« AnteriorContinuar »
OF THE ABBREVIATED REFERENCE TO THE CONTEXT, APPENDED TO
EACH EXTRACT OR QUOTATION.
R. II. Richard the Second.
R. III.-Richard the Third.
L.L.-Love's Labour Lost.
A. C.-Antony and Cleopatra.
cond. H. VI. PT. III.--Henry Sixth, Part
Measure for Measure.
The Act is expressed by Roman Numerals; the Scene by Arabic figures.
EXAMPLE :-A. C. iv. 7, signifies, Antony and Cleopatra, Act the Fourth, Scene the Seventh.
There's in him stuff that puts him to these ends :
H. VIII. i. 1. ABSENCE.
I have this while with leaden thoughts been press’d ;
0. iii. 4.
0. iii. 4.
T. G. v. 4. ABUSE, AND BAD ENGLISH (See also VITUPERATION).
Have I lived to stand at the taunt of one that makes fritters of English?
M. W. v.5. Here will be an old abusing of God's patience and the king's English.
M.W. i. 4. Let them keep their limbs whole, and hack our English. M.W.iii. 1.
top of it.
To vouch this is no proof,
0. i.3. ACHIEVEMENT.
A very good piece of work, I assure you, and a merry. M.N.D.i. l.
Let it be booked with the rest of this day's deeds ; or I swear I will have it in a particular ballad, with mine own picture on the
H. IV. P. II. iv. l. ACQUITTAL.
Now doth thy honour stand,
M.W. iv.4. ACTION, DRAMATIC.
Let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, aad the word to the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure :
O, there be players, that I have seen play,--and heard others praise, and that highly, not to speak it profanely, that, neither having the accent of Christians, not the gait of Christian, Pagan, nor mani, have so strutled, and bellowed, that I have thought 'some of nature's jour. neymen had made men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably.
H. iii. 2. ADOPTION.
'Tis often seen, Adoption strives with nature ; and choice breeds A native slip to us from foreign seeds.
A. W. i.3. ADORATION, A Lover's.
What you do,
W.T. iv. 4.
T. G. iv. l.
At duty, more than I could frame employment;
T. A. iv. 3.
T. A. iv. 2.
T. A. iv.3.
Sweet are the uses of adversity,
A. Y. ii. 1.
H. V. ii. 1.
H. IV. Pt. II. i. l.
M. M. iii. l. Obey thy parents; keep thy word justly; swear not; commit not with man's sworn spouse; set not thy sweet heart on proud array.
K. L. iii. 4. Take heed, be wary how you place your words. H.VI. Pt.1. iii. 2.
Let go thy hold, when a great wheel runs down a hill, lest it break thy neck with following it; but the great one that goes up