World Library  

QR link for The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida
Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida

By Shakespeare, William

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000689544
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 290.87 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2005
Full Text

Title: The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida  
Author: Shakespeare, William
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections: DjVu Editions Classic Literature
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: DjVu Editions Classic Literature

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Shakespeare, W. (n.d.). The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida. Retrieved from http://community.ebooklibrary.org/


Excerpt
Excerpt: The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida; The Prologue -- In Troy there lyes the Scene: From Iles of Greece The Princes Orgillous, their high blood chaf?d Have to the Port of Athens sent their shippes Fraught with the ministers and instruments Of cruell Warre: Sixty and nine that wore Their Crownets Regall, from th? Athenian bay Put forth toward Phrygia, and their vow is made To ransacke Troy, within whose strong emures The rauish?d Helen, Menelaus Queene, With wanton Paris sleepes, and that?s the Quarrell. To Tenedos they come, And the deepe- drawing Barke do there disgorge Their warlike frautage: now on Dardan Plaines The fresh and yet unbruised Greekes do pitch Their brave Pavillions. Priams six- gated City, Dardan and Timbria, Helias, Chetas, Troien, And Antenoridus with massie Staples And corresponsive and fulfilling Bolts Stirre up the Sonnes of Troy. Now Expectation tickling skittish spirits, On one and other side, Troian and Greeke, Sets all on hazard. And hither am I come, A Prologue arm?d, but not in confidence Of Authors pen, or Actors voyce; but suited In like conditions, as our Argument; To tell you (faire Beholders) that our Play Leapes ore the vaunt and firstlings of those broyles, Beginning in the middle: starting thence away, To what may be digested in a Play: Like, or finde fault, do as your pleasures are, Now good, or bad, ?tis but the chance of Warre.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida, 1 -- The Prologue., 1 -- Actus Primus. Scoena Prima., 2

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • The Case of the Golden Bullet (by )
  • Tracks of a Rolling Stone (by )
  • Reply to Lord Byron's Fare Thee Well (by )
  • Elegy on the Death of His Late Majesty G... (by )
  • Diary and Notes (by )
  • Criminals, Idiots, Women and Minors (by )
  • Speaking of Operations (by )
  • Europe Revised (by )
  • Cobb's Anatomy (by )
  • A Plea for Old Cap Collier (by )
  • What Did Miss Darrington See (by )
  • Vandrad the Viking (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.