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Talk'd in much fury, parted; when as soon
Aur. What follow'd ?
Adur. My contrition on mine error;
Aur. Who can you think I am ? did you expect
Adür. I have robb'd you
Aur. Sure, Italians hardly
Adur. I find my absolution,
Aur. Why, look ye, friend, I told you this before; You would not be persuaded :-let me think
[Walks apart. Aurel. You do not yet deny that you solicited The lady to ill purpose.
Adur. I have answer'd;
Aur. That's the way;
Aurel. My lord !
You may talk forward. If it take,'' is clear;
Adur. You labour
Aur. Fine ones! I take you
Aur. Yet you must not
Adur. For that, your pleasure.
Trel. My lord,
Aur. Be not loud; convey them
Exeunt. 1 These musings of Auria will be better understood when the second scene of the finn act comes under the perusal of the reader. It will then be seen that Auria, as a means of freeing every circumstance of jealousy and suspicion, is projecting a marriage between Adurni and Castanna.
ACT V. SCENE I.
A Room in the House of MARTINO.
Lev. Good sir, hear me.
Ben. Hear or not hear,—let him rave his lungs out —while this woman hath abode under this roof, I will justify myself her bedfellow in despite of denial; in despite—those are my words.
Mart. Monstrous! why, sirrah, do I keep An hospital for panders ? Oh, thou monster, Thou she-confusion! are you grown so rampant, That from a private wanton, thou proclaim’st thy
Lev. This is my husband.
Ben. Husband natural, I have married her; andwhat's your verdict on the match, signor?
Mart. Husband, and married her!
tress; Your fortunes are advanced, marry are they What jointure is assured, pray ? some three thou
sand A-year in oaths and vermin? fair preferment!
Was ever such a tatter'd rag of man's flesh,
Mart. Å sweet couple!
Ben. We are so: for mine own part, however my outside appear ungay, I have wrestled with death, signor Martino, to preserve your sleeps, and such as you are, untroubled. A soldier is in peace a mockery, a very town-bull for laughter; unthrifts, and landed babies are prey curmudgeons lay their baits for. Let the wars rattle about your ears once, and the security of a soldier is right honourable among ye then; that day may shine again. So to my business.
Mart. A soldier! thou a soldier!
Ben. Let age and dotage rage together! Levidolche, thou art mine ; on what conditions, the world shall soon witness : yet since our hands join'd, I have not interessed? my possession of thy bed; nor till I have accounted to thy injunction, do I mean: kiss me quick, and resolute, so !-adieu, signor!
Lev. Dear, for love's sake, stay.
-or a tumbler.] A species of hound, a mongrel greyhound.
2 Johnson considers this word as synonymous with interest, but in some of the examples which he gives, and in many others which might be produced, it seems to convey an idea of a more intimate connexion than is usually understood by that term; somewhat, for instanoe, like implicate, involve, inweave, &c.-Giprond.
Ben. Forbear entreaties.
[Exit. Mart. Ah, thou—but what? I know not how to
Lév. With pardon,
Mart. 'Tis impossible ;
more Wedded Benatzi, my divorced husband.
Mart. Benatzi! this the man?
Lev. No odd disguise
Mart. Force of passion
Leo. Join with me, sir;
nest. I'll tell you what conditions threaten danger,