Shilling Annotated Plays of Shakspeare for Students; Each Play with Explanatory and Illustrative Notes Critical Remarks and Other AIDS to a Thorough Understanding of the Drama. Edited for the Use of Schools and Students Preparing Volume 9

Shilling Annotated Plays of Shakspeare for Students; Each Play with Explanatory and Illustrative Notes Critical Remarks and Other AIDS to a Thorough Understanding of the Drama. Edited for the Use of Schools and Students Preparing Volume 9

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...indeed! If a man were porter of hell-gate, he should have old turning 2 the key. Knocking. Knock, knock, knockl Who 's there, i' the name of Beelzebub? Here 's a farmer, that hanged himself on the expectation of plenty:3--Come in time,4 have napkins enow about you; here you 'l1 sweat for 't. Knockg ing. Knock, knockl Who 's there, i' the other devil's name? Faith, here 's an equivocator, that could swear in both the scales against either scale; who committed treason enough for God's sake, yet could not equivocate to heaven: O, come in, equivocator. Knocking Knock, knock, knock! Who 's there? Faith, here 's an English tailor come hither, for stealing out of a French hose;5 Come in, tailor; here you may roast your goose. Knocking ' To know my deed, Q-0. While knowing what I have done, it were best I should be lost in my thoughts of who I am. _ 2 Old turning Enough of turning. The word old was often used in colloquial language as an augmentative denoting abundant or in excess. Hence the play on words in the Taming of the Shrew, iii. 2., 'News, old news, and such news as you never heard of.' Sea note in the Eclitor's Tempest, p. 22. ' On the expectation of pbnty That is, because he foresaw a plentiful supply of grain, which would bring down the price of what he had engrossed or monopolised. ' Oome in time You are come in good time. I suppose here a reference to the farmer-'s having left the world before his time. _ ' Hose A pair of breeches and stockings. Knock, knock! Never at quiet! What are you 'I--But this place is too cold for hell. I 'll devil-porter it no further: I had thought to have let in some of all professions, that...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
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  • English
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