a name.

in two

Oliver speaks to her in the cha excrements, whenfoever he had racter she has assumed, of a wo. 16 bade him." Dr. Gray. man courted by Orlando his bro P. 130. In the note, for chapther.

Mr. CHAMIER. man be, read chapman here. P. 97. The same transposi P. 140. Moth. Mafter will tion of these stanzas is made by you win your love with a French Dr. Thirlby, in a copy contain brawl? ) Master, not in folio ing some notes on the margin, 1632. A brawl, a kind of dance. which I have perused by the fa

Dr. GRAY. vour of the Honourable Sir Ed P. 151. For the King and Bego ward Walpole.

gar, fee Mr. Percy's collection of P. 114. Read,

ballads. Too much to know, is to know P. 157. And such barren plants nought, but fame;

are set before us, &c.] The And every Godfather can give length of these lines was no no

velty on the English ftage. The That is, too much knowledge gives moralities afford scenes of the only fame, a name which every like measure. Godfather can give likewise.

P. 176. Teaches fucb brauts.) P. 125. Moth. “And how The sense is plain without coreasy is it to put years to the word rection. A lady's eye gives a three, and study three year's

fuller notion of beauty than any words, the dancing horse will tell authour. you.] Banks's horse, which plaid P. 197. Ros. Well, better wire many remarkable pranks. Sir bave worn plain flatule caps.) Walter Raleigh (Hiftory of the Woollen caps were enjoined by'act World, first part, p. 178.) says "If of parliament, in the year 1571, Banks had lived in older times, 13th Queen Elizabeth : “'Be« he would have shamed all the “ fides the bills passed into acts " inchanters in the world : for “ this parliament, there was one 66 whosoever was most famous “ which I judge not amiss to be

among them, could never “ taken notice of—it concerned “ master, or instruct any beast “ the Queen's care for employ

as he did his horse." And “ ment for her poor sort of subSir Kenelm Digby (a Treatise of jects. It was for continuance Bodies, chap. 38. p. 393.) ob. “ of making and wearing woolserves, “ That this horse would “ len caps, in behalf of the trade “ restore a glove to the due " of cappers ; providing, that

owner, after the matter had or all above the age of fix years, “ whispered the man's name in (except the nobility and some “ his ear; would tell the just “ Others) should on Sabbath-days, o number of pence in any piece " and holy days, wear caps of “ of filver coin, newly shewed “ wool, knit, thicked, and dreft “ him by his master ; and even “ in England, apon penalty of “ obey presently his command, ten groats." " in discharging himself of his


I think

“ red,

I think my own interpretation P. 206. Knew my Lady's foot of this passage right.

by th' Squier.] Esquierre, P. 200. This is the flower French, a rule or square. that smiles on every one,

RevisAL. To jew his teeth is white as P. 215. Boyet. True, and it

whales bone.”] As «white was enjoyn'd him in Rome for as whales bone, is a proverbial want of linnen, &c.] This is a comparison in the old poets. In plain reference to the following the Fairy Queen, b. iii. c. i. ft. 15. Atory in Slow's Annals, p. 98. " Whose face did seem as clear (in

the time of Edward the Conas crystal stone,

feffor.) “Next after this (king « And eke, through feare, as " Edward's first cure of the king's

wbite as whales bone.evil) mine authors affirm, that And in . Tuberville's Poems, a certain man, named Vifunius printed in the year 1570, is an Spileorne, the son of Ulmore of ode intitled, In Praise of Ladie Nutgarshall, who, when he " P."

6 hewed timber in the wood of “ Her mouth fo small, her“ Brutheullena, laying him down os teeth so white,

“ to sleep after his fore labour, As any whale his bone; " the blood and humours of his " Her lips without fo lively “head so congealed about his

eyes, that he was thereof blind, “ That passe the corall“ for the space of nineteen years ; " stone."

“ but then (as he had been And in L. Surrey, fol, 14. edit, “ moved in his sleep) he went 1567.

« wool ward and bare footed to I might perceive a wolf, as many churches, in every of

white as whales bone. “ them to pray to God for help “ A fairer beast of fresher hue, « in his blindness.” Dr. GRAY.

“ beheld I never none." P. 217. We 10 ourselves prove Again, in the old romance of fall.] The present reading Syr Degore.

may iland as well as that which for The Kyng had no chyldren, I have substituted,

P. 223. Keel the por.] This A daughter, as white as word is yet in use in Ireland, and " whales bone.

signifies to scum the pot. Skelton joins the whales bone with

Mr. GOLDSMITH, the brightest precious stones, in

-that may blow describing the position of Pallas. No sneaping winds.] The same “ A hundred steppes mount

as may there blow.

A gallicism, “ ing to the halle,


Leo. Mine her One of jasper, another of neft friend, whales bone;


take eggs for money?] s« Of diamantes pointed by The meaning of which is, Will " the rokky walle.”

you put up affronts? The French Crowne of Lawrell, p. 24. edit. have a proverbial sayin,, A qui 1736. Mr. WARTON. vendez vous coquilles? i. e, whom

Ii 3


66 but one,

P. 235.

rent 1


P. 300.

do you design to affront? Ma

With what encounter so untur. milus's aniwer plainly proves it. Mam. No, my lord, I'll fight. Have frain'd ro appear thus ;]

Mr. SMITH. I am always willing to support P. 251. The vice is an in an old reading, if any reason can strument well known; its opera. be found for doing so, The sense tion is to hold things together. seems to be this: With what cn

The Revisal reads, to ntice counter so uncurrent have I caught you to'l. I think not rightly. a wrench in my character is at

P.259. I would land-dam him.] jear thus to you. Sir 7. H. interprets, pop lis

-a noble nature urine. Was Antigonus then his Play catch a wrench, physician, or a wizard, to have,

Mr. STŁEVENS. what he says he would do, in his P. 289. For her periods, read power?. Antigonus was a Sici- his periods. lian lord, who might land-dom P. 293. My trafick is sheets, him in one sense, that is confine when the kite builds lock io luffer him.

linen.] The meaning, I believe, If it had been spelt damn, I is, I leave small linen fer tbe kite should have thought he might to line ber nejt with. have meant, he would procure fer

Grace and regime tence to be passed on him here on brance.) Rue was called berb earth ; or to interdict him the use of grace. Rosimary was the emof eartb, one of the elements, which blem of remembrance; I know interditlion was always included not why, unless because it was in a formal curse.

carried at funerals. Mr. STEEVENS. P. 302. -violets dim P. 260. In the margin, for

But sweater than the lids of Jufinking read friking.

no's eyes.] Sweeter than an ib. And I had rather glib my- eye. lid is an odd image. Silf, ihan they

Johnson, Should not produce fair issue.] Was it not the fashion forFor glib, I think we ihould read merly to kiss the eyes, as a mark lib, which in the Northern lan- of extraordinary tenderness. I guage, is the same with geld. think I have somewhere met with

In the Court Beggar, by Mr. an account of the first reception Richari Brcome, act iv, the word one of our kings gave to his lib is used in this sense. He queen, where he is said to bave

can fing a charm (he says) kiled her fair eyes.Mr.STEEVENS. “ Thall make you feel no pain P. 306. Clo, -Clamour your ” in your libbing, nor after is:

tongues, no tooth-drawer, nor corn And rot a word more.] The

cutter did ever work with so word clamour, when applied to " little feeling to a pacient.” bells, does not signify in Sbate

Dr. GRAY. Jpeare a ceasing, but a continued P, 276, since he came, ringing


" If a man


Thus used in his play, in Erheldielæ celebratis : Ut rectitled, Much ads about Nothing, te monet Doc. Thomas Heri. act v. fc. vii, vol. ii. p. 86. frawe,'' Etymol. in vice. We Benedick,

find it in Spensir's Pastorals, &prill. " Do not erect in this


his And gird in your waste, own tomb e'er he dies, For mo.e finenelle, with a “ He shall not live no longer tawdrie lace.

“ in monument than the As to the other present, promised Bells ring, and the widow by Camillo to Moja, of fweet, weeps.

or perfumed gloves, they were Beatrice. . And how long is frequently mentioned by Shake“ that think you?

Speare, and were very fashionable Benedick. Question; Why in the age of Eizabeth, and long

an hour in clamour, afterwards. Thus Autolicus, in “ And a quarter in rheum." the song just preceding this pas

But I should rather imagine, fage, offers to fale, he wrote charm your tongues, as

Gloves as sweet as damaks Sir Thomas Hanmer has altered it, roses. as he uses the expression, third Stowe's Continuator, Eimund part of King Henry the Sixth, act H-wes, informs us, that the Ersc. vi.

glish could not “make any coftK. Ed. Peace, wilful boy, or ly wath or perfume, until a• I will charm your longue."

" bout the fourteenth or fifa And in Othelle, Moor of Venice, “teenth of the queene [Elizaact. v. sc, viii. p. 397.

berb), the right honourable lago. “Mitress, go to, charm Edward Vere earle of Oxford your tongue.

came from Italy, and brought Emilia, “ I will not charm my


gloves, fiveet "! tongue, I am bound to bagges, a perfumed leather speak;

jerkin, and other pleasant My mistress lies here mur thinges: and that yeare the “ dered in her bed."

queene had a payre of perWe meet with the like expres fumed gloves trimmed onlie fion, and in the same sense, in “ with foure tuftes, or roses, of Ben. Johnson, Cynthia's Revels, cullered silke. The queene acti. ic, i.

“ tooke such pleasure in those Miercurio.“ How now my dan gloves, that shee was pictured

cing braggart, in decimo sexto; “ with those gloves upon her " charm your skipping tongue, or

“ hands : and for many yeers 66 I'll

Dr. GRAY. “ after it was called live erle of P. 307. You fromised me a Oxfordes perfume." Store's tawdry lace and a pair of sweet Annals by Howes, edit. 1614. shves.] Tawdry lace is thus de- p. 868. col. 2. In the annual Scribed in Skinner, by his friend accounts of a college in Oxford, Dr. Henshawe. Tawdrie lace, anno 1630, is this article, Soint. “ altrigmenta, timbriæ, feu fa- pro fumigandis chiro:lcis. * sciole, emptz Nundinis Sæ.


" him



P.312. Dispute bis own estate.] life of Parker, p. 9. That is, Does not this allude to the next the boys when their voices were heir fueing for the estate in cases changed, or broke, and conseof imbecillity, lunacy. &c. quently rendered upserviceable to

Mr. CHAMIER. ihe choir, were to be removed P. 320. Autolicus. - I bave to the university. Mr. WARTON, Sold all my trumpery, not a c54m. P. 384. The iteward might in terfeit fone,

these days wear a chain as a badge Not a ribbon, glass, pomander.] of office, or mark of dignity; and A pomander was a little ball made the method of cleaning a chain, of perfumes, and worn in the or any gilt plate, is by rubbing it pocket, or about the neck, to with crums. Mr. STEEVENS. prevent infection in times of

P. 390. For impbatical read plague.

emphalical. In a tract, intitled, Certain ne P. 392. The lady of the fira. ceffary directions, as well for cu- chy married the proman of the sing the plague, as for preventing wardrobe.] Stracchio (see Tor. infe&tion, printed 1636, there are riano's and Altieri's Italian Dic. directions for making two forts tionaries, under the letters TI of pomanders, one for the rich K A,) signifies rags, clouts and and another for the poor.

And Torriano, in the Dr. Gray. grammar at the end of bis dicP. 323. Pedler's excrement, is tionary, fays, that fraccio was pedler's beard.

pronounced firalchy. So that it P. 324. Therefore they do not is probable, that Shakespeare's give us ibe he.] The meaning meaning was this, that the chief is, they are paid for lying, there- lady of the queen's wardrobe fore they do not give us the lye; had married a yeoman of the they fell it us.

king's, who was vastly inferior to P. 330.. Where we offend her her.

Mr. SMITH. new.] The Rer ifal reads, Were P. 393. --bow now, my netrle we offenders new. Very reason. of india ?] The poet must ably.

here mean a plant called the are P. 380. By my troth the fol tica marina, abounding in the has an excellent breafl.] That Indian seas. • Quæ tacta totius is, he has an excellent voice. It “ corporis pruritum quendam exwas proposed to Theobald to read " citat, unde nomen urticæ eft breaid for breast. I beobald's rea “ fortita. Wolfgan. Hift. Animal. fons for retaining breaft, may be

Urtice marine omnes prucorroborated from the following “ ritum quendam movent, & passage in the statutes given to " acrimoniâ suâ venerem extincStoke College by archbishop Par. tam & fopitam excitant. of which said que

Fobnfton's Hif. Nat, de Evang, ** rifters, afier their breasts are Aquat. p. 56. “ changed, we will, the most

Mr. STEEVENS. apt be helpen with exhibition P. 399. Tray-trip.] I am al* of forty shillings, &c." Strype's most certain that tray-trip was a

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