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Where no priest shovels in dust.–V cursed, if you may please to think I love the king ; wretch !

(To PERDITA. And, through him, what is nearest to him, That knew'st this was the prince, and would'st! which is adventure

Your gracious self ; embrace but my direction, To mingle faith with him.--Undone ! undone 1 (if your more ponderous and settled project If I might die within this hour, I have litid May suffer alteration) on mine honour Tu die when I desire.

(Erit. I'll point you where you sball bave such reFlo. Why look you so upon me?

ceiving I am but sorry, not afeard ; delay'd,

As shall become your highness; where you may But nothing alter'd: What I was, I am:

Enjoy your mistress ; (froin the wbom, I see, More straining on, for plucking back ; not fol. There's no disjunction to be made, but by, lowing

As heavens forefend l your ruin :) marry her ; My leash muwillingly.

And (with my best endeavours, in your ab. Cam. Gracious my lord,

sence,) You know your father's temper: at this time Your discontenting * father strive to oualify, He will allow no speech,-- which, I do guess, And bring him up to liking. You do not purpose to him ;-and as hardly Flo. How, Camillo, Will be endure your sight as yet, I fear : May this, almost a miracle, be done ? Then, till the fury of bis highness settle, That I may call thee something more than man, Come not before him.

Aud, after that, trust to thee. Flo. I not purpose it.

Cum. Have you thought on I think, Camillo.

A place, whereto you'll go ? Cam. Even be, my lord.

Flo. Not any yet : Per. How often have I told you, 'twould be But as the unthought-on accident + is guilty thus ?

To what we wildly do; so we profess How often said, my dignity wonld last

Ourselves to be the slaves of chance, and dies But till 'twere known ?

of every wind that blows. Flo, It cannot fail, but by

Cam. Then list to me:

(pose, The violation of my faith ; And then

This follows,-if you will not change your purLet nature crush the sides o'the earth together, But undergo this flight ;-- Make for Sicilia ; And mar the seeds within 1-Lilt up thy looks :- And there present yourself, and your fair prinFrom my succession wipe ine, father! i

cess, Am heir to my affection.

(Fo so, I see, she must be, 'fore Leontes ; Cam. Be advis'd.

She shall be babited, as it becomes
Flo. I am; and by my fancy : + if my reason The partner of your bed. Methinks, I see
Will thereto be obedient, I bave reason ;

Leontes, opening bis free arins, and weeping
If not, my senses, better pleased with madness, His welcomes forth : asks thee, the son, forgive.
Do bid it welcome.

ness, Cam. This is desperate, Sir.

As 'twere i'the father's person : kisses the bands Flo. So call it : but it does fulfil my vow; of your fresh princess : o'er and o'er divides himu I needs must think it honesty. Camillo,

'Twixt his unkindness and his kindness; the one Not for Bohemia, por the pomp that may

He chides to hell, and bids the other grow, Be thereat glean'd ;, for all the suu sees, or Faster than thought, or time. The cluse earth wombs, or the profound seas Flo. Worthy Camillo, bide

What colour for my visitation shall I In unknown fatboms, will I break my oath Hold up before hin? To this by fair belov'd : Therefore, I pray you, Cam. Sent by the king your father As you have e'er been my father's bouour'd To greet bim, and to give him comforts. Sir, friend,

The manner of your bearing towards him, with When be shall miss me, (as, in faith, I mean not what you, as from your father, sball deliver, To see him any more,) cast your good counsels Things known betwixt us three, I'll write you Upon bis passion ; Let myself and fortune,

down: Tug for the time to come. This you may know, The which sball point you forth at every sitting, And so deliver,-i am put to sea

What you must say ; that be shall not perceive, Witb her, whom bere i cannot hold on sbore ; But that you bave your father's bosom there, And, most opportune to our need, I have And speak his very heart, A vessel rides fast by, but pot prepar'd

Flo. I ain bound to you: For this design. What course i inean to hold, Tbere is some sap in this. Shall nothing benefit your knowledge, vor

Cam. A course more promising Conceru me the reporting.

Than a wild dedication of yourselves Cam. O my lord,

To uopath'd walers, undream'd shores ; most I would your spirit were easier for advice,

certain, Or stronger for your need.

To miseries enough : no hope to help you ; Flo. Hark, Perdita. (Takes her aside. But, as you shake off one, to take another : I'll hear you by and by.

[70 CAMILLO. Notbing so certain as your anchors : who Cam. He's irremovable,

Do their best otfice, if they can but stay you Resolv'd for flight : Now were I happy, if Where you'll be loath to be : Besides, you know, His going I could frame to serve my turn; Prosperity's the very bond of love : Save him from danger, do bim love and bonour; Whose fresh complexion and whose beart toPurchase the sight again of dear Sicilia,

Affliction alters.

(gether And that unbappy king, my master, whom

Per. One of these is true : I so much thirst to see.

I think, amiction may subdue the cheek,
Flo. Now, good Camillo,

But not take in ý the mind.
I am so fraught with curious business, that Cam. Yea, say you so ?
I leave out ceremony.

(Going. There shall noi, at your fatber's house, these Cam. Sir, I think,

seven years. You have heard of my poor services, i'che love Be born another such, That I have borne your father!

Flo. My good Camillo,
Flo. Very nobly

She is as forward of her breeding, as
Have you deserv'd: it is my father's music, l'the rear of birth,
To speak your deeds ; not little of his care
To bave thein recoinpens'd as thought on.

• For discontented. Cam. Well, my lord,

+ Tbis unthougbt-on accident is the unexpected dis covery made by Poiixenes.

The council-days were called the sittings. • A leading striug.



Cam. I cannot say, 11s pity

Aut. Are you in earnest, Sir 1-1 smell the She lacks instructions; for she seeins a mistress trick of it.

(A side. To most that teach.

Flo. Despatch, I pr'ytbee. Per. Your pardon, Sir, for this ;

Aut. Indeed, I have bad earnest ; but I canl'll blush you thanks.

not with conscience take it. Flo. My prettiest Perdita.--

Cam. Unbuckle, unbuckle.But, ob ! the thorns we stand upon !--Camillo,

(Flo. and Autol. erchange garments, Preserver of my father, now of me;

Fortunate mistress,--let my prophecy The medicine of our house 1-bow shall we do? Come home to you ! -you must retire yourself We are lot (urnish'd like Bohemia's son ;

Into some covert : take your sweetheart's ha: Nor shall appear in Sicily-

And pluck it o'er your brows ; muffle yout ('am. My lord,

face ; Fear none of this': I think, you know niy fortunes Dismantle you : and as you can, disliken Do all lie there : it shall be so my care

The truth of your own seeming ; tbat you may, To bave you royally appointed, as if

(For I do fear eyes over you,) to shipboard The scene you play, were mine. For instance, Get undescried. Sir,

Per. I see, the play so lies, That you may know you shall not want,-one That I must bear a part. word.

(They talk aside. Cam. No reinedy.Enter AUTOLYCUS.

Have you done there?

Flo: Should I now meet my father, Aut. Ha, ha! what a fool honesty is ! and He would not call me son. trust, bis sworn brother, a very simple gentle. Cam. Nay, you shall have man ! I have sold all my trumpery; not a No bat :- Coine, lady, come.-Farewell, my counterfeit stone, not a riband, glass, poman.

friend. der, broocb, table-book, ballad, kuife, tape, Aut. Adieu, sir. glove, shoe-tye, bracelet, horn-ring, to keep iny Flo. O Perdita, what have we twain forgott pack from fasting : they throng who should buy Pray you, a word. (They converse apart. first; as if my trinkets had been hallowed, and Cam. What I do next, shall be, to tell the brought a benediction to the buyer : by which


( Aside. means, I saw whose purse was best in picture ; l of this escape, and whither they are bound; and, what I saw, to my good use, I remembered. Wherein, iny hope is, I shall so prevail, My clown (who wants but something to be a To force niin after : in whose company reasonable man,) grew so in love with the I shall review Sicilia ; for whose sight wenches' song, that he would not stir bis petti. I have a woman's longing. toes, till he had both tune and words; which so Flo. Fortune speed us! drew the rest of the herd to me, that all their Thus we set on, Camillo, to the sea-side. other senses stuck in ears : you might have C'um. The swifter speed, the better. pinched a placket, it was senseless ; 'twas no.

(Eseunt FLORIZEL, PERDITA, and thing, to geld a codpiece of a purse ; I would

CAMILLO. have fled keys off, that hung in chains : no Aut. I understand the business, I hear it: To hearing, no feeling, but my Sir's song, and ad. have an open ear, a quick eye, and a nimble miring the nothing of it. So that, in ihis time hand, is necessary for a cut-purse; a good nose of lethargy, I picked aud cut most of their res. is requisite also to smell out work for the otber tival purses ; and had not the old man come in seuses. I see, this is the time that the unjust with a whoobub against his daughter and the man doth thrive. What an exchange bad this king's son, and scared my choughs + from the been, without boot? What a boot is here, with chaft, 1 bad not left a purse alive in the whole this exchange ? Sure, the gods do this year conarmy.

nive at us, and we may do any thing ealem[CAYILLO, FLORIZEL, and PERDITA, pore. The prince himself is about a piece of come forward.

iniquity; stealing away from his father, with Cam. Nay, but my letters by this means being his clog at his heels : 1 I thought it were not a there

piece of honesty to acquaint the king witbal, I So soon as you arrive, shall clear that doubt, would do't: I hold it the more knavery to conFlo. And those that you'll procure from king ceal it : and therein am I constant to my proLeontes,

lession). (am. Shall satisfy your father. Per. Happy be you !

Enter Clown and SHEPHERD. All, that you speak, sbows fair.

Aside, aside :-here is more matter for a hot Cam. Who have we bere ?

brain : Every lane's end, every shop, church, ses

(Seeing AUTOLYCUS. sion, hanging, yields a careful man work. We'll make an instrument of this ; omit

Clo. See, see ; what a man you are now ! there Notbing, may give us aid.

is no other way, but to tell the king she's a Aut. If they bave overheard me now,- why changeling, and none of your flesh and blood. hauging.

(Aside. Shep. Nay, but bear ine. Cam. How now, good fellow? W) shakest Clo. Nay, but hear me. thou so ? Fear not, man ; here's no barn. . atended Shep. Go to then. to thee.

C'lo. Sbe being none of your flesh and blood Aut. I am a poor fellow, Sir.

your flesh and blood has not offended the king : Cam. Why, be so still : bere's nobody will and, so, your flesh and blood is not to be pune steal that from thee : Yet, for the outside of thy ished by him. Show those things you found poverty, we must make an exchange : therefore, about her ; those sacred things, all but what she discase thee instantly, (thou must think, there's has with ber : This being done, let the law go necessity in',) and change garments with this whistle ; 1 warrant you. gentleman: Though the penny-worth, on his Shep. I will tell the king all, erery word, side, be the worst, yet hold thee, there's some yea, and his son's pranks too; who, I inay say, boot. 1

is no honest man neither to his father, nor to Aut. I am a poor fellow, Sir :-1 know ye well me, to go about to enake me the king's brotherenough.

(Aside. in-law. Cam. Nay, pr'ythee, despatcb : the gentleman Clo. Indeed, brother-in-law was the farthest is half dayed 6 already.

off you could have been to him ; aud then your

blood had been the dearer, by I know how much • A little ball made of perfumes, and worn to prevent an ounce. infection in times of playne. t Birds.

[ Aside. I Something over and above.

Aut. Very wisely ; puppies ! 6 Stripped.

Shep. Well; let us to the kilig; there is tbat

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in this fardel, will make bin scratch his soft for bin, say I: Draw ont throne into a beard.

sheep-cole! all deaths are too few, the shapest Aut, I know not what iinpediment this com. tou easy plaint may be to the flight of my master.

Clo. Has the old man e'er a son, Sir, do you Clo. 'Pray beartily be be at palace.

hear, an't like you, Siri Aut. Though I am not naturally honest, I am Aut. He has a son, who shall be flayed alive ; so sometimes by chance :-Let me pocket up then, 'uointed over with himney, set o the beau my pedlar's excrement. +-(Takes off his false of a wasp's nest; then stand, till he be three beard.) How now, rustics? whither are you bound? quarters and a drain dead : then recovered again

Shep. To the palace, an it lihe your worship with aqua-vitæ, or some other hot infusion :

Aut. Your affairs there? what i with whom ? then, raw as be is, and in the hottest day progthe condition of that fardel, the place of your nostication proclaims,' stall he be set against a dwelling, your names, your ages, or what bar. brick-wall, the suu looking with a soubward eye ing, 1 breeding, and any thing that is fitting to upon him; where be is to behold bin, wib nies be know!, discover.

blown to death. But what talk we of these trai. Clo. We are but plain fellows, Sir.

turly rascals, whose miseries are to ne smiled ai, Aut. A lie; you are rough and hairy: Let their offences being so capital? Tell me, (for you me have no lying ; it becomes none but irades. seem to be honest plain men,) what you have to men, and they often give us soldiers the lie : but the king : being something gently considered, + we pay them for it with stamped coin, not stab. I'll bring you where he is aboard, tender your bing steel; therefore they do not give us the lie. persons to bis presence, whisper him in your

Clo. Your worship had like to have given us behalís ; and, if it be in mail, besides the king ove, if you had not taken yourself with the to effect our suiis, bere is man shall do it. manner. $

Clo. He seems to be of great authority : close Shep. Are you a courtier, an't like you, Sir ? with him, give him gold ; and though authority

Aut. Whether it like ine, or no, I am a cour be a stubborn bear, yet lie is oft led by the nose tier. See'st thou not tbe air of the court, ill with gold : show the inside of your purse to the these enfoldings? bath not my gait in il, the outside of his hand, and no inore ado : Remenimeasure of the court ? || receives not thy nose ber stoned, and flayed alive. court-odour froin me? reflect I not on thy base- Shep. An't please you, Sir, to undertake the ness, court.contempt? Think'st thou, for that business for us, here is that gold i bave : I'll I insinuatı, or tozef from thee thy business, I make it as much more and leave this young man am therefore no courtier ? I am courtier, cap. iu pawu, lill I bring it you. a-pe ; and one that will either push on, or pluck Aut. After I have doue what I promised ? back thy business there : whereupon 1 commaud Shep. Ay, Sir. thee to open thy affair.

Aui. well give me the moiety :- Are you a Shep. My business, Sir, is to the king.

party in this business? Aut. What alvocate bast thou to him?

cio. Il soine soit, Sir : but though my case Shep. I know not, an't like you.

be a pitiful one, I hope I shall not be flayed out Clo. Advocate's the court-word for a phea of it. sant; say, you have none.

Aut. O that's the case of the slippherd's son: Shep. None, Sir? I bave no pheasant, cock -Hang him, be'll be made an example. nor ben.

('lo. Comfort, good contort: we must to the Aut. How bless'd are we, that are not simple king, and show our strange sights ; he must men |

know, 'tis none of your daughter nor my sister ; Yet nature might have made me as these are, we are gone else. Sir, I will give you as inuch Therefore I'll not disdain.

2, this old man does when the business is per. ('lo. This cannot be but a great courtier. formed; and remain, as he says, your pawn, till

Shep. His garments are rich, but he wears it be brought you. them it handsoinely.

Aut. I will trust you. Walk before toward Clo. He seems to be the more noble in bring the sea-side ; go on the right hand ; I will look fantastical ; a great man, l'il warrant; I know, upon the bedge, and follow you. by the picking on's teeth.

Clo. We are blessed in this man, as I may Aut.' The fardel there? what's i'the fardel? say, even blessed. Wherefore that box?

Shep. Let's before, as he bids us : he was proShep. Sir, there lies such secrets in this far. vided io do us good. del, and box, which none must know but the

(Ereunt SHEPHERD and Clown. king; and which be shall know within this bour, Aut. If I had a mind to be hon st, I see if I may come to the speech of bim.

fortune would not switer me; she diops booties Aut. Age, thou hast lost thy labour.

in my imouth. I am courted now with a double Shep. Why, Sir?

occasion ; gold, and a means to do the prince Aui. The king is not at the palace; he is my master good; whichi, who knows how that gone aboard a new ship. to purge melancholy, may turn back to my advancement? I will bring and air himself; For, if thou he'st capable of these two moles, tiese blind ones, aboard him; things serious, thou must know, the king is full if he think it fit to shole them again, and that of grief.

the complaint they have to the king concenis Shep. So 'tis said, Sir; about his son, that him nothing, let him call me, rogue, for being should have married a shepberd's daughter. so far oflicious; for I am proof against that

Aut. If that shepherd be not in band-fast, let title, and what shame else belongs to'l : To bin him tly; the curses he shall have, the tortures will I present them, there may be matter in it. he shall feel, will break the back of man, the

(Erit. heart of monster.

('lo. Think you so, Sir ?

Aut. Not be alone shall suffer what wit can make beavy, and vengeance bitter ; but those

ACT V. that are geruiane ** to bim, though removed fifty times, shall all corne under the bangman : which, SCENE 1.-Sicilia.-A Room in the Palace though it be great pity, yet it is necessary. An

oj LLONTES, old sheep-whistling rogue, a ram-tender, to offer Enter LEONTES, CLEUYENES, DION, PAULINA, to have bis daughter come into grace! Some

and others. say, he shall be stoned; but that death is too

('leo. Sir, you have done enough, and have • Bundle, parcel + His false beard.

perforu'd 1 Estate, property.

In the fact.
The stately tread of courtiers.

• The hottest day foretold in the almanack. 1 I cajole or force.

.. Related.
+ Being haudsomely bribed.

A saint-like sorrow : no fault could you make, Shou'd rift to bear me ; and the words that Wbich you have not redeem'd; indeed, paid Should be, Remember mine.

(follow'd down

Leon. Stars, very stars, More penitence, than done trespass : At the last, And all eyes else dead coals !-fear thou no wife Do, as the heavens bave done ; forget your evil; l'il bave uo wife, Paulina. With them, forgive yourself.

Paul. Will you swear Leon. Whilst I remember

Never to marry, but by my free leave ? Her, and ber virtues, I cannot forget

Leon. Never, Paulina ; so be bless'd my My blemishes in them; and so still think of

spirit ! The wrong I did myself : which was so much, Paul. Then, good my lords, bear witness to That heirless it bath made iny kingdom ; and

his oatb, Destroy'd the sweet'st companion, that e'er man Cleo. You tempt bin over-much. Bred his hopes out of.

Paul. Unless another,
Paul. True, too true, my lord :

As like Hermione as is her picture,
II, one by one, you wedded all the world, Affront + his eye.
Or, from the all that are, took sometbing good, Cleo. Good inadam,-
To make a perfect wonian ; she, you kill'd,

Paul. I have done.
Would be unparallel'd.

Yet, if iny lord will marry,-if you will, Sir, Leon. I think so. Kill'd!

No remedy, but you will; give ine the office She I kill'd ? I did so: but thou strik 'st me To choose you a queen : but she shall not be so Sorely, to say I did ; it is as bitter

young Upon my tongue, as in iny thought : Now, good As was your former : but she shall be such, Say so but seldom.

(nuw, As, walk'd your first queen's ghost, it should take Cleo. Not at all, good lady:

To see her in your arms.

(joy You might have spokeu a thousand things that Leon. My true Paulina, would

We shall not marry, till tbou bidd'st us.
Have done the time more benefit, and grac'd Paul. That
Your kindness better.

Shall be, when your first queen's again in breath; Paul. You are one of those,

Never till theu.
Would have him wed again.
Dion. If you would not so,

You pity not the state, nor the remembrance Gent. One that gives out himself prince Flo.
Of his most sovereign dame ; consider little,

rizel, What dangers, by his Highness' fail of issue, Son of Polixenes, with his princes3, (she May drop upon his kingdom, and devour

The Fairest I have yet beheld,) desires access Incertain lookers-on. What were more holy, To your bigh presence. Than to rejoice, the former queen is well? Leon. What with him ? he comes not What holier, thall,-for royalty's repair,

Like to his father's greatness : his approach, For present comfort and for future good, - So out of circumstance, and sudden, tells us, To bless the bed of majesty again

'Tis not a visitation fram'd, but fore'd With a sweet fellow to'l ?

By need and accident. What train Paul. There is none worthy,

Gent. But few. Respecting ber that's gone. Besides, the gods And those but mean. Will have fulfill'd their secret purposes ;

Leon. His princess, say you, with him? For has not the divine Apollo said

Gent, Ay; the most peerless piece of earth, I Is't not the tenour of his oracle,

think, That king Leoutes shall not have an beir, That e'er the sun shone bright on. Till his lost child be found ? which, that it Paul, o Hermione, shall,

As every present tine doth boast itself Is all as monstrous to our human reason,

Above a better, gone : so must thy grave As my Antigonus to break his grave,

Give way to what's seen now. Sir, you yourself And come again to me ; who, on my life, Have said, and writ so, (but your writing now Did perish with the intant. 'Tis your counsel, Is colder than that theme, t) She had not been, My lord should to the heavens be contrary, Nor was not to be equall'd ;-thus your verse Oppose against their wills.-Care not lone issue ; Flow'd with her beauty once ; 'tis shrewdly ebb'd,

(To LEONTES. To say, you have seen a better. The crown will find an beir : Great Alexander Gent. Pardon, madam : Left his to the worthlest ; so his successor The one I have almost forgot ; (your pardon,) Was like to be the best.

The other when she has obtain'd your eye, Leon. Good Paulina,

Will have your tongue too. This is such a creaWho hast the memory of Hermione,

ture, I know, in honour,-oh! that ever i (now, would she begin a sect, might quench the zeal Had squar'd me to thy counsel !--then, even of all professors else : make proselytes I migbi have look'd upon my queen's full eyes ; of who she but bid follow. Have taken treasure from her lips,-

Paul. How? not women ? Paul. And left them

Gent. Women will love ber, that she is a woMore rich, for wbat they yielded.

man Leon. Thou speak'st truth.

More worth than any man ; men, that she is No more such wives ; therefore, no wife : ove The rarest of all women. worse,

Leon. Go, Cieomnenes ; And better us'd, would make her sainted spirit Yourself, assisted with your honour'd friends, Again possess ber corps ; and, on this stage,

Bring them to our embracement.-Still 'tie (Where we offenders now appear,) soul-vex'd,

strange, Begin, And why to me ?

(Eleunt CLEOMENES, LORDs, and GEN Paul. Had sbe such power,

TLEMEN. She had just cause.

He thus should steal upon us. Leon. She had ; and would incense me

Paul. Had our prince, To murder her I married.

(Jewel of children,) seen this hour, he had pair'd Paul. I should so ;

Well with this lord ; there was not full a month Were I the ghost that walk'd, I'd bid you mark Between their births. Her eye ; and tell me, for what dull part in't Leon, Priythee, no more : thou know'st, You chose her : then I'd sbriek, that even your ears

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He dies to me again, when talk'd of : sure, Lord. Here in the city; I now came from When I shall see this gentleman, thy speeches

bim. Will bring me to consider that, which may I speak amazedly; and it becomes Unfurnish me of reason.-They are come.- My marvel, and my message. To your court

Whiles he was hasi'ning, (in the cbase, it seems, Re-enter CLBOMENES, with Florizel, Per. or this fair couple,) meets he on the way DITA, and Attendants.

The father of this seeming lady, and Your mother was most true to wedlock, prince; Her brother, having both their country quitted For she did print your royal father off,

With this young prince. Conceiving you : Were I but twenty-one,

Flo. Camillo bas betray'd me; Your father's image is so hit in you,

Whose bonour, and whose bonesty, till now, His very air, that I should call you brother, Endur'd all weathers, As I did him ; and speak of something, wildly Lord. Lay't so, to his charge ; By us perform'd before. Most dearly welcome! He's with the king your father. And you fair princess, goddess !-Oh! alas ! Leon. Who? Camillo ? I lost a couple, that 'twixt heaven and earth Lord. Camillo, Sir; I spake with hiin; who Might thus have stood, begetting wonder, as

now You, gracious couple, do! and then I lost Has these poor men in question. Never saw | (All mine own folly, the society,

Wretches so quake : they kneel, they kiss the Amity too, of your brave father, whom,

earth; Though bearing misery, I desire my life

Forswear themselves as often as they speak : Once more to look upon.

Bohemia stops his ears, and threatens them Flo. By his command

With divers deaths in death. Have I here touch'd Sicilia : and from him

Per. O my poor father I Give you all greetings, that a king, a friend, The heaven sets spies upon us, will not bave Can send his brother : and, but infirmity

Our contract celebrated. (Which waits upon worn times,) bath something Leon. You are married ? seiz'd

Flo. We are not, Sir, nor are we like to be ; His wish'd ability, he bad himself

The stars, I see, will kiss the valleys first :The lands and waters 'twixt your throne and his The odds for bigb and low's alike. + Measur'd, to look upon you ; whom he loves Leon. My lord, (He bade me say so,) more than all the sceptres, 'Is this the daughter of a king ? And tbose that bear them, living.

Flo. She is, Leon. O my brother,

When once she is my wife. (Good gentleman I) the wrongs I have done thee, Leon. That once, I see, by your good father's stir

speed, Afresh within me ; and these thy offices, Will come on very slowly. I am sorry, So rarely kind, are as interpreters

Most sorry, you have broken from his liking, of my bebind-hand slackness ! Welcome hither, where you were tied in duty : and as sorry, As is the spring to the earth. And bath be too Your choice is not so rich in worth I as beauty, Expos'd tbis paragon to the fearful usage That you might well enjoy ber. (At least, ungentle,) the dreadful Neptune, Flo. Dear, look up : To greet a man, not worth her pains ; much less Though fortune, visible an enemy The adventure of her person ?

Should chase us, with my father ; power no jot Flo. Good my lord,

Hath she, to change our loves.-'Beseech you, She came from Libya.

Sir, Leon. Where the warlike Smalus,

Remember since you ow'd no more to time That noble honour'd lord, is fear'd and lov'd ? Than I do now : with thought of such affections, Flo. Most royal Sir, from thence ; from him, Step forth mine advocate ; at your request, whose daughter

My father will grant precious things, as trifles. His tears proclaim'd his, parting with her : thence Leon. Would ne do so, I'd beg your precious (A prosperous south-wind friendly,) we have mistress, cross'd,

Wbich he counts but a trifle. To execute the charge my father gave me,

Paul, Sir, my liege, For visiting your highness : My best train

Your eye hath too much youth in't : not a mouth I have from your Sicilian shores dismiss'd; 'Fore your queen died, she was more worth such Who for Bohemia bend, to signify

gazes Not only my success in Libya, Sir,

Than what you look on now. But my arrival, and my wife's, in safety

Leon. I thought of ber, Here, where we are.

Even in these looks I made.-But your petition Leon. The blessed gods

[To FLORIZEL. Purge all infection from our air, whilst you Is yet unanswer'd ; I will to your father ; Do climate here! You have a holy father, Your honour not o'erthrown by your desires, A graceful. gentleman ; against whose person, I am a friend to them, and you : upon which So sacred as it is, I have done sin ;

errand For which the heavens, taking angry note I now go toward him ; therefore, follow me, Have left me issueless ; and your father's bless'd, And mark what way I make : Come, good my (As he from heaven merits it,) with you,


(Exeunt. Wortby his goodness. What inight I have been, Migbt í a son and daughter now have look'd on, SCENE II.-The same.- Before the Palace, Such goodly things as you ?


Aut. 'Beseech you, Sir, were you present at Lord, Most noble Sir,

this relation 3 That, wbich I shall report, will bear no credit, 1 Gent. I was by at the opening of the fardel, Were not the proof so nigh. Please you, great heard the old shepherd deliver the manner how Sir,

be found it: whereupon, after a little amazed. Bohemia greets you from himself, by me : ness, we were all commanded out of the chain. Desires you to allach + bis son ; who has

ber; only this, methought I heard the shepherd (His dignity and duty both cast otf,)

say, he found the cbild. Fled from his father, from his hopes, and with Aut. I would most gladly know the issue of A shepherd's daughter.

it. Leon. Where's Bohemia ? speak.

• Conversation.

+ A quibule on the false dice so called, • Full of grace and virtue.

Seize, arrest. 1 Descent or wealth.

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