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Sil. Is she not passing fair ?
Sil. How tall was she?
Jul. About my stature: for, at Pentecoste,
Sil. She is beholden to thee, gentle youth!~
give thee this For thy sweet mistress' sake, because thou lov'st her. Farewell.
(Erit Silvia, Jul. And she shall thank you for't, if e'er you
+ In good earnest.
If I had such a tire", this face of mine
SCENE I. The same.
Egl. The sun begins to gild the western sky;
it is about the very hour
• Head-dress. + Respectable.
Sil. Amen, amen! go on, good Eglamour !.
Egl. Fear not: the forest is not three leagues off; If we recover that, we are sure* enough. [Exeunt.
An apartment in the Duke's palace.
Enter Thurio, Proteus, and Julia.
Thu. Sir Proteus, what says Silvia to my suit?
Pro. 0, sir, I find her milder than she was;
Thu. What, that my leg is too long?
Pro. But pearls are fair; and the old saying is, Black men are pearls in beauteous ladies' eyes.
Jul. 'Tis true; such pearls as put out ladies' eyes; For I had rather wink than look on them. [Aside.
Thu. How likes she my discourse?
peace? Jul. But better, indeed, when you hold your peace.
[Aside. Thu. What says she to my valour ? Pro. O, sir, she makes no doubt of that. Jul. She needs not, when she knows it coward. ice.
Thu. What says she to my birth?
Duke. How now, sir Proteus ? how bow, Thurio ? Which of you saw sir Eglamour of late?
Thu. Not I.
Saw you my daughter ?
Neitber. Duke. Why, then she's filed unto that peasant
Valentine; And Eglamour is in her company. 'Tis true; for friar. Laurence met them both, As he in penance wander'd through the forest: Him he knew well, and guess'd that it was she; But, being mask'd, he was not sure of it: Besides, she did intend confession At Patrick's cell this even; and there she was not: These likelihoods confirm her fight from hence. Therefore, I pray you, stand not to discourse, But mount you presently; and meet with die Upon the rising of the mountain.foot That leads towards Mantua, whịther they are fled : Despatch, sweet gentlemen, and follow me. (Exit.
Thu. Why, this it is to be a peevisht girl, That flies her fortune when it follows her: I'll after; more to be reveng'd on Eglamour, Than for the love of recklesst Silvia. (Erit.
Pro. And I will follow, more for Silvia's love, Than hale of Eglamour that goes with her. (Erit.
Jul. And I will follow, more to cross that love, Than hate for Silvia, that is gone for love. [Exit.
Frontiers of Mantua.
Enter Silvia, and Out-laws.
Out. Come, come;
Sil. A thousand more mischances than this one Have learn'd me how to brook this patiently.
2 Out. Come, bring her away. 1 Out. Where is the gentleman that was with her!
3 Out. Being pimble-footed, he hath out-run us, But Moyses, and Valerius, follow him. Go thou with her to the west end of the wood, There is our captain : we'll follow him that's fed ; The thicket is beset, he cannot scape. 1 Out. Come, I must bring you to our captain's
Another part of the Forest.
Val. How use doth breed a habit in a man!