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Bas. Here is the money.
Gra. O Jew! an upright judge, a learned judge !
Por. Therefore prepare thee to cut off the flesh.
Gra. A second Daniel, a Daniel, Jew !
Por. Why doth the Jew pause ? take thy forfeiture.
Por. He hath refus'd it in the open court;
Gra. A Daniel, still say I; a second Daniel ! I thank thee, Jew, for teaching me that word.
Shy. Shall I not barely have my principal ?
Por. Thou shalt have nothing but the forfeiture, To be so taken at thy peril, Jew.
Shy. Why then the devil give him good of it!
Por. Tarry, Jew;
The party, 'gainst the which he doth contrive,
Gra. Beg, that thou may'st have leave to hang thyself:
Duke. That thou may'st see the difference of our spirit, I pardon thee thy life before thou ask it : For half thy wealth, it is Anthonio's ; The other half comes to the general state, Which humbleness may drive unto a fine.
Por. Ay, for the state ; not for Anthonio.
Sby. Nay, take my life and all, pardon not that :
Anth. So please my lord the duke, and all the court, To quit the fine for one half of his goods ; I am content, so he will let me have * The other half in use,-to render it, Upon his death, unto the gentleman,
* The other balf in use,)-in truf-the interest to be paid to Shylock, during his life, and at his decease, the principal to go to Lorenzo.
That lately stole his daughter.
Duke. He shall do this; or else I do recant
Por. Art thou contented, Jew? what doft thou say?
Shy. I pray you give me leave to go from hence;
Duke. Get thee gone, but do it.
Gra. In christening thou shalt have two godfathers; Had I been judge, thou should'st have had ' ten more, To bring thee to the gallows, not the font. [Exit Shylock.
Duke. Sir, I intreat you home with me to dinner.
Por. I humbly do desire your " grace of pardon ;
Duke. I am sorry, that your leisure serves you not.
[Exit Duke, and his train.
Anth. And stand indebted, over and above,
y ten more,
z grace's pardon.
In love and service to you evermore.
Por. He is well paid, that is well fatisfy’d;
Por. You press me far, and therefore I will yield.
fake; And, for your love, I'll take this ring from you : Do not draw back your hand ; I'll take no more; And
you in love shall not deny me this. Bas. This ring, good sir,-alas it is a trifle ; I will not shame myself to give you this. '
Por. I will have nothing else but only this ; And now, methinks, I have a mind to it.
Bas. There's more depends on this, than on the value.
Por. I fee, fir, you are liberal in offers :
Ball. Good fir, this ring was given me by my
Por. That 'fcufe serves many men to save their gifts.
pardon me.]--my importunity.
She would not hold out enemy for ever,
[Exit with Nerisa.
Baf. Go, Gratiano, run and overtake him, Give him the ring; and bring him, if thou can'st, Unto Anthonio's house :-away, make haste. Come, you and I will thither presently.; And in the morning early will we both Fly toward Belmont: Come, Anthonio. (Exeunt.
Por. Enquire the Jew's house out, give him this deed, And let him sign it; we'll away to-night, And be a day before our husbands home : This deed will be well welcome to Lorenzo.
Gra. Fair fir, you are well o'erta’en :
Por. That cannot be :
Gra: That will I do.