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and freshly grow'; thea Hall Posthumus' end his miseries, Britain be fortunate, and fourish in peace and plenty. Thou, Leonatus, art the lion's whelp; The fit and apt construction of thy name, Being Leo-natus, doch import so much. The piece of tender air, thy virtuous daughter,

[To Cymbeline. Which we call mollis aer; and mollis aer We térm it mulier; which mulier, I divine, Is this most constant wife; who, even now, Answering the letter of the oracle, Unknown to you, unfought, were clipt-about With this most tender air.

Gym. This has fome seeming.

Sooth. The lofty cedar, royal Cymbeline, - Personates thee; and thy lopt branches point Thy two sons forth, who, by Belarius stol'n, For many years thought dead, are now reviv'd, To the majestic cedar.join'd; whose issue * Promises Britain peace and plenty,

Cym. My peace we will begin; and Caius Lucius, Although the victor, we submit to Catar, And to the Roman empire, promising To pay our wonted tribute, from the which We were dissuaded by our wicked Queen ; On whom Heav'n's justice both on her and hers, Hath laid moít heavy hand.

Sooth. The fingers of the powers above do tune The harimony of this peace : the vision, Which I made known to Lucius ere the stroke Of this vet scarce cold battle, at this instant Is full accomplishd. , For the Roman eagle, From south to west on wing foaring aloft, Leslen'd herself, and in the beams u? th? un So vanilh'd; which fore-thew'd our princely cagle, Th' imperial Cæsar, should again unite His favour with the radiant Cymbeline, Which shines here in the west.

Cym. Laud we the gods ! And let the crooked (mokes climb to their nostrils

From our blest altars ! Publish we this peace
To all our subjects. Set we forward. 'Let
A Roman and a Britifii ensign wave
Friendly together; so through Lud's town march,
And in the temple of great Jupiter
Our: peace we'll ratify. Seal it with feasts.
Set on there. Never was a war did ceare,
Ere bloody hands were wallı'd, with fuch a peace.

[Exetint omnes *.

This play has many just sentiments, some datural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expence of much incongruity.

To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confufion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impollibility of the events in any fyftem of life, were to waste criticism upon un. Tefilting imbecillity, upon faults too evident for detection, anä tộo gross for aggravation. Foungon.

A SONG, fing by GUIDÉRIUS and Arvr
RAGUS over FIDELE, supposed to be dead.
Written by Mr WILLIAM COLLINS.

I.
To fair Fidele's grally tomb

Soft maids and village hinds fall bring
Each op'ning sweet, of earliest bloom,
And rifle all the breathing Spring

II.
No wailing ghost fall dore appear

To vex with fhrieks this quiet grove: ?
But Mepherd lads assemble here,

And melting virgins own their love.

HII.

No witker*d witch Hall here be seen,
No goblins lead

their nightly crew:
The female fays shall haunt the green,

*And dre's thy grave with pearly dew. VOL. IX.

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IV.
The 'red-breast oft ár ev'ning hours &

Shall kindly bend his little aid,
With hoary moss, and gather'd flow'rs,

To deck the grotend where thou art laid.

V.
When howling winds, and beating rain,

In tempests make the Sylvan cell :
Or midst the chace on cury plain,
The tender thought on thee mall dwell,

VI.
Each lonely Scene Mall thee restore,

For thee the tear be duly foed :
Belov'd, 'till life could charm no more ;

And mourn'd 'till pity's self be dead,

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PRIAM,
HECTOR,
TRŐILUS,
PARIS,
DE IPHOBUS,

Trojana.
HELENUS,
ÆEAS,
PANDARU'S,
ANTENOR,
A bastard son of Priam, .
AGAMEMNON,
ACHILLES,
AJAX,
MENE LAUS,
ULYSSES,

Greeks
NESTOR,
DIOMEDES,
PATROCLUS,
THER SITES,
CALCHASY.

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HELEN, wife to Menelaus,
ANDROMA CHE, wife to Hector.
CASSANDRA, daughter to Priam, a prophetefiae
CRESSIDA, daughter to Calçhas.
ALEXANDER, Crellida's. fervant.
Boy, page to. Troilus..

Trojan and Greek Soldiers, with other Attendants

SCENE, Troy, and the Grecian camp, before.it

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