RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. [blushing in Shakespeare]. CUL-DAR195.1.15. Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker 4.2010, corrections by John van Wyhe 11.2010. RN1

NOTE: Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


Titus Andronicus Act II. Sc V.

Marcus speaking to his neice Lavinia

"Ah, now thou turn'st away thy face for shame!"

(Juliet & Romeo Act II Sc. 2)

I suppose no one wd think in the dark when not seen for Shaspeare makes Juliet say

Juliet — "Thou know'st, the mask of night is on my face;
Else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheek
For that which thou hast heard me speak to night.

1 This note was worked into Expression, p. 336.

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