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I stand dishonored, that have gone about
dream? D. John. Sir, they are spoken, and these things
Bene. This looks not like a nuptial.
True, O God!
Leon. All this is so; but what of this, my lord ? Claud. Let me but move one question to your
daughter; And by that fatherly and kindly power That you have in her, bid her answer truly.
Leon. I charge thee do so, as thou art my child.
Hero. O God, defend me! How am I beset ! What kind of catechizing call you this ?
Claud. To make you answer truly to your name.
Hero, Is it not Hero? Who can blot that name
Marry, that can Hero;
you are a maid, answer to this. Hero. I talked with no man at that hour, my lord.
D. Pedro. Why then are you no maiden.---Leonato, I am sorry you must hear. Upon my honor, Myself, my brother, and this grieved count, Did see her, hear her, at that hour last night, Talk with a ruffian at her chamber-window; Who hath, indeed, most like a liberal ? villain, Confessed the vile encounters they have had A thousand times in secret. D. John.
Fie, fie! They are
1 i. e. 5 natural power.” Kind is used for nature,
2 Liberal here, as in many places of these plays, means licentious bes yond honesty or decency.
For did I think thou wouldst not quickly die,
Sir, sir, be patient:
Beat. O, on my soul, my cousin is belied !
Beat. No, truly, not; although, until last night,
Leon. Confirmed, confirmed! O, that is stronger
Which was before barred up with ribs of iron !
Friar. Hear me a little ;
1 Frame is order, contrivance, disposition of things.
Into her face; a thousand innocent shames
Friar, it cannot be.
proper nakedness? Friar. Lady, what man is he you are accused of ?
Hero. They know, that do accuse me; I know none If I know more of any man alive, Than that which maiden modesty doth warrant, Let all my sins lack mercy !--O my father, Prove you that any man with me conversed At hours unmeet, or that I yesternight Maintained the change of words with any creature, Refuse me, hate me, torture me to death. Friar. There is some strange misprision in the
princes Bene. Two of them have the very bent? of honor ; And if their wisdoms be misled in this, The practice of it lives in John the bastard, Whose spirits toil in frame of villanies.
Leon. I know not. If they speak but truth of her, These hands shall tear her; if they wrong her honor, The proudest of them shall well hear of it. Time hath not yet so dried this blood of mine, Nor age so ate up my invention,
2 Bent is here used for the utmost degree of, or tendency to, honorable conduct.
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