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Phe. If sight and shape be true,
[to Duke S. I'll have no husband, if you be not he ;
(to Orl. Nor ne'er wed woman, if you be not she.
[to Phe. Hymen. Peace, ho! I bar confusion :
'Tis I must make conclusion
Of these most strange events ;
If truth holds true contents.1
[to Orl, and Ros. You and you are heart in heart :
[to Oli. and Cel. You [to Phe.] to his love must accord, Or have a woman to your
[to Touch. and Aud.
I Unless truth fail of veracity.
Wedding is great Juno's crown.
O blessed bond of board and bed!
High wedlock then be honored.
Duke S. O my dear niece, welcome thou art to
me; Even daughter welcome in no less degree. Phe. I will not eat my word; now thou art
mine; Thy faith my fancy 1 to thee doth combine.?
Enter JAQUES DE BOIS.
Jaques de Bois. Let me have audience for a word
uke Frederick, hearing how that every day
Both from his enterprise and from the world,
Welcome, young man :
us, Shall share the good of our returned fortune, According to the measure of their states. Meantime, forget this new-fallen dignity, And fall into our rustic revelry. Play, music and you, brides and bridegrooms all, With measure heap'd in joy, to the measures fall. Jaques. Sir, by your patience :-if I heard you
rightly, The duke hath put on a religious life, And thrown into neglect the
ous court? Jaques de Bois. He hath.
Jaques. To him will I: out of these convertites There is much matter to be heard and learn'd. You te your former honor I bequeathe ; [to Duke S. Your patience, and your virtue, well deserves it :You [to Orl.] to a love that your true faith doth
You [to Oli.] to your land, and love, and great
You [to Sil.] to a long and well-deserved bed :-
Duke S. Stay, Jaques, stay.
EPILOGUE. Ros. It is not the fashion to see the lady the epi. logue; but it is no more unhandsome, than to see the lord the prologue. If it be true, that good wine needs no bush, 'tis true, that a good play needs no epilogue : yet to good wine they do use good bushes; and good plays prove the better by the help of good epilogues. What a case am I in then, that am neither a good epilogue, nor cannot insinuate with you in the behalf of a good play? I am not furnished) I like a beggar, therefore to beg will not become me: my way is, to conjure you ; and I'll begin with the women. I charge you, O women, for the love you bear to men, to like as much of this play as please you; and I charge you, O men, for the love you bear to women, (as I perceive, by your simpering, none of you hate them) that between you and the women, the play may please. If I were a woman, I would kiss as many of you as had beards that pleased me, complexions that liked me, and breaths that I defied not: and, I am sure, as many as have good beards, or good faces, or sweet breaths, will, for my kind offer, when I make courtesy, bid me farewell.
2 That I liked.
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