The Works of William Shakespeare; In Thirty-Nine Volumes, Edited from the Original Texts, by H. Arthur Doubleday, with the Assistance of T. Gregory Foster and Robert Elson Volume 36

The Works of William Shakespeare; In Thirty-Nine Volumes, Edited from the Original Texts, by H. Arthur Doubleday, with the Assistance of T. Gregory Foster and Robert Elson Volume 36

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... in CoiuoLArws's House. Enter CORIOLANUS and Patricians. Cor. Let them pull all about mine ears; present me Death on the wheel, or at wild horses' heels; Or pile ten hills on the Tarpeian rock, That the precipitation might down stretch Below the beam of sight; yet will I still 5 Be thus to them. ' First Pat. You do the nobler. Cor. I muse my mother Does not approve me further, who was wont To call them woollen vassals, things created To buy and sell with groats, to show bare heads 10 In congregations, to yawn, be still, and wonder, When one but of my ordinance stood up To speak of peace or war. Enter VOLUMNIA. I talk of you; Coriolanus. Why did you wish me milder? Would you have me III. 2. False to my nature? Rather say I play 15 The man I am. Vol. O! sir, sir, sir, I would have had you put your power well on Before you had worn it out. Cor. Let go. Vol. You might have been enough the man you are With striving less to be so: lesser had been 20 The thwartings of your dispositions, if You had not show'd them how ye were disposed, Ere they lack'd power to cross you. Cor. Let them hang. Vol. Ay, and burn too. Enter M1-zuamus and Senators. Men. Come, come; you have been too rough, some-thing too rough; 2 5 You must return and mend it. First Sen. There 's no remedy; Unless, by not so doing, our good city Cleave in the midst, and perish. Vol. Pray be counsell'd. I have a heart as little apt as yours, But yet a brain that leads my use of anger 30 To better vantage. Men. Well said, noble woman! Before he should thus stoop to the herd, but that The violent fit o' the time craves it as physic For the whole state, I would put mine armour on, Which I can scarcely bear. Cor. What must I do? Men. Return to the...show more

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