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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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Macbeth

William Shakespeare, Burton Raffel, Harold Bloom - Drama - 2005 - 210 pages
...themselves, and that - their fitness68 now Does unmake you. I have given suck, and know69 55 How tender7" 'tis to love the babe that milks me. I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless71 gums And dashed the72 brains out, had...
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Shakespeare's Heroines

Anna Murphy Jameson - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 464 pages
...murdering ministers, That compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose, &c. I have given suck, and know how tender 'tis To love the babe that milks me, &c. and an accent of indignant astonishment, laying the principal emphasis on the word we — "we fail!"...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 896 pages
...milk for gall' (1.5.46—47). Berating Macbeth for his cowardice, she declares: 'I have given suck, and know How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me' (1.7.54—55), but this child and the brightly chattering son of Macduff are evoked only in order to...
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Teaching A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth

Peggy O'Brien, Jeanne Addison Roberts, Michael Tolaydo - Drama - 2006 - 288 pages
...would sacrifice her own child rather than fail to pursue their murderous intentions: 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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William Shakespeare's Macbeth: A Sourcebook

Alexander Leggatt - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 197 pages
...make both; They have made themselves, and that their fitness now Does unmake you. 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, 17 Macbeth makes his refusal a practical matter; he does not want to lose the high...
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Shakespeare's Christianity: The Protestant and Catholic Poetics of Julius ...

E. Beatrice Batson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 178 pages
...bloody-child apparition — and in its language, Lady Macbeth's terrible hyperbole: 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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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare

Emma Smith - Literary Criticism - 2007
...startling image designed to strengthen her husband's resolve to kill King Duncan: 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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Poor Women in Shakespeare

Fiona McNeill - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 255 pages
...rule, and household economy. Lady Macbeth declares near the beginning of the play, "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 gum, And dashed the brains out, had I...
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Macbeth (Shakespeare Library Classic)

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2007 - 160 pages
...make both: They have made themselves, and that their fitness now Does unmake you. 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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The Representation of Gender in Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' and 'Antony and ...

Verena Schörkhuber - 2007 - 36 pages
...Macbeth's image of himself as man and tries to abash him with her own resolution: 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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