The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (volume 9-10); With A Life Of The Poet, Explanatory Foot…

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byWilliam Shakespeare

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1880. Excerpt: ... To help him to his grave immediately! The lining of his coffers shall make coats To deck our soldiers for these Irish wars. -- Come, gentlemen, let's all go visit him: Pray God we may make haste, and come too late! [Exeunt. ACT II. Scene I.--London. A Room in Ely-house. Gaunt on a couch; the Duke of York 1 and others standing by him. Gaunt. Will the King come, that I may breathe my last In wholesome counsel to his unstaid youth? York. Vex not yourself, nor strive not with your breath; For all in vain comes counsel to his ear. Gaunt. O, but they say the tongues of dying men Enforce attention like deep harmony: Where words are scarce, they're seldom spent in vain; For they breathe truth that breathe their words in pain. He that no more must say is listen'd more Than they whom youth and ease have taught to gloze ;2 More are men's ends mark'd than their lives before: The setting Sun, and music at the close,3 -- 1 Edward the Third had five sons who grew to manhood. Edmund, Duke of York, the fourth of these, was born, in 1341, at Langley, near St. Alban's; hence called " Edmund of Langley." He is said to have been "of an indolent disposition, a lover of pleasure, and averse to business; easily prevailed upon to lie still, and consult his own quiet, and never acting with spirit upon any occasion." 2 To gloze is to wheedle and cajole with fair and soothing speeches ; to flatter. To gloss, meaning to explain away, is from the same original. 3 " Music at the close" is a musical cadence, what Duke Orsino, in As the last taste of sweets is sweetest, -- last Writ in remembrance more than things long past. Though Richard my life's counsel would not hear, My death's sad tale may yet undeaf his ear. York. No; it is stopp'd with other flattering sounds, As praises, of whose taste the wise are fond ;...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1880. Excerpt: ... To help him to his grave immediately! The lining of his coffers shall make coats To deck our soldiers for these Irish wars. -- Come, gentlemen, let's all ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:December 31, 2011Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021757842X

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