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Did the sea toss upon our shore this chest:
Set 't down, let's look upon't.
Whate'er it be,
Sec. Gent. 'Tis so, my lord.
Cer. How close 'tis caulk'd and bitumed !
First Serv. I never saw so huge a billow, sir,
Wrench it open ;
Sec. Gent. A delicate odour.
Cer. As ever hit my nostril. So, up with it.
First Gent. Most strange !
[Reads from a scroll.
The gods requite his charity!'
• Fortune has done well in forcing it to disgorge upon our coast.'
Sec. Gent. Most likely, sir.
Nay, certainly to-night;
[Exit a Servant.
Re-enter a Servant, with boxes, napkins,
and fire. Well said, well said ; the fire and cloths. 'The rough and woeful music that we have, Cause it to sound, beseech you. The viol once more: how thou stirr'st, thou
block ! The music there !—I pray you, give her air. Gentlemen, This queen will live : nature awakes ; a warmth Breathes out of her: she hath not been entranced Above five hours : see how she gins to blow 84 f. This passage is probably Recover'd bodies nine hours lying
dead. corrupt. The corresponding place in the novel makes the (but lying for lien is clearly cure exercised by, not upon, wrong). 'Egyptians': 'I have read of
90. viol. The Ffand three later some Egyptians who, after four Qq have vial, i.e. ‘phial'; and it hours' death, have raised is possible that Wilkins underimpoverished bodies like to this,
stood it so, as he says : 'When unto their former health.' Hud- pouring a precious liquor into her son has plausibly restored the
mouth, he perceived warmth,' lines thus :
But the context strongly Of an Egyptian I have heard who had by good ap
suggests that the reference is to pliances
Into life's flower again !
She is alive; behold,
O dear Diana,
Hush, my gentle neighbours ! Lend me your hands; to the next chamber bear
her. Get linen : now this matter must be look'd to, For her relapse is mortal.
Come, cone; And Æsculapius guide us !
[Exeunt, carrying her away.
A room in Cleon's house.
Enter PERICLES, CLEON, DIONYZA, and LYCHO
RIDA with MARINA in her arms.
novel, Cerimon, with a physi. Thaisa's words are from Gower, cian's instinct, gives a reassuring Conf. Am. (bk. viii.). In the answer to her questions. VOL. IV
In a litigious peace. You, and your lady,
O your sweet queen! That the strict fates had pleased you had brought
We cannot but obey
Fear not, my lord, but think
I believe you;
Till she be married, madam,
I have one myself,
Madam, my thanks and prayers.
o the shore,
I will embrace
SCENE IV. Ephesus. A room in Cerimon's
Enter CERIMON and THAISA.
coffer: which are now
the character ?
But since King Pericles,
Cer. Madam, if this you purpose as ye speak,