Worthies — “The Nine,” LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, v. 1. 102 , 107 ;2 HENRY IV., ii. 4. 210. “The genuine worthies were Joshua, David, Judas Macabeus, Hector, Alexander, Julius Cæsar, Arthur, Charlemagne, and Godfrey of Bulloigne, or sometimes in his room Guy of Warwick. Why Shakespeare, in the five of them only whom he has introduced by name, has included Hercules and Pompey, remains to be accounted for” (DOUCE) .
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