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Farewell !--Commend me to thy mistress.

Nurse. Now God in heaven bless thee !-Hark

you, sir.

Ro. What say’st thou, my dear nurse?
Nurse. Is your man secret? Did you ne'er hear

Two may keep counsel, putting one away?

Ro. I warrant thee; my man 's as true as steel.

Nurse. Well, sir; my mistress is the sweetest lady-Lord, lord! when 'twas a little prating thing, -0,—there's a nobleman in town, one Paris, that would fain lay knife aboard; but she, good soul, had as lief see a toad, a very toad, as see him. I anger her sometimes, and tell her that Paris is the properer man; but, I'll warrant you, when I say so, she looks as pale as any clout in the varsal world. Doth not rosemary and Romeo begin both with a letter?

Ro. Ay, nurse; what of that? both with an R.

Nurse. Ah, mocker! that's the dog's name: R is for the dog. No; I know it begins with some other letter; and she hath the prettiest sententious of it, of you and rosemary, that it would do you good to hear it. Ro. Commend me to thy lady.

Nurse. Ay, a thousand times.-Peter!
Peter. Anon?
Nurse. Peter, take my fan, and




Capulet's garden.

Ju. The clock struck nine when I did send the

In half an hour she promised to return.
Perchance, she cannot meet him :-that's not so.-
O, she is lame! Love's heralds should be thoughts,
Which ten times faster glide than the sun's beams,
Driving back shadows over lowering hills :
Therefore do nimble-pinion'd doves draw Love,
And therefore hath the wind-swift Cupid wings.
Now is the sun upon the highmost hill
Of this day's journey; and from nine till twelve
Is three long hours,—yet she is not come.
Had she affections, and warm youthful blood,
She'd be as swift in motion as a ball ;
My words would bandy 1 her to my sweet love,
And his to me:
But old folks, many feign as they were dead;
Unwieldy, slow, heavy and pale as lead.

Enter NURSE and PETER.

O God, she comes !—0 honey nurse, what news ?
Hast thou met with him ? Send thy man away.

1 Drive.

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s'in, et

Banda is to be talkeet il cheier!!

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