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Eleaz. Away! you know. Now, madam, none
shall throw Their leaden envy in an opposite scale, To weigh down our true golden happiness.
Q. Mo. Yes, there is one.
ELEAZ. One! who ? give me his name, and I will
Q. Mo. Your wife, Maria.
She, being cut off — Eleaz. Stay, stay; cut off! let's think upon't; my
wife! Humph I kill her too !
Q. Mo. Does her love make thee cold?
Eleaz. Had I a thousand wives, down go they all. She dies ; I'll cut her off: now-Baltazar!
[Erit. Eleaz. Here, (pointing to his dagger] adieu ; With this I'll guard her, whilst it stabs at you.
Balt. My lord, the friars are won to join with us.
Eleaz. Oh, the word; let it be Treason; When we cry Treason, break ope chamber doors, Kill Philip and the cardinal. Hence! Balt. I fly.
[Erit. ELEAZ. Murder, now ride in triumph! darkness!
horror! Thus I invoke your aid; your act begin; Night is a glorious robe for th' ugliest sin. [Erit.
SCENE III. Enter Cole and Crab in trousers; the CARDINAL
in one of their weeds, and PuLIP putting on the other. FRIARS. Put on, my lord, and Ay, or else you die.
Phil. I will not, I will die first; cardinal, Prithee good cardinal, pluck off; friars ! slave! Murder us two! he shall not, by this sword.
Card. My lord, you will endanger both our lives.
Phil. I care not; I'll kill some before I die. Away! s'heart take your rags ! Moor! devil! come!
FRIARS. My lord, put on, or else
Card. Ambitious villain! Philip, let us fly
Puik. Thunder beat down the lodgings.
Agreed; I am for you, Moor; stand side by side ; Come, hands off, leave your ducking; hell cannot
Cole. You are too rash, you are too hot,
Phil. Oh! well, I'll come again. Lord Cardinal,
CARD. Nay, good my lord.
(Exeunt Philip and Cardinal. To the FRIARS making a noise, gugged and bound,
enter ELEAZAR, ZARACK, BALTAZAR, and other Moors, all with their swords drawn.
ELEAZ.Guard all the passages; Zarack, stand there ; There Baltazar; there you ; the friars,
Where have you plac'd the friars?
All. My lord, a noise!
stay, Unbind them. Where's Mendoza and the prince ?
COLE, Santa Maria, who can tell ! By Peter's keys they bound us well, And having crack'd our shaven crowns, They have escap'd you in our gowns.
Eleaz. Escap d! escap'd away! I'm glad, it's good;
BOTH. This way.
CRAB. What says my brother friar?
CRAB. 'Tis true; but yet I'll publish no such
thing; What fool would lose his soul to please a king? ELEAZ. Keep there, good there; yet, for it wounds
my soul, To see the miserablest wretch to bleed, I counsel you, in care unto your lives, Tobey the Mother Queen; for, by my life, I think she has been prick'd; her conscience, Oh! it has stung her for some fact mis-done, She would not else disgrace herself and son. Do't therefore; hark! she'll work your deaths else,
CRAB: Brother Cole, zeal sets me in a flame,
(Exeunt Friars. ELEAZ. Do, and be damn'd; Zarack and Bal.
tazar, Dog them at the heels; and when their poisonous