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" All murder'd: for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp... "
The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with Cuts - Page 1089
by William Shakespeare - 1709
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 42

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1857
...heads to think of One who is himself too a King, the King of Terrors. They cannot bear to think that within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king, Keeps Death his court ; and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp. Like common men, and often still more absolutely,...
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The King's Two Bodies: A Study in Mediaeval Political Theology

Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz - Political Science - 1997 - 568 pages
...the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed; All murdered — for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...temples of a king, Keeps Death his court, and there the antic sits Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize,...
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Great Scenes and Monologues for Actors

Michael Schulman, Eva Mekler - Performing Arts - 1998 - 330 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed; Some poison'd by their wives; some sleeping kill'd; All murder' d: for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To...
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The Vitality of Worship: A Commentary on the Book of Psalms

Robert Davidson - Religion - 1998 - 484 pages
...share a like fate. Shakespeare's words vividly underline the ultimate frailty of all human power: ... for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antick sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp. (King Richard II, 3.2.160-63) The same Death...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed; Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed; All murdered: 10394 The Merchant ofVenice Truth will come to light; murder cannot be hid long. 10395 The 10451 Richard II The purple testament of bleeding war. 10452 Richard II What must the king do now?...
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William Shakespeare, Richard II

Martin Coyle - Drama - 1999 - 192 pages
...death of kings: • (From Act III scene iii) King. . . . Some poyson'd by their Wives, some sleeping kill'd; All murther'd: for within the hollow Crown...King, Keeps death his Court, and there the Antique sits, Scoffing his State, and grinning at his Pomp! . . . Cover your heads and mock not flesh and blood,...
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The Gender of Death: A Cultural History in Art and Literature

Karl S. Guthke, Karl Siegfried Guthke - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 297 pages
...by the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...temples of a king Keeps Death his court; and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To...
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Shakespeare's Dramatic Genres

Lawrence Danson, Lawrence (Professor of English Danson, Professor of English Princeton University) - Drama - 2000 - 160 pages
...enemies to Pontius Pilate. To be king, in Richard's rhetoric, is to be marked out for sacrificial death, 'for within the hollow crown | That rounds the mortal temples of a king | Keeps death his court' (3. 2. 156-8): it is the fate, he claims, of all kings, of legitimate monarchy itself; and by that...
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Richard II

Andrew Worrall, John Seely - Great Britain - 2000 - 247 pages
...deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed, All murdered. For within the hollow crown 160 That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps death his court; and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To...
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The Confucian Kingship in Korea: Yŏngjo and the Politics of Sagacity

JaHyun Kim Haboush - History - 2001 - 329 pages
...the ghosts they have deposed, Some poisoned by their wives, some sleeping killed — All murdered; for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal...temples of a king Keeps Death his court; and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp; . . . — Shakespeare, Richard II THE GREAT...
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