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Employ'd here by another conjurer,
That does not love the doctor, and would cross him,
If he knew how-

Sur. Sir, you are abus'd,

Kas. You lie : And 'tis no matter.

Face. Well said, sir. He is
The impudent'st rascal-

Sur. You are, indeed! Will you hear me, sir ?
Face. By no means-Bid him begone.
Kas. Begone, sir, quickly.
Sur. This's strange! lady, do you inform your brother.

Face. There is not such a foist in all the town:
The doctor had him presently; and finds yet, 580
The Spanish count will come here. Bear up, Subtle.

Sub. Yes, sir, he must appear within this hour.

Face. And yet this rogue will come in a disguise,
By the temptation of another spirit,
To trouble our art, tho’he could not hurt it.

Kas. Ay,
I know-Away; you talk like a foolish mouther.

Sur. Sir, all is truth, she says.

Face. Do not believe him, sir.
He is the lying'st swabber! Come your ways, sir.

Sur. You are valiant out of company.
Kas. Yes. How then, sir?

Enter DRUGGER.
Face. Nay, here's an honest fellow too, that knowshim,
And all his tricks-Make good what I say, Abel:

This cheater would ha' cozen'd thee o'the widow,

[To Abe. He owes this honest Drugger, here, seven pounds, He has had on him in two-penn'orths of tobacco.

Drug. Yes, sir; and he has damn’d himself three Terms to pay me.

Face. And what does he owe for lotium? боо

Drug. Thirty shillings, sir.
And for six syringes.

Sur. Hydra of villany!
Face. Nay, sir, you must quarrel him out o'the house.

Kas. I will, Sir, if you get not out o'doors, you lie; And you are a pimp.

Sur. Why, this is madness, sir,
Not valour in you. I must laugh at this.

Kas. It is my humour. You are a pimp, and a trig, And an Amadis de Gaul, or a Don Quixote.

Drug. Or aknight o'the curious coxcomb,do you see?

Enter ANANIAS.

Ana. Peace to the houshold.
Kas. I'll keep peace for no man.
Ana. Casting of dollars is concluded lawful.
Kas. Is he the constable ?
Sub. Peace, Ananias.
Face. No, sir.

Kas. Then, you are an otter, and a shad, a whit,
A very Tim.
Sur. You'll hear me, sir?

620 Kas. I will not.

Ana. What is the motive? .

Sub. Zeal in the gentlemen,
Against his Spanish slops.

Ana. They are prophane,
Lewd, superstitious, and idolatrous breeches.

Sur. New rascals !
Kas. Will you begone, sir?

Ana. Avoid, satan.
Thou art not of the light. That ruff of pride
About thy neck betrays thee, and is the same
With that which the unclean birds, in seventy-seven,
Were seen to prank it with on divers coasts.
Thou look'st like Antichrist, in the lewd hat.

Sur. I must give way.
Kas. Begone, sir.
Sur, But I'll take a course with

you.
Ana. Depart, proud Spanish fiend.
Sur, Captain and doctor-
Ara. Child of perdition !
Kas. Hence, sir.

[They fight. Exit Surly. Did I not quarrel bravely?

Face. Yes, indeed, sir.
Kas. Nay, an I give my mind to't, I shall do't.
Drug. Well, and how did I?

Face. Very well;
But you must follow, sir, and threaten him tame;
He'll turn again else.

Kas. l'll return him then.

Face. Drugger, this rogue prevented us; for thee, We had determin'd that thou shouldst ha' come

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In a Spanish suit, and ha' carried her so; and he,
A brokerly slave, goes, puts it on himself.
Hast brought the damask ;

Drug. Yes, sir.

Face. Thou must borrow A Spanish suit. Hast thou no credit with the players?

Drug. Yes, sir. Did you never see me play the fool?

Face. Thou shalt, if I can help it. Hieronymo's old cloak, ruff, and hat will serve; 660

[Subtle hath whispered him this while. I'll tell thee more when thou bring'st them.

Drug. Did not I behave well ?
Will you be gone? He won't be here
In a hurry, I believe.

[Exit. Ana. Sir, I know The Spaniard hates the brethren, and hath spies Upon their actions: "and that this was one, “ I make no scruple. But the holy synod “ Have been in prayer and meditation for it." And 'tis reveal'd no less to them than me, That casting of money is most lawful.

Sub. True; But here I cannot do it. If the house Should chance to be suspected, all would out, And we be lock'd up in the Tower for ever, To make gold there for the state ; never come out ; And then you are defeated.

Ana. I will tell This to the elders, and the weaker brethren, That the whole company of the separation 680

May join in humble prayer again.

Sub. And fasting.

Ana. Yea, for some fitter place. The peace of mind Rest within these walls.

[Exit. Sub. Thanks, courteous Ananias. Face. What did he come for?

Sub. About casting dollars.
Presently out of hand. And so I told him,
A Spanish minister came here to spy
Against the faithful.

Face. I conceive. Come, Subtle.
Thou art so down upon the least disaster!
How wouldst thou ha' done, if I had not help'd thee out?

Sub. I thank thee, Face, for the angry boy, i’faith. Face. Who would ha' look'd it 'hould ha' been that

rascal, Surly? Well, sir, Here's damask come to make you a suit.

Sub, Where's Drugger?

Face. He's gone to borrow me a Spanish habit. l'll be the count now.

700 Sub. But where's the widow ?

Face. Within, with my lord's sister : madam Dol Is entertaining her.

Sub. By your favour, Face;
Now she is honest, I will stand again.

Face. You will not offer it?
Sub.. Why?

Face. Stand to your word,
Or-here comes Dol; she knows-

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