Pericles: The second quarto, 1609, a facsimile from the British museum copy, C. 34. k. 36, by Charles Praetorius, with introduction by P. Z. Round

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C. Praetorius, 1886 - Princes - 70 pages
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Page xii - The late, and much admired Play called Pericles, Prince of Tyre. With the true Relation of the whole Historic, adventures and fortunes of the said Prince : as also, The no lesse strange and worthy accidents, in the Birth and Life of his Daughter Mariana.
Page 25 - Contend not sir, for we are Gentlemen, Haue neither in our hearts, nor outward eyes, Enuies the great, nor shall the low despise.
Page 7 - T" would brayde your selfe too neare for me to tell it: Who has a booke of all that Monarches doe, Hee's more secure to keepe it shut, then showne. For Vice repeated, is like the wandring Wind, Blowes dust in others eyes to spread it selfe...
Page xii - ... There can be no doubt that the hand of Shakespeare is traceable in many of the scenes, and that throughout the play he largely retouched, and even rewrote, the work of some inferior dramatist. But the text has come down to us in so maimed and imperfect a state that we can no more judge of what the play was when it left the master's hand than we should have been able to judge of Romeo and Juliet if we had only had the first Quarto as authority for the text.
Page 22 - Thou givest me somewhat to repaire my selfe: And though it was mine owne part of my heritage, Which my dead Father did bequeath to me...
Page v - Is still at Tharstill, where each man, Thinkes all is writ, he spoken can: And to remember what he does, Build his Statue to make him glorious: But tidinges to the contrarie, Are brought your eyes, what need speake I.
Page 40 - Should therein make me vile, the common body, By you relieu'd, would force me to my duety ; But, if to that my nature neede a fpurre, 24 The Gods reuenge it upon me and mine, To the end of generation. Per. I belceue you. Your honour and your goodnes teach me too't Without your vowes. Till...
Page vi - there was in those days no prince so noble in armes, or excellent in Artes, ... as Pericles Prince of Tyre.
Page 23 - Thai. A Knight of Sparta (my renowned father) And the deuice he beares vpon his Shield, Is a blacke Ethyope reaching at the Sunne: 750 The word: Lux tua vita mihi.
Page vii - They are best in healthe can set them to the weather. p. 78'Tis some comfort to my miserie That sunne shines on my Father lookes on mee.

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