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ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL.
DRAMATIS PERSONÆ. King of France.
Countess of Rousillon, mother to Duke of Florence.
Bertram. Bertram, Count of Rousillon. Helena, daughter to Gerard de Lafeu, an old Lord.
Narbon, a famous physician, Parolles, a parasitical follower of some time since dead.
Bertram; a coward, but vain, | An old widow of Florence.
and a great pretender to valour, Diana, daughter to the widow. Several young French Lords, that violenta, neighbours and friends Ferve with Bertram in the Flo- Mariana, 3 to the widow.
Tentine war. Stewart, fervants to the Count Lords, attending on the King; of Clown, } ess of Roufillon. ficers, Soldiers, bo.
SCENE lies partly in France, and partly in Tuscany.
ACT I. SCENE I.
The Countess of Roufillon's Louse in France.
Enter Bertram, the Countess of Roufillon, Helena, and
Lafeu, all in mourning.
Count. In dilevering my fon from me, I bury a fer
I cond husband.
Ber. And I in-going, Madam, weep o'er my father's death anew;
but I must attend his Majesty's command, to whom I am now in ward, evermore in subjection:
Laf. You shall find of the King a husband, Madam; you, Sir, a father. He that fo generally is at all times good, muft of neceffity hold his virtue to you; whose worthiness would stir it up where it wanted, rather than Hack it where there is such abundance. VOL. III.
• The plot taken from Boccace, Decam, 3. Nov.9.