Cover your heads, and mock not flesh and blood With solemn reverence : throw away respect, Tradition, form, and ceremonious duty, For you have but mistook me all this while: I live with bread like you, feel want, Taste grief, need friends: subjected thus,... The Oxford and Cambridge review - Page 2741846Full view
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Emma Smith - Literary Criticism - 2007
...humoured thus Comes in at the last and with a little pin Bores through his castle wall and farewell king! Cover your heads, and mock not flesh and blood With solemn reverence. (Richard II 3.2. 160-72) Richard's speech here works with an analogy between the human body, the role...