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The witch / Thomas Middleton

dc.contributor Howard-Hill, T.H. (Trevor Howard) Department of English University of South Carolina Columbia Middleton, Thomas, d. 1627
dc.coverage.placeName [Oxford] 2018-07-27 2019-07-04T10:59:03Z 2019-07-04T10:59:03Z 1613-1316 1974-01-01
dc.identifier ota:0098
dc.description.abstract This edition of Thomas Middleton’s The Witch reproduces the Bodleian Library manuscript (Malone 12). The text included here is a transcription of Malone Society Reprints vol. 89, 1948 (Oxford University Press, 1950), prepared by W.W. Greg and the General Editor (F.P. Wilson). The edition, including a full textual introduction not included here, is available for purchase directly from the Malone Society. For full details of the Society’s backlist, together with information about how to join, please visit .
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dc.publisher University of Oxford
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dc.subject.lcsh English drama -- 17th century
dc.subject.other Plays
dc.title The witch / Thomas Middleton
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<T WIT><L 1><Y C><P 1><C > <Z {Actus Primus:}> {Scea. Prima. Enter Sebastian, & Fernando.} <S {Seb}>. {My} three yeeres spent in War, has now vndon my peace for ever. <S {Fer}>. Good; be patient, Sir <S {Seb}>. She is my Wife by Contract before Heaven, and all the Angells, Sir. <S {Fer}>. I doe beleeue you; but where#'s the remedie now? you see She#'s gon: an other has possession <S {Seb}>. ther#'s the torment. <S {Fer}>. This day, being the first of yor Returne vnluckely proves the first too of her fastning her Vncle (Sir) the {Gouernor} of {Rauenna} holding a good opinion of the {Bride-#groome} as he#'s faire-#spoken (Sir) and wondrous mild. <S {Seb}>. there goes the Devill, in a Sheepe-#skyn. <S {Fer}>. with all speed clap'd-#it vp sodainely: I cannot thinck, (sure) that the {Maid} over-#loves him: though being Married perhaps for her owne Creadit) now She intends performance of an honest duteous wife. (WIT:C:2:) ##{Seb}. Sir: I#'ue a world of Busynes; question . . .

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