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I SJd. Even such as you speak to me.

Kerelybonto : - Sir, I Lord. He must think us some band of strangers Betake thee to thy faith, for seventeen poniards the adversary's entertainment. Now he hath a Are at thy bosom. sack of all reighbouring languages; therefore we Par.

Oh! mušt every one be a man of his own fancy, not to 1 Sold.

O, pray, pray, pray. 1ow what we speak to one another; so we seem to Manka revania dulche. bor, is to know straight our purpose : chough's 1 Lord.

Oscorbi dulchos volivorca. i language, gabble enough, and good enough, As 1 Sold. The general is content to spare thee yet;

for you, interpreter, you must seem very politick. And, hood-wink'd as thou art, will lead thee on But couch, ho! here he comes; to beguile two To gather from thee : haply, thou may'st inform hours in a sleep, and then to return and swear the Something to save thy life. lies be forges.

Par.

0, let me live,

And all the secrets of our camp I'll show,
Enter PAROLLES.

Their force, their purposes : nay, I'll speak that Par. Ten o'clock: within these three hours 'twill Which you will wonder at. be time enough to go home. What shall I say I 1 Sold.

But wilt thou faithfully? have done? It must be a very plausive invention Par. If I do not, damn me. that carries it: They begin to smoke me: and dis- 1 Sold.

Acordo linta. {tices have of late knocked too often at my door. Come on, thou art granted space. I And, my tongue is too fool-hardy ; but my heart

(Exit, with Parolles guarded. hach the fear of Mars before it, and of his creatures, I Lord. Go, tell the count Rousillon, and my sot daring the reports of my tongue.

brother, I Lord. This is the first truth that e'er thine own We hare caught the woodcock, and will keep him tra que as guilty of.

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muffled, Por. What the devil should move me to under- Till we do hear from them. take the recovery of this drum; being not ignorant 2 svia.

Captain, I will. of the impossibility, and knowing I had no such 1 Lord. He will betray us all unto ourselves ; purpose? I must give myself some hurts, and say, Inform 'em that. I got them in exploit : Yet slight ones will not 2 Sold.

So I will, sir. carry it: They will say, Came you off with so little ? 1 Lord. Till then, I'll keep him dark, and safely and great ones I dare not give. Wherefore? what's

lock'd.

[E.reunt. the instance? Tongue, I must put you into a butt2-woman's mouth, and buy another of Bajazet's SCENE II. - Florence. A Room in the Widow's mule, if you prattle me into these perils.

House. I Lard. Is it possible, he should know what he

Enter BERTRAM and Duana. is, and be that he is ?

[ Aside. Par. I would the cutting of my garments would Ber. They told me, that your name was Fontibell. Be the turn; or the breaking of my Spanish Dia. No, my good lord, Diana. sword.

Ber.

Titled goddess; I Lord. We cannot afford you so. [ Aside. And worth it, with addition ! But, fair soul,

Per. Or the baring of my beard; and to say, it In your fine frame liathi love no quality ? was in stratagem.

If the quick fire of youth light not your mind, 1 Lord 'Twould not do.

[Aside. You are no maiden, but a monument: Per. Or to drown my clothes, and say, I was When you are dead, you should be such a one stripped.

As you are now, for you are cold and stern; I Lori. Hardly serve.

[ Aside. And now you should be as your mother was, Par. Though I swore I leaped from the window When your sweet self was got. of the citadel

Dia. She then was honest. I lord. How deep?

[Aside. Ber.

So should you be. Par. Thirty fathom.

Dia. I Lord. Three great oaths would scarce make My mother did but duty ; such, my lord, that be believed.

[Asile. As you owe to your wife. Per. I would, I had any drum of the enemy's ; Ber.

No more of that! I wcald swear, I recovered it.

I pr’ythee, do not strive against my vows : I Lord. You shall hear one anon. [Aside. I was compellid to her ; but I love thee Par. A drum now of the enemy's!

By love's own sweet constraint, and will for ever

[Alarum within. Do thee all rights of service. 1 Lord. Throca morousus, cargo, cargo, cargo.

Dia.

Ay, so you serve us, 4. Cargo, cargo, villianda par corbo, cargo. Till we serve you : but when you have our roses,

Par. O! ransom, ransom: - Do not hide mine lou barely leave our thorns to prick ourselves, eyes.

(They seize him and blindfold him. And mock us with our bareness. 1 Sild. Boskos thromuldo boskos.

Ber.

How have I sworn ? Pu. I know you are the Muskos' regiment. Dia. "Tis not the many oaths, that make the And I shall lose my life for want of language :

truth; If there be here German, or Dane, low Dutch, But the plain single vow, that is vow'd true. Izalian, or French, let him speak to me,

What is not holy, that we swear not by, I will discover that which shall undo

But take the Highest to witness: Then, pray you, The Florentine. I Sult. Boskos vauvado :

If I should swear by Jove's great attributes, I understand thee, and can speak thy tongue :

I lov'd you dearly, would you believe my caths,

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When I did love you ill ? this has no holding, 2 Lord. Especially he hath incurred the everlastTo swear by him whom I protest to love,

ing displeasure of the king, who had even tuned his That I will work against him: Therefore, your oaths bounty to sing happiness to him. I will tell you a Are words, and poor conditions ; but unscal'd; thing, but you shall let it dwell darkly with you. At least, in my opinion.

I Lord. When you have spoken it, 'tis dead, and Ber.

Change it, change it; I am the grave of it. Be not so holy-cruel : love is holy;

2 Lord. He hath perverted a young gentlewoman And my integrity ne'er knew the crafts,

here in Florence, of a most chaste renown; and That you do charge men with : Stand no more off, this night he feshes his will in the spoil of her But give thyself unto my sick desires,

honour : he hath given her his monumental ring, and Who then recover : say, thou art mine, and ever thinks himself made in the unchaste composition. My love, as it begins, shall so perséver.

1 Lord. Now, God delay our rebellion ; as we Dia. I see, that men make hopes, in such affairs, are ourselves, what things are we ! That we'll forsake ourselves. Give me that ring. 2 Lord. Merely our own traitors. And as in the

Ber. I'll lend it thee, my dear, but have no power common course of all treasons, we still see them To give it from me.

reveal themselves, till they attain to their abhorred Dia.

Will you not, my lord ? ends ; so he, that in this action contrives against Ber. It is an honour 'longing to our house, his own nobility, in his proper stream o'ertiows Bequeathed down from many ancestors :

himself. Which were the greatest obloquy i’the world

1 Lord. Is it not meant damnable in us, to be In me to lose.

trumpeters of our unlawful intents? We shall not Dia.

Mine honour's such a ring: then have his company to-night? My chastity's the jewel of our house,

2 Lord. Not till after midnight; for he is dieted Bequeathed down from many ancestors;

to his hour. Which were the greatest obloquy i'the world

1 Lord. That approaches apace: I would gladly In me to lose : Thus your own proper wisdom have him see his company anatomized; that he Brings in the champion honour on my part, might take a measure of his own judgments, whereAgainst your vain assault.

in so curiously he had set this counterfeit. Ber.

Here, take my ring: 2 Lord. We will not meddle with him till he My house, mine honour, yea, my life be thine, come ; for his presence must be the whip of the And I'll be bid by thee.

other. Dia. When midnight comes, knock at my cham- 1 Lord. In the mean time, what hear you of these ber window;

wars? I'll order take, my mother shall not hear.

2 Lord. I hear, there is an overture of peace. Now will I charge you in the band of truth,

1 Lord. Nay, I assure you, a peace concluded. When you have conquer'd my yet maiden bed, 2 Lord. What will count Rousillon do then? will Remain there but an hour, nor speak to me : he travel higher, or return again into France ? My reasons are most strong; and you shall know 1 Lord. I perceive, by this demand, you are not them,

altogether of his council. When back again this ring shall be deliver'd : 2 Lord. Let it be forbid, sir! so should I be a And on your finger, in the night, I'll put

great deal of his act. Another ring; that, what in time proceeds,

1 Lord. Sir, his wife, some two months since, May token to the future our past deeds.

fled from his house : her pretence is a pilgrimage to Adieu, till then ; then, fail not: You have won Saint Jaques le grand; which holy undertaking, with A wife of me, though there my hope be done. most austere sanctimony, she accomplished : and, Ber. A heaven on earth I have won, by wooing there residing, the tenderness of her nature became thee.

[Erit. as a prey to her grief; in fine, made a groan of her Dia. For which live long to thank both heaven last breath, and now she sings in heaven. and me!

2 Lord. How is this justified ? You may so in the end.

1 Lord. The stronger part of it by her own letMy mother told me just how he would woo, ters; which makes her story true, even to the point As if she sat in his heart; she says, all men of her death : her death itself, which could not be Have the like oaths : he had sworn to marry me, her office to say, is come, was faithfully confirmed When his wife's dead; therefore I'll lie with him, by the rector of the place. When I am buried. Since Frenchmen are so braid, 2 Lord. Ilath the count all this intelligence ? Marry that will, I'll live and die a maid :

1 Lord. Ay, and the particular confirmations Only, in this disguise, I think't no sin

point from point, to the full arming of the verity. To cozen him, that would unjustly win. [Exit. 2 Lord. I am heartily sorry, that he'll be glad of

this. SCENE III. - The Florentine Camp.

1 Lord. How mightily, sometimes, we make us

comforts of our losses ! Enter the two French Lords, and two or three

2 Lord. And how mightily, some other times, we Soldiers.

drown our gain in tears! The great dignity, that his 1 Lord. You have not given him his mother's letter? valour bath here acquired for him, shall at home he

2 Lord. I have deliver'd it an hour since : there encountered with a shame as ample. is something in't that stings his nature; for, on the i Lord The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, reading it, he changed almost into another man. good and ill together : our virtues would be proud

1 Lord. He has much worthy blame laid upon if our faults whipped them not; and our crime him, for shaking off so good a wife, and so sweet a would despair, if they were not cherish'd by our lady.

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Enter a Servant.

Par. Do; I'll take the sacrament on't, how and

which way you will. How now ? where's your master ?

Ber. All's one to him. What a past-saving slave fero. He met the duke in the street, sir, of whom is this ! be bath taken a solemn leave ; his lordship will 1 Lord. You are deceived, my lord; this is monnest morning for France. The duke hath offered sieur Parolles, the gallant militarist, (that was his bim letters of commendations to the king.

own phrase,) that had the whole theorick of war in ? Lerd. They shall be no more than needful the knot of his scarf, and the practice in the chape tere, if they were more than they can commend.

of his dagger. Enter BERTRAM.

2 Lord. I will never trust a man again, for keep

ing his sword clean ; nor believe he can have every i Lord. They cannot be too sweet for the king's thing in him, by wearing his apparel neatly. tartness. Here's his lordship now. How now, my 1 Sold. Well, that's set down. lord, is't not after midnight?

Par. Five or six thousand horse, I said, - I will Ber. I have to-night dispatched sixteen busi

say true,

,-- or thereabouts, set down, - for I'll speak Desses, a month's length a-piece, by an abstract of truth. success: I have conge'd with the duke, done my 1 Lord. He's very near the truth in this. adieu with his nearest ; buried a wife, mourned for Ber. But I con him no thanks for't, in the naber; writ to my lady mother, I am returning ; en- ture he delivers it. tertained my convoy; and, between these main par- Par. Poor rogues, I pray you, say. teis of despatch, effected many nicer deeds; the last

1 Sold. Well, that's set down. Fas the greatest, but that I have not ended yet.

Par. I humbly thank you, sir : a truth's a truth, ? Lord. If the business be of any difficulty, and the rogues are marvellous poor. this morning your departure hence, it requires haste 1 Sold. Demand of him, of what strength they are d your lordship.

a-foot. What say you to that? Ber. I mean, the business is not ended, as fearing

Par. By my troth, sir, if I were to live this preto bear of it hereafter: But shall we have this dia- sent hour, I will tell true. Let me see : Spurio a logue between the fool and the soldier ?. - Come, bundred and fifty, Sebastian so many, Corambus so bring forth this counterfeit module; he has deceived many, Jaques so many ; Guiltian, Cosmo, Lodowick, me, like a double-meaning prophesier.

and Gratii, two hundred fifty each : mine own comLord Bring him forth : (Ereunt Soldiers.] he pany, Chitopher, Vaumond, Bentii, two hundred bas sat in the stocks all night, poor gallant knave. and fifty each : so that the muster-file, rotten and

Ber. No matter ; his heels have deserved it, in sound, upon my life, amounts not to fifteen thouusurping bis spurs so long. How does he carry sand poll; half of which dare not shake the snow hirrself?

from off their cassocks, lest they shake themselves to 1 Lerd. I have told your lordship already; the pieces. stocks earry him. But to answer you as you would Ber. What shall be done to him ? be understood; he weeps like a wench that had

1 Lord. Nothing, but let him have thanks. Deshed ber milk : he hath confessed himself to Mor- mand of him my conditions, and what credit I have gan, whom he supposes to be a friar, from the time with the duke. of his remembrance, to this very instant disaster of

1 Sold. Well, that's set down. You shall demand his setting i'the stocks: And what think you he of him, whether one Captain Dumain be i'the camp, bata confessed?

a Frenchman ; what his reputation is with the duke, Bez. Nothing of me, has he ?

what his valour, honesty, and expertness in wars; or 2 Lard. His confession is taken, and it shall be whether he thinks, it were not possible, with well-weighread to his face: if your lordship be in't, as I believe ing sums of gold, to corrupt him to a revolt. What jou xe, you must have the patience to hear it.

say you to this ? what do you know of it ? Re-enter Soldiers, with PAROLLES.

Par. I beseech you, let me answer to the particu

lar of the intergatories : Demand them singly. Be. A plague upon him! muffled ! he can say 1 Sold. Do you know this captain Dumain ? nothing of me; hush! hush!

Par. I know him : he was a botcher's 'prentice I Lord. Hoodman comes ! Porto tartarossa. in Paris, from whence he was whipped for getting

I Sold. He calls for the tortures ; What will you the sheriff's fool with child; a dumb innocent, that ay without 'ern?

could not say him, nay. Par. I will confess what I know without con

(Dušain lifts up his hand in anger. straint; if ye pinch me like a pasty, I can say no Ber. Nay, by your leave, hold your hands ;

though I know, his brains are forfeit to the next 1 sudd, Boska chimurcho.

tile that falls. 2 Lord. Boblibindo chicurmurco.

1 Sold. Well, is this captain in the duke of Flos I Said. You are a merciful general: Our ge- rence's camp? Daral bids you answer to what I shall ask you out Par. Upon my knowledge, he is, and lousy,

1 Lord. Nay, look not so upon me ; Par. And truly, as I hope to live.

hear of your lordship anon. 1 Std. First demand of him how many horse the 1 Sold. What is his reputation with the duke? duke is strong. What say you to that?

Par. The duke knows him for no other but a Par. Five or six thousand; but very weak and poor officer of mine ; and writ to me this other day, unserviceable : the troops are all scattered, and the to turn him out o' the band : I think, I have his tenmanders very poor rogues, upon my reputation letter in my pocket. and credit, and as I hope to live.

1 Sold. Marry, we'll search. 1 Suld. Shall I set down your answer so ?

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is there, or it is upon a file, with the duke's other that country, he had the honour to be the officer at letters, in my tent.

a place there call’d Mile-end, to instruct for the 1 Sold. Here 'tis ; here's a paper. Shall I read doubling of files: I would do the man what honour i: to you?

I can, but of this I am not certain. Par. I do not know, if it be it, or no.

1 Lord. He hath out-villained villainy so far, that Ber. Our interpreter does it well.

the rarity redeems him. 1 Lord. Excellently.

Ber. A pox on him! he's a cat still. 1 Soll. Dian. The count's a fool, and full of gold, - 1 Sold. His qualities being at this poor price, I

Par. That is not the duke's letter, sir; that is an need not ask you, if gold will corrupt him to revolt. advertisement to a proper maid in Florence, one Par. Sir, for a quart d'ecu he will sell the feeDiana, to take heed of the allurement of one count simple of his salvation, the inheritance of it; and Rousillon, a foolish idle boy, but, for all that, very cut the entail from all remainders, and a perpetual ruttish : I pray you, sir, put it up again.

succession for it perpetually. I Sold. Nay, I'll read it first, by your favour. 1 Sold. What's his brother, the other captain

Par. My meaning in't, I protest, was very honest Dumain ? in the behalf of the maid : for I knew the young 2 Lord. Why does he ask him of me? count to be a dangerous and lascivious boy; who is 1 Sold. What's he? a whale to virginity, and devours up all the fry it Par. E'en a crow of the same nest; not altogefinds.

ther so great as the first in goodness, but greater a Ber. Damnable, both sides rogue !

great deal in evil. He excels his brother for a cow. 1 Sold. When he swears oaths, bid him drop gold, ard, yet his brother is reputed one of the best that and take it ;

is : In a retreat he out-runs any lackey; marry, in

coming on he has the cramp. After he scores, he never pays the score : Half won, is match well made ; match, and well

1 Sold. If your life be saved, will you undertake make it ;

to betray the Florentine ? He ne'er pays after debts, take it before ;

Par. Ay, and the captain of his horse, count

Rousillon.
And say, a soldier, Dian, told thee this,
Men are to mell with, boys are not to kiss :

1 Suld. I'll whisper with the general, and know

his pleasure. For count of this, the count's a fool, I know it, Who pays before, but not when he does owe it.

Par. l'll no more drumming; a plague of all

drums ! Only to seem to deserve well, and to beguile Thine, as he vow'd to thee in thine ear,

PAROLLES.

the supposition of that lascivious young boy the

count, have I run into this danger : Yet, who would Ber. He shall be whipped through the army, with have suspected an ambush where I was taken? this rhyme in his forehead.

(Aside. 2 Lord. This is your devoted friend, sir, the ma- 1 Sold. There is no remedy, sir, but you must nifold linguist, and the armipotent soldier.

die : the general says, you, that have so traitorously Ber. I could endure any thing before but a cat, discovered the secrets of your army, and made such and now he's a cat to me.

pestiferous reports of men very nobly held, can serve 1 Sold. I perceive, sir, by the general's looks, we the world for no honest use; therefore you must shall be fain to hang you.

die. Come, headsmen, off with his head. Par. My life, sir, in any case: not that I am Par. O Lord, sir ; let me live, or let me see afraid to die; but that, my offences being many, I

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death! would repent out the remainder of nature : let me 1 Sold. That shall you, and take your leave of all live, sir, in a dungeon, i'the stocks, or any where, so

(Unmuffling him. I may live.

So, look about you ; Know you any here? 1 Sold. We'll see what may be done, so you con- Ber. Good morrow, noble captain. fess freely; therefore, once more to this captain 2 Lord. God bless you, captain Parolles. Dumain: You have answered to his reputation 1 Lord. God save you, noble captain. with the duke, and to his valour : What is his ho- 2 Lord. Captain, what greeting will you to my nesty ?

lord Lafeu ? I am for France. Par. He will steal, sir, an egg out of a cloister ; 1 Lord. Good captain, will you give me a copy for rapes and ravishments he parallels Nessus. He of the sonnet you writ to Diana in behalf of th: professes not keeping of oaths ; in breaking them, count Rousillon ? an I were not a very coward, I'd he is stronger than Hercules. He will lie, sir, with compel it of you; but fare you well. such volubility, that you would think truth were a

[Ereuni BERTRAM, Lords, &c. fool: drunkenness is his best virtue ; for he will be 1 Sold. You are undone, captain : all but your swine-drunk; and in his sleep he does little harm, scarf, that has a knot on't yet. save to his bed-clothes about him ; but they know Par. Who cannot be crushed with a plot ? his conditions, and lay him in straw. I have but 1 Sold. If you could find out a country where little more to say, sir, of his honesty: he has every but women were that had received so much shane, thing that an honest man should not have ; what an you might begin an impudent nation. Fare you honest man should have, he has nothing.

well, sir; I am for France too; we shall speak of 1 Lord. I begin to love him for this.

(E. Ber. For this description of thine honesty ? A Par. Yet am I thankful : if my heart were great, pox upon him for me, he is more and more a cat. "Twould burst at this : Captain, I'll be no more ;

1 Sold. What say you to his expertness in war ? But I will eat and drink, and sleep as soft

Par. Faith, sir, he has led the drum before the As captain shall, simply the thing I am English tragedians, — to belie him, I will not, - Shall make me live. "Who knows himself a braga and more of his soldiership I know not; except, in

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of a mother, I could not have owed her a more Tat every braggart shall be found an ass.

rooted love. Rast, sword ! cool, blushes ! and, Parolles, live Laf. 'Twas a good lady, 'twas a good lady: we Safest in shame ! being fool'd by foolery thrive! may pick a thousand salads, ere we light on such There's place, and means, for every man alive. another herb. I'll after them.

[Erit. Clo. Indeed, sir, she was the sweet marjoram of

the salad, or, rather the herb of grace. SCENE IV. - Florence. A Room in the Laf. They are not salad-herbs, you knave, they Widow's House.

are nose-herbs.

Clo. I am no great Nebuchadnezzar, sir, I have Enter HELENA, Widow, and Diana. not much skill in grass. Hel. That you may well perceive I have not Laf. Whether dost thou profess thyself; a knave wrong'd you,

or a fool ? One of the greatest in the Christian world

Clo. A fool, sir, at a woman's service, and a Sall be my surety ; 'fore whose throne, 'tis needful, knave at a man's

. Ere I can perfect mine intents, to kneel :

Laf. Your distinction ? Tine was, I did him a desired office,

Clo. I would cozen the man of his wife, and do Dear almost as his life ; which gratitude

his service. Through fiinty Tartar's bosom would peep forth, Laf. So you were a knave at his service, And answer, thanks : I duly am inform’d

indeed. His grace is at Marseilles ; to which place

Clo. And I would give his wife my bauble, sir, We have convenient convey.

You must know,

to do her service. I an supposed dead : the army breaking,

Laf. I will subscribe for thee; thou art both My husband hies him home; where, heaven knave and fool. aiding,

Clo. At your service. And by the leave of my good lord the king,

Laf. No, no, no. We'll be, before our welcome.

Clo. Why, sir, if I cannot serve you, I can serve a.

Gentle madam, as great a prince as you are. Yeu never had a servant, to whose trust

Laf. Who's that? a Frenchman ? Your business was more welcome.

Clo. Faith, sir, he has an English name; but his

Nor you, mistress, phisnomy is more hotter in France, than there. Eter a friend, whose thoughts more truly labour Laf. What prince is that ? То recompense your love; doubt not, but heaven Clo. The black prince, sir, alias, the prince of Hath brought me up to be your daughter's dower, darkness; alias, the devil. As it hath fated her to be my motive

Laf. Hold thee, there's my purse: I give thee And belper to a husband. But O strange men! not this to suggest thee from thy master thou That can such sweet use make of what they hate, talkest of ; serve him still. When saucy trusting of the cozen'd thoughts

Clo. I am a woodland fellow, sir, that always Defiles the pitchy night! so lust doth play loved a great fire; and the master I speak of, ever With what it loths, for that which is away:

keeps a good fire. But, sure, he is the prince of Bat more of this hereafter : - You, Diana, the world, let his nobility remain in his court. I l'nder my poor instructions yet must suffer am for the house with the narrow gate, which I Ssenetining in my behalf.

take to be too little for pomp to enter : Dra Let death and honesty

humble themselves, may; but the many will be too Go with your impositions, I am yours

chill and tender; and they'll be for the flowery way, Lpon your will to suffer.

that leads to the broad gate, and the great fire. Yet, I pray you,

Laf. Go thy ways, I begin to be a-weary of But with the word, the time will bring on summer,

thee; and I tell thee so before, because I would not When briars shall have leaves as well as thorns,

fall out with thee. Go thy ways; let my horses be Acd be as sweet as sharp. We must away ; well looked to, without any tricks. Our waggon is prepar'd, and time revives us :

Clo. If I put any tricks upon 'em, sir, they shall Als ird that ends well : still the fine's the crown; be jades' tricks; which are their own right by the Whate'er the course, the end is the renown.

law of nature.

[Eril. (Ereunt. Laf. A shrewd knave, and an unhappy.

Count. So he is. My lord, that's gone, made SCENE V. - Rousillon. A Room m the Coun- himself much sport out of hin: by his authority tess's Palace.

he remains here, which he thinks is a patent for his Enter CourtesS, LAFEU, and Clown.

sauciness ; and, indeed, he has no pace, but runs

where he will. Laf. No, no, no, your son was misled with a Laf. I like him well ; 'tis not amiss: and I was saipt-taffata fellow there ; whose villainous saffron about to tell you. Since I heard of the good lady's would have made all the unbaked and doughy death, and that my lord your son was upon his reyouth of a nation in his colour : your daughter-in- turn home, I moved the king my master, to speak law had been alive at this hour; and your son here in the behalf of my daughter ; which, in the miat home inore advanced by the king, than by that nority of them both, his majesty, out of a self-grared-tailed humble-bee I speak of.

cious rernembrance, did first propose : his highness Count. I would, I had not known him! it was hath promised me to do it: and, to stop up the the death of the most virtuous gentlewoman, that displeasure he hath conceived against your son, rrer nature had praise for creating : if she had par- there is no fitter matter. How does your ladyship taken of my flesh, and cost me the dearest groans like it?

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