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ACT IV.

SCENE II.

Lovers parting in the Morning.

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Troil. (6) O Cressida! but that the busy day, Wak'd by the lark, has rous'd the ribald crows, And dreaming night will hide our joys no longer, I would not from thee.

Cress. Beshrew the witch! with venomous wighos

she stays,

Tedious as hell; but flies the grasps of love,
With wings more momentary swift than thought,

Lover's Farewel.
Injurious time, now with a robber's hafte,
Crams his rich thiev'ry up, he knows not how.
As many farewels as be stars in heav'n,
With distinct breath and confign'd kisses to them,
He fumbles up all in one loose adieu ;
And fcants us with a fingle famish'd kiss ;
Diftarted with the falt of broken tears.

Troilus's Character of the Grecian Youths.
The Grecian youths are full of subtle qualities,
They're loving, well compos'd, with gifts of nature
Flowing, and swelling o'er with arts and exercise;"
How novelties may move, and parts with person
Alas !-a kind of godly jealousy
(Which, I beseech you call a virtuous fin)
Makes me afraid.

SCENE VIII. A Trumpeter. Now crack thy lungs, and split thy brazen pipe; Blow, villain, till thy sphered-bias cheek (6) Troi!, &c.] See Romeo and Juliet, p. 212.

Out

Out-swell the cholick of puft Aquilon:
Come, stretch thy cheft, and let thy eyes paat blood;
Thou blow'ft for Hector.

Diomede's Manner of walking.
'Tis lie, I ken the manner of his gate
He rises on his toe : tħat fpirit of his
In aspiration lifts him from the earth.

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Description of Cressida. (7) There's language in her eye, her cheek, her

lip :
Nay her foot speaks ; her wanton spirits look out
At every joint, and motive of hier body :
Oh, these encounterers ! So glib of tongue,
They give a coasting welcome ere.it comes ;-
And wide unclasp the tables of their thoughts
To
eyery

ticklish reader; set them down.
For sluttish spoils of opportunity,
And daughters of the game.

The Character of Troiluson
The youngest son of Priam, a true knight ;
Not yet mature, yet matchlefs ; firm of word ;
Speaking in deeds, and deedless in his tongue ;

ton woman.

(7) There's, &c.] Nothing can exceed this description of a warr

Richard (in the Beginning of Richard the Third) speaking of Jane. Shore, says,

We say that Shores wife hath a pretty foot,.

A cherry lip, a paffing-pleasing tongue. But in Isaiah there is a description of the wanton daughters of Zion, which is peculiarly beautiful. “ Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretch'd-forth necks, and wanton eyes, walking,; and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet, &c. See Chap. iii, Ver. 16,

Not

Not foon provok'd, nor being provok'd, foon calma
His heart and hand both open, and both free;
For what he has, he gives ; what thinks, he shews ;
Yet gives he not, 'till judgement guide his bounty 3
Nor dignifies an impair thought with breath :
Manly as Hector, but more dangerous :
For Hector in his blaze of wrath fubfcribes
To tender objects : but he in heat of action
Is more vindicative than jealous love..

Scene IX. Hector in Battle. I have, thou gallant Trojan, seen thee oft, Labouring for destiny, make cruel way Through ranks of greekish youth ; and I have seen

thee As hot as Perseus, fpurthy. Phrygian steed, Bravely despising forfeits and subduements, When thou hast hung thy advanced sword in th' air, Not letting it decline on the declin'd: That I have said unto

my

standers-by,
Lo, Jupiter is yonder, dealing life!
And I have seen thee pause and take thy breath,
When that a ring of Greeks have hem’d thee inn
Like an Olympian wrestling,

ACT V. SCENE VI.

Honour more dear than Life.

(8) Mine honour keeps the weather of my fate; Life every man holds dear, but the brave man Holds honour far more precious dear than life.

(8) Mine Blonour, &c.] See the first pallage in Julius Cæfar, and the note

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Pity to be discarded in War.
For love of all the gods
Let's leave the hermit pity with our mothers ;
And when we have our armour buckled on,
The venom'd vengeance ride upon our swords !

INDEX

THE

IN DE X.

202.

n. ibid.

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n. ibid.

Bargain, punctually in,

Beauty, a fine one, described,
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folution, p. 58. Bedlam-beggars described, 120
Advice against cruelty, 98.. 121.
Age, an old one despised, 157, XBees, their common-wealth, 25,

n. ibid.
All, and one, allusion of, 194, Biggen, description of, 1. 20.
n. ibid.

Boafter explained, 76.
Allegiance, firm, described, 63, Boling broke's entry into Londong

183.
Ambition, how covered, 96. Brutus, his fpeech to the peo-
Anger described, 58. Its exter ple, 102. His discourse with
* nal effects, 63, n. ibid.

Caffius, 107, to 114, n. ibid.
"Anthony's funeral oration, 103, and parting from him, 114.

to. 107, and character of Brus Buckingham, duke of, his prayers
tus, 115

59.
Appearances, false, described, 27.
Applause, description of, 67.

Ca
Army, English, the state of, 33.

Defcription of, 75, n. ibid. Calpburnia's speech on prodha
Arthur's pathetick fpeeches to gies seen, 100.
Hubert, 83, 84.

Caffius, his contempt of Cæsar,
Astrology ridiculed, 118, 11. 92, to 95, n. ibid. His dis
ibid.

course, and parting with Brue

tus, 107, to 114.
B.

Carberine, queen, speech of to

her husband, 60, and to car-

dinal Woolsey, and upon her
Banishment, confolation under own merit, 61, to what com-

pared, 62,

Ceremony

it,, 177

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