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Cal. I'll shew thee every fertile inch o'the isle: Shew thee a jay's nest, and instruct thee how And I will kiss thy foot: I prythee, be my god. To snare the nimble marinozet; I'll bring thee
Trin. By thisligit,amost pertidiousanddrunken Co clust'ring hilberds, and sometimes I'll get thee monster: when hisgod sasleep, he'ilrabhishuttie. Young : scamels from the rock: Wilt thou go Cal. I'll kiss thy foot: 1 I sweariyself thy sub- 5
with me? Ste. Come on then: down, and swear. [ject. Ste. I pr'ythe.- now, lead the way, without any
Trin. Ishalliaughmyselftodeathat this puppy: moretalking. Trinculo, the king and all our comheaded monster: A most scurvy monster! I could
pany being drown'd we will inherit here.tund in my heart to beat him,
Here; bear my bottle! Fellow Trinculo, we'll Ste. Come, kiss.
1061 hini bi and by again. Trin. But that the poor monster's in drink: Cal. [Sings drunkun.] Farewell master; An abominable mont-r!
Jariwill, farewill. Cal. I'll shew thee the best springs ; I'll pluck Trin. A howling nonster: a drunken monster. tbee berries;
Cal. No more dams I'll make yor fish; I'll fish for thee, and get thee wood enough. 1151
Nor fitch in firing A plagte upon the tyrant that I serve!
At requiring, I'll bar hini nio more sticks, but follow thee,
Nor scrape trencher, nor wash dish. Thou wond'rous mian.
Ban Ban', Ca-Calibun Tiin. A mast ridiculous monster ; to make a
Has a netu master-Get a new man. wonder of a poor drunkard.
(grow: 20 Freedom, hey-day! hey-day, freedom! freedom, Cal. I prythee, let me bring thee wherecrabs ney-day, freedom! And I with my long nails will dig thee pig-nuts; Ste. O brave monster! lead the way. (Ereunt.
Fer. No, precious creature;
341'd had rather crack my' sinews, break my back, Enter Firdinand bearing a lng.
should such dishonour undergo, Fer. THERE be comme sports are painful; but Vhile I sit lazy by. their labour
Mira. It would become me
[bours; Fer. Admiid Miranda!
What's deareit to the world! Full many a lady Work not so hard; I woulii, the lightning had 501 have ey'd with best regard; and maný a time Burnt up those logs, that you are enjoin d to pile! The harmony of their tongues hath into bondage Pray, set it down, and rest you: when this burns, Brought niy too diligent ear: for several virtues 'Twill neep for having weary'd you: My father Have Ilik'ü several women; never any Is hard at studly; pray now, rest yoursel; With so full soul, but soine defect in her lle's safe tor these three hours.
15 Dic quarrel with the noblest grace she ow'd, Fr. () most dear mistress,
And put it to the fol: but you, O you, The sun will sei beore I shall discharge o perfect, avd so peerless, are created What I must strive to do.
Oi every creature's best. Alira. If you'll sit down,
Mira. I do not know l'il bear yoni logs the while: Pray, give me that. One of my sex; no w man's face remember, I'll carry it to the pile.
Isave, from my glass, mine own; nor have I seen · Mr. Steevens supposei, that, by an error of the press, scamel has been here substituted for scanell, a species of bird mentoned by Willughby, : For behest, or commund.
More that I may call men, than you, good friend, bear up, and board’em: Sertant-monster, drink
Trin. Servant-monster? the folly of this island!
us, the state totters.
Ste. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee:
Trin. Whe.e should they be set else? he were a ber. I am, in my condition,
10 brave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail. A prince, Miranda ; I do think, a king;
Sie. My man-monster hath drown'd his tongue
15 shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my standard.
Ste. We'll not run, monsieur monster.
[sound, Trin. Nor go neither: but you'll lie, like dogs;
beest a good moon-calf.
Cal. How does thy honour? Let me lick thy Beyond all limit of what else i' the world, shoe. I'd not serve him, he is not valiant. Dolore, prize, honour you.
251 Trin. Thou ly'st, most ignorant monster; I Mira. I ain a fool,
am in case to justle a constable: Why, thou deTo weep at what I am glad of.
bosh'd ' fish tholi, was there ever a man a cowPro. Fair encounter
ard, that hath clrunk so much sack as I to-day? Of two mostrare affections! Heavens rain grace Wilt thou tell a monstrous lie, being but half a On that which breeds between thepi!
30 fish, and half a monster?
[offer Cal. Lo, how he mocks me; wilt thou let him,
head; if you prove a mutineer, the next tree
Cal. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be
pleas'd to hearken once again to the suit I made And I thus humble ever.
to thee? Mira. My husband then?
Ste. Marry will I: kneel, and repeat it; I Fer. Ay, with a heart as willing
45 will stand, and so shall Trinculo.
Enter driel intisible.
[farewell, tyrant; a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath
, ere supper-time, must I perforin I do not lic.
[Erit. Ste. Trinculo, if you trouble him any more in SCENE II.
55 his tale, by this lind, I will supplant some of Another part of the island. Enter Caliban, Stephano, and Trinculo, with a Trin. Why, I said nothing. botte.
Ste. Mum then, and no more-[To Caliban.] Ste. Tell not me;-when the butt is out, wel Proceed. will drink water; not a drop before: therefore 6o Cul. I say, by sorcery he got this isle;
• Meaning he is so much intoxicated, as not to be able to stand. The quibble between tandard an easign, and standard a fruit-tree that grows without support, is evident. 10
From me he got it. If thy greatness will
Ste. Give me thy hand; I am sorry I beat thee: Revenge it on him (for I know, thou dar’st, but whilethou liv’st,keepa good tongue in thy head. But this thing dare yot
Cal. Within this half hour will he be asleep; Ste. That's mo (certain.
Wilt thou destroy hin then? Cal. Thou shalt be lord of it, and I'll servel 5 Ste. Ay, on mine honour.
Ste. How now shall this be compass'd? Canst Ari. This will I tell my master. (sure; thou bring me to the party?
Cal. Thou mak'st me nierry: I am full of pleaCal. Yea, yea, my lord; I'll yield himthee asleep, Let us be jocund: Will you troul’ the catch, Where thou may'st knock a nail into his head. You taught me but while-ere?
Ari. Thou lyst, thou canst not. [patch !-10 Ste. At thy request, monster, I will do reason,
Cal. What apy'd' ninny's this! Thou scurvy any reason: Come on, Trinculo, let us sing.[Sings. I do beseech thy greatness, give him blow's, Flout'em, undskout'em; and skout'emand flout And take his boitle from him: when that's gone, 'em; Thought is free. He shall drink nought but brine; for I'll not shew Col. That's not the tune. [ Ariel plays the tune Where the quick treshes are.
Ste. What is the same? [on ataborundpipe. Ste. Trinculo, run ito no further danger: in Trin. This is the tune of our catch, play'd by terrupt the monster one word further, and bythis the picture of no-body. hand, I'll turn my inercy out oi doors, and make Sie. If thou bee'st a man, shew thyself in thy a stock-list of thee.
likeness: if thou bee'st a devil, take 't as thou list. Trin. Why, what did I? I did nothing; I'll go 20 Trin. O, forgive me my sins ! further off.
Ste. He that dies, pays alldebts: I defy thee:Ste. Didst thou not say, he ly’d?
Mercy upon us! Ari. Thou ly'st.
Cal. Art thou affeard?? Ste. Do I so? take thou that. [Beats him. Ste. No, monster, not I. As you like this, give me the lie another time. 25 Cat. Be not aiteard; the isle is full of noises,
Trin. I did not give thee the lie:---Out o' your Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight, and hurt wits, and hearing too?--A pox of your boitie! Sometimesathousandtwangling instruments[not. this can sack and drinking do.--Amurrain on your Will humabout mine ears; and sometimes voices, monster, and the d'vil take your fingers ! That, if I then had wak'd after long sleep, Cal. I!a, ha, ha!
30 Will make me sleep again: and then, in dreaming, Stc. Now, forward with
tale. Pr’ythee Theclouds,methought, wouldopen,andshewrichies stand further off.
Ready to drop upon me; that, when I wak’d, Cal. Beat him enough: after a little time, I cry'd to dream again. I'll beat him too.
sie. This will prove a brave kingdom to ine, Ste. Stand further.--Come, proceed. [him 35 where I shall have my musick for nothing.
Cal. Why, as I told thee, 'tis a custom with Cal. When Prospero is destroy'd. [story. l'the afternoon to sleep: there thou may'st brain Ste. That shall be by and by: I remember the Having tirst seized his books; or with a log [him, Trin. The sound is going away: let's follow it, Catter his skull, or paunch him with a stake, And after do our work. Or cut his wczand with thy knife: Remember, 10 Ste. Lead, monster; we'll follow.—I wou'd, I First to possess his books: for without them could see this taborer: he lays it on. Ile's but a sot, as I am; nor hath not
Trin. Wilt come? I'll follow, Stephano. One spirit to command: They all do hate him,
[Excunt. As rootedly as 1 : Burn but his books;
SCE NE III. He has brave utensilsior so he calls them)
Changes to another part of the island. Which, when he has an house, he'll deck withal. Enter dilonso, Sebastian, Anthonio, Gonzalo, And that most detply to consider, is
adrian, Frumcisco, dic. The beauty of his daughter; he himself
Gon. By'r lakin“, I can go no further, sir; Calls her, a non-parei : I never saw a woman,
My old bones ache : here's a maze trod, indeed, But only Sycorak my dam, and she; 50 Through forth-rights, and meanders! By your But she' as far surpasses Sycorax,
I needs must rest me.
[patience, Als greatest doe's least.
Alon. Old loid, I cannot blame thee, Sle. Is it so brase a lass?
Who am my elf attach'l with weariness, Cu!. Ay, loril, she will become thy bed, I war l'o the duiling of my spirits : sit down and rest. And bring thee forih brave brood. [rant. Even hired will put off my hope, and keep it
Ste. Monster, I will kill this man: his daughter No longer for my flatterer: he is drown'd, and I will be hing and queen; (save or grace. !, M'hom thus resiray to find; and the sea mocks and Trinculo and rhyweli shall be vice:10;s:
Our frustrate search on land: Well, let him go. Dost thou like the piut, Trinculo?
ent. [zaside to s bastian.] Iam right glad ibat Trin. Excellent.
he's so oui of nope.
Alluding to the striped or fool's coat vorn by Trincu'o, who in the ancient dramatis persona is called a jistér, and not a sailor. : Vean rrobably to dismiss ii tripping(11 from the tongile,
The provincial mode in Staffordshire and the actioning counties of pronouncing the word . i. e. The dimmutive only vi our inty, i. e. ladyhin.
Do not, for one repulse, forego the purpose Alon. I will stand to, and feed,
Although my last; no matter since I feel
The best is past:-Brother, my lord the duke,
stand to, and do as we. Ant. Let it be to-night;
5 Thunder and lightning. Enter Ariel like a harFor, now they are oppress'd with travel, they py; claps his wings upon the table, and, with Will not, nor cannot, use such vigilance,
a quaint device, the banquet vanishes. As when they are fresh.
Ari. You are three men of sin, whom destiny, Seb. I say, to night; no more.
(That hath to instrument this lower world,
Andevenwith such likevalourmen hang and drown
Of whoin your swords are temper’d, may as well
(mix Are like in vulnerable: if you could hurt,
Your swords are now too massyfor your strengths,
From Milan did supplant good Prospero;
Expos'd unto the sea, which hath requit it,
The powers, delaying, not forgetting, have
Ling’ring perdition (worse than any death
Can be at once) shall step by step attend [from
135 You, and your ways; whose wraths to guard you Thou hast said well; for some of you there present, (Which here, in this most desolate isle, else falls Are worse than devils.
Aside Upon your heads) is nothing, but heart's sorrow,
mowes", and curry out the table. (thou Pro. Praise in departing.
[.Aside. Pro.[ Asitle] Bravely the figure of this harpyhast Fran. They vanish'd strangely.
Perform’d, my Ariel ; a grace it had devouring;. Scb. No matter, since
Of my instruction hast thou nothing 'bated,
[were boys, Their several kinds have done: my high charms Gor. Faith, sir, you need not fear: When we And these, mine enemies, are all knit up [work, Who would believe that there were mountaineers,
In their distractions: they now are in my power; Dew-lappedlike bulls,whose throats had hanging 50 and in these fits I leave them, wlist I visit Wallets oiflesh or that therewere such men,[at'em Young Ferdinand, (whoin they suppose is Whose heads stood in their breasts“? which now And his and my lov'd darling. [drown'd) we ind,
Exit Prospero from ubore
155 In this strange stare?
pas. sage alludes to an ancient forgotten custoin, now very obscure, when it was customary for those who cagaged in long expeditions, to place out a si-a of inoney on condition of receiving great interest for it at their return home. Bailey, in bis dictionary, says, that doule is a feather, or rather the single particles of the down, ? Blameless, immocent. ? To mop and to inoue seem to have the saime meming, I. e. to make mouths or wry faces. Vocks and moves in Jolausul's last edition. ? Wird benest alacrity, or chearfulness.
Alon. O, it is monstrous! monstrous!
I'll fight their legions o'er. Methought, the billows spoke, and told me of it; Ant. I'll be thy second.
[Ereunt. The winds did sing it to me; andthe thunder, Gon. All three of them are desperate; their great That deep and dreadtul organpipe, pronounc'd Likepoison given to work a great time after, (guilt, The name of Prosper; it did bass my trespass. 5 Now'gins to bite the spirits:—I do beseech you Therefore iny son i' the voze is bedded! and That'are of suppler joints, follow them swistiy, P'll seek him deeper than e'er plummet sounded, And hinder them from what this ecstacy? And with him there lie mudded. [Erit. May now provoke them to. Scb. But one fiend at a time,
Adr. Follow, I pray you. [Excunt. 10
Ari.What would my potent master? here I am. Prospero's cell.
Pro.Thou and thy meaner fellows your lastserEnter Prospero, Ferdinand, and Miranda. Did worthily perform, and I must use you (vice Pro. IF I have too austerely punishid you;
20 In such another trick: go, bring the rabble, Your compensation makes amends; for I O'er whom I give thee power, here, to this place: Have given you here a third of mine own life, Incite them to quick motion; for I must Or that for which I live; whom once again Bestow upon the eyes of this young couple I tender to thy hand: all thy vexations Some vanity of mine art; it is my promise, Were but my trials of thy love, and thou 25 And they expect it from me. Hast strangely stood the test: here, afore Heaven, Ari. Presently? I ratify this niy rich gift: O Ferdinand,
Pro. Ay, with a twink. Do not smile at me, that I boast her off,
Ari. Before you can say, Come, and go, For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise,
And breathe twice; and cry, so, so; And make it halt behinkiner.
30 Each one tripping on his toe, Fer. I do believe it,
Will be here with mop and moe: Against an oracle.
[tion Do you love me, master? no. [proach, Pro. Then, as my gift, and thine own acquisi Pio. Dearly, my delicate Ariel: Do not apWorthily purcha;'d, take my daughter : But
Till thou dost hear me call. If thou dost break her virgin kuot, before 135 Ari. Well, I conceive.
[Erit. All sanctimonious ceremonies inay
Pro. Look thou be true; do not give dalliance With full and holy rite be minister'd,
Too much the rein; the strongest oaths are straw No sweet aspersion shall the Heavens let fall To the fire i' the blood: be more abstemious, To make this contract grow; but barren hate, Or else, good night your vow! Sour-eye'd disdain, and discord, shall bestrew 40 Fer. I warrant you, sir ; The union of your bed with weeds so loathly, The white, cold, virgin-snow upon my heart That you shall hate it both: therefore take heed, .\bates the ardour of my liver. As líymen's lamps shall light you.
Pro. Well. Fer. As I hope
Now come, my Ariel; bring a* corollary, For quiet days, lair issue, and long life, 45 Rather than want a spirit; appear, and pertly.With such loie as 'lis now; the murkiest den, No tongue; all eyes; be silent. [Soft music. The most opportune place, the strong'st sugges
A miisque. Enter bris. Our worser genius can, shalinever melt [tion Iris. Ceres, most bounteous lady, thy rich leas Mine honour into lust; to take away
Of wheat, rye, barley, vetches, oats, and pease; The edge of that day's celebration, [der'd, 50 Thy turfy mountains, where live nibbling sheep, When I shail think, or Phæbus' steeds are foun Andilat meads thatch'd with stover',them tokeep; Or nisht krpt chain'd below.
Thy banks with pionied and twilled brims, Pro. Fairiy spoke:
which spungy Aprilat thy hest betrims, [groves", Sit then, and talk with her, she is thine own Tomakecoldnymphschastecrowns:andthy broum What, Ariel; my industrious servant Ariel! 155 Whose shadow the dismissed batchelor loves,
'That is, told it me in a rough bass sound. · Eestacy here signifies alienation of mind. 'Aspersion i here used in its primitive sense of sprinkling. *That is, bring more than are sufficient, rather thun fail tor want of numbers. Corollary means surplus. "Storer from Eslovers, a law word, signities an allowance in food or olher necessaries of lite. It is here used for provision in general tor apimals. “Disappointed lovers are still said to wear the wallow, and in these lines broom grores are assigned to that untortunate tribe for retreat. This may allude to some old custom. · We still say that a nu band hangs out the broom n hen his wife goes from home for a short time; and on such ocrasions a broon besom has been exhibited as a sigual that the house was freed from uxorial restraint, and where the master night be considered as a temporary bachelor. Broom grotes may signity broum bushes.