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" I was train'd up in the English court • Where, being but young, I framed to the harp Many an English ditty, lovely well, And gave the tongue a helpful ornament • A virtue that was never seen in you. Hot. Marry, and I 'm glad of it with all my heart.... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 260
by William Shakespeare - 1806
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...although Hotspur's temper is always at the forefront, especially when he must listen to Glendower: I had rather be a kitten and cry mew Than one of these same metre ballet-mongers; Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree, And that would set my teeth nothing an edge....
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Mary Foakes, R. A. Foakes - Drama - 1998 - 516 pages
...you talk in blank verse. As You Like It, 4.1.30-2 "Cod buy you" spells out "goodbye"; "an" = if. 6 I had rather be a kitten and cry mew Than one of these same meter ballad-mongers. Hotspur in Henry IV, Part 1, 3.1.127-8 Expressing in verse his scorn for it....
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The First Part of King Henry the Fourth

William Shakespeare - Fiction - 2000 - 117 pages
...And gave the tongue a helpful ornament A virtue that was never seen in you. HOTSPUR Marry, and I am glad of it with all my heart! I had rather be a kitten and cry mew 128 Than one of these same meter ballet-mongers. 129 I had rather hear a brazen canstick turned 130...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

Cross, William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...gave the tongue a helpful ornament, — A virtue that was never seen in you. HOTSPUR. Marry, and I am iedman Publishing Group, Incorporated ballet-mongers; I had rather hear a brazen canstick turn'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axletree; And...
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Gedächtniskonzepte der Literaturwissenschaft: theoretische Grundlegung und ...

Astrid Erll, Ansgar Nünning - Foreign Language Study - 2005 - 322 pages
...soziale Erinnerungs funktion hoffen zu können. Bereits in Shakespeares Henry TV, Part I heißt es: „I had rather be a kitten and cry mew / Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers" (3,ii). Zu den erstaunlichen avatars der Gattungsgeschichte gehört aber die Wiedergeburt der Ballade...
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The Mind According to Shakespeare: Psychoanalysis in the Bard's Writing

Marvin Bennett Krims - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 218 pages
...of relationships, but he has problems in another area: he cannot enjoy the arts. He tells Glendower: I had rather be a kitten and cry mew Than one of these same metre ballet-mongers. I had rather hear a brazen canstick turn'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree,...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Dramatists, English - 2007 - 1280 pages
...gave the tongue a helpful ornament, — A virtue that was never seen in you. HOTSPUR. Marry, and I am ith our neelds created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warblin ballet-mongers; I had rather hear a brazen canstick turn'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axlctree; And...
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"Speak it in Welsh": Wales and the Welsh Language in Shakespeare

Megan S. Lloyd - Drama - 2007 - 209 pages
...Glendower's description and follows with his own review of Welsh, focusing on poetry in particular: I had rather be a kitten and cry mew Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers. 1 had rather hear a brazen canstick turn'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree; And that would set...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's Poetry

Patrick Cheney - Literary Criticism - 2007
...invents Hotspur's theatrical identity largely by making him a naturally poetic man who despises poetry: I had rather be a kitten and cry 'mew' Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers. Nothing so [bad] as mincing poetry. 'Tis like the forced gait of a shuffling nag. (i Henry IV 3.1.123-9)...
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