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" I remember a mass of things, but nothing distinctly ; a quarrel, but nothing wherefore. — O that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains ! that we should, with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause, transform ourselves into... "
Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ... - Page 184
by C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
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The Healing Mind: The Vital Links Between Brain and Behavior, Immunity and ...

Paul Martin - Medical - 1999 - 384 pages
...invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil! . . . O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! That we should with joy, pleasance, revel and applause, transform ourselves into beasts!' Literature is amply stocked with characters...
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The Adventures of David Simple: Containing an Account of His Travels Through ...

Sarah Fielding - Fiction - 1998 - 399 pages
...vegetables chosen by the drunkards here serve a similar purpose. 31. Cassio's words in Othello: "O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!" (II.iii.289-91). 32. Proverbial: "Boys, nor drunken men, do ever come by any harm" (Tilley, Dictionary...
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The Call Of Solitude: Alonetime In A World Of Attachment

Ester Schaler Buchholz - Psychology - 1997 - 368 pages
...invisible spirit of mind, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil! . . . O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! . . . and transform . . . [themselves] into beasts!"50 A psychologist decided to test Shakespeare's...
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Heinemann Advanced Shakespeare: Othello

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 306 pages
...CASSIO I remember a mass of things, but nothing distinctly; a quarrel, but nothing wherefore. O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains; that we should with joy, pleasance, revel and applause transform ourselves into beasts. lago asks Cassio why he seems clear-headed...
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The Tay Bridge Disaster and Other Poetic Gems

William McGonagall - Poetry - 2000 - 63 pages
...Cassio losing his lieutenancy through drinking wine; And, in delirium and grief, he exclaims — "Oh, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!" A young man in London went to the theatre one night To see the play of George Barnwell, and he got...
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The Company of the Creative: A Christian Reader's Guide to Great Literature ...

David L. Larsen - Religion - 639 pages
...delay. 7. Brightest Heaven, 153f. 6.3. 7 OTHELLO: STRUGGLE OF JEALOUSY [Of Cassio's liquor] O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains. —Othello (2.3.291-92) But he that filches from me my good name Robs me ofthat which not enriches...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...Shakespeare, 1598-9, Much Ado About Nothing, II. iii. 18 29:102 [Cassio, on the power of wine] O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! William Shakespeare, 1603-4, Othello, II. iii. 283 29: 103 [Antonio, of Gonzalo] Fie, what a spendthrift...
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Shakespeare's Noise

Kenneth Gross - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 282 pages
...Cassio's complaint about the dangers of drink applies almost as well to speech in this play: "O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths, to steal away their brains!" (2. 3.285-87). 34. See Giorgio Agamben, Stanze: La parola e il fantasma nella cultura occidentale (Turin:...
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Say It Like Shakespeare: How to Give a Speech Like Hamlet, Persuade Like ...

Thomas Leech - Business & Economics - 2001 - 313 pages
...Bush's) term. The general agreed with Levin: "Oh, yes sir. I think the chart clearly shows that." Oh God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains. Cassie, Othello. 2, 3 Here are a few other examples of mouth going without brain adequately in charge....
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - Electronic books - 2001 - 498 pages
...abnormally susceptible to the pernicious effects of his body's ingestion of alcohol (2.3.30ff): "O god, that men should put an enemy in their mouths, to steal away their brain" (281-3). Poison is Othello's choice for killing Desdemona, before lago persuades him to use...
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