Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems Volume 3

Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems Volume 3

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...him thy Harry's company: banish plump Jack, and banish all the world. P. Hen. I do, I will. A knocking heard. J xeunt Hostess and Bardolph. 9--that Bolting-hutch of beastliness, A "bolting-hutch," according to Steevens, is the large wooden receptacle into which meal is bolted or sifted. For "trunk of humours " just before, the corr. fo. 1632 has " hulk of humours." 10--that huge Bombard of sack, A " bombard " is used by Ben Jonson and others, as well as by Shakespeare, for a large barrel. Heywood, in his " Philocothonista," 1635, speaks of " the great black-jacks and bombards of the court," as large leathern vessels out of which people used to drink. 1--that roasted M Anningtrke-ox Probably an allusion to the roasting of an ox at Manningtree fair, which was held, as Nash, Heywood, Dekker, and others inform us, by exhibiting a species of stage-play called " morals," or " moralities," annually. This brings to the mind of the Prince the Vice and Iniquity, &c. characters in those plays. 'I would your grace would take me with you: i. e. Let me understand you; or, as Johnson explains it, "go no faster than I can follow." The phrase is of perpetual occurrence. Re-enter Bardolph, running. Bard. O! my lord, my lord! the sheriff, with a most monstrous watch, is at the door. Fal. Out, you rogue! play out the play: I have much to say in the behalf of that Falstaff. Re-enter Hostess. Host. O Jesu! my lord, my lord!--P. Hen. Heigh, heigh! the devil rides upon a fiddle-stick '. What's the matter? Host. The sheriff and all the watch are at the door: they are come to search the house. Shall I let them in? Fal. Dost thou hear, Hal? never call a true piece of gold a...show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236582985
  • 9781236582980