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May walk again if such things be; thy mother
Pompey's first wife appearing to him in a dream :' her name
At length the weary chieftain sunk to rest,
But thou hast chang’d thy fortune with thy bed :-
The phantom spoke, and gliding from the place,
My cabin where I lay; thrice bow'd before me,
so Good Antigonus,
An Infant exposedi.
(14) For, &c.] I believe, I have before observed, that S. uses this particle frequently in the sense of because: the expression of melting into air is extremely fine, and used by our author in the Tempest, Act 4. Sc. 4.
Wildness of Youth between Thirteen and Twenty
Shep. I would, there were no age between thirteen and three and-twenty; or that youth would fleep
, out the reft : for there is nothing in the “ between” but getting wenches with child, wronging the auncientry, stealing, fighting. Hark you now! Would any but these boild brains, of nineteen, and twoand-twenty, hunt this weather? They have scar'd away two of my best sheep; which I fear wolf will sooner find than the master: if any where I have them, 'tis by the sea-side, browsing of ivy.
Description of a Wreck, by a Clown. I would (15) you did but see, how it chafes, how it rages, how it takes
the shore : but that's not to the point: oh, the most piteous cry of the poor souls ! sometimes to see them, and not to see them : now the ship boring the moon with her main-maft, and anon swallowed with yest and froth, as you'd thrust a cork into a hogshead. And then for the land-service :-to see how the bear tore out his shoulder bone, how he cry'd to me for help, and said his name was Antigonus, a nobleman:- but to make an end of the ship :-to see how the sea flap-dragon'd it: but first how the poor souls roar'd, and the sea mock'd
(15) I wou'd, &c.] S. seems to have had that fine description of a storm at sea in his eye, which we find in the cviith Pfalm. ver. 253 “ For at his word the stormy wind ariseth, which lifteth up the waves thereof. They are carried up to the heaven, and down again to the deep : their foul melteth away because of the trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end. So when they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, he delivereth them out of their distress. For he maketh the storm to cease, so that the waves thereof are still,''
them : and how the poor gentleman roar'd, and the bear mock’d him, both roaring louder than the sea or weather.
Sheep-fhearing Feast. Clown. Let me see ; what am I to buy for our fheep-lhearing feast? Three pound sugar ; [reading out of a note] five pound of currans; rice-What will this fifter of mine do with rice ? But
father hath made her mistress of the feast, and she lays it on. She hath made me four-and-twenty nosegays for the fearers: three-man (16) fong-men all, and very good ones ; but they are most of them means, and bales : but one puritan amongst them, and he sings psalms to hornpipes. I must have faffron, to colour the warden-pies ; mace; dates,-none, that's out of my note ; nutmegs seven ; a rase, or two of ginger —but that I may beg; four pound of pruins, and as many of raisins o’the sun.
Virtue says not at Court. Aut.. I cannot tell, good Sir, for which of his virtues it was, but he was certainly whipt out of the
Clo. His vices, you would say : there's no virtue whipt out of the court : they cherish it, to make it stay there ; and yet it will no more but abide.
(16) Three-man, &c.] i. e. Singers of catches in three parts : a fix-man-fong occurs in the Turnament of Tottenham. See Reliques of Ancient Poetry, Vol 2. p. 24. Warden-pies, mentioned soon after, are pies made of warden pears.
Scene III. Deities transformed for Love.
The Gods themselves,
1 Garland for old Mex.