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" ... than myself, Must I for that be made a common sink, For all the filth and rubbish of men's tongues To fall and run into ? Some call me Witch, And being ignorant of myself, they go About to teach me how to be one ; urging, That my bad tongue (by their... "
Dramatic Works of John Ford ... - Page 468
by John Ford - 1827
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Three Jacobean Witchcraft Plays: Sophonsiba, The Witch, The Witch of Edmonton

Peter Corbin, Douglas Sedge - Drama - 1986 - 260 pages
...teach me how to be one, urging That my bad tongue, by their bad usage made so, Forspeaks their cattle, doth bewitch their corn, Themselves, their servants...enforce upon me, and in part Make me to credit it. (II.1.8-15) Her complaint is immediately substantiated with the entrance of Old Banks who abuses and...
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Essays on Dramatic Traditions: Challenges and Transmissions

Mary Beth Rose - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 238 pages
...teach me how to be one; urging That my bad tongue, by their bad usage made so, Forespeaks their cattle, doth bewitch their corn, Themselves, their servants,...enforce upon me, and in part Make me to credit it. (2.1.1-15) She recognizes her symbolic role, names it, interestingly, in terms of filth, sewers, and...
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Traditions and Innovations: Essays on British Literature of the Middle Ages ...

David G. Allen, Robert A. White - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 271 pages
...me how to be one: urging, That my bad tongue (by their bad usage made so) Forespeaks their cattle, doth bewitch their corn. Themselves, their servants,...enforce upon me: and in part Make me to credit it. (2.1.1-15) Her accusation is promptly confirmed by the entrance of a country gentleman who orders her...
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Visionary Women: Ecstatic Prophecy in Seventeenth-Century England

Phyllis Mack - History - 1995 - 488 pages
...me how to be one; urging, That my bad tongue (by their bad usage made so) Forespeaks their Cattle, doth bewitch their Corn, Themselves, their Servants,...they enforce upon me: and in part Make me to credit it.121 Yet even when contemporary writers overtly criticized traditional feminine symbols and stereotypes,...
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Dangerous Familiars: Representations of Domestic Crime in England, 1550 - 1700

Frances E. Dolan - History - 1994 - 253 pages
...witch. Some call me witch, And, being ignorant of myself, they go About to teach me how to be one . . . This they enforce upon me, and in part Make me to credit it. (2.I.8-IO, 14-15) If she is to be considered infamous, she wants power, specifically the power to get...
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Understanding Macbeth: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical ...

Faith Nostbakken, William Shakespeare - Drama - 1997 - 235 pages
...me how to be one: urging, That my bad tongue (by their bad usage made so) Forespeaks their Cattle, doth bewitch their Corn, Themselves, their Servants,...nurse. This they enforce upon me: and in part Make me credit to it. Conclusion The documents in this chapter attempt to inform modern readers and audiences...
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The Renaissance in Europe: A Reader

Keith Whitlock - History - 2000 - 374 pages
...witch. Some call me witch, And, being ignorant of myself, they go About to teach me how to be one . . . This they enforce upon me, and in part Make me to credit it. (2.1.8-10, 14—15) If she is to be considered infamous, she wants power, specifically the power to...
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Challenges to Authority

Peter Elmer - History - 2000 - 418 pages
...be one, urging That my bad tongue, by their bad usage made so, Forspeaks [bewitches] their cattle, doth bewitch their corn Themselves, their servants and their babes at nurse. (2.1.8-13) Almost like a modern sociologist, Sawyer insists that her badne; product of social intercourse...
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Guilty Creatures : Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship ...

Dennis Kezar Assistant Professor of English Vanderbilt University - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 280 pages
...me how to be one: urging, That my bad tongue (by their bad usage made so) Forespeaks their Cattle, doth bewitch their Corn, Themselves, their Servants,...nurse. This they enforce upon me: and in part Make me credit to it. With Dawson we can read Sawyer's partial "credit" as the cooperation of a conscious victim...
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Witchcraft and Society in England and America, 1550-1750

Marion Gibson - History - 2003 - 270 pages
...cattle, doth bewitch their com, Themselves, their servants, and their babes at nurse. [Enter Old Banks] This they enforce upon me: and in part Make me to credit it.122 And here comes one Of my chief adversaries. 121. See Simon Trusslcr's introduction to Dekker,...
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