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But infinite behind; all chain'd together:
Win.''Tis foul, ill-gotten coin,
Frank. Let My father then make the restitution, Who forced me take the bribe : it is his gift And patrimony to me: so I receive it. He would not bless, nor look a father on me, Until I satisfied his angry will: When I was sold, I sold myself again (Some knaves have done 't in lands, and I in body) For money, and I have the hire. But, sweet, no
more, "T is hazard of discovery, our discourse : And then prevention takes off all our hopes : For only but to take her leave of me, My wife is coming. Win. Who coming ? your wife ! Frank. No, no; thou art here: the woman-I
Go lead The horses to th’ hill's top; there I 'll meet thee.
Sus. Nay, with your favour, let him stay a little ;
Frank. Ay, with all my heart.
Frank. No,'t is not fit:
Frank. Tush, I know it must be so.
[Walks forward. Win. What charge soe'er you lay upon me, mis
tress, I shall support it faithfully (being honest) To my best strength.
Sus. Believe 't shall be no other.
Sus. Whose servant once my Thorney was himself. That title, methinks, should make you almost felz
lows; Or at the least much more than a mere servant ; And I am sure he will respect you so. Your love to him then needs no spur for me, And what for my sake you will ever do, "Tis fit it should be bought with something more
1 Some dor I think it vias.] The cockchafer, or beetle.
“What should I care what every dor doth buzz
Than fair entreats; look! here's a jewel for thee,
Frank. Not done yet?
Win. Mistress, believe my vow; your severe eye
Sus. Wilt thou ?
Win. Pray you say plainly,
Sus. Say'st thou so?
Win. Believe it, mistress, if I find
Sus. Thine own diligence is that I press,
v, employment, SC. 11.] THE WITCH OP EDMONTON. 189 And not the curious eye over his faults. Farewell! if I should never see thee more, Take it for ever. Frank. Prithee take that along with thee.--[Gives
his sword to WINNIFREDE.)-And haste thee To the hill's top; I'll be there instantly. Sus. No haste, I prithee; slowly as thou canst-
[Exit Win. Pray let him Obey me now; 't is happily' his last Service to me.My power is e'en a-going out of sight.
Frank. Why would you delay? We have no other business now but to part. Sus. And will not that, sweetheart, ask a long
Frank. Fy, fy! why look,
ing were sweet; But what a trouble 't will be to obtain it ! [Aside. Come, again, and again, farewell Kisses her.
Yet wilt return?
Sus. And that nothing is more hard than any thing ; Than all the every things. This request
Frank. What is 't ?
Sus. That I may bring you through one pasture more Up to yon knot of trees; among those shadows I'll vanish from you, they shall teach me how.
I . e. haply.
Frank. Why, 't is granted; come, walk then.
Sus. Nay, not too fast;
The gentle shower wets to fertility,
A Field with a clump of Trees.
Enter FRANK and Susan.
Sus. What! so churlishly!
begone. You have no company, and 't is very early; Some hurt may betide you homewards.
Sus. Tush! I fear none : To leave you is the greatest hurt I can suffer: Besides, I expect your father and mine own, To meet me back, or overtake me with you; They began to stir when came after you': I know they'll not be long. Frank. So! I shall have more trouble.- [The Dog
rubs against him.]—Thank you for that:
I Thank you for that,] i. e. for the incidental mention of their parents being stirring, and thus showing him, that he has no time to lose in the execution of his murderous purpose. --GIFFORD.