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Title: The Stratford gallery;
Year: 1859 (1850s)
Authors: Palmer, Henrietta L. (Henrietta Lee), b. 1834
Subjects: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Women in literature
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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es of Windsor, . 143 MISTRESS PAGE, . . . Merry Wives of Windsor, . .147 10 THE DESCRIPTIONS. PAGB ANNE PAGE, . . . . Merry Wives of Windsor, . 151 ISABELLA, …. . Measure for Measure,. . . 155 CLEOPATRA, …. Antony and Cleopatra, 163 CRESSIDA, …. Troilus and Cressida, . . Ill HELEN, Troilus and Cressida, 183 CASSANDRA, • Troilus and Cressida, . . 187 THE SHREW, . Taming of the Shrew, 191 HELENA, . . Alls Well that Ends Well, . 197 TITANIA, Midsummer NighPs Dream, 205 CONSTANCE . King John, . 215 Cordelia . . 223 the Abbess, Comedy of Errors, . 231 KATHARINE OF ARRAGON, . King Henry VIII., . 237 ANNEBULLEN, . . King Henry VIII, . 245 PRINCESS OF FRANCE, . . 251 MARGARET OF ANJOU, . . King Henry VI, 257 JOAN OF ARC, King Henry VI, . 265 LADY GREY, . King Henry VI, . 271 LADY ANNE, . . . . King Richard III, . 277 LADY PERCY, . King Henry IV, 283 PRINCESS KATHARINE, King Henry V, . . 287 PORTIA (wife of Brutus), . Julius Ccesar, . . 291 VIRGILIA, . 295 LAVINIA Titus Andronicus, 301
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LADY MACBETH. Geaoch, Lady Macbeth, was the wife of a renowned Scottishgeneral in the royal army, of near kin to Duncan, the reigningking. Keturning from victorious warfare against rebellious troops,in company with his comrade, Banquo, an officer of rank similarto his own, Macbeth was accosted by three witches, who prophe-sied that he should be king. This extraordinary good fortune—for witchcraft was then in high repute—he hastened to communi-cate to his wife, a woman of towering ambition, who immediatelyset about contriving the speediest plan to realize the promise ofthe weird sisters. Chance rendered timely aid to her unscrupulous purpose.King Duncan, surnamed the Meek, for his amiable virtues, desir-ing to signally honor his faithful servant, made a visit to Macbethscastle, accompanied by his two sons and gentlemen of the court.After the royal guest had retired for the night, his chamberlainshaving been drugged by Lady Macbeth, her husband, confirmedin his half-conceived treach
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