The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Hamlet. Othello. Pericles, prince of Tyre

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Collins & Hannay, 1823

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Page 17 - PoLONIUS, and LAERTES. Ham. O, that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew !' Or that the Everlasting had not fix'd His canon 'gainst self-slaughter ! O God ! O God ! How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world ! Fye on't!
Page 42 - were so honest a man. Ham. Ay, sir ; to be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand". Pol. Honest, my lord ? Pol. That's very true, my lord. Ham. For if the sun breed maggots in a dead dog, being a god, kissing carrion, Have you a daughter
Page 101 - one now, to mock your own grinning ? quite chap-fallen ? now get you to my lady's chamber, and tell her, let her paint an inch thick, to this favour she must come ; make her laugh at that.—Pr'ythee, Horatio, tell me one thing. HOT. What's that, my lord ? Ham. Dost thou think, Alexander looked
Page 56 - Oph. O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown ! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword ; The expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion, and the mould of form, 9 The observ'd of all observers ! quite, quite down! And I, of ladies most deject and
Page 209 - threw a pearl away, Richer than all his tribe ; of one, whose subdu'd eyes Albeit unused to the melting mood, Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees Their medicinal gum : Set you down this : And say, besides,—that in Aleppo once, Where a malignant and a turban'd Turk Beat a Venetian, and traduc'd the state,
Page 56 - 1 have thoughts to put them in, imagination to give them shape, or time to act them in : What should such fellows as I do crawling between earth and heaven ! We are arrant knaves, all; believe none of us : Go thy ways to a nunnery. Where's your father ? Oph. I was the
Page 71 - My mother stays : This physic but prolongs thy sickly days. [Exit. King. My words fly up, my thoughts remain below : Words, without thoughts, never to heaven go. [Exit. The King rises, and advances. SCENE IV. Another Room in the same. Enter Queen and POLONIUS. Pol. He will come straight Look, you lay
Page 134 - she had something heard, But not intentively : 1 did consent ; And often did beguile her of her tears, When I did speak of some distressful stroke, That my youth suffer'd. My story being done, She gave me for my pains a world of sighs ; She swore,—In faith, 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange : Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful
Page 85 - Lord, we know what we are, but know not what we may be. God be at your table! King. Conceit upon her father. Oph. Pray, let us have no words of this ; but when they ask you, what it means, say you this : Good morrow, 'tis Saint Valentine's day,
Page 58 - may give it smoothness. O, it offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings ;' who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant ; it outherods Herod

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