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" Marry, then, sweet wag, when thou art king, let not us, that are squires of the night's body, be called thieves of the day's beauty; let us be — Diana's foresters, gentlemen of the shade, minions of the moon : And let men say, we be men of good government;... "
Edmund Spenser: New and Renewed Directions - Page 216
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 24

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 204 pages
...ability to make things look like something they are not, to re-create reality in Falstaffian terms: Let not us that are squires of the night's body be...of the day's beauty; let us be Diana's foresters, gendemen of the shade, minions of the moon ; and let men say we be men of good government, being governed,...
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A Complete History of the Lives and Robberies of the Most Notorious ...

Alexander Smith - 2002 - 608 pages
...serve to be prologue to an egg and butter. But marry then, sweet wag, when thou art king, let us not, that are squires of the night's body, be called thieves...beauty. Let us be Diana's foresters, gentlemen of the shades, minions of the moon ; and let men say, we be men of good government, being governed as the...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 20

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 212 pages
...of Night' in Richard II, ra, ii, 45; and the pun on squires and knights in i Henry IV, i, ii, 28 : let not us that are squires of the night's body be called thieves of the day's beauty. In Notebook 5 he adds similar personifications of 'Night stealing away' from Cymbeline, in, v, 69 and...
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Henry IV, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 148 pages
...butter. Prince Well, how then? Come, roundly, roundly. Falstaff Marry then sweet wag, when thou art king, let not us that are squires of the night's body be called 25 thieves of the day's beauty: let us be Diana's foresters, gentlemen of the shade, minions of the...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Comedy

Alexander Leggatt, Professor of English Alexander Leggatt - 2002 - 237 pages
...witticisms to justify his licentious behavior: Let not us that are squires of the night's body be call'd thieves of the day's beauty. Let us be Diana's foresters, gentlemen of shade, minions of the moon (1 Henry IV, 1.2.24-26) In The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare explores...
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The Morality of Laughter

F. H. Buckley - 2005 - 256 pages
...could not abandon without cost. 152 PART THREE The Experience of Laughter 11 The Battle of the Norms Let not us that are squires of the night's body be...governed as the sea is, by our noble and chaste mistress of the moon, under whose countenance we steal. 1 Henry IV We have sought to defend the normative thesis...
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Shakespeare's Hand

Jonathan Goldberg - 2003 - 371 pages
...Remorse?" From the start, he desires another name: Falstaff. Marry then sweet wag, when thou art king let us that are squires of the night's body be called thieves of the day's beauty: let us be Diana's foresrers, gentlemen of the shade, minions of the moon; and let men say we be men of good government,...
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Scene-speare! : Shakespearean Scenes for Student Actors

William Shakespeare, Lindsay Price, Theatrefolk - 2004 - 163 pages
...HENRY: Well, how then? Come, roundly, roundly. FALSTAFF: Marry, then, sweet wag, when thou art king, let not us that are squires of the night's body be...mistress the moon, under whose countenance we steal. PRINCE HENRY: Thou sayest well, and it holds well too; for the fortune of us that are the moon's men...
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Henry IV, Part 1: The First Part of Henry the Fourth : the First Folio of ...

William Shakespeare - 2004 - 222 pages
...Prince Well, how then? Come, roundly, roundly. Falstaff Marry, then, sweet wag, when thou art King, let not us that are squires of the night's body be...mistress the moon, under whose countenance we steal. Prince Thou sayst well, and it holds well too, for the fortune of us that are the moon's men doth ebb...
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Shakespeare and Domestic Loss: Forms of Deprivation, Mourning, and Recuperation

Heather Dubrow - 2004 - 260 pages
...Marry, then, sweet wag, when thou art king, let not us that are squires of the night's body be call'd thieves of the day's beauty. Let us be Diana's foresters,...and let men say we be men of good government, being govern'd, as the sea is, by our noble and chaste mistress the moon, under whose countenance we steal....
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