The Supplementary Works of William Shakspeare [I.E. Shakespeare]; Comprising His Poems and Doubtful Plays

The Supplementary Works of William Shakspeare [I.E. Shakespeare]; Comprising His Poems and Doubtful Plays : With Glossarial and Other Notes

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...right heir, being a fool and bestowed those lands on me his eldest son; and therefore I must weep for him; ha, ha! Why, all th_e world knows as lonfii as 'twas his pleasure to get me, 'twas his duty to get for me: know the law in that point; no attorney can gull me. Well, my uncle IS an old ass, and an admirable coxoomb. I'll rule the roast myself; I'll be kept under no more; I know what I ma do well enough by my father's copy: the law 's in mine own han s now. Nay now I know my strength, I'll be strong enough for my mother, I warrant yioz. '.1-it. SCENE' II.----A Street. Enter PYEBOARD and Sxmmsn. Pg/e. What's to be done now, old lad of war? Thou that were wont to be as hot as a turnspit, as nimble as a fencer, and as lousy as a school-master, now thou art put to silence like a sectary. War sits now like a justice of peace and does nothing. Where be your muskets, caliversfll and hot-shots? in Long-lane, at pawn, at pawn P Now keys are your only guns; key-uns, key-guns, ---and bawds the gunners; who are your sentine s in peace, and stand ready charged to give warning with hems, hums, and pocky coughs: only your chambers are licensed to play upon you, and drabs enow to give fire to 'em. In old English books the word widower is applied to both sexes. 4.'oak5.. e. those widows who shed most tears, are sometimes guilty of such I'k'ClO!'lS as render them proper suhiects for the public hospital..e. alive. I Pursue another course. 1 Muskets. Slri/r. Well, I cannot tell but I am sure it goes wrong with rue; for since the ceasureg of the wars I have s nt above a nupdred crowns out of purse. I_have been a sol ier any time this forty years; and now I perceive a_n old...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123687708X
  • 9781236877086