Cymbeline

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Cymbeline

(ˈsɪmbəliːn)
n
(Biography) See Cunobelinus
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NOT SLEPT ONE WINK Cymbeline - Pisanio I have not slept one wink What does it mean?
Gina Bloom, referring to a passage from Cymbeline in which Pisanio observes that "[s]lander's breath / Rides on the posting winds" (3.
Anthony Heald is solid as the physician Cornelius, and Tony DeBruno as Posthumus' servant Pisanio is a linchpin around which the story revolves.
Frustrated by the cautious pace recommended to her by her servant Pisanio, she recalls the hourglass, an earlier mode of marking time:
93) as a sign of his suffering after a skirmish with a lioness, and in Cymbeline, Posthumus keeps the "bloody cloth" that Pisanio sends him as evidence of Imogen's death (5.
Cymbeline John Cullum Princess Imogen Martha Plimpton Queen Phylicia Rashad Lord Cloten Adam Dannheisser Posthumus Leonatus Michael Cerveris Pisanio John Pankow Iacbim Jonathan Cake Caius Lucius Ezra Knight Belarius Paul O'Brien Guiderius David Furr Arviragus Gregory Wooddell
When Imogen comes upon him she misreads the forms of his body for those of her beloved Posthumus: "this is his hand," she says (309), and there is a sly echo here of what Cloten said earlier when he wrested from Pisanio the letter directing Imogen to Milford Haven: "It is Posthumus's hand" (3.
There's plucky Imogen, excellently played by the diminutive Hayley Carmichael, her beloved Posthumus (played by the writer) and Imogen's maid, Pisanio, in the form of the very tall and lean Kirsty Woodward.
The lines of Posthumus and Pisanio replicate the standard pattern of the folk play: one character knocks another down; someone cries out that the fallen character is dead and calls for help.
32-44), and watches it pass from the Queen to Pisanio, and Pisanio to Imogen, who ultimately takes it.
Pisanio, Imogen's faithful servant, dresses like Sherlock Holmes and rides a miniature bicycle.