Shakspeare's Tragedy of Julius CужSar, with Intr Remarks
General Books LLC, 2009 - 126 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ... t You bear too stubborn and too strange a hand 1 Over your-friend that loves you. Bru. Cassius, Be not deceived2; if I have veiled my look3, I turn4 the trouble of my countenance Merely upon myself. Vexed I am 5, Of late, with passions of some difference6, Conceptions only proper to myself7, Which give some soil, perhaps, to my behaviours: But let not therefore my good friends be grieved 8, (Among which number, Cassius, be you one, ) Nor construe any further my neglect, Than that poor Brutus, with himself at war, Forgets the shows of love to other men. Cas. Then, Brutus, I have much mistook9 your passion; By means whereof10, this breast of mine11 hath buried I Too strange. Too unfamiliar. 'Be not deceived. That is, by appearances. 'Veiled my look. Shaded my face with gloom. / turn. I direct the look of dissatisfaction. s Vexed I am. Continual uneasiness is expressed by this phrase, though, in strict propriety, am should be have been. Passions of some difference. Feelings somewhat discordant. 'Conceptions. Sentiments that pertain to, or concern, myself only, but which perhaps sully in some degree the exterior of my conduct. 'Be grieved. Feel hurt. '/ have mistook. Formerly it was very common to use mistook, broke, spoke, wrote, and such like preterite forms as perfect participles. I have much mistaken the nature of your feelings. 10 By means whereof. And through that erroneous notion I have been induced to keep concealed in my own mind thoughts of momentous importance, considerations of great dignity. Whereof, used for of which, is here a pronominal adjective or possessive to means. II Of mine. Mine is here in the objective case; so is his in the Thoughts of great value, worthy cogitations. Tell me, good Brutus, can you see your face?1' Bru....
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