The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare Volume 5

The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare Volume 5

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...thanks on both hands. Nich. That were rare indeed, la. Pray, let me know how. Pye. Nay, 'tis very necessary thou shouldst know, because thou must be employed as an actor. Nich. An actor? O no; that's a player; and our parson rails against players mightily, I can tell you, because they brought Inm drunk upon the stage once;--as he will be horribly drunk. Oath. Mass, I cannot blame him then, poor church-spout. Pye. Why, as an intermedler, then. Nich. Ay, that, that. Pye. Give me audience, then. When the old knight, thy master, has raged his fill for the loss of the chain, tell him thou hast a kinsman in prison, of such exquisite art that the devil himself is French lackey to him, and runs bareheaded by his horse-belly, when he has one; whom he will cause, with most Irish dexterity, to fetch his chain, though 'twere hid under a mine of sea-coal, and ne'er make spade or pick-axe his instruments: tell him but this, with farther instructions thou shalt receive from me, and thou showest thyself a kinsman indeed. Oath. A dainty bully. Skir. An honest book-keeper. Idle. And my three-times-thrice-honey cousin. Nich. Nay, grace of God, I'll rob him on't suddenly, and hang it in the rosemary bank; but I bear that mind, cousin, I would not steal anything, methinks, for mine own father. Skir. He bears a good mind in that, captain. Pye. Why, well said; he begins to be an honest fellow, 'faith. Oath. In troth he does. Nich. You see, cousin, I am willing to do you any kindness; always saving myself harmless. Idle. Why, I thank thee. Fare thee well; I shall requite it. Exit Nicholas. Oath. 'Twill be good for thee, captain, that thou hast such an egregious ass to thy cousin. Idle. Ay, is he not a fine fool, corporal? But, George, thou talk'st of art and conjuring;...show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236583590
  • 9781236583598