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34 Touching this dreaded sight twice seene of vs,1.1.25
1572 Lavater
Lavater
34 twice] Lavater (1572, 2.2:102-9, apud Hoy, ed. 1963): Having been seen twice, a spirit may at the third time be questioned.
1747 warb
warb
34 sight] Warburton (ed. 1747): “Perhaps Shakespear wrote SPRIGHT.”
1747- mwarb
mwarb: warb +
34 sight] Warburton (1747-) adds: “It gives greater elegance to the expression” and then he or someone else crossed out both his note and ms. addition.
1765 Heath
Heath: warb
34 sight] Heath (1765, p. 519): “A sight, in common acceptation, means the same as an appearance. There is therefore no ground for Mr. Warburton’s conjecture, that ‘perhaps Shakespeare wrote, spright.’ ”
1773 jen
jen = warb
34 sight]
1773- mstv1
mstv1 = warb without attribution
34 sight]
Ed. note: most often Steevens does attribute warb notes. He often, as here, does not use them in his later eds.
1857 fieb
fieb
34 Touching] Fiebig (ed. 1857): “ used as a preposition, with respect, regard, relation to”
fieb
34 dreaded] Fiebig (ed. 1857): to dread, verb active, to fear in an excessive degree; thence dreaded instead of dreadful, terrible, frightful.”
1872 cln1
cln1
34 of vs] Clark & Wright (ed. 1872): “The quarto of 1603 has ‘seen by us.’ This use of the preposition ‘of’ is frequent, as in [I Cor. 15. 5-8], ‘seen of Cephas,’ &c., and with other participles, [Luke 14. 8, and 1 Cor. 11. 32.”
1877 v1877
v1877: francke
34 dreaded] Francke (ed. 1849, apud ed. 1877): “Conf. [1H6 4.5.8 (2121)]: ‘unavoided danger.’”
1891 dtn1
dtn1
34 dreaded] Deighton (ed. 1891): “dreadful; cp. Cor. [3.3.98 (2383)]. ‘in the presence of dreaded justice.’”
dtn1cln1 (minus analogues) without attribution
34 of]
1939 kit2
kit2
34 of us] Kittredge (ed. 1939): "by us."
1984 Klein
Klein: Schmidt; //s
34 this dreaded sight] Klein (ed. 1984): “Here to be understood with Schmidt analogously to Abbott §3 actively: ’causing dread,’ also derivable from dread vb. (5); cf. in [Cor. 3.3.98 (2383)] and perhaps Ant. 5.2.331 (3593)].”
1992 fol2
fol2 = kit2 without attribution
34 of vs] Mowat & Werstine (ed. 1992): “by vs“
2006 ard3q2
ard3q2fieb without attribution
34 TouchingThompson & Taylor (ed. 2006): “concerning”

ard3q2
34 twice . . . vs] Thompson & Taylor (ed. 2006): “which has been seen by us twice.”
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