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Where shall be shown you all was found with her;
Pure Diana !
Thai. Lord Cerimon hath letters of good credit,
ii. e. fairly contracted, honorably affianced.
2 In the fragment of the Old Metrical Romance, the father dies in his daughter's arms. 3 i. e. the king of Antioch. The old copy reads Antiochus.
Of Pericles, to rage the city turn;
That this tragedy has some merit, it were vain to deny; but that it is the entire composition of Shakspeare, is more than can be hastily granted. I shall not venture, with Dr. Farmer, to determine that the hand of our great Poet is only visible in the last act; for I think it appears in several passages dispersed over each of these divisions. I find it difficult, however, to persuade myself that he was the original fabricator of the plot or the author of every dialogue, chorus, &c.
END OF VOL. VI.