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Lord, You cannot derogate, my Lord.
2 Lord. You are a fool granted, therefore your issues being foolish do not derogate. [Aside.
Clot. Coipe, I'll go see this Italian : what I have loft to-day at bowls, I'll win to-night of himn. Come ; go.
2 Lord. I'll attend your Lordlhip. [Exit Cloten.
S CE N E II.
part of it a large trunk.
To your protection I commend me, Gods;
[Taking off her bracelet.
* It was the custom, in the time of our author, to strew chambers with rushes, as we now cover them with carpets. Johnfor,
Why thould I write this down that's rivetted,
The tale of Tereus ; here the leaf's jurn'd down,.
[Clock firikes. One, two, three: time, time!
[Goes into the trunk, the Scene clofesor
S CE N E III. Changes to another part of the Palace, facing
Enter Cloten and Lords.
i Lord. Your Lordship is the most patient man in loss, the coldest that ever turn'd up ace.
Clot. It would make any man cold to lose.
i Lord. But not every man patient, after the ncble temper of your Lordship: you are most hot and furious when you win.
Clot. Winning will put any man into courage. If I could get this foolisli Imogen, I thould have gold enough. It's almost morning, is't not ?.
i Lord. Day, my Lord,
Clot. I would this music would come : I'am advis'd to give her music o' mornings; tbey say it will penetrate.
Enter Milficians. Come on. Tune. If you can penetrate her with your fingering, fo : we'll try with tongue too; if none will do, let her remain : but I'll never give o'er. First, a very excellent good conceited thing; after, a wonderful sweet air with admirable rich words to it; and then let her confider.
And Phoebus 'gins drise,
Oir chalic'd flower's thit lyes *
To ope treir golden eyes ;
-If this penetrate, I will consis der your inusic the better : if it do not, it is a vice in her ears, which horse-hairs, and cats-guis, nor the voice of unpaved eunuch to booi, can never annend,
[Exeunt Ivüsiv innst Enter Queen and Cymbeline. 2 Lord. Here comes the King:
Glot. I'am glad I was up so late, for that's the realon I was up so early: he cannot chuse but takes this service I have done fatherly. Good morrow to your Majelty, and to my gracious mother.
Cyn!. Attend you here the door of our ftern daughWill she not forth ?.
[ter? Clot. I have affail'd her with mafies, but the vouchfafes io notice.
Cym. The exile of her minion is too new,
. You are inost bound to th’ King,
i, the morning sun dries up the dew which lyes in the cups of flowers. Warburton.
You tender to her: that you in all obey her,
Enter a Messenger.
C311. A worthy fellow, Albeit he comes on angry purpose now: But that's no fault of his; we must receive him According to the honour of his fender; And towards himself, his goodness forespent opust, We must extend our notice.-Qur dear fon, When you have giv'n good morning to your mistress, Attend the Queen and us; we shall have need T' employ you towards this Roman. Come, our Queen.
[Exeunt. S CE N'E
IV. Clot. If the be up, I'll speak with her; if not, Let her ly still, and dream. By your leave, ho !
[Knocks. I know her women are about her. What If I do line one of iheir hands ? 'Tis gold Which buys admittance, oft it doth; yea, makes Diana's rangers falle theniselves. yield up Their deer to th’Itand o'ih' stealer : and 'tis gold Which makes the true man kill'd, and saves the thief; Nay, sometimes, hangs both thief and true man. Can it not do and undo? I will inake [What One of her women lawyer to me, for I yet 110t understand tlie cafe mytelf. By your leave
[Knocks Enter a Lady. Lady. Who's there, that knocks? Clot. A Gentleman. Lady. No more?
\ i. e. the good offices done by him to vs heretofore.