The Life of Shakespeare: Copied from the Best Sources, Without Comment (Google eBook)

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Daniel Webster Wilder
Little, Brown,, 1893 - Dramatists, English - 206 pages
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Page 89 - I loved the man, and do honour his memory, on this side idolatry, as much as any. He was indeed honest, and of an. open and free nature ; had an excellent phantasy, brave notions, and gentle expressions...
Page 96 - The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster, with the death of the good Duke Humphrey...
Page 66 - The True Tragedie of Richard Duke of Yorke, and the death of good King Henrie the Sixt, with the whole contention betweene the two Houses Lancaster and Yorke, as it was sundrie times acted by the Right Honourable the Earle of Pembroke his seruants.
Page 198 - And tho' this, probably the first Essay of his Poetry, be lost, yet it is said to have been so very bitter, that it redoubled the Prosecution against him to that degree, that he was oblig'd to leave his Business and Family in Warwickshire, for some time, and shelter himself in London.
Page 57 - ... supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country.
Page 58 - With neither of them that take offence was I acquainted, and with one of them I care not if I never be...
Page 122 - Newly imprinted and enlarged to almost as much againe as it was, according to the true and perfect Coppie.
Page 35 - His father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours that when he was a boy he exercised his father's trade, but when he killed a calf he would do it in a high style, and make a speech.
Page 130 - M. William Shak-speare : His True Chronicle Historic of the life and death of King Lear and his three Daughters.
Page 173 - The Tragedie of King Richard the Second : with new additions of the Parliament Sceane, and the deposing of King Richard.

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