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Shall witness, I set forth as soon as you,
Anth. I am dumb.
the doctor, and I knew you not? Gra. Were you the clerk, that is to make me cuckold?
Ner. Ay; but the clerk, that never means to do it,
'; When I am absent, then lie with my wife.
Anth. Sweet lady, you have given me life, and living;
Por. How now, Lorenzo ?
Ner. Ay, and I'll give them him without a fee.-
Lor. Fair ladies, you drop manna in the way
Por. It is almost morning, And
yet, I am sure, you are not satisfy'd Of these events at full: Let us go in; And charge us there upon inter’gatories,
come to road. ]-ride at anchor.
And we will answer all things faithfully.
Gra. Let it be so: The first inter’gatory,
go to bed now, being two hours to day :
keeping fafe)--the not keeping.
AMJENS; } Lords attending upon the Duke in his banishment.
} younger brothers to Oliver.
Lords belonging to the two Dukes ; with Pages, Foresters, and
The SCENE lies, first, near Oliver's house; and, after
wards, partly in the Duke's court; and partly in the foreff of Arden.
This Comedy, founded on Lodge's Novel of Rosalynde, of Euphues' Golden Legacye, was written in the year 1600.
AS YOU LIKE IT.
ACT I. SCENE I.
Enter Orlando and Adam. Orlando. As I remember, Adam, it was upon this fashion : · He bequeathed me, by will, but a poor thousand crowns; and, as thou say'st, charged my brother, on his blessing, to breed me well : and there begins my sadness. My brother Jaques he keeps at school, and report speaks goldenly of his profit: for my part, he keeps me rustically at home, or, to speak more properly, stays me here at home, unkept ; For call you that keeping for a gentleman of my birth, that differs not from the stalling of an ox? His horses are bred better ; for, besides that they are fair with their feeding, they are taught their manage, and to that end riders dearly hired: but I, his brother, gain nothing under him but growth; for the which his animals on his dunghills are as much bound to him as I. Besides this nothing that he so plentifully gives me, the
a He (my father.)