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pany else being drown'd, we will inherit here. Here, bear my bottle ; fellow Trinculo, we'll fill him by and by again. Cal. [Sings drunkenly.] Farewel, master; farewel, fare.
Nor fetch in firing at requiring,
Has a new master, get a new man.
hey-day, freedom! Ste. O brave monster, lead the way. Exeunt.
S CE N E I.
Before Prospero's Cell.
Enter Ferdinand, bearing a log.
(ness But these sweet thoughts do ev'n refresh my labour, Most busiless, when I do it.
Enter Miranda; and Prospero, at a distance unseen.
Mira. Alas, now, pray you,
Fer. O most dear mistress,
Mira. If you'll sit down,
Fer. No, precious creature,
Mira. It would become me,
Pro. Poor worm! thou art infected; This visitation shews it.
Mira. You look wearily.
Fer. No, noble mistress; 'tis fresh morning with me, When you are by at night. I do beseech you, (Chiefly that I might fet it in my prayers) What is your name?
Mira. Miranda. O my father, I've broke your heft to say so.
Fer. Admir'd Miranda! Indeed, the top of admiration; worth What's dearest to the world ! full many a lady I've ey'd with best regard, and many a time Th' harmony of their tongues hath into bondage Brought my too diligent ear; for several virtues
Have I lik'd several women, never any
you, So perfect, and so peerless, are created Of every creature's beft.
Mira. I do not know One of my fex; no woman's face remember, Save from my glass mine own; nor have I seen More that I may call men, than you, good friend, And my dear father; how features are abroad, I'm skillefs of; but, by my modesty, (The jewel in my dower) I would not wish Any companion in the world but you; Nor can imagination form a shape, Besides yourself, to like of. But I prattle Something too wildly, and my fathers's precepts I therein do forget.
Fer. I am, in my condition, A Prince, Miranda; I do think, a King; (I would, not fo! and would no more endure This wooden slavery, than I would suffer The flesh-fly blow my mouth. Hear my soul speak; The very instant that I saw you, did My heart fly to your service, there resides To make me flave to it, and for your sake Am I this patient log-man. Mira. Do
Mira. I am a fool,
Pro. Fair encounter
Fer. Wherefore weep you?
Mira. At mine unworthiness, that dare not offer, What I desire to give; and much less take, What I shall die to want: but this is trilling; And all the more it seeks to hide itself, The bigger bulk it shews. Hence, bashfál cunning; And prompt me, plain and holy innocence. I am your wife, if you will marry me; * If not, I'll die
maid: to be your fellow You may deny-me; but I'll be your servant, Whether you will or no.
Fer. My mistress, deareft, And I thus humble ever.
Mira. My husband then ?
Fer. Ay, with a heart as willing,
Mira. And mine, with my heart in't; and now Till half an hour hence.
[farewel, Fer. A thousand, thousand.
Exeunt. Pro. So glad of this as they, I cannot be, Who are surpriz’d withal; but my rejoicing At nothing can be more. I'll to my book; For yet, ere fupper-time, must I perform Much business appertaining.
SC E N E II.
Changes to another part of the Isand.
ELL not me; when the butt is out, we will
drink water, not a drop before; therefore
and board 'em, servant-monster; drink to me.
Trin. Servant-monster! the folly of this Island ! they say, there's but five upon this ifle; we are three of them, if the other two be brain'd like us, the state totters.
Ste. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee; thy eyes are almost set in thy head.
Trin. Where should they be set else? he were a brave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail.
Ste. My man-monster hath drown'd his tongue in sack : for my part, the sea cannot drown me. I swam ere I could recover the shore, five and thirty leagues, off and on; by this light, thou shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my
standard. Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no standard. Ste. We'll not run, monsieur monster.
Trin. Nor go neither: but you'll lie like dogs, and yet say nothing neither.
Ste. Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou beest a good moon-calf.
Cal. How does thy honour? let me lick thy shoe; I'll not serve him, he's not valiant.
Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster, I am in case to justle a constable; why, thou debolh'd fifa thou, was there ever a man a coward that hath drunk so much sack as I to day? wilt thou tell a monstrous lie, being but half a fish, and half a monster?
Cal, Lo, now he mocks me: wilt thou let him, my lord ?
Trin. Lord, quoth he! that a monster should be such a natural!
Cal. Lo, lo, again; bite him to death, I pr’ythee.
Ste. Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your head, if you prove a mutineer, the next tree the poor monster's my subject, and he shall not suffer indignity:
Cal. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be pleasd to hearken once again to the suit I made to thee?!
Sle. Marry, will I; kneel and repeat it; I will ftand, and so fhall Trinculo.
Enter Ariel invisible. Lal. As I told thee before, I am subject to a tyrant,