By William George Clark, William Aldis Wright
The Cambridge Shakespeare used to be released in 9 volumes among 1863 and 1866. Its cautious editorial rules, beautiful web page layout and chic typography have withstood the attempt of time. this article was once in keeping with a radical collation of the 4 Folios and of the entire 4to versions of the separate performs, the bottom textual content being the 1623 Folio. The serious gear seems on the foot of the web page, yet for passages the place the 4to differs considerably the complete 4to textual content appears to be like in small style after the bought textual content. Notes on the finish of every play clarify variations, emendations, and passages of surprising hassle or curiosity. Grammar and metre have been ordinarily left unchanged by way of the editors, yet punctuation used to be normalised and nineteenth-century orthography was once followed rather than the variable Elizabethan spelling. In a daring stream for a Victorian variation, the editors restored numerous 'profane' expressions the place metre or experience demanded it.
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We will rush on them. Now for the honour of the forlorn French ! Him I forgive my death that killeth me 20 When he sees me go back one foot or fly. \_Exeunt. Here Alarumj they are beaten back by the English with great loss. Re-enter CHARLES, ALEN^ON, and REIGNIER. Char. Who ever saw the like? what men have I! Dogs! , dastards! I would ne'er have fled, But that they left me 'midst my enemies. Reig. Salisbury is a desperate homicide; He fighteth as one weary of his life. The other lords, like lions wanting food, Do rush upon us as their hungry prey.
Sergeant, you shall. [Exit Sergeant^ Thus are poor servitors, When others sleep upon their quiet beds, Constraint to watch in darkness, rain and cold. Enter 27 5 and forces, with scalingladders', their drums beating a dead march. TALBOT, BEDFORD, BURGUNDY, TaL Lord Regent, and redoubted Burgundy, By whose approach the regions of Artois, Wallon and Picardy are friends to us, This happy night the Frenchmen are secure, Having all day caroused and banqueted : Embrace we then this opportunity As fitting best to quittance their deceit Contrived by art and baleful sorcery.