The two noble kinsmen, Volume 37

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American book company, 1906 - Two noble kinsmen - 272 pages
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As I work my way through the complete list of Shakespeare's plays, I'm stumbling upon many of his lesser-known works with little to no knowledge going into them. It's an interesting way to approach ... Read full review

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For a William Shakespeare play I'd never heard of, "Two Noble Kinsmen" was pretty entertaining. It is, however, very evident that parts were not written by Shakespeare himself (this play is thought to ... Read full review

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Page 245 - But tell me, tell me! speak again, Thy soft response renewing— What makes that ship drive on so fast? What is the ocean doing?' Second Voice 'Still as a slave before his lord, The ocean hath no blast; His great bright eye most silently Up to the Moon is cast— If he may know which way to go; For she guides him smooth or grim. See, brother, see! how graciously She looketh down on him.
Page 212 - They have tied me to a stake ; I cannot fly, But, bear-like, I must fight the course. — What's he, That was not born of woman ? Such a one Am I to fear, or none. Enter young SIWARD.
Page 57 - The one of th' other may be said to water Their intertangled roots of love ; but I And she (I sigh and spoke of) were things innocent, Loved for we did, and like the elements That know not what, nor why, yet do effect Rare issues by their operance ; our souls Did so to one another : what she...
Page 263 - What is this world? — what asken men to have? Now with his love, now in his colde grave — Alone — withouten any company.
Page 90 - O thou most perfidious That ever gently look'd ! the void'st of honour That e'er bore gentle token ! falsest cousin That ever blood made kin ! call'st thou her thine ? I'll prove it in my shackles, with these hands Void of...
Page 68 - We are young, and yet desire the ways of honour, That liberty and common conversation, The poison of pure spirits, might (like women) Woo us to wander from.
Page 67 - Yet cousin, Even from the bottom of these miseries, From all that fortune can inflict upon us, I see two comforts rising, two mere blessings, If the gods please to hold here ; a brave patience, And the enjoying of our griefs together.
Page 143 - Ceres' foison; who dost pluck with hand armipotent from forth blue clouds the mason'd turrets; that both mak'st and break'st the stony girths of cities ; me thy pupil, youngest follower of thy drum, instruct this day with military skill, that to thy laud I may advance my streamer, and by thee, be styl'd the lord o
Page 245 - But earthlier happy is the rose distill'd, Than that, which, withering on the virgin thorn, Grows, lives, and dies, in single blessedness.
Page 239 - Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand ? No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red.

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