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low;

Hel. How do you mean?

1 2 Lord. None better than to let him feteh off May be, the armorous count solicits her his drum, which you hear him so confidently In the unlawful purpose.

undertake to do. Wid. He does, indeed;

1 Lord. I with a troop of Florentines, will And brokes* with all that can in such a suit suddenly surprise him; such I will have, whom, Corrupt the tender honour of a maid:

Tam sure, he knows not from the enemy: we But she is arm'd for him and keeps her guard will bind and hood-wink bim so, that he shall in honestest defence.

suppose no other but that he is carri d into the Enter wit' a drum and colours, a party of the Flo- leaguer* of the dversaries, when we bring him rentine army, BERTRAM and PAROLLES.

to our tents: Be but your lordship present at

his examination ; if he do not, for the promise Mar. The gods forbid else!

of his life, and in the highest compulson of Wid: So, now they come:

base fear, offer to betray you, and deliver all That is Antonio, the duke's eldest son;

the intelligence in his power against you, and Tbal Escalus.

that with the divine forfeit of his soul upon Hel. Which is the Frenchman ?

oath, never trust my judgement in any thing. Dia. He;

2 Lord. O, for the love of laughter let him That with the plume : 'tis a most gallant fel-retch his drum; he says, he has a stratagem

[ter, fort: when your ludship sees the bottom of I would, he lov'd his wife: if he were hones- his success in't, and to what metal his counHe were much goodlier:-Is't not a handsome terfeit lump of ore will be melted, if you give gentleman ?

him not John Drum's enterinainment, your inHel. I like him well.

clining cannot be removed. Here he comes. Dia. 'Tis pity, he is not honest: Yond's that

Enter PAROLLES. same knave,

1 Lord. O, for the love of laughter binder That leads him to these places: were I his not the humour of his design; let him fetch of I'd poison thai vile rascal.

[lady, his drum in any hand. Hel. Which is he?

Ber. How now monsieur ? this drum sticks Dia. That jack-an-apes with scarfs: Why is sorely in your disposition. he melancholy?

2 Lord. A pox on't, let it go; 'tis but a drum. Hel. Perchance he's hurt i'the battle.

Par. But a drum! Is't but a drum ? A drum Par. Lose our drum! well.

so lost !- There was an excellenct command, Mar. He's shrewdly vexed at something: to charge in with our horse upon our own Look, he has spied us.

wings, and to rend our own soldiers. Wip. Mary, hang you !

2 Lord. That was not to be blamed in the Mar your courtesy, for a ring-carrier! command of the service; it was a disaster of Exeunt BERTRAM, PAROLLES, Officers, war that Cæsar bimself could not have preand Soldiers.

vented, if he had been there to command. Wid. The troop is past: Come Pilgrim, I

Ber. Well, we cannot greatly condemn our will bring you

success: some dishonour we had in the loss of

that drum ; but it is not to be recovered. Where you shall host: of enjoyn'd penitents There's four or five to great Saint Jaques

Par. It might have been recovered. Already at my house.

[bound,

Ber. It might, but it is not now.
Par. It is to be recoved: but that the merit

, Hel. I humbly thank you:

of service is seldom attributed to the true and Please it this matron, and this gentle maid, To eat with us to-night, the charge, and thank- exact performer, I would have that drum or

another, or hic jacet.t ing, Shall be for me; and, to requite you further,

Ber. Why, if you have a stomach to't mon. I will bestow some precepts on this virgin,

sieur, if you think your mystery in stratagem Worthy the note.

can bring this instrument of honor again into Both. We'll take your offer kindly;[Exeunt. terprise, and go on; I will grace the attempt

his native quarter, be magnanimous in the enSCENE VI:-Camp before Florence. for a worthy exploit; if you speed well in it, Enter BERTRAM, and the tuo French LORDS. the duke shall both speak of it, and extend to 1 Lord. Nay, good my lord, put him to't; let you what further becomes his greatness, even liim have his way.

to the utmost syllable of your worthiness. 2 Lord If your lordship finds him not a hild- Par. By the hand of a soldier, I will undering,t hold me no more in your respect.

take it. 1 Lord. On my life, my lord, a bubble. Ber. But you must not now slumher in it.

Ber. Do you think, I am so far deceiv'd in Par. I'll about it this evening: and I will him?

presently pen down my dilemmas.f encourage 1 Lord. Believe it, my lord in mine own di- myself in my certanity, put myself into my rect knowledge, without any malice, but to mortal preparation, and, by midnight, look to speak of him as my kinsman, he's a most no hear further from me. table coward, an infinite and endles liar, an

Ber. May I be bold to acquaint his grace, hourly promise-breaker, the owner of no one you are going about it. good quality worthy your lordship's entertain

Par. I know rice what the success may be, inent.

my lord; but the attempt I vow. 2 Lord. It were fit you knew him; lest re

Ber. I know thou art valliant; and, to the posing too far in his virtue, which he hath not, possibility of thy soldiership, will subscribe for he might, at some great and trusty business, in thee. Farwell. a main danger fail you.

Par. I love not many words. Ber. I would I knew in what particular action to try him.

t I would recover the lost druin or another, or die ia * Deals trith padders, † A paltry fellow a coward:

the attempt.

I will per down my plans and the probable obsicuc

[E.cit.

* The camp.

tons

me.

leave you.

1 Lord. No more than a fish loves water. - (Now his important* blood will nought deny Is this not a strange fellow, my lord? that so That she'll demand: A ring the countyt wears, confid ntly seems to undertake this business, That downward hath succeeded in his house, which he knows is not to be done ; damns From son to son, some four or five descents himself to do, and dares better be damned Since this first father wore it: the ring he holds than to do't.

In most rich choice ; yet, in his idle fire, 2 Lord. You do not know him, my lord, as To buy his will, it would not seem too dear, we do: certainly it is, that he will steal him Howe'er repented after. self into a man's favour, and for a week, es

Wid. Now I see cap a great deal of discoveries; but when The bottom of your purpose: you find him out, you have him ever after. Hel. You see it lawful then: It is no more,

Ber. Why, do you think, he will make no But that your daughter, ere she seems as won, deed at al of this, that so seriously he does ad. Desires this ring; appoints him an encounter; dress himself unto ?

In fine, delivers me to fill the time, 1 Lord. None in the world; but return with Herself most chastly absent: after this, an invention, and clap upon you two or three To marry her, I'll add three thousand crowns probable lies: but we have almost embossed To what is past already. him* you shall see his fall to-night; for, indeed, Wid. I have yielded : he is not for lordship’s respect.

Instruct my daughter how she shall persevere, 2 Lord. We'll make you some sport with That time and place, with this deceit so lawful, the fox, ere we case him. He was first May prove coherent. Every night he comes smoaked by the Lord Lafeu : when his disguise With musick of all sorts, and songs compos'd and he is parted, tell me what a sprat you shall To her unworthiness : It nothing steads us, find him; which you shall see this very night. To chide him from our caves ;t for he persists

1. Lord. I must go look my twigs : he shall As if his life lay on't. be caught.

Hel. Why then, to-night
Ber. Your brother, he shall go along with Let us assay our plot; which, if it speed,

Is wicked meaning in a lawful deed, 1 Lord. As't please your Lordship: I'M A d meaning in a lawful act;

[Exit. Where both not sin, and yet a sinful fact : Ber. Nor will I lead you to the house, and But let's about it.

[Exeunt, The lass I spoke of.

[show you

ACT IV. 2 Lord. But, you-say, she's honest. Ber. That's all the fault: I spoke with her SCENE 1.-Without the Florentine Camp. but once,

Enler first LORD, with five or six soldiers in And found her wondrous cold; but I sent to

ambush. her: By this same coxcomb that we have i’the wind, by this hedge' corner, When you sally upon

1 Lord. He can come no other way but Tokens and letters which she did re-send; And this is all I have done ; She's a fair crea though you understand it not yourselves, no

him, speak what terrible language you will ; you go se her?

[ture;

matter : for we must not seem to understand 2 Lord. With all my heart, my lord.

unless some one among us, whom we [Exeunt.

must produce for an interpreter. SCENE VI.-Florence.-A Room in the Sold. Good captain, let me be the interpre

Widow's House.
Enter HELENA and Widow.

i Lord. Art not acquainted with him ?

knows he not thy voice ? Hel. If you misdoubt me that I am not she,

1 Sold. No, Sir, I warrant you. I know not how I shall assure you further,

1 Lord. But what linsey-woolsey hast thou But I shall loose the grounds 1 work upon.I

to speak to us again ? Wid. Though my estate be fallen, I was well

1 Sold. Even such as you speak to me. born,

1 Lord. He must think us some band of Nothing acquainted with these businesses ; And would not put my reputation now

strangers i’the adversary's entertainment.

Now he hath a smack of all labouring languag. In any standing act. Hei. Vor would I wish you.

es; therefore we must every one be a man of

[band; his own fancy, not to know what we speak First, give me trust, the count he is my hus

one to another; so we seem to know, is to And, what to your sworn counsel 1 have spo- know straight our purpose; cough’s languange,

ken, Is so, from word to word; and then you can.

gabble enough, and good enough. As for you,

interpreter, you must seem very politic. But not,

couch, ho! here he comes; to beguile two By the good aid that I of you shall borrow,

hours in a sleep, and then to return and swear Err in bestowing it.

the lies he forges. Wid I should believe you; For you have show'd me that, which well ap

Enter PAROLLES. You are great in misfortune. [proves Par. Ten o'clock; within these three hours Hel. Take this purse of gold,

'twill be time enough to go home. What shall And let me buy your friendly help thus far, I say I have done? It must be a very plausive Which I will over-pay, and pay again, invention that carries it: They begin to smoke When I have found it. The count he wooes me; and disgraces have of late knocked too your daughter,

often at my door. I find, my tongue is too Lays down bis wanton siege before her beauty, foolhardy; but my heart hath the fear of Mars Resolves to carry her; let her in fine, consent, As we'll direct her how 'tis best to bear it,

* Importunate

11. e. Count.

From under our windows. * Hupted him down. † Befere we strip him naked.

1. e. Foreign troops in the enemy's rar. 1 ., By discovering berself in the count.

| A bird like ajack-daw.

Will

him ;

ter

before it, and of his creatures, not daring the Till we do hear from them. reports of my tongue.

2 Sold. Captain I will. 1 Lord. This is the first truth that e'er thine 1 Lord. He will betray us all unto ourown tongue was guilty of. [ Aside. Inform 'em that.

(selves :Par. What the devil should move me to un- 2 Sold. So I will, Sir. dertake the recovery of this drum ; being not 1 Lord. Till then I'll keep him dark, and ignorant of the impossibility, and knowing I safely lock’d.

[Exeun'. had no such purpose ? I must give myself some hurts, and say, I got them in exploit : Yet SCENE 11.-Florence.-A Room in the slight ones will not carry it: They will say,

Widow's House. Came you off with so little ? and great ones I

Enter BERTRAM and Diana. dare not give. Whorefore? what the instance ?" Tongue, I must put you into a butter

Ber. They told me, that your name was

Fontibell. woman's mouth, and buy another of Bajazet's mule, if you prattle me into these perils.

Dia. No my good lord, Diana.

Ber. Titled goddess; 1 Lord. Is it impossible, he should know what he is, and be that he is ? [ Aside. And worth it, with addition ! But fair soul,

Par. I would the cutting of my garments In your fine frame hath love no quality ? would serve the turn; or the breaking of my f the quick fire of youth light not your mind,

You are no maiden but a monument : Spanish word.

1 Lord. We cannot afford you so. [ Aside. when you are dead you should be such a one

Par. Or the bearing of my beard; and to say. As you are now, for you are cold and stern; it was a stratagem.

And now you should be as your mother was, 1 Lord. 'Twould not do.

[ Aside.

When your sweet self was got.

Dia. She then was honest. Par. Or to drown my clothes, and say, I was stripped.

Ber. So should you be. 1 Lord. Hardly serve.

(Aside.

Dia. No: Par. Though I swore I leaped from the win- My mother did but duty; such, my lord, dow of the citadel

As you owe to you wife. 1 Lord. How deep ?

[Aside.

Ber. No more of that! Par. Thirty fathom.

I prythee, do not strive against my vows:* 1 Lord. Three great oaths would scarce

I was compelled to her; but I love thee make that be believed.

[Aside. By love's own sweet constraint, and will for Par. I would, I had any drum of the ene

Do thee all rights of service.

[ever my's; I would swear, I recovered it.

Dia. Ay, so you serve us, 1 Lord. You shall hear one anon [ Aside.

Till we serve you: but when you have our Par. A drum now of the enemy's !

roses, [Alarum within.

You barely leave our thorns to prick ourselves, 1 Lord. Throca movousus, cargo.cargo, cargo.

And mock us with our baseness.

Ber. How have I sworn ? All. Cargo, cargo,

villianda par corbo, cargo. Par. O! ransom, ransom:

Do not hide

Dia. 'Tis not the many oaths that make the mine eyes. [They seise him and blindfold him. But the plain single vow, that is vow'd true.

1 Soid. Boskos thromuldo boskos. Par. I know you are the Muskos' regiment. But take the Highest to witness :t Then, pray

What is not holy, that we swear not by, And I shall lose my life for want of language: If there be here German, or Dane, low Dutch, If I should swear by Jove's great attributes,

you, tell me, Italian or French, let him speak to me, I will discover that which will undo

I lov'd you dearly, would you believe my oaths, The Florentine.

When I did love you ill? this has no holding, 1 Sold. Boskos vauvado :

To swear by him whom I protest to love, I understand thee, and can speak thy tongue :

That I will work against him : Therefore your -Kerelybonto:

oaths -Sir, Betake thee to thy faith, for seventeen po: At least in my opinion.

Are words and poor conditions; but unseald; Are at thy bosom.

[niards Par. Oh!

Ber. Change it, change it ; 1 Sold. O, pray, pray, pray,

ise not so holy cruel ; love is holy; Manka revania dulche.

And my integrity ne'er knew the crafts, 1 Lord. Oscorbi dulchos rolivorca.

That you do charge men with : Stand no more 1 Sold. The general is content to spare thee Who then recover; say, thou art mine, and ever

But thyself unto my sick desires, [off yet ; And, hood-wink'd as thou art, will lead thee on

My love, as it begins, shall so persever. To gather from thee: haply thou may’st inform

Dia. I see, that men make hopes, in such Something to save thy life.

affairs,

(ring. Par. 0, let me live,

That we'll forsake ourselves. Give me that And all the secrets of our camp I'll show,

Ber. Il lend it thee, my dear, but have no 'Their force, their purposes: nay, I'll speak that

To give it from me.

[power

Dia. Will you not, my lord ? Which you will wonder at. 1 Sold. But wilt thou faithfully?

Ber. It is an honour 'longing to our house, Par. If I do not, damn me.

Bequeathed down from many ancestors : 1 Sold. Acordo linta.

Which were the greatest obloquy i'the world

In me to lose. Come on, thou art granted space.

Dia. Mine honour's such a ring : [Exit, with PAROLLES guardeil. 1 Lord. Go tell the count Rousillon, and *ie. Against his determined resolution nerer to comy brother,

[him muffled. labi. will. Helena. We have caught the woodcock, and will keep buł take to witness the Highest, the Divinity,

† The scene is-W never swear by what is not hole, The proof.

truth;

1

My chastity's the jewel of our house,

Be trumpeters of our unlawful intents? We Bequeathed down from many ancestors; shall not then have his company to night? Which were the greatest obloquy i'the world 2 Lord. Not till after midnight; for he is In me to lose: Thus your own proper wisdom dieted to his hour. Brings in the champion honour on my part, 1 Lord. That approaches apace: I would Against your vain assault.

gladly have him see his company* anatomized; Ber. Here, take my ring :

that he might take a measure of his own My house, mine honour, yea, my life be thine, judgments, wherein so curiously he had set And I'll be bid by thee.

this counterfeit. Dia. When midnight comes, knock at my 2 Lord. We will not meddle with him till chamber window;

he come; for his presence must be the whip of I'll order take, my mother shall not hear. the other. Now will I charge you in the band of truth, | Lord. In the mean time, what hear you of When you have conquered my yet maiden bed, these wars? Remain there but an hour, nor speak to me: 2 Lord. I hear, there is an overture of peace. My reasons are most strong; and you shall 1 Lord Nay, I assure you, a peace conknow them,

cluded. When back again this ring shall be deliver'd : 2 Lord. What will Count Rousillon do then? And on your finger, in the night, I'll put will he travel higher, or return again to Another ring; that, what in time proceeds, France ? May token to the future our past deeds.

1 Lord. I perceive by this demand, you are Adieu, till then; then, fail not: You have won not altogether of his council. A wife of me, though there my hope be done.

2 Lord. Let it be forbid, Sir! so should I be Ber. A heaven on earth I have won by a great deal of his act. wooing thee.

[Erit. 1 Lord. Sir, his wife, some two months since, Dia. For which live long to thank both fled from his house ; her pretence is a pilgrimheaven and me!

age to Saint Jaques le grand; which holy You may so in the end.

undertaking, with most austere sanctimony, My mother told me just how he would woo, she accomplished: and, there residing, the As if she sat in his heart; she says, all men

tenderness of her nature became as a prey to Have the like oaths : he had sworn to marry me, her grief; in fine, made a groan of her last When his wife's dead; therefore I'll lie with him, breath, and now she sings in heaven. When I am buried. Since Frenchmen are so 2 Lord. How is this justified ? braid, *

1 Lord. The stronger part of it by her own Marry that will, I'll live and die a maid : letters; which makes her story true, even to Only, in this disguise, I think't no sin

the point of her death : her death itself, which To cozen him, that would unjustly win. [Exit. could not be her office to say, is come, was SCENE III.The Fiorentine Camp.

faithfully confirmed by the rector of the place.

2 Lord. Hath the count all this intelligence? Enter the two French Lords, and two or three

1 Lord. Ay, and the particular confirmations, Soldiers.

point from point, to the full arming of the 1 Lord. You have not given him his mother's verity. letter?

2 Lord. I am heartily sorry, that he'll be 2 Lord. I have delivered it an hour since: glad of this. there is something in't that stings his nature;

1 Lord. How mightily, sometimes, we make for, on the reading it, he changed almost into

us comforts of our losses ! another man.

2 Lord. And how mightily, some other times, 1 Lord. He has much worthy blame laid

we drown our gain in tears! The great dignity, upon him, for shaking off so good a wife, and that his valour hath here acquired for him, so sweet a lady.

shall at home be encountered with a shame as 2 l.ord. Especially he hath incurred the ev- ample. erlasting displeasure of the king, who had even

i Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled turned his bounty to sing happiness to him. I yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would will tell you a thing, but you shall let it dwell be proud, if our faults whipped them not; and darkly with you.

our crimes would despair, if they were not | Lord When you have spoken it, 'tis dead, cherish'd by our virtues.and I am the grave of it.

Enter a SERVANT. 2 Lord He hath perverted a young gentle. How now? where's your master ? woman here in Florence, of a most chaste re

Serv. He met the duke in the street, Sir, of nown; and this night he fleshes his will in the whom he hath taken a solemn leave; his lordspoil of her honour : he hath given her his mo- ship will next morning for France. The duke pumental ring, and thinks himself made in the hath offered him letters of commendations to unchaste composition.

the king 1 Lord. Now, God delay our rebellion; as

2 Lord. They shall be no more than needful we are ourselves, what things are we!

there. if they were more than they can com2 Lord. Merely our own traitors. And as in mend. the common course of all treasons, we still see them reveal themselves, till they attain to their

Enter BERTRAM. abhorred ends ; so he, that in this action con

1 Lord. They cannot be too sweet for the trives against his own nobility , in his proper king's tartness. Here's his lordship

now. How stream o'erflows himself.t

now my lord, is't not after midnight? 1 Lord. Is it not meant damnables in us, to

Ber. I have to-night despatched sixteen busi* Crafty, deceitful.

nesses, a month's length a.peice, by an abstract I!. e. Betrays his own secrets in his own talk. • Here, as elsewhere, used adverbially.

* For companion

of success: I have conged with the duke, done Par. Five or six thousand horse, I said, my adieu with his nearest; buried a wise, I will say true,-or thereabouts, set down, mourned after her; writ to my lady mother, I for I'll speak truth. am returning; entertained my convoy ; and, 1 Lord. He's very near the truth in this. between these main parcels of despatch, ef- Ber. But I con him no thanks for't, in the fected many nicer needs; the last was the nature he delivers it. greatest, but that I have not ended yet.

Par. Poor rogues, I pray you, say. 2 Lord. If the business be of any difficulty, 1 Sold. Well, that's set down. and this morning your departure hence, it re- Par. I humbly thank you sir, a truth's a quires haste of your lordship.

truth, the rogues are marvellous poor. Ber. I mean the business is not ended, as 1 Sold. Demand of him of, what strength fearing to hear of it hereafter : But shall we they are a-foot. What say you to that? have this dialouge between the fool and the Par. By my troth, Sir, if I were to live this soldier?--Come, bring forth this counterfeit present hour, I will tell true. Let me see: module ;* he has deceived me, like a double- Spurio a hundred and fifty, Sebastian so many, meaning prophesier.

Corambus so many, Jaques so many; Guiltian, 2 Lord. Bring him forth: [Exeunt SOLDIERS.] Cosmo, Lodowiek, and Gratii, two hundred he has sat in the stocks all night, poor gallant fifty each : mine own company, Chitopher, Vauknave.

mond, Bentii, two hundred and filty each: 80 Ber. No matter; his heels have deserved it, that the muster-file, rotten and sound, upon my in usurping his spurst so long. How does he life, amounts not to fifteen thousand poll: half carry himself?

of which dare not shake the snow from off their 1 Lord. I have told your lordship already; cossacks,* lest they shake themselves to pieces. the stocks carry him. But to answer you as you Ber. What shall be done to him? would be understood; he weeps, like a wench 1 Lord. Nothing, but let him have thanks. that had shed her milk: he hath confessed Demand of him my conditions,t and what himself to Morgan, whom he supposes to be a credit I have with the duke? friar, from the time of his remembrance, to this 1 Sold. Well, that's set down. You shall very instant disaster of his setting i'the stocks : demand of him, whether one Captain Dumain be And what think you he hath confessed? üthe camp, a Frenchman; what his reputation is Ber. Nothing of me, has he?

with the duke, what his valour, honesty, and ex2 Lord. His confession is taken, and it shail pertness in wars; or whether he thinks, it were be read to his face: if your lordship be in't not possible, with well-weighing sums of gold, to as, I believe you are, you must have the pa corrupt him to revolt. What say you to this? tience to hear it.

what do you known of it? "Re-enter SOLDIERS, with PAROLLES.

Par. I beseech you, let me answer to the Ber. A plague upon him! muffled! he can

particular of the intergatories :Demand them

singly. say nothing of me; hush! hush! 1 Lord. Hoodman comes - Porto tartarossa.

i Sod. Do you know this captain Dumain? i Sold. He calls for the tortures; What will tice in Paris, from whence he was whipped for

Par. I know him: he was a butchr's prenyou say without 'em ?

Par. I will confess what I know without getting the sheriff's fools with child; a dumb constraint; if ye pinch me like a pasty, I can

innocent, that could not say him, nay. say no more.

[DUMAIN lifts up his hand in anger. 1 Sold. Bosko chimurcho.

Ber. Nay, by your leave, hold your hands : 2 Lord. Boblibindo chicurmurco.

though I know, his brains are ferfeit to the next 1 Sold. You are a merciful general :-Our tile that falls. general bids you answer to what I shall. ask 1 Sold. Well, is this captain in the duke of you out of a note.

Florence's camp? Par. And truly, as I hope to live.

Par. Upon my knowledge he is, and lousy 1 Sold. First demand of him how many horse 1 Lord. Nay, look not so upon me; we shall the duke is strong. What say you to that? hear of your lordship anon.

Par. Five or six thousand; but very weak 1 Sold. What is his reputation with the duke? and unserviceable; the troops are all scattered,

Par. The duke knows him for no other but a and the commanders very poor rogues, upon my poor officer of mine; and writ to me this other reputation and credit, and as I hope to live. day, to turn him out o'the band. I think, I i Sold. Shall I set down your answer so?

have his letter in my pocket. Par. Do; I'll take the sacrament on't, how 1 Sold. Marry, we'll search. and which way you will.

Par. In good sadness, I do not know; either Ber. All's one to him. What a past-saving it is there, or it is upon a file, with the duke's slave is this!

other letters, in my tent. 1 Lord. You are deceived, my lord ; this is

1 Sold. Here 'tis; here's a paper? Shall I monsieur Parolles, the gallant militarist, (that read it to you? was his own phrase,) that had the whole theo.

Par. I do not know, if it be it, or no. rict of war in the knot of his scarf, and the Ber. Our interpreter does it well. practice in the chapes of his dagger.

i L rd. Excellently. 2 Lord. I will never trust a man again, for

1 Sold. Dian. The count's a fool, and full of keeping his sword clean; nor believe he can

gold, have every thing in him, by wearing his ap- Par. That is not the duke's letter, Sir; that parel neatly.

is an advertisement to a proper maid in Flo1 Sold. Well, that's set down.

rence, one Diana, to take heed of the allure

* Cossack then signified a horseman's loose coat. | An allusion to the degradation of a knight by hacking † Disposition and character. | For interrogatories:

An idiot, under the care of the sheriff.
The point of the scabbard, | A natural fool

* Model, patern.

off his spurs.

"Theory.

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