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In a subsequent edition published in 1619 it is remodelled as follows:

He was a man (then boldly dare to say)
In whose rich soul the virtues well did suit;
In whom so mixt the elements all lay
That none to one could sovereignty impute;
As all did govern, so did all obey:
He of a temper was so absolute,
As that it seemed, when nature him began,

She meant to show all that might be in man. Malone is inclined to think that Drayton was the copyist, even as his verses originally stood. “In the altered stanza,” he adds, “he certainly was.” Steevens, in the mistaken notion that Drayton's stanza as found in the edition of his Barons' Wars published in 1619 had appeared in the original poem, published, as he conceives, in 1598, had supposed that Shakespeare had in this instance deigned to imitate or borrow from his contemporary.

[White remarks, “But this resemblance implies no imitation on either side. For the notion that man was composed of the four elements, earth, air, fire, and water, and that the well-balanced mixture of these produced the prefection of humanity, was commonly held during the sixteenth, and the first half, at least, of the seventeenth century, the writers of which period worked it up in all manner of forms. Malone himself pointed out the following passage in Ben Jonson's Cynthia's Revels (ii. 3), which was acted in 1600, three years before the publication of the recast Barons' Wars: A creature of a most perfect and divine temper, one in whom the humours and elements are peaceably met, without emulation of precedency. And see the Mirror for Magistrates, Part I., 1575:

If wee consider could the substance of a man

How he composed is of Elements by kinde, etc. And The Optick Glass of Humours : “Wee must know that all natural bodies have their composition of the mixture of the Elements, fire, aire, water, earth.' See also Nares's Glossary and Richardson's English Dictionary, in v. •Elements.' . . . Imitation of one poet by another might have been much more reasonably charged by any editor or commentator who had happened to notice the following similarity between a speech of Antony's and another passage in the Barons' Wars:I tell you that which you yourselves do know; Shew you sweet Cæsar's wounds, poor, poor dumb mouths,

Would ruffle up your spirits, and put a tongue
In every wound of Cæsar, etc. (iii. 2.)
That now their wounds (with mouthes euen open'd wide)
Lastly inforc'd to call for present death,
That wants but Tongues, your Swords doe giue them breath.

(Book ii. st. 38, ed. 1603.)”] 794. To part the glories of this happy day. That is, to distribute to each man his due share in its glories. The original stage direction is “Exeunt omnes."

IN DE X.

a-, an-, 65, 559.
abide, 326.
abjects, 497.
aboard, 65.
aby, 326.
addressed, 299.
advantage, 357.
afeard, 244
aim, 57.
alderliefest, 54
alight, 724.
alive, 65.
all over, 175.
aloft, 65.
along by, 200.
and (an), 89.
apace, 738.
apparent, 194
approve, 147.
apt, 344.
aptitude, 344.
are, 129, 559.
arrive, 54
art (noun), 614.
art (verb), 559.
as, 44, 57, 177, 328, 407,

703.
ascended (is), 373.
aside, 65.
assembly, 246.
astir, 251.
as well, 56.
at, 507.
Ate, 362.
attempered, 561.
augurer, 194.
aweary, etc., 559.
awful, 671.
ay, 54, 529.
aye, 674.
ay me! 278.

bastard, 177
bate, 528, 529.
battle, 670.
bay, 348, 528, 529.
be, 559.
be (are), 67.
be-, 389, 459.
bear hard, 105.
become, 389
been, 268.
beest, 559.
befall, 69, 707.
behaviors, 45.
beholden, 389.
believe, 389.
belike, 459.
belong, 389.
beloved, 389.
beseech, 389.
beshrew, 186.
beside, 347
bestow, 139, 787.
betimes, 668.
betoken, 389.
bid, 1.
bills, 713
bloods, 56.
break with, 182.
bring, 106.
business, 495.
bustle, 266.
busy, 266.
by, 124, 344.

charactery, 214
charm, 209.
check, 559.
cheer, 324.
chew, 57.
chide, 568.
clean, 110.
clever, 347
color, 147
come home, 104.
comfort, 211.
coinmand, 278.
commend, 278.
commerce, 524.
compact, 351.
companion, 577.
company, 577.
con, 559.
conceit, 142.
condemn to, 524.
condition, 205.
consort, 703.
constant, 262, 309.
content, 518.
continence, 54
contrite, 259.
contrive, 259.
council, 262, 497.
counsel, 262, 497.
countenance, 54.
court, 304
courteous, 304.
courtesies, 304.
creature, 181.
cunning, 559.
curse, 186.
curst, 186.
curtsies, 304.

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can, 1, 559.
carrion, 177.
cast, 122.
cause, 1.
cautel, 177.
cautelous, 177.
censure, 374
ceremonies, 16, 194.
chafe, 54.
chance, 69.

damage, 147
danger, 147
dare, 1.
dear, 348, 559.
dearth, 348.

bait, 528, 529.
base, 147.

decent, 16.
deck, 16.
decorate, 16.
degrees, 147
deliberate, 347.
deliver, 347
dent, 425.
desire, 306
die, 16.
difference, 45.
dint, 425
direct, 299.
disserve, 524
distract, 589.
distraught, 589.
do, 1, 16, 147, 229, 386,

502.
doom, 328.
dost, do'st, 734-
dotage, 304.
dote, 304
dreadful, 671.
dress, 299.
drown, 128.

fellow, 577
feverous, 130.
fire, 345.
firm, 107.
fleer, 129.
flourish, 282.
fond. 304.
fondling, 304
forbid, 1.
force (of), 619.
fore, 45.
foreign-built, 110.
forth, 45, 716.
fray, 266.
freedom, 306.
friend (to, at), 341.
friends (friend), 352.
from, iro, 194.
funerals, 745.
further, 45.

her, 54:
herd, 128.
herself, 56.
hie, 139.
hilts, 725, 775.
himself, 56, 598.
hind, 128.
hinder, 161.
his, 54.
hit (it), 54
home, 624.
home-, 110.
hour, 255.
however, 103
humor, 105, 205, 240,

560.
hurl, 233.
hurtle, 233

early, 493.
earn, 258.
earnest, 258.
-ed, 16, 246.
either, 227
element, 130.
emulation, 259.
endure, I.
enforce, 376.
enlarge, 518.
ensign, 714.
entertain, 787
envy, 187
ere, 493.
errand, 493.
errant, 493
erroneous, 493.
error, 493.
esteem, 57
eventide, 362.
every, 674
exigent, 675.
exorcise, 221.
expedition, 597

garden, 143.
ge-, 389.
general, 147
genius, 155
get me, 277.
get thee gone, 260.
give sign, 679.
give way, 259
given, 66.
glare, 109.
go along by, 200.
gore, 425.
go to, 530.
greet, 241.
griefs, 129, 435.
grievances, 129.
guess, 389.

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factious, 129.
fall, 177, 358, 507, 707.
fantasy, 194.
far, 48, 716.
fare thee, 760.
farther, 45, 716.
fasten, 671.
fault, 120, 143.
favor, 54, 130, 160.
favored, 54.
fear, 190, 244
fearful, 671,

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