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John Herbert Slater, William Roberts, F. Partridge
H. F. and G. Witherby, 1907
 

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Page 289 - I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English man-of-war. Master Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. CVL, with the 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 540 - Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies. London Printed by Isaac laggard, and Ed. Blount. 1623.
Page 175 - The most excellent Historic of the Merchant of Venice. With the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the lewe towards the sayd Merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh : and the obtayning of Portia by the choyse of three chests. As it hath beene diuers times acted by the Lord Chamberlaine his Seruants. Written by William Shakespeare.
Page 429 - MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARES COMEDIES, HISTORIES, and TRAGEDIES. Published according to the true Originall Copies.
Page 289 - Jonson, which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon, and an English man-of-war ; Master Jonson (like the former) was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances.
Page 478 - 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.
Page 293 - William Shake-speare, His True Chronicle History of the life and death of King Lear, and his three Daughters.
Page 294 - The Two Noble Kinsmen: Presented at the Blackfriers by the Kings Maiesties servants, with great applause: Written by the memorable Worthies of their time; Mr. John Fletcher, and Mr. William Shakspeare. Gent.
Page 637 - Pauline . . . written in pursuance of a foolish plan I forget, or have no wish to remember, involving the assumption of several distinct characters : the world was never to guess that such an opera, such a comedy, such a speech proceeded from the same notable person. . . . Only this crab remains of the shapely Tree of Life in my Fool's Paradise.
Page 175 - The Tempest, or the Enchanted Island. A Comedy. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.

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