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FRANCIS BACON

AND

SHAKESPEARE

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THE PROMUS

OF

FORMULARIES AND ELEGANCIES

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Her Majesty being mightily incensed with that. . . story of the first
year of Henry IV. . . . would not be persuaded that it was his writing
whose name was to it. . . and said . . . she would have him racked to
produce his author. I replied, "Nay, Madam, rack him not . . . rack his
(BACON's Apologia)

stile'"

LONDON

LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

1883

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