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Ste. Monster, I will kill this man: his daughter and I will be King and Queen, save our Graces : and Trinculo and thy self shall be Vice-Roys." Dost thou like the plot, Trinculo ?
Ste. Give me thy hand; I am sorry, I beat thee: but, while thou liv'ft, keep a good tongue in thy head.
Cal. Within this half hour will he be ajeep;
Ste. Ay, on my honour.
Cal. Thou mak’st me merry; I am full of pleasure;
Ste. At thy request, monster, I will do reason, any reason: come on, Trinculo, let us sing. [Sings. Flout 'em, and skout 'em; and skout 'em, and flout
'em ; thought is free. Cal. That's not the tune,
[Ariel plays the Tune on a Tabor and Pipe. Ste. What is this fame?
Trin. This is the tune of our catch, plaid by the picture of no-body.
Ste. If thou be ft a man, shew thy self in the likeness; if thou be'ft a devil, take't as thou list.
Trin. O, forgive me my fins !
cy upon us !
Cal. Art thou afraid?
Cal. Be not afraid ; the isle is full of noises, (not.
Ready to drop upon me; that when I wak'd,
Ste. This will prove a brave kingdom to me, where
Cal. When Prospero is destroy'd.
Trin. The sound is going away ; let's follow it, and after do our work.
Ste. Lead, monster; we'll follow. I would I could see this taborer. He lays it on. Trin. Wilt come? I'll follow Stephano. [Exeunt.
SC E N E III.
Changes to another Part of the island.
Alon. Old lord, I cannot blame thee,
Ant. I am right glad that he's so out of hope.
Seb. The next advantage
Ant. Let it be to night;
Will not, nor cannot, use such vigilance,
Seb. I say, to night: no more.
invisible. Enter several strange shapes, bringing in a banquet ; and dance about it with gentle actions of falutation; and, inviting the King, &c. to eat, they depart. Aon. What harmony is this? my good friends,
hark ! Gon. Marvellous sweet musick! Alon. Give us kind keepers, heaven! what were these?
Seb. A living drollery. Now I will believe, That there are unicorns; that, in Arabia There is one tree, the phonix' throne; one phoenix At this hour reigning there.
Ant. I'll believe both:
Gon. If in Naples
Pro. Honest lord,
Alon. I cannot too much muse, Such shapes, such gesture, and such found, expressing (Although they want the use of tongue) a kind Of excellent dumb discourse.
4 Pro. Praise, in departing.
Seb. No matter, since
Alon. I will stand to, and feed,
bis wings upon the table, and with a queint device
Ari. You are three men of fin, whom deftiny (That hath to instrument this lower world,
4 Pro. Praise in departing.) This is a farcasm. They were praising the music and attendance of this visionary Entertainment: but their commendations were too hasty, for the Banquet was prefently snatched from them : so that the music was only a prelude to a Mockery. Prospero therefore says, Stay your praises 'till you bave ended
Praise in departing The phrase alludes to the custom of Guests praising their entestainment when they rise from the Banquet.
5. Each putter out on five for one] A Satire on the Voyagers of that time, who had juk discovered a new World.; and, as was natural, gave very extravagant accounts of the wonders of it. Their Ventures in these expeditions are alluded to in the title, given them, of putters out on five for one.
And what is in't) the never-surfeited fea
be at once, shall step by step attend You and your ways; whose wrath to guard you from, (Which here in this most defolate Ine else falls Upon your heads,) is nothing but heart's forrow, And a clear life ensuing. He vanijbes in thunder : then, to soft musick, Enter the Jhapes again, and dance with mops and mowes, and carrying out the table.
Pro. Bravely the figure of this harpy haft thou Perform'd, my Ariel; a grace it had, devouring: Of my instruction hast thou nothing 'bated, In what thou hadst to say : fo with good life, And observation strange, my meaner ministers