The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher; The Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions Volume 3

The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher; The Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions Volume 3

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... Must have more wits or more lives than another, Or always be in armour or enchanted, Or he is miserable. Jac. Your end of this, sir I Fab. My end is only mirth, to laugh at thee, Which now I'll do in safety: ha, ha, ha! Jac. 'Sheart, then I am grown, ridiculous! Fab. Thou art; And wilt be shortly sport for little children, If thou continuest this rude stubbornness. Jac. Oh, God, for any thing that had an edge! Fab. Ha, ha, ha! Jac. Fie, what a shame it is, To have a lubber shew his teeth! Fab. Ha, ha! Jac. Why dost thou laugh at me, thou wretched fellow I Speak, with a pox! and look you render me Just such a reason Fab. I shall die with laughing. Jac. As no man can find fault with. I shall have Another sword, I shall, you fleering puppy! Fab. Does not this testiness shew finely in thee? Once more, take heed of children: if they find thee, They'll break up school to bear thee company, Thou wilt be such a pastime; and hoot at thee, And call thee Bloody-bones, and SpadeTM, and Spitfire, And Gaffer Madman, and Go-by-Jeronimo," " Spade An allusion, Weber conjectures, to " the black man with his spade,"--one of the bugbears of the nursery. " Go-by-Jeronimo This expression (which is ridiculed by many of our old dramatists as well as other early writers, and had, iudeed, become proverbial) its And Will-with-a-wisp, and Come-aloft0, and Crack-rope, And old Saint Dennis with the dudgeon codpiece, And twenty such names. Jac. No, I think they will not. Fab. Yes, but they will; and nurses still their children Only with thee, and " Here take him, Jacomo!" Jac. God's precious, that I were but over thea One steeple height! I would fall and break thy neck. Fab. This is the reason I laugh at thee, and, While thou art thus, will...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236632559
  • 9781236632555