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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
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CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE

WILLIAM LYON PHELPS - 1912
...PROLOGUE 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. A superior...
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A handbook of poetics, for students of English verse

Francis Barton Gummere - English language - 1913 - 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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A Critical History of English Literature: from the beginnings to ..., Volume 1

David Daiches - 1979 - 245 pages
...was doing: From jigging veins of riming mother wits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, Well lead you to the stately tent of war, Where you shall hear the Scythian Tamburlaine Threat'ning the world with high astounding terms. . . . The presentation of a man slaughtering his...
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Tamburlaine the Great: Parts 1 and 2

Christopher Marlowe - Drama - 1967 - 205 pages
...We'll lead you to the stately tent of war, Where you shall hear the Scythian Tamburlaine Threat'ning the world with high astounding terms And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword. View but his picture in this tragic glass, And then applaud his fortunes as you please. [Enter] Mycetes,...
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Shakespeare's Universe of Discourse: Language-Games in the Comedies

Keir Elam - Drama - 1984 - 339 pages
...(1587) still makes use of the initial address in an explicational and scene-setting fashion: 'We'll lead you to the stately tent of war/ Where you shall hear the Scythian Tamburlaine'). This progressive rhetorical enrichment of presentational conventions culminates, within the Elizabethan...
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Culture and History, 1350-1600: Essays on English Communities, Identities ...

David Aers - History - 1992 - 213 pages
...(1587): 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.49 'Mother-wits'...
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Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference

John Gillies - Drama - 1994 - 255 pages
...painting), presumably the oval, mirror-shaped object represented on Cunningham's ornamental title-page. / Threatening the world with high astounding terms,.../And scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword', and then asks them to 'view but his picture in this tragic glass', the glass metaphor may be predicated...
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Christopher Marlowe: The Critical Heritage

Millar MacLure - Reference - 1995 - 207 pages
...speech better than their wonted talk. His hope and plan the poet sets forth thus, in the Prologue: We'll lead you to the stately tent of war Where you shall...hear the Scythian Tamburlaine Threatening the world in high astounding terms; and he meant to lead away From jigging strains of rhyming mother wits And...
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Renaissance Drama in Action: An Introduction to Aspects of Theatre Practice ...

Martin White - Performing Arts - 1998 - 265 pages
...predecessors: 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 Threat ning the world with high astounding terms. Marlowe dramatised the power of Tamburlaine partly...
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The Plays of Christopher Marlowe and George Peele: Rhetoric and Renaissance ...

Brian B. Ritchie - Drama - 1999 - 364 pages
...Prologue: From jigging veins of rhyming mother-wits And sueh eoneeits as elownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war, Where you shall hear the Seythian Tamburlaine Threat'ning the world with high astounding terms And seourging kingdoms with his...
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