Imagens das páginas

Act I. Sc. 3. "— she carves:'' (R. G. W.), 1623.

"""He hath studied her ivell, and translated her

will." K. G. w.

"Sc. 4. "Rugby. Out, alas! here comes my master I

{Exit." R. G. "W.

// "« _ a green-a box." (R, G. w.), 1623.

"""You are John Rugabie," &c. (R. G. w.), 1623.

Act II. Sc. 1. "-—- for the putting- down of men." (R. G. w.), 1623.

""» —-on his wife's fidelity." R. G. W.

"Sc. 2. "I, ay, I myself." R. G. W.

"""Well, owe Mistress Ford." Douce.

Act III. Sc. 3. "— the reek of a lime Mil." 1623.

"""—— what was in the basket." Ritson.

"Sc. 5. "-—-aposset of sack." R. G. W.

Act IV. Sc. 5. "Ay, sir, like who more bold." (R. G. w.), 1623.

Act V. Sc. 5. "Mrs. Quickly as the Fairy Queen." R. G. w.

n ""Do not these fairy oaks." R. G. w


Introduction. Period of the action. R. G. W.

Act I. Sc. 1. "——- then no more remains

But that to your sufficiency — as your worth

is able — And let them work." (R. G. w.), 1623.

a a "Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee."

(R. G. W.), 1623.

"""Hold, therefore, Angelo, our place and

poioer." R. G. w.

i' Sc. 3. "For preservation of a dower." R. G. W.

Act II. Sc. 1." where now you censure him." R. G. w.

a n "Come toe to what was done." R. G. W.

// // «—__ after three pence a day." Halliwell, R. G. W.

i' Sc. 4. "Admit no other way to save his life,

(As I subscribe not that, nor any other,)
But—in the loss of question—that you," &c.

(R. G. w.), 1623. Act III. Sc. 1. "Servile to all the skyey influences

That dost," &c. (R. G. w.), 1623.

n n u_ the corrupt deputy foiled." R. G. W.

ft Sc. 2. "Free from our faults as from faults seeming

free." R. G. w.

B B2

Act III. Sc. 2. The speech " He who the sword," &c, not

Shakespeare's. K. G. W,

Act IV. Sc. 1. The first stanza of the song1, " Take, O, take those lips away," by Shakespeare j the second by Fletcher. R, G. W.

"Sc. 2. "Happely

You something know." (R. G. w.), 1023.

"""——dye the beard." Heath.

"Sc. 4. "Yet reason dares her cm." R. G. w.

"""—— bears up a credent bulk." R. G. w.

Act V. Sc. 1. "— yield forth to you public thanks." R. G. W.

,; ""Hark how the villain would gloze now." R. G. w.


Introduction. The manner and time of the production of the play. R. G. W.

Act I. Sc. 1. "Both by the Syracusians." (r. G. W.), 1623.

"tf "A meaner woman." R. G. W.

Act IT. Sc. 2. "Nay, not sure in a thing- falling." Heath.

n l! " namely, is no time to recover hair." R. G. W.

"u "I live distain'd, thou one dishonoured." R. G. W,

"""Want wit in all, one word," &c. (r. G. W.), 1023

Ii Ii «___„ thy for ced fallacy." R. G. W.

11 ff "-—- goblins, owleS) elves, and sprights."

Col. fol. 1032, R. G. w. Act III. Sc. 2. "-—• arm'd and revolted making war," &c. R. G. W. Act IV. Sc. 3. "——the man, sir, that . . . gives them a

stop." R. G. w.

"""- -expect spoon-meat and bespeak a long

spoon." R. G. w

Act V. Sc. 1. "My heavy burthen liere delivered." R. G. W


Introduction. That the motive of the play is much ado about noting; and that its name was accordingly pronounced : — " nothing'' having" been pronounced noting in Shakespeare's day. R. G. W.

Act II. Sc. 1." a hair off the great Cham's beard." (r. G. W.), 1023.

Ii n «_f/m Lady Tongue." (r. G. W.), 1023. Act II. So. 1. "——th'' one with W other," (and

passim.) (R. G. w.), 1623.

Act III. So. 1. "It were a bitter death to die with

mocks." (B. G. w.), 1632.

"Sc. 5. "All thy tediousness on me, ah?" 1623.

11 ""-—- we are now to examine those men."

(R. G. W.), 1623.

Act IY. Sc. 1. "Tor I have only silent been so long-." R. G. w.

"I' "——. a goodly countcon feet." R. G. w.

"Sc. 2. "Conrade. Let them be, in the hands of coxcomb." R. G. w. Act V. Sc. 1. "And, sorrow's ivag, cry hem." R. G. w.


Act I. Sc. 1. "-— a little Academe." 1623.

"""You three, Birone." R. G, w.

// // «—_but banlcerout the wits." 1623.

"a "That were to climb the house o'er," &c. R. G. w.

"Sc. 2. Mote (not Moth), the name of the page. R. G. w.

"""I shall turn sonnets." R. G. w.

Act II. Sc. 1. "In arts well fitted, glorious," &c. (Suggested.) R. G. W. """The heir of Alengon, Katherine." R. G. \v.

« By turning up your eye." (R. G. w.), 1623.

'Which to annotanize." Knight, R. G. W.

<■ ___ o' th' to side." R. G. w.

1 -—- to humour the ignorant, call the deer." R. G. w.

<_____ and so say I, and ay the fool." R. G. w.

■t.—-it kills me, ay a sheep." R. G. W.

'So persaunt like, I would o'er-sway his state." R. G. W. "a «___ but to pursent one man." R. G. W.


Introduction. Shakespeare the first to bring fairies upon the stage, and to call Robin Goodfellow Puck or Hobgoblin. This comedy probably one of its author's early works. R. G. w.

Act I. Sc. 1. "Or else it stood upon the choice of merit." 1623.

"H "To do observance for a morn of May." 1623.

"""Demetrius loves you fair.5' 1623. Act I. Sc. 2. "-—- the Duke and the Duchess." 1623.


Act II. Sc. 1. "Swifter than, the moony sphere." R. G. w.

n ""From Perigouna, whom he ravish'cl." R. G. w.

"""The chicling Autumn." (Suggested.) R. G. w.

"Sc. 2. "So that hut one heart can you make of it." 1623.

"""Ay me, for pity." 1623.

Act III. Sc. 1. "Peas-hlossom! Cobweb ! Mote! and Mustardseed!" R. G. w.

Act V. Sc. 1. "Or in the night," &c. This couplet spurious, R. G. w.

"""Now is the moral down," &c. (R. G, w.), 1G23.

"""This cherry nip." (Suggested.) R. G. w.

"Sc. 2. "Though the house give glimmering light." R. G. w.

"""And the owner of it, blest, )

Ever shall in safety rest." i Transposition, c. R. w.


Act I. Sc. 3. "— ZcmeZ-thieves and wafer-thieves." R. G. w.

Act II. Sc. 2. "Talk you of young Master Launcelot." (R. G. W.), 1623.

"Sc. 5. "Will be worth a Jeives eye." (R. G. w.), 1623.

Act III. Sc. 2. "-— with much more dismay." (R. G. w.), 1623.

"""Thy plainness moves me." Warburton.

Act IV. Sc. 1. "Be valued against your wives' commandment." (R. G. w.), 1623.

Act V. Sc. 1. "And by these blessed candles." (R. G. W.), 1623.

""«I'll have the Doctor." (R. G. w.), 1623.

"""In lieu of thee." R. G. w.


Act I. Sc. 1. "No hath not?" Rev. W. R. Arrowsmith.

Act IV. Sc. 2. "They sing him home." (Stage direction.) R. G. w.

'' Sc. 3. "Under an oak whose boughs," &c. R. G. w.


Introduction. Three hands traceable in it. The old Taming of a Shrew probably written by Greene, Marlowe, and, perhaps, Shakespeare.

Induct. Sc. 1. "(Brach Merriman, the poor cur, is emboss'd.)"

Induct. Sc. 1. "And when he says he is, say that he

dreams." (R. G. W.), 1623.

""«Old John Naps o' W Green:' Anon.

Act III. Sc. 2. "Make friends invited." R. G. w.

Act IV. Sc. 2. The division of the folio preserves the unity

of dramatic interest. R. G. w.

"Sc. 3. "So honour 9peareth." R. G. w.

"Sc. 4. "And, liappely, we might be interrupted." R. G. w.


•i _ within one year will make itself two." R. G. W.

;' You're loved, sir." (R. G. W.), 1623.

'Isabel, your woman, and I." R. G. w.

:«_ hut for every blazing- star." R. G. w.

11J write, good creature, wheresoe'er she

is," &c. (R. G. W.), 1623.

;c 2 Lord. I must go look to my twigs." R. G. w.

:i If I should swear by Love's great attributes,

To swear by him, wJien I protest to Love.:
■< I see that men make rope's in such a scarre,
;' He lias sworn to marry me."
:c—— by our General's looks."
;«—_ yet I pay you

But with the word."
"—— and time ii
"—— and total him,


— and those poor number saved with you." 1623.

— as the maiden's organ, shrill in sound." R. G. \v.

— that's as much as to say." R. G. w.

— though our silence be drawn from us
with cords." R. G. w.

— the King lives by a beggar." R. G. w. ""But wise men's folly slieion, quite taints their


Sc. 4. "My yellow stockings." w. N. Lettsom.

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