Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" It had been a thing, we confess, worthy to have been wished, that the author himself had lived to have set forth and overseen his own writings ; but since it hath been ordained otherwise, and he by death departed from that right, we pray you do not envy... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 26
1871
Full view - About this book

An Introduction to the Study of Shakespeare

Hiram Corson - Drama - 1890 - 397 pages
...himselfe had liv'd to have set forth, and overseen his owne writings ; * But since it hath bin ordain'd otherwise, and he by death departed from that right, we pray you do not envie his Friends, the office of their care, and paine, to have collected & publish'd them ; and so...
Full view - About this book

Our English Homer: Or, Shakespeare Historically Considered

Thomas William White - 1892 - 297 pages
...worthy to have been wished that the author himself had lived to have set forth and overseen his own writings; but since it hath been ordained otherwise...not envy his friends the office of their care and pains, to have collected and published them ; and so to have published them, as, where (before) you...
Full view - About this book

The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-time Literature, Volume 1

Bibliography - 1888
...himselfe had liv'd to have set forth, and overseen his owne writings ; But since it hath bin ordain'd otherwise, and he by death departed from that right, we pray you do not envie his Friends, the office of their care, and paine, to have collected & publish'd them ; and so...
Full view - About this book

The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1897
...himselfe had lin'd to hane set forth, and ouerseen his owne writings; But since it hath bin ordain'd otherwise, and he by death departed from that right, we pray you doe not en vie his Friends, the office of their care, and paiue, to have collected and publish'd them...
Full view - About this book

Pericles; Cymbeline; The Two Noble Kinsman

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1988 - 724 pages
...worthy to have been wished, that the author himself had lived to have set forth and overseen his own writings. But since it hath been ordained otherwise,...care and pain to have collected and published them. Nor can an editor, after he has done his best, forget Heminges and CondelTs final words: "And so we...
Limited preview - About this book

Introduction to Early Modern English

Manfred Görlach - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 456 pages
...himselfe had liu'd to haue set 20 forth, and ouerseen his owne writings; But since it hath bin ordain'd otherwise, and he by death departed from that right, we pray you do not envie his Friends, the office of their care, and paine, to haue collected & publish'd them; and so...
Limited preview - About this book

Cardenio, Or, The Second Maiden's Tragedy

William Shakespeare, Charles Hamilton, John Fletcher - Drama - 1994 - 275 pages
...himselfe had liv'd to have set forth and overseen his owne writings; but since it hath bin ordain'd otherwise, and he by death departed from that right, we pray you do not envie his friends the office of their care and paine to have collected and publish'd them."3 The phrase...
Limited preview - About this book

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...himself had lived to have set forth and overseen his own writings. But, since it hath been ordain'd l burn publish'd them; and so to have publish'd them as where before you were abused with divers stolen and...
Limited preview - About this book

Text: An Interdisciplinary Annual of Textual Studies, Volume 10

W. Speed Hill - Literary Collections - 1998 - 448 pages
...worthy to have been wished, that the author himself had lived to have set forth and overseen his own writings; but since it hath been ordained otherwise, and he by death departed from that right "1 Is this merely rhetorical regret, or is it a hint of a project actually discussed? We can never...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 512 pages
...that the author himself had lived to have set forth and overseen his own writings; but since it has been ordained otherwise, and he by death departed...care, and pain, to have collected and published them. Something of the scale of the debt posterity owes to Heminges and Condell may be gauged from the fact...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF