hebenon


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hebenon

(ˈhɛbəˌnɒn)
n
(in Shakespeare's Hamlet) a type of poison
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Supplemento a Hebenon. Rivista internazionale di letteratura 9-10 (2002) cui si riferisce il numero della pagina.
Supplemento a Hebenon. Rivista intemazionale di letteratura 9-10 (aprile-ottobre 2002): 26.
(34.) Henry Bradley, "Cursed Hebenon (Or "Hebona")," The Modern Language Review 15, no.
The murder of Old Hamlet is described variously: first, the ghost claims it was caused by "juice of cursed hebenon" (1.5.62) poured in the king's ear, later Hamlet accuses Claudius of taking his "father grossly, full of bread" (3.3.80).
The ghost's vivid description of his poisoning focuses on the ear: thy uncle stole With juice of cursed hebenon in a vial, And in the porches of my ears did pour The leperous distilment, whose effect Holds such an enmity wi' th' blood of man.
Serie "I quaderni di Hebenon." Supplemento a Hebenon.
Weeds collected"; in the "cursed hebenon" associated by