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him tame, I will not take too much for him: he shall pay for him that hath him, and that soundly.
Cal. Thou dost me yet but little hurt; thou wilt
Ste. Come on your ways: open your mouth ; here is that which will give language to you, cat; open your mouth: this will shake your shaking, I can tell you, and that soundly: you cannot tell who's your friend: open your chaps again.
Trin. I should know that voice: It should be-But he's drown'd; and these are devils: O! defend me!
Ste. Four legs, and two voices; a most delicate monster! His forward voice now is to speak well of his friend: his backward voice is to utter foul speeches, and to detract. If all the wine in my bottle will recover him, I will help his ague : Come, Amen! I will pour some in thy other mouth. Trin.
Stephano, Ste. Doth thy other mouth call me ? Mercy! mercy! This is a devil, and no monster: I will leave him; I have no long spoon.
Trin. Stephano !-if thou beest Stephano, touch me and speak to me; for I am Trinculo;-be not afeard, -thy good friend Trinculo.
Ste. If thou beest Trinculo, come forth ; I'll pull thee by the lesser legs : if any be Trinculo's legs, these are they. Thou art very Trinculo, indeed : How cam’st thou to be the siege* of this moon-calf? Can he vent Trinculos ?
Trin. I took him to be kill'd with a thunder-stroke:- But art thou not drown'd, Stephano? I hope now, thou art not drown'd. Is the storm over-blown? I hid me under the dead moon-calf's gaberdine, for fear of the storm: And art thou living, Stephano ? O Stephano, two Neapolitans 'scap'd !
Ste. Prythee, do not turn me about; my stomach is not constant.
Cal. These be fine things, an if they be not sprites.
Ste. How didst thou 'scape? How cam'st thou hither? swear by this bottle, how thou cam’st hither. I escap'd upon a butt of sack, which the sailors heaved overboard, by this bottle! which I made of the bark of a tree, with mine own hands, since I was cast a-shore,
Cal. I'll swear upon that bottle, to be thy True subject; for the liquor is not earthly.
Ste. Here; swear then how thou escap'dst. Irin. Swam ashore, man, like a duck; I can swim like a duck, I'll be sworn.
Ste. Here, kiss the book : Though thou canst swim like a duck, thou art made like a goose.
Trin. O Stephano, hast any more of this ?.
side, where my wine is hid. How now, moon-calf? how does thine ague?
Cal. Hast thou not dropped from heaven ?
Ste. Out o' the moon, I do assure thee: I was the man in the moon, when time was.
Cal. I have seen thee in her, and I do adore thee; My mistress showed me thee, thy dog, and bush.
Ste. Come, swear to that; kiss the book: I will furnish it anon with new contents; swear.
Trin. By this good light, this is a very shallow monster :-I afeard of him ?-a very weak monster ?—l'he man i' the moon ? -a most poor credulous monster :-Well drawn, monster, in good sooth.
Cal. I'll show thee every fertile inch o' the island; And kiss thy foot: I pr’ythee, be my god.
Trin. By this light, a most perfidious and drunken monster; when his god's asleep, he'll rob his bottle.
Cal. I’li kiss thy foot: I'll swear myself thy subject.
Trin. I shall laugh myself to death at this puppy-headed monster! A most scurvy monster! I could find in my heart to beat him,
Ste. Come, kiss.
Tri.—but that the poor monster's in drink: An aiominable monster!
Cal. I'll show thee the best springs; I'll pluck thee berries ; I'll fish for thee, and get thee wood enough. A plague upon the tyrant that I serve! I'll bear him no more sticks, but follow thee, Thou wondrous man.
Trin. A most ridiculous monster; to make a wonder of a poor drunkard.
Cal. I prythee, let me bring thee where crabs grow;
Ste. I pr’ythee now, lead the way, without any more talkingTrinculo, the king and all our company else being
drowned, we will inherit here.—Hear; bear my bottle. Fellow Trinculo, we'll fill him by-and-by again. Cal. Farewell master : farewell, farewell.
[Sings drunkenly. Trin. A howling monster; a drunken monster. Cal. No more dams I'll make for fish;
Nor fetch in firing
• Bam? Ban, Ca-Caliban, Has a new master-Get a new man.
Freedom, hey-day! hey-day, freedom! freedom, hey-day, freedom! Ste. O brave monster ! lead the way.
Enter FERDINAND, bearing a log.
I do it.
Fer. O most dear mistress,
Mira. If you'll sit down,
Fer. No, precious creature:
Mira. It would become me
Pro. Poor worm ! thou art infected ;
Mira. You look wearily.
Fer. No, noble mistress; 'tis fresh morning with me, When you are by at night. I do beseech you
(Chiefly, that I might set it in my prayers) What is your name?
Mira. Miranda : -0 my father,
Fer. Admired Miranda!
I liked several women; never any
Mira. I do not know
in my condition, A prince, Miranda; I do think, a king; (I would, not so !) and would no more endure This wooden slavery, than I would suffer The flesh-fly blow my mouth.-Hear my soul speak; The very instant that I saw you, did My heart fly to your service; there resides To make me slave to it; and for your sake, Am I this patient log-man.
Mira. Do you love me?
Fer. O heaven, O earth, bear witness to this sound, And crown what I profess with kind event, If I speak true; if hollowly, invert What best is boded me, to mischief! I, Beyond all limit of what elsef i' the world, Do love, prize, honour you.
Mira. I am a fool, To weep
at what I am glad of.
What I desire to give; and much less take,
The bigger bulk it shows. Hence, bashful cunning!
Fer. My mistress, dearest,
Mira. My husband then i
Fer. Aye, with a heart as willing
Mira. And mine, with my heart in't: And now farewell,
Fer. A thousand! thousand ! [Exeunt FER. and MIR, Pro. So glad of this as they, I cannot be, Who are surprised with all : but my rejoicing At nothing can be more. I'll to my book; For yet, ere supper-time, must I perform Much business appertaining.
[Exit. SCENE II.-Another part of the island. Enter STEPHANO and TRINCULO; CALIBAN following toith
a bottle, Ste. Tell not me;-when the butt is out, we will drink water; not a drop before: therefore bear up, and' board 'em : Servantmonster, drink to me.
Trin. Servant-monster ? the folly of this island! They say, there's but five upon this isle: we are three of them : if the other two be brained like us, the state totters.
Ste. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee; thy eyes are almost set in thy head.
Trin. Where should they be set else? he were a brave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail.
Ste. My man-monster hath drowned his tongue in sack; for my part, the sea cannot drown me: I swam, ere I could recover the shore, five-and-thirty leagues, off and on, by this light. Thou shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my standard.
Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no standard.
Trin. Nor go neither : but you'll lie, like dogs; and yet say nothing neither. Ste. Moon-calf
, speak once in thy life, if thou beest a good moon-calf.
Cal. How does thy honour? Let me lick thy shoe: I'll not serve him, he is not valiant.
Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster; I am in case to justle a constable: Why thou deboshed* fish thou, was there ever man