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Enter Duke, Curio, Lords; musicians attending.
the former Receiveth as the sea, vought enters there, Of what validity and pitch soever, Self
But falls into abatemeöt and low price,
Cur. Will you go hunt, my lord?
The hart. Duke. Why, so I do, the noblest that I have: 0, when mine eyes did see Olivia first, Methought, she purg'd the air of pestilence ;Few shen That instant was I turn'd into a hart; And my desires, like fell and cruel hounds, E'er since pursue me.-How now? what news from
Val. Soplease my lord, I might not be admitted, But fronı her handmaid do return this answer: The element itself, till seven years heatt, Shall not behold her face at ample view; offer But, like a cloistress, she will veiled walk, And water once a day her chamber round, begreben With eye-offending brine; all this, to season A brother's dead love, which she would keep fresh, And lasting, in her sad remembrance. Based by
Duke. O, she that hath a heart of that fine frame, To pay this debt of love but to a brother, How will she love, when the rich golden shaft hat Hath kill'd the flock of all affections else That live in her! when liver, brain, and heart, These sovereign thrones, are all supplied, and fill'd (Her sweet perfections), with one self king!Away before me to sweet beds of flowers; Love-thoughts lie rich, when canopied with bowers.
(Ereunt. • Fantastical to the height. + Heated.
Enter Viola, Captain, and Sailors.
sailors ? Cap. It is perchance, that you yourself were
saved. Vio. O my poor brother and so, perchance, may
he be. Cap. True, madam: and, to comfort you with
chance, Assure yourself, after our ship did split, When yon, and that poor number saved with you, Hung on our driving boat, I saw your brother, Most provident in peril, bind himself (Courage and hope both teaching him the practice) To a strong mast, that lived upon the sea; Where, like Arion on the dolphin's back, I saw him hold acquaintance with the waves, So long as I could see. Vio.
For saying so, there's gold: Mine own escape unfoldeth to my hope, Whereto thy speech serves for authority, The like of him. Know'st thou this country?
Cap. Ay, madam, well; for I was bred and born, Not three hours' travel from this very place.
Vio. Who goverus here?
A noble duke, in nature,
What is his name?
Vio. Orsino! I have heard my father name him :
And so is now,
0, that I served that lady;
Till I had made mine owa occasion mellow, reif
That were hard to compass; ands for
Vio. There is a fair behaviour in thee, captain; nk. wall
Doth oft close in pollution, yet of thee wat
me very worth his service. parhaan
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Scene III. WHAT YOU WILL.
251 Cap. Be you bis eunuch, and your mute I'll be: When my tongue blabs, then let mine eyes not see! bien Vio. I thank thee: lead me on.
A room in Olivia's house.
Enter Sir Toby Belch, and Maria.
at the Sir To. What a "plague means my niece, to take the death of her brother thus? I am sure, care's an enemy to life.
Mur. By troth, Sir Toby, you must come in ear. lier o’nights; your cousin, my lady, takes great ex. ceptions to your ill hours.
Sir To. Why, let her except before excepted.
Mar. Ay, but you must coufine yourself within the modest limits of order.
Sir To. Confine? I'll confine myself no finer than I am: these clothes are good enough to drink in, and so be these boots too; an they be not, let them hang themselves in their own straps.
Mar. That quaffing and drinking will undo you: I heard my lady talk of it yesterday; and of a fool. ish knight, that you brought in one night here, to be her wooer.
Sir To. Who? Sir Andrew Ague.cheek?
Mar. Ay, but he'll have but a year in all these ducats; he's a very fool, and a prodigal."
Sir To. Fie, that you'll say so! he plays o'the viol-de-gambo, and speaks three or four languages