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DRAMATIC

WORKS

OF

S H A K S P E A R E.

VOLUME THE SECOND

CONTAINING

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.
MERCHANT OF VENICE.
AS YOU LIKE IT,
TAMING OF THE SHREW.
ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL,
TWELFTH NIGHT.
WINTER'S TALE.

E R R Α Τ Α Ι Ν

VOL. I.

read your

Page 9, line 15, for parellel read parallel
81, line 18, for

you
145, line 2, insert Sil. Sir Protheus, as I take it.
153, line 11, for as read hath
168, line 16, for marrying read marring
303, Note 2, dele — after 'I will
304, Note", read deprive a man
335, Note', read this being so
392, line 10, for

joil
412, Note', dele the before battle
559, Note", read within the fillet or bandage wrapt

round his thin-in them all, Sir.
560, Note', dele and below it means a crab-stick.

read your

E R R Α Τ Α Ι Ν

VOL. II.

143, line

Page 105, line 12, read then for them

13,

read They for Thy
153, line ii, for

you
read

your
349, line 30, for rabbet read reébit
*349, Note, for persons read per ox

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THESEUS, Duke of Athens.
EGEUS, Father to HERMIA.
LYSANDER, in love with HERMIA.
DEMETRIUS, in love with HERMIA.
PHILOSTRATE, Master of the Sports to THESEUS.
QUINCE, the Carpenter.
SNUG, the Joiner.
BOTTOM, the Weaver.
FLUTE, the Bellows-mender.
SNOWT, the Tinker.
STARVELING, the Taylor.
HIPPOLITA, Queen of the AMAZONS, betrothed to Theseus.
HERMIA, Daughter to EGEUS, in love with LYSANDER.
HELENA, in love with DEMETRIUS.

Attendants.
OBERON, King of the Fairies.
TITANIA, Queen of the Fairies..
PUCK, or ROBIN-GOODFELLOW, a Fairy.
PEASEBLOSSOM,
COBWEB,

Fairies.
MOTH,
MUSTARD-SEED,
Pyramus,
Thisbe,
Wall,

Characters in the Interlude performed by

the Clowns. Moonshine, Lyon,

Other Fairies attending their King and Queen : Attendants on

THESEUS and HIPPOLITA.

SCENE-Atbens, and a Wood not far from it.

.. This PLAY, denominated probably from the season of its first representation, is supposed to have been written about the year 1595 ; the first hint of it is said to have been taken from Chaucer's Knight's Tale, and the character of Oberon from an old romance called “ Sir Hugh of Bourdeaux,"

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