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O, if a virgin,
And your affection not gone forth, I'll make you of his bones are coral made;
The queen of Naples.
Soft, sir ; one word more.
They are both in either's powers: but this swifi
I must uneasy make, lest too light winning (Aside.
Make the prize light.-One word more; I charge Seu-nymphs hourly ring his knell : [Burden, ding-dong. That thou attend me: thou dost here usurp
thee, Hark! now I hear them,--ding-dong, bell.
The name thou ow'st not; and hast put thyself Fer. The ditty does remember my drown'd fa- Upon this island, as a spy, to win it • ther.
From me, the lord on't.
Fer. This is no mortal business, por no sound
No, as I am a man. That the earth owes :'-I hear it now above me.
Mira. There's nothing ill 'can dwell in such a Pro. The fringed curtains of thine eye advance, if the ill spirit have so fair an house,
Follow me.-[T. FERD. Lord, how it looks about ! Believe me, sir, It carries a brave form :--But 'uis a spirit.
Speak not you for him ; he's a traitor. Come. Pro. No, wench; it eats and sleeps, and hath I'll manacle thy neck and feet together
Sea-water shalt thou drink, thy food shall be such senses
The fresh-brook muscles, wither'd roots, and husks As we have, such: This gallant, which thou seest, Was in the wreck; and but he's something stain'à Wherein the acorn cradled: Follow. With grief, that's' beauty's canker, thou might'st I will resist such entertainment, till
No; call him
Mine enemy has more power. A goodly person : he hath lost his fellows,
(He draus. Mira.
O dear father, And strays about to find them. Mira.
I might call him
Make not too rash a trial of him, for
He's gentle, and not fearful."
What, I say,
My foot my tutor !--Put thy sword up, traitor; As my soul prompts it :-- Spirit, fine Spirit ! "'ll free Who mak'st a show, but dar’st not strike, thy conthee
science Within two days for this.
Is so possess'd with guilt: come from thy ward Fer.
Most sure, the goddess For I can here disarin thee with this stick,
And make thy weapon drop.
Beseech you, father!
Pro. Hence; hang not on my garments.
Mira. How I may bear me here; My prime request,
Sir, have pity;
I'll be his surety. Which I do last pronounce, is, 0 you wonder !
Silence: one word more
Shall make me chide thee, if not hate thee. What! But, certainly a maid.
An advocate for an impostor ? hush!
Thou think'st there are no more such shapes as he, I am the best of them that speak this speech,
Having seen but him and Caliban: Foolish wench! Were I but where 'tis spoken.
To the most of men this is a Caliban, Pro.
How! the best?
And they to him are angels.
Mira. What wert thou, if the king of Naples heard thee?
My affections Fer. A single thing, as I am now, that wonders
Are then most humble ; I have no ambition
To see a goodlier man.
Come on; obey: (To FERI).
Thy nerves are in their infancy again, The king my father wreck'd.
And have no vigour in them.
So they are :
My father's loss, the weakness which I feel, And his brave son, being twain.
The wreck of all my friends, or this man's threats, Pro.
The duke of Milan,
To whom I am subdued, are but light to me,
Let liberty make use of; space enough
Have I in such a prison.
It works :-Come on. word. Mira. Why speaks my father so ungently ? This Hark, what thou else shalt do me.
[To FERD. and MIRA. Is the third man that e'er I saw; the first
[TA ARIEL. That e'er I sighed for: pity move my father
Be of comfort ; To be inclin'd my way!
that is, spoken a falsehood. Thus in The Merry Wives Ti. e. ouns. To owe was to possess or appertain to, of Windsor : in ancient language.
“ This is not well, master Ford, this wrongs you." 2 The folio of 1685 reads made, and many of the mo- 5 Fearful was sometimes used in the sense of formi. dern editors have laboured to persuade themselves that dable, terrible, dreadful, like the French e pourantube; it was the true reading. It has been justly observed by as may be seen by consulting Cotgrave or any of our M. Mason that the question is “whether our readers old dictionaries. Shakspeare almost always uses it in will adopt a natural and simple expression, which re. this sense. In K. Henry VI. Acı iii. Scene 2, "A mighty quires no comment, or one which the ingenuity of many and a fearful head they are.” He has 'also fearful cominentators has but imperfectly supported."
wars; fearful bravery; &c. &c. The verb to fear is 3 To control here signifies to confute, to contradict most commonly used for to fright, to terrify, to make unanswerably. The ancient meaning of control was to afraid. Mr. Gifford remarks, “as a proof how liule check or exhibit a contrary account, from the old French our old dramatists were understood at the Restoration, contre-roller.
that Dryden censures Jonson for an improper use of this +"you have done yourself some wrong:" I word, the sense of which he altogether mistakes."