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8till in this fashion, colour, ornament,—

For him I imitate. O, if it prove,

Tempests are kind, and salt waves fresh in love!

[Exit.

Sir To. A very dishonest paltry boy, and mora a coward than a hare. His dishonesty appears in leaving his friend here in necessity, and denying him; and for his cowards hip, ask Fabian.

Fab. A coward, a most devout coward, religious in it.

Sir And. 'Slid, I 'll after him again, and beat him.

Sir To. Do; cuff him soundly, but never draw thy sword.

Sir And. An I do not,— [Exit Fab. Come, let's see the event. Sir To. I dare lay any money't will be nothing yet. [Exeunt, ACT IV.

Scene I.—The Street before Olivia's House.

Enter Sebastian and Clown.

Clo. Will you make me believe that I am not sent for you ]

Seb. Go to, go to; thou art a foolish fellow: let. me be clear of thee.

Clo. Well held out; i' faith! No, I do not know you; nor I am not sent to you by my lady to bid you come speak with her; nor your name is not Master Cesario; nor this is not my nose neither.—Nothing that is so is so.

Seb. I prithee, vent thy folly somewhere else: Thou know'st not me.

Clo. Vent my folly! He has heard that word of some great man, and now applies it to a fool: vent my folly! I am afraid this great lubber, the world, will prove a cockney. I prithee now, ungird thy strangeness, and tell me what I shall vent to my lady: shall I vent to her that thou art coming t

Seb. I prithee, foolish Greek, depart from me. There's money for thee: if you tarry longer,

I shall give worse payment.

Clo. By my troth, thou hast an open hand.— These wise men that give fools money, get themselves a good report after fourteen years' purchase.

Enter Sir Andrew. Sir And. Now, sir, have I met you again? there's for you. [Striking Sebastian.

Seb. Why, there's for thee, and there, and there.

Are all the people mad I [Beating Sir Andrew.

Enter Sir Toby and Fabian.

Sir To. Hold, sir, or I 'll throw your dagger o'er the house.

Clo. This will I tell my lady straight. I would not be in some of your coats for twopence. [Exit.

Sir To. Come on, sir; hold.

Sir And. Nay, let him alone; I 'll go another way to work with him; I 'll have an action of battery against him, if there be any law in Illyria: though I struck him first, yet it's no matter for that.

Seb. Let go thy hand.

Sir To. Come, sir, I will not let you go. Come, my young soldier, put up your iron: you are well

fleshed; come on.

Seb. I will be free from thee. [Disengages himself.^ What wouldst thou now 1 If thou dar'st tempt me further, draw thy sword.

Sir To. What, what 1 Nay, then I must have an ounce or two of this malapert blood from you.

[Draws.

Enter Olivia. OK. Hold, Toby; on thy life I charge thee,

hold! Sir To. Madam!

Oli. Will it be ever thus 1 Ungracious wretch, Fit for the mountains and the barbarous caves, Where manners ne'er were preached. Out of my

sight!— Be not offended, dear Cesario.— "Rudesby, be gone!

[Exeunt Sir Toby, Sir Andrew, and Fabian. I prithee, gentle friend, Let thy fair wisdom, not thy passion, sway In this uncivil and unjust extent Against thy peace. Go with me to my house; And hear thou there how many fruitless pranks This ruffian hath botched up, that thou thereby May'st smile at this. Thou shalt not choose but

go:

Do not deny. Beshrew his soul for me,

He started one poor heart of mine in thee.

Seb. What relish is in this 1 how runs the

stream 1

Or I am mad, or else this is a dream.
Let fancy still my sense in Lethe steep;
If it be thus to dream, still let me sleep.

OK. Nay; come, I prithee. Would thou 'dst be ruled by me 1

Seb. Madam, I will.

Oii . O! say so, and so be.

[Exeunt

Scene II.—A Room in Olivia's House.
Enter Maria and Clown.

Mar. Nay, I prithee, put on this gown and this beard: make him believe thou art Sir Topas the curate: do it quickly; I 'll call Sir Toby the whilst. [Exit.

Clo. Well, I 'll put it on, and I will dissemble myself in't: and I would I were the first that ever dissembled in such a gown. I am not tall enough to become the function well; nor lean enough to be thought a good student: but to be said an honest man and a good housekeeper, goes

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