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" God save him ; No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home : But dust was thrown upon his sacred head ; Which, with such gentle sorrow he shook off, His face still combating with tears and smiles, The badges of his grief and patience, That had not God,... "
Elements of criticism [by H. Home]. - Page 171
by Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
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Richard II

Andrew Worrall, John Seely - 2000 - 247 pages
...tedious; Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard. No man cried 'God save him'. No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home; But dust was thrown upon his sacred head, 30 Which with such gentle sorrow he shook off, His face still combating with tears and smiles, The...
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Shakespeare's Political Realism: The English History Plays

Tim Spiekerman - 2001 - 208 pages
...earth: . . . men's eyes Did scowl on Richard. No man cried "God save him!" No joyful tongue gave him welcome home, But dust was thrown upon his sacred...with such gentle sorrow he shook off. His face still combatting tears and smiles, The badges of his grief and patience, That had not God for some strong...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - 2002 - 437 pages
...to be tedious: Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on R1chard: no man cried, 'God save him': No joyful tongue gave him his welcome...patience), That had not God (for some strong purpose) steeled The hearts of men, they must perforce have melted, And barbarism itself have pitied him.* To...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - 1989 - 1280 pages
...tedious; Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard; no man cried, re W hich with such gentle sorrow he shook off, His face still combating with tears and smiles, The...
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The French Fetish from Chaucer to Shakespeare

Deanne Williams - 2004 - 283 pages
...triumphant entry into London, York reflects that "barbarism itself" (5.2.36) would have pitied Richard, "had not God, for some strong purpose, steel'd / The hearts of men" (34-5). The capacity of Richard and Isabelle to win the hearts of their audience is consistent with...
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Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - 2011 - 352 pages
...2 Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard. No man cried "God 30 save him!" No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home,...off, His face still combating with tears and smiles, 35 The badges of his grief and patience. That had not God for some strong purpose steeled The hearts...
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Richard II

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - 2011 - 352 pages
...227.) Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard. No man cried "God 30 save him!" No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home,...off, His face still combating with tears and smiles, 35 The badges of his grief and patience. That had not God for some strong purpose steeled The hearts...
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Shakespeare Adaptations from the Restoration: Five Plays

Barbara A. Murray - 2005 - 556 pages
...Stage, Are idly bent on him that enters next, With such contempt they turn'd their Eyes from Richard, No joyful Tongue gave him his welcome home; But Dust...sorrow he shook off, His Face still combating with Smiles and Fears, (The Badges of his Grief and Patience) 30 That had not Heav'n for some strange purpose...
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The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - 2005 - 205 pages
...tedious, Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard. No man cried "God save him!" No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home, But dust was thrown upon his sacred head, But heaven hath a hand in these events, To whose high will we bound out calm contents. To Bullingbrook...
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The Sources of Shakespeare's Plays

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 319 pages
...and the other parallel is a commonplace. The idea that had not God, for some strong purpose, stcel'd The hearts of men, they must perforce have melted, And barbarism itself have pitied him. . . (v. ii. 34-6) is an obvious means of arousing the sympathies of the audience for the tragic hero...
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