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Account acted added Additions Apology appeared Author begins Books Boston bound Bunyan Characters Collection Complete containing correct Cramoisy Critical cuts Death described double edges Edition ends English Engravings Essay Fac-similes Folding Folio France Frontispiece George gilt half Halliwell Hamlet Henry History Illustrated imprint issue John Johnston King Late leaf leaves Lenox copy letter Library lines London Lord margins marked Missions morocco Notes Novvelle numbered omitted original Paris Pilgrim's Progress plates Plays Poems poet portrait Preface present Printed Private Privilege Public published Reader reads recto reference Relation Remarks reprint says Second Series Shake Shakespeare signature signed sold speare Steevens Table Text Third Thomas tion Title 1 f title-page Tragedy verso blank Vignette viii volume Voyage wanting whole Written York
Page 49 - The Family Shakspeare ; in which nothing is added to the Original Text ; but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud.
Page 19 - M. William Shakspeare, HIS True Chronicle Historic of the life and death of King Lear and his three Daughters. With the unfortunate life of Edgar, sonne and heire to the Earle of Gloster, and his sullen and assumed humor of TOM of Bedlam : As it was played before the Kings Maiestie at Whitehall vpon S.
Page 26 - The Late, and much admired Play, Called Pericles, Prince of Tyre. With the true Relation of the whole Historie, aduentures, and fortunes of the said Prince : As also, The no lesse strange, and worthy accidents, in the Birth and Life of his Daughter Mariana. As it hath been diuers and sundry times acted by his Maiesties Seruants, at the Globe on the Banck-side. By William Shakespeare.
Page 14 - The Tragicall Historic of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke By William Shake-speare. As it hath beene diuerse times acted by his Highnesse seruants in the Cittie of London : as also in the two Vniuersities of Cambridge and Oxford, and else-where.
Page 12 - POEMS: WRITTEN BY ( WIL. SHAKE-SPEARE. | Gent. Printed at London by Tho. Cotes, and are | to be sold by lohn Benson, dwelling in | S!
Page 16 - The Second part of Henrie the fourth, continuing to his death, and coronation of Henrie the fift. With the humours of Sir John Falstaffe, and swaggering Pistoll. As it hath been sundrie times publikely acted by the right honourable, the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants. Written by William Shakespeare. London Printed by VS for Andrew Wise, and William Aspley. 1600.
Page 43 - Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies Histories, and Tragedies Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added, Seven Plays, Never before (!) Printed in Folio : Viz.
Page 35 - The characteristic peculiarity of the Pilgrim's Progress is that it is the only work of its kind which possesses a strong human interest. Other allegories only amuse the fancy. The allegory of Bunyan has been read by many thousands with tears. There are some good allegories in Johnson's works, and some of still higher merit by Addison. In these performances there is, perhaps, as much wit and ingenuity as in the Pilgrim's Progress.