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" Like to the senators of the antique Rome, With the plebeians swarming at their heels, Go forth, and fetch their conquering Caesar in : As, by a lower but by loving likelihood, Were now the general of our gracious empress {As, in good time, he may)... "
The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere - Page 497
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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Shakespeare's Life and Work

Sir Sidney Lee - 1900 - 231 pages
...reception byijT^p^lilfL-Cvf London wh^n- he shOutd Lu1neJ1um^ajJ^'^roacri'r1g ' jp>>llinn in Trplpnrl Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in...How many would the peaceful city quit To welcome him ! (Act v. Chorus, 11. 30-4.) Essex had set out on his disastrous mission as the wouldbe pacificator...
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Life of Shakespeare

Israel Gollancz - 1901 - 206 pages
...empress," who left London on March 27 of this year for Ireland to suppress Tyrone's rebellion: " Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in...many would the peaceful city quit To welcome him! " Essex returned on September 28, and was put on his trial for neglect of duty, and imprisoned. At...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1901
...empress," who left London on March 27 of this year for Ireland to suppress Tyrone's rebellion : " Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in...How many would the peaceful city quit To welcome him ! " Essex returned on September 28, and was put on his trial for neglect of duty, and imprisoned. At...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With Historical and ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1901
...empress," who left London on March 27 of this year for Ireland to suppress Tyrone's rebellion : " Were now the general of our gracious empress. As in...How many would the peaceful city quit To welcome him ! " Essex returned on September 28, and was put on his trial for neglect of duty, and imprisoned. At...
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The Mystery of William Shakespeare: A Summary of Evidence

Thomas Ebenezer Webb - 1902 - 302 pages
...victor of Agincourt, anticipates a return equally triumphant for the Earl : As, by a lower but loving likelihood, Were now the general of our gracious...many would the peaceful city quit, To welcome him ! This would seem fatal to every pretence for considering Bacon to be Shakespeare ; for, when writing...
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Publications [and Papers], Volume 13

1903
...of Essex' expected return from the Irish wars, in the following passage in the Chorus to Act V. : " Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in...How many would the peaceful city quit To welcome him ! " Now in the Epilogue to Henry IV. Part II. we have an allusion to some play of Shakespeare's that...
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Shakespeare and the Rival Poet: Displaying Shakespeare as a Satirist and ...

Arthur Acheson - 1903 - 360 pages
...of Essex' expected return from the Irish wars, in the following passage in the Chorus to Act V. : " Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in...How many would the peaceful city quit To welcome him ! " Now in the Epilogue to Henry IV. Part II. we have an allusion to some play of Shakespeare's that...
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The Personal Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1904
...the Horse, undoubtedly gave zest to the performances and point to the allusion in Act V. (Chorus), "Were now the general of our gracious empress, As...sword, How many would the peaceful city quit To welcome himl" Unfortunately, the mission of Essex as pacificator of Ireland utterly failed, and, in 1601, when...
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The Life of King Henry the Fifth

William Shakespeare - 1905 - 109 pages
...dates. The time of composition seems further defined by lines 30-35 in the Prologue of Act V: " Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in...much more, and much more cause, Did they this Harry." The allusion here is to the Earl of Essex, who left London, March 27, 1599, to quell an uprising in...
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The Life of King Henry V: With Notes, Introduction and Glossary

William Shakespeare - 1905 - 115 pages
...Caesar in : As, by a lower but loving likelihood, Were now the general of our gracious empress, 30 As in good time he may, from Ireland coming, Bringing...cause, Did they this Harry. Now in London place him ; KING fcENRY V. Act V. Sc. i. As yet the lamentation of the French Invites the King of England's stay...
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