Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, Tragedies & Poems Volume 1

Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, Tragedies & Poems 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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...Demetrius, once suitor to Helena, now in love with Hermia. Philostkate, matter of the revels to Theseus. Quince, a carpenter, Bottom, a weaver, Flute, a bellowsmender, Snout, a tinker, Snug, a joiner, Starveling, a tailor, Performing in the interlude the parts of Prologue, Ptramus, ThisRe, Wall, Lion, Moonshine. Hippoltta, qneen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus. Hermia, daughter to Egeus, betrothed to Lysander. Helena, in love with Demetrius. Oreron, king of the fairies. Titania, queen of the fairies. Puck, or Robin Goodjellow. Peaserlossom, Corwer, Moth, Mustardseed, Other fairies attending their King and Queen. Attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta. fairies. Souu: Athens, and wood near It. A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM. ACT I. Scene L Athens. The palace of Theseus. Enter Tresius, Hippolyta, Philostrate, and Attendants. The. Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour Draws on apace; four happy days bring in Another moon: but, O, methinks, how slow This old moon wanes! she lingers my desires, Like to a step-dame or a dowager Long withering out a young man's revenue. Hip. Four days will quickly steep themselves in night; Four nights will quickly dream away the time; And then the moon, like to a silver bow New-bent in heaven, shall behold the night 10 Of our solemnities. The. Go, Philostrate, Stir up the Athenian youth to merriments; Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth: Turn melancholy forth to funerals; The pale companion is not for our pomp. Exit PkOostrate. Hippolyta, I woo'd thee with my sword, And won thy love, doing thee injuries; But I will wed thee in another key, With pomp, with triumph and with revelling. Enter Eg Eds, Uekmia, Ltsansee, and Demetrius. Ege. Happy be Theseus, our renowned Duke! 20 The. Thanks, good Egeus: what's the news...show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236511093
  • 9781236511096