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Clo, O Lord, sir,-Whs, there't serves well again.
Count. An end, sir, to your business: Give Helen And urge her to a present answer back:
(this, Commend me to my kinsmen, and my son ; This is not much.
Clo. Not much commendation to them.
Count. Not much employment for you: You understand me?
Clo. Most fruitfulls; I am there before my legs.
Count. Haste you again. [E.reunt severally. SCENE III.- Paris. A Room in the King's Palace.
Enter BERTRAM, LAFEU, and PAROLLES. Laf. They say, miracles are past; and we have our philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar tbings, supernatural and causeless. Hence is it, that we make trifles of terrors; ensconcing ourselves into Beeming knowledge, when we should submit ourselves to an unknown fear.
Par. Why, 'tis the rarest argument of wonder, that hath shot out in our latter times.
Ber. And so 'tis.
Par. It is, indeed: If you will have it in shewing, you shall read it in,-_What do you call there?
Laf. A shewing of a heavenly effect in an earthly actor.
Par. That's it I would have said; the very same.
Laf: Why, your dolphin is not lustier; 'fore me, I speak in respect-
Par. Nay, 'tis strange, 'tis very strange, that is the brief and the tedious of it; and he is of a most facinorous spirit, that will not acknowledge it to be theLaf. Very hand of Heaven. Par. Ay, so I say. Laf. In a most weak
(Brit an Attendant
Par. And debile minister, great power, great trad. scendence: which should, indeed, give us a farther use to be made, than alone the recorery of the king, as to be Luf. Generally thankful.
Enter KING, HELENA, and Attendants. Par. I would have said it; you say well: Here comes the king
Laf. Lustick, as the Dutchmar says: I'll like a maid the better, whilst I have a tooth in my head: Why, he's able to lead her a coranto.
Par. Mort du Vinaigre! Is not this Helen?
King. Go, call before me all the lords in court.--
Enter several Lords. Pair maid, send forth thine eye: this youthful parcel O'er whom both sovereign power and father's voice Thou hast power to choose, and they none to forsako Fall, when love please ! - marry, to each but one!
Hel. To each of you one fair and virtuous mistress
Laf. I'd give bay Curtal, an 1 bis furniture,
Peruse them tell :
Hel. Gentlemen, Heaven hath, through me, restored the king to health.
An, We understand it, and thank Hearen for you.
Hel. I am a simple maid; and therein wealthiest, That, ! protest, I simply am a maid. Please it your majesty. I have done alreads: The blushes in my cheeks thus whisper me, We blush, that thou shouldst choose but, be refused, Let the white death sit on thy check for ever i Who shuns thy love, shuns all his love in nie.
Make choice; And, see,
We'll ne'er come there again.
IIel. Now Dian, from tly altar do I fly :
Thanks, sir: all the rest is mute. Lnf. I had rather be in this choice, than throw ames-ace for my life.
Hel. The honour, sir, that flames in your fair eyes, Before I speak, too threateningly replies : Love make your fortunes twenty times abore Her that so wishes, and her humble love!
2 Lord. No better, if you please. Hel.
My wish receive, Which great love grant! and so I take my leave.
Laf. Do they all deny her? An they were sons of mine, I'd have them whipped, or I would send them to the Turk, to make eunuchs of. Hel. Be not afraid (to a Lord) that I your hand
should take ;
boys are boys of ice, they'll none have
they are bastards to the English; the French ne'er got them.
Hel. You are too young, too happy, and too gooil, To make yourself a son out of my blood. 4 Lord. Fair
I think not so. Laf. There's one grape yet, -I am sure, thy father drank wine.-But if thou be'st not an ass, I am a youth of fourteen; 1 have known thee already.
Hel. 1 dare not say I take you ; (lo Bertrani) but I Me, and my service, ever whilst I live,
your guiding power.- This is the man. King. Why then, young Bertram, take her, she's thy wife.
[highness. Ber. My wife, my liege ? 1 shall beseech your In such a business give me leave to use The help of mine own eyes.
Know'st thou not, Bertram. What she has done for me? Ber.
Yes, my good lord
A poor physician's daughter my wife! -Dislain
King. 'Tis only title thon disdain'st in her, the which
and virtue none,
What should be said !
Ber.. cannot love her, nor will strive to colt.
Hel. That you are well restored, my lord, I am glad; Let the rest go.
King. My honour's at the stake; which to defeat,
Laf. Ay; is it notage, I speak?
Or I will throw thee from my care for crer,
my gracious lord; for I submit
Take her by the hand,
I take her hand.
King. Good fortune, and the favour of the king,
[Exeuni King, Bertram, Helena, Lords
and Altendants. Laf. Do you hear, monsieur ? a word with you. Par. Your pleasure, sir?
[recantation, Laf. Your lord and master did well to make his
Par. Recantation ?-- lord ? my master? without bloody succeeding. My master!
you Par. To any count; to all counts; to what is man.
companion to the count Rousillon ? Laf. To what is count's man; count's master is of
Par. You are too old, sir ; let it satisfy you, you are too old,
Laf. I must tell thee, sirrah, I write man; to which title age capnot bring thee.
Par. What I dare too well do, I dare not do.
Laf. I did think thee, for two ordinaries, to be a pretty wise fellow; thou didst make tolerable vent of thy travel, it might pass: yet the scaris, and the bana nerets, about thee, did manifoldly dissuade me from believing thee a vessel of too great a burden. I have now found thee; when I lose thee again, I care not