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" This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : Nought shall... "
Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King ... - Page 354
by William Shakespeare, Charles Symmons, John Payne Collier - 1836
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...BASTARD. O, let us pay the time but needful woe, Since it hath been beforehand with our griefs. — naught shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. [Exeunt. THE TAMING OF THE SHREW DRAMATIS...
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The Life and Death of King John

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 500 pages
...fundamental idea of the whole piece seems to be conveyed in its closing lines, delivered by Faulconbridge: 'This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at...make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true.' For this truth to herself, this concord, can only be preserved when the state is pervaded by the ecclesiastical,...
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Berryman's Shakespeare: Essays, Letters and Other Writings

John Berryman - Dramatists, English - 2001 - 401 pages
...the Patriotic Man. He rounds off the play with lines, suddenly impressive, that are its best known: This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the...make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. If. The theatrical emphasis distinguishes this from the Englishman's couplet the poet probably recalled...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...127-158). Indeed, it is the Bastard who, after John's death, states in the final words of the play: This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the...make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. (V, vii, 112-118) The Bastard never takes the throne, but his patriotic tone rallies the spirit of...
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Lectures Upon Shakspeare

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...famous by their birth. Ac. Add the famous passage in King John : — This England never did, nor ever shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when...corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : naught shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. And it certainly seems that Shakspeare's...
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The Shakespeare Book of Lists: The Ultimate Guide to the Bard, His Plays ...

Michael LoMonico - Drama - 2001 - 232 pages
...field to rest; and let's away, ~T~ To part the glories of this happy day. —Octavius, Julius Caesar Now these her princes are come home again, Come the...make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. —Bastard, King John The oldest hath borne most: we that are young Shall never see so much, nor live...
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Who's who in Shakespeare

Peter Quennell, Hamish Johnson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 228 pages
...Napoleonic scares) : O let us pay the time but needful woe. Since it hath been beforehand with our griefs. This England never did, nor never shall Lie at the...wound itself. Now these her princes are come home Faulconbridge, Robert Ferdinand, King of Navarre again, Come the three corners of the world in arms,...
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

George Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 1958 - 324 pages
...coming home of her revolted barons, that is, unity; and truth to herself. Here is our final speech: This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the...make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. (v. vii. 1 12) This is spoken by the Bastard, Faulconbridge, the bluff, humorous, critical, warm-hearted...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

Cross, William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...BASTARD. O, let us pay the time but needful woe, Since it hath been beforehand with our grefs. — e, It did not lie there when I went to bed. MARCUS naught shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. [Exeun . sail, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW...
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Shakespeare and Violence

R. A. Foakes - Drama - 2003 - 224 pages
...becomes momentarily his old self again for the play's final lines, with its rousing patriotic appeal: This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the...corners of the world in arms And we shall shock them! The Bastard, 'Brave soldier' (5.6.13), is surely meant to be in armour here, and resume his image as...
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