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Cum. Yea, say you so?

Aut. I am a poor fellow, Sir. There shall not, at your father's house, these Cam. Why, be so still; here's nobody will seven years,

steal that from thee: Yet, for the outside of Be born another such.

thy poverty, we must make an exchange : Flo. My good Camillo,

therefore, discase thee instantly, (thou must She is as forward of her breeding, as

think, there's necessity in't, and change garI'the rear of birth.

ments with this gentleman: Though the penayCam. I cannot say, 'tis pity

worth, un his side, be the worst, yet hold thee, She lacks instructions; for she seems a mistress there's some boot.* To most that teach.

Aut. I am a poor fellow, Sir: -I know ye Per. Your pardon, Sir, for this;

well enough.

[Aside. I'll blush you thanks.

Cam. Nay, pr’ythee, despatch : the gentle. Flo. My prettiest Perdita.

man is halt llayedt already. ; But, 0, the thorns we stand upon!-Camillo,- Aut. Are you in earnest, Sir ?-I smell the Preserver of my father, now of me;

trick of it.

[Aside. The medicine of our house !-how shall we do? Flo. Despatch, I pr’ythee. We are not furnish'd like Bohemia's son; Aut. Indeed, I have had earnest; but I can. Nor shall appear in Sicily

not with conscience take it. Cam. My lord,

Cam. Unbuckle, uubuckle.--Fear none of this : I think, you know my for

[Flo. and AutoL. exchange garments. Do all lie there : it shall be so iny care [iunes Fortunate mistress,-let my prophecy To have you royally appointed, as.it [Sir, Come home to you !-you must retire yourself The scene you play, were miné. For instance, Into some covert: take your sweetheart's hat, That you may know you shall not want,-one And pluck it o'er your brows; muffle your face; word.

[They talk aside. Dismantle you: and as you can, disliken Enter AUTOLYCUS.

The truth of your own seeming; that you may,

(For I do fear eyes over you,) to shipboard Aut. Ha, ha! what a fool honesty is ! and Get undescried. trust, his sworn brother, a very simple gentle- Per. I see, the play so lies, man! I have sold all my trumpery; not a That I must bear a part. counterfeit stone, not a riband, glass, poman- Cum. No remedy.der,* brooch, table-book, ballad, knife, tape, Have you done there? glove, shoe-tye, bracelet, horn-ring, to keep Flo. Should I now meet my father, my pack from fasting: they throng who should He would not call me son. buy first; as if my trinkets had been hallowed, Cam. Nay, you shall have [friend. and brought a benediction to the buyer : by No hat :- Come, lady, come.-Farewell, my which means, I saw whose purse was best in Aut. Adieu, Sir. picture; and, what I saw, to iny good use, Flo. ( Perdita, what have we twain forgot? I remembered. My clown (who wants but Pray you, a word. [They converse apart. something to be a reasonable man,) grew soin Cam. What I do next, shall be, to tell the love with the wenches' song, that he would not

king

{Aside. stir his pettitoes, till he had both tune and of this escape, and whither they are bound; words; which so drew the rest of the herd to Wherein, my hope is, I shall so prevail, me, that all their other senses stuck in ears: To force him after: in whose company you might have pinched a placket, it was sense. I shall review Sicilia ; for whose sight less ; 'twas nothing, to geld a codpiece of a I have a woman's longing. purse; I would have filed keys off, that hung Flo. Fortune speed us!in chains: no hearing, no feeling, but my Şir's Thus we set on, Camillo, to the sea-side. song, and admiring the nothing of it. So that, Cam. The swifter speed, the better. in this time of lethargy, I picked and cut most

(Exeunt FLORIZEL, Perdita, ana of their festival purses : and had not the old

CAMILLO. man come in with a whoobub against his Aut. I understand the business, I hear it: daughter and the king's son, and scared my To have an open ear, a quick eye, and a nimble choughst from the chatf, I had not left a purse hand, is necessary for a cut-purse; a good alive in the whole army.

nose is requisite also, to smell out work for [CAMILLO, FLORIŻEL, and PERDITA, come the other senses. see, this is the time that forward.

the unjust man doth thrive. What an exchange Cum. Nay, but my letters by this means had this been, without boot? What a boot is being there

here, with this exchange? Sure, the gods do So soon as you arrive, shall clear that doubt.

this year connive at us, and we may do any Flo. And those that you'll procure from king thing extempore. The prince himselt is about Leontes,

a piece of iniquity; stealing away from his Cam. Shall satisfy your father.

father, with his clog at his heels: If I thought Per. Happy be you!

it were not a piece of honesty to acquaint the All, that you speak, shows fair.

king withal, I would do't: I hold it the more Cam. Who have we here?

knavery to conceal it: and therein am I con

[Seeing AUTOLYCUS. stant to my profession. We'll make an instrument of this ; omit

Enter Clown and SHEPHERD. Nothing, may give us aid.

Aut. If they have overheard me now,-why de, aside;-here is more matter for a hot hanging:

(Aside. brain: Every lane's end, every shop, church, Cam. How now, good fellow? Why shakest session, hanging, yields a careful man work. thou so ? Fear not, man; here's no harm in. Clo. See, see; what a man yo'ı are now ! tended to thee.

there is no other way, but to tell the king she's

a changeling, and none of your flesh and A little ball made of perfumes, and worn to prevent blood. unfection in times of plague + Birds.

* Something over and above + Stripe

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Shep. Nay, but hear me.

fantastical; a great man, I'll warrant; I know, Clo. Nay, but hear me.

by the picking on's teeth. Shep. Go to then.

Aut. The fardel there? what's i'the fardel ? Cl. She being none of your flesh and blood, Wherefore that box? your flesh and blood has not offended the king; Shep. Sir, there lies such secrets in this far.. and, so, your flesh and blood is not to be del, and box, which none must know but the punished by him. Show those things you king; and which he shall know within this found about her; those sacred things, all but hour, if I may come to the speech of him. what she has with her : This being done, let Aut. Age, thou hast lost thy labour. the law go whistle ; I warrant you.

Shep. Why, Sir? Shep. I will tell the king all, every word, Aut. The king is not at the palace; he is yea, and his son's pranks too; who, I may say, gone aboard a new ship to purge melancholy, is no honest man neither to his father, nor to and air himself: For, if thou be'st capable of me, to go about to make me the king's brother- things serious, thou must know, the king is in-law.

full of grief. Clo. Indeed, brother-in-law was the furthest Shep. So 'tis said, Sir; about his son, that off you could have been to him; and then your should have married a shepherd's daughter. blood had been the dearer, by I know how Aut. If that shepherd be not in band-fast, let much an ounce.

Juim fly; the curses he shall have, the tortures Aut. Very wisely ; puppies ! [Aside. he shall teel, will break the back of man, the

Shep. Well; let us to the king; there is that heart of monster. in this fardel,* will make him scratch his Clo. Think you so, Sir ? beard.

Aut. Not be alone shall suffer what wit can Aut. I know not what impediment this com- make heavy, and vengeance bitter; but those plaint may be to the flight of my master. that are germane* to him, though removed fifty Clo. 'Pray beartily be be at palace.

times, shall all come under the hangman: which Aut. Though I am not naturally honest, I am though it be great pity, yet it is necessary. An 50 sometimes by chance :--Let me pocket up old sheep-whistling rogue, a ram-tender, to my pedlar's excrement.t-{Takes off his fulse offer to have his daughter come into grace! beard.] How now, rustics? whither are you Some say, he shall be stoned; but that death is bound?

too soft for him, say I: Draw our throne into Shep. To the palace, an it like your worship: a sheep-cote! all deaths are too few, the sharp

Aut. Your affairs there? what? with whom? est too easy. the condition of that fardel, the place of your Clo. Has the old man e'er a son, Sir, do you dwelling, your names, your ages, of what hav- hear, an't like you, Sir ? ing,: breeding, and any thing that is fitting to Aút. He has a son, who shall be flayed alive; be known, discover.

then, 'nointed over with honey, set on the head Clo. We are but plain fellows, Sir.

of a wasp's nest; then stand, till he be three Aut. A lie; you are rough and hairy: Let quarters and a 'dram dead! then recovered me have no lying; it becomes none but trades- again with aqua-vitæ, or some other hot infumen, and they often give us soldiers the lie: but sion: then, raw as he is, and in the hottest day we pay them for it with stamped coin, not stab- prognostication proclaims,t shall he be set bing steel; therefore they do not give us the against a brick-wall, the sun looking with a lie.

southward eye upon him; where he is to beClo. Your worship had like to have given us hold him, with flies blown to death. But what one, if you had not taken yourself with the talk we of these traitorly rascals, whose miinapner.

series are to be smiled at, their offences being Shep. Are you a courtier, an't like you, Sir? so capital? Tell me, (for you seem to be honest Aut. Whether it like me, or no, I am a cour- plain men,) what you have to the king : being tier. See'st thou not the air of the court, in something gently considered,I'll bring you these enfoldings? hath not my gait in it, the where he is aboard, tender your persons to his measure of the court ?|| receives not thy nose presence, whisper him in your behalfs; and, court-odour from me ? reflect I not on thy base- if it be in man, besides the king to effect your ness, court-contempt? Think'st thou, for that suits, here is man shall do it. I insinuate, or tozes from thee thy business, Clo. He seems to be of great authority: close I am therefore no courtier ? I am courtier, cap- with him, give him gold; and though authori.. a-pè; and one that will either push on, or ty be a stubborn bear, yet he is oft led by the pluck back thy business there : whereupon I nose with gold: show the inside of your purse command thee to open thy affair.

to the outside of his hand, and no more ado: Shep. My business, Sir, is to the king. Remember stoned, and flayed alive. Aut. What advocate hast thou to him? Shep. An't please you, Sir, to undertake the Shep. I know not, an't like you.

business for us, here is that gold I have : I'll Clo. Advocate's the court-word for a phea- make it as much more; and leave this young sant; say, you have none.

man in pawn, till I bring it you. Shep. None, Sir? I have no pheasant, cock, Aut. After'I have done what I promised ? nor hen.

Shep. Ay, Sir. Aut. How bless’dare we, that are not simple Aut. Well give me the moiety :-Are you a men!

party in this business? Yet nature might have made me as these are, Clo. In some sort, Sir : but though my case Therefore I'll not disdain.

be a pitiful one, I hope I shall not be ilayed Clo. This cannot be but a great courtier. out of it.

Shep. His garments are rich, but he wears Aut. (), that's the case of the shepherd's son: them not handsomely.

- Hang him, he'll be made an example. Clo. He seems to be the more noble in being Clo. Comfort, good comfort: we must to the Bundle, parcel.

+ His false beard. # Related. Estate, property:

In the fact.

+ The hottest day foretold in the | The stately tread of courtiers. I cajole or force.

Being handsomely bribed

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Eing, and show our strange sights; he must To bless the bed of majesty again know, 'tis none of your daughter nor my sister; With a sweet fellow to't? we are gone else. Sir, I will give you as much Paul. There is none wortny, as this old man does, when the business is per- Respecting her that's gone. Besides, the gods formed; and remain, as he says, your pawn, Will have fulfill’d their secret purposes : till it be brought you.

For has not the divine Apollo said, Aut. I will trust you. Walk before toward Is't not the tenour of his oracle, the sea-side; go on the right hand; I will look That king Leontes shall not have an heir, upon the hedge, and follow you.

Till his lost child be found? which, that it shall, Clo. We are blessed in this man, as I may Is all as monstrous to our human reason, say, even blessed.

As my Antigonus to break his grave, Shep. Let's before, as he bids us: he was And come again to me; who, on my life, provided to do us good.

Did perish with the infant. "Tis your counsel, [Exeunt SHEPHERD and Clown. My lord should to the heavens be contrary, Aut. If I had a mind to be honest, I see, Oppose against their wills.-Care not for fortune would not suffer me; she drops booties

issue;

[To LEONTES. in my mouth. I am courted now with a double The crown will find an heir: Great Alexan. occasion ; gold, and a means to do the prince

der my master good; which, who knows how that Left his to the worthiest; so his successor may turn back to my advancement ? I will was like to be the best. bring these two moles, these blind ones, aboard Leon. Good Paulina,him: it he think it fit to shore them again, and Who hast the memory of Hermione, that the complaint they have to the king con- I know, in honour,-0, that ever I [auw, cerns him nothing, let him call me, rogue, for Had squar'd me to thy counsel!- then, even being so far officious ; for I am proof against I might have look'd upon my queen's full eyes; that title, and what shame else belongs to't: Have taken treasure from her lips, To him will I present them, there may mat- Paul. And left them ter in it.

[Exit. More rich, for what they yielded. ACT V.

Leon. Thou speak'st truth. (worse,

No more such wives; therefore, no wife: one SCENE I.--Sicilia.- A Room in the Palace of And better us’d, would make her sainted spirit LEONTES.

Again possess her corps; and, on this stage, Enter Leontes, CLEOMENES, Dion, Paulina, Where we offenders now appear,) soul-vex'd, and others.

Begin, And why to me? Cleo. Sir, you have done enough, and have she had just cause.

Paul. Had she such power, perform'a saint-like sorrow: no fault could you make, to murder her I'married.

Leon. She had; and would incense* me Which you have not redeem’d; indeed, paid

Paul. I should so: down

[last, More penitence, than done trespass: At the Her eye; and tell me, for what dull part in't

I the ghost that walk'd, I'd bid you mark Do, as the heavens have done; forget your You chose her: then I'd shriek, that even your With them, forgive yourself.

[evil; Leon. Whilst I remember Her, and her virtues, I cannot forget

Shou'd rifit to hear me; and the words that My blemishes in them; and so still think of

Should be, Remember mine.

(follow'd

Leon. Stars, very stars,
The wrong I did myself: which was so much,
That heirless it hath made my kingdom; and

And all eyes else dead coals !-fear thou no Destroy'd the sweet'st companion, that e'er

I'll have no wife, Paulina.

[wife,

Paul. Will you swear *Bred his hopes out of.

(man Never to marry, but by nty frıe leave ? Paul. True, too true, my lord :

Leon. Never, Paulina; so be bless'd my If, one by one, you wedded all the world, Or, from the all that are, took something good,

spirit! To make a perfect woman; she, you kill'd,

Paul. Then, good my lords, bear witness to

his oath. Would be unparallel’d. Leon. I think so. Killa!

Cleo. You tempt him over-much. She I kill'd? I did so: but thou strik'st me

Paul. Unless another,

As like Hermione as is her picture, Sorely, to say I did; it is as bitter

Affront: his eye. Upon my tongue, as in my thought: Now, good

Cleo. Good madain, Say so but seldom.

Paul. I have done. Cleo. Not at all, good lady: You might have spoken a thousand things that Yet, if my lord will marry,-if you will, Sir, would

No remedy, but you will; give me the office Have done the time more benefit, and grac'd

To choose you a queen : but she shall not be Your kindness better.

so young Paul. You are one of those,

As was your former; but she shall be such, Would have him wed again.

As, walk'd your first queen's ghost, it should

To see her in your arms. Dion. If you would not so,

(take joy

Leon. My true Paulina,
You pity not the state, nor the remembrance
Of his most sovereign dame; consider little,

We shall

not marry, vill thou bidd'st us.

Paul. That
What dangers, by his Highness' fail of issue,
May drop upon his kingdom, and devour

Shall be, when your first queen's again in Incertain lookers-on. What were more holy,

Never till then.

(breath; Than to rejoice, the former queen is well ?*

Enter a GENTLEMAN. What holier, than,-for royalty's repair,

Gent. One that gives out himself prince Flo.. For present comfort and for future good,

rizel, * At rest, dead.

#lostigate. † Split

Meet

Were

ears

{now,

woman

Son of Polixenes, with his princess, (she (Which waits upon worn times,) hath someThe fairest I have yet beheld,) desires access

thing seiz'd To your high presence.

His wish'd ability, he had himself [hisLeon. What with him ? he comes not The lands and waters 'twixt your throne and Like to his father's greatness: his approach, Measur’d, to look upon you ; whom he loves So out of circumstance, and sudden, tells us, (He bade me say so,) more than all the scep"Tis not a visitation fram'd, but forc'd

And those that bear them, living. (tres, By need, and accident. What train?

Leon. O, my brother, Gent. But few,

(Good gentleman!) the wrongs I have done And those but mcan.

thee, stir Leon. His princess, say you, with him? Afresh within me; and these thy offices, Gent. Ay; the most peerless piece of earth, So rarely kind, are as interpreters [ther, That e'er the sun shone bright on. [I think, Of my behind-hand slackness !-Welcome hiPaul. O Hermione,

As is the spring to the earth. And hath he too As every present time doth boast itself

Expos'd this paragon to the fearful usage Above a better, gone; so must thy grave (At least, ungentle,) of the dreadful Neptune, Give way to what's seen now. Sir, you your- To greet a nian, not worth her pains ; much self The adventure of her person?

(less Have said, and writ so, (but your writing now Flo. Good my lord, Is colder than that theme, *) She had not been, She came from Libya. Nor was not to be equulld;-thus your verse Leon. Where the warlike Smalus, Flow'd with her beauty once; 'tis shrewdly That noble honour'd lord, is fear'd, and lor'd? To say, you have seen a better. (ebb'd, Flo. Most royal Sir, from thence; from him, Gent. Pardon, madam :

whose daughter

[thence The one I have almost forgot; (your pardon,) His tears proclaim'd his, parting with her: The other, when she has obtain'd your eye, (A prosperous south-wind friendly,) we have Will have your tongue too. This is such a cross'd, creature,

To execute the charge my father gave me, Would she begin a sect, might quench the zeal For visiting your highness: My best train Of all professors else: make proselytes I have from your Sicilian shores dismiss'd; i Of who she but bid follow.

Who for Bohemia bend, to signify
Paul. How? not women ?

Not only my success in Libya, Sir,
Gent. Women will love her, that she is a But my arrival, and my wife's, in safety

Here, where we are.
More worth than any man; men,

that she is Leon. The blessed gods The rarest of all women,

Purga all infection from our air, whilst you Leon. Go, Cleomenes;

Do climate here! You have a holy father, Yourself, assisted with your h friends, | A gracefula gentleman; against whose person, Bring them to our embracemer still 'lis So sacred as it is, I have done sin: strange,

For which the heavens, taking angry note, [Exeunt Cleomenes, ?ds, und Have left me issueless; and your father's GENTLEMEN.

bless'd, He thus should steal upon us.

(As he from heaven merits it,) with you, Paul. Had our prince,

(pair'd Worthy his goodness. What might I have been, (Jewel of children,) seen this hour, he had Might I r son and daughter now have look'd Well with this lord; there was not full a month Such goodly things as you ?

[on, Between their births. Leon. Pr'ythee, no more; thou know'st,

Enter a LORD. He dies to me again, when talk'd of: sure, When I shall see this gentleman, thy speeches Lord. Most noble Sir, Will bring me to consider that, which may That, which I shall report, will bear no credit, Unfurnish me of reason. They are come.- Were not the proof so nigh. Please you, great

Sir, Re-enter CLEOMENES, rith FlorIZEL, PERDITA, Bohemia greets you from himself, by me: and Attendunts.

Desires you to attacht his son; who has Your mother was most true to wedlock, prince; Fled from his father, from his hopes, and with

(His dignity and duty both cast off,) For she did print your royal father off, Conceiving you: Were I but twenty-one,

A shepherd's daughter. Your father's image is so hit in you,

Leon. Where's Bohemia? speak. His very air, that I should call you brother,

Lord. Here in the city; I now came from

(hiin. As I did him; and speak of something, wildly I speak amazedly; and it becomes By us perform'd before. Most dearly welcome! My marvel, and my message. To your court

Whilcs he was hast'ning, (in the chase, it seems And you fair princess, goddess !-O, alas ! i lost a couple, that 'twixt heaven and earth

Of this fair couple,) meets he on the way Might thus bave stood, begetting wonder, as

The father of this seeming lady, and You, gracious couple, do! and then I lost

Her brother, having both their country quitted (All mine own tolly,) the society,

With this young prince.

Flo. Camillo has betray'd ine;
Amity too, of your brave father; whom,
Though bearing misery, I desire my life

Whose honour, and whose honesty, till now, Once more to look upon.

Endur'd all weathers. Flo. By his command

Lord. Lay't so, to his charge; Have there touch'd Sicilia: and from him

He's with the king your father.

Leon. Who? Camillo?
Give you all greetings, that a king, a friend,
Can send his brother : and, but infirmity

Lord. Camillo, Sir; I spake with him; who * I. e, Than the corse of Hermione, the subject of your writing

Full of grace and virtue.

Sais, arrest

now

:

more:

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Has these poor men in question. Never saw Itable passion of wonder appeared in them : but Wretches so quake: they kneel, they kiss the the wisest beholder, that knew no more but earth;

seeing, could not say, if the importance* were Forswear themselves as often as they speak: joy, or sorrow: but in the extremity of the one, Bohemia stops his ears, and threatens them it must needs be. With divers deaths in death. Per. O, my poor father!

Enter another GENTLEMAN. The heaven sets spies upon us, will not have Here comes a gentleman, that, happily, knows Vur contract celebrated. Leon. You are married ?

The news, Rogero? Flo. We are not, Sir, nor are we like to be; 2 Gent. Nothing but bonfires : The oracle is The stars, I see, will kiss the valleys first :- fulfilled; the king's daughter is found: such a The odds for high and low's alike.t

deal of wonder is broken out within this hour, Leon. My lord,

that ballad-makers cannot be able to express Is this the daughter of a king?

it. Flo. She is, When once she is my wife.

Enter a third GENTLEMAN. Leon. That once, I see, by your good father's Here comes the lady Paulina's steward; he can speed,

deliver you more.-How goes it now, Sir? this Will come on very slowly. I am sorry, news, which is called true, is so like an old Most sorry, you have broken from his liking, tale, that the verity of it is in strong suspicion: Where you were tied in duty: and as sorry, Has the king found his heir ? Your choice is not so rich in worth as beauty, 3 Gent. Most true; if ever truth were pregThat you might well enjoy her.

nant by circumstance: that, which you hear, Flo. Dear, look up:

you'll swear you see, there is such unity in the Though fortune, visible an enemy, [jot proofs. The mantle of queen Hermione :-her Should chase us, with my father; power no jewel about the neck of it: the letters of AnHath she, to change our loves.-'Beseech you, tigonus, found with it, which they know to be Sir,

his character :—the majesty of the creature, in Remember since you ow'd no more to time resemblance of the mother ;-the affectiont of Than I do now: with thought of such affec- nobleness, which nature shows above her breedtions,

ing,--and many other evidences, proclaim her, Step forth mine advocate ; at your request, with all certainty, to be the king's daughter. My father will grant precious things, as trifles. Did you see the meeting of the two kings? Leon. Would he do so, I'd beg your precious 2 Gent. No. mistress,

3 Gent. Then have you lost a sight, which Which he counts but a trifle.

was to be seen, cannot be spoken of. There Paul. Sir, my liege,

[month might you have beheld one joy crown another; Your eye hath too much youth in't; not a so, and in such manner, that, it seemed, sorrow 'Fore your queen died, she was more worth wept to take leave of them; for their joy waded

in tears. There was casting up of eyes, hold. Than what you look on now.

ing up of hands; with countenance of such Leon. I thought of her,

distraction, that they were to be known by Even in these looks I made.-But your petition garment, not by favour. Our king, being

[TO FLORIZEL. ready to leap out of himself for joy of his found Is yet unanswerd; I will to your father; daughter; as if that joy were now become a Your honour not o'erthrown by your desires, loss, cries, 0, thy mother, thy mother! then I am a friend to them, and you: upon which asks Bohemia forgiveness, then embraces his errand

son-in-law; then again worries he his daughter, I now go toward him; therefore, follow me, And mark what way I make : Come, good my shepherd, which stands by, like a weather

with clippings her; now, he thanks the old lord.

(Exeunt. bitten conduit of many kings' reigns. I never

heard of such another encounter, which lames SCENE II.--The same.-) me.--Before the Palace.

report to follow it, and undoes description to Enter AUTOLYcus and a Gentleman. do it. Aut. 'Beseech you, Sir, were you present at

2 Gent. What, pray you, became of Antigonus, this relation ?

that carried hence the child ? I Gent. I was by at the opening of the

3 Gent. Like an old tale still ; which will fardel, heard the old shepherd deliver the man- have matter to rehearse, though credit be ner how he found it: whereupon, after a little asleep, and not an ear open: He was torn to amazedness, we were all commanded out of pieces with a bear: this avouches the shepthe chamber; only this, methought I heard herd's son; who has not only his innocence the shepherd 'say, he found the child.

(which seenis much,) to justify him, but a banAut. I would most gladly know the issue of kerchief, and rings, of his, thai Paulina knows. it.

1 Gent. What became of his bark and his 1 Gent. I make a broken delivery of the busi- followers ? ness;—But the changes I perceived in the king,

3 Gent. Wrecked, the same instant of their and Camillo, were very notes of admiration? master's death; and in the view of the shepthey seemed almost, with staring at one ano- herd: so that all the instruments, which aided ther, to tear the cases of their eyes; there was to expose the child, were even then lost, when speech in their dumbness, language in their it was found. But, 0, the noble combat, that, very gesture; they looked, as they had heard 'twixt joy and sorrow, was fought in Paulina? of a world ransomed, or one destroyed: A no- She had one eye declined for the loss of her

husband; another elevated that the oracle was Conversation. + A quibble on the false dice so called

The thing imported. + Disposition or quality. * Descent or wealth

* Countenance, features Embracing

such gazes

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