The Works of William Shakespeare
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011 - 222 pages
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: DRAMATIS PERSONAE. Cymbeline, king of Britain. Cloten, son to the Queen by a former husband. Posthumus Leonatus, a gentleman, husband to Imogen. Belarius, a banished lord, disguised under the name of Morgan. Guiderius ) sons to Cymbeline, disguised under the names of Polydore and Cadwal, sup- Arvkagus, j poseci sons to Morgan. Philario, friend to Posthumus, Iachimo, friend to Philario, Italwns- Caius Lucius, General of the Roman forces. Pisanio, servant to Posthumus. Cornelius, a physician. A Roman Captain. Two British Captains. A Frenchman, friend to Philario. Two Lords of Cymbeline's Court. Two Gentlemen of the same. Two Gaolers. Queen, wife to Cymbeline. Imogen, daughter to Cymbeline by a former queen. Helen, a lady attending on Imogen. Lords, Ladies, Roman Senators, Tribunes, a Soothsayer, a Dutchman, a Spaniard, Musicians, Officers, Captains, Soldiers, Messengers, and other Attendants. Apparitions. Scene: Britain: Rome. CYMBELINE. ACT FIRST. Scene I. Britain. The garden of Cymbeline's palace. Enter two Gentlemen. First Gent. You do not meet a man but frowns: out bloods No more obey the heavens than our courtiers Still seem as does the king. Sec. Gent. But what's the matter ? First Gent. His daughter, and the heir of's kingdom, He purposed to his wife's sole son'a widow That late he married'hath referr'd herself Unto a poor but worthy gentleman: she's wedded; Her husband banish'd; she imprison'd: all Is outward sorrow; though I think the king Be touch'd at very heart. Sec. Gent. None but the king? 10 First Gent. He that hath lost her too: so is the queen, That most desired the match: but not a courtier, Although they wear their faces to the bent Of the king's looks, hath a heart ...