A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Annotated Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare PDF

By William Shakespeare

From the hilarious mischief of the elf Puck to the tough humor of the self-centered backside and his fellow avid gamers, from the palace of Theseus in Athens to the magic wooden the place fairies play, Shakespeare’s exceptional A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a play of attraction and an insightful portrait of the predicaments of affection.

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To choose love by165 another’s eyes. ” The jaws of darkness do devour it up. 172 Hermia If then true lovers have been ever crossed,173 It stands as an edict174 in destiny. Then let us teach our trial175 patience,176 Because it is a customary177 cross, As due178 to love as thoughts and dreams and sighs, Wishes and tears, poor179 fancy’s followers. 180 Therefore hear me, Hermia. I have a widow aunt, a dowager Of great revenue,181 and she hath no child. 168 darkened, murky 169 impulse, whim, caprice, fit of temper 170 displays, lays open (to sight) 171 quick bright ϭ quickly/lively shining/gleaming 172 ruin, destruction (conFYUziON)* 173 ever crossed ϭ always/eternally (adverb) thwarted/afflicted 174 rule, law (eeDICT) 175 testing, struggle, affliction 176 PAseeENCE 177 common, usual 178 as due ϭ just as rightful/owed/belonging 179 poor fancy’s ϭ humble/insignificant* imagination’s 180 argument, conviction, opinion 181 reVENue (A Dictionary of the English Language, ed.

Theseus In himself he is. 61 wanting62 your father’s voice,63 But in this kind, The other64 must be held65 the worthier. Hermia I would66 my father looked but67 with my eyes. Theseus Rather your eyes must with his judgment look. Hermia I do entreat your Grace to pardon68 me. I know not by what power69 I am made bold,70 Nor how it may concern71 my modesty72 In such a presence73 here to plead my thoughts. But I beseech your Grace that I may know The worst that may befall74 me in this case, If I refuse to wed Demetrius.

Bottom Well, I will undertake it. What beard59 were I best to play it in? 80 Quince Why, what you will. Bottom I will discharge60 it in either your61 straw color beard, your orange tawny62 beard, your purple in grain63 beard, or your French crown color64 beard, your perfect65 yellow. 68 But69 masters, here are your parts, and I am to70 entreat you, request you and desire you, to con71 them by tomorrow night, and meet me in the palace wood, a mile without the town, by moonlight. There will we rehearse.

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