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FOUR VOLUMES of this work are now completed, containing the following Plays, for which the Titles and Tables of Contents are given in the first, ninth, and twenty-second Numbers :
Number of Plates.
. . 12
. . . 12
• . . . 9
. . . 9 ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
. 13 CYMBELINE : : :
. 18 Titus ANDRONICUS
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. 13 Besides these, the following have also been published, comprising, with the above, twenty-two Numbers :
HAMLET . . . .
*.* This Work will not extend beyond Twenty-five Numbers.
TIMON OF ATHENS.
TIMON in his days of prosperity.-FLAVIUS, his
steward, grieving over his imprudent generosity.
“ Flav. More jewels yet! There is no crossing him in his humour, Else I should tell him,-well,-i' faith, I should; When all's spent, he'd be cross'd then, an he could. 'Tis pity bounty had not eyes behind, That man might ne'er be wretched for his mind. Tim.
O my friends, I have one word To say to you :-Look you, my good lord, I must Entreat you, honour me so much, as to Advance this jewel; Accept, and wear it, kind my lord.
1 LORD. I am so far already in your gifts. All. So are we all.”
Act I. S. 2.
TIMON finds out his extravagance.
“ Varro's Serv. One Varro's servant, my good lord. Isidore's Serv.
From Isidore ; She humbly prays your speedy payment
Caphis. If you did know, my lord, my master's wants-VAR. Serv. 'Twas due on forfeiture, my lord, six
weeks, And past
Isid. Serv. Your steward puts me off, my lord; And I am sent expressly to your lordship.
Wherefore ere this time