Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. IX

Cover image for


Author: Various Authors
Language: English
Wordcount: 130,203 / 381 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 94.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 383
Added to site: 2004.06.30 7899
Genre: Drama

rake them up, Should the least spark of discontent appear, To make the flame of hatred burn afresh, The heat of this dissension might scorch us; Which, in his own cold ashes smother'd up, May die in silence, and revive no more: And therefore tell me, is it best or no?

O. LUS. How say you, sir?

O. ART. I say it is not best.

O. LUS. Mass, you say well, sir, and so say I too.

O. ART. But shall we lose our labour to come hither, And, without sight of our two children, Go back again? nay, we will in, that's sure.

O. LUS. In, quotha! do you make a doubt of that; Shall we come thus far, and in such post-haste, And have our children here, and both within, And not behold them e'er our back-return? It were unfriendly and unfatherly. Come, Master Arthur, pray you follow me.

O. ART. Nay, but hark you, sir, will you not knock?

O. LUS. Is't best to knock?

O. ART. Ay, knock in any case.

O. LUS. 'Twas well you put it in my mind to knock, I had forgotten it else, I promise you.

O. ART. Tush, is'



Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

Kevin Gaughen
When Kevin Gaughen isn't out doing night photography, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or engaging in pointless arguments on the Internet, he likes to write sci-fi. As our Author of the Day, Gaughen talks about aliens, politics and reveals how he keeps his readers at the edge of their seats.
Read full interview...