Publications, Volume 16; Volume 32 (Google eBook)

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Shakespeare Society, and to be had of W. Skeffington, 1853 - English literature
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Page 67 - His mind and hand went together ; and what he thought, he uttered with that easiness, that we have scarce received from him a blot in his papers.
Page 27 - O that Ben Jonson is a pestilent fellow ; he brought up Horace, giving the poets a pill ; but our fellow Shakespeare hath given him a purge, that made him bewray his credit.
Page 145 - IN the name of God, Amen. I William Shakspeare, of Stratford-upon-Avon, in the county of Warwick, gent., in perfect health and memory (God be praised), do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following : that is to say First, I commend my soul into the hands of God my Creator, hoping, and assuredly believing, through the only merits of Jesus Christ my Saviour, to be made partaker of life everlasting ; and my body to the earth whereof it is made.
Page 56 - Hung be the heavens with black, yield day to night ! Comets, importing change of times and states, Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky, And with them scourge the bad revolting stars That have consented unto Henry's death ! King Henry the Fifth, too famous to live long ! England ne'er lost a king of so much worth.
Page 27 - Few of the university pen plays well; they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye, and Ben Jonson too.
Page 77 - In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Page 85 - James, by the grace of God Kinge of England, Scotland, Fraunce, and Ireland...
Page 53 - But let me not forget one chiefest part Wherein beyond the rest, he moved the heart, The grieved Moor, made jealous by a slave Who sent his wife to fill a timeless grave, Then slew himself upon the bloody bed. All these and many more with him are dead, Thereafter must our poets leave to write.
Page 95 - Kemp, as wel in the favour of her majesty, as in the opinion and good thoughts of the generall audience. Gabriel, Singer, Pope, Phillips, Sly, all the right I can do them is but this, that, though they be dead, their deserts yet live in the remembrance of many. Among so many dead, let me not forget one yet alive, in his time the most worthy, famous Maister Edward Allen.
Page 145 - Elizabeth, my well beloved wife, for and during the term of her natural life; and from and immediately after her decease...

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