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This is the man that can, in aught you would,
Lys. Hail, reverend sir ! the gods preserve you !
You wish me well.
Hel. First, what is your place?
Lys. Upon what ground is his distemperature ?
Hel. 'Twould be too tedious to repeat; But the main grief springs from the loss Of a beloved daughter and a wife.
Lys. May we not see him ?
Hel. You may ;
Lys. Yet let me obtain my wish.
was a goodly person,
Lys. Sir king, all hail! the gods preserve you! Hail, royal sir !
26. prorogue, prolong, linger in more detail : 'with a long out. He has eaten only enough to overgrown beard, diffused hair, keep him in languishing sorrow. undecent nails on his fingers,
36. [Pericles discovered.] and himself lying upon his couch, Wilkins describes his condition grovelling on his face.'
Hel. It is in vain ; he will not speak to you.
First Lord. Sir,
'Tis well bethought.
barge of Lysimachus. Hel. Sure, all's effectless; yet nothing we'll
omit That bears recovery's name. But, since your
O, sir, a courtesy
Sit, sir, I will recount it to you: But, see, I am prevented.
49. happy, accomplished. her fellow maids now upon.' 50. The line has been patched
60. graff, graft, scion. up by Malone and Steevens. The Qq and Ff have : • And 61. inflict, afflict.
Re-enter, from the barge, Lord, with MARINA,
and a young Lady. Lys.
O, here is
She's a gallant lady.
were I well
Sir, I will use
Come, let us leave her;
No, nor look'd on us.
72. artificial feat, dexterous The construction is performance ; prosperous is proidiomatic, the subject of came leptic, anticipating the success being supplied from the relative of the 'feat,' which is still in that.
question. Cf. v. 80.
My lord, that ne'er before invited eyes,
ageTo equal mine !—was it not thus? what say you ? Mar. I said, my lord, if you did know my
parentage, You would not do me violence. Per. I do think so. Pray you, turn your eyes
upon me. You are like something that— What country
woman? Here of these shores ? Mar.
No, nor of
shores : Yet I was mortally brought forth, and am No other than I appear. Per. I am great with woe, and shall deliver
weeping. My dearest wife was like this maid, and such a one My daughter might have been: my queen's square
94. awkward, adverse. in resentment at her presump
tion : 'presumptuous beauty in 95. He may be supposed here a child, how darest thou urge so to hold her from him at arm's much ? and therewithal in this length (cf. v. 127); but certainly rash distemperature, struck her not, as the novelist thought, in the face.'
Her stature to an inch ; as wand-like straight;
Where were you bred ?
Mar. If I should tell my history, it would seem
Prithee, speak : 120
thee, And make my senses credit thy relation To points that seem impossible ; for thou look'st Like one I loved indeed. What were thy friends? Didst thou not say, when I did push thee backWhich was when I perceived thee—that thou
camest From good descending ? Mar.
So indeed I did. Per. Report thy parentage. I think thou said'st Thou hadst been toss'd from wrong to injury, And that thou thought'st thy griefs might equal
Some such thing
118. to owe, by possessing them. VOL. IV