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" em. Cal. I must eat my dinner. This island's mine, by Sycorax my mother, Which thou tak'st from me. When thou earnest first, Thou strok'dst me, and mad'st much of me ; wouldst give me Water with berries in't ; and teach me how To name the bigger light,... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 54
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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The Tempest

William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine - Drama - 2002 - 272 pages
...Thou strok'st me and made much of me, wouldst give me Water with berries in 't, and teach me how 400 To name the bigger light and how the less, That burn by day and night. And then I loved thee, And showed thee all the qualities o' th' isle, The fresh springs, brine pits, barren place...
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The World Book Dictionary, Volume 1

English language - 2003 - 2430 pages
...less (E. Wilson). the less, a something smaller (of two things compared): Thou . . . wouldst . . . teach me how To name the bigger light, and how the less. That burn by day and night (Shakespeare) b he who is or they who are less, especially less important: The less is blessed of the...
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Shakespearean Scholarship: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - Performing Arts - 2002 - 413 pages
...of navigation. The charting of die night sky, shared in primitive form with Caliban who was taught how "to name the bigger light, and how the less, / That burn by day and night" [1.2.335], provides the juncture for science and magic. Spells and Ceremonies I find die documents...
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The Expansion of Elizabethan England

A. L. Rowse - History - 2003 - 449 pages
...his : This island's mine, by Sycorax my mother, Which thou takest from me. When thou earnest first, Thou strok'dst me and mad'st much of me, would'st...the less, That burn by day and night : and then I loved thee —which was what John Smith was doing, to the marvel of the savages in Virginia, a year...
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A Place on Earth: An Anthology of Nature Writing from Australia and North ...

Mark Tredinnick - American essays - 2003 - 268 pages
...by Sycorax my mother, Which thou tak'st from me. When thou cam'st first, Thou strok'st me, and made much of me; wouldst give me Water with berries in't;...how the less, That burn by day and night. And then I loved thee And showed thee all the qualities o' th' isle, The fresh springs, brine pits, barren place...
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library

Catherine M. S. Alexander
...initial step-father attitude towards the monster: When them cam'st first, Thou strok'st me and made much of me; wouldst give me Water with berries in't;...how the less, That burn by day and night. And then I loved thee And showed thee all the qualities o' th' isle. (i, ii, 332^7) As the two corporeal (in contrast...
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Tempest in the Caribbean

Jonathan Goldberg - Drama - 2004 - 192 pages
...the close of his discussion in Pleasures: . . . When thou cam'st first, Thou strok'dst me, and made much of me; wouldst give me Water with berries in't;...how the less, That burn by day and night: and then I loved thee. (1.2.332-36, as cited in Pleasures, 117) Water with Berries also answers some of the questions...
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Victorian Appropriations of Shakespeare: George Eliot, A.C. Swinburne ...

Robert Sawyer - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 172 pages
...Shakespeare's Caliban acknowledges her role in his acquisition of language, admitting that he was taught "how / To name the bigger light, and how the less, / That burn by day and night" (lines 337-39), but concludes angrily, "You taught me language, and my profit on't / Is I know how...
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Tempest in the Caribbean

Jonathan Goldberg - Caribbean Area - 2004 - 192 pages
...Tempest that Lamming also quotes at the end of his discussion of the play: . . . When thou eamest first Thou strok'dst me, and mad'st much of me; wouldst...That burn by day and night; and then I lov'd thee . . . (1.2.332-36, as cited by Mannoni) He goes on to paraphrase it: "[A]nd then you abandoned me before...
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Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology

Julia Reinhard Lupton - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 277 pages
...Which thou tak'stfrom me. When thou cam'st first, Thou strok'st me and made much of me, wouldstgive me Water with berries in't, and teach me how To name...how the less, That burn by day and night. And then I loved thee And showed thee all the qualities o' th'isle, The fresh springs, brine pits, barren place...
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