The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere; Comedies Volume 1

The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere; Comedies 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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...thou liv'st To walk where any honest men resort. Ant. S. Thou art a villain to impeach me thus: I 'll prove mine honour and mine honesty Against thee presently, if thou dar'st stand. Mer. I dare, and do defy thee for a villain. They draw. Enter Adriana, Luciana, Courtezan, and others. Adr. Hold, hurt him not, for God's sake; he is mad; Some get within him, take his sword away: Bind Dromio too, and bear them to my house. Dro. S. Run, master, run; for God's sake take a house.b This is some priory.--In, or we are spoil'd. Exeunt Ant. S. and Dro. S. to the Priory. Enter the Abbess.. Abb. Be quiet, people. Wherefore throng you hither? Adr. To fetch my poor distracted husband hence: Let us come in, that we may bind him fast, And bear him home for his recovery. Ang. I knew he was not in his perfect wits. Mer. I am sorry now that I did draw on him. Abb. How long hath this possession held the man? Adr. This week he hath been heavy, sour, sad, And much different from the man he was; But, till this afternoon, his passion Ne'er brake into extremity of rage. Abb. Hath he not lost much wealth by wrack of sea? Buried some dear friend? Hath not else his eye Stray'd his affection in unlawful love? A sin, prevailing much in youthful men, Who give their eyes the liberty of gazing. Which of these sorrows is he subject to? Adr. To none of these, except it be the last; Namely, some love, that drew him oft from home. Abb. You should for that have reprehended him. Adr. Why, so I did. Abb. Ay, but not rough enough. Adr. As roughly as my modesty would let me. Abb. Haply, in private. a Get within him--close with him. h Take a house--take to a house; take the shelter of a house. Adr. And in assemblies too. Abb. Ay, but not enough. Adr. It was the copy of our conference: In...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236654161
  • 9781236654168