The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes; With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators to Which Are Added Notes by Sam Johnson Volume 7
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. 1765 edition. Excerpt: ...you, Madam? The worthy Leonatm is in safety, And greets your Highness dearly. Ima. Thanks, good Sir, You're kindly welcome. lack. All of her, that is out of door, most rich! If she be furnish'd with a mind so rare, _Afiti. Gives. ctLetter. 9 but mojt miserable, h tbt desire, tbut's glorious.--Her husband, she says, proves ber supreme grief. She had been happy had she been itoln as her brothers were, but now she is miserable, as all those are who have a sense of worth and honour superior to the vulgar, which occasions them infinite vexations from the envious and worthless part of mankind. Ha i (he not so refined a taste as to be content only with the superior meiit of Poftbumus, but could have taken up with Chun, she might have escaped these persecutions. This elegance of taste, which always discovers an excellence and chuses"it, she calls with great sublimity of expression, Tbt iffirt that's glorious; which the Oxford Editor not understanding alters to. The degree that's gloritu), Warb, Honu m, an foe'er, that herve their boneft 'u.ilst, Which ftafens com/brt.---The last words are equivocal; but the meaning is this. Who are beholden only to the seasons for their support and nourishments; so that, if thole be kindly, such have-no more to care for or desire. Warburton. I am willing to comply with any meaning that can be extorted from the present text, rather than change it, yet vyill propose, but with great diffidence, a flight alteration: ----iBUfsd. be. tb-fe, Hoia mean foe'er, thai have their boar/I luiils. With reason's comfort. Who gratify their innocent wishes with reasonable enjoyments. She She is alone th' Arabian bird; and I Have lost the wager. Boldness be my friend J Arm me, Audacity, from head to foot: Or, like the Partbian, I...
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