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" I loved Ophelia: forty thousand brothers Could not with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum. "
The North American Review - Page 661
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - 2005 - 232 pages
...a sign of his own growth. Shakespeare in this scene makes clear the relation of Hamlet to Ophelia: I loved Ophelia: forty thousand brothers Could not, with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum. (¥.1.292-4) At the same time Shakespeare uses Laertes to show the mastery over passion which Hamlet...
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Hamlet : a Play in One Act

Lindsay Price - 2005 - 52 pages
...GERTRUDE: Hamlet, Hamlet! HORATIO: Good my lord, be quiet. HORA TIO pulls the two men apart. HAMLET: I loved Ophelia. Forty thousand brothers Could not, with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum. What wilt thou do for her? CLAUDIUS: 0, he is mad, Laertes. GERTRUDE: For love of God, forbear him....
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An Introduction to Anthroposophy: Rudolf Steiner's World View

Francis Edmunds - 2005 - 204 pages
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Palabras, palabras, palabras: el decoro en Hamlet

Pilar Ezpeleta Piorno - 2005 - 142 pages
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English Rhetoric

张秀国 - 2005 - 288 pages
...example, when Hamlet tells Laertes of his love for Ophelia he thinks he isteu @ n 吕 山 e 血 山 I loved Ophelia: Forty thousand brothers Could not, with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum (Shakespeare) Of course, the audience, rather than feel being deceived, will infer the true state of...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 224 pages
...exhibition of his grief that enables Hamlet to confess, what he had denied in the Nunnery scene: I lov'd Ophelia; forty thousand brothers Could not with all their quantity of love Make up my sum. But here again there is an area of ambiguity. Is Hamlet aware of his Hamlet 85 indirect responsibility...
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Music in Shakespearean Tragedy

Frederick William Sternfeld - 2005 - 392 pages
...her requiem. The clown's very song, 'In youth when I did love' precedes Hamlet's exclamation I lov'd Ophelia. Forty thousand brothers Could not (with all their quantity of love) Make up my sum . . . as a long chorale prelude may lead into a short hymn tune. But it is not only Ophelia's requiem,...
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Shakespeare's Heroines

Anna Murphy Jameson - 2005 - 472 pages
...he loves her "best, O most best!" — though he asserts himself, with the wildest vehemence, I lov'd Ophelia; forty thousand brothers Could not, with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum: — still I have heard the question canvassed; I have even heard it denied that Hamlet did love Ophelia....
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Why Shakespeare: An Introduction to the Playwright's Art

G. M. Pinciss - 2005 - 214 pages
...and, he reminds Laertes: "I loved you ever." Finally, he announces the true extent of his love for Ophelia: "Forty thousand brothers/ Could not with all their quantity of love/ Make up my sum." His earlier rejection of her, denying his love and urging her to enter a nunnery, can only be explained...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 900 pages
...fight with him upon this theme Until my eyelids will no longer wag. QUEEN O my son, what theme? HAMLET I loved Ophelia, forty thousand brothers Could not with all their quantity of love 260 Make up my sum. What wilt thou do for her? KING O he is mad, Laertes. QUEEN For love of God, forbear...
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