fingering, so; we'll try with tongue too: if none will do, let her remain; but I'll never give o'er. First, a very excellent good.conceited thing; after, a wonderful sweet air, with admirable rich words to it,and then let her consider.


Hark! hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings,

And Phoebus 'gins arise,
His steeds to water at those springs

On chalic'd flowers that lies ;
And winking Mary.buds begin

To ope their golden eyes ; With every thing that pretty bin: My lady sweet, arise;

Arise, arise.

So, get you gone: If this penetrate, I will consider your musick the bettert: If it do not, it is a vice in her ears, which horse-hairs, and cats-guts, nor the voice of unpaved eunuch to boot, can never aniend.

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Enter Cymbeline and Queen. 2 Lord. Here comes the king.

Clo. I ain glad, I was up so late; for that's the reason I was up so early: He cannot choose but take this service I have done, fatherly-Good more row to your majesty, and to my gracious mother. Cym. Attend you here the door of our stern

daughter? Will she not forth?

Clo. I have assailed her with musick, but she vouchsafes no notice.

Cym. The exile of her minion is too new;

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it will pay you more for it.

She hath not yet forgot him : some more time
Must wear the print of his remembrance out,
And then she's yours.

Queen. You are most bound to the king;
Who lets go by vo vantages, that may,
Prefer you to his daughter : Frame yourself
To orderly solicits; and be friended
With aptness of the seasop*: make denials
Increase your services: so seem, as if
You were inspir'd to do those duties which
You tender to her; that you in all obey her,
Save when command to your dismission tends,
And therein you are senseless.

Senseless? not so. Enter a Messenger. Mess. So like you, sir, embassadors from Rome; Throne is Caius Lucius. Cym.

A worthy fellow, Albeit he comes on angry purpose now; But that's no fault of his: We must receive him According to the honour of his sender; And towards himself his goodness forespent on as We must extend our notice.-Our dear son, When you have given good morning to your mistress, Attend the queen, and us; we shall have need To employ you towards this. Roman.-Come, our.


[Exeunt Cym. Queen, Lords, and Mess. Clo. If she be up, I'll speak with her; if not, Let her lie still, and dream.-By your leave ho!-

[Knocks. I know her women are about her; What If I do line one of their hands? 'Tis gold Which buys admittance; oft it doth; yea, and makes Diana's rangers false themselves, yield up Their deer to the stand of the stealer; and 'tis gold Which makes the true man kill'd, and saves the thief;

* With solicitations not only proper but well-timed. Vay, sometime, bangs both thief and true man:

Cad it not do, and undo? I will make
One of her women lawyer to me; for
I yet not understand the case myself.
By your leave.

Enter a Lady.
Lady. Who's there, that knocks?

A gentleman.

No inore?
Clo. Yës, and a gentlewomau's son.

That's more Than some, whose tailors are as dear as yours, Can justly boast of: What's your lordship's plea

sure ? Clo. Your lady's person: Is she ready?

Lady. To keep her chamber. Clo. There's gold for you ; sell me your good re

port. Lady. How! my good name? or to report of you What I shall think is good ? –The princess


Enter Imogen. clo. Good-morrow, fairest sister: Your sweet

hand. Imo. Good-morrow, sir: You lay out too much

pains For purchasing but trouble: the thanks I give, 18. telling you that I am poor of thanks, And scarce can spare them. Clo.

Still, I swear, I love you. Imo. If you but said so, 'twere as deep with me : If you swear still, your recompence is still That I regard it not. Clo.

This is no answer. Imo. But that you shall not say I yield, being sie


I would not speak, I pray you, spare me: i'faith,
I shall unfold equal discourtesy
To your best kindness; one of your great knowing
Should learn, being taught, forbearance.
Clo. To leave you in your madness,'t were my

sin: I will not.

Imo. Fools are not mad folks.

Do you call me fool ?
Imo. As I am mad, I do:
If you'll be patient, I'll no more be mad;
That cures us both. I am much sorry, sir,
You put me to forget a lady's manners,
By being so verbal*: and learn now, for all,
That I, which know my heart, do here prouounce,
By the very truth of it, I care not for you ;
And am so near the lack of charity
(To accuse myself), I hate you: which I had rather
You felt, than make't my boast.

You sin against Obedieuce, which you owe your father. For The contract you pretend with that base wretch, (One, bred of alms, and foster'd with cold dislies, With scraps o'the court), it is no contract, none: And though it be allow'd in mcaner parties, (Yet who, than he, more mean?) to knit their souls (oa whoin there is no more dependency But brats and beggary) in self-figurd kuott; Yet you are curb'd from that enlargement by The consequence o'the crown; and must not soil The precious note of it with a base slave, A hilding I for a livery, a squire's cloth, A pantler, not so eminent. Imo.

Profane fellow! Wert thou the son of Jupiler, and no more, But what thou art, besides, thou wert too base To be bis groom : thou wert dignified enough,

* So verbose, so full of talk.
+ In knots of their own tying.
* A low fellow, only fit to wear a livery.

Even to the point of envy, if 'twere made
Comparative for your virtues, to be styl'd
The under-hangman of his kingdom ; and hated
For being preferr'd so well.

The south-fog rot him ! Imo. He never can meet more mischance, than

come To be but nam'd of thee. His meanest garment, That ever hath but clipp'd his body, is dearer, In my respect, than all the hairs above thee, Were they all made such inen.-How now, Pisanio?

Enter Pisanio.

Clo. His garment? Now, the devil-
Imo. To Dorothy my woman hie thee presently:-
Clo. His garment !

I am sprighted with a fool;
Frighted, and anger'd worse :-Go, bid my woman
Search for a jewel, that too casually
Hath left mine arm ; it was thy master's: 'shrew me,
If I would lose it for a revenue
of any king's in Europe. I do think,
I saw't this morning : confident I am,
Last night 'twas on mine arm; I kiss'd it:
I hope, it be not gone, to tell my lord
That I kiss aught but he.

Twill not be lost. | Imo. I hope so: go, and search. [Erit Pis. clo.

You have abus'd me
His meanest garment:

Ay; I said so, sir.

will make't an action, call witness to't.
Clo. I will inform your father.

Your mother too:
She's my good lady; and will conceive, I hope,
But the worst of me. So I leave you, sir,
To the worst of discontent.


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