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Nor fetch in firing

Mira. I do not know
At requiring,

One of my sex; no woman's face remember,
Nor scrape trenchering, nor wash dish; Save, from my glass, mine own; nor have I seen
Ban 'Ban, Ca-Caliban,

More that I may call men, than you, good friend, Has a new master-Get a new man. And my dear father: how features are abroad, Freedom, hey-day! hey-day, freedom! freedom, I am skill-less of; but, by my modesty, hey, freedom?

(The jewel in my dower,) I would not wish Ste. O brave monster! lead the way! (Exeunt. Any companion in the world but you ;

Nor can imagination form a shape,

Besides yourself, to like of: But I prattle

Something too wildly, and my father's precepts
SCENE I. Before Prospero's Cell. Therein forget.
Enter Ferdinand, bearing a log.

Fer. I am, in my condition,
Fer. There be some sports are painful; and their A prince, Miranda; I do think, a king;

(I would, not so!) and would no more endure Delight in them sets off: some kinds of baseness This wooden slavery, than I would suffer Are nobly undergone ; and most poor matters The flesh-fly blow my month.-Hear my soul spçak : Point to rich ends. This my mean task would be The very instant that I saw you, did As heavy to me, as 'tis odions ; but

My heart fly to your service; there resides, The mistress, which I serve, quickens what's dead, To make me slave to it; and for your sake, And makes my labonrs pleasures: 0, she is Am I this patient log-man. Ten times more gentle than her father's crabbed; Mira. Do you love me? And he's composed of harshness. I must remove Fer. O heaven, o earth, bear witness to this sound, Some thousands of these logs, and pile them up, And crown what I profess with kind event, Upon a sore injunction: My sweet mistress If I speak true ; if hollowly, invert Weeps, when she sees me work; and says, such What best is boded me, to mischief! I, baseness

Beyond all limit of what else i' the world, llad ne'er like executor. I forget :

Do love, prize, honour yon.
But these sweet thonghts do even refresh my labours; Mira. I am a fool,
Most busy-less, when I do it.

To weep at what I am glad of.
Enter Miranda; and Prospero at a distance. Pro. Fair encounter
Mira. Alas, now! pray you,

Of two most rare affections ! Heavens rain grace
Work not so hard ! I would, the lightning had On that which breeds between them!
Burnt up those logs, that you are enjoin'd to pile. Fer. Wherefore weep you?
Pray, set it down, and rest you: when this bums, Mira. At mine unworthiness, that dare not offer
'Twill weep for having wearied yon. My father What I desire to give; and much less take
Is hard at study; pray now, rest yourself! What I shall die to want: But this is trilling;
He's safe for these three hours.

And all the more it seeks to hide itself, Fer. O most dear mistress,

The bigger bulk it shews. Hence, bashful cunning! The sun will set, before I shall discharge And prompt me, plain and holy innocence! What I must strive to do.

I am your wife, if you will marry mc; Mira. If you'll sit down,

If not, I'll die your maid : to be your fellow I'll bear your logs the while. Pray, give me that; You may deny me; but I'll be your servant, I'll carry it to the pile.

Whether you will or no. Fer. No, precious creature:

Fer. My mistress, dearest, I had rather crack my sinews, break my back, And I thus humble ever. Than you should such dishonour undergo,

Mira. My husband then? While I sit lazy by.

Fer. Ay, with a heart as willing Mira. It would become me

As bondage e'er of freedom: here's my hand. As well as it does you: and I should do it

Mira. And mine, with my heart in't: And now færeWith much more ease; for my good will is to it, well, And yours against.

Till half an hour hence. Pra Poor worm! thou art infected;

Fer. A thousand ! thousand ![Exeunt Fer. and Mira. This visitation shews it.

Pro. So glad of this as they, I cannot be,
Mira. You look wearily.

Who are surpris'd with all; but my rejoicing
Fer. No, noble mistress ; 'tis fresh morning with me, At nothing can be more. I'll to my book;
When you are by at night. I do beseech you, For yet, ere supper time, must I orm
(Chiefly, that I night set it in my prayers,) Much business appertaining.

[Exit. What is your name? Mira. Miranda:- O my father,

SCENE II. - Another part of the Island. I have broke your hest to say so!

Enter Steprano and Tuincero; CALIBAN following Fer. Admir'd Miranda

with a bottle. Indeed, the top of admiration; worth

Ste. Tell not me; — when the butt is out, we will What's dearest to the world! Full many a lady drink water; not a drop before: therefore bear up, I have ey'd with best regard ; and many a time and board’em : Servant-monster, drink to me! The harmony of their tongues hath into bondage Trin. Servant-monster? the folly of this island ! Brought my too diligent ear: for several virtues They say, there's but five upon this isle: we are Have I lik'd several women; never any

three of them; if the other two be brained like ns, With so full soul, but some defect in her

the state toiters. Did quarrel with the noblest grace she ow'd, Ste. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee; thy And pnt it to the foil: But you, o you,

eyes are almost set in thy head. So perfect, and so peerless, are created

Trin. Where should they be set elsc? he were a Of every creature's best.

Ibrave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail.


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Ste. My man-monster hath drown'd his tongue in! Cal. Ha, ha, ha! ,
sack; for my part, the sea cannot drown me : 1 Ste. Now, forward with your tale.—Prythee, stand
swam, ere I could recover the shore, five-and-thir- further off!
ty leagues, off and on, by this light.-- Thou shalt be Cal. Beat him enough! after a little time,
my lieutenant, monster, or my standard.

Pll beat him too.
Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no standard. Ste. Stand færil:er! - Come, proceed !
Ste. We'll not run, monsieur monster.

Cal. Why, as I told thee, 'tis a custom with him Trin. Nor go neither: but you'll lie, liko dogs; l' the afternoon to sleep: there thou may'st braiu and yet say nothing neither.

him, Ste. Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou Having first seiz'd his books; or with a log beest a good moon-calf.

Batter his skull, or paunch him with a stake, Cal. How does thy honour? Let me lick thy shoe! Or cnt his weazand with thy knife: Remember, I'll not serve him, he is not valiant.

First to possess his books; for without them Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster; I am in He's but a sot, as I am, nor hath not case to justle a constable. Why, thou deboshed fish, One spirit to command: They all do hate him, thou, was there ever man a coward, that hath drunk As rootedly as 1: Burn but his books; so much sack as I to-day? Wilt thou tell a mov- He has brave utensils, (for so he calls them,) strous lie, being but half a fish, and half a monster? Which, when he has a house, he'll deck withal. Cal. Lo, how he mocks me!wilt thou let him,my lord? And that most deeply to consider, is Trın. Lord, quoth he!-- that a monster should be the beauty of his daughter; he himself such a natural!

Calls her a non-pareil: I ne'er saw woman, Cal. Lo, lo, again! bite him to death, I pr’ythee. But only Sycorax my dam, and she; Ste. Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your head; But she'as far surpasseth Sycorax, if you prove a mutineer, the next tree - The poor As greatest does least. monster's my subject, and he shall not suffer in- Ste. Is it so brave a lass? dignity.

Cal. Ay, lord; she will become thy bed, I warrant, Cal. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be pleas'a and bring thee forth brave brood. to hearken once again the suit I made thee? Ste. Monster, I will kill this man: his daughter

Ste. Marry will I: kueel and repeat it! I will stand, and I will be king and queen; (save our graces!) and so shall Trinculo.

and Trinculo and thyself shall be viceroys: - Dost Enter Aniel, invisible.

thou like the plot, Trinculo? Cal. As I told thee before, I am subject to a ty- Trin. Excellent. rant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated Ste. Give me thy hand! I am sorry I beat thee; but, me of this island.

while thou livest, keep a good tongue in thy head! Ari. Thou liest.

Cal. Within this half hour will he be asleep; Cal. Thou liest, thon jesting monkey, thou ! Wilt thou desiroy him then? I would my valiant master would destroy thee: Ste. Av, on mine honour. I do not lie.

Ari. This will I tell my master. Ste. Trinculo, if you trouble him any more in his tale, Cal. Thou mak'st me merry: I am full of pleasure; by this hand, I will supplant some of your teeth. Let us be jocund! Will you troul the catch Trin. Why, I said nothing.

You taught me but while-ere? Ste. Mum then, and no more. - [To Caliban. ] | Ste. At thy request, monster, I will do reason, any Proceed.

reason: Come on, Trinculo, let us sing ! Cal. I say, by sorcery he got this isle;

Flout'em, and skout'em; and skout'em, and flout'em; From me he got it. If thy greatness will

Thought is free. Revenge it on him--for, I know, thou dar'st; Cat. That's not the tune. But this thing dare not.

[Aniel plays the tune on a tabor and pipe. Ste. That's most certain.

Ste. What is this same? Cal. Thou shalt be lord of it, and I'll serve thee. Trin. This is the tune of our catch, played by the Ste. How now shall this be compassed? Can’st picture of No-body. thou bring me tho the party?

Ste. If thou beest a man, shew thyself in thy likeCal. Yea, yea, my lord; I'll yield him thee asleep, ness: if thou beest a devil, take't it as thou list! Where thou may'st knock a nail into his head. Trin. O, forgive me my sins ! Ari. Thou liest, thou canst not.

Ste. He that dies, pays all debts: I defy thee:Cal. What a pied ninny's this? Thou scurvy patch!- Mercy upon us! I do beseech thy greatness, give him blows,

Cal, Art thou afeard ? And take his bottle from him: when that's gone, Ste. No, monster, not I. He shall drink nought but brime; for I'll not shew him Cal. Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises, Where the quick freshes are.

Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight, and Ste. Trinculo, run into no further danger! Inter- hurt not. rupt the monster one word further, and, by this sometimes a thousand twangling instruments hand, I'll turn my mercy out of doors, and make a Will hum about mine ears; and sometime voices, stock-fish of thee.

That, if I then had wak'd after long sleep, Trin. Why, what did I? I did nothing: I'll go fur- Will make me sleep again: and then, in dreaming, ther off.

The clouds, methought, would open, and shew riches Ste. Didst thou not say, he lied ?

Ready to drop upon me; that, when I wak’d, Ari. Thou liest.

I cry'd to dream again. Ste. Do I so? take thou that. (Strikes him.] As you ste. This will prove a brave kingdom to me, where like this, give me the lie another time.

I shall have my musick for nothing. Trin. I did not give the lie: - Out o' your wits, Cal. When Prospero is destroyed. and hearing too? - A pox o' your bottle! this can Ste. That shall be by and by: I remember the story. sack, and drinking do. - A marrain on your mon- Trin. The sound is going away: let's follow it, and ster, and the devil take your fingers !

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Sie. Lead, monster; we'll follow. - I would, I could Wallets of flesh? or that there were such men, see this taborer: he lays it on.

Whoseheads stood in their breasts? which now we find Trin. Wilt come? I'll follow, Stephano. (Exeunt. Each putter-out on five for one, will bring us

Good warrant of.
SCENE III. – Another part of the Island. Alon. I will stand to, and feed,
Enter Alonso, SEBASTIAN, Antonio, Gonzalo, Adrian, Although my last: no matter, since I feel
Francisco, and others.

The best is past:- Brother, my lord the duke,
Gon. By'r lakin, I can go no further, sir;

Stand too, and do as we! My old bones ache: here's a maze trod, indeed, Thunder and lightning. Enter Ariel, like a harry, Through forth-rights, and meanders! by your pa-claps his wings upon the table, and, with a quaint tience,

device, the banquet vanishes. I needs must rest me.

Ari. You are three men of sin, whom destiny Alon. Old lord, I cannot blame thee,

(That hath to instrument this lower world, Who am myself attach'd with weariness,

And what is in't,) the never-surfeited sea
To the dulling of my spirits : sit down and rest! Hath caused to belch up; and on this island
Even here I will put off my hope, and keep it

Where man doth not inhabit; you ’mongst men
No longer for my flatterer: heis drown'd,

Being most unfit to live. I have made you mad; Whom thus we stray to find; and the sea mocks

(Seeing Alon. Seb.etc. driwtheir swords. Our frustrate search on land: Well, let him go! And even with such like valour, men hang and drowa Ant. I am right glad that he's so out of hope. Their proper selves. Yon fools! I and my fellows

[ Aside to Sebastian. Are ministers of fate; the clements, Do not, for one repulse, forego the purpose Of whom your swords are temper'd, may as well That you resolv'd to effect.,

Woond the loud winds, or with bernock'd-at stabs Seb. The next advantage

Kill the still-closing waters, as diminish Will we take thoroughly.

Onc dowle that's in my plume; my fellow ministers Ant. Let it be to-urght;

Are like invulnerable: if you could hurt, For, now they are oppress’d with travel, they Your swords are now too massy for your strengths. Will not, nor cannot, use such vigilance,

And will not be uplifted : But, remember, As when they are fresh.

(For that's my business to you,) that you three Seb. I say, to-night: no more.

From Milan did supplant good Prospero ; Solemn and strange musick; and Prospero above, Expos’d unto the sea, which hath requitit, invisible. Enter several strange Shapes, bringing Him, and his innocent child: for which foul deed in a banquet ; they dance about it with gentle ac- The powers, delaying, not forgetting, have tions of salutation; and, inviting the king, etc. to Incens'd the seas and shores, yea, all the creatures, eat, they depart.

Against your peace. Thee of thy son, Alonso, Alon. What harmony is this ? my good friends, hark! They have berest; and do pronounce by me, Gon. Marvellous sweet musick!

Ling'ring perdition (worse than any death Alon. Give us kind keepers, heavens! What were Can be at once,) shall step by step attend these?

You, and your ways; whose wraths to guard you from Seb. A living drollery: Now I will believe, (Which here, in this most desolate isle, else falls That there are unicons ; that, in Arabia

Upon your heads,) is nothing, but heart's sorrow, There is onetree, the phoenix'tlrrone; one phoenix And a clear life ensuing. At this hour reigning there.

He vanishes in thunder : then, to soft musick, enter Ant. l'll believe both;

the Slapes again, and dance with mops arrd mowes, And what does else want credit, come to me,

and carry out the table. And I'll be sworn 'tis true: Travellers ne'er did lie, Pro.f.Aside.] Bravely the figure ofthis harpy hast thou Though fools at home condemn them.

Perform d, my Ariel; a grace it had, devouring: Gon. If in Naples

Of my instruction hast thou nothing’bated,
I should report this now, would they believe me? In what thou hadst to say: so, with good life,
If I should say, I saw such islanders,

And observation stsange, my meaner ministers (For, certes, these are people of the island,)

Their several kinds have done: my high charms work, Who, thongh they are of'inonstrous shape, yet, note, And these, mine enemies, are all knit up Their manners are more gentle - kind, than of In their distractions: they now are in my power ; Our human generation you shall find

And in these fits Ileave them, whilst I visit Many, nay, almost any.

Young Ferdinand, (whom they suppose is drowned,) Pro. Honest lord,

And his and my loved darling. Thou hast said well; for some of you there present

(Exit Prospero from above. Are worse than devils.

(Aside Gon.I'the name of something holy,sir,why stand you Alon. I cannot too much muse,

In this strange stare? Such shapes, such gesture, and such sound, expressing Alon. O, it is monstrous! monstrous ! (Although they want the use of tongue) a kind Methought, the billows spoke, and told me of it; Ofexcellent damb discourse.

The winds did sing it to me; and the thunder, Pro. Praise in departing.

[.Aside. That deep and dreadful organ-pipe, pronounc'd Fran. They vanish'd strangely.

The name of Prosper ; it did bass my trespass. Seb. No matter, since

Therefore my son i' the ooze is bedded; and They have left their viands behind; for we have sto- I'll seek him deeper than e'er plummet sounded, machs.

And with him there lie mudded.

(Exit. Will't please you taste of what is here?

Seb. But one fiend at a time, Alon. Not I.

I'll fight their legions o’er. Gon.Faith, sir, you need not fear:When we were boys, Ant. I'll be thy second. (Exeunt Seb. and Ant. Who would believe that there were mountaineers, Gon. Allthree of themare desperate; their great guilt, Dew-lapp'd like bulls, whose throats had hanging a Like poison given to work a great time after, them

Now'gins to bitc the spirits :- I do bescech you,

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That are of suppler joints, follow them swiftly, Now come, my Ariel; bring a corollary,
And hinder them from what this ecstacy

Rather than want a spirit ; appear, and pertly. -
May now provoke them to !

No tongue; all eyes; be silent! (Soji musie. , Adr. Follow, I pray you.


Å Masque. Enter Iris.

Iris. Ceres, most bounteous lady, thy rich leas
А ст IV.

Of wheat, rye, barley, vetehes, oats, and pease;

Thy turfy mountains, where live nibbling sheep, SCENEI. Before Prospero's Cell. And flat meads, thatch'd with stover, them to keep; Enter Prospero, Ferdinand, and MIRANDA. Thy banks with peonied and lilied brims, Pro. If I have too austerely punish'd you,

Which spongy April at thy hest betrims, Your compensation makes amends; for I

To make cold nymphs chaste crowns; and thy broom: Have given you here a thread of mine own life,

groves, Orthat, for which I live; wliom once again

Whose shadow the dismissed bachelor loves, I tender to thy hand; allthy vexations

Being lass-lorn; thy pole-clipt vineyard; Werc but my trials of thy love, and thou

And ihy sca-marge, steril, and rocky-hard, Hast strangely stood the test: here, afore Heaven, Where thou thyself dost air: The queen o’the sky, I ratify this my rich gift. O Ferdinand,

Whose watery arch, and messenger, am I, Do not smile at me, that I boast her off,

Bids thee leave these; and with her sovereign grace, For thou shalt find she will ontstrip all praise, Here on this grass-plot, in this very place, And make it halt behind her.

To come and sport: her peacocks fly amain; Fer. I do believeit,

Approach, rich Cercs, her to entertain. Against an oracle.

Enter Ceres. Pro. Then, as my gist, and thinc own acquisition Cer. Hail, many-colour'd messenger, that ne'er Worthily purchas'd, take my daughter! But

Dost disobey the wife of Jupiter; If thou dost break her virgin knot, before

Who with thy saffron wings upon my flowers All sanctimonious ceremoniestay

Diffusest honey-drops, refreshing showers; With full and holy rite be minister'd,

And with each end of thy blue bow dost crown No swert aspersion shall the heavens let fall,

My bosky acres, and my unshrubb'd down,
To make this contract grow; but barren hate, Rich scarf to my proud earth; Why hath thy queen
Sour-ey'd disdain, and discord, shall bestrew Summon’d me hither, to this short-grass'd green?
The anion of your bed with weeds so loathly,

Iris. A contract of true love to celebrate;
That you shall hate it both. Therefore, take heed, And some donation freely to estate
As Hymen's lamps shall light you!

On the bless'd lovers.
Fer. As I hope

Cer. Tell me, heavenly bow,
For quiet days, fair issae, and long life,

If Venus, or her son, as thou dost know,
With such love as 'tis now; the murkiest den, Do now attend the queen? since they did plot
The most opportune place, the strong'st suggestion The means, that dusky Dis my daughter got,
Our worser Genius can, shall never melt

fer and her blind boy's scandal'd company Mine honour into lust; to take away

I have forsworn.
The edge of that day's celebration,

Iris. Or her society,
When I shall think, or Phoebus' steeds are founder'd, Be not afraid; I met her deity
Or night kept chain'd below.

Cutting the clouds towards Paphos; and her son
Pro. Fairly spoke!

Dove-drawn with her: here thought they to have done
Sit then, and talk with her, she is thine own. - Some wanton charm upon this man and maid,
What, Ariel; my industrious servant Ariel ! Whose vows are, that no bed-rite shall be paid
Enter ARIEL.

Till Hymen's torch belighted: but in vain;
Ari. What would my potent master? here I am. Mars's hot mivion is returu'd again;
Pro. Thou and thy meaner fellows your last service Her waspish-headed son has broke his arrows,
Did worthily perform; and I must use you

Swears he will shoot no more, but play with sparrows, In such another trick! Go, bring the rabble,

And be a boy right out.
O'er whom I gave thee power, here, to this place : Cer. Highest queen of state,
Incite them to quick motion ! for I must

Great Juno comes; I know her by her gait.
Bestow upon the eyes of this young couple

Enter Juno. Some vanity of mine art; it is my promise,

Jun. How does my bounteous sister? Go with me, And they expect it from me.

To bless this twain, that they may prosperous be, Ari. Presently?

And honour'd in their issue. Pro. Ay, with a twink.

SONG. Ari. Before you can say, Come, and go,

Juno. Honour, riches, marriage-blessing, And breathe twice; and cry, su, so;

Long continuance, and increasing, Each one, tripping on his toe,

Hourly joysbe still upon you! Will be here with mop and mowe:

Juno sings her blessings on you, Do ycu love me, master? no?

Ceres. Earth’s increase, and soison plen!y, Pro. Dearly, my delicate Ariel! Do not approach, Barns, and garners never empty ; Till thou dost hear me call.

Vines, with clust' ring bunches growing: Ari. Well, I conceive.

(Exit. Plunts, with goodly burden bowing; Pro. Look, thou be true; do not give dalliance

Spring come to you, at the

farthest, Too much the rein; the strongest oaths are straw

In the very end of harvest ! To the firei'the blood: be more abstemious,

Scarcity, and want, shall shun you; Or else, good night, your vow!

Ceres' blessing so is on you. Fer. I warrant you, sir;

Fer. This is a most majestic vision, and The white-cold virgiưsiow mpon my heart

Harmonions charmingly : May I be bold Abates the ardoqr of my liver,

To think these spirits? Pro. Well.

Pro. Spirits, which by mine art


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I havc from their confines call'd to enact

At which, like unback'd colts, they prick'd their ears, Niy present fancies.

Advanc'd their eye-lids, lifted up their noses, Her, Let mc live here ever!

As they smelt musick; so I charm'd their ears, So rare a wonder'd father, and a wife,

That, calf-like, they my lowing follow'd, through
Make this place Paradise.

Tooth'd briers, sharpfurzes, pricking goss, and thorns,
(Juno and Ceres whisper, and send Iris Which enter'd their frail shins : at last I left them
on employment.

l'the filthy mantled pool beyond your cell, Pre. Sweet now, silence!

There dancing ap to the chins, that the foul lake
Juno and Ceres whisper seriously;

O'erstunk their feet.
There's something else to do: hush, and be mute, Pro. This was well done, my bird;
Or else our spell is marr’d.

Thyshape invisible retain thou still :
Iris. You nymphs, callid Naiads, of the wand'ring The trumpery in my house, go, bring it hither,

For stale to catch these thieves ! With your sedg'd crowns, and ever harmless looks,

Ari. I go, I go.

Leave your erisp ehannels, and on this green land Pro. A devil, a born devil, on whose nature
Answer your summons; Juno does command : Nurture can never stick; on whom my pains,
Come, temperate nymphs, and help to celebrate Humanely taken, all, all lost, quite lost;
A contract of true love; be not too late!

And as with age his body uglier grows,
Enter certain Nymphs.

So his mind cankers : I will plague them all,
You sun-burn'd sicklemen, of August weary, Re-enter ARIEL, loaden with glistering apparel, etc.
Come hither from the furrow, and he merry;

Even to roaring : - Come, hang them on this line!
Make holiday: your rye-straw hats put on,

PROSPERO and Ariel remain invisible. Enter CaliBAN, And these fresh nymphs encounter every one

STEPHANO, and Trisculo, all wet. In country footing!

Cal. Pray yon, tread softly, that the blind mole may
Enter certain Reapers, properly habited: they joir Ilear a foot fall: we nor are near his cell.
with the Nymphs in a graceful dance ; towards the Ste. Monster, your fir, which, you say, is a harm-
end whereof Prospeko Staris suddenly, and speaks; less fairy, has done little better than played the Jack
after which, to a strange, hollow, and confused with us.
noise, they heavily vanish.

Trin. Monster, I do smell all horse-piss; at which
Pro. [ Aside.]I had forgot that foul conspiracy my nose is in great indignation.
Ofthe beast Caliban, and his confederates,

Ste. So is mine. Do you hear, monster? If I should
Against my life; the minute of their plot

take a displeasure against you; look you, Is almost come.-{To the Spirits.]Well done;-avoid; Trin. Thou wert but a lost monster. -no more!

Cal. Good my lord, give me thy favour still! Fer. This is most strange: your father's in some Be patient, for the prize I'll bring thee to, passion

Shall hoodwink this mischance: therefore, speak That works him strongly.

softly, Mira. Never till this day,

All's hush'd as midnight yet. Saw I him touch'd with anger so distemper'd.

Trin. Ay, but to lose our bottles in the pool,Pro. You do look, my son, in a mov'd sort,

Ste. There is not only disgrace and dishonour in that, As if you were dismay'd: be cheerful, sir:

monster, but an infiniteloss. Our revels now are ended : these opractors,

Trin. That's more to me than my wetting: yet this As I foretold you, were all spirits, and

is your harmless fairy, monster. Are melted into air, into thin air:

Šte. I will fetch off my bottle, though I be o'cr ears And likethe baseless fabrick of this vision,

for my labour. The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, Cal. Prythee, my king, be quiet! Seest thou here, The solemn temples, the great globe itself,

This is the mouth o'the cell: no noise, and enter: Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve;

Do that good mischief, which may make this island And, like this unsubstantial pageant faded,

Thinc own for ever, and I, thy Caliban, Leave not a rack behind: We are such stuff

For aye thy foot-licker. As dreams are made of, and our little life

Ste. Giveme thy hand! I do begin to have bloody Is rounded with a sleep.- Sir, I am vex'd;

thoughts. Bear with my weakness! my old brain is troubled. Trin. O king Stephano! O peer! O worthy Stephano! Be not disturb'd with my infirmity :

look, what a wardrobe here is for thee! If you be pleas'd, retire into my cell,

Cal. Let it alone, thou fool; it is but trash. And there repose; a turn or two l'll walk,

Trin. O, ho, monster; we know what belongs to a To still my beating mind.

frippery :-0 king Stephano! Fer. Mira. We wish your peace.

(Exeunt. Ste. Put off that gown, Trinculo; by this hand, Pro. Come with a thought:-I thank you :-Ariel, I'll have that gown. come!

Trin. Thy grace

shall have it.
Enter ARIEL.

Cal. The dropsy drown this fool! what do you mean,
Ari. Thy thoughts I cleave to: What's thy pleasure? To doat thus on such luggage? Let's along,
Pro. Spirit,

And do the murder first: if he awake,
We must prepare to meet with Caliban.

From toe to crown he'll fill our skins with pinches ;
Ari. Ay, my commander: when I presented Ceres, Make us strange stuff.
I thought to have told thee of it; but I fear'd,

Ste. Be you quiet, monster!- Mistress line, is not
Lest I might anger thee.

this my jerkin ? Now is the jerkin under the line: now, Pro.Say again, where didst thon leave these varlets? jerkin, you are like to lose your hair, and prove a bald

Ari. I told you, sir, they were red-hot with drinking ; jerkin. So full of valour, that they smote the air

Trin. Do, do: We steal by line and level, and't like For breathing in their faces; beat the ground your grace. For kissing of their feet: yet always bending

Ste. I thank thee forthat jest; here's a garment for't: Toward their project: Then I beat my tabor, wit shall not go unrewarded, while I am king of this

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