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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE .

THE PLAYS EDITED FROM THE FOLIO OF MDCXXIII, WITH VARIOUS
READINGS FROM ALL THE EDITIONS AND ALL THE COMMENTATORS,
NOTES, INTRODUCTORY REMARKS, A HISTORICAL SKETCH OF
THE TEXT, AN ACCOUNT OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF
THE ENGLISH DRAMA, A MEMOIR OF THE POET,

AND AN ESSAY UPON HIS GENIUS

BY RICHARD GRANT WHITE

VOL. X.

BOSTON
LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY

1872.

HARARO
COLLEGE

LIBRARY
OA 3 * 1

Entered, according to Act of Congreso, in the year 1858, by

RICHARD GRANT WHITE,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of Now York

ROMEO AND JULIET. " AN EXCELLENT conceited Tragedie of Romeo and Iuliet. As it hath been often (with great applause) plaid publiquely, by the right Honourable the L. of Hunsdon his Seruants. LONDON, Printed by Iohn Danter.” 1597. 4to. 39 leaves.

"THE MOST Excellent and lamentable Tragedie, of Romeo and Juliet. Newly corrected, augmented, and amended : As it hath bene sundry times publiquely acted, by the right Honourable the Lord Chamberlaine his Seruants. LONDON Printed by Thomas Creede, for Cuthbert Burby, and are to be sold at his shop neare the Exchange." 1599. 4to. 46 leaves.

The same. “As it hath beene sundrie times publiquely Acted, by the Kings Maiesties Seruants at the Globe. Printed for Iohn Smethwick, and are to be sold at his Shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, in Fleetestreete ynder the Dyall." 1609. 4to. 46 leaves.

Romeo and Juliet occupies twenty-five pages in the folio of 1623, viz. from p. 53 to p. 79, inclusive, in the division of Tragedies. It is not divided into Acts and Scenes, and is without a list of Dramatis Personæ.

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