MIRANDA
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If by your Art (my deerest father) you haueIf by your art, my dearest father, you haveTem I.ii.1
Put the wild waters in this Rore; alay them:Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them.Tem I.ii.2
The skye it seemes would powre down stinking pitch,The sky it seems would pour down stinking pitch,Tem I.ii.3
But that the Sea, mounting to th' welkins cheeke,But that the sea, mounting to th' welkin's cheek,Tem I.ii.4
Dashes the fire out. Oh! I haue sufferedDashes the fire out. O, I have sufferedTem I.ii.5
With those that I saw suffer: A braue vessellWith those that I saw suffer! A brave vessel,Tem I.ii.6
(Who had no doubt some noble creature in her)Who had, no doubt, some noble creature in her,Tem I.ii.7
Dash'd all to peeces: O the cry did knockeDashed all to pieces. O, the cry did knockTem I.ii.8
Against my very heart: poore soules, they perish'd.Against my very heart! Poor souls, they perished.Tem I.ii.9
Had I byn any God of power, I wouldHad I been any god of power, I wouldTem I.ii.10
Haue suncke the Sea within the Earth, or ereHave sunk the sea within the earth, or ereTem I.ii.11
It should the good Ship so haue swallow'd, andIt should the good ship so have swallowed andTem I.ii.12
The fraughting Soules within her.The fraughting souls within her.Tem I.ii.13.1
O woe, the day.O, woe the day!Tem I.ii.15.2
More to knowMore to knowTem I.ii.21.2
Did neuer medle with my thoughts.Did never meddle with my thoughts.Tem I.ii.22.1
You haue oftenYou have oftenTem I.ii.33.2
Begun to tell me what I am, but stoptBegun to tell me what I am, but stopped,Tem I.ii.34
And left me to a bootelesse Inquisition,And left me to a bootless inquisition,Tem I.ii.35
Concluding, stay: not yet.Concluding, ‘ Stay: not yet.’Tem I.ii.36.1
Certainely Sir, I can.Certainly, sir, I can.Tem I.ii.41.2
'Tis farre off:'Tis far off,Tem I.ii.44.2
And rather like a dreame, then an assuranceAnd rather like a dream than an assuranceTem I.ii.45
That my remembrance warrants: Had I notThat my remembrance warrants. Had I notTem I.ii.46
Fowre, or fiue women once, that tended me?Four or five women once that tended me?Tem I.ii.47
But that I doe not.But that I do not.Tem I.ii.52.2
Sir, are not you my Father?Sir, are not you my father?Tem I.ii.55.2
O the heauens,O the heavens!Tem I.ii.59.2
What fowle play had we, that we came from thence?What foul play had we, that we came from thence?Tem I.ii.60
Or blessed was't we did?Or blessed was't we did?Tem I.ii.61.1
O my heart bleedesO, my heart bleedsTem I.ii.63.2
To thinke oth' teene that I haue turn'd you to,To think o'th' teen that I have turned you to,Tem I.ii.64
Which is from my remembrance, please you, farther;Which is from my remembrance! Please you, farther.Tem I.ii.65
Sir, most heedefully.Sir, most heedfully.Tem I.ii.78.2
O good Sir, I doe.O, good sir, I do.Tem I.ii.88.1
Your tale, Sir, would cure deafenesse. 205:Your tale, sir, would cure deafness.Tem I.ii.106.2
Oh the heauens:O the heavens!Tem I.ii.116.2
I should sinneI should sinTem I.ii.118.2
To thinke but Noblie of my Grand-mother,To think but nobly of my grandmother.Tem I.ii.119
Good wombes haue borne bad sonnes.Good wombs have borne bad sons.Tem I.ii.120.1
Alack, for pitty:Alack, for pity.Tem I.ii.132.2
I not remembring how I cride out thenI, not remembering how I cried out then,Tem I.ii.133
Will cry it ore againe: it is a hintWill cry it o'er again. It is a hintTem I.ii.134
That wrings mine eyes too't.That wrings mine eyes to't.Tem I.ii.135.1
Wherefore did they notWherefore did they notTem I.ii.138.2
That howre destroy vs?That hour destroy us?Tem I.ii.139.1
Alack, what troubleAlack, what troubleTem I.ii.151.2
Was I then to you?Was I then to you!Tem I.ii.152.1
How came we a shore?How came we ashore?Tem I.ii.158.2
Would I mightWould I mightTem I.ii.168.2
But euer see that man.But ever see that man!Tem I.ii.169.1
Heuens thank you for't. And now I pray you Sir,Heavens thank you for't! And now, I pray you, sir,Tem I.ii.175
For still 'tis beating in my minde; your reasonFor still 'tis beating in my mind, your reasonTem I.ii.176
For raysing this Sea-storme?For raising this sea-storm?Tem I.ii.177.1
The strangenes of your story, putThe strangeness of your story putTem I.ii.306.2
Heauinesse in me.Heaviness in me.Tem I.ii.307.1
'Tis a villaine Sir,'Tis a villain, sir,Tem I.ii.309.2
I doe not loue to looke on.I do not love to look on.Tem I.ii.310.1
Abhorred Slaue,Abhorred slave,Tem I.ii.351.2
Which any print of goodnesse wilt not take,Which any print of goodness wilt not take,Tem I.ii.352
Being capable of all ill: I pittied thee,Being capable of all ill! I pitied thee,Tem I.ii.353
Took pains to make thee speak, taught thee each houreTook pains to make thee speak, taught thee each hourTem I.ii.354
One thing or other: when thou didst not (Sauage)One thing or other. When thou didst not, savage,Tem I.ii.355
Know thine owne meaning; but wouldst gabble, likeKnow thine own meaning, but wouldst gabble likeTem I.ii.356
A thing most brutish, I endow'd thy purposesA thing most brutish, I endowed thy purposesTem I.ii.357
With words that made them knowne: But thy vild raceWith words that made them known. But thy vile race,Tem I.ii.358
(Tho thou didst learn) had that in't, which good naturesThough thou didst learn, had that in't which good naturesTem I.ii.359
Could not abide to be with; therefore wast thouCould not abide to be with. Therefore wast thouTem I.ii.360
Deseruedly confin'd into this Rocke, who hadstDeservedly confined into this rock, who hadstTem I.ii.361
Deseru'd more then a prison.Deserved more than a prison.Tem I.ii.362
What is't a Spirit?What is't? A spirit?Tem I.ii.410.2
Lord, how it lookes about: Beleeue me sir,Lord, how it looks about! Believe me, sir,Tem I.ii.411
It carries a braue forme. But 'tis a spirit.It carries a brave form. But 'tis a spirit.Tem I.ii.412
I might call himI might call himTem I.ii.418.2
A thing diuine, for nothing naturallA thing divine, for nothing naturalTem I.ii.419
I euer saw so Noble.I ever saw so noble.Tem I.ii.420.1
No wonder Sir,No wonder, sir,Tem I.ii.428.2
But certainly a Mayd.But certainly a maid.Tem I.ii.429.1
Alacke, for mercy.Alack, for mercy!Tem I.ii.437.2
Why speakes my father so vngently? ThisWhy speaks my father so ungently? ThisTem I.ii.445
Is the third man that ere I saw: the firstIs the third man that e'er I saw; the firstTem I.ii.446
That ere I sigh'd for: pitty moue my fatherThat e'er I sighed for. Pity move my fatherTem I.ii.447
To be enclin'd my way.To be inclined my way.Tem I.ii.448.1
Ther's nothing ill, can dwell in such a Temple,There's nothing ill can dwell in such a temple.Tem I.ii.458
If the ill-spirit haue so fayre a house,If the ill spirit have so fair a house,Tem I.ii.459
Good things will striue to dwell with't.Good things will strive to dwell with't.Tem I.ii.460.1
O deere Father,O dear father,Tem I.ii.467.2
Make not too rash a triall of him, forMake not too rash a trial of him, forTem I.ii.468
Hee's gentle, and not fearfull.He's gentle, and not fearful.Tem I.ii.469.1
Beseech you Father.Beseech you, father!Tem I.ii.474.2
Sir haue pity,Sir, have pity.Tem I.ii.475.2
Ile be his surety.I'll be his surety.Tem I.ii.476.1
My affectionsMy affectionsTem I.ii.482.2
Are then most humble: I haue no ambitionAre then most humble. I have no ambitionTem I.ii.483
To see a goodlier man.To see a goodlier man.Tem I.ii.484.1
Be of comfort,Be of comfort.Tem I.ii.496.2
My Fathers of a better nature (Sir)My father's of a better nature, sir,Tem I.ii.497
Then he appeares by speech: this is vnwontedThan he appears by speech. This is unwontedTem I.ii.498
Which now came from him.Which now came from him.Tem I.ii.499.1
Alas, now pray you Alas, now pray youTem III.i.15.2
Worke not so hard: I would the lightning had Work not so hard. I would the lightning hadTem III.i.16
Burnt vp those Logs that you are enioynd to pile: Burnt up those logs that you are enjoined to pile!Tem III.i.17
Pray set it downe, and rest you: when this burnes Pray, set it down and rest you. When this burns,Tem III.i.18
'Twill weepe for hauing wearied you: my Father 'Twill weep for having wearied you. My fatherTem III.i.19
Is hard at study; pray now rest your selfe, Is hard at study. Pray now, rest yourself.Tem III.i.20
Hee's safe for these three houres. He's safe for these three hours.Tem III.i.21.1
If you'l sit downe If you'll sit down,Tem III.i.23.2
Ile beare your Logges the while: pray giue me that, I'll bear your logs the while. Pray, give me that.Tem III.i.24
Ile carry it to the pile. I'll carry it to the pile.Tem III.i.25.1
It would become me It would become meTem III.i.28.2
As well as it do's you; and I should do it As well as it does you; and I should do itTem III.i.29
With much more ease: for my good will is to it, With much more ease; for my good will is to it,Tem III.i.30
And yours it is against. And yours it is against.Tem III.i.31.1
You looke wearily. You look wearily.Tem III.i.32.2
Miranda, O my Father, Miranda. O my father,Tem III.i.36.2
I haue broke your hest to say so. I have broke your hest to say so!Tem III.i.37.1
I do not know I do not knowTem III.i.48.2
One of my sexe; no womans face remember, One of my sex; no woman's face remember,Tem III.i.49
Saue from my glasse, mine owne: Nor haue I seene Save, from my glass, mine own. Nor have I seenTem III.i.50
More that I may call men, then you good friend, More that I may call men than you, good friend,Tem III.i.51
And my deere Father: how features are abroad And my dear father. How features are abroadTem III.i.52
I am skillesse of; but by my modestie I am skill-less of; but by my modesty,Tem III.i.53
(The iewell in my dower) I would not wish The jewel in my dower, I would not wishTem III.i.54
Any Companion in the world but you: Any companion in the world but you.Tem III.i.55
Nor can imagination forme a shape Nor can imagination form a shape,Tem III.i.56
Besides your selfe, to like of: but I prattle Besides yourself, to like of. But I prattleTem III.i.57
Something too wildely, and my Fathers precepts Something too wildly, and my father's preceptsTem III.i.58
I therein do forget. I therein do forget.Tem III.i.59.1
Do you loue me? Do you love me?Tem III.i.67.2
I am a foole I am a foolTem III.i.73.2
To weepe at what I am glad of. To weep at what I am glad of.Tem III.i.74.1
At mine vnworthinesse, that dare not offer At mine unworthiness, that dare not offerTem III.i.77
What I desire to giue; and much lesse take What I desire to give, and much less takeTem III.i.78
What I shall die to want: But this is trifling, What I shall die to want. But this is trifling;Tem III.i.79
And all the more it seekes to hide it selfe, And all the more it seeks to hide itself,Tem III.i.80
The bigger bulke it shewes. Hence bashfull cunning, The bigger bulk it shows. Hence, bashful cunning!Tem III.i.81
And prompt me plaine and holy innocence. And prompt me, plain and holy innocence.Tem III.i.82
I am your wife, if you will marrie me; I am your wife, if you will marry me.Tem III.i.83
If not, Ile die your maid: to be your fellow If not, I'll die your maid. To be your fellowTem III.i.84
You may denie me, but Ile be your seruant You may deny me, but I'll be your servantTem III.i.85
Whether you will or no. Whether you will or no.Tem III.i.86.1
My husband then? My husband, then?Tem III.i.87.2
And mine, with my heart in't; and now farewel And mine, with my heart in't; and now farewellTem III.i.90
Till halfe an houre hence. Till half an hour hence.Tem III.i.91.1
Neuer till this dayNever till this dayTem IV.i.144.2
Saw I him touch'd with anger, so distemper'd.Saw I him touched with anger so distempered.Tem IV.i.145
Fer. Mir.FERDINAND and MIRANDA
We wish your peace.We wish your peace.Tem IV.i.163.2
Sweet Lord, you play me false.Sweet lord, you play me false.Tem V.i.172.1
Yes, for a score of Kingdomes, you should wrangle,Yes, for a score of kingdoms you should wrangle,Tem V.i.174
And I would call it faire play.And I would call it fair play.Tem V.i.175.1
O wonder!O, wonder!Tem V.i.181.2
How many goodly creatures are there heere?How many goodly creatures are there here!Tem V.i.182
How beauteous mankinde is? O braue new worldHow beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,Tem V.i.183
That has such people in't.That has such people in't!Tem V.i.184.1
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