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will to speak of, therefore I will not speak what I know.
King. Thou hast spoken all already, unless thou canst say they are married : But thou art too fine a in thy evidence; therefore stand aside.—This ring, you say, was yours?
Dia. Ay, my good lord.
It was not lent me neither.
I found it not. King. If it were yours by none of all these ways, How could you give it him ? Dia.
I never gave it him. Laf. This woman 's an easy glove, my lord ; she goes off and on at pleasure.
King. This ring was mine, I gave it his first wife.
do not like her now;
I 'll never tell you.
I 'll put in bail, my liege.
Dia. Because he 's guilty, and he is not guilty :
[Pointing to Lafeu. a Too fine-too full of finesse.
King. She does abuse our ears ; to prison with her. Dia. Good mother, fetch my bail.–Stay, royal sir;
[Exit Widow. The jeweller that owes the ring is sent for, And he shall surety me.
But for this lord,
Re-enter Widow, with HELENA.
Is there no exorcist
No, my good lord;
Both, both ; 0, pardon !
Ber. If she, my liege, can make me know this clearly, I 'll love her dearly, ever, ever dearly.
Hel. If it appear not plain, and prove untrue,
Laf. Mine eyes smell onions, I shall weep anon :Good Tom Drum [to PAROLLES] lend me a handkerchief : So, I thank thee; wait on me home, I 'll make sport with thee : Let thy courtesies alone, they are scurvy ones.
King. Let us from point to point this story know,
ALL's well THAT ENDS WELL.
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