The Cambridge Shakespeare, Volume 9 by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

The Cambridge Shakespeare used to be released in 9 volumes among 1863 and 1866. Its cautious editorial rules, beautiful web page layout and stylish typography have withstood the try of time. this article used to be in response to an intensive collation of the 4 Folios and of all of the 4to variants of the separate performs, the bottom textual content being the 1623 Folio. The severe equipment looks on the foot of the web page, yet for passages the place the 4to differs considerably the total 4to textual content seems in small sort after the acquired textual content. Notes on the finish of every play clarify editions, emendations, and passages of surprising trouble or curiosity. Grammar and metre have been usually left unchanged via the editors, yet punctuation was once normalised and nineteenth-century orthography used to be followed rather than the variable Elizabethan spelling. In a daring movement for a Victorian variation, the editors restored a number of 'profane' expressions the place metre or feel demanded it.

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The Cambridge Shakespeare, Volume 9

The Cambridge Shakespeare was once released in 9 volumes among 1863 and 1866. Its cautious editorial ideas, beautiful web page layout and stylish typography have withstood the attempt of time. this article used to be in accordance with an intensive collation of the 4 Folios and of the entire 4to variations of the separate performs, the bottom textual content being the 1623 Folio.

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3. Mes. FjF 2 . 3 Mess. F 3 F 4 . 115—117. bears^] As in Pope. beares, in Ff. 12 ANTONY AND CLEOPA TRA. [ACT I. Her length of sickness, with what else more serious Importeth thee to know, this bears. [Gives a letter. Ant. Forbear me. [Exit Sec. Messenger. There's a great spirit gone ! Thus did I desire it: What our contempts do often hurl from us, We wish it ours again; the present pleasure, By revolution lowering, does become The opposite of itself: she's good, being gone ; The hand could pluck her back that shoved her on.

Enter Alexas from Caesar. Ff. 35. tinlike art thou] F j F 2 . art thou like F3F4. art thou unlike Rowe. 37, 38. with] As in Ff. One line in Hanmer. 40. kisses, Ff (kisses Fj). 42. friend] friends Rowe (ed. 2). 43. firm] F3F4. fir me F j F ^ first S. Walker conj. 45. piece] F3F4. peece F j F 2 . pace Hanmer (Warburton). space Grey conj. 48. an arm gaunt] an Arme-gaunt Ff. an arm-girt Hanmer. ). an arm-gaud or an arm-vainit Becket conj. a war-gaunt Jackson conj. ). a ram pan nt or a ra7nping Lettsom conj.

Immediatly F 4 . council] Rowe. counsel/ F F . councel F3F4. ] ANTONY AND CLEOPA TRA. Thrives in our idleness. Lep. To-morrow, Caesar, I shall be furnish'd to inform you rightly Both what by sea and land I can be able To front this present time. Cces. Till which encounter, It is my business too. Farewell. 80 Lep. Farewell, my lord: what you shall know meantime Of stirs abroad, I shall beseech you, sir, To let me be partaker. Cces. Doubt not, sir; I knew it for my bond. [Exeunt. SCENE Enter V. Alexandria.

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