The Origin of the English Drama Volume 1; Illustrated in Its Various Species ... by Specimens from Our Earliest Writers
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from ... Show synopsis This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1773 Excerpt: ...After his owne phantefy; And my matter to frame, I wyll call her name UnKnowen Hone/lye.' This will 1 convey, My matter I fay, Somewhat hanfomely; That, through wicked Felovijbip, And falfe pretende frendfhip, Youth fhal lyve carnally. Trudge, Hipocrifa, trudge;' Thou art a good drudge, To ferve the devill: If thou fl;ouldeft lye and lurke, . And not entende thy worke, Thy maifter mould do ful evill...' Abhominable. So the-word is ccnjtaally fptlt. It it worth remarking, in order to fx tie adjujimetn of a pajjage in Shakefpeare's Love's Labour'i JLoft, All. lV. 5.1. This is abhominable which he waiU call abominable. Capell's edit, nearly tgreeable to the Quartot--or, This is abominable arbkb we;.or.tlJ call abhominable. So Theobald and Hanmer according to the Folios. Tht two grtat and learned editors Warburton and Johnfon read vice verfa: 77/ii is abominable ivb'isb he ivould call abhominable--which deftnyi tte poet's tumour, facb as it is, -who is laughing at fuch fanatical phantal'ms and rackers of orthography cuafcEl tofpeak fine, Here H#rf efitrelh Youth to whom Hypocrifye jet J'peaketb. What, mayfter Youth? Wei I met, by my truth $ And whether away?. You are the laft man, Which I talked' on, I fware, by thys day. Methought, by your face, Ere you came in place, It mould be you: Therfore I dyd abyde, Here in this tyde, For your comming, this is true. Juventus. For your gentlenes, fyr, moft hertely I thanke you, But yet you muft hold me fomwhat excufed; For to my fymple knowledge, I never knewe, That you and I together were acquainted: But nevertheles, if you do it renew, Old acquaintaunce wil fone 3 be remembred. Hipocrifye. Ah, nowe I fe well, Youth is fethered', And his ctums he hath well gathered, Since I fpake with him laft; A pore njans tale can not n.