Merchant of Venice. as You Like It. All's Well That Ends Well. Taming of the Shrew. Winter's Tale
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. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...May hold together: On her frights, and griefs, (Which never tender lady hath horne greater, ) She is, something before her time, deliver'd. Paul. A hoy? Emil. A daughter; and a goodly babe, Lustv, and like to live: the queen receives Much comfort in't: says, My poor prisoner, I am innocent as you. Paul. I dare be sworn: These dangerous unsafe lunesi o' the kmg! be shrew them! He must be told on't, and he shall: the office Becomes a woman best; I'll take't upon me: If I prove honey-mouth'd, let my tongue blister; And never to my red-look'd anger be The trumpet any more: --Pray you, Emilia, Commend my best obedience to the queen; If she dares trust me with her little babe, I'll showJt the king, and undertake to be Her advocate to th' loudest: We do not know How he may soften at the sight o' the child; The silence often of pure innocence Persuades, when speaking fails. Emit. Most worthy madam, Your honour, and your goodness, is so evident, That your free undertaking cannot miss A thrwing issue; there is no lady living, So meet for this great errand: Please your ladyship To visit the next room, I'll presently Acquaint the queen of your most noble offer; (1) Frenzies, Who, but to-day, hammer' d of this design; But durst not tempt a minister of honour, Lest she should be denied. Paul. Tell her, Emilia, I'll use that tongue I have: if wit flow from it, As holdness from my hosom, let it not be doubted I shall do good. Emil. Now be you blest for it! I'll to the queen: Please you, come something nearer. Keep. Madam, if't please the queen to send the babe, I know not what I shall incur, to pass it, Having no warrant. Paul. You need not fear it, sir: The child was prisoner to the womb; and is, By law and process of great nature, thence Free' d and...
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