The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of various commentators, to which are added notes by S. Johnson and G. Steevens, revised and augmented by I. Reed, with a glossarial index
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
ancient Angelo Anne bawd believe brother Caius called Claudio Clown comedy Cymbeline death devil doth Duke edit editors emendation Enter Escal Exeunt Exit Falstaff fault fool friar gentleman give Hanmer hath hear heart heaven honour Host humour Illyria Isab Johnson King Henry King Lear knave knight lady letter lord Lucio Macbeth maid Malone Malvolio marry Mason master Brook master doctor means Measure for Measure Merchant of Venice never old copy Olivia Othello passage phrase play Pompey pray Prov Provost quarto Quick SCENE second folio seems sense Shakspeare Shakspeare's Shal signifies Sir Andrew Sir Andrew Ague-cheek Sir Hugh sir John Sir Thomas Hanmer Sir Toby Slen Slender soul speak speech Steevens suppose sweet tell thee Theobald thing thou art true Twelfth Night Warburton Windsor woman word
Page 82 - A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies, Soon break, soon wither, soon forgotten: In folly ripe, in reason rotten. Thy belt of straw and ivy buds, Thy coral clasps and amber studs, All these in me no means can move To come to thee, and be thy love.
Page 220 - Mark it, Cesario ; it is old and plain : The spinsters -and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chant it; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age.
Page 82 - Embroidered all with leaves of myrtle. A gown made of the finest wool Which from our pretty lambs we pull ; Fair lined slippers for the cold With buckles of the purest gold.
Page 314 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely...
Page 245 - I might say, element ; but the word is over-worn. [Exit. Vio. This fellow's wise enough to play the fool ; And, to do that well, craves a kind of wit : He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time ; And, like the haggard,' check at every feather That comes before his eye. This is a practice, As full of labour as a wise man's art : For folly, that he wisely shows, is fit ; But wise men, folly-fallen, quite taint their wit.
Page 81 - Fair lined slippers for the cold, With buckles of the purest gold; A belt of straw and ivy buds With coral clasps and amber studs: And if these pleasures may thee move, Come live with me and be my love.
Page 302 - When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, A foolish thing was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day.
Page 81 - If all the world and love were young, And truth in every shepherd's tongue, These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy Love.