The Plays of William Shakespeare; From the Correct Edition of Isaac Reed, Esq Volume 5
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. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...you?--But this place is too cold for hell. I'll devil-porter it no further: I had thought to have let in some of all professions, that go the primrose way to the everlasting bonfire. Knocking.' Anon, anon; I pray you, remember the porter. Opens the gate. Enter Macduff and Lenox. Macd. Was it so late, friend, ere you went to bed, That you do lie so late? Port. 'Faith, sir, we were carousing till the second cock: and drink, sir, is a great provoker of three things. Macd. What three things does drink especially provoke? Port. Marry, sir, nose-painting, sleep, and urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes, and unprovokes: it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance: Therefore, much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery: it makes him, and it mars him; it sets him on, and it takes him off; it persuades h. and disheartens him; makes him stand to, ancf not stand to: in conclusion, equivocates him in a sleep and, giving him the lie, leaves him. Macd. I believe, drink gave thee the lie la3t night. Port. That it did, sir, i'th'very throat o'me: Bu' I requited him for his lie; and, I think, being toe strong for him, though he took up my legs sometime, yet I made a shift to cast him. Macd. Is thy master stirring? Our knocking has awak'd him; here he comes. Enter Macbeth. Len. Good-morrow, noble sir! Macb. Good-morrow, both! Macd. Is the king stirring, worthy thane? Macb. Not yet Macd. He did command me to call timely on him; I have almost slipp'd the hour. Macb. I'll bring you to him. Macd. I know, this is a joyful trouble to you; But yet, 'tis one. Macb. The labour we delight in, physicks pain. This is the door. Macd. I'll make so bold to call, For 'tis my limited service. Exit Macduff. Len. Goes the king From hence to-day? Macb. He...
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