The Comedy of Errors. Much ADO about Nothing. Love's Labour's Lost. a Midsummer Night's Dream. the Merchant of Venice

The Comedy of Errors. Much ADO about Nothing. Love's Labour's Lost. a Midsummer Night's Dream. the Merchant of Venice

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...prepare!---Arm, wenches, arm! encounters mounted are(140) Against your peace: Love doth approach disguis'd, Armed in arguments; you'll be surpris'd: Muster your wits; stand in your own defence; Or hide your heads like cowards, and fly hence. Prin. Saint Denis to Saint Cupid! What are they That charge their breath against us?(MD say, scout, say. Boyet. Under the cool shade of a sycamore I thought to close mine eyes some half-an-hour; When, lo, to interrupt my purpos'd rest, Toward that shade I might behold addrest The king and his companions! warily I stole into a neighbour thicket by, And overheard what you shall overhear, --That, by and by, disguis'd they will be here. Their herald is a pretty knavish page, That well by heart hath conn'd his embassage: Action and accent did they teach him there; " Thus must thou speak, and thus thy body bear: " And ever and anon they made a doubt Presence majestical would put him out; 5' " For," quoth the king, " an angel shalt thou see; Yet fear not thou, but speak audaciously." The boy replied, " An angel is not evil; I should have fear'd her, had she been a devil." With that, all laugh'd, and clapp'd him on the shoulder, Making the bold wag by their praises bolder: One rubb'd his elbow, thus, and fleer'd, and swore A better speech was never spoke before; Another, with his finger and his thumb, Cried, " Via I we will do't, come what will come;" The third he caper'd, and cried, " All goes well;" The fourth turn'd on the toe, and down he fell. With that, they all did tumble on the ground, With such a zealous laughter, so profound, That in this...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236776232
  • 9781236776235