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Hlero. Why, you speak truth: I never yet saw ACT III.


How wise, how noble, young, how rarely featurd, SCENE I.-Leonato's Garden.

But she would spell him backward : if fair-faced, Enter HERO, MARGARET, and URSULA. She'il swear, the gentleman should be her sister ; Hero. Good Margaret, run thee into the parlour; Made a foul blot: if tall, a lance ill. headed ;

If black, why, nature, drawing of an antic,
There shalt thou find my cousin Beatrice
Proposing with the prince and Claudio :

If low, an agate very vilely cut:
Whisper her ear, and tell her, I and Ursula If speaking, why, a vane blown with all winds ;-
Walk in the orchard, and our wbole discourse

If silent, why, a block moved with none. Is all of her; say, that thou overheard'st us;

So turns she every man the wrong side out; And bid her steal into the pleached bower,

And never gives to truth and virtue, that Where honey-suckles, ripen'd by the sun,

Which simpleness and merit purchaseth. Forbid the sun to enter ;-like favourites,

Urs. Sure, sure, such carping is not commend Made proud by princes, that advance their pride

able. Against that power that bred it: - there will she Hero. No: not to be so odd, and from all fashions hide her,

As Beatrice is, cannot be commendable : To listen our propose : This is thy office,

But who dare tell her so? If I should speak, Bear thee well in it, and leave us alone.

She'd mock me into air; 0, she would laugh me Marg. I'll make ber come, 1 warrant you, pre. Therefore let Benedick, liko cover'd fire,

Out of myself, press me to death with wit. sently.

(Exit. Hero. Now, Ursula, when Beatrice doth come,

Consume away in sighs, waste inwardly : As we do trace this alley up and down,

It were a betier death than die with mocks ; Our talk must only be of Benedick:

Which is as bad as die with tickling. When I do name him, let it be thy part

Urs. Yet tell her of it; hear what she will say To praise him more than ever man did merit :

Hero. No; rather I will go to Benedick, My talk to thee must be, how Benedick

And counsel him to fight against his passion : is sick in love with Beatrice : Of this matter And, truly, I'll devise some honest slanders Is little Cupid's crafty arrow made,

To stain my cousin with : One doth not know, That only wounds by bearsay. Now begin;

How much an ill word may empoison liking.

Urs. O, do not do your cousin such a wrong. Enter BEATRICE, behind.

She cannot be so much without true judgment, For look where Beatrice, like a lapwing, runs (Having so swist and excellent a wit, Close by the ground, to hear our conference. As she is priz'd to have,) as to refuse

Urs. The pleasant's angling is to see the fish So rare a gentleman as Signior Benedick. Cat with her golden oars the silver stream,

Hero. He is the only man of Italy, And greedily devour the treacherous bait : Always excepted my dear Claudio. So angle we for Beatrice ; who even now

Urs. I pray you, be not angry with me, madam, Is couched in the woodbine coverture :

Speaking my fancy; Siguior Benedick, Fear you not my part of the dialogue.

For shape, for bearing, argument, and valour, Hero. Then go we near her, that her ear lose Goes foremost in report through Italy. nothing

Hero. Indeed, he bath an excellent good name. Of the false sweet bait that we lay for it.

Urs. His excellence did earn it, ere he had it.[They advance to the bower. When are you married, madam ? No, truly, Ursula, she is too disdainful;

Hero. Why, every day ;- to-morrow : Come, go I know, her spirits are as coy and wild As haggards of the rock.

I'll show thée some attires; and have thy counsel, Urs. But are you sure,

Which is the best to furnish me to-morrow, That Benedick loves Beatrice so entirely ?

Urs. She's lim'd I warrant you; we have caught Hero. So says the prince, and my new-trothed

her, madam. lord.

Hero. If it prove so, then loving goes by haps : Urs. And did they bid you tell her of it, madam ? Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps. Hero. Ther did entreat me to acquaint her of it:

[ Exeunt Hero and URSULA. Bat I persuaded them, if they lov'd Benedick, Towisb him wrestle with affection,

BEATRICE advances. And never to let Beatrice know of it.

Bent. What fire is in mine ears? Can this be true? Urs. Why did you so ? Doth not the gentleman Stand I condemn'd for pride and scorn so much! Deserve as full, as fortunate a bed,

Contempt, farewell! and maiden pride, adieu ! As ever Beatrice shall couch upon ?

No glory lives behind the back of such. Hero. O God of love! I know, he doth deserve And, Benedick, love on, I will requite thee; As much as may be yielded to a man :

Taming my wild heart to thy loving hand; But nature perer fram'd a woman's heart

If thou dost love, my kindness shall incite thee i proader stuff i ban that of Beatrice :

To bind our loves up in a holy band : Disdain and scorn ride sparkling in her eyes, For others say, thou dost deserve; and I Misprising wbat they look on; and her wit Believe it better than reportingly. [Erit. Values itself so bighly, that to her All matter else seems weak: she cannot love,

SCENE II.-A Room in Leonato's House. Nor take no shape nor project of affection,

Enter Don PedRO, CLAUDIO, BENEDICK, and She is so self-endeared.


Sure, I think so ; And therefore, certainly, it were not good

D. Pedro. I do but stay till your marriage be She knew bis love, lest she make sport at it. consummate, and then I go toward Arragon.


Cloua. I'll bring you thither, m lord, if you'll | D. Pedrs. For my life, to break with him about vouchsafe me.

Beatrice. D. Pedro. Nay, that woulu de as great a soil in Claud. 'Tis even so : Hero and Margaret have by the new gloss of your marriage, as to sbow a child this played their parts with Beatrice : and then the bis new coat, and forbid him towear it. I will two bears will not bite one another, when they meet. only be bold with Benedick for his company; for, from the crown of his head to the sole of his foot,

Enter Don Jonn. he is all mirth; he hath twice or thrice cut Cupid's D. John. My lord and brother, God save you bow-string, and the little hangman dare pot shoot D. Pedro. Good den, brother. at bim: be hath a beart as sound as a bell, and his D. John. If your leisure served, I would speak tongue is the clapper ; for what his heart thinks, with you. his tongue speaks.

D. Pedro. In private ? Bene. Gallants, I am not as I have been.

D. John. If it please you ;-yet Count Claudio Leon. So say I; metbinhs, you are sadder. may bear; for wbat I would speak of, concerns him. Claud. I hope, he be in love.

D. Pedro. What's the matter? D. Pedro. Hang bim, trcant; there's no true D. John. Means your lordsbip to be married todrop of blood in him, to be truly touch'd wiib morrow ?

[To Claudio. love: if he be sad, be wants money.

D. Pedro. You know, be does. Bene. I have the tooth-ach.

D. John. I know not tbat, when he knows what D. Pedro. Draw it.

I know. Bene. Hang it!

Claud. If there be any impediment, I prar you, Claud. You must hang it first, and draw it after- discover it. wards.

D. John. You may think, I love you not ; let D. Pedro. Wbat ? sigb for the tooth-ach ? that appear bereafter, and aim better at me by that Leon. Where is but a humour, or a worm ? I now will manifest : For my brother, I think, he

Bene. Well, every one can master a grief, but he holds you well; and in dearness of heart hath holp that bas it.

to effect your ensuing marriage : surely, suit ill Claud. Yet, say I, he is in love.

spent, and labour ill bestowed ! D. Pedro. There is no appearance of fancy in D. Pedro. Wby, wbat's the matter? him, unless it be a fancy that he hatt to strange D. John. I came hither to tell you: and, circum disguises; as, to be a Dutchman to-day ; a French- stances shortened (for she hath been too long a man to-morrow; or in the shape of two countries talking of), the lady is disloyal. at once, as, a German from the waist downward, Claud. Who? Hero? all slops; and a Spaniard from the bip upward, D. John. Even she ; Leonato's Hero, your Hero no doublet: Unless he have a fancy to this foolery, every man's Hero. as it appears he hath, he is no fool for fancy, as you claud. Disloyal. would have it appear he is.

D. John. The word is too good 10 paint out her Claud. Jf he be not in love with some woman, wickedness; I could say, she were worse ; think you there is no believing old signs: he brushes his hat of a worse title, and I will fit her to it. Wonder o' mornings; What should that bode ?

not till further warrant: go but with me to-night D. Pedro. Hath any man seen him at the barber's? you shall see her chamber.window entered ; even

Claud. No, but the barber's man hath been seen the night before her wedding-day: if you love her with him; and the old ornament of his cheek bath then, to-morrow wed her; but it would better fit already stuffed tennis-balls.

your bonour to change your mind. Leon. Indeed, he looks younger than he did, by Claul. May this be so ? the loss of a board.

D. Pedro. I will not tbink it. D. Pedro. Nay, be rubs himself with civet : Can D. John. If you dare not trust that you see, con. you smell him out by that?

sess not that you know : if you will follow me, 1 Claud. That's as much as to say, The sweet will show you enough ; and when you bave seen y utb's in love.

more, and heard more, proceed accordingly. D. Pedro. The greatest note of it is his melan- Claud. If I see anything to-night why I should choly.

not marry her to-morrow; in the congregation, Ciaud. And when was be wont to wasn his face ? wbere I should wed, there will I shame her.

5. Pedro. Yea, or to paint himself? for the D. Pedro. And, as I wooed for thee to obtain which, I hear what they say of him.

her, I will join with thee to disgrace her. Claud. Nay, but his jesting spirit; which is now D. John. I will disparage her no farther, till you crept into a lutestring, and now governed by are my witnesses : bear it coldly but till midnight stops.

and let the issue show itself. D. Pedro. Indeed, that tells a heavy tale for D. Pedro. O day untowardly turned ! him: Conclude, conclude, be is in love.

Claud. ( mischief strangely thwarting! Claud. Nay, but I know who loves him.

D. John. O plague right well prevented ! D. Pedro. "That would I know too; I warrant, So will you say, when you bave seen the sequel. one that knows him not.

[ Exeunt Claud. Yes, and his ill conditions; and, in de

SCENE IIJ.--A Street. spite of all, dies for him.. D. Pedro. She shall be buried with her face up

Enter DOGBERRY and VERGre, with the Watch wards.

Dogh. Are you good men, and true ? Bene. Yet is this no charm for tbe tooth-ach.-- Verg. Yea, or else it were pity but they should Old signior, walk aside with me; I have studied suffer salvation, body and soul. eight or nine wise words to speak to you, which Dogh. Nay, that were a punishment too good for these bobby-borses must not hear.

them, if they should have any allegiance in them, [Exeunt BEX EDICK and Leonato. being chosen for the prince's watch.


Verg. Well, give them their charge, neighbour Verg. Nay, by'r lady, that, I think, he cannot. Dogberry.

Dogb. Five shillings to one on't, with any man Dogo. First, who think you the most desartless that knows the statues, he may stay bim : marry, man to be constable ?

not without the prince be willing: for, indeed, the 1 Watch. Hugh Oatcake, sir, or George Seacoal; watch ought to offend no man; and it is an offence for they can write and read.

to stay a man against his will. Dogb. Come hither, neighbour Seacoal: God Verg. By’r lady, I think, it be so. hath blessed you with a good name: to be a well- Dogb. Ha, ha, ha! Well, masters, good night favoured man is the gift of fortune ; but to write an there be any matter of weight chances call up and read comes by nature.

me: keep your fellows' counsels and your own, and 2 Watch. Both' which, master constable, good night.—Come, neighbour.

Dogb. You bave; I knew it would be your an. 2 Watch. Well, masters, we hear our charge : sw+r. Well, for your favour, sir, why, give God let us go sit here upon the church-bench till two, thanks, and make no boast of it; and for your and then all to-bed. writiog and reading, let that appear when there is Dogb. One word

more, honest neighbours: 1 no need of such vanity. You are thought here to pray you, watch about Signior Leonato's door; for be the most senseless and fit man for the constable the wedding being there to-morrow, there is a great of the watch; therefore bear you the lantern : This coil to-night : Adieu, be vigilant, I beseech you. is your charge; You shall comprehend all vagrom

[Exeunt DOGBERRY and VERGES. men; you are to bid any man stand, in the prince's

Enter BORACHIO and CONRADE. 2 Watch. How if he will not stand ?

Bora. Wbat! Conrade,Dogb. Why then, take no note of him, but let Watch. Peace, stir not.

[ Aside. bim go; and presently call the rest of the watch Bora. Conrade, I say! together, and thank God you are rid of a knave. Con. Here, man, I am at thy elbow.

Verg. if he will not stand when he is bidden, he Bora. Mass, and my elbow itched; I thought, is none of the prince's subjects.

there would a scab follow. Dogb. True, and they are to meddle with none Con. I will owe thee an answer for that; and but the prince's subjects :-You sball also make no now forward with thy tale. noise in the streets; for, for the watch to babble Bora. Stand thee close then under this pentand talk, is most tolerable and not to be endured. house, for it drizzles rain ; and I will, like a true

2 Watch. We will rather sleep than talk; we drunkard, utter all to thee. know what belongs to a watch.

Watch. [ Aside.] Some treason, masters; yet stand Dogo. Why, you speak like an ancient and most close. quiet watchman ; for I cannot see how sleeping Bora. Therefore know, I have earned of Don should offend: only, hare a care that your bills be John a thousand ducats. not stolen :-Well, you are to call at all the ale- Con. Is it possible that any villany should be so bouses, and bid those that are drunk get them to dear? bed.

Bora. Thou should'st rather ask, if it were possi2 Watch. How if they will not?

ble any villany should be so rich ; for when rich Dogb. Why then, let them alone till they are villains have need of poor ones, poor ones may sober; if they make you not then the better answer, make what price they will. you may say, they are not the men you took them for. Con. I wonder at it. 2 Watch. Well, sir.

Bora. That shows thou art unconfirmed: Thou Dogb. If you meet a thief, you may suspect him, knowest, that the fashion of a doublet, or a bat, or a by virtue of your office, to be no true man: and, cloak, is nothing to a man. for such kind of men, the less you meddle or make Con. Yes, it is apparel. with them, why, the more is for your honesty: Bora. I mean, the fashion.

2 Watch. If we know him to be a thief, shall we Con. Yes, the fashion is the fashion, not lay hands on him ?

Bora. Tush! I may as well say, the fool's the Dogb. Truly, by your office, you may; but, I fool. But see'st thou not what a deformed thief think, they that touch pitch will be defiled: the this fashion is ? most peaceable way for you, if you do take a thief, Watch. I know that Deformed ; be has been a is, to let him show himself what he is, and steal vile thief this seven year; he goes up and down like out of your company.

a gentleman: I remember his name. Verg. You have been always called a merciful Bora. Didst thou not hear somebody? man, partner,

Con. No; 'twas the vane on the house. Dogb. Truly, I would not bang a dog by my Bora. Seest thou dot, I say, what a deformed will; much more a man who hath any honesty in thief this fashion is ? bow giddily be turns about all bim.

the hot bloods, between fourteen and five-andVerg. If you hear a child cry in the night, you thirty? sometime, fashioning them like Pharaoh's must call to the nurse, and bid ber still it. soldiers in the reechy painting; sometime, like god

2 Watch. How if the nurse be asleep, and will Bel's priests in the old church window ; sometime, not bear us?

like the shaven Hercules in the smirched wormDogb. Why then, depart in peace, and let the eaten tapestry, where his cod-piece seems as massy child wake ber with crying: for the ewe that will as his club? not hear her lamb when it baes, will never answer Con. All this I see; and see, that the fashion a calf when he bleats.

wears out more apparel than the man : But art not Verg. 'Tis very true.

thou thyself giddy with the fashion too, that thou Dogb. This is the end of the charge. You, con- hast shifted out of thy tale into telling me of the stable, are to present the prince's own person ; if fashion ? you meet the prince it. ibe night, you may stay him. Bora. Not so neither : but know, that I have to - hey bo!

vight wooed Margaret, the Lady Hero's gentle- j you would bave me say, saving your reverence,woman, by the name of Hero; she leans me out at a husband : an bad thinking do not wrest true speakher mistress' chamber window, bids me a thousand ing, I'll offend nobody : Is there any barm intimes good night,- I tell tbis tale vilely :-- I should the heavier for a husband? None, I think, an it be first tell thee, how the prince, Claudio, and my the right Lusband, and the right wife ; otherwise master, planted, and placed, and possessed by my 'tis light, aud not heavy : Ask my Lady Beatrice master Don John, saw afar off in the orchard this else, here she comes. amiable encounter. Con. And thought they, Margaret was Hero?.

Enter BEATRICE. Bora. Two of them did, the prince and Claudio; Hero. Good morrow, coz. but the devil my master knew she was Margaret; Beat. Good morrow, sweet Hero. and partly by his oaths, which first possessed them, Hero. Why, how now! do you speak in the sick partly by the dark night, which did deceive them, tupe? but cbiefly by my villany, which did confirm any Beat. I am out of all other tune, methinks. slander that Don John had made, away went Clau- Marg. Clap us into Light o'love , that goes dio enraged; swore he would meet her as he was without a burden; do you sing it, and I'll dance it. appointed, next morning at the temple, and there, Beat. Yea, Light o'love, with your heels !-then before the whole congregation, shame her with what if your husband have stables enough, you'll see he he saw over.night, and send her home again without shall lack no barns. a husband.

Marg. O illegitimate construction! I scorn that 1 Watch. We charge you in the prince's name, with my heels. stand.

Beat. "Tis almost five o'clock, cousin ; 'tis time 2 Watch. Call up the right master Constable: we you were ready. By my troth, I am exceeding ill : have here recovered the most dangerous piece of lechery that was ever known in the commonwealth.

Marg. For a hawk, a horse, or a husband ? 1 Watch. And one Deformed is coe or them; I

Beat. For the letter that begins them all, H. know him, he wears a lock.

Marg. We'l, an you be not turned Turk, there's Con. Masters, masters.

no more sailing by the star. 2 Watch. You'll be made bring Deformed fürth

Beat. What means the fool, trow ? I warrant you.

Marg. Nothing I ; but God send every one their Con. Masters,

beart's desire ! 1 Watch. Never speak; we charge you, let us Hero. These gloves the count sent me, they are obey you to go with us.

an excellent perfume. Bora. We are like to prove a goodly commodity, Beut. I am stuffed, cousin, I cannot smell. being taken up of these men's bills.

Marg A maid, and stuffed ! there's goodly Con. A commodity in question, I warrant you. catcbing of cold. Come, we'll ubey you.

Beat. 0, God help me! God belp me! how long

have you profess'd apprehension ? SCENE IV.--A Room in Leonato's House.

Marg. Ever since you left it: doth not my wit Enter Hero, MARGARET, and URSULA.

become me rarely?

Beat. It is not seen enough, you should wear it Hero. Good Ursula, wake my cousin Beatrice, in your cap.—By iny troth, I am sick. and desire her to rise.

Marg. Get you some of this distilled Carduus Urs. I will, lady.

Benedictus, and lay it to your beart; it is the only Hero. And bid her come hither.

thing for a qualm. Urs. Well.


Hero. There thou prick'st her with a thistle. Marg. Troth, I think, your other rabato were Beut. Benedictus! why Benedictus ? you have better.

some moral in Ibis Benedictus. Hero. No, pray thee, good Meg, I'll wear this.

Marg. Moral? no, by my troth, I have uo moral. Marg. By my troth, it's not so good ; and I meaning; I meant, plain holy-thistle. You may warrant, your cousin will say so.

think, perchance that I think you are in lore: nay, Hero. My cousin's a fool, and thou art another; by'r lady, I am not such a fool to think what I list; I'll wear none but this.

nor I list not to think what I can ; nor, indeed, I Marg. I like the new tire within excellently, if cannot think, if I would think my heart out of the bair were a thought browner: and your gown's thinking, that you are in love, or that you will be a most rare fashion, i'faith. I saw the duchess of in love, or that you can be in love: yet Benedick Milan's gown, that they praise so.

was such another, and now is he become a man: he Hero. O that exceeds, they say.

swore he would never marry; and yet now, in Marg. By my troth it's but a night.gown in re- despite of his heart, he eats' his meat without spect of yours. Cloth of gold, and cuts, and laced grudging: and how you may be converted, I know with silver ; set with pearls, down sleeves, side- not; but, methinks, you look with your eyes as sleeves, and skirts round, under borne wiih a blueish other women do. tinsel : but for a fine, quaint, graceful, and excel- Beat. What pace is this that thy tongue keeps ? lent fashion, yours is worth ten on't.

Marg. Not a false gall. p. Hero. God give me joy to wear it, for my heart exceeding heavy!

Re-enter URSULA. Marg. 'Twill be heavier soon, by the weight of

Urs. Madam, withdraw; the prince, the count llero. Fy, upon thee! art not ashamed ? Signior Benedick, Don John, and all the gallants

Marg. Of what lady? of speaking honourably ? | of the town, are come to fetch you to church. Is not marriage honourable in a beggar? Is not Hero, Help to dress me, good coz, good Meg, vour lord honourable without marriage! I think. good Ursula.



SCENE V. Another Room in Leonato's House.

ACT IV. Enter LEONATO, with DOCBERRY and Verges.

Leon. What would you with me, honest neighbour !

SCENE 1.-The Inside of a Church. Dogb. Marry, sir, I would bave some confidence Enter Don Pedro, Don Joun, Leonato, Friar, with you, that decerns you nearly.

CLAUDIO, BENEDICK, HERO, and BEATRI &c. Leon. Brief, I pray you ; for you see, 'tis a busy time with me.

Leon. Come, Friar Francis, be brief; only to the Dogb. Marry, this it is, sir.

plain form of marriage, and you shall recount their Verg. Yes, in truth it is, sir.

particular duties afterwards: Leon. What is it, my good friends ?

Friar. You come hither, my lord, to marry this Dogb. Goodman Verges, sir, speaks a little off lady?

Claud. No. the matter: an old man, sir, and his wits are not so blunt, as, God help, I would desire they were ;

Leon. To be married to her, friar ; you come to but, in faith, honest, as the skin between his brows. marry her. Verg. Yes, I thank God, I am as bonest as any

Friar. Lady, you come hither to be married to man living, that is an old man,

this count? and no honester

Hers, I do. than I. Dog. Comparisons are odorous : palabras, neigh- diment why you should not be conjoined, I charge

Friar. If either of you know any in ward impeLour Verges. Leon. Neighbours, you are tedious.

you, on your souls, to utter it.

Claud. Know you any, Hero Dogb. It pleases your worship to say so, but we

Hero. None, my lord. are the poor duke's officers; but, truly, for mine own part, if I were as tedious as a king, I could

Friar. Know you any, count?

Leon. I dare make his answer, none. find in my heart to bestow it all of your worship.

Claud. O, what men dare do! what men may do! Leon. All thy tediousness on me! ha! thants: for I hear as good exclamation on your be of laughing, as, ba! ha! ha! Dogb. Yra, and 'twere a thousand times more what men daily do! not knowing what they do.

Bene. How now! Interjections ? Why, then some worship, as of any man in the city; and though I

Claud. Stand thee by, friar :-Father, by you: be but a poor man, I am glad to hear it.

leave; Verg. And so am I. Leon. I would fain know what you have to say. Give me this maid, your daughter?

Will you with free and unconstrained soul Verg. Marry, sir, our watch to-nigbt, excepting

Leon. As freely, son, as God did give ber me. your worship's presence, have ta'en a couple of as

Claud. And what have I to give you back, whose arrant koaves as any in Messina.

worth Dogb. A good old man, sir; he will be talking ; as they say, When the age is in the wit is out; God May counterpoise this rich and precious gift?

D. Pedro. Nothing, unless you render her again. help us ! it is a world to see !-Well said, i'faith, Deighbour Verges :-well, God's a good man; an

Cluud. Sweet prince, you learn me noble thank.

fulness.two men ride of a horse, one must ride behind :An honest soul, i'faith, sir; by my troth he is, as Give not this rollen orange to your friend ;

There, Leonato, take her back again ; ever broke bread : but God is to be worshipped : She's but the sign and semblance of her bonour :All men are not alike ; alas, good neighbour ! Leon. Indeed, neighbour, he comes too short of Bebold, bow like a maid she blushes here:

O, what autbority and show of truth

Can cunning sin cover itself withal ! Dogb. Gifts, that God gives.

Comes not that blood, as modest evidence, Leon. I must leave you.

Dagb. One word, sir: our watch, sir, have, in- To witness simple virtue? Would you not swear, deed, comprehended two aspicious persons, and we All you that see her, that she were a maid, would have them this morning examined before By these exterior shows? But she is none ?

She knows the heat of a luxurious bed : your worship.

Her blush is guiltiness, not modesty. Leon. Take their examination yourself, and bring

Leon. What do you mean, my lord ? it me; I am now in great baste, as it may appear


Not to be married, unto you.

Not koit my soul to an approved wanton. Dogb. It shall be suffigance.

Leon. Dear, my lord, if you, in your own proof, Leon. Drink some wine ere you go ; fare you well.

Have vanquish'd the resistance of her youth, Enter a Messenger.

And made defeat of her virginity,Mess. My lord, they stay for you to give your Claud. I know what you would say ; If I have daughter to her husband.

known her, Leon. I will wait upon then ; I am ready. You'll say, she did embrace me as a husband,

(Eseunt LEONATO and Messenger. And so extenuate the 'forehand sin : Dogb. Go, good partner, go, get you to Francis No, Leonato, Seacoal, bid him bring bis pen an inkhorn to the I never tempted her with word too large; gaol: we are now to examination these men. But, as a brother to his sister show'd Verg. And we must do it wisely.

Bashful sincerity, and comely love. Dogh. We will spare for do wit, I warrant you ; Hero. And seem'd I ever otherwise to you? here's that touching his forehead) shall drive some Claud. Out on thy seeming! I will write against

it : of them to a non com: only get the learned writer to set down our excommunication, and meet me at You seem to me as Dian in ber orb; the gaol

(Eseunt. As chaste as is the bud ere it be blown;


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