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Ho, you sir ! friend !--Hear you, sır ?--speak! Ay and no too was no good divinity. When the Thus might be pass indeed :-Yet he revives : rain came to wet me once, and the wind to make What are you, sir ?

me chatter; when the thunder would not peace a Glo.

Away, and let me die. my bidding; there I found them, there I stbeli Edg. Hadst thou been aught but gossamer, fea- them out. Go to, they are not men o'their words: thers, air,

they told me I was every thing; 'Tis a lie; I am So many fathom down precipitating,

not ague-proof. Thou hadst shiver'd like an egg : but thou dost Glo. The tricks of that voice I do well remember: breathe;

Is't not the king ? Hast heavy substance; bleed'st not; speak'st; art Lear.

Ay, every inch a king: sound.

When I do stare, see, how the subject quakes. Ten masts at each make not the altitude,

I pardon that man's life: what was thy cause? Which thou hast perpendicularly fell;

Adultery. Thy life's a miracle : Speak yet again.

Thou shalt not die: Die for adultery! No: Glo. But have I fallen, or no ?

The wren goes to't, and the small gilded fly Edg. From the dread summit of this chalky Does lecher in my sight. bourn:2

Let copulation thrive, for Gloster's bastard son Look up a-height ;-the shrill-gorg'4 lark so far Was kinder to his father, than my daughters Cannot be seen or heard : do but look up. Got 'tween the lawsul sheets. Glo. Alack, I have no eyes.

To't, luxury, pell-mell, for I lack soldiers.Is wretchedness depriv'd that benefit,

Behold yon simpering dame, To end itself by death? 'Twas yet some comfort, Whose face between her forks présageth snow; When misery could beguile the tyrant's rage, That minces virtue, and does shake the head And frustrate his proud will.

To hear of pleasure's name; Edg.

Give me your arm : The fitchew, nor the soiled horse, goes to't Up:--So;-How is't? Feel you your legs? You With a more riotous appetite. stand.

Down from the waist they are centaurs, Glo. Too weli, too well.

Though women all above: Edg.,

This is above all strangeness. But to the girdle do the gods inherit, 1? Upon the crown o'the cliff, what thing was that Beneath is all the fiends”; there's bell, there's dark Which parted from you?

ness, Glo.

A poor unfortunate beggar. There is the sulphurous pit, burning, scalding, Edg. As I stood here below, methought, his eyes stench, consumption ;-Fie, fie, fie! pah; pah! Were two full moons; he had a thousand 'noses, Give me an ounce of civet, good apothecary, to Horns whelk'd," and war'd, like the enridged sea; sweeten my imagination: there's money for thee, It was some fiend; Therefore, thou happy father, Glo. 0, let me kiss that hand! Think that the clearests gods, who make them Lear. Let me wipe it first: it smells of mortality. honours

Glo. O ruin'd piece of nature! This great world Of men's impossibilities, have preserv'd thee. Shall so wear out to nought-Dost thou know me!

Glo. I do remember now : henceforth I'll bear Lear. I remember thine eyes well enough. Dast Affliction, till it do cry out itself,

thou squiny13 at me? No, do thy worst, blind CuEnough, enough, and, die. That thing you speak of, pid; I'll not love.-Read thou this challenge; mark I took it for a man; often 'twould say,

but the penning of it. The fiend, the fiend': he led me to that place. Glo. Were all the letters suns, I could not see one. Edg. Bear free and patient thoughts.-But who Edg. I would not take this from report;-it is, comes here?

And my heart breaks at it.

Lear. Read. Enter Lear, fantastically dressed up with flowers.

Glo. What, with the case of eyes ? The safer sense will ne'er accommodate

Lear. O, hó, are you there with me? No eyes His master thus.

in your head, nor no money in your purse? Your Lear. No, they cannot touch me for coining; I eyes are in a heavy case, your purse in a light : Yet am the king himself.

you see how this world goes. Edg. O thou side-piercing sight!

Glo. I see it feelingly. Lear. Nature's above art in that respect. --There's Lear. What, art mad? A man may see how tåis your press-money. That fellow handles his bow world goes, with no cyes. Look with thine ears: like a crow-keeper: draw me a clothier's yard. – see how yon' justice rails upon yon simple thil Look, look, a mouse; Peace, peacc;—this piece of Hark, in thine ear: Change places; and, bandy toasted cheese will do't:--- There's my gauntlet: I'll dandy, which is the justice, which is the thiefprove it on a giant.-Bring up the brown bills.' Thou hast seen a farmer's dog bark at a beggar? 0,well down, bird!--i'the clout, i'the clout:' hewgh! Glo. Ay, sir. - Give the word.”

Lear. And the creature run from the cur? There Edg. Sweet marjoram,

thou might'st behold the great image of authority: Lear. Pass.

a dog's obeyed in office, Glo. I know that voice."

Thou rascal beadle, hold thy bloody hand : Lear. Ha! Goneril !--with a white beard !- Why dost thou lash that whore? Strip thinë owa They flatter'd me like a dog; and told me, I had back; white hairs in my beard, ere the black ones were Thou hotly lust'st to use her in that kind there. To say ay, and no, to every thing I said !— For which thou whipp'st her. The usurer hangs the

(1) Thus might he die in reality.
(2) i. e. This chalky boundary of England. (7) Battle-axes.
(3) Shrill-throated.

(8) The white mark for archers to aim at. 14) Twisted, convolved.

(5) The purest.

i9The watch-word. (10) Likeness, manner. (6) An arrow of a cloth-yard long.

(ii) Only. (12) Possess.' (13) Look asquinta

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me;

NOW:

me.

come

Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear ; Gent. Though that the queen on special cause is
Robes, and furr'd gowns, hide all. Plate sin with here,
gold,

Her army is mov'd on.
And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks : Edg.

I thank you, sir. [Ex. Gent.
Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. Glo. You ever-gentle gods, take my breath from
Nonc does offend, none, I say, none; I'll able 'em :
Take that of me, my friend, who have the power Let not my worser spirito tempt me again
To seal the accuser's lips. Get thee glass eyes; To die before you please!
And, like a scurvy politician, seem

Edg.

Well pray you, father. To see the things thou dost not.-Now, now, now, Glo. Now, good sir, what are you?

Edg. A most poor man, made tame by fortune's Pull off my boots:-harder, harder; so.

blows: Edu. O, matter and impertinency mix'd ! Who, by the art of known and feeling sorrows, Reason in madness!

Am pregnant to good pity. Give me your hand, Leur. Is thou wilt weep my fortunes, take my I'll lead you to some biding. eyes.

Glo.

Hearty thanks :
I know thee well enough; thy name is Gloster: The bounty and the benizon' of heaven
Thou must be patient; we came crying hither. To boot, and boot !
Thou know'st, the first time that we smell the air,
We waw), and cry:-I will preach to thee; mark

Enter Steward.

Stew. A proclaim'd prize! most happy! Glo. Alack, alack the day!

That eyeless head of thine was first fram'd flesh
Lear. When we are born, we cry, that we are To raise my fortunes.—Thou old unhappy traitor,

Briefly? thyself remember:- The sword is out
To this great stage of fools ; This a good block?' That inust destroy thee.
It were a delicate stratagem, to shoe

Glo.

Now let thy friendly hand A troop of horse with felt: I'll put it in proof; Put strength enough to it.

(Edgar opposes. And when I have stolen upon these sons-in-law, Stew.

Wherefore, bold peasant, Then, kill, kill, kill, kill, kill, kill.

Darst thou support a publish'd traitor? Hence;

Lest that the infection of his fortune take
Enler a Gentleman, with Allendants. Like hold on thec. Let go his arm.

Edg. Ch'ill not let go, zir, without vurther'casion.
Gent. O, here he is, lay hand upon him.-Sir, Stew. Let go, slave, or thou diest.
Your most dear daughter

Edg. Good gentleman, go your gait, and let
Lear. No rescue ? What, a prisoner? I am even poor volk pass. And ch'ud ha' been zwagger'd out
The natural fool of fortune.--Use me well; of my life, 'twould not ha' becn zo long as 'lis by a
You shall have ransom. Let me have a surgeon, vortnight. Nay, come not near the old man; keep
I am cut to the brains.

out, che vor'ye, or ise try whether your costardor Gent.

You shall have any thing. my balio be the harder: Ch’ill be plain with you.
Lear. No seconds ? All myself?

Stero. Out, dunghill!
Why, this would make a man, a man of salt,, Edg. Ch'ill pick your teeth, zir: Come; no
To use his eyes for garden water-pots,

matter vor vour foins. ??
Ay, and for laying autumn's dust.

(They fight : and Edgar knocks him down.

Good sir, Stew. Slave, thou hast slain me:-Villain, take Lear. I will die bravely, like a bridegroom :

my purse;
What?

If ever thou wilt thrive, bury my body;
I will be jovial; come, come; I am a king, And give the letters, which thou find'st about me,
My masters, know you that?

To Edmund earl of Gloster; seek him out
Gent. You are a royal one, and we obey you. Upon the British party :-- 0, untimely death!
Lear. Then there's life in it. Nay, an you get it,

(Dies. you shall get it by running. Sa, sa, sa, sa.

Edg. I know thee well: A serviceable villain;
[Erit, running. Attendants follow. As duteous to the vices of thy mistress,
Geni. A sighi most pitiful in the meanest wretch: As badness would desire.
Past speaking of in a king !-Thou hast one daugh Glo.

What, is he dead? ter,

Edg. Sit you down, father; rest you.
Who redeems nature from the general curse Let's see his pockets : these letters, that he speaks of,
Which twain have brought her to.

May be my friends.-He's dead; I am only sorry
Edg. Hail, gentle sir.

He had no other death's-man.-Let us see:
Gent.

Sir, speed you: What's your will? Leave, gentle wax; and, manners, blame uş not:
Edg. Do you hear aught, sir, of a battle toward ? To know our enemies' minds, we'd rip their hearts;
Genl. Most sure, and vulgar: every one hears Their papers,

that,
Which can distinguish'sound.

[Reads.) Let our reciprocal rorrs be rememHow near's the other army?

But, by your favour, bered. You have many opportunities to cut him

off: if your will want not, time and place will be Gent. Near, and on speedy foot; the main descry fruitfully, offered.

There is nothing done, if he Stands on the hourly thought.

return the conqueror : Then am I the prisoner, I thank you, sir ; that's all. and his bed my gaol; from the loathed' warmth (1) Block anciently signified the head-part of a (4) Evil genius. (5) Blessing. (6) Reward. hai.

(7) Quickly recollect the offences of thy life. (2) i. e. A man of tears.

(8) Go your way. The main body is expected to be descried

(10) Club. (11) Thrusts. every hour.

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whereof deliver me, and supply the place for your Cor. Had you not been their father, these white labour.

flakes Your wife (so I would say,) and your Had challeng'd pity of them. Was this a face affectionate servant, To be expos'd against the warring winds ?

GONERIL. To stand against the deep dread-bolted thander? O undistinguish'd space of woman's will !

In the most terrible and nimble stroke A plot upon her virtuous husband's life:

of quick, cross lightning ? to watch (poor perdu!") And the exchange, my brother !-Here, in the With this thin helm ? Mine enemy's dog, sands;

Though he had bit me, should have stood that night Thee I'll rake up,' the post unsanctified

Against my fire; And wast thou fain, poor father, Of murderous lechers : and, in the mature time, To hovel thee with swine, and rogues forlorn, With this ungracious paper strike the sight In short and musty straw? Alack, alack! of the death-practis'd duke: For him 'tis well, 'Tis wonder, that thy life and wits at once That of thy death and business I can tell.

Had not concluded all.--He wakes ; speak to him [Erit Edgar, dragging out the body. Phys. Madam, do you ; 'tis filtest. Glo. The king is mad: How stifl is my vile sense, Coř. How does my royal lord ? How fares your That I stand up, and have ingenious feeling

majesty ? Of my huge sorrows! Better I were distract: Lear. You do me wrong to take me out o'lle So should my thoughts be sever'd from my griefs ; grave :And woes, by wrong imaginations, lose

Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound The knowledge of themselves.

Upon a whecl of fire, that mine own tears

Do scald like molten lead.
Re-enter Edgar.

Cor.

Sir, do you know me? Edg.

Give me your hand.

Lear. You are a spirit, I know; When did yoa

die? Far off, methinks, I hear the beaten drum. Come, father, I'll bestow you with a friend. (Exe.

Cor. Still, still, far wide!

Phys. He's scarce awake; let him alone ashile. SCENE VII.--Atent in the French camp. Lear

Lear. Where have I been ?- Where am Il-Fajr on a bed asleep; Physician, Gentleman, and

day-light ? others, atlending: Enter Cordelia and Kent. I am mightily abus'd. I should even die with pity,

To see another thus.-I know not what to say Cor. O thou good Kent, how shall I live, and I will not swear, these are my hands :-let's see, work,

I feel this pin prick. Would I were assur'u
To match thy goodness? My life will be too short, Of my condition.
And every measure fail me.

Cor.

O, look upon me, sir, Kent. To be acknowledg'd, madam, is o'er-paid. And hold your hands in benediction o'er me: All my reports go with the modest truth;

No, sir, you must not kneel. Nor more, nor clipp'd, but so.

Lear.

Pray, do not mock ne Cor.

Be better suited :? I am a very foolish fond old man,
These weeds are memories of those worser hours; Fourscore and upward; and, to deal plainly,
I pr’ythee, put them off.

I fear, I am not in my perfect mind.
Kent.

Pardon me, dear madam; Methinks, I should know you, and know this mas. Yet to be known, shortens my made intent :: Yet I am doubtful: for I am mainly ignorant My boon I make it, that you know me not, What place this is ; and all the skill I have Till time and I think meet.

Remembers not these garments; nor I know not Cor. Then be it so, my good lord.—How does Where I did lodge last night: Do not laugh at me; the king?

[To the Physician. For, as I am a man, I think this lady Phys. Madam, slecps still.

To be my child Cordelia. Cor. O you kind gods,

Cor.

And so I am, I am. Cure this great breach in his abused nature ! Lear. Be your tears wet ? Yes, 'faith. I pray, The untun'd and jarring senses, 0, wind up

wecp not: Of this child-changed father !

If you have poison for me, I will drink it,
Phys.

So please your majesty, I know, you do not love me; for your sisters
That we may wake the king ? he hath slept long. Have, as I do remember, done me wrong:
Cor. Be govern'd by your knowledge, and pro- You have some cause, they have not.
ceed

Cor.

No cause, no cause l'the sway of your own will. Is he array'd ?

Lear. Am I in France ? Genl. Ay, madam ; in the heaviness of his sleep, Kent.

In your own kingdom, sir. We put fresh garments on him.

Lear. Do not abuse me. Phys. Be by, good madam, when we do awake Phys. Be comforted, good madam : the great

raze, I doubt not of his temperance.

You see, is curd in him ; and yet it is danger Cor.

Very well. To make him even o'er the time he has lost. Phys. Plcase you, draw near.-Louder the mu- Desire nim to go in ; trouble him no more, sic there.

Till further settling.
Cor. O my dear father! Restoration, hang Cor. Will't please your highness talk?
Thy medicine on my lips; and let this kiss

Lear.

You must bear with me: Repair those violent harms, that my two sisters Pray now, forget and forgive : 1 an old, and foolish. Have in thy reverence made!

[Exeunt Lear, Cordelia, Physician, ad Kent. Kind and dear princess !

Allendants.

Gent. Hold it true, sir, (1) I'll cover thee (the dead steward) in the sands. (2) Dressed. (3) Memorials. (4) Intent formed. (6) Thin covering of hair. (5) French, en fans perdus.

(7) To reconcile it to his apprehension.

him ;

That the duke of Cornwall was so slain?

Reg. 'Tis most convenient; pray you, go with us. Kent.

Most certain, sir. Gon. O, ho, I know the riddle! (Aside.) I will go. Gent. Who is conductor of his people ? Kent.

As 'tis said,

As they are going out, enter Edgar, disguised. The bastard son of Gloster,

Edg. If e'er your grace had specch with man Gent. They say, Edgar,

so poor, His banished son, is with the earl of Kent Hear me one word. In Germany.

Alb.

I'll overtake you.-Spcak. Kent, Report is changeable.

(Exeunt Edmund, Regan, Goneril, officers 'Tis time to look about; the powers' o'the kingdom

Soldiers, and Attendants. Approach apace.

Edg: Before you fight the battle, ope this letter. Gent. The arbitrement is like to be a bloody. If you have victory, let the trumpet sound Fare you well, sir.

(Éxit. For him that brought it: wretched though I seem, Kent. My point and period will be throughly I can produce a champion, that will prove wrought,

What is avouched there : If you miscarry,
Or well, or ill, as this day's battle's fought. (Exit. Your business of the world hath so an end,

And machination ceases.8 Fortune love you!
Alb. Stay till I have read the letter.
Edg.

I was forbid it.
ACT V.

When time shall serve, let but the herald cry,
And I'll appear again.

(Exit. SCENE 1.-The camp of the British forces,

Alb. Why, fare thee well; I will o'erlook thy near Dover. Enter, with drums and colours,

paper. Edmund, Regan, Officers, Soldiers, and others.

Re-enter Edmund. Edm. Know of the duke, if his last purpose hold ; Here is the guess of their true strength and forces

Edm. The enemy's in view, draw up your powers. Or, whether since he is advis'd by aught To change the course: He's full of alteration,

By diligent discovery ;-but your haste And self-reproving :—bring his constant pleasure. Is now urg'd on you.

Alb. [To an officer, who goes out.

We will greet the time." (Exit. Reg. Our sister's man is certainly miscarried.

Edm. To both these sisters have I sworn my love; Edm. 'Tis to be doubted, madam.

Each jealous of the other, as the stung.

Are of the adder. Which of them shall I take? Reg.

Now, sweet lord, Bott.? one ? or neither ? Neither can be enjoy'd, You know the goodness I intend upon you :

If both remain alive: To take the widow,
Tell me,—but truly,--but then speak the truth,
Do you not love my sister ?

Exasperates, makes mad her sister Goneril;
Edm.

In honour'd love.

And hardly shall I carry out my side, Reg. But have you never found my brother's way His countenance for the battle ; which being done,

Her husband being alive. Now then, we'll usc To the forefended place? Edm. That thought abuses you: His speedy taking off. As for the mercy,

Let her, who would be rid of him, devise Reg. I am doubtful that you have been conjunct which he intends to Lear, and to Cordelia,And bosom'd with her, as far as we call hers.

The battle done, and they within our power, Edm. No, by mine honour, madam.

Shall never see his pardon: for my state Reg. I never shall endure her : Dear my lord,

Stands on me to defend, not to debate. (Exil. Be not familiar with her. Edm. Fear ine not:

SCENE II.-A field between the two camps. She, and the duke her husband,

Alarum within. Enler, with drums and colours,
Enter Albany, Goncril, and Soldiers. Lear, Cordelia, and their forces ; and exeunt.

Enter Edgar and Gloster.
Gon. I had rather lose the battle, than that sister
Should loosen him and me.

(Aside. Edg. Here, father, take the shadow of this tree
Alb. Our very loving sister, well be met. For your good host; pray that the right may thrive.
Sir, this I hear,—The king is come to his daughter, If ever I return to you again,
With others, whom the rigour of our state

I'll bring you comfort. Forc'd to cry out. Where I could not be honest, Glo.

Grace go with you,

sir ! I never yet was valiant: for this business,

[Erit Edgar It touches us as France invades our land, Not bolds the king ; with others, whom, I fear,

Alarums ; afterwards a relreal. Re-enter Edgar. Most just and heavy causes make oppose.'

Edg. Away, old man, give me thy hand, away ; Edm. Sir, you speak nobly.

King Lear hath lost, he and his daughter ta'en: Reg.

Why is this reason'd? Give me thy hand, come on. Gon. Combine together 'gainst the enemy :

Glo. No further, sir; a man may rot even here. For these domestic and particular broils

Edg. What, in ill thoughts again? Men must Are not to question here.

endure Alb.

Let us then determine Their going hence, even as their coming hither : With the ancient of war on our proceedings. Ripeness is all :"1 Come on. Edm. I shall attend you presently at your tent. Glo.

And that's true too. Reg. Sister, you'll go with us ?

[Exeunt. Gon. No.

(8) i. e. All designs against your life will have (1) Forces. (2) Decision. 13) His settled resolution. (4) Forbidden. (9) Be ready to meet the occasion. (5) Imposes on you.

(10) i. e. Make my party good. (6) i, e. Emboldens him. (7) Opposition. 111) i, e. To be ready prepared, is all.

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an end.

you.

SCENE III.-The British camp near Dover. Which ao command them. With him I sent the Enter, in conquest, with drum and colours, Ed

queen ; mund; Lear and Cordelia, as prisoners; Offi- My reason all the same; and they are ready cers, Soldiers, &c.

To-morrow, or at further space, to appear.

Where you shall hold your session. At this time, Edm. Some officers take them away: good guard; We sweat, and bleed: the friend hath lost his Until their greater pleasures first be known

friend; That are to censure' them.

And the best quarrels, in the heat, are curs'd Cor.

We are not the first, By those that feel their sharpness :-
Who, with best meaning, have incurr'd the worst.

The question of Cordelia, and her father,
For thee, oppressed king, am I cast down; Requires a filter place."
Myself could clse out-frown false fortune's frown.-

Alb.

Sir, by your patience, Shall we not see these daughters, and these sisters? I hold you but a subject of this war, Lear. No, no, no, no! Come, let's away to Not as a brother. prison:

Regia

That's as we list to grace him.
We two alone will sing like birds i'the cage ; Methinks, our pleasure inight have been demanded,
When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down, Erc you had spoke so far. He led our powers;
And ask of the forgiveness: So we'll live, Bore the commission of my place and person;
And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh The which immediacy may well stand up,
Al gilded butterties, and hear poor rogues Alid call himself your brother.
Talk ofcourt news; and we'll talk with them too, Gon.

Not so hot:
Who loses, and who wins: who's in, who's out ;- In his own grace he doth exalt himself
And take upon us the mystery of things,

More than in your advancement.
As if we were God's spics : And we'll
wear out, Reg.

In my rights,
In a wall'd prison, packs and sects of great ones, By me invested, he compeers the best.
That ebb and flow by the moon.

Gon. That were the most, if he should husband Edm.

Take them away.
Lear. Upon such sacrifices, my Cordelia, Reg. Jesters do ost prove prophets.
The gods themselves throw incense. Have I caught Goi.

Holloa, holloa! thee?

That eye, that told you so, lookid but a-squint.' He, that parts us, shall bring a brand from heaven, Reg. Lady, I am not well ; else I should answer And fire us hence, like foxes. Wipe thine eyes ; Froin a full-flowing stomach.-General, The goujcers shall devour them, flesh and fell, Take thou my soldiers, prisoners, patrimony; Ere they shall make us weep: we'll see them starve Dispose of them, of me; the walls are thine: first,

Witness the world, that I create thee here Come.

[Exe. Lear and Cor. guarded. My lord and master. Edm. Come hither, captain; bark.

Gon.

Mean you to enjoy him? Take thou this note; [Giving a paper.] go, follow Alb. The lel-alones lies not in your good will. them to prison:

Edm. Nor in thine, lord. One step I have advanc'd thee; is thou dost

Alb.

Hall-blooded fellow, yes. As this instructs thee, thou dost make thy way Reg. Let the drum strike, and prove my tale To noble fortunes : Know thou this,-that men

thine.

(To Edmund Are as the time is : to be tender-minded

Alb. Stay yet; hear reason :-Edmund, I arrest Does not become a sword:-Thy great employment

thee Will not bear question ;* either say, thou’it do'', On capital treason; and, in thy arrest, Or thrive by other means.

This gilded serpent': {Pointing to Gon.]-For your Offi. I'll do't, my lord.

claim, fair sister, Elm. About it; and write happy, when thou hast I bar it in the interest of my wife; done.

"Tis she is sub-contracted to this lord, Mark,- say, instantly; and carry it so,

And I, her husband, contradict your bans.
As I have set it down.

If you will marry, make your love to me,
Odli. I cannot draw a cart, nor cal dried oats; Mv lady is bespoke.
If it be man's work, I will do it. [Exit Officer.

Gon.

An interlude! Flourish. Enter Albany, Goneril, Regan, Olli

Alo, Thou art arm'd, Gloster :-Let the trumpet

sound: cers, and lllendants.

If none appear to prove upon thy person, Alb. Sir, you have shown to-day your valiant Thy heinous, manifes', and many treasons, strain,

There is my pledge; (Throwing down a glove.) M And fortunc led you well: You have the captives

prove it on thy heart,
Who were the opposites of this day's strise : Erc I taste bread, thou art in nothing less
We do require them of you; so tu usc them, Than I have liere proclaim'd thec.
As we shall find their merils and our safety

Reg.

Sick, 0, siek! May cqually determine.

Gour

. If not, I'll ne'er trust poison. (jsida Edm.

Sir, I thought it fit Edm. 'There's my exchange : [Throwing darca To send the old and miscrable king

a glore,] what in the world he is To soinc retention, and appointed guard ;

That names me traitor, villain-like he lies: Whose age has charms in it, whose title more, Call by thy trunpet: he that dares approach, To pluck the common bosom on his side,

On him, on you (who not?) I will maintain And turn our impress'd lances in our eyes My truth and honour firmly. (1) Pass judgment on them.

(6) Authority to act on his own judgment. 12) The French discase. (3) Skin.

ii) Alluding to the proverb : 'Love being jea! (4) Admit of debate.

ous makes a good cye look a-squint.' 15) To be discoursed of in greater privacy. (8) The hindrance.

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