Historical and Explanatory Notes with Various Readings Illustrative of the Works of W. Shakespeare

Historical and Explanatory Notes with Various Readings Illustrative of the Works of W. Shakespeare

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...innocence to Heaven. WARBURTow. I. 53'. Grace to boat.' Grace, or Heaven help me. c. 2, I. 5. And clap th self my love; She opened her hand, to cliip the palm of it into lus, as people do when they confirm a bargain. Hence the phrase--to clap up a bargain, i. e. make one with no other ceremony than the iunction of hands. I. 22. The mort n'the deer; A lesson upon the horn at the death of the deer. I. 26 I'fecks." i supposed corruption of: faith. Our present vulgar pronounce itegs. ' l. 27. Why, that's my bawcockg Perhaps from beau and coq. lt is still sni in vulgar language that such a one is a jolly each, a cool: of I/te yame. 1. 32.-----Still virginallin'g--Still playing with her lingers, as a girl playing on the virginals. A viryinal is it very small kind of spinnet. Queen Elizabeth's viryinal boo/: is yet in being, and many of the lessons in it have proved so diflicult, as to bathe our most expert players on the harpsichord STi: rsvr=;Ns. Id. l 76.-'lower messes, Lower messes is perhaps used as an expression to signify the low--est degree about the court. c. 2, I7.-ihoges honesty behind To hozc. is to ham-string. _, The roper word is, to _hough, i. e. to cut the ough, or hamstring. l. 34. I_Vhereof the execution did cry put, _ Against the nm_i--performa_nce, g I'his is one of the expressions by which hnkspeare too frequently clouds his meaning. This sounding phrase means, I think, no more than a thing necessary to be done. JOHNSON. Id. l. 63.---the pin and web. Disorders in the eye. P. 333, c. l. I. 8.----like her medal,1 i. e. her portrait. Mr. Malone reads "his medal." Id. l. 28. Make't thy question, and go rot! &c. This refers to what Camillo has just said, relative to the...
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  • Paperback | 270 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236539762