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" For I can raise no money by vile means : By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hands of peasants their vile trash, By any indirection. "
The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes - Page 54
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Shakespeare: the Roman Plays

Derek Traversi - Literary Criticism - 1963 - 288 pages
...original dispute. Brutus accuses Cassius of having denied him 'certain sums of gold', and goes on to say : I can raise no money by vile means : By heaven, I...my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hearts of peasants their vile trash By any indirection. [IV. iii. 71.] The dismissal as so much 'vile...
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Playreadings

Louise Frankenstein - 1983 - 132 pages
...have done that you should be sorry for. There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; For I am armed so strong in honesty, That they pass by me as the...did send to you For certain sums of gold, which you denied me; For I can raise no money by vile means; By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop...
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Shakespeare's World of Death: The Early Tragedies

Richard Courtney - Drama - 1995 - 268 pages
...has asked Cassius for money. Brutus' army needs immediate funds. It is Cassius who must supply him, For I can raise no money by vile means; By heaven,...to wring From the hard hands of peasants their vile trash By any indirection. (71-75) Although he condemns extortion, he wants some of the profits: Brutus'...
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Shakespeare and the Mannerist Tradition: A Reading of Five Problem Plays

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot - Drama - 1995 - 197 pages
...Brutus professes honesty most vehemently that he is the least convincing: There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; For I am arm'd so strong in honesty...pass by me as the idle wind, Which I respect not. 1v, iii, 66-9 Such Caesar-like grandiloquence sounds strained and suggests that Brutus, like Caesar,...
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The Sense of the People: Politics, Culture and Imperialism in England, 1715-1785

Kathleen Wilson - History - 1995 - 460 pages
...George III, advances. Below the print is a passage from Shakespeare's Julius Caesur; "There is no terror in your threats; / For I am arm'd so strong in honesty,...pass by me, as the idle wind, / Which I respect not." Wilkes is identified with virtue and greatness, Britannia and the new nationalist icon, Shakespeare,...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...have done that you should be sorry for. There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; For I am arnrd z*m+mcfdf{p$j9` w denied me; — For I can raise no money by vile means: By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop...
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Brightest Heaven of Invention: A Christian Guide to Six Shakespeare Plays

Peter J. Leithart - Drama - 1996 - 286 pages
...tempted to kill him (4.3.12-14). Brutus dismisses the threats as well: There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; For I am arm'd so strong in honesty...they pass by me as the idle wind Which I respect not. (4.3.66-69) These are words that remind us of nothing so much as Caesar's over-confidence in the opening...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...cause. When finally he threatens to take action, Brutus responds haughtily: There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; For I am arm'd so strong in honesty...pass by me as the idle wind, Which I respect not. (IV, iii, 66-69) A friend should bear his friend's infirmities; But Brutus makes mine greater than...
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Giulio Cesare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 244 pages
...have done that you should be sorry for. There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; For I am armed so strong in honesty That they pass by me as the idle...did send to you For certain sums of gold, which you denied me, 70 Per gli dei, ingoierai il veleno Della tua bile anche se dovessi Scoppiarne, perché...
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Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles, Richard France - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 297 pages
...as the idle wind, Which I respect not. I did send to you For certain sums of gold, which you denied me; For I can raise no money by vile means. By heaven,...to wring From the hard hands of peasants their vile trash By any indirection. I did send To you for gold to pay my legions, Which you denied me. Was that...
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