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Observations on an Autograph of Shakespeare: And the Orthography of His Name
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Observations on an Autograph of Shakespeare, and the Orthography of His Name
Sir Frederic Madden, Sir
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additional admit Apology appeared AUTOGRAPH OF SHAKSPERE bearing become believe BELL YARD belonged booke British Museum cause Chalmers Chatterton Collier COMMUNICATED contain Shakspere's autograph copy corrected Court curiosity dated deed Director discovered document doubt Drake edition Edward enabled engraved error evidence examination executed exhibit fac-simile fact forgeries FREDERIC MADDEN Garrick genuine signatures hand hath Henry HISTORIES idle Illustrations imitation Inquiry inserted interest Ireland John kind known land letter LONDON Malone Malone's March never notes notice OBSERVATIONS occurs opinion original ORTHOGRAPHY passage Patteson persons poet poet's Prerogative Court present printed PRINTERS probability published reason recent reference regard remains remark respecting Right Honorable RODD second syllable SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDIES sheet shilling Society SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES Steevens STEVENS AND PARDON sufficient supposed suspicion TEMPLE BAR third THOMAS throughout tion traced translation verses volume William Shakspere write written
Page 8 - It is a nation, would I answer Plato, that hath no kinde of traffike, no knowledge of Letters, no intelligence of numbers, no name of magistrate...
Page 7 - I' the commonwealth I would by contraries Execute all things; for no kind of traffic Would I admit; no name of magistrate; Letters should not be known; riches, poverty, And use of service, none; contract, succession, Bourn, bound of land, tilth, vineyard, none; No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil; No occupation; all men idle, all; And women too, but innocent and pure; No sovereignty; — Seb.
Page 7 - Scape being drunk, for want of wine. Gomalo. — I' the commonwealth, I would by contraries Execute all things : for no kind of traffic Would I admit ; no name of magistrate ; Letters should not be known...
Page 8 - ... no use of service, of riches, or of poverty ; no contracts, no successions, no dividences ; no occupation, but idle ; no respect of kindred, but common ; no...
Page 4 - First written by him in French. And now done into English By him that hath inviolably vowed his labors to the Aeternitie of their Honors, whose names he hath severally inscribed on these his consecrated Altares.
Page 10 - SHAKSPERE, and, consequently, that those who have inserted an e after the *, or an a in the second syllable, do not write the same (as far as we are able to judge) in the same manner as the poet himself uniformly would authorize us to do.
Page 10 - There are five acknowledged genuine signatures of Shakspere in existence, exclusive of the one which forms the subject of this communication. Of these, three are attached to his will in the Prerogative Court, executed...
Page 5 - first became possessed of it, is not known : but it is very certain that previous to the year 1780, Mr. Patteson used to exhibit the volume to his friends as a curiosity, on account of the autograph...