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Orsino, duke of Illyria.
Sebastian, a young gentleman, brother to Viola. Antonio, a sea-captain, friend to Sebustian.
A sea-captain, friend to Viola.
gentlemen attending on the duke.
Sir Toby Belch, uncle of Olivia.
Sir Andrew Ague-cheek.
Malvolio, steward to Olivia.
Lords, priests, sailors, officers, musicians, and other attendants.
Scene, a city in Illyria; and the sea-coast near it.
WHAT YOU WILL.
SCENE I. An apartment in the Duke's palace.
Enter Duke, Curio, Lords; musicians attending.
If music be the food of love, play on,
Stealing, and giving odour.-Enough; no more;
O spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou!
That notwithstanding thy capacity
Receiveth as the sea, uought enters there,
But falls into abatement and low price,
Even in a minute! so full of shapes is fancy,
Cur. Will you go hunt, my lord?
Duke. Why, so I do, the noblest that I have: O, when mine eyes did see Olivia first, Methought, she purg'd the air of pestilence; That instant was I turn'd into a hart;
And my desires, like fell and cruel hounds,
E'er since pursue me.-How now? what news from her?
Val. Soplease my lord, I might not be admitted,
Duke. O, she that hath a heart of that fine frame,
How will she love, when the rich golden shaft
That live in her! when liver, brain, and heart,