Excerpt from The Tragedy of Cymbeline: According to the First Folio (Spelling Modernised); With Lists of Such of the Emphasis-Capitals of Shakspere in This Play, as Were Omitted by Each of the Second, Third and Fourth Folios
N 0 loss is sustained through the After Folios drop... ping part of the emphasis-capitals Of the First, for it is ours to have and to hold, and all that are in it are Secure, but, by an enumeration Of their omissions, we are assisted in forming an Opinion as to how far the Early Editions failed in their duty, and of their comparative value.
In connection with the new Capitals, however, which these After Folios severally introduced, important questions start up, such as: Are they of the same character as those in the First Folio '1 Have they the family resemblance 'i Is there any good reason for believing that the Words so distinguished in them, stood so distinguished in the scarcely-blotted papers from which the Printers of 1623 wrought?
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