Shakespeare's Crab Tree: With Its Legend, and a Descriptive Account, Showing Its Relation to the Poet's Traditional History (Classic Reprint)

Shakespeare's Crab Tree: With Its Legend, and a Descriptive Account, Showing Its Relation to the Poet's Traditional History (Classic Reprint)

by Charles Frederick Green
     
 

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Excerpt from Shakespeare's Crab Tree: With Its Legend, and a Descriptive Account, Showing Its Relation to the Poet's Traditional History

It is almost universally admitted, that every anecdote, however apocryphal, relative to our immortal Shakspeare, if it contain the slightest adumbration of truth ought to be recorded, particularly when we reflect that millions

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Excerpt from Shakespeare's Crab Tree: With Its Legend, and a Descriptive Account, Showing Its Relation to the Poet's Traditional History

It is almost universally admitted, that every anecdote, however apocryphal, relative to our immortal Shakspeare, if it contain the slightest adumbration of truth ought to be recorded, particularly when we reflect that millions yet unborn will dwell with rapture on his lofty lines, and become ennobled by the mighty influence they will exercise on the minds of men. His sentiments are now so engrafted in our language that they are "Familiar in our mouths as household words;" his idioms, the gems of our English literature, will irradiate it with lustre to the end of time, for its peculiar beauties were by him made manifest.

We think as, he thought, we are led by him, curious and inquiring, through all the realms of human fancy, and we see in his writings all the mysterious workings of the human heart unveiled. By him, and such as he was, a great bond of union has been formed, which, in after ages, will unite in holy brotherhood all the descendants of that Anglo-Saxon family now rapidly extending itself into every climate of the world, and whose members are becoming possessors of the soil, introducing with them our habits, manners, and amusements.

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ISBN-13:
9781331920533
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/21/2015
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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