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I priz'd above my dukedom,
Mira. Would I might But ever see that man!
Pro. Now, I arise :Sit still, and hear the last of our sea-forrow. Here in this island we arriv'd; and here Have I thy school-master, made thee more profit Than other princes can, that have more time For vainer hours, and tutors not so careful. Mira. Heavens thank you for't! And now, I
pray you, fir, (For still’tis beating in my mind) your reason For railing this fea-storm?
Pro. Know, thus far forth.By accident most strange, bountiful fortune, Now my dear Lady, hath mine enemies Brought to this thore; and by my prescience I find my zenith doth depend upon A most auspicious star; whose influence If now I court not, but omit, my fortunes Will ever after droop.-Here cease more questions, Thou art inclin'd to sleep; ’tis a good dulness, And give it way :-I know thou canst not choose
[MIRANDA sleeps Come away, servant, come: I am ready now; Approach, my Ariel, come !
Enter Ariel. Ariel. All hail, great master! grave fir, hail !
I come To answer thy blest pleasure ; be’t to fly, To swim, to dive into the fire, to ride On the curl'd clouds; to thy strong bidding, talk Ariel, and all his quality.
Pro. Hast thou, spirit,
Ari. To every article.
Then meet and join: Jove'slightnings, the precursors I O'the dreadful thunder-clap, more momentary
And fight-out-running were not; the fire, and cracks
make his bold waves tremble, Yea, his dread trident shake.
Pro. My brave spirit !
Would not infect his reason?
Pro. Why, that's my spirit!
Ari. Close by, my master,
Ari. Not a hair perish'd;
But fresher than before : and, as thou bad'st me, " In troops I have dispers’d them 'bout the ille : The king's fon have I landed by himself;
Whom I left cooling of the air with sighs,
Pro. Of the king's thip,
Ari. Safely in harbour
Pro. Ariel, thy charge
Ari. Past the mid season.
Pro. At least two glasses : The time 'twixt fix Must by us both be spent most preciously. Ari. Is there more toil? Since thou dost give
me pains, Let me remember thee what thou hast promis’d, Which is not yet perform’d me.
Pro. How now? moody?
Ari. My liberty.
Remember I have done thee worthy service, Told thee no lies, made thee no mistaking, ferv'd Without or grudge, or grumblings: thou didst To bate me a full year.
[promise; Pro. Dost thou forget From what a torment"I did free thee
Pro. Thou dost; and think'st'it much, to tread Of the falt deep;
Ari. I do not, fir.
forgot The foul witch Sycorax, who, with age and envy Was grown into a hoop? halt thou forgot her?
Ari. No, sir.
Ari. Ay, fir.
Refusing her grand hests, she did confine thee,
Ari. Yes; Caliban her son.
Pro. Dull thing, I say so; he, that Caliban, Whom now I keep in service. Thou best know'st What torment I did find thee in; thy groans Did make wolves howl, and penetrate the breasts Of ever-angry bears; it was a torment To lay upon the damn'd, which Sycorax Could not again undo; it was mine art, When I arriv'd, and heard thee, that made gape The pine, and let thee out.
Ari. I thank thee, master.
Pro. If thou more murmur'st, I will rend an oak,
Ari. Pardon, master :
Pro. Do so; and after two days
Ari. That's my noble master!
Pro. Go make thyself like to a nymph o'the sea: Be subject to no light but thine and mine; invisible