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" If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That, like an eagle in a dove-cote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioli : Alone I did it. Boy ! Auf. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 234
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...and Banquo ? Sergeant. Yes ; As sparrows eagles or the hare the lion. (Mac bit 'h, i. ii. 33) Again: If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That, like an eagle in a dovecote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioli: Alone I did it. (Coriolanus, vv 114) The eagle is important throughout Cymbeline...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 34

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 224 pages
...word 'Boy': Cut me to pieces, Volsces; men and lads, Stain all your edges on me. 'Boy'! False hound! If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there That, like an eagle in a dove-cote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioli. Alone I did it. 'Boy'! (5.6.112-17) The method I have been attempting to describe...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

Wystan Hugh Auden, Arthur C. Kirsch - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 398 pages
...earlier scene by calling him a "boy." Again, Coriolanus becomes instantly incensed: Boy? False hound! If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That, like an eagle in a dovecote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioles. Alone I did it. Boy? (V.vi.112-16) In two critical scenes in the play, mirror...
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 367 pages
...who takes it By sovereignty of nature. (iv. vii. 33) The same contrast rings out in his final boast: If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That, like an eagle in a dove-cote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioli: Alone I did it. (vv 1 14) Yet a mightier power beats down his pride. At the climax...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 205 pages
...personal renown: Cut me to pieces, Volsces; men and lads, Stain all your edges on me. Boy! false hound! If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That, like an eagle in a dove-cote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioli: Alone I did it. Boy! (V.vi.i 12-17) The 'alone' is emphasized in his death, and...
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Shakespeare's Tragedies

G. B. Harrison - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 277 pages
...former enemies: Cut me to pieces Volsces men and lads, Stain all your edges on me. Boy, false hound: If you have writ your Annals true, 'tis there, That like an eagle in a dove-cote, I Fluttcr'd your Volscians in Corioli: Alone I did it, Boy. It is the cue for the conspirators, who close...
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Spirit, Soul, and City: Shakespeare's Coriolanus

Jan H. Blits - Drama - 2006 - 243 pages
...tells of having harmed not only Aufidius but "your Volscians." "'Boy!' False hound!" he cries out; If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That like an eagle in a dove-cote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioles. (5.6.112-15) With an ill-timed boast of the harm he has caused those whom he...
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De Vere as Shakespeare: An Oxfordian Reading of the Canon

William Farina - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 280 pages
...in boasting" (II.i.20). Coriolanus confirms this accusation in the climactic finale by proclaiming, "If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there that, like an eagle in a dove-cote, I [flutter'd] your Volscians in Coriloes. Alone I did it. 'Boy'!" (Vv113— 115). Among de Vere's more memorable claims...
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Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2007 - 240 pages
...speak. CORIOLANUS Cut me to pieces, Volsces; men and lads, Stain all your edges on me. Boy! false hound! If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That, like an eagle in a dove-cote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioli: Alone I did it. Boy! AUFIDIUS Why, noble lords, Will you be put in mind of his...
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