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Quarta

A Portuguese measure of weight approximately equivalent to 0.115 kilograms. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.
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Shakespeare's Errant Texts: Textual Form and Linguistic Style in Shakespearean 'Bad' Quartos and Co-authored Plays, by Lene B.
Hamlet is unusual in having two substantially different quarto texts published by the same publisher in subsequent years, and "since a publisher's decision to reprint can usually be assumed to indicate both that the previous edition had sold out (or was about to sell out) and that the publisher anticipated continued demand for the book," it was probably unusual for a publisher to hold stocks of two editions simultaneously.
As his folios and quartos became known, his admiring public demanded more.
As iscas dispostas na area interna foram colocadas na cozinha (despensa, local de utensilios e local de estoque dos alimentos), enfermaria, tres quartos, laboratorio, recepcao, refeitorio, lavanderia, banheiro e capela.
The Shakespeare Quartos Archive, which was made possible through a joint transatlantic grant from Jisc in the UK and the National Endowment for the Humanities in the US, contains texts held by the Bodleian Library, the British Library, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Huntington Library, the National Library of Scotland and the University of Edinburgh Library.
a supposed bad quarto may indeed be a virtue, and that there is much to
Lopalco PL, Malfait R Salmaso S, Germinario C, Quarto M, Barbuti S, et al.
This is the responsibility I have tried to fulfill, knowing that the Quarto Ponte sul Canal Grande must be a sensitive, beautiful, vital addition to Venice.
No Quarto da Vanda is commonly classified as a documentary, which is convenient but hard to countenance.
Quarto sympathised with high street chains for having to compete on price because they were saddled with hefty rents and overheads, but said their focus on shifting large volumes of bestsellers was an "unsatisfactory state of affairs".
It's a matter of choosing between the 1604-05 quarto and the 1623 folio version of the play, according to my Hamlet Appendix notes.
Meanwhile, Quarto was on the up after saying a top-selling guide giving men tips on cooking and cleaning had helped add sparkle to half-year results.