The Winter's Tale
Huge Print Press, 1890 - 243 pages
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Page 108 - we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars: as if we were villains by necessity ; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance ; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary influence.
Page 56 - Pol. Wherefore, gentle maiden, Do you neglect them ? Per. For I have heard it said There is an art which in their piedness shares With great creating nature. Pol. Say there be ; Yet nature is made better by no mean But nature makes that mean : so, over that art 90
Page 53 - [Sings] Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way, And merrily hent the stile-a : A merry heart goes all the day. Your sad tires in a mile-a. [Exit. SCENE III. The Shepherd's cottage. Enter FLORIZEL and PERDITA. Peering in April's front. This your sheep-shearing
Page 6 - question you 60 Of my lord's tricks and yours when you were boys : You were pretty lordings then ? Pol. 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. Her. Was not my lord The verier wag o
Page 51 - Gallows and knock are too powerful on the highway : beating and hanging are terrors to me : for the life to come, I sleep out the thought of it. A prize ! a prize ! Enter Clown. Clo. Let me see : every 'leven wether tods ; every tod yields pound and odd shilling ; fifteen hundred shorn, what comes the wool to
Page 55 - and CAMILLO disguised. Shep. Fie, daughter ! when my old wife lived, upon This day she was both pantler, butler, cook, Both dame and servant; welcomed all, served all; Would sing her song and dance her turn ; now here At upper end o' the table, now i' the middle ; Ou his shoulder, and his ; her face o
Page 160 - At Pentecost When all our pageants of delight were play'd, Our youth got me to play the woman's part, And I was trimm'd in Madam Julia's gown.' The Morris dance, too, was formerly a common accompaniment to the Whitsun ales, a practice which is still kept up in many parts of the country
Page 8 - What, hast smutch'd thy nose ? They say it is a copy out of mine. Come, captain, We must be neat; not neat, but cleanly, captain : And yet the steer, the heifer and the calf Are all call'd neat.—Still virginalling Upon his palm !—How now, you wanton calf ! Art thou my calf
Page 89 - Sec. Gent. What, pray you, became of Antigonus, that carried hence the child ? Third Gent. Like an old tale still, which will have matter to rehearse, though credit be asleep and not an ear open. He was torn to pieces with a bear : this avouches the shepherd's son ; who has not only his innocence, which seems
Page 9 - Most dear'st! my collop ! Can thy dam ?—may't be ?— Affection ! thy intention stabs the centre : Thou dost make possible things not so held, Communicatest with dreams ;—how can this be ?— 140 With what's unreal thou coactive art, And fellow'st nothing : then 'tis very credent Thou mayst co-join with something ; and thou dost,