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" O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword; The expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers, quite, quite down! "
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Urbino: The Story of a Renaissance City

June Osborne - 2003 - 208 pages
...between the active and the contemplative life, yet always presents himself elegantly to the world. The expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers. l, U59) Castiglione's book stems from an assured world, a world...
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Hamlet : a Play in One Act

Lindsay Price - 2005 - 47 pages
...me mad. To a nunnery, go! HAMLET exits on the run. OPHELIA: 0, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue,...the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers, quite, quite down! And I, of ladies most deject and wretched,...
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Shakespeare's Heroines

Anna Murphy Jameson - 2005 - 464 pages
...every motion, the future king, ii .'' The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's eye, tongue, sword, Th' expectancy and rose of the fair state; The glass of fashion, and the mould of form, Th' observ'd of all observers. "But when we would penetrate into his spirit, meditate on those...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 pages
...noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword, Th'expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion, and the mould of form, Th'observed of all observers, quite quite down, And I of ladies most deject and wretched,...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 207 pages
...who speaks of his noble mind, The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword; Th'expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, Th'observ'd of all observers . . . That unmatch'd form and feature of blown youth . . . (III.i.i5i-9)...
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The Best-loved Plays of Shakespeare

Jennifer Mulherin, William Shakespeare, Abigail Frost - 2004 - 160 pages
...only pretending? His cruelty to Ophelia on Hamlet's nature O! What a noble mind is here o'erthrown: The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue,...the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould ofform, The observ'd of all observers . . . Act iii Sci Ophelia and his unfeeling response to the death...
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Critical Essays on Shakespeare's A Lover's Complaint: Suffering Ecstasy

Shirley Sharon-Zisser - 2006 - 203 pages
...what a noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword, Th 'expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form. Th 'observed of all observers, quite, quite down, And I of ladies most deject and wretched,...
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Uncertain Ireland: A Sociological Chronicle, 2003-2004

Mary P. Corcoran, Michel Peillon - 2006 - 245 pages
...belief. Hamlet represents the best of the present and the promise of the future. He is 'th'expectancy and rose of the fair state, the glass of fashion and the mould of form' (Hamlet 3.1) but part of him dwells in the past. He idealises his father (representing history...
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Female Mourning in Medieval and Renaissance English Drama: From the Raising ...

Katharine Goodland - 2006 - 254 pages
...noble mind is here o'erthrown! /The courtier's, soldier's scholar's eye, tongue, sword; /Th'expectancy and rose of the fair state, / The glass of fashion and the mould of form, / Th'observed of all observersBquite, quite down!" (3.1.1 50-54). Ophelia rightly ascertains...
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Henry VIII's Last Victim: The Life and Times of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

Jessie Childs - 2007 - 391 pages
...noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword, Th'expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, Th'observed of all observers, quite, quite, down! Hamlet, Act 3, scene i, lines 153-7 CONTENTS...
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