The Witmark Amateur Minstrel Guide and Burnt Cork Encyclopedia (Google eBook)

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M. Witmark & sons, 1905 - Amateur plays - 149 pages
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Page 83 - I thrice presented him a kingly crown. Which he did thrice refuse: was this ambition? Yet Brutus says he was ambitious; And sure he is an honourable man.
Page 83 - Shakespeare," will dispel the gloom and indicate the rare brand of Criswell's vintage : '' Friends, Romans, countrymen ! lend me your ears ; I will return them next Saturday. I come To bury Caesar because the times are hard And his folks can't afford to hire an undertaker. The evil that men do lives after them, In the shape of progeny, who reap The benefit of their life insurance. So let it be with the deceased. Brutus hath told you that Caesar was ambitious, What does Brutus know about it ? It is...
Page 69 - The boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but him had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud though childlike form.
Page 74 - ... my grandchild, for he was the son of my daughter. My wife was my grandmother, because she was my mother's mother. I was my wife's husband and grandchild at the same time.
Page 74 - ... for he was the son of my daughter. My wife was my grandmother, because she was my mother's mother. I was my wife's husband and grandchild at the same time. And as the husband of a person's grandmother is his grandfather, I was my own grandfather.
Page 83 - Look, in this place ran Cassius' dagger through; See what a rent the envious Casca made: Through this the well-beloved Brutus...
Page 83 - What does Brutus know about it ? It is none of his funeral. Would that it were ! Here under leave of you I come to Make a speech at Caesar's funeral. He was my friend, faithful and just to me, — He loaned...
Page 74 - I married a widow who had a grown-up daughter. My father visited our house very often, fell in love with my stepdaughter and married her. So my father became my son-in-law and my step-daughter my mother, because she was my father's wife. Some...
Page 75 - If you're fond of athletics and like good jumping, lift the mattress and see the bed spring.
Page 83 - And made him solid with the masses. [Cheers. Ambition should be made of sterner stuff, Yet Brutus says he was ambitious. Brutus is a liar, and I can prove it. You all did see that on the Lupercal I thrice presented him a kingly crown Which he did thrice refuse, because it did not fit him quite. Was this ambition?

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