Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors (Google eBook)

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Harper & brothers, 1881 - 153 pages
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Page 117 - What sin you do to save a brother's life, Nature dispenses with the deed so far That it becomes a virtue.'* See also Wb., where one of the definitions of dispense with is " to allow, to put up with," and the following is quoted from Milton: "conniving and dispensing with open and common adultery.
Page 142 - This was the common treatment of the insane in the time of S. Cf. AYL iii. 2. 421 : " Love is merely a madness, and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do;" and see our ed. p. 178. Cf. Lear, p. 251, note on line 82. 91. Deadly. Deathly, deathlike. Cf.
Page 121 - Now carved he to al but her;" and Powell, Art of Thriving, 1635: "to be carved unto by Mistris Dorothy." 121. Incorporate. Cf. MND iii. 2. 208 : " As if our hands, our sides, voices, and minds Had been incorporate ;
Page 144 - but now I was the lord Of this fair mansion, master of my servants, Queen o'er myself." 82. Distemperatures. Distempers. Cf. i Hen. IV. iii. I. 34 : " Our grandam earth, having this distemperature," etc. Cf. MND p. 144. 84. Would mad. Cf.
Page 93 - be hid In sap-consuming winter's drizzled snow And all the conduits of my blood froze up, Yet hath my night of life some memory, My wasting lamps some fading glimmer left, My dull deaf ears a little use to hear. All these old witnesses—I cannot err— Tell me thou
Page 119 - t were that both of us did fast. Since, of ourselves, ourselves are choleric, Than feed it with such over-roasted flesh." In the Glass of Humours, a choleric man is advised "to abstain from all salt, scorched, dry meats, from mustard, and such like things as will aggravate his malignant humours,
Page 122 - ulmi vitibus maritantur," etc. Malone quotes Milton, PL v. 215 : To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." "or they led the vine 174. Stronger. The reading of the 4th folio; misprinted "stranger
Page 92 - Why look you strange on me? you know me well. ~ Antipholus of E. I never saw you in my life till now. sEgeon. O, grief hath chang'd me since you saw me last, And careful hours with time's deformed hand Have written strange defeatures in my face; 300
Page 91 - E. I never came within these abbey-walls, Nor ever didst thou draw thy sword on me; I never saw the chain, so help me Heaven ! And this is false you burden me withal. Duke. Why, what an intricate impeach is this! 270 I think you all have drunk of Circe's cup.— If here you
Page 64 - S. Where America, the Indies? 130 Dromio of S. O, sir, upon her nose, all o'er embellished with rubies, carbuncles, sapphires, declining their rich aspect to the hot breath of Spain, who sent whole armadoes of caracks to be ballast at her nose. Antipholus of S. Where stood Belgia, the Netherlands?

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