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Ste. Lead, monster; we'll follow. - I would, I could Wallets of flesh? or that there were such men, see this taborer: he lays it on.
Whose heads stood in their breasts? which now we find
Good warrant of.
The best is past :-- Brother, my lord the duke,
Stand too, and do as we!
device, the banquet vanishes. I needs must rest me.
Ari. You are three men of sin, whom destiny Alon. Old lord, I cannot blame thee,
(That hath to instrument this lower world, Who am myself attach'd with weariness,
And what is in't,) the never-surfeited sea
Being most unfit to live. I have made you mad;
[Seeing Alon. Seb.etc. draw their swords. Our frustrate search on land : Well, let him go! And even with such like valour, men hang and drown Ant. I am right glad that he's so out of hope. Their proper selves. You fools ! I and my fellows
[ Aside to Sebastian. Are ministers of fate; the elements, Do not, for one repulse, forego the purpose
Of'whom your swords are temper’d, may as well That you resolv'd to effect.
Wound the lond winds, or with bemock'd-at stabs Seb. The next advantage
Kill the still-closing waters, as diminish Will we take thoroughly.
One dowle that's in my plume; my fellow ministers
Are like invulnerable: if you could hurt,
And will not be uplifted : But, remember,
(For that's my business to you,) that you three Seb. I say, to-night: vo more.
From Milan did supplant good Prospero; Solemn and strange musick ; and Prospero above, Expos'd unto the sea, which hath requitit, invisible. Enter several strange Shapes, bringing Him, and his innocent child: for which foul deed in a banquet ; they dance about it with gentle ac- The powers, delaying, not forgetting, have tions of salutation; and, inviting the king, etc. to Incens’d the seas and shores, yea, all the creatures, eat, they depart.
Against your peace. Thee of thy son, Alonso, Alon. What harmony is this? my good friends, hark! They have bereft; and do prononnce by me, Gon. Marvellous sweet musick!
Ling’ring perdition (worse than any death Alon. Give us kind keepers, heavens! What were Can be at once,) shall step by step attend these?
You, and your ways; whose wraths to guard you from Seb. A living drollery: Now I will believe,
(Which here, in this most desolate isle, else falls That there are unicorns ; that, in Arabia
Upon your heads,) is nothing, but heart's sorrow,
He vanishes in thunder : then, to soft musick, enter Ant. I'll believe both;
the Shapes again, and dance with
and mowes, And what does else want credit, come to me,
and carry out the table. And I'll be sworn’tis true: Travellers ne'er did lie, Pro.[ Aside.] Bravely the figure ofthis harpy hastthon Though fools at home coudemu them.
Perform’d, my Ariel; a grace it had, devouring:
Of my iustruction hast thou nothing 'bated,
And observation strange, my nieaner ministers
And in these fits Ileave them, whilst I visit Many, nay, almost any.
Young Ferdinand, (whom they suppose is drowned) Pro. Honest lord,
And his and my loved darling. Thou hast said well; for some of you there present
[Exit Prospero from above. Are worse than devils.
[Aside. Gon.l'the name of something holy,sir,why stand you Alon. I cannot too much muse,
In this strange stare?
The winds did sing it to me; and the thunder,
[Aside. That deep and dreadful organ-pipe, pronounc'd Fran. They vanish'd strangely.
The name of Prosper ; it did bass my trespass. Seb. No matter, since
Therefore my soni'the ooze is bedded; and They have left their viands behind; for we have sto- I'll seek him deeper than e'er plummet sounded, machs.
And with him there lie mudded. Will't please you taste of what is here?
Seb. But one fiend at a time, Alon. Not I.
I'll fight their legions o’er. Gon. Faith, sir,you need not fear:When we were boys, Ant. I'll be thy second.
(Exeunt Seb. and Ani. Who would believe that there were mountaineers, Gon. All three of them are desperate; their great guilt, Dew-lapp'd like bulls, whose throats had hanging a Like poison given to work a great time after, them
Now' gins to bite the spirits : -I do beseech you,
ging Him, and his innocent child: for which foul deed
Against your peace. Thee of thy son, Alonso,
Ling'ring perdition (worse than any death
You, and your ways; whose wraths to guard you from
Upon your heads,) is nothing, but heart's sorros,
Shapes again, and dance with mops and most
Aside.] Bravely the figure of this harpy hastthet
Of my instruction hast thou nothing'bated,
Their several kinds have done: my high charms with
In their distractions: they now are in my power;
[Exit Prospero from above
In this strange stare?
Alon. O, it is monstrous ! monstrous !
The winds did sing it to me; and the thunder,
The name of Prosper ; it did bass my trespass.
Therefore my soni' the ooze is bedded; and
And with him there lie madded.
Seb. Batone hend at a time,
Ant. I'll be thy second.
Gon. All three ofthem are desperate; their greatguil
rains to bite the spirits : -I do beseech you,
could Wallets of flesh? or that there were such men, That are of suppler joints, follow them swiftly, Now come, my Ariel; bring a corollary,
Rather than want a spirit; appear, and pertly.eunt. Each putter-out on five for one, will bring us May now provoke them to !
No tongue; all eyes; be silent! [Soft mus
Å Masque. Enter Iris.
Iris. Ceres, most bounteous lady, thy rich leas
A CT IV.
of wheat, rye, barley, vetches, oats, and pease; The best is past:- Brother, my lord the duke,
Thy turfy mountains, where live nibbling sheep, Stand too, and do as we!
SCENEI.-- Before Prospero's Cell. And flat meads, thatch'd with stover, them to keep;
Enter Prospero, FerdINAND, and MIRANDA.
Thy banks with peonied and lilied brims,
Which spongy April at thy hest betrims,
To make cold nymphs chaste crowns; and thy bro
Whose shadow the dismissed bachelorloves,
Being lass-lorn; thy pole-clipt vineyard;
And thy sea-marge, steril, and rocky-hard,
Hast strangely stood the test: here, afore Heaven, Where thou thyself dost air: The queen o’the sky,
Whose watery arch, and messenger, am I,
Bids thee leave these; and with her sovereign grace, [Seeing Alon. Seb.etc. draw their swords
For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise, Here on this grass-plot, in this very place,
To come and sport: her peacocks fly amain;
Approach, rich Ceres, her to entertain.
Pro. Then, as my gift, and thine own acquisition Cer. Hail, many-colour'd messenger, that ne'er
Dost disobey the wife of Jupiter;
Who with thy saffron wings upon my flowers
Diffusest honey-drops, refreshing showers;
And with each end of thy blue bow dost crown
No sweet aspersion shall the heavens let fall, My bosky acres, and my unshrubb'd down,
To make this contract grow; but barren hate,
Rich scarf to my proud earth; Why hath thy queen Sour-ey'd disdain, and discord, shall bestrew Summon'd me hither, to this short-grass'd green? (For that's my business to you,) that you three
The union of your bed with weeds so loathly, Iris. A contract of true love to celebrate;
That you shall hate it both. Therefore, take heed, And some donation freely to estate
On the bless'd lovers.
Cer. Tell me, heavenly bow,
If Venus, or her son, as thou dost know,
Her and her blind boy's scandal'd company
I have forsworn.
Iris. Of her society
Cutting the clouds towards Paphos; and her son
Dove-drawn with her: here thought they to have do
Till Hymen's torch belighted: but in vain;
Pro. Thou and thy meaner fellows your last service Her waspish-headed son has broke his arrows, ,
Did worthily perform; and I must use you Swears he will shoot no more, but play with sparrow
Great Juno comes; I know her by her gait.
Jun. How does my bounteous sister? Go with me,
To bless this twain, that they may prosperous be,
And honour'd in their issue.
Juno. Honour, riches, marriage-blessing,
Long continuance, and increasing,
Hourly joys be still upon you!
Juno sings her blessings on you,
Ceres. Earth's increase, and foison plenty, ing
Pro. Dearly, my delicate Ariel! Do not approach,
Barns, and garners never empty ;
Vines, with clust ring bunches growing;
Plants, with goodly burden bowing;
Spring come to you, at the farthest,
very end of harvest ! Or else, good night, your vow!
Scarcity, and want, shall shun you;
Ceres' blessing so is on you.
Fer. This is a most majestic vision, and
Harmonious charmingly: May I be bold
I have from their confines call'd to enact
At which, like unback'd colts, they prick'd their ears,
Advanc'd their eye-lids, lifted up their noses,
As they smelt musick; so I charm'd their ears,
That, calf-like, they my lowing follow'd, through
Tooth'd briers, sharp furzes, pricking goss, and thorns,
I'the filthy mantled pool beyond your cell,
There dancing up to the chins, that the foul lake
O'erstunk their feet.
Thy shape invisible retain thou still:
For stale to catch these thieves !
Ari, I go, I go.
And as with age his body uglier grows,
So his mind cankers: I will plague them all,
Even to roaring :- Come, hang them on this line !
PROSPERO and Ariel remain invisible, Enter Caliban,
STEPHANO, and Trixculo, all wet.
Cal. Pray yon, tread softly, that the blind mole may
Trin. Monster, I do smell all horse-piss;
Ste. So is mine. Do you hear, monster? If I should
take a displeasure against you ; look you, -
c. [To the Spirits.]Well done ;-avoid ;| Trin. Thou wert but a lost monster. -no more!
Cal. Good my lord, give me thy favour still! Fer. This is most strange: your father's in some Be patient, for the prize I'll bring thee to, passion
Shall hoodwink this mischance: therefore, speak That works him strongly.
All's hush'd as midnight yet.
Ste. There is not only disgrace and dishonour in that,
monster, but an infiniteloss. Our revels now are ended : these our actors,
Trin. That's more to me than my wetting: yet this As I foretold you, were all spirits, and
is your harmless fairy, monster. Are nielted into air, into thin air:
Šte. I will fetch off my bottle, though I be o'er ears
for my labour.
This is the mouth o’the cell: no noise, and enter:
Do that good mischief, which may make this island
Thine own for ever, and I, thy Caliban,
For aye thy foot-licker.
Ste. Give me thy hand! I do begin to have bloody
thoughts. Bear with my weakness! my old brain is troubled. Trin. O king Stephano! O peer! O worthy Stephano ! Be not disturb'd with my infirmity:
look, what a wardrobe here is for thee!
Cal. Let it alone, thou fool; it is but trash.
Trin. O, ho, monster; we know what belongs to a
frippery :-0 king Stephano! Fer. Mira, We wish your peace.
(Exeunt. Ste. Put off that gown, Trinculo; by this hand,
Trin. Thy grace shall have it.
Cal. The dropsy drown this fool! what do you mean,
And do the murder first: if he awake,
From toe to crown he'll fill our skins with pinches ;
Ste, Be you quiet, monster ! - Mistress line, is not
this my jerkin? Now is the jerkin under the line: now,
Trin. Do, do: Westeal by line and level, and't like
your grace. For kissing of their feet: yet always bending
Ste. I thank thee for that jest; here's a garment for't: Toward their project: Then I beat my tabor, wit shall not go unrewarded, while I am king of this
At which, like unback'd colts, they prick'd their ear,
Pro. Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, an
And ye, that on the sands with printless foot
Do chase the ebbing Neptune, and do fly him,
When he comes back; you demy-puppets, that With foreheads villainous low.
By moon-shine do the green-sour ringlets make, There dancing up to the chins, that the foul lake
Ste. Monster, lay-to your fingers; help to bear this Whereof the ewe not bites; and you, whose pastime O'erstunk their feet.
away, where my hogshead of wine is, or I'll turn you is to make midnight mushrooms; that rejoice
To hear the solemn curfew; by whose aid
(Weak masters though: yebe,) I have be-dimm'd Fing The trumpery in my house, go, bring it hither, Ste. Ay, and this.
The noon-tide sun, call’d forth the matinous winds, for stale to catch these thieves !
A noise of hunters heard. Enter divers Spirits, in And 'twixt the green sea and the azur’d vault $, Ari. I go, I go.
. shape of hounds, and hunt them about ; PROSPERO Set roaring war; to the dread rattling thunder
Have I given fire, and rifted Jove's stout oak
With his own bolt: the strong bas'd promontory
Have I made shake; and by the spurs płuck'd up
Pro. Fury, Fury ! there, Tyrant, there ! hark, hark !The pine and cedar: graves, at my command, So his mind cankers: I will plague them all,
(Cal. Ste. and Trin. are driven out .Have wak'd their sleepers; oped, and let them forth Re-enter Ariel, loaden with glistering apparel
Go, charge my goblins, that they grind their joints By my so potent art: But this rough magick
With dry convalsions; shorten up their sinews
There abjure: and, when I have reqair'd
To work mine end upon their senses, that
This airy charm is for, I'll break my staff,
Bury it certain fathoms in the earth,
Pro. Let them be hunted soundly: At this hour And, deeper than did everplummet sound,
I'll drown my book.
[Solenn musick Es; less fairy, has done little better than played the last Shortly shall all my labours end, and thou
Re-enter Ariel : after him, Alonso, with a frantic ced with us. Shalt have the air at freedom: for a little,
gesture, attended by Gonzálo; Sebastian and AntoTrin. Monster, I do smell all horse-piss; at which
Follow, and do me service!
[Exeunt. xio in like manner, attended by Adrianand Frarmy nose is in great indignation.
cisco: they all enter the circle which Prospero hac Ste. So is mine. Do you hear, monster? If I should
made, and there stand charmed; which PROSPERC
А сту. take a displeasure against you; look you,
SCENE I. — Before the cell of Prospero. A solemn air, and the best comforter
Enter Prospero in his magick robes, and ARIEL. To an unsettled fancy, cure thy brains,
Ari. On the sixth hour; at which time, my lord,
Minecyes, even sociable to the show ofthine,
Fall fellowly drops. — The charm dissolves apace;
And as the morning steals npon the night,
Begin to chase the ignorant fumes, that mantle
Their clearer reason.
O my good Gonzalo,
My true preserver, and a loyal sir
To him thou follow'st; I will pay thy graces
Thou’rt pinch'd for't now, Sebastian. - Flesh and
you term'd, sir, The good old lord, Gonzalo; You brother mine, that entertain'd ambition, Histears run down his beard, like winter's drops Expellid remorse and nature; who with Sebastian From eaves of reeds; your charm so strongly works (Whose inward pinches therefore are most strong,)
Wonld here have kill'd your king; I do forgive thee,
Begins to swell; and the approaching tide
Will shortly fill the reasonable shores,
That now lie fonl and muddy. Not one of them,
That yet looks on me, or would know me:- - Ariel,
I will dis-case me, and myself present,
Ariel re-enters, singing, and helps to attire
Ari. Where the bee sucks, there suck I;
In a cowslip's bell Ilie:
There I couch, when owls do cry.
On the bat's back I do fly,
After summer, merrily :
Merrily, merrily, shall I live now
ne Be patient, for the prize I'll bring thee to,
Trin. Ay, but to lose our bottles ia the pool,Ste. There is not only disgrace and dishonour in that monster, but an infinite loss.
Trin. That's more to me than my wetting: get this
Ste. I will fetch off my bottle, though I be o'er ears
Ste. Give me thy hand! I do begin to have bloody
Trin. Oking Stephano! O peer! O worthy Stephano!
Cal. Let it alone, thou fool; it is but trash.
Ste. Put off that gown, Trinculo; by this hand,
Trin. Thy grace shall have it. Cal. The dropsy drown this fool! what do you mean, To doat thus on such laggage? Let's along, And do the murder first: if he awake, From toe to crown he'll fill our skins with pinches ; Make us strange stuff. Ste. Be you quiet, monster!- Mistress líne, is not this my jerkin ? Now is the jerkin under the line: now, jerkin, you are like to lose your hair, and prore a bald jerkin.
Trin. Do, do: We steal by line and level, and't like your grace.
Ste. I thank thee for that jest ; here's a garment for't: mit shall not go unrewarded, while I am king of this
quick, Yet with
Which was to please: Now I want
Which pierces so, that it assaults Spirits to enforce, art to enchant;
Mercy itself, and frees all faults. And my ending is despair,
As you from crimes would pardon'd be, Unlesss I bereliev'd by prayer;
Let your indulgence set me free!
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA.
Persons of the dar a m a. DUKE OF Milan, father to Silvia.
PANTHIXO, servant to Antonio. VALENTINE,
Bost, where Julia lodges in Milan. PROTEUS } gentlemen of Verona.
Out-laws. Antonio, father to Proteus.
JULIA, a lady of Verona, beloved by Proteus. Taurio, a foolish rival to Valentine.
Silvia, the duke's daughter, beloved by Valentine. ELAMOUR, agent for Silvia, in her escape.
LUCETTA, waiting woman to Julia.
Methinks, should not be chronicled for wise.
Pro. Yet writers say, As in the sweetest bud
Inhabits in the finest wits of all.
Val. And writers say, As the most forward bud
Even so by love the young and tender wit
Is turn'd to folly; blasting in the bud, I rather would entreat thy company,
Losing his verdure even in the prime, To see the wonders of the world abroad,
And all the fair e!fects of future hopes. Than, living dully sluggardiz'd at home,
But wherefore waste I time to counsel thee, Wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness.
That art a votary to food desire? But, since thou lov'st, love still, and thrive therein, Once more
adieu ! father at the road Even as I would, when I to love begin.
Expects my coming, there to see me shipp'd.
At Milan, let me hear from thee by letters,
Of thy success in love, and what uews else
And Nik ewise will visit thee with mine.
Pro. All happiness bechance to thee in Milan! For I will be thy bead's-man, Valentine !
Val. As much to you at home! and so, farewell! Val. And on a love-book pray for my success!
(Exit Valentine. Pro. Upon some book, I'll love, I'll pray for thee. Pro. He after honour hunts, I after love;
Val. That's on some shallow story of deep love, IIe leaves his friends, to dignify them more;
Thou, Julia, thou hast metamorphos'd me,
Made me neglect my studies, lose my time,
Made wit with musing weak, heart sick with thought.
Enter Speed. l'al. No, I'll not, forit boots thee not.
Speed. Sir Proteus, save you! Saw you my master ? Pro. What?
Pro. But now he parted hence, to embark för Milan.
Speed. Twenty to one then, he is shipp'd already;
Speed. You couclude that my master is a shepherd
then, and I a sheep? However, but a folly bought with wit,
Pro. I do.
Speed. Why then my horns are his horns, whether I
Speed. This proves me still a sheep.
Speed. Nay, that I can deny by a circumstance.