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Cal. I proythee let me bring thee where crabs grow, And I with my long nails will dig thee pig-nuts ; Shew thee a jay's nest, and instruct thee how To snare the nimble marmazet; I'll bring thee To clust'ring filberds, and sometimes I'li get
thee Young ' 'fea-malls from the rock. Wilt thou go with me?
Ste. I prythee now lead the way without any more talking. Trinculo, the King and all our company else being drown'd, we will inherit here. Here, bear my bottle fellow Trinculo, we'll fill him by and by again.
Cal. [Sings drunkenly.] Farewel, master; farewel, farewel.
Nor fetch in firing at requiring,
Has a new master, get a new man. Freedom, hey-day, hey-day, freedom, freedom, hey-day, freedom!
Ste. O brave monster, lead the way. [Exeunt.
A C T III.
Enter Ferdinand, bearing a log.
Are nobly undergone, and most poor matters
The I scamels or shamois
The mistress which I serve quickens what's dead,
. I must move Some thousands of these logs, and pile them up, Upon a fore injunction. My sweet mistress Weeps when the sees me work, and says, such baseness Had never like executor ; I forget, : 'Nay, these sweet thoughts do ev'n refresh my labour, Least busie when I do it.
Enter Miranda, and Prospero at a distance unseen.
Fer. O most dear mistress,
Mira. If you'll sit down,
Fer. No, precious creature,
Mira. It would become me
Pro. Poor worm! thou art
Mira. You look wearily.
When you are by at night. I do beseech you, (Chiefly that I might set it in my prayers) What is your name?
Mira. Miranda. O my father,
Fer. Admir'd Miranda!
Mira. I do not know
Fer. I am, in my condition,
sake Am I this patient log-man.
Mira. Do you love me?
Fer. O heav'n, O earth, bear witness to this sound,
Mwa. I am a fool
Pro. Fair encounter
Fer. Wherefore weep you?
Mira. At mine unworthiness, that dare not offer
Fer. My mistress, dearest,
Mira. My husband then?
Fer. Ay, with a heart so willing
Mira. And mine, with my heart in't; and now farewel
Another part of the Island,
Enter Caliban, Stephano and Trinculo. Ste. 'ELL not me; when the butt is cut, we will
drink water, not a drop before; therefore bear up,
and board 'em ; fervant monster, drink to me. Trin. Servant monster! the folly of this Inand! they say there's but five upon this Ise; we are three of them, if the other two be brain'd like us, the state totters.
Ste. Drink, fervant monster, when I bid thee; thy eyes are almost set in thy head.
Trin. Where should they be fet else? he were a brave monster indeed if they were set in his tail.
Ste. My man-monster hath drown'd his tongue in fack; for my part, the sea cannot drown me. I swam, ere I could recover the shore, five and thirty leagues, off and on ; by this light thou shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my standard.
Trin. Your lieutenant, if you lift; he's no standard.
Trin. Nor go neither ; but you'll lye like dogs, and yet say nothing neither.
Ste. Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou beest a good moon-calf.
Cal. How does thy honour? let me lick thy shoes I'll not serve him, he is not valiant,
Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster, I am in case to justle a constable; why, thou debosh'd fish thou, was there ever man a coward that hath drunk so much fack as I to-day? wilt thou tell me a monstrous lie, being but half a fish and half a monster?
Cal. Lo, how he mocks me: wilt thou let him, my lord ?