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A& II againſt allufion ancient Antony and Cleopatra becauſe beſt Brutus called catalectic cauſe character Chaucer Cicero comedy Coriolanus corrected critics Cymbeline eafily edition Engliſh Euripides expreffion faid Fairy fame fays fecond feems fenfe fhall fhew fignifies firft firſt fome foul fpeaking ftrange fubject fuch fufficient Glofs Greek Hamlet hath Henry himſelf Homer honour Horace inftances itſelf Julius Caefar King King Lear Latin Lear likewife Macbeth manner Meaſure mention'd Milton moft moſt muſt obfervations Othello Ovid paffage paffion perfon Plato Plautus play pleaſe Plutarch poet prefent reader reaſon ſays SECT ſeems Shakeſpeare ſhall ſhould ſome Sophocles ſpeak Spencer ſtory thee thefe Theobald Theocritus theſe thing thofe thoſe thou tranfcriber tranflated trochees twas ufes uſed verfe verſes Virgil words write γὰρ δὲ ἐκ ἐν καὶ μὲν πρὸς τε τῇ τὴν τὸ τὸν τῷ τῶν ὡς
Page 266 - Ay, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I : when I was at home, I was in a better place : but travellers must be content.
Page 66 - By and by we hear news of shipwreck in the same place, and then we are to blame if we accept it not for a rock. Upon the back of that comes out a hideous monster, with fire and smoke, and then the miserable beholders are bound to take it for a cave. While in the meantime two armies fly in, represented with four swords and bucklers, and then what hard heart will not receive it for a pitched field?
Page 120 - tis no matter; Honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick me off when I come on ? how then ? Can honour set to a leg? No. Or an arm? No. Or take away the grief of a wound ? No. Honour hath no skill in surgery then ? No. What is honour? A word. What is in that word, honour? What is that honour? Air. A trim reckoning ! — Who hath it? He that died o
Page xlvi - Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.
Page 134 - Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off...
Page 223 - Are brought ; and feel by turns the bitter change Of fierce extremes, extremes by change more fierce, From beds of raging fire to starve in ice...
Page 142 - The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heav'n to earth, from earth to heav'n; And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shape, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name.
Page xxxix - ... a rib Crooked by nature, bent, as now appears, More to the part sinister, from me drawn ; Well if thrown out, as supernumerary To my just number found. O ! why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest heaven With spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as angels, without feminine ; Or find some other way to generate Mankind?
Page 229 - As for that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months.