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" What is a man, If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed? A beast, no more! Sure he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and godlike reason To fust in us unus'd. Now, whether... "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 302
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1807
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Hamlet: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke : the First Folio of 1623 ...

William Shakespeare, Nick De Somogyi - Drama - 2001 - 259 pages
...against me, And spur my dull revenge! What is a man, If his chief good and market of his time 256 Hamlet Be but to sleep and feed? A beast, no more. Sure,...or some craven scruple Of thinking too precisely on th'event A thought which, quarter'd, hath but one part wisdom And ever three parts coward - I do not...
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Deadly Thought: Hamlet and the Human Soul

Jan H. Blits - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 405 pages
...man: What is a man If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed? And he answers: A beast, no more. Sure he that made us with such large...capability and godlike reason To fust in us unus'd. (4.4.33-39) To be a man means not only to be alive, but to have "such large discourse" as to be able...
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The Wheel of Fire: Interpretations of Shakespearian Tragedy

George Wilson Knight - Drama - 2001 - 393 pages
...artist. Hamlet certainly regards Fortinbras' actions as possibly true expressions of God's purpose: Sure, He that made us with such large discourse, Looking...capability and god-like reason To fust in us unus'd . . . (iv. iv. 36) When Hamlet acknowledges that 'indtements of my reason and my blood' impel him to...
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Faultlines: Cultural Materialism and the Politics of Dissident Reading

Alan Sinfield - English literature - 1992 - 365 pages
...would like to believe that human reason is a godlike instrument by which people may act in the world: Sure he that made us with such large discourse, Looking...capability and godlike reason To fust in us unus'd. (4.4.36-39) At issue here is optimistic humanism — the strand in Renaissance thought that exalted...
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Osler's "a Way of Life" and Other Addresses, with Commentary and Annotations

Sir William Osler - Medical - 2001 - 378 pages
...88. William Shakespeare, Hamlet, IV, iv, 39. To "fust" means to "grow musty." The exact quotation is: Sure, He that made us with such large discourse, Looking...not That capability and godlike reason To fust in us unused. 89. bovine: Like cattle; dull, stolid. tific branches, sometimes, too, in practice, not a portion...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Joyce E. Henry - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...fashion and the mould of form, Th' observ'd of all observers, quite, quite down! Ophelia— Hamlet III.ii How all occasions do inform against me, And spur my...or some craven scruple Of thinking too precisely on th' event, A thought which, quarter 'd, hath but one part wisdom And ever three parts coward, I do...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 27

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 216 pages
...half-despairingly asserts, in very characteristic terms, the value of reason: What is a man, If the chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep...capability and god-like reason To fust in us unus'd. (rv, 4) Surely, he asks, man should not be just a beast? Surely he must use his reason? And Hamlet...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare, Roma Gill - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 178 pages
...inform against me, And spur my dull revenge. What is a man If his chief good and market of his time 35 Be but to sleep and feed? A beast, no more. Sure he...godlike reason To fust in us unus'd. Now whether it be 40 Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple Of thinking too precisely on th'event — A thought which,...
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The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

William Shakespeare, Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan - Drama - 1998 - 1360 pages
...inform against me, And spur my dull revenge. What is a man If his chief good and market of his time 35 Be but to sleep and feed? A beast, no more. Sure he...godlike reason To fust in us unus'd. Now whether it be 40 Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple Of thinking too precisely on th'event A thought which,...
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Amleto

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 320 pages
...inforni against me And spur my dull revenge ! What is a man, If his chief good and market of his rime Be but to sleep and feed ? A beast, no more. Sure...not That capability and godlike reason To fust in us unused. Now, whether it be Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple 40 Of thinking too precisely on...
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