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[etc.] American book Company, 1918 - 264 pages
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I have a William J. Rolfe copyright 1877 and 1898 by Harper Brothers. It has beautiful engravings throughout. Its in fair condition. and has a catalog of other books offered for sell at that time in the back. There is a signature in the front presumably from the original owner, a Robula B Henshaw or Hershaw, dated school year 1901-1902. (School name Edgimarth, or close to that) As an extra bonus there is a pressed pansie in the front as well.
I love the story of Macbeth and this little book delicately tells the story of betrayal and revenge, with explanations, notes and an appendix.

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Page 165 - 63-69: * Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream: The Genius and the moral instruments Are then in council: and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Page 120 - fallen into the sear, the yellow leaf, And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.— Seyton
Page 61 - Stop up the access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose, nor keep peace between The effect and it! Come to my woman's breasts, And take my milk for gall, you numbering ministers, Wherever in your sightless substances You wait on nature's mischief! Come, thick night,
Page 61 - Who, almost dead for breath, had scarcely more Than would make up his message. Lady Macbeth. Give him tending; He brings great news. [Exit Messenger. The raven himself is hoarse That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan Under my battlements. Come, you spirits, That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here,
Page 62 - Duncan. This castle hath a pleasant seat ; the air '"'.-* Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself Unto our gentle senses. Banquo. This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve By his lov'd mansionry that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here : no jutty, frieze, Hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle : Where they most breed and haunt, I have
Page 85 - T is safer to be that which we destroy * Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy. Enter MACBETH. How now, my lord ! why do you keep alone, Of sorriest fancies your companions making, Using those thoughts which should indeed have died With them they think on 1 Things without all remedy Should be without regard
Page 59 - Macbeth. [Aside\ The Prince of Cumberland! that is a step On which I must fall down, or else o'erleap, For in my way it lies. Stars, hide your fires ! Let not light see my black and deep desires: The eye wink at the hand; yet let that be Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see.
Page 205 - Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.
Page 66 - A limbeck only: when in swinish sleep Their drenched natures lie as in a death, What cannot you and I perform upon The unguarded Duncan ? what not put upon His spongy officers, who shall bear the guilt Of our great quell ? • -'..Macbeth. Bring forth men-children only; For thy undaunted mettle should compose Nothing but males.
Page 41 - cuts off from herself her better nature, she yields no weak paltering with conscience. " I have given suck," she exclaims, " and know how tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me^" she is unable to stab Duncan because he resembles her "father in his sleep; she is appalled by the Copious blood in Which the old

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