Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Works of Art, Antiquities and Relics: At Present Exhibited in Shakespeare's Birthplace; with 61 Illustrations
Trustees and Guardians of Shakespeare's Birthplace, 1910 - 134 pages
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Page 26 - I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus, The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool, With open mouth swallowing a tailor's news ; Who, with his shears and measure in his hand, Standing on slippers, (which his nimble haste Had falsely thrust upon contrary feet) Told of a many thousand warlike French, That were embattailed and rank'd in Kent.
Page 12 - What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one (from whence they came) Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life...
Page 34 - William Shake-speare, His True Chronicle History of the life and death of King Lear, and his three Daughters.
Page 33 - Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies Histories, and Tragedies Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added, Seven Plays, Never before (!) Printed in Folio : Viz. PERICLES PRINCE OF TYRE. THE LONDON PRODIGAL. 'THB HISTORY or THOMAS, LORD CROMWELL. SIR JOHN OLDCASTLE LORD COBHAM. THE PURITAN WIDOW. A YORKSHIRE TRAGEDY. THE TRAGEDY OF LOCRINE.
Page 120 - English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention.
Page 34 - The excellent History of the Merchant of Venice. With the extreme cruelty of Shylocke the lew towards the saide Merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh. And the obtaining of Portia, by the choyse of three caskets. Written by W. Shakespeare. Printed by J. Roberts. 1600,
Page 127 - Harry, I do not only marvel where thou spendest thy time, but also how thou art accompanied : for though the camomile, the more it is trodden on, the faster it grows, yet youth, the more it is wasted, the sooner it wears.
Page 63 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school; and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
Page 75 - When Learning's triumph o'er her barbarous foes First reared the stage immortal Shakespeare rose: Each change of many-colour'd life he drew, Exhausted worlds and then imagined new : Existence saw him spurn her bounded reign, And panting Time toiled after him in vain : His powerful strokes presiding Truth impressed And unresisted Passion stormed the breast.