Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakespeare Volume 1

Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakespeare 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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ... poor price, I need not to ask you if gold will corrupt him to revolt. Far. Sir, for a quart d'ecub he will sell the fee-simple of his salvation, the inheritance of it; and cut the entail from all remainders, and a perpetual succession for it perpetually. l Sold. What's his brother, the other captain Dumain? 2 Lord. Why does he ask him of me? 1 Sold. What's he? Par. E'en a crow o' the same nest; not altogether so great as the first in goodness, but greater a great deal in evil. He excels his brother for a coward, yet his brother is reputed one of the best that is: In a retreat he outruns any lackey; marry, in coming on he has the cramp. 1 Sold. If your life be saved, will you undertake to betray the Florentine? Par. Ay, and the captain of his horse, count Rousillon. 1 Sold. I1l whisper with the general, and know his pleasure. Par. I 1l no more drumming; a plague of all drums! Only to seem to-deserve well, and to beguile the supposition of that lascivious young boy the count, have I run into this danger: Yet who would have suspected an ambush where I was taken? Aside. 1 Sold. There is no remedy, sir, but you must die: the general says, you, that have so traitorously discovered the secrets of yoar army, and made such pestiferous reports of men very nobly held, can serve the world for no honest use; therefore you must die. Come, headsman, off with his head. Par. O Lord, sir; let me live, or let me see my death! I Sold. That shall you, and take your leave of all your friends. Vnmuffling him. So, look about you: Know you any here? See ' Henry IV., Port II.' Illustrations of Act III. k Quart if ecu--sometimes written cardecue--a French piece of money, being the fourth part of the gold crown. Beb. Good morrow, noble captain. 3 Lord. God bless you, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236584139
  • 9781236584137