The Historical Shakespearian Reader; Comprising the "Histories," Or, "Chronicle Plays" of Shakespeare Expurgated and Revised, with Notes by John W. S. Hows

The Historical Shakespearian Reader; Comprising the "Histories," Or, "Chronicle Plays" of Shakespeare Expurgated and Revised, with Notes by John W. S. Hows

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...amen to that, thns we appear. Q. Isa. You English princes all, I do salute you. Bur. My duty to you both, on equal love, Great kings of France and England! That I have labor'd, With all my wits, my pains, and strong endeavors, To bring your most imperial majesties Unto this bar and royal interview. You are assembled: and my speech entreats That I may know the let, why gentle Peace Should not expel these inconveniences, And bless us with her foj-mer qualities. K. Hen. If, duke of Burgundy, you would have peace, You must buy that peace With full accord to all our just demands; Whose tenors and particular effects You have, enschedul'd briefly, in your hands. Bur. The king hath heard them; to the which, as yet, There is no answer made. K. Hen. Well then, the peace, Which you before so urg'd, lies in his answer. Fr. King. I have but with a cursorary eye O'er-glanc'd the articles: pleaseth your grace To appoint some of your council presently To sit with us once more, with better heed To re-survey them, we will suddenly Pass our accept, and peremptory answer. K. Hen. Brother, we shall.--Go, uncle Exeter, --And brother Clarence, --and yon, brother Gloster, --Warwick, --and Huntington, --go with the king; And take with you free power to ratify, Augment, or alter, as your wisdoms best Shall see advantageable for our dignity, Any thing in, or out of, our demands; And we'll consign thereto.--Will you, fair sister, Go with the princes, or stay here with us? Q. Isa. Out gracious brother, I will go with them: Haply a woman's voice may do some good, When articles, too nicely urg'd, be stood on. K. Hen. Yet leave our cousin Katharine here with us: She is our capital demand, compris'd Within the fore-rank of our articles. Q. Isa. She hath good leave. Exeunt all except...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236513177
  • 9781236513175