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 2
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: ...court, how 1 was in your grace, 1----pretente Is, in will pafs but for a lie. Faljhsed this place, taken forafebeme laid, means both treachery and lie. a JtfigH formed; to pretend means + for life I prize it, &c. Lift to ifftgn, in the Gent, of Verona, is to me now only grief, and as 'Mint integrity, &c. That fuch only is conlidcred by me, I if, my-virtue bt-in; accounted would therefore willingly difmils u-ickeitarfs, my.uL.tiou of it it. T a How How merited to be fo-, fince he came, With what encounter fo uncurrent I Have ftrain'd to appear thus; if one jot beyond The bounds of honour, or in aft, or will That way inclining, hardned be the hearts Of all that hear me, and my near'ft of kin Cry, Fy, upon my grave! Leo. I ne'er heard yet, That any of thofe bolder vices wanted s Lefs impudence to gain-fay what they did, Than to perform it firft. Her. That's true enough; Tho' 'tis a faying, Sir, not due to me. Leo. You will not own it. Her. More than miffrefs of, What comes to me in name of fault, I muft not At all acknowledge. For Polixenes, With whom I am accus'd, I do confefs, I lov'd him, as in honour he requir'd; With fuch a kind of love, as might become A lady like me; with a love, even fuch, So and no other, as yourfelf commanded: s Siate be came, they did, With what tiKovnter fo ittuur-flan to perform itfirfl.' ftka rent 1 rent that according to the proper, Havefirtua'J/ appear thus. at leaft according to the profent, Thefe lines I do not underftand; ufe of words, left (hould be mtrtf with the licente of all Editors or wanted fliouW be bad. But what I cannot underftand I fup-Sbaktfpeare is very uncertain in pofe unintelligible, and there-his ufc of negatives. It may be' fore propofe that they may be neceflary once to obferve, that in...
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