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" Now o'er the one half-world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep ; now witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate's offerings, and wither'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace,... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 343
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 4

Allardyce Nicoll - 2002 - 204 pages
...refers ; Now 0-er ^e one half-world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep : witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate's offerings : and...ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. (n, i, 49-56) " What is to be learnt by turning back to the sententious Rape of Lucrece, with its emblematic...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 228 pages
...wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep; witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate's offerings, and wither 'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose...ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. Macbeth — Macbeth II. i Thou see'st, the heavens, as troubled with man's act, Threatens his bloody...
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The Selected Papers of Jane Addams: vol. 1: Preparing to Lead, 1860-81

Mary Lynn Bryan, Barbara Bair, Maree de Angury, Jane Addams - 2010 - 704 pages
...The curtained sleep. Witchcraft celebrates / Pale Hecate's offerings; and withered murder, / Alarumed by his sentinel, the wolf, / Whose howl's his watch,...strides, towards his design / Moves like a ghost. — " (act 2,sc. 1, lines 33-39. 48-56). IA quotes parts of lines 49 and 5n, followed by part of line...
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The Films of Orson Welles

Robert Garis - 2004 - 184 pages
...murderous motive thickly encrusted with evil analogs and portents: "and withered Murther,/Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, /Whose howl's his watch,...strides, towards his design /Moves like a ghost." Then another rueful intuition of the moral status of what he is about to do: "Thou sure and firm-set...
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Focus on Macbeth

John Russell Brown - 2005 - 272 pages
...comes the decisive movement outside Macbeth's mind: Now o'er the one-half world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep: now witchcraft...his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, toward his design Moves like a ghost. (II.i.49-56) What is striking here is that, as Macbeth thrusts...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - 2005 - 224 pages
...parts : Now o'er the one half-world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep; witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate's offerings, and...Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, 1 These have been much commented on. See Bradley, Shakespearean Tragedy, pp. 553-6; Paul, The Royal...
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Pseudonymous Shakespeare: Rioting Language in the Sidney Circle

Penny McCarthy - 2006 - 257 pages
...victim's curtained bed, when 'the eye of night is out'.25 Now o'er the one half-world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep; now witchcraft...ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. The gloomy Curtaines of the tongue-lesse night, Were drawne so close as day could not be scene, Now...
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Shakespeare and Cognition: Aristotle's Legacy and Shakespearean Drama

Arthur F. Kinney - 2006 - 167 pages
...dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep; witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecat's off'rings, and wither'd Murther, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his...Hear not my steps, which [way they] walk, for fear The very stones prate of my whereabout, And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits...
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William Shakespeare's Macbeth: A Sourcebook

Alexander Leggatt - 2006 - 197 pages
...the wolf, Whose howl's his watch,14 thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides,15 towards his design Moves like a ghost. Thou sure and...way they walk, for fear Thy very stones prate of my whereabout,16 And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits with it. Whiles I threat,...
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An Actor's Edition of Shakespeare Revisited

James R. Hartman - 2007 - 516 pages
...Alarumed by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquins ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a...way they walk, for fear Thy very stones prate of my whereabouts And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits with it. Whiles I threat, he...
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