New Illustrations Of The Life, Studies, And Writings Of Shakespeare Volume 2 by Joseph Hunter

New Illustrations Of The Life, Studies, And Writings Of Shakespeare Volume 2

byJoseph Hunter

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...of the text of the old copies corrected by the modern editors, and, in the main, no doubt successfully. I also agree in the main with Johnson's paraphrase; but he leaves it a little doubtful whether he justly apprehended the force of the "But here," where "but" is certainly used in the sense of " only," and perhaps the better regulation.would be Might be the be-all and the end-all here, But here upon this bank and shoal of Time; We'ld jump the life to come. If the blow ended the matter for this world, we would care nothing for the world to come. One can scarcely believe that Mr. Knight reports correctly the opinion of Tieck, who proposes to bring back the " school" of the old copies, and, as Mr. Knight represents the matter, argues upon it in a manner little worthy of his high reputation. " Time" should be printed with a capital letter. The " bank and shoal of Time" is a favourite image, almost trite; the isthmus between the two eternities. " Here," as the thoughts proceed, has reference to the preceding " Here," meaning in this present world, while we are on this isthmus of Time; But in these cases We still have judgment here, that we but teach Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return To plague the inventor. In this world we have judgment executed upon us. We teach others,to do as we have done. The full form woulJ VOL.. II. N require " So," before "that." Here the Second Folio has accidentally lost a line, the passage standing thus: Which being taught, return To plague th'ingredience of our poison'd chalice To our own lips. This is worth observing, as an answer to those who profess to decry all departure from the old copies. That " surcease " may be equivalent to cessation is evident from Romeo and Juliet, Act iv. Sc. 1. No pulse Shall...

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Title:New Illustrations Of The Life, Studies, And Writings Of Shakespeare Volume 2Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217241425

ISBN - 13:9780217241427

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