The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr. Steeven's Last Edition, with a Selection of the Most Important Notes, Volume 19
Gerhard Fleischer the Younger, 1812
Alack Albany alludes ancient bastard brach Burgundy called Child Rowland Cordelia Corn Cornwall dear death Dost thou doth Duke Duke of Albany Duke of Cornwall Earl Edgar Edmund Enter LEAR Exeunt Exit eyes father favour folio follow fortune foul fiend France Gent Gentleman give Gloster gods Goneril grace Hanmer Harsnet's hath heart HENLEY hither honour horse JOHNSON Kent King King Lear knave lady Lear's letter Lord Madam MALONE MASON master means nature never night noble nuncle Othello passage pity placket play poor fool poor Tom pray quarto reason Regan RITSON scene seems sense Servants Sessey Shakspeare Shakspeare's signifies Sir Thomas Hanmer sister slave sorrow speak speech stand STEEVENS Stew Steward suppose sword tears tell thee there's thine thing thou art thought trumpet villain WARBURTON word
Page 120 - Her voice was ever soft, Gentle, and low, an excellent thing in woman.
Page 96 - O, ho, are you there with me ? No eyes in your head, nor no money in your purse ? Your eyes are in a heavy case, your purse in a light : yet you see how this world goes. Glou. I see it feelingly. Lear. What, art mad ? A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears : see how yond justice rails upon yond simple thief.
Page 92 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head: The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon...
Page 97 - Thou must be patient; we came crying hither. Thou know'st, the first time that we smell the air, We wawl, and cry: — I will preach to thee; mark me. Glo. Alack, alack the day ! Lear. When we are born, we cry, that we are come To this great stage of fools; This...
Page 104 - And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you and know this man; Yet I am doubtful; for I am mainly ignorant What place this is, and all the skill I have Remembers not these garments; nor I know not Where I did lodge last night. Do not laugh at me; For, as I am a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia.
Page 6 - Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all.
Page 34 - Lear. O let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven ! Keep me in temper ; I would not be mad ! — Enter Gentleman.
Page 178 - Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Page 138 - Thou, nature, art my goddess ; to thy law My services are bound : Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom ; and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen moon-shines Lag of a brother? Why bastard?