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" See, what a grace was seated on this brow ; Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed, Where every god... "
The Tuftonian - Page 79
1900
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The Kendall/Hunt Anthology: Literature to Write About

K. H. Anthol - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 313 pages
...on this. The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See, what a grace was seated on his brow: 55 Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten or command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and...
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Shakespeare: Hamlet

Paul A. Cantor - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 101 pages
...good Renaissance scholar. explicitly and repeatedly associates his father with the classical world: See what a grace was seated on this brow: Hyperion's...threaten and command. A station like the herald Mercury. (III. iv. 55-8) So excellent a king. that was to this Hyperion to a satyr . . . My father's brother....
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Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies

Piotr Sadowski - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 327 pages
...hypocrite, just as for all we know the old Hamlet was, in his son's idealized but accurate description, "a combination and a form indeed / Where every god...seem to set his seal / To give the world assurance of a man" (3.4.60-62). Given old Hamlet's static character, even his self-confessed "foul crimes done...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...on the wall] Look here, upon this picture, and on this, The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See what a grace was seated on this brow — Hyperion's...heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed, 60 Where every god did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance of a man. This was your husband...
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The Scandal of Images: Iconoclasm, Eroticism, and Painting in Early Modern ...

Marguerite A. Tassi - Drama - 2005 - 259 pages
...Gertrude's responses: Look here upon this picture, and on this. The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See what a grace was seated on this brow: Hyperion's...threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a [heaven-]kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed Where every god did seem to...
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Daniel Webster

Henry Cabot Lodge - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 380 pages
...and statesman. He had everything to compel the admiration and submission of his fellow-men : — " The front of Jove himself ; An eye like Mars to threaten...command ; A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted ou a heaven-kissing hill; A combination and a form indeed, Where e?erv god did seĞrn to set his seal,...
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Augustine and Literature

Robert Peter Kennedy, Kim Paffenroth, John Doody - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 414 pages
...gods, when he speaks to his mother in the "closet" scene. Pointing to a picture of his father, he says: See what a grace was seated on this brow, Hyperion's...did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance of a man. (III.iv.55-62) Hamlet thus sees his father as the embodiment of ideal manhood. By contrast,...
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Literature and Human Equality

Stewart Justman - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 167 pages
...gods for their own good, gods who then remind them that they are merely human. Hamlet's father had Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye...threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill (3.4.56—59), only to die miserably in a state of sin. In the...
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Shakespeare's Window Into the Soul: The Mystical Wisdom in Shakespeare's ...

Martin Lings - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 224 pages
...not already achieved at any rate in the making — a perfection that is absolute and unsurpassable: A combination and a form indeed Where every god did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance of a man. (Hamlet, III, 4, 60-62) Shakespeare has in view a universal norm, a coin that would remain...
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Teleny, Or, The Reverse of the Medal

Oscar Wilde - Fiction - 2006 - 138 pages
...childlike in their innocent, peachy roundness, contrasted with the massive throat so full of manly vigour —and a form indeed Where every god did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance of a man. 'Let the listless, orris-scented aesthete in love with a shadow, scourge me after this for...
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