Notes on Shakespeare's Play of King Richard III

Notes on Shakespeare's Play of King Richard III

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...That roars so loud, and thunders in the index," 151. Cgn5istory_ A gonsigtgry is (1) a place of assembly, and (2) the assembly itself, and that a spiritual one. Here it means one who gives spiritual advice. Lat. consistere, to stand together. Aer II. Soul 8. 3. News, lit. what is new. Spelt newes, and came into use about 1500 A.D. New is a variant of ngw; so that news is that which is now. 5-The better = good news I3-I5. During_ his minority the council shall rule well, and in his full and ripened years he himself shall rule well. 27. Danger' a great source of danger. In M. of V. ii. 1, I5, " You stand within his dfinggr, do you not? " it means power to do mischief, and the word danger strikes the keynote of the piece. Derived from Latin dominus through an old form dominarium, which consonified the " ia" into "ja," and gave Old French dongier. Dongezm is from the same root. The word danger was a very great word in Medisaval literature, both French and English. It means (1) the fines and nalties due to the superior or do-minus, as in the phrase " lea danger boi"s," which Cotgrave defines as the amerciaments and oonfiscations adjudged to the King by the oflicers of woods and forests. (2) It is used in allegorical poems as the name of one of the personages, either the father, husband, or lover, who has some superior right in the heroine, so that the Dan (in danger) is equivalent almost to Don or Lord. 39. Almost, scarcely. The orig. meaning was nearly or nearly 311. A.S. 93,1, completely, and mest, the most. as. Reason, talk 35. shrewd, sharp, biting. shrewd in old writers meutl cunt. Bacon says: --" An ant is a wise creature for itself, but it in shrewd thin for more

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