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" A damn'd defeat was made. Am I a coward? Who calls me villain? breaks my pate across? Plucks off my beard and blows it in my face? Tweaks me by the nose? gives me the lie i' the throat, As deep as to the lungs? "
The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany - Page 535
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Amleto

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 320 pages
...no, not for a king Upon whose property and most dear life A damned defeat was made. Am I a coward ? Who calls me villain ? Breaks my pate across ? Plucks off my beard and blows it in my face ? 570 Tweaks me by the nose ? Gives me the He i'th'throat As deep as to the lungs ? Who does me this...
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Shame in Shakespeare

Ewan Fernie - Drama - 2002 - 274 pages
...suddenly overwhelmed by pathological humiliation: Who calls me villain, breaks my pate across, Plucks my beard and blows it in my face, Tweaks me by the nose, gives me the lie i'th'throat As deep as to the lungs — who does me this? (2.2.567-70) The answer to this question...
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Shakespeare and the History of Soliloquies

James E. Hirsh - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 470 pages
...person many people (31) Something similar occurs in a very long soliloquy by Hamlet: Am I a coward? Who calls me villain, breaks my pate across, Plucks...my face, Tweaks me by the nose, gives me the lie i' th' throat As deep as to the lungs? Who does me this? (2.2.571-75) Who indeed? Surely not some irate...
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Exorcism and Its Texts: Subjectivity in Early Modern Literature of England ...

Hilaire Kallendorf - History - 2003 - 327 pages
...aloud, asking who is responsible for the symptoms (classic signs of demonic possession) that he feels: Who calls me villain, breaks my pate across, Plucks...my face, Tweaks me by the nose, gives me the lie i' th' throat As deep as the lungs? Who does me this?219 One answer for the confused early modern self...
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Theatrical Convention and Audience Response in Early Modern Drama

Jeremy Lopez - Literary Criticism - 2002
.... speak / With most miraculous organ" (lines 546-7). Upbraiding himself for his cowardice, he asks, "Who calls me villain, breaks my pate across, / Plucks...off my beard and blows it in my face, / Tweaks me by th' nose, gives me the lie i' th' throat / As deep as to the lungs? Who does me this?", and laments...
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The Kendall/Hunt Anthology: Literature to Write About

K. H. Anthol - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 313 pages
...no, not for a king, Upon whose property and most dear life A damn'd defeat was made. Am I a coward? Who calls me villain, breaks my pate across. Plucks off my beard and blows it in my face, 600 Tweaks me by th' nose, gives me the lie i' th' throat As deep as to the lungs? Who does me this?...
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Kommunikationsstrukturen in Senecas Dramen: eine pragmatisch-linguistische ...

Augustin Speyer - History - 2003 - 320 pages
...across, Plucks ofFmy beard and blows it in my face, 575 Tweaks me by th' nose, gives me the lie i'th' throat As deep as to the lungs? Who does me this? Ha? 'SwoundsJ should take it; for it cannot be 3-> l But I am pidgeon-livered and lack gall To make oppression...
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Shakespeare: Hamlet

Paul A. Cantor - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 101 pages
...and selfdramatisation. when Hamlet imagines himself interacting with an antagonist: Am I a coward? Who calls me villain. breaks my pate across. Plucks...my face. Tweaks me by the nose. gives me the lie i' th' throat As deep as to the lungs? (II. ii. 571-5) We have come a long way in a short time: from the...
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Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies

Piotr Sadowski - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 327 pages
...which the prince indulges an almost masochistic role of a coward answering the taunts of his accusers: Who calls me villain, breaks my pate across. Plucks...in my face. Tweaks me by the nose, gives me the lie i'th'throat As deep as the lungs — who does me this? (2.2.567-70) In fact Hamlet not so much castigates...
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Humoring the Body: Emotions and the Shakespearean Stage

Gail Kern Paster - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 288 pages
...imagining himself passively as the object of another's scornful breath in the second soliloquy — who "plucks off my beard and blows it in my face, / Tweaks me by the nose, gives me the lie i'th'throat / As deep as to the lungs?" (2.2.573-75) — to rebuking Rosencrantz and Guildenstern for...
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