A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: The merchant of Venice. 1888
J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1892
[V.23] The second part of Henry the Fourth. 1940.--[v.24-25] The sonnets. 1924.--[v.26] Troilus and Cressida. 1953.--[v.27] The life and death of King Richard the Second. 1955.
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ABBOTT affection Antonio appears Bassanio beauty better bond called character Christian CLARENDON Coll common Court daughter doubt ducats Dyce Edition English Enter expression father feeling flesh fortune give given gold Gratiano HALLIWELL hand hath haue heart instances Italy Jessica Johns judge King lady less live look Lord Lorenzo master means Merchant merely mind nature never night original passage perhaps person phrase play poet Pope Portia pound present Prince printed probably reason refers ring Rowe says Scene seems sense Shakespeare ſhall Shylock speak speech stage stand STEEVENS story suggests supposed tell thee thing thou thought trial true turn Venice whole
Page 62 - I had — but man is but a patched fool, if he will offer to say what methought I had. The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor...
Page 252 - For do but note a wild and wanton herd, Or race of youthful and unhandled colts, Fetching mad bounds, bellowing and neighing loud, Which is the hot condition of their blood ; If they but hear perchance a trumpet sound, Or any air of music touch their ears, You shall perceive them make a mutual stand, Their savage eyes...
Page 231 - I pray you, give me leave to go from hence; I am not well; send the deed after me, And I will sign it.
Page 366 - Tarry a little ; there is something else. This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood ; The words expressly are ' a pound of flesh : ' Take then thy bond, take thou thy pound of flesh ; But, in the cutting it, if thou dost shed One drop of Christian blood, thy lands and goods Are, by the laws of Venice, confiscate Unto the state of Venice.
Page 361 - Myself and what is mine to you and yours Is now converted: but now I was the lord Of this fair mansion, master of my servants, Queen o'er myself; and even now, but now, This house, these servants, and this same myself Are yours, my lord. I give them with this ring...
Page 350 - There are a sort of men whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond...
Page 360 - In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt But, being season'd with a gracious voice, Obscures the show of evil ? In religion, What damned error, but some sober brow Will bless it and approve it with a text...
Page 403 - Shed thou no blood ; nor cut thou less, nor more, But just a pound of flesh ; if thou tak'st more, Or less, than a just pound, — be it but so much As makes it light, or heavy, in the substance, Or the division of the twentieth part Of one poor scruple ; nay, if the scale do turn But in the estimation of a hair, — Thou diest, and all thy good's are confiscate.
Page 135 - Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.