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Car. Neither-I should not blindly say I | Cha. Beyond Patience! this is downright inwill not seal-Let me entreat a moment's pause solence! roguery! rape!
-for, even yet, perhaps I may. (Sighing. Ant. Part them. Ang. Forbid it, fortune !
Clo. Ay, ay! part them, part them. Ant. O, may you so, sir!
D. Lew. Doll! dum! dum !Clo. Ay! sir, hey! What, you are come to
(Sings, and draws in their defence. yourself I find, 'sheart !
Cha. Call an officer! I'll have them forced Cha. Ay, ay, give him a little time, he'll think asunder. better on't, I warrant you.
Ang. Nay, then I am reduced to take protecCar. Perhaps, fair creature, I have done you tion here.
(Goes to CARLOS. wrong, whose plighted love and hope went hand Cur. O ecstacy of heart ! transporting joy ! in hand together; but, I conjure you, think my D. Lev. Lorra ! Dorrol! Loll! life were hateful after so base, so barbarous an
[Sings and dances. act as parting them : What! to lay waste at once Cha. A plot! a plot against my honour! Murfor ever all the gay blossoms of your forward for der! Treason! Gunpowder! I'll be revenged ! tune! O forbid it, Love! forbid it, Nature and Ant. Sir, you shall have satisfaction. Humanity! I have no land, no fortune, life, or Cha. I'll be revenged ! being, while your necessity or peace requires Ant. Carlos, I say, forego the lady. them. Say! or give me need to think your Car. Never, while I have sense of being, life, smallest hope depends on my objected ruin; my or motion. ruin is my safety there; my fortune or my life Clo. You won't! Gadso! What, then I find I resigned with joy, so your account of happy hours must lug out upon this business ? Allons! the were thence but raised to any added number. lady, sir?
Cha. Why ay! there's some civility in this. D. Lew. Lorra! Dorrol! Loll !
[Presenting his point to Clodio. Car. But if, in bare compliance to a father's Chu. I'll have his blood! by all the scars and will, you now but suffer marriage, or, what's wounds of honour in my family! (Exit CHAR. worse, give it as an extorted bond, imposed on Cur. Hold, uncle! come, brother! sheath your the simplicity of your youth, and dare confess anger--I'll do my best to satisfy you allyou wish some honest friend would save or free but first I would entreat a blessing here. you from its hard conditions: I then again have Ant. Out of my doors ! thou art no son of land, have life, and resolution, waiting still upon mine.
[Erit Ant. your happier fortune.
Car. I am sorry I have lost a father, sirClo. ila, ha! pert enough, that ! 'Egad! I For you, brother, since once you had a seeming long to see what this will come to !
hope, in lieu of what you've lost, half of my birthPriest. In truth, unless somebody is married right presently, the dinner will be spoiled, and then Clo. No halves ! no halves, sir ! the whole lady! bobody will be able to eat it.
Cur. Why, then, the whole, if you can like the Ant. Brother, I say, let's remove the lady. terins. Cha. Force her from him !
Clo. What terins ? What terms ? Come, quick, Car. 'Tis too late! I have a figure here !
-quick. Sooner shall bodies leave their shade; so fixed, Car. The first is this (Snatches D. LEWIS's 90 rooted here is every growing thought of her. sword.] Win her and wear her; for, on my soul,
Clo. Gads me! what, now it's troublesome unless my body fail, my mind shall never yield again, is it?
thee up a thought in love. Car. Consider, fair one, now's the very crisis D. Lew. Gramercy, Charles ! To him, boy! of our fate: you cannot have it, sure, to ask, if | 'Egad'this love has made a man of him. honour be the parent of my love: if you can Car. This is the first good sword I ever poised love for love, and think your heart rewarded in anger yet ; ’tis, sharp I'm sure; if it but hold there, like two young vines we'll curl together, my putting home, I shall so hunt your insolence ! circling our souls in never-ending joy : we'll -I feel the fire of ten strong spirits in me: spring together, and we'll bear one fruit; one joy wert thou a native fencer, in so fair a cause, I shall inake us smile, one sorrow mourn; one age thus should hold thee at the worst defiance. go with us; one hour of death shall close our Clo. Look you, brother, take care of yourself; eyes, and one cold grave shall hold us happy, I shall certainly be in you the first thrust: but if Say but you hate me not! O speak ! Give but you had rather, d’ye see, we'll talk a little calmly the softest breath to that transporting thought ! about this business.
Ang. Need I then speak, to say, I am far from Car. Away, trifler! I would be loth to prove bating you I would say more, but there is no- thee a coward too. thing fit for me to say:
Clo. Coward! why, then really, sir, if you Cha. I'll bear it no longer
please, midriff's the word, brother; you are a son Ang. On this you may depend, I cannot like of a whore-Allons ! that marriage was proposed me.
(They fight, and CLodio is disarmed. Car. How shall my soul requite this goodness? Car. There, sir, take your life and mend it.
Ang. Are you wounded, sir?
Enter SANCHO, drunk. bestow us, uncle?
San. Ban, ban, Cac-caliban.
(Sings. D. Lev. Positively, we are not safe here, this Ant. Here comes a rogue, I'll warrant, knows lady being an heiress. Follow me.
the bottom of all! Where's my son, villain? Cur. Good angels guard us !
Sun. Son, sir! (Exeunt with ANG. Cha. Where's my daughter, sirrah? Clo. Gadso! I never fenced so ill my San. Daughter, sir ! kife-never in my life, split me!
Cha. Ay, my daughter, rascal !
San. Why, sir, they told me just now, sirEnter MONSIEUR.
that she's-she's run away.
Ant. Dog, where's your master ? Mons. Sire, here be de trompete, de hauteboy, San. My master! why, they say he is de musique, de maitre danser, dat deseer to know Ant. Where, sirrah? you sal be please to ’ave de masque begin. San. Why, he is—he is-gone along with her. Clo. Ha! what does this puppy say now?
Ant. Death! you dog, discover him, orMons. Sire, de musique.
San. Sir, I will-I will. Clo. Why, ay
that's true -but -tell Ant. Where is he, villain? them-plague on them, tell them they are not San. Where, sir? Why, to be sure, he is ready tuned.
-upon my soul, I don't know, sir. Mons. Sire, dare is all tune, all prepare. Ant. No more trifling, rascal !
Cio. Ay! Why, then, tell them that my bro San. If I do, sir, I wish this may be my poi. ther's wise again, and has spoiled all, and I am
(Drinks. bubbled, and so I sha'n't be married till next Ant. Death! you dog, get out of my house, time: but I have fought with him, and he has or I'll So, sir, have you found him? disarmed me; and so he won't release the land, nor give me my mistress again ; and I-I am
Re-enter the Servant, hastily, and CLODIO. undone, that's all.
[Exeunt. Clo. Ay, sir, have you found them?
Serv. Yes, sir, I had a sight of them; but they
were just got on board a small vessel before I SCENE IV.
could overtake them.
Cha. Death and furies ! Enter CHARINO, ANTONIO, Oficers, and Ser Ant. Whither were they bound, sirrah? vants.
Serv. Sir, I could not discover that : but they Cha. Officer, do your duty: I say, seize them were full before the wind, with a very smart all.
gale. Ant. Carry them this minute before a Ant. What shall we do, brother? How now! What ! all fled ?
Clo. Be as smart as they, sir; follow them, Cha. Ha! my girl! my child ! my heiress! I follow them. am abused ! I am cheated ! I am robbed! I am Chu. Send to the port this moment, and secure ravished ! murdered! and fung in a ditch ! a ship; I'll pursue them through all the elements.
Ant. Who let them out? Which way went Cio. I'll follow you by the northern star. they, villains ?
Ant. Run to the port again, rogue; hire a ship, Serv. Sir, we had no order to stop them; but and tell them they must hoist sail immediately. they went out at the door not six minutes ago. Cha. I'll pursue them with bills, warrants, ac
Enter MONSIEUR. tions, writs, and malice: I'm a lawyer, sir; they Clo. And you, rogue, run to my chamber, fill shall find I understand ruin.
up my snuff-box-Cram it hard, you dog, and Ant. Nay, they shall be found, sir : Run you be here again before you get thither. to the port, sirrah, see if any ships are going off, Ant. What, will you take nothing else, boy? and bring us notice immediately.
Clo. Nothing, sir, but snuff and opportunity(Exeunt Officers and Servants. we're in haste. Allons ! hey! Je vole. (Exeunt.
Elv. Dear brother, let me entreat you, stay ; why will you provoke your danger?
D. Du. Madam, my honour must be satisfied.
Elv. That's done already, by the degrading blow you gave him.
Gov. Pray, niece, what is it has incensed him?
Goo. I am sorry for him.—To whom is all this both disarmed and ready to be fettered, they fury, nephew ?
looked as they had sworn never to take the bread D. Du. To you, sir, or any man that dares of bondage, and on a sudden snatching up their oppose me.
swords, (the younger taking first from this fair Gov. Come, you are too boisterous, sir; and maid a farewell only with his eyes,) both leapt this vain opinion of your courage, taken on your into the sea. late success in duelling, makes you claily shunned Goo. 'Tis wonderful indeed. by men of civil conversation. For shavie, leave D. Mun. It wrought so much upon me, had off these senseless brawls; if you are valiant, as not our own safety hindered, (at that time a great you would be thought, turn out your courage to ship pursuing us,) I would, in charity, have taken the wars; let your king and country be the bet- them up, and, with their lives, they should have ter for't.
had their liberty. D. Du. Yes, so I might be general -Sir, no Ang. Too late, alas! they're lost! (heartman living shall command me.
wounding thought !) for ever lost!
-I now am Gov. Sir, you shall find that here in Lisbon I friendless, miserable, and a slave ! will: I'm every hour followed with complaints D. Mun. Take comfort, fair one; perhaps you of your behaviour from men of almost all condi- yet again may see them; they were not quite a Lions: and my authority, which you presume will league from shore, and, with such strength and bear you out, because you are my nephew, no courage broke through the rolling waves, they longer shall protect you now: expect your next could not fail of life and safety. disorder to be punished with as much severity as Ang. In that last hope, I brook a wretched be his that is a stranger to my blood.
ing; but if they're dead, my woes will find so D. Du. Punish me! you, nor your office, dare many doors to let out life, I shall not long surnot do it.
vive them. Goo. Away! Justice dares do any thing she Elv. Alas, poor lady! Come, sir, misery but ought.
weeps the more when she is gazed on-we trouEld. Brother, this brutal temper must be cast ble her. off: when you can master that, you shall gladly Goo. I wait on you.-Your servant, sircommand my fortune. But if you still persist,
(Exeunt ELVIRA and Governor. expect my prayers and vows for your conversion D. Man. Now, my fair captive, though I cononly; but never means, or favour.
tess you beautiful, yet give me leave to own my D. Du. Fire and furies ! I'm tutored here heart has long been in another's keeping; therelike a mere school-boy! Women shall judge of fore, the favour I am about to ask, you may, at injuries in honour ! -For you, sir, I was born least, hear with safety. free, and will not curb my spirit, nor is it for Ang. This has engaged me, sir, to hear. your authority to tempt it : give me the usage of D. Mun. These three years have I honourably a man of honour, or 'tis not your government loved a nolile lady; her name Louisa, the beau.. shall protect you.
[Exit. teous niece of great Ferrara's duke: her person Gvv. I am sorry to see this, niece, for your and fortune uncontrouled, sole mistress of hersake.
self and me, who long have languished in a hopeElo. Would he were not my brother! less constancy. Now I perceive, in all your lanEnter Don MANUEL, and Sailors, with Ange-guage, and your looks, a softening power; nor
can a suit, by you promoted, be denied; there
fore I would awhile entreat your leave to recomD. Man. Divide the spoil amongst you; this mend you, as her companion, to this lady's fa. fair captive I only challenge for myself.
vour ; and (as I'm sure you'll soon be near her Gov. Ha! some prize brought in.
closest thoughts) if you can think upon
the honest Sail. Sir, she's yours; you fought, and well courtesies I hitherto have shewn your modesty, deserve her.
and, in your happy talk, but name, with any Gov. Noble Don Manuel! welcome on shore! mark of favour, me, or my unwearied love, I see you are fortunate; for I presume that's 'would be a generous act would fix me ever some uncommon prize.
grateful to its memory: D. Man. She is indeed These ten years I Ang. Such poor assistance, sir, as one distresshave known the seas, and many rough engage ed like me can give, shall willingly be paid ; if ments there; but never saw so small a bark so I can steal but any thoughts from my own mislong defended, with such incredible valour, and fortunes, rest assured, they'll be employed in healby two men scarce armed, too.
ing yours. Gov. Is it possible?
D. Mun. I'll study to deserve this goodness; D. Man. Nay, and their contempt of death, for the present, think my poor house your own; when taken, exceeds even all they acted in their at night I'll wait upon you to the lady-till when, freedom.
I am your guard. Gov. Prav tell us, sir,
Ang. You have bound me to your service, D. Man. When they were brought aboard us,
(Erennt D. MAXUEL und ANGELINA.
Hon. I would have said, madam, but you SCENE II.- Changes to a Church, the vespers
would not hear me, supposed to be just ended, several walking out.
Lou. Pr’ythee forgive me, I was in the oddest CARLOS and Don Lewis rising near LOUISA thought: let's walk a little. Did you observe and HONORIA. Louisa observing Carlos.
those strangers that have walked by us ?
Hon. Not much; but what of them? Hon. Come, madam, shall we walk out? The Lou. Did you hear nothing of their taik? crowd's pretty well over now.
Hon. I think I did ; one of them, the younger, Lou. But, then, that melancholy softness in seemed concerned for a lost mistress. his look!
[To herself Lou. Ay, but so near, so tenderly concerned, Hon. Cousin ! Donna Louisa !
his looks as well as words, speaking an inward Lou. Even in his devotions, too; such grace. grief, that could not flow from every common ful adorations so sweet a
passion. I must know more of him. Hon. Cousin, will you go?
Hon. What do you mean? Lou. Pshaw, time enough-Pr’ythee, let's walk Lou. Must speak to him. a little this way:
Hon. By no means. Hon. What's the matter with her?
Lou. Why you see they are strangers; I be(They walk from D. Lewis und CARLOS. lieve, in some necessity; and since they seem not Car. For what are we reserved!
born to beg relief, to offer it, unasked, woulu add D. Lew. For no good, I'm afraid
some merit to the charity. luck don't use to give over when her hand's in; Hon. Consider. she's always in haste-One misfortune gene Lou. I hate it.-Sir! Sir! rally comes galloping in upon the back of ano. D. Lew. Would you speak wish me, madam : ther--Drowning we have escaped miraculous Lou. If you please, with your friend-not to ly; would the fear of hanging were over too! interrupt you, sir. our being so strangely saved from one, smells Car. Your pleasure, lady? damnably rank of the other. Though I am ob Lou. You seem a stranger, sir. liged to thee, Charles, for what life i have, and Car. A most unfortunate one. l'il thank thee for’t, if ever I set foot upon my Lou. If I am not deceived, in want: pardon estate again. Faith, I was just gone; if thou my freedom—if I have erred, as freely tell me hadst not taken me upon thy back the last hun-so; if not, as earnest of your better fortune, dred yards, by this time I had been fool for her- this trifle sues for your acceptance. rings and mackrel --But 'tis pretty well as it
[Gives him money. is ; for there is not much difference between D. Lew. Take it, boy. starving and drowning—All in good time-We Cur. A bounty so unmerited, and from a hand are poor enough, in conscience, and I don't know unknown, fills me with surprise and wonder. but two days more fasting might really make But give me leave, in honesty, to warn you, lady, us hungry too.
of a too heedless purchase; for, if you mean it Lou. They are strangers, then, and seem in as a bribe to any evil you would have me pracsome necessity.
(Aside. tise, be not offended, if I dare not take it. Car. These are light wants to me; I find them Lou. You are too scrupulous; I have no hard none, when weighed with Angelina's loss; when designs upon your honesty-only this--be I reflect on her distress, the hardships and the wise and cautious, if you should follow me; I cries of helpless bondage; the insolent, the deaf am observed ; farewell. Jaques !-Will you desires of men in power; 0, I could wish the walk, cousin !--[Whispers JAQUES.) and bring fate, that saved us from the ocean's fury, in me word immediately, -I am going home. kinder pity of our love's distress, had buried us
(Exeunt Louisa and HoxORIA. in one wave, embracing !
D. Lero. Let's see; odsheart! follow her, man Lou. How tenderly he talks! This were, in--why, 'tis all gold ! deed, a lover!
[Aside. Car. Dispose it as you please. D. Lew. A most unhappy loss, indeed! But D. Lew. I'll first have a better title tn't-come, don't despair, boy; the ship that took us No, 'tis all thine, boy--I hold an hundred piswas a Portuguese, of Lisbon too, I believe; who toles she's some great fortune in love with youknows but some or other we may hear of I say, follow her -since you have lost one wise her yet? Come, don't be melancholy.
before you had her, I'd have you inake sure of Cur. Have I not cause ? Were not my force another before you lose her. of faith superior to my hopeless reason, I could Car. Fortune, indeed, has dispossessed her not bear the insults of my fortune; but I have of my person; but her firm title to my heart, not raised myself by elevated faith, as far above des- all the subtile arts or laws of love can shake or pair, as reason lifts me from the brute.
violate. D. Lew. Why, now, would not this make any D. Lew. Pr’ythee follow her now; methinks one weep, to hear a young man talk so finely, I'd fain see thee in bed with somebody before I when he is alınost famished ?
die. Lou. What were you saying, cousin?
Car. Be not so poor in thought; let me entreat
D. Du. Do you
you rather to employ them, sir, with mine, in search of Angelina's fortune.
Enter a Servant hastily, with a flambeau. D. Lew. Well, dear Charles, don't chide me Serv. By your leave, sir, my master's coming; now. I do love thee, and will follow thee. pray, sir, clear the way.
Cio. Ha! why, thou art pert, my love; proythee, who is thy master, child ?
Sero. The valiant Don Duart, sir, nephew to SCENE III.-The Street.
the governor of Lisbon.
Cio. Well, child; and what, does he eat every Enter ANTONIO and CHARINO.
man he meets? Ant. You heard what the sailor said, brother;
Serv. No, sir ; but he challenges every man, such a ship has put in here, and such persons
that takes the wall of him, and always sends me were taken in it. Therefore, iny advice is, im- before to clear the way. mediately to get a warrant from the
Clo. Ha! a pretty harmless humnour that! Is to search and take them up, wherever we can
this he, child? -You may look as terrible as find them.
you please; I must banter you, split me. (Aside . Chu. Sir, you must not tell me I won't be choused out of my daughter ; I shall expect her,
Enter Don DUART, stalking up to CLODIO. sir; if not, I'll take my course; I know the law.
sir ? (Walks about. Clo. Hey, ho! Art. You really have a great deal of dark wit,
(Looks carelessly on him, and gapes. brother; but if you know
better than D. Du. Do you know me, sir ? a warrant to search for her, in the name of wis Clo. You did not see my snuff-box, sir, did you? dom, take it; if not, here's my oath, and yours,
D. Du. Sir, in Lisbon, no man asks me a quesand -how now, where's Clody?-Oh, here tion covered. (Strikes of Clody's hat.] Now, he comes
o u know me.
Clo. Perfectly well, sir.-Hi, hi! I like you
mightily—you are not a bully, sir?
friend. how now? what's the matter, boy?
Clo. Ay, it's a way I have, after I'm affronted Clo. Ay, it's gone, split me!
- Thou art really the most extraordinary-umph Ant. What's the matter ?
(Louder. -that ever I met with. Now, sir, do you know Clo. The best joint in Christendom.
me, split me? Ant. Clody!
D. Du. Know thee ! take that, peasant! Clo. Sir, I have lost my snuff-box.
(Strikes him, und both draw. Ant. Psha! a trifle: get thee another, man. Clo. I cann't, upon my soul, sir ; allons ! now
Clo. Sir, 'tis not to be bad-besides, I dare we shall come to a right understanding. not shew my face at Paris without it. What do
[They fight. you think her grace will say to me?
Serv. Help! murder ! help! Cha. Well, upon second thoughts, I am con Clo. Allons ! to our better acquaintance, sirtent to search.
Ah, ha! (Don DUART fulls.] he has it ! Never Clo. I have searched all my pockets fifty times pushed better in my life, never in my life, split over, to no purpose. Cha. Pockets !
Sero. Oh, my master's killed ! help, ho! murClo. It's impossible to fellow it, but in Paris-der! help! I'll go to Paris, split me!
(Aside. Clo. Hey! why, faith, child, that's very true, Cha. To Paris! Why, you don't suppose my as thou sayest; and so, the devil take the hind daughter's there, sir?
(Erit Clodio. Clo. I don't know but she may, sir: but I am
Enter Officers. sure they make the best joints in Europe there.
Cha. Joints !-iny son-in-law, that should 1 Off. How now? Who's that cries murder? have been, seems strangely altered for the worse.
Sero. Oh, my master's murdered ! some of you But, come, let's to the governor.
follow me; this way he took ; let's after himClo. I'll have it cried, faith; or, if that won't help! murder ! help!
(Erit. do, I have a lucky thought; I'll offer thirty pis 2 Offi. 'Tis Don Duart. toles to the finder, in the Paris Gazette, in pure 1 Offi
. So, pride has got a fall; he has paid compliment to the favours of Madame la Duchess fort now; you have met with your match, faith, de -Mum. I'll do't, faith.
sir. Come, let's carry the body to the good lady, Ant. Come along, Clody.
his sister, Donna Elvira ; you pursue the mur(Exeunt ANTONIO and CHARINO. derer. I'll warrant him some civil gentleman; ye Clo. Sir, I must look a little; I'll follow you need not make too much haste; for, if he does . presently. My poor, pretty box! Ah, plague o' escape, 'tis no great matter
-Come along my sea-voyage !
(Exeunt with the body. VOL. III.