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The ruddiness upon her lip is wet;
Leon. No, not these twenty years.
So long could I
What you can make her do,
It is requir'd,
[HERMIONE comes down from the Pedestal. Start not: her actions shall be holy, as,
You hear, my spell is lawful: do not shun her,
O, she's warm! [Embracing her.
She embraces him.
Pol. Ay, and make't manifest where she has liv’d,
That she is living, Were it but told you, should be hooted at Like an old tale; but it appears, she lives, Though yet she speak not. Mark a little while. Please you to interpose, fair madam ; kneel, And pray your mother's blessing.--Turn, good lady; Our Perdita is found.
[Presenting PERDITA, who kneels to
You gods, look down,
There's time enough for that;
Lest they desire, upon this push to trouble
I, an old turtle,
O peace, Paulina; Thou should'st a husband take by my consent, As I by thine, a wife: this is a match, And made between's by vows. Thou hast found
: I'll not seek far (For him, I partly know his mind,) to find thee An honourable husband :-Come, Camillo, And take her by the hand: whose worth, and
both your par..
5 You who by this discovery have gained what you desired.
Perform’d in this wide gap of time, since first
This play, as Dr. Warburton justly observes, is, with all its absurdities, very entertai ng. The character of Autolycus is naturally conceived, and strongly represented.