The Shakespearian Dictionary; A General Index to the Popular Expressions, and Most Striking Passages in the Works of Shakespeare
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. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...been drawn to by thy fantasy! A. Y. ii.4. He was wont to speak plain, and to the purpose, like an honest man, and a soldier; and now he has turn'd orthographer; his words are a very fantastical banquet, just so many strange dishes. M.A. ii.3. If thou remember'st not the slightest folly That ever love did make thee run into, Thou hast not lov'd... A. Y. ii.4. 0!--And I, forsooth, in love! I, that have been love's whip; A very beadle to a humorous sigh; A critic; nay, a night-watch constable; A domineering pedant o'er the boy, Than whom no mortal so magnificent! This wimpled, whining, purblind, wayward boy; This senior-junior, giant-dwarf, Dan Cupid; Regent of love-rhymes, lord of folded arms, The anointed sovereign of sighs and groans, Liege of all loiterers and malcontents: # What 1 I! I love! I sue! I seek a wife! A woman, that is like a German clock, Still a repairing; ever out of frame; And never going aright, being a watch, But being watch'd that it may still go right! L. L. iii. 1. For aught that ever I could read, Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth; But, either it was different in blood; O cross! too high to be enthrall'd to low! Or else misgraffed, in respect of years; O spite! too old to be engag'd to young! Or else it stood upon the choice of friends: 0 hell! to choose love by another's eye! Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it; Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, --Behold! The jaws of darkness do devour it up: So quick bright things come to confusion. ill. AT. i. 1. For know, Iago, But..
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