Shakespare's Julius Caesar; With Introduction, And Notes Explanatory And Critical, For Use In…

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byWilliam Shakespeare

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...and fawn for him, I spurn thee like a cur out of my way. Met. Caesar, thou dost me wrong. Cces. Caesar did never wrong but with just cause,10 Nor without cause will he be satisfied. Met. Is there no voice more worthy than my own, To sound more sweetly in great Caesar's ear For the repealing11 of my banish'd brother? 7 Among the proper senses of to couch, Richardson gives " to lower, to stoop, to bend down "; and he says that" to couch and to lower have similar applications, and probably the same origin." 8 " Pre-ordinance and first decree" is, I take it, the ruling or enactment of the highest authority in the Stale. "The play of children" here referred to is, as soon as they have done a thing, to turn round and undo it, or to build a house of blocks or cobs for the mere fun of knocking it over. 8 " Be not so fond as to think," is the language in full. The Poet often omits the adverbs in such cases. Fond, here, is foolish; which was its ordinary sense in Shakespeare's time. 10 Metellus and Caesar here use wrong in different senses. But to hurt, to offend, to cause pain were among its legitimate meanings in Shakespeare's time. So he has it afterwards in this play: " It shall advantage more than do us wrong" And so in several other places; as in Othello, ii. 3: " I persuade myself, to speak the truth shall nothing wrong him." To wring and to wrest are from the same root as wrong. See Critical Notes. 11 To repeal from banishment is, in old English, to recall by repealing the sentence. See Richard the Second, page 84, note 8. Bru. I kiss thy hand, but not in flattery, Caesar; Desiring thee that Publius Cimber may Have an immediate freedom of repeal. Cms. What, Brutus! Cass. Pardon, Caesar; Caesar, pardon: As low as to thy foot doth Cassius...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...and fawn for him, I spurn thee like a cur out of my way. Met. Caesar, thou dost me wrong. Cces. Caesar did neve...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217989888

ISBN - 13:9780217989886

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