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al :- Away with him to prison :-Where is the For Mariana's sake: but as he adjudged your provost? Away with him to prison; lay bolts (Being criminal, in double violation [brother enough upon him :-Let him speak no more :- Of sacred chastity, and of promise-breach, Away with those giglots too, and with the other Thereon dependent for your brother's life), confederate companion.

The very mercy of the law cries out (The Provost lays hands on the Duke. Most audible, even from his proper tongue, Duke. Stay, sir; stay a while.

An Angelo for Claudio, death for death, [sure; Ang. What! resists he? Ilelp him, Lucio. Haste still pays haste and leisure answers lei

lacio. Come, sir; come, sir; come, sir; foh, Like doth quit like, and Measure still for Measure. sir; Why, you bald-pated, lying rascal! you Then, Angelo, thy fault's thus manifested; must be hooded, must your show your knave's Which though thou would'st deny, denies thee visage, with a pox to you! show your sheep- vantage : biting face, and be hanged an hour! Wilt not We do condemn thee to the very block

[Pulls off the Friar's hood, und discovers Where Claudio stoop'd to death, and with like the Duke.

Away with him. Duke. Thou art the first knave that e'er made Bari.

O, my most gracious lord," a duke

I hope you will not mock me with a husband! First, Provost, let me bail these gentle three:- Duke. It is your husband mock'd you with a Sneak not away, sir; [To Lucio.) for the friar husband:

Consenting to the safeguard of your honour, Must have a word anon :-lay hold on him. I thought your marriage fit; else imputation,

Lucio. This may prove worse than hanging. For that he knew you, might reproach your life, Duke. What you have spoke, I pardon; sit And choke your good to come: for his possesyou down

[To Escalus. Although by contiscation they are ours, [sions, We'll borrow place of him :-Sir, by your leave: We do instate and widow you withal,

[10 ANGELO. To buy you a better husband. Hast thou or word, or wit, or imprudence, Mari,

O, my dear lord, That yet can do thee office? If thou hast, I crave no other, nor no better man. Rely upon it till my tale be heard,

Duke. Never crave him; we are definitive. And hold no longer out.

Mari. Gentle, my liege,

[kneeling. Ang. O my dread lord,


You do but lose your labour: I should be guiltier than my guiltiness, Away with him to death. Now, sir, (To Lucio.] To think I can be undiscernible,

[my part; When, I perceive, your grace, like power divine, Mari. O, my good lord !-Sweet Isabel, take Hath look'd upon my passes: Then, good prince, Lend me your knees, and, all my life to come, No longer session hold upon my shaine, I'll lend you all my life to do you service. But let my trial be mine own confession; Duke. Againstall sense you do importune her: Immediate sentence then, and sequent death, Should she kneel down, in mercy of this fact, Is all the grace I beg.

Her brother's ghost his paved bed would break, Duke.

Come hither, Mariana ;- And take her hence in horror. Say, wast thou e'er contracted to this woman? Mari,

Isabel, Ang. I was, iny lord.

(stantly.-- Sweet Isabel, do yet but kneel by me; puke. Go, take her hence, and marry her in- Hold up your hands, say nothing, I'll speak all. Do you the office, friar: which consummate, They say, best men are moulded ont of faults ; Return him here again:-Go with him, Provost. And, for the most, become much more the better

(Exeunt ANGELO, MARIANA, PETER, For being a little bad: so may my husband. and Provost.

0, Isabel! will you not lend a knee? Escal. My lord, I am more amazed at his dis- Duke. He dies for Claudio's death. Than at the strangeness of it. (honour, Isab.

Most bounteous sir, Duke. Come hither, Isabel :

(Kneeling. Your friar is now your prince: As I was then Look, if it please you, on this man condemn'd, Advertising, and holy to your business, As if my brother liv'd: I partly think, No: changing heart with habit, I am still A due sincerity governd his deeds, Attorney d at your service.

Till he did look on me; since it is so, Isab.

0, give me pardon, Let him not die: My brother had but justice, That I, your vassal, have employed and pain'd In that he did the thing for which he died: Your unknown sovereignty.

For Angelo, Duke.

You are pardon'd, Isabel: His act did not o'ertake his bad intent; And now, dear maid, be you as free to us. And must be buried but as an intent Your brother's death, I know, sits at your heart; That perish'd by the way: thoughts are no sul And you may marvel, why I obscured myself, Intents but merely thoughts. (jects; Labouring to save his life; and would not rather Mari.

Merely, my lord. Make rash remonstrance of my hidden power, Duke. Your suit's unprofitable; stand np, I Than let him so be lost: 0, most kind maid, I have bethought me of another fault:- (say.-It was the swift celerity of his death, Provost, how came it Claudio was beheaded Which I did think with slower foot came on, At an unusual hour? That brain'd my purpose; But, peace be with Prov.

It was commanded so. That life is better life, past fearing death, (hím! Duke. Had you a special warrant for the deed? Than that which lives to fear: make it your Prov. No, my good lord; it was by private So happy is your brother.

[comfort, message. Roenter ANGELO, MARIANA, PETER, and Provost. Duke. For which I do dischatge you of your Ish.

I do, my lord.
Give up your keys.

[oftice : Mreke. For this new married man approaching Prov.

Pardon me, noble lord : Wbose salt imagination yet hath wrong'd (here, I thought it was a fault, but knew it not; Your well-defended honour, you must pardon Yet did repent me, after more advice:

For testimony whereof, one in the prison, You, sirrah, [TO LUCIO) that knew me for a fool,
That should by private order else have died, a coward,
I have reserv'd alive.

One all of luxury, an ass, a madman,
What's he?

Wherein have I so deserved of you,

His name is Barnardine. That you extol me thus? Duke. I would, thou had'st done so by Clau- Lucio. 'Faith, my lord, I spoke it but accorddio.

ing to the trick: If you will hang me for it, you Go, fetch him hither; let me look upon him. may, but I had rather it would please you I

(Exit Provost. might be whipp'd. Escal. I am sorry, one so learned and so wise Duke. Whipp'd first, sir, and hang'd after.As you, lord Angelo, have still appear'd, Proclaim it, provost, round about the city; Should'slip so grossly, both in the heat of blood, If any woman's wrong'd hy this lewd fellow, And lack of temper'd judgment afterward. (As I have heard him swear himself, there's ono

Ang. I am sorry that such sorrow I procure: Whom he begot with child), let her appear, And so deep sticks it in my penitent heart, And he shall marry her: the nuptial finishid, That I crave death more willingly than mercy; Let him be whipp'd and hang’d. 'Tis my deserving, and I do entreat it.

Lucio. I beseech your highness, do not marry Re-enter Provost, BARNARDINE, CLAUDIO, and

me to a whore! Your highness said even now, JULIET.

I made you a duke; good my lord, do not reDuke. Which is that Barnardine?

compense me in making me a cuckold. Prov.

This, my lord.

Duke. Upon mine honour thou shalt marry her. Duke. There was a friar told me of this man:

Thy slanders I forgive : and therewithal Sirrah, thou art said to have a stubborn soul,

Rernit thy other forfeits :- Take him to prison : That apprehends no further than this world,

And see our pleasure herein executed. And squar'st thy life according. Thou'rt con

Lucio. Marrying a punk, my lord, is pressing demn'd;

to death, whipping, and hanging. But for those earthly faults, I quit them all;

Duke. Sland'ring a prince deserves it.And pray thee, take this mercy to provide

She, Claudio, that you wrong'd, look you re

store.For better times to come:- -Friar, advise him; I leave him to your hand.-What' muilled fel- Joy to you, Mariana !-love her Angelo; low's that?

I have confess'd her, and I know her virtue.-That should have died when Claudio lost his There's more behind, that is more gratulate.

Prov. This is another prisoner, that I sav'd, Thanks, good friend Escalus, forthy much good. As like almost to Claudio, as himself. , head; Thanks, Provost, for thy care and secrecy ;

[Unmuffles CLAUDIO. Duke. If he be like your brother, [10 Isabel Forgive him, Angelo, that brought you home

We shall employ thee in a worthier place LA) for his sake Is he pardoned; And, for your lovely sake,

The head of Ragozine for Claudio's;
Give me your hand, and say you will be mine, I have a motion much imports your good;

| The offence pardons itself.-Dear Isabel,
He is my brother too: But fitter time for that. Whereto if you'll a willing ear incline,
By this, lord Angelo perceives he's safo;
Methinks, I see a quick’ning in his eye:-

What's mine is yours, and what is yours is

mine : Well, Angelo, your evil quits you weil : Look that you love your wife; her worth, worth So, bring us to our palace; where we'll show I And an apt remission in myself: [yours.

What's yet behind, that's meet you all should

know. And yet here's one in place I cannot pardon ;



Juel Aldo about Blothing .

Persons Represented. Don Pedro, Prince of Arragon.

POGREBRY, } T'wo foolish oficers. Don Joan, his bastard Brother,

VERGES, CLAUDIO, a young Lord of Florence, favourite to A Sexton. Don Pedro.

A Friar. BENEDICK, a young Lord of Padua, favourite like- A Boy.

wise of Don Pedro. LEONATO, Governor of Messina.

Hero, Daughter to Leonato. ANTONIO, his brother

BEATRICE, Niece to Leonato.
BALTHAZAR, Servant to Don Pedro.


} Gentlewomen attending on Hero. BORACHIO, Followers of Don John. CONRADE,

Messengers, Watch, and Attendants.

Art First

Mess. He is very near by this; he was not

three leagues off when I left him. SCENE I. Before Leonato's House.

Leon. How many gentlemen have you lost iu Enter LEONATO, HERO, BEATRICE, and others, this action ? with a Messenger.

Mess. But few of any sort, and none of name. Leonato. I LEARN in this letter, that Don Pedro Leon. A victory is twice itself, when the of Arragon comes this night to Messina. | achiever brings home full numbers. I find here,


that Don Pedro hath bestowed mnch honour on disease: he is sooner caught than the pestilence, 3 young Florentine, called Claudio.

and the taker runs presently mad. God help the Bless. Much deserved on his part, and equally noble Claudio! if he have caught the Benedick, remembered by Don Pedro: He hath borrie it will cost him a thousand pound ere he be himself beyond the promise of his age; doing, cured. in the figure of a lamb, the feats of a lion: he Mess. I will hold friends with you, ledy. hath, indeed, better bettered expectation, than Beat. Do, good friend. you must expect of me to tell you how.

Leon. You will never run mad, niece. Leon. He hath an uncle here in Messina will Beat. No, not till a hot January. te very much glad of it.

Hess. Don Pedro is approached. Mess. I have already delivered him letters, Enter Dox Pedro, attended by BALTİLAZAR and and there appears much joy in him; even so others, Don JOHN, CLAUDIO, and BENEDICK. much, that joy could not show itself modest D. Pedro. Good signior Leonato, you are enough, without a badge of bitterness.

come to meet your trouble: the fashion of the Leon, Did he break out into tears?

world is to avoid cost, and you encounter it. Hess. In great measure.

Leon. Never came trouble to my house in the Leon. A kind overflow of kindness: There likeness of your grace: for trouble being gone. are no faces truer than those that are so washed. comfort should remain; but, when you depart How much better is it to weep at joy, than to from me, sorrow abides, and happiness takes joy at veeping!

his leave. Deut. I pray you, is signior Montanto returned D. Pedro. You embrace your charge too wil. from the wars, or no?

lingly.-I think, this is your daughter. Yess. I know none of that name, lady; there Leon. Her mother hath many times told me so. was noue such in the army of any sort.

Bene. Were you in doubt, sir, that you asked Leon. What is he that you ask for, niece ?


[you a child. Hero. My cousin means signior Benedick of Leon. Signior Benedick, no; for then weru Pelua.

[ever he was. D. Pedro. You have it full, Benedick: Mess. O, he is returned ; and as pleasant as may guess by this what you are, being a mati.

Beat. He set up kis bills here in Messina, and Truly, the lady fathers herself :-Be happy. challenged Cupid at the flight: and my uncle's lady! for you are like an honourable father. fool, reading the challenge, subscribed for Cupid, Bene. If Signior Leonato be her father, she and challenged him at the bird-bolt.- I pray you would not have his head on her shoulders, for how many hath he killed and eaten in these wars? all Messina, as like him as she is. But how many hath he killed ? for, indeed, I Beal. I wonder, that you will still be talking, promised to eat all of his killing.

signior Benedick; no body marks you. Leon. "Faith, niece, you tax signior Benedick Bene. What, my dear lady Disdain! are you too much; but he'll be meet with you, I doubt yet living ? it not.

(these wars. Beat. Is it possible disdain should die, while Hess. He hath done good service, lady, in she hath such meet food to feed it, as signior

Bert. You had musty victual, and he hath Benedick? Courtesy itself must convert to disholptoeat it: he is a very valiant trencher-man, dain, if you come in her presence. be hath an excellent stomach.

Bene. Then is courtesy a turn-coat:-- But it Mess. And a good soldier too, lady.

is certain, I am lov'd of all ladies, only you exBeat. And & good soldier to a lady :-But cepted: and I would I could tind in my heart what is he to a lord ?

that I had not a hard heart: for, truly, I love Mesa. A lord to a lord, a man to a man; stuffed

none. with all honourable virtues.

Deat. A dear happiness to women; they would Deat. It is so, indeed; he is no less than a eise have been troubled with a pernicious suitor. stuffed man:--But for the stufting; -Well, we I thank God, and my cold blood, I am of your are all mortal.

humour for that; I had rather hear my dog Leon. You must not, sir, mistake my niece: bark at a crow, than a mun swear he loves me. there is a kind of merry war betwixt signior Bene. God keep your ladyship still in that Benedick and her: they never meet, but there mind! so some gentleman or other shall 'scape is a skirmish of wit between them.

a predestinate scratched face. Peat. Alas, he gets nothing by that. In our Beat. Scratching could not make it worse, an last conflict, four of his five wits went balting 'twere such a face as yours were. off, and now is the whole man governed with

Bene. Well, you are a rare parrot-teacher. one : so that if he have wit enough to keep him

Beat. A bird of my tongue is better than a self warm, let him bear it for a difference be-beast of yours. tween himself and his horse: for it is all the

Bene. I would, my horse had the speed of wealth that he hath left, to be known a reason- your tongue; and so good a continuer: But able creature.-Who is his companion now? keep your way o' God's name; I have done. He hath every month a new sworn brother. Beat. You always end with a jade's trick; I Mess. Is it possible ?

know you of old. Beat. Very easily possible: he wears his faith

D. Pedro. This is the sum of all, Leonato, bat as the fashion of his hat, it ever changes signior Claudo, and signior Benedick, --my with the next block.

[books. dear friend Leonato, hath invited you all. Í Bless. I see, lady, the gentleman is not in your tell him, we shall stay here at the least a month;

Beat. No: an he were, I would burn my and he heartily prays, some occasion may detain study. But, I pray you, who is his companion? us longer; I dare swear he is no hypocrite, but Is there no young squarer now, that will make


from his heart. a voyage with him to the devil. Mers. He is most in the company of the right be forsworn. Let me bid you welcome, my

Leon If you swear, my lord, you shall not poble Claudio. Beal, O Lord! he will hang upon him like a ther, I owe you all duty.

lord, being reconciled to the prince your bra D. John. I thank you; I am not of many! Claul. That I love her, I feel. words, but I thank you.

D. Pedro. That she is worthy, I know. Leon. Please it yonr grace lead on?

Dene. That I neither feel how she should be D. Pedro. Your hand, Leonato; we will go loved, nor know how she should be worthy, is together. (Exeunt ali but Benedick and Claudio. the opinion that fire cannot melt out of me; I

Claud. Benedick, didst thou note the daughter will die in it at the stake. of sign or Leonato?

D. Pedro. Thou wast ever as obstinate hereBene. I noted her not; but I looked on her. tick in the despite of beauty. Claud. Is she not a modest young lady ? Claud. And never could maintain his part

Bene. Do you question me, as an honest man but in the force of his will. should do, for my simple true judgement; or Bene. That a woman conceived me, I thank would you have me speak after my custom, as her; that she brought me up, I likewise give being a professed tyrant to their sex? (ment. her most humble thanks: 1 ut that I will have

Claud. No, I pray thee, speak in sober judg- a recheat winded in my forehead, or hang my Bene. Why, i'faith, methinks she is too low bugle in an invisible baldrick, all women shall for a high praise, too brown for a fair praise, pardon me: Because I will not do them the and too little for a great praiso: only this com- wrong to mistrust any, I will do myself the mendation I can afford her; that were she other right to trust none; and the fine is (for the which than she is, she were unhandsome; and being I may go the finer)

, I will live a bachelor. no other but as she is, I do not like her.

D. Pedro. I shall see thee, ere I die, look Claul. Thou thinkest I am in sport; I pray pale with love. thee, tell me truly how thou likest her.

Bene. With anger, with sickness, or with Bene. Would you buy her, that you inquire hunger, my lord; not with love: prove, that after her?

ever I lose more blood with love, than I will Claud. Can the world buy such a jewel? get again with drinking. pick out mine eyes

Bene. Yea, and a case to put it into. But with a ballad-maker's pen, and hang me up at speak you this with a sad brow? or do you play the door of a brothel-house, for the sign of blind the fouting Jack; to tell us Cupid is a good Cupid. hare-finder, and Vulcan a rare carpenter? Come, D. Pedro. Well, if ever thou dost fall from in what key shall a man take you to go in the this faith, thou wilt prove a notable argument. song?

Bene. If I do, hang me in a bottle like a cat, Claud. In mine eye, she is the sweetest lady and shoot at me; and he that hits me, let him that ever I looked on.

be clapped on the shoulder, and called Adam. Benc. I can see yet without spectacles, and I D. Pedro. Well, as time shall try : see no such matter: there's her cousin, an she In time the savage bull doth bear the yoke. were not possessed with a fury, exceeds her as Bene. The savage bull may; but if ever the much in beauty, as the first of May doth the sensible Benedick bear it, pluck off the bull's last of December. But I hope, you have no in- horns, and set them in my forehead; and let tent to turn husband; have you?

me be vílely painted; and in such grent letters Claud. I would scarce trust myself, though I as they write, Here is good horse to hire, let them had sworn the contrary, if Hero would be my signify under my sign-Here you may see Benewife.

dick the married man, Bene. Is it come to this, i'faith? Hath not the Claud. If this should ever happen, thou world one man, but he will wear his cap with would'st be horn mad. suspicion? Shall I never see a bachelor of three- D. Pedro. Nay, if Cupid have not spent all score again? Go to, i'faith; and thou wilt needs his quiver in Venice, thou wilt quake for this thrust thy neck into a yoke, wear the print of shortly. it, and sigh away Sundays. Look, Don Pedro Bene. I look for an earthquake too then. is returned to seek yoll.

D. Pedro. Well, you will temporize with the Re-entrp Dox PEDRO.

hours. In the mean time, good signior Benedick, D. Pedro. What secret hath held you here, repair to Leonato's; commend me to him, and that you followed not to Leonato's?

tell him, I will not fail him at supper; for, inBene. I would, your grace would constrain deed, he hath made great preparation. me to tell.

Bene. I have almost matter enough in me for D. Pedro. I charge thee on thy allegiance.

such an embassage : and so I conimit youDene. You hear, Count Claudio: I can be Claud. To the tuition of God : From my house, secret as a dumb man, I would have you think (if I had it)

(frieud, Benedick. so; but on my allegiance,---mark you this, on D. Pedro. The sixth of July: Your loving my allegiance :-He is in love. With who? Bene. Nay, mock not, mock not: The body now that is your grace's part.--Mark, how short of your discourse is sometime guarded with his answer is :-- With Hero, Leonato's short fragments, and the guards are but slightly basted danghter.

on neither: ere you flout old ends any further, Claud. If this were so, so were it uttered. examine your conscience, and so I leave you. Bene. Like the old tale, my lord : it is not so,

[Exit BENEDICK. nor 'twas not so: but, indeed, God forbid it Claud. My liege, your highness now may do should be so.

me good.

(but how, Claudt. If my passion change not shortly, God D. Petro. My love is thine to teach teach it forbid it should be otherwise.

And thou shalt see how apt it is to learn D. Pedro. Amen, if you love her; for the lady Any hard lesson that may do thee good. is very well worthy.

Člant. Hath Leonato any son, my lord ? Claud. You speak this to fetch me in, mylord. D. Pedro. No child but Hero, she's his only D. Pedro. By my troth, I speak my thought. Dost thou affect her, Claudio? Lleir; Claud. And, in faith, niy lord, I spoke mine.


O my lord, Bene. And, by my two faiths and troths, my When you went onward on this ended action, Jord, i spoke mine.

I look'd upon her with a soldier's eye,

That lik'd but had a rougher task in hand to apply a moral medicine to a mortifying misThan to drive liking to the name of love: chief. I cannot hide what I am: I must be sad But now I am return'd, and that war-thoughts when I have cause, and sinile at no man's jests; Have left their places vacant, in their rooms eat when I have a stomach, and wait for no man's Come thronging soft and delicate desires, leisure; sleep when I am drowsy, and tend to All prompting me how fair young Hero is, no man's business; laugh when I am merry, Saying, I lik'd her ere I went to wars.

and claw no man in his humour. D. Pedro. Thou wilt be like a lover presently, Con. Yea, but you must not make the full And tire the hearer with a book of words: show of this, till you may do it without controlIf thou dost love fair Hero, cherish it; ment. You have of late stood out against your And I will break with her, and with her father, brother, and he hath ta'en you newly into his And thou shalt have her: Was't not to this end, grace: where it is impossible you should take That thou began'st to twist so fine a story? true root, but by the fair weather that you make

Claud. How sweetly do you minister to love, yourself: it is needful that you frame the season That know love's grief by his complexion ! for your own harvest. But lest my liking might too sudden seem, D. John. I had rather be a canker in the hedge, I would have salvd it with a longer treatise. than a rose in his grace: and it better fits my D. Pedro. What need the bridge much broader blood to be disdained of all, than to fashion a than the flood ?

carriage to rob love from any; in this, though The fairest grant is the necessity: [lov'st; I cannot be said to be a flattering honest man, Look, what will serve, is fit: 'tis once, thou it must not be denied that I am a plain dealing And I will fit thee with the remedy.

villain. I am trusted with a muzzle, and enI know we shall have revelling to-night; franchised with a clog; therefore I have decreed I will assume thy part in some disguise, not to sing in my cage: If I had my mouth, I And tell fair Hero I am Claudio;

would bite; if I had my liberty, I would do my And in her bosom I'll unclasp my heart, liking: in the mean time, let me be that I am, And take her hearing prisoner with the force and seek not to alter me. And strong encounter of my amorous tale : Con. Can you make no use of your discontent? Then, after, to her father will I break;

D.John. I make all use of it, for I use it only. And, the conclusion is, she shall be thine: Who comes here? What news, Borachio ? In practice let us put it presently, (Eseunt.

Enter Borachio. SCENE II. A Room in Leonato's House. Bora. I came yonder from a great snpper; the Enter LEONATO and ANTONIO.

prince, your brother, is royally entertained by Leon. How now, brother? Where is my cou- Leonato; and I can give you intelligence of an sin, your son ? hath he provided this musick? intended marriage.

Ant. He is very busy about it. But, brother, D. John. Will it serve for any model to build I can tell you strange news that you yet dreamed mischief on? What is he for a fool, that betroths not of.

himself to unquietness ? Leon. Are they good ?

Bora. Marry, it is your brother's right hand. Ant. As the event stamps them; but they D. John. Who? the most exquisite Claudio? have a good cover, they show well outward. Bora. Even he. The prince and Count Claudio, walking in a D. John. A proper squire! And who, and thick-pleached alley in my orchard, were thus who? which way looks he ? much overheard by a man of mine : The prince Bora. Marry, on Hero, the daughter and heir discovered to Claudio, that he loved my niece of Leonato. your daughter, and meant to acknowledge it D. John. A very forward March chick! How this night in a dance; and, he found her ac- came you to this? cordant, he meant to take the present time by Bora. Being entertained for a perfumer, as I the top, and instantly break with you of it. was smoking a musty room, comes me the

I.con. Hath the fellow any wit, that told you prince and Claudio, hand in hand, in sad conthis.

ference: I whipt me behind the arras : and Ant. A good sharp fellow: I will send for there heard it agreed upon, that the prince him, and question him yourself.

should woo Hero for himself, and having obLeon. No, no; we will hold it as a dream, till tained her, give her to count Claudio. it appear itself: but I will acquaint my daughter D. John. Come, come, let us thither; this withal, that she may be the better prepared for may prove food to my displeasure: that young an answer, if peradventure this be true. Go start-up hath all the glory of my overthrow; if you, and tell her of it. (Several persons cross the I can cross him any way, I bless myself every stage.] Cousins, you know what you have to way; You are both sure, and will assist me? do.--0, I cry you mercy, friend; go you with Con. To the death, my lord. me, and I will use your skill :--Good cousins, D. John. Let us to the great supper: their have a care this busy time.

[Exeunt. cheer is the greater, that I am subdued: 'Would, SCENE III. Another Room in Leonato's House. the cook were of my mind !--Shall we go prore

what's to be done? Enter Dox John and CONRADE.

Bora. We'll wait upon your lordship. (Ecrunt. Con. What the good year, my lord I why are you thus out of measure sad?

D. John. There is no measure in the occasion that breeds it, therefore the sadness is without

Art serond. Con. You should hear reason.

(limit. D. John. And when I have heard it, what

SCENE I. A Hall in Leonato's House. blessing bringeth it?

[sufferance. Enter LEONATO, ANTONIO, HERO, BEATRICE, Co. If not a present remedy, yet a patient

and others. D. John. I wonder, that thou being (as thou Leon. Was not count John here at supper ? say'st thou art) born under Saturn, goest about Ant. I saw him not.

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