The Shakespearian Referee: A Cyclopędia of Four Thousand Two Hundred Words, Obsolete and Modern, Occurring in the Plays of Shakespeare ... To which are Added, Translations of All the Latin, French, Italian and Spanish Words Occurring in the Plays

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W.H. Lowdermilk, 1886 - 241 pages

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Page 117 - Let me have men about me that are fat ; Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights. Yond' Cassius has a lean and hungry look ; He thinks too much : such men are dangerous.
Page 213 - Black spirits and white, red spirits and gray, Mingle, mingle, mingle, you that mingle may! Titty, Tiffin, Keep it stiff in; Firedrake, Puckey, Make it lucky; Liard, Robin, You must bob in. Round, around, around, about, about! All ill come running in, all good keep out!
Page 55 - Dis's waggon! daffodils That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath...
Page 55 - When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh ! the doxy over the dale, — Why, then comes in the sweet o'the year ; For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale?
Page 135 - If a Jew wrong a Christian, what is his humility? revenge; If a Christian wrong a Jew, what should his sufferance be by Christian example? why, revenge. The villainy, you teach me, I will execute ; and it shall go hard, but I will better the instruction.
Page 162 - The raven himself is hoarse That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan Under my battlements. Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full Of direst cruelty ! make thick my blood ; Stop up...
Page 98 - I am but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw.
Page 40 - I cannot talk with civet in the room, A fine puss gentleman that's all perfume ; The sight's enough — no need to smell a beau — Who thrusts his nose into a rareeshow?
Page 89 - Maria is partly inscribed on each moiety and legible only when they are united.* A beautiful enamelled ring of this kind which belonged to Sir Thomas Gresham, is extant...
Page 157 - I must ask the reader who cannot command the original to be content with this rendering of the above stanza : — The man who steals a horn, a horse, a ring, Or such a trifle, thieves with moderation, And may be justly called a robberling ; But he who takes away a reputation, And pranks in feathers from another's wing, His deed is robbery, assassination, And merits punishment so much the greater As he to right and truth is more a traitor.

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