Shakspere's Holinshed: The Chronicle and the Historical Plays Compared

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Lawrence and Bullen, 1896 - 532 pages
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Page 267 - Then the Curtaines being drawne, Duke HUMPHREY is discouered in his bed, and two men lying on his brest and smothering him in his bed. And then enter the Duke of SUFFOLKE to them.
Page 490 - ... in getting, (Which was a sin,) yet in bestowing, madam, He was most princely : Ever witness for him Those twins of learning, that he rais'd in you, Ipswich, and Oxford!
Page xxii - The true Tragedie of Richard Duke of Yorke, and the death of good King Henrie the Sixt, with the whole contention betweene the two Houses Lancaster and Yorke, as it was sundrie times acted by the Right Honourable the Earle of Pembrooke his seruants.
Page 24 - All haile Makbeth that heereafter shall be king of Scotland. " ' Then Banquho ; What manner of women...
Page 341 - And hate the idle pleasures of these days. Plots have I laid, inductions dangerous, By drunken prophecies, libels, and dreams, To set my brother Clarence and the King In deadly hate the one against the other...
Page 338 - At which words king Edward said nothing, but with his hand thrust him from him, or as some saie, stroke him with his gauntlet ; whome, incontinentlie, George duke of Clarence, Richard duke of Glocester, Thomas Greie marquesse Dorcet, and William lord Hastings, that stood by, suddenlie murthered...
Page 145 - O gentlemen, the time of life is short ; To spend that shortness basely, were too long, If life did ride upon a dial's point, Still ending at the arrival of an hour.
Page 163 - Grace hath said truth, therefore in striking me in this place, you greatly abuse me, and not me onely but also your father : whose liuely person here in this place I doo represent.
Page 460 - I could in my fantasy wish or desire. She hath all the virtuous qualities that ought to be in a woman of her dignity, or in any other of baser estate. Surely she is also a noble woman born, if nothing were in her, but only her conditions will well declare the same.

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