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Dro. S. She, that would be your wife, now ran
Ant. S. Come to the Centaur; fetch our stuff
from thence: I long, that we were safe and sound aboard.
Dro. S. Faith, stay here this night, they will surely do us no harm; you saw, they speak us fair, give us gold: methinks, they are such a gentle nation, that but for the mountain of mad Alesh that claims marriage of me, I could find in my heart to stay here still, and turn witch.
Ant. S. I will not stay to-night for all the town; Therefore away, to get our stuff aboard. [Exeunt.
ACT THE FIFTH.
Enter Merchant and ANGELO.
Ang. I am sorry, sir, that I have hinder'd
you; But, I protest, he had the chain of me, Though most dishonestly he doth deny it.
Mer. How is the man esteem'd here in the city ?
Ang. Of very reverend reputation, sir,
Mer. Speak softly: yonder, as I think, he walks.
Enter ANTIPHOLUS and DROMIO of Syracuse.
Ang, 'Tis so; and that self chain about his neck, Which he forswore, most monstrously, to have. Good sir, draw near to me, I'll speak to him. Signior Antipholus, I wonder much That you
would put me to this shame and trouble ;
Ant. S. I think, I had; I never did deny it.
Fye on thee, wretch ! 'tis pity, that thou liv'st
Ant. S. Thou art a villain, to impeach me thus :
[They draw. Enter. ADRIANA, LUCIANA, Courtezan, and others. Adr. Hold, hurt him not, for heaven's sake; he
is mad; Some get within him', take his sword away: Bind Dromio too, and bear them to my house. Dro. S. Run, master, run; for heaven's sake,
take a house. This is some priory ;- In, or we are spoil'd. [Exeunt'Antiph. and Dromio to the Priory.
Ti.e. Close, grapple with him.
Enter the Abbess.
Abb. Be quiet, people; Wherefore throng you
hither? Adr. To fetch my poor distracted husband
Ang. I knew, he was not in his perfect wits.
Adr. To none of these, except it be the last ; Namely, some love, that drew him oft from home.
Abb. You should for that have reprehended him.
Ay, but not rough enough.
And in assemblies too. Abb. Ay, but not enough. Adr. It was the copy' of our conference: In bed, he slept not for my urging it; At board, he fed not for my urging it ; Alone, it was the subject of my theme;
2 The theme.
In company, I often glanced it;
Luc. She never reprehended him but mildly,
wildly, Why bear you these rebukes, and answer not?
Ådr. She did betray me to my own reproof.
Abb. No, not a creature enters in шу
Adr. I will attend my husband, be his nurse,
And will have no attorney but myself;
Abb. Be patient; for I will not let him stir,
here; And ill it doth beseem your holiness, To separate the husband and the wife. Abb. Be quiet, and depart, thou shalt not have him.
[Exit Abbess. Luc. Complain unto the duke of this indignity.
Adr. Come, go; I will fall prostrate at his feet,
Mer. By this, I think, the dial points at five:
Ang. Upon what cause?
Mer. To see a reverend Syracusan merchant, Who put unluckily into this bay Against the laws and statutes of this town, Beheaded publickly for his offence. Ang. See, where they come; we will behold his
death. Luc. Kneel to the duke, before he pass the abbey,
3 i. e. To bring him back to his senses.