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" I COME no more to make you laugh; things now, That bear a weighty and a serious brow, Sad, high, and working, full of state and woe, Such noble scenes as draw the eye to flow, We now present. "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus ... - Page 135
by William Shakespeare - 1839
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New Readings & New Renderings of Shakespeare's Tragedies, Volume 3; Volume 144

Henry Halford Vaughan - 1886
...combat, and been beheaded by Jasper in the midland counties of England. KING HENRY VIII. PROLOGUE. Things now, That bear a weighty and a serious brow,...noble scenes as draw the eye to flow, We now present. ' Full of state and woe,' means ' full of the tragic changes ' which befall kings and ministers of...
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The Secret Drama of Shakespeare's Sonnets

Gerald Massey - 1888 - 482 pages
...this play reflects and the prologue intimates the mental change in the so-called " Unhappy Period." " I come no more to make you laugh. Things now That...brow, Sad, high, and working, full of state and woe." And that mood is continued through four acts of the Play, but the fifth act manifests a festive spirit....
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History of King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - 1891 - 217 pages
...living," adds the last graceful finishing to her character. [From Knighfs Comments on the Play.*"] " I come no more to make you laugh ; things now That...noble scenes as draw the eye to flow, We now present." This is the commencement of the most remarkable Prologue of the few which are attached to Shakspere's...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King Henry VI. pts. 1-3. King Richard III ...

William Shakespeare - 1892
...Spirits. SCENE : London; Westminster; Kimbolton. THE FAMOUS HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF KING HENRY VIII. THE PROLOGUE. I COME no more to make you laugh: things...the eye to flow, We now present. Those that can pity s here 5 May, if they think it well, let fall a tear; The subject will deserve it. Such as give Their...
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King Henry VI, part 2 ; King Henry VI, part 3 ; King Richard III ; King ...

William Shakespeare - 1893
...COME no more to make you laugh : things now, That bear a weighty and a serious brow, Sad, high, and 2 working, full of state and woe, Such noble scenes...deserve it Such as give Their money out of hope they may 3 believe, May here find truth too. Those that come to see Only a show or two, and so agree The play...
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Miscellaneous Publications

Sons of the Revolution. California Society - 1894
..."America." "I come no more to make you laugh ; things now, That bear a weighty and a serious brow, bad, high and working, full of state and woe, Such noble...well, let fall a tear; The subject will deserve it." next chapter in the history of our Society is a sorrowful one, a pathetic one. Sorrowful because of...
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English History in Shakespeare's Plays

Beverley Ellison Warner - Great Britain - 1894 - 321 pages
...deftly indicates this, and is a keynote to the whole well worth study. It begins with these lines : I come no more to make you laugh : things now That...noble scenes as draw the eye to flow We now present. . . . It ends with these : Think ye see The very persons of our noble story, As they were living ;...
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King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - 1895 - 182 pages
...SCENE : London ; Westminster ; Kimbolton. THE FAMOUS HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF KING HENRY THE EIGHTH. THE PROLOGUE. I COME no more to make you laugh : things...a tear ; The subject will deserve it. Such as give ITheir money out of hope they may believe, May here find truth too. Those that come to see Only a show...
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King Henry the Eighth: With Introduction and Notes

William Shakespeare - 1895
...London; Westminster; Kimbolton. THE FAMOUS HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF KING HENRY THE EIGHTH. THE PKOLOGUE. I COME no more to make you laugh : things now, That...a tear ; The subject will deserve it. Such as give Fheir money out of hope they may believe, May here find truth too. Those that come to see Only a show...
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The Reader's Shakespeare: His Dramatic Work Condensed, Connected ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1895
...(afterwards Queen..) An OLD LADY, Friend to Anne Sullen. PATIENCE. Waiting-woman to Queen Katharine. PROLOGUE." I come no more to make you ' laugh : things...pity, here May, if they think it well, let fall a tear ; a Supposed to have been written by Ben Jonson. The subject will deserve it. Such as give Their money...
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