The Works of Mr. William Shakespear; In Nine Volumes Volume 7
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. 1714 edition. Excerpt: ...loft him, Why I have loft him too. Oth. Had it pleas'd Heav'n, To try me with Affliction, had he rain'd ' All kind of Sores, and Shames on my bare Head, Steep'd me in Poverty to the very Lips, Given to Captivity, me and my utmoft Hopes; I fhould have found in fome place of my Soul A.drop-of Patience. But alas, to make me A fixed Figure for the Hand of Scorn To point his flow and moving Finger at 1 Yet could I bear that too, well, very well: But there where I have garner'd up my Heart, ' Where either I muft live, or bear no Life, The Fountain from the which my Current runs, Or elfe dries up, to.be difcarded thence;.: Or Or keep it as a Ciftern, for foul Toads To knot and-gender in. Turn thy Complexion there, Patience, thou young and rofi-lrpp'd Cherubin, I here-look grim as Hell. Def. I hope my noble Lord efteems me Honeft. Oth. O ay, as Summer-Flics are in the Shambles, That quicken even with blowing. Oh thau Weed! Who art fo lovely, fair, and fmell'fi fo fweet, That the Senft akes at thee; Wouldft thou'dft never been"born! Def. Alas, what ignorant Sin have I committed? Oth. Was this fair Paper, this moft goodly Book, Made to write Whore upon? What committed, Committed? Oh, thou publick Commoner, I fhould make very Forges of my Cheeks, That would to Cynders burn up Modefty, Did but I fpeak thy Deeds. What, committed? Heav'n flops the Nofe at it, and the Moon winks; The bawdy Wind, that kifles all it meets, Is hufh'd within the hol'low Mine of Earth And will not hear't. What, committed?----Def. By Heav'n, you do me Wrong. Oth. Are not you a Strumpet? Def. No, as I am a Chriftian. If to preferve this Veflel for my Lord, From any other foul unlawful touch, Be, not to be a Strumpet, I am none. Oth. What, not a Whore? Def. No, as I mail be fav'd....
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