Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Richard II, with Illustr., Notes &C

Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Richard II, with Illustr., Notes &C

By (author) 

List price: US$13.04

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...fight, Weak men must fall; for heaven still guards the right. Enter Sal1sbury. Welcome, my lord; How far off lies your power? Sal. Nor near,14 nor farther off, my gracious lord, Than this weak arm: Discomfort guides my tongue, 65 And bids me speak of nothing but despair. One day too late, I fear, my noble lord, Hath clouded all thy happy days on earth: O, call back yesterday, bid time return, And thou shalt have twelve thousand fighting men:15 70 To-day, to day, unhappy day, too late, E O'erthrows thy joys, friends, fortune, and thy state; For all the Welshmen, hearing thou wert dead, Are gone to Bolingbroke, dispers'd, and fled. Aum. Comfort, my liege: why looks your grace so pale? 75 K. Rich. But now, the blood of twenty thousand men Did triumph in my face, and they are fled; And, till so much blood thither come again, Have I not reason to look pale and dead? All souls that will be safe fly from my side; 80 For time hath set a blot upon my pride. Aum. Comfort, my liege; remember who you are. K. Rich. I had forgot myself: Am I not king? Awake, thou sluggard majesty! thou sleepest. Is not the king's name forty thousand names? 85 Arm, arm, my name! a puny subject strikes At thy great glory.--Look not to the ground, Ye favourites of a king. Are we not high? High be our thoughts: I know, my uncle York Hath power enough to serve our turn. But who Comes here? 90 Enter Scroop. Scroop.16 More health and happiness betide my liege, Than can my care-tun'd tongue deliver him. K. Rich. Mine ear is open, and my heart prepar'd; The worst is worldly los3 thou canst unfold. Say, is my kingdom lost? why, 'twas my care; 95 And what loss is it to be rid of care? Strives Bolingbroke to be as great as we? Greater he shall not be; if he serve God, We'll serve...show more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236957164
  • 9781236957160