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Are like invulnerable. If you could hurt,

Do not smile at me that I boast her off, Your swords are now too massy for your strengths, For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise, And will not be uplifted. But, remember,

And make it halt behind her. (For that's my business to you) that you three

Fer.

I do believe it, From Milan did supplant good Prospero ;

Against an oracle. Expos'd unto the sea, (which hath requit it)

Pro. Then, as my gift, and thine own acquisition Him, and his innocent child: for which foul deed Worthily purchas'd, take my daughter: but The powers, delaying not forgetting, have

If thou dost break her virgin knot before Incens'd the seas and shorés, yea, all the creatures, All sanctimonious ceremonies may, Against your peace. Thee, of thy son, Alonso, With full and holy rite, be minister'd, They have bereft; and do pronounce by me, No sweet aspersion shall the heavens let fall Lingering perdition (worse than any death To make this contract grow; but barren hate, Can be at once) shall step by step attend

Sour-eyed disdain, and discord, shall bestrew You, and your ways; whose wraths to guard you from The union of your bed with weeds so loathly, (Which here, in this most desolate isle, else falls That you shall hate it both: therefore, take heed, Upon your heads) is nothing, but heart's sorrow, As Hymen's lamps shall light you. And a clear life ensuing.

Fer.

As I hope He vanishes in thunder : then, to soft music, enter For quiet days, fair issue, and long life,

the Shapes again, and dance with mocks and With such love as 'tis now, the murkiest den, mowes, and carry out the table.

The most opportune place, the strong'st {suggestion Pro. [Above.] Bravely the figure of this harpy Our worser genius can, shall never melt hast thou

Mine honor into lust, to take away Perform'd, my Ariel; a grace it had, devouring.

The edge of that day's celebration, Of my instruction hast thou nothing 'bated,

When I shall think, or Phæbus' steeds are founder'd, In what thou hadst to say: so, with good blife

Or night kept chain'd below. And observation strange, my meaner ministers

Pro.

Fairly spoke. Their several kinds have done. My high charms work, Sit then, and talk with her; she is thine own. And these, mine enemies, are all knit up

What, Ariel! my industrious servant Ariel ! In their distractions : they now are in my power;'

Enter ARIEL. And in these fits I leave them, while I visit

Ari. What would my potent master? here I am. Young Ferdinand, (whom they suppose is drown'd) Pro. Thou and thy meaner fellows your last service And his and my lov'd darling. (Exit PROSPERO. Did worthily perform, and I must use you

Gon. I' the name of something holy, sir, why stand In such another trick. Go, bring the rabble, In this strange stare ?

[you O'er whom I give thee power, here, to this place: Alon.

O, it is monstrous! monstrous! Incite them to quick motion ; for I must
Methought, the billows spoke, and told me of it;

Bestow upon the eyes of this young couple
The winds did sing it to me; and the thunder, Some & vanity of mine art: it is my promise,
That deep and dreadful organ-pipe, pronounc'd And they expect it from me.
The name of Prosper; it did base my trespass. Ari.

Presently?
Therefore my son i' the ooze is bedded; and

Pro. Ay, with a twink, I'll seek him deeper than e'er plummet sounded, Ari. Before you can say, “Come," and "go," And with him there lie mudded.

[Exit

. And breathe twice; and cry, "so so;" Seb.

But one fiend at a time, Each one, tripping on his toe, I'll fight their legions o'er.

Will be here with mop and mow. Ant. I'll be thy second. [Exeunt SEB. and Ant. Do you love me, master? no? Gon. All three of them are desperate: their great Pro. Dearly, my delicate Ariel. Do not approach, guilt,

Till thou dost hear me call. Like poison given to work a great time after, Ari.

Well I conceive. [Exit. Now 'gins to bite the spirits.—I do beseech you, Pro. Look, thou be true. Do not give dalliance That are of suppler joints, follow them swiftly, Too much the rein: the strongest oaths are straw And hinder them from what this decstasy

To the fire i' the blood. Be more abstemious, May now provoke them to.

Or else, good night, your vow.
Adr. Follow, I pray you.

[Exeunt.
Fer.

I warrant you, sir ;
The white-cold virgin snow upon my heart
Abates the ardor of my liver.
Pro.

Well.
AOT IV.

Now come, my Ariel! bring a b corollary,

Rather than want a spirit: appear, and pertly.-SCENE I.—Before PROSPERO's Cell. No tongue, all eyes; be silent. (Sofi music. Enter PROSPERO, FERDINAND, and MIRANDA.

A Masque. Enter IRIS. Pro. If I have too austerely punish'd you,

Iris. Ceres, most bounteous lady, thy rich leas Your compensation makes amends; for I

Of wheat, rye, barley, vetches, oats, and peas; Have given you here a thread of mine own life, Thy turfy mountains, where live nibbling sheep, Or that for which I live; whom once again

And flat meads thatch'd with 'stover, them to keep; I tender to thy hand. All thy vexations

Thy banks with pioned and ’ tilled brims Were but my trials of thy love, and thou

Which "spongy April at thy hest betrims Hast strangely stood the test: here, afore Heaven, To make cold nymphs chaste crowns

and thy I ratify this my rich gift. O Ferdinand !

3 brown groves,

Whose shadow the dismissed bachelor loven, * Pure; blameless.--"With good life," i.e., with full bent and energy of mind.--. " Base," i e., proclaim in a deep • Sprinkling. - Temptation. -- 5 Illusion. - Surplus.tone. Madness; distraction,

i Fodder, Moist,

Being a lass-lorn; thy pole-clipt vineyard ;

Pro. Sweet now, silence! And thy sea-marge, steril, and rocky-hard,

Juno and Ceres whisper seriously; Where thou thyself dost air; the queen of the sky, There's something else to do. Hush, and be mute, Whose watery arch and messenger am I,

Or else our spell is marr'd.

[brooks, Bids thee leave these, and with her sovereign grace, Iris. You nymphs, call'd Naiads, of the wandering Here on this grass-plot, in this very place, With your 5 sedge crowns, and ever harmless looks,

[JUNO descends slowly. Leave your h crisp channels, and on this green land To come and sport. Her peacocks fly amain : Answer your summons: Juno does command. Approach, rich Ceres, her to entertain.

Come, temperate nymphs, and help to celebrate Enter CERES.

A contract of true love: be not too late. Cer. Hail, many-color'd messenger, that ne'er

Enter certain Nymphs. Dost disobey the wife of Jupiter;

You sun-burn'd sicklemen, of August weary, Who with thy saffron wings upon my flowers Come hither from the furrow, and be merry. Diffusest honey-drops, refreshing showers;

Make holy-day: your rye-straw hats put on, And with each end of thy blue bow dost crown And these fresh nymphs encounter every one My bbosky acres, and my unshrubb'd down, In country footing. Rich scarf to my proud earth; why hath thy queen (Enter certain Reapers, properly habited: they join Summon'd me hither, to this short-graz'd green? with the Nymphs in a graceful dance; towards the Iris. A contract of true love to celebrate,

end whereof PROSPERO starts suddenly, and speaks; And some donation freely to estate

after which, to a strange, hollow, and confused noise, On the bless'd lovers.

they heavily vanish. Cer. Tell me, heavenly bow,

Pro. [ Aside.] I had forgot that foul conspiracy If Venus, or her son, as thou dost know,

Of the beast Caliban, and his confederates,
Do now attend the queen ? since they did plot
The means that dusky · Dis my daughter got,

Against my life; the minute of their plot
Her and her blind boy's scandal'd company

Is almost come.-[To the Spirits.] 'Well done.

Avoid ;-no more.
I have forsworn.
Iris.
Of her society

Fer. This is strange : your father's in some passion

That works him strongly. Be not afraid: I met her deity

Mira.

Never till this day, Cutting the clouds towards Paphos, and her son

Saw I him touch'd with anger so distemper'd. Dove-drawn with her. Here thought they to have done

Pro. You do look, my son, in a mov'd sort, Some wanton charm upon this man and maid,

As if you were dismay'd : be cheerful, sir. Whose vows are, that no bed-right shall be paid

Our revels now are ended. These our actors, Till Hymen's torch be lighted; but in vain :

As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Mars's hot minion is return'd again;

Are melted into air, into thin air:
Her waspish-headed son has broke his arrows, And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,
Swears he will shoot no more, but play with sparrows, The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces,
And be a boy right out.

The solemn temples, the great globe itself,
Cer,
Highest queen of state,

Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve,
Great Juno comes: I know her by her gait.

And, like this insubstantial pageant i faded,
Enter Juno.

Leave not a krack behind. We are such stuff
Jun. How does my bounteous sister? Go with me, As dreams are made on, and our little life
To bless this twain, that they may prosperous be,

Is rounded with a sleep.-Sir, I am vex'd: And honor'd in their issue.

Bear with my weakness; my old brain is troubled : Song.

Be not disturb'd with my infirmity.
Juno. Honor, riches, marriage, blessing,

If you be pleas'd, retire into my cell,
Long continuance, and increasing,

And there repose : a turn or two I'll walk,
Hourly joys be still upon you !

To still my beating mind.
Juno sings her blessings on you.

Fer. Mira. We wish your peace. (Exeunt. 3 Earth's increase, e foison plenty,

Pro. Come with a thought !- I thank thee. -
Barns, and garners never empty;

Ariel, come!
Vines, with clust'ring bunches growing ;

Enter ARIEL.
Plants, with goodly burden bowing;

Ari. Thy thoughts I cleave to. What's thy ploasure ? * Rain come to you, at the farthest,

Pro.

Spirit,
In the very end of harvest !

We must prepare to meet with Caliban.
Scarcity and want shall shun you ;

Ari. Ay, my commander: when I presented Ceres,
Ceres' blessing so is on you.

I thought to have told thee of it; but I fear'd, Fer. This is a most majestic vision, and

Lest I might anger thee.

[lets ? Harmonious charmingly. May I be bold

Pro. Say again, where didst thou leave these varTo think these spirits ?

Ari. I told you, sir, they were red-hot with drinking: Pro. Spirits, which by mine art

So full of valor, that they smote the air I have from their confines call'd to enact

For breathing in their faces; beat the ground My present fancies.

For kissing of their feet, yet always bending Fer.

Let me live here ever: Towards their project. Then I beat my tabor, So rare a wonder'd father, and a wife,

At which, like unback'd colts, they prick'd their ears, Makes this place Paradise.

Advanc'd their eye-lids, lifted up their noses, [Juxo and Ceres whisper, and send Iris on employ- As they smelt music: so I charm'd their ears, ment.

That, calf-like, they my lowing follow'd, through

Tooth'd briers, sharp furzes, pricking 'gorse, and Forsaken by his lass.- Woody.-Bestow._d“ Die," a thorns, name of Pluto.-Abundance. - Charmingly harmonious."So rare a wonder'd father," i. e., a father able to produce such wonders.

Curled. Vanished. Vapor ; exhalation. Furze

may not

Which enter'd their frail 2 skins: at last I left them for’t: wit shall not go unrewarded, while I am king I' the filthy mantled pool beyond your cell,

of this country, “Steal by line and level,” is an exThere dancing up to the chins, that the foul lake cellent pass of pate; there's another garment for't. O'erstunk their feet.

Trin. Monster, come; put some d lime upon your Pro.

This was well done, my bird. fingers, and away with the rest. Thy shape invisible retain thou still :

Cal. I will have none on't: we shall lose our time, The trumpery in my house, go, bring it hither, And all be turn'd to barnacles, or to apes For a stale to catch these thieves.

With foreheads villainous low. Ari.

I go, I go. [Exit. Ste. Monster, lay-to your fingers : help to bear Pro. A devil, a born devil, on whose nature this away, where my hogshead of wine is, or I'll Nurture can never stick; on whom my pains, turn you out of my kingdom. Go to; carry this. Humanely taken, all, all lost, quite lost;

Trin. And this. And as with age his body uglier grows,

Ste. Ay, and this. So his mind cankers. I will plague them all, [A noise of hunters heard. Enter divers Spirits, in Re-enter Ariel, loaden with glistering apparel, f.c.

shape of hounds, and hunt them about; PROSPERO Even to roaring.–Come, hang them on this line.

and ARIEL setting them on.]

Pro. Hey, Mountain, hey! * ARIEL hangs them on the line, and with PROSPERO

Ari. Silver! there it goes, Silver ! remains unseen.

Pro. Fury, Fury! there, Tyrant, there! hark, hark! Enter CALIBAN, STEPHANO, and TRINCULO, all wet.

[CAL., STE., and Trin. are driven out. Cal. Pray you, tread softly, that the blind mole Go, charge my goblins that they grind their joints

With dry convulsions; shorten up their sinews [them, Hear a foot fall: we now are near his cell. With aged cramps, and more pinch-spotted make

Ste. Monster, your fairy, which, you say, is a harm- Than @pard, or cat o' mountain. *[ Cries and roaring. less fairy, has done little better than play'd the b Jack

Ari.

Hark! they roar. with us.

Pro. Let them be hunted soundly. At this hour Trin. Monster, I do smell all horse-piss, at which Lie at my mercy all mine enemies; my nose is in great indignation.

Shortly shall all my labors end, and thou Ste. So is mine. Do you hear, monster? If I Shalt have the air at freedom: for a little, should take a displeasure against you; look you,– Follow, and do me service.

[Exeunt. Trin. Thou wert but a lost monster.

Cal. Good my lord, give me thy favor still.
Be patient, for the prize I'll bring thee to (softly;
Shall hood-wink this mischance: therefore, speak

ACT V.
All's hush'd as midnight yet.

Trin. Ay, but to lose our bottles in the pool - SCENE I.-Before the Cell of PROSPERO. Ste. There is not only disgrace and dishonor in

Enter Pros PERO in his magic robes ; and ARIEL. that, monster, but an infinite loss. Trin. That's more to me than my wetting: yet My charms crack not, my spirits obey, and time

Pro. Now does my project gather to a head : this is your harmless fairy, monster. Ste. I will fetch off my bottle, though I be o'er Goes upright with his carriage. How's the day?

Ari. On the sixth hour; at which time, my lord, ears for my labor.

Cal. Pr’ythee, my king, be quiet. Seest thou here? You said our work should cease. This is the mouth o' the cell: no noise, and enter:

Pro.

I did say so, Do that good mischief, which may make this island When first I rais?d the tempest. Say, my spirit, Thine own for ever, and I, thy Caliban,

How fares the king and's followers ?
Ari.

Confin'd together
For aye thy foot-licker.
Ste
. Give me thy hand. I do begin to have bloody Just as you left them: all prisoners, sir,

In the same fashion as you gave in charge; thoughts. Trin. Oking Stephano! O peer! O worthy Ste-They cannot 6 budge till your release. The king,

In the line-grove which 'weather-fends your cell; phano! look, what a wardrobe here is for thee!

3[Seeing the apparel.

His brother, and yours, abide all three distracted,

And the remainder mourning over them,
Cal. Let it alone, thou fool: it is but trash.
Trin. O, ho, monster! we know what belongs to

Brim-full of sorrow, and dismay; but chiefly a frippery.-0 king Staphano!

Him that you term’d, sir, the good old lord, Gonzalo: Ste. Put off that gown, Trinculo: by this hand, His tears run down his beard, like winter's drops I'll have that gown.

From eaves of reeds. Your charm so strongly works Trin. Thy grace shall have it.

[mean,

That if you now beheld them, your affections [them, Cal. The dropsy drown this fool! what do you

Would become tender. To doat thus on such luggage? Let't alone,

Pro. Dost thou think so, spirit ? And do the murder first: if he awake,

Ari. Mine would, sir, were I human. From toe to crown he'll fill our skins with pinches ; Hast thou, which art but air, a touch, a feeling

Pro.

And mine shall. Make us strange stuff.

Ste. Be you quiet, monster.-Mistress line, is not of their aflictions, and shall not myself, this my jerkin ?' Now is the jerkin under the line : One of their kind, that relish all as sharply, now, jerkin, you are like to lose your hair, and prove Though with their high wrongs I am struck to the

Passion as they, be kindlier mov'd than thou art ? a bald jerkin.

Trin. Do, do: we steal by line and level, and't Yet, with my nobler reason, 'gainst my fury [quick, like your grace.

Do I take part. The rarer action is Sté. I thank thee for that jest; here's a garment In virtue, than in vengeance: they being penitent,

d Bird-lime. Leopard -- Defends from the weather.a Bait-b Knave._.Old-clothes shop.

& Stir.

The sole drift of my purpose doth extend

There I couch.

When owls do cry, Not a frown forther. "Go; release them, Ariel.

On the bat's back I do fly, My charms I'll break, their senses I'll restore,

After summer, merrily : And they shall be themselves.

Merrily, merrily, shall I live now, Ari.

I'll fetch them, sir. [Exit. Under the blossom that hangs on the bough. Pro. Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and Pro. Why, that's my dainty Ariel! Ishall miss thee; groves;

But yet thou shalt have freedom :-so, so, so. And ye, that on the sands with printless foot

To the king's ship, invisible as thou art: Do chase the ebbing Neptune, and do fly him, There shalt thou find the mariners asleep When he comes back; you demy-puppets, that Under the hatches; the master, and the boatswain, By moonshine do the green-sward ringlets make, Being awake, enforce them to this place, Whereof the ewe not bites; and you, whose pastime And presently, I pr’ythee. Is to make midnight mushrooms; that rejoice Ari. I drink the air before me, and return To hear the solemn curfew; by whose aid

Or e'er your pulse twice beat. [Exit ARIEL. (Weak masters though ye be) I have be-dimm'd Gon. All torment, trouble, wonder, and amazement The noontide sun, call'd forth the mutinous winds, Inhabit here: some heavenly power guide us And 'twixt the green sea and the azur'd vault Out of this fearful country! Set roaring war: to the dread rattling thunder Pro. '[ Attired as Duke.] Behold, sir king, Have I given fire, and rifted Jove's stout oak The wronged duke of Milan, Prospero. With his own bolt: the strong-bas'd promontory For more assurance that a living prince Have I made shake; and by the aspurs pluck'd up Does now speak to thee, I embrace thy body; The pine and cedar: graves, at my command, And to thee, and thy company, I bid Have waked their sleepers ; oped, and let them forth A hearty welcome. By my so potent art. But this rough magic

Alon.

Whe'r thou beest he, or no, I here abjure; and, when I have requir'd

Or some enchanted 8 devil to abuse me, Some heavenly music, (which even now I do) As late I have been, I not know thy pulse To work mine end upon their senses, that

Beats as of flesh and blood; and, since I saw thee, This airy charm is for, I'll break my staff,

Th’ affliction of my mind amends, with which, Bury it certain fathoms in the earth,

I fear, a madness held me. This must crave And, deeper than did ever plummet sound,

(An if this be at all) a most strange story. I'll drown my book.

[Solemn music. Thy dukedom I resign; and do entreat [pero Ro-enter ARIEL: after him, Alonso, with a frantic Thou pardon me thy wrongs. ---But how should Pros

gesture, attended by GONZALO; SEBASTIÁN and Be living, and be here? Antonio in like manner, attended by ADRIAN and

Pro.

First, noble friend, Francisco: they all enter the circle which PROS- Let me embrace thine age, whose honor cannot PERO had made, and there stand charmed; which Be measur'd, or confin'd. PROSPERO observing, speaks.

Whether this be, A solemn air, and the best comforter

Or be not, I'll not swear. To an unsettled fancy, cure thy brains,

Pro.

You do yet taste Now useless, boil'd within thy skull! There stand, Believe things certain.--Welcome, my friends all.

Some subtleties o' the isle, that will not let you For

you are spell-stopped.* Noble Gonzalo, honorable man,

But you, my brace of lords, were I so minded, Mine eyes, even sociable to the flow of thine,

[ Aside to SEB. and ANT. Fall fellowly drops.—The charm dissolves apace ;

I here could pluck his highness' frown upon you, And as the morning steals upon the night,

And justify you traitors: at this time

I will tell no tales. Melting the darkness, so their rising senses

Seb. [Aside.] The devil speaks in him. Begin to chase the ignorant fumes that mantle

Pro.

No. Their clearer reason.-O good Gonzalo! My true preserver, and a loyal * servant

For you, most wicked sir, whom to call brother To him thou followst, I will pay thy graces

Would even infect my mouth, I do forgive Home, both in word and deed.-Most cruelly

Thy rankest 10 faults; all of them; and require Didst thou, Alonso, use me and my daughter:

My dukedom of thee, which, perforce, I know Thy brother was a furtherer in the act; [blood,

Thou must restore.
Alon.

If thou beest Prospero,
Thou'rt pinch'd for't now, Sebastian.-Flesh and
You brother mine, that entertain'd ambition,

Give us particulars of thy preservation: Expell’d remorse and nature ; who, with Sebastian, How thou hast met us here, who three hours since (Whose inward pinches therefore are most strong)

Were wreck'd upon this shore; where I have lost, Would here have kill'd your king; I do forgive thee, (How sharp the point of this remembrance is!) Unnatural though thou art.—Their understanding

My dear son Ferdinand.
Pro.

I am woe fort, sir.
Begins to swell, and the approaching tide
Will shortly fill the reasonable shores,

Alon. Irreparable is the loss, and patience That now lie foul and muddy. Not one of them,

Says it is past her cure. That yet looks on me, be'er would know me.- Ariel, You have not sought her help; of whose soft grace,

Pro,

I rather think,
Fetch me the hat and rapier in my cell; [Exit ARIEL. For the like loss I have her sovereign aid,
I will dis-case me, and myself present,
As I was sometime Milan.-Quickly, spirit ;

And rest myself content.
Alon.

You the like loss?
Thou shalt ere long be free.

Pro. As great to me, as late; and, supportable ARIEL re-enters singing, and helps to attire PROSPERO. To make the dear loss, have I means much weaker Ari. Where the bee sucks, there suck I;

Than you may call to comfort you, for 'I
In a couslip's bell I lie :

Have lost my daughter.

Gon.

a Roots.

Sorry.

Alon.
A daughter?

Gon. Was Milan thrust from Milan, that his issue
O heavens! that they were living both in Naples, Should become kings of Naples ? O! rejoice
The king and queen there! that they were, I wish Beyond a common joy, and set it down
Myself were mudded in that oozy bed [ter? | With gold on lasting pillars. In one voyage
Where my son lies. When did you lose your daugh- Did Claribel her husband find at Tunis ;

Pro. In this last tempest. I perceive, these lords And Ferdinand, her brother, found a wife, At this encounter do so much a admire,

Where he himself was lost; Prospero his dukedom, That they devour their reason, and scarce think In a poor isle ; and all of us, ourselves, Their eyes do offices of truth, their words

When no man was his bown. Are natural breath; but, howsoe'er you have Alon. Give me your hands : [ TO FER. and MIR. Been justled from your senses, know for certain, Let grief and sorrow still embrace his heart, That I am Prospero, and that very duke

That doth not wish you joy! Which was thrust forth of Milan; who most strangely Gon.

Be it so: Amen. Upon this shore, where you were wreck’d, was landed, Re-enter ARIEL, with the Master and Boatswain To be the lord on't. No more yet of this;

amazedly following: For 'tis a chronicle of day by day,

O look, sir! look, sir! here are more of us. Not a relation for a breakfast, nor

I prophesied, if a gallows were on land, Befitting this first meeting. Welcome, sir; This fellow could not drown.--Now, blasphemy, This cell's my court: here have I few attendants,

That swear'st grace o'erboard, not an oath on shore ! And subjects none abroad: pray you, look in. Hast thou no mouth by land? What is the news ! My dukedom since you have given me again,

Boats. The best news is, that we have safely found I will requite you with as good a thing;

Our king, and company: the next, our ship, At least, bring forth a wonder, to content ye Which but three glasses since we gave out split, As much as me my dukedom.

Is tight, and yare, and bravely rigg'd, as when 1 PROSPERO draws a curtain, and discovers FERDI- We first put out to sea. NAND and MIRANDA playing at chess

Ari.

Sir, all this service [Aside.

Have I done since I went.
Mira. Sweet lord, you play me false.

Pro.
Fer.
No, my dearest love,

My d tricksy spirit! [Aside. I would not for the world.

[wrangle,

Alon. These are not natural events; they strengthen Mira. Yes, for a score of kingdoms you should From strange to stranger.-Say, how came you hither? And I would call it fair play.

Boats. If I did think, sir, I were well awake, Alon.

If this prove

I'd strive to tell you. We were dead of sleep, A vision of the island, one dear son

And (how we know not) all clapp'd under hatches, Shall I twice lose.

Where, but even now, with strange and several noises Seb. A most high miracle !

of roaring, shrieking, howling, jingling chains, Fer. Though the seas threaten they are merciful: And more diversity of sounds, all horrible, I have curs’d them without cause. [Kneels to Alon. We were awak'd; straightway, at liberty: Alon.

Now, all the blessings

Where we, in all her trim, freshly beheld of a glad father compass thee about !

Our royal, good, and gallant ship; our master Arise, and say how thou cam’st here.

Capering to eye her: on a trice, so please you, Mira.

O, wonder!

Even in a dream, were we divided from them,
How many goodly creatures are there here!

And were brought moping hither.
Ari.

Was't well done?
How beauteous mankind is! O, brave new world,
That has such people in't!

Pro. Bravely, my diligence! Thou shalt Aside.

be free. Pro.

'Tis new to thee. (play? Alon. What is this maid, with whom thou wast at And there is in this business more than nature

Alon. This is as strange a maze as e'er men trod; Your eld’st acquaintance cannot be three hours: Is she the goddess that hath sever'd us,

Was ever conduct of: some oracle And brought us thus together?

Must rectify our knowledge.
Fer.

Sir, she is mortal; Do not infest your mind with beating on
Pro.

Sir, my liege,
But, by immortal providence, she's mine :
I chose her, when I could not ask my father

The strangeness of this business: at pick'd leisure, For his advice, nor thought I had one. She

Which shall be shortly, single I'll resolve you Is daughter to this famous duke of Milan,

(Which to you shall seem probable) of every Of whom so often I have heard renown,

These happen'd accidents; till when, be cheerful, But never saw before; of whom I have

And think of each thing well.-Come hither, spirit: Received a second life, and second father

Set Caliban and his companions free; Aside. This lady makes him to me.

Untie the spell. [Exit ARIEL.] How fares my gracious Alon.

I am hers.
There are yet missing of your company

[sir ? But 0! how oddly will it sound, that I

Some few odd lads, that you remember not. Must ask my child forgiveness.

Re-enter ARIEL, driving in CALIBAN, STEPHANO, and Pro. There, sir, stop:

TRINCULO, in their stolen apparel. Let us not burden our remembrances

Ste. Every man shift for all the rest, and let no With a heaviness that's gone.

man take care for himself, for all is but fortune.Gon.

I have inly wept,

Coragio! bully-monster, coragio! Or should bave spoke ere this. Look down, you gods, Trin. If these be true fspies which I wear in my And on this couple drop a blessed crown,

head, here's a goodly sight. For it is you that have chalk'd forth the way, Cal. O Setebos! these be brave spirits, indeed. Which brought us hither!

How fine my master is! I am afraid
Alon.
I say, Amen, Gonzalo. He will chastise me.

bu His own," i. e, in his senses. Ready.- Pretty; brisk. a Wonder ; marvel.

- Conductor. Éyes.

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