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" would it had been done ! Thou didst prevent me ; I had peopled else This isle with Calibans. Pro. Abhorred slave ; Which any print of goodness will not take, Being capable of all ill ! I pitied thee, Took pains to make thee speak, taught thee each hour... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare - Page 27
by William Shakespeare - 1822
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The Indian Chief as Tragic Hero: Native Resistance and the Literatures of ...

Gordon M. Sayre - History - 2006 - 368 pages
...American in English dramatic literature: Miranda: Abhorred slave, Which any print of goodness wilt not take, Being capable of all ill! I pitied thee,...meaning, but wouldst gabble like A thing most brutish, I endowed thy purposes With words that made them known. But thy vile race, Though thou didst learn, had...
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Philadelphia Fire

John Edgar Wideman - Fiction - 2005 - 199 pages
...as she speaks: Abhorred slave, Which any print of goodness wilt not take. Being capable of all ills! I pitied thee, Took pains to make thee speak, taught...thou didst not, savage, Know thine own meaning, but would gabble like A thing most brutish, I endowed thy purposes With words that made them known. But...
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World Englishes: Critical Concepts in Linguistics, Volume 6

Kingsley Bolton, Braj B. Kachru - English language - 2006 - 336 pages
...enslaved and Prospero seeks to exercise greater control over him by teaching him English. Prospero: I pitied thee Took pains to make thee speak, taught...most brutish, I endow'd thy purposes With words that make them known. Caliban: You taught me language, and my profit on't Is, I know how to curse. The red...
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Shakespeare: una "Tempesta" dopo l'altra

Laura Di Michele - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 359 pages
...di insegnare la lingua umana a Calibano, di fornirgli riferimenti culturali, istruirlo sulla vita: I pitied thee, Took pains to make thee speak, taught...meaning, but wouldst gabble like A thing most brutish, I endowed thy purposes With words that made them known. (I, 2, 352-7) E bench le prime manifestazioni...
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Why Scottish Literature Matters

Carla Sassi - Dialect literature, Scottish - 2005 - 202 pages
...Elizabethan age, as testified by Miranda's words to Caliban, the archetypical colonial subject ("I . . . Took pains to make thee speak, taught thee each hour/...own meaning, but wouldst gabble like/ A thing most brutish"21). It is ironical perhaps, but certainly not strange, that the first king of Scotland and...
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The Cartoon Illustrated Edition of The Tempest

William Shakespeare - Castaways - 2006 - 60 pages
...succeeded! You 7 When thou didst not, savage, Abhorred slave, Which any print of goodness will nottaKe, Being capable of all ill! I pitied thee, Took pains...thee speaK, taught thee each hour One thing or other. You disgusting creature- nothing could make you good. You're completely evil! I felt sorry for you...
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Postcoloniality: The French Dimension

Margaret A. Majumdar - History - 2007 - 310 pages
...thus to the possibility of communicating his purpose. Abhorred slave, Which any print of goodness wilt not take, Being capable of all ill! I pitied thee,...endow'd thy purposes With words that made them known. ( The Tempest, Act I, Scene ii) He has learned his master and mistress's language, though the purpose...
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