Coriolanus: A Tragedy in Five Acts

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Press of J.J. Little & Company, 1885 - 43 pages
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Page 39 - I'll never Be such a gosling to obey instinct, but stand As if a man were author of himself And knew no other kin.
Page 7 - Hear me profess sincerely : had I a dozen sons, each in my love alike, and none less dear than thine and my good Marcius, I had rather had eleven die nobly for their country than one voluptuously surfeit out of action.
Page 41 - I'll speak a little. \JIe holds VOLUMNIA by the hand, silent. Cor. O mother, mother ! What have you done ? Behold ! the heavens do ope, The gods look down, and this unnatural scene They laugh at. O my mother ! mother ! O ! You have won a happy victory to Rome ; But, for your son, — believe it, O ! believe it, — Most dangerously you have with him prevail'd, If not most mortal to him.
Page 43 - If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That like an eagle in a dovecote, I Flutter'd your Volces in Corioli : Alone I did it. — Boy ! Auf.
Page 5 - Upon your favors, swims with fins of lead, And hews down oaks with rushes. Hang ye ! Trust ye? With every minute you do change a mind, And call him noble that was now your hate, Him vile that was your garland.

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