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THE

FAMILY SHAKSPEARE,

11

In Ten wolumes ;

IN WHICH

NOTHING IS ADDED TO THE ORIGINAL TEXT ;

BUT THOSE WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS

ARE OMITTED WHICH CANNOT WITH PROPRIETY

BE READ ALOUD IN A FAMILY.

BY

THOMAS BOWDLER, Esq. F.R.S. & S.A.

VOL. IX.

CONTAINING

CYMBELINE;
TITUS ANDRONICUS ;

KING LEAR,

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1818.

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CYMBELINE.

VOL. IX.

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PERSONS REPRESENTED.

CYMBELINE, King of Britain.
Cloten, son to the Queen by a former husband.
LEONATUS POSTHUMUS, a gentleman, husband to

Imogen. BELARIUS, a banished lord, disguised under the name of MORGAN.

sons to Cymbeline, disguised under GUIDERIUS,

the names of POLYDORE and ARVIRAGUS,

CADWAL, supposed sons to Be

larius. PHILARIO, friend to Posthumus,

Italians.
IACHIMO, friend to Philario,
A French Gentleman, friend to Philario.
Caius LUCIUS, general of the Roman forces.
A Roman Captain. Two British Captains.
PISANIO, servant to Posthumus.
CORNELIUS, a physician.
Two Gentlemen.
Two Gaolers.

QUEEN, wife to Cymbeline.
Imogen, daughter to Cymbeline by a former Queen.
HELEN, woman to Imogen.
Lords, Ladies, Roman Senators, Tribunes, Appari-

tions, a Soothsayer, a Dutch Gentleman, a Spanish Gentleman, Musicians, Officers, Captains, Soldiers, Messengers, and other Attendants.

Scene, sometimes in Britain ; sometimes in Italy.

CYMBELINE.

ACT THE FIRST,

SCENE I.

Britain. The Garden behind Cymbeline's Palace.

Enter Two Gentlemen.

1 Gent. You do not meet a man but frowns :

our bloods' No more obey the heavens, than our courtiers; Still seem, as does the king's. 2 Gent.

But what's the matter? 1 Gent. His daughter, and the heir of his king

dom, whom He purpos'd to his wife's sole son, (a widow, That late he married,) hath referr'd herself Unto a poor but worthy gentleman: She's wedded; Her husband banish’d; she imprison'd: all Is outward sorrow; though I think, the king Be touch'd at very heart. 2 Gent.

None but the king ? 1 Gent. He, that hath lost her, too: so is the

queen,

1 Inclination, natural disposition.

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