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with me,

Her was pişh-headed son has broke his arrows, Of the beast Caliban, and his confederates, Swears he will shoot no more, but play with Against my life; the minnte of their plot sparrows,

Is almost come. -{To the spirits.] Well And be a boy right out.

done ;-avoid ;- no more.
Highest queen of state, Fer. This is most strange: your father's in
Great Juno comes; I know her by her gait. some passion
Enter JUNO.

That works bim strongly.

Never, till this day,
Juno. How does my bounteous sister? Go Saw I him touch'd with anger so distemper'd.


Pro. You do look, my son, in a mov?d sort, To bless this twain, that they may prosperous As if you were dismay'd: be cheerful, sir: And bonour'd in their issue.

Our revels now are ended: these our actors, SONG

As I foretold you, were all spirits, and
Juno. Honour, riches, marriage-blessing,

Are melted into air, into thin air :
Long continuance, and increasing,. And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,
Hourly joys be still upon you!

The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces,
Juno sings her blessings on you.

The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Cer. Earth's increase, and foison . plenty; Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve; Barns and garners never empty ;

And, like this insubstantial pageant faded !, Vines, with clust'ring bunches grow. Leave not a racký behind: We are such stuff ing;

As dreams are made of, and our little life
Plants, with goodly burden bowing ; Is rounded with a sleep.—Sir, I am ver'd;
Spring come to you, at the farthest, Bear with my weakness; my old brain is

In the very end of harvest!
Scarcity und want shall shun you ;

Be not disturb'd with my infirmity :
Ceres' blessing so is on you.

If you be pleas'd, retire into my cell,

And there repose; a turn or two I'll walk, Per. This is a most majestic vision, and

To still my beating mind. Harmonious charmingly : May I be bold

Fer. Mira.

We wish yonr peace. To think these spirits ?

[Exeunt. Pro. Spirits, which by mine art Pro. Come with a thought:--I

nk yon :I have from their confines calPd to enact

Ariel, come.
My present fancies.
Let me live here ever ;

Enter ARIEL.
So rare a wonder'd t father, and a wife,

Ari. Thy thoughts I cleave to; What's thy Make this place Paradise.

pleasure ?
[Juno and Ceres whisper, and send

IRIS on employment,

We must prepare to meet with Caliban.

Sweet po'w, silence : Ari. Ay, my commander: when I presenteri Juno and Ceres whisper serionsly;

Ceres, There's something else to do: kush, and be I thought to have told thee of it; but I feard, Or else our spell is marrd.

(mute, Lest I might anger thee. Iris. You nymphs, callid Najads, of the Pro. Say again, where didst thou leave these wand'ring brooks, (looks, varlets?

[drinking; With your sedg'd crowns, and ever harmless Ari. I told you, sir, they were red-hot with Leave yoor crisp channels, and on this green So full of valour, that they smote the air land

For breathing in their faces; beat the ground - Answer your summons; Jupo does command: For kissing of their feet: yet always bending

Come, temperate nymphs, and help to celebrate Towards their project: Then I beat my tabor,
A contract of true love ; be not too late. At which, like unback'd colts, they prick'd

Enter certain Nymphs.
You sun-burn'd sicklemen, of August weary,

Advanced their eyelids, lifted ир.
Come hither from the furrow, and be merry; As they smelt music; so I charm’d their ears,
Make holiday : your rye-straw hats put on,

That,call-like, they my lowing follow'd,through And these fresh nymphs encounter every one

Tooth'd briers, sharp furzes, pricking goss, and In country footing.



Which enter'd their frail shins : at last I left Enter certain Reapers, properly habited: I' the filthy mantled pool beyond your cell, they join with the Nymphs in a graceful There dancing up to the chins, that the font dance; towards the end whereof Pros. O'erstunk their feet.

[lake PERO Starts suddenly, and speaks; after Pro. which, to a strange, hollow, and confused Thy shape invisible retain thou still:

This was well done, my bird : noise, they heavily vanish. pri rin

The trumpery in my house, go, bring it hither, Pro. (aside.] I bad forgot that foul conspi- For stale jl to catch these thieves. racy

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Pro. A devil, a born devil, on whose nature Ste. Put off that gown, Trinculo; by this Nurture * can never stick; on whom my pains, band, I'll have that gown. Humanely taken, all, all lost, quite lost; Trin. Thy grace shall have it. And as, with age, his body uglier grows, Cal. The dropsy drown this fool! what do So his mind cankers: I will plague them all, you mean, Re-enter Ariel loaden with glistering To doat thus on such luggage? Let's along, apparel, &c.

And do the murder first: if he awake,
Even to roaring:-Come,hang them on this line.

From toe to crown he'll fill our skips with
Make us strange stuff.

[pinches ; PROSPERO and ARIEL remain invisible. Ste. Be you quiet, monster.-Mistress line,

Enter CALIBAN, STEPHANO, and TRIN is not this my jerkini Now is the jerkin under CULO; all wet.

the line: now,jerkin, you are like to lose your Cal. Pray you, tread softly, that the blind hair, and prove a bald jerkin. mole may not

Trin. Do, do: We steal by line and level, Hear a foot fall: we now are near his cell.

and't like your grace. Ste. Monster, your fairy, which, you say, ment for’t: wit shall not go unrewarded, while

Ste. I thank thee for that jest : here's a garis a harmless fairy, has done little better than I am king of this

country: Steal by line and played the Jackt with us.

I'rin. Monster, I do smell all horse-piss; at level, is an excellent pass of pate ; there's anwhich my nose is in great indignation.

other garment for’t. Ste. So is mine. Do you hear, monster?

Trin. Monster, come, put some lime || upon If I should take a displeasure against you;

your fingers, and away with the rest.

Cal. I will have none on't: we shall lose look you,Trin. Thou wert but a lost monster.

our time, Cal. Good my lord, give me thy favour still: With foreheads villainous low.

Aud all be turn'd to barnacles, or to apes Be patient, for the prize I'll bring thee to Shall hoodwink this mischance: therefore, bear this away, where my hogshead of wine

Ste. Monster, lay-to your fingers; help to speak softly, All's hush'd as midnight yet.

is, or I'll turn you out of my kingdom i go to, Trin. Ay, but to lose our bottles in the pool,

Trin. And this. Ste. There is not only disgrace and disho

Ste. Ay, and this. nour in that, monster, but an infinite loss.

Enter divers Trin. That's more to me than my wetting: A noise of hunters heard. yet this is your harmless fairy, monster. Spirits, in shape of hounds, and hunt Ste. I will fetch off my bottle, though I be

them about ; PROSPERO and ARIEL seto'er ears for my labour.

ting them on. Cal. Prøythee, my king, be quiet : Seest thou Pro. Hey, Mountain, hey! here,

[enter : Ari. Silver! there it goes, Silver! This is the mouth of the cell: no noise, and Pro. Fury, Fury! there, Tyrant, there! Harian Do that good mischief, which may make this hark, hark! island

(CAL. STE, and Trin. are driven out. The Thine own for ever, and I, thy Caliban, Go,charge mygoblins that they grind their joints done For ayet thy foot-licker.

With dry convulsions; shorten up their sinews in Ste. Give me thy hand: I do begin to have with aged cramps; and more pinch-spotted bloody thoughts.

Than pard 1, or cat o' mountain.' (make them, Trin. O king Stephano! O peer! O worthy Ari.

Hark, they roar Stephano! look, what a wardrobe here is for Pro. Let them be hunted soundly: At this thee!

Lie at iny mercy all mine enemies : [hour Cal. Let it alone, thou fool; it is but trash. Shortly shall all my labours end, and thou

Trin. O, ho, monster; we know what be. Shall have the air at freedom: for a little, longs to a fripperyg: -0 king Stephano! Follow, and do me service. (Exeunt. The

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ACT V. SCENE'I. Before the cell of Prospero. Ariel. On the sixth hour; at which time, we

You said our work should cease. Enter 'PROSPERO in his magic robes, and Pre.

I did say so. eller ARIEL.

When first I rais'd the tempest. Say, my spirit, Pro. Now does my project gather to a head: How fares the king and his? My charms crack not; my spirits obey; and


Confu'd together time

In the same fashion as yoa gave in charge; Goes a pright with his carriage. How's the day?! Just as you left them, sir; all prisoners

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In the lime grove which weather-fends * your had made, and there stand charmed ; cell;

which PROSPERO observing, speaks. They cannot budge, till you release. The king, A solemn air, and the best comforter His brother and yours, abide all three dis- To an unsettled fancy, cure thy brains,

And the remainder mourning over them,

Now useless, boil'd within thy skull! There
For you are spell-stopp’d.

Brim-full of sorrow and dismay; but chiefly Holy Gonzalo, honourable man,
Him you term’d, sir, The good old lord, Mine eyes, even sociable to the shew of thine,

[drops Fallfellowly drops.-The charm dissolves a pace; His tears run down his beard, like winter's And as the morning steals upon the night, From eavest of reeds : your charm so strongly Melting the darkness, so their rising senses works them,

Begin to chase the ignorant fumes that mantle That if you now beheld them, your affections Their clearer reason.-0, my good Gonzalo, Would become tender.

My true preserver,
Dost thou think so, spirit? To him thou follow'st; I will pay thy graces

a loyal sir
Ari. Mine would, sir, were I human.

Home, both in word and deed.--Most cruelly Pro.

And nine shall. Didst thou, Alonso, use me and my daughter: Hast thoa, wbich art but air, a touch, a feeling Thy brother was a furtherer in the act; Of their afflictions? and shall not myself, Thou’rt pinch'd for't now, Sebastian.-- Flesh One of their kind, that relish all as sharply, and blood, Passion as they, be kindlier mov'd than thou You brother mine, that entertain'd ambition, art?

[the quick, Expelld remorset and nature; who, with Though with their high wrongs I am struck to


(strong,) Yet, with my nobler reason, 'gainst my fury (Whose inward pinches therefore are most Do I take part : the rarer action is [tent, Would here have kill'd your king; I do forgive In virtae than in vengeance: they being peni.


(ing The sole drift of my purpose doth extend

Unnatural though thou art!—Their understandNot a frown further: Go, release them, Ariel; Begins to swell; and the approaching tide My charms I'll break, their senses I'll restore, will shortly fill the reasonable shores, And they shall be themselves.

That now lie foul and muddy. Not one of them, Ari.

I'll fetch them, sir. [Exit. That yet looks on me, or would know me:Pro. Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing Ariel, lakes, and groves;

Fetch me the hat and rapier in my cell; And ye, that on the sands with printless foot

[Erit ARIEL. Do chase the ebbing Neptune, and do fly him, I will discase me, and myself present, When he comes back; you demi-puppets, that As I was sometime Milan :-quickly, spirit; By moon-shine do the green-sour ringlets make, Thou shalt ere long be free. Whereof the ewe not bites; and you, whose pastime

Ariel re-enters, singing, and helps to Is to make midnight-mushrooms; that rejoice

attire PROSPERO. To bear the solemn curfew; by whose aid Ari. Where the bee sucks, there suck I; (Weak masters though you be,) I have be

In a cowslip's bell I lie : dimm'd

(winds, There I couch when owls do cry. The noon-tide san, calPd furth the mutinous

On the bat's back I do Ay, And 'twixt the green sea and the azur'd vault

After summer, merrily: Set roaring war: to the dread rattling thunder Merrily, merrily, shall I live now, Have I given tire, and rifted e's stout oak | Under the blossom that hangs on the bough. With his own bolt: the strong bas'd promontory Have I made shake; and by thespurs plack'dup

Pro. Why, that's my dainty Ariel : I shall

miss thee; The pine and cedar: graves, at my command, Have waked their sleepers ; oped, and let them But yet thou shalt have freedom: 80, 80,50.

To the king's ship, invisible as thou art: fortb

There shalt thou find the mariners asleep By my so potent art: But this rough magic 1 here abjure: and, when I have requir'd

Under the hatches; the master and the boatSome heavenly music, (which even now I do.) Being awaké, enforce them to this place;

swain, To work mine end upon their senses, that This airy charm is for, I'll break my staff,

And presently, I pr’ythee. Bary it certain fathoms in the earth,

Ari. I drink the air before me, and return And, deeper than did ever pluminet sound,

Or e'er your pulse twice beat. Erit ARIEL, I'll drown my book. [Solemn music.

Gon. All torment, trouble, wonder, and

amazement Re-enter Ariel: after him, ALONSO, with Inhabits here: Some heavenly power guide us

a frantic gesture, attended by GONZÁLO; Out of this fearful country!
SEBASTIAN and ANTONIO in like manner,


Behold, sir king, utlendeit by Adrian and FRANCISCO! The wronged duke of Milan, Prospero: They all enter the circle which PROSPERO For more assurance that a living princel :

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Does now speak to thee, I embrace thy body; That they devour their reason; and scarce think And to thee, and thy company, I bid

Their eyes do offices of truth, their words A hearty welcome.

Are natural breath: but, howsoe'er you have Alon. Whe'r* thou beest he, or no, Been justled from your senses,know for certain, Or soine enchanted trifle to abuse me, That I am Prospero, and that very duke As late I have been, I not know: thy pulse Which was thrust forth of Milan; who most Beats, as of flesh and blood; and, since I saw strangely

[landed, thee,

Upon this shore, where you were wreck'd, was The affliction of my mind amends, with whicli, To be the lord on't. No more yet of this; I fear, a madness held me: this must crave For ’lis a chronicle of day by day, (An if this be at all,) a most strange story. Not a relation for a breakfast, nor Thy dukedom I resign; and do entreat Befitting this first meeting. Welcome, sir; Thou pardon me my wrongs:- But how should This cell's my court: here have I few attendants Prospero

And subjects none abroad: pray you, look ju. Be living, and be here?

My dukedom since you have given me again, Pro.

First, noble friend, I will requite you with as good a thing ; Let me embrace thine age; whose honour At least, bring forth a wonder, to content ye, Be measur'd or confin'd.

(cannot As much as me my dukedom. Gon.

Whether this be, Or be not, I'll not swear.

The entrance of the cell opens, and disPro.

You do yet taste

covers PERDINAND and MIRANDA playSome subtleties o'the isle, that will not let you

ing at chess. Believe things certain :- Welcome, my friends Mira. Sweet lord, you play me falsé.


No, my dearest love, But you, my brace of lords, were I so minded, I would not for the world.

[Aside to Ssb. and ANT. Mira. Yes, for a score of kingdoms you I here could pluck his highness' frown upon

should wrangle,
And justify you traitors; at this time (you, And I would call it fair play.
I'll tell no tales.

Seb. The devil speaks in him. (Aside. A vision of the island, one dear son

No:- Shall I twice lose.
For you, most wicked sir, whom to call brother Seb.

A most high miracle ! Would even infect my mouth, I do forgive Fer. Tho'the seas threaten they are merciful: Thy rankest fault; all of them; and require I have curs'd them without cause. My dukedom of thee, which, perforce, I know,

[Farv. knecls to ALON. Thou must restore.


Now all the blessings Alon.

If thon beest Prospero, Of a glad father compass thee about ! Give us particulars of thy preservation: Arise, and say how thou cam't here, How thou hast met us here, who three hours Miru.

O! wonder! since [lost, How many goodly creatures are there here!

O brave now Were wreck'a npon this shore ; where I have How beauteous mankind is ! How sharp the point of this reinembrance is! That has such people in'i!

(world, My dear son Ferdinand.


'Tis new to thee. Pro.

I am woet for't, sir. Alon. What is this maid, with whom thou Alon. Irreparable is the loss; and Patience wast at play? Says, it is past her cure.

Your eld'st acquaintance cannot be three hours: Pro.

I rather think, Is slie the goddess that hath sever'd us, You bave not sought her help; of whose soft And brought us thus together? grace,


Sir, she's mortal; For the like loss, I have her sovereign aid, But, by immortal Providence, she's niine; And rest myself content.

I chose her, when I could not ask my father Alon.

You the like loss? For his advice; nor thought I had one : she Pro. As great to me, as late; and, portable? Is daughter to this famous duke of Milan, To make the dear loss, have I means much of whom so often I have heard renown, weaker

But never saw before; of wliom I have
Than you way call to comfort you; for I Received a second life, and second father
Have lost my daughter.

This lady makes him to me.
A daughter?

I am her's :
O heavens! that they were living both in But 0, how oddly will it sound, that I

(wish Must ask my child forgiveness ! The king and queen there! that they were, I


There, sir, stop: Myself were mudded in that oozy bed Let us not hurden our remembrances Where my son lies. When did you lose your With a lieaviness that's gone. danghter?

[lords Gon. Pro. In this last tempeste 1 perceive, thçse Or should have spoken ere this. Look down At this enconnter do so much admire,

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And on this couple drop a blessed crown; The strangeness of this business ; at pick'd
For it is you that have chalk'd forth the way leisure,
Which brought us bither!

Which shall be shortly, single I'll resolve you

I say, Amen, Gonzalo! (Which to you shall seem probable,) of every Gon. Was Milan thrust from Milan, that bis These happen'd accidents: till when, be cheerissue

ful, Should become kings of Naples? O, rejoice And think of each thing well. Come hither, Beyond a common joy; and set it down


(Aside. With gold on lasting pillars: In one voyage Set Caliban and his companions free: Did Claribel her husband find at Tunis; Untie the spell. (Exit ARIEL.) How fares And Ferdinand, her brother, found a wife,

my gracious sir? Where he himself was lost; Prospero his There are yet missing of your company dukedom,

Some few odd lads, that you remember not.
In a poor isle; and all of us, ourselves,
When no man was his own.

Re-enter ARIEL, driving in CALIBAN, STE-
Give me your hands :

PHANO, and TRINCULO, in their stolen [To For. and Mir.

apparel. Let grief and sorrow still embrace his heart, Ste. Every man shift for all the rest, and That doth not wish you joy!

let no man take care for himself; for all is but Be't so! Amen! fortune :-Coragio, bully-monster, Coragio!

Trin. If these be true spies which I wear in Re-enter ARIEL, with the Master and

my head, here's a goodly sight. Boatswain amazedly following. Cal.OʻSetebos,these be brave spirits indeed! look, sir, look, sir; here are more of us ! How fine my master is! I am afraid I prophesied, if a gallows were on land,

He will chastise me. This fellow could not drown:-Now, blas


Ha, ha; phemy,

(shore? What things are these, my lord Antonio? That swear'st grace o'erboard, not an oath on Will money buy them? Hast thou no mouth by land? What is the Ant.

Very like; one of them news ?

(found Is a plain fish, and, no doubt, marketable, Bouts. The best news is, that we have safely Pro. Mark but the badges of these men, my Our king and company : the next, our ship,


[knave, al: Which, but three glasses since, we gave out Then say, if they be true:- This mis-shapen split,

His mother was a witch; and one so strong Is tight and yaret, and bravely rigg'd, as when that could controul the moon, make flows and le We first put out to sea.

ebbs, Ari.

Sir, all this service And deal in her command, without her power: Have I done since I went.

[Aside. These three have robb’d me; and this demiPro. My tricksy I spirit!

devil !

Alon. These are not natural even's; they (For he's a bastard one,) had plotted with them strengthen,

[hither? To take my life: two of these fellows you d. From strange to stranger:-Say, how came you Must know, and own; this thing of darkness I

Boats. If I did think,sir, I were well awake, Acknowledge mine.
P'd strive to tell you. We were dead of sleep, Cal.

I shall be pinch'd to death. And (how, we know not,) all clapp'd under Alon. Is vot this Stephano,,my drunken hatches,

(noises butler ? Where, but even now, with strange and several Seb. He is drunk now; Where had he wine? Of roaring, shrieking, howling, gingling chains, Alon. And Trinculy is reeling ripe: Where And more diversity of sounds, all horrible,

should they We were awak'd ; straightway, at liberty Find this grand liquor that hath gilded them 3 mm Where we, in all her trim, freshly beheld How cam'st thou in this pickle? Our royal, good, and gallant ship; our master Trin. I have been in such a pickle, since I Cap'rinig to eye her: On a trịce, so please you, saw you last, that, I fear me, will never out of even in a dream, were we divided from them, my bones: I shall not fear Ay-blowing, And were brought moping hither.

Seb. Wby, how now, Stephano?
Was't well done?

Ste. O, touch nie not; I am not Stephano,
Pro. Brayely, my diligence. Thous[Aside.

but a cramp: shalt be free.

Pro. You'd be king of the isle, sirrah? Alon. This is as strange a maze as e'er men Ste. I should have been a sore one then.

Alon. This is as strange a thing as e'er I P And there is in this business more thau naturę look'd on. [Pointing to CALIBAN, Was ever conducts of : some oracle

Pro. He is as disproportion'd in his manners our knowledge.

As in his shape:-Go, sirrah, to my cell;

Sir, my ļiege, Take with you your companions; as you look Do not infest your inind with beating on To have my pardon, trim it handsomely.

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