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6. I conjure you by that which you profèss,
(Howe'er you come to know it,) answer' me:
To what I ask you.
Confùsion on thy banners wait! 8. Accùrsed be the faggots that blaze at his feet, Where his heart shall be thrown, ere it ceases to
Beshrew thy very heart!
As this hath made me. 10. Perish the man whose mind is backward now ! 11. And when I mount, alive may I not light,
If I be a traitor or unjustly fight! 12.
-Heaven bear witness;
Accusation : 1. Look, what I speak, my life shall prove it true: That Mowbray hath receiv'd eight thousand
Fetch from false Mòwbray their chief spring and
head. 2. And thou, sly hypocrite! who now wouldst seem
Patron of liberty, who more than thou
Assertion, declaration, affirmation, assurance : 1. As I do live, my honour'd lord, 't is true.
2. Yès, Athenians, I repeat it, you yourselves are the contrivers of your own ruin.
3. I tell you though you, though all the world, though an angel from heaven, should declare the truth of it, I could not believe it.
4. When I behold those manly feelings darkened by ignorance, and inflamed by prejudice, and blinded by bigotry, I will not hesitate to assert, that no monarch ever came to the throne of these realms, in such a spirit of direct, and predetermined, and predeclared hostility to the opinions and wishes of the people. 5. And by the honourable tomb he swears,
That stands upon thy royal grandsire's bones,
To faithful service of your majesty.
And breath of life, I have no life to breathe,
Threatening and warning: 1.
-If thou speak'st false,
Till famine cling thee. 2.
-But, sirrah, henceforth
As will displease you. 3. Return to thy dwelling, all, lonely return; For the blackness of ashes shall mark where it
stood, And a wild mother scream o'er her famishing
The blood of English shall manure the ground,
Denial, contradiction, refusal : 1. Thou dost belle him, Percy, thou dost belle him;
He never did encounter with Glendower. 2.
-Cassius. I am a soldier, I,
Bru. I say you are not.
Nor no man's lord: I have no name, no title,
-I'll keep them all;
Earnest intreaty, appeal, remonstrance, expostulation : 1. O God of battles ! steel my soldiers' hearts !
My father made in compassing the crown! 2. A'rm, árm, you heavens! against these perjur'd
Hear me, oh! hear me! 3. Question your royal thoughts, make the case
Exhortation, invitation, temperate command : 1. Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once
Stdop, Romans, stoop,
Let's all cry peace! freedom! and liberty !
Come forth to the sunshine,- I may not stay. 4. Come away, servant, come: I am ready now;
Approach, my Ariel; come!
6. Go, make thyself like to a nymph o' the sea;
Be subject to no eye but mine; invisible
Admiration and adoration: 1. The stars are fòrth,-the moon above the tops
Of the snow-shining mountains. Beautiful! 2. These are thy glorious works, Parent of Good,
Almighty! Thine this universal frame,
Midst these thy lowest works! 3. Thou glorious mirror! where the Almighty's form
Glasses itself in tempests. 4. And I have loy'd thee, Ocean! and my joy
Of youthful sports, was on thy breast to be Borne, like thy bubbles, onward;—from a boy
I wantoned with thy breakers,—they to me Were a delight. 5. And this is in the night! Most glorious night!
Thou wert not sent for slumber! let me be
A portion of the tempest and of thee!
And the big rain comes dancing to the earth! 6. What a piece of work is man! how noble in reason ! how infinite in faculties ! in form and moving, how express and admirable! In action, how like an angel! in apprehension, how like a god!
7. The voice of the Lord is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the Lord is upon many waters. The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty. The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedars; yea, the Lord breaketh the