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|I'll tent him to the quick ;' if he do blench,2 May be a devil: and the devil hath |
power“ To assume a pleasing shape; yea, and, perhaps, Out of my weakness,
and my melancholy, Abuses5 me to damn me: I'll have grounds More relative6
|The programs would have delivered a full range of health, educational, and |
social services to all children— not just poor ... Quoting Shakespeare, "the Devil
hath power to assume a pleasing shape," she agrees: "Satan does have the
power to ...
|I know my course. The spirit that I have seen May be the Devil, and the Devil hath |
power To assume a pleasing shape. Yea, and perhaps Out of my weakness and
my melancholy, As he is very potent with such spirits, Abuses me to damn me.
|Doubting the sanity of the world into which he has been plunged by a ghost |
appearing to be his father, Hamlet forestalls ... 3 That the devil in North by
Northwest has the power to assume a pleasing shape is certainly exemplified in
casting the ...
|Here he is obviously the 'fayre bacheler' of Caxton's chronicle, and the traditional |
duplicity of the devil is exhibited in his appearance. The commonplace that the
devil has 'power/T'assume a pleasing shape'23 is exploited for dramatic ...
|Hamlet now delivers the most interesting lines of the soliloquy: The spirit that l |
have seen May be the devil, and the devil hath power T' assume a pleasing
shape; yea, and perhaps, Out of my weakness and my melancholy, As he is very
|Shakespeare has carefully planted the suggestion that the Ghost's voice, at this |
point in the play, seems to Hamlet of ... This argument will not hold : Hamlet knew
that the Devil has power to 'assume a pleasing shape' (n, ii, 595-6), so why not a
|He continues to harbor doubts: The spirit that I have seen May be a devil, and the |
devil hath power T'assume a pleasing shape, yea, or perhaps Out of my
weakness and my melancholy, As he is very potent with such spirits, Abuses me
|The proud, angry king has found himself but a thing of nothing to his body-guard, |
— for he has lost the body which ... he has seen may yet be a devil ; the devil has
power to assume a pleasing shape, and is perhaps taking advantage of his ...
|The Devil is dead ' ; to signify that a difficulty is almost conquered, a journey |
almost finished, or, as we may sayv ' The neck of ... The Devil is never nearer
than when we are talking of him. ... The Devil has power to assume a pleasing