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241 Much feater than before; my brother's servants When he is earth'a, hath here almost persuaded, - Were then my fellows; now they are my men. For he's a spirit of persuasion, only

*Seb. But, for your conscience,

283 Professes to persuade,-the king, his son's alive, Ant. Ay, sir; where lies that? if it were a kibe, Tis as impossible that he's undrown's

245 'Twould put me to my slipper; but I feel not As he that sleeps here swims.

This deity in my bosom: twenty consciences, Seb.

I have no hope That stand 'twixt me and Milan, candied be they, That he's undrown'd.

And melt ere they molest! Here lies your Ol out of that 'no hope brother, What great hope have you! no hope that way is No better than the earth he lies upon, Another way so high a hope that even 249 If Lie were that which now he's like, that's dead; Ambition cannot pierce a wink beyond, Whom I, with this obedient steel,---three inches But doubts discovery there. Will you grant of it, with me

Can lay to bed for ever; whiles you, doing thus, That Ferdinand is drown'd?

To the perpetual wink for aye might put 293 Sh.

This ancient morsel, this Sir Prudence, who Ant.

Then tell me 252 Should not upbraid our course. For all the rest, Fibo's the next heir of Naples ?

They'll take suggestion as a cat laps milk; 296 S€5.


They'll tell the clock to any business that Ant. She that is Queen of Tunis; she that We say befits the hour. dweils


Thy case, dear friend, Ten leagues beyond man's life; she that from Shall be my precedent: as thou got'st Milan, Naples

I'll come by Naples. Draw thy sword: one stroke Can bare no note, unless the sun were post— 256 Shall free thee from the tribute which thou pay'st, The man i' th' moon's too slow-till new-born And I the king shall love thee. chins


Draw together; Be rough and razorable: she that, from whom? And when I rear my hand, do you the like, 303 We all were sea-swallow'd, though some cast To fall it on Gonzalo. again,

Seb. O! but one word. [They converse apart. And by that destiny to perform an act

Music. Re-enter ARIEL, invisible.
Whereof what's past is prologue, what to come
In yours and my discharge.

Ari. My master through his art foresees the Seb. What stuff is this!-How say you?

danger Tis true my brother's daughter's Queen of Tunis; That you, his friend, are in; and sends me forthSo is she heir of Naples; 'twixt which regions

For else his project dies—to keep thee living. There is some space.

[Sings in GONZALO's car. Ant. A space whose every cubit

While you here do snoring lie,

Open-ey'd Conspiracy Seems to cry out, 'How shall that Claribel 266

His time doth take. Measure us back to Naples?-Keep in Tunis,

If of life you keep a care, And let Sebastian wake!'- Say, this were death

Shake off slumber, and beware:

Awakel awake! That now hath seiz'd them; why, they were no

Ant. Then let us both be sudden. | Than now they are. There be that can rule Gon.

Now, good angels Naples

Preserve the king!

[They wake. As well as he that sleeps; lords that can prate Alon. Why, how now! ho, awake! Why are As amply and unnecessarily

272 As this Gonzalo; I myself could make

Wherefore this ghastly looking? A chough of as deep chat. 0, that you bore Gon.

What's the matter? The mind that I do! what a sleep were this Seb. Whiles we stood here securing your For your advancement! Do you understand me? repose, Sen. Methinks I do.

Even now, we heard a hollow burst of bellowing Art.

And how does your content Like bulls, or rather lions; did 't not wake you? Terder your own good fortune?

It struck mine ear most terribly.

I remember 278

I heard nothing. You did supplant your brother Prospero.

Ant. O! 'twas a din to fright a monster's ear, Ant.

True: To make an earthquake: sure it was the roar And look how well my garments sit upon me; Of a whole herd of lions.




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Alon. Heard you this, Gonzalo? 324 Were I in England now, -as once I was,-and Gon. Upon mine honour, sir, I heard a bad but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there humming,

but would give a piece of silver: there would And that a strange onů too, which did awake me. this. monster make a man; any strange beast I shak'd you, sir, and cry'd; as mine eyes open'd, there makes a man. When they will not give a I saw their weapons drawn:—there was a noise, doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out That's verily. 'Tis best we stand upon our guard, ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man! Or that we quit this place: let's draw our and his fins like arms! Warm, o'my troth! I do weapons.

now let loose my opinion, hold it no longer; Alon. Lead off this ground, and let's make this is no fish, but an islander, that hath lately further search

suffered by a thunderbolt. (Thunder.] Alas! For my poor son.

332 the storm is come again: my best way is to creep Gon. Heavens keep him from these beasts! under his gaberdine; there is no other shelter For he is, sure, i' the island.

hereabout: misery acquaints a man with strange Alon. Lead away. [Exit with the others. bedfellows. I will here shroud till the dregs of Ari. Prospero my lord shall know what I the storm be past.

44 have done: So, king, go safely on to seek thy son. [Exit. Enter STEPHANO, singing; a bottle in his hand.

Ste. I shall no more to sea, to sea, SCENE II.-Another Part of the Island.

Here shall I die a-shore:

This is a very scurvy tune to sing at a man's Enter CALIBAN, with a burden of wood.

A noise of thunder heard.

Well, here's
my comfort.

[Drinks. Cal. All the infections that the sun sucks up The master, the swabber, the boatswain and I,

49 From bogs, fens, flats, on Prosper fall, and make The gunner and his mate, him

Lov'd Mall, Meg, and Marian and Margery, By inch-meal a disease! His spirits hear me,

But none of us car'd for Kate;


For she had a tongue with a tang, And yet I needs must curse. But they'll nor Would cry to a sailor, 'Go hang? pinch,

4 She lov'd not the savour of tar nor of pitch, Fright me with urchin-shows, pitch me i' the Yeta tailor might scratch her where-e'er she did itch: mire,

Then to soa, boys, and let her go hang. 57 Nor lead me,

like a firebrand, in the dark This is a scurvy tune too: but here's my comOut of my way, unless he bid 'em; but


[Drinks. For every trifle are they set upon me:

Cal. Do not torment me: 01 Sometime like apes, that mow and chatter at me Ste. What's the matter? Have we devils here? And after bite me; then like hedge-hogs, which Do you put tricks upon us with savages and Lie tumbling in my bare-foot way and mount men of Ind? Hal I have not 'scaped drowning, Their pricks at my foot-fall; sometime am I 12 to be afeard now of your four legs; for it hath All wound with adders, who with cloven tongues been said, As proper a man as ever went on four Do hiss me into madness.

legs cannot make him give ground: and it shall

be said so again while Stephano breathes at's Enter TRINCULO.

nostrils. Lo now! lol

Cal. The spirit torments me: 0! Here comes a spirit of his, and to torment me Ste. This is some monster of the isle with For bringing wood in slowly: I'll fall flat; 16 four legs, who hath got, as I take it, an ague. Perchance he will not mind me.

Where the devil should he learn our language? Trin. Here's neither bush nor shrub to bear I will give him some relief, if it be but for that: off any weather at all, and another storm brew- if I can recover him and keep him tame and ing; I hear it sing i' the wind: yond same black get to Naples with him, he's a present for any cloud, yond huge one, looks like a foul bombard emperor that ever trod on neat’s-ieather. 75 that would shed his liquor. If it should thunder Cal. Do not torment me, prithee: I'll bring as it did before, I know not where to hide my my wood home faster. head: yond same cloud cannot choose but fall Ste. He's in his fit now and does not talk by pailfuls.-What have we here? a man or a after the wisest. He shall taste of my botile: if fish? Dead or alive? A fish: he smells like a he have never drunk wine afore it will go near fish; a very ancient and fish-like smell; a kind to remove his fit. If I can recover him, and of not of the newest Poor-John, A strange fish! keep him tame, I will not take too much for







him: he shall pay for him that hath him, and Ste. Here, kiss the book (gives TRINCULO that soundly.

84 drink]. Though thou canst swim like a duck, Cal. Thou dost me yet but little hurt; thou thou art made like a goose. wilt anon, I know it by thy trembling: now Trin. O Stephanol hast any more of this? Prosper works upon thee.

87 Ste. The whole butt, man: my cellar is Ste. Come on your ways: open your mouth; in a rock by the seaside, where my wine is here is that which will give language to you, cat. hid. How now, moon-calfl how does thine Open your mouth: this will shake your shaking, ague?

146 I can tell you, and that soundly (gives CALIBAN Cal. Hast thou not dropped from heaven? drink): you cannot tell who's your friend; open Ste. Out o' the moon, I do assure thee: I was your chaps again.

the man in the moon, when time was. Trin. I should know that voice: it bould Cal. I have seen thee in her, and I do adore be—but he is drowned, and these are devils. O! thee; my mistress showed me thee, and thy dog, defend me. 96 and thy bush.

152 Ste. Four legs and two voices; a most deli- Ste. Come, swear to that; kiss the book; I cate monster! His forward voice now is to will furnish it anon with new contents; swear. speak well of his friend; his backward voice Trin. By this good light, this is a very shallow is to utter foul speeches, and to detract. If all monster.-I afeard of him!-a very weak monthe wine in my bottle will recover him, I will ster.-The man i' the moonl a most poor credubelp his ague. Come. Amen! I will pour some lous monster!—Well drawn, monster, in good in thy other mouth.

sooth. Trin. Stephano!

Cal. I'll show thee every fertile inch o' the Ste. Doth thy other mouth call me? Mercy!

island; mercy! This is a devil, and no monster: I will And I will kiss thy foot. I prithee, be my god. leare him; I have no long spoon.

Trin. By this light, a most perfidious and Trin. Stephano!—if thou beest Stephano, drunken monster: when his god's asleep, he'll touch me, and speak to me; for I am Trinculo: rob his bottle.

164 -be not afeard-thy good friend Trinculo. 110 Cal. I'll kiss thy foot: I'll swear myself thy

Ste. If thou beest Trinculo, come forth. I'll subject. pull thee by the lesser legs: if any be Trincubo's Ste. Come on then; down, and swear. legs, these are they. Thou art very Trinculo Trin. I shall laugh myself to death at this indeed! How cam'st thou to be the siege of this puppy-headed monster. A most scurvy monr. oon-calf? Can he vent Trinculos? 115 ster! I could find in my heart to beat him, - 169

Trin. I took him to be killed with a thunder- Ste. Come, kiss. stroke. But art thou not drowned, Stephano? Trin. But that the poor monster's in drink: I bope now thou art not drowned. Is the storm an abominable monster! Operblown? I hid me under the dead moon- Cal. I'll shew thee the best springs; I'll calfs gaberdine for fear of the storm. And art pluck thee berries; thou living, Stephano? 0 Stephano: two Nea- I'll fish for thee, and get thee wood enough. putans 'scaped!

r22 A plague upon the tyrant that I serve! Ste. Prithee, do not turn me about: my l’ll bear him no more sticks, but follow thee, stomach is not constant.

Thou wondrous man. Cal. [Aside.] These be fine things an if they Trin. A most ridiculous monster, to make a be not sprites.

wonder of a poor drunkard! That's a brave god and bears celestial liquor: Cal. I prithee, let me bring thee where crabs I will kneel to him.

127 grow; Ste. How didst thou 'scape? How cam'st And I with my long nails will dig thee pig-nuts; thou hither? swear by this bottle, how thou Show thee a jay's nest and instruct thee how sam st bither. I escaped upon a butt of sack, To snare the nimble marmozet; I'll bring thee which the sailors heaved overboard, by this To clust'ring filberts, and sometimes I'll get thee botulel which I made of the bark of a tree with Young scamels from the rock. Wilt thou go mine own hands, since I was cast ashore.

with me?

185 Cal. I'll swear upon that bottle, to be thy Ste. I prithee now, lead the way, without any true subject; for the liquor is not earthly. more talking.–Trinculo, the king and all our

Sle. Here: swear then, how thou escapedst. company else being drowned, we will inherit

Trin. Swam ashore, man, like a duck: I can here.--Here; bear my bottle.-Fellow Trinculo, mim like a duck, I'll be sworn.

138 | we'll fill him by and by again.






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Cal. Farewell, master; farewell, farewell. With much more ease; for my good will is to it,

[Sings drunkenly. And yours it is against. Trin. A howling monster, a drunken monster. Pro. [Aside.] Poor worm! thou art infected: Cal. No more dams I'll make for fish;

This visitation shows it.
Nor fetch in firing


You look wearily.

32 At requiring,

Fer. No, noble mistress; 'tis fresh morning Nor scrape trenchering, nor wash dish ; 196

with me 'Ban, 'Ban, Ca-Caliban,

Has a new master-Get a new man. When you are by at night. I do beseech youFreedom, high-day! high-day, freedom! free- Chiefly that I might set it in my prayersdom ! high-day, freedom!

What is your name? Ste. O brave monster! lead the way. [Exeunt.


Miranda.–O my father! 36

I have broke your hest to say so.

Admir'd Miranda!

Indeed, the top of admiration; worth
SCENE I.-- Before PROSPERO's Cell.

What's dearest to the world! Full many a lady Enter FERDINAND, bearing a log. I have ey'd with best regard, and many a time40 Fer. There be some sports are painful, and The harmony of their tongues hath into bondtheir labour

age Delight in them sets off: some kinds of baseness Brought my too diligent ear: for several virtues Are nobly undergone, and most poor matters Have I lik'd several women; never any Point to rich ends. This my mean task 4 With so full soul but some defect in her

44 Would be as hea vy to me as odious; but Did quarrel with the noblest grace she ow'd, The mistress which I serve quickens what's dead And put it to the foil: but you, O you! And makes my labours pleasures: O! she is 7 So perfect and so peerless, are created Ten times more gentle than her father's crabbed, Of every creature's best. And he's compos'd of harshness. I must remove Mira.

I do not know Some thousands of these logs and pile them up, One of my sex; no woman's face remember, Upon a sore injunction: my sweet mistress Save, from my glass, mine own; nor have I seen Weeps when she sees me work, and says such More that I may call men than you, good friend, baseness

12 And my dear father: how features are abroad, 52 Had never like executor. I forget:

I am skill-less of; but, by my modesty,But these sweet thoughts do even refresh my The jewel in my dower, -I would not wish labours,

Any companion in the world but you; Most busiest when I do it.

Nor can imagination form a shape,

Besides yourself, to like of. But I prattle Enter MIRANDA; and PROSPERO behind. Something too wildly and my father's precepts Mira.

Alas! now, pray you, I therein do forget. Work not so hard: I would the lightning had 16 Fer.

I am in my condition Burnt up those logs that you are enjoin'd to A prince, Miranda; I do think, a king;- бо pile!

I would not so!—and would no more endure Pray, set it down and rest you: when this burns, This wooden slavery than to suffer 'Twill weep for having wearied you. My father The flesh-fly blow my mouth.--Hear my soul Is hard at study; pray now, rest yourself:

speak:He's safe for these three hours.

The very instant that I saw you did

64 Fer.

O most dear mistress, My heart fly to your service; there resides,
The sun will set, before I shall discharge To make me slave to it; and for your sako
What I must strive to do.

Am I this patient log-man.
If you'll sit down, Mira.

Do you love me? I'll bear your logs the while. Pray, give me Fer. O heaven! O earth! bear witness to this that;


08 I'll carry it to the pile.

And crown what I profess with kind event

No, precious creature: If I speak true: if hollowly, invert
I had rather crack my sincws, break my back, What best is boded me to mischief! I,
Than you should such dishonour undergo, Beyond all limit of what else i' the world,
Whil. I sit lazy by.

Do love, prize, honour you.
It would become me


I am a fool As well as it does you: and I should do it To weep at what I am glad of.











[Aside.] Fair encounter Trin. Nor go neither: but you'll lie, like Of tro most rare affections! Heavens rain grace dogs; and yet say nothing neither.

24 On that which breeds between them!

Ste. Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou Fer.

Wherefore weep you? 76 beest a good moon-calf. Mira. At mine unworthiness, that dare not Cal. How does thy honour? Let me lick thy ober

shoe. I'll not serve him, he is not valiant. What I desire to give; and much less take

Trin. Thou liest, most ignorant monster: What I shall die to want. But this is trifling; I am in case to justie a constable. Why, thou Ard all the more it seeks to hide itself 80 deboshed fish thou, was there ever a man a The bigger bulk it shows. Hence, bashful cun- coward that hath drunk so much sack as I ning!

to-day? Wilt thou tell a monstrous lie, being And prompt me, plain and holy innocence! but half a fish and half a monster? I am your wife, if you will marry me;

Cal. Lo, how he mocks mel wilt thou let if not, I'll die your maid: to be your fellow 84 him, my lord?

36 You may deny me; but I'll be your servant Trin. 'Lord' quoth hel—that a monster Whether you will or no.

should be such a natural! Fer.

My mistress, dearest; Cal. Lo, lo, again! bite him to death, I And I thus humble ever.

prithee. Mira.

My husband then? Ste. Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your Fet, Ay, with a heart as willing 88 head: if you prove a mutineer, the next tree! As bondage e'er of freedom: here's my hand. The poor monster's my subject, and he shall Mira. And mine, with my heart in't: and not suffer indignity. now farewell

Cal. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be Till half an hour hence.

pleasid Fer.

A thousand thousand! To hearken once again the suit I made thee? [Exeunt FER. and MIR, severally. Ste. Marry, will I; kneel, and repeat it: I will Pro. So glad of this as they, I cannot be, 92 stand, and so shall Trinculo. Who are surpris'd withal; but my rejoicing At nothing can be more. I'll to my book;

Enter ARIEL, invisible. Per yet, ere gupper time, must I perform

Cal. As I told thee before, I am subject to a Much business appertaining.

[Exit. tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath

cheated me of the island. SCENE II. --- Another Part of the Island

Ari. Thou liest.

52 Erter CALIBAN, with a bottle, STEPHANO, and Cal. Thou liest, thou jesting monkey thou; TRINCULO.

I would my valiant master would destroy thee; Ste. Tell not me:-when the butt is out, we I do not lie. will drink water; not a drop before: therefore Ste. Trinculo, if you trouble him any more in bear up, and board 'em.-Servant-monster, drink his tale, by this hand, I will supplant some of

4 your teeth. Trin. Servant-monster! the folly of this Trin. Why, I said nothing. island! They say there's but five upon this isle: Ste. Mum then and no more.—[TO CALIwe are three of them; if th' other two be brained BAN.) Proceed. like us, the state totters.

Cal. I say, by sorcery he got this isle; Sie. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee: From me he got it: if thy greatness will, thy eres are almost set in thy head.

Revenge it on him,-for, I know, thou dar'st; Trin. Where should they be set else? he But this thing dare not,

65 were a brave monster indeed, if they were set Ste. That's most certain. in big tail.

Cal. Thou shalt be lord of it and I'll serve Sie. My man-monster hath drowned his tongue thee. m sack: for my part, the sea cannot drown Ste. How now shall this be compassed? Carst BE; I swam, ere I could recover the shore, five- thou bring me to the party?

69 and-thirty leagues, off and on, by this light. Cal. Yea, yea, my lord: I'll yield him thee Thou shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my asleep, standard.

19 Where thou may'st knock a nail into his head. Trin. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no Ari. Thou liest; thou canst not. standard.

Cal. What a pied ninny's this! Thou scurvy Ste. We'll not run, Monsieur monster.


to me.





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