The first sketches of the second and third parts of King Henry the Sixth (Google eBook)

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Printed for the Shakespeare society, 1843 - 224 pages
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Page 1 - The First Part of the Contention betwixt the Two Famous Houses ' of Yorke and Lancaster, -with the Death of the good Duke Humphrey : And the banishment and death of the Duke of...
Page 116 - The true Tragedie of Richard Duke of Yorke, and the death of good King Henrie the Sixt, with the whole contention betweene the two Houses Lancaster and Yorke, as it was sundrie times acted by the Right Honourable the Earle of Pembrooke his seruants.
Page xi - The | Whole Contention | betweene the two Famous | Houses, LANCASTER and | YORKE. | With the Tragicall ends of the good Duke Humfrey, Richard Duke of Yorke, | and King Henrie the \ sixt. \ Diuided into two Parts: And newly corrected and | enlarged. Written by William Shakespeare, Gent. | Printed at LONDON, for TP...
Page xxviii - Some say, good Will, which I, in sport, do sing, Had'st thou not played some kingly parts in sport, Thou hadst been a companion for a king. And been a King among the meaner sort.
Page 78 - Da;monology," book ii., chap. 5, tells us, that "the Devil teacheth how to make pictures of wax or clay, that, by roasting thereof, the persons that they bear the name of may be continually melted or dried away by continual sickness.
Page 186 - I have no brother, I am like no brother; And this word 'love,' which greybeards call divine, Be resident in men like one another, And not in me! I am myself alone.
Page xxxv - Thirdly, playes have made the ignorant more apprehensive, taught the unlearned the knowledge of many famous histories, instructed such as cannot reade in the discovery of all our English chronicles...
Page 206 - Towton's field, Gathering, in its guilty flood, The carnage and the ill-spilt blood That forty thousand lives could yield. Cressy was to this but sport, — Poictiers but. a pageant vain ; And the victory of Spain Seem'da strife for pastime meant, And the work of Agincourt Only like a tournament ; Half the blood which there was spent, Had sufficed again to gain Anjou and ill-yielded Maine, Normandy and Aquitaine, And Our Lady's Ancient towers, Maugre all the Valois...
Page 108 - ... time did remain and continue, in contempt of the said lord the king, and of his law ; to the great disturbance of his peace, to the great terror and disturbance of many of his liege people and subjects, to the ill example of all others in the like case offenders, and against the peace of the said lord the king, his crown and dignity.
Page xxviii - Some Say good Will (which I, in sport, do sing) Had'st thou not plaid some Kingly parts in sport, Thou hadst bin a companion for a King; And, beene a King among the meaner sort.