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Leo. Canst thou so daffe me? thou hast | And melancholy is the nurse of phrensy, kill'd my child:
Therefore they thought it good you bear a If thou kill'st me, boy, thou shalt kill a man.
I play, Ant. He shall kill two of us, and inen in- And frame your mind to mirth and merriment, deed :
Which bars a thousand harms and lengthens life. But that's no matter; let him kill one first :
The Uses of Travel and Study. Win me and wear me, let him answer me: Luc. Tranio, since for the great desire I had Come, follow me, boy: come, Sir boy, follow To see fair Padua, nursery of arts me:
I am arriv'd from fruitful Lombardy, Sir boy, I'll whip you from your foyning fence: The pleasant garden of great Italy; Nay, as I am a gentleman, I will.
And, by my father's love and leave, am arm'd Leo. Brother
[my niece: | With his good will, and thy good company, Ant. Content yourself. God knows, I lov'd My trusty servant, well approv'd in all : And she is dead; slandered to death by vil. Here let us breathe, and happily institute That dare as well answer a man indeed, slains; A course of learning and ingenious studies. As I dare take a serpent by the tongue: Pisa, renowned for grave citizens, Boys, apes, braggarts, Jacks, milk-sops ! Gave me my being, and my father first,
Leo. Brother Anthony- [them, yea, A merchant of great traffic thro' the world,
Ant. Hold you content; what, man! I know Vincentio, come of the Bentivolii. And what they weigh, even to the utmost Vincentio's son, brought up in Florence, scruple :
It shall become, to serve all hopes conceiv’d, Scambling, out-facing, fashion-mongering boys, To deck his fortune with his virtuous deeds : That lie, and cog, and fout,deprave,and slander, And therefore, Tranio, for the time I study, Go anticly, and show outward hideousness, Virtue, and that part of phitosophy And speak off half a dozen dangerous words, I Will I apply, that treats of happiness How they might hurt their enemies, if they By virtue specially to be achiev'd. And this is all.
[durst: Tell me thy mind : for I have Pisa left, No Valor in a bad Cause.
And am to Padua come; as he that leaves In a false quarrel there is no true valor.
A shallow plash, to plunge him in the deep,
And with satiety seeks to quench his thirst. Villain to be noted.
Tra. Mi perdonate, gentle master mine, Which is the villain? let me see his eyes;
I am in all affected as yourself; That when I note another man like him,
Glad that you thus continue your resolve, I may avoid him.
To suck the sweets of sweet philosophy. Dirge on Hero's Death ly Slander. Only good master, while we do admire Done to death by sland'rous tongues This virtue, and this moral discipline,
Was the Hero that here lies : Let's be no stoics, nor no stocks, I pray; Death, in guerdon of her wrongs, Or so devote to Aristotle's checks,
Gives her fame which never dies ! As Ovid be an outcast quite abjur'd: So the life that died with shame
Talk logic with acquaintance that you have, Lives in death with glorious fame! And practise rhetoric in your coinmon talk : Day-break.
Music and poesy use to quicken you: The wolves have prey'd ; and look the gentle
The mathematics, and the metaphysics, (you :
Fall to them as you find your stomach serves Before the wheels of Phæbus round about,
No profit grows where is no pleasure ta'en ! Dapples the drowsy east with spots of grey.
In brief, Sir, study what you most affect.
Love at first Sight. Time of Slander a temporary Death.
Tra. I pray, Sir, tell me is it possible She dy'd, my lord, but whiles her slander liv'd. That love 'should of a sudden take such hold?
Luc. 0, Tranio, till I found it to be true,
I never thought it possible or likely;
SHAKSPEARE. I found the effect of love in idleness :
And now in plainness do confess to thee,
That art to me as secret and as dear them,
As Anna to the queen of Carthage was-
If I achieve not this young modest girl :
Counsel me, Tranio, for I know thou canst ; Dost thou love pictures ? we will fetch thee | Assist me. Tranio, for I know thou wilt. Adonis, painted by a running brook; (straight Tra. Master, it is no time to chide you now, And Cytherea all in sedges hid, [breath, | Affection is not rated from the heart: sso. Which seem to move and wanton with her If love have touch'd you, nought remains but E'en as the waving sedges play with wind.
| Redime te captum quam queas minimo. Mirth and Merriment, its Advantage.
Travel. Seeing too much sadness hath congeal'd your Such wind as scatters young men thro' the blood,
To seek their fortunes farther than at home, Pet. Why, this was moulded on a porringer, Where small experience grows.
A velvet dish !-fie, fie! 'tis lewd and filthy: Woman's Tongue.
Why, 'tis a cockle, or a walnut-shell, '
A knack, a toy, a trick, a baby's cap; Think you a little din can daunt my ears?
| Away with it come, let me have a bigger. Hase I not in my time heard lions roar ?
Cath. I'll have no bigger; this doth fit the Hare I not heard the sea, puff’d up with winds,
time, Rage like an angry boar, cbafed with sweat?
| And gentlewomen wear such caps as these. Have I not heard great ordnance in the held? Pet. When you are gentle, you shall have And heaven's artillery thunder in the skies?
And not till then.
[one too, Hare I not in a pitched battle, heard [clang? | Hor. That will not be in haste. [speak: Lood 'larums, neighing steeds, and trumpets | Cath. Why, Sir, I trust, I may have leave to And do you tell me of a woman's tongue,
And speak I will; I am no child, no babe; That gives not half so great a blow to th' ear
Your betters have endur'd me say my mind; As will a chesnut in a farmer's fire?
And if you cannot, best you stop your ears. Extremes cure each other.
My tongue will tell the anger of my heart; Where two raging fires meet together, [fury. Or else, iny heart, concealing it, will break : They do consume the thing that feeds their | And, rather than it shall, I will be free, Though little fire grows great with little wind, Even to the uttermost, as I please, in words. Yet atremne gusts will blow out fire and all. Pet. Why thou say'st true; it is a paltry cap, Beauty.
A custard coffin, a bauble, a silken pie:
I love thee well, in that thou lik'st it not. Say that she frown; I'll say she looks as clear
Cath. Love me or love me not, I like the cap; As morning roses newly wash'd with dew.
And it I will have, or I will have none.
Pet. Thy gown? why, ay, come tailor, _Preposterous ass ! that never read so far,
let us see 't. To know the cause why music was ordain'd!
O, mercy, God! what masking stuff is here! Was it not, to refresh the mind of man What 's this? a sleeve? 'tis like a demi-canAfter his studies, or his usual pain ?
non : Then give me leave to read philosophy, What! up and down, carv'd like an apple-tart? And, while I pause, serve in your harmony. Here's snip and nip, and cut, and slish, and Wife married to all her Husband's Fortunes. Like to a censer in a barber's shop: [slash, To me she's married, not unto my clothes :
Why, what, o'devil's name, tailor, call'st Could I repair what she will wear in me,
[gown. As I can change these poor accoutrements,'
Hor. I see, she's like to have neither cap nor Twere well for Kate, and better for myself.
1 Tail. You bid me make it orderly and well,
According to the fashion and the time.
1 Pet. Marry, and did; but if you be remem-When the priest
| I did not bid you mar it to the time. [ber'd, Did ask if Catherine should be his wife; (loud, Go hop me over every kennel home, " As, by gogs-woons," quoth he, and swore so For you shall hop without my.custom, Sir: Thet, all amaz'd, the priest let fall the book ; | I 'll none of it: hence! make your best of it. Ind, as he stoopt again to take it up, | Cath. I never saw a better fashioned gown, This mad-brain'd bridegroom took him such More quaint, more pleasing, more commenda cuff
[and priest; able: That down fell priest and book, and book Belike, you mean to make a puppet of me. ** Low take them up," quoth he, “ if any list.” Tran. What said the wench when he rose
The Mind alone valuable. ap again? [stampt and swore, | Pet. Well, come my Kate; we will unto Grom. Trembled and shook : for why, he
your father's, As if the vicar meant to cozen him.
Even in these honest mean habiliments; But, after many ceremonies done,
Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor; He calls for wine :
saboard. | For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich : * A health.” quoth he, as if he had been | And as the sun breaks thro' the darkest clouds. Carousing to his mates after a storm :
So honor peereth in the meanest habit. Qufd of the muscadel, and threw the sops What, is the jay more precious than the lark, All in the sexton's face; having no other reason, Because his feathers are more beautiful? Ba that his beard grew thin and hungerly, Or is the adder better than the eel, And seem'd to ask his sops as he was drinking. Because his painted skin contents the eye? This done, he took the bride about the neck, 10, no, good Kate; neither art thou the worse Aad kiss d her lips with such a clamorous For this poor furniture and mean array. smack,
A lovely Woman. bat, at the parting, all the church did echo. Fair, lovely maiden, young and affable, Petruchia's Trial of his Wife in the Article of More clear of hue, and far more beautiful Dress.
| Than precious sardonyx, or purple rocks Hal. Here is the cap your worship did beOf amethysts, or glistering hyacinth: speak.
1-Sweet Catherine, this lovely woman
Cath. Fair, lovely lady, brightand crystalline, / But now I see our lances are but straws; Beauteous and stately as the eye-train'd bird, Our strength as weak, our weakness past comAs glorious as the morning wash'd with dew,
fare. Within whose eyes she takes her dawning That seeming to be most, which we indeed least beams,
Then veil your stomachs, for it is no boot; And golden summer sleeps upon thy cheeks; And place your hands beneath your husband's Wrap up thy radiations in some cloud, In token of which duty, if he please, [foot: Lest ihai thy beauty make this stately town My hand is ready-may it do him ease! Unhabitable as the burning zone, With sweet reflections of thy lovely face. $11. THE TEMPEST. SHAKSPEARE. Happiness attained.
Miranda and Prospero. Happily I have arriv'd at last
Mir. O I have suffer'd Unto the wished haven of my bliss.
With those that I saw suffer! A brave vessel, Others measured by ourselves.
Who had, no doubt, some noble creatures in
Dash'd all to pieces. () the cry did knock sher, He that is giddy thinks the world turns
Against my very heart! Poor souls! they peround.
Had I been any god of power, I would [rish d. Greyhound.
Have sunk the sea within the earth, or e'er O Sir, Lucentio slipp'd me for his grey
It should the good ship so have swallow'd, and hound,
The freighting souls within her. Which runs himself, and catches for his
Pros. Wipe thou thine eyes, have comfort;
The direful spectacle of the wreck which touch'd Wife's Submission.
The very virtue of compassion in thee, Marry, peace it bodes, and love, and quiet life, I have with such provision in mine art And awful rule, and right supremacy; [happy? So safely order'd, that there is no soulAnd, to be short, what not, that's sweet and No not so much perdition as an hair, The Wife's Duty to her Husband.
Betid to any creature in the vessel sink.
Which thou heard'st cry, which thou saw'st Fie! fie! unknit that threat'ning, unkind brow,
Caliban's Curses. And dart not scornful glances from those eyes, As wicked dew, as e'er my mother brash'd To wound thy lord, thy king, thy governor; With raven's feather from unwholesome fen, It blots thy beauty, as frosts bite the meads; Drop on you both! a south-west blow on ve, Confounds thy fame, as whirlwinds shake fair And blister you all o'er ! And in no sense is meet or amiable. [buds, - - - - A woman mov'd is like a fountain troubled, | I must eat my dinner. Muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty, | This island 's mine, by Sycorax my mother, And while it is so, none so dry or thirsty Which thou tak'st from me. When thou Will deign to sip, or touch one drop of it.
[wouldst give me Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper,
Thou stroak’dst me, and mad'st much of me : Thy head, thy sovereign; one that cares for
Water with berries in 't, and teach me how . thee,
To name the bigger light, and how the less, And for thy maintenance commits his body | That burn by day and night: and then I lov'd To painful labor both by sea and land; To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, And show'd thee all the qualities o' th' isle, While thou liest warm at home, secure and safe,
The fresh springs, brine-pits, barren place and And craves no other tribute at thy hands,
fertile; But love, fair looks, and true obedience ; Curs'd be I, that I did so! all the charms Too little payment for so great a debt.
| Of Sycorax, toads, beetles, bats, light on you! Such duty as the subject owes a prince,
For I am all the subjects that you have, [me Even such, a woman oweth to her husband :
Who first was mine own king: and here you sty And when she's froward, peevish, sullen, sour, In this hard rock, whiles you do keep from me And not obedient to his honest will
Th' rest of th' island. What is she but a foul contending rebel Caliban's Exultation after Prospero tells hins And graceless traitor, to her loving lord ?
he sought to violate the Honor of his Child. I am asham'd that women are so simple
Oh, ho, ho, ho!-I would it had been done! To offer war where they should kneel for peace; Thou didst prevent me, I had peopled else Or seek for rule, supremacy, and sway, This isle with Calibans. When they are bound to serve, love, and obey. | Pros. Abhorred slave! Why are our bodies soft, and weak, and smooth, / Which any print of goodness will not take, Unapt to toil and trouble in the world, Being capable of all ill! I pity'd thee, But that our soft conditions and our hearts, Took pains to make thee speak, taught thee Should well agree with our external parts ?
each hour Come, come, you froward and unable worms! One thing or other; when thou didst not, My mind hath been as big as one of yours, 1 savage,
[like My heart as great ; my reason haply more, Know thine own meaning, but wouldst gabble To bandy word for word, and frown for frown: A thing most brutish, I endow'd thy purposes
With words that made them known: but thy And ride upon their backs; he trod the water, vile race,
[good-nature | Whose enmity he flung aside, and breasted Though thou didst learn, had that in 't which The surge most swoln that met him; his bold Could not abide to be with; therefore wast
head Deservedly confin'd into this rock, [thou | Bove the contentious waves he kept, and oar'd Who hadst deserv'd more than a prison. Himself with his good arms in lusty strokes Cal. You taught me language ; and my To th' shore: that o'er his wave-worn basis profit on't
[you bow'd, k I know how to curse: the red plague rid As stooping to relieve him : I not doubt For learning me your language?
| He came alive to land. Music.
Too severe Reproof animadverted upon. Where should this music be? in air or earth? · "The truth you speak doth lack sonje gentle. It sounds no more : and sure it waits upon | And time to speak it in: you rub the sore [ness, Some god of th' island. Sitting on a bank, When you should find the plaster. Weeping again the king my father's wreck, Satire on Utopian Forms of Government. Tous music crept by me upon the waters; l the commonwealth I would by contraries Allaying both their fury and my passion Execute all things: for no kind of traffic With its sweet air.
Would I admit, no name of magistrate; Ariel's Song.
Letters should not be known; riches, poverty, Full fathom five thy father lies;
And use of service, none; contracts, succession, Of his bones are coral made ;
Bourn, bound of land, tilth, vineyard, olive Those are pearls that were his eyes; No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil: [uone;
Nothing of him that doth fade No occupation; all men idle, all:
And women too, but innocent and pure :
No sovereignty :
All things in common nature should produce, Hark now I hear them, ding, dong, bell. | Without sweat or endeavour : treason, felony,
Sword, pike, knife, gun, or need of any engine, Amiable Simplicity of Miranda on first View
Would I not have; but nature should bring of Ferdinand
forth Pres. This gallant, which thou seest, Was in the wreck: and, but he's something
Of its own kind, all foison, all abundance,
8 To feed my innocent people. stain'd
[mightst call him
| I would with such perfection govern, Sir, With grief, that 's beauty's canker, thou
To excel the golden age.
Do not omit the heavy offer of it, leser saw so noble.
It seldom visits sorrow : when it doth, Fer. Most sure, the goddess
It is a comforter. On whom these airs attend !
A fine Aposiopesis.
They fell together all, as by consent; Mir. There's nothing ill can dwell in such a | They dropp'd, as by a thunder-stroke. What If the ill spirit have so fair a house, [temple: might
(more. Good things will strive to dwell with't. Worthy Sebastian 3-0, what might?-no A Lover's Speech.
And yet, methinks, I see it in thy face, My spirits, as in a dream, are all bound up. What thou shouldst be: th' occasion speako My father's loss, the weakness which I feel,
thee; and The wreck of all my friends, or this man's My strong imagination sees a crown threats,
Dropping upon thy head. To whom I am subdud, are but light to me, I
Caliban's Curses. Light I but through my prison once a day | All the infections that the suh sucks up Behold this maid: all corners else o' th' earth From bogs, fens, Aats, on Prosper fall, and Lzt liberty make use of; space enough
make him dave I in such a prison.
By inch-meal a disease ! His spirits hear me, Resignation and Gratitude.
And yet I needs must curse. But they 'll not Beseech you, Sir, be merry; you have cause
[mire, So have we all) of joy; for our escape, Fright me with urchin-shows, pitch me i' tho La mach beyond our loss : our hint of woe
Nor lead me, like a fire-brand, in the dark common; every day some sailor's wife,
Out of my way, unless he bid them ; but The master of some merchant, and the mer- | For every trifle are they set upon me:. [me, chant
(racle, Sometimes, like apes, that moe and chatter at Flare just our theme of woe : but for the mi- | And after bite me; then like hedge-hogy, Il pean our preservation) few in millions
which Caa speak like us: then wisely, good Sir, Lie tumbling in my bare-foot way, and mount Our sorrow with our comfort. [weigh Their pricks at my foot-fall : sometime am I Description of Ferdinand's swimming ashore. | All wound with adders, who with cloves Taw him beat the surges under him,
Do hiss me into madness Lo, now, lo! Incens'd the seas and shores, yea, all the creaHere comes a spirit of his, and to torment me, | Against your peace.
(tures For bringing wood in slowly: I 'll fall Aat:
Guilty Conscience. Perchance, he will not mind me.
O, it is monstrous ! monstrous ! [it: Caliban's Promises.
Methought the billows spoke, and told me of I'll show thee the best springs : I'll pluck
| The winds did sing it to me; and the thunder,
| That deep and dreadful organ-pipe, prothee berries; I'll fish for thee, and get thee wood enough.
| The name of Prosper. It did bass my trespass. A plague upon the tyrant that I serve! I'll bear bím no more sticks, but follow thee,
Gon. All three of them are desperate; their Thou wondrous man
great guilt, I pry'thee, let me bring thee where crabs grow;
| Like poison given to work a great time after, And I with my long nails will dig thee pig-nuts;
| Now gins to bite the spirits.
Prospero's Boast of Miranda. Show thee a jay's nest, and instruct thee how
TO Ferdinand, To snare the niinble marmozet: I'll bring thee
Do not smile at me that I boast her off: To clust'ring filberds, and sometimes I'll get
For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise, Young sea-mels from the rock. (thee
And make it halt behind her. True and unbiassed Affection. Ferdinand |
Continence before Marriage. bearing a Log
Pros. If thou dost break her virgin-knot, There be some sports are painful : but their | All sanctimonious ceremonies may [before Jabor
[ness | With full and holy rite be minister'd, Delight in them sets off: some kinds of base
| No sweet aspersion shall the heavens let fall Are nobly undergone : and most poor matters To make this contract grow; but barren hate, Point torich ends. This my mean task would be Sour-eyed disdain, and discord shall bestrew As heavy to me, as 'tis odious; but [dead, | The union of your bed with weeds so loatbly, The mistress whom I serve, quickens what 's That you shall hate it both; therefore, take And makes my labors pleasures : 0, she is | As Hymen's lamps shall light you. [heed, Ten times more genile than her father 's
A Lover's Protestation. crabbed :
(nove | Ferd.
As I hope
When I shall think, or Phoebus' steeds are Admir'd Miranda!
| Or night kept chain'd below. [founder'd, Indeed, the top of admiration : worth
Passion too strong for Vows. What's dearest to the world! full many a lady Pros. Look thou be true ; do not give dalI have eyed with best regard; and many a time
(straw The harmony of their tongues hath into | Too much the rein; the strongest oaths are bondage
[tues To the fire i' the blood : be more abstemious, Brought my too diligent ears; for several vir- Or else, good-night your vow! Have I lik'd several women: never any
Ferdinand's Answer. With so full soul, but some defect in her I warrant you, Sir: Did quarrel with the noblest grace she own'd, | The white, cold, virgin-snow upon my heart And put it to the foil : but you, O you, Abates the ardor of my liver. So perfect, and so peerless, are created
Vanity of Human Nature. Of every creature's best.
· Pros. Our revels now are ended : these our Miranda's offering to carry the Logs for him is peculiarly elegant.
(As I foretold you) were all spirits, and If you 'll sit down,
Are melted into air, into thin air : I 'll bear your logs the while; pray give me
And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, I'll carry it to the pile.
The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces,
The solemn temples, the great globe itself,
Yea all which it inherit, shall dissolve;
And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, To weep at what I'm glad of.
Leave not a rack behind! We are such stuff I am your wife, if you will marry me:
As dreams are made on; and our little life If not, I 'll die your maid: to be your fellow
Is rounded with a sleep. You may deny me: but I 'll be your servant,
Drunkards enchanted by Ariel. Whether you will or no.
Ariel. I told you, Sir, they were red hot Punishment of Crimes delayed, not forgotten. with drinking; For which foul deed
So full of valor, that they smote the air The pow'rs, delaying, not forgetting, have (For breathing in their faces : beat the ground