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" Nay, but this dotage of our general's O'erflows the measure : those his goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front... "
Queer Things about Egypt - Page 169
by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen - 1911 - 428 pages
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Broken Nuptials in Shakespeare's Plays

Carol Thomas Neely - 1985 - 261 pages
...terms of the conventional dichotomy: Antony's eyes, which once "glowed like plated Mars, now bend, now turn / The office and devotion of their view / Upon a tawny front. His captain's heart, / Which in the scuffles of great fights hath burst / The buckles on his breast,...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1993 - 141 pages
...goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glowed like plated Mars now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front: 1 his captain's heart, Which in the scuffles of great fights hath burst The buckles on his breast,...
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Antony and Cleopatra

Harley Granville-Barker - 1993 - 147 pages
...his goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn, The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front: his captain's heart, Which in the scuffles of great fights hath burst The buckles on his breast, reneges...
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Everybody's Shakespeare: Reflections Chiefly on the Tragedies

Maynard Mack - 1993 - 279 pages
...his goodly eyes That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glowed like plated Mars, now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front; (1.1.2) and there is more than one kind of attitude that may be taken toward the imperium of Rome:...
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Men in Women's Clothing: Anti-theatricality and Effeminization, 1579-1642

Laura Levine - 1994 - 185 pages
...his goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like Plated Mars, now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front. (Ii2-6)2 Literally the description is one of behavior, of a gaze changing, of eyes changing from one...
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Things of Darkness: Economies of Race and Gender in Early Modern England

Kim F. Hall - 1995 - 319 pages
...Philo comments on both Cleopatra's sexuality and her darkness, claiming that Antony's eyes "now bend, now turn / The office and devotion of their view / Upon a tawny front" (1.1.4-6) and calling him "the fan / To cool a gipsy's lust" (iig-io).27 His language, typical of orientalist...
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William Shakespeare's Richard II

Michael Morrison - 1996 - 125 pages
......those goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front.... (I, i, ll. 2-6) Whereas Shakespeare sometimes heaps detail upon detail, his sentences are often elliptical,...
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Midsummer Night's Dream, a (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Gail Rae, Gail Rae Rosensfit - 2015 - 115 pages
......those goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front.... (I, i, ll. 2-6) Whereas Shakespeare sometimes heaps detail upon detail, his sentences are often elliptical,...
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William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew

Christopher Garcez - 1996 - 120 pages
......those goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front.... (I, i, ll. 2-6) Whereas Shakespeare sometimes heaps detail upon detail, his sentences are often elliptical,...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...his goodly eyes. That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front; his captain's heart. Which in the scuffles of great fights hath burst The buckles on his breast, reneges...
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