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2 To my demands. Why do you pity nie?
lach. That others do,
Imo. You do seem to know
lach. Had I this cheek
lade hard with hourly faldhood, as with labour ;
Imo. My Lord, I fear,
lach. And himself. Not I,
Imo. Let me hear no more.
* Rather, timely known. Johnson.
+ What it is that at once incites you to speak, and seltrains you from it. '1b.
Would make the greatest King double ! to be part
ner's With tomboys, hir'd with that self-exhibition Which your own coffers yield |! with diseasú
V hich roviennefs lends nature ! such boild stuff,
Jach. Should he make me
i dedicate myself to your sweet pleasure,
Inio. What, ho, Pisanio !-
Cross ftrum:pets, hired with the very pension which you allow your husband. Johjoilo
He litrle cares for, and a daughter whom
lach. O happy Leonatus, I may say :
For the most worthiest fit! Give me your pardon. : I have spoke this, to know if your attiance Were deeply rooted; and fall make your Lord, that which he is, new o'er : and he is one The trueft-manner'd, fuch a holy witch, That he inchants societies into him; Half all men's hearts are his.
Imo. You make amends.
Iach. He sits 'inong men like a descended god; He haih a kind of honour sets hiin oif, More than a mortal seeming. : Be not angry, Most mighty Princess, that I have adventur'd To try your taking of a false report; which hath Honourd with confirmation your great judgment, In the election of a Sir so rare, Which, you know, cannot err. The love I bear him, Made me to fan yon thus; but the gods made you, Unlike all others, chatiels. Pray, your pardon. Imo. All's well, Sir. Take my pow'r i’ thi’ court
for yours. Iach. My humble thanks; I liad almost forgot Tintie at your Grace bit in a small request, And yet of moment too, for ii concerns Your Lord; myself, and other noble friends Are partners in the business.
Imo. Pray, what is't?
Inch. Some dozen Roinans of us, and your Lord, Best feather of our wing, have mingled lumns To buy a present for the Emperor ; Which I, the factor of the reit, lare done In France ; 'tis plate of rare device, and jewels Of rich and exquisite form, their values great; And I am foveiking curious, being strange, To have thein in fefe ftowage : njay it please you VOL. IX.
To take them in protection ?
Tuch. They are in a trunk,
Imio. O no, no.
Imo. I thank you for your pains ;
Iach. O, I must, Madam.
Imo. I will write :
your trunk to me, it shall safe be kept, And truly yielded you. You're very welcome.
A C T II.
Enter Cloten and two Lords.
kiss'd the Jack upon an up-cast, to be hit away! I had an hundred pound on't. And then a whoreson jack-an-apes must take me up for swearing; as if i borrowed mine oaths of him, and might not spend them at my pleasure.
i bord. What got he by that? you have broke his pate with your bowl.
2 Lord. If his wit had been like him that broke it, it would have run all out.
[Afide. Clot. When a gentleman is dispos'd to swear, it is not for any Itanders-by to curtail his oaths. Ha? 2 Lord. No, my Lord; nor crop the ears of them.
[ Aside. Clot. Whoreson dog! I give him satisfaction ? 'would he had been one of iny rank.
2 Lord. To have smelt like a fool. [ Aside.
Clot. I am not vext more at any thing in the earth, -a pox on't! I had rather not be io noble as I am; they dare not fight with me, because of the Queen my mother ; every jack-slave hath his belly-full of fighting, and I must go up and down like a cock that nobody can match.
2 Lord. You are a cock and a capon too; and you crow, cock, with your comb on. [-4fide.
Clot. Say'st thou? 1 Lord. It is not fit your Lord'hip should undertake every companion * that you give offence 10.
Clot. No, I know that ; but it is fit I should commit offence to my inferiors.
2 Lord. It is fit for your Lordship only.
i Lord. Did you hear of a stranger that's come to court to-night?
Clot. A stranger, and I not know oui't?
2 Lord. He's a strange fellow himself, and knows it not.
[ Aside. i Lord. There's an Italian coine, and, 'tis thought, one of Leonatus's friends.
Clot. Leonatus ! a baniih'd rascal; and he's another, whatsoever he be. Who told you of this stranger ?
i Lord. One of your Lordship’s pages.
Clot. Is it fit I went to look upon him? is there no derogation in't ?
* The use of companion was the same as of fellow now. It was a word of contempt. Johnjorin