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Re-enter Gentleman with the Goaler.
Paul. Pray you then,
Goa. Í may not, Madam,
Paul. Here's ado to lock up honesty and honour from Th’access of gentle visitors ! Is’t lawful, pray you, To see her women ? any of them ? Emilia ? ·
Goa. So please you, Madam,
Paul. I pray you now, call her:
[Exeunt Gent. &c.
Emil. As well, as one so great and fo forlorn
Paul. A boy?
Emil. A daughter, and a goodly babe, Lufty, and like to live : the Queen receives Much comfort in't. Says, my poor prisoner, I'm innocent as you.
Paul. I dare be sworn : These dangerous, unsafe lunes i' th' King! bethrew them, (10)
(10) These darg’rous unsafe Lunes i' 15' King ! ] I have no where, but in our author, observ'd this word adopted in curtongue, to lignity, frenzy, lunacy, But it is a mode. vt exprefion with the
He must be told on't, and he mall; the office
Emil. Most worthy Madam,
your free undertaking cannot miss
Paul. Tell her, Emilia,
Emil. Now be you blest for it!
Goa. Madam, if't please the Queen to send the babes I know not what I fall incur, to pass it, Having no warrant.
Paul. You need not fear it, Sir ; The child was prisoner to the womb, and is By law and process of great nature thence Free'd and enfranchis'd; not a party to The anger of the King, nor guilty of, If any be, the trespass of the Queen. Frencb. Il y a de la lune: (ii e. He has got the moon in his head; he ia frantick.) COTGRAVE. Lune. folie. Les femmes ont des lunes, dans la tețe.
Goa. I do believe it.
'To bear the matter thus; mere weakness, if
Enter an Attendant,
Atten. He took good rest co-night; 'cis hop'd,
Leon. To see his nobleness ! Conceiving the dishonour of his mother, He straighe declin'd, droop'd, took it deeply ; Faiten'd, and fix'd the shame on't in himselt; Threw off his spirit, his appet te, his feep, And down-right languidhd. Leave me lolely: go.
Enter Paulina, with a Child.
Paul. Nay rather, good my Lords, be second to me:.
Ant. That's enough.
Paul. Not so hot, good Sir; I come to bring him sleep. 'Tis such as you, That creep like shadows by him, and do figh At each his needless heavings; such as you Nourith the cause of his awaking. I Do coine with words as medicinal, as true; (Honest, as either ;) to purge him of that humour, That preffes him from seep.
Leo. What noise there, ho?
Paul. No noise, my Lord, but needful conference, About some gollips for your. Highness.
Ant. I told her so, my Lord,
Paul. From all dishonesty he can ; in this,
Ant. Lo.you now, you hear,
Paul. Good my Liege, I come
Than such as most feems yours. I say, I come
Leo. Good Queen ?
Paul. Good Queen, my Lord,
Leo. Force her hence.
Paul. Let him, that makes but trifles of his eyes, First hand me: on mine own accord, I'll off; But first, I'll do my. errand. The good Queen, For she is good, hath brought you forth a daughter, - . Here 'tis ; commends it to your blessing.
[Laying down the child."
Paul. Not ro,
Leo. Traitors !
Paul. For ever
Leo. He dreads his wife. .'
Paul. So, I would, you did: then 'twere paft all doubt;:. You'd call
your. children yours. (11) A mankind witch!) i. c. One as bold and masculine, as if ther: were a man. So in B. Johnson's Silent Wiman, when Morose is te izaby. his new wife's fhe-friends, he cries out in detestation of their toldness;
O mankind generation!
I do not bleed; 'twas a found. knock the gave me;