The Plays of William Shakespeare; With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators Volume 14
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: ...noble duke6 my master, My worthy arch7 and patron, comes to-night: By his authority I will proclaim it, That he, which finds him, shall deserve our thanks, 3--conjuring the moon To stand his auspicious mistress: So, in All's Well that Ends Well: And fortune play upon thy prosperous helm, As thy auspicious mistress. Malone.----their thunders--First quarto; the rest have it the thunder. Johnson. 5 gasted--Frighted. Johnson. So, in Beaumont and Fletcher's Wit at several Weapons: --either the sight of the lady lias gasted him, or else he's drunk. Steecens. 6 Not in this land shall he remain uncaught; And found--Despatch.--The noble duke &c.1 The sense is interrupted. He shall be caught--and found, he shall be punish'd Despatch. Johnson. 7 arch--i. e. Chief; a word now used only in composition, as arch-angel, arch-duke. So, in Heywood's If you know not me, you know Nobody, 1613: Poole, that arch for truth and honesty. Steevens. Bringing the murderous coward3 to the stake; He, that conceals him, death. Edm. When I dissuaded him from his intent, And found him pight to do it, with curst speech9 I threaten'd to discover him: He replied, Thou unpossessing bastard dost thou think, If I would stand against thee, would the reposal1 Of any trust, virtue, or worth, in thee Make thy words faith'd? No: what I should deny, (As this I would; ay, though thou didst produce My very character?) I'd turn it all To thy suggestion, plot, and damned practice: And thou must make a dullard of the world,3 If they not thought the profits of my death Were very firegnant and potential spurs To make thee seek it. Glo. Strong and fasten'd villain I5 Would he deny his letter?--I never got him.6 Trumpets within Hark, the...
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