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Timon, a noble Athenian.
Servants to Timon's Creditors.
two of Timon's Creditors.
} Mistresses to Alcibiades.
SCENE-Athens; and the Woods adjoining.
TIMON OF ATHENS.
SCENE I. Athens. A Hall in Timon's House.
Pain. I am glad you are well.
goes the world ?
Pain. It wears, sir, as it grows. Poet.
Ay, that's well known;
Pain. I know them both; the other's a jeweller.
Nay, that's most fix'd. Mer. A most incomparable man; breath'd, as it
were, To an untirable and continuate goodness. He passes.
Jew. I have a jewel here.
Mer. Oh ! pray let's see't. For the Lord Timon, sir? Jew. If he will touch the estimate; but, for that...
Poet. When we for recompense have prais'd the vile, It stains the glory in that happy verse Which aptly sings the good.
Mer. 'Tis a good form. [Looking at the Jewel. Jew. And rich. Here is a water, look ye. Puin. You are rapt, sir, in some work, some dedi
cation To the great lord. Poet.
A thing slipp'd idly from me.
'Tis a good piece.
How this grace
Pain. It is a pretty mocking of the life.
I will say of it,
Enter certain Senators, and pass over.