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I'll give no wound to thee. Therefore, good heavens,
Enter Lucius, Iachimo, and the Roman army at one door ;
and the British army at another; Leonatus Posthumus following it like a poor foldier. They marcb over, and go out. Then enter again in skirmis Iachimo and Pofthumus: be vanquisbeth and disarmeth Iachimo, and then leaves him.
Iacb. The heaviness, and guilt, within my bosom
my profession? Knighthoods and honours, borne
> tbe guife]-the custom, practice.
garle, ]-cburl-clown, ruftic, boor,
The battle continues; the Britons fly; Cymbeline is taken:
then enter to bis rescue, Belarius, Guiderius, and Arviragus. Bel. Stand, stand! We have the advantage of the
Guid. Arv. Stand, stand, and fight!
beline, and Exeunt.
Jach. 'Tis their fresh supplies.
Luc. It is a day turn'd strangely: Or betimes Let's re-inforce, or Ay.
Another Part of the Field.
Enter Posthumus, and a British Lord.
Poft. I did :
Lord. I did.
Poft. No blame be to you, fir; for all was lost,
p Of kis wings defiitute, )-Could not escape.
Through a strait lane ; the enemy full-hearted,
Lord. Where was this lane ?
Poft. Close by the battle, ditch'd, and wall'd with turf; Which gave advantage to an ancient soldier,An honest one, I warrant; who deserv'd So long'a breeding, as his white beard came to, In doing this for his country ;-* athwart the lane, He, with two striplings, (lads more like ' to run The country base, than to comınit such Naughter; With faces fit for masks, or rather fairer Than those for preservation cas’d, or shame) Made good the passage ; cry’d to those that ied, Our Britain's barts die flying, not our men : To darkness fleet, souls that fly backwards ! Stand; Or we are Romans, and will give you
that Like beasts, which you shun beastly; and may save, But to look back in frown: ftand, stand.—These three, Three thousand confident, in act as many, (For three performers are the file, when all The rest do nothing) with this word, stand, stand, Accommodated by the place, more charming With their own nobleness, (which could have turn'd A distaff to a lance) gilded pale looks, Part, shame, part, spirit renew’d; that some, turn'd coward 4 damm'd]-closed up. ' a breeding, ]—a life, a time to live again.
atbwart tbe lane,]-ihrowing himself across the lane. ! to run the country base,]-to play at prison base.
Two GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, Vol. I. p. 96. Luc. confident,)-in boldness.
But by example (o, a fin in war, ,
in hard voyages, became
Lord. This was strange chance :
Pot. Nay, do not wonder at it : You are made
Lord. Nay, be not angry, sir.
Poft. 'Lack, to what end?
" the back-door open]—the Romans with their back towards them. s bugs]-terrors.
fear boys with bugs."
TAMING OF THE Shrew, Vol. II. p. 299. ? You are made )--and yet you may, fince you seem to be made do but wonder.
Lord. Farewell; you are angry.
[Exit. Poft. Still going ?- This is a lord ! O noble misery! To be i' the field, and ask, what news, of me! To-day, how many would have given their honours To have sav'd their carcasses ? took heel to do't, And yet died too? I, in mine own woe ? charm’d, Could not find death, where I did hear him groan ; Nor feel him, where he struck: Being an ugly monster, 'Tis strange, he hides him in fresh cups, foft beds, Sweet words; or hath more ministers than we That draw his knives i’ the war.-Well, I will find him: For, being now a ' favourer to the Briton, No more a Briton, I have resum’d again The part I came in: Fight I will no more, But yield me to the veriest hind, that shall Once touch my shoulder. Great the Naughter is Here made by the Roman ; great the answer be Britons must take: For me, my ransom's death; On either side I come to spend my breath ; Which neither here I'll keep, nor bear again, But end it by some means for Imogen.
Enter two Britise Captains, and Soldiers. i Cap. Great Jupiter be prais'd! Lucius is taken: 'Tis thought, the old man and his fons were angels.
Cap. There was a fourth man, in a filly habit, • That
the affront with them. i Cap. So 'tis reported; But none of them can be found.-Stand! Who's there? * charm'd,]-rendered invulnerable, protected as by a charm.
" I bear a charmed life.” MACBETH, Act V. S. 7. Macb. • favourer to the Briton, ]—'tis fruitless to feek death in their ranks.
great the answer be]—may the revenge taken by the Britons be as ample.
· filly)-simple, rustic. * Tbat gave the affront with thein.]-That turned his face on the foe u they did.