The Minor Elizabethan Drama Volume 1

The Minor Elizabethan Drama Volume 1

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...And would this dreary day had turn'd to night, Or that some pitchy cloud had cloak'd the sun, 1 i.e., enjoy. Is not this an error originating in the word "joy" a little above? The sense seems to require " charms." - Walker's correction, Crit. Exam, of the text of Shakespeare, etc., vol. ii. p. 231.--The 4to " the." 4 To connect this with what precedes, a friend would read " Have all mine eyes, nect this with what precedes, a friend would read etc.: but the probability is, that a line has dropt out, Before their lights had caus'd my lord to see 140 His name disparag'd and my chastity I Dav. My love, if want of love have left thy soul A sharper sense of honour than thy king, (For love leads princes sometimes from their seats, ) As erst my heart was hurt, displeasing thee, So come and taste thy ease with easing me. Beth. One medicine cannot heal our different harms; But rather make both rankle at the bone: Then let the king be cunning in his cure, Lest flattering both, both perish in his hand, 150 Dav. Leave it to me, my dearest Bethsabe, Whose skill is conversant in deeper cures.--And, Cusay, haste thou to my servant Joab, Commanding him to send Urias home With all the speed can possibly be us'd. Cu. Cusay will fly about the king's desire. Exeunt. 0r Edlfr oab, Abisai, Urias, and others, with drum and ensign. f j/ Joab. Courage, ye mighty men of Israel, jj V, And charge your fatal instruments of war i. b Upon the bosoms of proud Ammon's sons, p A. ' That have disguis'd your king's ambassadors, 160 'jf" Cut half their beards and half their garments off, A In spite of Israel and his daughters' sons! Ye fight the holy battles of Jehovah, King David's God, and ours, and Jacob's God, That guides your weapons...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615255
  • 9781236615251