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Trin. A howling monster ; a drunken mon., What's dearest to the world ! Full many a lady ster.

I have ey'd with best regard ; and many a tine Cal. No more dams I'll make for fish;

The harmony of their tongues bath into bondage Nor fetch in firing

Brought my too diligent ear : for several virtues

Have I likid several women; never any
At requiring,
Nor scrape trenchering, nor wash

With so full soul, but some defect in her

Did quarrel with the noblest grace she ow'd, .
dish :
Ban, Ban, Ca-Calibao

And put it to the foil : But you, O you,
Has a new master-Get a new man. of every creature's best.

So perfect, and so peerless, are created
Freedom, hey-day! hey-day, freedom! freedom, Mira. I do not know
bey-day, freedom !

One of my sex: no woman's face remember,
Ste. O brave monster! lead the way.

Save, from my glass, mine own; nor have I seen (Exeunt. More that I may call men, than you, good

And my dear father: how features are abroad,

I am skill-less of; but, by my modesty,
ACT 111.

(The jewel in my dower,) I would not wish

Any companion in the world but you ;
SCENE 1.Before PROSPERO'S Cell. Nor can imagination form a shape,

Besides yourself, to like of: but I prattle
Enter FERDINAND, bearing a log.

Something too wildly, and my father's precepts
Fer. There be some sports are painful; but Therein forget.
their labour

Fer. I am, in my condition,
Delight in them sets off: some kinds of basenese A prince, Miranda ; I do think, a king;
Are nobly undergone ; and most poor matters (I would, not so l) and would po more endure
Point to rich ends. This my mean task would This wooden slavery, than I would suffer

The flesh-fly blow my mouth.-Hear my soul
A. heavy to me, as 'tis odions ; but

The mistress, which I serve, quickens what's The very instant tbat I saw you, did

My heart fly to your service, there resides,
And makes my labours pleasures : Oh! she is To make me slave to it; and, for your sake,
Tea times more gentle than her father's crab. Am ! this patient log-man.

Mira. Do you love me?
And be's composed of barshness. I must re- Fer. O beaven, 0 earth, bear witness to this

sound, Some thousands of these logs, and pile them up, And crown what I profess with kind event, Upon a sore injunction : My sweet mistress If I speak true ; if hollowly, invert Weeps when she sees me work; and says, such What best is boded me, to miscbief! 1, baseness

Beyond all limit of what else + i'the world, Had ne'er like executor. I forget :

Do love, prize, honour you.
But these sweet thoughts do even refresh my Mira. I am a fool,
labours ;

To weep at what I am glad of.
Most busy-less, when I do it.

Pro. Fair encounter

of two most rare affections ! Heavens rain grace
Finter MIRANDA ; and PROSPERO at a dis. On that which breeds between them!

Fer. Wberefore weep you ?
Mira. Alas, now! pray you,

Mira. At miue unworthiness, that dare not
Work not so bard: I would the lightning had

offer Burot up these logs, that you are enjoin'd to what I desire to give; and much less take, pile !

What I shall die to want : But this is triting : Pray, set it down, and rest you : when this And all the more it seeks to hide itself, burns,

The bigger bulk it shows. Hence, bashfal Twill weep for having wearied yon : My father

Is hard at study ; pray now, rest yourself ; And prompt me, plain and holy innocence !
He's safe for these three hours.

I am your wife, if you will marry nie ;
Fer. O most dear mistress,

If not, I'll die your maid : to be your fellow
The sun will set, before I shall discharge You may deny me ; but I'll be your servant,
What I must strive to do.

Whether you will or no.
Mira. If you'll sit down,

Fer. My mistress, dearest,
I'll bear your logs the while : Pray, give me and I thus bumble ever.
that ;

Mira. My husband then ?
I'll carry it to the pile.

Fer. Ay, with a heart as willing
Fer. No, precious creature :

As bondage e'er of freedom : here's my hand,
I bad rather crack my sinews, break my back, Mira. And mine, witb my beart iu't: And
Than you should such dishonour undergo,

bow farewell,
While I sit lazy by.

Till half an hour hence.
Mira, it would become me

Fer. A thousand I thousand !
As well as it does you : and I should do it

(Exeunt Fer. and Mir. With mucb more ease ; for my good will is to it, Pro. So glad of this as they, I cannot be, And your's against.

Who are surpris'd with allt; but my rejoicing Pro. Poor worm ! thou art infected ;

At nothing can be more. I'll to my book ;
This visitation shows it.

For yet, ere supper time, must I perform
Mira. You look wearily.

Mach business appertaining.

(Buit. Fer. No, noble mistress ; 'tis fresh morning with me,

SCENE II.-Another part of the Island. When you are by at night. I do beseech you, (Cbirtly, that I might set it in my prayers,)

Enter STEPHANO and TRINCULO; CALIBAN W bat is your name?

following with a builde. Mira. Miranda :-O ny father,

Sle. Te pot me when the butt is ont, we I have broke your best to say so!

will drink water; not a drop before : therefore Fer. Admir'd Miranda !

bear up, and board 'em : Servaul-monster, drink Indeed, the top of admiration ; worth

to nic • Command.

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Scb. Foul weather
Ant. Very foul.

Gon. Had I a plantation of this isle, my lord,
Ant. He'd sow it with nettle-seed.

T Seb. Or docks, or mallows.

TI Gon. And were the king of it, What would i

do ? Seb. 'Scape being drunk, for want of wine. Gon. I'the commonwealth I would by con- An traries

W Execute all things : for no kind of traffic Would I admit ; no name of magistrate ; Letters should not be kuown; no use of service, Di of riches or of poverty; no coutracts, Successions ; bound of land, tilth, vineyard,

none; No nse of metal, corn, or wine, or oil : No occupation; all men idle, all;

Ou And women 100 ; but innocent and pore : Th No sovereignty :

Wit Seb. And yet he would be king on't,

AD Ant. The latter end of bis commonwealth for. gets the beginning.

The Gon. All things in common nature should Wb

prodnce Without sweat or endeavour : treason, felony,

Tbe Sword, pike, knife. gun, or need of any engine, Would I not have ; but nature should bring Mu forth,

Tre of its own kind, all foizon, + all abundance, To feed my innocent people.

Seb. No marrying 'mong his subjects ?
Ant. None, man ; ali idle ; whores, and Her

knaves. Gon. I would with such perfection govern, Sir, ! To excel the golden age.

Wh Seb. 'Save his majesty!

You Ant. Long live Gonzalo ! Gon. And, do you mark me, Sir?

By Alon. Prythee, po more : thou dost talk nothing to me.

The Gon. I do well believe your highness; and Ar did it to minister occasion to these gentlemen, Wh who are of such sensible and nimble lungs, that they always use to laugh at nothing.

Ant. 'Twas you we laughed at.

Gon. Who, in this kind of merry fooling, am Wla nothing to you ; 80 you may continue, and laugh (Fo at nothing still.

The Ant. What a blow was there given ! Seb. An it had not fallen flat-long.

Gon. You are gentlemen of brave mettle ; you would lift the moon out of her sphere, ifth she would continue in it five weeks without changing.

WE Enter ARIEL invisible, playing solemn music. An

Seb. We would so, and then go a bat-fowling. An Ant. Nay, good my lord, be not angry.

Bu Gon. No, I warrant you; I will not adven. ture my discretion so weakly. Will you laugh Th ne asleep, for I am very heavy? int. Go sleep, and hear us.

(All sleep but Alon. Seb. and Ant. W Alon. What, all so soon asleep! I wish mine

eyes Would, with themselves, shut up my thoughts : I find

Te They are inclin'd to do so.

Séb. Please you, Sir,
Do not omit the heavy offer of it :
It seldom visits sorrow; when it doth,
It is a comforter.

Ant. We two, my lord,
Will guard your person, while you take your

A And watch your safety. Alon. Thank you : Wondrous heavy.

(Alonso sleeps. [Erit Ariel. Seb. What a strange drowsiness possesses

them! Ant. It is the quality o'the climate.




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Will bum about mine ears; and sometimes Alon. I cannot too much muse, voices,

Sucha shapes, such gesture, and such sound, That, if I then bad wak'd after long sleep,

expressing Will make me sleep again ; and then, in dream- (Although ihey want the use of tongue,) a kind ing,

of excellent dumb discourse. The clouds, methought, would open, and show Pro. Praise iu departing.

(Aside. riches

Fran. They vanisb’d strangely.
Ready to drop upon me; that, when I wak'd, Seb. No matter, since
I cried to dream again.

They bave left their viands behind ; for we have
Sle. This will prove a brave kingdom to me,

stomachs. where I shall have my music for nothing. Will't please you taste of what is here 1 Cal. When Prospero is destroyed.

Alon. Not I. Ste. That shall be by and by : I remember Gon. Faith, Sir, you need not fear ; When the story.

we were boys, Trin. The sound is going away: let's follow Who would believe that there were mountaineers, it, and after, do our work.

Dew-lapp'd like bulls, whose throats had bangSte. Lead, monster ; we'll follow. I would,

ing at them I could see this taborer : he lays it on.

Wallets of flesh ? or that there were such men, Trin. Wilt come ? I'll follow, Stephano. Whose heads stood in their breasts ? + which now


we find,

Each putter-out on five for one, will bring us
SCENE III.- Another part of the Island. Good warrant of.
Enter Alonso, SEBASTIAN, ANTONIO, GON. Although my last : no matter, since I feel

Glon. I will stand to, and feed,

The best is past :- Brother, my lord the duke,
Gon. By'r lakin, I can go no further, Sir : Stand too, and do as we.
My old bones ache : here's a maze trod, indeed,
Through forth-righits, and meanders ! 'by your Thunder and Lightning. Enter Ariel like

a harpy , claps his wings upon the table, 1 Deeds must rest me.

and, with a quaint device, the banquet Alon. Old lord, I cannot blame thee,

vanishes. Who am myself attach'd with weariness,

Ari. You are three men of sin, whom destiny To the dulling of iny spirits : sit down, and rest. (That hath to instrument this lower world, Even here I will put off my hope, and keep it And what is in't,) the never-surfeited sea No longer for my natterer: he is drown's, Hath caused to belch up; and on this island Whom tbus we stray to find ; and the sea mocks Where man doth not inbabit ; you 'mongst men Og frustrate search on land : Well, let him go. Being most unfit to live. I have made you mad; Ant. I am right glad that he is so out of bope. (Seeing ALON. SKB. &c. draw their swords.

(Aside to SEBASTIAN. Aud even with such like valour, men hang aud Do not, for one repulse, forego the purpose

drown That you resolv'd to etfect.

Their proper selves. You fools! I and my fel. Seb. The next advantage

lows Will we take thoroughly.

Are ministers of fate ; the elements Ant. Let it be to-night;

of whom your swords are temper'd, may as Por, now they are oppress'd with travel, they

well will not, nor cannot, use such vigilance, Wound the loud winds, or with bemock'd-at As when they are fresh.

stabs Seb. I say, to-night ; no more.

Kill the still closing waters, as diminish Solemn and strange music ; and PROSPERO

One dowle + that's in my plume ; my fellow.

ministers above, invisible. Enter several strange Are like invulnerable : if you could hurt, Skapes, bringing in a banquet ; they dance Your swords are now too massy for your about it with gentle actions of salutation ; ond, inviting the king, &c. to eat, they de. And will not be uplifted : But, remember,

strengths, port.

(For that's my business to you,) that you three Alon. What harmony is this ? my good friends, From Milan did supplant good Prospero, bark !

Exposed unto the sea, wbich bath requit it, Con. Marvellous sweet music!

Hin, and bis innocent child : for which foul Alon. Give us kind keepers, heavens! What

deed were these ?

Tbe powers, delaying, not forgetting, have Seb. A living drollery : + Now I will believe Incens'd the seas and shores, yea all the creaThat there are onicorns ; that, in Arabia

tures, There is one tree, the phænix' throne; one Against your peace : Tbee, of thy son, Alonso, pbænix

They have bereft; and do pronounce by me, it this bour reigning there.

Lingering perdition (worse than any death Ant. I'll believe both ;

Can be at once,) shall step by step attend ind what does else wapt credit, come to me, You and your ways; whose wrath to guard you od i'u be sworn 'uis true : Travellers ne'er

from did lie,

(Which here in this most desolate isle, else falls hough fools at tome condemn them.

Upon your heads,) is nothing but heart's sor. Gon. Ir in Naples

row, sbould report this now, would they believe and a clear ý life ensuing

me ? 1 sborald say I saw such Islanders,

He vanishes in thunder : then to soft music, pr, certes, these are people of the island,) enier the shapes again, and dance with mo, ibongti they are of monstrous shape, fet, mops and mowes, and carry out the table.

Dote, ir manners are more gentle-kind, than of

Pro. (A side.) Bravely the figare of this bar. human generation you sball find

py bast thou

Performid, my Ariel; a grace it bad, devouring: 5. nas, almost any. wyn. Honest lord,


of iny instruction hast thou nothing 'batcd, hast said well; for some of you there in what thou badst to say : 80, with good life, * Use than devils.

[ Aside. • Wonder. “The blemmyi have no head, but

mouth and eses in their breast." Line 1.6, ch%. Oor lady. t Show

• Certainly

: Down.

l'ure, blameless.







Enter STEPHANO, singing ; a bottle in his, hope hand.

call Ste. I shall no more to sea, to sea,

thou Here shall I die ashore


SA This is a very scurvy tune to sing at a man's

ston funeral : Well, here's my coinfort.


Tba The master, the swabber, the boatswain,

and I,
The gunner, and his mate,
Lev'd Mall, Meg, und Marian, and Margery,
But none of us card for Kate :

hith For she had a tongue with a tang,

the Would cry to a sailor, Go, hang:

whi She lov'd not the savour of tar nor of pitch, ow Yet a tailor might scratch her where-e'er she

с did itch : Then to sea, boys, and let her go hang.

7 This is a scurvy tune too : But here's my com- swi fort.

(Drinks. Cal. Do not torment me : Ho!

Ste. What's the matter Have we devils here? 2 Do you put tricks upon us with savages, and men of Inde?! Ha! I have not scap'd drowning, roc to be afeard bow of your four legs ; for it bath Ho been said, As proper a man as ever went on four legs, cannot make him give ground : and it shall S be said so again, whilst Stephano breathes at was nostrils.

Cal. The spirit torments me : Ho!

Ste. This is some monster of the isle, with My four legs; who hath got, as I take it, an ague : Where the devil should he learn our language ? I will give him some relief, if it be but for that: wil If I can recover him, and keep him tame, and get to Naples with him, he's a present for any mo emperor that ever trode on neat's leather. Cal. Do not torment me, pr'ythee ;

du I'll bring my wood home faster.

Ste. He's in his fit now; and does not talk after the wisest. He shall taste of iny bottle : if he have never drunk wine afore, it will go near An to remove his fit: if I can recover him, and keep him tamne, I will not take too much for dru biin: he shall pay for bim that hath him, and rol that soundly.

Cal. Thou dost me yet but little hurt; thou
Anon, I know it by thy trembling :
Now Prosper works upon thee.

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pu Ste. Come on your ways; open your mouth; ic bere is that which will give language to you, cat; open your mouth : this will shake your shaking. I can tell you, and that soundly : you An cannot tell who's your friend: open your chaps again.

Trin. I should know that voice : It should be r'u -But he is drowned ; and these are devils : Ob! A defend me

I'l Ste. Pour legs, and two voices ! a most delicate Th monster! His forward voice now is to speak well of his fricod ; his backward voice is to utter wo foul spceches, and to detract. If all the wive in my bottle will recover him, I will help his ague : Coine,_Amen! I will pour some in thy other an moutb. Trin. Stephano,-

Sh Ste. Doth thy other mouth call me ? Mercy! To mercy! This is a devil, and no monster: I will leave him ; I have no long spoon.

Το Trin. Stephano !--if thou beest Stepbanc, touch me, and speak to me ; for I am Trinculo ;-be Yo rot afeard,

---thy good friend Trinculo. Ste. If thou beest Trinculo, come forth ; I'll pull thee by the lesser legs : if any be Trinculo's me legs, these are they. Thou art very Trinculo, in con deed : How cam'st thou to be the siege 7 of this bei moon-call i can he vent Trinculos ?

Trin. I took him to be kill'd with a thunder. stroke :- But art tbou not drown’d, Stephano ? |


+ Stool.

Some wanton charm upon this man and maid, Mira. Never till this day,
Whose vows are, that no bed-right shall be Saw I him touch'd with anger so distemper'd.

Pro. You do look, my son, in a mov'd sort,
Till Hymen's torch be ligbted : but in vain; As if you were dismay'd : be cheerful, Sir :
Mar's bot minion is return'd agaio ;

Our revels now are ended : these our actors,
Her Waspish-headed sou has broke his arrows, As I foretold yon, were all spirits, and
Swcars be will shoot no more, but play with Are melted into air, into thin air :

And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,
And be a boy right out.

The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeois palaces, C'er. Highest queen of state,

The solerna temples, the great globe itsell,
Great Juno comes ; I kuow her by her gait. Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve ;

And, like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Enter JUNO.

Leave not a rack + behind : We are such stuff Juno. How does my bounteous sister ? Go As dreams are inade of, and our little life with me,

Is rounded with a sleep.-Sir, I am vex'd; To bless this twain, that they may prosperous Bear with my weakuess ; iny old brain is trou. be,

bled. Avd bontvur'd in their issue.

Be not disturb'd with my infirmity :

If you be pleas'd, retire into my cell,

And there repose ; a turn or two I'll walk,
Juno. Honour, riches, marriage-blessing, To still my beating nind.
Long continuance, and increasing,

Fer. Mira. We wish you peace. (Ereunt.
Hourly joys be still upon you !

Pro. Come with a thought :-1 thank you :
Juno sings her blessings on you.

Ariel, come.
Cer. Earth's increase, and foison plenty;

Enter ARIEL.
Barns, and garners never empty ;
Vines, with clust'ring bunches grow-

Ari. Thy thoughts I cleave to ; Wiat's thy ing;

pleasure !
Plants, with goodly burden bowing ;

Pro. Spirit,
Spring come tu you, at the farthest,

We must prepare to meet with Caliban.
In the very end of harvest !

Ari. Ay, my commander : when I presented
Scarcity, and want, shull shun you ;

Ceres' blessing so is on you.

I thought to have told thee of it; but I fear'a,

Lest I might anger thee. For. This is a most majestic vision, and Pro. Say again, where didst thou leave these Harmonious charmingly May I be bold

varlets 3 To think these spirits ?

Ari. I told you, Sir, they were red-hot with Pro. Spirits, which by mine art

drinking; I have from their confines call'd to enact

So full of valour, that they smote the air My present fancies.

For breathing in their faces; beat the ground, Fer. Let me live here ever ;

For kissing of their feet : yet always bending So rare a wonder'd + father and a wife,

Towards their project; Then I beat my tabor, Make this place Paradise.

At which, like unback'd colts, they prick'd [Juno and Ceres whisper, and send 1R18 on employment.

Advanc'd their eye-lids, lifted up their noses, Pro. Sweet now, Silence :

As they sınelt inusic ; so I cbarın'd their ears, Juno and Ceres wbisper serionsly ;

That, calf-like, tbey my lowing follow'd, There's something else to do : hush, and be

through mute,

Tooth'd briers, sharp furzes, pricking goss, Or else our spell is marr'd.

and thorns, Iris. Yog nymphs, call'd Naiads, of the wand. Which enter'd their frail sbins : at last I left ring brooks,

them With your sedg'd crowns, and ever barmless the filthy mantled pool beyond your cell, looks,

There dancing up to the chins, that the foul lake Leave your crisp channels, and on this green O'er-stunk their feet. land

Pro. This was well done, my bird : Answer your sommons ; Jnno does command : Thy shape invisible retajo thou still : Come, temperate nymphs, and help to cele- The trumpery in my house, go, bring it hither, brate

For stale i to catch these thieves. A contract of true love ; be not too late.

Ari. I go, I go.

(Exit. Pro. A devil, a boru devil, on whose nature Enter certain Nymphs.

Nurture 5 can never stick ; on whom my pains, Ynu sun-burn'd sicklemen, of August weary, Humanely taken, all, all lost, quite lost; Come bither from the furrow, and be merry; Aud as, with age, his body uglier grows, Make boly-day : your rye.straw hats put on, So his inind cankers : I will plague thein all. And these fresh nymplis encounter every one la country fooling.

Re-enter ARIEL, loaden with glistering apra. Enter certain Reapers, properly hubited: they. Even to roaring :-Come, bang them on this ·

rel, c. poin teith the Nymphs in a graceful dance ;

line. totards the end whereof' PROSPERO. starts suddenly, and speaks; after which, 10 a PROSPERO and ARIEL remain intisible. sírange, kollore, and conjused noise, they Enter CALIBAN, STEPHANO, and TRINCULO; beavily vanish.

all uet. Pro. (A side. I had forgot that foul conspi. racy

Cal. Pray you, tread softly, that the blind of rbe beast Caliban, and bis confederates,

mole may not

Hear a foot fall : we now are near his cell.
Against my life ; tbe minute of their plot
L almost come.--(To the spirits.) Well done ;

Ste. Monster, your fairy, whicb, you say, is avoid ;- no more.

a harmless fairy, has done little better than Fer. This is most strange : your father's in played the Jack is with us. some passion

• Vanished. Tuant works him strongly. .

• Rack is the thin and subeil mist which may be scen cucircling the tops of mountains imediately after ! Biat.

Education. • Abundance. + Able to produce such wonders.

I Jack with a lantern,

their ears,

Sua rise

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