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" O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to act And monarchs to behold the swelling scene ! Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and at his heels, Leash'd... "
The Plays - Page 297
by William Shakespeare - 1824
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King John. King Richard II. First part of ...

William Shakespeare - 1866 - 552 pages
...During the earlier part of the play in England, aftenwdt in France. KING HENRY V. Enter Chorus. Chor. 0 for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and at his heels, Leash'd-in like hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment But pardon, gentles ah1,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1866 - 552 pages
...Ladies, Officers, Soldiers, Citizens, Messengers, and Attendants. KING HENRY V. Enter Chorus. Cftor. 0 for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and at his heels, Leash'd-in like hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. But pardon, gentles...
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The Pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight. [8 vols ...

William Shakespeare - 1867 - 912 pages
...hostess. . L'idifs, Officers, French and Enylish аегя. iinil Attendant», [Globe Theatre.) CHORUS. 0 for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...Assume the port of Mars ; and, at his heels, Leash'd in Uke hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment.1 But pardon, gentles all, The flat...
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The Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1867 - 1092 pages
...of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to aft r dagger o'er the house. 3* Clo. This will I tell...straight : I would not be in some of your coats for two spirits that have dared On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth ю So great an objeót : can this...
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Histories

William Shakespeare - 1867 - 414 pages
...would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And inonarchs to behold the swelling scene ! Then should the warlike...hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment.1 But pardon, gentles all, The flat unraised spirit, that hath dared, On this unworthy scaffold...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet

William Shakespeare - 1869 - 1046 pages
...Messengers, and Attendants. The SCENE in England, and in France. CHORUS. Enter CHORUS, as Prologue.1 cruel ? Oli. Still so constant, lord. Duke. What,...devotion tendeHd. What shall I do? [him. Oli. Even what L'Wish'd in like hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. But pardon, gentles...
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Charles Kemble's Shakspere readings, a selection of the plays as ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1870 - 306 pages
...would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And mbnarchs to behold the swelling scene! Then should the warlike...hounds, should famine, sword, and fire Crouch for employment.—Pardon, gentles all, The flat unraised spirit, that hath dar'd, On this unworthy scaffold,...
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Shakespere's Historical Play of Henry the Fifth

William Shakespeare, Charles Calvert - 1872 - 94 pages
...Mortimer, Earl of March. Duke of AleiKjon. i r SHAKSPERE'S HENRY THE FIFTH. ACT I. RUMOUR appears as Chorus. O for a muse of fire, that would ascend The...should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. Suppose, within the girdle of these walls Are now confin'd two mighty monarchies, Whose high upreared...
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Shakspeare Gems

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 344 pages
...amusing episode of Fluellen forcing me bully Pistol to eat the leek. CHORUS. Invocation of the Muse. O, FOR a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. ACT I. Consideration. Consideration like an angel came, And whipp'd the offending Adam out of him ;...
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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 328 pages
...suggests that by "the dogs of war" S. probably meant fire, sword, and famine. Cf. Hen. K. i. chorus : "Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume...should Famine, Sword, and Fire Crouch for employment." See also I Hen. VI. iv. 2 : " You tempt the fury of my three attendants, Lean Famine, quartering Steel,...
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