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A glossary explaining the obsolete and difficult words in the plays of Shakespeare

by Thomas Pennant Barton

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Published in England .
Written in English

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    ContributionsRodd, Thomas, 1796-1849, bookseller
    The Physical Object
    Format[manuscript]
    Pagination[32] pages ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25852416M
    OCLC/WorldCa919469856

      Shakespeare may not have invented as many words as once thought, but he turned the English language on its head. Perhaps that's the reason both he and English have such global appeal. Volume 1 of massive work by a leading Shakespeare scholar and lexicographer, a standard in the field, provides full definitions, locations, and shades of meaning in every word in Shakespeare's plays and poems. The 2 volumes contain more t exact quotations, each precisely located. There is no other word dictionary comparable to this work.

    Glossary of Literary Terms. Not only do literary terms give greater relevance to words and their meanings, but also add to the beauty of a language. Most often, we use these terms without understanding the rules of usage behind them. And then when we hear the terms, they seem to . HABITUDE, sub. condition of body HACK, v. i. to grow common HAGGARD, sub. a wild hawk HAIR, sub. nature, texture HALF-CHECKED BIT, mutilated, of which only one.

    A study in the Warwickshire dialect, with a glossary and notes touching the Edward the Sixth grammar schools and the Elizabethan pronunciation as deduced from the puns in Shakespeare's plays, and as to influences which may have shaped the Shakespeare vocabulary, (New York, The Shakespeare press̋ [etc., etc.] ), by Appleton Morgan (page. Dramatic Terms (Shakespeare) (in Shakespearean plays, the conflict usually resolves itself in marriage) prolouge. an introduction or preface, in a play, performed by a chorus in Elizabethan theatre (Example: "Now old desire doth in his death-bed lie") words or actions when characters in the play are ignorant of the reality of the.


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A glossary explaining the obsolete and difficult words in the plays of Shakespeare by Thomas Pennant Barton Download PDF EPUB FB2

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a burden (figuratively in the form of a bundle) a person who lacks good judgment. an archaic word originally meaning `in truth' but now usually used to express disbelief.

someone who guards prisoners. a slender double-reed instrument. a slender double-reed instrument. act stealthily or secretively. redden or make pinkish.

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