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I'd poison that vile rascal.

the humour of his design; let him felch of his Nel.

Which is he? drum in any hand. Dia. That Jackanapes with scarfs : Why is he Ber. How now, monsieur ? this drum sticks melancholy?

sorely in your disposition. llel. Perchance he's hurt i' the battle.

2 Lord. A pox on't, let it go; 'tis but a drum. Par. Lose our drum! well.

Par. But a drum! Is't but a drum? A drum so Mar. He's shrewdly vex’d at something: Look, lost ?—There was an excellent command ! he has spied us.

charge in with our horse upon our own wings, and Wid. Marry, hang you!

to rend our own soldiers. Mar. And your courtesy, for a ring-carrier! 2 Lord. That was not to be blamed in the com

(Ereuni Beriram, Parolles, oficers, and mand of the service; it was a disaster of war that soldiers.

Cæsar himself could not have prevented, if he had Wid. The troop is past: Come, pilgrim, I will been there to command. bring you

Ber. Well, we cannot greatly condemn our sucWhere you shall host : of enjoin'd penitents cess : some dishonour we had in the loss of that There's four or five, to great Saint Jaques bound, drum; but it is not to be recovered. Already at my house.

Par. It might have been recovered. Hel.

I humbly thank you : Ber. It might, but it is not now. Please it this matron, and this gentle maid,

Par. It is to be recovered: but that the merit of To eat with us lo-night, the charge, and thanking, service is seldom attributed to the truc and exact Shall be for me; and, to requite you further, performer, I would have that drum or another, or I will bestow some precepts on this virgin,

Thic jacet.. Worthy the note.

Ber. Wliy, if you have a stomach to't, monsieur Both, We'll take your offer kindly. (Ere, if you think your mystery in stratagem can bring

this instrument of honour again into his native SCENE VI.-Camp. before Florence. Enter quarter, be magnanimous in the enterprize, and go Bertram, and the two French Lords.

on; I will grace the atteinpl for a worthy exploil: | Lord. Nay, good my lord, put him to't ; let if you speed well in it, the duke shall both speak hiin have his way.

of it, and extend to you what further becomes his 2 Lord. If your lordship find him not a hilding,' greatness, even to the uimest syllable of your worhold me no more in your respect.

thiness. I Lord. On my life, my lord, a bubble.

Pur. By the hand of a soldier, I will undertakci:. Ber. Do you thuk I am so far deceived in him ? Ber. But you inust not now slumber in it. I Lord. Believe it, my lord, in mine own direct

Par. I'll about it this cvening: and I will pre knowledge, without any malice, but to speak of hin sently run down my dilemmas, encourage myself as my kinsman, he's a most notable coward, an in- in my certainty, put myself into my mortal preparalinite and endless liar, an hourly promise-breaker, Lion, and, by midnight, look to hear further from me. the owner of no one good quality worthy your lord

Per. May I be bold to acquaint his grace, you ship's entertainment.

are gone about it? 2 Lord. It werc fit you knew him ; lest, reposing. Par. I know not what the success will be, my too far in his virtue, which he hath not, he might, lord; but the attempt I vow. at some great and trusiy business, in a main dan

ber. I know thou art valiant; and, to the possi. ger, fail you,

bility of thy soldiership, will subscibe for thee. Ber. I would I knew in what particular action Farewell. to try him.

Par. I love not many words.

(Exit. 2 Lord. None better than to let him fetch off his. I Lord. No more than a fish loves water.-Is not drum, which you hear him so confidently undertake this a strange fellow, my lord ? that so confidently lo do.

seems to undertake this business, which he knows 1 Lord. I, with a troop of Florentines, will sud- is not to be done; damns himself to do, and dares denly surprise him ; such I will have, whoin, I am better be damned than to do’t. sure, he knows not from the enemy: we will bind 2 Lord. You do not know him, my lord, as we and hood-wink him so, that he shall suppose no do: certain it is, that he will steal himsell'into a other but that he is carried into the leagner of the man's favour, and, for a weck, escape a great deal adversaries, when we bring him to our tents: Be of discoveries; but when you find him out, you but your lordship present at his examination ; if he have him ever after. do not, for the promise of his life, and in the high- Ber. Why, do you think he will make no deed est compulsion of base fear, offer to betray you, at all of this, that so seriously he does address himand deliver all the intelligence in his power against self unto? you, and that with the divine forfeit of his soul upon 1 Lord. None in the world; but return with an oath, never trust my judgment in any thing. invention, and clap upon you two or three proba

2 Lord. O, for the love of laughter, let him fetch ble lies. but we have almost embossed him, you his drum; he says he has a stratagem for't: when shall see his fall to-night; for, indeed, he is not for your lordship sees the bottom of his success in't, your lordship's respect. and lo what metal this counterfeit lump of ore will 2 Lord. We'll make you some sport with the fox, be melted, if you give him not John Drums enter-ere we case him. He was first sinoked by the old (ainment, your inclining cannot be removed. llere lord Lafeu : when his disguise and he is parted,

tell me what a sprat you shall find him; which you

shall see this very night. Enter Parolles.

i Lord. I must go look my twigs ; he shall be 1 Lord. O, for the love of laughter, hinder not caught. (1) A paltry fellow, a coward. (2) The camp. (4) I will pen down my plans, and the probable die in would recover the lost drum or another, orjobstructiunie

(5) Hunted him down. (6) Strip him naked,

he comes.

Ber. Your brother, he shall go along with me. Let us assay our plot; which, if it speed,
I Lord. As't please your lordship: I'll leave you. Is wicked meaning in a lawsul deed,

[Exil. And lawful meaning in a lawful act;
Ber. Now will I lead you to the house, and show Where both not sin, and yet a sinful fact:
But let's about it.

(Ereint. The lass I spoke of. 2 Lord.

But, you say, she's honest. Ber. That's all the fault: I spoke with her but

ACT IV. once, And found her wondrous cold ; but I sent to her, SCENE I.-Without the Florentine camp. En. By this same coxcomb that we have i' the wind, Tokens and letters which she did re-send;

ter first Lord, with five or six Soldiers in am

bush. And this is all I have done : She's a fair creature; Will you go see her?

I Lord. He can come no other way but by this 2 Lord. With all my heart, my lord. hedge's corner: When you sally upon him, speak

(Ereunt. what terrible language you will; though you under

stand it not yourselves, no matter: for we must not SCENE VII.-Florence. A Room in the Widow's seem to understand him; unless some one among

house. Enter Helena and Widow. us, whom we must produce for an interpreter. Hel. If you misdoubt me that I am not she, 1 Sold. Good captain, let me be the interpreter. I know not how I shall assure you further,

I Lord. Art not acquaited with him? knows he But I shall lose the grounds I work upon.'

not thy voice? Wid. Though my estate be fallen, I was well I Sold. No, sir, I warrant you. born,

i Lord. But what linsy-woolsy hast thou to speak Nothing acquainted with these businesses ;

to us again? And would not put my reputation now

i Sold. Even such as you speak to me. In any staining act.

i Lord. He must think us some band of stran Hel. Nor would I wish you.

gers i' the adversary's entertainment. Now he hath First, give me trust, the count he is my husband; a smack of all neighbouring languages; therefore And, what to your sworn counsel I have spoken,

we must every one be a man of his own fancy, not Is so, from word to word; and then you cannot, to know what we speak one to another; so we By the good aid that I of you shall borrow, seem to know, is to know straight our purpose: Err in bestowing it.

chough's language, gabble enough, and good Wid. I should believe you;

enough. As for you, interpreter, you must scem For you have show'd me that, which well approves very politic. But couch, ho! here he comes ; to You are great in fortune.

beguile two hours in a sleep, and then to return Hel.

Take this purse of gold, and swear the lies he forges. And let me buy your friendly help thus far,

Enter Parolles. Which I will over-pay, and pay again, When I have found it. The count he woos your Par. Ten o'clock: within these three hours 'twill daughter,

be time enough to go home. What shall I say I Lays down his wanton siege before her beauty, have done? It must be a very plausive invention Resolves to carry her; let her, in fine, consent, that carries it: They begin to smoke me; and disAs we'll direct her how 'tis best to bear it, graces have of late knocked too often at my door. Now his importanta blood will nought deny I find my tongue is too fool-hardy; but my heart That she'll demand: A ring the county wears, hath the fear of Mars before it, and of his creaThat downward hath succeeded in his house, tures, not daring the reports of my tongue. From son to son, some four or five descents

i Lord. This is the first truth that e'er thine own Since the first father wore it: this ring he holds tongue was guilty of.

(.Aside. In most rich choice; yet, in his idle fire,

Par. What the devil should move me to underTo buy his will, it would not seem too dear, take the recovery of this drum ; being not ignorant Howe'er repented after.

of the impossibility, and knowing I had no such Wid. Now I see

purpose ? I must give myself some hurts, and say, The bottom of your purpose.

I got them in exploit : Yet slight ones will not carry Hel. You see it lawful then: It is no more, it: They will say, Came you off with so little ? and But that your daughter, ere she seems as won, great ones I dare not give. Wherefore? what's Desires this ring; appoints him an encounter; the instance ?" Tongue, I must put you into a butIn fine, delivers me to fill the time,

ter-woman's mouth, and buy another of Bajazet's Herself most chastely absent: after this, mule, if you prattle me into these perils. To marry her, I'll add three thousand crowns 1 Lord. Is it possible he should know what he is, To what is past already.

and be that he is ?

(Aside. Wid.

I have yielded : Par. I would the cutting of my garments would Instruct my daughter how she shall perséver, serve the turn; or the breaking of my Spanish That time and place, with this deceit so lawful, sword. May prove coherent. Every night he comes i Lord. We cannot afford you so. (Aside. With musics of all sorts, and songs compos'd Par. Or the baring of my beard; and to say, it To her unworthiness : It nothing steads us, was in stratagem. To chide him from our eaves ;* for he persists, 1 Lord. 'Twould not do.

(.Aside. As if his life lay on't.

Par. Or to drown my clothes, and say I was Hel. Why then, to-night stripped. i Lord, Hardly serve.

(Asidla (1) i. e. By discovering herself to the count, Importunate. (3) i, e, Count.

(5) i. e. Foreign troops in the enemy's pay. From under our windows,

(6) A bird like & jack-daw, (7) The prool

tell me,

Par. Though I swore I leaped from the window Ber.

So should you be. of the citadel


No. I Lord. How deep?

(Aside. My mother did but duty; such, my lord, Par. Thirty fathom.

As you owe to your wile. i Lord. Three great oaths would scarce make Ber.

No more of that ! that be believed.

(Aside. I pr’ythee, do not strive against my vows :' Par. I would I had any drum of the enemy's; I was compelld to her: but I love thee I would swear I recovered it.

By love's own sweet constraint, and will for ever i Lord, You shall hear one anon. (Aside. Do thee all rights of service. Par. A drum now of the enemy's!


Ay, so you serve us, (Alarum within. Till we serve you: but when you have our roses, i Lord. Throca movousus, cargo, cargo, cargo. You barely leave our thorns to prick ourselves, All. Cargo, cargo, villianda par carbo, cargo. And mock us with our bareness. Par. 0! ransome, ransome :-Do not hide mine! Ber.

How have I sworn ? eyes.

(They seize him and blindfold him. Dia. 'Tis not the many oaths that make the I Sold. Boskos thromuldo boskos.

Par. I know you are the Muskos' regiment, But the plain single vow, that is vow'd true.
And I shall lose my life for want of language : What is not holy, that we swear not by,
If there be here German, or Dane, low Dutch,

But take the Highest to witness :: Then, pray you,
Italian, or French, let him speak to me,
I will discover that which shall undo

If I should swear by Jove's great attributes, The Florentine.

I lov'd you dearly, would you believe my oaths, I Sold. Boskos vauvado :

When I did love you ill ? this has no holding, I understand thee, and can speak thy tongue:- To swear by him whom I protest to love, Kerelybonto:—Sir,

That I will work against him: Therefore, your oaths Betake thee to thy faith, for seventeen poniards Are words, and poor conditions ; but unseald ; Are at thy bosom.

At least, in my opinion.


Change it, change it; 1 Sold.

0, pray, pray, pray.- Be not so holy-crucl: love is holy; Manka revania dulche.

And my integrity ne'er knew the crafts, 1 Lord.

Oscorbi dulchos volivorca. That you do charge men with: Stand no more off, 1 Sold. The general is content to spare thee yet; But give thyself unto my sick desires, And, hood-wink'd as thou art, will lead thee on Who then recover: Say, thou art mine, and ever To gather from thee: haply, thou may'st inform My love, as it begins, shall so persever. Something to save thy life.

Dia. I see that men make hopes in such affairs, Par.

0, let me live, That we'll forsake ourselves. Give me that ring. Aud all the secrets of our camp I'll show, Ber. I'll lend it thee, my dear, but have no power Their force, their purposes : nay, I'll speak that To give it from me. Which you will wonder at.


Will you not, my lord ? 1 Sold.

But wilt thou faithfully? Ber. It is an honour 'longing to our house, Par. If I do not, damn me.

Bequeathed down from many ancestors; 1 Sold.

Acordo linta.- Which were the greatest obloquy i' the world Come on, thou art granted space.

In me to lose. (Exil, with Parolles guarded. Dia,

Mine honour's such a ring : i Lord. Go, tell the count Rousillon, and my My chastity's the jewel of our house, brother,

Bequeathed down from many ancestors; We have caught the woodcock, and will keep him which were the greatest obloquy i' the world muffled,

In me to lose: Thus your own proper wisdom Till we do hear from them.

Brings in the champion honour on my part, 2 Sold.

Captain, I will. Against your vain assault. I Lord. He will betray us all unto ourselves ;


Here, take my ring : Inform 'em that.

My house, mine honour, yea, my life be thine, 2 Sold. So I will, sir.

And I'll be bid by thee. 1 Lord. Till then, I'll keep him dark, and safely Dia. When midnight comes, knock at my chamlock'd.

(Exeuni. ber window;

I'll order take, my mother shall not hear. SCENE II.-Florence. A room in the Widow's Now will I charge you in the band of truth, house. Enter Bertram and Diana.

When you have conquer'd my yet maiden bed, Ber. They told me, that your name was Fon-Remain there but an hour, nor speak to me: tibell.

My reasons are most strong; and you shall know Dia. No, my good lord, Diana.

them, Ber.

Titled goddess; When back again this ring shall be deliver’d: And worth it, with addition ! But, fair soul,

And on your finger, in the night, I'll put In your fine frame hath love no quality ?

Another ring; that, what in time proceeds, If the quick fire of youth light not your mind,

May token to the future our past deeds. You are no maiden, but a monument :

Adieu, till then; then, fail not; you have won When you are dead, you should be such a one A wise of me, though there my hope be done. As you are now, for you are cold and stern;

Ber. A heaven on earth I have won, by wooing And now you should be as your mother was,


[Erit. When your sweet sell was got.

Dia. For which live long to thank both heaven Dia. She then was honcst.

and me! (1) i, e. Against his determined resolution never (2) The sense is—we never swear by what is not to cohabit with Helena,

Tholy, but take to witness the Highest, the Divinity,

You may so in the end.

for her last breath, and now she sings in heaven. My mother told me just how he would woo, 2 Lord. How is this justified ? As if she sat in his heart; she says, all men I Loril. The stronger part of it by her own let. Have the like oaths: he had sworn to marry me, ters; which makes her story true, even to the point When his wife's dead; therefore I'll lie with him, of her death: her death itself, which could not be When I am buried. Since Frenchmen are so her office to say, is come, was faithfully confirmed braid,'

by the rector of the place. Marry that will, I'll live and die a maid:

? Lord. Hath the count all this intelligence? Only, in this disguise, I think't no sin

| Lord. Ay, and the particular confirmations, To cozen him, that would unjustly win. [Erit. point from point, to the full arming of the veritv.

2 Lord. I am heartily sorry, that he'll be glad SCENE III.-The Florentine camp. Enter the or this. two French Lords, and two or three Soldiers.

i Lord. How mightily, sometimes, we make us 1 Lord. You have not given him his mother's comforts of our losses ! letter?

2 Lord. And how mightly, some other times, we 2 Lord. I have delivered it an hour since: there arown our gain in tears! The great dignity, that is something in't that stings his nature; for, on the his valour bath here acquired for him, shall at home reading it, he changed alınost into another man.

be encountered with a shame as ample. 1 Lord. He has much worthy blame laid upon

| Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled nim, for shaking off' so good a wife, and so sweet varn, good and ill together; our virtues would be a lady.

proud, if our inults whipped them not; and our 2 Lord. Especially he hath incurred the ever-lirimnes would des pair, it they were not cherish'd Jasting displeasure of the king', who had even

by our virtues.tuned his bounty to sing happiness to him. I will

Enter a Servant. tell you a thing, but you shall let it dwell darkly with you.

Hor now? there's your master ? i Lord. When you have spoken it, 'tis dead, and Serv. He met the duke in the street, sir, of I am the grave of'it.

whoin he hath taken a solemn leave; his lord shin 2 Lord. He hath perverted a young gentlewo- will next morning for France. The dhe hath of man here in Florence, of a inost chaste renown; fered him letters of commendations to the king. and this night he fleshes his will ia the spoil of her 2 Loril. They shall be no more thin needlul honour: he hath given her his monumental ring, there, if they were more than they can commend. and thinks himsell made in the unchaste composi

Enter Bertram. tion.

i Lord. Now, God delay our rebellion; as we i Lord. They cannot be too sweet for the king's are ourselves, what things are we!

lartness. llere's liis lordship now. Ilow now, my 2 Lord. Merely our own traitors. And as in the lord, is't not after midnight? common course of all treasons, we still see themi Ber. I have to-night despatched sixteen busi. reveal themselves, till they attain to their abhorred nessis, a month's length a pirce, by an abstract of ends ; so he, that in this netion contrives against success: I have conged with the duke, done my his own nobility, in his proper stream o'erflows adicu with his nearest ; buried a wife, mourned for himself.?

her; writ to my lady mother, I am returning ; (ni Lord. Is it not meant damnablc in us, to be tertained my convoy; and, between these main trumpeters of our unlawtiel intents? We shall not parcels of despatch,' eflected many nicer perds ; then have his company to-night?

ihe last was the greatest, but that I have not 2 Lord. Not till atier inidnight; for he is dicted ended yet. to his hour.

2 Lord. If the business be of any dificulty, and Lord. That approaches apace: I would gladly this morning your departure hence, it requires nave him see his company anatomized; that he hastc of your lord shin. might take a measure of his own judgments, Ber. I mean, the business is not ended, as fear. wherein so curiously he had set this counterfeit. ling to hear of it hercaler: But shall we have this

2 Lord. We will not meddle with lim till he dialogue between the fool and the soldier ?come ; for his presence must be the whip of the Come, bring forth this counterfeit module;" he has other.

ercived me, like a double-meaning prophesier. i Lord. In the mean time, what hear you or 2 Lord. Bring him forth: [Exeiini Soldiers.] he these wars?

has sat in the stocks all night, poor gallant knare. 2 Lord, I hear, there is an overture of peace. Ber. No matter ; his heels have deserv'd it, in i Lord. Nav, I assure you, a peace concludel. Jusurping his spurs so long. How does he carry

2 Lord. What will count Rousillon do then ? himself? will he travel higher, or return again into France ? I Lord. I have told your lordship already: the

1 Lord. I perceive, by this demand, you are not stocks carry him. But, to answer you as you altogether of his council.

would be understood; he weeps, like a wench that 2 Lord. Let it be forbid, sir! so should I be a had shed her milk: he hath confessed himself to great deal of his act.

Morgan, whom he supposes to be a friar, from the 1 Lord. Sir, his wife, some tivo months since, time of his remembrance, to this very instant disfled from his house : her pretence is a pilgrimage to aster of his setting i’ the stocks : And what think Saint Jaques le grand; which holy undertaking, you he hath confessed ? with most austere sanctimony, she accomplished: Ber. Nothing of me, has he? and, there residing, the tenderness of her nature 2 Lord. His confession is taken, and it shall be became as a prey to her grief'; in finc, made a groan read to his face: if your lordship be in't, as, I beo (1) Crafty, deceitful.

(4) For companion. (5) Model, pattern. (2) i. e, Betrays his own sccrets in his own talk. le) An allusion to the degradation of a knight

Here, as elsewhere, uscd adverbially, by hacking off his spurs,

lieve you are, you must have the patience to not possible, with well-weighing sums of gold, to hear it.

corrupt him to a revolt. What say you to this ?

what do you know of it? Re-enter Soldiers, with Parolles.

Par. I beseech you, let me answer to the partiBer. A plague upon him! muflled! he can say cular of the intergatories : '. Demand them singly. nothing of me; hush! hush!

I Sold. Do you know this captain Dumain? i Lord. Hoodman comes ! - Porto tarlarossa,

Par. I know him: he was a botcher's 'prentice i Sold. He calls for the tortures; What will you the sherifi's fool with child; a dumb innocent,"

in Paris, from whence he was whipped for getting say without 'em ?

Par. I will confess what I know without con- that could not say him, nay. straint; if ye pinch me like a pasty, I can say no

[Dumain lists up his hand in anger, inore.

Ber. Nay, by, your leave, hold your hands I Sold. Bosko chimurcho.

though I know, his brains are forfeit to the next 2 Lord. Boblibindo chicurmurco.

title that falls. 1 Sold. You are a merciful general:-Our general i Sold. Well, is this captain in the duke of Flobids you answer to what I shall ask you out of a rence's camp? note.

Par. Upon my knowledge, he is, and lousy. Par. An truly, as I hope to live.

i Lord. Nay, look not so upon me; we shall 1 Sold. Firsi demand of him how many horse the hear of your lordship anon. duke is strong. What say you to that?

I Sold. What is his reputation with the duke? Par. Five or six thousand; but very weak and

Par. The duke knows him for no other but a unserviceable: the troops are all scattered, and poor officer of mine; and writ to me this other day, the commanders very poor rogues, upon my repu- io turn him out o' the band : I think, I have his leltation and crcdit, and as I hope to live.

ter in my pocket. 1 Sold. Shall I set down your answer so?

| Sold. Marry, we'll search. Par. Do; I'll take the sacrament on’t, how and

Par. In good sadness, I do not know; either it which way you will.

is there, or it is upon a file, with the duke's other Ber. All's one to him. What a past-saving slave letters, in my tent. is this!

1 Sold. Here 'tis; here's a paper ? Shall I read i Lord. You are dcceived, my lord ; this is it to you? monsicur Parolles, the gallant militarist, (that was

Par. I do not know, if it be it, or no. his own phrase,) that had the whole theoric' of Ber. Our interpreter does it well. war in the knot of his scars, and the practice in the

i Lord. Excellently. chape? of his/dagcer.

i Sold. Dian. The count's a fool, and full of 2 Lord. I will never trust a man again, for keep

gold, ing his sword clean; nor believe he can have every advertisement to a proper maid in Florence, one

Par. That is not the duke's letter, sir; that is an ching in him, by wcaring his apparel neatly. i Sold. Well, that's set down.

Diana, to take heed of the allurement of one count Par. Five or 'six thousand horse, I said, I will Rousillon, a foolish idle boy, but, for all that, very say true, -or thereabouts, set down--for I'll speak ruttish; , pray you, sir, put it up again. truth.

| Sold. Nay, I'll read it first, by your favour. i Lord. He's very near the truth in this. Par. My meaning in't, I protest, was very

Ber. But I con him no thanks for’t, in the na- honest in the behalf of the maid: for I knew the ture he delivers it.

young count to be a dangerous and lascivious boy; Par. Poor rogues, I pray you, say.

who is a whale to virginity, and devours up all 1 Sold. Well, that's set down.

the fry it finds. Par. I humbly thank you, sir : a truth's a truth,

Ber. Damnable, both sides rogue ! the rogues are marvellous poor.

i Sold. When he sirears oaths, tid him drop i Sold. Demand of him, of whal strength they

gold, and take it ; are afoot. What say you to that.

Afler he scores, he never pays the score : Par. By my troth, sir, if I were to live this pre- Half won, is mulch well made ; malch, and well sent hour, I will tell true. Let me sce: Spurio a

silahe il ; hundred and finy, Sebastian so many, Coralubus

He ne'er pays after-debls, lake it before ; so many, Jaques so many; Guiltian, Cosmo, Lodo- Ind say, a soldier, Dian, told thee this, wick, and Gratii, two hundred filly cach: mine. Men etre lo mell with, boys are nci lo kiss : own company, Chitopher, Vaumond, Bentii, two For count of this, the count's a fool, I know it, hundred and any cach: 'so that the muster-Dle, Who before, but not when he does owe it. rotten and seund, upon my life, amounts not to fit

Thune, as le vow'd lo thee in thine ear, teen thousand poll ; hall of which dare not shake

PAROLLES. the snow from off their cassocks, lost they shake Bor. He shall be whipped through the army, wiin themselves to picces.

this rhyme in his forchead. Ber. What shall be done to him.

2 Lord. This is your devoted friend, sir, the 1 Lord. Nothing, but let hinu have thanks. De- manifold linguist, and the armipotent soldier. mand of him my conditions, and what credit I Ber. I could cndure any thing before but a cat, have with the duks.

and now he's a cat to me. I Sold. Well, that's set down. You shall de- I Sold. I perceive, sir, by the general's looks, mand of kim, whether one caplain Dumain be iwe shall be fain to hang you. the camp, Frenchman; what his reputation is Par. My life, sir, in any case: not that I am with the duke, what his ralour, honesty, and ex- afraid to die; but that, my oflences being many, I pertness in wars; or whether he thinks, it were woull repent out the remainder of nature: let me

(1) Theory. (2) The point of the scabbard. (5) For interrogatories. (6) A natural fool. (3) Cassock then signified

a horseman's loose coat. 17) i. e. A match well made is half won ; mako 4 Disposition and character.

lyour match thercfore, but make it well.

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