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Bad me come smiling, and cross-garter'd to you,
To put on yellow stockings, and to frown
Upon Sir Toby, and the lighter people :
And acting this in an obedient hope,
Why have you suffer'd me to be imprison'd,
Kept in a dark house, visited by the priest,
And made the moft notorious geck, and gull,
That e'er invention plaid on ? tell me, why?

Oli. Alas, Malvolio, this is not my writing,
Tho', I confess, much like the character :
But, out of question, 'tis Maria's hand.
And now I do bechink me, it was the
First told me, thou waft mad; then cam'st thou smiling,
And in such forms which here were presuppos'd
Upon thee in the letter: pr’ythee, be content ;
This practice hath most shrewdly past upon thee;
But when we know the grounds, and authors of it,
Thou shalt be both the plaintiff and the judge
Of thine own cause.

Fab. Good Madam, hear me speak;
And let no quarrel, nor no brawl to come,
Taint the condition of this present hour,
Which I have wondred at. In hope it shall not,
Most freely I confess, myself and Sir Toby
Set this device against Malvolio here,
Upon some stubborn and uncourteous parts
We had conceiv'd againft him. Maria writ
The letter, at Sir Toby's great importance;

recompence whereof, he hath married her.
How with a sportful malice it was follow'd,
May rather pluck on laughter than revenge;
If that the injuries be juftly weigh’d,
That have on both sides past.

Oli. Alas, poor fool! how have they baffled thee? Clo. Why, some are born great, fome atchieve great-'. ness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. I was one, Sir, in this interlude; one Sir Topas, Sir ; but

-by the Lord, fool, I am not mad; but do you remember, Madam, why laugh


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you at such a barren rascal ? an you smile not, he's gagg*d: and thus the whirl-gigg of time brings in his revenges.

Mal. I'll be reveng'd on the whole pack of you. [Exit. Oli. He hach been most notoriously abus'd.

Duke. Pursue him, and intreat him to a peace :
He hath not told us of the captain yet ;
When that is known, and golden time convents,
A folemn combination shall be made
Of our dear souls. Mean time, sweet fifter,
We will not part from hence.-Cefario, come;
(For fo you shall be, while you are a man ;)
But when in other habits you are seen,
Orfino's mistress, and his fancy's Queen. [Exeunt.

Clown fings,
When that I was a little tiny boy,

With hey, be, the wind and the rain :
A foolish thing was but a toy,

For the rain it raineth every day.
But when I came to man's estate,

With hey, ho, &c.
'Gains knaves and thieves men fout their gate,

For the rain, &c.
But when I came, alas ! to wive,

With hey, ho, &c.
By swaggering could I never thrive,

For the rain, &c.
But when I came unto my beds,

With hey, ho, &c.
With toss-pots fill had drunken heads,

For the rain, &c.
A great while ago the world begur,

With hey, ho, &c.
But that's all one, our play is done

And we'll Arive to please you every day. (Exit.

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