Elizabethan Drama ...: With Introductions, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 47

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P.F. Collier, 1910 - English drama
 

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Page 718 - Of having you ; and understanding well, That when I made discovery of my sex, I could not stay with you, I made a vow, By all the most religious things a maid Could call together, never to be known, Whilst there was hope to hide me from men's eyes, For other than I seem'd, that I might ever Abide with you. Then sat I by the fount, Where first you took me up.
Page 790 - Bos. Do you not weep ? Other sins only speak; murder shrieks out: The element of water moistens the earth, But blood flies upwards and bedews the heavens. Ferd. Cover her face; mine eyes dazzle: she died young.
Page 571 - The art of angels, nature's miracle, The divine secret that doth fly in clouds From east to west; and whose tradition Is not from men, but spirits. Ana.
Page 759 - O most imperfect light of human reason, That mak'st [us] so unhappy to foresee What we can least prevent ! Pursue thy wishes, •Powder of orris-root.
Page 572 - And must, for charity, and conscience sake, Now see the most be made for my poor orphan; Though I desire the brethren too good gainers; There they are within. When you have...
Page 787 - Twas to bring you By degrees to mortification. Listen. Hark, now every thing is still The screech-owl and the whistler shrill Call upon our dame aloud, And bid her quickly don her shroud...
Page 791 - You may be brothers; for treason, like the plague, Doth take much in a blood. I stand like one That long hath ta'en a sweet and golden dream: I am angry with myself, now that I wake. Ferd. Get thee into some unknown part o' th' world, That I may never see thee.
Page 813 - Bos. Slain by my hand unwittingly. Pray, and be sudden. When thou kill'd'st thy sister, Thou took'st from Justice her most equal balance, And left her naught but her sword.
Page 581 - Pray thee, tobacco-boy, go fetch my suster ; I'll see this learned boy before I go ; And so shall she. Face. Sir, he is busy now : But if you have a sister to fetch hither, Perhaps your own pains may command her sooner ; And he by that time will be free. Kas. I go.
Page 713 - I know your meaning. I am not the first That nature taught to seek a fellow forth ; Can shame remain perpetually in me, And not in others ? or have princes salves To cure ill names, that meaner people want ? Phi. What mean you ? Meg. You must get another ship, To bear the princess and her boy together.

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