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" Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like a Colossus ; and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. "
The Works of Shakespear: In Six Volumes - Page 205
by William Shakespeare - 1745
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...honours that are heaped on Cœsar. Cas. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus ; and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. Men at some time are masters of their fates : The fault, dear Brutus,...
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The Works of Shakespere, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...honours that are heaped on Cjesar. Cos. Why, man, lie doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus ; and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. Men at some time are masters of their fates : The fault, dear Brutus,...
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Die Semantik der musiko-literarischen Gattungen: Methodik und Analyse : eine ...

Ulrich Weisstein - 1994 - 276 pages
...first act he hears Cassius say to Brutus: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a Colossus; and we petty men walk under his huge legs, and peep about to find ourselves dishonourable graves. Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus,...
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Everybody's Shakespeare: Reflections Chiefly on the Tragedies

Maynard Mack - 1993 - 279 pages
...honors that are heaped on Caesar. CASSIUS: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs and peep about To find ourselves dishonorable graves. (1.2.133) In the famous forum speeches this second voice is taken over...
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Greatness: Who Makes History and why

Dean Keith Simonton - 1994 - 502 pages
...addresses Brutus in lines of memorable envy: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. So Cassius, Casca, Cinna, Trebonius, Ligarius, and Marcus and Decius...
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Shakespeare's World of Death: The Early Tragedies

Richard Courtney - 1995 - 268 pages
...shout, Cassius' voice rises to the fury of: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. (134-137) This great metaphor is stark, vivid, dramatic. It jolts us...
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Shakespeare and the Mannerist Tradition: A Reading of Five Problem Plays

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot - 1995 - 197 pages
...hope of honour in his fellow citizens: Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. His tyranny, more moral than political, teaches the Romans servility...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 23

J. Leeds Barroll - 1995 - 294 pages
...represented by the rise of Caesar, remarks, Why, man, he doth destride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves (1.2.136-139) The attenuated gaze of the "petty men" who "peep about"...
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Where Thousands Fell

William J. Leonard, Williams J. S. J. Leonard - 1995 - 346 pages
...fragments, so huge it recalled the lines, Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs and peep about To find ourselves dishonorable graves. The other parts of the museum would not be open until two o'clock, the...
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Philosophy of Science, Logic and Mathematics in the Twentieth Century

Stuart G. Shanker - 2003 - 461 pages
...G. Sbanker ++ I DESCARTES' DOMINION .*^ Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves. Men at some time are masters of their fates. The fault, dear Brutus,...
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