The Works of Shakespeare; In Eight Volumes Volume 6
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. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ...might alledge in support of such a wise opinion. And, Dicmede, Stand fast, and wear a castle on thy head, &c. I venrur'd, some time ago, to correct the passage thus; Writing destruction en the enemies 'calk, 5. e. ar helmet j from the French word, une casque. A broken k Id the manuscript might essily be mistaken for tl, and thus a castle wai built at once. But as 1 think it is much more seisible to split an helmet with a batrle-axe, than to cut down a castle with it, I mall continue to stand by my emendation.. A.-Are Are meet for plucking up, and therefore mine. Luc. Sweet father, if I shall be thought thy son, Let me redeem my brothers both from death. Mar. And for our father's fake, and mother's care, Now let me show a brother's love to thee. Tit. Agree between you, I will spare my hand. Luc. Then I'll go setch an ax. Mar. But I will use the ax. Ext. Lucius and Marcus. Tit. Come hither, Aaron, I'll deceive them both, Lend me thy hand, and I will give thee mine. Aar. If that be call'd deceit, I will be honest, And never, whilst I live, deceive men so. But I'll deceive you in another sort, And that, you'll fay, ere half an hour pass. Aside. He cuts off Titus' band. Enter Lucius and Marcus again. Tit. Now stay your strise; what shall be, is difpatch'd: Good Aaron, give his Majesty my hand: Tell him, it was a hand that warded him From thoufand dangers, bid him bury it: More hath it merited; that let it have. As for my sons, fay, I account of them As jewels purchas'd at an easy price; And yet dear too, because I bought mine own. Aar. I go, Andronicus; and for thy hand Look by and by to have thy sons with thee: Their heads, I mean.--Oh, how this villany. Aside. Doth fat me with the very thought of it! Let fools do good, and fair-men call for...
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