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actors ANNOTATIONS BURLESQUE d'ye dear Denmark wore dish'd doubt drink Enter Hamlet Enter Horatio Enter King Exeunt Exit Hamlet Exit Queen expose That dirty eye and Tommy father gammon Gentlemen Gertrude Ghost give grave Gravedigger Guild Guildenstern Hamlet and Horatio HAMLET TRAVESTIE Hamlet's the lad hath Heigho Hey randy dandy is't J. M. RICHARDSON Jack Frost Johnson Laertes latten Marcellus meaning Merry Andrew mother never night nose Ophelia Ophelia's the maid Osrick Palace pantomime passage pickled mutton pins and needles play poet poison'd Polonius Pope Pray prologue quarto Queen of Denmark Ri tol tiddy rope of onions Rosen Rosencrantz says Horatio SCENE sitting upon pins SONG.—Hamlet soon Steevens swear tantarara tell a dray-horse thee Theobald there's thou Tol de rol Trumpets and Drums Tune twas twill Warburton what's whilst Zounds
Page 86 - Shakespeare was godfather to one of Ben Jonson's children, and, after the christening, being in a deep study, Jonson came to cheer him up, and asked him why he was so melancholy. ' No faith, Ben,' says he, ' not I, but I have been considering a great while what should be the fittest gift for me to bestow upon my godchild, and I have resolved at last.' ' I prythee, what ? ' says he. ' I' faith, Ben, I'll e'en give him a dozen good Latin (latten) spoons, and thou shalt translate them.
Page 71 - How science dwindles, and how volumes swell. How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the Sun.
Page 36 - And it's oh! dear! what can the matter be? Dear! dear! what can the matter be?
Page 104 - Hawkins is of opinion that tan-ta-ra-ra is not exactly imitative of the note of the trumpet, which is tan-ia-ra-ra-ra ; but Dr. Burney assures me that it was not until about the middle of the seventeenth century that this innovation in trumpetology was known, when it was introduced by one Hans Von Puffenblowenschwartz, trumpeter to the gallant Prince Rupert.
Page 111 - EDE (JAMES). A View of the Gold and Silver Coins of all nations, exhibited in above 400 copperplate engravings, to which are added the name, assay, weight, and value of each ; also Sir Isaac Newton's Tables of Foreign Gold and Silver Coins, made in the year 1700. London, 1808. 12°. EDEN (F.). The Nile without a Dragoman. London (King), 1871. 8°. EDEN (RICHARD). See VARTHEMA (L.). EDFOU. Edfou and its Neighbourhood. Chambers
Page 23 - O, I wish it were my turn to-morrow! But, perchance, in that sleep we may dream, For we dream in our beds very often — Now, however capricious 't may seem, I've no relish for dreams in a coffin.
Page 3 - I'd give if a sure way I knew, How to thaw and resolve my stout flesh into dew ! How happy were I if no sin was self-slaughter ! For I'd then throw myself and my cares in the water. , Derry down, down, down, derry down. How weary, how profitless, — stale, and how flat, Seem to me all life's uses, its joys, and all that : This world is a garden unweeded...
Page 107 - ... goes on in a train of philosophical reasoning that leaves the reader in astonishment Johnson, with true piety, adopts the fanciful hypothesis, declaring it to be a noble emendation, which almost sets the critic on a level with the author.
Page 111 - THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE CABINET OF BONAPARTE ; Including his Private Life, Character, Domestic Administration, and his conduct to Foreign Powers ; together with Secret Anecdotes of the different Courts of Europe, and of the French Revolution. With two Appendices, consisting of State Papers, and of Biographical Sketches of the persons composing the Court of St. Cloud. By Lewis Goldsmith, Notary Public, author of " The Crimes of Cabinets," " An exposition of the conduct of France towards America,