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1 Page. Shall we clap into't roundly, without hawking, or spitting, or saying we are hoarse, which are the only prologues to a bad voice?

2 Page. l'faich, i'faith, and both in a tune, like two Gypsies on a horsë.

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It was a lover and his lass,

With a bey, and a bo, and a bey. nonino,
That o’er the green corn field did pass,

In the spring time; the pretty spring time
When birds did fing, bey ding a ding, ding,
Sweet lovers live the spring.
Between the acres of the rye,

With a hey, and a bo, and a hey nenine,
These pretty country-folks would lie,

In the spring time, &c.
The Carrol they began that hour,

With a hey, and a bo, and a bey nonino,
How that a life was but a flower,

In the spring time, &c.
And therefore take the presint time,

With a hey, and a ho, and a bey nonino ;
For love is crowned with the prime,

In the spring time, &c.

Clo. Truly, young gentleman, though there was no great matter in the ditty, yet the note was very untunable 4.

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3 The stanzas of this song are was the ad ftanza is now the last. in all the editions evidently trans- 4 Truly, young Gentleman, thu posed: as I have regulated them, there was no great Mater in the that which in the former copies Dirty, yet the nota was very unVOL. II.

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1 Page. You are deceiv'd, Sir, we kept time, we loft not our time.

Clo. By my troth, yes: I count it but time lost tờ hear fuch a foolish Song. God b'w'you, and God mend your

voices. Come, Audrey [Exeunt.

S CE N E v.

Changes to another Part of the Forest.
Ènter Duke Senior, Amiens, Jaques, Orlando,

Oliver, and Celia.
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Can do all this that he hath promised ?

Orla. I sometimes do believe, and sometimes do

Duke Sen. Dostochou believe, Orlando, that the

not ;

As those that fear, they hope, and know they fears.

Enter Rosalind, Silvius, and Phebe.

Ros. Patience once more, whiles our compact is

urg'd :

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tunable.) Tho' it is thus in all As those that fear THEIR HAP, the printed Copies, it is evident, and know their fear. from the Sequel of the Dialogue, i. l. As those who fear the iffue that the Poet wrote as I' have re. of a thing when they know their form'd in the Text, untimeable- fear to be well grounded. Time and Tune, are frequently

WARBURTON. misprinted for one another in the The depravation of this line old editions of Shakespeare... is evident, but I do not think the

THEOBALDI learned Commentator's emenda This emendation is received, ation very happy. I read thus, I think very undeservedly, by

As those that fear with hopes Dr. Warburton.

and hope with fear. SAs those that fear ThêY Hope, and know they fear.] Or thus, with less alteration, This strange nonsense thould be As those that fear, they bope, read thus.

ana' now they fear.

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You say, if I bring in your Rosalind, [To the Duke,
You will bestow. her on Orlando here ?
Duke Sen. That would I, had I Kingdoms to give

with her.
Rof. And you say, you will have her when I bring
her.

(To Orlando Orla. That would I, were I of all Kingdoms King. Ros. You say, you'll marry me, if I be willing.

[To Phebe. Phe. That will I, should I die the hour after.

Rof. But if you do refuse to marry me,
You'll give yourself to this most faithful shepherd.

Pbe. So is the bargain.
Ref. You say that you will have Phebe if she will ?

[To Silvius. Sil. Tho' to have her and death were both one

thing.
Rof. I've promis'd to make all this matter even.
Keep you your word, o Duke, to give your daugh-
You yours, Orlando, to receive his daughter :
Keep your word, Phebe, that you'll marry me,
Or else, refusing me, to wed this shepherd:
Keep your word, Silvius, that you'll marry her,
If she refuse me, and from hence I go
To make these doubts all even.

[Exeunt Ros. and Celia. Duke Sen. I do remember in this shepherd-boy Some lively touches of my daughter's favour.

Orla. My lord, the first time that I ever saw him,
Methought he was a brother to your daughter;
But, my good Lord, this boy is forest-born,
And hath been tutor'd in the rudiments
Of many desperate studies by his uncle;
Whom he reports to be a great magician,
Obscured in the circle of this forest.

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S CE N E VI.

Enter Clown and Audrey. Jaq. There is, sure, another food toward, and these couples are coming to the Ark. Here come a pair of very strange beasts, which in all tongues are call's fools.

Clo. Salutation, and greeting, to you all!

Jaq. Good, my Lord, bid him welcome. This is the motley-minded gentleman, that I have fo often met in the forest : he hath been a Courtier, he fwears.

Clo. If any man doubt that, let him put me to my purgation. I have trod a meafure ; I have flatter'd a lady; I have been politick with my friend, smooth with mine enemy; I have undone three taylors; I have had four quarrels, and like to have fought one.

Jaq. And how was that ta'en up.

Clo. 'Faith, we met; and found, the quarrel was upon the seventh cause 7.

Jaq. How the seventh cause? --Good my lord, like this fellow.

Duke Sen. I like him very well.

Clo. God'ild you, Sir, I desire you of the likes : I press in here, Sir, among the rest of the country copulatives, to swear and to forswear, according

Here come a pair of VERY no need of any alteration. STRANGE beafts, &c.]'What! ? We found the quarrel was Arange beasts and yet such as upon the seventh cause.) So all the have a name in all fanguages ? copies ; but it is apparent from Noah's Ark is here alluded to; the fequel that we must read, into which the clean beasts enter. the quarrel was not upon the fee ed by fevens, and the anclean by venih cause. two, male and female. It is 8-1 desire you of the like.] plain then that Shakespeare wrote, We should read, I desire of you here come a pair of UNCLEAN the like. On the Duke's faying, beasts, which is highly humour. I like him very well, he replies,

WARBURTON. I desire you will give me cause · Strange beasts are only what that I

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marriage binds, and blood breaks!ą poor virgin, Sir, an ill-favour'd thing, Sir, but mine own a poor humour of mine, Sir, to take That that no man elfe will. Rich honesty dwells like a miser, Sir, in a poor house ; as your pearl, in your foul oyster.

Duke Sen. By my faith, he is very swift and sententious.

Clo. According to the fool's bolt, Sir, and such dulcer diseases *,

Jaq. But, for the seventh cause ; how did the quarrel on the seventh caufe ?

Clo. Upon a lye seven times removed ; (bear your body more seeming, Audrey) as thus, Sir; I did diflike the cut of a certain Courtier's beard'; he fent me word, if I said his beard was not cut well, he was in the mind it was. This is call'd the Retort courteous. If I sent him word again it was not well cut, he would send me word he cut it to please himself. This is calld the Quip modeft. If again, it was not well cut, he disabled my judgment. This is callid the Reply churlis. If again, it was not well cut, he would anfwer, I spake not true. This is call'd the Reproof valiant. If again, it was not well cut, he would say, I lye. This is call’d the Countercheck quarrelsome ; and fo, the Lye circumftantial, and the Lye dire£t.

. According as marriage binds, perhaps the fault may lie deeper. and blood breaks.] The construc- "As thus, Sir; I did dislike tion is, 10 swear as marriage the cut of a courtier's beard ;] binds. Which I think is not This folly is touched upon with English. I fufpe& Shakespeare high humour by Fletcher in his wrote it thus, to swear and 10 for- Queen of Corinib. swear, according as marriage Has he familiarly BIDS, and blood BIDS break. Dislik'd your yellow farch, or WAR BURTON.

Said your doublet I cannot discover what has

Was not exactly frenchified ? here puzzled the Commentator: or drawn your sword, to wear according as marriage Cri'd lowas ill mounted Has binds, is to take the oath enjoin'd be given the lye in the ceremonial of marriage. In circle or oblique or femi.

* Dulcet diseases.] This I do circle not understand. For diseases it Or direct parallel ; you must is easy to read discourfes : but, challenge kim,

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