The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere, Ed by C Knight [8 Vols , Including A
General Books LLC, 2012 - 588 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. 1867 Excerpt: ...And like a peacock sweep along his tail; We'll pull his plumes, and take away his train, If Dauphin and the rest will be but rul'd. Char. We have been guided by thee hitherto, And of thy cunning had no diffidence; One sudden foil shall never breed distrust. Bast. Search out thy wit for secret policies, And we will make thee famous through the world. Alex. We '11 set thy statue in some holy place, And have thee reverene'd like a blessed saint; Employ thee then, sweet virgin, for our good. Phc. Then thus it must be; this doth Joan devise: By fair persuasions, mix'd with sugar'd words, He will entice the duke of Burgundy To leave the Talbot, and to follow us. Char. Ay, marry, sweeting, if we could do that, France were no place for Henry's warriors; Nor should that nation boast it so with us, But be extirped from our provinces. Attn. For ever should they be expuls'd from France, And not have title of an earldom here. Pnc Your honours shall perceive how T will work, To bring this matter to the wished end. Drums heard. Hark! by the sound of drum you may perceive Their powers are inarching unto Paris-ward. An English March. Enter, and pass over at a distance, Talbot and his Forces. There goes the Talbot, with his colours spread; And all the troops of English after him. A French March. Enter the Duke OF BuBGUNDY and Forces. Now, in the rearward, comes the duke, and his; Fortune, in favour, makes him lag behind. Summon a parley, we will talk with him. A parley sounded. Char. A parley with the duke of Burgundy. Bur. Who craves a parley with the Burgundy P Pi/c. The princely Charles of France, thy countryman. Bur. What say'st thon, Charles? for I am marching hence. Char. Speak, Pucelle; and enchant him with thy words. Puc. Brave Burgundy, undoubted hope of France! Sta...
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