Image from page 44 of “Shakespeare’s comedy of A midsummer-night’s dream” (1914)

Image from page 44 of “Shakespeare’s comedy of A midsummer-night’s dream” (1914)
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Title: Shakespeare’s comedy of A midsummer-night’s dream
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Robinson, W. Heath (William Heath), 1872-1944, ill
Publisher: New York : H. Holt
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM And therefore is Love said to be a child, Because in choice he is so oft beguiled. As waggish boys in game themselves forswear So the boy Love is perjured everywhere : For ere Demetrius lookd on Hermias eyne, He haild down oaths that he was only mine ; And when this hail some heat from Hermia felt, So he dissolved, and showers of oaths did melt. I will go tell him of fair Hermias flight : Then to the wood will he to-morrow night Pursue her ; and for this intelligence If I have thanks, it is a dear expense : But herein mean I to enrich my pain, To have his sight thither and back again. Exit. ACT I. 17

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SCENE II.— The same. QUINCES house. Enter QUINCE, SNUG, BOTTOM, FLUTE, SNOUT, and STARVELING. Quince. Is all our company here ? Bottom. You were best to call them generally, man by man, according to the scrip.ACT I. 19 Sc. II. A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM Quince. Here is the scroll of every mans name, whichis thought fit, through all Athens, to play in ourinterlude before the Duke and the duchess, on hiswedding-day at night. Bottom. First, good Peter Quince, say what the playtreats on ; then read the names of the actors ; andso grow to a point. Quince. Marry, our play is, The most lamentablecomedy, and most cruel death of Pyramus andThisby. Bottom. A very good piece of work, I assure you, anda merry. Now, good Peter Quince, call forthyour actors by the scroll. Masters, spread your-selves. Quince. Answer as I call you. Nick Bottom, theweaver. Bottom. Ready. Name what part I am for, andproceed. Quince. You, Nick Bottom, are set down for Pyrarnus. Bottom. What is Pyramus ? a lover, or a ty

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