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Than one condemnd by the king's owu moath,

thereon His execution som.

Pol. I do felieve thee : I saw his heart in his face. Give me thy hand; Be pilot to me, and thy places shall Suli weighbour mine ; My ships are ready, and My people did expect my bence departore Two days ago.--This jealousy Is for a precious creature : as sbe's rare, Must it be great ; and, as bis person's mighty, Must it be violent; and as he does conceive He is disbubour'd by a man which ever Profess'd to bin, why, his revenges must lo that be made more bitter. Fear o'ershades 1

7 Good expedition be my friend, and comfort The gracious queen, part of his theme, but no

thing of his ill ta'en suspicion ! Come, Camillo ; I will respect thee as a father, ir Thou bear'st my life oft hence : Let us avoid.

Cam. It is in mine authority to command AI The keys of all the posteras : Please your high. To take the urgent bour : come, Sir, away.

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SCENE 1.- The same.


Th Her. Take tbe boy to you : be su troubles me, Ha 'Tis past enduring.

I Ludy. Come, mny gracious lord, Shall I be your playfellow !

Mam. No, l'll none of you. 1 Lady. Why, my sweet lord ? Mam. You'll kiss me hard; and speak to me Ha

as if I were a baby still.--I love you better.

An 2 Lady. And why so, my good lord ?

Ho Man. Not for because

1 Your brows are blacher; vet black brows, they Loc say,

To Become some women best; so that there be not The Too much liair there, but in a siuti-curcle, 'TA Or bali-moon made with a pen. 2 Lady, who taught you this?

(W1 Nam. I learn'd is out of women's faces.Pray now

The What colour are your eye-brows?

Tha 1 Lady, blue, iny lord.

Tha Mum. Nay, that's a mock: I have seen a vint

lady's bose That has been blue, but not ber eye-brows.

Whe 2 Lady. Hark ye :

Ere The queen, your mother, rounds apace; we sball Frou Present our services to a tine new prince, Oue of these days; and then you'd wanton with She' If we would bave you.

[us, I Lady. She is spread of late

The luto a goodly bulk : Good time encounter her! He v Her. Wbat wisdom suurs amongst you ? Cume, Do !

Sir, now
I am for you again: Pray you, sit by us,

Polis And tell's a tale.

Whic Mam. Meriy, or sad, shall't be

Lest Her. As merry as you will.

Shon Mam. A sad tale's best for winter :

And I have one of sprites and goblius.

Betwi Her. Let's have that, Sir.

She's Come on, sit down :--Come on, and do your best More, To fright me with your sprites : you're powerful A fed at it.

What Mam. There was a man, Her. Nay, come, sit down; then on.

A bed Mam. Dwelt by a chorch-yard ;-) will tell it

Yon crickets shall not hear it.

Iler. Come on then,
Aud give't we in miue car.

But 1

+ Sp


of you

and living lies; and, laving flown over many Were never for a piece of beauty rarer; kuavish professions, he settled only iu rogue : Nor in a way so chaste : since my desires some call bim Autolycus.

Run not before mine honour; nor my lusls Clo. Out upon him! Prig, for my life, prig : Burn hotter than my faith. be haunts wakes, fairs, aud bear-baitings.

Per. O but, dear Sir, Aut. Very true, Sir; he, Sir, be ; that's the Your resolution cannot hold, when 'tis rogue, that put me into this apparel.

Oppos'd, as it must be, by the power o'the Clo. Not a more cowardly rogue in all Bo.

king : hemia; if you bad but looked big, and spit at one of these two must be necessities, bim, b'd have run.

Which then will speak; that you trust change Aut. I must confess to you, Sir, I am no

this purpose, fighter : I am false of heart that way; and that Or I my life. he knew, I warrant him.

Flo. Thou dearest Perdita, Clo. How do you now?

With these forc'd thoughts, I pr'ythee, darker Aut. Sweet Sir, much better than I was; I

not can stand and walk : I will even take my The mirth o'the feast : Or I'll be thine, my fair,

eave of you, and pace softly towards my kins. Or not my father's : for I cannot be man's.

Mine own, nor any thing to any, if ('lo. Shall I bring thee on the way?

I be not thine : to this I am most constant, Aut. No, good-faced Sir ; no, sweet Sir. Though destiny say, no. Be merry, genue;

Clo. Then fare thee well ; I must go buy Strangle such ihoughts as these, with any thing spices for our sheep-sbearing.

That you behold the wbile. Your guests are Aut. Prosper you, sweet Sir!--[Exit Clown.)

coming : Your purse is not hot enough to purchase your Lift up your countenance ; as it were the day spice. I'll be with you at your sheep-sbearing of celebration of that nuptial, which teo : If I make not this cheat bring out an. We two have sworu shall come. other, and the shearers prove sheep, let me be Per. O lady fortune, carolled, and my name put in the book of tand you auspicious i virtue !

Enter SHEPHERD, with POLIXENES and CAJog on, jog on, the foot-path way,

MILLO, disguised ; CLOWN, MUPSA, DURCAS, And merrily heni + the stile-a :

and A merry heart goes all the day,

Flo. See, your guests approach :
Your sad tires in a mile-a, [Erit.

Address yourself to entertain them sprightly,

And let's be red with mirth.
SCENE III.--The same.- A Shepherd's

Shep. Fie, daughter! when my old wife lived,

upon Enter FLORIZEL and PERDITA.

This day, she was both pantler, bntler, cook ; plo. These your unusual weeds to each part

Both dame and servant: welcom'd all; seri'd all :


Would sing ber song, and dance her turn : now Do give a life : no shepherdess, but Flora, Peering in April's front. This your sbeep-sbear. Ou his shoulder, and bis : her face orie

At upper end o'ibe table, now, i'the middle; ing Is as a meeting of the petty gods,

With labour; and the thing, she took to quench

She would to each one sip : You are retir'd, in, And you the queen on't.

As if you were a feasted one, and not Per. Sir, my gracious lord, To chide at your extremes, I it not becomes me; These unknown friends to us welcome': for it is

The hostess of the inerting: Pray you, bid O pardon, that I name them: your high sell, The gracious marks o'the land, you have ob- A way to make us better friends, wore known.

Come, quench your blusbes; and present your. scur'd With a gwalu's wearing i and me, poor lowly That which you are, mistress o'the feast : Cünie

self maid,

And bid us welcome to your sheep-shearing, Most goddess-like prank'd up : But that our

As your good frock shall prosper, feasts

Per. Welcome, Sir!

(7) Pol. In every iness bave folly, and the feeders Digest it with a custom, I should blusha

It is my father's will, I should take on nie To see you so attired ; sworn, I think,

The bostesship o'the day :-You're welcome, Sir ! To show myself a glass.

(To CAMILLO. Flo. I bless the time,

Give me those flowers there, Dorcas.-Reverend When my good falcou made her fight across

Sirs, Thy father's ground.

For you there's rosemary, and rue : these keep Per. Now Jove afford you canse !

Seeming, and savour, all the winter ng: To me, the difference I forges dread; your great- Grace, and remembrance, be to you boil,

And welcome to our shearing ! Hath not been us'd to fear. Even now I tremble

Pol. Shepherdess, To think, your father, by some accident,

(A fair one are yon, well you fit our ages

With flowers of winter.
Should pass this way, as you did : 0 the fates !
How would be look, to see his work, so noble,

Per. Sir, tbe year growing ancient,-
Vilely bound up?' What would he say I 'Or Not yet on summer's death, nor on the birth

of trembling winter,-ibe fairest flowers u'the bow Sboold ), in these my borrow'd naunts, behold Tbe steroness of his presence.

Are our carpations, and streak'd gillynowers, P'lo. Apprebend

Which sowe call bature's hastards : or that kind

Our rustic garden's barren ; and I caje kot Notbing but jollity. The gods themselves, Hornbling their deities to love, have taken

To get slips of them. The shapes of beasts, upon them : Jupiter

l'ol. Wberefore, gentle maden, Became a bull, and bellow'd; the green Nep. Do you neglect them!

Per. For + I have beard it said, tune

There is an art, which, in their piedness, shares A ram, and bleated ; and the fire rob'd god, Goldeu Apollo, a poor buinble swain,

Witb great creating bature.
As I seem now : Their transformations

Pol. Say, there be ;
Yet nature is made better by no mean,

But nature makes that mean': so, o'er ibat art, • Thiel

+ Take hold of.

Olject of all men's notice. | Dretsed sith ostentation. Fl.e. 01 staliulio

• Likeness and smell.

1 Because that.



Keep. So please you, madam, to put Apart these your atiendants, I shall bring Emilia forth.

Paul. I pray now, call ber. Withdraw yourselves.

(Rzeunt Attend. Keep. And, madam, I must be present at your conference. Paul. Well, be it so, priythee.

(Erit KEEPIR. Here's such ado to make so stain a staio,

H As passes colouring.

Re-enter KEEPER, with Emilia. Dear gentlewoman, how fares our gracious lady + F Emil. As well as one so great, and so for?

lorn, May bold togetber: On her frights, and griefs, (w bich never tender lady hath borne greater, Se She is, something before ber time, deliver'd. Paul. A boy!

ТЕ Emil. A daughter; and a goodly bahe,

Re Lusty, and like to live : the queen receives AI Much comfort in't : says, My poor prisoner, I am innocent as you.

Ta Paul. I dare be sworo. These dangerous on safe lunes o'the king! be. Th

sbrew them! He must be told on't, and he shall : the office Sb: Becomes a woman best ; I'll take't upon me: 16 prove honey-mouth'd, let my tougoe blister ; And Dever to my red look'd anger be

1 The trumpet any more :--Pray you, Emilia,

F Commend my best obedience to the queen ; 11 she dares trust me with ber liule babe, Fea I'll show't the king, and undertake to be

Th. Her advocate to th' loudest : We do not know Mor Huw he may soften at the sigbt o'the child ; A The silence often of pure innocence

1 Persuades, when speaking fails. Emil. Most wortby madain,

Non Your bonour, and your goodness, is so evident, Р That your free undertaking cannot miss

Ico A tbnving issue ; tbere is no lady living,

That So meet for this great errand ; Please your lady. At e ship

Nou To visit the next room, I'll presently

Do Acquaint the queen of your most uoble offer ; Hon Who, but to-day, bammerid of this design; That But durse not tetnpt a minister of honour, Lest she should be denied.

P Paul. Tell her, Emilia, l'll use that tongue I have: if wit How from it, abou As boldness from my bosom, let it not be doubt. 1 shall do good.

(ed Away Emil. Now be you bless'd for it!

I cha I'll to the queen : Please yon, come something i kn nearer.

An Keep. Madam, il't please the queen to send on y the babe,

She I know not what I shall incur, to pass it,

Le Having no warrant.

Pa Paul. You need not fear it, Sir :

(Unlt The child was prisoner to the womb; and is,

Comi By law and process of great nature, thence He si Freed and entranchis'd: not a party to The anger of the king; nor guilty of,

When If any be, the trespass of the queen.

But si Keep. I do believe it. Paul. Do not you fear: npon

And, Mine honour, I will stand 'twixt you and danger. Mysel

(Exeunt. Your

Less : SCENE 111.-The same.- A Room in the Than Palace.


Leo Enter LEONTES, ANTIGONUS, LORDS, and other

Par ATTENDANTS. Leon. Nor night, nor day, bo rest : It is but And w weakness

A man To bear the matter thus : mere weakness, if

Leo The cause were not in being ;-part o'the

Pau cause, She, the adultress ;-for the barlot king • Freuzies.



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buy ;

a smock were a sbe-angel : be so chants to the hearts of maids : It was thought she was a woman, sleeve-hand, and the work about the square and was tarned into a cod fish, for she would not on't. +

exchange Aesh with one that loved ber : The Clo. Priythee, bring him in ; and let him apo ballad is very pitiful, and as true. proach singing.

Dor. Is it true too, think you ? Per. Forewaru him, that he use no scurrilous Aut. Five justices' bands at it; and witnesses, words in his tunes.

more than my pack will hold. Clo. You bave of these pedlars, that have more Clo. Lay it by too : Another. in 'er than you'd think, sister.

Aut. This is a merry ballad ; but a very pretty Per. Ay, good brother, or go about to think.

Mop. Let's have some merry ones.
Enter AUTOLYCUS, singing.

Aut Why tbis is a passing merry one ; and

goes to the tuue of, Two maids wooing a mun : Lawon, as white as driven snow ;

there's scarce a maid westward, but she sings it : Cyprus, black as e'er was crow ; 'tis in request, I can tell you. Gloves, as sweel as dumask roses ;

Mop. We can both sing it ; if thou'lt bear a Masks for faces, and jor noses ;

part, thou shalt bear ; 'uis in three parts. Bugle bracelet, neck luce-amber,

Dor. We had the tune out a month ago. Perfume for a lady's chamber : 1

Aut. I cau bear my part; you must know, 'tis Golden quoiss, and stomachers,

my occupation : bare at it with you.
For my lads to give my dears ;
Pins and poking-sticks of steel,

Whut maids luck from head to hecl :
Come, buy of me, come ; come buy, come

A. Get you hence, for I must go;

Where, it fits not you to knowo. Buy, lads, or else your lasses cry;

D. Whither! M. Owhither ? D. Whither I Come, buy, 4c.

M. It becomes thy oath full well,

Thou to me thy secrets tell: Clo. If I were not in love with Mopsa, thou D. Me too, let me go thither. should'st take no money of me; but being en. thrallid as I am, it will also be the bondage of

M. Or thor go'st to the grange, or mill : certain ribands and gloves.

D. If to either, thou dost ill. Mop. I was promised them against the feast;

A. Neither. D. What, neither ? A. Neither, but they come not too late now.

D. Thou hast sworn my love to be ; Dor. He hath promised you more than that,

M. Thou hast suorn it more to me : or there be liars.

Then, whither go'st ? say, whither ? Mop. He hath paid you all he promised you ; may be, he has paid you more ; which will sbaine selves; My father and the gentleman are in sado

Clo. We'll have this song out anon by our. you to give him again.

Clo. Is there no manners left among maids ? talk, and we'll not trouble them; Come, bring will they wear their plackets, where they should away thy pack after me. Wenches, I'll buy for bear their faces? Is there not milking time, you both :-Pedlar, let's have tbe first choice.when you are going to bed, or kiin-hole, ý to

Follow me, girls. whistle of these secrets ; but you must be little

Aut. And you shall pay well for 'em. (Aside. tattling before all our guests ? 'Tis well they are wbispering : Clamour your tongues, and not a

Will you buy any tape, word more.

Or lace for your cupe, Mop. I have done. Come, you promised me

My dainty duck, my dear -a ? a tawdry lace, and a pair of sweet gloves.

Any silk, any thread. Clo. Have I told thee, bow I was cozeued by

Any toys for your head, the way, and lost all my money?

of the neu'st, and fin'st, fin'st wear-a? Aut. And, indeed, Sir, there are cozeners

Come to the pedlar; abroad; therefore it beboves men to be wary.

Money's a medler,

That doth utier + all men's uare-a. Clo. Fear noi thou, man, thou shalt lose nothing here.


and MUPSA. Aut. I hope so, Sir ; for I have about me many parcels of charge. Clo. What hast here? ballads ?

Enter a SERVANT. Mop. Pray now, buy some : I love a ballad

Serv. Master, there is three carters, three in print, a'-life ; for then we are sure they are shepherds, three neat-berds, three swine herds, true.

that have made themselves all men of bair ; ! Aut. Here's one to a very dolesul tune, How a libey call themselves salliers : 9 and they bare a usarer's wife was brought to bed of twenty money dance which the wenches say is gallinaufry U bags at a burden ; and how she longed to eat of cambols, because they are not in'l; but they adders' beads, and toads carbonadoed.

themselves are o'lbe mind, (if it be not too rough Biop. Is it true, think you ?

tor some, that know little but bowling,) it will Au. Very true ; and but a month old.

please plentifully. Dor. Bless me from marrying a usurer! Ant. Here's the midwife's name to't, one

Shep. Away! we'll none on't; here has been

100 much humble foolery already :- 1 kuow, Sir, mistress Taleporter; and tive or six bonest

we weary you. wives that were present : Why should I carry

Pol. You weary those that refresh as : Pray, lies abroaut

let's see these four threes of berdsmen. Jop. 'Pray yon now, buy it. ('lo. Come on, lay it by: And let's first see sir, bath danced before the king : and not the

Serv. One three of them, by their own report, more ballads ; we'll buy the other things anos. Aul. Here's another ballad, of a fish, that worst of the three, but jumps twelve fovi and a

hall by the squire. ! appeared upon the coast, on Wednesday the

Shep. Leave your prating ; since these good forscore of April, forty thousand fathon above

men are pleased, let tbem come in ; but quickly water, and sung this ballad against the bard


Serr. Why, they stay at door, Sir. (Exit. • The cuffs.

+ The work about the bosor. ! Amber of which necklaces were made lit to perfume lady's chamber.

Vend. Fire-place for drying mall: still a noted gossiping : Irswetebemselves in habils i mig ating bair. 1 Ring a damh peal.


1 Mrdley, 5 A lace to wear about the head or waisi.

: Foot rule.

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To some remote and desert place, quite out
Or our dominions, and that tbere thou leave it,
Without more mercy, to its own protection,
Aud favour of the climate. As by strange for.

It came to us, I do in justice charge thee,
On thy soul's peril, and thy body's torture,
That thou commend it strangely to some place,
Where chance may aurse, or end it: Take it 2

Ant. I swear to do this, though a present Eve

death Had been more merciful. - Come on, poor babe: Jof Some powerful spirit instruct the kites and of

navens, To be thy nurses! Wolves, and bears, they say, Eve Casting their savageness aside, have done Pro Like offices of pity.-Sir, be prosperous la more than this deed doth required and blessing,

App Against this cruelty, ight on thy side,

HE . Povi think, coudema'd to loss!

(Exit, with the Child. Leon. No, I'll not rear

1 A noiber's issue.

I Alten. Please your highness, posts, From those you sent to the oracle, are come rais An bour since: Cleomenes and Dion,

ter Being well arriv'd from Delpbos, are both con landed

of a Hasting to the cont.

ban | Lord. So please you, Sir, their speed cun Hath been besond account. Leon. Twenty-three days

sub "They have been absent : Tis good speed ; foretels, beti The preat Apollo suddenly will bave The truth of this appear. Prepare you lords; Sumkol a session, that we may arraign Our most disloyal lady : for, as she bath

The Been publicly accus'd, so shall she have

But A just and open trial. While she lives, My beart will be a burden to me.

Leave me ;

To και And think upon my bidding.

[Exeunt. Bein




Tre! SCENE I.--The same.-A Street in some Tour.


ASI Enter CLEOMENES and Dion. Cleo. The climate's delicate ; the air most And

sweet; Fertile the isle'; the temple much surpassing The common praise it bears.

AIT Dion. I shall report,

The For most it caught me, the celestial habits, Το (Methinks, I so should term them,) and the who

Teverence of the grave wearers. Oh! the sacrifice !

As 1 How ceremonious, solemn, aud unearthly 'Tis It was i'the offering !

And Cleo. But, of all, ibe burst

То And the ear deafening voice o'the oracle,

Cam Kin to Jove's thuuder, so surprisid my sense, Нони Tbat I was nothing. Dion. If the event o'the journey,

Have Prove as successful to the queeu, -Oh! belt so!

The As it hath beea to us, rare, pleasant, speedy, Tbat The time is worth the use on't. +

of a ('leo. Great Apollo, Tur all to the best! These proclamations, So forcing faults upon Hermione,



That I little like. Dion. The violent carriage of it

Than Will clear, or end, the business : When the oracle,

Thou (Thus by Apollo's great divine seal'd up,)

LA Sball the contents discover, something rare, He


1. e. Commit it to some place as a stranger. + 1.e. Our journey has recompensed us ihe time we spent in it.

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