The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9
Jefferson Press, 1907
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - librisissimo - LibraryThing
It's Shakespeare - what can I say? I haven't read this volume all the way through, but have read many of the plays at one time or another. Two-colums of text, no notes, illustrations look to be black ... Read full review
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UPDATE REVIEW! I have just read every Shakespeare play from this edition and than some. This has been a goal of mine for some time. Some plays I've read previously for various classes in high school ... Read full review
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Page 105 - Be brave then ; for your captain is brave, and vows reformation. There shall be, in England, seven halfpenny loaves sold for a penny : the threehooped pot shall have ten hoops ; and I will make it felony to drink small beer: all the realm shall be in common, and in Cheapside shall my palfrey go to grass.
Page 105 - CADE. I thank you, good peopleó there shall be no money; all shall eat and drink on my score, and I will apparel them all in one livery, that they may agree like brothers and worship me their lord.
Page 18 - Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperse to nought.
Page 3 - HUNG be the heavens with black , yield day to night! Comets, importing change of times and states, Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky ; And with them scourge the bad revolting stars, That have consented unto Henry's death ! Henry the fifth, too famous to live long ! England ne'er lost a king of so much worth.
Page xvi - ... supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country.
Page 45 - Let him that is a true-born gentleman And stands upon the honour of his birth, If he suppose that I have pleaded truth, From off this brier pluck a white rose with me. 30 Som. Let him that is no coward nor no flatterer, But dare maintain the party of the truth, Pluck a red rose from off this thorn with me.