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" I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ... - Page 90
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Coming of Age in Shakespeare

Marjorie B. Garber - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 248 pages
...curtailed of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time Into this breathing world scarce...unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them. (16-23) Again there is both parallelism and an insistent acceleration, a pile-up of verbal forms which...
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Writings on Art and Literature

Sigmund Freud - Art - 1997 - 290 pages
...curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling Nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce...unfashionable, That dogs bark at me as I halt by them; And therefore, since I cannot prove a lover, To entertain these fair well-spoken days, I am determined...
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Barrymore: A Play

William Luce - 1998 - 55 pages
...Unfinished— BARRYMORE. Don't tell me! (Pause.) Tell me! PROMPTER. Sent before my time— BARRYMORE. Sent before my time Into this breathing world scarce...unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them. Maybe I shouldn't wear these tights anymore. They originally belonged to Ethel. Lionel stole them and...
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King Richard III

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 226 pages
...proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time 20 Into this breathing world scarce half made up, And...by them, Why, I, in this weak piping time of peace, 13 lutel F: louc Qq 14 shaped for] F; shapte for Q, Q2-3. sharpe for Q4-5; sharpe ol Qo 15 Nor) F,...
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China Into Film: Frames of Reference in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Jerome Silbergeld, Py and Kinmay W Tang Professor of Chinese Art History Jerome Silbergeld - History - 1999 - 351 pages
...Richard's opening soliloquy: . . . cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce...unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them . . . therefore, since I cannot prove a lover, To entertain these fair well-spoken days, I am determined...
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Reinventing Drama: Acting, Iconicity, Performance

Bruce G. Shapiro - Performing Arts - 1999 - 226 pages
...am curtailed of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfmish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world scarce...unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them."' The actor playing the preceding two examples must act not only the mien they express but also the timbre...
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Shakespeare's Kings: The Great Plays and the History of England in the ...

John Julius Norwich - History - 2001 - 432 pages
...curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling Nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world scarce...piping time of peace, Have no delight to pass away the time, Unless to spy my shadow in the sun, And descant on mine own deformity. And therefore, since I...
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The Tragedy of King Richard III

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 414 pages
...begot Not Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed , unfinished , sent before my time 20 Into this breathing world scarce half made up, And...dogs bark at me as I halt by them: Why, I in this weak-piping time of peace Have no delight to pass away the time, 25 Unless to spy my shadow in the...
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Irresistible Shakespeare

Carol Rawlings Miller - Education - 2001 - 80 pages
...fair proportion, cut short Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, deceptive Deformed, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce...piping time of peace, Have no delight to pass away the time, Unless to spy my shadow in the sun And descant on mine own deformity: describe at length And...
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Crippled Justice: The History of Modern Disability Policy in the Workplace

Ruth O'Brien, Ruth Ann O'Brien - Business & Economics - 2001 - 288 pages
...As the story goes, Richard III was "cheated of feature by disembling nature, deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time into this breathing world, scarce...unfashionable, that dogs bark at me as I halt by them." For this reason, Richard wreaked havoc on the world. As Shakespeare said, "[S]ince I cannot prove a...
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