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Indeed, my lord, Start not: her actions shall be holy, as, If I had thought the sight of my poor image You hear, my spell is lawful: do not shun her, Would thus have wrought you, (for the stone is until you see her die again; for then mine.)

You bili her double: Nay, present your hand: Id not have show'd it.

When she was young, you woo'd her; now, i). Leon Do not draw the curtain.

ave, Paul No longer shall you gaze on't; lest your Is she become the suitor. fancy


O, she's warm ! [Embracing her. May think anon, it moves.

If this be magic, let it be an art Lion.

Let be, let be.

Lawful as eating. Would I were dead, but that, methinks already- Pol.

She embraces him. What was he, that did make it!--See, my lord, Cam. She hangs about his neck; Would you not deem, it breath'd ? and that those if she pertain to lite, let her speak too.

Pol. Ay, and make't manifest where she has liv d. Did verily bear blood ?

Or, how stolen from the dead.
Masterly done :

That she is living The very life seems warm upon her lip.

Were it but told you, should be hooted at Leon. The fixure of her eye bas motion in't Like an oid tale; but it appears, she lives As we are mock'd with art.

Thongh yet she speak nol. Mark a little while.Paul.

I'll draw the curtain ; Please you to interpose, fair madam; kneel, My lord's almost so far transported, tha!

And pray your mother's blessing.–Turn, good He'll think anon, it lives

lady; Leon.

(, sweet Paulina, Our Perdita is found. Make me to think so twenty years together;

[Presenting PERDITA, who kneels tu To settled senses of the world can match

HERMIONE. The pleasure of that mauness. Let't alone.


You gods, look down, Paul I am sorry, sir, I have thus far stirr'd you: And from your sacred vials pour your graces but

Upon my daughter's head !--Tell me, mine own, I could alllict you further.

Where hast thou been preservod? where liv'd? how Leon. Do, Paulina;

found For this amiction has a taste as sweet

Thy father's court ? for thou shalt hear that I,As any cordial comfort.--Still, methinks,

Knowing by Paulina, that the oracle There is an air comes from her: What fine chisel Gave hope thou wast in being-have preserv'd Could ever yet cut breath? Let no man mock me, Myself to see the issue. For I will kiss her.


There's time enough for that. Paul.

Good my lord, forbear: Lest they desire, upon this push, to trouble
The ruddiness upon her lip is wet;

Your joy's with like relation.--Go together,
You'll mar it, if you kiss it; stain your own You precious winners all : your exultation
With oily painting : Shall I draw the curtain ? Partake to every one. I, an old tu tle,
Lon. No, not these twenty years.

Will wing me to some wither'd bough; and there Per.

So long could I My mate, that's never to be found again, Stand by, a looker-on.

Lament till I am lost.

Either forbear,


Paulina Quit presently the chapel; or resolve you

Thou shouldst a husband take by my consent, For more amazement: If you can behold it, As I by thine, a wite: this is a inatch, I'll make the statue move; indeed, descend, And made between's by vows. Thou hast found And take you by the hand: but then you'll think,

mine; Which I protest against,) I am assisted

But how, is it to be question'd; for I saw her, By wicked powers.

As I thought, dead; and have, in vain, said many Irun.

What you can make her do, A prayer upon her yrave: I'll not seek tar I am content to look on: what to speak

(For him, I partly know his mind) to find thee I am content to hear: for 'lis as easy

An honorable husband :-Come, Camillo, To make her speak, as move.

And take her by the hand: whose worth, and Paui. It is required

honesty, You do awake your faith: Then, all stand still; Is richly noted; and here justified Ir those, that think it is unlawful business

By us, a pair ot' kinys.-Let's from this place.I am about, let them depart.

What :-Look pon my brother :-both you Lon. Proceed;

pardons, So foot shall stir.

That e'er I pui between your holy looks Paul.

Music; awake her: strike.- [Music. My ill suspicion.This your son-in-law, Tis time; descend; be stone no more: approach, | And son unto the king. (whom heavens directing,) Strike all that look upon with marvel. Come : Is troth-plight to your daughter.--Good Paulina, I'll fill your grave up'; stir ; nay, come away; Lead us froin hence ; where we may leisurely Bequeath to death your numbness, for from him Each one demand, and answer to his part Dear life redeeins you.-You perceive she stirs: Performi'd in this wide gap of time, since first (HERMI NE comes down from the Pedestal. We were dissever'd : Hastily lead away. 1 As il.




SONUS, Duke of Ephesus.

ANGELO, a Goldsmith.. Ægeox, a Merchant of. Syracuse.

A Merchant, Friend to Antipholus f Syracuse.

Tuin Brothers, and Pinch, a Schoolmaster, und a Conjurer.
ANTIPuolus of Ephesus, Sons to Ægeon and
ANTIPHOLUS of Syracuse, Æinilia,but unknown ADRIANA, Wife to Antipholus of Ephesus.

ÆMILJA, Wife to Ægeon, au Abbess at Ephesns

to each other. DROM10 of Ephesus, {tendants on the two AnTurin Brothers, and At

LUCIANA, her Sister.

Luce, her Servant. Dromio Oj Syracuse,

A Courtezan, tipholus's. BALTIAZAR, a Merchant.

Gaoler, Officers, and other Allendants.

SCENE, Ephesus.


SCENE I-A Hall in the Duke's Palace.

And soon, and safe, arrived where I was.

There she had not been long, but she became Enter DUKE, ÆGEON, Gaoler, Officers, and other A joyful mother of two goodly 'sons ; Attendants.

Aud which was strange, the one so like the other, Æge. Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall,

As could not be distinguish'd but by names. And by the doom of death, end woes and all.

That very hour, and in the self-same inn, Duke. Merchant of Syracusa, plead no more ;

A poor mean woman was delivered I am not partial to infringe our laws:

Of such a burden, male twins, both alike: The enmity and discord, which of late

Those, for their parents were exceeding poor, Sprung from the rancorous outrage of your duke

bought, and brought up to attend my sons. To merchants, our well-dealing countrymen,

My wife, not meanly proud of two such boys, Who, wanting gilders' to redeem their lives,

Made daily motions for our home return: Have seald bis rig?rous statutes with their bloods,- unwilling I agreed; alas, too soon. Excludes all pity from our threat ning looks,

We came aboard : For, since the mortal and intestine jars

A league from Epidamnum had we sailed, 'Twixt thy seditious countrymen and us,

Before the always-wind-obeying deep It hath in solemn synods been decreed,

Gave any tragic instance of our harm : Both by the Syracusans and ourselves,

But longer did we not retain much hope; To admit no traffic to our adverse towns:

For what obscured light the heavens did grant Nay, more,

Did but convey unto our fearful minds If any born at Ephesus, be seen

A doubtful warrant of immediate death; At any Syracusan marts and fairs;

Which, though myself would giadly have embraced, Again, If any Syracusan bom,

Yet the incessant weepings

my wife, Come to the bay of Ephesus, he dies,

Weeping before for what she saw must come, His goods con scate to the duke's dispose ;

And piteous plainings of the pretty babes, Unless a thousand marks be levied,

That mourn'd for fashion, ignorant what to fear, To quit the penalty, and to ransome him.

Forced me to seek delays for them and me, Thy substance valued at the highest rate,

And this it was,--for other means was none. Cannot amount unto a hundred marks;

The sailors sought for safety by our boat, Therefore, by law thou art condemn d to die.

And left the ship, then sinking-ripe, to us: Æge. Yet this my comfort ; when your words My wife, more careful for the elder born. are done,

Häd fasten d him unto a small spare mast, My woes end likewise with the evening sun.

Such as sea-faring men provide for storms; Duke. Well, Syracusan, say, in brief, the cause

To him one of the other twins was bound, Why thou depariedst from thy native home;

Wbilst I had been like heedful of the other. And for what cause thou cam'st to Ephesus.

The children thus dispos’d, my wife and I, Age. A heavier task could not have been impos'd Fixing our eyes on whom our care was tix’d, Than I to speak my griefs unspeakable:

Fastend ourselves at either end the mast; Yet, that the world may witness, that my end

And floating straight, obedient to the stream, Was wrought by nature, not by vile offence,

Were carried towards Corinth, as we thought. I'll utter what my sorrow gives me leave.

At length the sun, gazing upon the earth, In Syracusa was I born; and wed

Dispers 'd those vapors that offended us; Unto a woman, happy but for me,

And, by the benefit of his wish'd light, And by me too, had not our hap been bad.

The seas wax'd calm, and we discovered With her I liv'd in joy ; our wealth increased,

Two ships from far making amain w us, By prosperous voyages I ofen made

Of Corinth that, of Epidaurus this : To Epidamnum, till my factor's death;

But ere they came,- , let me say no more! And he (great care of goods at random lent)

Gather the sequel by that went before. Drew me from kind embracements of my spouse : For we may pity, though not pardon thet.

Duke. Nay, forward, old man, do not break off so; From whom my absence was not six months old, Before herself (almost at fainting under

Æge. O, had ihe gods done so, I had not now The pleasing punishment that women bear)

Worthily terin'd them merciless to us! Had made provision for her following me,

For, ere the ships could meet by twice five iraguan

We were encounter'd by a mighty rocl ; 1 Name of a coin.

Which being violently borne upon, 252

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Our helpful ship was splitted in the midst,

What, will you walk with me about the town.
Su that, in this unjust divorce of us,

And then go to my inn, and dine with me?
Fortune had left to both of us alike

Mer. I ain invited, sir, to certain merchants,
What to delight in, what to sorrow for.

Of whom I hope to make much benefit;
Her part, poor soul! seeming as burdened I crave your pardon. Soon, at five o'clock,
With lesser weight, but not with lesser woe, Please you, I'll meet with you upon the mart,
Was carried with more speed before the wind; And afterwards consort you till bed-time;
And in our sight they three were taken up

My present business calls me from you now.
By fishermen of Corinth, as we thought.

Ant. S. Farewell till then: I will go lose mysel:
Ai length, another ship had seiz'd on us ;

And wander up and down, to view the city.
And, knowing whom it was their hap to save, Mer. Sir, I commend you to your own content.
Gave helpful welcome to their shipwreck'd guests;

(Exil Merchant And would have relia the fishers of their prey,

Ant. S. He that commends me to mine own con
Had not their bark been very slow of sail,

And therefore homeward did they bend their commends me to the thing I cannot get.

I to the world am like a drop of water,
Thus have you heard me sever'd from my bliss ; That in the ocean seeks another drop;
That by inisfortunes was my life prolongd, Who, failing there to find his fellow forth,
To tell sad stories of my own mishaps.

Unseen, inquisitive, contounds binselt:
Duke. And, for the sake of them thou sorrowest So I, to find a mother, and a brother,

In quest of them, unhappy, lose my self.
Do me the favor to dilate at full

Enter DROMIO of Ephesus.
What hath befall'n of them, and thee, till now.

stigt. My youngest boy, and yet my eldest care, Here comes the almanac of my true date,-
Al eighteen years became inquisitive

What now? How chance, thou art return d so soon! After his brother; and impóriund me.

Dro. E. Return 'd so svon! rather approach'd too That his attendant (for his case was like,

late: Rell of his brother, but retain'd his name)

The capon burns, the pig falls from the spit;
Might bear him company in the quest of him: The clock has strucken twelve upon the bell,
Whom whilst I labor'd of a love io see

My mistress made it one upon my cheek:
I hazarded the loss of whom I ov d.

She is so hot, because the meat is cold;
Five summers have I spent in furthest Greece, The meat is cold, because you come not home;
kuaming clean: through the bounds of Asia, You come not home, because you have no stomach;
And, coastin: homeward, came to Ephesus;

You have no stomach, having broke your tast;
Hopeless to find. yet loath to leave unsought, But we, that know what 'tis to fast and pray,
Or that, or any place that harbors men.

Are penitent for your default to-day.
But here must end the story of my lite;

Ant. S. Stop in your wind, sir ; tell me this, I
And happy were l in my timely death,

pray ; Could all my travels warrant me they live.

Where have you left the money that I gave you? Duke. Hapless Æyeon, whom the fates have Dro. E. 0,-sixpence, that I had o'Wednesday mark'd

last, To bear the extremity of dire mishap!

To pay the saddler for my mistress' crupper ;-
Now, trust me, were it not against our laws,

The saddler had it, sir, I kept it not.
Against my crown, my oath, my dignity.

Ant. s. I am not in a sportive humor now:
Wauch princes, would they, inay not disannul,

Tell me, and dally not, where is the money ?
Jy soui should sue as advocate for thee.

We being strangers here, how dar’st thou trust
But, though thou art adjudged to the death, So great a charge from thine own custody ?
And passed sentence may not be recallid,

Dro. E. I pray you, jest, sir, as you sit at dinner
But, in our honor's great disparagement,

I from my mistress come to you in post;
Yet will I favor thee in what I can:

If I return, I shall be post indeed;
Therefore, merchant, I'll limit thee this day

For she will score your fault upon my pate.
To seek thy help by beneficial help:

Methinks, your maw, like mine, should be your
Try all the friends thou hast in Ephesus;

clock, Bez thou, or borrow, to make up the sum,

And strike you home without a messenger. And live; if not, then thou art doom'd to die:

Ant. S. Come, Dromio, come, these jests are out Caoler, take bim to thy custody.

of season;
Gaol. I will, my lord.

Reserve them till a merrier hour than this:
Æge. Hopeless, and helpless, doth Ægeon wend,+ Where is the gold I gave in charge to thee?
But to procrastinale his lifeless end. [Exeunt.

Dro. E. To me, sir? why you gave no gold to me.
Ant. S. Come on, sir knave, have done your food

SCENE II.-A public place.

And tell me, how thou hast disposd thy charge.

Dro. E. My charge was but to fetch you from the Enter ASTIPHOLUS and Drom10 of Syracuse, and a Merchant.

Home to your house, the Phenix, sir, to dinner;

My mistress, and her sister, stay for you.
Mer. Therefore, give out, you are of Epidamnum, Ant. S. Now, as I am a christian, answer me,
Lest that your goods too soon be confiscate. In what safe place you have bestow'd my money:
This very day, a Syracusan merchant

Or I shall break that merry sconce of yours,
s apprehended for arrival here;

That stands on tricks when I am undispos'd: And, not being able to buy out his life,

Where is the thousand marks thou hadst of me ? According to the statute of the town,

Dro. E. I have some marks of yours upon my Dies ere the weary sun set in the west;

pate, There is your money that I had to keep.

Some of my mistress' marks upon my shoulders,
Ant. 8. Go bear it to the Centaur, where we host, But not a thousand marks between you both.-
And stay there, Dromio, till I come to thee.

If I should pay your worship those again,
Within this hour it will be dinner-time:
Till that I'll view the manners of the town,

Perchance, you will not bear them patiently.

Ant. S. Thy mistress' marks! what mistress, slave,
Perose the traders, gaze upon the buildings,

bast ihou?
And then return, and sleep within mine inn;
For with long travel I am stiff and weary.

Dro. E. Your worship's wife, my mistress at the


She that doth fast, till you come home to dinner, Dro. S. Many a man would take you at your word, And prays, that you will hie you home to dinner. And go indeed, having so good a mean.

Ani. s. What, wilt thou tout me thus unto my (Erit Dro. S.

Ant. $. A trusty villain, sir; that very oft,
When I am dull with care and inelancholy,

Being forbid? There, take you that, sir knave.
Lightens my humor with his merry jests.

Dro. E. What mean you, sir ? for heaven's sake,

hold your hands;
Bereft, deprived.

• Cicar, compl-tely. Nay, an you will not, sir, I'll take my heels.
si. e. Servant

Exil Dro. E.

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Ant. S. Upon my life, by some device or other,
The villain is o'er-raught of all my money.
They say, this town is full of cozenage;
As, nimble jugglers, that deceive the eye,
Dark-working sorcerers, that change the mind,
Soul.killing witches, that deform the budy;

Disguised cheaters, prating mountebanks,
And many such like liberties of sin;
If it prove so, I will be gone the sooner.
I'll lo the Centaur, to go seek this slave;
I greatly fear my money is not safe.



SCENE 1.- A public plare.

The pig, quoth I, is burn'd; My gold. quoth ne. Enter ADRIANA and LUCIANA.

My mistress, sir, quoth I; Hung up thy mistress,

I know not thy mistress; out on thy mistress.' Adr. Neither my husband, nor the slave return'd,

Luc. Quoth who? That in such haste I sent to seek his master!

Dro. E. Quoth my master: Sure, Luciana, it is two o'clock.

I know, quoth he, house, no wife, no mustress; Lui. Perhaps, some merchant hath invited him, so that my errand, due unto my tongue, And from the mart he's somewhere gone to dinner. I thank him, I bear home upon my shoulders; Good sister, let us dine, and never fret:

For, in conclusion, he did beat me there. A man is master of his liberty:

Adr. Go back again, thou slave, and fetch him Time is their master; and, when they see time,

home. They'll go, or come: if so, be patient, sister. Adr. Why should their liberty than ours be more? For God's sake, send some other messenger.

Dro. E. Go back again, and be new beaten home! Lic. Because their business still lies out o'door.

Adr. Back, slave, or I will break thy pate across. Atr. Look, when I serve him so, he takes it ill.

Dro. E. And he will bless that cross with other Lic. (), know, he is the bridle of your will.

beating: Alr. There's none but asses will be bridled so.

Between you I shall have a holy head. Luc. Why headstrong liberty is lash'd with woc.

Adr. Henre, prating peasant; fetch thy master There's nothing situate under heaven's eye,

home. But bath his bound, in earth, in sea, in sky:

Dro. E. Am I so suund with you, as you with me, The beasts, the fishes, and the winged fowls,

That like a football you do spurn me ihus? Are their males' subjects, and at their controls:

You spurn me hence, and he will spurn me hither: Men, more divine, the masters of all these, Lords of the wide world, and wild watry seas,

If I last in this service, you must case me in leather

(Exit Indued with intellectual sense and souls,

Luc. Fye, how impatience low'reth in your face Of more pre-eminence than fish and fowls,

Adr. His company must do his minions grace, Are masters to their females, and their lords: Whilst I at home starve for a merry look. Then let your will attend on their accords.

Hath bomely age the alluring beauty took Adr. This servitude makes you to keep unwed. From my poor cheek! then he hain wasted it: Luc. Not this, but troubles of the marriage bed.

Are my discourses dull ? barren my wil? Adr. But were you wedded, you would bear some Il voluble and sharp discourse be marr'd, sway.

Unkindness blunts it, more than marble hard. Luc. Ere I learn love, I'll practise to obey. Do their gay vestments his affections bait? Adr. How if your husband start some other That's not iny fault, he's master of my state: where?

What ruins are in me, that car be found Luc. Till he come home again, I would forbear.

By him not ruin'd? then is he the ground Adr. Patience, unmovd, no marvel though she i of my deteatures : My decayed fara pause;

A sunny look of his would soon repair; They can be meek, that have no other cause. But, too unruly deer, he breaks the pale. A wretched soul, bruis'd with adversity,

And teeds from home; poor l am but bis stale.. We bid be quiet, when we hear it cry;

Luc. Self-arming jealousy!-iye, beat it bence. But were we burden 'd with like weight of pain, Attr. Unteeling tools can with such wrongs disAs much, or more, we should ourselves complain :

So thou, that hast no unkind mate to ve thee, I know lois eye doth homage otherwhere,
With urging helpless patience would't relieve me : Or else, what lets it but he would be here?
But it thou live to see like right bereit,

Sister, you know, he promis d me a chain :This fool begg'd patience in thee will be left. Would that alone, alone he would detain,

Luc. Well, I will inarry one day, but to try - So he would keep fair quarter with his bed!
Here comes your man, now is your husband nigh. I see, the jewel, best enamelled,
Enter DROM10 of Ephesus.

Will lose his beauty; and though gold 'bides still, A lr. Say, is your tardy master now at hand?

That others touch, yet often touching will Dro. E. Nay, he is at two hands with me, and Wear gold: and so no man, that hath a name, that my two cars can witness.

But falsehood and corruption doth it shame. Alr. Say, didst thou speak with him ? know'st I'll weep what's lett away, and weeping die.

Since that my beauty cannot please his eye, thou his mind? Dro. E. Ay, ay, he told his mind upon mine ear:

Luc. How many fond fools serve mad jealousy! Beshrew his hand, I scarce could understand it.

| Erunt: Luc. Spake be so doubtfully, thou couldst not feel his meaning?

SCENE II.-The same. Dro. E. Nay, he struck so plainly, I could too

Enter AntiPHOLUS of Syracuse. well feel his blows; and withal so doubtfully, that I could scarce understand them.

Ant. S. The gold, I gave to Dromis, is laid up Alr. But say, I prythee, is he coming home?

Safe at the Centaur; and the heedful slave It seems, he hath great care to please his wife.

Is wander'd forth, in care to seek me out. Dro. E. Why, mistress, sure my master is horn- By computation, and mine host's repert, mad.

I could not speak with Dromio, since at fir: t Adr. Horn-mad, thou villain ?

I sent him from the mart: See, here he comes Dro. E. I mean not cuckold-mad; but, sure, he's

Enter DROM10 of Syracuse. stark mad: When I desired him to come home to dinner,

How now, sir? is your merry humor alteru? He ask'd me for a thousand marks in gold:

As you love strokes, so jest with me again.

You know no Centaur 'Tis dinner-time, quoth I; My gull. quoth he:

you receiv d no cold?

Your mistress sent to have me home to dinner! Your meat doth burn, quoth 1; My goli, quoth he: My house was at the Phænix? Wast thou mad "Vill you come home? quoth 1: My golit, quoth he: Thai thus so madly thou didst answer me? 1 here is the thousund murks I gave thee, villain?

> Alteration of features.

1 Muir, for firneu Over-reached. one Scarce stand under them!

* Stalking-horse.

3 Hinders.

Dro. S What answer, sir? when spake I such a Dro. S. For two; and sound ones too, word?

Ant. S. Nay, not sound, I pray you. Ant. S. Even now, even here, not half an hour Dro. S. Sure ones then. since.

Ant. S. Nay, not sure, in a thing falsing. Dro. $. I did not see you since you sent me Dro. S. Certain ones then hence,

Ant. S. Name them. Home to the Centaur, with the gold you gave me. Dro. S. The one, to save the money that he

Int. S. Villain, thou didst deny the gold's receipt; spends in tiring; the other, that at dinner they And told'st me of a mistress, and a dinner;

should not drop in his porridge. For which, I hope, thou felt st I was displeas'd. Ant. S. You would all this time have proved,

Drv. S. I am glad to see you in this merry vein: there is no time for all things. What means this jest ? I pray you, master, tell Dro. S. Marry, and did, sir; namely, no time to me.

recover hair lost by nature. Ant. S. Yea, dost thou jcer, and flout me in the Ant. S. But your reason was not substantial, teetb?

why there is no time to recover. Think'st thou, I jest? Hold, take thou that, and Dro. S. Thus I mend it: Time himself is bald, that.

[Beating him. and therefore, to the world's end, will have bald Dro. S. Hold, sir, for God's sake: now your jest followers. is earnest:

Ant. . I knew it would be a bald conclusion: l'pon what bargain do you give it me?

But soit! who waftss us yonder?
Ant. S. Because that I funiliarly sometimes

Do use you for my fool, and chat with you,
Your sauciness will jest upon my love,

Adr. Ay, ay, Antipholus, look strange and irown: And make a common of my serious hours.

Some other mistress hath thy sweet aspects; When the sun shines, let foolish guats make sport, I am not Adriana, nor thy wile. But creep in crannies, when he hides his beams. The time was once, when thou unurged wouldst If you will jest with me, know my aspect,

VOW And fashion your demeanor to my looks,

That never words were music to thine ear, Or I will beat this inethod in your sconce.

That never objects pleasing in thine eye, Dro. S. Sconce, call you it ? so you would leave That never touch well-welcome to thy hand, battering, I had rather have it a head: an you use That never meat sweet-savor'd in thy taste, these blows long. I must get a sconce for my head, Unless I spake, look d, touchd, or carv'd to thee. and insconces it tov; or else I shall scek my wil in How comes it now, iny husband, oh, how comes it my shoulders. But, I pray, sir, why am I beaten? That thou art then estranged from thyself? Ant. S. Dost thou not know?

Thyself I call it, being strange to me,
Dro. S. Nothing, sir; but that I am beaten. That, undividable, incorporate,
Ant. S. Shall I tell you why?

Am better than thy dear seli s better part. 174. S. Ay, sir, and wherefore ; for, they siy, Ali, do not tear away thyseli trem me; every why liath a wherefore.

For know, my love, as easy mayst thou fall ant. S. Why, first;-for thouting me; and then, A drop of water in the breaking gult, wherefore,

And take unmingled thence that urop again, For urging it the second time to me.

Without addition, or diminishing, Dro. S. Was there ever any man thus beaten out As take from me thysell, and not me too. of season?

How dearly would it touchi thee to the quick, When, in the why, and the wherefore, is neither Shoulust thou but hear I were licentious ? rhyme nur reason!-

And that this body, consecrate to thee, Well, sir, I thank you.

By ruilian lust should be contaminate? Ant S. Thank me, sir! for what?

Wouldst thou not spit at me, and spurn at me, Dru. S. Marry, sir, for this something that you And hurt the name of husband in iny face, gate ine for nothing.

And tear the staind shin ollur.; hariot brow, Ant. S. l'll make you amends next, to give you And from my false band cut the wedding ring, nothing for something. But say, sir, is il dinner- And break it with a deep-divorcing vow? ume!

I know thou canst; and ther fore, see, thou do it. Dro. S. No, sir; I think, the meat wants that I I am possess d with an adulteraie biol; have.

My blood is mingled with the crime of lust : Ant. S. In good time, sir, what's that?

For, if we two be one, and thou play false, Dro. 8. Basting:

I do digest the poison of thy tlesh, Ant. S. Well, sir, then ‘lwill be dry.

Being strumpeted by thy contagion. Dro. S. If it be, sir, I pray you eai none of it. Keep then fair league and truce with thy true bed, Ani, s. Your reason?'

I live dis-stain'd, thou undishonored. Dro. S. Lest it make you choleric, and purchase Ant. s. Plead you to me, fair dame? I know Ine another dry basting.

you not: Ant. s. Well, sir, learn to jest in good time; In Ephesus I am but two hours old, There's a time for all things.

As strange unto your town, as to your talk; Dro. S. I durst have denied that, before you were Who, every word by all my wit being scann'd, so choleric.

Want wit in all one word to understand. Ant. S. By what rule, sir ?

Luc. Fye, brother! how the world is changed Dro. S. Marry, sir, by a rule as plain as the

with you: plain bald pate of tither Time himself.

When were you wont to use iny sister thus? Anl. S. Let's hear it.

She sent for you by Dromio home to dinner. Dr. S. There's no time for a man to recover his Ant. S. By Dromio? bar, that grows bald by nature.

Dro. S. By me? Ant. S. May he not do it by fine and recovery? Aitr. By thee: and this thou didst return fruin Dro. S. Yes, to pay a fine for a peruke, and

him,Tecover the lost hair of another man.

That he did buffet thee, and in his blows int. S. Why is time such a niggard of hair, be. Denied my house for his, me for his wife. ink, as it is, so plentiful an excrement?

Ant, s. Did you converse, sir, with this gentleDro. S. Because it is a blessing that he bestows

woman? on beasts: and what he hath scanted men in hair, What is the force and drift of your compact? be hath given them in wit.

Dro. S. I, sir? I never saw her till this time. Ant. S. Why, but there's many a man hath more Ant. $. Villain, thou liest; for even her very lair than wit.

words Pro, S. Not a man of those, but he hath the wit Didst thou deliver to me on the mart. 10 lose his hair.

Dro. S. I never spake with her in all my life. int. S. Why, thou didst conclude hairy men Ant. S. How can she thus the call us by our plain dealers without wit.

names, Dri), S. The plainer dealer, the sooner lost; Yet Unless it be by inspiration! he foseth it in a kind of jollity.

Adı. How ill agrees it with your gravity, Ant. S. For what reason?

To counterfeit thus grossly with y por suave • Stud; my countenance. SA sconce was a fortification.

• Beckons.

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