What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
angel Anna Anne's antiphons appears avoit bien Bradley c'est Caiaphas Cassio Chapelain character Chester Chimene Christ Contemplacio Corneille Corpus Christi play Coventry criticized by Scudery cycle Desdemona devoit dire Dominus double quatrain drama dramatist Easter Ecce Elizabethan English esté estre eust evidence fait faut Gospel of Nicodemus Halliwell handkerchief Harrowing of Hell hero Herod jealous jealousy Jesus Joseph and Mary Judas kings l'Observateur lago lago's Latin Lazarus liturgical influence liturgical plays Ludus Coventriae Magi manuscript Maria Mary Magdalene Mary's mesme Migne n'est noct Old Testament Old Testament plays Othello pageants Pasch Passion play peut Pilate Planctus poet Počte Posthumus present Prologue prophecy prophets psychology qu'elle qu'il qu'on quatrains Resp Rodrigue s'il says scene Shakespeare speech stage stage-directions stanza Stella story sujet tion tout Towneley Trial trope tumbling meter Verse remained unchanged Virgin play Visit to Elizabeth Wetz wife written
Page 34 - Never, lago. Like to the Pontic sea, Whose icy current and compulsive course Ne'er feels retiring ebb, but keeps due on To the Propontic and the Hellespont, Even so my bloody thoughts, with violent pace, Shall ne'er look back, ne'er ebb to humble love, Till that a capable and wide revenge Swallow them up.
Page 24 - I will in Cassio's lodging lose this napkin, And let him find it. Trifles, light as air, Are to the jealous confirmations strong As proofs of Holy Writ.
Page 45 - s of exceeding honesty, And knows all qualities, with a learned spirit, Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, I'd whistle her off, and let her down the wind, To prey at fortune. Haply, for I am black, And have not those soft parts of conversation That chamberers have : or, for I am declined Into the vale of years ; — yet that's not much; — She's gone ; I am abused ; and my relief Must be to loathe her.
Page 61 - No more of that. I pray you, in your letters, "When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, Speak of me as I am ; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice...
Page 4 - The Moor is of a free and open nature, That thinks men honest, that but seem to be so ; And will as tenderly be led by the nose, As asses are.
Page 16 - Twere now to be most happy, for I fear My soul hath her content so absolute That not another comfort like to this Succeeds in unknown fate.
Page 10 - A fixed figure for the time of scorn To point his slow unmoving finger at...
Page 73 - ... being acted with mighty state and reverence by the friars of this house, had theaters for the several! scenes, very large and high, placed upon wheels, and drawn to all the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of spectators : and contain'd the story of the New Testament, composed into old English Rithme, as appeareth by an ancient MS.