Temple Shakespeare

Temple Shakespeare

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... would now like him, now loathe him; then entertain him, then forswear him; now weep for him, then spit at him; that I drave my suitor from his mad humour of love to a living humour of madness; which was, to forswear the 440 full stream of the world and to live in a nook merely monastic. And thus I cured him; and this way will I take upon me to wash your liver as clean as a sound sheep's heart, that there shall not be one spot of love in't. Orl. I would not be cured, youth. Ros. I would cure you, if you would but call me Rosalind and come every day to my cote and woo me. Orl. Now, by the faith of my love, I will: tell me where it is. 450 Ros. Go with me to it and I 'll show it you: and by the way you shall tell me where in the forest you live. Will you go? Orl. With all my heart, good youth. Ros. Nay, you must call me Rosalind. Come, sister, will you go? 72 Exeunt. Scene III. The forest. Enter Touchstone and Audrey; Jaques behind. Touch. Come apace, good Audrey: I will fetch up your goats, Audrey. And how, Audrey? am I the man yet? doth my simple feature content you? Aud. Your features! Lord warrant us! what features? Touch. I am here with thee and thy goats, as the most capricious poet, honest Ovid, was among the Goths. Jag. Aslde O knowledge ill-inhabited, worse than 10 Jove in a thatched house! Touch. When a man's verses cannot be understood, nor a man's good wit seconded with the forward child, understanding, it strikes a man more dead than a great reckoning in a little room. Truly, I would the gods had made thee poetical. Aud. I do not know what 'poetical' is: is it honest in deed and word? is it a true thing? Touch. No, truly; for the truest poetry is the most feigning; and lovers are given to poetry, and 20 what they swear in...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236937619
  • 9781236937612