Loves Labour's Lost Volume 14
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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...therefore red that would auoyd difpraife, Paints it felfe blacke, to imitate her brow. Dum. To look like her are Chimny-fweepers blacke. Lon. And fince her time, are Colliers counted bright. 284 275. browes brow F4, Rowe, +, Dyce 277. doters dooters Q. ii, iii. 279. the dayes' these days Coll. MS. 276. fainting painting an FaF3. 283. blacke. blake Q. black t Rowe painting and F4 et seq. i, Han. vfurping haire usurped hair 284. bright. bright? Rowe i, Han. Han. an usurping heir Daniel. that the word ' spirit' in our old poets, wherever the metre does not compel us to pronounce it disyllabically, is a monosyllable. As in the present line and also in V, ii, 176; see, if necessary, notes in this ed. on Mer. of Ven. V, I, 196; Mid. N. D. II, i, 32; Twelfth Night, I, i, 12.--Ed. 274. spirits of light Grey (i, 150): An allusion to a Corinthians, xi, 14: 'And no marvel, for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.' 276. vsurping haire Shakespeare again refers to false hair thus: --' those crisped snaky golden locks... often known To be the dowrie of a second head.'--Mer. of Ven. Ill, ii, 92; 'Before the golden tresses of the dead... were shorn away, To live a second life on second head.'--Sonn. 68; 'thatch your poor thin roofs With burdens of the dead.'--Timon, IV, iii, 144. In Stubbes's Anatomic of Abuses, 1583, we find the following account of the fashion: 'they are Dot simply content with their owne haire, but buy other heyre, dying it of what colour they list themselues. And if there be any poore women (as now and then, we see God doeth blesse them with beautie, as well as the riche) that hath faire haire, these nice dames will not rest, till thei haue bought it Or if any children haue faire haire thei will intice them into a...
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