Fletcher seems particularly to have admired these two plays , and hath wrote two in imitation of them , The Sea Voyage and The Faithful Shepherdess .
This magician he has named Prospero ; and it seems to me in the highest degree probable that the thought of making Prospero ...
( for such is usually the stage representation , ) seem to be derived from the same source . † So , in The Tempest , Act I. Sc . II .
From these statements it should seem that the sources from which the names of the several characters in this comedy were drawn , were as various as those ...
... who was bit by a serpent , Ipse latet penitus congesto corpore mersus . Steevens , The sky , it seems , would pour down stinking 24 ACT 1 . TEMPEST .
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Hell yeah, good read with good notes.
I was reading King John on Project Gutenberg, but I changed over to this version as I was looking up annotations. Now, I don't have to go to Google to look up the history and folio changes for specific lines.