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AS, YOU LIKE IT.
Thornthwave fou. M'S ABINGTON in ROSALIND,
Printed for J.Bell.,British Library Strand London, Norg" 1785.
Dy'd in his blood, unto the shepherd youth
400 Cel. We'll lead you thither :I pray you, will you take him by the arm?
Oli. Be of good cheer, youth :-You a man? you lack a man's heart.
Ros. I do so, I confess it. · Ah, sir, a body would think this was well counterfeited : I pray you, tell your brother how well I counterfeited.--Heigh ho!
Oli. This was not counterfeit; there is too great testimony in your complexion, that it was a passion of earnest.
410 Ros. Counterfeit, I assure you.
Oli. Well then, take a good heart, and counterfeit to be a man.
Ros. So I do: but, i'faith, I should have been a woman by right.
Cel. Come, you look paler and paler ; pray you, draw homewards :- Good sir, go with us.
Oli. That will I, I must bear answer back How you excuse my brother, Rosalind.
419 Ros. I shall devise something : But, I pray you, commend my counterfeiting to him. Will you go?
ACT V. SCENE 1.
The Forest. Enter Clown, and AUDREY. C
good Clown. We shall find a time, Audrey; patience, gentle Audrey.
Aud. 'Faith, the priest was good enough, for all the old gentleman's saying.
Clo. A most wicked Sir Oliver, Audrey, a most vile Mar-text. But, Audrey, there is a youth here in the tisk forest lays claim to you.
Aud. Ay, I know who 'tis; he hath no interest in me in the world: here comes the man you mean.
Choz Wie Cle.
I for it
Clo. It is meat and drink to me to see a clown : By my troth, we that have good wits, have much to answer for; we shall be flouting; we cannot hold, 10
Will. Good even, Audrey.
Clo. Good even, gentle friend : Cover thy head, cover thy head ; nay, pr’ythee, be cover'd. How old are you, friend?
Will. Five and twenty, sir.