The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare Volume 7;  Tempest. Winter's Tale by William ShakespeareThe Complete Works Of William Shakespeare Volume 7;  Tempest. Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare Volume 7; Tempest. Winter's Tale

byWilliam Shakespeare

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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. 1881 Excerpt: ...a royal one. 7 " A jar o' the clock " is a tick o the clock; jar being at that time often used for tick.--Behind is here equivalent to less than; and " what lady e'er" means whatever lady. The language is elliptical; the full sense being, " not a jot less than any lady whatever loves her lord." We have a like expression in Richard II., v. 3: "How heinous e'er it be." / Should yet say, Sir, no going. Verily, You shall not go: a lady's verily is As potent as a lord's. Will you go yet? Force me to keep you as a prisoner, Not like a guest; so you shall pay your fees When you depart, and save your thanks. How say you? My prisoner, or my guest? by your dread verify, One of them you shall be. Polix. Your guest, then, madam: To be your prisoner should import offending; Which is for me less easy to commit Than you to punish. Herm. Not your jailer, then, But your kind hostess. Come, I'll question you Of my lord's tricks and yours when you were boys: You were pretty lordings then? Polix. We were, fair Queen, Two lads that thought there was no more behind But such a day to-morrow as to-day, And to be boy eternal. Herm. Was not my lord the verier wag o' the two? Polix. We were as twinn'd lambs that did frisk i' the sun, And bleat the one at th' other: what we changed 8 Was innocence for innocence; we knew not The doctrine of ill-doing, no, nor dream'd That any did. Had we pursued that life, And our weak spirits ne'er been higher rear'd With stronger blood, we should have answer'd Heaven Boldly, not guilty; th' imposition clear'd Hereditary ours.9 8 Changed for exchanged or interchanged. So in Hamlet, i. 2: "Sir, my good friend; I'll change that name with you." 9 " Setting aside or striking off the stain of original ...

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Title:The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare Volume 7; Tempest. Winter's TaleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:May 21, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217291481

ISBN - 13:9780217291484

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