The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...for silence for Caesar. As soon as he is with Cassius he instinctively changes his tone. 230. gentler than other. "Gentler" is here an adverb; "other " is equivalent (as in the expression " each other " ) to "the other." 245. hooted. See Glossary. 249. swounded. See Glossary. 253. market-place, the Forum, so called by North. 256. falling sickness, epilepsy. The name is used by North. 267. plucked me ope. "Me is dative of reference or concern. doublet. Shakespeare writes as if the Romans dressed like Elizabethans. Cf. "unbraced" which occurs at i. 3. 48, and ii. 1. 262. Passages like this remind us that the actors of Shakespeare's time wore the costume of their own day, whatever the period represented by the play. 268. An. See Glossary. occupation. See Glossary. 282. Why did Cicero speak in Greek? What, apparently, did he say? 300. quick mettle. Of high spirit. See Glossary under the, separate words, and cf, i. 1. 5. 308-310. What is the significance of this appointment? 311. the world. That is, the state of subjection to Caesar in which the world now is. 314. From that it is disposed, i.e. from that to which it is disposed. The omission of the relative is by no means rare, whether as subject or object. The omission of the preposition is analogous to that in i. 1. 47, where see note. 317. bear me hard, regard me with dislike or ill-will. So ii. 1. 215 and iii. 1. 157. 319. He, Caesar; or possibly Cassius is sneering at Brutus for being led so easily by his own rhetoric, in which case " he " would mean Brutus. This does not seem to agree with the very strong affection he obviously had for Brutus; yet, considering the careful skill with which he employs conscious flattery to...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123695680X
  • 9781236956804