The Plays of William Shakspeare; Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr. Steevens's Last Edition with a Selection of the Most Important Notes Volume 5

The Plays of William Shakspeare; Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr. Steevens's Last Edition with a Selection of the Most Important Notes Volume 5

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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. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ...soldiers, to the lajy strokes which the wings of the owl give to the ajr in its flight, which is remarkably flow. M. Mason. N s For in the marches here, we heard, you were, Making another head to fight again. 'Edw. W here is the duke of Norfolk, gentle Warwick? And when came George from Burgundy to England? 'War. Some fix miles off the duke is with the soldiers: And for your brother, --he was lately sent From your kind aunt, duchess of Burgundy, 'With aid of soldiers to this needful war.5 Rich. 'Twas odds, belike, when valiant Warwick fled: Oft have I heard his praises in pursuit, Put ne'er, till now, his scandal of retire. War. Nor now my scandal, Richard, dost thou hear: For thou shalt know, this strong right hand of mine Can pluck the diadem from saint Henry 's head, And wring the awful scepter from his fist; Were he as famous and as bold in war, As he is fam'd for mildness, peace, and prayer. Rich. 1 know it well, lord Warwick: blame me not; Th The exact ages of the duke of York's children, introduced in the present play, will best prove how far our author has, eit. er intentionally or otherwise, deviated, in this particular, from historical truth. Edward, earl of March, afterward duke of York, and king of England, his second (on) was born at Rouen, on Monday the 27th or 28th or" April, 1442; Edmund, earl of Rutland, his third son, at the same placs, on Monday the 17th of May, 1443 j George of York, afterward duke of Clarence, hUfietb son, in Dublin, on Tuesday the zist nf October, 1449; and Richard of York, afterward duke of Cluster, and king of England, his eighth ion, at Fother'ingay, on Monday the 2d of October, I45J Henry, the firji son born in 144," William, the fourth, in 1447. John, the fifths in 1448, and Thomas the seventh, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236526147
  • 9781236526144