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Trin. Servant-monster? the folly of this island! They say, there's five upon this isle: we are three of them; if the other two be brained like us, the state totters.
Ste. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee: thy eyes are almost set in thy head.
Trin. Where should they be set else? he were a brave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail.
Ste. My man-monster hath drowned his tongue in sack for my part, the sea cannot drown me: I swam, ere I could recover the shore, five and thirty leagues, off and on, by this light. Thou shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my standard.
Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no Ste. We'll not run, monsieur monster. [standard. Trin. Nor go neither: but you'll lie, like dogs; and yet say nothing neither. dous
Ste. Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou beest a good moon-calfentib
Cal. How does thy honour? Let me lick thy I'll not serve him, he is not valiant. [shoe;
Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster; I am in case to justle a constable: why, thou deboshed fish thou, was there ever man a coward, that hath drunk so much sack as I to-day? Wilt thou tell a monstrous lie, being but half fish, and half a monster? Cal. Lo, how he mocks me! wilt thou let him, my lord?
Trin. Lord, quoth he that a monster should be such a natural!
Cal. Lo, lo, again! bite him to death, I pr'ythee, Ste. Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your head; if you prove a mutineer; the next tree The poor monster's my subject, and he shall not suffer indignity. Ardaki do[pleas'd Cal. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be To hearken once again the suit I made thee? Ste. Marry will I: kneel, and repeat it; I will stand, and so shall Trinculo. liga Enter Ariel, invisible. R Gal. As I told thee (5) Before, I am subject to a tyrant; 5.12 A sorcerer, that by his canning bathe da Cheated me of this island,
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Ari. Thou liest.
Cal. Thou liest, thou jesting monkey, thou: I would, my valiant master would destroy thee; I do not lie. Ste. Trineulo, if you trouble him any more in
Cal. Thou shalt be lord of it, and I'll serve thee, Ste. How now shall this be compassed? Canst thou bring me to the party?authsolek [asleep, Cal. Yea, yea, my lord; I'll yield him thee Where thou may'st knock a nail into his head.
Ari. Thou liest, thou canst not. [patch!Cal. What a pied ninny's this? Thou scurvy I do beseech thy greatness, give him blows, And take his bottle from him: when that's gone, He shall drink nought but brine; for I'll not show Where the quick freshes are. strict [him
Ste. Trinculo, run into no further danger; interrupt the monster one word further, and, by this hand, I'll turn my mercy out of doors, and make a stock-fish of theehan he wurly s[further off.
Ste. Do I so? take thou that. [strikes him.] As you like this, give me the lie another time.
Trin. I did not give the lie:-Out o'your wits, and hearing too?—A pox o'your bottle: this can sack, and drinking do.—A murrain on your monster, and the devil take your fingers lenty Cal. Ha, ha, ha! 518! d BAND WE Ste. Now, forward with your tale.Pr'ythee, stand further off. and a grupy w aide
Cal. Beat him enough: after a little time, I'll beat him too.
Ste. Stand further.-Come, proceed. Cal. Why, as I told thee, 'tis custom with him I'the afternoon to sleep: there thou may'st brain him, INS Having first seized his books; or with a logo Batter his skull, or paunch him with a stake. Or cut his weazand with thy knife: remember, First to possess his books; for without them He's but a sot, as I am, nor hath not One spirit to command: they all do hate him, As rootedly as I. Burn but his books;woł He has brave' utensils (for so he calls them,) Which, when he has a house, he'll deck withal. And that most deeply to consider, isun elment The beauty of his daughter; he himself Calls her a nonpareil: I ne'er saw woman, But only Sycorax my dam, and she;" widt But she as far surpasseth Sycorax, 1 pod navi As greatest does least. Ste. Is it so brave a lass? v 30 [warrant, Cal. Ay, lord; she will become thy bed, I And bring thee forth brave brood...
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Ste. Monster, I will kill this man: his daughter and I will be king and queen; (save our graces!) and Trinculo and thyself shall be viceroys.-Dost thou like the plot, Trinculo?axon palk whic
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Ste. Give me thy hand; I am sorry I beat theo
Trin. Why, what did I? I did nothing; I'll go
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but while thou livest, keep a good tongue in thy | For, now they are oppress'd with travel, they Will not, nor cannot, use such vigilance, head. As when they are fresh.
Seb. I say, to-night: no more.
Solemn and strange music; and Prospero above,
Ant. I'll believe both;
Cal. Within this half hour will he be asleep : Wilt thou destroy him then?
Ste. Ay, on mine honour.
Ari. This will I tell my master.
Cal. Thou mak'st me merry: I am full of
Ste. At thy request, monster, I will do reason,
Cal. That's not the tune.
[Ariel plays it on tabor and pipe. Ste. What is this same? Trin. This is the tune of our catch, played by the picture of No-body.
Ste. If thou beest a man, shew thyself in thy likeness: if thou beest a devil, take't as thou list. Trin. O, forgive me my sins!
Ste. He that dies, pays all debts: I defy thee :-Mercy upon us!
Cal. Art thou afeard?
Ste. No, monster, not I,
Cal. Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises,
Ready to drop upon me; that, when I wak'd,
Ste. This will prove a brave kingdom to me, where I shall have my music for nothing.
Cal. When Prospero is destroyed.
Ste. Lead, monster; we'll follow.-I would, I could see this taborer: he lays it on.
Trin. Wilt come? I'll follow, Stephano.
SCENE III. ANOTHER PART OF THE ISLAND.
Enter Alonso, Sebastian, Antonio, Gonzalo,
Gon. By'r lakin, I can go no further, sir;
Alon. Old lord, I cannot blame thee,
Seb. The next advantage
Ant. Let it be to-night;
And what does else waut credit, come to me,
Gon. If in Naples
I should report this now, would they believe me?
Pro. Honest lord,
Thou hast said well; for some of you there present, [aside. Are worse than devils.
Alon. I cannot too much muse, [pressing Such shapes, such gesture, and such sound, ex(Although they want the use of tongue) a kind Of excellent dumb discourse.
Pro. Praise in departing.
[aside. Fran. They vanish'd strangely. Seb. No matter, since [stomachs.They have left their viands behind; for we have Will't please you taste of what is here? Alon. Not I.
[were boys, Gon. Faith, sir, you need not fear: when we Who would believe that there were mountaineers, Dew-lapp'd like bulls, whose throats had hanging at them
Wallets of flesh? or that there were such men,
Are ministers of fate; the elements,
Of whom your swords are temper'd, may as well
He vanishes, in thunder: then, to soft music, enter the shapes again, and dance with mops and mowes, and carry out the table. Pro. [aside.] Bravely the figure of this harpy hast thou
Perform'd, my Ariel; a grace it had, devouring:
Fer. I do believe it,
SCENE I. BEFORE PROSPERO'S CELL.
Enter Prospero, Ferdinand, and Miranda. Pro. If I have too austerely punish'd you, Your compensation makes amends; for I Have given you here a thread of mine own life, Or that for which I live; whom once again I tender to thy band: all thy vexations Were but my trials of thy love, and thou Hast strangely stood the test: here, afore Heaven, I ratify this my rich gift. O Ferdinand, Do not smile at me, that I boast her off, For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise, And make it halt behind her.
Against an oracle.
Pro. Then, as my gift, and thine own acquisition Worthily purchas'd, take my daughter. But, If thou dost break her virgin knot before All sanctimonious ceremonies may With full and holy rite be minister'd, No sweet aspersion shall the heavens let fall To make this contract grow; but barren hate, Sour-ey'd disdain, and discord, shall bestrew The union of your bed with weeds so loathly, That you shall hate it both: therefore, take heed, As Hymen's lamps shall light you.
Fer. As I hope
For quiet days, fair issue, and long life,
With such love as 'tis now; the murkiest den,
And observation strange, my meaner ministers
Alon. O, it is monstrous! monstrous!
I'll fight their legions o'er.
Like poison given to work a great time after,
Now come, my Arial; bring a corollary,
Iris. Ceres, most bounteous lady, thy rich leas,
Whose shadow the dismissed bachelor loves,
Cer. Hail, many-colour'd messenger, that ne'er
Cer. Tell me, heavenly bow,
If Venus, or her son, as thou dost know,
Iris. Of her society
Be not afraid: I met her deity
Juno. Honour, riches, marriage-blessing,
Her waspish-headed son has broke his arrows,
Cer. Highest queen of state,
Great Juno comes; I know her by her gait.
Juno. How does my bounteous sister? Go with To bless this twain, that they may prosperous be, And honour'd in their issue.
Ceres. Earth's increase, and foison plenty,
Fer. This is a most majestic vision, and
Pro. Spirits, which by mine art
Fer. Let me live here ever;
So rare a wonder'd father, and a wife,
There's something else to do: hush, and be mute,
Is almost come. [to the Spirits.] Well done;avoid;-no more.
Fer. This is most strange: your father's in some That works him strongly. [passion
Mira. Never till this day,
And, like this unsubstantial pageant faded,
Fer. and Mira. We wish your peace. [excunt.
I thought to have told thee of it but I fear'd,¡
Which enter'd their frail shins: at last I left them To doat thus on such luggage? Let's along, other
Make us strange stuff.
Ste. Be you quiet, monster.-Mistress line, is not this my jerkin? Now is the jerkin under the line: now, jerkin, you are like to lose your, hair, and prove a bald jerkin.
Trin. Do, do. We steal by line and level, an't like your grace.
Ste. I thank thee for that jest; here's a garment for't; wit shall not go unrewarded, while I am king of this country. Steal by line and level, is an excellent pass of pate; there's another garment for't.
Pro. This was well done, my birde
Ari. I go, I go.
Pro. A devil, a born devil, on whose nature
Hear a foot fall: we now are near his cell.
Ste. Monster, your fairy, which, you say, is a harmless fairy, has done little better than played the Jack with us.
Do that good mischief, which may make this island
Ste. Give me thy hand: I do begin to have bloody thoughts.
Trin. O king Stephano! O peer! O worthy Stephano! look, what a wardrobe here is for thee! Cal. Let it alone, thou fool; it is but trash. Trin. O, ho, monster; we know what belongs to a frippery: O king Stephano!
Ste. Put off that gown, Trinculo; by this hand, I'll have that gown.
Trin. Thy grace shall have it.
Cal. The dropsy drown this fool! what do you
Trin. Monster, come, put some lime upon your fingers, and away with the rest. [time, Cal. will have none on't: we shall lose our And all be turn'd to barnacles, or to apes With foreheads villainous low.
Trin. Monster, I do smell all horse piss; at which my nose is in great indignation.
Ste. So is mine. Do you hear, monster? If I should take a displeasure against you; look you, Trin. Thou wert but a lost monster,
Cal. Good my lord, give me thy favour still:
Trin. That's more to me than my wetting: yet this is your harmless fairy, monster.
Ste. I will fetch off my bottle, though I be o'er ears for my labour. [here, Cal. Prythee, my king, be quiet. Seest thou This is the mouth o the cell: no noise, and enter; ACT V.
Ste. Monster, lay-to your fingers; help to bear this away, where my hogshead of wine is, or I'l turn you out of my kingdom; go to, carry this. Trin. And this.
Ste. Ay, and this.
A noise of hunters heard. Enter divers Spirits,
Pro. Hey, Mountain, hey!
Pro. Let them be hunted soundly. At this
When first I rais'd the tempest. Say, my spirit,
Ari. Confin'd together
In the same fashion as you gave in charge;