The works of William Shakespeare Volume 10

9780217616188: The works of William Shakespeare Volume 10

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ... in Volumnia; the bridal modesty in Virgilia; the patrician and military haughtiness in Coriolanus; the plebeian malignity and tribunitian insolence in Brutus and Sicinius, make a very pleasing and interesting variety; and the various revolutions of the hero's fortune, fill the mind with anxious curiosity. There is perhaps too much bustle in the first act, and too little in the last. Johnson: General Observations on Shakspeare's Plays. TUS ) ' tribunes of the people. DRAMATIS PERSONAE. Caius Marcius, afterwards Caius Marcius Coriolanus. Titus Lartius, ),...... P Y generals against the Volsctans. Menenius Agrippa, friend to Coriolanus. Sicinius Velutus, Junius Brutus, Young Marcius, son of Coriolanus. A Roman Herald Tullus Aufidius, general of the Volsctans., Lieutenant to Aufidius. Conspirators with Aufidius. A Citizen of Antium. Two Volscian Guards. Volumnia, mother to Coriolanus. Virgilia, wife to Coriolanus. Valeria, friend to Virgilia. Gentlewoman attending on Virgilia. Roman and Volscian Senators, Patricians, Ediles, Lictors, Soldiers, Citizens, Messengers, Servants to Aufidius, and other Attendants. Scene: Rome and the neighbourhood; Corioli and the neighbourhood; Antium. The Tragedy of Coriolanus. ACT FIRST. Scene I. Rome. A street. Enter a company of mutinous Citizens, with staves, clubs, and other weapons. First Cit. Before we proceed any further, hear me speak. All. Speak, speak. First Cit. You are all resolved rather to die than to famish? All. Resolved, resolved. First Cit. First, you know Caius Marcius is chief enemy to the people. All. We know 't, we know 't. First Cit. Let us kill him, and we 'll have corn at our 10 own price. Is 't a verdict? All. No more talking on 't; let it be done: away, away! Sec. Cit. One word, good citizens. First Cit...

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