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As many other mannish cowards have,

Duke S. But what said Jaques : That do outface it with their semblances.

Did he not moralize this spectacle ! Cel. What shall I call thee, when thou art a 1 Lord. Ob! yes, into a thousand similes. man?

First, for his weeping in the needless streain ; Ros. I'll have no worse a came than Jove's Poor deer, quoth he, thou makost a testa

ment And therefore look you call me, Ganymede. As worldings do, giving thy sum of more But what will you be call'd ?

To that which had too much : Tbeu, being Cel. Something that bath a reference to my

alone, state;

Left and abandon'd of bis velvet friends ; No longer Celia, but Aliena.

l'is right, quoth be ; this misery doth part Ros. But, cousin, what if we assay'd to steal The flux of company: Anon, a careless herd, The clownish fool out of your father's court Full of the pasture, jumps along by him, Would be not be a comfort to our travel ? And never stays to greet bim ; Ay, quotha Cel. He'll go along o'er the wide world with

Jaques, me;

Sweep on, you fat and greasy citizens ; Leave me alone to woo bim: Let's away, 'Tis just the fashion, Wherefore do you And get our jewels and ogr wealth together;

Look Devise the fittest time, and safest way

Upon that poor and broken bankrupt there? To bide as froin pursuit that will be made Tous most invectively he piereeth through After my flight ; Now go we in content,

The body of the country, city, court,
To liberty, and not to banishment. [Eceunt. Yea, and of this our life : swearing, that we

Are mere usurpers, tyrants, and what's worse,
To fright the animals, and to kill them up,

In their assigu'd aud native dwelling place.
ACT 1.

Duke S. And did you leave bim in this con

templation ? SCENE J.--The Forest of Arden.

2 Lord. We did, my lord, weeping and com

menting Enter Duxe senior, ANIENS, and other LORDS, Upou the sobbing deer. in the dress of Foresters.

Duke S. Show me the place;
Duke 8. Now, my co-mates, and brothers in I love to cope • him in these sullen fits,
exile,

For then he's full of matter.
Hath not old custom made this life more sweet 2 Lord. I'll bring you to him straight.
Than that of painted pomp? Are not these

(Exeunt. woods More free from peril than the envious court? SCENE TIJ.-A Room in the Palace. Here feel we but the penalty of Adam, The seasons' difference; as, the icy fang,

Enter Duke FREDERICK, LORDS, and Alten.

dants. And courlish cbiding of the winter's wind ; Which when it Dites and blows upon my body,

Duke F. Can it be possible that no man saw Even ull i shrink with cold, I smile, and say,-

them ? This is no Hattery : these are counsellors

It cannot be : some villains of my court That feelingly persuade me what I am.

Are of consent and sufferance in this. Sweet are the uses of adversity ;

1 Lord. I cannot hear of any that did see her. Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, The ladies, her attendants of her chamber, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head :

Saw her a-bed ; and, in the morning early, Aud this our life, exempt from public baunt, They found the bed untreasur'd of their min. Finds tongues in trees, books in the running

tress. brooks,

2 Lord. My lord, the royuish + clown, at whom Sermons in stones, and good in every thing. Ami. I would not change it : Happy is your Your grace was wont to laugh, is also missing. grace,

Hesperia, the princess' gentlewoman, That can translate the stabbornness of fortune Confesses, thai she secretiy o'erheard Into so quiet and so sweet a style.

Your daughter and her cousin inuch commend Duke S. Come, shall we go and kill us veni. The parts and graces of the wrestler

That did but lately foil the sinewy Charles ; And yet it irks me, the poor dappled fools,– And she believes, wberever they are gone, Being native burghers of this desert city, That youth is surely in their company. Should, in their own confines, with forked Duke F. Send to his brother; fetch that palbeads

lant hither; Have their rouod haunches gor'd.

If he be absent, bring his brother to me, I Lord. Indeed, my lord,

I'll make him find him : do this suddenly ; The melancholy Jaques grieves at that ;

And let not search and inquisition qoail: Aud, in that kind, swears you do more usurp To bring again these foolish runaways. Than doth your brother that hath banish'd you.

[Eremont, Today, my lord of Amiens and myself Did steal behind him, as he lay along

SCENE III.-Before OLIVER's House, Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out

Enter ORLANDO and ADAK, meeling. Upou the brook that brawls along this wood : To the wbith place a poor sequester'd stag,

Orl. Who's there? That from the hunter's aim bad ta'en a hurt, Adam. What I my young master?-O my gen. Did come to languisb ; and, indeed, my lord,

tle master, The wretcbed animal beav'd forth such proans, O my sweet master, O you memory s That their discharge did stretch bis "leathern of old Sir Rowland! why, what make you here ! coat

Why are you virtuous ? Why do people love Almost to bursting; and the big round tears Cours'd one another down his innocent nose And wherefore are you gentle, strong, and va. lo piteous chase : aud thus the bairy fool,

liant Much marked of the melancholy Janjues, Why would you be so foud || to overcome Stood on the extremest verge of the swin Tbé bony prizer of the humorous duke ?

brook, Angmenting it with tears.

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+ Scurvy. : Sink soto dejection.

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Your praise is corod too swiftly home before SCENE IV. The forest of Arden. you.

Enter ROSALIND in Boy's clothes ; CELTA Know you not, inaster, to some kind of men

dressed like a Shepherdess, and TOUCHTheir graces serve them but as enemies ?

STONE No more do your's ; your virtues, gentle mas. ter,

Ros. O Jupiter! how weary are my spirits ! Are sanctified and holy traitors to you,

Touch. l. care not for my spirits, if my Irg Oh ! what a world is this, when what is coinely were not weary. Envenoms him that bears it?

Ros. I could find in my heart to disgrace ! Orl. Why, what's the matter?

man's apparel, and to cry like a woman : bati Adam. O unhappy youth,

must comfort the weaker vessel, as doublet Come not within these doors ; within this roof hose ought to show itself courageous to per The enemy of all your graces lives :

coat : therefore, courage, good Alieta. Your brother-(10, no brother ; yet the son Cel. I pray you, bear with me; I can go to Yet not the son ;-I will not call him son- further. of himn I was about to call his father,)

Touch. For my part, I had rather bear to Hath heard your praises ; and this night he you, ibau bear you : yet I sbould bear no cices, means

ir i did bear you; for, I think, yoo bare no To burn the lodging where you use to lie, money in your purse. And you within it: if he rail of that,

Ros. Well, this is the forest of Arden. He wilt have other means to cut you off :

Touch. Ay, now am I in Arden : tbe mere I overheard him, and his practices.

fool I; when I was at bome, I was in a bit This is no place, this house is but a butchery ; place; but travellers must be content. Abhor it, fear it, do not enter it.

Ros. Ay, be so, good 'Touchstone :-Look you, Orl. Why, whither, Adam, wouldst thou have who comes here; a young man, and an ost, is me go?

solemu talk. Adam. No matter whither, so you come not here.

Enter CORIN and Silvirs. Orl. What, wouldst thou bave me go and Cor. That is the way to make ber scora ya beg my food ?

still. Or, with a base and boisterous sword, en- Sil. O Corin, that thou .Dew'st bor I do force

love her! A thievish living on the coinmon road ?

Cor. I parily guess ; for I have lov'd ere hoa, This I must do, or know not what to do :

Sil. No, Coriu, being old, ibeu cand set Yet this I will not do, do how I can;

guess ; I rather will subject me to the malice

Though in (hy youth thou wast as true a leves or a diverted blood, and bloody brother. As ever sigh'd upon a midnight pillus : Adam. But do not so; I have five huudreu But if thy love were ever like to mine, crowns,

(As sure I think did never man lore so,) The thrifty hire I sav'd under your father, How many actions most ridiculous Which I did store, to be my foster-nurse, Hast thou been drawn to by thy fantasy ! Whea service should in my old limus lie Cor. luto a thousand thai i bave forgottro. lame,

Sil. Oh I thou didst then ne'er lore so beart'ly: And unregarded age in corners thrown;

If thou remember'st not the slightest folly Take that : and He that doth the ravens feed, That ever love did make thee run isla, Yea, providently caters for the sparrow,

Thou hast not lov'd : Be comfort to my age! Here is the gold ; Or if thou hast not sat as I do now, All this I give you : Let me be your servant : Wearying thy bearer in thy mieliess' praise, Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty ; Thou hast not lov'd : For in my youth I never did apply

Or if thou hast not broke from company, Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Abruptly, as my passion now makes me, Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo Thou bast not lov'd : 0 Pbebe, Phebe, Pbete! The means of weakness and debility ;

(Exit SILTIES Therefore my age is as a lusty winter,

Ros. Alas! poor shepherd ! searching of thay Frosty, but kiudly: let me go with you ;

wound, I'll do the service of a younger inan

I have by hard adventure found mine om. In all your business and necessities.

Touch. And I miue : I remember, hol Orl. o good old man ; how well in thee ap- was in love, I broke my sword upon a te pears

and bid him take that for coming anigte The constant service of the antique world, Jane Smile : and I remember the kissing of her When service sweat for duty, not for meed! batlet, t and the cow's dugs that ber pretty 'Thou art not for the fashion of these times, chopp'd bands bad milk'd : and I remenber the Where nove will sweat, but for promotion ; wooing of a peascod instead of her ; from a And having that, do chuke their service up I took two cods, and, giving ber tbem apais, Even with the baving : it is not so with thee. said with weeping tears, Wear these fer sy But, poor old man, thou prun'st a rotten sake. We, that are true lovers, run into sauce tree,

capers; but as all is inortal in nature, so is all That cannot so much as a blossom yield, nature in love mortal in folly. In lieu of all thy pains and husbandry :

Ros. Thou speak'st wiser, than thou art 'rare But come thy ways, we'll go along together :

of, And ere we have thy youthful wages spent, Touch. Nay, I shall ne'er be 'ware of mune We'll light upon some settled low content. own wit, till I break my sbins against it. Adam. Master, go on; and I will follow Ros. Jove! Jove! this shepherd's passiva is thee,

much upon my fashion. To the last gasp, with truth and loyalty.

Touch. And mine ; but it grows something From seventeen years till now almost four.

stale with me. score

Cel. I pray you, one of you question ? Here lived 1, but now live here no more.

man, At seveuteen years many their fortunes seek; If he for gold will give us any food; But at fourscore, it is too late a week :

I faint almost to death. Yet fortune can not recompense me better,

Touch, Holla ; you, clown! Than to die well, and not my master's debtor.

(Exeunt.

A piece of mouey stamped with a crass. • Mansion, residence.

luche night. + Blood turned from its natural course.

i The instrumeve with which waskers boxar deles

Ros. Peace, fool; he's not thy kinsman. Ami. Well, I'll end the song.-Sirs, cover the Cor. Who calls 3

while; the duke will drink under this tree :-he Touch. Your betters, Sir.

hath been all this day to look you. Cor. Else are they very wretched.

Jaq. And I have been all this day, to avoid Ros. Peace, I say

bim. He is too dispútable for my company : 1 Good even to you, friend.

think of as many matters as he ; but I give Cor. And to you, gentle Sir, and to you all. beaven thanks, and make no boast of them.

Ros. I prythee, shepherd, if that love, er gold, Come, warble, come.
Can in this desert place buy entertainment,
Bring us wbere we may rest ourselves, and teed :

SONG.
Here's a young maid with travel much op-

Who doth ambition shuu, [All together bere. press'a,

And loves to live i'the sun,
And faints for succour.
Cor. Fair Sir, I pity her,

Seeking the food he eats,

And pleas'd with what he gets, And wish, for her sake, more than for mine own,

Come hither, come hither, come hither ; My fortunes were more able to relieve her:

Here shall he see But I am sbepherd to another man,

No enemy, And do not sheer the fleeces that i' graze ;

But winter and rough weather. My master is of churlish disposition, And little recks to find the way to heaven Jaq. I'll give you a verse to this note, that I By doing deeds of hospitality :

made yesterday in despite of my juvention. Besides, his cote, bis docks, and bounds of feed, Ami. And I'll sing it. Are now on sale, and at our sbeepcote now,

Jaq. Tbus it goes : By reason of his absence, there is nothing

If it do come to pass, That you will feed on : but what is, conie see, That any man turn ass, And in my voice, most welcome shall you be.

Leaving his wealth and ease, Ros. What is he that shall buy his flock and A stubborn will to please, pasture?

Ducdume, ducdame, ducdame ; + Cor. That young swain that you saw here but

Here shall ke see, erewhile,

Gross fools as he, That little cares for buying any thing.

An if he will come to Ami.
Ros. I pray thee, if it stand with honesty,

Ami. What's that ducdàme?
Buy thou the cottage, pasture, and the flock,
And thou shalt have to pay for it of us.

Jaq. 'Tis a Greek invocation, to call fools In. Cel. And we will mend thy wages : I like to a circle. I'll go sleep if i can; if I cannot, this place,

I'll rail against all the first-born of Egypt. And willingly conid waste my time in it.

Ami. And I'll go seek the duke ; his banquet Cor. Assuredly, the thing is to be sold :

is prepar'd.

(Ereunt severally. Go with me, if you like, upon report, The soil, the profit, and this kind of life,

SCENE VI.-The same. I will your very faithful feeder be,

Enter ORLANDO and ADAM. And buy it with your gold right suddenly.

[Exeunt.

Adam. Dear master, I can go no further : ob ! 1 die for food ! Here lie | down, and measure

out my grave. Farewell, kind master. SCENE V.The same.

Ori. Why, how now, Adam ! no greater heart

in thee? Live a little ; comfort a little ; cheer Enter AMIENS, JAQUES, and others.

thyself a little : If this oncouth forest yield any SONG.

thing savage, I will either be food for it, or

bring it for food to thee. Thy conceit is nearer Ami. Under the greenwood tree,

death than thy powers. For my sake, be comWho loves to lie with me,

fortable ; hold death awhile at the arm's end : And tune his merry note

i'll here be with thee presently; and if I bring Unto the sweet bird's throat,

thee not sometbing to eat, I'll give thee leave Come hither, come hither, come hither : | to die : but if thou diest before I conne, thou art Here shall he see

a mocker of my labour. Well said ! thou look'st No enemy,

cheerly : and i'll be with thee quickly.-Yet thou But winter and rough weather, liest in the bleak air: Come, I will bear thee to Jaq. More, more, I pr’ytbee, more.

some shelter ; and thou shalt not die for lack of Ami. It will make you melancholy, monsieur a dinner, if there live any thing iu this desert.

Cheerly, good Adam!

[ Exeunt. Jaq. I thank it. More, I pr'ythee, more. !

SCENE VII.-The same. can suck melancholy out of a song, as a weazel bucks eggs : More, i priythee, more.

A table set out.-Enter Duks senior, AMIENS, Ami. My voice is ragged ; i I koow, I cannot

LORDS, and others.

Duke s. I think he be transform'd into a Jaq. I do not desire you to please me, I do

beast; desire you to sing : Come, bore ; another

For I can no where find bim like a man. stanza ; Call you them stanzas ?

i Lord. My lord, he is but even now gone Ami. Wbat you will, monsieur Jaques.

hence ; Jaq. Nay, I care pot for their names; they owe me nothing : will you sing?

Here was he merry, bearing of a song, Ami. More at your request, than to please

Duke $. If he compact of jars, t grow mumyself.

sical, Jaq. Well then, if ever I thank any man, i'n we shall have shortly discord in the spheres :thank you : but that they call compliment, is Go, seek bim ; tell him, I would speak with him. like the encounter of two dog-apes : and when a

Enter JAQUES. man thanks me heartily, methinks, I have given

i Lord. He saves wy labour by his own aphim a penny, and be renders me the beggarly

proach. thanks. Come, sing; and you that will not hold

Duke 8. Why, how now, monsieur ! what your tongues.

b.fe is this, • Cares.

Disputatious.

+ A word coined + Ragged and rugged bad formerly the same mean.

* Made up of discords.

Jaques.

please you.

pany?

That your poor friends must woo your com. Or what is he of basest function,

That says, his bravery is not on my cest What ! you look merrily.

(Thinking that I mean him) but therris sa Jaq. A fool, a fool

II met a fool I'the His folly to the mettle of my speech forest,

There ihen; How, what then ? LA DE A motley fool; - a miserable world !

wherein As I do live by food, I met a fool;

My tongue bath wrong'd him: ir it de distant Who laid bim down and bask'd him in the sun, Then he hath wrong'a bimself; if he kete And rail'd on lady Fortune in good terms, Why then, my taxing like a wild goes fis, lu good set terms, -and yet a motley fool. Unclaiu'd of any man.-But who comes ier! Good-morrow fool, quoth 1: No, Sir, quoth be, Call me not fool, till heaven hath sent me Enter ORLANDO, with his stoord erest fortune :

Orl. Forbear, and eat no more. And then he drew a dial from his poke,

Jaq. Why, I have eat none yet. And looking on it with lack-lustre eye,

Ori. Nor shalt not, till necessity be seny's Says, very wisely, It is ten o'clock:

Jaq. Of what kind should this cock ce Thus may we see, quoth be, how the world Duke S. Art thou thus bolden'd, maa, te tags:

distress; 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; Or else a rude despiser of good mansen, And after an hour more, 'twill be eleven ; That in civility thou seem'st so empty And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe. Orl. You touch'd my vein at first, the And then, from hour to hour we rot, and rot, point And thereby hangs a tale. When I did hear or bare distress bath ta'en from me the site The motley fool thus moral on the time, of smooth civility : yet am I inland bred, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, And know some nurture : But forbear, 19: That fools should be so deep contemplative; He dies, that touches any of this fruit, And I did laugh, sans intermision,

Till I and my affairs are answered. An hour by his dial.-O noble fool!

Jaq. An you will not be answered with res A worthy fool! Motley's the only wear. • I must die. Duke s. What fool is this?

Duke S. What would you have 1 Tue Jaq. O worthy fool !-One that hath been a tleness shall force, courtier ;

More than your force move us to gentisess. And says, if ladies be but young and fair,

Orl. I alipost die for food, and let se R. They bave the gift to know it: and in his Duke S. Sit down and feed, and weices brain,

our table. Which is as dry as the remainder biscuit

Orl. Speak you so gently? Pardes , After a voyage, -he bath strange places cramm'd

pray yon : With observation, the which he vents

I thought that all things bad been savage here: In mangled forins :-Oh! that I were a fool! Aud therefore put I on the countenance I am ambitious for a motley coat.

of steru commandment: Bat whate'a sa 2 Duke S. Thou shalt bave one.

That in this desert inaccessible, Jaq. It is my only suit ;

Under tbe shade of melancholy bongtis, Provided that you weed your better judgments Lose and neglect the creeping hours of timeof all opinion that grows rank in them,

II ever you have look'd on better days; That I am wise. I must have liberty

If ever been where bells bave knolla ta charch; Withal, as large a charter as the wind,

If ever sat at any good man's feast; To blow on whom I please ; for so fools have :

If ever from your eye-lids wip'd a tear, And they that are most galled with my folly, And know what 'tis to pity, and be pivsed; They most must laugh : Avd, why, Sir, must Let gentleness my strong enforcement be: they so?

In the which hope, I blush, and hide my soul The why is plain as way to parish church:

Duke S. True is it that we bave seea learf He, that a fool doth very wisely bit,

days; Doth very foolisbly, although he smart,

And have with holy bell been knolrd to chach Not to seem senseless of the bob : if not,

And sat at good men's feasts; and wipe our eve The wise man's folly is anatomiz'd

of drops that sacred pity hath engenderd: Even by the squand'ring glances of the fool.

And therefore sit you down in gentleness,
Invest me in my motley give me leave
To speak my mind, and I will through and That to your wanting may be minister'd.

And take upon command what belp we bar, through Cleanse the foul body of the infected world,

Orl. Then, but forbear your fond a like

while, If they will patiently receive my medicine Duke S. Fie on thee! I can tell what thou And give it food. There is an old paar man,

Whiles, like a doe, I go to and my fawn, would'st do.

Wbo after me bath many a weary step Jaq. What for a counter, would I do, but Limp'd in pure love ; till be be first saffici,

good ? Duke S. Most miscbievous foul sin, in chid- Oppress'd with two great evils, age and loiug sin :

ger,

I will not touch a bit. For thou thyself hast been a libertine,

Duke S. Go find bim out,
As sensual as the brutish sting itself;

And we will nothing waste till you returu.
And all the embossed sores, and headed evils,
Tbat tbou with license of free foot hast caught,

Orl. I thank ye and be bless'd for ist

good comfort ! Wouldst thou disgorge into the general world.

Duke S. Thou seest, we are not all alote ut Jaq. Why, who cries out on pride, That can therein tax any private party?

happy :

This wide and universal theatre Doth it not flow as hugely as the sea,

Presents more woeful pageants than the scent Till that the very very means do ebb?

Wberein we play in. What woman in the city do I name,

Jag. All the world's a stage, When that I say, The city-woman bears

And all the men and women merely players : The cost of princes on unworthy sboulders! Who can come in, and say, that I mean her,

They have tbeir exits, and their entrances; When such a one as she, such is ber

neigh. And one man in his time, plays many parts, bour !

His acts being seven ages. At first, the incant, • The fool was anciently dressed in a party.co

• Fincry. loured coat.

+ Well brought up.

Geod einen

dier ;

Mewling and puking in the nurse's arins ;

ACT III. And then, the whining school-boy, with his satchel,

SCENE 1.-A Room in the Palace. And shining morning face, creeping like snail

Enter Duke FREDERICK, OLIVER, Lords, and Unwillingly to school : And then, the lover ;

Attendants.
Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad
Made to his mistress' eye-brow : Then, a sol-

Duke F. Not see him since? Sir, Sir, that

cannot be : Full of strange oaths, and bearded like the But were 1 not the better part made mercy, pard,

I should not seek an absent argument Jealous in honour, suaden and quick in of my revenge, tbou present : But look to it; quarrel,

Find out thy brother, wheresoe'er he is ; Seeking the bubble repntation

Seek bim with candle ; bring him dead or living, Eveu in the cannon's mouth : And then, the Within this twelvemonth, or turn thou no more justice;

To seek a living in our territory, In fair round belly, with good capon lin'd,

Thy lands, and all things that tbon dost call With eyes severe, and beard of formal cut,

thine, Full of wise saws and modern + instances,

Worth seizure, do we seize into our hands; And so he plays his part : The sixth age shifts

Till thou cansl quit thee by thy brother's mouth, Into the lean and slipper'd pantaloon;

of what we think against thee. With spectacles ou nose, and pouch on side;

Oli. Oh! that your highness knew iny beart His youthful hose, well sav'd, a world too wide I never lov'd my brother in my life. (in this ! For his sbrunk sbank ; and his big manly voice,

Duke F, More villaiu thou.-Well, push hiin Tuming again toward childish treble, pipes

out of doors : And whistles in his sound : Last scene of all, And let my officers of such a nature That ends this strange eventful history,

Make an extent upon his house and lauds : Is second childishuess, and mere oblivion ;

So this expediently, t and turn bim going. Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans every

(Exetent. thing.

SCENE II.-The Forest.
Re-enter ORLANDO, with ADAM.

Enter ORLANDO, with a paper.
Bake S. Welcome : Set down your venerable

Orl. Hang there, my verse, in witness of my burden,

love ; And let biin feed.

And, thou, thrice-crowned queen of night, Orl. I thank you most for him.

survey Adam. So had you need ; I scarce can speak to thank you for myself.

with thy chaste eye, from thy pale sphere above, Duke S, Welcome, fall to : I will not trouble

Thy huntress' name, that my whole life doth

sway. you

O Rosalind i these trees shall be my books, As yet, to question you about your fortunes :

And in these barks my thoughts I'll character ; Give us some music; and, good cousin, sing.

That every eye, which in this forest looks,
AMIENs sings.

Shall see thy virtue witness'd every where.

Run, run, Orlando; carve, on every tree,
SONO.

The fair, the chaste, and unexpressive t she.
I.

[Erit. Blow, blow, thou winter wird,

Enter CORIN and TouCASTONB.
Thou art not so unkind
As man's ingratitude;

Cor. And how like you this shepherd's life,

master Touchstone ?
Thy tooth is not so keen,
Because thou art not seen,

Touch. Truly shepherd, in respect of itself,
Although thy breath be rude.

it is a good life ; but in respect that it is a Heigh ho! sing, heigh no! unto the green shepherd's life, it is naught. In respect that it holly :

is solitary, I like it very well; but in respect Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere that it is private, it is a very vile life. Now in folly :

respect it is in the fields, it pleaseth me well; Then heigh, ho, the holly!

but in respect it is not in the court, it is tedious. This life is most jolly.

As it is a spare life, look you, it fits my bumour

well ; but as there is no more plenty in it, it 11.

goes much against my stomach. Hast any phi

losophy in thee, ehepherd ? Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky,

Cor. No more, but that I know, the more That dost not bite so nigh

one sickens, the worse at ease be is; and that As benefits forgot :

he that wants money, means, and content, is Though thou the waters warp,

without three good friends :

-That the property Thy sting is not so sharp

of rain is to wet, and fire to burn : That good As friend remember'd I not.

pasture makes fat sheep : and that a great cause Heigh, ho! sing, heigh, ho! &c.

of the night, is lack of the sun : That be, that

hath learned 110 wit by nature nor art, may Duke S. If that you were the good Sir Row. complain of good breeding, or comes of 'a very land's son,

dull kindred. As you bave whisper'd faithfully, you were ; Touch. Such a one is a natural philosopher, And as mine eye doch his effigies witness

Wast ever in court, shepherd ? Most truly limu'd and living in your face,

Cor. No, truly. Be truly welcome hither : I am the duke,

Touch. Then thou art damned. That lov'd your father : The residue of your

Cor, Nay, } hope,fortune,

Touch. Truly, thou art damned ; like an ill. Go to my cave and tell me.--Good old man,

roasted egg, all on one side. Thou art right welcome as thy master is :

Cor. For not being at court ? Your reason. Sapport him by the arı.--Give me your band,

Touch. Why, if thou never wast at court, thou And let me all your fortunes understand.

never saw'st good manners; ir thou never saw'st

{Ereunt. good inanuers, then thy manners must be Violent.

• Seize by legal process. + Trite, commou. Remembering. | Expeditiously.

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