely - Drama - 1985 - 261 pages
...massive, upright, and in control: "His legs bestrid the ocean: his reared arm / Crested the world: his voice was propertied / As all the tuned spheres,...quail and shake the orb, / He was as rattling thunder" (V.ii. 82-86). In the protected space of the dream, Antony's conflicts become rich paradoxes; his vacillation,...
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Teaching What We Do

Amherst College Faculty - Education - 1992 - 264 pages
...following lines from Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra in which Cleopatra eulogizes her dead lover: For his bounty, There was no winter in't: an autumn...Were dolphin-like, they show'd his back above The elements they lived in: in his livery Walk'd crown and crownets: realms and islands were As plates...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 23

J. Leeds Barroll - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 296 pages
...and lighted The little O o'th'earth ... His legs bestrid the ocean; his reared arm Crested the world. His voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres,...more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like; they showed his back above The element they lived in. In his livery Walked crowns and crownets. Realms and...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...and lighted The little O, th' earth. His legs bestrid the ocean: his reared arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres,...more by reaping: his delights Were dolphin-like, they showed his back above The element they lived in: in his livery Walked crowns and crownets: realms and...
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Shakespeare, the King's Playwright: Theater in the Stuart Court, 1603-1613

Alvin B. Kernan - Drama - 1995 - 230 pages
...transcendence of all stinginess and pettiness: For his bounty, There was no winter in't; an [autumn] it was That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like,...crowns and crownets; realms and islands were As plates dropp'd from his pocket. (5.2.86) Cleopatra has the same alchemical power as her lover, transforming...
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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - Drama - 1998 - 218 pages
...Dolabella. Most sovereign creature, Cleopatra. His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres,...dolphin-like, they show'd his back above The element they lived in: in his livery Walk'd crowns and crownets: realms and islands were As plates dropp'd from...
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Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender

Shirley Nelson Garner, Madelon Sprengnether - Drama - 1996 - 326 pages
...constructs for herself her "man of men": His legs bestrid the ocean: his reared arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres,...in't: an autumn 'twas That grew the more by reaping. . . . (5.2.83-88) Here Antony becomes the kind of wonder that Cleopatra was in Enobarbus's barge speech,...
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