Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Titus Andronicus
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...or falshood, Call me before the exactest auditors, And set me on the proof. So the gods bless me, When all our offices1 have been oppress'd With riotous feeders; when our vaults have. wept With drunken spilth of wine; when every room Hath blazed with lights, and bray'd with minstrelsy; 1 Apartments allotted to culinary purposes, &c. I have retired me to a wasteful cock,1 And set mine eyes at flow. Timon. Pr'ythee, no more. Flav. Heavens, have I said, the bounty of this lord!How many prodigal bits have slaves and peasants This night englutted! Who is not Timon's? What heart, head, sword, force, means, but is lord Timon's? Great Timon, noble, worthy, royal Timon! Ah! when the means are gone, that buy this praise, The breath is gone whereof this praise is made: Feast-won, fast-lost; one cloud of winter showers, These flies are couch'd. Timon. Come, sermon me no farther; No villanous bounty yet hath pass'd my heart; Unwisely, not ignobly, have I given. Why dost thou weep? Canst thou the conscience lack, To think I shall lack friends? Secure thy heart; If I would broach the vessels of my love, And try the argument2 of hearts by borrowing, Men and men's fortunes could I frankly use, As I can bid thee speak. Flav. Assurance bless your thoughts! Timon. And, in some sort, these wants of mine are crown'd,3 1 'i. e. a cockloft, or garret lying in waste.'--Warburton. 8 Contents. 3 Dignified. That I account them blessings; for by these Shall I try friends. You shall perceive, how you Mistake my fortunes: I am wealthy in my friends. Within there, ho!--Flaminius! Servilius! Enter Flaminius, Servilitjs, and other Servants. Ser. My lord, my lord, Timon. I will despatch you severally.--You, to lord Lucius;--to lord Lucullus you; l hunted with his honor...
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