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ACCURATELY PRINTED FROM
The Text of the Corrected Copy left by the late
GEORGE STEEVENS, ESQ,
ASKETCH OF THE LIFE OF SHAKSPEARE.
IN EIGHT VOLUMES.
KING HENRY VIII....TROILUS AND CRESSIDA.. TIMON
Stereotyped by J. Howe. York.
M'CARTY & DAVIS.
King Henry the Eighth.
his Man. Page to Gardiner. A Crier. Queen Katharine, wife to king Henry, afterwards
divorced. Anne Bullen, her maid of honour; afterwards
queen. An old lady, friend to Anne Bullen. Patience, woman to queen Katharine. Several Lords and Ladies in the dumb shows;
Women attending upon the queen ; Spirits, which appear to her; Scribes, Officers, Guards,
and other Attendants. Scene, chiefly in London and Westminster; once,
I COME no more to make you laugh; things now,
. Such, as give
That come to hear a merry, bawdy play, A noise of targets; or to see a fellow In a long motley coat, guarded! with yellow, Will be deceiv'd: for, gentle hearers, know, To rank our chosen truth with such a show As fool and fight is, beside forfeiting Our own brains, and the opinion that we bring (To make that only true we now intend,2) Will leave us never an understanding friend. Therefore, for goodness' sake, and as you are
known The first and happiest hearers of the town, Be sad, as we would make ye : Think, ye see The very persons of our noble story, (1) Laced.