“The” Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr. Steeven's Last Edition, with a Selection of the Most Important Notes, Volume 1
G. Fleischer the younger, 1804
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ancient Ariel BARDOLPH Ben Jonson Caius Caliban called daughter devil dost doth Duke Enter Exeunt Exit eyes fairies Falstaff FARMER father follow gentlemen GENTLEMEN OF VERONA give hath hear heart heaven Henry Herne the hunter honour Host HUGH EVANS humour husband JOHNSON Julia King knave knight Lady Laun letter Lord Madam MALONE marry Master Brook Master Doctor means Midsummer Night's Dream Milan Mistress Anne Mistress Ford monster musick passage Pist play pray Prospero Proteus quarto Queen Quick racter SCENE servant Shakspeare Shakspeare's Shal Shallow shew signifies Silvia Sir Hugh Sir John Sir John Falstaff Slen speak Speed spirit STEEVENS Stephano strange suppose sweet Sycorax tell thee THEOBALD there's thing thou art thou hast Thurio Trin Trinculo Valentine WARBURTON wife Windsor woman word
Page 30 - Know thus far forth. — By accident most strange, bountiful fortune, Now my dear lady,, hath mine enemies Brought to this shore : and by my prescience I find my zenith doth depend upon A most auspicious star ; whose influence If now I court not, but omit, my fortunes Will ever after droop.
Page 24 - But that the sea, mounting to the welkin's cheek, Dashes the fire out. O, I have suffered With those that I saw suffer: a brave vessel, Who had, no doubt, some noble creature in her, Dash'd all to pieces. O, the cry did knock Against my very heart. Poor souls, they perish'd.
Page 10 - Many times he fell into those things could not escape laughter, as when he said in the person of Caesar, one speaking to him, "Caesar, thou dost me wrong," he replied, "Caesar did never wrong but with just cause"; and such like, which were ridiculous.
Page 391 - THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE. COME live with me and be my Love, And we will all the pleasures prove That hills and valleys, dale and field, And all the craggy mountains yield.
Page 9 - I remember the players have often mentioned it as an honour to Shakespeare, that in his writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been ' Would he had blotted a thousand !'; which they thought a malevolent speech.
Page 47 - All things in common nature should produce Without sweat or endeavour; treason, felony, Sword, pike, knife, gun, or need of any engine, Would I not have; but nature should bring forth, Of its own kind, all foison, all abundance, To feed my innocent people.
Page 36 - would it had been done ! Thou didst prevent me ; I had peopled else This isle with Calibans. Pro. Abhorred slave ! Which any print of goodness will not take, Being capable of all ill ! I pitied thee, Took pains to make thee speak, taught thee each hour One thing or other : when thou didst not, savage, Know thine own meaning, but would'st gabble like A thing most brutish, I endow'd thy purposes With words that made them known...
Page 7 - Jonson began with, a remarkable piece of humanity and goodnature; Mr. Jonion, who -was at that time altogether unknown to the world, had offered one of his plays to the players, in order to -have it acted : and the persons into whose hands it was put, after having turned it...
Page 55 - A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man! and his fins like arms! Warm, o