He stood and watched the cobbler at his trade, The man who slices lemons into drink, The coffee-roaster's brazierand the boys That volunteer to help him turn its winch. He glanced o'er books on stalls with half an eye, And fly-leaf ballads on the vendor's string, And broad-edge bold-print posters by the wall. He took such cognizance of men and things, If any beat a horse, you felt he saw; If any cursed a woman, he took note; Yet stared at nobody—you stared at him, And found, less to your pleasure than surprise, He seemed to know you and expect as much.
Elizabethan Theater The Quotes about William Shakespeare William Shakespeare is the most widely read of all Authors and the popularity of the works of Shakespeare, in English speaking countries, is second only to the Bible.
He intrigues other authors. It is, therefore, not surprising that there are many quotes and quotations about William Shakespeare by his peers. Quotes about William Shakespeare "an up-start Crow" His fellow actors and dramatists also had a word or two to say about him - so we have included quotes from his peers!
This probably started with the infamous quote about William Shakespeare by Robert Greene who criticised the Bard in his deathbed autobiographical Groatsworth of Wit September 3, The quote is "for there is an up-start Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tygers hart wrapt in a Players hyde, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blanke verse as the best of you: Quotes about William Shakespeare - the Identity problem The debates surrounding the mysteries of life and works of William Shakespear have raged on for centuries.
Was he the author? Who else could have written his works? The famous author James Barrie gave us one of the most witty quotes about the identity problem "I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
Some quotes are critical and others complimentary. The controversy surrounding the Bard continues The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good - in spite of all the people who say he is very good. Robert Graves Quote - A quibble is to Shakespear what luminous vapours are to the traveller: Ben Jonson Quote - My Shakespear, rise!
I will not lodge thee by Chaucer, or Spenser, or bid Beaumont lie A little further, to make thee a room.
Ben Jonson Quote - He was not of an age, but for all time! Ben Jonson Quote - I have of late had the same thought - for things which I do half at Random are afterwards confirmed by my judgment in a dozen features of Propriety.
Is it too daring to fancy Shakespeare this Presider? John Keats Quote -"Letter to B. Haydon, May " When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder That such trivial people should muse and thunder In such lovely language. John Milton Quote -"Epitaph on Shakespeare" And so sepulchered in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.
Laurence Olivier Quote - Wonderful women!
Have you ever thought how much we all, and women especially, owe to Shakespear for his vindication of women in these fearless, high-spirited, resolute and intelligent heroines?
Dame Ellen Terry Quote - One of the greatest geniuses that ever existed, Shakespear, undoubtedly wanted taste."Robert Browning Dubiety" Essays and Research Papers Robert Browning Dubiety Robert Browning and Dramatic Monologue The dramatic monologue form which is now widely used, allows the author to engage his reader more directly by placing him in .
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