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PLAYS, &c. contained in each VOLUME.
CONTENTS of VOL. I.
Head of Shakespeare, from an Engraving by Martin
Preface by Johnson.
Extract from the Gul's Hornbook, by Decker, concern-
The Globe Theatre, from the Long Antwerp View of
Catalogue of the earliest Translations from Greek and
Appendix to Colman's Terence, relative to the Learning
Dedication by Heminge and Condell to the Folio, 1623.
Licences to Shakespeare, &c. from Rymer's Fædera,
Head of Shakespeare from that by Marshall, prefixed to
Fac-Simile of Shakespeare's Hand-writing.
Farmer's Account of a Pamphlet falsely imputed to Shake-
Observations on Passages in the Preface to the French
Registers of the Shakespeare Family.
Ancient and Modern Commendatory Verses on Shakefpeare, with Notes, &c.
Lift of Editions of Shakespeare's Plays, both ancient and modern;-of Plays alter'd from him ;-of detach'd Pieces of Criticism, &c.
Entries of Shakespeare's Plays on the Books of the Stationers' Company.
An Attempt to ascertain the Order in which the Plays attributed to Shakespeare were written, by Edmond Malone, Esq.
VOL. I. Page
Prefaces, &c. 276. Note line 5. for 1689, read, 1589. 278. Line 22. for 3580, read, 1589. 300. Since all our other sheets were printed off, it has been discover.
ed, that the entry at Stationers' Hall, “ Jan 9. 1598,” (see Prefaces, p. 257) was Haywarde's History of K. Henry IV. and not our author's play with the same title. Part of the argument therefore founded by Mr. Malone on the latter fuppofition (p. 300) must be considered as erroneous, whilft I alone remain answerable for his mistake, which happily does not affect the date allotted by him to the piece in question.
STEEVENS. 325. In the first line of Steevens's note on Macbeth, dele the full point, and substitute a comma.
Plays. 4. At the end of Note 1. for act III, read act IV. 23. Note 5. and five lines from the bottom, for lojt, read lafi. 37. Note 7, for Ital. Gaverdina, read, Gabardina, Spanish. BARETTI. 239. Note 1. line 4. for fee froih, read, see thee froth. 281. At the end of Note 9. add, STEEVENS. 288. Note 4. line 1, for see the foin, read, see thee foin, 305. In Dr. Johnson's note, line 3. for text, read, jeft.
VOL. II. 84. Note
dele first old. 123. Note 9. at bottom, for deed charity, read, deed of charity. 250. Note. For the great majority, read, a great majority. 313. Note 6. line 2. for the regular, read, a regular. 498. At the end of Note 7. add, STEEVENS.
VOL. III. 38. In Mr. Tyrwhite's note, for It, read, I. 44. Note 4. for Sigismunda, read Gifmunda. 83. Note 3. line 4. from the bottom, for, informs as, read, informs us. 236. Note 9. line 19. for, laiter, read, former. 245. Note 2. for, full duplicity, read, full of duplicity. 322. In Mr. Tollet's continuation of Note 3. for, But can Atalanta's
&c. read,--But cannot Atalanta's &c. 339. In Mr. Tyrwhitt's note, l. 4. for seem to be preserved, read, has
as yet been produced. 416. In Mr. Tyrwhitt's note, 1.'10. after Shakespeare, infert, elsewhere. 448. At the end of Note 8. add, STEEVENS. 462. In Mr. Malone's continuation of Note 4. for, instead of new, read, inslead of new ?
VOL. IV. 184. In Mr. Malone's continuation of Note 1, for, unexpreling, read,
unexpresible. 352. In the text, line 13. for, drop, read, dropped. 421. Text, line 2. for, earge, read, charge. 430. Text, line 12. for, woullt lit, read, would. 506. For, Gray's Inn Journal No. 17. read, Gray's Iron Journal No. 15. 590. Note 7. iine s. for, as, read, was.
VOL. V. 205. In Note 6. line 3. dele to, after with. 446. Note 4. instead of “ Percy's dea," and, “thine ey," read,
“ Percy's dead," and, “ thine eye." 316. End of Note 3. instead of, which plain language, read, which in flain language.
VOL. VI. 61. At the end of Note 1. for, fc. i. read, fo. ii.
VOL. VII. 36. In Mr. Walpole's Note, instead of, reduce, read, deduce, 66. Note 8. for camer regia, read, camera regia. 418. Line 1. Dele-Be gone.
2. read, Men. Be gone. 3. Dele-Men. This error is entirely mine : I meant to have followed Mr:
Tyrwhitt's division of the speech. STEEVENS. 425. Text, line 4. from the bottom, for, roated, read, roted. 452. Text, line 2. for, whoop'd out Rome, read, whoop'd out of Rome.
VOL. VIII. 81. Text, line 1. for, have no will, read, I have no will, 182. Note 6. for, you shall come, read, you should come.
Vol. IX. 73. Line 13. for, Pan, read, Par. 353. Note 7. for, Alexander Menfirie, read, William Alexander of
Menfirie. 284. Text, line 19. After, That's all I reck, instead of a comma, a
full point. 286. Stage direction, line 16. for, bearing her his arms, read, bearing
her in his arms. 304. At the end of Note 5. add, STEEVENS. 398. Note 6. for, a little is the reading, read, a little is the common
reading 431. Text, line 1. for, contenst, read, contents. 439. In Mr. Tyrwhitt's note, a comma after necessaries. 481. At the end of Note 3. add. STEEVENS.
VOL. X. 53. Line 1. Note. For, t moist, read, the moist; and in line 2. ibid.
for, hi, read, his. 218. Note 9. line 9. for, xos xuX;L05, read, intxua uos. 522. Note 8. line 18. Terra in antiquum fit reditura chaos.]
This line of Muretus is here quoted from an incorrect edi. tion. The false quantity in it, however, was sufficiently obvious; but as such mistakes in prosody are sometimes to be met with among modern writers of Latin verse, (especially the Poetæ Italorum,) I passed over the present imperfection, without pointing it out to the public. Vet perhaps we should read, with an older copy of this author, printed at Paris in his lifetime:
Tetras in antiquum &c, i. e. quaternig elementorum, the four elements out of which the
universe was made. MALONE. 614. at the end of Note 4. adid, STEEVENS.