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To follow this fair corse unto her grave.
[Exeunt Capulet, Lady Capulet, Paris, and Friar.
1 Mu. Faith, we may put up our pipes, and be gone.
Nurse. Honest, good fellows, ah, put up, put up ; For, well you know, this is a pitiful case.
[Exit Nurse. 1 Mu. Ay, by my troth, the case may be amended.
Peter. Musicians, O, musicians, 'heart's ease, heart's ease,' 0, an you will have me live, play • heart's ease.'
1 Mu. Why 'heart's ease?' Peter. O musicians, because my heart itself plays, My heart is full of woe.' O, play me some merry dump 1 to comfort me.
2 Mu. Not a dump we; 'tis no time to play now, Peter. You will not then ? Mu. No. Peter. I will then give it you soundly. 1 Mu. What will you give us ?
Peter. No money, on my faith ; but the gleek : 2 I will give you the minstrel.
1 Dumps were heavy, mournful tunes, adapted for elegies.
2 A pun is here intended between 'gleek,' scorn; and gleekman,' which signified a minstrel.