The Plays of Shakespeare with the Poems Volume 3

The Plays of Shakespeare with the Poems Volume 3

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...tyranny range on, Till each man drop by lottery. But if these, As I am sure they do, bear fire enough To kindle cowards, and to steel with valour The melting spirits of women; then, countrymen, What need we any spur, but our own cause, To prick us to redress? what other bond Than secret' Romans, that have spoke the word, And will not palter? and what other oath, Than honesty to honesty engag'd, That this shall be, or we will fall for it? Swear priests, and cowards, and men cautclous, Old feeble carrions, and such suffering souls That welcome wrongs; unto bad causes swear Such creatures as men doubt: but do not stain The even d virtue of our enterprise, Nor the insuppressive mettle of our spirits, To think that or our cause or our performance Did need an oath; when every drop of blood That every Roman bears, and nobly beam, Is guilty of a several bastardy, If he do break the smallest particle Of any promise that hath pass'd from him. a--the face of men, --If "face" be right, though it reads dubiously, we are perhaps to understand the pc-neml cloom observable on men's countenances: Warburton proposed /ale, Mason faith, and Malone failht. t--Ai- idle bed; His bed of indolence; see note (-), p. 88 of present volume. c--secret Romans, --"Secret" is here employed with strict classical accuracy for separated, tel apart; and hence, dedicated, or devoted toa particular purpose. So Milton, " Paradise Lost," B. I. Cas. But what of Cicero? shall we sound him? I think he will stand very strong with us. Casca. Let us not leave him out. / Cin. No, by no means. Met. O, let us have him; for his silver hairs Will purchase us a good opinion, And buy men's voices to commend our deeds: It shall bo said, his judgment rul'd our...show more

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  • Paperback | 558 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 984g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236619943
  • 9781236619945