Romeo and Juliet: Parallel Texts of the First Two Quartos, (Q1) 1597-Q2, 1599

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Peter Augustin Daniel
New Shakspere Society, 1874 - Juliet (Fictitious character) - 179 pages
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Page 53 - Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title. Romeo, doff thy name, And for thy. name, which is no part of thee, Take all myself.
Page 185 - Unless a man's works are studied in the order in which he wrote them, you cannot get at a right understanding of his mind, you cannot follow the growth 'of it.
Page 193 - were taken— with an lntroduction showing who Salisbury was, to whom the Chorus Vatum dedicates the book ; and showing the relation between Chester's poem and Shakspere's Cymbeline.
Page 185 - Nature" though he be ; yet in this Victorian time, when our geniuses of Science are so wresting her secrets from Nature as to make our days memorable for ever, the faithful student of...
Page 187 - SHAKBPEHE'S text, though here, probably, there will not be much to do, thanks to the labours of the many distinguisht scholars who have so long and so faithfully workt at it. Still, as students, we should follow their method. First, discuss the documents : print in parallel columns the Quarto and Folio copies of such plays as have both, and determine whether any Quarto of each Play, or the Folio, should be the basis of its text,3 with special reference to Richard III.
Page 187 - Society at a nominal charge, to cover the cost of gas and firing. Offers of Papers to be read at the Society's Meetings are wisht for, and should be made to the Director. The Papers read will be issued as the Society's Transactions, and will form Series 1 of the Society's Publications. The second part of the New Shakspere Society's work will be the publication of — 2.
Page 183 - Comparative Discourse of our English Poets, with the Greeke, Latine, and Italian Poets; Painters; Musique; — from Francis Meres's Palladis Tamia, 1598, &c.
Page 188 - Beading-parties, to read the Plays chronologically, and discuss each after its reading, in every set of people, Club or Institute, that he belongs to : there are few better ways of spending three hours of a winter evening indoors, or a summer afternoon on the grass.
Page 186 - Alexandrines, &c. — we can (I said in 1873), without much trouble, get our great Poet's Plays into an order to which we can then apply the higher tests of conception, characterization, knowledge of life, music of line, dramatic development, and imagination, and see in how far the results of these tests coincide with, or differ from, those of the former ones ; whether the conscious growth of power agrees or not with the unconscious change of verse.
Page v - London, Printed by R Young for John Smethwicke, and are to be sold at his Shop in St. Dunstans Churchyard in Fleetstreet, under the Dyall. 1637.

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