The Dramatic Works Of William Shakespeare (volume 5); King Henry Iv, Pt. 1-2. King Henry The Fifth

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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. 1856. Excerpt: ... And changes fill the cup of alteration With divers liquors! QO, if this were seen 9, The happiest youth,--viewing his progress through, What perils past, what crosses to ensue,--Would shut the book, and sit him down and die. 'Tis not ten years gone, Since Richard, and Northumberland, great friends, Did feast together, and, in two years after, Were they at wars. It is but eight years since This Percy was the man nearest my soul; Who like a brother toil'd in my affairs, And laid his love and life under my foot; Yea, for my sake, even to the eyes of Richard, Gave him defiance. But which of you was by10? (You, cousin Nevil, as I may remember,) To Warwick. When Richard,--with his eye brimfull of tears, Then check'd and rated by Northumberland,--Did speak these words, now prov'd a prophecy. Northumberland, thou ladder, by the which My cousin Bolingbroke ascends my throne;--Though then, heaven knows, I had no such intent; And the firm soil win of the wat'ry main, Increasing store with loss, and loss with store, When I have seen such interchange of state," &c. Shakespeare's sixty-fourth SonTiet The gist of whole volumes of the modern science of geology is compressed in the lines of the text. There is not a finer anticipation in Lord Bacon. 9 This and the three following lines are from the quarto copy. 10 The reference is to King Richard II. Act iv. Sc. 2: but neither Warwick nor the king were present at that conversation. Henry had then ascended the throne. The poet's memory failed him, or he may have disregarded it. The earldom of Warwick was at this time in the family of Beauchamp, and did not come into that of the Nevils till many years after: when Anne, the daughter of this Earl, married Richard Nevil, son of the Earl of Salisbury, who makes a conspicuous fig...

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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. 1856. Excerpt: ... And changes fill the cup of alteration With divers liquors! QO, if this were seen 9, The happiest youth,--viewing his progress...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217075304

ISBN - 13:9780217075305

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