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Enter JAQUES DE BOIS.
worth resorted to this forest,
and put him to the sword;
with an old religious
Welcome, young man;
every of this happy number, Shall share the good
of our returned fortune, According to the measure of their states.
this Aud fall into our rustic
Jaq. de B. He hath.
your true faith doth merit: You (to Oliver) to your land, and love, and great You (to Silvius) to a long and well-deserved bed :
(To Duke s.)
And you (to Touchstone) to wrangling; for the loving
voyage Is but for two months victuall'd: So to your pleasures; I am for other than for dancing measures.
Duke 8. Stay, Jaques, stay. Jaq. To see no pastime, li-what you would have I'll stay to know at your abandon'd cave. (Erit. Duke s. Proceed, proceed : we will begin these
rites, And we do trust they'll end in true delights.
EPILOGUE. Ros. It is not the fashion to see the lady the epilogue : but it is no more unhandsome, than to see the lord the prologue. If it be true, that good wine needs no bush, 'tis true, that a good play needs no epilogue : Yet to good wine they do use good bushes; and good plays prove the better by the help of good epilogues. What a case am 1 In then, that am neither a good epilogue, nor cannot insinuate with you in the behalf of a good play? I am not furnished like a beggar, therefore to beg will not become mes my way is to conjure you; and I'll begin with the women. 'I charge you, O women, for the love you bear to men, to like as much of this play as pleases them : and so I charge you, o men, for the love gou bear to women, (as 1 perceive by your simpering, none of you hate them,) that between you and the women, the play may please. If I were a woman, I would kiss as many of you as had beards that pleased me, complexions that liked me, and breaths that I defied not: and, I am sure, as many as have good beards, or good faces, or sweet breathe, will, for my kind offer, when I make curtsy, bid me farewell,
KING OF FRANCE.
Bertram in the Florentine War.
COUNTESS OP ROUSILLON, Mother to Bertram.
fc. French and Florentine. SCENE,–
Partly in France, and partly in Tuscany,