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That floated with thee on the fatal raft.
Abb. By men of Epidamnum, he and I,
Duke. Antipholis, thou cam'ft from Corinth first.
Lord. E. Dro. And I with him. E. Ant. Brought to this town by that most famous
Adr. Which of you two did dine with me to-day?
husband ? Ę. Ant. No, I say Nay to that.
S. Ant. And so do I, yet she did call ine fo:
Ang. That is the chain, Sir, which you had of me.
Adr. I sent you money, Sir, to be your bail,
S. Ant. This purse of ducats I receiv'd from you,
E. Ant. There, take it ; and much thanks for my
good cheer. Abb. Renowned Duke, vouchsafe to take the pains To
go with us into the abbey here,
shall have full fatisfaction. Twenty-five years have I but gone in travel Of you my sons; nor, till this present hour, My heavy burdens are delivered. The Duke, my husband, and my children both, And you the calendars of their nativity, Go to a goflıp's feast and gaude with me. After so long grief such nativity! Duke. With all my heart, l'll gossip at this feaft,
S CEN E VIII. Manent the two Antipholis's, and two Dromio's. S. Dro. Master shall I fetch your stuff from ship
board ? E. Ant. Dromio, what stuff of mine halt thou im
barkd ? S. Dro. Your goods, that lay at host, Sir, in the
Centaur. S. Ant. He speaks to me; I am your master, Dromio. Come, go with us, we'll look to that anon: Embrace thy brother there, rejoice with him.
[Exeunt Antipholis S. and E. S. Dro. There is a fat friend at your master's house, That kitchen’d me for you to-day at dinner. She now shall be my fiiter, not my
wife. E. Dro. Methinks you are my glass, and pot my
brother. I see by you I am a sweet-face'd youth : Will you walk in to see their gosliping?
S. Dro. Not I, Sir; you're my elder.
E. Dro. That's a question. How fhall I try it?
S. Dro. We'll draw cuts for the senior.
[Embracing. We came into the world, like brother and brother; And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another.
maka o!! hearts fresh they that went on crutches ere he nx born, Jefire yet their life to see him a man.
rob. Wouli they else be content to die?
Cr”. Yes, if there were no other excuse why they fhoul} defire to live.
ck. If the King had no fon, they would desire to live on crutches till he had one.
SCENE II. Opens to the presence. Enter Leontes, Hermione, Mamillius, Polixenes, and
attendants. Pol. Nine changes of the wat'ry ftar hath been (The ihepherd's note *) fince we have left our throne Without a burthen: time as long again Would be fiil'd up, my brother, with our thanks; And yet we thould, for perpetuity, Go hence in debt: and therefore, like a cypher, Yet itanding in rich place, I multiply With one li e thank you, many thousands more That
before it. Leo. Stay your thanks a while, And pay them when you part.
Pol. Sir, that's to-morrow: I'm queftion'd by my fears, of what may chance Or breed upon our absence; may there blow No sneaping winds at home, to make us say, “ This is put forth too truly.” Besides, I have stay'd To tire your royalty.
Leo. We are tougher, brother,
you can put us to't.
Leo. We'll part the time between's then: and in that I'll no gain-laying,
Pol. Press me not, ’beseech you, so ; There is no tongue that moves, none, none i' th’ world, So soon as your's could win me: so it should now, Were there necessity in your request, altho 'Twere needful I deny'd it. My affairs
* 1. c. I use the thepher''s reckoning,
Do even drag me homeward; which to hinder,
Leo. Tongue-ty'd our Queen, speak you.
Her. I had thought, Sir, to've held my peaee, until
Leo. Well said, Hermione.
Her. To tell, he longs to see his son, were strong;
Pol. No, Madam.
My prisoner? or my guest? by your dread verily,