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Sarah C.E. Ross and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

Corinthian sailors. 10]  greater: Charles is a greater sovereign than Julius Caesar, who invaded England from Gaul in 55 and 54 BC. 12]  engrossed: thickened, swollen. 28]  Defender of the Faith: Pope Leo X granted Henry this title in 1521, and all subsequent English monarchs took it on. Cromwell refused the crown and so this title also. 180 Katherine Philips At home provoked, abroad obliged; Nor ever man resisted thus, No not great Athanasius. No help of friends could, or foes’ spite, To fierce invasion him invite. Revenge to him no pleasure is, He spared their blood

in Women poets of the English Civil War
Yvette Hutchison

associated the title of the song with Bush’s foreign policy, equating ‘Let the dogs out’ with ‘Let slip the dogs of war’, in Marc Antony’s speech in Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’, bulletin_board/49/messages/1123.html, accessed 25/1/12. 39 For example, the debates as to whether ancient Egypt was Grecian, African or Arabic, and today whether it is part of the Arabic or African world. African Renaissance and the ‘rainbow nation’ 167 cult it is to separate histories and mythologies from local contemporary politics, as we see in the way the Timbuktu

in South African performance and archives of memory
Alex Wylie

, Viewpoints, p. 98. 65 Bradley, Ethical Studies, p. 78. 66 Bradley, ‘What Is the Real Julius Caesar?’, Essays on Truth and Reality, p. 418. 67 Hill, ‘Thoughts of a Conservative Modernist’, p. 7. 68 Ibid., p. 12.

in Geoffrey Hill’s later work
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Warren Oakley

. Colman – honest. How can we be sure that he is always to be honest?’ With every use of the word, it sounded increasingly hollow. It was a rhetorical ploy from the ancient world that Wedderburn would have discovered as a schoolboy at Dalkeith, a way of assassinating someone’s character straight out of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. He continued to chip away at the certainty of Colman’s integrity. ‘If there are no curbs placed upon him, he might do the most absurd things,’ Wedderburn speculated. With the authority that he assumed, ‘he might take the whole wardrobe up to

in Thomas ‘Jupiter’ Harris
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James Doelman

from the Greek Anthology which was ascribed to Plato (a love one, at that!) and one from the Anthologia Latina frequently fathered upon Julius Caesar, Augustus or Germanicus. Fitzgerald recounts an anecdote from Macrobius, where Augustus turns the tables and presents a Greek epigram to a poet expecting patronage,95 and Suetonius wrote of that same emperor that he had a book of epigrams, ‘which he composed for the most part at the time of the bath’.96 Fallen royal favourites were particularly likely to have such poems attributed to them. The Earl of Essex was the

in The epigram in England, 1590–1640
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Peter Redford

1614.] 201r–201v 263 James R Trustie and right welbeloved Counsellors, and Trustie & Welbeloved wee greete you well. sithence wee dyd of late for the ease of our Counsell [...] Hand S. Two-page copy of letter from James I to Sir John Herbert, Sir Julius Caesar et al. 16 Nov 1609. 202r 264 After my hartie comendacions his Majestie hath understanding from Sir Henry Wootton his ambassador resident in Venice [...] Hand S. One-page letter promulgating the agreement on behaviour of English merchant ships in Venetian waters, negotiated by Sir Henry Wotton in May. See

in The Burley manuscript
Warren Oakley

world of Julius Caesar or the primitive Scotland of Macbeth – those materials had been the triumph of his art.20 With an air of resignation, Kemble would write a terse, matter-of-fact note in his journal later that day: This morning, between four and five o’clock, a fire broke out in Covent Garden Theatre which, in less than two hours time, consumed it to the ground. We have [?] not been able to discover the cause of this misfortune.21 The fire should not have been a cause of great surprise. Despite housing irreplaceable treasures, there was a merciless inevitability

in Thomas ‘Jupiter’ Harris
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Christopher Burlinson and Andrew Zurcher

, of which this Cheiftaine has none. 44.1 phantasmes] illusions. 44.7 vnbridled] unrestrained. 44.8-9] This one more bold may suggest the stabbing of Julius Caesar in 44BC by Marcus Junius Brutus, leader of the conspiracy against him. 45.5 represse] put down. 45.6 pinch] corner, surround; or perhaps bite. 45.6 embosted] exhausted. 45.7 haunches] legs, loins. 45.9 start] jump back. 46.3 dismay] daunt. 46.5 Lethes streames] the River Lethe, one of the rivers of Hell, the waters of which induced forgetfulness of life. 46.6 balefull stoure] dreadful battle (or period of

in A Supplement of the Faery Queene
Shakespeare’s Roman plays, republicanism and identity in Samson Agonistes
Helen Lynch

, especially, I’m going to claim here, Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra (although also Coriolanus and Titus Andronicus , as well as Macbeth, Hamlet, Richard III … of which more elsewhere). 2 This is a negotiation undertaken by a ‘strong reader’ with his own political and related religious preoccupations, concerns which centre on notions of oratory, identity, death and immortality. These are addressed not least through the question of suicide, classical and otherwise, Samson being ‘self-killed/Not willingly but tangled in the fold/Of dire necessity’ ( SA

in Conversations
Marie Helena Loughlin

’s experiencing excessive desire like Aurelius’s. 9 drenched … mouth Cf. n7. 10 Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar (100–44 bce), Roman general. Caesar’s ‘bisexuality’ was well known. For Caesar’s purported same-sex relationship with King Nicomedes, 7 196 Loughlin, Same-sex desire in early modern England.indd 196 18/12/2013 15:25:11 The Classical Tradition in Translation The same ill courses both pursue. No wonder, both alike inclined Have the same vices of the mind, Which on it still impressed shall stay, Hopeless of being washed away. One bed has always both contained, Both

in Same-Sex Desire in Early Modern England, 1550–1735