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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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De Wachter, Volume 2

Christianity and literature - 1872 - 888 pages
...poëzie. Wie „Rabagas" zag wenscht aan Frankrijk een beter dichter, die Shakespeares bede vervulde : „O, for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...princes to act , And monarchs to behold the swelling scène!" Op een ander gebied, op dat der toonkunst heeft de Fransche natie een dichter gevonden, haar...
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Works, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1874 - 578 pages
...Action at the beginning takes place in ENGLAND, but afterwards, wholly in FRANCB. Enter CHORUS.* 0, for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...for employment. But pardon, gentles all, The flat nnraised spirits, that havef dar'd, Ou this unworthy scaffold, to bring forth So great an object. Can...
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Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley

William Minto - English poetry - 1874 - 518 pages
...sublimity ; but mark the nature and attitude of the powers held in reserve by the mighty monarch — " O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...should famine, sword, and fire Crouch for employment" In accordance with this characteristic, Shakespeare's descriptions of storms and tempests, or the dread...
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Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley

William Minto - English poetry - 1874 - 506 pages
...sublimity; but mark the nature and attitude of the powers held in reserve by the mighty monarch— " O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...himself Assume the port of Mars; and at his heels LeasKd in like hounds, should famine, sword, andjire Crouch for employtnent" In accordance with this...
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Characteristics of English poets from Chaucer to Shirley

William Minto - 1874 - 520 pages
...sublimity ; but mark the nature and attitude of the powers held in reserve by the mighty monarch — " O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...himself Assume the port of Mars ; and at his heels Leash' d in lihe hounds, should famine, sword, and fire Crouch for employment" In accordance with this...
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Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley

William Minto - English poetry - 1874 - 508 pages
...sublimity; but mark the nature and attitude of the powers held in reserve by the mighty monarch — " O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...like himself Assume the port of Mars ; and at his hccls Leash 'd in lihe hounds, should famine, sword, and fire Crouch for employment" In accordance...
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The poetical works of John Dryden, ed. by C.C. Clarke

John Dryden - 1874 - 740 pages
...all the world looking on, he might have remembered and re-applied his own magnificent words — " 0 for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...behold the swelling scene ! Then should the warlike Cromwell like himself Assume the port of Mars ; and at his heels, Leash'd in like hounds, should famine,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1874 - 602 pages
...Enter CHORUS. Chor. O for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention ! Л kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarchs...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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Shakspere's Historical Play of Henry the Fifth

William Shakespeare - Promptbooks - 1875 - 80 pages
...Mortimer, Earl of March ; Duke of Alencon. SHAKSPERE'S HENRY THE FIFTH. ACT I. HUMOUR appears as Chorut. O for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...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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Shakspere's Historical Play of Henry the Fifth: Arranged for Representation ...

William Shakespeare, Charles Calvert - Agincourt, Battle of, Agincourt, France, 1415 - 1875 - 76 pages
...Mortimer, Earl «f March ; Duke of Alencon. SHAKSPERE'S HENRY THE FIFTH. ACT I. RUMOUR appears as Chorut. O for a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...should famine, sword, and fire. Crouch for employment. Suppose, withiu the girdle of these walls Are now coufin'd two mighty monarchies, Whose high upreared...
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