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(Those bated, that inherit but the fall
2 Lord. Health at your bidding serve your Majesty!
King. Those girls of Italy, take heed of them ;
Both. Our hearts receive your warnings.
[Exit. Lord. Oh, my sweet Lord, that you will stay be
hind us ! Par. 'Tis not his fault; the spark 2 Lord. Oh, 'tis brave wars. Par. Most admirable ; I have seen those wars.
Ber. I am commanded here, and kept a coil with, Too young, and the next year, and 'ris too early.-
Par. An thy mind stand to it, boy, steal away bravely.
Ber. Shall I stay here the forehorse to a smock,
i Lord. There's honour in the theft. Par. Commit it, Count. 2 Lord. I am your acceffary, and so farewel. Ber. I grow to you, and our parting is a tortura body.
í Lord. Farewel, Captain. Pope by a donation in the times of its duration, be said to do foi This being premised, now to the sense. The King says, higher Italy ;giving it the rank of preference to France; but he corrects himself and says, I except those from that precedency, who only inherit the fall of the last monarchy; as all the little petty fates ; for instance, Florence to whom these voluntiers were going, 'As if he had said, I gave tbe place of honour to the Emperor and the Pope, but not to the free states. All here is clear; and 'tis exactly Sbakespeare's manner, who lov'd to thew his reading on such occasions, Mr. Warburtor, VOL. III.
2 Lord, 2. Lord. Sweet Monsieur Parolles !
Par. Noble heroes, my sword and yours are kin; good sparks and lustrous. A word, good metals. (11) You shall find in the regiment of the Spinii, one Captain Spurio with his cicatrice, an emblem of war, here on his finifter cheek; it was this very sword entrench'd it.; say to him, I live, and observe his reports
Lord. We shall, noble Captain. Par. Mars doat on you for his novices'! what will
Ber. Stay; the King
[Exeunt Lords: Par. Use a moft spacious ceremony to the noble Lords, you have restrain'd yourself within the list of too cold an adieu ; be more expressive to them, for they wear themselves in the cap of the time; there, do muster true gate, eat, speak, and move under the influence of the moft receiv'd star; and tho' the devil lead the measure, such are to be followed :: after them, and take a more dilated farewel.
Ber. And I will do so.
Par. Worthy fellows, and like to prove moft finewy sword-men.
[Exeunt. Enter the King, and Lafeu. Laf. Pardon, my Lord, for me and for my tidings. King. I'll fee thee to ftand up.
(11) You fall find in the regiment of the Spinii one Captain Spurie, bị cicatrice, with an emblem of war bere on bis finifter cbeek ;] It is Surprizing, none of the editors could see that a flight transposition was absolutely necessary here, when there is not common sense in the passage, as it stands without such transpofition. Parolles only means,
you shall find one Captain Spurio in the camp with a scar on his « left cheek, .a mark of war that my fword gave him.” Our pact has employ'd this word, to .fignify scar, in other of his.plays : Sa, before, in As you like it ;
lean but upon a rush, The cicatrice and capable impreffure
Thy palm some moment keeps: and in Hamlet;
Since yet thy cicatrice looks raw and red
Laf King. No.
Laf. Then here's a man ftands, that hath bought his
King. I would, I had so I had broke thy pate,
Laf. Goodfaith, across ;-but, my good Lord, 'tis thus ;
Laf 0, will you eat no grapes, my royal fox ?
grapes ; an if
King. What her is this?
King. Now, good Lafeu,
Laf. Nay, I'll fit you,
[Exit Lafeu: (12) I bave seen a Medecine,) Lafeu does not mean that he has seen a remedy, but a person bringing such remedy. I therefore imao gine, our author used the French word, medecin, i, e, a Physician; this agrees with what he subjoins immediately in reply to the King. Wby, Doctor-She ;-and-write to her a love. Hinn
King. Thus he his special nothing ever prologues,
Bringing in Helene,
King. Now, fair one, do's your business follow us i
Hel. Ay, my good Lord.
King. I knew him.
Hel. The rather will I spare my praise towards him,
King. We thank you, maiden:;
Hel. My duty then thall pay me for my pains ;
Humbly intreating from your royal thoughts
King. I cannot give thee less, to be call'd grateful;
Hel. What I can do, can do no hurt to try, Since you set up your reft'gainst remedy: He that of greatest works is finisher, Oft does them by the weakest minifter: So holy writ in babes hath judgment shown, When judges have been babes; great floods have flown, From simple sources ; and great seas have dry'd, When mir’cles have by th' greatest been denyd. Oft expectation fails, and most oft there Where most it promises :: and oft it hits Where hope is coldeft, and despair most fits.
King. I must not hear thee; fare thee well, kind maid;
Hel. Inspired merit fo by breath is barr'd:
King. Art thou fo confident within what space
Hel. The greatest grace lending grace,
the pilot's glass