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Are of consent and sufferance in this.
1 Lord, I cannot hear of any that did see her,
found the bed untreasur'd of their mistress.
hither : If he be absent, bring his brother to me, I'll make him find him: do this suddenly ; And let not search and inquisition quail? To bring again these foolish runaways. [Exeunt.
Before Oliver's House.
Enter ORLANDO and Adam, meeting. Orl. Who's there? Adam. What! my young master ?-0, my gentle
master, 0, my sweet master, O you memory
the roynish clown,) Roynish, from rogneur, French,
O you memory —] Shakspeare often uses memory for memorial ; and Beaumont and Fletcher sometimes.
Of old sir Rowland! why, what make you here ? Why are you virtuous ? Why do people love you? And wherefore are you gentle, strong, and valiant: Why would
be so fondo to overcome
Orl. Why, what's the matter?
O unhappy youth,
me go? Adam. No matter whither, so you come not
9— so fond -] i. e. so indiscreet, so inconsiderate.
* The bony priser -] The word bonny occurs more than once in the novel from which this play of As You Like It is taken. It is likewise much used by the common people in the northern counI believe, however, bony to be the true reading.
MALONE. • This is no place,] i. e. for you.
Orl. What, wouldst thou have me go and beg my
Adam. But do not so: I have five hundred crowns,
Orl. O good old man; how well in thee appears The constant service of the antique world, When service sweat for duty, not for meed! Thou art not for the fashion of these times, Where none will sweat, but for promotion; And having that, do choke their service up Even with the having :* it is not so with thee. But, poor old man, thou prun'st a rotten tree,
diverted -] turned out of the course of nature. 4 Even with the having :) Even with the promotion gained by service is service extinguished. JOHNSON.
That cannot so much as a blossom yield,
Adam. Master, go on; and I will follow thee,
The Forest of Arden.
Enter Rosalind in boy's clothes, Celia drest like a
Shepherdess, and TOUCHSTONE.
Touch. I care not for my spirits, if my legs were not weary
Ros. I could find in my heart to disgrace my man's apparel, and to cry like a woman : but I must comfort the weaker vessel, as doublet and hose ought to show itself courageous to petticoat: therefore, courage, good Aliena.
Cel. I pray you, bear with me; I cannot go no further.
Touch. For my part, I had rather bear with you, than bear you : yet I should bear no cross, if I did
no cross,) A cross was a piece of money stamped with a On this our author is perpetually quibbling.
bear you; for, I think, you have no money in your purse.
Ros. Well, this is the forest of Arden.
Touch. Ay, now am I in Arden: the more fool I; when I was at home, I was in a better place; but travellers must be content. Ros. Ay, be so, good Touchstone :-Look
you, who comes here; a young man, and an old, in solemn talk.
Enter CORIN and SILVIUS. Cor. That is the way to make her scorn you still. Sil. O Corin, that thou knew'st how I do love
her! Cor. I partly guess ; for I have lov'd ere now.
Sil. No, Corin, being old, thou canst not guess ; Though in thy youth thou wast as true a lover As ever sigh'd upon a midnight pillow: But if thy love were ever like to mine, (As sure I think did never man love so,) How many actions most ridiculous Hast thou been drawn to by thy fantasy?
Cor. Into a thousand that I have forgotten.
Sil. O, thou didst then ne'er love so heartily:
[E.rit Silvius. Ros. Alas, poor shepherd ! searching of thy
wound, I have by hard adventure found mine own.