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" I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn as you Have done to this. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 518
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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Shakespeare and Language

Catherine M. S. Alexander - Drama - 2004 - 294 pages
...sttiking and most nototious insrance of the image, in Lady Macbeth's infamous lines: I have given suck, and know How tender tis to love the babe that milks me; I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gurns And dashed the brains out, had I...
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Shakespeare and the Classics

Charles Martindale, A. B. Taylor - Literary Criticism - 2004
...culminares in Lady Macberh's powerful depiction of infanticide: I have given suck and know How render 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple rrom his boneless gums And dashed the brains out, had I...
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Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays

Laurie Maguire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 242 pages
...cannot. But the center of Macbeth is not just lack of children but loss of children. "I have given suck, and know / How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me" says Lady Macbeth (1.7.54-5). Historically Lady Macbeth had a son by her first husband. Shakespeare...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 57, Macbeth and Its Afterlife: An Annual Survey ...

Peter Holland - Drama - 2004 - 356 pages
...contemporary gender politics, Polanski removes all references to Lady Macbeths motherhood ('I have given suck, and know / How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me', 1.7.54-5). While Lady Macbeths image of a murdered baby ('I would . . . / Have plucked my nipple from...
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Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - Performing Arts - 2004 - 203 pages
...Lady Macbeth shows the "maternal imagery" that nourishes the murder of Duncan: "I have given suck, and know / How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me" (I.vii.54-5). As Hugo and Othello discuss the missing silk scarf, the teacher interrupts: "Gentlemen...
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Mother's Milk

Andrew Thomas Breslin - 2005 - 246 pages
...adults. You know those poor kids you see on milk cartons?" Logan shook his head sadly. / have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash 'd the brains out had I...
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Playwriting: A Practical Guide

NoŽl Greig - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 204 pages
...about her own history to prove how much her own determination should spur him on: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums, And dashed the brains out, had I...
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Focus on Macbeth

John Russell Brown - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 272 pages
...play s most terrible image, ot what it is to destroy an utterly vulnerable life: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 205 pages
...characterization. The motif of the unnatural is evoked again in the savage cry : I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out. (I.vii.54-58)...
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Shakespeare

George Ian Duthie - Literary Criticism - 1951 - 206 pages
...heart nature does prevail. And when in I, vii, she speaks these terrible words: I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have pluck'd my nipple from his boneless gums, And dash'd the brains out, had I...
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