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From whose so many weights of baseness canno
Pis. Alas, my lord,
Clot. Where is she, fir ? Come nearer ;
Pif. O, my all-worthy lord!
Clot. All-worthy villain !
Pif. Then, fir,
Clot. Let's see't:-I will pursue her
(Afide. Safe may'st thou wander, safe return again!
Clot. Sirrah, is this letter true?
Clot. It is Posthumus' hand; I know't.-Sirrah, if thou wouldst not be a villain, but do me true service; undergo those employments, wherein I should have cause to use thee, with a serious industry,—that is, what villainy fo
balting :)-huffling, prevaricating.
e'er I bid thee do, to perform it directly and truly;--I would think thee an honest man: thou should'st neither want my means for thy relief, nor my voice for thy preferment.
Pif. Well, my good lord.
Clot. Wilt thou serve me? For since patiently and conftantly thou haft stuck to the bare fortune of that beggar Posthumus, thou can'st not in the course of gratitude but be a diligent follower of mine. Wilt thou serve me?
Pif. Sir, I will.
Clot. Give me thy hand, here's my purse. Hast any of thy late master's garments in thy possession?
Pis. Į have, my lord, at my lodging, the same fuit he wore when he took leave of my lady and mistress.
Clot. The first service thou dost me, fetch that suit hither : let it be thy first service; go. Pil. I sha!), my lord.
[Exit. Clot. Meet thee at Milford-Haven: - forgot to ask him one thing ; I'll remember't anon: Even there, thou villain Posthumus, will I kill thee.--I would, these garments were come. She said upon a time, (the bitterness of it I now belch from my heart) that she held the very garment of Posthumus in more respect than my noble and natural person, together with the adornment of my qualities. With that fuit upon my back, will I rayith her: First kill him, and in her eyes; there shall she see my valour, which will then be a torment to her contempt. He on the ground, my speech of insultment ended on his dead body,—and when my luft hath dined, (which, as I say, to vex her, I will execute in the clothes that the fo prais'd) to the court I'll knock her back, foor her home again. She hath despis’d me rejoicingly, and I'll be merry in my revenge.
Re-enter Pifanio, with the clothes.
Pif. Ay, my noble lord.
Clot. Bring this apparel to my chamber; that is the second thing that I have commanded thee: the third is, that thou wilt be a voluntary mute to my design. Be but duteous, and true preferment shall tender itself to thee, -My revenge is now af Milford ; . Would I had wings to follow it !-Come, and be true.
[Exit. Pif. Thou bidd'ft me to my loss : for, true to thee, Were to prove false, which I will never be, To him that is moft true.-To Milford go, And find not her whom thou pursu'ft. Flow, flow, You heavenly blessings, on her ! This fool's speed Be croft with nowness; labour be his meed! [Exit.
The Forest and Cave.,
Enter Imogen, in boy's clotbes. Imo. I fee, a man's life is a tedious one : I have cir’d myself; and for two nights together Have made the ground my bed. I should be fick, But that my resolution helps me.-Milford, When from the mountain top Pisapio shew'd thee, Thou wast within a ken: 0 Jove! I think, Foundations fly the wretched': such, I mean, Where they should be reliev'd. Two beggars told me, I could not miss my way:. Will
poor folk lye, That have afflictions on them; knowing 'tis
A punishment, or trial ? Yes: no wonder,
Enter Belarias, Guiderius, and Arviragus.
Guid. I am throughly weary.
iany thing that's civil, ]—any human creature. Take, or lend.)-Either take me for food, or yield me fome--take my life, or lend me your assistance. v woodman,)-sportsman. w match:]-bargain.
Imo. I fee, you are angry:
Imo. Fidele, fir : I have a kinsman, who
Guid. There is cold meat i' the cave; we'll brouze on
that, Whilft what we have kill'd be cook'd. Bel. Stay; come not in :
[Looking in. But that it eats our victuals, I should think Here were a fairy.
Guid. What's the matter, fir ?
Bel. By Jupiter, an angel! or, if not, An earthly paragon !-Behold divineness No elder than a boy!
Enter Imogen. Imo. Good masters, harm me not: Before I enter'd here, I call’d; and thought To have begg'd, or bought, what I have took : Good
troth, I have stolen nought; nor would not, though I had
Guid. Money, youth?
you kill me for my fault, I should Have dy'd, had I not made it.
Bel. Whither bound?
my meat ;