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PERSONS OF THE DRAMA.
ORSINO, duke of Illyria.
gentlemen attending on the duke.
servants to Olivia. Clown,
OLIVIA, a rich countess.
Lords, Priests, Sailors, Officers, Musicians, and other
SCENE, a City in Illyria; and the Sea-coast near it.
Enter Duke, Curio, Lords; Musicians attending.
Duke. If music be the food of love, play on,
O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south,
Cur. Will you go hunt, my lord ?
Duke. Why, so I do, the noblest that I have:
Enter VALENTINE. Val. So please my lord, I might not be admitted, But from her handmaid do return ihis answer: The element itself, till seven years heat, Shall not behold her face at ample view; But, like a cloistress, she will veiled walk, And water once a day her chamber round With eye-offending brine: all this to season A brother's dead love, which she would keep fresh, And lasting, in her sad remembrance.
Duke. O, she, that hath a heart of that fine frame,