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A Midsummer Nights Dreame

By Shakespeare, William

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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: A Midsummer Nights Dreame  
Author: Shakespeare, William
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections: DjVu Editions Classic Literature
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Excerpt: A Midsommer Nights Dreame; Actus Primus -- Enter Theseus, Hippolita, with others. Theseus. Now faire Hippolita, our nuptiall houre Drawes on apace: foure happy daies bring in Another Moon: but oh, me thinkes, how slow This old Moon wanes; She lingers my desires Like to a Step- dame, or a Dowager, Long withering out a yong man?s revennew. Hip. Foure daies wil quickly steep the[m]selves in nights Foure nights wil quickly dreame away the time: And then the Moone, like to a silver bow, Now bent in heaven, shal behold the night Of our solemnities. The. Go Philostrate, Stirre up the Athenian youth to merriments, Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth, Turne melancholy forth to Funerals: The pale companion is not for our pompe, Hippolita, I woo?d thee with my sword, And wonne thy love, doing thee injurries: But I will wed thee in another key, With pompe, with triumph, and with reuelling. Enter Egeus and his daughter Hermia, Lysander, and Demetrius. Ege. Happy be Theseus, our renowned Duke. The. Thanks good Egeus: what?s the news with thee? Ege. Full of vexation, come I, with complaint Against my childe, my daughter Hermia. Stand forth Demetrius. My Noble Lord, This man hath my consent to marrie her. Stand forth Lysander. And my gracious Duke, This man hath bewitch?d the bosome of my childe: Thou, thou Lysander, thou hast given her rimes, And interchang?d love- tokens with my childe: Thou hast by Moone- light at her window sung, With faining voice, verses of faining love ...

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Table of Contents: A Midsommer Nights Dreame, 1 -- Actus primus., 1 -- Actus Secundus., 9 -- Actus Tertius., 18 -- Actus Quartus., 34 -- Actus Quintus., 40


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