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A curse upon him, die he like a thief, in my Mar. What he will do graciously, I will thank- That robs thee of thy goodness! If thou hear'st fully receive. I a. li Lys. Have you done ?

It shall be for thy good.

72 Baud. My lord, she's not paced' yet; yon must [As Lýsimachus is putting up his Purse, take some pains to work her to your manage. Come,

BOULT enters. we will leave his honour and her together.

Boult. I beseech your honour, one piece for me. (Exeunt Bawd, Pander, and Boult. Lys. Avaunt, thou damned door-keeper! Your til lys. Gothy ways.—Now, pretty one, how long house, have you been at this trade ?

But for this virgin that doth prop it up, *n-Mar. What trade, sir?

Would sink, and overwhelm you all. Away! Lys. What I cannot name but I shall offend.

[Erit LYSIMACHUS. Mar. I cannot be offended with my trade. Please Boull. How's this? We must take another courso you to name it.

with you. If your peevish chastity, which is not -Lys. How long have you been of this profession ? worth a breakfast in the cheapest country under the Mar. Ever since I can remember.

cope, shall undo a whole household, 'let me be Lys. Did you go to it so young? Were you a gelded like a spaniel. Come your ways. Bawat five, or at seven?,

Mar. Whither would you have me?
Earlier too, sir, if now I be one.

Boult. I must have your maidenhead taken off, Lys

. Why, the house you dwell, in, proclaims or the common hangman shall execute it. Come you to be a creature of sale.

your way, We'll have no more gentlemen driven Mar. Do you know, this house to be a place of away. Come your ways, I say. such resort, and will come into it? I hear say, you

Re-enter Bawd. are of honourable parls, and are the governor of this place.

Baud. How now! what's the matter? Lys. Why, hath your principal made known unto

Boult. Worse and worse, mistress ; she has here you who I am ?

spoken holy words to the Lord Lysimachus.se Mar. Who is my principal ?

Bawd. O, abominable ! Lys. Why, your herb-woman; she that sets seeds Boule. She makes our profession as it were, to hear fogomething mor my power,

and so stand aloof
O, you have stink afore the face of the

gods.

Bawd. Marry, hang her up for ever! for more serious wooing. But I protest to thee, like a nobleman, and she sent him away as cold as

Boull. The nobleman would have dealt with hor preuy.one, my authority shall not see thee, or else,

a snowball; saying his prayers too. ;. private place. Come, come.

Bawd. Boulí, take her away: use her at thy Mw. If you were born to honour, show it now; pleasure: crack the glass of her virginity, and mako If put upon you, make the judgment good

the rest malleable."

Boult. An if she were a thornier piece of ground That thought you worthy of it. Lys. How's this? how's this ?-Some more ;

than she is, she shall be ploughed. be sage.

Mar. Hark, hark, you gods! Mar.

Bawd. She conjures : away with her. 'Would, That am a maid, though most ungentle fortune she had never come within my doors! Marry, bang Hath plac'd me here within this loathsome stie,

you! She's born to undo us. Will you not go the Where, since I came, diseases bave been sold

way of womankind ? Marry come up, my dish of Dearer than physic,--0, that the good gods chastily, with rosemary and bays! (Exit Bawd. Would set me free from this unhallow'd place,

Boull. Come, mistress ; come your way with me. Though they did change me to the meandst bird

Mar. Whither would you have me? That Ries i' the purer air !

Boul. To take from you the jewel you hold

dear. Lys.

I did not think
Chou could'st have spoke so well; ne'er dream'd

Mar. Pr'ythee, tell me one thing first.
thou could'st,

Boult. Come now, your one thing.19 Had I brought hither a corrupted mind,

Mar. What canst thou wish thine enemy to bc ? Thy speech had alter'd it. Hoid, here's gold for Boule. Why, I could wish him to be my master, Persever sull'in that clear* way thou goest,

Mar. Neiher of these are yet so bad as thou art, And the gods strengthen thee!

Since they do better thee in their command. Mar. The gods preserve you!

Thou hold'st a place, for which the pained'st fiend Lys. m *t ! For me, be you thoughten of hell would not in reputation change : That I come with no ill intent ; for to me

Thou’rt the damn'd door-keeper to every coystrel," The very doors and windows savour vilely.

here to a fact recorded by Dion Cassius, and by Pliny, Farewell. Thou art a piece of virtue,' and

b. xxvi. ch. xxvi.; but more circumstantially by PetroI doubt not but thy training hath been noble.

nius. Var. Edit. p. 189. A skilful workman, who bad

discovered the art of making glass malleable, carried a LA term from the equestrian art; but still in familiar specimen of it to Tiberius, who asked him if he alone language applied to persons, chiefly in a bad sense, with was in possession of the secret. He replied in the af. its compound thorough-paced.

firmative; on which the tyrant ordered his head to be 2 i. e. a wanton.

struck off immediately, lest his invention should have 3 Lysimachus must be supposed to say this sneering. proved injurious to the workers in gold, silver, and Vy- Proceed with your fine moral discourse.” other metals. The saine story, however, is told in the

4 Clear is pure, innocent. Thus in The Two Noble Gesta Romanorum, c. 44. Kiusmen:

8 Thus also in Antony and Cleopatra :For the sake

She made great Cesar lay his sword 10 bed, or clear virginity, be advocate

He plough'd her, and she cropp'd.".
For us and our distresses.'

9 Anciently many dishes were served up with this So in The Tempest :--.

garniture, during the season of Christmas. The Bawd - nothing but heart's sorrow,

means to call her a piece of ostentatious virtue. And a clear lise ensuing."

10 So in King Henry IV. Part 11.:thy mother was

'P. Hen. Shall I tell thee one thing, Poins ? A picce of virtue. Tempest.

Poins. Go to, I stand the push of your one thing." So in Antony and Cleopatra, alluding to Octavia -- 11 A coystrel is a low mean person.

Let not the piece of virtue, which is set Tib was a common name for a strumpel.
Betwixt us.'

They wondred much at Tom, but at Tib more; 6 j. e. under the cope or canopy or heaven.

Faith (quoth the vicker) 'uis an exlent w 7 Stecvens thinks that there may be some allusion

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My dearest wife was like this maid, and such a one | But, not to be a troubler of your peace,
My daughter might have been :' my queen's square I will end here.

Per.

But are you flesh and blood ? Her stature to an inch; as wand-like straight; Have you a working pulse ? and are no fairy ? As silver-voic'd; her eyes as jewel-like,

No molion ? Well; speak on. Where wero you And cas'd as richly: in pace another Juno;

born ? Who starves the ears she feeds, and makes them And wherefore callid Marina?

Mar.

Callid Marina, The more she gives them speech.—Where do you For I was born at sea. live?

Per.

At sea ? thy mother? Mar. Where I am but a stranger : from the deck Mar. My mother was the daughter of a king ; You may discern the place.

Who died ihe very minute I was born,
Per.

Where were you bred ? As my good nurse Lychorida haib oft
And how achiev'd you these endowments, which Deliver'd weeping.
You make more rich to owe ?

Per.

0, stop there a little! Mar.

Should I tell my history, This is the rarest dream that e'er dull sleep "Twould seem like lies disdain'd in the reporting. Did mock sad fools withal: this cannot be Per. Prythee, speak;

My daughter's buried. (Aside.) Well :-where Falseness cannot come from thee, for thou look'st

wore you bred ? Modest as justice, and thou seem'st a palace I'll hear you more, to the bottom of your story, For the crown'd' truth to dwell in: I'll believe thee; And never interrupt you. And make my senses credit thy relation.

Mar. You'll scarce believo mo; 'twere best I did To points that seem impossible ; for thou look'st

give o'er, Like one I lov'd indeed. Whai were thy friends? Per. I will believe you by the syllable Didst thou not say, when I did push thee back, of what you shall deliver. Yet, give me leave :-(Which was when I perceiv'd thee, ) that thou cain'st How came you in these parts ? where were you From good descending ?

bred ? Mar. So indeed I did.

Mar. The king, my father, did in Tharsus leave. Per. Report thy parentage. I think thou said'st

me;
Thou hadsi been toss'd from wrong to injury, Till cruel Cleon, with his wicked wife,
And that thou thought'st thy griefs might equal mine, Did seek to murder me: and having wood
If both were open'd.

A villain to attempt it, who having drawn to do't, Mar.

Somo such thing indeed A crew of pirates came and rescued me; I said, and said no more but what my thoughts Brought me to Mitylene. But now, good sir, Did warrant me was likely.

Whither will you have me? Why do you weep? It Per. Tell thy story;

may be,
If thine consider'd prove the thousandth part You think me an impostor; no, good faith ;
of my endurance, ihou art a man, and I

I am the daughter to king Periolos,
Have suffer'd like a girl : yet thou dost look If good king Pericles be.
Like Patience, gazing on kings' gravos, and smiling Per. Ho, Helicanus !
Extremity out of act. What were thy frionds ? Hel.

Calls my gracious lord 7 How lost thou them? Thy name, my most kind Per. Thou art a grave and noble counsellor, virgin ?

Most wise in general: Tell me, if thou canst,
Recount, I do beseech thee; come, sit by me. What this maid is, or what is like to bo,
Mar. My name, sir, is Marina.

That thus hath made me weep ?
Per.
O, I am mock'd, Hel.

I know not; but
And thou by some incensed god seni hither Here is the regent, sir, of Mityleno,
To make the world laugh at me.

Speaks nobly of her.
Mar.
Patience, goo sir,

She would nover toll
Or here I'll ceaso.

Her parentage ; being demanded that,
Per.
Nay, I'll be patient;

She would sit still and weep.
Thou little know'st how thou dost startlo me, Per. O Helicanus, strike me, honour'd sir ;
To call thyself Marina.

Give me a gash, put me to present pain ;
Mar.

The name Marina Lest this great sea of joys rushing upon mo,
Was given me by one that had some power ; O'erbear the shores of my mortality,
My father, and a king,

And drown me with their sweetnoss. O, como Per.

How! a king's daughtor ? hither, And call'd Marina ?

Thou that beget'st him that did thee beget; Mar. You said you would believe me; Thou that wast born at sea, buried at Tharsus,

And found at sea again! O Helicanus, me, your like something that, what country women Down on thy knoes, thank the holy gods, as loud heare of these shewes,' &c.

As thunder threatens us ; This is Marina. Mar. Nor of any shewes,' &c.

What was thy mother's name? tell me but that, For the ingenious emendation, shores instead of sheres, as well as the regulation of the whole passage, Malone 4 By her beauty and patient meekness disarming confesses his obligation to the earl of Charlemont.

Calamity, and preventing her from using her uplifted 1 So Dæmones, in the Rudens af Plautus, exclaims, sword. Extremity (though not personified as here) la on beholding his long lost child :

in like manner used for the ulmoet of human sufering 10 filia

in King Lear :Moa! cum ego hanc video, mearum me absena miseria.

- another, rum commones. Trima quæ perjit mihi : jam lanta esset, si divit, scio,

To amplify too much, would much moro,

And top extremity.' 2 i. e. possess. The meaning of the compliment is :These endowments, however valuable in themselves, so in Twelfth Night: are heightened by being in your possession : they acquire

She sat like Patience on a monument addicional grace from their owner. One of Timon's Smiling at Gries.' Materers says,

5 i.e. No puppet dressed up to deceive me. So in The You mend the jewel hy wearing of it.' Two Gentleinen of Verona 3 Shakspeare, when he means to represent any quali.

"0, excellent motion! O, exceeding puppet!" ty of the mind, &c. as eminently perfect, furnishes the personification with a crown. See the 37th and 14th

6 That is, I will be every the minutest part of Sonnets. So in Romeo and Juliet :

what you say. So in Aurs Well that Ends Well • Upon his brow shame is asham'd to sit ;

"To the utmost syllable of your worthiness' For 'lis a throne, where honour may be crown'd And in Macbeth :Kolo monarch of the universal earth.

"To the last syllable of recorded cime.'

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Hd. Behold him, sir: (PERICLES discovered.') / No better choice, and think me rarely wed. this was a goodly person,

Fair one, all goodness that consists in bounty Till the disaster, that, ono mortal night,

Expect even here, where is a kingly patient: Drove him to this.

If that thy prosperous and artificial feat' Lys, Sir, king, all hail! the gods preserve you! Can draw him but to answer thee in aught, Hail,

Thy sacred physic shall receive such pay Hall, royal sir !

As thy desires can wish. Hel. It is in vain; ho will not speak to you. Mar.

Sir, I will use I Lord. Sir, we have a maid in Mitylene, I durst My utmost skill in his recovery, wager,

Provided none but I and my companion Would win some words of him."

Be suffer'd to come near hím. Lys. 'Tis well bethought, Lys.

Come, let us leave her She, questionless, with her sweet harmony And the gods make her prosperous ! And other choice attractions, would allure,

(MARINA sings.10 And make a battery through his deafen'd parts, Lys.

Mark'd he your music ? Which now are midway stopp'd :

Mar. No, nor look'd on us. She is all happy as the fairest of all,

Lys.

See, sho will speak to him. And, with her fellow maids, is now upon

Mar. Hail, sir ! my lord, lend ear : Tho leafy shelter that abuts against

Per. Hum! ha! The island's side.

Mar.

I am a maid, (He whispers one of the attendant Lords, My lord, that ne'er before invited eyes,

Exit Lord, in the Barge of LYSIMACHUS. But have been gaz'd on, like a comet: she speaks, Hd. Sure all's effectless; yet nothing we'll omit My lord, that, may be, hath endur'd a grief That boars recovery's name, But since your kind- Might oqual yours, if both were justly weigh'd. ness,

Though wayward fortune did malign 'my stale, Wo have stretch'd thus far, let us beseech you My derivation was from ancestors further,

Who stood equivalent with mighty kings :' That for our gold we may provision have,

But time hath rooted out my parentage, Wherein we are not destitute for want,

And to the world and awkward'a casualities But weary for the staleness.

Bound me in servitude. I will desist; Lys,

0, sir, a courtesy, But there is something glows upon my cheek, Which is wo should deny, the most just God And whispers in mine ear, Go 'not till he speak. For every graff would send a caterpillar,

(Aside. And so inflict our province. Yet once moro Per. My fortunes-parentage--good parentageLet me entreat to know at large the cause

To equal mine ?-was it not thus what say you ? Dr your king's sorrow.

Mar. I said, my lord, if you did know my paHel. Sit, sir, I will recount it ;-

rentago, But seo, I am prevented.

You would not do me violence."
Per.

I do think so,
Enter, from the Rarge,' Lord, MARINA, and a
Young Lady,

I pray you, turn your eyes again upon me.

You are like something that-What countrywoman Lye. 0, here is

Here of these shores 714 Tho lady that I sent for. Welcome, fair ono ! Mar,

No, nor of any shores , Is't not a goodly presence ?

Yet I was mortally brought forth, and am Hel,

A gallant lady, No other than I appear, Lya. She's such, that wero I well assur'd sho came

Per. I am great with wo, and shall deliver Of gentle kind, and noble stook, I'd wish

weeping, I Few of the stage-directions, that have been given in and out of port in their mind's eye only. This licenco this ar the preceding acts, are found in the old copy: being once granted to the pool, the lord, in the instance In the priginal representation Pericles was probably now before us, walked off the stage, and returned again placed in the back part of the stage, concealed by a in a few minutes, leading in Marina without any sen. curtain, which was here drawn open, The ancient sible impropriety; and the present drama exhibited benarratives represented him as remaining in the cabin fore such indulgent spectators was not more incommo. of his ship; but as in such a situation Pericles would dious in the representation than any other would have not be visible to the audience, a different stage-direction baen. See Malone's Historical Account of the English is now given,

Stage. The old copies read, one mortal wighl.' The 8 The quarto of 1609 reads :omendation is Malone's, Mortal is here used for

"Fair on all goodness that consists in beauty,'

ko. deadly, destructive.

The present circumstance puts us in mind of what 8 This circumstance resembles another in All's Well passes between Helena and the King, in All's Well that that Bnds Woll, where Lafeu gives an account of He. Ends Well. Jena's attractions to the king before she is introduced to 9 The old copy has 'artificial fate.' The emenda. Attempt his cure,

tion is by Dr. Perey. A The old copy reads, defend parts.' Malone made 10 This song (like most of those that were sung in the the alteration, which he explains thus : 1. e..' his ears, old plays) has not been preserved. It may have been which are to be assailed by Marina's melodious voice.' formed on the lines in the Gesla Romanorum. Tho Stervens would read, deafen'd ports,' meaning 'the reader desirous of consulting the Latin hexameters, or appilgted doare of hearing;

Twine's transļation of them,

may consult the Variorum & Steevens prints this passage in the following man. Shakspeare. There was not merit enough in them to ner; corrected and amended so as to run smooth no warrant their production in this abridged commentary, doubt, but with sufficient license :

11 So in Othello : She all as happy as of all the fairesi,

1 fetch my birth Is with ljer fellow maidens now within,

From men of royal siege.!. Difficulties have been raised about this passage as it 12 Arkward is adverse. So in King Henry VI., Pare stands ; but surely it is as intelligible as many others 11,: in this play, Upon a leafy shelter,' which is the great And twice by awkward wind from England's bank stuinbling block, appears to mean Upon a spot which Drove back again.' bo sheltered,

13 This

seems to refer to a part of the story that is made 6 There can he bus llule doubt that the poel wrote :- no usp of in the present scene. Thus in Twine's trans, 1 And so afflict our province.

lation :Then Appolonius fell in rage, and forgetting WA hare nå example of tq infic used by itsell for to all courtesie, &c. rose up sodainly

and stroke the maidpunish,

en,' &c. Pericles however afterwards says, 7 lt appears that when Pericles was originally per- Did'st thou not say, when I did push thee back, formed the theatres were furnished with no such appa- (Which was when I perceiv'd thee,) that thou cam st ratus as, by any stretch of imagination, could be From gooi descending supposed to present either a sea or a ship; and that the 14 This passage is strangely corrupt in the old copies :ondjence were contenied to behold vessels sailing in Per, I do think so, pray you turno your eyes upon

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My dearest wife was like this maid, and such a one But, not to be a troubler of your peace,
My daughter might have been :' my queen's square I will end here.
brows;

Per.

But are you flesh and blood ? Her stature to an inch; as wand-like straight; Have you a working pulse ? and are no fairy ? As silver-voic'd; her eyes as jewel-like,

No motion ?5 Well; speak on. Where were you And cas'd as richly: in pace another Júno;

born ? Who starves the ears she feeds, and makes them And wherefore call'd Marina? hungry,

Mar.

Callid Marina, The more she gives them speech.—Where do you For I was born at sea. live?

Per.

At sea ? thy mother ? Mar. Where I am but a stranger : from the deck Mar. My mother was the daughter of a king ; You may discern the place.

Who died ihe very minute I was born,
Per.

Where were you bred? As my good nurse Lychorida haih oft
And how achiev'd you these endowments, which Deliver'd weeping.
You make more rich to owe 22

Per.

0, stop there a little ! Mar.

Should I tell my history, This is the rarest dream that e'er dull sleep "Twould seem like lies disdain'd in the reporting. Did mock sad fools withal : this cannot be. Per. Pr'ythee, speak;

My daughter's buried. (Aside.) Well :-whore Falseness cannot come from thee, for thou look'st

wore you bred ? Modest as justice, and thou seem'st a palace I'll hear you more, to the bottom of your story, For the crown'd' truth to dwell in: I'll believe thee; And never interrupt you, And make my senses credit thy relation.

Mar. You'll scarce believe me; 'twere best I did To points that seem impossible ; for thou look'st

give o'er. Like one I lov'd indeed. What were thy friends ? Per. I will believe you by the syllable Didst thou not say, when I did push thee back, Of what you shall deliver. Yet, give me leave :(Which was when I perceiv'd thee,) that thou cann'st How came you in these parts?' where were you From good descending ?

bred? Mar. So indeed I did.

Mar. The king, my father, did in Tharsus leave. Per. Report thy parentage. I think thou said'st

me;
Thou hadsi been toss'd from wrong to injury, Till cruel Cleon, with his wicked wife,
And that thou thought'st thy griefs might equal mine, Did seek to murder me: and having wood
If both were open'd.

A villain to attempt it, who having drawn to do't, Mar.

Some such thing indeed A crew of pirates came and rescued me; I said, and said no more but what my thoughts Brought me to Mitylene. But now, good sir, Did warrant me was likely.

Whither will you have me? Why do you weep? It Per. Tell thy story;

may be,
If thine consider'd prove the thousandth part You think me an impostor; no, good faith ;
or my endurance, thou art a man, and I

I am the daughter to king Periolos,
Have suffer'd like a girl : yet thou dost look If good king Pericles be.
Like Patience, gazing on kings' graves, and smiling Per. Ho, Helicanus !
Extremity out of act. What were thy friends ? He.

Calls my gracious lord 7 How lost thou them? Thy name, my most kind Per. Thou art a grave and noble counsellor, virgin?

Most wise in general: Tell me, if thou canst, Rocount, I do beseech thee; come, sit by mo. What this maid is, or what is like to be, Mar. My name, sir, is Marina.

That thus hath made me weep? Per. 0, I am mock'd, Hel.

I know not; but
And thou by somo inconsed god sent hither Here is the regenų, sir, of Mityleno,
To make the world laugh at me.

Speaks nobly of her.
Mar.
Patience, goo sir, Lys.

She would novor toll
Or here I'll cease.

Her parentage ; being demanded that,
Per.
Nay, I'll be patient ;

She would sit still and weep.
Thou little know'st how thou dost startlo me, Per. O Helicanus, strike me, honour'd sir ;
To call thyself Marina.

Give me a gash, put me to present pain ;
Mar.

The name Marina Lest this great sea of joys rushing upon me, Was given me by one that had some power ;

O'erbear the shores of my mortality, My father, and a king.

And drown me with their sweoinoss. O, como Per. How! a king's daughter ?

hither, And call's Marina ?

Thou that beget'st him that did thee begot; Mar. You said you would believo me; Thou that wast born at sea, buriod at Tharsus,

And found at sea again! O Helicanus, me, your like something that, what country women

Down on thy knees, thank the holy gods, as loud heare of these shewes,' &c.

As thunder threatens us; This is Marina. Mar. Nor of any shewes,' &c.

What was thy mother's name? tell me but that, For the ingenious emendation, shores instead of shemes, as well as the regulation of the whole passage, Malone 4 By her beauty and patient meekness disarming confesses his obligation to the earl of Charlemont.

Calamity, and preventing her from using hor uplifted I So Dæmones, in the Rudens af Plautus, exclaims, sword. 'Extremity (though not personified as here) is on beholding his long lost child

in like manner used for the utmost of human sufering O filia

in King Lear :Moa! cum ego hanc video, mearum me absena miseria.

another,

To amplify too much, would much moro, Trima quæ periit mihi : jam tanta essel, si vivit, scio

And top estremity.' 2 i. e. possess. The meaning of the compliment is : These endowments, however valuable in themselves, So in Twelfth Night :are heightened by being in your possession : they acquire

"She sat like Patience on a monument additional grace from their owner. One of Timon's Smiling at Griel.' fallerers says,

6 j. e. No puppet dressed up to deceive me. So in The You mend the jewel by wearing of it.?

Two Gentlemen of Verona > 3 Shakspeare, when he means to represent any quali. ·0, excellent motion! O, exceeding puppet!" ty of the mind, &c. as eminendly perfect, furnishes the personification with a crown. See the 37th and 144th

6 That is, I will bele every the minutest part of Sonnels. So in Romeo and Juliet :

what you say. So in Aurs Well that Ends Well *Upon his brow shame is asham'd to sit ;

* To the utmost syllable of your worthiness" For 'tis a throne, where honour may be crown'd And in Macbeth :bolo monarch of the universal earth.'

"To the last syllable of recorded time,'

rum commones.

For truth can never be confirm'd enough,

Do't, and bo happy, by my silver bow. Though doubls did ever sleep.'

Awake, and tell thy dream. [DIANA disappears. Mar.

First, sir, I pray, Per. Celestial Dian, goddess argentine," What is your title ?

I will obey thee !-Helicanus ! Per. Dam Pericles of Tyre: but tell me now Enter Lysimachus, Helicanus, and MARINA. My drown'd queen's naine, (as in the rest thou hast

Hel.

Sir,
Been godlike perfect,) thou'rt the heir of kingdoms,
And another life to Pericles thy father.”

Per. My purpose was for Tharsus, there to strike Mar. Is it no more to be your daughter, than

The inhospitable Cleon; but I am To say, my mother's name was Thaisa ?

For other service first : toward Ephesus Thaisa was my mother, who did end,

Turn our blown sails; eftsoons I'll tell thee why.The minute I began.

(T. HELICANUS. Per. Now, blessing on thee, rise ; thou art my And give you gold for such provision

Shall we refresh us, sir, upon your shore, child. Give me fresh garments. Mine own, Helicanus,

As our intents will need ? (Not dead at Tharsus, as she should have been,

Lys. With all my heart, sir ; and when you come By savage Cleon,) she shall tell thee all;

ashore, When thou shalt kneel and justly in knowledge,

I have another suit.

Per. She is thy very princess.- Who is this?

You shall prevail, Hd. Sir, 'tis the governor of Mitylené,

Were it to woo my daughter; for it seems.

You have been noble towards her,
Who, hearing of your melancholy state,
Did come to see you.

Lys.

Sir, lend your arms Per. I embrace you, sir. Pe. Come, my Marina.

(Exeunt. Give me my robes ; I am wild in my beholding. Enter Gower, before the Temple of Diana, at O heavens bless my girl! But hark, what music ?

Ephesus.
Tell Helicanus, my Marina, tell him

Gow, Now our sands are almost run ;
O'er point by poini, for yet he seems to doubt, More a little, and then done.
How sure you are my daughter. But what music? This, as my last boon, give me,
Hel. My lord, I hear none.

(For such kindness must relieve me,) Per. None ?

That you aptly will suppose
The music of the spheres: list, my Marina.

What pageantry, whai feats, what shows,
Lys. It is not good to cross him; give him way. What minstrelsy, and pretty din,
Per. Rarest sounds!

The regent made in Mitylin,
Do ye not hear?

To greet the king: So he has thriv'd, Lys.

Music? My lord, I hear That he is promis'd to be wir'a Per. Most heavenly music :

To fair Marina ; but in no wise
It nips me unto listning, and thick slumber

Till hel had done his sacrifice,
Hangs on mine eyelids; let me rest. (He sleeps. As Dian bade: whereto being bound,
Lys. A pillow for his head;

The interim, pray you, all confound. io.
(The Curtain before the Pavilion of PERICLES In feather'd briefness sails are fill'd,
is closed.

And wishes fall out as they're will'd.
So leave him all.-Well, my companion-friends, At Ephesus, the temple see,
If this but answer to my just belief,

Our king, and ail his company.
I'll well remember you.

That he can hither come so soon (Exeunt LYSIMACHUS, HELICANUS, MA

Is by your fancy's thankful boon. (Etil By: slal Rina, and allendant Lady.

SCENE III.' The Temple of Dhaka af Ephesus; SCENE II. The same. PERICLES on the Deck Thaisa standing near the Allar, as High Priest

asleep; Diana appearing to him as in a Vision. Ess; a number of Virgins on each side; CERI Dia. My temple stands in Ephesus ; hio thee

mon and other Inhabitants of Ephesus attendinge) thither,

Enter PERICLES, with pis Train; Lysimachus, And do upon mine altar sacrifice.

HELICANUS, MARINA, and a Lady.
There, when my maiden priests are met together, Per. Hail Dian! to perform thy just command,
Before the people all,

I here confess myself the king of' Tyre;
Reveal how thou at sea didst lose thy wife; Who, frighted from my country, did wed
To moum thy crosses, with thy daughter's, call, The fair Thaisa, at Pentapolis.
And give them repetition to the life.

At sea in childbed died she, but brought forth
Perform my bidding, or thou livost in wo:

A maid-child callid Marina'; who, O goddoss, 1 i. e. in plain language, though nothing ever hap- Steevens contends for the text as it stands, remarking pened to awake a scruple or doubt concerning your vera, that • Lysimachus is much in love with Marina, and city."

supposing himself to be near the gratification of his 2 This passage

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very much corrupted in the old co- wishes, with a generosity common to noble natures on pies : in the last line we have, another like. The such occasions, is desirous to make his friends and emendation is founded upon that of Mason. Malone companions partakers of his happiness." reads:

5 This vision appears to be founded on a passage in Per. I am Pericles of Tyre: but tell me now

Gower. My drown'd queen's name, (as in the rest you said 6 In the old copy we have here like for life again. Thou hast been godlike pertect,) the heir of kiugdoms, The passage appears to mean:Draw such a picture And a mother like to Pericles thy father.'

as shall prove lisels to have been copied from real, not Mason's emer:dation is confirmed by what Pericles says from pretended calamities; such a one as shall strike m the preceding speech :

the hearers with all the lustre of conspicuous truth.' O come hither

7 i. e. regent of the silver moon. In the language of Thou that begel'st him that did thee beget.' alchemy, which was well understood when this play 3 So in the Winter's Tale :

was writen, Luna or Diana means silver, as Sol does Lady,

gold. Dear queen, that ended when I but began, & That is, our stoollen sajls.' So in Antony and Give me that hand of yours to kiss.'

Cleopatra 4 Malone would give these lies to Marina, reading- A vent upon her arm, and something blown.' Well, my companion-friend."

9 The old copy reads dum. And in the last line of Observing that a lady had enter with her, and Marina this chorus doom instead of boon. says, I will use my utmost

il in the recovery of

10 i. e. Pericles. Pericles,

11 Confound here signifies to consume. provided

• He did confound the best part of an hour, That none but I and my companion-maid

Exchanging hardiment with great Glendow'r.** Be sufford to come near him..

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