Mr. William Shakespeare, Original and Early Editions of His Quartos and Folios: His Source Books and Those Containing Contemporary Notices

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Pagina 125 - Slave, I have set my life upon a cast, And I will stand the hazard of the die : I think, there be six Richmonds in the field; Five have I slain to-day, instead of him : — A horse!
Pagina 161 - Cade. Nay, that I mean to do. Is not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent lamb should be made parchment ? that parchment, being scribbled o'er, should undo a man...
Pagina 129 - Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Pagina 30 - Like to the senators of the antique Rome, With the plebeians swarming at their heels, Go forth and fetch their conquering Caesar in : As, by a lower but loving likelihood, Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in good time he may, from Ireland coming, Bringing rebellion broached on his sword, How many would the peaceful city quit, To welcome him ! much more, and much more cause, Did they this Harry.
Pagina 78 - I have been told by some anciently conversant with the Stage, that it was not Originally his, but brought by a private Author to be Acted, and he only gave some Mastertouches to one or two of the Principal Parts or Characters...
Pagina 146 - As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy, witnes his Gentlemen of Verona, his Errors...
Pagina 72 - Troilus and Cressida, or. Truth found too late. A Tragedy as it is acted at the Dukes Theatre. To which is prefix'd, A Preface containing the Grounds of Criticism in Tragedy.
Pagina 88 - EDWARD. [The Vnion of the two noble and illustre famelies of Lancastre & Yorke...
Pagina 9 - The Passionate Pilgrime By W. Shakespeare. At London Printed for W. laggard, and are to be sold by W. Leake, at the Greyhound in Paules Churchyard. 1599,
Pagina 173 - There's fennel for you, and columbines : there's rue for you ; and here's some for me : we may call it herb-grace o" Sundays : O, you must wear your rue with a difference.

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