The Works of William Shakespeare Volume N . 7-8

The Works of William Shakespeare Volume N . 7-8

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...chief aim of his honor; and, to strengthen That holy duty, out of dear respect, His royal self in judgment comes to hear 120 The cause betwixt her and this great offender. King. You were ever good at sudden commen-dations, Bishop of Winchester. But know, I come not To hear such flattery now, and in my presence; They are too thin and bare to hide offences. To me you cannot reach, you play the spaniel, And think with wagging of your tongue to win me; But, whatsoe'er thou takest me for, I'm sure Thou hast a cruel nature and a bloody. To Cranmer Good man, sit down. Now let me see the proudest, 130 He that dares most, but wag his finger at thee: By all that's holy, he had better starve Than but once think this place becomes thee not. Sur. May it please your grace, --King. No, sir, it does not please me. I had thought I had had men of some understanding And wisdom of my council; but I find none. Was it discretion, lords, to let this man, This eood man, --few of you deserve that title, --This honest man, wait like a lousy footboy 139 At chamber-door? and one as great as you are? Why, what a shame was this! Did my commis-sion Bid ye so far forget yourselves? I gave ye Power as he was a counsellor to try him, Not as a groom: there's some of ye, I see, More out of malice than integrity, Would try him to the utmost, had ye mean; Which ye shall never have while I live. Chan. Thus far, My most dread sovereign, may it like your grace To let my tongue excuse all. What was purposed Concerning his imprisonment, was rather, 150 If there be faith in men, meant for his trial, And fair purgation to the world, than malice, I'm sure, in me. King. Well, well, my lords, respect him; Take him, and use him well, he's worthy of it. I will say thus much for him, if a prince Mayshow more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236517733
  • 9781236517739