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" gainst my fury Do I take part : the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance : they being penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare - Page 71
by William Shakespeare - 1822
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Forgiveness in Context: Theology and Psychology in Creative Dialogue

Fraser Watts, Liz Gulliford - Religion - 2004 - 208 pages
...and the 'Father forgive them' of the Passion narrative (Luke 23). See also the speech of Prospero: Though with their high wrongs I am struck to the quick...part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance: (The Tempest, Act V, Scene 1) Thus far, forgiveness inhabits the 'higher plains' of virtue and, at...
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La tempesta

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 239 pages
...kindlier mov'd than thou art? Though with their high wrongs I am struck to [th' quick, 25 Yet with nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take part: the...penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Stracclmi di dolore e di paura: Ma specialmente quello Che tu hai chiamato, padrone, "II buon vecchio...
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Why Shakespeare: An Introduction to the Playwright's Art

G. M. Pinciss - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 192 pages
...different course of action is to be preferred: Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th'quick Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take...drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. We can hear a restatement of these sentiments in Lear's plea to Cordelia: "I pray you, now, forget...
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Designing Video and Multimedia for Open and Flexible Learning

Fitzroy Pyle, Jack Koumi - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 237 pages
...eyes Of pity, not revenge! — (WT Ill, ii, izz) and in Prospero's noble treatment of his enemies — the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance: they...extend Not a frown further. Go release them, Ariel. (Temp. V, i, 27) Yet impressive as Isabella's image of redemption and regeneration undoubtedly is ('mercy...
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The Sources of Shakespeare's Plays

Kenneth Muir - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 330 pages
...selfe without an enemie. So Prospero tells Ariel : Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...part; the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. (vi 25-8) It is significant that one of the main themes of the play was taken from one of Montaigne's...
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Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love

Jill Line - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 192 pages
...more rare than vengeance, he is prepared to take: Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...senses I'll restore, And they shall be themselves. 5.1.25-32 The divine spark arrives in the form of Ariel to rescue the wrongdoers and they are led before...
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The Cartoon Illustrated Edition of The Tempest

William Shakespeare - Castaways - 2006 - 60 pages
...sharply, Passion as they, be Kindlier moved than thou art? Though withtheir high wrongs I am struckto th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. Go, releasethem, Ariel. And I will too. You are only air, yet can feel a little of their pain. I'm another...
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Shakespeare: una "Tempesta" dopo l'altra

Laura Di Michele - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 359 pages
...nemici: Though with their high wrongs I am struk to th'quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fiiry Do I take part. The rarer action is In virtue than...frown further. Go, release them, Ariel. My charms l'll break, their senses l'Il restore, And they shall be themselves. (V, 1, 25-32) SarÓ interessante...
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Shakespeare's Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeare's ...

Robert A. Logan - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 251 pages
...consciousness. As he says to Ariel: Though with their [his enemies'] high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. (V, i, 25-30) Prospero 's eventual abandonment of his magic (". . . this rough magic / 1 here abjure"...
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The Staging of Romance in Late Shakespeare: Text and Theatrical Technique

Christopher J. Cobb - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 304 pages
...should be noted, by Ariel) what he should do with them: Though with their high wrongs I am strook to th' quick Yet, with my nobler reason, 'gainst my fury...part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. (5.1.25-28) Prospero defines virtuous action as superior to vengeful action, but the struggle that...
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