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MUCH ADO about NOTHING.
The MERCHANT of VENICE.
LOVE's LABOUR’s LOST.
AS YOU LIKE IT.
The TAMING of the SHREW,

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MDCCLXIX,

Much ado about Nothing *.

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DRAMATIS PERSON Æ. Don PEDRO, Prince of Arra-, Borachio, confident to Don John. gon.

Courade, friend to Borachio. Leonato, Governor of Messina. Don John, bastard-brother to Don||

Dogberty, {two foolish officers.' Shard-brother to Don|| Verges, S Pedro.

Hero, daughter to Leonato. Claudio, a young Lord of Florence, || Beatrice, niece to Leonato. favourite to Don Pedro.

Margaret, 2 two gentlewomen Benedick, a young Lord of Padua, Ursula, s attending on Hero.

favoured likewise by Don Pedro. | A Friar, Melinger, Watch, Balthazar, servant to Don Pedro. | Town-Clerk, Sexton, and AtAntonio, brother to Leonato.

S. C E N E, Meljina in Sicily. ********************************** A Ċ T I. SC EN E I..

A court before Leonato's house. Enter Leonato, Hero, and Beatrice, with a messenger. Leon. T LEARN in this letter, that Don Pedro of

Arragon comes this night to Meslina.

Mel. He is very near by this; he was - not three leagues off when I left him. Leon. How many gentlemen have you lost in this action ?

Mej. But few of any fort, and none of name.

Leon. A victory is twice itself, when the archiever brings home full numbers; I find here, that Don Pedro hath bestowed much honour on a young Florentine, called Claudio.

Mes. Much deserved on his part, and equally remembered by Don Pedro : he hath borne himself be

· * The story from Ariosto, Orl. Fur. I. 5. Mr Pope. Vol. II.

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