The Shakespeare Memorial Buildings, Stratford-upon-Avon: A Complete Record of the Festival Connected with the Inauguration of the Theatre Portion of the Shakespeare Memorial Buildings, from April 23rd to May 3rd, 1879

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第 27 頁 - It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes : 'Tis mightiest in the mightiest ; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown. His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings ; But mercy is above this sceptred sway : It is enthroned in the hearts of kings, It is an attribute to God himself, And earthly power doth then show likest God's, When mercy seasons justice.
第 38 頁 - TRAGEDY, as it was anciently composed, hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other poems ; therefore said by Aristotle to be of power, by raising pity and fear, or terror, to purge the mind of those and such like passions, that is, to temper and reduce them to just measure with a kind of delight, stirred up by reading or seeing those passions well imitated.
第 27 頁 - The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth, as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath ; it is twice blessed ; It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
第 27 頁 - To chase these pagans in those holy fields Over whose acres walk'd those blessed feet Which fourteen hundred years ago were nail'd For our advantage on the bitter cross.
第 27 頁 - Alas ! alas ! Why, all the souls that were, were forfeit once; And He that might the vantage best have took, Found out the remedy: How would you be, If he, which is the top of judgment, should But judge you as you are? O, think on that; And mercy then will breathe within your lips, Like man new made.
第 33 頁 - To covet so much deer, "When horns enough upon his head "Most plainly did appear. "Had not his worship one deer left? "What then? He had a wife "Took pains enough to find him horns "Should last him during life."3 Joshua Barnes, who lived from 1654 to 1712' was a Greek scholar and antiquary who belonged to Emmanuel College, Cambridge.
第 15 頁 - That which he hath writ, Is with such judgment labour'd, and distill'd Through all the needful uses of our lives, That could a man remember but his lines, He should not touch at any serious point, But he might breathe his spirit out of him.
第 14 頁 - Majesty, they would mentally include the health of the Prince and Princess of Wales and the rest of the Royal Family.
第 5 頁 - Out-sweeten'd not thy breath: the ruddock would With charitable bill — O bill, sore shaming Those rich-left heirs that let their fathers lie Without a monument! — bring thee all this; Yea, and furr'd moss besides, when flowers are none, To winter-ground thy corse.
第 21 頁 - As it hath been sundrie times publikely | acted by the right honorable, the Lord Chamberlaine his servants.