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Jack shall have Jill;
Nought shall go ill; The man shall bave his mare again, and well.
[Exit Puck.Dem. Hel
SCENE I. The samea
Enter Titania and Bottom, Fairies att
Oberon behind unseen.
Tita. Come, sit thee down upon this filo
While I thy amiable cheeks do coy,
And kiss thy fair large ears, my gentle
Bot. Scratch my head, Peas-blossom.monsieur Cobweb?
Cob. Keady. , Bot. Monsieur Cobweb; good monsieur weapons in your hand, and kill me a red-hir ble-bee on the top of a thistle; and, g sieur, bring me the honey.bag. Do not fre too much in the action, monsieur; and g sieur, have a care the honey-bag break not be loath to have you over-flowu with a b signior.Where's monsieur Mustard-seed Must. Ready.
Bot. Give me your neift, monsieur Must Pray you, leave your courtesy, good mons
Bot. Nothing, good monsieur, but to li lero Cobweb to scratch. I must to the
your will ?
monsieur; for, methinks, I am marvellous hairy
Tit. Or, say, sweet love, what thou desir'st to eat.
Bot. Truly, a peck of provender; I could munch your good dry oats. Methinks, I have a great de. sire to a bottle of hay: good hay, sweet hay, hath no fellow.
Tita. I have a venturous fairy that shall seek . The squirrel's hoard, and fetch thee new nuts.
Bot. I had rather have a handful, or two, of dried peas. But, I pray you, let none of your people stir me; I have an exposition of sleep come upon me,
Tita. Sleep thou, and I will wind thee in my arms.
When I had,
Oberon advances. Enter Puck.
Obe. Welcome, good Robin. See'st thou this sweet
When I had, at my pleasure, taunted her,
[Touching her eyes with an
Hath such force aud blessed power. Now, my Titania; wake you, my sweet que
Tita. My Oberon! What visions have I se
Obe. There lies your love.
How came these things t
Obe. Silence, a while.- Robin, take off this Titania, musick call; and strike more dead Than commop sleep, of all these five the sens Tita. Musick, ho! musick; such as ch
sleep. Puck. Now, when thou wak'st, with thir
fool's eyes peep.
queen, take hands with me,
There shall the pairs of faithful lover's be
Puck. Fairy king, attend and mark;
Obe. Then, my queen, in silence sad,
Tita. Come, my lord: and in our flight,
(Horns sound within.
Enter Theseus, Hippolyta, Egeus, and train.
The. Go, one of you, find out the forester;
Hip. I was with Hercules, and Cadmus, once,
t Sound. * The fiews are the large chaps of a hound.
Crook-knee'd, and dew-lap'd like Thess Slow in pursuit, but match'd in mouth Each under each. A cry more tuneable Was never holla'd to, nor cheer'd with In Crete, in Sparta, nor in Thessaly: Judge, when you hear. But, soft; »
are these? Ege. My lord, this is my daughter he And this, Lysander: this Demetrius is; This Helena, old Nedar's Helena: I wonder of their being here together.
The. No doubt, they rose up early, to The rite of May; and, hearing our inte Came, here in grace of our solemnity. But, speak, Egeus; is not this the day That Hermia should give answer of her
Ege. It is, my lord.
Horns, and shout within. Demetriu
Hermia, and Helena, wake and st
The. Good-morrow, friends. Saint
past; Begin these wood-birds but to couple n Lys. Pardon, my lord.
[He and the rest knee The
I pray you al I know, you are two rival enemies : How comes this gentle concord in the That hatred is so far from jealousy, To sleep by hate, and fear no enmity?
Lys. My lord, I shall reply amazedly Half'sleep, half waking: But as yet, I I can truly say how I came here : But, as I think, (for truly would I spea And now I do bethink me, so it is); I came with Hermia hither; our inten