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A Dictionary of the Language of Shakespeare (Classic Reprint)
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AIVs AlVs Antony and Cleopatra arms bear blood breath Comedy of Errors Coriolanus Cymbeline dear death dost doth duke ears ends eyes face fair false father favour fear fellow fool fortune foul Gentlemen of Verona give grace grief Hamlet hand hath hear heart heaven Henry honour Ibid Julius Ccesar keep King John King Lear knave lady live look lord Love's Labour's lost Macbeth master means Measure for Measure Merchant of Venice Merry Wives Midsummer-Night's Dream mind nature never night noble o'er Othello poor prince queen Richard Romeo and Juliet shame Shrew soul speak spirit stand strange sweet sword Taming tell Tempest tender thee thine thing thou art thou hast thought Timon of Athens tongue Troilus and Cressida Twelfth-Night unto wanton Winter's Tale withal Wives of Windsor word worth youth
Page 150 - Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus; but use all gently; for in the very torrent, tempest, and, as I may say, whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness. O, it offends me to the soul to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings...
Page 143 - Where be your gibes now? your gambols? your songs? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?
Page 150 - To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.
Page 245 - Excitements of my reason and my blood, And let all sleep, while to my shame I see, The imminent death of twenty thousand men, That, for a fantasy and trick of fame, Go to their graves like beds...
Page 256 - ... accent of Christians, nor the gait of Christian, pagan, nor man, have so strutted, and bellowed, that I have thought some of Nature's journeymen had made men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably.
Page 50 - I do perceive here a divided duty: To you I am bound for life, and education; My life, and education, both do learn me How to respect you ; you are the lord of duty, I am hitherto your daughter: But here's my husband; And so much duty as my mother show'd To you, preferring you before her father, So much I challenge that I may profess Due to the Moor, my lord.
Page 32 - The effect and it! Come to my woman's breasts, And take my milk for gall, you murdering ministers, Wherever in your sightless substances You wait on nature's mischief! Come, thick night, And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell, That my keen knife see not the wound it makes, Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark, To cry 'Hold, hold!
Page 209 - twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale.