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My fortunes to your service, which are here
thereon His execution sworn. Pol.
I do believe thee: I saw his heart in his face.
Give me thy hand; Be pilot to me, and thy places shall Still neighbour mine: My ships are ready, and My people did expect my hence departure Two days ago.—This jealousy Is for a precious creature: as she's rare, Must it be great; and, as his person's mighty, Must it be violent; and as he does conceive He is dishonour'd by a man which ever Profess'd to him, why, his revenges must In that be made more bitter. Fear o'ershades me: Good expedition be my friend, and comfort The gracious queen, part of his theme, but nothing Of his ill-ta'en suspicion! Come, Camillo; I will respect thee as a father, if Thou bear'st my life off hence: Let us avoid.
Cam. It is in mine authority, to command The keys of all the posterns: Please your highness To take the urgent hour: come, sir, away:
Enter HermioNE, MAMILLIUS, and Ladies. Her. Take the boy to you: he so troubles me, 'Tis past enduring. | Lady.
Come, my gracious lord.
No, I'll none of you.
. 1 Lady. Why, my sweet lord?
Mam. You'll kiss me hard; and speak to me as if I were a baby still. I love you better.
2 Lady. And why so, my good lord? Mam.
Not for because Your brows are blacker; yet black brows, they say, Become some women best; so that there be not Too much hair there, but in a semi-circle, Or half-moon made with a pen. 2 Lady.
Who taught you this? Mam. I learn'd it out of women's faces.—Pray
now What colour are your eye-brows? i Lady.
Blue, my lord. Mam. Nay, that's a mock: I have seen a lady's That has been blue, but not her eye-brows.
2 Lady. The
queen, your mother, rounds apace: we shall Present our services to a fine new prince, One of these days; and then you'd wanton with us, If we would have you. 1 Lady.
She is spread of late Into a goodly bulk: Good time encounter her!
Her. What wisdom stirs amongst you? Come,
Merry, or sad, shall’t be?
A sad tale's best for winter:
Let's have that, sir. Come on, sit down :-Come on, and do your best To fright me with your sprites : you're powerful
Nay, come, sit down; then on.
softly; Yon crickets shall not hear it. Her.
Come on then, And give't me in mine ear.
Enter LEONTES, ANTIGONUS, Lords, and Others. Leon. Was he met there? his train? Camillo
with him? i Lord. Behind the tuft of pines I met thein ;'
I ey'd them
How bless'd am I
? In my just censure? in my true opinion?] Censure, in the time of our author, was generally used (as in this instance) for judgment, opinion. * Alack, for lesser knowledge!] That is, 0 that my knowledge
A spider steep’d,* and one may drink; depart,
1 Lord. By his great authority ;
I know't too well.
What is this ? sport? Leon. Bear the boy hence, he shall not come
about her ;
But I'd say, he had not,
4 A spider steep'd,] Spiders were esteemed venomous.
hefts:] Hefts are heavings, what is heaved up. 6 He has discover'd my design, and I
Remain a pinch'd thing;] The sense, I think, is, He hath now discovered my design, and I am treated as a mere child's baby, a thing pinched out of clouts, a puppet for them to move and actuate as they please. HEATH.
And, I'll be sworn, you would believe my saying,
You, my lords,
Should a villain say so,
You have mistook, my lady,
7 will sear --] i. e. will stigmatize or brand as infamous. * A federary -] i. e. confederate.