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" The Prince of Cumberland! that is a step On which I must fall down, or else o'erleap, For in my way it lies. Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires: The eye wink at the hand; yet let that be Which the eye fears, when it is... "
Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. Richard II. Henry IV, pt. 1 - Page 188
by William Shakespeare - 1836
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Style: Essays on Renaissance and Restoration Literature and Culture in ...

Harriett Hawkins - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 296 pages
...obscure her eyesight with smoke and then displaces her eyesight onto the knife. Similarly with Macbeth: "Stars, hide your fires, / Let not light see my black...be / Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see"; "I am afraid to think what I have done; / Look on't again I dare not" (1.4.50-53,2.2.49-50). Both sorts...
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Shakespeare's Window Into the Soul: The Mystical Wisdom in Shakespeare's ...

Martin Lings - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 224 pages
...whole is: The Prince of Cumberland! — That is a step On which I must fall down, or else o'erleap, For in my way it lies. Stars, hide your fires! Let...be, Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see. (1, 4, 48-53) "The eye" is here the light of the conscience; Macbeth's willful suppression of that...
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Be bloody, bold and resolute - Über Ehrgeiz und Gewissen in Macbeth

Kerstin Nowak - 2007 - 40 pages
...lässt, abzusehen: The Prince of Cumberland: that is a step On which I must fall down, or eise o'erleap, For in my way it lies. Stars, hide your fires, Let...that be, Which the eye fears when it is done to see. (I.iv. 48 - 53) Da der Prinz ja rechtmäßiger Nachfolger des Königs ist, wäre ein Mord nutzlos....
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Shakespeare's Macbeth Small Cast

Sam Dowling - Fiction - 2007 - 92 pages
...worthy Cawdor MACBETH The Prince of Cumberland that is a step On which I must fall down or else o'erleap For in my way it lies. Stars hide your fires Let not...that be Which the eye fears when it is done to see [ FLOURISH. EXEUNT. LADY MACBETH with a letter.] LADY MACB This is great news Macbeth Glamis thou art...
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Imagination und ihre Macht - Shakespeares Macbeth als eine frühe Form der ...

Oliver Kast - 2007 - 104 pages
...Handlung entspringt, darstellt) in seinem Geiste wird in I. iv. 50-53 verdeutlicht, wo Macbeth sagt: "Stars, hide your fires!/ Let not light see my black...be,/ Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see." Da er seinen schwarzen, unheilvollen Begehren nicht entkommen kann, wünscht er, daß seine Hände...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 60, Theatres for Shakespeare

Peter Holland - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 381 pages
...overcome this aporetic disjunction by replacing it -with his own deliberate dissociation of hand and eye: Stars, hide your fires, Let not light see my black...that be Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see. (1.4.50-3) The Oxford editor, Nicholas Brooke, glosses line 54 'let the eye not see what the hand is...
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