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D. Pedro. Count Claudio, when mean you to go to both to the prince and Claudio, as-in love of your church?

brother's honour who hath made this match; and his Claud. Tomorrow, my lord : Time goes on crutch friend's reputation, who is thus like to be cozened with es, till love have all his rites.

the semblance of a maid, -that you have discovered Leen. Not till Monday, my dear son, which is hence | thus. They will scarcely believe this without trial; a just seven-night ; and a time too brief too, to have all offer them instances; which shall bear no less likelithings answer my mind

hood, than to see me at her chamber-window; bar D. Pedro, Come, you shake the head at so long a me call Margaret, Hero ; hear Margaret term me Bow breathing; but, I warrant thee, Claudio, the time shall rachio; and bring them to see this, the very night be. Dat go dully by us; I will, in the interim, undertake fore the intended wedding: for, in the mean tine, I qe of Hercules' labours; which is, to bring signior | will so fashion the matter, that Hero shall be absent; Benedick, and the lady Beatrice, into a mountain of and there shall appear such seeming truths of Hero's affection, the one with the other. I would fain have disloyalty, that jealousy shall be call'd assurance, and it a mateh ; and I doubt not but to fashion it, if you all the preparation overthrown. three will but minister such assistance as I shall give D. John. Grow this to what adverse issue it can, I fori dintetion.

will put it in practice: Be cunning in the working Leon. My lord, I am for you, though it cost me ten this, and thy fee is a thousand ducats. sights' watchings.

Bora. Be you constant in the accusation, and my Claud, And I, my lord.

cumug shall not shame me. D. Pedry. And you too, gentle Hero?

D. John. I will presently go learn their day of mar. Here. I will do any modest office, my lord, to help riage.

[Excunt. by cousin to a good husband.

SCENE III.-Leonato's Garden. Enter Benedick D. Pedrs. And Benedick is not the unhopefullest

and a Boy. hestand that I know; thus far can I praise him; he

Bene. Boy,is of a noble strain, of approved valour, and confirmed

Boy. Signior. bobesty. I will teach you how to humour your cousin,

Bene. In my chaniber-window lies a book ; bring it that she shall fall in love with Benedick :-and I, with

hither to me in the orchard. four two belps, will so practise on Benedick, that, in

Boy. I am here already, sir. despite of his quick wit and his queasy stomach, he skal fall in love with Beatrice. If we can do this, and here again. [Exit Boy.]—I do much wonder, that

Bene. I know that;-but I would have thee hence, Capid is no longer an archer; his glory shall be ours, for we are the only love-gods. Go in with me, and I

one man, seeing how much another man is a fool when

he dedicates his behaviours to love, will, after he hath vill tell you my drift.

[Exeunt.

laughed at such shallow follies in others, become the SCENE 11.- Another room in Leonato's House. En argument of his own scom, by falling in love: And ter Don John and Borachio.

such a man is Claudio. I have known, when there

was no music with him but the drum and fie; and D. Jekn. It is so; the count Claudiq sluall marry the

now had he rather hear the tabor and the pipe: I have daughter of Leonato.

koown, when he would have walked ten mile afoot, to Berg. Yea, my lord; but I can cross it.

see a good armour ; and now will he lie ten nights D. John. Any bar, any cross, any impediment will

awake, carving the fashion of a new doublet. He was be nudicinable to me: I am sick in displeasure to him ; and whatsoever comes athwart his affection, ranges

wont to speak plain, and to the purpose, like an hon

est man, and a soldier; and now is he turn'd orthograevenly with mine. How canst thou cross this inar

pher; his words are a very fantastical banquet, just so riage ?

many strange dishes. May I be so converted, and see Bere. Not honestly, my lord; but so covertly that

with these eyes? I cannot tell; I think not: I will i dishonesty shall appear in me.

not be sworn, but love may transform me to an oyster; D. John. Show me briefly how.

but I'll take my oath on it, till he have made an oys. Bora. I think, I told your lordship, a year since, how

ter of me, he shall never make me such a fool. One much I am in the favour of Margaret, the waiting-gen

woman is fair; yet I am well: another is wise ; yet I dewotnan to Hero. D. Johan. I remember.

am well: another virtuous; yet I am well: But till

all graces be in one woman, one woman shall not come Bors. I can, at any unseasonable instant of the

in my grace. Rich she shall be, that's certain ; wise, night, appoint ber to look out at her lady's chamber.

or I'll none; virtuous, or I'll never cheapen her; fair, window. D. John. What life is in that, to be the death of this

or I'll never look on her; mild, or come not near me ;

noble, or not, for an angel ; of good discourse, an excarriage ? Bore. The poison of that lies in you to temper. Go

cellent musician, and her hair shall be of what colour you to the prince your brother; spare not to tell him, it please God. Ha! the prince and monsieur Love! I that he hath wronged his honour in marrying the re

will hide me in the arbour.

[Vithulraws. BWTR Claudio (whose estimation do you mightily Enter Don Pedro, Leonato, and Claudio. hold up) to a contaminated stale, such a one as Hero. D. Pedro. Come, shall we hear this music ? D. John. What proof shall I make of that?

Claud. Yea, my good lord :-how still the evening is, Bera. Proof enough to misuse the prince, to vex As hush'd on purpose to grace harmony ! Claudio, to undo Hero, and kill Leonato: Look you D. Pedro. See you where Benedick hath hid him. for any other issue?

selr? D. John. Only to despite them, I will endeavour any Claud. O, very well, my lord : the music ended, ding.

We'll fit the kid-fox with a penny-worth. Bura. Go then, find me a meet hour to draw Don

Enter Balthazar, with music. Polro, and the count Claudio, alone: tell them, that D. Pedro. Come, Balthazar, we'll hear that song you know that Hero loves me; intend a kind of zeal again

Balth. O good my lord, tax not so bad a voice terfeit of passion came so near the life of passion, as To slander music any more than once.

she discovers it. D. Pedro. It is the witness still of excellency, D. Pedro. Why, what effects of passion shows she? To put a strange face on his own perfection - Claud. Bait the hook well; this fish will bite. I pray thee, sing, and let me woo no more.

[Aside Balth. Because you talk of wooing, I will sing : Leon. What effects, my lord ! She will sit you, Since many a wooer doth commence his suit

You heard my daughter tell you how. To her he thinks not worthy; yet he woos ;

Claud. She did, indeed. Yet will he swear, he loves.

D. Pedro. How, how, I pray you? You amaze me: D. Pedro.

Nay, pray thee, come : I would have thought her spirit had been invincible Or, if thou wilt hold longer argument,

against all assaults of affection. Do it in notes.

Leon. I would have sworn it had, my lord ; especialBalth. Note this before my notes,

ly against Benedick. There's not a note of mine that's worth the noting. Benc. [ Aside.] I should think this a gull, but that - D. Pedro. Why, these are very crotchets that he the white-bearded fellow speaks it: knavery cannot, speaks ;

sure, hide hiniselt in such reverence. Note, notes, forsooth, and noting !

[Music. Claud. He hath ta'en the infection; hold it up. Bene. Now, divine air! now is his soul ravished!

[Aside. Is it not strange, that sheep's guts should hale souls

D. Pedro. Hath she made her affection known to out of men's bodies ?-Well, a horn for my money,

Benedick? when all's done.

Leon. No; and swears she never will: that's her Balthazar sings.

torment. 1.

Claud. "Tis true, indeed ; so your daughter says: Balth. Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,

Shall I, says she, that have so oft encountered him with Men were deceivers ever;

scorn, write to him that I love him? One foot in sea, and one on shore ;

Leon. This says she now when she is beginning to To one thing constant never :

write to him: for she'll be up twenty times a night; Then sigh not so,

and there will she sit in her smock, till she have writ But let them

a sheet of paper:-my daughter tells us all. And he you blith and bonny ;

Claud. Now you talk of a sheet of paper, I rememConverting all your sounds of wee

ber a pretty jest your daughter told us of. Into, Hey nonny, nonny.

Leon. 0,-when she had writ it, and was reading it 2.

over, she found Benedick and Beaurice between the Sing no more ditties, sing no mo'

shect?
Of dumps so dull anu heavy ;

Claud. That.
The fraud of men was ever so,

Leon. O she tore the letter into a thousand half
Since summer first was Icar'y.

pence; railed at herself, that she could be so immodThen sigh not so, c.

est to write to one that she knew would flout her: I D. Pedro. By my troth, a good song. .

measure him, says she, by my own spirit; for I should Balth. And an ill singer, my lord. D. Pedro. Ha? no; no, faith ; thou singest well fort him, if he writ to me ; yea, though I love him, I

shouldi. enough for a shift.

Claud. Then down upon her knees she falls, weeps, Bene. [ Aside.) An he had been a dog, that should

sobs, beats her heart, tears her hair, prays, curses ;have howled thus, they would have hanged him: and,

O spect Benedick! God give me patience ! I pray God, his bad voice bode no mischief! I had as

Leon. She doth, indeed; my daughter says so: and hief have heard the night-raren, come what plague

the ecstacy hath so much overborne her, that my could have come after it.

daughter is sometime afraid she will do a desperate D. Pedro. Yea, marry ; [To Claudio.)-Dost thou

outrage to herself'; It is very true. hear, Balthazar? I pray thee, get us some excelleut

D. Pedro. It were good, that Benedick knew of it music; for to

morrow night we would have it at the kady Hero's chramber-window.

by some other, if she will not discover it.

Claud. To what end? He would but make a sport of Balth. The best I can, my lord. D. Pedro. Do so: farewell. [Ere. Balth. and mu

it, and torment the poor lady worse. sic.]-Come hither, Leonato: What was it you told me

D. Pedro, An he should, it were an alms to bang of to-lay, that your niece Beatrice was in love with

him: She's an excellent sweet lady; and, out o' all signior Benedick?

suspicion, she is virtuous. Claud. O, ay :-Stalk on, stalk on; the fowl sits.

Claud. And she is exceeding wise. [ Aside to Pedro.] I did never think that lady would

D. Pedro. In every thing, but in loving Benedick. have loved any man.

Leon. O my lord, wisdom and blood combating in Leon. No, nor I neither; but most wonderful, that

so tender a body, we have ten proofs to one, that blood she should so dote on signior Benedick, whom she hath

hach the victory. I am sorry for her, as I have just in all outward behaviours seemed ever to abhor. cause, being her uncle and her guardian. Benc. Is't possible ? Sits the wind in that corner:

D. Pedro. I would, she had bestowed this dotage on [Aside.

me; I would have dail'd all other respects, and made Leon. By my troth, my lord, I cannot tell what to

her half myself: I pray you, tell Benedick of it, and think of it; but that she loves him with an enraged

hcar what he will say. altection, it is past the infinite of thought.

Leon. Were it good, think you? D. Pedro. May be, she doth but counterfeit.

Claud. Hero thinks surely, she will die: for she says, Claud. 'Faith, like enough.

she will dic if he love her not; and she will die ere Leon. O God! count: rfeit! There never was coun

she make her love known; and she will die if he won

bet, rather than she will bate one breath of her accus

Enter Beatrice. camed crossness.

Beat. Against my will, I am sent to bid you come D. Pedro. She doth well: if she should make ten

in to dinner. der of her love, "tis very possible he'll scorn it; for Benr. Fair Beatrice. I thank you for your pains. the man, as you know all, hath a contemptible spirit. Beat. I took no more pains for those thanks, than Claud. He is a very proper man. D. Pedro. He hath, indeed, a good outward happi- ll would not have come.

you take pains to thank me; it it had been painful, I

Bene. You take pleasure in the message? Cland. 'Fore God, and in my mind, very wise.

Beat. Yea; just so much as you may take upon a D. Pedre. He doth, indeed, show some sparks that

knife's point, and choke a daw withal :-You have no are like wit.

stomach, signior; fare you well.

[Ea it. Leon. And I take him to be valiant.

Bene. Ha! Against my will I am sent to bid you D. Pedre. As Hector, I assure you : and in the

come to dinner-there's a double meaning in that. 1 managing of quarrels you may say he is wise ; for

took no more pains for those thanks, than you took either be avoids them with great discretion, or under

nains to thank me—that's as much as to say, Any pains takes them with a most christiar-like fear.

that I take for you is as easy as thanks :-If I do not Lest. If he do fear God, he must necessarily keep take pity of her, I am a villain; if I do not love her, pesce; if he break the peace, he ought to enter into a

I am a Jew: I will go get her picture. [Erit. quarrel with fear and trembling.

D. Pedrs. And so will he do; for the man doth fear God, bowskver it seems not in him, by some large

ACT III. jest be will make. Well, I am sorry for your niece: Shall we go see Benedick, and tell of her love? SCENE 1.-Leonato's Garden. Enter Hero, Marga Cloud. Never tell him, my lord; let ber wear it out

ret, and Ursula, with good counsel.

Hero. Lesn. Nay, that's impossible; she may wear her

GOOD Margaret, run thee into the parlour; leart out first.

There thou shalt find my cousin Beatrice, D. Pedro. Well, we'll hear further of it by your | Proposing with the prince and Claudio: daughter; let it cool the while. I love Benedick well, Whisper her ear, and tell her, I and Ursula wd I wald wish he would modestly examine bimself, Walk in the orchard, and our whole discourse to se bow much he is unworthy so good a lady. Is all of her ; say, that thou overheardst us;

Lesti. My lord, will you walk? dinner is ready. And bid her steal into the pleached bower,

Cleud. If he do not dote on her upon this, I will Where boney-suckles, ripen'd by the sun,
Dérer trust my expectation.

[ Aside. || Forbid the sun to enter;—like favourites, D. Prore. Let there be the same net sprend for her; Made proud by princes, that advance their pride and that must your daughter and her gentlewoman | Against that power that bred it:-there will she hide dirty. The sport will be, when they hold one an her, PATRON of another's dotage, and no ench matter; that's To listen our propose: This is thy office, the strik that I would see, which will be merely a dumb Bear thee well in it, and leave us alone. u. Let us and her to call him in to dinner.

Mar. I'll make her come, I warrant you, presently. [ Aside. E.re. D. Ped. Claud. and Leon.

[Exit.

Hero. Now, Ursula, when Beatrice doth come, Benedick advances from the arbour.

As we do trace this alley up and down, inne. This can be po trick: The conference was

Our talk must only be of Benedick: kelly bome They have the truth of this from Hero.

When I do name him, let it be thy part They went to pity the lady; it seems, her affections

To praise liim more than ever man did merit. Ware their full bent. Love me! why, it must be re

My talk to thee must be, how Benedick . I har, how I am censured: they say, I will

Is sick in love with Beatrice : Of this matter ber myself proudly, if I perceive the love come from

Is little Cupid's crafty arrow made, k; they say too, that she will rather die than give

That only wounds by hearsay. Now begin; as sign of affection. I did never think to marry :

Enter Beatrice, behind. I must not seem proud :-happy are they that hear For look where Beatrice, like a lapwing, runs tir detractions, and can put theni to mending. They Close by the ground, to hear our conference. 91. The lady is fair ;-'tis a truth, I can bear them wit Urs. The pleasant’st angling is to see the fish Ex: ad virtuous ;-'tis so, I cannot reprove it; and Cut with her golden oars the silver stream, ww, but for loving me:-By jay troth, it is no addi And greedily devour the treacherous bait: Ea a het wit ;-Dor no great argument of her folly, || So angle we for Beatrice ; who even now ** I will be borribly in love with her.-I may chance Is couched in the woulbine coverture: kar? spe odd quirks and remnants o' wit braken on Fear you not my part of the dialogue. txeanse I have railed so long against marriage: Hero. Then go we near her, that her car lose nothing Ez egch not the appetite alter? A man loves the of the false sweet bait that we lay for it. Drat in his youth, that he cannot endure in his age:

[They advarut in the bower. Sall goips, and sentences, and these paper bullets of No, truly, Ursula, she is too disdainful;

train, ake a man from the career o his humour? I know, her spirits are as coy and wild te: The world must be peopled. When I said, I As haggards of the rock. el die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till Urs.

But are you sure, I sett barried.--Here comes Beatrice: By this day, ll That Benedick loves Beatrice so entirely? sher's a fair lads : I do spy some marks of love in Hero. So says the prince, and my newsrothed lord.

Ura. And did they bid you tell her of it, madam?

Hero. They did entreat me to acquaint her of it:

Beatrice advanring. But I persuaded them, if they lov'd Benedick,

Beat. What fire is in mine ears? Can this be true! To wish him wrestle with affection,

Stand I condemnd for pride and scorn so much? And never to let Beatrice know of it.

Contempt, farewell! and maiden pride, adieu ! Urs. Why did you so ? Doth not the gentleman No glory lives behind the back of such. Deserve as full, as fortunate a bed,

And, Benedick, love on, I will requite thee; As ever Beatrice shall couch upon ?

Taming my wild heart to thy loving hand; Hero. O god of love! I know, he doth deserve

If thou dost love, my kindness shall incite thite As inuch as may be yielded to a man:

To bind our loves up in a holy band : But nature never fram'd a woman's heart

For others say, thou dost deserve ; and I Of prouder stuff than that of Beatrice:

Believe it better than reportingly.

[Exit. Disdain and scorn ride sparkling in her eyes, Misprizing what they look on ; and her wit

SCENE II.- A Room in Leunato's House. Enter Don Values itself so highly, that to her

Pedro, Claudio, Benedick, and Leonato. All matter else seems weak : she can not love,

D. Pedro. I do but stay till your marriage be conNor take no shape nor project of affection,

summate, and then I go toward Arragon. She is so self-endeared.

Claud. I'll bring you thither, my lord, if you'll Urs. Sure, I think so ;

vouchsafe me. And therefore, certainly, it were not good

D. Pedro. Nay, that would be as great a soil in the She knew his love, lest she make sport at it.

new gloss of your marriage, as to show a child his Hero. Why, you speak truth : I never yet saw man, new coat, and forbid him to wear it. I will only be How wise, how noble, young, how rarely featurd, bold with Benedick for his company; for, from the But she would spell him backward: if fair fae'd, crown of his head to the sole of his foot, he is all She'd swear, the gentleman should be her sister; mirth; he hath twice or thrice cut Cupid's bow-string, If black, why, nature, drawing of an antic,

and the little hangman dare not shoot at him: he hath Made a foul blot: if tall, a lance ill-headed;

a heart as sound as a bell, and his tongue is the clapIf low, an agate very vilely cut:

per : for what his heart thinks, his tongue speaks. If speaking, why, a vane blown with all winds ;

Bene. Gallants, I am not as I have been. If silent, why, a block moved with nove.

Leon. So say I; methinks, you are sadder. So turns she every man the wrong side out;

Claud. I hope, he be in love. And never gives to truth and virtue, that

D. Pedro. Hang him, truant; there's no true drop Which simpleness and merit purchaseth.

of blood in him, to be truly touch'd with love: if he Urs. Sure, sure, such carping is not commendable. be sad, he wants money.

Hero. No: not to be so odd, and from all fashions, Bene. I have the tooth-ach. As Beatrice is, cannot be commendable :

D. Pedro. Draw it. But who dare tell her so? If I should speak,

Bene. Hang it! She'd mock me into air ; 0, she would laugh me Claud. You must hang it first, and draw it after Out of myself. press me to death with wit.

wards. Therefore let Benedick, like cover'd fire,

D. Pedro. What? sigh for the tooth-ach ? Consume away in sighs, waste inwardly:

Leon. Where is but a humour, or a worm ? It were a better death than die with mocks;

Bene. Well, every one can master a grief, but he Which is as bad as die with tickling.

that has it. Urs. Yet tell her of it; hear what she will say.

Claud. Yet say I, he is in love. Hero. No; rather I will go to Benedick,

D. Pedro. There is no appearance of fancy in him, And counsel him to fight against his passion : unless it be a faney that he bath to strange disguises ; And, truly, I'll devise some honest slanders

as to be a Dutch-man to-day; a French-man to-mor To stain my cousin with : One doth not know, row ; or in the shape of two countries at once, as, a How much an ill word may empoison liking. German from the waist downward, all slops ; and a

Urs. O, do not do your cousin such a wrong. Spaniard from the hip upward, no doublet : Unless he She cannot be so much without true judgement, have a fancy to this foolery, as it appears he hath, he i (Having so swift and excellent a wit,

is no fool for fancy, as you would have it appear he is As she is priz'd to have) as to refuse

Claud. If he be not in love with some woman, there So rare a gentleman as signior Benedick.

is no believing old signs: he brushes his hat o' morHero. He is the only man of Italy,

ings; What should that bode? Always excepted my dear Claudio.

D. Pedro. Hath any man seen him at the barber's ? Urs. I pray you, be not angry with me, madam, Claud. No, but the barber's man hath been sera Speaking my fancy ; signior Benedick,

with him; and the old ornament of his check hath alFor shape, for bearing, argument, and valour, ready stuffed tennis-balls. Goes foremost in report through Italy.

Leon. Indeed, he looks younger than he did, by the Horo. Indeed, he hath an excellent good name. loss of a beard.

Urs. His excellence did earn it, ere he had it. D. Pedro. Nay, he rubs himself with civet: Can When are you married, madam?

you smell him out by that ? Flero. Why, every day ;-tomorrow : Come, go in; Claud. That's as much as to say, The sweet youth's I'll show thee some attires; and have thy counsel, in love. Which is the best to furnish me to-morrow.

D. Pedro. The greatest note of it is his melancholy. Urs. She's lim'd, I warrant you ; we have caught Claud. And when was he wont to wash his face ? her, madam.

D. Pedro. Yea, or to paint himself? for the which, Hero. If it prove so, then loving goes by haps : I hear what they say of him. Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps. Claud. Nay, but his jesting spirit ; which has now

[Exeunt Hero and Ursula. || crept into a lute string and now governed by stops."

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D. Pedro. Indeed, that tells a heavy tale for him : my witnesses : bear it coldly but till midnight, and let Conelul, conelude, he is in love.

the issue show itself. Claud. Nay, but I know who loves him.

D. Pedro. O day untowardly turned ! D. Pedra. That would I know too; I warrant, one Claud. O mischief strangely thwarting! that knows him not.

D. John. O plaque right well prevented ! Cloud. Yes, and his ill conditions ; and, in despite || So will you say, when you have seen the sequel. (E.re. ef all, dies for him.

SCENE III.- A Street. Enter Dogberry and Verges, D. Pedra. She shall be buried with her face upwards

with the Watch. Beur. Yet is this no charm for the tooth-ach. Old

Dogh. Are you good men and true? egnior, walk aside with me; I have studied eight or

Verg. Yca, or else it were pity but they should sufnine wise words to speak to you, which these hobby

fer salvation, body and soul. bares must not hear. [Exe. Bene, and Leon.

Dogh. Nay, that were a punishment too good for D. Pedre. For my life, to break with him about Be

them, if they should have any allegiance in them, leatrice.

ing chosen for the prince's watch. Clurd. 'Tis eren so: Hero and Margaret have by

l'erg. Well, give them their charge, neighbour Dog

herry. this played their parts with Beatrier, and then the two bears will not bite one another, when they meet.

Dogb. First, who think you the most desartless man

tu le cunstable? Enter Don John.

1 Watrh. Hugh Oatcake, sir, or George Seacoal;

for they can write and nad. D. Joka. My lord and brother, God save you.

Dogb. Come hither, neighbour Seacoal: Gol hath D. Petra. Good den, brother

blessed you with a good name: to be a well-favoured D. Jokt. If your leisure served, I would speak with man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes

by nature. D. Peiro. In private?

2 Watch. Both which, master constable,D. Jehn. If it please you ;-yet count Claudio may Dogh. You have; I knew it would be your answer haar; fotat I would speak of, concerns him.

Well, for your favour, sir, why, giv God thanks, and D. Pedrs. What's the matter?

make no boast of it: and for your writing and reading, D. Jehr. Means your lordship to be married to-mor

let that appear when there is no need of such vanity. [T. Claudio.

You are thought here to be the most senseless and fit D. Pedre. You know, he does.

man for the constable of the watch : therefore bear D. John. I know not that, when he knows what I you the lantern: This is youf charge ; You shall com

prehend all vagrom men; you are to bid any man Cloud. If there be any impediment, I pray you, dis- stand, in the prince's name. CITET it.

2 Witch. How if he will not stand ? D. John. You may think, I love you not ; let that Dogb. Why then, take no note of him, but let hiin appear breafter, and aim better at me by that I will go; and presently call the rest of the watch together, Bo* minifest: For my brother, I think, he liolds you and thank Gou you are rid of a knave. *ll and in learness of heart hath holp to effect your Verg. If he will not stand when he is bidden, he is ensing marriage : surely, suit ill spent, and labour none of the prince's subjects. ill bestowed !

Dogb. True, and they are to meddle with none but D Pedrs. Why, what's the matter?

the prince's subjects :-You shall also make no noise D. John. I came hither to tell you ; and, circumstan- in the streets; for, for the watch to babble and talk, is e shortened, (for she bath been too long a talking most tolerable and not to be endured. c) the lady is disloyal.

2 Watch. We will rather sleep than talk; we know C'lerne, Who? Hero?

what belongs to a watch. D. Jekn. Even she; Leonato's Hero, your Hero, Dogh. Why, you speak like an ancient and most Biry Dan's Hero.

quiet watchman; for I cannot see how sleeping shouhl Clou. Disloyal?

offend: only, have a care that your bills be not stolen: D. John. The word is too good to paint out her wick- | - Well, you are to call at the ale-houses, and bid thuse virss; I could say, she were worse ; think you of a that are drunk get them to bd. wine title, and I will fit her to it. Wonder not till 2 Watch. How if they will not? farker warrant: go but with me to-night, you shall Dogb. Why then, let them alone till they are sober; * her chamber-window entered; even the night be if they make you not then the better answer, you may fure betwrddingday: if you love her then, to-morrow say, they are not the men you took them for. well her; but it would better fit your honour to change 2 Watch. Well, sir. your mind

Dogh. If you meet a thief, you may suspect him, by Clear. May this be so?

virtue of your ofiice, to be no true man: and, for such D. Pedro. I will not think it.

kind of men, the less you meddle or make with them D. Jair. If you dare not trust that you see, confess why, the more is for your honesty. But that you know: if you will follow me, I will show 2 Watch. If we know him to be a thief, shall we not Full en.gh ; and when you have seen more, and heard lay hands on him? More, proeerd accordingly.

Dogb. Truly, by your office you may, but I think, Claud. If I sr any thing to-night why I should not they that touch pitch will be defiled: the most pacem 22rTy les tomorrow; in the congregation, where I able way for you, if you do take a thief, is, to let him AM sd, there will I shame her.

fi show himself what he is, and steal out of your contie D. Pritre. And, as I wooed for thee to obtain her, I pany. i! vin with thre to disgrace her.

Verg. You bave always been called a merciful man, D. Joh.fi. I will dispurage her no further, till you are partner.

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