Shakespeare's History of the Life and Death of King John

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Harper & brothers, 1889 - Great Britain - 190 pages
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Page 86 - I will not keep this form upon my head, When there is such disorder in my wit. O Lord ! my boy, my Arthur, my fair son ! My life, my joy, my food, my all the world ! My widow-comfort, and my sorrow's cure! [Exit. King Philip. I fear some outrage, and I
Page 71 - herself on the ground. Enter KING JOHN, KING PHILIP, LEWIS, BLANCH, ELINOR, the BASTARD, AUSTRIA, and Attendants. Ever in France shall be kept festival. To solemnize this day the glorious sun Stays in his course and plays the alchemist, Turning with splendour of his precious eye The meagre cloddy earth to glittering gold.
Page 93 - to harm mine eye. Are you more stubborn-hard than hammer'd iron ? An if an angel should have come to me And told me Hubert should put out mine eyes, I would not have believ'd him,—no tongue but Hubert's. 70 Hubert. Come forth. [Stamps. Re-enter Attendants, with a cord, irons, etc. Do
Page 67 - 59 Well, whiles I am a beggar, I will rail And say there is no sin but to be rich; And being rich, my virtue then shall be To say there is no vice but beggary. Since kings break faith upon commodity, Gain, be my lord, for I will worship thee
Page 77 - Save what is opposite to England's love. Therefore to arms ! be champion of our church, Or let the church, our mother, breathe her curse, A mother's curse, on her revolting son. France, thou mayst hold a serpent by the tongue, A chafed lion by the mortal paw, A fasting tiger safer by the tooth,
Page 102 - Of dangerous majesty, when perchance it frowns More upon humour than advis'd respect. Hubert. Here is your hand and seal for what I did. King John. O, when the last account 'twixt heaven and earth Is to be made, then shall this hand and seal Witness against us to damnation
Page 73 - O Austria ! thou dost shame That bloody spoil; thou slave, thou wretch, thou coward ! Thou little valiant, great in villany ! Thou ever strong upon the stronger side! Thou Fortune's champion that dost never fight But when her humorous ladyship is by To teach thee safely!
Page 169 - Whiles his most mighty father on a hill Stood smiling to behold his lion's whelp Forage in blood of French nobility.' ' See also the noun in LLL iv. I. 93 : "And he [the lion] from forage will incline to play." Fl. quotes Edward III. ii. I (Shakespeare's part) : "The lion doth become his bloody jaws, And grace his
Page 93 - I will not stir, nor wince, nor speak a word, Nor look upon the iron angerly. Thrust but these men away, and I 'll forgive you, Whatever torment you do put me to. Hubert. Go, stand within; let me alone with him. 1
Page 148 - to sit and draw His arched brows, his hawking eye, his curls, In our heart's table." In the speech that follows, there is an allusion to the punishment of "drawing, hanging, and quartering." For similar quibbles, see Much Ado, p. 143, note on Hang it first, and draw it afterwards. 513. Translate it to my will. Cf.

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