Page images
PDF
EPUB

Ber. Your brother, he shall go along with me. Let us assay our plot; which, if it speed, 1 Lord. As't please your lordship: I'll leave you. Is wicked meaning in a lawful deed,"

Éxit. || And lawful meaning in a lawful act; Ber. Now will I lead you to the house, and show Where both not sin, and yet a sinful fact; you

But let's about it.

(Exeunt. The lass I spoke of. 2 Lord.

But, you say, she's honest. Ber. That's all the fault: I spoke with her but once,

ACT IV.
And sound her wondrous cold; but I sent to her,
By this same coxcoinb that we have if the wind,

SCENE I.-Without the Florentine camp. En. Tokens and letters which she did re-send;

ter first Lord, with five or six Soldiers in amAnd this is all I have done : She's a fair creature;

bush. Will you go see her?

1 Lord. He can come no other way but by this 2 Lord. With all my heart, my lord. || hedge's corner : When you sally upon bim, speak

(Excunt.

what terrible language you will; though you underSCENE VII.—Florence. A Room in the stand it not yourselves, no matter: for we must not Widow's house. Enter Helena and Widow.

seem to understand him; unless some one among

us, whom we must produce for an interpré ær. Hel. If you misdoubt me that I am not she, í Sold. Good captain, let me be the interpreter. I know not how I shall assure you further,

1 Lord. Art not acquainted with him knows But I shall lose the grounds I work upon.! he not thy voice? Wid. Though my estate be fallen, I was well 1 Sold. No, sir, I warrant you. born,

1 Lord. But what linsy-woolsy hast thou to Nothing acquainted with these businesses ;

speak to us again? And would not put my reputation now

1 Sold. Even such as you speak to me. In any staining act.

1 Lord. He must think us some band of stran. Hel.

Nor would I wish you. gers i'the adversary's entertainment. Now he hath First, give me trust, the count he is my husband; smack of all neighbouring languages; therefore And, what to your sworn counsel I have spoken, we must every one be a man of his own fancy, not Is so, from word to word; and then you cannot, to know what we speak one to another; so we By the good aid that I of you shall borrow, seem to know, is to know straight our purpose : Err in bestowing it.

chough'sh language, gabble enough, and good Wid.

I should believe you; enough. As for you, interpreter, you must seem For you have show'd me that, which well approves very politic. Bui couch, ho! here he comes ; to You are great in fortune.

beguile two hours in a sleep, and then to return Hel.

Take this purse of gold, and swear the lies he forges.
And let me buy your friendly help thus far,
Which I will over-pay, and pay again,

Enter Parolles. When I have found it. The count he woos your Par. Ten o'clock : within these three hours 'twill daughter,

be time enough to go home. What shall I say I Lays down his wanton siege before her beauty, have done? It must be a very plausive invention Resolves to carry her; let her, in fine, consent, that carries it: They begin to smoke me; and disAs we'll direct her how 'tis best to bear it, graces have of late knocked too often at my door. I Now his importanta blood will nought deny find my tongue is too fool-hardy; but my heart That she'll demand: A ring the county: wears, hath the fear of Mars before it, and of his creaThat downward hath succeeded in his house, tures, not daring the reports of my tongue. From son to son, some four or five descents

1 Lord. This is the first truth that e'er thine own Since the first father wore it: this ring he holds tongue was guilty of.

(Aside. In most rich choice; yet, in his idle fire,

Par. What the devil should move me to underTo buy his will, it would not seem too dear, take the recovery of this drum ; being not ignorant Howe'er repented after.

of the impossibility, and knowing I had no such Wid. Now I see

purpose? I must give myself some hurts, and say, The bottom of your purpose.

goi them in exploit : Yet slight ones will not carry Hel. You see it lawful then: It is no more, it: They will say, Came you off with so little ? and But that your daughter. ere she seems as won, great ones I dare not give. Wherefore? what's Desires this ring; appoirits him an encounter; the instance ?? Tongue, I must put you into a butIn fine, delivers me to fill the time,

ter-woman's mouth, and buy another of Bajazet's Herself most chastely absent: after this, mule, if you prattle me into these perils. To marry her, I'll add ihrec thousand crowns 1 Lord. Is it possible he should know what he To what is past already.

is, and be that he is ?

(Aside. l'id. I have rielded :

Par. I would the cutting of my garments would Instruct my daughter how she shall persever, serve the turn; or the breaking of my Spanish That time and place, with this deceit so lawful, sword May prove coherent. Every night he comes 1 Lord. We cannot afford you so. (Aside. With musics of all sorts, and songs compos'd Par. Or the baring of my beard; and to say, To her unworthiness : It liothing steads us,

it was in stratagem. To chide him from our eaves ;4 for he persists,

1 Lord. "Twould not do.

(.Aside. As is his life lay on't.

Par. Or to drown my clothes, and say I was Hel. Why then, to-night stripped 1 'Lord. Hardly serve.

(Aside (1) i. e. By discovering herself to the count. (2) Importunate. (3) i.e. Count.

(5) 2. e. Foreign troops in the enemy's pay. (4) From under our windows.

(6) A bird like a jack-daw. (7) The proof.

truth ;

tell me,

Par. Though I swore I leaped from the window Ber.

So should you be. of the citadel

Dia.

No. 1 Lord. How deep?

(Aside. My mother did but duty; such, my lord, Par. Thirty fathom.

As you owe to your wife. i Lord. Three great oaths would scarce make Ber.

No more of that! that be believed.

(Aside | ! pr’ythee, do not strive against my vows : Par. I would I had any drum of the enemy's ; |! was compellid to her : but I love thee I would swear I recovered it.

By love's own sweet constraint, and will for ever 1 Lord. You shall hear one anon. (Aside. || Do thee all rights of service. Par. A drum now of the enemy's!

Dia.

Ay, so you serve us, (Alarum within. Till we serve you : but when you have our roses, 1 Lord. Throca movousus, cargo, cargo, cargo. You barely leave our thorns to prick ourselves, All. Cargo, cargo, villianda par carbo, cargo || And mock us with our bareness. Par. O! ransome, ransome :--Do not hide mine Ber

How have I swom? eyes. (They seize him and blindfold him. Dia. 'Tis not the many oaths that make the

1 Sold. Boskos thromuldo boskos.

Par. I know you are the Muskos' regiment, But the plain single vow, that is vow'd true. And I shall lose my life for want of language : What is not hols that we swear not by, If there bu here German, or Dyr low Dutch, But take the Highest to witness :2 Then, pray you, Italian, or French, let him speak to me, I will discover that which shall undo

If I should swear by Jove's great attributes, The Florentine.

I lov'd you dearly, would you believe my oaths, 1 Sold. Boskos vauvado

When I did love you ill? ibis has no holding, I understand thee, and can speak thy tongue :

To swear by him whom I protest to love, Kerelybonto -Sir,

That I will work against him: Therefore, your oaths Betake thee to thy faith, for seventeen poniards Are words, and poor conditions ; but unseal'd; Are at thy bosom.

At least, in iny opinion.
Par.
Oh!

Ber.

Change it, change it; 1 Sold.

O, pray, pray, pray. Be not so holy-cruel: love is holy; Manka revania dulche.

And

my integrity ne'er knew the crafts, 1 Lord.

Oscorbi dulchos volivorca. That you do charge men with : Stand no more of, 1 Sold. The general is content to spare there yet : | But give thyself unto my sick desires, And, hood-wink'd as thou art, will lead thee on Who then recover : Say, thou art mine, and ever To gather from thee: haply, thou may'st inform My love, as it begins, shall so persever. Something to save thy life.

Dia. I see that men make lopes in such affairs, Par

0, let me live, That we'll forsake ourselves. Give me that ring. And all the secrets of our camp I'll show,

B:r. I'll lend it thee, my dear, but have no power Their force, their purposes : nay, I'll speak that To give it from me. Which you will wonder at.

Dia.

W:91

you not, my lord? 1 Sold.

But wilt thou faithfully? Ber. It is an honour 'longing to our house, Par. If I do not, damn me.

Bequeathed down from many ancestors; 1 Sold.

Acordo linta.---|| Which were the greatest obloquy i' the world Come on, thou art granted space.

In me to lose. (Erit, with Parolles guarded. Dia. Mine honour's such a ring : I Lord. Go, tell the count Rousillon, and my | My chasily's the jewel of our house, brother,

Bequeathed down from many ancestors ; We have caught the woodcock, and will keep him which were the greatest obloquy i' the world muffled,

In me to lose : Thus your own proper wisdom Till we do hear from them.

Brings in the champion honour on my part, 2 Sold.

Captain, I will.

Against your vain assault. 1 Lord. He will betray us all unto ourselves ; Ber.

Here, take my ring : Inform 'em that.

My house, mine honour, yea, my life be thine, 2 Sold. So I will, sir.

And I'll be bid by thee. 1 Lord. Till then, I'll keep him dark, and safely

Dia. When midnight comes, knock at my chamlock'd.

(Ereunt.

ber window; SCENE II. — Florence. A room in the Widow's || Now will I charge you in the band of truth,

I'll order take, my mother shall not hear. house. Enter Bertram and Diana.

When you have conquer'd my yet maiden bed, Ber. They told me, that your name was Fon- Remain there but an ur, nor speak to me: tibell.

My reasons are most strong; and you shall know Dia. No, my good lord, Diana.

them, Ber.

Titled goddess ; || When back again this ring shall be deliver'd: And worth it, with addition ! But, fair soul, And on your finger, in the night, I'll put In your fine frame hath love no quality ? Another ring; that, what in time proceeds, If the quick fire of youth light not your mind, Miy token to the future our past deeds. You are no maiden, but a monument :

Adieu, till then; then, fail not: you have won When you are dead, you should be such a one A wife of me, though there my hope be done. As you are now, for you are cold and stern; Ber. A heaven on earth I have won, by wooing And now you should be as your mother was,

thee.

(Erit. When your sweet self was got.

Dia. For which live long to thank both heaven Dia. She then was honest.

and me! (1) i. e. Against his determined resolution never (2) The sense is--we never swear by what is not to cohabit with Helena.

I holy, but take to witness the Highest, the Divinity.

with you.

You may so in the end.

of her last breath, and now she sings in heaven. My mother told me just how he would woo, 2 Lord. How is this justified ? As if she sat in his heart; she says, all men 1 Lord. The stronger part of it by her own letHave the like oaths : he had sworn to marry me, ters; which makes her story true, even to the point When his wife's dead; therefore I'll lie with him, | of her death : her death itself, which could not be When I am buried. Since Frenchmen are so her office to say, is come, was faithfully confirmed braid,

by the rector of the place. Marry that will, I'll live and die a maid :

2 Lord. Hath the count all this intelligence ? Only, in this disguise, I think't no sin

1 Lord. Ay, and the particular confirmations, To cozen him, that would unjustly win. (Exit. I point from point, to the full arming of the verity.

2 Lord. I am heartily sorry, that he'll be glad SCENE III.-The Florentine camp. Enter the

of this. two French Lords, and two or three Soldiers.

1 Lord. How mightly, sometimes, we make us i Lord. You have not given him his mother's comforts of our losses ! letter?

2 Lord. And how mightily, some other times, we 2 Lord. I have delivered it an hour since: there drown our gain in tears! The great dignity, that is something in't that stings his nature; for, on the his valour bath here acquired for him, shall at home reading it, he changed almost into another man. be encountered with a shame as ample.

1 Lord. He has much worthy blame laid upon 1 Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled him, for shaking off so good a wife, and so sweet a #yarn, good and ill together : our virtues would be lady.

proud, if our faults whipped them not; and our 2 Lord. Especially he hath incurred the ever-crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd lasting displeasure of the king, who had even by our virtues.tuned his bounty to sing happiness to him. I will

Enter a Servant. tell you a thing, but you shall let it dwell darkly

How now? where's your master? i Lord. When you have spoken it, 'tis dead, and Sero. He met the duke in the street, sir, of I am the grave of it.

whom he hath taken a solemn leave; his lordship 2 Lord. He hath perverted a young gentle. I will next morning for France. The duke hath ofwoman here in Florence, of a most chaste renown; fered him letters of commendations to the king. and this night he feshes bis will in the spoil of her 2 Lord. They shall be no more than needful honour : he hath given her his monumental ring, there, if they were more than they can commend. and thinks himself made in the unchaste composition.

Enter Bertram. 1 Lord. Now, God delay our rebellion; as we 1 Lord. They cannot be too sweet for the king's are ourselves, what things are we!

tartness. Here's his lordship now. How now, my 2 Lord. Merely our own traitors. And as in the lord, is't not after midnight? common course of all treasons, we still see them Ber. I have to-night

ched sixteen busireveal themselves, till they attain to their abhorrednesses, a month's length a-piece, by an abstract of ends ; so he, that in this action contrives against success: I have conge'd with the duke, done my his own nobility, in his proper stream o'ertlows adieu with his nearest; buried a wife, mourned for himself. 2

her; writ to my lady mother, I am returning; en1 Lord. Is it not meant damnables in us, to be tertained my convoy; and, between these main trumpeters of our unlawful intents? We shall not parcels of despatch, effected many nicer needs; then have his company to-night?

the last was the greatest, but that I have not 2 Lord. Not till after midnight; for he is dieted ended yet. to his hour.

2 Lord. If the business be of any difficulty, and 1 Lord. That approaches apace: I would gladly this morning your departure hence, it requires have him see his company4 anatomized ; that he haste of your lordship. might take a measure of his own judgments, Ber. I mean, the business is not ended, as fearwherein so curiously he had set this counterfeit. ing to hear of it hereafter: But shall we have this

2 Lord. We will not meddle with him till he dialogue between the fool and the soldier?come; for his presence must be the whip of the Come, bring forth this counterfeit module ;5 he has other.

deceived me, like a double-meaning prophesier. 1 Lord. In the mean time, what hear you of 2 Lord. Bring him forth : (Exeunt Soldiers.) he these wars?

has sat in the stocks all night, poor gallant knave. 2 Lord. I hear, there is an overture of peace. Ber. No matter; his heels have deserv'd it, in 1 Lord. Nay, I assure you, a peace concluded. usurping his spurse so long. How does he carry

2 Lord. What will count Rousillon do then? | nimself? will be travel higher, or return again into France? 1 Lord. I have told your lordship already; the

1 Lord. I perceive, by this demand, you are not || stocks carry him. But, to answer you as you altogether of his council.

would be understood; he weeps, like a wench that 2 Lord. Let it be forbid, sir! so should I be a had shed her milk: he hath confessed himself to great deal of his act.

Morgan, whom he supposes to be a friar, from the 1 Lord. Sir, his wife, some two months since, time of his remembrance, to this very instant disfled from his house : her pretence is a pilgrimage toaster of his setting i' the stocks : And what think Saint Jaques le grand; which holy undertaking, you he hath confessed ? with most austere sanctimony, she accomplished: Ber. Nothing of me, has he? and, there residing, the tenderness of her nature 2 Lord. His confession is taken, and it shall be became as a prey to her grief; in fine, made a groan read to his face: if your lordship be in't, as, I be(1) Crafty, deceitful.

(4) For companion. (5) Model, pattern. (2) i. e. Betrays his own secrets in his own talk. 6) An allusion to the degradation of a knight (3) Here, as elsewhere, used adverbially. by hacking off bis spurs.

more.

note.

lieve you are, you must have the patience to not possible, with well-weighing sums of gold, to hear it.

corrupt him to a revolt. What say you to this? Re-enter Soldiers, with Parolles.

what do you know of it?

Par. I beseech you, let me answer to the parti. Ber. A plague upon him! muffled! he can say cular of the intergatories :5 Demand them singly. nothing of me; hush! hush!

1 Sold. Do you know this captain Dumain? 1 Lord. Hoodman comes - Porto tartarossa. Par. I know him : be was a botcher's 'prentice

1 Sold. He calls for the tortures; What will you in Paris, from whence he was whipped for getting say without 'em

the sheriff's fool with child; a dumb innocent, 'Par. I will confess what I know without con- | that could not say him, nay. straint; if ye pinch me like a pasty, I can say no

(Dumain lifis up his hand in anger.

Ber. Nay, by your leave, hold your hands; 1 Sold. Bosko chimurcho.

though I know, his brains are forfeit to the next 2 Lord. Boblibindo chicurmurco.

title that falls. 1 Sold. You are a merciful general:-Our general 1 Sold. Well, is this captain in the duke of Flobids you answer to what I shall ask you out of a rence's camp?

Par. Upon my knowledge, be is, and lousy. Par. And truly, as I hope to live.

1 Lord. Nay, look not so upon me; we shall 1 Sold. First demand of him how many horse hear of your lordship anon. the duke is strong. What say you to that? 1 Sold. What is his reputation with the duke?

Par. Five or six thousand; but very weak and Par. The duke knows him for no other but a unserviceable: the troops are all scattered, and poor officer of mine; and writ to me this other day, the commanders very poor rogues, upon my repu-to turn him out o'the band : I think, I have his let. tation and credit, and as I hope to live.

ter in my pocket. 1 Sold. Shall I set down your answer so? 1 Sold. Marry, we'll search.

Par. Do; I'll take the sacrament on't, how and Par. In good sadness, I do not know ; either it which way you will.

is there, or it is upon a file, with the duke's other Ber. All's one to him. What a past-saving slave | letters, in my tent. is this!

1 Sold. Here 'tis ; here's a paper? Shall I read 1 Lord. You are deceived, my lord; this is it to you? monsieur Parolles, the gallant militarist (that was Par. I do not know, if it be it, or no. his own phrase,) that had the whole theorick of Ber. Our interpreter does it well. war in the knot of his scarf, and the practice in the 1 Lord. Excellently. chape of his dagger.

1 Sold. Dian. The count's a fool, and full of 2 Lord. I will never trust a man again, for keep

gold, ing his sword clean; nor believe he can have every Par. That is not the duke's letter, sir ; that is thing in him, by wearing bis apparel neatly. an advertisement to a proper maid in Florence, one 1 Sold. Well, that's set down.

Diana, to take heed of the allurement of one count Par. Five or six thousand horse, I said, -I will Rousillon, a foolish idle boy, but, for all that, very say true, -or thereabouts, set down,--for I'll speak | ruttish: I pray you, sir, put it up again. truth.

1 Sold. Nay, I'll read it first, by your favour. | Lord. He's very near the truth in this. Par. My meaning in't, I protest, was very

Ber. But I con him no thanks for't, in the na. honest in the behalf of the maid: for I knew the ture he delivers it.

Joung count to be a dangerous and lascivious boy; Par. Poor rogues, I pray you, say.

who is a whale to virginity, and devours up all 1 Sold. Well, that's set down.

the fry it finds. Par. I humbly thank you, sir: a truth's a truth, Ber. Damnable, both sides rogue ! the rogues are marvellous poor.

1 Sold. When he swears oaths, bid him drop 1 Sold. Demand of him, of what strength they gold, and take it ; are afoot. What say you to that?

After he scores, he never pays the score: Par. By my troth, sir, if I were to live this pre- || Half won, is match well made ; match, and well sent hour, I will tell true. Let me see : Spurio a

make it ;? hundred and fifty, Sebastian so many, Corambus He ne'er pays after-debts, take it before ; so many, Jaques so many ; Guiltian, Cosmo, Lodo-il. And say, a soldier, Dian, told thee this, wick, and Gratii, two hundred tifty each: mine | Men are to mell with, boys are not to kiss : own company,

Chitopher, Vaumond, Bentii, two For count of this, the count's a foul, I know it, hundred and fifty each: so that the muster-file, | W'ho pays before, but not when he does owe it. rotten and sound, upon my life, amounts not to fif Thine, as he vow'd to thee in thine ear, teen thousand poll; half of which dare not shake

PAROLLES. the snow from off their cassocks, lest they shake Ber. He shall be whipped through the army, with theinselves to pieces.

this rhyme in his forehead. Ber. What shall be done to himn.

2 Lord. This is your devoted friend, sir, the 1 Lord. Nothing, but let him bave thanks. De manifold linguist, and the armi potent soldier. mand of him my conditions, and what credit 1 Ber. I could endure any thing before but a cat, have with the duke.

and now he's a cat to me. 1 Sold. Well, that's set down. You shall de. 1 Sold. I perceive, sir, by the general's looks, mand of him, whether one captain Dumain be we shall be fain to hang you. i' the camp, a Frenchman ; what his reputation is Par. My life, sir, in any case : not that I am with the duke, what his valour, honesty, and ex- afraid to die; but that, my offences being many, I pertness in wars; or whether he thinks, it were would repent out the remainder of nature : let me

(1) Theory. (2) The point of the scabbard. (5) For interrogatories. (6) A natural fool. (3) Cassock then signified a horseman's loose coat. (7) i. e. A match well made is half wop ; make (4) Disposition and character.

your match therefore, but make it well.

Jou there.

live, sir, in a dungeon, i' the stocks, or any where, ||of all your friends. [Unmuffing him. so I may live.

So, look about you ; Know you any here? 1 Sold. We'll see what may be done, so you con Ber. Good morrow, noble captain. fess freely; therefore, once more to this captain 2 Lord. God bless you, captain Parolles. Dumain. You have answered to his reputation with 1 Lord. God save you, noble captain. the duke, and to his valour: What is his honesty ? 2 Lord. Captain, what greeting will you to my

Par. He will steal, sir, an egg out of a cloister;" || lord Lafeu? I am for France. for rapes and ravishments he parallels Nessus.2 He 1 Lord. Good captain, will you give me a copy professes not keeping of oaths; in breaking them, of the sonnet you writ to Diana in behalf of the count he is stronger than Hercules. He will lie, sir, with | Rousillon? an I were not a very coward, I'd compel such volubility, that you would think iruth were ait of you; but fare you well. (Exe. Ber. Lords, $c. fool: drunkenness is his best virtue ; for he will be 1 'Sold. You are undone, captain: all but your swine-drunk; and in his sleep he does little harm, scarf, that has a knot on't yet. save to his bed-clothes about him ; but they know Par. Who cannot be crushed with a plot? his conditions, and lay him in straw. I have but 1 Sold. If you could find out a country whero little more to say, sir, of his honesty: he has every || but women were that had received so much shame, thing that an honest man should not have; what || you might begin an impudent nation. Fare you an honest man should have, he has nothing. well, sir; I am for France too; we shall speak of 1 Lord. I begin to love him for this.

(Erit. Ber. For this description of thine honesty ? A Par. Yet am I thankful: if my heart were great, pox upon him for me, he is more and more a cat. ||'Twould burst at this : Captain I'll be no more;

1 Sold. What say you to his expertness in war? | But I will eat and drink, and sleep as soft

Par. Faith, sir, he has led the drum before the |As captain shall : simply the thing I am English tragedians,—10 belie him, I will not,--and | Shall make me live. Who knows himself a braggart, more of his soldiership I know not; except, in that | Let him fear this ; for it will come to pass, country, he had the honour to be the officer at a That every braggart shall be found an ass. place there callid Mile-end, to instruct for the Rust, sword ! cool, blushes! and, Parolles, live doubling of files: I would do the man what honour | Safest in shame! being fool'd, by foolery thrive! I can, but of this I am not certain.

There's place, and means, for every man alive. I Lord. He hath out-villained villany so far that I'll after them.

(Exit. the rarity redeems him.

SCENE IV.-Florence. Aroom in the Widow's Ber. A pox on him! he's a cat still. I Sold. His qualities being at this poor price, I

house. Enter Helena, Widow, and Diana. need not ask you, if gold will corrupt him to revolt. Hel. That you may well perceive I have not

Par. Sir, for a quart d'ecuð he will sell the fee wrong'd you, simple of his salvation, the inheritance of it; and One of the greatest in the Christian world cut the entail from all remainders, and a perpetual | Shall be my surety; 'fore whose throne, 'tis needful, succession for it perpetually,

Ele I can perfect mine intents, to kneel: 1 Sold. What's his brother, the other captain Time was, I did him a desired office, Dumain ?

Dear almost as his life; which gratitude 2 Lord. Why does he ask him of me? Through flinty Tartar's bosom would peep forth, 1 Sold What's he?

And answer, thanks: I duly am inform'd, Par. E’ena crow of the same nest; not altogether His grace is at Marseilles; to which place so great as the first in goodness, but greater a great | We have convenient convoy. You must know, deal in evil. He excels his brother for a coward. I am supposed dead: the army breaking, yet his brother is reputed one of the best that is: In My husband hies him home ; where, heaven aiding, a retreat he outruns any lackey; marry, in coming And by the leave of my good lord the king, on he has the cramp.

We'll be, before our welcome. 1 Sold. If your life be saved, will you undertake Wid.

Gentle madam, to betra. the Florentine?

You never had a servant, to whose trust Par. Ay, and the captain of his horse, count | Your business was more welcome. Rousillon.

Hel.

Nor you, mistress, 1 Sold. I'll whisper with the general, and know Ever a friend, whose thoughts more truly labour his pleasure.

To recompense your love; doubt not, but Heaven Par. I'll no more drumming; a plague of all || Hath brought me up to be your daughter's dower, drums ! Only to seem to deserve well, and to be. As it hath fated her to be my motives guile the supposition of that lascivious young boy And helper to a husband. But, o strange men! the count, have I run into this danger: Yet, u holl That can such sweet use make of what they hate, would have suspected an ambush where I was| When saucyộ trusting of the cozen'd thoughts taken?

(A.ride Defiles the pitchy night! so lust doth play 1 Sold. There is no remedy, sir, but you must With what it loaths, for that which is away : die : the general says, you, thai lave so traitorously| But more of this hereafter : --You, Diana, discovered the secrets of your army, and made such L’nder my poor instructions yet musi suffer pestiferous reports of men very nobly held, can Something in my behalf. serve the world for no bonest use; therefore you Dia.

Let death and honesty? must die. Come, headsman, ois with his head Go with your impositions, I am yours

Par. O Lord, sir; let me live, or let me see my || Upon your will to suffer. death!

Hel.

Yet, I pray you, 1 Sold. That shall you, and take your leave But with the word, the time will bring on summer,

When briars shall have leaves as well as thorns, (1) i. e. He will steal any thing however trifling, from any place however holy.

(4) To deceive the opinion. (2) The Centaur killed by Hercules.

(5) For mover.

(6) Lascivious. 13) The fourth part of the smaller French crown. (7) i. e. An honest death,

(8) Commands.

« PreviousContinue »