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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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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...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...dead Indian. Legg'd like a man! and his fins like anil:-; ! Warm, o' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion, hold it no longer ; this is no fish, but...
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The Bottom Translation: Marlowe and Shakespeare and the Carnival Tradition

Jan Kott - Drama - 1987 - 165 pages
...Caliban as a sideshow attraction that could earn him a fortune anywhere, but most certainly in England: "when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian" (2.2.31 — 34). l3 According to Malone's account, Caliban's costume, "which doubtless was prescribed...
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Players of Shakespeare 1: Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Twelve ...

Royal Shakespeare Company - Drama - 1988 - 192 pages
...these monsters: 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) Next, Trinculo obviously looks or feels under the gabardine, for he says, 'Legged like...
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The Tempest: Modern English Version Side-by-side with Full Original Text

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1990 - 220 pages
...there but would give a piece of silver: there would this monster make a man; any strange beast there 30 makes a man; when they will not give a doit to relieve...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 it...
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Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World

Stephen Greenblatt - History - 2008 - 216 pages
...savage Caliban back to England. 'Holiday fools,' he is sure, will pay handsomely to see the monster: 'When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian' (The Tempest, n. ii. 30-2). What the spectators get for their money is the experience of wonder in...
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The Production of English Renaissance Culture

David Lee Miller, Sharon O'Dair, Harold Weber - England - 1994 - 326 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. (II. ii. 25-34) Miming death, Caliban has become pure body. In Trinculo's eyes (and nose) he is not...
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The Tempest

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 128 pages
...a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would this monster make a man. Any 30 strange beast there makes a man: when they will not...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 it...
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Imagining Monsters: Miscreations of the Self in Eighteenth-Century England

Dennis Todd - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 339 pages
...England—and of money: "Were I in England now,... 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." Interest in monstrosities had not waned by the mid-eighteenth century. Goldsmith complained that, "from...
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Things of Darkness: Economies of Race and Gender in Early Modern England

Kim F. Hall - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 319 pages
...that speak this speech" [1.1.430]) unwittingly creates the very entanglement that imperialism dreads: "Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian" (2.2.30-32). This entanglement is itself ironically staged in the image of Trinculo and Caliban under...
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Travel and Drama in Shakespeare's Time

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot, Michèle Willems - Drama - 1996 - 262 pages
...Pompey's galley, in Antony and Cleopatra) while to Stephano the island presents an excellent get-penny: would this monster make a man; any strange beast there...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. (n.^.28-34) The shipwreck is presented from diverse points of view and in diverse styles, but these...
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