From King Richard III. Ed. Brainerd Kellogg. New York: Clark & Maynard.
Abbreviations. — A.-S. = Anglo-Saxon: M.E. = Middle
English (from the 13th to the 15th century) ; Fr. = French ;
Ger. = German ; Gr. = Greek ; Cf. = compare (Lat. confer) ;
Abbott refers to the excellent Shakespearean Grammar of Dr.
Abbott; Schmidt, to Dr. Schmidt's invaluable Shakespeare Lexicon.
2. Set, regular.
3. Paul's, at St. Paul's Cross, where there was a kind of
pulpit erected, from which the people were often addressed.
4. Sequel, that which follows.
7. Precedent, the original draft.
9. Untainted, not stained by any charge. Cf. attainder, III.
10. Gross, dull of perception.
14. When this ill-doing must be seen only in thought, not
How to cite the explanatory notes:
Shakespeare, William. Richard III. Ed. Brainerd Kellogg. New York: Clark & Maynard, 1886. Shakespeare Online. 20 Feb. 2010. (date when you accessed the information) < http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/richardiii_3_6.html >.