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" gainst my fury Do I take part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. They being penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 159
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...Outrun the pauser, reason. Macbeth — Macbeth II. Hi Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...part: the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. Prospero — Tempest Vi Let your reason with your choler question What 'tis you go about: to climb...
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Shakespeare's Last Plays: Essays in Literature and Politics

Stephen W. Smith, Travis Curtright - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 244 pages
...understandable) bitterness and anger — and succeeding: Though with their high wrongs I am strook to th' quick, Yet, with my nobler reason, 'gainst my fury...part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. (5.1.25-28) But there is no indication that he is struggling to overcome incestuous desire for his...
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The Tempest

William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine - Drama - 2002 - 272 pages
...Passion as they, be kindlier moved than thou art? Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take part. The rarer action is 35 In virtue than in vengeance. They being penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Not a...
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The Sea and the Mirror: A Commentary on Shakespeare's The Tempest

Edward Mendelson, Wystan Hugh Auden - Poetry - 2003 - 106 pages
...Passion as they, be kindlier moved than thou art? Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. (5.L18-28) This speech may not be one to which Auden especially attended in "The Sea and the Mirror,"...
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Forgiveness in Context: Theology and Psychology in Creative Dialogue

Fraser Watts, Liz Gulliford - Religion - 2004 - 208 pages
...and the 'Father forgive them' of the Passion narrative (Luke 23). See also the speech of Prospero: Though with their high wrongs I am struck to the quick...part. The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance: (The Tempest, Act V, Scene 1) Thus far, forgiveness inhabits the 'higher plains' of virtue and, at...
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La tempesta

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 239 pages
...kindlier mov'd than thou art? Though with their high wrongs I am struck to [th' quick, 25 Yet with nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take part: the...penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend Stracclmi di dolore e di paura: Ma specialmente quello Che tu hai chiamato, padrone, "II buon vecchio...
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Why Shakespeare: An Introduction to the Playwright's Art

G. M. Pinciss - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 192 pages
...different course of action is to be preferred: Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th'quick Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do I take...drift of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. We can hear a restatement of these sentiments in Lear's plea to Cordelia: "I pray you, now, forget...
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Designing Video and Multimedia for Open and Flexible Learning

Fitzroy Pyle, Jack Koumi - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 237 pages
...eyes Of pity, not revenge! — (WT Ill, ii, izz) and in Prospero's noble treatment of his enemies — the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance: they...extend Not a frown further. Go release them, Ariel. (Temp. V, i, 27) Yet impressive as Isabella's image of redemption and regeneration undoubtedly is ('mercy...
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The Sources of Shakespeare's Plays

Kenneth Muir - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 319 pages
...selfe without an enemie. So Prospero tells Ariel : Though with their high wrongs I am struck to th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...part; the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance. (vi 25-8) It is significant that one of the main themes of the play was taken from one of Montaigne's...
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The Cartoon Illustrated Edition of The Tempest

William Shakespeare - 2006 - 60 pages
...sharply, Passion as they, be Kindlier moved than thou art? Though withtheir high wrongs I am struckto th' quick, Yet with my nobler reason 'gainst my fury Do...of my purpose doth extend Not a frown further. Go, releasethem, Ariel. And I will too. You are only air, yet can feel a little of their pain. I'm another...
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