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Trin. Servant-monster the folly of this is. SI land! They say, there's but five upon this isle : inte We are three of them; if the other two be this brained like us, the state totters.

mak Sle, Druk, servant-monster, when I bid thee ; T thy eyes are almost set in tby bead.

Trim, Where should they be set else? he were a brave monster indeed, if they were set in A bis tail.

S Ste. My man-monster hath drowned his tongue As y in sack : for my part, the sea cannot drown 2 me : I swam, ere I could recover the shore, tive- wits and-tbiry leagues, off and on, by this light.-bolt Thou shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my raiu standard.

Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no standard.

S Ste. We'll not run, monsieur monster.

stan Trin. Nor go neither : but you'll lie, like dogs ;

C and yet say notbing neither.

I'N Ste. Moon-call, speak once in thy life, if thou

S beest a good moon-cals.

C Cal. How does thy honour ? Let me lick thy shoe :

It I'll not serve him, be is not valiant.

Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster ; 1 Har am in case to justle a constable : Why, thou Bail debosbed • tishthou, was there ever man al or coward, that hath drunk so much sack as 1 Firs to-day? Wilt thou tell a monstrous lie, being He' but half a fish, and half a monster!

One Cal. Lo, how be mocks me! wilt thou let As him, my lord ?

He Trin. Lord, quoth be !--that a monster should wh be such a natural !

Ang Cal. Lo, lo, again ! bite him to death, I pr'y. The thee.

Cal Ste. Trinculo, keep a good tongne in your But bead ; if you prove a mutineer, the next tree

But The poor monster's my subject, and he shall not As suffer indigoily. Cal. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be

pleas'd To hearken once again the suit I made thee? Ang

Ste. Marry will I : kneel, and repeat it; I will stand, and so shall Trinculo.


gra Enter ARIEL, invisible. Cal. As I told thee Before, I am subject to a tyrant;

the A sorcerer, that by bis cunning bath Cheated me of this island.

in Ari. Thou Jiest. Cal. Thou liest, thou jesting monkey, thou ;

Wil I would, my valiant master would destroy thee : I do not lie.

Ste. Trinculo, if yon trouble him any more in his tale, by this band, I will supplant some of thy teeth.

Let Trin. Why, I said notbing.

You Ste. Mum then, and no more.--[To Caliban, Proceed.

Cal. I say, by sorcery he got this isle ;
From me he got it. If thy greatness will
Revenge it on birn-for, I know, thou dar'st ;
But this thing dare not.

Ste. That's most certain.
Cal, Thou shalt be lord of it, and I'll serve

[4 thee, Ste. How now shall this be compassed ? Canst

7 thou bring me to the party?

by 1 Cal. Yea, yea, my lord; P'll yield him thee

S asleep,

like Where thou may'st knock a pail into bis head.

list Ari. Thou liest, thou canst not.

7 Cal. What a pied ninny's this ? A Thou scurvy patch !

thee I do beseech thy greatness, give him blows,

c And take bis bottle from him : when that's gone, He shall drink nought but brine ; for I'll not show bim

Soui Where the quick freshes are.

Soni • Debauched. † Alluding co Triuculo's party.coloured dress.

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Have I made shake : and by the spurs pluck'd | Gon. All torment, trouble, wonder, and up

amazement The pine, and cedar : graves, at my command, Inhabits here : Some heavenly power guide us Have waked their sleepers; oped, and let them out of this fearful country! forth

Pro. Behold, Sir king ! By my so potent art : But this rough magic The wronged duke of Milan, Prospero : I bere abjure : and, when I have requir'd For more assurance that a living prince Sorne heavenly music, (which even now I do,) Does now speak to thee, I embrace thy body; To work mine end upon their senses, that And to thee, and thy company, I bid This dry charın is for, I'll break my staff, A hearty welcome. Bury it certain fathoms in the earth,

Alon, whe's thou beest be, or no, And deeper than did ever plummet sound, Or some enchanted trifle to abuse me, I'll drown my book.

(Solemn inusic. As late I have been, I not know: tby pulse

Beats, as of flesh and blood; and since I saw Re-enter ARIEL : after him, Alonzo, with a

thee, frantic gesture, attended by GONZALO ; Th' affliction of my mind amends, with which, SEBASTIAN and ANTONIO in like manner, I fear a madness beld me: This must crave attended by ADRIAN and FRANCISCO: They (And if this be at all,) a most strange story. all enter the circle which PROSPERO had Tby dukedom I resign ; and do entreat made, and there stand charmed; which Thou pardon me my wrongs :-But how should PROSPE RO obseriig, speaks.


Be living, and he here?
A solemn air, and the best comforter
To an unsettled fancy, cure thy brains,

Pro. First, noble friend,
Now useless, boil'd within thy skull i There Be measur'd, or confin'd.

Let me embrace thine age; whose honour cannot stand,

Gon. Whether this be, For you are spell-stopp'd.

Or be not, I'll not swear. Holy Gonzalo, honourable man,

Pro. Yon do yet taste Mise eyes, even sociable to the show of thine,

Some subtilties o'tne isle, that will not let you Fall fellowly drops.---the charm dissolves

Believe things certain :- Welcorne, ny friends apace ;

all :And as the morning steals upon the night, Melting the darkness, so their rising senses

But you, my brace of lords, were I so minded,

(Aside to SEB. and ANT. Begin to chase the ignorant fumes that mantle

I here could pluck his bigliness' frown upon you, Their clearer reason.- my good Gonzalo,

And justify you traitors ; at this time My true preserver, and a loyal sir

I'll tell no tales. To bim thou follow'st; I will pay thy graces

Seb. The devil speaks in him. Home, both in word and deed.-Most cruelly

[Aside. Didst thou, Alonso, use me, and my daughter : For you, most wicked Sir, whom to call brother

Pro. No:Thy brother was a furtherer in the act ;Thou'nt pinch'd for't yow, Sebastian.-Flesh and Thy rankest fault; all of them; and repaire

Would even intect my mouth, I do forgive blood, Yog brother mine, that entertain'd ambition,

My dukedom of thee, which, perforce, I know,

Thou must restore. Expellid remorse and nature ; who, with Se

Alon. If thou beest Prospero, bastian, (Whose inward pinches therefore

Give us particulars of thy preservation ; are most

How thou hast met us here, wbo three hours strong,)

since Would here have kill'd your king ; I do forgive Were wreckd upon this shore: where I have thee,

lost, Unnatural though thou art1--Their under.

How sharp the point of this remembrance is I standing

My dear son Ferdinand.
Begins to swell; and the approaching tide

Pro. I am woe + for't, sir.
Will shortly all the reasonable shores,
That now lie foul and muddy. Not one of them,

Alon. Irreparable is the loss : and patience That yet looks ou me, or would know me :

Says, it is past her cure.

Pro. I rather think,
Fetch me tbe hat and rapier in my cell ;

You have not sought her help : of whose sont


(Erit ARIEL. For the like loss, I have her sovereign aid, I will dis-case me and myself present, As I was sometime Milan :-quickly, spirit ;

And rest myself content.

Alon. You the like loss? Thou sbalt ere loug be free.

Pro. As great to me, as late ; and, portable A RIBL re-enters, singing, and helps to attire to make the dear loss, have I means much PROSPERO.


Than you may call to comfort you ; for I
Ari. Where the bee sucks, there suck 1 : Have lost my daughter.
In a couslip's bell I lie :

Alon. A daugliter?
There I couch when owls do cry. O heaveus ! that they were living both in Naples.
On the bat's back I do ny,

The king and queen there! that they were, I
After summer merrily;

wisb Merrily, merrity, shall I live now, Myself were mudded in that oozy bed Under the blossom that hangs on the bough. Where my son lies. When did you lose your

daughter? Pro. Why, that's my dainty Ariel : I shall

Pro. In ibis last tempest. I perceive, these miss thee;

Jords But yet tbou shalt have freedom : so, so, so.

At this encounter do so much admire, To the king's sbip, invisible as thou art :

That they devour their reason ; and scarce think There sbalt thou find the mariners asleep

Their eyes do offices of truth, their words Luder the hatcbes; the master, and the boat. Are natural breath : but howsoe'er you have

Being awake, enforce them to this place;

Been justled from your senses, know for certain,

That I am Prospero, and that very duke And presently, I prythce.

Which was thrust forth of Milan ; who most Ari. I drink tbe air before me, and return

strangely Or e'rt your pulce twice beat. (Es it ARIEL. Pity, or tenderness of heari.

• Whether. + Sorry.

# Bearable.

Upon this shore, where you were wreck’d, was Re-enter ARIEL, with the MASTER and BOAT. landed,

SWAIN amazedly following.
To be the lord on't. No more yet of this ;
For 'tis a chronicle of day by day,

O look, Sir, look, Sir; here are more of us ! Not a relation for a breakfast, nor

I prophesied, if á gallows were on land, Befitting this first meeting. Welcome, Sir;

This fellow could not drown :low, blasThis cell's my court: here have 1 jew attend. That swear'st grace o'erboard, not an oath

phemy, ants,

shore ! And subjects bone abroad : pray you, look in. My dukedom since you have given me again,

Hast thou no mouth by land ! What is the

news 1 I will requite you with as good a thing ; At least, bring forth a wonder, to content ye,

Boats. The best news is, that we have safely

found As much as me my dukedom.

Our king aud company: the next oor ship,The entrance of the cell opens, and disco- Which, but three glasses since, we cave oa vers FERDINAND and MIRANDÁ playing at


Is tight and yare, • and bravely rigged, as when

We first put out to sea. Mira. Sweet lord, you play me false.

Ari. Sir, all this service Fer. No, my dearest love,

Have I done since I went. I would not for the world.

1 Aside. Pro. My tricksy + spirit!

Aide Mira. Yes, for a score of kingdoms you should

Alon. These are not Datural events ; tary wrangle, And I would call it fair play.


From strange to siranger :-Say, bow came you Alon. If this prove

bither! A vision of the island, one dear son

Boats. If I did think, Sir, I were well awak, Shall I twice lose.

I'd strive to tell you. We were dead of sleep, Seb. A inost high miracle ! Fer. Tho' the seas threaten, they are merci. Aud, (how, we know not,) all clapp'd esucr

batches, ful:

Wbere, but even now, with strange and several I have curs'd them without cause.

noises (Ferd. kneels to Alon. of roaring, shrieking, howling, cingling csaias, Alon. Now all the blessings

And more diversity of sounds, all borrible, of a glad father compass thee about I Arise, and say how thou cam'st bere.

We were awak'd; straitway, at liberty :

Where we, iu all her trimi, freshly beheld
Mira. O wonder !
How many goodly creatures are there here !

Our royal, good, and gallant sbip ; our master

Cap'ring to eye her: On a trice, so please yea, How beauteous mankind is! Obrave new

Even in a dream, were we divided from tbem, world, That bas such people in't !

And were brought inoping bither.
Ari. Was't well done?

[ Aside Pro. 'Tis new to thee. Alon. What is this maid, with whom thou

Pro. Bravely, my diligence. Thou sheit be

free. wast at play?


Alon. This is as strange a maze as e'er mea Your eld'st acquaintance cannot be three hours :

trod : Is she the goddess that hath sever'd us,

And there is in this business more than Bature And brought us thus together?

Was ever conduct 1 of : some oracle Fer. Sir, she's mortal;

Must rectify our knowledge.
But, by immortal Providence, she's mine ;

Pro. Sir, my liege,
I chose her, when I could not ask my father
For his advice ; nor thought I bad one : she

Do not infest your mind with beating on
Is daughter to this famous duke of Milan,

The strangeness of this business ; at pici't

leisure, of whom so often I have heard renown,

Which shall be sbortly, single l'li resolve yoa But never saw before ; of whom I have Received a second life, and second father

(Which to you shall seem probable, of every This lady makes him to me.

These happen'd accidents : till when, be cheer

ful, Alon, I am her's : But oh ! how oddly will it sound, that I

And think of each thing well. - Come bitter, Must ask my child forgiveness !


(Aside. Pro. There, Sir, stop :

Set Caliban and bis companions free : Let us not burden our remembrances

Untie the spell. (Erit ARIEL.) How fares by With a beaviness that's gone.

gracious Sirt Gon. I have inly wept,

There are yet missing of your company Or should have spoken ere this. Look down, you

Some few odd lads, that you remeinber not. gods,

Re-enter ARIEL, driving in CALIBAN, STIAnd on this couple drop a blessed crown;

PRANO, and TRINCULO, in their stolen se For it is you, that have chalk'd forth the way

parel. Which brought us hither! Alon. I say, Amen, Gonzalo !

Ste. Every man shift for all the rest, and let Gon. Was Milau tbrust from Milan, that his no man take care for himself : for all is bat fatissue

tune :-Coragio, bully-mouster, Coragio ! should become kings of Naples ! Ohrejoice Trin. If these be true spies which I wear ia Beyond a common joy ; and set it down

my head, bere's a goodly sigbt. With gold on lasting pillars : In one voyage

Cal. O Setebos, there be brave spirits, eDid Claribel her husband and at Tunis ;

And Ferdinand, her brother, found a wife, How fine my master is ! I am afraid
Where he himself was lost; Prospero his duke. He will chastise me.

Seb. Ha, ba ;
In a poor isle ; and all of us, ourselves, What things are these, my lord Antonio !
When no man was his own..

Will money buy them?
Alon. Give me your hands :

Ant. Very like ; one of them

[To Fer. and Mir. Is a plain fish, and, no doubt, marketable. Let grief and sorrow still embrace bis heart, Pro. Mark but the badges of these mea, my That doth not wish you joy!

lords, Gon. Be't so! Amen!

+ Clever, adreit. • lu his senses.

• Conductor.

• Ready.

Then say, if they be true :'~This misshapen knave, For this one night ; which (part of it,) l'11 waste
His mother was a witch ; and one so strong With such discourse, as, I not doubt shall make it
That could control the moon, make dows and Go quick away : the story of my life,

And the particular accidents, gone by,
And deal in her command, without her power : Since I came to this isle : And in the morn,
These three have robb'd me ; and this demi-devil l'll bring you to your ship, and so to Naples,
(For he's a bastard one,) bad plotted with them Where I have hope to see the nuptial
To take my life; two of these fellows you or these our dear-beloved solemniz'd;
Must know, and own ; this thing of darkness and thence retire me to my Milan, where
Acknowledge mine.

Every third thought shall be my grave. Cal. I shall be pinch'd to death.

Alon. I long Alon. Is not this Stephano, my drunken but. To hear the story of your life, which must ler

Take the ear strangely. Seb. He is drunk now: Where had he wine ? Pro. I'll deliver all; Alon. And Trinculo is reeling ripe : Where and promise you calm seas, auspicious gales, should they

And sail so expeditious, that shall catch Find this grand liquor that bath gilded them ?- Your royal feet far off.—My Ariel ;-chick, How cam'st thou in this pickle?

That is thy charge ; then to the elements Trin. I bave been in such a pickle, since ! Be free, and fare thou well 1- A side.) Please saw you last, that, I fear me, will never out of

you, draw near.

(Exeunt. my bones: I shall not fear fly-blowing. Seb. Wby, how now, Stephano ?

Ste. O touch me not; I am not Stephano,
but a cramp.

Pro. You'd be king of the isle, sirrah?
Ste. I sbould have been a sore one then.

Now my charms are all o'ertbrown, Alon. This is as strange a thing as e'er I And what strength I have's mine own:

look'd on. (Pointing to CALIBAN. Which is most faint : now, 'tis true, Pro. He is as disproportion'd in his manners, I must be bere confin'd by you, As in his shape :-Go, sirrah, to my cell;

Or sent to Naples : Let me not, Take with you your companions ; as you look Since I have my dukedom got, To bave my pardon, trin it handsomely,

And pardou'd the deceiver, dwell Cal. Ay, that I will; and I'll be wise here- In this bare island, by your spell ; after,

But release me from my bands, And seek for grace : What a thrice-double ass With the help of your good bands. Was I, to take this drunkard for a god,

Gentle breath of your's my sails Ang worsbip this dull fool?

Must till, or else my project fails, Pro. Go to ; away!

Which was to please : Now I want Alon. Hence, and bestow your luggage where Spirits to enforce, art to enchant ; you found it.

Aud my ending is despair, Seb. Or stole it, rather.

Unless I be reliev'd by prayer : (Ereunt CAL. STR. and TRIN. Which pierces so that it assaults Pro. Sir, I invite your highness, and your Mercy itself, and frees all faults. train,

As you from crimes would pardon'd be, To my poor cell : where you sball take your rest Let your indulgence set me free. • Honest.

• Applauso i noise was supposed to dissolve a spell.


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Trin. Monster, I do smell all horse piss; at which my pose is in great indignation.

Ste. So is unine. Do you hear, monster ? 10 I should take a displeasure against you ; look Liyou, T'rin. Thou wert but a lost monster,

Sh Cal. Good my lord, give me thy favoar still :


Fo Be patient, for the prize I'll bring ther to Shall hood wink

this mischance : therefore,
speak softly.
All's bush'd as midnight yet.

Trin. Ay, but to lose our bottles in the pool,
Ste. There is not only disgrace and dishonour

S In that, monster, but an infinite loss.

Trin. That's more to me than iny wetting : yet this is your harmless fairy, monster.

Ste. I will fetch off my bottle, though I be o'er ears for my labour. Cul. Pr'ythee, my king, be quiet : Seest thou here,

Goi This is the inouth of the cell: no noise, and

enter : Do that good mischief, which may make this You

island Thine own for ever, and 1, thy Caliban,

Wh For aye, thy foot-licker.

Ste. Give me thy hand: 1 du begin to have Ho bloody thoughts.

A Trin. 0 king Stephano ! O peer ! O Worthy | In Stepbano ! look, what a wardrobe here is for thee! Jus

Cal. Let it alone, thou fool; it is but trash.

Trin. O ho, inonister ; me know what belongs to a frippery :-0 king Stephano !

The Ste. Put off that gownl, Trinculo ; by this His hand, I'll have that gown.

And Trin. Thy grace shall have it. Cal. The dropsy drown this fool I what do Bri

Hil you mean, To doat ihus on such luggage? Let's along, And do the murder first: if he awake,

His Proin toe to crown he'll all our skins with

Fro pinches ; Make us strange stuff.

Ste. Be you quict, monster.- Mistress line, is Th= not this my jerkin í Now is the jerkin under we the line : vow, jerkin, you are like to lose your hair, and prove a bald jerkin.

Trin. Do, do; We steal by line and level, and't like your grace.

Ste. I thank thee for that jest : here's a gar101 ment for't: wit shall not go unrewarded, while on I am king of this country : Steal by line and Pa level, is an excellent pass of pate ; there's an

TL other garment for't. Trin. Mouster, come, put some lime + upon

Y your fingers, and away with the rest.

D Cal. I will have none on't: we sball lose our

time, And all be turu'd to barnacles, or to apes

TI With foreheads villiagous low.

Ste. Monster, lay-to your fingers ; help to N bear this away, where my hogsbead of wine is, or l'll turn you out of my kingdom : go to, / A carry this.

Trin. And this.

Ste. Ay, and this.
A noise of hunters heard. Enter divers

Spirits, in shape of hounds, and hunt
them about : PROSPERO and ARIEL, setting 1
them on.
Pro. Hey, Mountain, hey!
Ari. Silver! there it goes, Silver !
Pro. Fury, fury! there Tyrant, there !

hark, hark !

(CAL: STE. and Trin. are driven out. Go, charge my goblins, that they grind their

joints With dry convulsions, shorten up their sinews With aged cramps ; and more pinch-spotted

make them Than pard, t or cat o mountain. * A shop for the sale of old clothes. + Bird-lime.




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