« PreviousContinue »
This I must do: or know not what to do:
Adam. But do not so: I have five hundred crowns,
Orla. Oh good old man; how well in thee appears
Thou art not for the fashion of these times,
e diverted blood,) estranged, out of it's natural course.
Even with the having :)-Even with the acquisitions made by it is such service extinguished,
But come thy ways, we'll go along together;
Adam. Master, go on; and I will follow thee,
S CE N E IV.
The Forest of Arden. Enter Rosalind in boy's cloaths for Ganimed; Celia drejt like
a fepberdess for Aliena, and Touchstone the Clown. Ros. O Jupiter ! how weary are my spirits ! Clo. I care not for my spirits, if my legs were not weary,
Rof. I could find in my heart to disgrace my man's apparel, and cry like a woman: but I must comfort the weaker veffel, as doublet and hose ought to show itself courageous to petticoat ; therefore, courage, good Aliena.
Cel. I pray you, bear with me; I can go no further.
Clo. For my part, I had rather bear with you, than bear you : yet I should 3 bear no cross, if I did bear you; for, I think you have no money in your purse.
Ros. Well, this is the forest of Arden.
8 bear no cross,]-a piece of coin stamp'd with a cross.
Henry IV, Part 2, Act I, S. 2. Ch. Juft. to in a den.
I was at home, I was in a better place; but travellers must be content.
Rof. Ay, be so, good Touchstone :-Look you, who comes here ; a young man, and an old, in folemn talk,
· Enter Corin and Silvius.
Sil. No, Corin, being old, thou canst not guess;
Cor. Into a thousand that I have forgotten.
Sil. O, thou didst then ne'er love so heartily :
[Exit Silvius. Rof. Alas, poor shepherd ! searching of thy wound, I have by hard adventure found mine own.
Clo. And I mine : I remember, when I was in love, I broke my sword upon a stone, and bid him take that for coming o’nights to Jane Smile : and I remember the kisfing of her 'batlet, and the cow's dugs that her pretty 1 barlet, ]-an inftrument to beat cloaths with.
chop'd hands had milk'd: and I remember the wooing of a peascod instead of her ; from whom I took two peas, and, giving her them again, faid with weeping tears, Wear these for my fake. We, that are true lovers, run into strange capers, but as all is mortal in nature, fo is all nature in love 'mortal in folly.
Rof. Thou speak’st wiser, than thou art 'ware of.
Clo. Nay, I shall ne'er be aware of mine own wit, 'till I break my shins against it.
Rof. Jove! Jove! this shepherd's paflion is much upon my fashion.
Clo. And mine ; but it grows something stale with me,
Cel. I pray you, one of you question yon man,
Clo. Holla; you, clown !
Rof. I pr’ythee, shepherd, if that love, or gold,
Cor. Fair sir, I pity her,
? mortal ]-abundant-used still in Warwickshire as a term of ampli. fication.
And do not sheer the fleeces that I graze ;
Ref. What is he, that shall buy his flock and pasture?
Cor. That young swain, that you saw here but erewhile, That little cares for buying any thing.
Rof. I pray thee, if it stand with honesty, Buy thou the cottage, pasture, and the flock, And thou shalt have to pay for it of us.
Cel. And we will mend thy wages : I like this place, And willingly could waste my time in it.
Cor. Assuredly, the thing is to be sold : Go with me; if you like, upon report, The soil, the profit, and this kind of life, I will your very faithful feeder be, And buy it with your gold right suddenly. (Exeunt.
S CE NE V.
. S O N G.
Who loves to lie with me,
I recks]-cares, regards.
a in my voice] -as I inay fay.