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Dal. Alas, sir,
Hunt. Foh, Dalyell !
Dal. I wish you could as easily forget The justice of your sorrows, as my hopes Can yield to destiny.
Hunt. Pish! then I see Thou dost not know the flexible condition Of my (tough] nature! I can laugh, laugh heartily, When the gout cramps my joints; let but the
stone Stop in my bladder, I am straight a-singing; The quartan fever shrinking every limb, Sets me a-capering straight; do [but] betray me, And bind me a friend ever: what! I trust The losing of a daughter, though I doated On
every hair that grew to trim her head, Admits not any pain like one of these.Come, thou’rt deceiv'd in me; give me a blow, A sound blow on the face, I'll thank thee fort; I love my wrongs: still thou’rt deceiv'd in me.
Dal. Deceiv’d? oh, noble Huntley, my few
Hunt. Forgive me first
distractions; 'tis in thee to apply it. Dal. Name it; oh, name it quickly, sir!
Hunt. A pardon
my most foolish slighting thy deserts ;
Dal. Say not so, sir;
Hunt. The world would prate How she was handsome; young I know she was,
Tender, and sweet in her obedience,
Dal. A love, a service,
Hunt. Good angels
left me now.
will be in consort. Hunt. 'Thank you truly: I must, yes, yes, I must;-here's yet some ease, A partner in affliction : look not angry. Dal. Good, noble sir!
[Music. Hunt. Oh,hark! we may be quiet, The king, and all the others come; a meeting Of gaudy sights: this day's the last of revels; To-morrow sounds of war; then new exchange; Fiddles must turn to swords. — Unhappy mar
A Flourish.—Enter King JAMES, WARBECK lead
ing KATHERINE, CRAWFORD and his Countess;
your princely bride Have liberally enjoy'd such soft delights, As a new-married couple could forethink;
Nor has our bounty shorten'd expectation:
War. My royal cousin, in your princely favour,
K. Ja. Seat you.
Craw. All are entering.
The sentence seems incomplete, for want of a relative; the meaning, however, is clear enough: in plain words, Necessity, the agent of Destiny, will bring her design to perfection; i. e. give me the kingdom,
Bug-words.] Generally speaking, terrific, alarming words; VOL. II.
Enter at one door four Scotch Anticks, accordingly
habited;} at another, WARBECK's followers, disguised as four Wild Irish in trowses, long-haired, and accordingly habited.--Music.--A Dance by the Masquers.
K.Ja. To all a general thanks!
War. In the next room
K. Ja. Enough
Craw. At Hedon-hall, great king;
K. Ja. Crawford, to-night
from the Celtic, bwg, a fiend, a frightful hobgoblin: here, however, they sarcastically allude to the pompous high-sounding language of the imaginary monarch. A similar expression occurs in the Tamer tamed: “These are, indeed, bug-words !"
3 Four Scotch Anticks accordingly habited.] i.e. characteristically. The trowses, or trosses, of the “wild Irish,” mentioned in the next line, were drawers closely fitted to the shape; and which, together with the long shaggy hair of these people, are often made the subject of mirth by our old dramatists.
* Take your own shapes.] i.e. resume your ordinary dress.