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" In such a night Did Thisbe fearfully o'ertrip the dew And saw the lion's shadow ere himself And ran dismay'd away. Lor. In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea banks and waft her love To come again to Carthage. "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1463
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...Thisbe fearfully o'ertrip the dew; And sate the lion'f, shadow ere himself,' And ran dismay'd away. Lor. In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand 10 Upon the wild sea-banks, and wav'd her love To come again to Carthage. Jes. In such a night Medea...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...Thisbe fearfully o'ertrip the dew; And saw the lion's shadow ere himself, 9 And ran dismay'd away. Lor. In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand 10 Upon the wild sea-banks, and wav'd her love To come again to Carthage. Jes. In such a night Medea...
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Themes and Conventions of Elizabethan Tragedy

M. C. Bradbrook - Drama - 1980 - 270 pages
...wives With bleared visages come forth to view The issue of the exploit. Compare the lighter passage: In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea banks and waft her love To come again to Carthage . . . In such a night Did Jessica steal from the...
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Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany

Colin Bingham - Political science - 1982 - 357 pages
...Grey, gave us an example of this 'sound of the meaning' Lorenzo's lines from The Merchant of Venice: In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea-banks, and waft her love To come again to Carthage. Newbolt attributed the beauty of this passage...
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The Classical Tradition : Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature ...

Gilbert Highet - Literary Criticism - 1949 - 802 pages
...station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill. Or of the idyllic love-duet:12 In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea-banks, and waft her love To come again to Carthage. The poet who wrote like that knew and loved...
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George Steiner: A Reader

George Steiner - History - 1987 - 447 pages
...fearfully o'ertrip the dew, And saw the lion's shadow ere himself, And ran dismayed away. LORENZO: In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea banks, and waft her love To come again to Carthage. JESSICA: In such a night Medea gathered the enchanted...
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Ovid Renewed: Ovidian Influences on Literature and Art from the Middle Ages ...

Charles Martindale - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 298 pages
...Did Thisbe fearfully o'ertrip the dew, And saw the lion's shadow ere himself And ran dismayed away. In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea banks, and waft her love To come again to Carthage. In such a night Medea gathered the enchanted herbs...
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Freeing Shakespeare's Voice: The Actor's Guide to Talking the Text

Kristin Linklater - Performing Arts - 1992 - 214 pages
...fearfully o'ertrip the dew, And saw the lion's shadow ere himself. And ran dismayed away. Lorenzo: In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea-banks, and waft her love To come again to Carthage. Jessica: In such a night Medea gathered the...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 479 pages
...unambiguous instance of an allusion to the second half of the poem). He has haunting words for Dido: In sueh a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand Upon the wild sea-banks, and waft her love To eome again to Carthage (Merchant of Venire 5. i. 9-12), and in the...
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Arthurian and Other Studies: Presented to Shunichi Noguchi

Shunʼichi Noguchi, Takashi Suzuki, Toshiyuki Takamiya, Tsuyoshi Mukai - Literary Collections - 1993 - 273 pages
...fearfully o'ertrip the dew, And saw the lion's shadow ere himself, And ran dismayed away. Lorenzo. In such a night Stood Dido with a willow in her hand. (V. i. 1-10) By the anaphoric repetition of 'In such a night . . .' Shakespeare establishes a mood,...
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