The Plays of Shakspeare (8); Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, and Isaac Reed
General Books LLC, 2009 - 182 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1807. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... The plays of Shakspeare William Shakespeare PERSONS OF THE DRAMA. Ddke, living in Exile. Frederick, Brother to the Duke, and Usurper of his Dominions. Amiens, ) Louis attending upon the Duke, in his Ba- Jaques, 3 nishment. Li. Beau, a Courtier attending upon Frederick. Charles, his Wrestler. Oliver, * Jaques, (. Sons of Sir Rowland De Bois. Orlando, } 'f Servants to Oliver. Dennis, 3 Touchstone, a Clown. Sir Oliver Mar-text, a Vicar. Corin, 1 01 / j f Shepherds. bILVIUS, 3 William, A Country Fellow, in love with Audrey. A Person representing Hymen. Rosalind, Daughter to the banished Duke. Celia, Daughter to Frederick. Phebe, a Shepherdess. Audrey, a Country Wench. Lords belonging to the two Dukes; Pages, Foresters, and other Attendants. The SCENE lies, Jirst, near Oliver's House; afterwards partly in the Usurper's Court, and partly in the Forest ofArden. AS YOU LIKE IT. ACT I. SCENE I.--An Orchard, near Oliver's House. Enter Orlando and Adam. Orl. As I remember, Adam, it was upon this fashion bequeathed me: By will, but a poor thousand crowns; and, as thou say'st, charged my brother, on his blessing, to breed me well: and there begins my sadness. Vol. xin. A 2 My brother Jaques he keeps at school, and report speaks goldenly of his profit: for my part, he keeps me rustically at home, or, to speak more properly, stays me here at home unkept: For call you that keeping for a gentleman of my birth, that differs not from the stalling of an ox? His horses are bred better; for, besides that they are fair with their feeding, they are taught their manage, and to that end riders dearly hired: but I, his brother DEGREES gain nothing under him but growth; for the which his animals on his dunghills are as much boun...
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