He grows too proud in his authority, Lifting his lofty head above the clouds, And, like a steeple, overpeers
the church: But we'll pull down his haughty insolence; And, as Pope Alexander, our progenitor, Trod on the neck of German Frederick, Adding this golden sentence to our praise, "That Peter's heirs should tread on Emperors, And walk upon the dreadful adder's back, Treading the lion and the dragon down, And fearless spurn the killing basilisk," So will we quell that haughty schismatic, And, by authority apostolical, Depose him from his regal government.
Moreover, Salerio's choice of spices and silks as cargo reveals moral disdain for an economy founded on consumption of showy but empty superfluities to puff up the sails of mercantile "signiors and rich burghers on the flood," fixing commerce in the aspirational upper-middle-class that "overpeer
the petty trafficers/That curtsey to them, do them reverence" (1.
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Salerio imagines Antonio's ships as "signors and rich burghers on the flood," who "overpeer
the petty traffickers / That curtsy to them, do them reverence" as these lesser ships sail past them (1.1.8-14).
The Dauphin's "espials" have informed the Gunner "How the English, in the suburbs close intrench'd, / Wont through a secret grate of iron bars / In yonder tower to overpeer
the city" (1.4.9-13).
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" and Understated: Conforming Transgressions and Edward II,' James Siemon considers the play's treatment of degree.
They cover the critical backstory: critics in history to 1990; a stage history; the state of the art: desire, history, and the theater; EdoEard et Gaverston: new ways of looking at an English history play; Edward II in repertory; "overpeered
" and understated: conforming transgressions; amity, enmity, and vitality; and a survey or resources for teaching Edward II.