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Sil. It is to be all made of sighs and tears
And fo am I for Phebe.

Phe. And I for Ganymede.
Orl. And I for Rosalind.
Rof. And I for no woman.

Sil. It is to be all made of faith and service ;
And so am I for Phebe.

Phe. And I for Ganymede.
Orl. And I for Rosalind.
Rof. And I for no woman.

Sil. It is to be all made of fantasy,
All made of passion, and all made of wishes;
All adoration, duty and observance,
All humbleness, all patience, and impatience,
All purity, all trial, all observance ;-
And so am I for Phebe.

Phe. And so am I for Ganymede.
Orl. And so am I for Rofalind.
Rof. And so am I for no woman.
Phe. If this be so, why blame you me to love you?

[To ROSALIND. Sil. If this be so, why blame you me to love


Orl. If this be so, why blame you me to love you ?
Rof. Who do you speak to, why blame you me to love you?
Orl. To her, that is not here, nor doth not hear.

Ros. Pray you, no more of this ; 'tis like the howling of Irish wolves against the moon. I will help you, [To SILVIUS) if I can :-- I would love you, [TO PHEBE] if I could.-To-morrow meet me all together.-I will marry you, [To Phele] if ever I marry woman, and I'll be married to-morrow :- I will satisfy you, [TO ORLANDO] if ever I satisfy'd man, and you shall be married to-morTOW :-I will content you, [To SILVIUS) if what pleases you contents you, SON G.


you shall be married to-morrow. As you [To ORLANDO] love Rosalind, meet ;-as you, [To Silvius] love Phebe, meet;- And as I love no woman, I'll meet.-So, fare you well; I have left you commands.

Sil. I'll not fail, if I live. | Pbe.

Nor I.

Nor I. [Exeunt.



The same.


Touch. To-niorrow is the joyful day, Audrey ; to-morrow will we be married.

Aud. I do desire it with all my heart : and I hope it is no dishonelt desire, to desire to be a woman of the world. Here come two of the banish'd duke's pages.

Enter two Pages.

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1 Page, Well met, honest gentleman.

Touch. By my troth, well met: Come, fit, fit; and a song.

2 Page. We are for you: fit i'the middle.

1 Page. Shall we clap into't roundly, without hawking, or spitting, or saying we are hoarse; which are the only prologues to a bad voice ?

2 Page. I'faith, i'faith ; and both in a tune, like two gypsies on a horse.

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It was a lover, and his lass,

With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino,
That o'er the green corn-field did pass

In the spring time, the only pretty rank time,
Wben birds do fing, hey ding a ding, ding i
Sweet lovers love the spring.

Between the acres of the rye,

With a bey, and a bo, and a hey nonino,
These pretty country folks would lie,

In spring time, &c.

This carol they began that hour,

With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino,
How that a life was but a flower

In spring time, &c.

And therefore take the present time,

With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino ;
For love is crowned with the prime

In spring time, &c.

Touch. Truly, young gentlemen, though there was no great matter in the ditty, yet the note was very untuneable.

1 Page. You are deceiv'd, sir; we kept time, we loft not our time.


Touch. By my troth, yes; I count it but time loft to hear such a foolish fong. God be with you; and God mend your voices !-Come, Audrey.



Another part of the Foreft.

Enter Duke senior, Amiens, JAQUES, ORLANDO,

Duke S. Dost thou believe, Orlando, that the boy
Can do all this that he hath promised ?

Orl. I sometimes do believe, and sometimes do not; As those that fear they hope, and know they fear.

Enter ROSALIND, SILVIUS, and Phebe.

Rof. Patience once more, whiles our compact is urg'd:You say, if I bring in your Rosalind, [To the DUKE. You will bestow her on Orlando here? Duke S. That would I, had I kingdoms to give with

her. Rof. And you say, you will have her, when I bring her?

[TO ORLANDO. Orl. That would I, were I of all kingdoms king. Rof. You say, you'll marry me, if I be willing ?

[To Phebe. Phe. That will I, should I die the hour after.

Rof. But, if you do refuse to marry me,
You'll give yourself to this most faithful shepherd ?

Phe. So is the bargain.
Rof. You say, that you'll have Phebe, if she will?

[To Silvius.



Sil. Though to have her and death were both one thing.

Rof. I have promis'd to make all this matter even. Keep you your word, o duke, to give your daughter ;You yours, Orlando, to receive his daughter Keep your word, Phebe, that you'll marry me; Or else, refaling me, to wed this shepherd :Keep your word, Silvius, that you'll marry her, If the refuse me :- and from hence I go, To make these doubts all even.

[Exeunt ROSALIND and CELIA. Duke S. I do remember in this shepherd-boy Some lively touches of my daughter's favour.

Orl, My lord, the first time that I ever saw him,
Methought he was a brother to your daughter :
But, my good lord, this boy is forest-born;
And hath been tutor'd in the rudiments
Of many desperate studies by his uncle,
Whom he reports to be a great magician,
Obscured in the circle of this forest.


Jaq. There is, sure, another flood toward, and these couples are coming to the ark! Here comes a pair of very strange bealls, which in all tongues are call'd fools. Touch. Salutation and greeting to you

all! Jaq. Good my lord, bid him welcome : This is the motley-minded gentleman, that I have so often met in the forest : he hath been a courtier, he swears.

Touch. If any man doubt that, let him put me to my purgation. I have trod a measure; I have flatter'd a lady; I have been politick with my friend, smooth with mine enemy; I have undone three tailors; I have had four quarrels, and like to have fought one.


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