The New Hudson Shakespeare

The New Hudson Shakespeare

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...with him for that he was brought in danger by his tyrannical power: and therefore in his heart he was always his mortal enemy, and was besides very familiar with Brutus, who went to see him being sick in his bed, and said unto him: 'Ligarius, in what a time art thou sick?' Ligarius, rising up in his bed, and taking him by the right hand, said unto him: 'Brutus, ' said he, 'if thou hast any great enterprise in hand, worthy of thyself, I am whole.' "--Plutarch, Marcus Brutus. Brutus. Now, good Metellus, go along by him: He loves me well, and I have given him reasons; Send him but hither, and I'll fashion him. 220 Cassius. The morning comes upon's: we '11 leave you. Brutus: And, friends, disperse yourselves; but all remember What you have said, and show yourselves true Romans. Brutus. Good gentlemen, look fresh and merrily; Let not our looks put on our purposes; 225 But bear it as our Roman actors do, With untir'd spirits and formal constancy: And so, good morrow to you every one. _Exeunt all but Brutus Boy! Lucius! Fast asleep? It is no matter; Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber: 230 Thou hast no figures nor no fantasies, Which busy care draws in the brains of men; Therefore thou sleep'st so sound. 221. Two lines in Ff. 230. honey-heavy dew hony 228. Exeunt... Exeunt. Ma-heavy-Dew Ff honey heavy dew net Brutus Ff. Johnson heavy honey-dew Collier. 218. by him: by his house. Make your way home that way. 225. Let not our looks betray our purposes by wearing, or being attired with, any indication of them. Cf. Macbeth, I, vii, 81. 230. The compound epithet, 'honey-heavy, ' is very expressive and apt. The ' dew of slumber ' is called 'heavy ' because it makes the subject feel heavy, and 'honey-heavy, ' because the heaviness it induces is...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845420
  • 9781236845429