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" From jigging veins of rhyming mother wits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war, Where you shall hear the Scythian Tamburlaine Threatening the world with high astounding terms, And scourging kingdoms with... "
Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the ... - Page 226
by Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1908 - 1291 pages
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A History of English Literature

William Vaughn Moody, Robert Morss Lovett - English literature - 1902 - 433 pages
...rhyming mother wits And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tents of war Where you shall hear the Scythian Tamburlaine...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword." The "jigging veins of rhyming mother wits," is a sneer at the use of rhyme and awkward tumbling lines...
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The First Map Containing the Name America

Basil Harrington Soulsby - America - 1902 - 9 pages
...rightly mentions that Sirjan is situated on the con lines of the uplands and lowlands. t Cf. " We'll lead you to the stately tent of war, Where you shall...Threatening the world with high astounding terms." MABLOWE. Or "Eiver DeBle." i * S H X O Pi n AH .. 1. where the water bubbled up with considerable...
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Elizabethan dramatists: Marlows̓ "Dr. Faustus", Jonsons̓ "Every man in his ...

Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - English drama - 1903 - 293 pages
...play ; it is the definite, determined purpose of the conscious artist. " From jigging veins of rhyming mother wits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. View but his picture in this tragic glass, And then applaud his fortune as you please." Marlowe did...
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In Shakespere's England

Henrietta O'Brien Owen Boas - England - 1903 - 296 pages
... " From jigging veins of rhyming mother wits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war, Where you shall...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. View but his picture in this tragic glass, And then applaud his fortune as you please." Tamburlaine's...
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A handbook of poetics, for students of English verse

Francis Barton Gummere - Literary Criticism - 1903 - 250 pages
... ' ' From jigging veins of riming mother wits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war, Where you shall...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. View but his picture," etc. In Shakspere's hands this weapon of blank verse almost became a bow of...
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From the age of Henry VIII to the age of Milton

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1903
...audience : From jigging veins of rhyming motherwits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war ; Where you shall...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. Tamburlaine is great enough and proud enough to speak the speeches set down for him, and Faustus is...
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English Literature: From the age of Henry VIII to the age of Milton, by ...

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1903
...audience : From jigging veins of rhyming motherwits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war ; Where you shall...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. Tamburlaine is great enough and proud enough to speak the speeches set down for him, and Faustus is...
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The First Part of Henry the Fourth, Part 1

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1904 - 178 pages
...chief characteristics of pre-Shakespearean blank verse : From jigging veins of rhyming mother-wits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We '11...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. View but his picture in this tragic glass, And then applaud his fortunes as you please. When we examine...
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Shakespeare's Predecessors in the English Drama

John Addington Symonds - English drama - 1904 - 551 pages
...the panegyric I then penned, and which has been far more eloquently uttered since by Mr. Swinburne. We '11 lead you to the stately tent of war ; Where...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. In other words, Marlowe undertakes to wean the public from its drolleries and merriments. He advertises...
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The Temper of the Seventeenth Century in English Literature: Clark Lectures ...

Barrett Wendell - English literature - 1904 - 360 pages
...it is : From jigging veins of rhyming mother-wits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war. Where you shall...And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. View but his picture in this tragic glass, And then applaud his fortunes as you please. If no other...
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