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" If the balance of our lives had not one scale of reason to poise another of sensuality, the blood and baseness of our natures would conduct us to most preposterous conclusions ; but we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted... "
The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs in Childhood, Youth ... - Page 50
by William Acton - 1871 - 262 pages
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The Complete Works of Shakspeare, Revised from the Best ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1857 - 630 pages
...idleness, or manured with industry, — why, the power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills. If the balance of our lives had not one scale of reason...raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts; whereof I take this that you call love, to be a sect or scion. Rod. It cannot be. lago. It is merely...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: According to the Improved Text of Edmund ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...idleness or manured with industry ; why, the power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills. If the balance of our lives had not one scale of reason to poize another of sensuality, the blood and baseness of our natures would conduct us to most preposterous...
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Homosexual Desire in Shakespeare's England: A Cultural Poetics

Bruce R. Smith - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 345 pages
...the beam of our lives had not one scale of reason to peise another of sensuality," he tells Roderigo, the blood and baseness of our natures would conduct...raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts; whereof I take this that you call love to be a sect or scion. About such things as "love" he himself...
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The Incorporated Self: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Embodiment

Michael O'Donovan-Anderson - Philosophy - 1996 - 180 pages
...connection between radical evil and the rejection of that loss of selfsufficiency that accompanies love. "If the balance of our lives had not one scale of...to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbilled lusts; whereof I take this, that you call love, to be a sect or scion." Shakespeare, Othello,...
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Otello. Testo originale a fronte

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 324 pages
...manured with industry, why the power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills. If the beam of our lives had not one scale of reason to poise...to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbilled lusts: whereof I take this, that you call love, to be a sect or scion. RODER ICO It cannot...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 865 pages
...vulnerable to desire: . . . why, the power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills. If the [beam] of our lives had not one scale of reason to poise...and baseness of our natures would conduct us to most prepost'rous conclusions. But we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, [our] unbitted...
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Shakespeare's Universal Wolf: Studies in Early Modern Reification

Hugh Grady, Professor of English Hugh Grady - Drama - 1996 - 270 pages
...of our lives had not one scale of reason to peise another of sensuality, the blood and baseness nf our natures would conduct us to most preposterous...to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unhined lusts; whereof I take this that you call love to be a sect or scion. (i.111.319-32) In the...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 865 pages
...another of sensuality, the blood and baseness of our natures would conduct us to most prepost'rous conclusions. But we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, [our] unbilled lusts; whereof I take this that you call love to be a sect or scion. (I, iii, 325-332) Othello...
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Shakespeare, Aphra Behn, and the Canon

William R. Owens, W. R. Owens, Lizbeth Goodman, Aphra Behn - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 362 pages
...3, lago embroiders on this theme of philosophic amorality, making it sound like a kind of stoicism ('we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts', 11.326-7). Then, left alone, he takes the audience into his confidence in a soliloquy: Thus do I ever...
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Othello: A Contextual History

Virginia Mason Vaughan - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 262 pages
...Like the Venetian state that sees itself as a model of reason, order, and clarity, lago proclaims, "we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts" (1.3.32223). The Moor (like the Turk) is, in contrast, inconstant, changeable in his will. If he is...
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