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Lose and neglect the creepirg hours of time ;
Orla. Then but forbear your food a little while,
Duke Sen. Go find him out,
Jaq. All the world's a stage,
Made to his mistress' eye-brow, Then, a soldier;
Enter Orlando, with Adam.
Orla. I thank you most for him.
Adam. So had you need.
Duke Sen. Welcome, fall to: I will not trouble you,
S 0 N G.
As man's ingratitude ;
and modern infances.] It is very observable that Shakespeare uses modern exactly in the manner the Greeks used xa tròs ; which hgnifies sometimes in their writings novas, recens; and sometimes ab Judus.
Heigh ho! sing, heigh ho! unto the green holly;.
Then heigh ho, the holly!
Freeze, freeze, thou bitter kya
As benefits forgot :
As friend remembred not
Heigh ho! fing, &c. Duke Sen. If that you were the good Sir Rowlana's fon, As you have whisper'd faithfully you were, And as mine eye doth his effigies witness, Most truly limn'd, and living in your face, Be truly welcome hither. I'm the Duke, That lov'd your father. The residue of your fortune Go to my cave and tell me.
Good old man, Thou art right welcome, as thy master is ; Support him by the arm; give me your hand, And let me all
fortunes understand. [Exeunt.
DU K E.
Within this twelvemonth; or turn thou no more
Oli. Oh, that your Highness knew my heart in this : I never lov'd my brother in my life.
Duke. More villain thou. Well, push him out of doors; And let my officers of such a nature Make an extent upon his house and lands: Do this expediently, and turn him going. [Exeunt.
SCENE changes to the Forest.
Orla. H ;
And thou thrice crowned Queen of nightsurvey, With thy chalte eye, from thy pale sphere above,
Thy huntress' name that my full life doth sway. O Rosalind! these trees shall be my books,
And in their barks my thoughts I'll character That every eye, which in this forest looks,
Shall see thy virtue witness’d every where:
Enter Corin and Clown,
Clo. Truly, shepherd, in respect of itself, it is a good life; but in respect that it is a shepherd's life, it is naught. In respect that it is solitary, I like it very well; but in respect that it is private, it is a very vile life. Now in repeat it is in the fields, it pleaseth me well; but in respect it is not in the court, it is tedious. As it is a spare life, look you, it fits my humour well; but as there is no more plenty in it, it goes much against my stomach. Haft any philosophy in thee, fhepherd ?
Cor. No more, but that I know, the more one fickens the worse at ease heis: And that he, that wants money, means, and content, is without three good friends. That the
property of rain is to wet, and fire to burn: That good pasture makes fat sheep; and that a great cause of the night, is lack of the sun: That he, that hath learned no wit by nature nor art, may complain of good breeding, or comes of a very dull kindred.
Clo. Such a one is a natural philosopher. Waft ever in court, shepherd ?
Cor. No, truly.
Cor. For not being at court ? your reason.
Clo. Why, if thou never wast at court, thou never faw'st good manners ; if thou never saw'st good manners, then thy manners must be wicked; and wickedness is sin, and fin is damnation : Thou art in a parlous state, thepherd,
Cor. Not a whit, Touchstone: Those, that are good manners at the court, are as ridiculous in the country, as the behaviour of the country is most mockable at the court. You told me, you salute not at the court, but you kiss your hands; that courtesy would be uncleanly, if courtiers were shepherds.
Clo. Instance, briefly; come, instance, Cor. Why, we are ftill handling our ewes; and their fels, you know, are greasy.
Clo. Why, do not your courtiers hands sweat ? and is not the grease of a mutton as wholsome as the sweat of a man ? shallow, shallow; -a better instance, I say : Come.
Cor. Besides, our hands are hard.
them the sooner. Shallow again; -a more founder instance, come.
Cor. And they are often tarr'd over with the surgery of our sheep; and would you have us kiss tar? the courtier's hands are perfumed with civet.