end ;

Dro. E. I would I were sepseless, Sir, that I Pinch. It is no shame; the fellow finds bis might not feel your blows.

vein, Ånt. E. Thou art sensible iu nothing but And, yielding to him, bumours well bis freuzy. blows, and so is an ass.

Ani. E. Thou bast suboru'd the goldsmith to Dró. E. I am an ass, indeed; you may prove

arrest me. it by my long ears. I bave serv'd him from the Adr. Alas! I sent you money to redeem you. hour of nativity to this instant, and have no-By Dromio here, who came in haste for it. thing at his hands for my service, but blows : Dro. E. Money by me ? heart and good-will when I am cold, he beats me with beating :

you might, when I am warm, he cools me with beating : But surely, master, not a ray of money. am waked with it, when I sleep; raised with Ant. É. Went's not thou to her for a purse it, when I sit; driven out of doors with it,

of ducats ? when I go from home ; welcomed home with it, Adr. He came to me, and I deliver'd it. when I return: nay, I bear it on my shoulders, Luc. And I am witness with ber, that she as a beggar wont her brat ; and, I think, when

did. he hath lamed me, I shall beg with it from door Dro. E. God and the rope-maker, bear me to door.


That I was sent for nothing but a rope ! Enter ADRIANA, LOCIANA, and the COURTE- Pinch. Mistress, both man and master is ZAN, with PINCH, and others.

possess'd : Ant. E. Come, go along; my wife is coming They must be bound, and laid in some dark

I know it by their pale and deadly looks : yonder,

room. Dro. E. Mistress, respice finem, respect your

Ant. E. Say, wherefore didst thou lock me or rather the prophecy, like the parrot,

forth to-day, Beware the rope's end.

And why dost thou deny the bag of gold ? Ant. E. Wilt thou still talk ? (Beats him.

Adr. I did not, gentle busband, lock thee Cour. How say you now? is not your hus.

forth. band mad?

Dro. E. And, gentle master, I receiv'd no gold; Adr. His incivility confirms no less.

But I confess, Sir, that we were lock'd out. Good doctor Pincb, you are a conjurer;

Adr. Dissembling villain, thou speak'st false Establish him in bis true sense again,

in both. And I will please yon what you will demand.

Ant. E. Dissembling harlot, thou art false Luc. Alas, bow fiery and how sharp be looks !

in all : ('our. Mark, bow he trembles in bis extacy! Pinch. Give me your band, aud let me feel To make a loathsome abject scorn of me:

And art confederate with a dained pack, your pulse. Ant. E. There is my hand, and let it feel your

But with these nails I'll pluck out these false

eyes, ear.

That would behold in me this shameful sport, Pinch. I charge thee, Satan, hous'd within

(Pinch and his assistants binul Ant. and this mar,

DKOMIO. To yield possession to my holy prayers,

Adr. o bind bit, bind him, let him not And to thy stale of darkness hie thee straight; I conjure thee by all the saints in beaven.

Pinch. More company ;-the fiend is strong Peace, doting wizard, peace, I am

within him. not inad.

Luc. Ab! me, poor man, bow pale and was Adr. Ob ! that thou wert not, poor distressed

he looks! soul ! Ant. E, You minion you, are these your cus

Ant. E. What, will you murder me? Thou

jailer, thou, tomers ? Did this companion with a saffron face

I am thy prisoner ; wilt thou suffer them

To make a rescue ?
Revel and feast it at my house to day,

Olji. Masters, let him go ;
Whilst upon me the guilty doors were shut,
And I denied to enter in my house?

He is my prisoner, and you shall not have him.

Pinch. Go, bind this man, for he is frantic Adr. 0 husband, God doth know, you din'd

too. at bome,

Adr. What wilt thou do, thou peevish Where 'would you had remain'd until this time,

officer ? Free from these slanders, and this open shame! last thou delight to see a wretched man Ant. E. I din'd at home! Thou villain, what

Do ourage and displeasure to himself? say'st thou ? Dro. E. Sir, sooth to say, you did not dine The debt he owes, will be requir'd of me.

Offi. He is my prisoner; if I let hin go, at home.

Aitr. I will discharge thee, ere I go from Ant. E. Were not my doors lock'd up, and I

thee : shut ont 1

Bear me forth with unto his creditor, Dro. E. Perdy, + your doors were loch'd, and

And, knowing how the debt grows, I will pay it. you sbut out. Ant. E. And did not she herself revile me

Good master doctor, see him safe convey'd there?

Home to my house.--() most umbappy day! Dro. E. Sans fable, t she berself revil'd you

Ant. E. O most unhappy + strampet ! there.

Dro. E. Master, I am bere enter'd in bond

for you. Ant. E. Did not her kitchen maid rail, taunt, and scorn me?

Ant. E. Ont on thee, villain ! wherefore dost

thou mad me! Dro. E. Certes, she did : the kitchen-vesial scor'd yoll.

Dro. E. Will you be bound for nothing? be

mad, Ant. E. And did not I in rage depart from thence ?

Good master; cry, the devil. Dro. E. In verity you did ;--my bones bear

Luc. Gnd help, poor souls, how idly do they

talk ! witness,

Adr. Go That since bave felt the vigour of his rage.

bear him bence.-Sister, go you

with me Adr. Ba't good to soothe him in these con traries?

[Exeunt Pinch and Assistants with ANT.

and DRO.

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Offi. One Angelo, a goldsmith; Do you know | Had boisted sail, and put to sea to-day: bim?

This chain you had of me, can you deny it! Adr. I kuow the man : What is the sumn be Ant. s. I think, I had ; I never did deny it owes ?

Mer. Yes, that you did, Sir; and forswore it offi. Two bundred ducats.

too. Adr. Say, how grows it doe!

Ant. 8. Who beard me to deny it, or far. Ofi. Due for a chain your basband bad of

swear it him.

Mer. These ears of mine, thou toowest, did Adr. He did bespeak a chain for me, but had

bear thee : it not.

Fie on thee, wretch ! 'tis pity that thoa liv'st Cour. Wbeu, as your husband, all in rage, To walk where any honest men resort. to-day

Ant, S. Thou art a villain, to impeach me Came to my house, and cook away my ring,

thus : (The ring i saw upon his finger now)

I'll prove mine honour, and mine bonesty Straight after, did I meet him with a chaia. Against thee presently, if thou dar'st stand.

Adr. It may be so, but I did bever see it : Mer. I dare, and do defy thee for a viltale. Come, jailer, bring me where the goldsmith is,

(They dras. I luug to know the truth hereof at large.

Enter ADRIANA, LUCIANA, COURTEZAS, and Enter ANTIPHOLUS of Syracuse, with his ra

others. pier drawn, and DRON10 of Syracuse.

Adr. Hold, burt him not, for God's sake ; be Inc. God, for thy mercy! they are loose some get within bim, take bis sword away:

is mad: again. Adr. And come with naked swords ; let's call

Bind Droinio too, and bear them to my house. more help,

Dro. S. Run, master, run; for God's sake, To have them bound again.

take a house. + uni, Away, they'll Bill as.

This is some priory ;-In, or we are spoil'd. (Eseunt OFFICER, ADR, and Luc.

(Exeunt ANTIPH. and Dsoxio to the Ant. E. I see these witches are afraid of

Priory. swords. Dro. $. She, that would be your wife, now

Enter the ABBESS. ran from you.

Abb. Be quiet, people ; Wherefore throag Ant. S. Come to the Centaur ; fetch our stuff

you hither i from thence :

Adr. To fetch my poor distracted bosband I long that we were safe and sound aboard.

hence : Dro. S. Faith, stay here this night, they will let us come in, that we may bind him fast, surely do us no barm ; you saw, they speak us

And bear him bome for his recorery. fair, give us gold : methinks they are such a

Ang. I knew, he was not in bis perfect wits. gentle natiofi, that but for the mountain of mad

Mer. I am sorry now, that I did drap di

him. flesh that claims marriage of me, I could and in my heart to stay bere still, and turn witch.

Abb, How long bath this possessiou held be Ant. 8. I will not stay to-night for all the

man town ;

Adr. This week he hath been beary, sour, and Therefore away, to get our stuff aboard.

sad, (Ereunt.

And much, much different from the man be

was ;
But till, this afternoon, bis passion
Ne'er brake into extremity of rage.
Abb. Hath be not lost much wealth by wreck

at sea ?

Buried some dear friend ? Hath not est bis
SCENE I. The same.


Stray'd bis affection in unlawful love 3
Enter MERCHANT and ANG110.

A sin, prevailing much in youthful men,

Who give their eyes the liberty of gazing: Ang. I am sorry, Sir, that I have binderd Which of these sorrows is be subject to? you ;

Adr. To none of these, except it be the last; But I protest, he had the chain of me,

Namely, some love, that drew him oft fred I bough most dishonestly he doth deny it.

home. Jler. How is the man esteem'd here in the Abb. You should for that have reprebended

him. Ang. Of very reverend reputation, Sir,

Adr. Why, so I did. of credit infinite, highly belov’d,

Abb. Ay, but not rough enough.
Second to none that lives here in the city;

Adr. As roughly, as my modesty would let me.
His word might bear my wealth at any time. Abb. Haply, in private.
Mer. Speak softly : youder, as I think, he Adr. And in assemblies too.

Abb. Ay, but not enough,

Adr. It was the copy 1 of our conference :
Enter ANTIPHOLUS and Drouio of Syracuse. In bed, he slept not for my urging it;
Ang. 'Tis 80; and that self chain about bis At board, he fed not for my urging it;

city ?


Alone, it was the subject of my theme; Which he forswore, most monstrously to have. lu company, I often glanced it;

Still did I tell him it was vile and bad. Good Sir, draw near to me, I'll speak to bim.

Abb. And thereof came it, that the man #25 Signiur Antipholus, I wonder much That you would put me to this shame and the venom ciamours of a jealous woman trouble ;

Poison more deadly thau a mad dog's tooth. And not without some scandal to yoursell,

It seems his sleeps were bidder'd by the rain With circunstance, and oaths, so to den

ing : This chain, which now you wear 80 openly :

And thereof comes it that is bead is light. Besides the charge, the shame, imprisonment, Yon bave done wrong to this my bonest frieud; Thou say'st his meat was sauc'd with thy up

braidings : Who, but for staying on our controversy,

:lle. Close, grapple with bim. • Baginge.

tle. Go into a house.

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A most outrageous fit of madness took him; Thereof the raging fire of fever bred;

That desperately he burried through the street And what's a fever but a fit of madness? (With him his bondman, all as mad as he,) Thou say'st, his sports were binder'd by thys Doing displeasure to the citizens brawls :

By rushing in their houses, bearing thence Sweet recreation barr'd, wbat doth ensue, Rings, jewels, any things bis rage did like. But moody and dull melancholy,

Once did I get him bound, and sent bim home, (Kinsmau to griin and conifortless despair ;) Whilst to take order for the wrongs I went, And, at ber heels, a huge infectious troop That here and there his fury had committed. oi pale disteinperatures, and foes to life? Anon, I wot + not by what strong escape, lo food, in sport, and life-preserving rest He broke from those that bad the guard of To be disturb'd, would mad or man, or beast;

him ; The consequence is then, thy jealous fits

And, with his mad attendant and himself, Have scared thy husband from the use of wits. Each one with ireful passion, with drawn Luc. She never reprehended him but mildly,

swords, Wben be deinean'd himself rough, rude, and Met as again, and, madly bent on us, wildly,

Chas'd us away ; till raising of more aid, Why hear you these rebukes, and answer not? We caine again to bind them : then they fled

Adr. She did betray me to my own reproof.-- Tutu tbis abbey, whither we pursued them ; Good people, enter, and lay hold on him.

And here the abbess shuts the gates oli us,
Abb. No, not a creature enters in my house. And will not suffer us to fetch him ont,
Adr. Then, let your servants briug my hus. Nor send him forth, that we may bear him
band forth.

bence. Abb. Neither; he took this place for sanc. Therefore, most gracious duke, with thy comtuary,

mand, And it shall privilege him from your bands, Let him be brought forth, and borne hence for Till I have brought him to his wits again,

belp. Or lose my labour in assaying it.

Duke, Long since, thy husband serv'd me in Adr. I will attend my husband, be his nurse,

my wars; Diet his sickness, for it is my oflice,

And I to thee engag'd a prince's word, And will bave no attorney but inysell;

When thou didst make himn master of thy bed, And therefore let me bave him home with me. To do him all the grace and good I could.

Abb. Be patient; for I will not let him stir, Go, some of you, knock at the abbey.gate, Till I have us'd the approved means I have, And bid the lady abbess come to me ; With wbolesome

syrups, drugs, and boly I will determine this, before I stir. prayers, To make of him a formal man again : *

Enter a SERVANT. It is a branch and parcel + of mine oath,

Serv. O mistress, mistress, shift and save A cbaritable duty of my order :

yourself! Tberefore depart, and leave bim here with me. My master and his man are both broke loose, Adr. I will not hence, aud leave my husband Beaten the maids a-row, i and bound the doc. here;

tor, And ill it doth beseem your boliness,

Whose beard they bave singed off with brands To separate the husband and the wile.

of fire ; Ab6 Be quiet, and depart, thou shalt not And ever as it 'blazed they threw on him have him.

(Exit ABBEs. Great pails of puddled mire to quench the hair : Luc. Complain unco the duke of this iudig. My master preaches patience to him, while pity.

His man with scissars wicks bin g like a fool : Adr. Come, go; I will fall prostrate at his And, sure, unless you send some present belp, feet,

Between them they will kill the conjurer. And never rise until my tears and prayers

Adr. Peace, fool, thy master and his man Have won his grace to come in persou hither,

are bere ; Aud take perforce my husband from the Ab- And that is false ibou dost report to us. bess.

Serv. Mistress, upon my life, I tell you true ; Aler. By this, I think, the dial points at five : I have not breath'd almost, since I did see it. Anon, I am sure the duke bimself in person He cries for you, and vows is be can take you, Comes this way to the melancholy vale ; To scorch your face, and to distigure you : The place of death and sorry I execution,

(('ry uithin. Behind the ditches of the abbey here.

Hark, hark, I hear him, mistress ; fiy, be gone. Ang. Upon what cause ?

Duke. Come, stand by me, fear nothing : Mer. To see a reverend Syracusan merchant,

Guard with halberts. Who put unluckily into this bay

Adr. Ab! me, it is my busband! Witness Against the laws and statutes of this town,

you, Beheaded publicly for his offence.

That he is borne about invisible ; Ang. See, where they come; we will be bold Even now we hous'd him in the abbey here ; his death.

And now he's there, past thought of human rea. Luc. Kneel to the duke, before he pass the abbey.

Enter AxTIPHOLUS and DRONIO of Ephesus. Enter Duke attended ; ÆGEON bare-headed;

Ant. E. Justice, most gracious duke, oh! with the Headsman and other Officers.

grant me justice ! Duke. Yet once again proclaim it publicly, Even for the service that long since I did thee, If any friend will pay the sun for bim,

When I bestrid thee iu the wars, and took He shall not die, so inuch we tender bim. Deep scars to save thy life, cveu for the blood Adr. Justice, must sacred duke, against the Thai then I lost for thee, now grant me justice. Abbess !

Ege. Unless the fear of death doth make une Duke. She is a virtuous and a reverend lady ;

dote, It cannot be, that she hath done thee wrong. I see my son Antipholus, and Dromio. Adr. May it please your grace, Antipbolus, Ant. E. Justice, sweet prince, against that my husband,

woman there. Whom I made lord of me and all I bad, Sbe whom thou gav'st to me to be my wife ; At your ins portant ý letters,-tbis ill day

.l.e. To make measures.

know • 1«. To bring him back to his senses. + P'art. # Sad. ile. Successively, one after another. Importunate.

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That bath abused and dishonour'd me,
Even in the strength and height of injury!

Ant. E. I never came within tbese sbbey

walls. Beyond imagination is the wrong, That sbe this day hath shameless thrown on me. I never saw the chain, so help me heaven !

Nor ever didst thou draw thy sword on pe: Duke. Discover bow, and thou shalt find me And this is false, you burden me witbal.

just. Ant. E. This day, great duke, she shut the

Duke. Why, wbat an intricate impeach is

this! doors upon me,

I think you all have drank of Circe's cap. While she with barlots feasted in my honse. If here you lous'd bim, bere be would have Duhe. A grievous fault : Say, wuinan, didst been ; thou so1

If he were mad, he would not plead so cold

. Adr. No, my good lord ;-myself, he, and my You say, he dined at home: the goldsmith bere sister,

Denies that saying :--Sirrab, what say yout To-day did dine together : So befal my soul, Dro. E. Sir, he dined with der there, at the As this is false, he burdens me witbal!

Porcupine. Luc. Ne'er may I look on day, nor sleep on Cour. He did ; and from my finger sortch'd night,

that ring, But she tells to your highness simple truth! Ant. E. 'Tis true, any lelge, this ring 1 bad of Ang. O perjur'd woman! They are both for

her. Sworn.

Duke. Saw'st thou bim enter at the abbey In this the madman justly chargeth them.

here 1 Ant. E. My liege, I ain advised what I say; Cour. As sure, my leige, as I do see pear Neither disturb'd with the effect of wine,

grace. Nor beady-rash, provok'd with raging ire,

Duke. why, this is strange :-Go call the Albeit, my wrongs might make me wiser mad.

Abbess hither;
This wounan lock'd me out this day from dinner : I think you are all mated,' or stark mad.
That goldsmith there, were he not paek'd with

(Erit an Attendant, here.

Æge. Most mighty duke, vouchsafe me spent Could witness it, for he was with me then;

a word; Who parted with me to go fetch a chain, Haply I see a friend will save my life, Promising to bring it to the Porcupine,

And pay the sum that may deliver the. Where Balthazar and I did dine together.

Duke. Speak freely, Syracasan, what thon Our dinner done, and he not coming thither,

wilt. I wem to seek him : in the street I met bim; Age. Is not your name, Sir, call': Antipho And in his company, that gentleinan,

Ius 1 There did this perjur'd goldsmith swear me And is not that your bondman Dromio! down,

Dro. E. Within this hour I was bis bondman, That I this day of him receiv'd the chain,

Sir, Which, God he knows, I saw not: for the But he, I thank him, gnaw'd in two my cords: which,

Now am I Dromio, and his mau, unbound. He did arrest me with an officer.

Ege. I am sure you both of you remember I did obey ; and sent my peasant home

me. Por certain ducats : be with none return'd.

Dro. E. Ourselves we do remember, Sir, by Then fairly I bespoke the officer,

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you; To go in person with me to my house.

For lately we were bound as you are now. By the way we met,

You are not Pinch's patient, are you, Sir! My wife, her sister, and a rabble more

Age. Why look you strange on me; sou kmor of vile confederates ; along with them

me well. They brought one Pinch ; a hungry lean-fac'd Ant. E. I never saw you in my life, til villain,

now. A mere anatomy, a mountebank,

Æge, Oh! grief hath changed me, since wa A thread-bare juggler, and a fortune-teller;

saw me last; A needy, hollow-ey'd, sharp-looking wretch, And careful hours, with Time's deformed kand, A living dead man : this peruicijus slave, Have written strange defeatures + il my face; Forsooth, took on him as a conjurer;

Bot tell me yet, dost thou not know my voice ! And, gazing in mine eyes, feeling my pulse, Ant. E. Neither. And with no face, as 'twere, outfacing ire, Æge. Dromio, nor thou ! Cries out, I was possess'd: then altogether Dro. E. No, trust me, Sir, not I. They fell upon me, bound me, bore me thence ; Æge. I am sure, thou dost. And in a dark and dankish vault at home

Dro. E. Ay, Sir; but I am sure, I do not There left me and my man, both bound to- and whatsoever a man denies, you are nour bosad gether;

to believe him. Till gnawing with my teeth my bonds in sunder, Æge. Not know my voice ; 0 time's extremity! I gain'd my freedoin, and iminediately

Hast thou 80 crack'd and splitted by post Ran hither to your grace; wliom I beseech

tongue, To give me ample satisfaction

In seven short years, that here my only son For these deep shames and great indignities. Knows not my feeble key of uutuu'd cares? Ang. My lord, in truth, thus far I witness with Though now this grained | face of mive be bit

In sap.consuming winter's drizzled suow, That he dined not at home, but was lock'd out. And all the conduits of my blood froze up; Duke. But had he such a chain of thee, or Yet hath my night of life some memory

My wasting lamp some fading glimmer leit, Ang. He bad, my lord: and when he ran in My dull deaf ears a little use to hear : here,

All these old witnesses (I cannot err, These people saw the chain about bis neck. Tell me, art thou my soc Antipbolus. Mer Besides, I will be sworn, these ears of Ant. E. I never say my father in my life. mie

Æge. But seven years since, in Syracusa, Heard you coufess you had the chain of him,

boy, After you first foreswore it on the mart,

Thou know'st, we parted : but perhaps, my soe, And, thereupon, I drew my sword on you ; Thou sham'st to acknowledge me in misery: And then you fied into this abbey bere,

Ant. E. The duke, and all that know me in I'rom whence, 1 lbiuk you are come by miracle.


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Ang. That is the chain, Sir, wbich you had I ne'er saw Syracusa in my life.

Duke. I tell ibee, Syracusan, twenty years Ant. S. I think it be, Sir, I deny it not. Have I been patron to Antipholus,

Ant. E. And you, Sir, for this cbain arrestDuring which time be ne'er saw Syracusa : I see thy age and dangers make thee dote.

Ang. I think I did, Sir; I deny it not. Enter the ABBESS, with ANTIPHOLUS Syracu.

Adr. I sent you money, Sir, to be your bail, san, and Dromo Syracusan.

By Dromio; but I think lie brought it not.

Dro. E. No, none by me. Abb. Most mighty duke, behold a man much Ant. S. This purse of ducats I receiv'd from wrong'd. (All gather to see him,

you, Adr. I see two husbands, or mine eyes de- And Dromio my man did bring them me : ceive me.

I see, we still did meet each other's man, Duke. One of these men is Genius to the And I was la'en for him, and be for me, other ;

Aud thereupon these Errors are arose. And so of these : Which is the natural man, Ant. s. These ducats pawn I for my fatber And whicb the spirit? Who deciphers them?

here. Dro. S. I, sir, am Dromio ; command bim Duke. It shall not need, thy father hath his away.

life. Dro. E. 1, sir, am Dromio ; pray let me stay. Cour. Sir, I must bave that diamond from you. Ant. S. AEgeon, art thou not? or else his Ant. E. There, take it ; and much thanks for ghost ?

my good cheer, Dro. $. O my old master! who bath bound Abb. Renowned duke, vouchsafe to take the him bere !

paius Abb. Whoever bound him, I will loose his To go with us into the abbey here, bonds,

And hear at large discoursed all our for And gain a husband by his liberty :

tunes :Speak, old Ægeon, if thou be'st the man

And all that are assembled in this place, That had'st a wife once call'd Æmilia,

That by this sympathized one day's error Tbat bore thee at a burden two fair sons :

Have suffer'd wroug, go, keep us company, Oh! if thou be'st the same Ægeon, speak, And we shall make full satisfaction.And speak unto the same Æmilia!

Twenty-tive years bave I but gone in travail &ge. If I dream pot, thou art Æmilla ; of you, my suns ; nor, till this present bour If thou art sbe, tell me, where is that son My heavy burdens are delivered :That toated with thee on the fatal raft?

The duke, my husband, and my children both, Abb. By men of Epidamnum, be, and I, And you ihe calendars of their nativity, And the twin Dromio, all were taken up ; Go to a gossip's feast, and go with me : But, by and by, rude fishermen of Corinth After so long grief, such nativity! By force took Dromio and my son from them, Duke. With all my heart, i'll gossip at this And me they left with those of Epidamnuin :

feast. What then became of them, I cannot tell; (Ereunt DUKŁ, ABBESS, ACEON, COURTEI, to this fortune that you see me in.

ZAN, MERCHANT, ANGELO, and Atten. Duke. Wlay here begins his morning story dants. right ; •

Dro. S. Master, sball I fetch your stuff from These two Autipholuses, these two so like,

shipboard ? And these two Dromios, one in semblance, Ant. E. Dromio, what stuff of mine hast thou Besides her urging of her wreck at sea,

embark'd ? These are the parents to these children,

Dro. $. Your goods, that lay at bost, Sir, in Which accidentally are met together.

the Centaur. Antipholus, thou cam'st from Corinth first.

Ant. S. He speaks to me; I am your master Ant. S. No, Sir, not l; I came from Syracuse.

Dromio : Duke. Stay, stand apart; I know not which come, go with us : we'll look to that anon : is which.

Embrace thy brother there, rejoice with him. Ant. E. I came from Corinth, my most gra

(Exeunt ANTIPHOLUS S. and E. ADR. cious lord.

and Luc. Dro. E. And I with bim.

Dro. $. There is a fat friend at your master's Ant. E. Brought to this town with that most

bouse, famous warrior

That kitchen'á me for you to-day at dinner ; Duke Menaphon, your most renowned uncle. She now shall be my sister, not my wife. Adr. Wbich of you two did dine with me Dro. E. Methinks, you are my glass, and not to-day?

my brother : Ant. 8. 1, gentle mistress.

I see by you, I am a sweet fac'd youth. Adr. And are you not my husband ?

Will you walk in to see their gossippiug! Ant. E. No, I say nay to that.

Dro. S. Not I, Sir ; you are my elder. Ant. $. And so do I, yet did she call me 80; Dro. E. That's a question : how shall we try And llais fair gentlewoman, her sister here, Did call me brother :- What I told you thea, Dro. S. We will draw cuts for the senior : till I hope I shall have leisure to make good; then, lead thou first, If this be not a dream I see and hear,

Dro. E. Nay, then thus :

(ther ;

We came into the world, like brotber and bry. the first secue of this play. • The morning story is what Egeon tells the Duke in. And now let's go hand in hand, not one be

fore another.


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