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" Come, come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here; And fill me, from the crown to the toe, top-full Of direst cruelty ! make thick my blood, Stop up the access and passage to remorse; That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare - Page 13
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - 2005 - 224 pages
...reversal of normal life impulses. She calls upon the forces of darkness to support her in her purposes : Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex...remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature 1 See EMW Tillyard, Shakespeare's History I' lays (New York, 1947), p. 317. I have treated the play's...
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Focus on Macbeth

John Russell Brown - 2005 - 272 pages
...impatient release, before her voice drops to the real nature of what she feels possible within her; Come you spirits, That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex...top-full Of direst cruelty: make thick my blood, Stop up th'access, and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of Nature Shake my fell purpose,...
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Challenging Humanism: Essays in Honor of Dominic Baker-Smith

Dominic Baker-Smith - 2005 - 335 pages
...of Lady Macbeth's other-worldly regal style is her rhythmic, treble invocation of diabolical powers: Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex...top-full Of direst cruelty. Make thick my blood, Stop up th'access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose, nor...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 207 pages
...that Duncan is coming to Inverness, she invokes the ministers of darkness to take possession of her: Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex...top-full Of direst cruelty! make thick my blood Stop up th' access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose,...
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Food in Shakespeare: Early Modern Dietaries and the Plays

Joan Fitzpatrick - 2007 - 166 pages
...prophecies, Lady Macbeth echoes their demonic incantations in her invocation to the powers of darkness: Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex...top-full Of direst cruelty. Make thick my blood, Stop up th' access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose,...
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Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Gunnar Olsson - 2010 - 584 pages
...the mind of Lady Macbeth nothing is but what is not. And for that reason of imagination she prays: Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex...top-full Of direst cruelty! make thick my blood; Stop up th' access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose,...
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The Representation of Gender in Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' and 'Antony and ...

Verena Schörkhuber - 2007 - 36 pages
...allied with the witches, she phrases this unsexing as the undoing of her own bodily maternal function: Come, you Spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex...top-full Of direst cruelty! Make thick my blood; Stop up th'access and passage to remorse; That no compunctious visitings of Nature Shake my fell purpose nor...
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Shakespeare's Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeare's ...

Robert A. Logan - 2007 - 251 pages
...model of the manliness to which Macbeth aspires in his role as murderer and unregenerate criminal: Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex...topfull Of direst cruelty. Make thick my blood; Stop up th' access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose nor...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth Small Cast

Sam Dowling - 2007 - 92 pages
...entrance of Duncan Under my battlements. Come you spirits That tend on human thoughts unsex me here 21 Of direst cruelty make thick my blood Stop up the...Nature Shake my fell purpose nor keep peace between Th' effect and it. Come to my woman's breasts And take my milk for gall you murth'ring ministers Wherever...
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Imagination und ihre Macht - Shakespeares Macbeth als eine frühe Form der ...

Oliver Kast - 2007 - 104 pages
...jene des Himmels. Sie selber führen den Zerfall der Person und damit auch den ihres Zusammen"Come, you Spirits/ That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me...top-full/ Of direst cruelty! make thick my blood,/ Stop up th'access and passage to remorse; [...]"!. v. 40hangs mit der Weltordnung herauf, sie wünschen ihn...
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