A Census of Shakespeare's Plays in Quarto, 1594-1709

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Yale University Press, 1916 - 153 pages
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Page 43 - M. William Shake-speare, His True Chronicle History of the life and death of King Lear, and his three Daughters.
Page xvii - Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue : but if you mouth it, as many of our players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines.
Page 89 - The Tragedy of King Richard the third. Containing, His treacherous Plots against his brother Clarence : the pittiefull murther of his innocent nephewes : his tyrannicall vsurpation : with the whole course of his detested life, and most deserued death.
Page xiii - It had bene a thing, we confesse, worthie to have bene wished, that the author himselfe had liv'd to have set forth and overseen his owne writings; but since it hath bin ordain'd otherwise, and he by death departed from that right, we pray you do not envie his friends the office of their care and paine to have collected and publish'd them...
Page 69 - 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 39 - 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 upon S.
Page 21 - The History of Henry the fourth, With the battell at Shrewseburie, betweene the King, and Lord Henry Percy, surnamed Henry Hotspur of the North. With the humorous conceites of Sir lohn Falstalffe. Newly corrected by W. Shake-speare. (Ornament) London, Printed for Mathew Law, and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard, neere vnto S. Augustines gate, at the signe of the Foxe. 1608.
Page 30 - The Chronicle History of Henry the fift, With his battell fought at Agin Court in France. Together with Auntieut Pistoll.
Page 45 - A | Pleasant | Conceited Comedie | called, | Loues labors, lost. | As it was presented before her Highnes | this last Christmas. | Newly corrected and augmented | By W. Shakespere.
Page 3 - Newly imprinted and enlarged to almost as much againe as it was, according to the true and perfect Coppie.

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