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PROFESSOR OF ELOCUTION, CITY OF, LONDON SCHOOL, ETC. AUTHOR OF
GEORGE ROUTLEDGE & SONS, LIMITED
THE great value of Shakespeare as a field of Study for Students in reference to both Elocution and Acting, has led me to include a collection of scenes and passages for practice from the plays of our greatest Dramatist among this series of "Reciters."
I do not presume to have set forth here all the scenes adapted for this.purpose; but I fully hope that Shakespeare for Recitation will prove of real use to Teachers and their Pupils, and will justify its publication.
In conclusion, I.may say that especial care has been expended both on text and punctuation.
BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Scene II.-The Island: before the Cell of PROSPERO.
Come unto these yellow sands,
And then take hands:
Curtsied when you have, and kiss'd,..
Foot it featly here and there;
[Burden Bow, wow, dispersedly. The watch-dogs bark:
[Burder: Bow, wow, dispersedly.
Hark, hark! I hear
FER. Where should this music be? i' th' air, or th' earth?
Full fathom five thy father lies;