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Advance your standards, draw your willing swords:
share his part thereof.
Richard II. 4. 3, S. 2.
Richard II. A. 2, S. 4.
Richard II. A. 3, S. 2.
Henry IV. P. 2, A. I, S. 1.
Perhaps we should read, Cråm thou, &c. Shakespeare writes in another place;
“ You cram these news into mine ear against
" The stomach of my sense.” Hanmer's emendation, however, is certainly deserving of notice.
- Seek through the regions of the earth
All you unpublish'd virtues of the earth,
Lear, Ą. 4, S. 4.
Hamlet, A. 2, S. 2x
Tempeft, A. 4, S. 1.
E AS T.
Who sees the heavenly Rosaline,
Love's Labour Loft, A. 4, S. 3.
? My bosky acres.] Bosky is'woody. Bosquet, French,
E Е сно.
Wilt thou hunt?
Taming of the Shrew, Induct.
Let us sit, And-whilst the babbling echo mocks the hounds, Replying Thrilly to the well-tund horns, As if a double hunt were heard at onceLet us sit down and mark their yelling noise.
Titus Andronicus, A. 2, S. 3.
Do but start
King Jobn, A. 5, S. 2,
Henry VI. P. 1, A. 2, S. 3, I would to God, my name were not so terrible to the enemy as it is. 'Twere better to be eaten to death with rust, than to be scour'd to nothing with perpetual motion. Henry IV. P, 2, A. i, S. 2.
'Tis but thy name, that is my enemy;
Romeo and Juliet, A. 2, S. 2.
have many enemies, that know not Why they are so, but, like to village curs, Bark when their fellows do.
Henry VIII. A. 2, S. 4. Disguise, I see, thou art a wickedness, Wherein the pregnant enemy? does much.
Twelfth Night, A. 2, S. 2.
? Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.] I think the true reading is,
66 Thou art thyself, then not a Montague," Thou art a being of peculiar excellence, and hast none of the malignity of the family from which thou hast thy name. JOHNSON,
There is certainly fome obfcurity in this passage, which might possibly be removed by reading,
* Thou art thyself, though yet a Montague,". Or thụs; 6 Thou art thyself
, although a Montague.” At best Juliet's meaning seems to be, that though he was a Montague by name, and therefore her enemy, yet for his per• son and mind, she might fill be allowed to love him.
REMARKS. I think the commentators have mistaken the poet's meaning, I would read thus:
“ 'Tis but thy name that is mine enemy, “ Not thou thyself, though thou’rt a. Montague," A. B.
2 The pregnant enemy.] Is, I believe, the dexterous fiend, or enemy ofomankind.
JOHNSON, I do not think that “pregnant” in this place fignifies dexterorssy bụt great, powerful, full of confequence.
EN GLAND. We never valu'd this poor seat of England; And therefore living hence, did give ourself To barbarous licence; as 'tis ever common, That men are merriest when they are from home. But tell the Dauphin, I will keep my state; Be like a king, and shew my fail of greatness, When I do rouse me in my throne of France.
Henry V. A. 1, S. 2. O England !-model to thy inward greatness, Like little body with a mighty heart --What might'st thou do, that honour would thee do, Were all thy children kind and natural !
Henry V. Chorus, A. 2. England, bound in with the triumphant fea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious fiege Of watry Neptune, is now bound in with shame, With inky blots, and rotten parchment bonds. That England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself.
Richard II. A. 2, S. 1, Have you a ruffian, that will swear, drink, dance, Revel the night; rob, murder, and commit The oldest fins, the newest kind of ways ? England shall give him office, honour, might : For the Fifth Harry from curb'd licence plucks The muzzle of restraint, and the wild dog Shall flesh his tooth in
innocent. Henry IV, P. 2, A. 4, S. 4.
i With inky blots, and rotten parchment bonds.] I suspect that our author wrote, inky bolts. How can blots bind in any thing? and do not bolts correspond better with bonds.?
STEEVENS. “ Inky blots :" i. e. the wording of the rotten parchments. What are inky bolts ? or what have inky bolts to do with parchment bonds ?
A. B - England