The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb — Volume 3 eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 755 pages of information about The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb — Volume 3.


Preface                                                          1
The Tempest                                                      3
A Midsummer Night’s Dream                                       13
The Winter’s Tale                                               23
Much Ado About Nothing                                          33
As You Like It                                                  44
The Two Gentlemen of Verona                                     58
The Merchant of Venice                                          69
Cymbeline                                                       81
King Lear                                                       92
Macbeth                                                        106
All’s Well that Ends Well                                      115
The Taming of the Shrew                                        126
The Comedy of Errors                                           136
Measure for Measure                                            148
Twelfth Night; or, What You Will                               161
Timon of Athens                                                173
Romeo and Juliet                                               184
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark                                      199
Othello                                                        213
Pericles, Prince of Tyre                                       225


Preface 240
chapter I. The Cicons—­The fruit of the lotos tree—­Polyphemus
  and the Cyclops—­The kingdom of the winds, and god
  AEolus’s fatal present—­The Laestrygonian man-eaters 241
chapter II.  The House of Circe—­Men changed into beasts—­The
  voyage to hell—­The banquet of the dead 250
chapter III.  The song of the Sirens—­Scylla and Charybdis—­The
  oxen of the Sun—­The judgment—­The crew killed by lightning 262
chapter IV.  The Island of Calypso—­Immortality refused 269
chapter V. The tempest—­The sea-bird’s gift—­The escape by
  swimming—­The sleep in the woods 273
chapter VI.  The Princess Nausicaa—­The washing—­The game
  with the ball—­The Court of Phaeacia and king Alcinous. 277
Chapter VII.  The songs of Demodocus—­The convoy home—­The
  mariners transformed to stone—­The young shepherd. 283
Chapter VIII.  The change from a king to a beggar—­Eumaeus
  and the herdsmen—­Telemachus 290
chapter IX.  The queen’s suitors—­The battle of the beggars—­The
  armour taken down—­The meeting with Penelope 301
chapter X. The madness from above—­The bow of Ulysses—­The
  slaughter—­The conclusion 308

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