A Chronicle History of the Life and Work of William Shakespeare, Player, Poet, and Playmaker, Band 70

J. C. Nimmo, 1886 - 364 Seiten

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Seite 111 - I am as sorry as if the original fault had been my fault, because myself have seen his demeanour no less civil than he excellent in the quality he professes: besides, divers of worship have reported his uprightness of dealing which argues his honesty, and his facetious grace in writing, that approves his art.
Seite 110 - Yes, trust them not ! for there is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his " Tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide," supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you ; and, being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is, in his own conceit, the only Shake-scene in a country.
Seite 9 - Travels into several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships.
Seite 50 - Lastly, I would inform you, that this book, in all numbers, is not the same with that which was acted on the public stage; wherein a second pen •' had good share: in place of which, I have rather chosen to put weaker, and, no doubt, less pleasing, of mine own, than to defraud so happy a genius of his right by my loathed usurpation.
Seite 124 - Comedy, he determined to see whether it would sort to a happier end for this new actor, then it did for the old player.
Seite 135 - As the soul of Euphorbus was thought to live in Pythagoras, so the sweet witty soul of Ovid lives in mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakespeare, witness his " Venus and Adonis," his " Lucrece," his sugared sonnets among his private friends, etc.
Seite 16 - The Complete Angler; OR, THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION, Of IZAAK WALTON and CHARLES COTTON. Edited by JOHN MAJOR. A New Edition, with 8 original Etchings (2 Portraits and 6 Vignettes), two impressions of each, one on Japanese and one on Whatman paper ; also, 74 Engravings on Wood, printed on China Paper throughout the text. 8vo, cloth or half parchment elegant, gilt top, 313.
Seite 260 - To those gentlemen, his quondam acquaintance, that spend their wits in making plays, RG wisheth a better exercise, and wisdom to prevent his extremities.
Seite 168 - ... but as I must acknowledge my lines not worthy his patronage under whom he hath published them, so the author I know much offended with M. Jaggard that (altogether unknown to him) presumed to make so bold with his name.
Seite 245 - The Painful Adventures of Pericles Prince of Tyre. Being the true History of the Play of Pericles, as it was lately presented by the worthy and ancient Poet John Gower.

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