The British Theatre; Or, a Collection of Plays. Which Are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and Haymarket Volume 1

The British Theatre; Or, a Collection of Plays. Which Are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and Haymarket Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...the ghost's word for a thousand pound. Didst perceive? Hor. Very well, my lord. Ham. Upon the talk of the poisoning, --Hor. I did very well note him. Ham. Ah, ha!--Come, some music; come, the recorders. Exit Horatio. Enter Guildenstern and Rosencrantz. Gv.il. Good my lord, vouchsafe me a word with you. Ham. Sir, a whole history. Guil. The king, sir Ham. Ay, sir, what of him? Guil. Is, in his retirement, marvellous distemper'd. Ham. With drink, sir? Guil. No, my lord, with choler. Ham. Your wisdom should show itself richer, to signify this to the doctor; for, for me to put him to his purgation, would, perhaps, plunge him into more choler. Guil. Good my lord, put your discourse into some frame, and start not so wildly from my affair. Ham. I am tame, sir: --pronounce. Guil. The queen, your mother, in most great affliction of spirit, hath sent me to you. Ham. You are welcome. Guit. Nay, good my lord, this courtesy is not of the right breed. If it shall please you to make me a wholesome answer, I will do your mother's commandment: if not, your pardon, and my return, shall be the end of my business. Ham. Sir, I cannot. Guil. What, my lord? Ham. Make you a wholesome answer; my wit's diseased: But, sir, such answer as I can make, you shall command; or, rather, as you say, my mother: therefore, no more, but to the matter: My mother, you say Ros. Then, thus she says: Your behaviour hath struck her into amazement and admiration. Ham. O wonderful son, that can so astonish a mother!--But is there no sequel at the heels of this mother's admiration? impart. Ros. She desires to speak with you in her closet, ere you go to bed. Ham. We shall obey, were she ten times our mother.--Have you any further trade with us? Ros. My lord, you did once love me. Ham. And do.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236619544
  • 9781236619549