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Troi. You cannot shun yourself,
Cre. Let me go and try :
Troi. Well know they what they speak, that speak
Troi. O, that I thought it could be in a woman (As, if it can, I will presume in you),
Cre. In that I'll war with you.
Troi. O virtuous fight,
True swains in love shall, in the world come,
Cre. Prophet may you be!
360 Pan. Go to, a bargain made : seal it, seal it; I'll be the witness. Here I hold your hand; here, my cousin's. If ever you prove false to one another, since I have taken such pains to bring you together, Jet all pitiful goers-between be called to the world's
end after my name, call them all-Pandars ; let all inconstant men be Troilus's, all false women Cressids, and all brokers-between Pandars 1. say,
• Troi. Amen.
370 Cre. Amen.
Pan. Amen. Whereupon I will shew you a bed. chamber; which bed, because it shall not speak of your pretty encounters, press it to death : away.
And Cupid grant all tongue-ty'd maidens here,
The Grecian Camp. Enter AGAMEMNON, ULYSSES,
DIOMED, NESTOR, AJAX, MENELAUS, and
Cal. Now, princes, for the service I have done you,
As new into the world, strange, unacquainted :
mand. Cal. You have a Trojan prisoner, callid Antenor, Yesterday took ; Troy holds him very dear. Oft have you (often have you thanks therefore) Desir'd my Cressid in right great exchange, Whom Troy hath still deny'd: But this Antenor, I know, is such a wrest in their affairs, That their negotiations all must slack,
Aga. Let Diomedes bear him,
Diom. This shall I undertake ; and 'tis a burden Which I am proud to bear.
[ Exit DIOMED, and CALCHAS.
Enter ACHILLES, and PATROCLUS, before their
Ulyss. Achilles stands i' the entrance of bis tent : Please it our general to pass strangely by him, As if he were forgot ;-and, princes all, Lay negligent and loose regard upon him : I will come last: 'Tis like, he'll question me, Why such unplausive eyes are bent, why turn'd on him :
420 If so, I have derision med'cinable, To use between your strangeness and his pride, Which his own will shall have desire to drink; It may do good: pride hath no other glass To shew itself, but pride'; for supple knees Feed arrogance, and are the proud man's fees.
Aga. We'll execute your purpose, and put on A form of strangeness as we pass along ;So do each lord; and either greet him not, Or else disdainfully, which shall shake him more 438 Than if not look'd on.
I will lead the way. Achil. What, comes the general to speak with me? You know my mind, I'll fight no more 'gainst Troy. Aga. What says Achilles? would he aught with
us? Nest. Would you, my lord, aught with the ge
neral? Achil. No. Nest. Nothing, my lord,