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" I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul ; freeze thy young blood ; Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres; Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon... "
The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes - Page 24
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1812
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The boy's second help to reading: a selection of choice passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854
...day, confined to fast in fire, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away.* But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of...two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotty and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful...
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THE BOOK OF JOB

ALBERT BARNES - 1854
...horrore comae. A similar description of the effect of fear is given in the Ghost's speech to Hamlet : ' But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house,...two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotty and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful...
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The Absent Shakespeare

Mark Jay Mirsky - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 174 pages
...incarceration up to this point has been terrible. He hints of the horror of "his Prison-House." .... But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my Prison-House;...two eyes like Stars, start from their Spheres, Thy knotty and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand an end Like Quills upon the fretful...
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The History of Hell

Alice K. Turner - Art - 1993 - 275 pages
...days of nature Are burnt and purg'd away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, 77; V knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end Like quills upon...
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Languages of Visuality: Crossings Between Science, Art, Politics, and Literature

Beate Allert - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 270 pages
...have looked like any other kingly figure. He had therefore to depend on language to appall his son: But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison-house,...their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. But this eternal...
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The Power of Sympathy

William Hill Brown - Fiction - 1996 - 288 pages
...father first speaks to Hamlet: "But that I am forbid / To tell the secrets of my prison-house, / 1 could a tale unfold whose lightest word / Would harrow...spheres, / Thy knotted and combined locks to part, / And each particular hair to stand on end, / Like quills upon the fearful porpentine [ie, porcupine]"...
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The Unmasking of Drama: Contested Representation in Shakespeare's Tragedies

Jonathan Baldo - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 213 pages
...the ear by suggesting how easy it is for an auditory overload to short-circuit the organ of seeing: "I could a tale unfold whose lightest word / Would...thy two eyes like stars start from their spheres" (1.5.15-17). His scenario reverses the customary procedure of messengers in Shakespeare. Rather than...
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Visions of the Other World in Middle English

Robert Easting - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 119 pages
...required to be silent about his pains: But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. 3 For a discussion...
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Shakespeare Among the Moderns

Richard Halpern - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 294 pages
...an announcement so traumatic, so unexpected that its advent grips the body in a deathly jouissance. I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow...their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand an end, Like quills upon the fearful porpentine. But this eternal...
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Murder on Deck!: Shipboard & Shoreline Mystery Stories

Rosemary Herbert - Fiction - 1998 - 330 pages
...she had formulated some master plan. I refilled my glass and told her: "I could a tale unfold" Hilda "whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze...their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine: . . ." "Oh come...
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