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Remarks, Critical and Illustrative, on the Text and Notes of the Last ...
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Page 198 - No Traveller returns) puzzles the Will ; And makes us rather bear thofe Ills we have, Than fly to others that we know not of. Thus Confcience does make Cowards of us all : And thus the native Hue of Refolution...
Page 50 - Signior Antonio, many a time and oft In the Rialto you have rated me About my moneys and my usances : Still have I borne it with a patient shrug ; For sufferance is the badge of all our tribe. You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog, And spit upon my Jewish gaberdine, And all for use of that which is mine own.
Page 177 - What's Montague? it is nor hand, nor foot, Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part Belonging to a man. O, be some other name! What's in a name?
Page 190 - Are most select and generous chief in that. Neither a borrower nor a lender be: For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Page 203 - This speech, in which Hamlet, represented as a virtuous character, is not content with taking blood for blood, but contrives damnation for the man that he would punish, is too horrible to be read or to be uttered.
Page 215 - ... sovereignty, and a sense of shame resulting from the hasty and incestuous marriage of his mother. "I have dwelt the longer on this subject, because Hamlet seems to have been hitherto regar[d]ed as a hero not undeserving the pity of the audience; and because no writer on Shakespeare has taken the pains to point out the immoral tendency of his character!
Page 203 - A bloody deed ! almost as bad, good mother, As kill a king, and marry with his brother.
Page 187 - It is much to be lamented that the Poet did not conclude the dialogue with the action, and avoid a narrative of events which the audience already knew.