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low;

Hel. How do you mean?

2 Lord. None better than to let him fetch off May be, the amorous count solicits her his drum, which you hear him so confidently In the unlawful purpose.

undertake to do. Wid. He does, indeed;

1 Lord. I, with a troop of Florentines, will And brokes* with all that can in such a suit suddenly surprise him; such I will have, whom, Corrupt the tender honour of a maid :

I am sure, he knows not from the enemy: wé But she is arm’d for him, and keeps her guard will bind and hood-wink him so, that he shall In honestest defence.

suppose no other but that he is carried into the Enter with drum and colours, a party of the Flo- I leaguer* of the adversaries, when we bring

him

to our tents: Be but your lordship present at rentine urmy, BERTRAM, and PAROLLES.

his examination; if he do not, for the promise Mar. The gods forbid else!

of his life, and in the highest compulsion of Wid. So, now they come:

base fear, offer to betray you, and deliver all That is Antonio, the duke's eldest son; the intelligence in his power against you, and That, Escalus.

that with the divine forfeit of his soul upon Hel. Which is the Frenchman ?

oath, never trust my judgement in any thing. Dia. He;

2 Lord. O, for the love of laughter, let him That with the plume: 'tis a most gallant fel-fetch his drum; he says, he has a stratagem

[ter, fort: when your lordship sees the bottom of I would, he lov'd his wife: if he were hones- his success in't, and to what metal this coun. He were much goodlier :-Is't not a handsome terfeit lump of ore will be melted, if you give gentleman?

him not John Drum's entertainment, your inHel. I like him well.

clining cannot be removed. Here he comes. Dia. "Tis pity, he is not honest: Yond's that

Enter PAROLLES. same knave, That leads him to these places; were I bis

1 Lord. O, for the love of laughter, hinder I'd poison that vile rascal.

(lady,

not the humour of his design; let him fetch off Hel. Which is he?

his drum in any hand. Dia. That jack-an-apes with scarfs: Why is

Ber. How now, monsieur? this drum sticks he melancholy?

sorely in your disposition. Hel. Perchance he's hurt i'the battle.

2 Lord. A pox on't, let it go; 'tis but a drum. Par. Lose our drum! well.

Par. But a drum!' Is't but a drum? A drum Mar. He's shrewdly vexed at something: so lost !—There was an excellent command. Look, he has spied us.

to charge in with our horse upon our own Wid. Marry, hang you !

wings, and to rend our own soldiers. Mar. And your courtesy, for a ring-carrier !

2 Lord. That was not to be blamed in the [Exeunt BERTRAM, PAROLLES, Officers, command of the service; it was a disaster of and Soldiers.

war that Cæsar himself could not have preWid. The troop is past: Come, pilgrim, I vented, if he had been there to command. will bring you

Ber. Well, we cannot greatly condemn our Where you shall host: of enjoin'd penitents

success: some dishonour we had in the loss of There's four or five, to great Saint Jaques that drum; but it is not to be recovered Already at my house.

[bound,

Par. It might have been recovered. Hel. I humbly thank you:

Ber. It might, but it is not now. Please it this matron, and this gentle maid,

Par. It is to be recovered: but that the merit To eat with us to-night, the charge, and thank of service is seldom attributed to the true and ing,

exact performer, I would have that drum or Shall be for me; and, to requite you further,

another, or hic jacet. I will bestow some precepts on this virgin,

Ber. Why, if you have a stomach to't, mon. Worthy the note.

sieur, if you think your mystery in stratagem Both. We'll take your offer kindly. [Exeunt. can bring this instrument of honour again into

his native quarter, be magnanimous in the SCENE VI.-Camp before Florence.

enterprise, and go on; I will grace the attempt

for a worthy exploit; if you speed well in it, Enter Bertram, and the two French LORDS. the duke shall both speak of it, and extend to him have his way: 1. Lord. Nay, good my lord, put him to't; let you what further becomes his greatness, even

io the utmost syllable of your worthiness. 2 Lord. If your lordship find him not a hild

Par. By the hand of a soldier, I will under.

take it. inget hold me no more in your respect. 1 Lord. On my life, my lord, a bubble.

Ber. But you must not now slumber in it. Ber. Do you think, I am so far deceiv'd in

Par. I'll about it this evening: and I will him?

presently pen down my dilemmas, encourage 1 Lord. Believe it, my lord, in mine own di- myself in my certainty, put myself into my rect knowledge, without any malice, but to mortal preparation, and, by midnight, look to speak of him as my kinsman, he's a most no

hear further from me. table coward, an infinite and endless liar, an

Ber. May I be bold to acquaint his grace, hourly promise-breaker, the owner of no one

you are gone about it?

Par. I know not what the success may be, good quality worthy your lordship’s entertainment.

my lord; but the attempt I vow. 2. Lord. It were fit you knew him ; lest, re

Ber. I know, thou art valiant; and, to the posing too far in his virtue, which he hath not, possibility of thy soldiership, will subscribe for he might, at some great and trusty business, in

thee. Farewell. a main danger, fail you.

Par. I love not many words. [Ent. Ber. I would, I knew in what particular ac

* The camp. tion to try him.

+ 1 would recover the lost drum or another, or die in

the attempt. Deals with panders.

1 I will pen down my plans and the probable obstruc A paltry fellow, a coward.

tions.

me.

1 Lord. No more than a fish loves water.--- Is Now his important* blood will nought deny not this a strange fellow, my lord? that so That she'll demand: A ring the countyt wears, confidently seems to undertake this business, That downward hath sueceeded in bis house, which he knows is not to be done; damns him- From son to son, some four or five descents self to do, and dares better be damned than to Since the first father wore it: this ring he holds do't.

In most rich choice; yet, in his idle fire, 2 Lord. You do not know him, my lord, as To buy his will, it would not seem tou dear, we do: certain it is, that he will steal himself Howe'er repented after. into a man's favour, and, for a week, escape a

Wid. Now I see great deal of discoveries; but when you find the bottom of your purpose. him out, you have him ever after.

Hel. You see it lawful then: It is no more, Ber. Why, do you think, he will make no But that your daughter, ere she seems as won, deed at all of this, that so seriously he does Desires this ring; appoints him an encounter; address himself unto?

In fine, delivers me to fill the time, 1 Lord. None in the world; but return with Herself most chastely absent: after this, an invention, and clap upon you two or three To marry her, I'll add three thousand crowns probable lies: but we have almost embossed To what is past already. him, you shall see his fall to-night; for, in- Wid. I have yielded : deed, he is not for your lordship’s respect. Instruct my daughter how she shall perséver,

2 Lord. We'll make you some sport with the That time and place, with this deceit so lawful, fox, ere we case him. He was first smoked May prove coherent. Every night he comes by the old lord Lafeu: when his disguise and With musicks of all sorts, and songs compos'd he is parted, tell me what a sprat you shall To her unworthiness: It nothing steads us, find him; which you shall see this very night. To chide bim from our eaves ;t for he persists,

1 Lord. I must go look my twigs; he shall As if his life lay on't. be canght.

Hel. Why then, to-night
Ber. Your brother, he shall go along with Let us assay our plot; which, if it speed,

Is wicked meaning in a lawful deed, 1 Lord. As't please your lordship: I'll leave And lawful meaning in a lawful act; you.

[Exit. Where both not sin, and yet a sinful fact: Ber. Now will I lead you to the house, and But let's about it.

[Exeunt. The lass I spoke of.

(show you 2 Lord. But, you say, she's honest.

ACT IV. Ber. That's all the fault: I spoke with her SCENE I.--Without the Florentine Camp. but once,

Enter first LORD, with five or six Soldiers in And found her wondrous cold; but I sent to

ambush. her, By this same coxcomb that we have i’the wind, this hedge' corner : When you sally upon him,

i Lord. He can come no other way but by Tokens and letters which she did re-send; And this is all I have done : She's a fair crea- speak what terrible language you will; though Will you go see her?

you understand it not yourselves, no matter:

(ture; for we must not seem to understand him; un2 Lord. With all my heart, my lord.

[Exeunt. duce for an interpreter.

less some one among us, whom we must proSCENE VI.--Florence --A Room in the 1 Sold. Good captain, let me be the interWidow's House.

preter. Enter HELENA and Widow.

1 Lord. Art not acquainted with him? knows

he not thy voice? Hel. If you misdoubt me that I am not she,

1 Sold. No, Sir, I warrant you. I know not how I shall assure you further, 1 Lord. But what linsy-woolsy hast thou to But I shall lose the grounds I work upon.

speak to us again? Wid. Though my estate be fallen, I was 1 Sold. Even such as you speak to me. well born,

1 Lord. He must think us some band of Nothing acquainted with these businesses;

strangers i’the adversary's entertainment. And would not put my reputation now Now he hath a smack of all neighbouring lanIn any staining act.

guages; therefore we must every one be a man Hel. Nor would I wish you.

of his own fancy, not to know what we speak First, give me trust, the count he is my hus-one to another; so we seem to know, is to band;

{ken, know straight 'our purpose: chough's lanAnd, what to your sworn counsel I have spo-guage, gabble enough, and good enough. . As Is so, from word to word; and then you can- for you, interpreter, you must seem very politic. not,

But couch, ho! here he comes; to beguile two By the good aid that I of you shall borrow,

hours in a sleep, and then to return and swear Err in bestowing it.

the lies he forges. Wid. I should believe you; For you have show'd me that, which well ap

Enter PAROLLES. You are great in fortune.

[proves Par. Ten o'clock : within these three hours Hel. Take this purse of gold,

'twill be time enough to go home. What shall And let me buy your friendly help thus far, I say I have done? It must be a very plausive Which I will over-pay, and pay again, invention that carries it: They begin to smoke When I have found it. The count he wooes me; and disgraces have of late knocked too your daughter,

often at my door. I find, my tongue is too foolLays down his wanton siege before her beauty, hardy; but my heart hath the fear of Mars beResolves to carry her; let her, in fine, consent, As we'll direct her how 'tis best to bear it,

* Importunate. + 1.e. Count.

From under our windows. • Hunted him down. + Before we strip him naked 1. e Foreign troops in the enemy's pay. 1. e. By discovering herself to the count.

| A bird like a jack-daw.

was

fore it, and of his creatures, not daring the re- | Till we do hear from them. ports of my tongue.

2 Sold. Captain I will. 1 Lord. This is the first truth that e'er thine 1 Lord. He will betray us all unto our. own tongue was guilty of. [Aside. Inform 'em that.

(selves ;Par. What the devil should move me to un- 2 Sold. So I will, Sir. dertake the recovery of this drum; being not 1 Lurd. Till then, I'll keep him dark, and ignorant of the impossibility, and knowing I safely lock'd.

[Exeunt. had no such purpose? I must give myself some hurts, and say, I got them in exploit: Yet SCENE II.-Florence.-A Room in the slight ones will not carry it: They will say,

Widow's House. Came you off with so little ? and great ones i dare not give. Wherefore? what's the in

Enter BERTRAM and DIANA. stance ?* Tongue, I must put you into a butter-woman's mouth, and buy another of Baja

Ber. They told me, that your name was

Fontibell. zet's mule, if you prattle me into these perils. 1 Lord. Is it possible, he should know what

Dia. No, my good lord, Diana.

Ber. Titled goddess; he is, and be that he is ?

[Aside. Par. I would the cutting of my garments in your fine frame hath love no quality ?

And worth it, with addition ! But, fair soul, would serve the turn; or the breaking of my If the quick fire of youth light not your mind, Spanish sword. '1 Lord. We cannot afford you so. [Aside.

You are no maiden, but a monument: Par. Or the baring of my beard ; and to say, As you are now, for you are cold and stern;

When you are dead, you should be such a one it was in stratagem. 1 Lord. "Twould not do.

And now you should be as your mother was,

[Aside. Par. Or to drown my clothes, and say, I

When your sweet self was got.

Dia. She then was honest, stripped. i Lord. Hardly serve.

Ber. So should you be. [Aside.

Dia. No: Par. Though I swore I leaped from the win- My mother did but duty; such, my lord, dow of the citadel 1 Lord. How deep ?

[Aside.

As you owe to your wife.

Ber. No more of that! Par. Thirty fathom. i Lord. Three great oaths would scarce make i was compelled to her; but I love thee

I pr’ythee, do not strive against my vows:* that be believed.

(Aside. Par. I would, I had any drum of the enemy's; Do thee all rights of service.

By love's own sweet constraint, and will for I would swear, I recovered it.

[ever 1 Lord. You shall hear one anon.

Dia. Ay, so you serve us,

[Aside. Par. A drum now of the enemy's !

Till we serve you : but when you have our

roses, [Alarum within. You barely leave our thorns to prick ourselves, 1 Lord. Throca movousus, cargo, cargo, cargo. And mock us with our bareness. All. Cargo, cargo, villianda par corho, cargo.

Ber. How have I sworn ? Par. O ! ransom, ransom :-Do not hide mine eyes. [They seize him and blindfold him.

Dia. "Tis not the many oathes that make the 1 Sold. Boskos thromuldo boskos.

truth; Par. I know you are the Muskos' regiment. What is not holy, that we swear not by,

Put the plain single vow, that is vow'd true. And I shall lose my life for want of language : But take the Highest to witness :t Then, pray If there be here German, or Dane, low Dutch,

you, tell me, Italian, or French, let him speak to me, I will discover that which shall undo

If I should swear by Jove's great attributes, The Florentine.

I lov'd you dearly, would you believe my oaths, 1 Sold. Boskos vaurado :

Wben I did love you ill? this has no holding, I understand thee, and can speak thy tongue :

To swear by him whom I protest to love, Kerelybonto :- -Sir,

That I will work against him: Therefore, your Betake thee to thy faith, for seventeen poniards Are words, and poor conditions ; but unseald;

oaths Are at thy bosom. Par. Oh!

At least, in my opinion.

Ber. Change it, change it; 1 Sold. O, pray, pray, pray,

Be not so holy cruel : love is holy; Manka revania dulche. 1 Lord. Oscorbi dulchos rolivorca.

And my integrity ne'er knew the crafts, 1 Sold. The general is content to spare thee That you do charge men with : Stand no more

But give thyself unto my sick desires, (off, yet; And, hood-wink'd as thou art, will lead thee on My love, as it begins, shall so persever.

Who then recover: say, thou art mine, and ever To gather from thee: haply thou may'st inform Something to save thy life.

Dia. I see, that men make hopes, in such Par. 0, let me live,

affairs,

(ring. And all the secrets of our camp I'll show,

That we'll forsake ourselves. Give me that Their force, their purposes : nay, I ll speak that

Ber. I'll lend it thee, my dear, but have no

To give it from me. Which you will wonder at.

(power 1 Sold. But wilt thou faithfully ?

Dia. Will you not, my lord ? Par. If I do not, damn me.

Ber. It is an honour 'longing to our house, 1 Sold. Acordo linta.

Bequeathed down from many ancestors : Come on, thou art granted space.

Which were the greatest obloquy i'the world [Exit, with PAROLLES guarded. In me to lose. i Lord, Go, tell the count Rousillon, and

Dia. Mine honour's such a ring: my brother,

[him muftled,

* I. e. Against his determined resolution never to coWe have caught the woodcock, and will keep hahit with Helena.

+ The sense is we never swear by what is not holy, * The proof.

but take to witness the Highest, the Divinity.

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letters;

My chastity's the jewel of our house,

be trumpeters of our unlawful intents? We
Bequeathed down from many ancestors ; shall not then have his company to-night?
Which were the greatest obloquy i'the world 2 Lord. Not till after midnight; for he is
In me to lose: Thus your own proper wisdom dieted to his hour.
Brings in the champion honour on my part, 1 Lord. That approaches apace: I would
Against your vain assault.

gladly have him see his company* anatomized;
Ber. Here, take my ring :

that he might take a measure of his own My house, mine honour, yea, my life be thine, judgements, wherein so curiously he had set And I'll be bid by thee.

this counterfeit.
Dia. When midnight comes, koock at niy 2 Lord. We will not meddle with him till he
chamber window;

come; for his presence must be the whip of the I'll order take, my mother'shall not hear. other. Now will I charge you in the band of truth, 1 Lord. In the mean time, what hear you of When you have conquer'd my yet maiden bed, these wars? Remain there but an hour, nor speak to me: 2 Lord. I hear, there is an overture of peace. My reasons are most strong; and you shall Lord. Nay, I assure you, a peace conknow them,

cluded. When back again this ring shall be deliver'd : 2 Lord. What will count Rousillon do then ? And on your finger, in the night, I'll put will he travel higher, or return again into Another ring; that, what in time proceeds, France ? May token to the future our past deeds.

1 Lord. I perceive, by this demand, you are Adieu, till then; then, fail not: You have won

not altogether of his council. A wife of me, though there my hope be done. 2 Lord. Let it be forbid, Sir! so should I be Ber. A heaven on earth I have won, by a great deal of his act. wooing thee.

[Exit. 1 Lord. Sir, his wife, some two months since, Dia. For which live long to thank' both fled from his house; her pretence is a pilgrimheaven and me!

age to Saint Jaques le grand; which holy You may so in the end.

undertaking, with most austere sanctimony, My mother told me just how he would woo, she accomplished: and, there residing, the As if she sat in his heart; she says, all men tenderness of her nature became as a prey to Have the like oaths: he had sworn to marry her grief; in fine, made a groan of her last me,

[him, breath, and now she sings in heaven. When bis wife's dead; therefore I'll lie with 2 Lurd. How is this justified ? When I am buried. Since Frenchmen are so I Lord. The stronger part of it by her own braid, *

which makes her story true, even to Marry that will, I'll live and die a maid : the point of her death : her death itself, which Only, in this disguise, I think't no sin could not be her office to say, is come, was To cozen him, that would unjustly win. (Exit. faithfully confirmed by the rector of the place. SCENE III.-The Florentine Camp.

2 Lord. Hath the count all this intelligence?

1 Lord. Ay, and the particular confirmations, Enter the two French Lords, and two or three point from point, to the full arming of the Soldiers.

verity. 1 Lord. You have not given him his mother's

2 Lord. I am heartily sorry, that he'll be glad letter?

of this. 2 Lord. I have delivered it an hour since: 1 Lord. How mightily, sometimes, we make there is something

in't that stings his nature; us comforts of our losses ! for, on the reading it, he changed almost into

2 Lord. And how mightily, some other times, abother man.

we drown our gain in tears! The great dignity, 1 Lord. He has much worthy blame laid that his valour hath here acquired for him, upon him, for shaking off so good a wife, and shall at home be encountered with a shame as so sweet a lady.

ample.
2 Lord. Especially he hath incurred the ever- 1 Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled
lasting displeasure of the king, who had even yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would
tuned his bounty to sing happiness to him. I be proud, if our faults whipped them not; and
will tell you a thing, but you shall let it dwell our crimes would despair, if they were not
darkly with you.

cherish'd by our virtues.-
i Lord. When you have spoken it, 'tis dead,
and I am the grave of it.

Enter a SERVANT.
2 Lord. He hath perverted a young gentle. How now? where's your master ?
woman here in Florence, of a most chaste re-

Serv. He met the duke in the street, Sir, of nown; and this night he fleshes his will in the whom he hath taken a solemn leave;

his lordspoil of her honour : he hath given her his mo- ship will next morning for France. The duke numental ring, and thinks himself made in the hath offered him letters of commendations to unchaste composition.

the king. I Lord. Now, God delay our rebeilion; as

2 Lord. They shall be no more than needful
we are ourselves, what things are we!
2 Lord. Merely our own traitors. And as in there, if they were more than they can com-

mend.
the common course of all treasons, we still see
them reveal themselves, till they attain to their

Enter BERTRAM.
abhorred ends ; so he, that in this action con-
trives against his own pobility, in his proper king's tartness. Here's his lordship now. How

1 Lord. They cannot be too sweet for the stream o'erflows himself.t 1 Lord. Is it not meant damnablef in us, to now my lord, is't not after midnight?

Ber. I have to-night despatched sixteen busiCrafty, deceitful.

nesses, a month's length a-peice, by an abstract +1. e. Betrays his own secrets in his own talk. Here, as elsewhere, used adverbially.

* For companion.

of success: I have conge'd with the duke, done | 1 Sold. Well, that's set down. my adieu with his nearest; buried a wife, Par. Five or six thousand horse, I said, mourned for her; writ to my lady mother, I I will say true,-or thereabouts, set down, am returning; entertained my convoy; and, for I'll speak truth. between these main parcels of despatch, ef- 1 Lord. He's very near the truth in this. fected many nicer needs; the last was the Ber. But I con him no thanks for't, in the greatest, but that I have not ended yet. nature he delivers it.

2 Lord. If the business be of any difficulty, Pur. Poor rogues, I pray you, say. and this morning your departure hence, it re- 1 Sold. Well, that's set down. quires baste of your lordship.

Par. I humbly thank you, Sir: a truth's a Ber. I mean the business is not ended, as truth, the rogues are marvellous poor. fearing to hear of it hereafter: But shall' we 1 Sold. Demand of him, of what strength they have this dialogue between the fool and the are a-foot. What say you to that? soldier?- -Come, bring forth this counterfeit Par. By my troth, Sir, if I were to live this module ;* he has deceived me, like a double- present hour, I will tell true. Let me see: meaning prophesier.

Spurio a hundred and fifty, Sebastian so many, 2 Lord. Bring him forth : [Exeunt SOLDIERS.] Corambus so many, Jaques so many; Guiltian, he has sat in the stocks all night, poor gallant Cosmo, Lodowick, and Gratii, two hundred knave.

fifty each: mine own company, Chitopher, Vau. Ber. No matter; his heels have deserved it, mond, Bentii, two hundred and fifty each: so in usurping his spurst so long. How does he that the muster-file, rotten and sound, upon my carry himself?

life, amounts not to fifteen thousand poll; half i Lord. I have told your lordship already; of which dare not shake the snow from off their the stocks carry him. But, to answer you as you cassocks," lest they shake themselves to pieces. would be understood; he weeps, like a wench Ber. What shall be done to him? that had shed her milk : he hath confessed 1 Lord. Nothing, but let him have thanks. himself to Morgan, whom he supposes to be a Demand of him my conditions, and what friar, from the time of his remembrance, to this credit I have with the duke. very instant disaster of his setting i'the stocks: 1 Sold. Well, that's set down. You shall And what think you he hath confessed ? demand of him, whether one Captain Dumain be Ber. Nothing of me, has he?

i'the camp, a Frenchman; what his reputation is 2 Lord. His confession is taken, and it shall with the duke, uhat his valour, honesty, and exbe read to his face : if your lordship be in't, pertness in wars; or whether he thinks, it were as, I believe you are, you must have the pa- not possible, with well-weighing sums of gold, to tience to hear it.

corrupt him to a revolt. What say you to this?

what do you know of it? Re-enter SOLDIERS, with PAROLLES. Par. I' beseech you, let me answer to the Ber. A plague upon him! muffled ! he can

particular of the intergatories : Demand them

singly. say nothing of me; hush! hush!

1 Sold. Do you know this captain Dumain ? 1 Lord. Hoodman comes !-Porto tartarossa.

Par. I know him: he was a botcher's preni Sold. He calls for the tortures; What will tice in Paris, from whence he was whipped for you say without 'em ? Par. I will confess what I know without innocent,|| that could not say him, nay:

getting the sheriff's fool with child; a dumb constraint; if ye pinch me like a pasty, I can

[DUMAIN lifts up his hand in anger. say no more.

Ber. Nay, by your leave, hold your hands; 1 Sold. Bosko chimurcho.

though I know, his brains are forfeit to the 2 Lord. Boblibindo chicurmurco.

next tile that falls. 1 Sold. You are a merciful general :-Our general bids you answer to what I shall ask Florence's camp?

1 Sold. Well, is this captain in the duke of you out of a note.

Par. Upon my knowledge, he is, and lousy. Par. And truly, as I hope to live. 1 Sold. First demand of him how many horse hear of your lordship anon.

1 Lord. Nay, look not so upon me; we shall the duke is strong. What say you to that?

1 Sold. What is his reputation with the duke? Par. Five or six thousand; but very weak Par. The duke knows him for no other but a and unserviceable: the troops are all scattered, poor officer of mine; and writ to me this other and the commanders very poor rogues, upon day, to turn him out o’the band : I think, I my reputation and credit, and as I hope to have his letter in my pocket. live. 1 Sold. Shall I set down your answer so?

1 Sold. Marry, we'll search. .

Pur. In good sadness, I do not know; either Par. Do; I'll take the sacrament on't, how it is there, or it is upon a file, with the duke's and which way you will.

other letters, in my tent. Ber. All's one to him. What a past-saving 1 Sold. Here 'tis ; bere's a paper ? Shall I slave is this !

read it to you ? 1 Lord. You are deceived, my lord ; this is

Par. I do not know, if it be it, or no. monsieur Parolles, the gallant militarist, (that

Ber. Our interpreter does it well. was his own phrase,) that had the whole theo

1 Lord. Excellently. rict of war in the knot of his scarf, and the

1 Sold, Dian. The count's a fool, and full of practice in the chapeg of his dagger.

gold, 2 Lord. I will never trust a man again, for

Par. That is not the duke's letter, Sir ; that keeping his sword clean; nor believe he can is an advertisement to a proper maid in Flohave every thing in him, by wearing his ap- rence, one Diana, to take heed of the allureparel neatly. Model, patern.

* Cassock then signified a horseman's loose coat. + An allusion to the degradation of a knight by hacking + Disposition and character. | For interrogatories.

An ideot under the care of the sheriff Theory.

The point of the scabbard. || A natural fool.

off his spurs.

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