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Clo. “He seems to be of great authority: close" “ with him, give him gold; and though authority be” "a stubborn bear, yet he is oft led by the nose with “gold: fhew the inside of your purse to the outside of” “his hand, and no more ado : Remember, ston'd, and” “flay'd alive.”
She. An't please you, sir, to undertake the businefs for
US! here T is that gold I have: I'll make it as much more; and leave this young man in pawn, 'till I bring
Aut. After I have done what I promis'd ?
Aut. Well, give me the moiety :- Are you a party in this businefs?
Clo. In some fort, fir: but, though my case be a pitiful one, I hope, I fhall not be flay'd out of it.
Avr. O, that's the case of the shepherd's fon : Hang him, he'll be made an example.
Cle. “Comfort, good comfort: We must to the” “king, and few our strange fights : he must know,” “’tis none of your daughter, nor my sister; we are 'gone else.” – Sir, I will give you as much as this old man does, when the business is perform'd; and remain, as he says, your pawn, 'till it be brought you.
AUT. I will you. Walk before toward the feafide ; go on the right hand; I will but look
the hedge, and follow you.
Clo. We are blestad in this man, as I may fay, even blefl'd.
She. Let's before, as he bids us : he was provided to do us good.
Exeunt Clown, and Shepherd. Aut. If I had a mind to be honest, I fee, fortune
would not suffer me; she drops booties in my
mouth. I am courted now with a double occasion ; gold, and a means to do the prince my master good ; Which, who knows how that may turn back to my advancement? I will bring these two moles, these blind ones, aboard him : if he think it fit to shore them again, and that the complaint they have to the king concerns him nothing, let him call me, rogue, for being so far officious; for I am proof against that title, and what shame else belongs to't : To him will I present them, there may be matter in it.
ACT V. SCENE I. Sicilia. A Room in Leontes' Palace, Enter LEONTES, Cleomenes, Dion, PAULINA,
Lords, and Others.
CLE. Sir, you have done enough, and have per
LEO. Whilft I remember
Bred his hopes out of.
PAU. True, too true, my
Leo. I think so. Killd!
CLE. Not at all, good lady: You might have spoke a thousand things, that would Have done the time more benefit, and grac'd Your kindness better.
Pav. You are one of those,
Dio. If you would not so,
Pau. There is none worthy,
v. Note. 24 Queene is well
Is't not the tenor of his oracle,
Leo. Thou good Paulina, -
Pau. And left them
Leo. Thou speak'st truth.
PAU. Had se such power,
Leo. She had; and would incense me
PAU. I should so :
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Her eye; and tell me, for what dúll part
Leo. Stars, very stars;
LEO. Never, Paulina ; fo be blefr'd my spirit!
Pav. Unless another,
Cle. Good madam; –
Pau. I have done.
Leo. My true Paulina,
Enter a Gentleman.