A Select Collection of Old Plays; In Twelve Volumes Volume 6

A Select Collection of Old Plays; In Twelve Volumes Volume 6

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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. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ...you joint commissioner, Vol. vi. n For the relieving our Italian coast From pirates. Marcello. I am much honour'd in't. Camillo. But, sir, Ere I return, the stag's horns may be sprouted Greater than those are shed. Monticelso. Do not fear it; I'll be your ranger. Camillo. You must watch i'th' nights; Then's the most danger. Francisco de Medicis. Farewel, good Marcello; All the best fortunes of a soldier's wish Bring you on ship-board. Camillo. Were I not best, now I am turn'd soldier, Ere that I leave my wife, sell all she hath, And then take leave of her? Monticelso. I expect good from you, Your parting is so merry. Camillo. Merry, my lord! o'th' captains humour right, I am resolved to be drunk this night. Exit. Francisco de Medicis. So, 'twas well fitted; now shall we discern How his wish'd absence will give violent way To duke Brachiano's lust. Monticelso. Why that was it; To what scorn'd purpose else should we make choice Of him for a sea-captain? and, besides, Count Lodowick, which was rumoured for a pirate, Is now in Padua. Francisco de Medicis. Is't true? Monticelso. Most certain. I have letters from him, which are suppliant To work his quick repeal from banishment: He means to address himself for pension Unto our sister dutchess. Francisco de Medicis. O, 'twas well. We shall not want hjs absence past six days: I fain would have the duke Brachiano run Into notorious scandal; for there's nought In such curst dotage, to repair his name, Only the deep sense of some deathless shame. Monticelso. It may be objected, I am dishonourable To play thus with my kinsman; but I answer, For my revenge I'd stake a brother's life, That, being wrong'd durst not avenge himself. Francisco de Medicis. Come, to observe this strumpet. Monticelso Curse of...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236532163
  • 9781236532169