The Plays of William Shakespeare; With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators Volume 13

The Plays of William Shakespeare; With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators Volume 13

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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. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ... by Antony, in an endeavour to obtain Cleopatra's permission to depart, and in vows of everlasting constancy, not in persuading her to forget him, or love him no longer: "--I go from hence, " Thy soldier, servant; making peace, or war, " As thou affect'st." I have lately observed that this emendation had been made by Mr. Pone.--If the old copy be right, the words must mean, I will get her love to permit and endure our separation. But the word get connects much more naturally with the word leave than with love. The same error as I have since observed has happened in Titus Andronicus, and therefore I have no longer any doubt that leave was Shakspearc's word. In that play we find: " He loves his pledges dearer than his life," instead of--He leaves, &c. Malone. s.-more urgent touches, Things that touch me more sensibly, more pressing motives. Johnson. So, Imogen says in Cymbeline: Do strongly speak to us; but the letters too Of many our contriving friends in Rome Petition us at home:6 Sextus Pompeius Hath given the dare to Caesar, and commands The empire of the sea; our slippery people (Whose love is never link'd to the descrver, Till his deserts are past) begin to throw Pompey the great, and all his dignities, Upon his son; who, high in name and power, Higher than both in blood and life, stands up For the main soldier: whose quality, going on, The sides o' the world may danger: Much is breeding. Which, like the courser's hair,7 hath yet but life, And not a serpent's poison. Say, our pleasure, To such whose place is under us, requires Our quick remove from hence.s Eno. I shall do't. Exeunt. " a touch more rare " Subdues all pangs, all fears." JH. Mason. 6 Petition us at homeWish us at home; more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236775122