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But smacks of something greater than herself;

Perfume for a lady's chamber : 'Too noble for this place.

Golden quoifs, and stomachers, Cum. He tells her something,

For my lads to give their dears; That makes her blood look out. Good sooth, she is Pins and poking-sticks of steel,

D. The queen of curds and cream.

What maids lack from head to heel: Clo. Come on, strike up!

Come, buy of me, come; come buy, come buy; Dor. Mopsa must be your mistress : marry, garlic, Buy, lads, or else your lusses cry:

D. To mend her kissing with.

Come, buy, etc.

M. Mop. Now, in good time!

Clo. If I were not in love with Mopsa, thou should'st D. I Clo. Not a word, a word ; we stand upon our man- take no money of me; but being enthrall’d as I am,

A. it will also be the bondage of certain ribands and

D. 1 Come, strike up!

Music. gloves.
Ilere a dance of Shepherds and Shepherdesses. Mop. I was promised them against the feast;

TE Pol. Pray, good shepherd, what they come not too late now.

60 Fair swain is this, which dances with your daughter?! Dor. Ile hath promised you more than that, or there Shep. They call him Doricles; and he boasts himself be liars.

Attro To have a worthy feeding: but I have it

Mop. He hath paid you all he promised you ; may be, Upon his own report, and I believe it; he has paid you more; which will shame you to give

SCE He looks like sooth. He says, he loves my daughter ; him again. I think so too; for never gaz'd the moon

Clo, Is there no manners left among maids? will they Upon the water, as he'll stand, and read,

wear their plackets, where they should bear their faces? As 'twere, my daughter's eyes: and, to be plain, Is there not milking-time, when you are going to bed, I think, there is not half a kiss to choose,

or kiln-hole, to whistle off these secrets; but you must Who loves another best,

be tittle-tattling before all our guests ? 'Tis well they Pol. She dances featly.

are whispering. Clamour your tongues,and not a word
Shep. So she does any thing; thongh I report it, more!
That should be silent. If young Doricles

Mop. I have done. Come, you promised me a tawdry
Do light upon her, she shall bring him that, lace, and a pair of sweet gloves.
Which he not dreams of.

Clo. Have I not told thee, how I was cozened by the
Enter a Servant.

way, and lost all my money?
Serv. O master, if you did but hear the pedler at the Aut. And, indeed, sir, there are cozeners abroad;
door, you would never dance again after a tabor and therefore it behoves men to be wary.

Ser pipe; no, the bagpipe could not move you: he sings Clo.Fear not thou, man, thou shaltlose nothing here. three several tunes, faster than you'll tell money; he utters Ant I hope so, sir; for I have about me many par- thethem as he had caten ballads, and all men's ears grew cels of charge.

tie to his tunes. Clo. What hast here? ballads ?

gal Clo. He could never come better; he shall come in : Mop. Pray now, buy some! I love a ballad in print,a'- the I love a ballad but even too well; if it bedoletul mat-| life; for then we are sure they are true.

for ter, merrily set down, or a very pleasant thing indeed, Aut.Here's one to a very doleful tune, How a usurer's pler sung lamentably .

wife was brought to bed of twenty money-bags at a S7 Serv. He hath songs, for man, or woman, of all burden ; and now she longed to eat adders" heads, and sizes; no milliner can so fit his customers with gloves : toads carbonadoed.

Pc he has the prettiest love-songs for maids ; so without Mop. Is it true, think you ?

ther bawdry, which is strange; with such delicate burdens Aut. Very true; and but a month old.

SE of dildos and fadings : jump her and thump her; and Dor. Bless me from marrying a usurer! where some stretch-mouth'd rascal would, as it were, Aut. Here's the midwife's nanie to't, one mistress mein mischief, and break a fonl gap into the matter, Taleporter; and five or six honest wives that were he makes the maid to answer, Whoop, do me no harm, present. Why should I carry lies abroad? good man ; puts him ofl, sliglıts him, with Whoop, du Mop. 'Pray you now, buy it! me no harm, good man!

Clo. Come on, lay it hy: and let's first see more bal- RE Pol. This is a brave fellow.

lads; we'll buy the other things anon. Clo. Believe me, thou talkest of an admirable-concei- Aut. Here's another ballad, Of a fish that appeared ted fellow. Has he any unbraided wares ?

upon the coast, on Wednesday the fourscore of April, Serv.He hath ribands of all the colours i'the rainbow; forty thousand fathom above water, and sung this balpoints, more than all the lawyers in Bohemia can learn- lad against the hard hearts of maids:it

was thought,she edly handle, though they come to him by the gross; was a woman, and was turned into a cold fish; for she inkles,caddisses, cambrieks,lawns: why, he sings them would not exchange Sesh with one that loved her. over,'as they weregods, or goddesses;you would think, The ballad is very pitiful, and as true. a smock were a she-angel; he so chants to the sleeve- Dor. Is it true too, think you? hand, and the work about the square on't.

Aut. Five justices' hands at it; and witnesses, more Clo. Pr'ythee, bring him in, and let him approach than my pack will hold. singing!

Clo. Layit by too. Another! Per. Forewarn him, that he nse no seurrilous words Aut. This is a merry ballad; but a very pretty one. in his tunes !

Mop. Let's have some merry ones! Clo. You have of these pedlers, that have more in Aut. Why, this is a passing merry one; and 'em than you'd think, sister.

the tune of, Two maids wooing a man: there's scarce Per. Ay, good brother, or go about to think. a maid westward, but she sings it;'tis in request, I can

Enter AutoLycus, singing.
Lawn, as white as driven snow;

Mop. We can both sing it; if thon'lt bear a part,
Cyprus, black as e'er was crow;

thou shalt hear: 'tis in three parts.
Gloves, as sweet as damask roses;

Dor. We had the tune on't a month ago.
Masks for faces, and for noses ;

Aut. I can bear my part; you must know, 'tis my
Bugle bracelet, necklace-amber,

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As soft, as dove's down, and as white, as it;
A. Get you hence, for I must go ;

Or Ethiopian's tooth, or the fann'd spow,
Where, it fits not you to know.

That's boited by the northern blasts twice o'er.
D. Whither? M, 0, whither? D. Thither? Pol. What follows this?
M. It becomes thy oath full well,

How prettily the young swain seems to wash
Thou to me thy secrets tell :

The hand, was fair before!--I have put you out:-
D. Metoo, let me go thither.

But, to your protestation; let mehear
M. Or thou go'st to the grange, or mill:

What you profess.

Flo. Do, and be witness to't!
D. If to either, thou dost ili.

A. Neither. D. What, neither? A. Neither. Pol. And this my neighbour too?
D. Thou hast sworn my love to be ;

Flo. And he, and more
M. Thou hast sworn it more to me:

Than he, and men, the earth, the heavens, and all :
Then, whither goʻst? say, whither?

That, were I crown’d the most impérial monarch, Clo. We'll have this song out anon by ourselves : Thereof most worthy; were I the fairest youth, my father and the gentlemen are in sad talk, and we'll That ever made eye swerve; had force, and knowledge, not trouble them. Come,bring away thy pack after me! More than was ever man's: I would not prize them, Wenches, I'll buy for you both : pedler, let's have the Without her love: for her employ them all, first choice.-Follow me, girls!

Commend them, and condemn them, to her service, Aut. And you shall pay well for 'em. [Aside

Or to their own perdition.

Pol. Fairly offer'd.
Will you buy any tape,

Cam. This shows a sound affection.
Or lace for your cape,

Shep. But my daughter,
My dainty duck, my dear-a?

Say you the like to him?
Any silk, any threud,

Per. I cannot speak
Any toys for your head,

So well, nothing so well; no, nor mean better: of the new'st, and fin'st, fin’st wear-a?

By the pattern of mine own thoughtss cut out
Come to the pedler;

The purity of his.
Money's a medler,

Shep. Take hands, a bargain !.
That doth utter all men's wure-a.

And, friends unknown, you shall bear witcess to't:
[ExeuntClown, Autolycus,Dorcas,and Mopsa. I give my daughter to him, and will make
Enter a Servant.

Her portion equal his. Serv. Master, there is three carters, three shepherds, Flo. O, that must be three neat-herds, three swine-herds, that have made l’the virtue of your daughter: one being dead, themselves all men of hair ; they call themselves sal- I shall have more, than you can dream of yet; tiers, and they have adance which the wenches say is a Enough then for your wonder. But, come on, gallimaufry of gambols, because they are not in't; but Contract us 'fore these witnesses ! they themselves are o’the mind, (if it be not too rough Shep. Come, your hand; – for some, that know little but bowling,) it will please And, daughter, yours ! plentifully.

Pol. Soft, swain, awhile, ’beseech you; Shep. Away! we'll none on't; here has been too much Have you a father? humble foolery already. – I know, sir, we weary you. Flo. I have: but what of him ? Pol. You weary those that refresh us. Pray, let's see Pol. Knows he of this? these four threes of herdsmen!

Flo. He neither does, nor shall. Serv.One three of them, by their own report, sir, hath Pol. Methinks, a father danced before the king; and not the worst of the three, Is, at the nuptial of his son, a guest, but jumps twelve foot and a half by the squire. That best becomes the table. Pray you, once more ;

Shep. Leave your prating; since these good men are is not your father grown incapable
pleased, let them come in; but quickly now. Ofreasonable affairs ? is he not stupid
Serv. Why, they stay at door, sir. [Exit. With age, and altering rheums? Can he speak? hear?
Re-enter Servant, with twelve Rustics habited like Know man from man ? dispute his own estate?
Satyrs. They dance, and then exeunt.

Lies he not bed-rid ? and again does nothing,
Pol. O, father, you'll know more of that hereafter,-- But what he did being childish ?
Is it not too far gone? -- 'Tis time to part them. Flo. No, good sir;
He's simple, and tells much. [Aside.] – How now, fair He has his health, and ampler strength, indeed,
shepherd ?

Than most have of his age.
Your heart is full of something, that does take Pol. By my white beard,
Your mind from feasting. Sooth, when I was young,

You offer him, if this be so, a wrong And handed love, as you do, I was wont

Something unfilial. Reason, my son To load my she with knacks : [ would have ransack'd Should choose himself a wife: but as good reason, The pedler's silken treasury, and have pour'd it The father, (all whose joy is nothing else, To her acceptance; you have let him go,

But fair posterity,) should hold some counsel And nothing marted with him. If your lass

In such a business.
Interpretation should abuse, and call this

Flo. I yield all this ;
Your lack of love or bounty; you were straited But, for some other reasons, my grave sir,
For a reply, at least, if you make a care

Which 'tis not fit you know, I not acquaint
Of happy holding her.

My father of this business.
Flo. Old sir, I know

Pol. Let him know't!
She prizes not such trifles as these are.

Flo. He shall not.
The gifts, she looks from me, are pack'd and lock'a Pol. Pr’ythee, let him!
Upin my heart; which I have given already,

Flo. No, he must not.
Bat not deliver'd.-0, hear me breathe my life
Before this ancient sir, who, it should seem,

Shep. Let him, my son; he shall not need to grieve Hath sometime lor'd: I take thy hand; this hand,

At knowing of thy choice.
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How often said, my dignity would last Pol. Mark your divorce, young sir,

But till 'twere known?

(Discovering himself. Flo. It cannot fail, but by Whom son I dare not call; thou art too base

The violation of my faith. And then
To be acknowledg’d. Thou a sceptre's heir, Let nature crush the sides o’the earth together,
That thus affect'st a sheep-hook!--Thou, old traitor, And mar the seeds within !- Lift up thy looks.
I am sorry, that, by hanging thee, I can but From my succession wipe me, father! I
Shorten thy life one week. --And thou, fresh piece Am heir to my affection,
Of excellent witchcraft, who, of force, must know Cam. Be advis'd!
The royal fool, thou cop'st with;-

Flo. I am; and by my fancy : if my reason
Shep. O, my heart!

Will thereto be obedient, I have reason;
Pol. I'll have thy beauty scratch'd with briars, and If not, my senses, better pleas’d with madness,
made

Do bid it welcome.
More homely, than thy state. For thee, fond boy,– Cam. This is desperate, sir.
If I may ever know, thou dost but sigh,

Flo. So call it: butit does fulfil my vow;
That thou no more shalt see this knack, (as never I needs must think it honesty. Camillo,
I mean thou shalt,) we'll bar thee from succession, Not for Bohemia, nor the pomp, that may
Not hold thee of our blood, no not our kin,

Be thereat glean’d; for all the sun sees, or
Far than Deucalion off. Mark thou my words; The close earth wombs, or the profound seas hide
Follow us to the court !--Thou churl, for this time, In unknown fathoms, will I break my oath
Though full of our displeasure, yet we free thee To this my fair belov’d. Therefore, I pray you,
From the dread blow of it. And you, enchantment, - As you have ever been my father's honour'd friend,
Worthy enough a herdsman: yea, him too,

When he shall miss me, (as, in faith, I mean not
That makes himself, but for our honour therein, To see him any more,) cast your good counsels
Unworthy thee, - ifever, henceforth, thou

Upon his passion ; let myself and fortune These rural latches to his entrance open,

Tug for the time to come! This you may know, Or hoop his body more with thy embraces,

And so deliver. I am put to sea I will devise a death as cruel for thee,

With her, whom here I cannot hold on shore; As thou art tender to't,

[Exit. And, most opportune to our need, I have Per. Even here undone!

A vessel rides fast by, but not prepar'd I was not much afeard : for once, or twice,

For this design. What course I mean to hold,
I was about to speak; and tell him plainly,

Shall nothing benefit your knowledge, nor
The self-same sun, that shines upon his court, Concern me the reporting.
Hides not his visage from our cottage, but

Cam. O, my lord,
Looks on alike. - Will't please you, sir, be gone? I would your spirit were easier for advice,

[To Florizel. Or stronger for your need. I told you, what would come of this. 'Bescech you, Flo. Hark, Perdita.

[Takes her aside.
Of your own state take care: this dream of mine, - I'll hear you by and by.
Being now awake, I'll queen it no inch further, Cam. He's irremovable,
But milk my ewes, and weep.

Resolv'd for flight. Now were I happy,

if Cam. Why, how now, father?

His going I could frame to serve my turn, Speak, ere thou diest.

Save him from danger, do him love and honour, Shep. I cannot speak, nor think,

Purchase the sight again of dear Sicilia, Nor dare to know that which I know.-0, sir, And that unhappy king, my master, whom

[To Florizel. I so much thirst to see. You have undone a man of fourscore three,

Flo. Now, good Camillo, That thought to fill his grave in quiet; yea,

I am so fraught with curious business, that To die upon the bed my father died,

I leaveout ceremony.

(Going To lie close by his honest bones : but now

Cam. Sir, I think,
Some hangman must put on my shroud, and lay me, You have heard of my poor services, i'the love,
Where no priest shovels-in dust.- O cursed wretch ! That I have borne your father?

[To Perdita. Flo. Very nobly
That knew'st this was the prince, and would'st adven- Have you deservd: it is my father's music,

To speak your deeds : not little of his care To mingle faith with him! - Undone! undone! To have them recompens'd as thought on. If I might die within this hour, I have liv'd

Cam. Well, my lord, To die when I desire.

[Exit. If you may please to think I love the king, Flo. Whylook you so upon me?

And, through him, what is nearest to him, which is I am but sorry, not afeard; delay'd,

Your gracious self: embrace but my direction, But nothing alter'd. What I was, I am:

(If your more ponderous and settled project More straining on, for plucking back; not following May suffer alteration,) on mine honour, My leash unwillingly,

I'll point you where you shall have such receiving
Cam. Gracious my lord,

As shall become your highness; where you may
You know your father's temper: at this time Enjoy your mistress ; (from the whom, I see,
He will allow no speech, -which, I do guess, There's no disjunction to be made, but by,
You do not purpose to him ;-and as hardly

As heavens forefend ! your ruin :)marry her;
Will he endure your sight as yet, I fear:

And (with my best endeavours, in your absence) Then, till the fury of his highness settle,

Your discontenting father strive to qualify, Come not before him !

And bring him up to likinge Flo. I not purpose it.

Flo. How, Camillo,
I think, Camillo.

May this, almost a miracle, be done?
Cam. Even he, my lord.

That I may call thee something more than man,
Per. How often have I told you, 'twould be thas? And, after that, trust to thee.

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That you may know, you shall not want--one word! Flo. Not any yet;

[They talk aside. But as the unthought-on accident is guilty

Enter AutoLycus.

Aut. Ha, ha! what a fool honesty is! and trust, his To what we wildly do, so we profess

sworn brother, a very simple gentleman !I have sold Ourselves to be the slaves of chance, and flies all my trumpery; not a counterfeit stone, not a riband, Of every wind, that blows.

glass, pomander, brooch, table-book, ballad, knife, Cam. Then list to me;

tape, glove, shoe-tye, bracelet, horn-ring, to keep my This follows: if you will not change your purpose, pack from fasting: they throng who should buy first : But undergo this flight, make for Sicilia,

as if my trinkets had been hallowed, and brought a And there present yourself, and your fair princess, benediction to the buyer; by which means, I saw whose (For so, I see, she must be,) 'fore Leontes!

purse was best in picture; and, what I saw, to my good She shall be habited, as it becomes

use, I remembered. My clown (who wants but someThe partner of your bed. Methinks, I see

thing to be a reasonable man,) grew so in love with the Leontes, opening his free arms, and weeping wenches' song, that he would not stir his pettitoes, till His welcomes furth: asks thee, the son, forgiveness, he had both tune and words: which so drew the rest of As’twere i'the father's person, kisses the hands the herd to me, that all their other senses stuck in ears: Of your fresh princess, o'er and o’er divides him you might have pinched a placket, it was senseless; 'Twixt his unkindness and his kindness; the one 'twas nothing to geld a codpiece of a purse; I would Hechides to hell, and bids the other grow,

have filed keys off, that hung in chains: no hearing, no Faster than thought, or time.

feeling, but my sir's song, and admiring the nothing Flo. Worthy Camillo,

of it. So that, in this time of lethargy, I picked and What colour for my visitation shall I

cut most of their festival purses: and had not the old Hold up before him?

man come in with a whoobub against his daughter and Cam. Sent by the king your father,

the king's son, and scared my choughs from the chaff, To greet him, and to give him comforts. Sir, I had not left a purse alive in the whole army: The manner of your bearing towards him, with

[Camillo, Florizel, and Perdita,come forward. What you, as from your father, shall deliver, Cam. Nay, but my letters by this means being there Things known betwixt us three, I'll write you down; So soon as you arrive, shall clear that doubt. The which shall point you forth at every sitting, Flo. And those, that you'll procure from king LeWhat you say; that he shall not perceive,

ontes But that you have your father's bosom there,

Cam. Shall satisfy your father. And speak his very heart.

Per. Happy be you! Flo. I am bound to you:

All, that you speak, shows fair. There is some sap in this.

Cam. Who have we here? [Seeing Autolycus. Cam. A course more promising,

We'll make an instrument of this; omit
Than a wild dedication of yourselves

Nothing, may give us aid.
To unpath'd waters, undream'd shores, most cer- Aut. If they have overheard me now,

0,-why hanging. tain,

[-Aside. To miseries enough; no hope to help you ;

Cam' How now, good fellow? why shakest thou so? But, as you shake off one, to take another:

Fear not, man! here's no harm intended to thee. Nothing so certain, as your anchors, who

Aut. I am a poor fellow, sir. Do their best office, if they can but stay you, Cam. Why, be so still; here's nobody will steal that Where you'll be loath to be. Besides, you know, from thee. Yet, for the outside of thy poverty, we must Prosperity is the very bond of love,

make an exchange: therefore, discase thee instantly, Whose fresh complexion and whose heart together (thou must think, there's necessity in't,) and change Affliction alters.

garments with this gentleman! Though the peonyPer. One of these is true:

worth, on his side, be the worst, yet hold thee, there's I think, affliction may subdue the cheek,

some boot. But not take in the mind.

Aut. I am a poor fellow, sir:-Iknow ye well enough. Cam. Yea, say you so?

[ Aside. There shall not, at your father's house, these seven Cam. Nay, pr’ythee, dispatch: the gentleman is half

flayed already. years, Be born another such.

Aut. Are you in earnest, sir?--I smell the trick of it.Flo. My good Camillo,

[Aside. She is as forward of her breeding, as

Flo. Dispatch, I pr’ythee. I'the rear of birth.

Aut. Indeed, I have had earnest; but I cannot with Cam. I camot say, 'tis pity

conscience take it. She lacks instructions; for she seems a mistress Cam. Unbuckle, unbuckle. To most that teach.

(Flo, and Autol. exchange garments. Per. Your pardon, sir, for this

Fortunate mistress, - let my prophecy I'll blush you thanks.

Come home to you !-- you must retire yourself Flo. My prettiest Perdita !-

Into some covert, take your sweetheart's hat, But, o, the thorns we stand upon !-Camillo,-- And pluck it o'er your brows, muffle your face, Preserver of my father, now of me;

Dismantle you, and as you can,

disliken The medicin of our house !-how shall we do? The truth of your own seeming; that you may, We are not furnish'd like Bohemia's son;

(For I do fear eyes over you,) to shipboard Nor shall appear in Sicily-

Get undescried.
Cam. My lord,

Per. I see, the play so lies,
Fear none of this ! I think, you know, my fortunes That I must bear a part.
Do all lie there: it shall be so my care,

Cam. No remedy !-
To have you royally appointed, as if

Have you done there?
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| Clo. Your worship had like to have given us one, if C'um. Nay, you shall have

you had not taken yourself with the manner. Nohat:- Come, lady, come. - - Farewell, my friend! Shep. Are you a courtier, an’t like you, sir? Aut, Adieu, sir!

Aut. Whether it like me, or no, I am a courtier. Flo, (Perdita, what have we twain forgot? See'st thou not the air of the court in these enfoldings? Pray you, a word.

[They converse apart. hath not my gait in it, the measure of the court? reCam. What I do next, shall be, to tell the king[Aside. ceives not thy nose court-odour from me? reflect I not Orthis escape, and whither they are bound;

on thy baseness court-contempt? Think'st thou, for Wherein, my hopeis, I shall so prevail,

that I insinuate, or toze from thee thy business, I am To force him after: in whose company

therefore no courtier, I am courtier,cap-a-pè; and one I shall review Sicilia, for whose sight

that will either push on, or pluck back thy business I have a woman's longing.

there: whereupon I command thee to open thy affair. Flo. Fortune speed us !

Shep. My business, sir, is to the king,
Thus we set on, Camillo, to the sea-side.

Aut. What advocate hast thou to him?
Cam. The swifter speed, the better.

Shep. I know not, an't like you.
[Exeunt Florizel, Perdita, and Camillo. Clo. Advocate's the court-word for a pheasant; say,
Aut. I understand the business, I hear it. To have you have none.
an open ear, a quick eye, and a nimble hand, is neces- Shep. None, sir; I have no pheasant, cock nor hen.
sary for a cut-purse; a good nose is requisite also, to Aut. How bless'd are we, that are not simple men!
smell out work for the other senses. I see, this is the Yet nature might have made me as these are,
time, that the unjust man doth thrive. What an ex- Therefore I'll not disdain.
change had this becn, without boot? what a boot is Clo. This cannot be but a great courtier.
here, with this exchange? Sure, the gods do this year Shep. His garments are rich, but he wears them not
connive at us, and we may do anything extempore.jhandsomely.
The prince himself is about a piece of iniquity; steal- Clo, He seems to be the more noble in being fantasa
ing away from his father, with his elog at his heels; if Istical; a great man, I'll warrant; I know, by the pick-
thought it were not a piece of honesty to acquaint the ing on's teeth.
kingwithal, I woulddo’t: I holdit the more knavery to Aut. The fardel there? what'si'the fardel? Where-
conceal it: and thereii am Iconstant to my profession. fore that box?
Erier Clown und Shepherd.

Shep. Sir, there lies such secrets in this fardel, and
Aside, aside! — here is more matter for a hot brain : box, which none must know but the king; and which
every lane's end, every shop, church, session, hang- he shall know within this hour, if I may come to the
ing, yields a careful man work.

speech of him.
Clo. See, see; what a man you are now! there is no Aut. Age, thou hast lost thy labour.
other way, but to tell the king, she's a changeling, and Shep. Why, sir?
nope of your flesh and blood.

Aut. The king is not at the palace; he is gone aboard
Shep. Nay, but hear me.

a new ship to purge melancholy, and air himself. For,
clo. Nay, but hear me.

if thou be'st capable of things serious, thou must
Shep. Go to then!

know, the king is full of grief.
Clo: She being none of your flesh and blood, your Shep. So 'tis said, sir ; about his son, that should
flesh and blood has not oflended the king; and, so, your have married a shepherd's daughter.
fleshand blood is notto be punished by him.Show those Aut. If that shepherd be not in hand-fast, let him
things, you found about her: those secret things, all fly; the curses he shall have, the tortures he shall feel,
but what she has with her! This being done, let the law will break the back of man, the heart of monster.
go whistle ; I warrant you.

Clo. Think you so, sir?
Shep. I will tell the king all, every word, yea, and Aut. Not he alone shall suffer what wit can make
his son's pranks too; who, I may say, is no honest heavy, aud vengeance bitter; but those, that are ger-
man, neither to his father, nor to me, to go about to mane to him, though removed fifty tiines, shall all
make me the king's brother-in law.

come under the haugman: which though it be great Clo. Indeed, brother-in-law was the farthest off you pity, yet it is necessary. An old sheep-whistling rogue, could have been to him; and then your blood had a ram-tender, to offer to have his daughter come into been the dearer, by I know how much an ounce. grace! Some say, he shall be stoned; but that death Aut. Very wisely; puppies !

[Aside. is too soft for him,say I. Draw our throne into a sheepShep. Well; let us to the king! there is that in this cote! all deaths are too few, the sharpest too easy., fardel, will make him scratch his beard.

Clo. Has the old man e'er a son, sir, do you hear, an't Aus. I know not, what impediment this complaint like you, sir? may be to the flight of my master.

Aut. He has a son, who shall be flayed alive; then, Clo. 'Pray heartily he be at palace.

'nointed over with honey, set on the head of a Aut. Though I am not naturally honest, I am so wasp's nest; then stand, till he be three quarters and sometimes by chance. - Let me poeket up my ped- a dram dead; then recovered again with aqua-vitae, ler's excrement. [ Takes off his false beard.jHow now, or some other hot infusion; then, raw as he is, and in rusties? whither are you bound?

the hottest day prognostication proclaims, shall he be Shep. To the palace, an it like your worship. set against a brick-wall, the sun looking with a southAut. Your affairs there? what? with whom? the con- ward eye upon him; where he is to behold him with dition of that fardel, the place of your dwelling, your flies blown to death. But what talk we of these traitorly names, your ages, of what having, breeding, and any rascals, whose miseries are to be smiled at their offenthing, that is fitting to be known, discover.

ces being so capital ? Tell me,(for you seem to be hoClo. We are but plain fellows, sir.

nest plain men,) what have you to the king: being Aut. A lie; you are rough and hairy. Let me have something gently considered, I'll bring you where hiç no lying; it becomes none but tradesmen, and they is aboard, tender your persons to his presence, whisoften give us soldiers the lie: but we pay them for it per him in your behalfs, and, if it be in man, with stamped coin, vot stabbing steel : therefore they sides the king, to effect your suits, here is man, shall do not give us the lie.

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