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Till the disaster, that, one mortal night,
Hel. It is in vain; he will not speak to you. 1 Lord. Sir, we have a maid in Mitylene, I durst
wager, Would win some words of him. Lys.
'Tis well bethought. She, questionless, with her sweet harmony And other choice attractions, would allure, And make a battery through his deafen'd parts, Which now are midway stopp'd: She, all as happy as of all the fairest, Is, with her fellow maidens, now within The leafy shelter that abuts against The island's side. [He whispers one of the attendant Lords.-Exit
Lord, in the barge of Lysimachus. Hel. Sure all's effectless; yet nothing we'll omit That bears recovery's name. But, since
We have stretch'd thus far, let us beseech you further,
for the staleness. Lys.
O, sir, a courtesy, Which if we should deny, the most just God For every graff would send a caterpillar,
And so inflict our province. Yet once more
your king's sorrow. Hel.
Sit, sir, I will recount it;But see, I am prevented. Enter, from the barge, Lord, MARINA, and a young
O, here is
Hel. A gallant lady.
Lys. She's such, that were I well assur'd she came
Sir, I will use
Come, let us leave her, And the gods make her prosperous ! [Marina sings. Lys.
Mark'd he your musick? Mar. No, nor look'd on us. Lys.
See, she will speak to him.
Mar. Hail, sir! my lord, lend ear:
I am a maid,
Per. My fortunes-parentage-good parentageTo equal mine!- was it not thus? what say you? Mar. I said, my lord, if you did know my parent
age, You would not do me violence 59. Per.
I do think so. I pray you, turn your eyes again upon me.You are like something that-What countrywoman? Here of these shores? Mar.
No, nor of any shores : Yet I was mortally brought forth, and am No other than I appear. Per. I am great with woe, and shall deliver weep
My dearest wife was like this maid, and such a one My daughter might have been: my queen's, square
brows; Her stature to an inch; as wand-like straight;. As, silver-voic'd; her eyes as jewel-like, And cas'd as richly: in pace another Juno; Who starves the ears she feeds, and makes them
hungry, The more she gives them speech.--Where do you
live? Mar. Where I am but a stranger: from the deck You may
discern the place. Per.
Where were you bred? And how achiev'd you these endowments, which You make more rich to owe 40? - Mar.
Should I tell my history, "Twould seem like lies disdain'd in the reporting...
Per. Pr'ythee speak; Falseness cannot come from thee, for thou look'st Modest as justice, and thou seem'st a palace For the crown'd truth to dwell in: I'd believe thee, And make my senses credit thy relation, To points that seem impossible; for thou look'st Like one I lov’d indeed. What were thy friends ?. Didst thou not say, “I when I did push thee back, "(Which was when I perceiv d thee, that thou camist From good descending? Mar..
So. indeed I did. Per. Report thy parentage. I think thou saidst