New Particulars Regarding the Works of Shakespeare: In a Letter to the Rev. A. Dyce ...

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Thomas Rodd, 1836 - Literary forgeries and mystifications - 68 pages
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Page 26 - The Prince of Cumberland! that is a step On which I must fall down, or else o'erleap, For in my way it lies. Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires: The eye wink at the hand; yet let that be, Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see.
Page 28 - Lucrece, of whom proud Rome hath boasted long, Lately reviv'd to live another age, And here arriv'd to tell of Tarquin's wrong, Her chaste denial, and the tyrant's rage, Acting her passions on our stately stage : She is remcmber'd, all forgetting me, Yet I as fair and chaste as e'er was she.
Page 67 - If she for this, with clouds do mask her eyes, And make the heavens dark with her disdain ; With windy sighs disperse them in the skies ! Or with thy tears dissolve them into rain ! Thoughts, Hopes, and Love return to me no more, Till CYNTHIA shine, as she hath done before...
Page 30 - Revenge!' for his dear father's death. Poor Romeo never more shall tears beget For Juliet's love and cruel Capulet: Harry shall not be seen as king or prince. They died with thee, dear Dick, [and not long since,] Not to revive again.
Page 23 - ... and viewed her in her bed and the marks of her body and took away her bracelet, and after accused her of adultery to her love...
Page 34 - I kiss'd thee ere I kill'd thee : no way but this; Killing myself, to die upon a kiss.
Page 35 - Who did appear so gracefully on the stage, He was the admir'd example of the age, And so observ'd all your dramatic laws, He ne'er went off the stage but with applause: Who his Spectators and his Auditors Led in such silent chains of the eyes and ears, As none, whilst he on the stage his part did play, Had power to speak, or look another way...
Page 20 - Leontes' daughter, and was then sixteen years old. Remember also the rogue that came in all tattered, like Coll Pipci, and how he feigned him sick, and to have been robbed of all he had ; and how he cozened the poor man of all his money, and after came to the sheep-shear with a pedlar's pack, and there cozened them again of all their money. And how he changed apparel with ihe King of Bohemia's son, and then how he turned courtier, etc.
Page 21 - Bohemia. I am no sooner eased of him, but Gregory Gandergoose, an alderman of Gotham, catches me by the goll, demanding if Bohemia be a great town, and whether there be any meat in it, and whether the last fleet of ships be arrived there.
Page 25 - Banquo should have come, he began to speak of noble Banquo, and to wish that he were there. And as he thus did, standing up to drink a carouse to him. the ghost of Banquo came and sat down in his chair behind him. And he, turning about to sit down again, saw the ghost of Banquo which fronted him so, that he fell into a great passion of fear and fury, uttering many words about his murder, by which, when they heard that Banquo was murdered, they suspected Macbeth.

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