Shakspere's Hamlet; The First Quarto, 1603
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. 1603 edition. Excerpt: ... wring from him The caufe and ground of his diftemperancte. Doe this, the king of Denmarke thai be tbanlcefull. Rof. M y Lord, whatfoeuer lies within our power Your maieftie may more commaund in wordes Then vfe perfwauons to your liege men, bound By loue, by ductic, and obedience. GuiL What we may doe for both your Maieflies To know the griefe troubles the Prince your fonne, We wil 1 indeuour all thebeft we may. So in all duetic doe we take our leaue. King T hankes Guilderftone, and gentle Roflencraft. Que. Thankes Roflencraft.and gendeGUdcrftone. Enter QorambU and OfeSa. fir. My Lord, the Ambaffadors are ioyfully-Return"d from Norway. King Thou flill haft becne the father ofgood news. D 3 fir. Hauc I my Lord? Iaflurc your grace, I holdc my due tie as I holde my life, Both to my God, and to my foueraigncKing: And I bclccuc, or elfc this braine of mine Hunts not the traine ofpoliciefo well As it had wont to doe, but I haue found The very depth of Hamlets Iunacie. guecne Godgraunthehath. Enter the Ambajfadors. King Now Voltemar.vAax. from our brotherNomayl Volt. Moft faire returnes of greetings and defircs, Vpon our firfl he fent forth to fupprede His nephews leuics, which to him appear'd To be a preparation gainft the Polaclce: But better look't into, he truely found It was again (I your Highne ffe, wherea t grieued, That fo his fkkcnefTe.agcand impotence, Was falfely borne in hand, fends out arrefts On Fortetibrafle, which he in briefe obays, Keceiues rebuke from Afrrnw.-and in fine, Makes vow before his vncle, neuer more To giue the aflay of Armes aga in ft your Maieftie, Whereon olde 2vtfrr/ou.erc.ome with ioy, Giues him three thoufand crownes in annuall fee, And his Commiffion to employ thofe fouldicrs, So leuicd as...
- Paperback | 30 pages
- 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
- 13 Sep 2013
- Illustrations, black and white