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By Captain A. F. P. Harcourt
BENGAL STAFF CORPS (ASSISTANT COMMISSIONE
AUTHOR OF "KOOLOO, LAHOUL AND SPITI," ETC. HT^s^X
Harcourt. The manner and trae order ....
2nd Henry IV., Act iv. Sc. 4
Henry S. King & Co.
65 CORNHILL AND 12 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON
In this compilation, the object has been to make the headings
proper clues to the quotations, and I believe, though it seems
to be asserting a good deal to say so much, that nothing in the
same form or on so extensive a scale has been before attempted.
The headings are:
i st. Such as can be clearly gathered from the passages quoted,
as for instance :—
Greatness (fallen) .
.... now lies he there,
And none so poor to do him reverence.
Antony. Julius Cfesar, Act iii. Sc. 2.
2ndly. Such as the public have long decided upon, as for
Boxes (at theatre) .
A beggarly account of empty boxes,
Romeo. Romeo and Juliet, Act v. Sc. 1.
3rdly. Those which in default of any ruling I have myself
selected, as for instance:—
.... but the gods made you,
Iachimo. Cymbeline, Act i. Sc. 6. In an endeavour such as is this, to collect together some of the utterances of the world's greatest genius, it must doubtless be the case that many quotations have been left out. In