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32) Even here, however, the influence of petitioning is evident, since one of the crucial passages written by Hunton that Filmer quotes turns on it: "If the monarch's act of exorbitancy or transgression be mortal, and such as dissolves the frame of government and public liberty, then the illegality is to be set open, and redressment sought by petition; which, if failing, prevention by resistance ought to be".
If the able undergraduate did reach the end of the book he would find this climax to the argument on 'Macbeth and the Politics of Rapture': 'More than simply extending the redounding effects of a "faith-breach" beyond theater's margins, rapture galvanizes symbolic exorbitancy into a regulated play of affirmation and denial, faith and transgression, through its limitless specular returns.