Shakespeare as a Lawyer

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Little, Brown,, 1883 - 119 páginas
 

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Página 69 - ANTONIO. So please my lord the duke and all the court To quit the fine for one half of his goods, I am content; so he will let me have The other half in use, to render it, Upon his death, unto the gentleman That lately stole his daughter.
Página 73 - LEAR. A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears: see how yond justice rails upon yond simple thief. Hark, in thine ear: change places ; and, handy-dandy, which is the justice, which is the thief? The
Página 35 - she was a woman, and was turned into a cold fish for she would not exchange flesh with one that loved her: the ballad is very pitiful, and as true. DOR. Is it true too, think you ? AUT. Five justices' hands at it; and witnesses more than my pack will hold.
Página 68 - s no time for a man to recover his hair that grows bald by nature. ANT. S. May he not do it by fine and recovery ? DRO. S. Yes, to pay a fine for a periwig, and recover the lost hair of another man. In " The Merry Wives of Windsor,
Página 68 - says: — My brother had but justice, In that he did the thing for which he died: For Angelo, His act did not o'ertake his bad intent ; And must be buried but as an intent That perish'd by the way: thoughts are no subjects, Intents but merely thoughts.
Página 62 - And I beseech you, Wrest once the law to your authority: To do a great right, do a little wrong; And curb this cruel devil of his will. PORTIA. It must not be; there is no power in Venice Can alter a decree established: 'Twill be recorded for a precedent; And many an error, by the same example, Will rush into the State : it cannot be.
Página 62 - goes, — mark you that; but if the water come to him and drown him, he drowns not himself: argal, he that is not guilty of his own death shortens not his own life. SECOND CLOWN: But is this law ? FIRST CLOWN. Ay, marry is 't; crowner's
Página 27 - inquiry being deemed necessary, Portia says, — Let us go in; And charge us there upon inter'gatories, And we will answer all things faithfully. Gratiano assents, observing, — Let it be so: the first inter*gatory That my Nerissa shall be sworn on is, Whether till the next night she had rather stay, Or go to bed now, being two hours to day.
Página 43 - ADR. What, is he arrested? tell me at whose suit. DRo. S. I know not at whose suit he is arrested well; But 'is in a suit of buff which 'rested him, that can I tell. ADR. This I wonder at, That he, unknown to me, should be in debt . — Tell me, was he arrested on
Página 62 - For though you lay here in this goodly chamber, Yet would you say, ye were beaten out of door; And rail upon the hostess of the house; And say, you would present her at the Leet, Because she brought stone jugs and no

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