The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

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Talboys and Wheeler, 1825

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Page 58 - heaven's breath Smells wooingly here. No jutty frieze, Buttrice, nor coigne of 'vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed, and procreant cradle: Where they most breed and haunt, I have observ'd, The air is delicate. In this short scene, I propose a slight alteration to
Page 77 - Tis his main hope : For where there is advantage to be given, Both more and less have given him the revolt ; And none serve with him but constrained things, Whose hearts are absent too. The impropriety of the expresssion advantage to be given, instead of advantage given, and the disagreeable
Page 58 - NOTE XV. SCENE VIII. King. This castle hath a pleasant seat; the air Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself Unto our gentle senses. Ban. This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve, By his lov'd mansionry, that
Page 65 - so, For Banquo's issue have I 'fil'd my mind ; For them, the gracious Duncan have I murther'd, Put rancours in the vessel of my peace Only for them ; and mine eternal jewel Given to the (2) common enemy of man, To make them kings,—the
Page 75 - for which he makes a short apology, and retires. NOTE XXXIX. SCENE IV. Malcolm. Let us seek out some desolate shade, and there Weep our sad bosoms empty. Macdujf. Let us rather Hold fast the mortal sword; and, like good men, Bestride our
Page 74 - Each way, and (2) move. I'll take my leave of you: Shall not be long but I'll be here again : Things at the worst will cease, or else climb upward To what they were before: my pretty cousin, Blessing upon you ! (1)
Page 57 - toe, top-full Of direst cruelty ! make thick my blood, Stop up th' access and passage to remorse; That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose, nor keep peace between Th
Page 74 - fear, yet know not what we fear. Or, in a sense very applicable to the occasion of the conference: when the bold, running From what they fear, yet know not what they fear. (2) But float upon a wild and violent sea Each way, and move. That he who floats upon a rough sea must move, is
Page 51 - do. 2 Witch. I'll give thee a wind 1 Witch. Thou art kind. 3 Witch. And I another. 1 Witch. I myself have all the other. And the (2) very points they blow; All the quarters that they know, F th' ship-man's card. I will drain him dry as hay, Sleep shall neither night nor
Page 74 - (1) When we hold rumour From what we fear, yet know not what we fear. The present reading seems to afford no sense; and, therefore, some critical experiments may be properly tried upon it, though, the verses being without any

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