Life of William Shakespeare

Life of William Shakespeare

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...or receve money ther, or brynge youre money home, yow maye. I see howe knite stockynges be sold; ther ys gret byinge of them at Aysshone. Edward Wheat and Harrye, youre brother man, were both at Evysham thys daye senet, and as I harde bestow 20li. there in knyt hosse; wherefore I thynke yow maye doo good, yff yow can have money. Another letter, dated November 4th, 1598, contains a third allusion to Shakespeare, and also relates to the subject of money; not a very poetical theme, but one in which the dramatist evidently took a lively interest, having seen, perhaps, tha-"if money go before, all ways do lie open," and that it is " a good soldier, and will on." These are proverbial truths, the force of which have been felt in all ages and countries, and have not been in any way extinguished by the progress of civilization. Nov. 4, 1598. All health, happines of suites and wellfare, be multiplied unto I1 and ur labours in God our ffather bi Christ our Lord. Ur letter of the 25. of October came to mi handes the laste of the same att night per Grenwai, which imported a stai of suites by Sr. Ed. Gr. advise, untill &c. and that onli u should followe on for tax and sub. presentli, and allso ur travell and hinderance of answere therein, bi ur longe travell and thaffaires of the Courte: And that our countriman Mr. Wm. Shak. would procure us monei, we. I will like of, as I shall heare when, and wheare, and howe; and I prai let not go that occasion, if it mai sorte to ani indifferent eondicions. Allso that if monei might be had for 30 or 40l., a lease, &c. might be procured. Oh howe can u make dowbt of monei, who will not beare xxx.tie or xl.s. towardes sutch a match! The latter end of ur letter we. concerned more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • English
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  • 1236890078
  • 9781236890078