The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare Volume 9-10

The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare Volume 9-10

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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. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ...Cap. All things, that we ordained festival, Turn from their office to black funeral: Our instruments, to melancholy bells; Our wedding cheer, to a sad burial feast; Our solemn hymns to sullen dirges change; Our bridal flowers serve for a buried corse, And all things change them to the contrary. Fri. Sir, go you in, --and, madam, go with him;--And go, sir Paris;--every one prepare To follow this fair corse unto her grave: The heavens do low'r upon you, for some ill; Move them no more, by crossing their high will. Exe. Capulet, Lady Cap. Paris, and Friar. 1 Mus. 'Faith, we may put up our pipes, and be gone. Nurse. Honest good fellows, ah, put up, put up; For, well you know, this is a pitiful case. Exit 1 Mus. Ay, by my troth, the case may be amended. Enter Peter. Pet. Musicians, O, musicians, Heart's ease, heart's ease; O, an you will have me live, play--heart's ease. 1 Mus. Why heart's ease? Pet. O, musicians, because my heart itself plays, --Ms heart is full of zsoe: O, play me some merry dump,9 to comfort me. t 2 Mus. Not a dump we; 'tis no time to play now Pet. You will not then? Mus. No. Pet. I will then give it you soundly. 1 Mus. What will you give us? Pet. No money, on my faith; but the gleek: I will give you the minstrel. 91 See Uamlit, p. 19. IJ Dumps were heavy mournful tunes; possihly indeed any sort of movenwuiwere once so called, as we sometimes meet with a merry dump. Hence dsstyV dumps, deep sorrow, or grievous affliction, as In the next page, and in toe less ancient ballad of Chevy Chatx. It is still said of a person uncommonly sad, that be: in the dumps. R1TSON. 2 The use of this cant term is no where explained; and in all probabiU cannot at this distance of time, be recovered. To gists; however signified to pui. joke or trick more

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