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our door hatch'd.' Besides, tho sore terms we young foolish sapling, and must be bowed as I stand upon with the gods, will be strong with us for would have you. giving over.

Mar. The gods defend me! Bawd. Come, other sorts offend as well as we. Bawd. If it please the gods to defend you by

Pand. As well as we! ay, and better too ; we men, then men must comfort you, men must feed offend worse. Neither is our profession any trade; you, men must stir you up.-Bouli's returned. it's no calling :-but here comes Boult.

Enter Boult. Enter the Pirates, and Boult, dragging in Now, sir, hast thou cried her through the market ? MARINA.

Boull. I have cried her almost to the number of Boult. Come your ways. (TO MARINA.]-My

her hairs; I have drawn her picture with my voice.

Bawd. And I pr’ythee tell me, how dost thou masters, you say she's a virgin? 1 Pirale. 0, sir, we doubt it not.

find the inclination of the people, especially of the Boull

. Master, I have gone thorough2 for this younger sort? piece, you see : if you like her, so ; if not, I have have hearkened to their father's testament. There

Boult. 'Faith, they listened to me, as they would lost my earnest. Bawd. Boult, has she any qualities ?

was a Spaniard's mouth so watered, that he went excellent good clothes; there's no further necessity his best ruff on. Boult. She has a good face, speaks well, and has to bed to her very description.

Bawd. We shall have him here to-morrow with of qualities can inake her be refused. Bawd. What's her price, Boult?

Boull. To-night, to night. But, mistress, do you Boult. I cannot be bated one doit of a thousand know the French knight that cowers* ;' the hams?

Bawd. Who? Monsieur Veroles ? pieces.

Boult. Ay; he offered to cut a caper at the proPand. Well, follow me, my masters; you shall have your money presently. Wife, take her in; clamation; but he made a groan at it, and swore

he would see her to-morrow, instruct her what she has to do, that she may not

Bawd. Well, well; as for him, he brought his be raws in her entertainment. (Exeunt Pander and Pirates. disease hither: here he does but repair it. I know,

he will come in our shadow, to scatter his crowns Bawd. Boult, take you the marks of her; the

in the sun. colour of her hair, complexion, height, age, with warrant of her virginity; and cry, He that will give ler, we should lodge them with this sign.'.

Boult. Well, if we had of every nation a travel most, shall have her first. Such a maidenhead were no cheap thing, if men were as they have been.

Baud. Pray you, come hither a while. You have

fortunes Get this done as I command you.

coming upon you. Mark me; you must Boult. Performance shall follow. (Exit Boult.

seem to do that fearfully, which you commit wilMar. Alack, that Leonine was so slack, so slow: lingly; to despise profit, where you have most


you live (He should have struck, not spoke ;) or that these in your lovers: Seldom, but that pity begets you a

as you do. makes pity pirates (Not enough barbarous) had not overboard

good opinion, and that opinion a mere profit.

Mar. I understand you not.
Thrown me, to seek my mother!
Bawd. Why lament you, pretty one ?

Boult. O, take her home, mistress, take her Mar. That I am pretty.

home: these blushes of hers must be quenched Bawd. Come, the gods have done their part in

with some present practice.

Baud. Thou say'st true, i' faith, so they must : you. Mar. I accuse them not.

for your bride goes to that with shame, which is

her way to go with warrant. Bawrl. You are lit into my hands, where you are Boult. 'Faith, some do, and some do not. But, like to live. Mar. The more my fault,

mistress, if I have bargained for the joint,

Bawd. Thou may'st cut a morsei off the spit. To_'scape his hands, where I was like to die.

Boult. I may so. Bawd. Ay, and you shall live in pleasure. Bawd. Who should deny it? Come, young one, Mar. No. Bawd. Yes, indeed, shall you, and taste gentle

I like the manner of your garments well.

Boult. Ay, by my faith, they shall not be changed men of all fashions. You shall fare well; you shall

yet. have the difference of all complexions. What! do

Bawd. Boult, spend thou that in the town: ro you stop your ears? Mar. Are you a woman?

port what a sojourner we have : you'll lose nothing Bawd. What would you have me be, an I be meant thee a good turn; therefore say what á by custom. When nature framed this piece, she

panot a woman? Mar. An honest woman, or not a woman.

ragon she is, and thou hast the harvesi out of thine

own report. Bawd. Marry, whip thee, gosling : I think I shall have something to do with you. Come, you are a The reader may see the cut and the raillery in the

variorum Shakspeare. 1 A hatch is a half door, sometimes placed within a 2 i. e. bid a high price for her. street door, preventing access farther than the entry of 3 i. e. unripe, unskilful. So in Hamlet :~ And yet a house. When the top of a hatch was guarded by a but raw neither in respect of his full sail.' row of spikes, no person could reach over and undo its 4 To couer is to sink or crouch down. Thus in King fastening, which was always within side, and near its Henry VI. :bottom. This domestic portcullis perhaps was neces. * The splitting rocks cow'rd in the sinking sande.' sary to our ancient brothels. Secured within such a Again in Gammer Gurton's Needle : barrier, Mrs. Overdone could parley with her custom. *They cover so o'er the coles, their eies be blear'd ers, refuse admittance to the shabby visitor, bargain

with smoke.' with the rich gallant, defy the beadle, or keep the con. 5 i. e. renorate it. So in Cymbeline, Act i. Sc. 2. — stable at bay. From having been her usual defence,

0, disloyal thing! the hatch became the unequivocal denotement of her

Thou should'st repair my youth.' trade ; for though the hatch with a flat top was a con. 6 The allusion is to the French coin ecus de soleil, stant attendant on bulteries in great families, colleges, crouns of the sun. The meaning of the passage is &c. the hatch with spikes on it was peculiar to carly merely this, that the French knight will seek the houses of amorous entertainment, and Mr. Steevens shade of their house to scatter his money there." was informed that the bagnios of Dublin were not long 7. If a traveller from every part of the glube were since eo defended Malone exhibited a copy of a wood to assemble in Mitylene, they would all resort to this cut, prefixed to an old pamphlet entitled Holland's house, while we had such a sign to it as this virgin.' A Leaguer, 460. 1632, in which is a representation of a similar eulogy is pronounced on Imogen in Cymbeline; relebrated brothel, on the Bank side, near the Globe. She's a good sign; but I have seen small reflechon play-house, in which he imagined the hatch was deli. l of her wil.' neatod Sieevens has pleasantly bantered him upon it. 8 i. e, an absoluto, a certain profil



Boull. I warrant you, mistress, thunder shall not She did distains my child, and stood between so awake the beds of eels, as my giving out her Her and her fortunes : None would look on her, beauty stir up the lewdly-inclined. "I'll bring home But cast their gazes on Marina's face ; some to-nighi.

Whilst ours was blurted at, and held á malkin,', Bawd. Come your ways; follow me.

Not worth the time of day. It pierc'd me thorough, Mar. If hires be hot, knives sharp, or waters deep, And though you call my course unnatural, Untied I still my virgin knot will keep.

You not your child well loving, yet I find, Diana, aid my purposo!

It greets me as an enterprise of kindness, Bawd. What have we to do with Diana ? Pray Perform’d to your sole daughter. you, will you go with us? [Exeunt. Cle.

Heavens forgive it!

Dion. And as for Pericles,
SCENE IV. Tharsus. A Room in Cleon's House. What should he say? We wept after her hearse,
Enter CLEON and Dionyza.

And even yet we mourn ; her monument
Dion. Why, are you foolish? Can it be undone ? Is almost finish'd, and her epitaphs
Cle. O, Díonyza, such a piece of slaughter

In glittering golden characters express
The sun and moon ne'er look'd upon!

A general praise to her, and care in us Dion.

I think At whose expense 'tis done. You'll turn a child again.


Thou art like the harpy, Cle. Were I chief lord of all the spacious world, Which, to betray, duth with thine angel's face I'd give it to undo the deed.2 0, lady,

Seize with thine eagle's talons." Much less in blood than virtue, yet a princess

Dion. You are like one, that superstitiously To equal any singie crown o' the earth,

Doth swear to the gods, that winter kills the flies;' l' the justice of compare! O, villain Leonine, But yet I know you'll do as I advise. (Ereuni. Whom thou hast poison'd too!

Enter Gower, before the Monument of MARINA AL If thou had'st drunk to hini, it had been a kindness

Tharsus. Becoming well thy feat :' what canst thou say, Gow. Thus time we waste, and longest leagues When noble Pericles shall demand his child ?

make short;
Dion. That she is dead. Nurses are not the fates Sail seas in cockles, have, and wish but for't ;
To foster it, nor ever lo preserve.

Making' (to take your imagination,)
She died at night ; I'll say so. Who can cross it? From bourn to bourn, region to region.
Unless you play the impious innocent,
And for an honest attribute, cry out,

By you being pardon'd, we commit no crime
She died by foul play.

To use one language, in each several clime,

Where our scenes seem to live. I do beseech you, Cle.

O, go to. Well, well, Of all the faults beneath the heavens, the gods

To learn of me, who stand i' the gap to teach you Do like this worst.

The stages of our story. Pericles

Is now again thwarting the wayward seas'?
Be one of those, that think

(Attended on by many a lord and knight) The pretty wrens of Tharsus will fly hence,

To see his daughter, all his life's delight.
And open this to Pericles. I do shame
To think of what a noble strain you are,

Old Escanes, whom Helicanus late's

Advanc'd in time to great and high estate, And of how coward a spirit.

Is left to govern.

Bear you it in mind, Cle.

To such proceeding Old Helicanus goes along behind. Who ever but his approbation added,

Well sailing ships, and bounteous winds, havo Though not his pre-consent, he did not flow

brought From honourable courses.

This king to Tharsus (think this pilot-thought ;'* Dion.

Be it

then :

So with his steerage shall your thoughts grow on,) Yet none does know, but you, how she came dead, To fetch his daughier home, who first is gone.'' Nor none can know, Leonine being gone.

6 This contemptuoua expression frequently occurs in 1 Thunder is supposed to have the effect of rousing our ancient dramas. So in King Edward II. 1596 :eels from the mud, and so render them more easy to

' This day hath set derision on the French, take in stormy weather. Marsion alludes to this in his And all the world will blurt and scorn at us." Satires :

7 A coarse wench, not worth a good morrow. * They are nought but eeles that never will appeare 8. It greets me' appears to mean it salutes me, or is Till that tempestuous winds, or thunder, teare

grateful to me. So in King Henry VIII.:Their slimy beds.'

"Would, I had no being, 2 So in Macbeth - Wake Duncan with this knock

If this salute my blood a jot.' ing :- Ay, 'would, thou couldet! In Pericles, as in

9 With thine angel's face,' &c. means "Yon having Macbeth, the wife is more criminal than the husband, an angel's face, a look of innocence, have at the same whose repentance follows immediately on the murder. time an eagle's lalons.'

3 Tne old copy reads face. The emendation is Ma. 10 This passage appears to mean, 'You are so affectSOL's. Feat is deed, or erploit.

edly humane, that you would appeal to heaven against 4 An innocent was formerly a common appellation for the cruelty of winter in killing the flies. Superstitious an idiot. She calls him an impious simpleton, because is explained by Johnson, scrupulous beyond need.'-such a discovery would touch the life of one of his own Bostcell. family, his wife. This is the ingenious interpretation of 11 So in a former passage :-'0, make for Tharsus.' Malone ; but I incline to think with Mason that we Making, &c. is travelling (with the hope of engaging should read, ' — the pious innocent.?

your attention) from one division or boundary of the 3 The old copy reads, "She did disdain my child.' world to another; i. e. we hope to interest you by the But Marina was not of a disdainful temper. Her ex. variety of our scene, and the different countries through cellence indeed eclipsed the meaner qualities of her com which we pursue our story.--We still use a phrase ex. panion, i. e. in the language of the poet, distained them. actly corresponding with take your imagination ; i. e. In Tarquin and Lucrece we meet with the same verb to take one's fancy.' again :

12 So in King Henry V.: Were Tarquin night, (as he is but night's child,)

and there being seen, The silver shining queen he would distain.'

Heave him away upon your winged thoughts The verb is several times used by Shakspeare in the

Athart the seas." sense of to eclipse, to throw into the shade; and not in 13 These lines are strangely misplaced in the old copy. that of to disgrace, as Steevens asserts.

The transposition and corrections are by Steevens. The same cause for Dionyza's hatred to Marina is 14 This is the reading of the old copy, which Malone also alleged in Twine's translation :- The people be altered to his pilou thought.' I do not see the necessity holding the beautie and comlinesse of Tharsia, saill of the charge. The passage as it is will bear the inter

Happy is the father that hath Tharsia to his daughter; prctation given to the correction :- Let your imagirra, but her companion that goeth with her is foule and ill. tion steer with him, be his pilot, and, by accompanying favoured. When Dionisiades heard Tharsia commend him in his voyage, think this pilot-thought.' ed, and her owne daughter, Philomacia, so dispraised, 15 Who has left Tharsus before her father's arrival she returned home wonderful wrath,' &c.




Liko motes and shadows so them more awhile ; must either get her ravishd, or be rid of her. Whon Your cars unto your eyes i'll reconcile.

she should

do for clients her fitment, and do mo the Dumb Show.

kindness of our profession, she has mo her quirks,

her reasons, her master-reasons, her prayers, hex Enter at one Door, PERICLES, with his Train; knees; that she would make a puritan of the devil,

Cleon and Dionyza at the other. Cleon shows if he should cheapon a kiss of her.
Pericles the Tomb of MARINA; whereat Peri-

Boult. 'Faith, I must ravish her, or she'll disfur CLES makes lamentation, puts on Sackcloth, and in hish us of all our cavaliers, and make all our swearmighty passion departs. Then Cleos and

ors priests. Diony2A retire.

Pand. Now, the pox upon her green-sickness for Goro. See how belief may suffer by foul show! This borrow'd passion stands for truo old wo;' Bawda 'Faith, there's no way to be rid on's, but And Pericles, in sorrow all devour'd,

by the way to the pox. Here comes the Lord'Lyo With sighs shot through, and biggest tears o'er- símachus, disguised. show'r'd,

Boult. We should have both lord and lown, it Leaves Tharsus, and again embarks. He swears the peevish baggage would but give way to cus Never to wash his face, nor cut his hairs; He puts on sackcloth, and to sea. He bears

Enter LYSIMACNUS. A tempest, which his mortal vessel tears,

Lys. How now? How? a dozen of virginities 1 And yet he rides it out. Now please you wits

Baud. Now, the gods to-bless your honour ! The epitaph is for Marina writ

Boull. I am glad to see your honour in good By wicked Dionyza.

health. (Reads the Inscription on MARINA's Monument.

Lys. You may so; 'tis the better for you that The fairest, sweet'st," and best, lies here,

your resorters stand upon sound legs. How now, Who wither'd in her spring of yeur.

wholesome iniquity? Have you that a man may She was of Tyrus, the king's daughter,

deal withal, and defy the surgeon ? On whom forel death hath made this slaughter ;

Bawd. We have here one, sir, if she wouldMarina vas she calld; and at her birth,

but there never came her like in Mitylene. Thetis," being proud, swallow'd some part oʻthe earth:

Lys. If she'd do the deeds of darkness, thou Therefore the earth, fearing to be o'er flow'd,

woold'st say, Hath Thetis birth-child on the heavens bestow'd :

Bawd. Your honour knows what 'tis to say wol Wherefore she does (and swears she'll never stint,)

enough. Make raging battery upon shores of fint.

Lys. Well; call forth, call forth. No visor does become black villany,

Boull. For flesh and blood, sir, whito and red you So well as soft and tender flattery. Let Pericles believe his daughter's doad,

shall seo a rose ; and sho wero a roso indeed, if sho

had but And bear his courses to be ordered By lady fortune ; while our scenes display

Lys. What, prythee?

Boull. O, sir, I can be modest.
His daughter's wo and heavy well-a-day,
In her unholy service. Patience, then,

Lys. That dignifies the renown of a bawd, no loto And think you now are all in Mitylon.

than it gives a good report to an anchor to be SCENE V. Mityleno. A Street before the Brothel.

Enter Marisa. Entes, from the Brothel, Two Gentlemen.

Bawd. Here comes that which grows to tho stalk; I Genl. Did you ever hear the liko ?

-never plucked yet, I can assuro you. Is sho noi 2 Gent. No, nor never shall do in such a placo a fair creature ? us this, she being once gone.

Lys. 'Faith, she would servo after a long royage I Gent. But to have divinity preached thore ! did at sea. Well, there's for you ;---leave us. vou ever dream of such a thing?

Bawd. I beseech your honour, give mo leavo: 2 Gent. No, no. Come, I am for no more bawdy-word, and I'll have done presently. houses : shall we go hear the vestals sing? Lys. I beseech you, do.

I Gent. I'll do any thing now that is virtuous ; Bawd. First, I would have you noto, this is an but I am out of the road of rutting, for ever. honourable man. (To Mar. whom she takes anide.

(Eseunt. Mar. I desire to find him so, that I may worthily

note him. SCENE V). The same. A Room in the Brothel.

Bawd. Next, he's the governor of this country, Enter PANDER, Bawd, and Boult.

and a man whom I am bound to. Pand. Well, I had rather than twice the worth of Mar. If he govern the country, you are bound to her, she had ne'er come here.

him indeed ; but how honourable ho is in thal, i Bawd. Fie, fie upon her: she is able to froeze know not. the god Priapus, and undo a whole generation. We Bawd. 'Pray you, without any moro virginaldo

! 1. e. for such tears as were shed when the world that Thetis, in revenge, makes raging battery againak being in its infancy, dissimulation was unknown. Per. the shores.-Mason. haps, however, we ought to read, 'true told wo.' 2 So in King Richard Ul. :

7 This is Justice Shallow's mode of asking tho price O, then began the tempest of my soul.' of a different kind of commodity :-What is here called his mortal vessel (i. e. his body) is

Hou a score of ewes now?' styled by Cleopatra her mortal house.

8 The use of 10 in composition with corbs to very 3. Now be pleased to know.' So in Gower

common in Gower and Chaucer. In which the lorde hath to him writto

9 The old copy, which both Steevens and Malone con That he would understand and wille.'

sidered corrupt in this place, reads, That dignifies the 4 Sloer l'al must be read here as a monosyllable, as renown of a bawd, no less than it gives good report to a highest in the Tempest :—Highest queen of state, &c. number to be chaste. I have ventured io substitute an Steevens observes that we might more elegantly road, anchor, i. e. hermil, of anchorel. The word being for omiuing the conjunction and

merly written anchet, anchor, and even anker, it is erf. “The fairest, sweetest, best, lies here." dent that in old MSS. it mighi readily be mistaken for u 5 The inscription alludes to the violent storm which number. The word is used by the Player Queen fin accompanied the birth of Marina; at which time the Hamlet, Act iii. Sc. 2:sea, proudly overswelling its bounds, swallowed, as is An anchor's cheer in prison be my scope usual in such hurricanes, some part of the earth. The It is evident that some character contrasted in hawd hoe poet ascribed the swelling of the sea to the pride which required by the context. Thetis felt at the birth of Marina in her element; and 10 This uncommon adjective is again used in Cork, supposes that the earth, being afraid to be overflowed, lanus :Dostowed this birth-child of Thetis on the heavens; and

the virginal palmis of your daughters

[Exil. chasto.

6 i. e. never cease.

from me,

Bawat five, or at seven?,

fenoing, will you use hiih kindlyHe will line your Hold; here's more gold for thee *3 ***** apron with gold.

A curse upon him, die he like a thief, in my Mar. What he will do graciously, I will thank- That robs thee of thy goodness! If thou hear'st fully receive. I a. li Lys. Have you done ?

It shall be for thy good.

72 Baud. My lord, she's not paced' yet; yon must [As Lýsimachus is putting up his Purse, take some pains to work her to your manage. Come,

BOULT enters. we will leave his honour and her together.

Boult. I beseech your honour, one piece for me. (Exeunt Bawd, Pander, and Boult. Lys. Avaunt, thou damned door-keeper! Your til lys. Gothy ways.—Now, pretty one, how long house, have you been at this trade ?

But for this virgin that doth prop it up, *n-Mar. What trade, sir?

Would sink, and overwhelm you all. Away! Lys. What I cannot name but I shall offend.

[Erit LYSIMACHUS. Mar. I cannot be offended with my trade. Please Boull. How's this? We must take another courso you to name it.

with you. If your peevish chastity, which is not -Lys. How long have you been of this profession ? worth a breakfast in the cheapest country under the Mar. Ever since I can remember.

cope, shall undo a whole household, 'let me be Lys. Did you go to it so young? Were you a gelded like a spaniel. Come your ways.

Mar. Whither would you have me?
Earlier too, sir, if now I be one.

Boult. I must have your maidenhead taken off, Lys

. Why, the house you dwell, in, proclaims or the common hangman shall execute it. Come you to be a creature of sale.

your way, We'll have no more gentlemen driven Mar. Do you know, this house to be a place of away. Come your ways, I say. such resort, and will come into it? I hear say, you

Re-enter Bawd. are of honourable parls, and are the governor of this place.

Baud. How now! what's the matter? Lys. Why, hath your principal made known unto

Boult. Worse and worse, mistress ; she has here you who I am ?

spoken holy words to the Lord Mar. Who is my principal ?

Bawd. O, abominable ! Lys. Why, your herb-woman; she that sets seeds Boule. She makes our profession as it were, to hear fogomething mor my power,

and so stand aloof
O, you have stink afore the face of the


Bawd. Marry, hang her up for ever! for more serious wooing. But I protest to thee, like a nobleman, and she sent him away as cold as

Boull. The nobleman would have dealt with hor, my authority shall not see thee, or else,

a snowball; saying his prayers too. ;. private place. Come, come.

Bawd. Boulí, take her away: use her at thy Mw. If you were born to honour, show it now; pleasure: crack the glass of her virginity, and mako If put upon you, make the judgment good

the rest malleable."

Boult. An if she were a thornier piece of ground That thought you worthy of it. Lys. How's this? how's this ?-Some more ;

than she is, she shall be ploughed. be sage.

Mar. Hark, hark, you gods! Mar.

Bawd. She conjures : away with her. 'Would, That am a maid, though most ungentle fortune she had never come within my doors! Marry, bang Hath plac'd me here within this loathsome stie,

you! She's born to undo us. Will you not go the Where, since I came, diseases bave been sold

way of womankind ? Marry come up, my dish of Dearer than physic,--0, that the good gods chastily, with rosemary and bays! (Exit Bawd. Would set me free from this unhallow'd place,

Boull. Come, mistress ; come your way with me. Though they did change me to the meandst bird

Mar. Whither would you have me? That Ries i' the purer air !

Boul. To take from you the jewel you hold

dear. Lys.

I did not think
Chou could'st have spoke so well; ne'er dream'd

Mar. Pr'ythee, tell me one thing first.
thou could'st,

Boult. Come now, your one thing.19 Had I brought hither a corrupted mind,

Mar. What canst thou wish thine enemy to bc ? Thy speech had alter'd it. Hoid, here's gold for Boule. Why, I could wish him to be my master, Persever sull'in that clear* way thou goest,

Mar. Neiher of these are yet so bad as thou art, And the gods strengthen thee!

Since they do better thee in their command. Mar. The gods preserve you!

Thou hold'st a place, for which the pained'st fiend For me, be you thoughten of hell would not in reputation change : That I come with no ill intent ; for to me

Thou’rt the damn'd door-keeper to every coystrel," The very doors and windows savour vilely.

here to a fact recorded by Dion Cassius, and by Pliny, Farewell. Thou art a piece of virtue,' and

b. xxvi. ch. xxvi.; but more circumstantially by PetroI doubt not but thy training hath been noble.

nius. Var. Edit. p. 189. A skilful workman, who bad

discovered the art of making glass malleable, carried a LA term from the equestrian art; but still in familiar specimen of it to Tiberius, who asked him if he alone language applied to persons, chiefly in a bad sense, with was in possession of the secret. He replied in the af. its compound thorough-paced.

firmative; on which the tyrant ordered his head to be 2 i. e. a wanton.

struck off immediately, lest his invention should have 3 Lysimachus must be supposed to say this sneering. proved injurious to the workers in gold, silver, and Vy- Proceed with your fine moral discourse.” other metals. The saine story, however, is told in the

4 Clear is pure, innocent. Thus in The Two Noble Gesta Romanorum, c. 44. Kiusmen:

8 Thus also in Antony and Cleopatra :For the sake

She made great Cesar lay his sword 10 bed, or clear virginity, be advocate

He plough'd her, and she cropp'd.".
For us and our distresses.'

9 Anciently many dishes were served up with this So in The Tempest :--.

garniture, during the season of Christmas. The Bawd - nothing but heart's sorrow,

means to call her a piece of ostentatious virtue. And a clear lise ensuing."

10 So in King Henry IV. Part 11.:thy mother was

'P. Hen. Shall I tell thee one thing, Poins ? A picce of virtue. Tempest.

Poins. Go to, I stand the push of your one thing." So in Antony and Cleopatra, alluding to Octavia -- 11 A coystrel is a low mean person.

Let not the piece of virtue, which is set Tib was a common name for a strumpel.
Betwixt us.'

They wondred much at Tom, but at Tib more; 6 j. e. under the cope or canopy or heaven.

Faith (quoth the vicker) 'uis an exlent w 7 Stecvens thinks that there may be some allusion

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That hither comes inquiring for his tib; .** God Neptune's annual feast to keep: from whance
To the choleric fisting of each rogue thy war Lysimachus our Tyrian ship espies,
Is liable; thy very food is such

His banners sable, trimm'd with rich expense ;} As hath been belch'd on by infected lungs.! And to him in his barge with fervour bies.

Boult. What would you have me? go to the wars, In your supposing once more put your sight ;', would you? where a man may serve seven years or heavy Pericles think this the bark: for the loss of a leg, and have not money enough in Where, what is done in action, more, if might, -11 the end to buy him a wooden one?

Shall be discover'd; please you, sit, and hark. Mar. Do any thing but this thou doest. Empty

(Exil. Old receptacles, common sewers, of filth ;, Serve by indenture to the common hangman;

SCENE I. On board Pericles' Ship, of Milye Any of these ways are better yet than this:

lene. A clnse Pavilion on deck, with a Curtain For that which thou professest, a baboon,

before it; PERICLEs within it, reclined on a Couch. Could he speak, would own a name too dear.?

À Barge lying beside the Tyrian Vessel. Enter O that the gods would safely from this place

Two Sailors, one belomging to the Tyrian Vessel, Deliver me! Here, here is gold for thee.

the other to the Barge; to them HelicanUS. If that thy master would gain aught by me,

Tyr. Swil. Where's the Lord Ilelicanus ? he can Proclaim that I can sing, weavo, sew, and dance,

resolve you. (To the Sailor of Mitylene. With other virtues, which I'll keep from boast; O, here he is. And I will undertake all these to reach.

Sír, there's a barge put off from Mitylene, I doubt not but this populous city will

And in it is Lysimachus the governor,, Yield many scholars.

Who craves to come aboard. What is your will ? Boull

. But can you teach all this you speak of ? Hel. That he have his. Call up some gentlemen, Mar. Prove that I cannot, take me home again, Tyr. Sail, Ho, gentlemen! my lord calls. T And prostitute me to the basest groom

Enter Two Gentlemen. That doth

frequent your house. Boult. Well, I will see what I can do for thee : 1 Gent. Dolh your lordship call ? if I can place thee, I will.

Hel. Gentlemen,

T Mar. But, amongst honest women?

There is some of worth would como aboard; I pray Boult. 'Faith, my acquaintance lies little amongst

you, them. But since my master and- mistress have To greet them fairly. bought you, there's no going bu: by their consent : [The Gentlemen and the Two Sailors descenda therefore I will make them acquainted with your

and go on board the Burge. purpose, and I doubt not but I shall find thern tractable enough. Come, I'll do for thee what I can;

Enter, from thence, LYBIMACHUs and Lords; the come your ways.

i [Ereunt. Tyrian Gentlemen, and the Two Sailors.

Tyr. Şail, Sir,

This is the man that can, in aught you would, ACT V.

Resolve you.

Lys. Hail, reverend şir! the gods preserve you!
Enter GoWER.

Hel. And you, sir, to' outlive the age I am,
Gow. Marina thus the brothelscapes, and chances And die as I'would do.
Into an honest house, our story says.


11 You wish me well. -T She sings like one immortal, and she dances Being on shore, honouring of Neptune's Atriumphs, As goddess-like to her admired lays :

Seeing this goodly vessel ride before us, Deep clerks she dumbs, and with her neeld4 com- I made to it, to know of whence you are. poses

Hel. First, sir, i what is your place? Nature's own shape, of bud, bird, branch, or berry; Lys. I am governor of this place you bu besoro. That even her art sisters the natural roses : Her inkles silk, twin with the rubied cherry: Our vessel is of Tyre, in it the king : That pupils lacks she none of noble race,


who for this three months hath not spoken Who pour their bounty on her; and her gain To any one, nor taken sustenanco, She gives the cursed bawd. Here we her place; But to prorogue his grief. And to her father turn our thoughts again,

Lys. Upon what ground is his distemperaturo Whero we left him, on the sea. We there him lost; Hel. Sir, it would be too tedious to repeat ; :* Whence driven before the winds, he is arriv'd But the main grief of all springs from the loss Here where his daughter dwells; and on this coast Of a beloved daughter and a wife. Suppose him now at anchor. The city striv'de Lys. May we not see him, then ? * T Steevens observes that Marina, who is designed as But bootless is your sight; he will not speak


You may, indeed, kir. a character of juvenile innocence, appearg much too knowing in the impurities of a brothel ; nor are her expressions more chastised than her ideas.

Lys. Yet, let me obtain my wish. % That is, a baboon would think his tribe dishonour. ed by such a professjon. lago says, Ere I would 5 Inkle appears to have been a particular kind of

drown myself, &c. I would change my humanity with silk thread or worsted used in embroidery." Rider * a baboon. In this speech Steevens has made some translatex inkle by filum textile. trifling regulations to improve the metre.

6 Sreevons thinks that we should read, "The city's 3 The following passage from A Midsummer Night's hiv'd,' i. e. the citizens are collected like bees in a hive. Dream is adduced only on account of the similarity of We have the verb in the Merchant of Venice : - Drones expression, the sentiments being very different. The hire not with me.' seus confounds those who address him, by his superior 7. Once more put your sight under the guidance of dignity; Marina silences the learned persons, with your imagination. Suppose you see what we cannot "whom she converses, by her literary superiority. exhibit to you; think this stage the bark of the me.

Where I have come great clerks have purposed lancholy Pericles.'
To greet me with premeditated welcomes ;

8 “Where all that may be displayed in action shall Where I have seen then, shiver and look pale, be exhibited; and more should be shown, if our stage Make periods in the midst of sentences,

would permit. The poet seems to be aware of the Throttle their practis'd

accents in their fears, difficulty of representing the ensuing scene. Some And in conclusion dumbly have broke off, modern editions read, more of might which, if there Not paying me a welcome.'

was authority for it, should seem to' mean more of We have the verb to dumb again in Antony and Cleo-greater consequence." patra :-

9 To lengthen or prolong his grier. Prorogued in that what I would have spoke

used in Romeo and Juliet for delayed: Was beastly dumb by him?

My life were beter ended by their hate, **** Noodle.

Than death prorogued wanting of thy love.!.

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