The Shakespeare Apocrypha: Being a Collection of Fourteen Plays which Have Been Ascribed to Shakespeare

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Tucker Brooke
Clarendon Press, 1918 - 455 pages
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Page ix - The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster...
Page 341 - Did scorch his mortal son, thine him ; the huntress All moist and cold, some say, began to throw Her bow away, and sigh : take to thy grace Me, thy vow'd...
Page 348 - O you heavenly charmers, What things you make of us ! For what we lack We laugh, for what we have are sorry ; still Are children in some kind.
Page 438 - Cromwell. Sir John Oldcastle Lord Cobham. The Puritan Widow. A York-shire Tragedy. The Tragedy of Locrine.
Page xxvii - The first part | Of the true and hono- | rable history, of the Life of | Sir John Old-castle, the good | Lord Cobham. | As it hath bene lately acted by the Right | honorable the Earle of Notingham | Lord High Admirall of England, | his Seruants.
Page xvi - The Lamentable Tragedie of Locrine, the eldest sonne of King Brutus, discoursing the warres of the Britaines, and Hunnes, with their discomfiture : The Britaines victorie with their Accidents, and the death of Albanact. No lesse pleasant then profitable. Newly set foorth, ouerseene and corrected, By WS London. Printed by Thomas Creede. 1595.
Page 446 - Servants, with great Applause: Written by the memorable worthies of their time, Mr. John Fletcher and Mr. William Shakespeare, Gent.
Page xiii - The Lamentable and True Tragedie of M. Arden of Feversham in Kent. Who was most wickedlye murdered, by the meanes of his disloyall and wanton wyfe, who for the love she bare to one Mosbie, hyred two desperat ruffins Blackwill and Shakbag, to kill him. Wherein is shewed the great mallice and discimulation of a wicked woman, the unsatiable desire of filthie lust and the shamefull end of all murderers.
Page 342 - Twas thy power To put life into dust The aged cramp Had screw'd his square foot round, The gout had knit his fingers into knots, Torturing convulsions from his globy eyes Had almost drawn their spheres, that what was life In him seem'd torture. This anatomy Had by his young fair...
Page 447 - A Yorkshire Tragedy. Not so New as Lamentable and true. Acted by his Maiesties Players at the Globe. Written by W. Shakspeare. [Bradock's device (McKerrow 280)] At London Printed by RB for Thomas Pauier and are to bee sold at his shop on Cornhill, neere to the exchange. 1608.

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