RareBooksClub. Paperback. New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 82 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.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. 1899 Excerpt: . . . Hall in the Castle. Enter HAMLET and two or three of the Players. Ham. Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pro-nounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much with 5 your hand, thus; but use all gently; for in the very torrent, tempest, and, as I may say, the whirlwind of passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness. Oh, it offends me to the soul 10 to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings, who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb-shows and noise; I would have such a 1 5 fellow whipped for oer-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herod; pray you, avoid it. 3. your players Q I, F; our players Q. 4. spoke Q, had spoke F. 5, 6. much with your Q, much your F, much, your Caldecott. 8. the whirlwind of possum F, whirlwind of your passion Q. 11. hear Q, see F. 15. would Q I, Q; could F. 8, 9. acquire and beget acquire, 16. Termagant the god of the through training and practice; beget, Saracens, as represented in old ro through a native artistic impulse. mances and mystery plays. Florio, ii. robustious sturdy, as in King 1611: Termigisto, a great boaster, Henry V. III. vii. 159. quarreller, killer, tamer or ruler of 11. periwig-pated Steevens quotes the universe; the child of the earth from Every Woman in her Humour, quake and of the thunder, the brother 1609: as none wear. . . periwigs of death. but players and pictures. 17. Herod the violent Herod of 13. groundlings spectators of the old sacred plays. In the Coventry play who stood in the pit, paying, as play of the Nativity a braggart spee. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN.