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1st folio 2d folio Abbess Adriana Angelo Antipholus of Ephesus Antipholus of Syracuse Balthazar Belgia brother Camb Capell Centaur chain changed Clarke Coll Comedy of Errors coney-catchers conjecture conjurer Courtesan didst dine dinner doors dost doth dramatic Dromio of Ephesus Dromio of Syracuse ducats Duke durance early eds edition editors Egeon English Enter Antipholus Enter Dromio Epidamnum Exeunt folio reading gold guilders hair Halliwell quotes Hanmer hath Henry IV humour husband Lapland lapwing later folios Latin London Prodigal Luce Luciana Macb Malone master mean Menaechmus Merchant Merchant of Venice merry Messenio mistress Pinch Plautus play poet Pope pray rhyme Rich Rolfe Rolfe's Romeo and Juliet Scene Schmidt Shakespeare Shakspere sister Solinus Sonn Sosicles speak Steevens sweet Syracusian tell Temp thee Theo thou art twin villain Warb wife word
Page 117 - Sweet sister, let me live : What sin you do to save a brother's life, Nature dispenses with the deed so far, That it becomes a virtue.
Page 102 - Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his private friends, &c. "As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage...
Page 102 - Midsummers night dreame, and his Merchant of Venice; for tragedy, his Richard the 2, Richard the 3, Henry the 4, King John, Titus Andronicus and his Romeo and Juliet.
Page 135 - As when, to warn proud cities, war appears Waged in the troubled sky, and armies rush To battle in the clouds, before each van Prick forth the aery knights, and couch their spears Till thickest legions close ; with feats of arms From either end of heaven the welkin burns.
Page 102 - King John, Titus Andronicus, and his Romeo and Juliet. As Epius Stolo said that the Muses would speake with Plautus tongue, if they would speak Latin, so I say that the Muses would speak with Shakespeares fine filed phrase, if they would speake English.
Page 107 - What child is there that, coming to a play, and seeing Thebes written in great letters upon an old door, doth believe that it is Thebes?
Page 102 - As the soule of Euphorbus was thought to live in Pythagoras, so the sweete wittie soule of Ovid lives in mellifluous & hony-tongued Shakespeare : witnes his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his private friends, &c.