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That truth should be suspected; speak, is’t so?
Hel. Good madam, pardon me!
you love my fon?
Count. Go not about; my love hath in't a bond,
Hel. Then I confess,
so's my love :
Was both herself and love; o, then give pity
Count. Had you not lately an intent, speak truly,
Hel. I had.
Hel. I will tell truth; by grace itself, I swear :
Count. This was your motive for Paris, was it, speak?
Hel. My lord your son made me to think of this ;
Count. But think you, Helen,
Hel. There's something hints,
, which was the great'st
Shall, for my legacy, be sanctified
Count. Do'st thou believe it?
Count. Why, Helen, thou shalt have my leave, and love,
The Court of France.
Do not throw from you: you, my lord, farewel :
I Lord. 'Tis our hope, sir,
King. No, no, it cannot be; and yet my heart
life besiege: farewel, young lords; Whether I live, or die, be you the fons
Of worthy Frenchmen : let higher Italy ·
2 Lord. Health, at your bidding, serve your majesty!
serve. Both. Our hearts receive your warnings. King. Farewel.
[Exit. i Lord. O, my sweet lord, that you will stay behind us ! Par. 'Tis not his fault; the spark – 2 Lord. O, 'tis brave wars. Par. Most admirable; I have seen those wars.
Ber. I am commanded here, and kept a coil with; Too young, and the next year, and 'tis too early.
Þar. An thy mind stand to it, boy, steal away bravely.
Ber. Shall I stay here the forehorse to a smock,
i Lord. There's honour in the theft.
and this our parting is A tortur'd body.
i Lord. Farewel, worthy captain.
a The ancient geographers have divided Italy into the higher and the lower, the Appennine bills being a kind of natural line of partition; the side next the Adriatick was denominated the higher Italy, and the other side the lower : and the two seas followed the same terms of distinction, the Adriatick being called the upper sea, and the Tyrrhene or Tuscan the lower. Now the Sennones or Senois, with whom the Florentines are here siipposed to be at war, inhabited the higher Italy, their chief town being Ariminum, now called Rimini, upon the Adriatick.
• Reflecting upon the abject and degenerate condition of the cities and states which arose out of the ruins of the Roman empire, the last of the four great monarchies of the world.
2 Lord. Sweet monsieur Parolles !
Par. Noble heroes, my sword and yours are kin; good sparks and lustrous ! A word, good metals: you shall find, in the regiment of the Spinii, one captain Spurio, with his cicatrice, an emblem of war, here on his finister cheek; it was this very
sword intrench'd it; say to him, I live; and observe his reports of me.
i Lord. We shall noble captain.
do? Ber. Stay; the king
[Ex. Lords. Par. Use a more spacious ceremony to the noble lords ; you have restrain’d yourself within the list of too cold an adieu : be more expressive to them, for they wear themselves in the
of the time, there do muster together, dress, speak, and move under the influence of the most receiv'd star; and, though the devil lead the measure, such are to be follow'd: after them, and take a more dilated farewel.
Ber. And I will do so.
Enter the King, and Lafeu.
King. I would I had, so I had broke thy pate, And ask'd thee mercy for’t.
Laf. Good faith, across: but, my good lord, 'tis thus; Will you be cur’d of your infirmity ?
Laf. o, will you eat no grapes, my royal fox? Yes, but you will, an if my royal fox