Patient Grissill: a comedy (Google eBook)

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Printed for the Shakespeare society, 1841 - Drama - 96 pages
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Page 9 - Then he that patiently want's burden bears, No burden bears, but is a king, a king ! O sweet content ! O sweet, O sweet content...
Page 68 - I think, a modification of some such phrase as ' a man is a man, though he have but a hose on his head'; cf.
Page 61 - Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise; Sleep, pretty wantons, do not cry, And I will sing a lullaby, Rock them, rock them, lullaby. Care is heavy, therefore sleep you, You are care, and care must keep you; Sleep, pretty wantons, do not cry, And I will sing a lullaby, Rock them, rock them, lullaby.
Page xv - Now all thy cloathing must be. My lady thou must be no more, Nor I thy lord, which grieves me sore ; The poorest life must now content thy mind : A groat to thee I may not give, Thee to maintain, while I do live ; 'Gainst my Grissel such great foes I find.
Page iii - COUNCIL THE SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY. THE MOST NOBLE THE MARQUESS OF NORMANBY. RT. HON. LORD BRAYBROOKE, FSA RT. HON. LORD F. EGERTON, MP RT. HON. THE EARL OF GLENGALL. RT. HON. LORD LEIGH.
Page 9 - O punishment ! Dost thou laugh to see how fools are vexed To add to golden numbers, golden numbers ? O sweet content ! O sweet, O sweet content...
Page 88 - Julia's advice (V. ii. p. 88): "That were a shame either to run away from a woman, or to strike her. Your best physic, Sir Owen, is to wear a velvet hand, leaden ears, and no tongue : you must not fight, howsoever she quarrels ; you must be deaf whensover she brawls, and dumb when yourself should brabble. Take this caudle next your heart every morning, and, if your wife be not patient, the next remedy that I know is to buy your winding-sheet.
Page xiv - O, noble marquess, quoth they, why do you wrong us, Thus basely for to wed ; That might have got an honourable lady Into your princely bed ? Who will not now your noble issue still deride, Which shall...
Page ix - Received in earnest of Patient Grissell by us Tho. Dekker, Hen. Chettle and Willm. Hawton, the surae of 31i of good and lawfull money, by a note sent from Mr. Robt. Shaa: the 19th of December 1599. " By me HENRY CHETTLE W. HAUGHTON THOMAS DEKKER.
Page 34 - BABOXO, singing, with a boy after him. Bab. Boy, how sits my rapier ? la sol, la sol, &c. Soy. It hangs as even as a chandler's beam. Bab. Some of them deserve to hang upon a beam for that evenness. Boy, learn to give every man his due : give the hangman his due, for he's a necessary member. Boy. That's true, for he cuts off many wicked members. Bab. He's an excellent barber; he shaves most cleanly. But, page, how dost thou like the court ? Boy. Prettily, and so. Bab. Faith, so do I, prettily and...