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The fame. Enter HERMI on E, MAMILLIus, and Ladies. .
Her. Take the boy to you; he so troubles me, 'Tis past enduring. 1. Lady. Come, my gracious Lord. Shall I be your play-fellow 2 Mam. No, I'll none of you. 1. Lady. Why, my sweet Lord * Marn. You'll kiss me hard ; and speak to me as if I were a baby still. — I love you better. 2. Lady. And why so, my good Lord? Mam. Not for because Your brows are blacker; yet black brows, they say, Become some women best; so that there be not Too much hair there, but in a semicircle, Or half-moon made with a pen. 2. Lady. Who taught you this? Mam. I learn'd it out of women's faces. – Pray novy What colour are your eye-brows 7 1. Lady. Blue, my Lord. Man. Nay, that's a mock: I have seen a lady's Ilose That has been blue, but not her eye-brows, 2. Lady. Hark ye: The Queen, your mother, rounds apace: we shall Present our services to a fine new Prince, One of these days; and then you'd wanton with us, If we would have you. 1. Lady. She is spread of late Into a goodly bulk: Good time encounter her! Her. What wisdom stirs amongst you? Come, Sir; Ilow"
I am for you again: Pray you, sit by us,
Leon. Was he met there? his train Camillo with - - him * 1. Lord. Behind the tuft of pilles I met them; Ilever Saw I men scour so on their way; I ey'd them Even to their ships. Leon. How bless'd am I In my just censure ? in my true opinion ? Alack, for lesser kilowledge ' - How accurs'd, In being so blest! – There may be in the cup A spider steep'd, and one may drink; depart, And yet partake no venom; for his knowledge Is not infected; but if one present The abhor'd ingredient to his eye, make known How he hath drank, he cracks his gorge, his sides, With violent hefts : — I have drank, and seen the spider. Camillo was his licly in this, his pander: There There is a plot against my life, my crown; All's true, that is mistrusted : - that false villain, Whom I employ'd, was pre-employ'd by him ;. He has discover'd my design, and I Remain a pinch'd thing; yea, a very trick For them to play at will: – How came the posterms So easily open 2 1. Lord. By his great authority; Which often hath no less prevail'd than so, On your command. Leon. I know't too well. — Give me the boy; I am glad, you did not nurse him: Though he does bear some signs of me, yet you Have too much blood in him. Her. What is this? sport 2 Leon. Bear the boy hence, he shall not come about her; . Away with him : — and let her sport herself With that she's big with ; for 'tis Polixenes Has made the swell thus. Her. But I'd say, he had not, And, I'll be sworn, you would believe my saying, Howe'er you lean to the mayward. Leon. You, my Lords, Look on her, mark her well; be but about To say, she is a goodly lady, and The justice of your hearts, will thereto add, 'Tis pity, she's not honest, honourable: Praise her but for this her without-door form, (Which, on my faith, deserves high speech, ) and - straight The shrug, the hum, or ha: these petty brands, That calumny doth use: – O, I am out, That mercy does: for calumny will sear Virtue itself: — these shrugs, these hums, and ha's, When you have said, she's goodly, come between, WQL, WI. 8
Ere you can say she's homest: But it be known, From him that has most cause to grieve it should be, She's an adultress. Her. Should a villain say so, The most replenish'd villain in the world, He were as much more villaim: you, my Lord, Do but mistake. Leon. You have mistook, my Lady, Polixenes for Leontes: O thou thing, Which I'll not call a creature of thy place, Test barbarism, making me the precedent, Should a like language use to all degrees, And mannerly distinguishment leave out Betwixt the Prince and beggar! — I have said, She's an adultress; I have said, with whom : More, she's a traitor; and Camillo is A federary with her; and one that knows What she should shame to know herself, But with her most vile principal, that she's A bed-swerver, even as bad as those That vulgars give bold titles; ay, and privy To this their late escape, Her. No, by my life, Privy to mone of this: How will this grieve you, When you shall come to clearer knowledge, that You thus have publish'd me? Gentle my Lord, You scarce can right me throughly then, to say You did mistake. Leon. No, no ; if I mistake In those foundations which I build upon, The center is not big enough to bear . A schoolboy's top. — Away with her to prison He, who shall speak for her, is afar off guilty, But that he speaks. Her. There's some ill planet reigns: I must be Palicut, till the heavens look
With an aspect more favourable. — Good my Lords, I am not prone to weeping, as our sex Commonly are; the want of which vain dew, Perchance, shall dry your pities : but I have That honourable"grief lodg’d here, which burns Worse than tears drown: 'Beseech you all, my Lords, With thoughts so qualified as your charities. Shall best instruct you, measure me; — and so The King's will be perform'd? Leon. Shall I be heard 2 [To the guard. Her. Who is't, that goes with me? — 'beseech your Highness, My women may be with me; for, you see, My plight requires it. Do not weep, good fools; There is no cause: when you shall know, your mistress Has deserv'd prison, them abound in tears, As I come out; this action, I now go on, Is for my better grace. — Adieu, my Lord: I never wish'd to see you sorry; now, I trust, I shall — My women, come; you have leave. Leon. Go, do our bidding; hence. [Exeunt QUEEN and T.Aprits. 1. Lord. ‘Beseech your Highness, call the Queen again. Ant. Be certain what you do, Sir ; lest your justice Prove violence; in the which three great ones suffer, Yourself, your Queen, your son. 1. Lord. For her, my Lord, – I dare my life lay down, and will do"t, Sir, Please you to accept it, that the Queen is spotless I'the eyes of heaven, and to you; I mean, In this which you accuse her. Ant. If it prove She's otherwise, I'll keep my stables where I lodge my wife; I'll go in couples with her; . Than when I feel, and see her, "no further trust her;