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" All murder'd : for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp... "
The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed - Page 296
by William Shakespeare - 1825 - 896 pages
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Shakespeare the Actor and the Purposes of Playing

Meredith Anne Skura - Drama - 1993 - 325 pages
...scene, Richard reduces his entire reign to a doomed pageant staged within the mental space of the crown: Within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples...his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be fear'd, and kill with looks; . . . and, humour'd thus, Comes at the last, and with a...
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Four Histories

William Shakespeare - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 865 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...haunted by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed All murdered; for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...his pomp; Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks; Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh...
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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - Drama - 1998 - 232 pages
...moment of the actual King Richard's downfall. This is an original Shakespearean fiction: All murthered - for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...walls about our life Were brass impregnable; and, humour'd thus, Comes at the last, and with a little pin Bores thorough his castle wall, and farewell...
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The King's Two Bodies: A Study in Mediaeval Political Theology

Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz - Political Science - 1997 - 568 pages
...the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed; All murdered — for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if the flesh...
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The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln

Michael Burlingame - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 416 pages
...the ghosts they have deposed; Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed; All murdered: — For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...pomp, — Allowing him a breath, a little scene To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks; Infusing him with self and vain conceit, — As if this...
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Great Scenes and Monologues for Actors

Michael Schulman, Eva Mekler - Performing Arts - 1998 - 330 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed; Some poison'd by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; All murder' d: for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh...
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Great Scenes and Monologues for Actors

Michael Schulman, Eva Mekler - Performing Arts - 1998 - 330 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed; Some poison'd by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; All murder' d: for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...his state and grinning at his pomp. Allowing him a bream, a little scene, To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain...
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The Gender of Death: A Cultural History in Art and Literature

Karl S. Guthke, Karl Siegfried Guthke - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 297 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, lnfusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh...
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Richard II

Andrew Worrall, John Seely - Great Britain - 2000 - 247 pages
...deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown 160 That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps death...his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh...
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