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THE

W O RKS

OF

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.

VOLUME THIRD.

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ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL *.

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ. King of France.

Countess of Rousillon, mother to
Duke of Florence.

Bertram.
Bertram, Count of Rousillon. Helena, daughter to Gerard de
Lafeu, an old Lord.

Narbon, a famous physician,
Paroltes

, a parasitical follower of some time since dead. Bertram; a coward, but vain, | An old widow of Florence. and a great pretender to valour, Diana, daughter to the widow. Several young French Lords, that violenta, neighbours and friends

serve with Bertram in the Flo- Mariana, 3 to the widow, Stewart, 2 fervants to the Count- Lords, attending on the King; of Clown, 3 efs of Roufillon.

ficers, Soldiers, bo. SCENE lies partly in France, and partly in Tuscany.

Tentine war.

ACT I. SCENE I..

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The Countess of Roufllor's Louse in France.
Enter Bertram, the Countess of Rousillon, Helena, and

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Lafeu, all in mourning.

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Count. N diflevering my son from me, I bury a [ca cond husband.

-Ber. And I in-going, Madam, 'weep o'er my father's death anew; but I must attend his Majesty's command, to whom I am now in ward, evermore in subjection:

Laf. You shall find of the King a husband, Madam; you, Sir, a father. He that fo generally is at all times good, must of necefsity hold his virtue to you; whose worthiness would stir it up where it wanted, rather than Back it where there is such abundance. VOL. III.

Count.

The plot taken from Boccace, Decem, 3. Nov.g.

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