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" A strange fish ! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man : any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare - Page 44
by William Shakespeare - 1822
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Grave Injustice: The American Indian Repatriation Movement and NAGPRA

Kathleen Sue Fine-Dare - Social Science - 250 pages
...Parthenon until 1811 (Etienne and Etienne 1992: 68, 74-75). Native Americans in the European Imagination when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.— William Shakespeare, The Tempest The point of discussing the Elgin Marbles is to indicate that the...
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Shakespeare's Domestic Economies: Gender and Property in Early Modern England

Natasha Korda - Drama - 2002 - 276 pages
...was) and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. . . . When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian" (2. 2. 27-32). The English are here disparagingly characterized by their "delight in novelties," which...
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Regarding the Pain of Others

Susan Sontag - Social Science - 2004 - 131 pages
...could be put on exhibit in England: "not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver . . . When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." The exhibition in photographs of cruelties inflicted on those with darker complexions in exotic countries...
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Tempest in the Caribbean

Jonathan Goldberg - Caribbean Area - 2004 - 192 pages
...value whether dead or alive, as Trinculo opines: "Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday-fool there but would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian" (2.2.27-31; these are, we recall, the only lines from The Tempest cited in Lamming's Water with Berries)....
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Understanding The Tempest: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and ...

Faith Nostbakken - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 195 pages
...with the strange inhabitants of North and South America and the West Indies, saying that in England, "When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian" (2.2.32-34). Furthermore, in The Tempest Shakespeare alludes to the wreck of an English ship in the...
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Drama and the Market in the Age of Shakespeare

Douglas Bruster - Business & Economics - 2005 - 184 pages
...he exclaims: Were I in England now (as once I was) and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. (2.2.27-33) A prospective exhibitor of the strange fish, Trinculo functions as the agent of English...
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Art, Science, and Witchcraft in Early Modern Holland: Jacques de Gheyn II ...

Claudia Swan - Art - 2005 - 254 pages
...fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would this monster make a man: when they will not give a doit to relieve a...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian" (II, ii). Clusius 1605 mentions that fish and other sea creatures were put on public display in Leiden...
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The Enslavement of the American Indian in Colonial Times

Barbara Olexer - History - 2005 - 244 pages
...that Shakespeare referred to in 1610 when he wrote The Tempest. Act II, Scene II reads in part, ". . . when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." Amoret could be the one referred to because he is not mentioned after Weymouth turned them over to...
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Shakespeare: una "Tempesta" dopo l'altra

Laura Di Michele - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 359 pages
...strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legged like a man! and his fins like arms! Warm, o' my troth! I do now let loose my opinion, - hold...
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Transatlantic Encounters: American Indians in Britain, 1500-1776

Alden T. Vaughan, Alden T. (Columbia University Vaughan, New York) - History - 2006 - 337 pages
...was) and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. . . . When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian" (The Tempest, 2.. 1. 27-32). That brief allusion to an American corpse raised tantalizing questions...
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