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" To-day, my lord of Amiens and myself Did steal behind him, as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood... "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1785
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

English drama - 1826
...!-•,, what befel ! he threw his eye aside. And, mark, what object did present itself! Under an oak, whose boughs were moss'd with age, And high top bald with dry antiquity, A wretched ragged man, o'ergrown with hair, Lay sleeping on his back ! about his neck A green and gilded...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Lo, what befel ! he threw his eye aside, And, mark, what object did present itself ! Under an oak, whose boughs were moss'd with age, And high top bald with dry antiquity, A wretched ragged man, o'ergrown with hair, Lay sleeping on his back : about his neck A green and gilded...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1828
...that hath banish'd yon. To-day, my lord of Amiens, and myself, Did steal behind him, as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood : To the whieh place a poor seqnester'd stag, That fronxthe hunter's aim had ta'en a hurt, Did come...
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The Cambrian Tourist; Or, Post-chaise Companion Through Wales ...

Wales - 1828 - 316 pages
...contrast, which the nearer prospect inspired, was too evident to escape our notice, where the " Oak, whose boughs were moss'd with age, And high top bald with dry antiquity," afforded a seat for the contemplation of the wide expanse of the ocean, which is seen beyond the little...
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Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance

Alfred Pownall - Bible - 1864 - 86 pages
...Jaques grieves at that.— To day, my lord of Amiens, and myself Did steal behind him, as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood ; To the which place a poor sequester'd stag, That from the hunter's aim had ta'en a hurt, Did come...
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Shakespeare's Universe of Discourse: Language-Games in the Comedies

Keir Elam - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 349 pages
...this case the object is a scenic 'elsewhere' allowing a full-blown and autonomous descriptive show): Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood, To the which place a poor sequester'd stag, That from the hunter's aim had ta'en a hurt, Did come to...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 37

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 240 pages
...spiritual rebirth that he describes in richly mixed allegorical- pastoral language. The ' old oak, whose boughs were moss'd with age / And high top bald with dry antiquity' (4.3.104-5) may suggest the spiritual aridity and meanness of his earlier persecutions of Orlando,...
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The Curate Shakespeare As You Like it: A Play

Don Nigro - Theater - 1986 - 98 pages
...brother that hath banished you. Today my lord of Amiens and myself did steal behind him as he lay along under an oak whose antique root peeps out upon the brook that brawls along this wood: to the which place a poor sequestered stag, that from the hunter's aim hath ta'en a hurt did come to...
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Apocalypse and/or Metamorphosis

Norman O. Brown - Philosophy - 1991 - 250 pages
...of the melancholy Jaques. To-day my Lord of Amiens and myself Did steal behind him as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood, To the which place a poor sequestered stag, That from the hunter's aim had ta'en a hurt, Did come to...
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Desire in the Renaissance: Psychoanalysis and Literature

Valeria Finucci, Regina Schwartz - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 272 pages
...(4.3.126), more dangerous than the snake, who lies in wait for the sleeping Oliver: Under an old oak, whose boughs were moss'd with age And high top bald with dry antiquity, A wretched ragged man, o'ergrown with hair, Lay sleeping on his back. About his neck A green and gilded...
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