Shakespeare's the Tempest; With Introduction, and Notes Explanatory and Critical. for Use in Schools and Classes
General Books LLC, 2009 - 144 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...had Burnt up those logs that you're enjoin'd to pile! Pray, set it down, and rest you: when this burns, Twill weep for having wearied you. My father Is hard at study; pray now, rest yourself: He's safe for these three hours. Ferd. O most dear mistress, The Sun will set before I shall discharge What I must strive to do. Mira. If you'll sit down, I'll bear your logs the while: pray, give me that; I'll carry't to the pile. Ferd. No, precious creature; I'd rather crack my sinews, break my back, Than you should such dishonour undergo, While I sit lazy by. Mira. It would become me As well as it does you: and I should do it With much more ease; for my good will is to it, And yours it is against. Pros. Aside." Poor worm, thou art infected! This visitation shows it Mira. You look wearily. Ferd. No, noble mistress; 'tis fresh morning with me When you are by at night. I do beseech you, --Chiefly that I might set it in my prayers, --What is your name? Mira. Miranda: --O my father, I've broke your hest to say so 1 Ferd. Admired Miranda 1 Indeed the top of admiration; worth What's dearest to the world! Full many a lady I've eyed with best regard; and many a time The harmony of their tongues hath into bondage Brought my too diligent ear: for several virtues Have I liked several women; never any With so full soul, but some defect in her Did quarrel with the noblest grace she owed, And put it to the foil:3 but you, O you, So perfect and so peerless, are created Of every creature's best! Mira. I do not know One of my sex; no woman's face remember, Save, from my glass, mine own; nor have I seen More that I may call men, than you, good friend, And my dear father: how features are abroad, I'm skilless of; but, by my modesty, --The jewel in my dower, --I would not wish Any...
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