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" I had rather be a kitten, and cry mew, Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers ; I had rather hear a brazen canstick turn'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree ; And that would set my teeth nothing on edge, Nothing so much as mincing poetry ; —... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Página 313
1824
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A Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words ...

William Toone - 1832 - 479 páginas
...ballad writing; but Shakspeare gives it in the sense of a writer or composer of ballads. . ..:...•. I had rather be a kitten, and cry mew, : Than one of these same metre ballad-mvngers. 1 PART K. His. IT. BALLADRY, the stile or manner of ballads. What though the greedy...
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The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E ..., Volumen7

William Shakespeare - 1833
...ornament : A virtue that was never seen in you. Hot. Marry, and I 'm glad of it with all my heart: I had rather be a kitten, and cry — mew, Than one...ballad-mongers : I had rather hear a brazen canstick 1 turn'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree ; And that would set my teeth-nothing on edge, Nothing...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1833 - 1064 páginas
...I had rather be a kitten, and cry — mew, ACT III. Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers: 1 BtBuB that would set my teeth nothing on edge, Nothing so much as mincing poetry ; "Tis like the forc'd gait...
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Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary: A Complete ..., Volumen1

Alexander Schmidt, Gregor Sarrazin - 1971 - 1484 páginas
...Ado I, 1, 254. Wint. V, 2, 27. Cor. IV, 5, 235. Ballad-monger, term of contempt for a bal ladmaker: / had rather be a kitten and cry mew than one of these same metre —s, H4A III, 1, 130. Ballast, to load: who sent whole armadoes of caracks to be ballast, Err. Ill,...
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Commentaries on the Historical Plays of Shakspeare, Volumen1

Thomas Peregrine Courtenay - 1840
...by the Chronicler. Perhaps it was to introduce Hotspur's disclaimer of such effeminate practices. " I had rather be a kitten, and cry — mew, Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers. I'd rather hear a brazen canstick tum'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree ; And that would set...
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Byron: A Poet Before His Public

Philip W. Martin, Martin Philip W - 1982 - 253 páginas
...point about Byron's criticism forcibly. Peacock: His Circle and His Age (Cambridge, 1969), p. 194. 39. 'I had rather be a kitten, and cry mew! / Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers.' 40. English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, 174. 41. Ibid., 278. 42. Ibid., 919. 43. Arthur Melville Clark,...
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Literature and Nationalism

Vincent Newey, Ann Thompson - 1991 - 286 páginas
...those of his host, his bluffness looks crude. Court music and a street ballad are all the same to him: I had rather be a kitten and cry 'mew' Than one of...a brazen canstick turn'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree, And that would set my teeth nothing on edge, Nothing so much as mincing poetry — (III.i.123-28)...
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Conversant Essays: Contemporary Poets on Poetry

James McCorkle - 1990 - 596 páginas
...the moonstruck "romantic" Qlendower, in words that are almost prophetic of the manifestos to come: / had rather be a kitten and cry mew Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers. After Shakespeare, Wordsworth is the precursor of free verse in getting poetry to expand its capacity...
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Essays on Epistemological Transformations and Theater History

Mary Beth Rose - 1992 - 236 páginas
...virtue that was never seen in you," Hotspur shoots back: Marry, and I am glad of it, with all my heart. I had rather be a kitten and cry "mew" Than one of...ballad-mongers. I had rather hear a brazen canstick turned, Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree, And that would set my teeth nothing on edge, Nothin...
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Working with Shakespeare

Howard Mills - 1993 - 247 páginas
...roughly contemporary Coriolanus, Frank Kermode refers back to Henry IV, Part One where Hotspur 'would "rather hear a brazen canstick turn'd,/ Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree" than have his teeth set on edge by "mincing poetry"; and some of the verse of Coriolanus...
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