Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems Volume 3

Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems Volume 3

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...not him thy Harry's company, banish not him thy Harry's company: banish plump Jack, and banish all the world. P. Hen. I do, I will. A knocking heard. Exeunt Hostess and Bahdolph. Re-enter Bardolph, running. 9--that bolting-hutch of beastliness, A " bolting-hutch," according to Steevens, is the large wooden receptacle into which meal is bolted or silted. For " trunk of humours " just before, the corr. fo. 1632 has " hulk of humours." 10--that huge Bombard of sack, A " bomhard" is used by Ben Jonson and others, as well as by Shakespeare, for a large harrel. Heywood, in his " Philocothonista," 1635, speaks of " the great black-jacks and bomhards of the court," as large leathern vessels out of which people used to drink. 1--that roasted Manningtree-ox Prohably an allusion to the roasting of an ox at Manningtree fair, which was held, as Nash, Heywood, Dekker, and others inform us, by exhibiting a species of stage-play called " morals," or " moralities," annually. This brings to the mind of the Prince the Vice and Iniquity, &c. characters in those plays. I would your grace would take me with yon: t. e. Let me understand you; or, as Johnson explains it, " go no faster than I can follow." The phrase is of perpetual occurrence. Bard. 0! my lord, my lord! the sheriff, with a most monstrous watch, is at the door. Fal. Out, you rogue! play out the play: I have much to say in the behalf of that Falstaff. Re-enter Hostess. Host. 0 Jesu! my lord, my lord!--P. Hen. Heigh, heigh! the devil rides upon a fiddle-stick'. What's the matter? Host. The sheriff and all the watch are at the door: they are come to search the house. Shall I let them in? Fal. Dost thou hear, Hal? more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
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  • English
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