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CONTAINING MUCH OF
THE WEALTH OF SHAKESPEARE'S
WISDOM AND WIT
Alphabetically Arranged and Classified
BY CAPTAIN A. F. P. HARCOURT
AUTHOR OF " KOOLOO, LAHOUL AND SPITI," ETC. ETC.
HARCOURT. The manner and true order .
2nd Henry IV., Act iv. Sc. 4
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Malone I. 217
IN this compilation, the object has been to make the headings proper clues to the quotations, and I believe, though it seems to be asserting a good deal to say so much, that nothing in the same form or on so extensive a scale has been before attempted.
The headings are : I st. Such as can be clearly gathered from the passages quoted,
as for instance : GREATNESS (fallen) .
now lies he there,
Antony. Julius Cæsar, Act iii. Sc. 2. 2ndly. Such as the public have long decided upon, as for
instance : BOXES (at theatre) (736). A beggarly account of empty boxes,
Romeo. Romeo and Juliet, Act v. Sc. I. 3rdly. Those which in default of any ruling I have myself
selected, as for instance : CHAFFLESS (950).
but the gods made you, Unlike all others, chaffless.
Ια imo. Cymbeline, Act i. Sc. 6. In an endeavour such as is this, to collect together some of the utterances of the world's greatest genius, it must doubtless be the case that many quotations have been left out. In