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" How like a fawning publican he looks ! I hate him for he is a Christian, But more for that in low simplicity He lends out money gratis and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice. If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the... "
Merchant of Venice. As you like it - Page 32
by William Shakespeare - 1785
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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture ...

Merritt Caldwell - 1846 - 357 pages
...significancy. EXAMPLES. 1. How like a fawning publican he looks : I hate him, for he is a Christian, But more for that in low simplicity He lends out money...us in Venice. If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. He hates our sacred nation ; and he rails Even there,...
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The Bystander: An Illustrated Weekly, Devoted to Travel ..., Volume 8

1906
...(indeed, they are against the sense of Mr. Bourchier's reading) : — I hate him, for he is a Christian ; But more, for that, in low simplicity, He lends out...brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice. love of gave us On the other hand, great emphasis is given to the passage in the Trial Scene, when...
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Praise and Paradox: Merchants and Craftsmen in Elizabethan Popular Literature

Laura Caroline Stevenson - 2002 - 268 pages
...complicates the moral issue by showing the limitations of Antonio's charity. Shylock hates Antonio because in low simplicity He lends out money gratis and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice. But Antonio's charity does not extend to Shylock; he humiliates Shylock in public in a manner which...
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Ideology of Adventure: Studies in Modern Consciousness, 1100-1750, Volume 1

Michael Nerlich - 1987 - 272 pages
...his hatred for Shylock says: How like a fawning publican he looks! 1 hate him for he is a Christian; But more for that in low simplicity He lends out money...brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice. (1.3.42-46) By doing so, Antonio is acting in accordance with the economic ideal of the time: the age...
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Players of Shakespeare 1: Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Twelve ...

Royal Shakespeare Company - 1988 - 192 pages
...characterization of Shylock. The principal moments of choice were these, in 1.3: I hate him for he is a Christian; But more, for that in low simplicity He lends out...brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice . . . He hates our sacred nation and he rails Even there where merchants most do congregate On me,...
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Lending and Borrowing in Ancient Athens

Paul Millett - 2002 - 384 pages
...the other side, there is Shylock's verdict on Antonio (1.111.43) : I hate him, for he is a Christian; But more for that in low simplicity He lends out money...brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice. The wider implications of this passage are brought out by Nelson (1969: 142-51) and Wills (1990). The...
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Shakespeare's Agonistic Comedy: Poetics, Analysis, Criticism

G. Beiner - 1993 - 302 pages
...thoughts expressed in the aside: How like a fawning publican he looks! I hate him for he is a Christian; But more, for that in low simplicity He lends out...us in Venice. If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. He hates our sacred nation, and he rails Even there...
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Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time

Lars Engle - 1993 - 266 pages
...consequence), but insists on putting to Antonio. Shylock's complaint about Antonio, partly practical ("he lends out money gratis, and brings down / The rate of usance here with us in Venice" [1.3.39-40]), is partly also a complaint alxmt Antonio's categorization of his activities: "my well-won...
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Summoning: Ideas of the Covenant and Interpretive Theory

Ellen Spolsky - 1993 - 272 pages
...clunking pun on "rats/rates," linked to usance, when Shylock airs his grievances first in an aside ("He lends out money gratis, and brings down / The rate of usance here with us in Venice" [2.41-42]) and then publicly: "Signior Antonio, many a time and oft / in the Rialto you have rated...
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The Poetry of Business Life: An Anthology

Ralph Windle - 1994 - 182 pages
...you, drink with you, Nor pray with you. What news on the Rialto? I hate him for he is a Christian; But more for that in low simplicity He lends out money...us in Venice. If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. He hates our sacred nation, and he rails Even there...
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