Shakespeare's Holinshed: The Chronicle and the Historical Plays Compared

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Lawrence and Bullen, 1896 - 532 pages
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Page 141 - O gentlemen, the time of life is short ; To spend that shortness basely, were too long, If life did ride upon a dial's point, Still ending at the arrival of an hour.
Page xxii - The true Tragedie of Richard Duke of Yorke, and the death of good King Henrie the Sixt, with the whole contention betweene the two Houses Lancaster and Yorke, as it was sundrie times acted by the Right Honourable the Earle of Pembrooke his seruants.
Page 24 - All haile Makbeth that heereafter shall be king of Scotland. " ' Then Banquho ; What manner of women...
Page 238 - The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster...
Page 484 - Lofty and sour to them that loved him not ; But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer And though he were unsatisfied in getting, (Which was a sin,) yet in bestowing, madam, He was most princely...
Page 339 - And hate the idle pleasures of these days. Plots have I laid, inductions dangerous, By drunken prophecies, libels, and dreams, To set my brother Clarence and the King In deadly hate the one against the other...
Page 186 - England susteine : but if we should fight in trust of multitude of men, and so get the victorie (our minds being prone to pride) we should thervpon peraduenture ascribe the victorie not so much to the gift of God, as to our owne puissance, and thereby prouoke his high indignation and displeasure against vs : and if the enimie get the vpper hand, then should our realme and countrie suffer more damage and stand in further danger. But be you of good comfort, and shew your selues valiant, God and our...
Page 453 - I am content to depart, to my shame and rebuke ; and if there be none, then I pray you to let me have justice at your hands.
Page 30 - Still it cry'd, Sleepe no more to all the House: Glamis hath murther'd Sleepe, and therefore Cawdor Shall sleepe no more: Macbeth shall sleepe no more Lady.
Page 249 - ... representing the king, which by their sorcerie by little and little consumed ; intending thereby in conclusion to waste and destroie the kings person.

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