Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems
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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...me fair in hand. Hor. Sir, to satisfy you in what I have said, Stand by and mark the manner of his teaching. 1" ha.-_1gard: an untamed hawk. 17e buie: struggle, flutter. 1"" shrew-xhow: a perfect rhyme, shrew having been pronounced throw: compare Jew and strtw. ' bears me fair in haul: promises me well. Luc. Now, mistress, profit you in what you read? Bian. What, master, read you? first resolve me that. Luc. I read that I profess, the Art to Love. Bian. And may you prove, sir, master of your art! Luc. While you, sweet dear, prove mistress of my heart! 1 Hor. Quick proceeders, marry! Now, tell me, I pray, You that durst swear that your mistress Bianca Lov'd none in the world so well as Lucentio. Tra. O despiteful love! unconstant woman-kind! I tell thee, Licio, this is wonderful. Hor. Mistake no more: I am not Licio, Nor a musician, as I seem to be; But one that scorn to live in this disguise, For such a one as leaves a gentleman, And makes a god of such a cullion: 2 Know, sir, that I am call'd Hortensio. Tra. Signior Hortensio, I have often heard Cf your entire affeetion to Bianca; And since mine eyes are witness of her lightness, I will with you, if you be so contented, F orswear Bianca and her love for ever. Hor. See, how they kiss and court! Signior Lucentio, Here is my hand, and here I firmly vow Never to woo her more, but do forswear her, As one unworthy all the former favours 3 That I have fondly flatter'd her withal. Tra. And here I take the like unfeigned oath, Never to marry with her though she would entreat: Fie on her! see, how beastly she doth court him! H01." Would all the world but he had quite forsworn! For me, that I may surely keep mine oath, I will be married to a wealthy widow, Ere...
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