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COMEDY OF ERRORS.

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PERSONS REPRESENTED.

SOLINUS, Duke of Ephesus.

ÆGEON, a Merchant of Syracuse.

DROMIO of Ephesus, twin Brothers and Attendants

DROMIO of Syracuse, S

on the two Antipholuses.

ANTIPHOLUS of Ephesus, ftwin Brothers and Sons to

ANTIPHOLUS of Syracuse,

BALTHAZAR, a Merchant.

ANGELO, a Goldsmith.

Ægeon and Æmilia, but unknown to each other.

A Merchant, friend to Antipholus of Syracuse.
PINCH, a Doctor and a Conjurer.

EMILIA, Wife to Egeon, an Abbess at Ephesus.
ADRIANA, Wife to Antipholus of Ephesus.
LUCIANA, her sister.

LUCE, her servant.

A Courtezan.

Gaoler, Officers, and other Attendants.
SCENE, Ephesus.

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SCENE I. A Hall in the Duke's Palace.

Enter Duke, ÆGEON, Gaolers, Officers, and other Attendants.

Egeon.

ROCEED, Solinus, to procure my fall, And, by the doom of death, end woes and all.

Duke. Merchant of Syracusa, plead no

more;

I am not partial, to infringe our laws.
The enmity and discord, which of late

Sprung from the rancorous outrage of your Duke
To merchants, our well-dealing countrymen,
Who, wanting guilders to redeem their lives,
Have sealed his rigorous statutes with their bloods,
Excludes all pity from our threatening looks.
For, since the mortal and intestine jars
'Twixt thy seditious countrymen and us,
It hath in solemn synods been decreed,
Both by the Syracusians and ourselves,
To admit no traffic to our adverse towns.

Nay, more, if any, born at Ephesus,

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