Pericles. the Two Noble Kinsmen. Venus and Adonis. Lucrece. Sonnets. a Lover's Complaint. the Passionate Pilgrim. the Phoenix and Turtle. Addenda and Corrigenda
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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...I well;' and then it will run thus; ' ' This rehearsal (Which fury imwcent, wot I well, comes in Like old emportment's bastard) has this end, ' 8ac. And Emilia's meaning is this; 'This recital, the innocent enthusiasm of which, I well know, comes in like the spurious offspring, the faint resemblance of the passion I formerly felt for Flavina, is intended to prove that love between maid and mid may be stronger than that between persons of difierent sexes.' This conjecture, however, is offered with much difiidence; but some explanation is better than none." MABON.--Lamb (Spec. of Engl. Dram. Poets, p. 416) silently printed " this rehearsal (Which every innocent wots well) comes in," &c.; and his alteration of "fury" into "every," which certainly seems to restore the genuine reading, has been adopted by Weber and Mr. Knight. Weber's interpretation of the passage is: " This rehearsal of our affections (which every innocentsoul well knows comes in like the mere bastard, the faint shadow of the true import, the real extent of our natural afiections) has this end or purpose, to prove that the love between two virgins may be stronger than that between persons of different sexes." Seward compares the present description with the well-known passage in A llfutsu/nu/rncr-.ZVight's Dream, act iii. sc. 2; P. 134. (41) " I am not" Walker (Ortt. Exam. &c. vol. iii. p. 343) marks this hemistich as imperfect. " Here we have another stage-direction in the old quarto and in the folio too, --' 3. Hea/rses ready.' " WEBER. P. 136. (46) _ " Since I have knmz: nfight'sfnrg/, frtends' bchests, ...
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