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Ant. And how does your content

Alon. Heard you this, Gonzalo? Tender your own good fortune?

Gon. Upon my honour, sir, I heard a humming, 5.b. I remember,

And that a strange one too, which did awake me: You did supplant your brother Prospero. 1 shak'd you, sir, and cry'd; as mine eyes open'd, Ant. True:

5 i saw their weapons diawn--there was a noise, And, look, how well my garments sit upon me; That's verity: 'Tis best we stand upon our Much feater than before: My brother's servants

guard; Were then iny tellows, now they are my men. Orthat we quit this place: let's draw our weapons. Stb. But, for your conscience

Alon. Lead of this ground; and let's makefurAnt. Ay, sir; whereliesthat? If it were a kybe, 10

ther search 'Twould put me to iny slipper ; but I feel not For my poor son. This deity in my bosom: twenty consciences, Gon. Heavens keep him from these beasts! That stand 'twist me and Milan, candly'd be they, For he is, sure, i'the island. And melt, e'er they molest. Here lies your bro

alon. Lead away. No better than the earth be lies upon, [ther, 15 Ari. Prospero my lord shall know what I have If he were that which now he's like, that's' dead:


Aside. Whom I with this obedientsteel, three inches of it, So, king, go sately on to seek thy son. [Exeunt. Can lay to bed for ever: whiles you, doing thus,

To the perpetual wink, for ay a might put
This ancient morsel, this sir Prudence, who 20

Another part of the i land.
Should not upbraid our course. For all the rest,

Enter Calibun with a burden of wood: A noise They'll take suggestion', as a cat laps milk;

of thundir hiurd. They'll tell the clock to any business that

Cal. All the injections that t'ie sun sucks up We say bents the hour.

From bogs, tens, ilats, on Prosper tail, and make Srb. Thy ca e, dear friend,


him Shall be my precedent, as thou gott'st Milan,

By inch-meal a disease! His spirits hear me, I'll come by Naples. Draw tny sword: one stroke And yei I needs mustcurse. But they'll not pinch, Sha!lsreetheetruin the tribute which thou pay'st; Fright me with urchin huws, pitch ineithemire, And I the king shall love thee.

Nor lead me, like a tire-brand, in the dark Ant. Draw together:

30 Out of my way, unless he hid’em; but And when I rear my hand, do you the like For every tritie they are set upon me: To fall it on Gonzalo.

sometime like apes, that moe and chatter at me, Seb. 0, but one word. [They converse apart. Andaiter, bite me; then ike hedge-hogs, which

Lie tumbling in iny bare-foot way, and mount Enter Ariel, with musick and


35" heir pricks at my foot-tall; sometime am I Ari. My master through his art foresees the All wound with adders, who, with cloven tongues, danger

Do hiss ine into ma ness:

-Lo! now! lo! That you, his friend, are in; and sends me forth

Enter Trinculo. (For else his project dies) to keep them living. Here comes a spirit ot his; and to torment me,

[Serigs in Gonzalo's ear. 40 For bringing woud in slowly: I'll fall flat; While

here do snoring lie,

Perchance be will not mind me.
Open-ev'd conspiracy

Trin. Here's neither bush nor shrub, to bearoff His time doth take:

any weather at all, and another storm brewing; If of life you keep a cure,

I hear it singing the wind: yond' same black Shake oj slumbii, and beware:

45 cloud, yond' huge one, looks like afoul bumbardo Aware! awake!

that would shed his liquor. If it should thunder, Ant. Then let us both be sudden.

as it did before, I know not where to hide my Gon. Now, good angels, preserve the king! head: yond' same cloud cannot chuse but tall by

[They awake. pailfuls. What have we here? a man or a fish? Alon. Why, how now, ho! awake? Why are 50 Dead or alive? A fish: he smells like a fish ; a von drawn?

very ancient and fish-like smell; a kind of, not Wherefore this ghastly looking?

of the newest, Poor-John. A strange fish! Were I Gon. What's the matter?

lin England now,

(as once I was) and had but this Seb. Whiles westood bere securing your repose, lish painted, not a holiday-fool there but would Even now, we weard a hollow burst of bellowing 55 zive a piece of silver: there would this monster Like bulls, or rather lions; did it not wake you? make a man'; any strange beast there makes a It strook mine ear most terribly.

man: when they will not give a doit to relieve dlon. I heard nothing.

a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a Ant. 0, 'twas a din to fright a monster's ear; dead Indian. Legg'd like a man! and his fius like To make an earthquake! stre, it was the roar 60 arins! Warın, o'my troth! I do now let loose Of a whole herd of lions,

liny opinion, hold it no longer; this is no fish, but Ti. e. that is, id est,

A hint of villany. Having your swords drawn. ► Make mouths. Bumbard m 'ans, in this place, a large vessel for holding drink. ij. e. make a man's fortune; similar to Wickhim's motto, Learning makes a man.

2 For ever.

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an islander, that has lately suffer'd by a thunder- fof his friend; his backward voice is to utter foul bot. Alas! the storm iš come again: my best speeches, and to detract. If all the wine in my way is to creep under his gaberdine'; there is no buttle will recover him, I will help his ague: other shelter hereabout: Misery acquaints a man Come – Amen! I will pour some in thy other with strange bedfellows: I will here shroud, till 5 nouth. the dregs of the storm be past.

Trin. Stephano, Enter Stephano singing, a bottle in his hand. Ste. Doth thy other mouth call me? Mercy! Ste. I shall no more to sell, to sea,

linercy! This is a devil, and no monster: I will Here shall I dye a-shore,

leave him; I have no long spoon. Thisisaveryscurvytunetosing ataman’s funeral:10 Trin. Stephano !—if thou beest Stephano, Well, here's my comfort.

[Drinks. touch me, and speak to me; tor I am Trinculo; The master, th swubber, the boatswain and I, -be not afraid, -thy good friend Trinculo. The gunner and his mute,

Ste. If thou beest Trinculo, come forth; I'll Lord Müll, M g,and Marian, and Margery, pull thee by the lesser legs: if any be Trinculo's But nono of us card for Kate :

15 legs, these are they. Thou art very Trinculo, inFor she had a tongue with a tang,

deed: How can'st thou to be the siege' of this Would cry to a sailor, Go hang:

moon-calf? can he vent Trinculos? She lor'd not the savour of tar nor of pitch, [itch : Trin. I took him to be kill'd with a thunderYetatu’lor might scratch her where-t'er she did stroke:-But art thou not drown'd, Stephano? I Then to seu, boys, and lät her


hang. 20 hope now, thou art not drown'd. Is the storm This is a scurvytune too: But here's my confort. over-blown? I hid me under the dead moon-calt's

[Drinks. gaberdine, for fear of the storm: And art thou Cal. Do not torment me: Oh!

living, Stephano? O Stephano, two Neapolitans Ste. What's the matter? have we devils here? 'scap'd ! Do you put tricks upon us with savages, and men 25 Ste. Pr'ythee, do not turn me about; my sto of Inde? Ha! I have not’scaped drowning to be

Jinach is not constant. afraid now of your four legs; for it hath been said, Cal. These belive things,anisthey be not sprights. As proper a man as ever went upon four legs, That's a brave god, and bears celestial liquor: cannot make him give ground: and it shall be I will kneel to him. said so again, while Stephano breathes at nostrils. 30 Ste, How dids't thou 'scape? How cam’st thou Cal. The spirit torments me: Oh!

hither? swear, by this bottle, how thou cain'st Ste. This is some monster of the isle, with four Jhither. I escap'd upon a butt of sack, which the legs; who has got, as I take it, an ague: Where sailors heav'd over-board, by this bottle! which I the devil should be learn our language? I will made of the bark of a tree, with mine own hands, give him some relief, if it be but for that: If 135 since I was cast a-shore. can recover bim, and keep him tame, and get to Cal. I'll swear, upon that bottle, to be thy true Naples with him, he's a present for any emperor subject; for the liquor is not earthly. that ever trod on neats-leather.

Ste. Here; swear then, how escap’dst thou? Cal. Do not torment me, pr’ythee; I'll bring Trin. Swom a-shore, man, like a duck; I can my wood home faster.

40 swiin like a duck, I'll be sworn. Ste. He's in his fit now; and does not talk after Ste. Here, kiss the book : Though thou canst the wisest: He shall taste of my bottle: if he ne

swim like a duck, thou art made like a goose. ver drunk wine afore, it will go near to remove Trin. O Stephano, hast any more of this? his fit: if I can recover him, and keep him tane, Ste. The whole hutt, man: my cellar is in a I will not take too much tor bim; he shall pay 45 rock by the sea-sidle, where my wine is hid. How for him that hath him, and that soundly. now, moon-calf? how does thine ague?

Cal. Thou dost me yet but little hurt; thou Cal. Hast thou not dropp'd from heaven? wilt anon, I know it by thy trembling ?: Now Ste. Out o'the moon, 110 assure thee: I was Prosper works upon thee.

the man in the moon, when time was. Ste. Come on your ways; open your mouth; 50 Cul. I have seen thee in her, and I do adore here is that which will give language to you, * cat ; thee: my mistress shewed me thee, and thy dog open your mouh: this will shake your shaking, and thy bush. I can tell you, and that soundly: you cannot tell Ste. Cume, swear to that: kiss the book: I who's your friend; open your chiaps again. will furnish it anon with new contents: swear.

Trin. I should know that voice: It should be,- 55 Trin. By this good light, this is a very shallow But be's drown'd; and these are devils: O! de- monster :-I atraid of him?-a very weak men


-The man i the moon? -a mo t pool creSte. Four legs, and two voices; a most delicate ulous monster:--Well drawn, monster, in good monster! His forward voice now is to speak welll Isooth.

A gaberdine is properly the coarse frock or outward garment of a peasant, and is still worn by the peasants in Sussex. je. any sum, or ever so much. Tremor is always represented as the effect of being possess'd by the devil

. · Alluding to an old proverb, that good liquor will neke Means, stop your draught. 6 Alluding to the proverb, Aling spoon to eat tith Siege signities stool in every sense of the word, and is here used in the dirti st.


fend me!



a cat speak. the deril.


Cal. I'll shew thee every fertile inch o’the isle ;! Shew thee a jay's nest, and instruct thee how And I will kiss thy foot: I prythee, be my god. to share the nimble marmozet; I'll bring thee

Trin. By thisligit,amost pertidiousanddrunken To clust'ring tilberds, and sometimes I'll get thee monster; when bisgod'sasieep, he'ilrob his bottle. Youngscamels from the rock: Wilt thou go Cal. I'll kissthy foot: I'll swear myself thy sub- 5

with me? Ste. Come on then: down, and swear. [ject. Ste. I pr’ythee now, lead the way, without any

Trin. Ishalllaugh myselftodeathat this puppy- moretalking.--Trinculo, thekingandallourcomheaded monster: A most scurvy monster! I could pany being drown'd, we will inberit here. find in iny heart to beat him,

Here; bear my bottle! Fellow Trinculo, we'll Ste. Come, kiss.

1001l him by and by again. Trin. -But that the poor monster's in drink: Cal. [Sings drunken!y.) Farewell master; An abominable monster!

farewrll, faretcil. Cal. I'll shew thee the best springs; I'll pluck Trin. A howling monster; a drunken monster. thee berries;

Cal. No more dams I'll make for fish; I'll fish for thee, and get thee wood enough. 15

Mor fetch in firing A plague upon the tyrant that I serve!

At requiring, I'll bear him rio more sticks, but follow thee,

Nor scrape trencher, nor wash dish. Thou wondrous nian.

Ban B, Ca-Caliban Trin. A most ridiculous monster; to make a

Has a new master-Get a new man. wonder of a


[grow ; 20 Freedom, hey-day! hey-day, freedom! freedom, Cal. I prythee, let me bring thee where crabs hey-day, freedom! And I with my long nails will dig thee pig.nuts; Ste. O brave monster! lead the way. [Exeunt,

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Fer. No, precious creature;
Before Prospero's cell.

301'd had rather crack my sinews, break my back, Enter Ferdinand bearing a lng. Than you should such dishonour undergo, Fer. THERE be some sports are painful; but While I sit lazy by. their labour

Mirn. It would become me Delight in them sets olf: some kinds of baseness As well as it does you: and I should do it Are nobly undergone; and inost poor matters 35 With much more ease; for my good will is to it, Point to rich ends. This my mean task And yours it is against. Would be a; heavy to me, as odious; but

Pro. Poor worm! thou art infected; The mistress which I servequickenswhat's dead, This visitation shews it. And makes my labours pleasures: O, she is Alira. You look wearily. Ten times more gentle, than her father's crabbed: 40 Fer. No, noble mistress; 'tis fresh morning And he's compos d of harshness. I must remove Some thousands of these logs, and pile them up, When you are by at night. I do beseech you, Upon a sore injunction: My sweet mistress (Chietly that I might set it in my prayers) Weeps when she sees me work; and says, such What is your name? Hail ne'er like executor. I forget: [baseness 45 Mira. Miranda : () my father, But these sweet thoughts do even refresh my la- I have broke your hest? to say so! Most busy.less, when I do it.

[bours; Fer. Admir'd Miranda ! Enier Miranda, und Prospero at a distance. Indeed, the top of admiration; worth M ra. Alas, now! pray you,

What's dearest to the world! Full many a lady Work not so hard; I would, the lightning had 50 I have ey'd with best regard; and many a time Burnt up those logs, that you are enjoin'd to prie! The harmony of their tongues hath into bondage Pray, set it down, and rest you: when this burns, Brought my too diligent ear: for several virtues 'Twill weep for having weary'd you: Niy father Lavellik'd several women; never any Is hard at study; pray now, rest yourself; With so full soul, but some defect in her He's safe for these three hours.

55 Did quarrel with the noblest grace she ow'd, For. O most dear mistress,

Ind put it to the foil: but you, O you, The sun will set before I shall discharge So perfect, and so peerless, are created What I must strive to do.

Oi every creature's best. Mira. If rou'll sit down,

Mira. I do not know I'll bear your logs the while: Pray, give me that:60 One of my sex; no woman's face remember, I'll carry it to the pile.

Save, from my glass, mine own; nor have I seen Mr. Steevens supposes, that, by an error of the press, scamel has been here substituted for seamell, a species of bird mentioned by Willughby. · For behest, or command.



to me.

More that I may call men, than you, good friend, bear up, and board 'em : Servant-monster, drink
And iny dear father: how features are abroad,
I am skilless of; but, by my modesty,

Trin. Servant-monster? the folly of this island! (The jewel in my dower) I would not wish They say there's but five upon this isle: we are Any companion in the world but you; 5 three of them; if the other two be brain'd like Nor can imagination form a shape,

us, the state totters. Besides yourself, to like of: But I prattle

Ste. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee: Something too wildly, and my father's precepts thy eyes are almost set in thy head. I therein do forget.

Trin. Where should they beset else? he werea her. I am, in my condition,

10 brave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail. A prince, Miranda ; I do think, a king;

Ste. My man-monster hath drown'd his tongue (I would, not so!) and would no more endure in sack: for my part, the sea cannot drown me: Thiswoodenslavery, than I would suffer(speak;- I swam, ere I could recover the shore, tive-andThe flesh-fly blow my mouth:—Hear my soul thirty leagues, off and on, by this light.-Thou The very instant that I saw you, did

15 shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my standard.
My heart fly to your service; there resides, Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no
To make me slave to it; and, for your sake, standard ?.
Am I this patient log-man.

Ste. We'll not run, monsieur monster.
Mira. Do you love me?

sound, Trin. Nor go neither: but you'll lie, like dogs; Fer. O heaven, 0 earth, bear witness to this 20 and yet say nothing neither. And crown what I profess with kind event, Sté. Moon-calf

, speak once in thy life, if thou If I speak true; if hollowly, invert

beest a good moon-calf. What best is boded me, to mischief! I,

Cal. How does thy honour? Let me lick thy Beyond all limit of what else i' the world, shoe. I'll not serve him, he is not valiant. Dó love, prize, honour you.

125 Trin. Thou ly’st, most ignorant monster; I Mira. I am a fool,

am in case to justle a constable: Why, thou deTo weep at what I am glad of.

bosh'd 'tish thou, was there ever a man a cowPro. Fair encounter

ard, that hath drunk so much sack as I to-day? Of two most rare affections! Heavens rain grace Wilt thou tell a monstrous lie, being but half a On that which breeds between them!

30 tish, and half a monster? fer. Wherefore weep you?

soffer Cal. Lo, how he mocks me; wilt thou let him, Mira. At mine unworthiness, that dare not

my lord ? What I desire to give; and much less take *Trin. Lord, quoth he!—that a monster should What I shall die to want: But this is triflir:g; be such a natural ! And all the more it seeks to hide itself, [ning ! 35 Cal. Lo, lo, again: bite him to death, I The bigger bulk it shews. Hence, bashful cun

pr’ythee. And prompt me, plain and holy innocence ! Šte. Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your I am your wife, if you will marry me;

head; if you prove a mutineer, the next tree If not, I'll die your maid: to be your fellow' The poor monster's my subject, and he shall You may deny me; but I'll be your servant, 40 not suffer indignity. Whether you will or no.

Cal. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be Fer. My mistress, dearest,

pleas'd to hearken once again to the suit I made And I thus humble ever.

to thee? Mira. My husband then?

Ste. Marry will I: kneel, and repeat it; I Fer. Ay, with a heart as willing

45 will stand, and so shail Trinculo. As bondage e'er of freedom: here's my kand.

Enter Ariel invisible. Mira. And mine with my heart in't: and now Cal. As I toid thee before, I am subject to a Till half an hour hence.

[farewell, tyrant; a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath Fer. A thousand, thousand ! [Exeunt. cheated me of the island. Pro. So glad of this as they, I cannot be, 50 Ari. Thou lv'st. Who are surpriz'd with all; but my rejoicing Cal. Thou ly’st, thou jesting monkey, thou; At nothing can be more. I'll to my book; I would


valiant master would destroy thee : For yet, ere supper-tiine, must I perform I do not lie. Much business appertaining:

[Exit. . Ste. Trinculo, if you trouble him any more in SCENE II.

55 his tale, by this hand, I will supplant some of Another part of the island.


teeth. Enter Caliban, Stephano, and Trinculo, with a Trin. Why, I said nothing. bottle.

Ste. Mun then, and no more- -[To Caliban.) Ste. Tell not me;—when the butt is out, we Proceed. will drink water; not a drop before: therefore(60 Cal. I say, by sorcery he got this isle;

Coinpanion. 2 Meaning he is so much intoxicated, as not to be able to stand. The quibble between standard an ensign, and standard a fruit-tree that grows without support, is evident. Debauched. 10


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From me he got it. If thy greatness will Ste. Give me thy hand; I am sorry I beat thee:
Revenge it on hiin (for I know, thou dar'st, but whiletbou liv'st, keepagood tongueinthy head.
But this thing dure not)

Cal. Within this half hour will he be asleep;
Ste. That's mo:t certain.

[thee. Wilt thou destroy him then? Cal. Thou shalt be lord of it, and I'll serve 5 Ste. Ay, on mine honour.

Ste. How now shall this be compass'd? Canst Ari. This will I tell my master. (sure; thou bring me to the party?

Cul. Thou mak'st me merry: I am full of pleaCal. Yea, yea, my lord; l'il yield him thee asleep. Let us be jocund: Will you troul' the catch, Where thou may'st knock a nail into his head. You taught me but while-ere?

Ari. Thou ly’st, thou canst not. [patch! 10 Ste. At thy request, monster, I will do reason,

Cal. What a py'd' ninny's this! Thou scurvy any reason: Come on, Trinculo, let us sing.[Sings.
I do beseech thy greatness, give him blow's, Flout'em,andskout'em; and skout'emand flout
And take his bottle from him: when that's gone, 'em; Thought is free.
He shall drink nought but brine; for I'll not shew Cal. That's not the tune. [-Ariel plays the tune
Where the quick freshes are.

[him 15

Ste. What is the same? [onataborand pipe. Ste. Trinculo, run into no further danger: in- Trin. This is the tune of our catch, play'd by terrupt the monster one word further, and by this the picture of no-body. hand, I'll turn my mercy out of doors, and inake Ste. If thou bee'st a man, shew thyself in thy a stock-fish of thee.

likeness: if thou bee'st a devil, take't as thou list. Trin. Why, what did I? I did nothing; I'll go 20 Trin. O, forgive me my sins! further off.

Ste. He that dies, pays all debts: I defy thee:Ste. Did'st thou not say, he ly’d?

Mercy upon us!
Ari. Thou ly'st.

Cal. Art thou affeard '?
Ste. Do I so? take thou that. [Beats him. Ste. No, monster, not I.
As you like this, give me the lie another time. 25 Cul. Be not atfeard; the isle is full of noises,

Trin. I did not give thee the lie:--Out o' your Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight, and hurt
wits, and hearing too?--A pox of your boitie! Sometimes athousandtwangling instruments(not.
this can sack and drinking do.--Amurrain on your Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices,
monster, and the devil take your fingers! Tbat, if I then had wak'd after long sleep,
Cal. Ha, ha, ha!

130 Will make me sleep again: and then, in dreaming, Ste. Now, forward with your tale. Pr’ythee Theclouds,methought, wouldopen,andshewriches stand further off.

Ready to drop upon me; that, when I wak’d,
Cal. Beat him enough: after a little time, I cry'd to dreaun again.
I'll beat him too.

Sie. This will prove a brave kingdom to me,
Ste. Stand further.-Cone, proceed. [him 35/where I shall have my musick for nothing.

Cal. Why, as I told thee, 'tis a custom with Cal. When Prospero is destroy'd. (story. l'the afternoon to sleep: there thou may'st brain Ste. That shall be by and by: I remember the Having first seized his books; or with a log [him, Trin. The sound is going away: let's follow it, Batter his skull, or paunch him with

a stake,

And after do our work.
Or cut his wezand with thy knife: Remember, 40 Ste. Lead, monster; we'll follow.—I wou'd, I
First to possess his books: for without them could see this taborer: he lays it on.
He's but a sot, as I am; nor hath not

Trin. Wilt come? I'll follow, Stephano.
One spirit to command: They all do hate him,

[Exeunt. As rootedly as 1: Burn but his books;

He has brave utensils (for so he calls them) 45 Changes to another part of the island.
Which, when he has an house, he'll deck withal. Enter Alonso, Sebastian, Anthonin, Gonzalo,
And that most deeply to consider, is

Adriun, Francisco, c.
The beauty of his daughter; he himself

Gon. By'r lakin“, I can go no further, sir; Calls her, a non-parei : I never saw a woman, My old bones ache : here's a maze troci, indeed, But only Sycorax my dam, and she;

50 Through forth-rights, and meanders! By your But she as far stirpasses Sycorax,

I needs must rest me.

[patience, As greatest dues leat.

dlon. Old lord, I cannot blame thee, Sie. Is it so brave a lass?

Who am my.elf attach’a with weariness,
Cul. Ay, lord, she will become thy bed, I war- To the dulling of my spirits : sit down and rest.
And bring thee forih brave brood. [rant, 55 Even here I will put oti' my hope, and keep it

Ste'. Mooster, I will kill this man: his daughter No longer for my tlatierer: he is crown'd,
and I will be king and queen; (save our graces!) Whom thus we stray to find; and the sea mocks
and Trinculo ulid thyselt shall be vice-roys:- Our frustrate search on land: Well, let him go.
Dost thou like the pivi, Trinculo?

Ant. [.dside to Subussion.] I am righit glad that Trin. Excellent.


he's so out of bope. · Alluding to the striped or fool's coat worn by Trinculo, who in the ancient dramatis persone is ca'leci a jester, and not a sailor. 2 Mean; probably to dismiss it tripping from the tongue,

? The p:ovinciai inode in Slatfordshire and the acjowing counties or pronouncing the word afraid. 1. e. The diminutive only of our iady, i. e. laclyhin.


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