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BRACH Merriman, neral sense, and may therefore the poor cur is emboft, be fo understood in the passage And couple Clouder with the deep before us; and it may be added,

mouth'd ACH.] Here, that brache appears to be used in says Pope, brach signifies a de the same sense, by Beaumont and generate hound : But Edwards Fletcher. A. Is that your Broexplains it a hound in general. " ther? E. Yes : have


lost That the latter of these criticks

your memory ? A. As I live he is right, will appear from the is a pretty fellow: 7, Othis is ufe of the word brach in Sir J. " a sweet brache!Scornful Lady, More's Comfort against Tribula. act i. fc. i. tion, book iji, ch. 24.

“ Here it Instead of brache, Hanmer 6 must be known of some men reads, leech Merriman. " that can skillof hunting, whe

Mr. WARTON. " ther that we mistake not our P. 15. Padua is a city of

terms, for then we are utterly Lombardy, therefore Mr. Theo“ alhamed, as ye wott well.

bald's emendation is wrong. “ And I am so cunning, that I

REVISAL, cannot tell, whether among The old reading may stand. 66 them a bitche be a bitche or no; P. 30. Have I nat in pitch66 but as I remember she is no ed battle beard 66 bitche but a brache." The Loud larums, neighing feeds, and meaning of the latter part of the trumpets clang ?] Probably paragraph seems to be, “ I am so the word clang is here used adjeca “ little killed in hunting, that tively, as in the Paradise Loft, I can hardly tell whether a b. xi. v. 829, and not as a verb. « bitch be a bitch or not: my

-An island salt and bare, “ judgment goes no further

The haunt of seals, and ores, “ than just to direct me to call and sea-mews, clang. “ either dog or bitch by their

Mr. WARTON, “ general name Hound.” I P. 45. My land amounts to but so am aware that Spelman acquaints mucbinall.] The old reading his reader, that brache was used was right, his land amounted but in his days for a lurcher, and to so much, but he supplied the that Shakespeare himself has made deficiency with an Argosie, or it a dog of a particular species. Tip of great value. REVISAL, Mastif greyhound, mungrill P. 52, Past cure of the fivese] grim,

So called in the Western part of Hound or Spaniel, brache or England, Vives elsewhere, and bут. .

avives by the French, A diftemK, LEAR, act ii. fc. per in horses, little differing from But it is manifest from the paf- the strangles, sage of More juit cited, that it Id. ib. Infected with the was sometimes applied in a ge fashions.) So called in the

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Weft of England, but by the Wear gold, and so a man tha best writers on farriery, farcins,

hath a name, or farcy.

Dr. GRAY. By falsehood and corruption P. 61. Be the Jacks fair with doth it shame.

in, the Jills fair without.] P. 121. I live diftain'd, &c.] Dr. Warburton seems to have The Revifal reads, I live difmade one blunder here, while he rained, then disonour'd, is censuring Sir T. H. for ao I am in doubt. other.

P. 130. In , the note, for Warburton explains it thus, cafting, read lasting. Are the drinking vessels clean, P. 142. S. Dormio. A back and the maids dreft?

friend, a shoulder clapper, one Hanmer alters the text thus, that commands the passage of alAre the Jacks fair without, the lies, creeks, and narrow lands. ] Jills fair within ? This seems to It should be written, I think, mean, Are the men, who are narrow lanes, as he has the same waiting without the house, for expression, Richard II. Act ; my master, dress'd, and the Sc. vi. p. 82. maids, who are waiting within, “ Enquire at London 'mong dress'd too?

" the taverns there, The joke here intended is For there, they fay, he only a play upon the words of “ daily doth frequent Jack and Jill, which fignify two

With unrestrained, loose drinking measures, as well as men “ companions, and maids; the distinction made • Even such, they say, as in the question concerning them “ stand in narrow lanes." was owing to this; the jacks

Dr. GRAY. being made of leather, could P. 142. Draws dry-foot well.] not be made to appear beautiful Ben. Johnson has the like exon the outside, but were very pression, Every Man in his Huapt to contract foulness within ; mour, act ii. fc. iv. “ Well, the whereas the jills, being of pew “ truth is, my old master intends ter, were to be kept bright on “ to follow my young dry-foot the outside, and, as they were over Moor-fields to London this of metal, were not liable to dirt“ morning ; now I knowing of on the inside, like the leather. “ this hunting match, &c."

Mr. STEEVENS. To draw dry-foot, is when the 64. In the note, dele dog pursues the game by the good.

scent of their foot ; for which For nevel narrative, the blood-hound is famed. read real narrative.

Dr. Gray. P. 116. I see the jewel best P. 175. -challeng’d Cupid at

enameld, &c.] The Revi. the bird bolt.] To challenge Sal reads thus,

at the bird bolt, does not seem -Yet the gold 'bides still to mean the same as to challenge That others touch, though at children's archery with small often touching will arrows, such as are discharged at

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birds, but means, as Benedict had á Hékid de anon bis bone was dared Cupid to the use of his own is not broken." arrows, which we suppose to be Troilus and Creseide, lib. i. 208. the most pointed and mischievous 6. With that anon sterte out of any in the world, the fool, to laugh at him, accepts the chal " Out of the place where he lenge for Cupid, but proposes the was hidde, use of bird bolts in their room, “ His malice in his cheere which are short thick arrows of

kidde." about a foot long, and have no Romaunt of the Rose, 2130. points, but spread near the end,

Dr. GRAY. so as to leave a flat surface of P. 267. Those that few thy about the size of a shilling, and virgir knight ] In the old are to this day in use to kill rooks books of chivalry a virgin knight with, and are thot from a cross fignifies one who had yet atbow.

chieved no adventure. Hero had Tho' lady Olivia opposes a bird certainly atchieved no matrimobolt to a cannon, she does not nial ore. Mr. STEEVENS. surely mean to compare the light P. 283. --some flain of sola er.] eit with the heaviest of weapons, Stain, for colour. · Parolles was because a bird bolt is not light in red, as appears from his being enough to allow of the compari- afterwards called, red-tailed fon. There are figns in London humble bee. WARBURTON. where the shape of the bolt is It does not appear from either preserved. Mr. Steevens, of these expressions, that Parol

In the note, for les was entirely drest in red. trifling, read trying.

Shakesfeare writes only fome stain P. 192. Speak low if jou speak of soldier, meaning he had only

love.] This speech, which is red breeches on, which is fuffigiven to Pedro, should be given. ciently evident, from calling him to Margaret. REVISAL, afterwards red-tailed humble bee. P. 206. Pedro, See


Mr. STEEVENS. Benedick hath bid himself? P. 297. For furplus, read fur

Claudio. Very well my Lord, plice. the mufick ended, we'll fit the kid. P.


I have seen a fox with a penni-wortb.) i. e. medicine we will be even with the fox, That's able to breath life into a now discovered. So the word tone, kid, or kidde, signifies in Chaucer, Quicken a rock, and make you " The fochfaltness that now is dance canary.] Mr. Richard

Broome, in his comedy, intitled, “ Without coverture shall be The City Wil, or The Woman

wears the Breeches, act iv. sc. i. “ When I undoen have this mentions this among other dances. "dreming."

As for corantoes, livoltos, Romaunt of the Rose, 2171, &c. “ jigs, measures, pavins, brawls,

6 Perceiv'd or thew'd. “ galliards, or canaries; I fpeak

P. 190.

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" it not swellingly, but I fub- Lafeu but the Clown, Lafeu
" scribe to no man.” Dr. GRAY. enters presently after.
P. 329. Parolles. He wears

his honour in a box, unseen, P. 411. For have his hate,
That bugs bis kichfi-wickly here read, have is hate.
at home.] Sir Thomas Han.

It the note, for mer, in his Glosary, observes, that plague her fin, read plague her kick sy-wickly is a made word, in fon, And afterwards, for punish ridicule and disdain of a wife. her sin, read punish her son. Taylor, the water poet, has a P. 443. And hang a calvespoem in disdain of his debtors, in- skin on those recreant limbs.] A titled, A kickly winsy, or A Ler. calf's skin in those days was the ry come Twang. Dr. Gray. dress of a fool. Mr. HAWKINS.

34!. For piercing, read P. 455. Dr. Warburton says, piecing air.

we should read (i, e. alter this P. 361. If I should swear by passage) thus : Sound one unto Jove's great attributes.] In the the drowsy race of night. print of the old folio, it is I should suppose found on doubtful whether it is Jove's or (which is the reading of the Love's, the characters being not folio) to be right. The meaning distinguishable. If it is read seems to be this; if the midnight Love's, perhaps it may be fome bell, by repeated frokes, was to thing less difficult. I am still at baften away the race of beings that

are busy at that hour, or quicken P. 372. Pox on him he is a night itself in its progress, the cat piil.] Mr. Johnson has ex- morning bell (that is the bell plained this passage thus, Throw that strikes one) could never pro. him how

' you
will, be lights upon perly be made the agent, for the

bell has ceased to be in the serBertram means no such thing. vice of night when it proclaims In a speech or two before, he the arrival of day. Sound on has declares his aversion to a cat, a peculiar propriety, because by and now only continues of the the repetition of the strokes at same opinion, and says, he hates twelve it gives a much more forParolles as much as a cat. The cible warning than when it only other meaning will not do, as

strikes one.

Mr. STEEVENS. Parolles could not be meant by P. 458. The Revisal thinks the cat which lights always on its it evident that for modern invocalegs, for he is now in a fair way tion should be read mothers invato be totally disconcerted. cation. I think modern is used as

Mr. Steevens. it is here in other passages of I am still of my former opi- Shakespeare. nion.

P. 467. Arthur. No, in good In the note, for footh, the fire is dead with haggilb, read waggish.

grief, P. 383. The first speech in There is no malice in this burning this page does not belong to coal,


a loss.

his legs.

P. 379

The breath of heav'n hath No malice in a burning coal is blown its spirit out,

certainly absurd, Dr. GRAY And strew'd repentant ofmes on P. 476. Hubert. My lord,

its head. ] Hubert had they say five moons were feet threatned Arthur, in the same to night, scene, to put out his eyes by Four fix'd, and the other did fire'; Arthur intreats him rather whirl about to cut out his congue, and tells The other four, in wondrous him, the instrument, with which motion.] This incident is he intended to do it, was grown mentioned by few of our Engcold, and would not harm bim: its historians; I have met with Hubert answers,

it 'no' where, but in Matthew of I can heat it, boy.

Westminster, and Polydore Virgil, To which Arthur replies, in the with a small alteration. These words under confideration ; fo kind of appearances were more that one tine, I think, should be common about that time than read thus:

either before or fince. Dr. GRAY. “ There is no malice burning P. 471. For reresióus in the “ in this coal."

notes, read receffibus.


P. 90. In the note, for look, Glarcanus Vadianus's Panegyric read loose.

upon T. Corjat.

Dr. GRAY. P. 100. In the note, after

P. 149. And thus hath so bejar dele comma.

ftir'd thee in thy sleep. To P. 113. Ihree and twenty beftir, is to stır, to put into commoknights,

tion.-No emendation is necefBalk'd in thein own blood.] fary. Of the word balk'd I know not P. 180. 'Tis a weman's fault.) any sense applicable here. The I believe the woman's fault, of Revisal reads bath’d, and I have which Hotspur confesses himself nothing better to offer.

guilty, is not to be still. P. 140. Gads, Sirrah, if they

P. 190. Falstaff says, Shall I not with St. Nicholas's not take mine case in mine Inne, but clerks, I'll give thee this neck.] I fall have my pocket picked.] Highwaymen or robbers were so There is a peculiar force in these calid, or St. Nicholas's knights. words. To take mine ease in " A mandrake grown under mine Inne, was an ancient pro" some beavy tree,

verb, not very different in its “ There, where St. Nicholas's application from that maxim,

" knights not long before every man's house is his castle : “ Had drop their fat axungia for inne originally fignified a " to the lee."

house, or babitation. [Sax. Inne,



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