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Ste. My man-monster hath drowned his tonguel. Trin. Why, what did I ? I did nothing ; I'll go in sack: for my part, the sea cannot
drown me: I further off. swam, ere I could recover the shore, five-and-thirty Ste. Didst thou not say, he lied ? leagues, off and on, by this light. - Thou shalt be Ari. Thou liest. my lieutenant, monster, or my standard.
Ste. Do I so? take thou that. (strikes him.) As Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no stand- you like this, give me the lie another time. ard.
Trin. I did not give the lie :-Out o' your wits, Ste. We'll not run, monsieur monster. and hearing too?-A pox o'your bottle! this can
Trin. Nor go neither : but you lie, like dogs; sack and drinking do.-A murrain on your monand yet say nothing neither.
ster, and the devil take your fingers ! Ste. Moon-call, speak once in thy life, if thou Cal. Ha, ha, ha! beest a good moon-calf.
* Ste. Now, forward with your tale. Prythee, Cal. How does thy honour? Let me lick thy stand further off.
Cal. Beat him enough : after a little time, I'll not serve him, he is not valiant.
I'll beat him too. Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster; I am
Stand further.-Come proceed. in case to justle a constable: Why, thou deboshed' Cal. Why, as I told thee, 'tis a custom with him fish thou, was there ever man a coward, that hath I' the afternoon to sleep: there thou may'st brain drunk so much sack as I to-day? Wilt thou tell a
him, monstrous lie, being but half a fish, and half a Having first seiz'd his books ; or with a log monster?
Batter his skull, or paunch him with a stake, Cal. Lo, how he mocks me! wilt thou let him, or cut his weazand* with thy knife: Remember, my lord ?
First to possess his books; for without them 'Trin. Lord, quoth he !-that a monster should He's but a sot, as I am, nor hath not be such a natural !
One spirit to command: They all do hate him, Cal. Lo, lo, again! bite him to death, I pr’ythee. As rootedly as I: Burn but his books;
Sle. Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your head; He has brave utensils (for so he calls themi,) if you prove a mutineer, the next tree—The poor Which, when he has a house, he'll deck willial. monster's my subject, and he shall not suffer indig. And that most deeply to consider, is nity.
The beauty of his daughter; he himself Cal
. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be pleas'a Calls her a nonpareil: I ne'er saw woman, To hearken once again the suit I made thec? But only Sycorax my dam, and she;
Ste. Marry will I: kneel, and repeat it; I will But she as far surpasseth Sycorax, stand, and so shall Trinculo.
As greatest does least.
Is it so brave a lass?
Cal. Ay, lord; she will become thy bed, I warrant, Cal. As I told thee
And bring thee forth brave brood. Before, I am subject to a tyrant;
Ste. Monster, I will kill this man: his daughter A sorcerer, that by his cunning hath
and I will be king and queen; (save our graces!) Cheated me of this island.
and Trincnlo and thyself shall be viccroys :-Dost Ari.
thou like the plot, Trinculo ? Cal. Thou liest, thou jesting monkey, thou:
Trin. Excellent. I would my valiant master would destroy thee; Ste. Give me thy hand; I am sorry I beat thee, I do not lie.
but, while thou livest, keep a good tongue in thy Ste. Trinculo, if you trouble him any more in his head. tale, by this hand, I will supplant some of your
Cal. Within this half hour will he be asleep : teeth.
Wilt thou destroy him then? Trin. Why, I said nothing.
Ay, on mine honour. Ste. Mum then, and no more.- [To Caliban.)
Ari. This will I tell my master. Proceed.
Cal. Thou mak’st me merry: I am full of pleaCa. I say, by sorcery he got this isle ;
sure; From me he got it. If thy greatness will
Let us be jocund: Will you troll the catch Revenge it on him—for, I know, thou dar’st;
You taught me but while-ere? But this thing dare not.
Sle. At thy request, monster, I will do reason, Sle. That's most certain.
any reason: Come on, Trinculo, let us sing. Cal. Thou shalt be lord of it, and I'll serve thee.
I Sings. Sle. How now shall this be compassed? Canst thou bring me to the party?
Flout 'em, and skout 'em; and skout 'em, and Cal. Yea, yea, my lord; I'll yield him thee asleep,
flout 'em ; Where thou may'st knock a nail into his head.
Thought is free. Ari. Thou liest, thou canst not.
Cal. That's not the tune. Cal. What a píed ninny's this !? Thou scurvy (Ariel plays the tune on a tabor and pipe. patch!
Ste. What is this same ? I do beseech thy greatness, give him blows, Trin. This is the tune of our catch, played by And take his bötile from him: when that's gone, the picture of No-body. He shall drink nought but brine; for I'll not show sie. If thou beest a man, show thyself in thy Where the quick freshes) are.
[him likeness; if thou beest a devil, take't as thou list. Ste. Trinculo, run into no further danger; inter- Trin. O, forgive me my sins ! rupt the monster one word further, and, by this Sle. He that dies, pays all debts: I defy thee:-hand, I'll turn my mercy out of doors, and make a Mercy upon us ! stock-fish of thee.
Cal. Art thou aseard ?
Ste. No, monster, not I. (1) Debauched. (2) Alluding to Trinculo's party-coloured dress. (3) Springs, (4) Throat,
Cal. Be not aseard; the isle is full of noises, |(For, certes, these are people of the island,) Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight, and hurt Who, though they are of monstrous shape, yet note, not.
Their manners are more gentle-kind, than of
Honest lord, Will make me sleep again: and then, in dreaming, Thou hast said well; for some of you there present, The clouds, methought, would open, and show Are worse than devils.
I cannot too much muse, Ready to drop upon me; that, when I wak', Such shapes, such gesture, and such sound, ex-. I cry'd to dream again.
pressing Sle. This will prove a brave kingdom to me, (Although they want the use of tongue,) a kind where I shall have my music for nothing.
or excellent dumb discourse. Cal. When Prospero is destroyed.
Praise in departing. Sle. That shall be by and by: I remember the
Fran. They vanish'd strangely. Trin. The sound is going away: let's follow it,
No matter, since and after, do our work.
They have left their viands behind; for we have Ste. Lead, monster; we'll follow.-I would, 1 stomachs.could see this taborer : he lays it on.
Will't please you taste of what is here ? Trin. Wilt come? I'll follow, Stephano.
Not I. (Excunt. Gon. Faith, Sir, you need not fear: When we
were boys, SCENE III. Another part of the Island. En- Who would believe that there were mountaineers,
ter Alonso, Sebastian, Antonio, Gonzalo, Adrian, Dew-lapp'd like bulls, whose throats had hanging Francisco, and others.
Wallets of flesh? or that there were such men, Gon. By'r lakin,' I can go no further, sir; Whose heads stood in their breasts? which now we My old bones ache: here's a maze tród, indeed, find, Through forth-rights, and meanders! by your pa- Each putter-out on five for one, will bring us tience,
Good warrant of. I needs must rest me.
Alon. I will stand to, and feed, Alon.
Old lord, I cannot blame thee, Although my last: no matter, since I feel Who am myself attach'd with weariness, The best is past:-Brother, my lord the duke, To the dulling of my spirits : sit down, and rest. Stand too, and do as we. Even here I will put off my hope, and keep it No longer for my flatterer: he is drown'd, Thunder and lightning. Enter Ariel like a harWhom thus we stray to find; and the sea mocks
py : claps his wings upon the table, and with a Our frustrate search on land: Well, let him go. quaint device, the banquet vanishes. Int. I am right glad that he's so out of hope.
(Aside to Sebastian. Ari. You are three men of sin, whom destiny Do not, for one repulse, forego the purpose (That hath to instrument this lower world, That you resolv'a'to effect.
And what is in't,) the never-surfeited sea Seb.
The next advantage Hath caused to belch up; and on this island Will we take thoroughly.
Where man doth not inhabit; you 'mongst men Ant.
Let it be to-night; Being most unfit to live. I have made you mad; For, now they are oppress'd with travel, they
[Seeing Alon. Seb. &c. draw their swords. Will not, nor cannot, use such vigilance, And even with such like valour, men hang and As when they are fresh.
drown Seb. I say, to-night: no more. Their proper selves. You fools! I and my fellows
Are ministers of fate; the elements Solemn and strange music; and Prospero above, of whom your swords are temper’d, may as well invisible. Enter several strange Shapes, bring-Wound the loud winds, or with bemock'd-at stabs ing in a banquet; they dance about it with gen- Kill the still-closing waters, as diminish tle actions of salutation ; and inviting the king, One dowle that's in my plume; my fellow-ministers &c. to eat, they depart.
Are like invulnerable: if you could hurt, Alon. What harmony is this ? my good friends, And will not be uplifted : But, remember
Your swords are now too massy for your strengths, hark! Gon. Marvellous sweet music!
(For that's my business to you,) that you three Alon. Give us kind keepers, heavens !-What Expos'd unto the sea, which hath requit it,
From Milan did supplant good Prospero; were these?
Him, and his innocent child; for which foul deed Seb. A living drollery :: Now I will believe, That there are unicorns; that in Arabia
The powers, delaying, not forgetting, have There is one tree, the phenix' throne ; one phænix Against your peace : Thee, of thy son, Alonso,
Incens'd the seas and shores, yea, all the creatures, At this hour reigning there.
They have bereft: and do pronounce by me, Ant.
I'll believe both: And what does else want credit, come to me,
Lingering perdition (worse than any death And I'll be sworn 'tis true: Travellers ne'er did lie, you, and your ways; whose wrath to guard you
Can be at once) shall step by step attend Though fools at home condemn them.
If in Naples (Which here, in this most desolate isle, else falls I should report this now, would they believe me? Upon your heads,) is nothing, but heart's sorrow, . if I should say I saw such islanders (1) Our lady. (2) Show, (3) Certainly.
And a clear' life ensuing.
Sour-ey'd disdain, and discord, shall beeirew
The union of your bed with weeds so loudly, He vanishes in thunder: then, to soft music, enter that you shall hate it both: therefore, tukched,
the Shapes again, anil dance with mops and As Hymen's lamps shall light you. mowes, and curry out the table.
As I hope Pro. (Aside.) Bravely the figure of this harpy With such love as 'tis pow; the murkicst den,
For quiet days, fair issue, and long lito, hast thou
The most opportune place, the strongest suggestion Perform’d, my Ariel; a grace it had, devouring :
Our worser Genius can, shall never melt
When! shallthink, or Phæbus' steeds are founder'd, work,
Fairly spoke: And these, mine enemics, are all knit up
Sit then, and talk with her, she is thine own.In their distractions: they now are in my power; What, Ariel: my industrious servant Ariel! And in these fits I leave them, whilst I visit Young Ferdinand (whom they suppose is drown'd,)
Enter Ariel. And his and my lov'd darling. [Exit Prospero from above.
ri. What would my potent master? here I am. Gon. I'the name of something holy, sir, why Pro. Thou and thy meaner fellows your last stand you
Did worthily perform; and I must use you Methought, the billows spoke, and told me of it; O'er whom I give thee power, here, to this place : The winds did sing it to inc; and the thunder,
Incite them to quick motion ; for I must That deep and dreadful organ-pipe, pronounc'd Bestow upon the cycs of this young couple The name of Prosper; it did bass my trespass. Some vanity of mine art; it is my promisc, Therefoit my son i' the ooze is bedded; and
And they expect it from inc. I'll seek him deeper than e'er plummet sounded,
Presently? And with him there lic mudded.
Pro. Ay, with a twink.
Bri. Before you can say, Come, and go,
And breathe twice; and cry, so, so ! Ant.
I'll be thy second.
Each one, tripping on his toc, [Ereunt Seb. and Ant. Will be here with mop and mowc: Gon. All three of them are desperate; their Do you love me, master ? no.. great guilt,
Pro. Dearly, my delicate Aricl: Do not approach, Like poison given to work a great time after,
Till thou dost hear mc call. Now'gins to bite the spirits : -1 do bescech you
Well I conceive. That are of suppler joints, follow them swifdy,
(Eril, And hinder them from what this ecstacya
Pro. Look, thou be true; do not give dalliance May now provoke them lo.
Too much the rein; the strongest oaths are straw Ädr.
Follow, I pray you. To the fire i' the blood: be more abstemious,
I warrant you, sir ;
Abates the ardour of my liver.
Now come, my Ariel; bring a corollary, SCENE 1.–Before Prospero's cell. Enter Pros- Rather than want a spirit; appcar, and pertly:
pero, Ferdinand, and Miranda. No longue; all eyes ; be silent. [Soji music. Pro. If I have too austercly punish'd you,
A Masque. Enter Iris. Your compensation makes amends; for I Have given you here a thread of mine own life, Iris. Ceres, most bountcous lady, thy rich lcas Or thai for which I live ; whom once again Of wheat, ryc, barley, vctches, oais, and pease ; I tender to thy hand: all thy vexations
Thy turiy mountains, where live nibbling sheep, Were but my trials of thy love, and thou
And hat meads thatch'd with stover, thein to kecp; Hast strangely stood the test: here, afore Heaven, Thy banks with peonied and lilied brims, I ratify this my rich gist. O Ferilinand, Which spongy April at thy hestá betrims, Do not smile at me, that I boast her off,
To make cold nymphs chaste crowns; and thy For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise,
broom groves, And make it halt behind her.
Whose shadow the dismissed bachelor loves, Fer.
I do believe it, Being lass-lorn; thy pole-clipt vineyard ; Against an oracle.
And thy sea-marge, steril, and rocky-hard, Pro. Then, as my gift, and thinc own acquisition Where thou thyself dost air: The queen o’ the sky, Worthily purchas'd, take my daughter: But Whose watery arch, and messenger, am I, If thou dost break her virgin knol before Bids thee leave these; and with her sovereign All sanctimonious ceremonies may
grace, With full and holy rite be ministerd,
Here on this grass-plot, in this very place, No sweet aspersion' shall the heavens let fall To come and sport: her peacocks sy amain ; To make this contract grow; but barren hate, Approach, rich Ceres, her to entertain,
(1) Pure, blameless, (2) Alienation of mind. (3) Sprinkling (4) Surplus, (5) Command.
There's something else to do: hush, and be mute,
Or else our spell is marrd. Cer. Hail, many-colour'd messenger, that ne'er Iris. You nymphs, callid Naiads, of the wand'ring Dost dis my tor wife of Jupiter ;
Enter certain Nymphs.
You sun-burn'd sicklemen, of August weary, Cer.
Tell ine, heavenly bow, Come hither from the surrow, and be merry; Ir Venus, or her son, as thou dost know, Make holy-day: your rye-straw hats put on, Do now attend the queen ? since they did plot And these fresh nymphs encounter every one The means, that dusky Dis? my daughter got, 111 country looting. Her and her blind boy's scandal'd company I have forsworn.
Enter cerlain Reapers, properly habiled; they join Iris. Of her socicty
with the Nymphs in a graceful dance; towards Be not afraid : I met her deity
the enil whereof Prospero starts suddenly, and Cutting the clouds towards Paphos; and her son speaks; after which, to a strange, hollow, and Dove-drawn with her: here thought they to have confused noise, they heavily vanish.
done Some wanton charm upon this man and maid, Prò. (Aside.) I had forgot that soul conspiracy Whose vows are, that 10 bed-rite shall be paid of the beast Caliban, and his confederates, Till Hymen's torch be lighted : but in vain; Against my life; the minute of their plot Mars' hot minion is return'd again ;
Is almost come.- [To the Spirits.] Well done ;Her waspish-headed son has broke his arrows,
avoid ;-no more. Swears he will shoot no more, but play with spar- Fer. This is most strange: your father's in some rows,
passion And be a boy right out.
That works him strongly.
Never till this day, Great Juno comcs; I know lier by her gait.
Saw 1 him touch'd with anger so distemperd.
Pro. You do look, my soil, in a mov'd sort, Enter Juno.
As if you were dismay'd: be cheerful, sir:
Our revels now are ended; these our actors,
Are melted into air, into thin air:
The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces,
The solemn temples, the great globe itsell,
Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve;
And, like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Leave not a racks behind: Vreare such stuff
As dreams are made of, and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.-Sir, I am vex'd;
Bear with my weakness; my old brain is troubled.
ՍՐ you be pleas’d, retire into my cell,
We wish your peace.
(Exeunt. Scarcity, and want, shall shun you ; Pro. Come with a thought :-I thank you :Ceres’ blessing so is on you.
Ari. Thy thoughts I clcave to; What's thy
pleasure ? I have from their confines callid to cnact
Spirit, My present fancies.
We must prepare to meet with Caliban.
Ari. Ay, iny commander: when I presented So rare a wonder'da father, and a wife,
Ceres, Make this place Paradise.
I thought to have told thce of it; but I fear'd (Juno and Ceres whisper, and send Iris on
Lest I inight anger thice. employment.
Pro. Say again, where didst thou leave these
Ari. I told you, sir, they were red-hot with Juno and Ceres whisper seriously;
drinking? (1) Woody. (2) Pluto. (3) Abundance. (6) A body of clouds in motion ; but it is most (4) Able to produce such wonders. (5) Vanished, probable that the author wrote track,
So full of valour, that they smote the air To doat thus on such luggage? Let's along,
this my jerkin? Now is the jerkin under the line : Advanc'd their eye-lids, lifted up their noses, now, jerkin, you are like to lose your hair, and As they smelt music; so I charm'd their ears, prove a bald jerkin. That, calf-like, they my lowing follow'd, through Trin. Do, do: We steal by line and level, an't Tooth'd briers, sharp Turzes, pricking goss, and like your grace. thorns,
Sie. I thank thee for that jest; here's a garment Which entered their frail shins: at last I left them fort: wit shall not go unrewarded, while I am king l'the filthy mantled pool beyond your cell, of this country: Sleal by line and level, is an excelThere dancing up to the chins, that the foul lake lent pass of pate; there's another garment fort. O'er-stunk their feet.
Trin. Monster, come, put some limes upon your Pro.
This was well done, my bird : fingers, and away with the rest. Thy shape invisible retain thou still:
Cal. I will have none on't: we shall lose our time, The trumpery in my house, go, bring it hither,
And all be turn'd to barnacles, or to apcs For stale, i to catch these thieves.
With forehcads villanous low. Ari.
I go. [Exit. Sle. Monster, lay to your fingers; help to bear Pro. A devil, a born dcvil, on whose nature this away, where my hogshead of wine is, or I'll Nurture? can never stick; on whom my pains, turn you out of my kingdom; go to, carry this. Humanely taken, all, all lost, quite lost;
Trin. And this. And as, with age, his body uglier grows,
Sle. Aye, and this. So his mind cankcrs: I will plague them all,
A noise of hunters heard. Enter divers Spirits, Re-enter Ariel loaden with glistering apparel, fc. in shape of hounds, and hunt them about ; ProsEven to roaring: Come, hang them on this line.
pero and Ariel setting them on. Prospero and Ariel remain invisible. Enter Cali- Pro. Hey, Mountain, hey!
ban, Stephano, and Trinculo; all wet. Ari. Silver! there it goes, Silver ! Cal. Pray, you, tread softly, that the blind mole
Pro. Fury, Fury! there, Tyrant, there! hark,
hark ! Hear a foot'fall: we now are near his cell.
(Cal. Ste. and Trin. are driven out. Ste. Monster, your fairy, which, you say, is a Go, charge my goblins that they grind their joints harmless fairy, has done litile better than played the With dry convulsions; shorten up their sinews Jack' with us.
With aged cramps; and more pinch-spotted make Trin. Monster, I do smell all horse-piss, at them, which my nose is in great indignation.
Than pard,' or cat o' mountain. Ste. So is mine. Do you hear, monster? If I
Hark, they roar. should take a displeasure against you; look you, Lie at my mercy all ininc enemics;
Pro. Let them be hunted soundly: at this hour Trin. Thou wert but a lost monster.
Cal. Good my lord, give me thy favour still: Shortly shall all my labours end, and thou Be patient, for the prize I'll bring thee to
Shalt have the air at freedom: for a little, Shall hood-wink this mischance: therefore, speak Follow, and do mc service.
Exeunt, softly, All's hush'd as midnight yet.
Trin. Ay, but to lose our bottles in the pool,-
ACT V. that, monster, but an infinite loss. "
Trin. That's more to me than my wetting: yet SCENE I.-Before the cell of Prospero. Enter this is your harmless fairy, monster.
Prospero in his magic robes, and Ariel. Ste. I will fetch off my bottle, though I be o'er ears for my labour.
Pro. Now does my project gather to a head : Cal. Prýthee, my king, be quiet: Secst thou here, My charms crack not; my spirits obey; and time This is the mouth o' the cell: no noise, and enter? Goes upright with his carriage.-How's the day? Do that good mischief, which may make this island
Ari. On the sixth hour; at which time, my lord, Thine own for ever, and I, thy Caliban,
You said our work should cease. For aye4 thy foot-licker.
Pro. Ste. Give me thy hand : I do begin to have bloody When first I rais'd the tempest. Say, my spirit, thoughts.
How fares the king and his ? Trin. O king Stephano! O peer! O worthyl, Ari.
Confind together Stephano! look, what a wardrobe here is for thee? In the same fashion
as you gave in charge ; Cal. Let it alone, thou fool; it is but trash. Just as you left them, sir; all prisoners Trin. 0, ho, monster ; we know what belongs to In the líme grove which weather-fends your cell. a frippery- king Stéphano!
They cannot budge, till you release. The king, Slë. Put off that gown, Trinculo; by this hand, His brother, and yours, abide all three distracted; I'll have that gown.
And the remainder mourning over them, Trin. Thy grace shall have it.
Brim-full of sorrow, and dismay; lut chiefly Cal. The dropsy drown this fool! what do you His tears run down his beård, like winter's drops
Him you term’d, sir, The good old vord Gonzalo ; mean, (1) Bait. (2) Education. (3) Jack with a lantern. (6) Bird-lime. (7) Leopard. Ever. (6) A shop for sale of old clothes,
(8) Defends from bad weather.
I did say so,