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Face. How!

Sub. Yes, and blow up gamester after gamester, “ As they do crackers in a puppet-play. “i If I do give him a familiar, “ Give you him all you play for: never set him; * For he will have it.

Face. You are mistaken, doctor. Why, he does ask one but for cups and horses, " A rifling fly; none o' your great familiars.

Dap. Yes, captain, I would have it for all games. “ Sub. I told you so.

341 “ Face. 'Slight, that's a new business! “ I understood you, a tame bird, to fly “ Twice in a term, or so, on Friday nights, “ When you had left the office, for a nag “ Of forty or fifty shillings.

Dap. Ay, 'tis true, sir ; " But I do think now I shall leave the law, “ And therefore

Face. Why, this changes quite the case ! “ Do you think that I dare move him?

Dap. If you please, sir ; “ All's one to him, I see.

Face. What! for that money? "I cannot with my conscience: nor should you “ Make the request, methinks.

Dap. No, sir, I mean « To add consideration.

Face. Why then, sir, • I'll try. Say that it were for all games, doctor.

Sub. I say then, not a mouth shall eat for him “ At any ordinary, but o'the score, “ This is a gaming month, conceive me.

Face. Indeed!

Sub. He'll draw you all the treasure of the realm, " If it be set him."

Face. Speak you this from art ?

Sub. Ay, sir, and reason too, the ground of art.
He is o'the only best complexion
The queen of fairy loves.

Face. What! is he!

Sub. Peace.
He'll over-hear you. Sir, should she but see him-

Face. What?
Sub. Do not you tell him.
Face. Will he win at cards too?

Sub. He will, he will, “ The spirits of dead Holland, living Isaac, “ You'd swear, were in him; such a vigorous luck “ As cannot be resisted. Slight, he'll put 380 " Six o'

your gallants to a cloak indeed.” Face. Indeed, a strange success that some men should

be born to! Sub. He hears you, man. Dap. Sir, I'll not be ungrateful.

Face. Faith, I have confidence in his good nature: You hear, he says he will not be ungrateful.

Sub. Why, as you please; my venture follows yours. Face. Troth, do it, doctor; think him trusty, and

make him,

He may make us both happy in an hour;
Win some five thousand pound, and send us two on't.

Dap. Believe it, and I will, sir.

Face. And you shall, sir.
You have heard all ?

Dap. No, what was’t? Nothing, I, sir.
Face. Nothing?

[Face takes him aside. Dap. A little, sir.

Face. Well, a rare star
Reign'd at your birth.

Dap. At mine, sir! No.
Face. The doctor

400 Swears that you are

Sub. Nay, captain, you'll tell all now.
Face. Allied to the queen of Fairy.

Dap. Who! that I am ?
Believe it, no such matter.

Face. Yes, and that
You were born with a cawl o'your head.

Dap. Who says so ?

Face. Come,
You know it well enough, tho’you dissemble it.

Dap. I-fac, I do not; you are mistaken,

Face. How!
Swear by your fac! and in a thing so known
Unto the doctor! How shall we, sir, trust you
l'th' matter? Can we ever think,
When

you

have won five or six thousand pound, You'll send us shares in't, by this rate ?

Dap. By Jove, sir,

I'll win ten thousand pound, and send you

half. I-fac's no oath.

420 Sub. No, no, he did but jest.

Face. Go to. Go thank the doctor. He's your friend, To take it so.

Dap. I thank his worship.

Face. Do you think that will do ? No, no;
Give him another angel.

Dap. Must I?

Face. Must you! 'Slight,
What else is thanks? Will you be trivial? Doctor,
When must he come for his familiar?

Dap. Shall I not ha' it with me?

Sub. Oh, good sir!
There must be a world of ceremonies pass;
You must be bath'd and fumigated first;
Besides, the queen of Fairy does not rise
Till it be noon.

Face. Not if she danc'd to-night.
Sub. And she must bless it.

Face. Did you never see
Her royal grace yet?

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Dap. Whom?
Face. Your aunt of Fairy.

Sub. Not since she kiss'd him in the cradle, captain;
I can resolve you that.

Face. Well, see her grace,
Whate'er it cost you, for a thing that I know.
It will be somewhat hard to compass; but,
However, see her. You are made, believe it,

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If you can see her. Her grace is a lone woman,
And very rich; and if she take a phant'sy,
She will do strange things. See her, at any hand.
Slid, she may hap to leave you all she has !
It is the doctor's fear.

Dap. How will't be done then?

Face. Let me alone, take you no thought. Do you But say to me, captain, I'll see her grace.

Dap. Captain, I'll see her grace.
Face. Enough.
Sub. Who's there?

[One knocks without.
Anon. Conduct him forth by the back way.- 460
Sir, against one o'clock prepare yourself;
Till when you must be fasting ; only take
Three drops of vinegar in at your nose,
Two at your mouth, and one at either ear;
Then bathe your fingers' ends, and wash your eyes,
To sharpen your

five
senses, and

cry

hum Thrice, and buz as often; and then come.

Face. Can you remember this?
Dap. I warrant you.

Face. Well, then, away. 'Tis but your bestowing
Some twenty nobles ’mong her grace's servants,
And put on a clean shirt; you do not know
What

grace her grace may do you in clean linen. Dap. Hum-buz.

[Exit. Face. Humbuz

[Exit Sub. Come in.

Enter DRUGGER. [Within.] I will see the doctor

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