Sivut kuvina

mocks Certáin Würighted of speech

Men. I'll keep you company.--Will you along? i Cit. I twice five hundred and their friends Bru. We stay here for the people.

to piece 'em. Sic. Fare you well.

| Bru. Get you hence instantly ; and tell those [Ereunt CORIOL. and MENEN.

friends,-. He has it now; and by his looks, methinks, They have chose a consul, that will from them take 'Tis warın at his heart.

Their liberties ; make them of no more voice Bru, With a proud heart he wore

Than dogs, that are as often beat for barking. His bumble weeds : Will you disiniss the people? As therefore kept to do so.

Sic. Let them assemble ;
Re-enter CiTiZENS.

And, on a safer judgment, all revoke Sic. How now, my masters have you chose Your ignorant election : Enforce his pride, this man?

And his old hate unto you : besides, forget not 1 Cit. He has our voices, Sir.

With wbat conteinpt he wore the humble weed; Bru. We pray the gods, he may deserve your How in his suit he scorn'd you : but your loves, loves.

Thinking upon his services, took from you 2 Cit. Amen, Sir: To my poor unworthy no- | The apprehension of his present portance, + He mock'd us, when he begg'd our voices. (tic Which, gibingly, ungravely he did fashion 3 Cit. Certainly,

After the inveterate hate he bears you. He flouted us downright.

Bru. Lay 1 Cit. No, 'tis his kind of speech, he did not A fault on ns, your tribunes ; that we labour'd mock us.

(No impediment between) but that you must 2 Cit. Not one amongst us save yourself, but Cast your election on him. says

Sic, Say, you chose him He as'd us scornfully : he should have show'd us More after our commandment, than as guided His marks of merit, wounds receiv'd for his By your own true affections : and that, your minds country.

Pre-occupied with what you rather must do Sic. Why, so he did, I am sure.

Than what you should, made you against the Cit. No ; no man saw 'em. [Several speak.

grain 3 Cit. He said he had wounds, which he could To voice him consul : Lay the fault on us. show in private ;

Bru. Ay, spare us not. Say, we read lectures And with his hat, thus waving it in scorn,

to you, I would be consul, says he : aged custom,

How youngly he began to serve bis country, But by your voices, will not so permit me; How long continued : and what stock he Your voices therefore : When we granted that,

springs of,

[came Here was, I thank you for your voices,-thank The noble house o'the Marcians; from whence you,

fyour voices. That Ancus Marcius, Numa's daughter's son, Your most sweet voices now you have left Who, after great Hostilius, here was king : I have no further with you Was not this of the same house Publius and Quintus were, mockery ?

That our best water brought by conduits hither ; Sic. Why, either you were ignorant to see't ? And Censorinus, darling of the people, Or, seeing it, of such childish friendliness

And nobly nam'd so, being Censor twice, To yield your voices ?

Was his great ancestor. Bru. Could you not have told him,

Sic. One thus descended, As you were lesson'd,-When he had no power, That hath beside well in bis person wrought But was a petty servant to the state,

To be set high in place, we did commend He was your enemy; ever spake against

To your remembrances : but you have found, Your liberties, and the charters that you bear Scaling this present bearing with his past, l'the body of the weal: and now, arriving

That he's your fixed enemy, and revoke A place of potency, and sway o'the state,

Your sudden approbation. If he should still inalignantly remain

Bru. Say, you ne'er had don't, Fast foe to the plebeii, * your voices might (Harp on that still,) but by our putting on : ý Be curses to yourselves? You should have said, And presently, when you have drawn your numThat, as his worthy deeds did claim bo less Repair to the Capitol.

{ber, Than what he stood for, so his gracious nature 1 Cit. We will so : almost all [Several speak. Would think upon you for your voices, and Repent in their election. (Exeunt CITIZENS. Translate bis malice towards you into love,

Bru. Let them go on : Standing your friendly lord.

This mutiny were better put in hazard, Sic. Thus to have said,

Tban stay, past doubt, for greater : As you were fore-advis'd, had touch'd his spirit If, as his nature is, he fall in rage And tried his inclination ; from him pluck'd With their refusal, both observe and answer Either bis gracious promise, which you might, The vantage of his anger. As cause had call'd you up, have held him to; Sie. To the Capitol :

(ple ; Or else it would have gali'd bis surly nature, Come; we'll be there before the stream o'the peoWhich easily endures not article

And this shall seem, as partly 'tis, their own Tying him to augbt: so, putting him to rage, Which we have goaded onward. (Exeunt. You should have ta'en the advantage of bis choler, And pass'd him unelected. Bru. Did you perceive,

Аст ІІІ. He did solicit you in free contempt, When he did need your loves ; and do you think, SCENE 1.-The same.-A Street. That his contempt shall not be bruising to you, When he hath power to crush? Why, had your Cornets. Enter CORIOLANUS, MENENIUS, Co. bodies

MINIUS, TITUS LARTIUS, SENATORS, and PANo heart among you? Or had you tongues to cry TRICIANS. Against the rectorship of judgement ?

Cor. Tullus Aufidius then had made new Sic. Have you,

head ? Ere now, denied the asker? and, now again, Lart. He had, my lord; and that it was, which Ou him, that did not ask, but mock, bestow

caus'd Your su'd-for tongues ?

Our swifter composition. 3 Cit. He's not confirm'd, we may deny bim Cor. So then the Volsces stand but as at first; yet.

Ready, when time shall prompt them, to make 2 Cit. And will deny bim :

Upon us again."

[road l'II bave five hundred voices of that sound.

• (bject. Carriage. Weighing. $ Incitation. • Plebeians.

| Advantage.

I Driven.

This was my now, not now. sir, now.

Com. They are worn, lord consul, so,

Com. The people are abus'd :-Set on.--This That we shall hardly in our ages see

palt'ring Their banners wave again.

Becomes not Rome; nor bas Coriolanus Cor. Saw you Aufidius ?

Dcsery'd this so dishonour'd rub, laid falsely t Lart. On safe-guard • he came to me; and I'the plain way of his merit. did curse

Cor. Tell me of corn ! Against the Volsces, for they had so vilely This was my speech, and I will speak't again ;Yielded the town : he is retir'd to Antium. Cor. Spoke be of me?

1 Sen. Not in this heat, Sir, now. Lart. He did, my lord.

Cor. Now, as I live, I will.--My noble friends, Cor. How? what?

I crave their pardous : Lart. How often he had met you, sword to For the mutable, rank-scented many, I let them sword:

Regard me as I do not flatter, and That, of all things upon the earth, he hated Therein behold themselves : I say again, Your person most : that he would pawn his for In soothing them, we nourish 'gainst our senate tumes

The cockle of rebellion, insolence, sedition, To hopeless restitution, so he might

Which we ourselves bave plough'd for, sow'd and Be call'd your vanqnisber.

scatter'd, Mar. At Antium lives he?

By mingling them with us, the honour'd number; Lart. At Antium.

Wbo lack not virtue, no, nor power, but that Cor. I wish I had a cause to seek him there, which they have given to beggars. To oppose his hatred fully.- Welcome home. Men. Well, no more.

(7) LARTIUS. 1 Sen. No more words, we beseech you.

Cor. How I no more ?

As for my country I have shed my blood Behold! these are the tribunes of the people, Not fearing outward force, so shall my lungs The tongues o'the common mouth. I do despise

Coin words till their decay, against those meathem :

zels, | For they do prank + them in authority.

Which we disdain should tetter I us, yet sought Against all noble sufferance.

The very way to catch them. Sic. Pass po further.

Bru. You speak o'the people, Cor. Ha! what is that ?

As if you were a god to punts not Bru. It will be dangerous to

A man of their infirmity. Go on : no further.

Sic. "Twere well, Cor. What makes this change?

We let the people know't. Men. The matter?

Men. What, what? his choler ? Com. Hath he not pass'd the nobles, and the Cor. Choler! commons ?

Were I as patient as the midnight sleep, Bru. Cominius, no.

By Jove, 'twould be my mind. Cor. Have I bad cbildren's voices? 1 Sen. Tribunes, give way : he shall to the | That shall remain a poison where it is, market-place.

Not poison any further. Bru. The people are incens'd against him. Cor. Shall remain ! Sic. Stop,

Hear you this Triton of the miunows ? ** mark Or all will fall in broil.

His absolute shall ? Cor. Are these your herd ?

Com. 'Twas from the canon. It Must these have voices, that can yield them Cor. Shall! now,

O good but most unwise patricians, why, And straight disclaim their tongues ?-What are You grave, but reckless It senators, have you this your offices ?

Given Hydra here to choose an officer, You being their mouths, why rule you not their | That with his peremptory shall, being bu teeth

The born and noise o’the monsters, wants not Have you not set them on?

spirit Men. Be calm, be calın.

To say, he'll turn your current in a ditch, Cor. It is a purpos'd thing, and grows by plot, And make your channel his? If he have power, To curb the will of the nobility :

Then veil your ignorance : if none, awake Suffer it, and live with such as cannot rule, Your dangerous lenity. If you are learned, Nor ever will be rul'd.

Be not as common fools ; if you are not, Bru. Call’t not a plot :

Let them have cushions by you. You are pleThe people cry, you mock'd them; and, of late,

beians, When corn was given them gratis, you repin'd; If they be senators : and they are no less, Scandal'd the suppliants for the people callid When both your voices blended, the greatest them


(trate ; Time-pleasers, flatterers, foes to nobleness. Most palates theirs. They choose their inagis. Cor. Why, this was known before.

And such a one as he, who puts his shall, Bru. Not to them all.

His popular srall, against a graver bench Cor. Have you inform'd them since ?

Than ever ftown'd in Greece! By Jove himself, Bru. How ! I inforın them!

It makes the consuls base : and my soul akes Cor. You are like to do such business.

To know, when two authorities are up, Bru. Not unlike,

Neither supreme, how soon confusion Each way to better yours.

May enter 'twixt the gap of both, and take Cor. Why then should I be consul ? By yon The one by the other clouds,

Com. Well--on to the market-place. Let me deserve so ill as you, and make me Cor. Whoever gave that counsel, to give forth Your fellow-tribune.

The corn o'the storehouse gratis, as 'twas us'd Sic. You show too much of that,

Sometime in Greece, For which the people stir : If you will pass

Men. Well, well, no more of that. To where you are bound, you n. ust inquire your Cor. (Though there the people had more ab. way,

solute power)
Which you are ont of, with a gentler spirit ; I say, they nourish'd disobedience, fed
Or never be so poble as a consul,

The ruin of the state.
Nur yoke with him for tribune.
Men. Let's be calm.

• Shuffling. + Trenchierously. Populaces

CockTe is a weed which grows up with corn. II Le pers.

•• The smallest fisn. With a guard. † Plume, deck.


11 According to law.

11 Thoughtless.

Y; he shall to the Tic. It is a mind, my mind.

Bru, Why, shall the people give

Sen. & Pat. We'll surety bim. One, that speaks thus, their voice ?

Com. Aged Sir, hands off. Cor. I'll give my reasons,

Cor. Hence, rotten thing, or I shall shake thy More worthler than their voices. They know,

the corn

Out of thy garments.
Was not our recompence; resting well assur'd Sic. Help, ve citizens.
They ne'er did service for't: Being press'd to
the war,

Re-enter Brutus, with the Ædiles, und a Even when the navel of the state was tonch'd,

Rabble of CITIZENS. They would not thread the gates : this kind of Men. On both sides more respect. service

Sic. Here's he, that would
Did not deserve corn gratis : being i'the war, Take from you all your power.
Their mutinies and revolts, wherein they show'd Bru. Seize him, Ædiles.
Most valour, spoke not for them: The accusa Cit. Down with him, down with him !

(Several speak. Which they have often made against the senate, I 2 Sen. Weapons, weapons, weapons ! All cause unborn, could never be the native +

[They all bustle about CORIOLANES. of our so frank donation. Well, what then ? Tribunes, patricians, citizens !-what ho ! How shall this bosom multiplied digest

Sicinius, Brutus, Coriolanus, citizens ! The senate's courtesy ? Let deeds express

Cit. Peace, peace, peace; stay, hold, peace! What's like to be their words :We did request Men. What is about to be 1-I am out of


(bunes We are the greater poll, i and in true fear Confusion's near : I cannot speak :-You, triThey gave us our demands :--Thus we debase To the people, Coriolanus, patience :The nature of our seats, and make the rabble Speak, good Sicinius. Call our cares, fears : which will in time break Sic. Hear me, people ;-Peace. ope

Cit. Let's hear our tribune :-Peace. Speak, The locks o'the senate, and bring in the crows

speak, speak. To peck the eagles.

Sic. You are at point to lose your liberties : Men. Come, enough.

| Marcius would have all from you ; Marcius, Bru. Enough, with over-measure.

Whom late you have nam'd for consul. Cor. No, take more :

Men. Fie, fie, fie ! What may be sworn by, both divine and human, This is the way to kindle, not to quench. Seal what I end withal |--This double worship- 1 Sen. To unbuild the city, and to lay all flat. Where one part does disdain with cause, the Sic. What is the city, but the people ? other

(wisdom Cit. True, Insult without all reason; where gentry, title, The people are the city. Cannot conclude, but by the yea and no

Bru. By the consent of all, we were establish'd of general ignorance,- It must omit

The people's magistrates. Real necessities, and give way the while

Cit. You so remain. To unstable slightness : purpose so barr'd, it Men. And so are like to do. follows,

Cor. That is the way to lay the city flat ; Nothing is done to purpose : Therefore, beseech To bring the roof to the foundation ; yon,

And bury all, which yet distinctly ranges,
You that will be less fearful than discreet: In heaps and piles of ruins.
That love the fundamental part of state,

Sic. This deserves death.
More than you doubt § the change oft ; that Bru. Or let us stand to our authority,

Or let us lose it :--We do here pronounce, A noble life before a long, and wish

Upon the part o'the people, in whose power To jump | a body with a dangerous physic We were elected theirs, Marcius is worthy That's sure of death without it,-at once pluck of present death. out

Sic. Therefore, lay hold of him ; The multitudinous tongue, let them not lick Bear him to the rock Tarpeian, and from thence The sweet which is their poison : your dishonour Into destruction cast him. Mangles true judgment, and bereaves the state Brui. Ædiles, seize him. Of that integrity which should become it ;

Cit. Yield, Marcius, yield. Not having the power to do the good it would, Men. Hear me one word. For the ill which doth control it.

'Beseech you, tribunes, hear me but a word. Bru. He has said enough.

Ædi. Poace, peace. Sic. He has spoken like a traitor, and sball Men. Be that you seem, truly your country's answer

friend, As traitors do.

And temperately proceed to what you would Cor. Thou wretch ! despite o'erwhelm thee Thus violently redress. What should the people do with these bald tri-| Bru. Sir, those cold ways, bunes ?

That seem like prudent helps, are very poisonous On whom depending, their obedience fails Where the disease is violent :-Lay hands upon To the greater bench: In a rebellion,

And bear him to the rock.

him, When what's not meet, but what must be, was Cor. No : I'll die here. (Drawing his Suord. law,

There's some among you have beheld ine fight. Then were they chosen: in a better bour.


(me. Let what is meet, be said it must be meet, Come, try upon yourselves what you have seen And throw their power i'the dust.

Men. Down with that sword,-Tribunes, withBru. Manifest treason.

draw a while. Sic. Tbis a consul ? no.

Bru. Lay hands upon him. Bru. The Ædiles, hol-Let him be appre- Men. Help, Marcius ! help, hended.

You that be noble ; help him, young and old I Sic. Go, call the people ; (Exit BRUTUS.) in Cit. Down with him, down with him ! whose name, myself

[In this Mutiny, the TRIBUNES, the ÆDILES, Attach thee, as a traitorous innovator,

and the People are all beat in. A foe to the public weal: Obey, I charge thee, Men. Go, get you to your house ; be gone, And follow to thine answer.

All will be naught else.

away, Cor. Hence, old goat !

2 Sen. Get you gone.

• Pass through. # Number.

The natural pareut, or, the cause. From whence criminals were thrown, and dashed to Fear.

To violently agitate. I pieces.

whic, interrupter return; Will you mit stands

Cor. Stand fast;

1 The which shall turn you to no further harm, We bave as many friends as enemies.

Than so much loss of time. Men. Shall it be put to that?

Sic. Speak briefly then ; 1 Sen. The gods forbid !

For we are peremptory to despatch
I pr'ythee, noble friend, home to by house : This viperous traitor : to eject him hence,
Leave us to cure this cause.

Were but one danger; and, to keep him here, Men. For 'tis a sore upon us,

[you. Our certain death; therefore it is decreed, You cannot tent yourself: Be gone, 'beseech He dies to-night. Com. Come, Sir, along with us.

Men. Now the good gods forbid Cor. I would they were barbarians, (as they | That our renowned Rome, whose gratitude are,

Towards her deserved • children is enrollid Though in Rome litter'd,) not Romans, (as they | In Jove's own book, like an unnatural dam are not,

Should now eat up her own! Though calv'd i'the porch o'the Capitol,

Sic. He's a disease, that must be cut away. Men. Be gone ;

Men. Oh! he's a linb, that has but a disease; Put not your worthy rage into your tongue : Mortal, to cut it off; to cure it, easy One time will owe another.

What has he done to Rome, that's worthy death? Cor. On fair ground,

Killing our enemies? The blood he hath lost, I could beat forty of them.

(Wbich, I dare vouch, is more than that he hath, Men. I could myself

By many an ounce,) he dropp'd it for his counT'ake up a brace of the best of them, yea, the And, what is left, to lose it by his country, (try: two tribunes.

Were to us all, that do't, and suffer it,
Com. But now 'tis odds beyond arithmetic ; A brand to the end o'the world.
And manhood is call’d foolery, when it stands Sic. This is clean kam. +
Against a falling fabric. Will you hence,

Bru. Merely t awry: when he did love his Before the tag • return? whose rage doth rend

country, Like interrupted waters, and o'erbear

It honour'd him. What they are used to bear.

Men. The service of the foot, Men. Pray you, be gone :

Being ouce gangren'd, is not then respected I'll try whether my old wit be in request

For what before it was ?
With those that have but little : this must be Bru. We'll hear no more :
With cloth of any colour.

[patch'd Pursue him to bis house, and pluck him thence : Com. Nay, come away.

Lest his infection, being of catching nature, (Exeunt cor. Com. and others. Spread further. i Pat. This man has marr'd his fortune. Men. One word more, one word. Men. His nature is too noble for the world: This tiger-footed rage, when it shall find He would not flatter Neptune for his trident, The harm of unscann'd g swiftness, wili, too late, Or Jove for his power to thunder. His heart's Tie leaden pounds to his heels. Proceed by probis mouth :

(vent ;

What his breast forges, that his tongue must Lest parties (as he is beloy'd) break out,
And being angry, does forget that ever

And sack great Rome with Romaus.
He beard the name of death. [A noise within. Bru. If it were so,-
Here's goodly work!

Sic. What do ye talk ? 2 Pat. I would they were a-bed?

Have we not bad a taste of his obedience ? Men. I would they were in Tyber !-What, the Our Ædiles sinote ? ourselves resisted ?- Come : vengeance,

Men. Consider this :He has been bred i'the Could he not speak them fair ?


Since he could draw a sword, and is ill school'd Re-enter Brutus and SICINIUS, with the

In bonited | language ; meal and bran together Rabble.

He throws without distinction. Give me leave, Sic. Where's this viper,

I'll go to him, and undertake to bring him That would depopulate the city, and

Where he shall answer, by a lawful forun, Be every man himself?

(In peace) to his utmost peril. Men. You worthy tribunes,

1 Sen. Noble tribunes,
Sic. He shall be thrown down the Tarpeian It is the humane way : the other course

Will prove too bloody; and the end of it
With rigorous hands; he hath resisted law, Unknowu to the beginning.
And therefore law shall scorn him further trial Sic. Noble Menepius,
Than the severity of the public power,

Be you then as the people's officer :
Which he so sets at nought.

Masters, lay down your weapons. i Cit. He shall well know,

Bru. Go not home. The noble tribunes are the people's mouths,

Sic. Meet on the market-place :-We'll attend And we their hards.

you there : Cit. He shall sure on't. †

Where, if you bring not Marcius, we'll proceed [Several speak together. In our first way. Men. Sir,

Men. I'll bring him to you: Sic. Peace.

Let me desire your company. [To the SENATONS Men. Do not cry, havoc, I where you should He must come, but bunt

Or what is worst will follow. With modest warrant.

i Sen. Pray you, let's to him. (Exeunt Sic. Sir, how comes it, that you Have holp to make this rescue ?

SCENE II.-A Room in CORIOLANUS's Men. Hear me speak :

House. As I do know the consal's worthiness,

Enter CORIOLANUS and PATRICIANS. So can I name his faults: Sic. Consul --what consul ?

Cor. Let them pull all about mine ears ; pre Men, The consul Coriolanus.

sent me Bru. He a consul!

Death on the wheel, or at wild horses' heels; Cit. No, no, no, no, no.

Or pile ten hills on the Tarpeian rock, Men. If, by the tribunes' leave, and yours, That the precipitation might down stretch, 2000 people,

Below the beam of sight, yet will I still I may be heard, i'd crave a word or two; Be thus to them.

• The lowest of the populace, tag, rag, and bobtail.

• Deserving., Quite awry. Absolutely.

1 Be sure on't. The signal for slaughter

Inconsiderate haste. | Finely spied.


And you will rather show our general lowts • i Pat. Yon do the nobler.

How you can frown, than spend a fawn upon Cor. I muse, my mother

them, Does not approve me further, who was wont

For the inheritance of their loves, and safeguard To call them woollen vassals, things created

Of what that want might ruin. To buy and sell with groats ; to show bare beads

Men. Noble lady ! In congregations, to yawn, be still, and wonder,

Come, go with us ; speak fair: you may salve so, When one but of my ordinance + stood up

Not what is dangerous present, but the loss To speak of peace or war. I talk of you:

Of what is past. [To VOLUMNIA.

Vol. I prythee now, my son, Why did you wish me milder? Would you have

Go to them, with this bonnet in thy hand :

And thus far having stretch'd it (here be with me False to my nature ? Rather say, I play

them,) The man I am.

Thy knee bussing the stones, for in such busiVol. O Sir, Sir, Sir,


[rant I would have had you put your power well on. *

Action is eloquence, and the eyes of the ignoBefore you had worn it out.

More learned than the ears,) waving thy head, Cor. Let go.

Which often, thus, correcting thy stout heart, Vol. You might have been enough the man

That humble, as the ripest mulberry, you are,

Now will not hold the handling : Or, say to them, Witb striving less to be so : Lesser had been

Thou art their soldier, and, being bred in broils, The thwartings of your dispositions, if

Hast not the soft way wbich, thou dost confess, You had not show'd them how you were dispos'd

Were fit for thee to use, as they to claim, Ere they lack'd power to cross you.

In asking their good loves ; but thou wilt frame Cor. Let them hang.

Thyself, forsooth, hereafter theirs, so far Vol. Ay, and burn too.

As thou hast power and person.

Men. This but done, Enter MENENIUS and SENATORS. Even as she speaks, why, all their hearts were Men. Come, come, you have been too rough,

yours: something too rough ;

For they have pardons, being ask'd, as free You must return, and mend it.

As words to little purpose. 1 Sen. There's no remedy:

Vol. Pr'ythee now Unless, by not so doing, our good city

Go, and be rul'd: although, I know, thou hadst Cleave in the midst, and perish,

rather Vol. Pray be counsel'd :

Follow thine enemy in a fiery gulf, I have a heart as little apt as yours,

Than flatter bin in a bower. Here is Cominius. But yet a brain, that leads my use of anger

Enter Cominius.
To better vantage.
Men. Well said, noble woman :

Com. I have been i'the market-place : and, Before he should thus stoop to the herd, but that

Sir, tis fit The violent fit o'the time craves it as physic You make strong party, or defend yourself For the whole state. I would put mine arinour on By calmness, or by absence : all's in anger. Which I can scarcely bear.

Men. Only fair speech. Cor. What must I do?

Com. I think 'twill serve, if he Men. Return to the tribunes.

Can thereto frame his spirit. . Cor. Well,

Vol. He must, and will: What then ? what then ?

Pr'ythee, now, say you will, aud go about it. Men. Repent what you have spoke.

Cor. Must I go show them my unbarba Cor. For them I cannot do it to the gods ;

sconce ? + Must I, Must I then do't to them 1

With my base tongue, give to my noble heart Vol. You are too absolute ;

A lie that it must bear | Well, I will do't : Though therein you can never be too noble, Yet were there but this siugle plot to lose, But when extremities speak. I have heard you This mould of Marcius, they to dust should say,

grind it

place :-Honour and policy, like unsever'd friends

And throw it against the wind.-To the marketl'the war do grow together : Grant that, and tell You have put me now to such a part, which never me,

I shall discharge to the life.
In peace, wbat each of them by th'other lose, Com. Come, come, we'll prompt yon.
That they combine not there.

Vol. I pr'ythee now, sweet son, as thiou bast Cor. Tush, tush!

said, Men. A good demand.

My praises made thee first a soldier, so Vol. If it be honour, in your wars, to seem | To have my praise for this, perform a part The same you are not, (which, for your best ends. I Thou hast not done before. You adopt your policy,) how is it less, or worse, Cor. Well, I must do't : That it shall hold companionship in peace Away, my disposition, and possess ine With honour, as in war ; since that to both Some harlot's spirit! My throat of war be turn'd, It stands in like request ?

Which quired with my drum, into a pipe Cor. Why force f you this?

Small as an eunuch, or the virgin voice Vol. Because that now it lies yon on to speak That babies lulls asleep! The smiles of kpaves To the people ; not by our own instruction, Tent | in my cheeks; and school-boy's tears take Nor by the matter which your heart prompts you The glasses of my sight! A beggar's tongue [up to,

Make motion through my lips; and my arm'd But with such words that are but roted in

knees, Your tongue, thongh but bastards, and syllables Which bow'd but in my stirrup, bend like his of no allowance, to your bosom's truth.

That hath receiv'd an alms ! I will not do't : Now, this no more dishonours you at all,

Lest I surcease to honour mine owu truth,
Than to take ing a town with gentle words, And, by my body's action, teach my mind
Which else would put you to your fortune, and A most inherent baseness.
The hazard of much blood.--

1 Vol. At thy choice then: I would dissemble with my nature, where

To beg of thee, it is my more dishonour, My fortunes, and my friends, at stake, requir'd Than thou of them. Come all to ruin : let I should do so in honour : I am, in this,

Thy mother rather feel thy pride, than fear Your wife, your son, these senators, the nobles; Thy dangerous stoutness ; for I mock at death

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