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And I, with my long nails, will dig thee pig-nuts;
me? Ste. I pr'ythee now, lead the way, without any more talking.-Trinculo, the king and all our company else being drowned, we will inherit here Here; bear my bottle: Fellow Trinculo, we'll 611 him by and by again. Cal. Farewell master; farewell, farewell.
[Sings drunkenly. Trin. A bowling monster; a drunken monster. Cal. No more dams rll make for fish;
Nor fetch in firing
Has a new master-Get a new man. Freedom, hey-day! hey.day, freedom : freedom,
hey-day, freedom! Ste. O brave monster! lead the way. (Ereunt.
SCENE I. Before Prospero's cell.
Enter Ferdinand, bearing a log. Fer. There be some sports are painful ; but their
labour Delight in them sets off : some kinds of baseness Are nobly undergone; and most poor matters
Point to rich ends. This my mean task would be
ness Had ne'er like executor. I forget : But these sweet thoughts do even refresh my la.
bours; Most busy-less, when I do it.
Enter Miranda; and Prospero at a distance. Mira.
Alas, now! pray you, Work not so hard : I would, the lightning had Burnt up those logs, that you are enjoin'd to pile ! Pray set it down, and rest you: when tbis burns, 'Twill weep for having wearied you. My father Is hard at study; pray now, rest yourself; He's safe for these three hours. Fer.
O most dear mistress,
If you'll sit down,
No, precious creature:
It would become me
Poor worm ! thou art infected; This visitation shows it.
You look wearily. Fer. No, noble mistress; 'tis fresh morning with
Miranda :-O my father,
I do not know One of my sex; no woman's face remember, Save, from my glass, mine owp; nor have I seen More that I may call men, than you, good friend, And my dear father: how features are abroad, I am skill-less of: but by my modesty (The jewel in my dower), I would not wish Any companion in the world but you; Nor can imagination form a shape, Besides yourself, to like of: but I prattle Something too wildly, and my father's precepts Therein forget.
Fer... I am, in my condition, A prince, Miranda; I do think, a king; (I would, not so!) and would no more endure This wooden slavery, than I would suffer The flesh-fly blow my mouth.-Hear my soul speak; The very instant that I saw you, did
My heart fly to your service; there resides,
Do you love me?
· I am a fool,
Wherefore weep you?
My mistress, dearest,
My husband then ?
farewell, Till half an hour hence. Fer.
A thousand ! thousand !
[Ereunt Fer. and Mir. Pro. So glad of this as they, I cannot be,
Who are surpris'd with all ; but my rejoicing
Another part of the Island.
Enter Stephano and Trinculo; Caliban following
with a bottle.
Ste. Tell not me ;-when the butt is out, we will drink water; not a drop before: therefore bear up, and board 'em : Servant-monster, drink to me.
Trin. Servant monster? tbe folly of this island ! They say, there's but five upon this isle: we are three of them; if the other two be braiped like us, the state totters.
Ste. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee: thy eyes are almost set in thy head.
Trin. Where should they be set else? he were a brave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail.
Ste. My man-monster hath drowned his tongue in sack: for my part, the sea cannot drown me: I swam, ere I could recover the shore, five-and-thirty leagues, off and on, by this light.-- Thou shalt be my lieutetenant, monster, or my standard.
Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no stand
Ste. We'll not run, monsieur monster.
Trin. Nor go neither: but you'll lie, like dogs ;. aud yet say nothing neither.
Ste. Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou beest a good moon-calf.. Cal. How does thy honour? Let me lick thy
shoe; I'll not serve him, he is not valiant.
Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster; I am in