Shakespeare's comedy of Love's labour's lost

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American book company, 1905 - 230 pages
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Page 159 - Perforce, of necessity ; as in MND iii. 2. 40, M. ofV. iv. I. 56, 421, etc. 148. Lie. Lodge, reside. Reed quotes Wotton's definition: " An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.
Page 47 - his glory is to subdue men. Adieu, valour! rust, rapier ! be still, drum ! for your manager is in love ; yea, he loveth. Assist me, some extemporal god of rhyme, for I am sure I shall turn sonnet. Devise, wit! write, pen ! for I am for whole volumes in folio. IN THE
Page 99 - ACT V SCENE I. The Park Enter HOLOFERNES, SIR NATHANIEL, and DULL Holofernes. Satis quod sufficit. Nathaniel. I praise God for you, sir; your reasons at dinner have been sharp and sententious, pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection, audacious without impudency, learned without opinion, and strange without heresy. I did converse this
Page 123 - Henceforth my wooing mind shall be express'd In russet yeas and honest kersey noes; And to begin, wench, — so God help me, la! — My love to thee is sound, sans crack or flaw. Rosaline. Sans sans, I pray you. Biron. Yet I have a trick Of the old rage ; bear with me, I am sick; I
Page 67 - Biron. And I, forsooth, in love! I that have been love's whip; A very beadle to a humorous sigh; A critic, nay, a night-watch constable ; A domineering pedant o'er the boy Than whom no mortal so magnificent! This wimpled, whining, purblind, wayward boy; 180 This senior-junior, giant-dwarf, Dan Cupid;
Page 31 - the night, And not be seen to wink of all the day — When I was wont to think no harm all night, And make a dark night too of half the day, — Which I hope well is not enrolled there. O, these are barren tasks, too hard to keep, Not to see ladies, study, fast, not sleep
Page 117 - Cutting a smaller hair than may be seen ; Above the sense of sense, so sensible 260 Seemeth their conference; their conceits have wings Fleeter than arrows, bullets, wind, thought, swifter things. Rosaline. Not one word more, my maids ; break off, break off. Biron. By heaven, all dry-beaten with pure scoff! King. Farewell, mad wenches; you have simple
Page 72 - heroical vassal! The magnanimous and most illustrate king Cophetua set eye upon the pernicious and indubitate beggar Zenelophon ; and he it was that might rightly say, Veni, vidi, vici; which to annothanize in the vulgar, — O base and obscure vulgar! — videlicet, He came, saw, and overcame: he came, one; saw, two ; overcame, three. Who came
Page 108 - would I o'ersway his state That he should be my fool and I his fate. Princess. None are so surely caught, when they are catch'd, As wit turn'd fool; folly, in wisdom hatch'd, 70 Hath wisdom's warrant and the help of school, And wit's own grace to grace a learned fool.
Page 67 - This senior-junior, giant-dwarf, Dan Cupid; Regent of love-rhymes, lord of folded arms, The anointed sovereign of sighs and groans, Liege of all loiterers and malcontents, Dread prince of plackets, king of codpieces, Sole imperator and great general Of trotting paritors, — O my little heart! — And I to be a corporal of his field, And wear his colours like a tumbler's hoop

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