Caliban

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Caliban kal′i-ban a man of beastly nature, from the monster in Shakespeare's Tempest.
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Usage

In literature:

You think there are no more such fine men, having seen only him and Caliban.
"Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
Caliban had crept within a foot of him, and was pulling himself into position.
""Wee Tim'rous Beasties"" by Douglas English
Renan, E. Caliban, Suite de la Tempete.
"The Facts About Shakespeare" by William Allan Nielson
Caliban and the two shipwrecked drunkards are an admirable symbol; but they are also an admirable scene.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
Thou didst prevent me; I had peopled else 350 This isle with Calibans.
"The Tempest" by William Shakespeare
Ariel and Caliban he secured out of an old book of fables.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8" by Elbert Hubbard
Caliban was among his latest creations.
"History of the English People, Volume V (of 8)" by John Richard Green
This Bishop was a sort of transfigured Manx Caliban.
"The Little Manx Nation - 1891" by Hall Caine
Now he was fierce and savage enough for a Caliban.
"A Coin of Edward VII" by Fergus Hume
His name is Caliban," she added hastily, "and he has no other, only that one.
"Margarita's Soul" by Ingraham Lovell
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In poetry:

Christ follows Dionysus,
Phallic and ambrosial
Made way for macerations;
Caliban casts out Ariel.
"E.P. Ode Pour L'election De Son Sepulchre" by Ezra Pound
A Caliban of modern date,
Ill-dressed, ill-shapen, ill at ease,
With halting speech and awkward gait,
And manners certain to displease!
"Mesalliance" by John Lawson Stoddard
Over the huge and huddling sea,
Over the Caliban sea,
Bring hither my brother Antonio, -- Man, --
My injurer: night breaks the ban;
Brother, I pardon thee.
"Marsh Song -- At Sunset." by Sidney Lanier
Over the monstrous shambling sea,
Over the Caliban sea,
Bright Ariel-cloud, thou lingerest:
Oh wait, oh wait, in the warm red West, --
Thy Prospero I'll be.
"Marsh Song -- At Sunset." by Sidney Lanier
Miranda-like, above the world she waves
The wand of Prospero; and, beautiful,
Ariel the airy, Caliban the dull,--
Lightning and steam,--are her unwilling slaves.
"Musings" by Madison Julius Cawein
Over the humped and fishy sea,
Over the Caliban sea
O cloud in the West, like a thought in the heart
Of pardon, loose thy wing, and start,
And do a grace for me.
"Marsh Song -- At Sunset." by Sidney Lanier

In news:

Caliban 's War is the second Expanse novel, following last year's much-lauded Leviathan Wakes.
Will Power, US performance poet, playwright and hip hop artist, has created a new hip hop version of Caliban 's "The isle is full of noises" speech from The Tempest for the Royal Shakepeare Company's online myShakespeare proejct.
Everything Goes Black favorites Caliban have tapped into today's technology of fans and their cell phones.
Caliban used several fan filmed moments for their new video "Memorial" which you can check out here.
Caliban is a killer metal band from Germany which I really hope you can check out ASAP.
Caliban's War is the second Expanse novel, following last year's much-lauded Leviathan Wakes.
Caliban's Gift from the November 25, 1976 issue.
Will Power , US performance poet, playwright and hip hop artist, has created a new hip hop version of Caliban's "The isle is full of noises" speech from The Tempest for the Royal Shakepeare Company's online myShakespeare proejct.
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In science:

Significant fluctuations in the light-curves of Caliban (Maris et al. 200 1) and Prospero (Maris et al. 2007a) and the time dependence observed in the spectrum of Sycorax (Romon et al. 2001) suggest the idea of a break-up process for the origin of these bodies.
Constraints to Uranus' Great Collision. IV. The Origin of Prospero
Trinculo: empty down triangles, Caliban: full circles, Sycorax: empty rhombus, Ferdinand: empty squares, Francisco: full down triangles, Margaret: empty up triangles, Prospero: full up triangles, Setebos: empty hexagons, Stephano: empty circles.
Constraints to Uranus' Great Collision. IV. The Origin of Prospero
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