Shakespear Illustrated: Or the Novels and Histories, on which the Plays of Shakespear are Founded, Collected and Translated from the Original Authors. With Critical Remarks. In Two Volumes. By the Author of The Female Quixote, Volume 2

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Page 274 - A Poetical Translation of the Works of Horace, with the original text, and critical Notes collected from his best latin and french Commentators, by the Rev.
Page 274 - Weftminfter, in the Search of a REAL FRIEND. By a LADY. The Second Edition, revifed and corrected, with Alterations and Additions ; and a Preface by Henry Fielding, Eiq ; 2 vols.
Page 217 - French Translation of the Menaechmi into English, which although, as I am informed, it be not very literal as to the Dialogue, yet the Plot, the Incidents, and Characters, being exactly the same with the Latin Poet's it will serve to...
Page 87 - Perfons; it is probable he removed this Impropriety, and placed the Scene in Bithynia, which the Ignorance and Negligence of the...
Page 274 - the Fifth, being the Conclufion of his Adventures. 14. The GOVERNESS : Or, The LITTLE FEMALE ACADEMY. Calculated for the Entertainment and Inftruftion of young Ladies in their Education. By the Author of DAVID SIMPLE. The Second Edition, revifed and corrected. A Book entirely adapted, and exceeding proper, for the Ufe of Schools. 15. The HISTORY of CORNELIA. . 16. LEONORA : Or, Characters draixn frcm real Life.
Page 217 - Menaechmi into English, which although, as I am informed, it be not very literal as to the Dialogue, yet the Plot, the Incidents, and Characters, being exactly the same with the Latin Poet's it will serve to shew how much of the Plot Shakespear has borrowed in his Comedy of Errors.
Page 96 - Nourifcment ; tye thefe Sort of Animals to a good Rack and give them Plenty of Provender, and take my Word for it they will not run away whatever Fault they have committed; they may be eafily guarded if you make ufe of thefe Chains to retain them ; the Ligaments of the Jaws are fo pliant, that the more they are ftretched the clofer they may be drawn. For a Proof of this I am going to the...
Page 35 - J but indeed thy Habit fuits well with thy groveling Thoughts; this is thy proper Drefs, thou wert always difguifed before. Oh ! Gods, for what Crime am I affigned this Penance ? Oh ! Love, what a fond Ideot haft thou made of me? " " Yet why fhould I blufh at this Difguife ? have not the heavenly Deities defcended to Earth, and changed their glorious .Forms for Love ? Love made Jupiter a Bull, Neptune a Ram, and Apollo, like myfelf, a Shepherd. If they who were Gods Submitted to that allcompelling...
Page 32 - ... you know, and may command you.'* " I acknowledge your power, sir," said Fawnia, " in all just and reasonable things ; but, with submission, I must say my heart is only at my own disposal ; constrained love is force, and force you have no right to use over me : and believe me, it is not a vain boast I make, when I tell you that, poor as I am, I set so great a value upon my chastity, that I would rather die than be the mistress of the greatest king upon earth, and my birth is so mean and groveling...
Page 85 - Beloved that he takes no Notice of them; how wonderful is all this! the moft unlikely Things imaginable fall out to poftpone the Difcovery of Perdita till their Arrival at Sicily. The Novel makes the Wife of the jealous King die through Affliction for the Lofs of her Son...

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