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Than in the note of judgment: and worthier than him
(Exit Patroclus. Aga. In second voice we'll not be satisfy'd, We come to speak with him :-Ulyfes, enter you.
[Exit Ulyfies. Aja. What is hc more than another? Aga. No more than what he thinks he is. Aja. Is he so much ? Do you not think he thinks
Aga. No question.
Aga. No, noble Ajax ; you are as strong, as valiant,
Aja. Why should a man be proud ?
1 There is a most commendable degree of dignity and spirit ia this fpeech of Agamemnon's.
# This is an excellent Aroke at self-sufficiency, which must ever itapir merit,
Aja. I do hate a proud man, as I hate the engend'ring
Uly. He doth rely on none;
“ Aga. Why will he not, upon our fair request, “ Untent his person, and share the air with us?
“ Uly. Things small as nothing, for request's fake only, “ He makes important: Poffeft he is with greatnefs ; “ And speaks not to himself, but with a pride “ That quarrels at self breath : imagin'd worth " Holds in his blood such swoln and hot discourse, “ That, 'twixt his mental and his active parts, “ Kingdom'd Achilles in commotion rages, “ And batters 'gainst itself: What fhould I say ? " He is so plaguy proud, that the death tokens of it “ Cry-No recovery.
Aga. Let Ajax go to him.-
Uly. O, Agamemnon, let it not be fo!
That were to enlard his fat-already pride;
Nes. O, this is well; he rubs the vein of him.
Aga. O, no, you shall not go.
Aja. An he be proud with me, I'll pheeze his pride :-
“ Uly. Not for the worth that hangs upon our quarrel..
Aga. He will be the physician, that hould be the
Aja. He should not bear it so,
Uly. He would have ten shares.
Aja. I'll knead him, I will make him fupple: “ Ñes. He's not yet thorough warm : force him with
“ praises ;
“ (To Agamemnon.-
Ajax, like most other proud men, declares he knows not what pride is. Ulysses here, according to the character of bis policy, and ? knowledge of men, smooths over the master of the seven-fold-thield. very farewdly,
Nef. Wherefore should you so ?
Aja. A whorson dog, that lhall palter thus with us! 'Would, he were a Trojan!
Nef. What a vice were it in our Ajax now
Aja. Shall I call you, father?
Uly. There is no tarrying here : the bart Achillos
* The principle of flattery is well maintained through this scene; and tbe act is geacral has much more mcris and importance than the former,
Aga. Go we to counsel. Let Achilles sleep : Light boats fail swift, though greater hulks draw deep.
SCENE I. Troy. A Room in Priam's Palace.
Enter a Servant and Pandarus.
“ PANDAR U S.
OF word : Do not
you follow the young lord Paris? “ Ser. Ay, fir, when he goes before me. “ Pan. You depend upon him, I mean? “ Ser. Sir, I do depend upon the lord.
“ Pan. You depend upon a noble gentleman; I must « needs praise him.
“ Ser. The lord be praised ! o Pan. You know me, do you not? “ Ser. 'Faith, fir, superficially. " Pan. Friend, know me better : I am the lord Pax “ Ser. I hope, I fall know your honour better. *** Pan. I do desire it. “ Ser. You are in the state of grace ?
“ Pan. Grace ! not so, friend; honour and lordship " are my titles : [Music within.) What mufic is this?
“ Ser. I do but partly know, fir; it is music in parts. “ Pan. Know you the musicians ? “ Ser. Wholly, fir. “ Pan. Who play they to? “ Ser. To the hearers, fir. “ Pan. At whose pleasure, friends “ Ser. At mine, fir, and theirs that love mufic. " Pan. Command, I mean, friend? “ Ser. Who shall I command, fir ?