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tion, thwarted my bargaines, cooled my friendes, heated mine enemics, and what's his reason, I am a lewe. Hath nos a lewe cyes? hath not a low hands? organs,diinensions, senses, affections, passions: fed with the same food? hurt with the same weapons? subie& co the same diseases ? healed by the same mcanes: warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Chriftian is ? If you pricke vs, do we not bleede? If you tickle vs,do we not laugh? if you popson vs, do wee not dye? And if you wrong vs, shall we not reuenge? If wce are like you in thereft, we will resemble you in that. If a Iew wrong a Christian, what is his humility, Reuenge? If a Christian wrong a Jewe, what should his sufferance be by Christian example, why Reuenge? The villany you teach me I will execute, and it shall goc hard, but I will beccer che inftru&ion.
Enter a man from Anthonio. Gentlemen, my master Anshonio is at his house, and desires to speake with you both.
Salar. We hauc bene vp and downe to secke him.
Enter Tuball. Salan. Here comes another of the Tribe, a third cannot bee maccht, vnlesse che diuell himselfe turnc Icw.
Exeunt Gentlemen, Sby. How now Tuball, what newes from Genowas haft thou found my daughter?
Tuballa I often came where I did hcare of her, but caninot finde her, Shy. Why there, there, there, there, a Diamond gone cost
thousand ducats in Frankford. The curso neuer fell vpon our Nation till now, I neuer felt it till now: two thousande ducats in that, and other precious precious iewels. I would my daughter were dead at my foote, and the icwels in her care: Ó would shee were hearst at my foote, and the ducats in her coffin. No newes of them, why fo: and I know not whats spent in the search: why thou losse vpon lose, the cheefe gone vvith so
much, and so much to finde the Theefe, and no satisfaction, no reuenge, nor no ill lucke stirring but what lights on my shoulders, no fighes but of my breathing, no teares but of my lhedo ding. Imball
. Yes, other men haue ill luck too, Anthonio as I heard in Genoway.
Shy. What, what, what ill lucke, ill lucke? Tuball . Hath an Argosic caft away comming from Tripolis.
. I spoke with some of the Saylers that escaped the wracke.
Shy. I thanke the good Tuball, good ocwes,good newes: ha ha, heere in Genoway.
Tuball. Your daughter spent in Genoway, as I heard, in one night, fourescore ducats.
Shy. Thou stick'At a dagger in me, I shall neuer see my golde againe; fourescore ducates at a ficcing! Fourescore ducacs !
Tuball. There camc diucrs of Anthonios Creditours in my company vnto Venice, that sweare that hec cannot choose bus breake.
Shy. I am very glad of it, ile plaguchim, ile torture him, I am glad on't.
Tuball. One of them (hewed me a ring that he had of your daughter for a Monkey.
Sby. Out vpon her: thou tortur'st nie Tuball,it was my Turkies, í hadic of Leab when I was a Batchellor. I would not haus giuen it for a wildernesse of Monkies. Tuball
. But Anthonio is certainly vndone, Shy. Nay, that's true, that's very true: go Tuball, fee mec an Officer, bespeake hiin a formight before, I will hauc the heart of him if he forfeit. For werc he out of Venice I can make whar merchandize I will go:go Tuball, and meete me at our Synagogue, go good Tuball,at our Synagogue Tubah. Exeunt Ester Baffanio, Portia, Gratiano, and all ther Traines,
:: Por. I pray you carry, pause a day or two
Baj. Let me choose,
Por. V pon the racke Baffanio, then confesse
Baf. None but that vgły treason of misrust,
Por. I but I feare you speake upon the racke,
Bal. Promise me life, and ile confesse the truth,
Baf.Confesse and louc,
when my torturer
Portia. Away then, I am locke in onc of them,
do loue me, you will finde me out.
when true subie&s bow
A fongsbe wbilf Baffanio comments on the
Cassets to himselfe.
With gazing fed, and Fancie dies :
All. Ding, dong, bello
Bal.So may the outward showes belcaft thélelues