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Pro. How! let me see :
Jul. O, cry your mercy, sir, I have mistook;
Pro. But how camest thou by this ring ? at my depart, I gave this unto Julia.
Jul. And Julia herself did give it me; And Julia herself hath brought it hither.
Pro. How! Julia!
Jul. Behold her that gave aim to all thy oaths, And entertain'd them deeply in her heart : How oft hast thou with perjury cleft the root ? O Proteus, let this habit make thee blush! Be thou asham'd, that I have took upon me Such an immodest raiment; if shame live In a disguise of love : It is the lesser blot, modesty finds, Women to change their shapes, than men their minds. Pro. Than men their minds ! 't is true; O Heaven!
were man But constant, he were perfect: that one error Fills him with faults; makes him run through all th'
Val. Come, come, a hand from either :
Pro. Bear witness, Heaven, I have my wish for ever. Jul. And I mine.
Enter Outlaws, with Duke and Thurio. Out. A prize, a prize, a prize!
Val. Forbear, forbear, I say; it is my lord the duke. Your grace is welcome to a man disgrac'd, Banished Valentine. Duke.
Sir Valentine !
Thu. Yonder is Silvia; and Silvia 's mine.
Val. Thurio, give back, or else embrace thy death;
Thu. Sir Valentine, I care not for her, I;
Duke. The more degenerate and base art thou,
Val. These banish'd men, that I have kept withal,
Duke. Thou hast prevail'd; I pardon them, and thee; Dispose of them, as thou know'st their deserts. Come, let us go; we will include all jars With triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity.
Val. And, as we walk along, I dare be bold With our discourse to make your grace to smile : What think you of this page, my lord ?
Duke. I think the boy hath grace in him; he blushes. Val. I warrant you, my lord ; more grace than boy. Duke. What mean you by that saying ?
Val. Please you, I'll tell you as we pass along, That you will wonder what hath fortuned.Come, Proteus ; 't is your penance, but to hear The story of your loves discovered : That done, our day of marriage shall be yours; One feast, one house, one mutual happiness. [Exeunt.
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA.