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I haue (Antiochus) and with a souleI have, Antiochus, and with a soulPer I.i.3
emboldned / With the glory of her prayse,Emboldened with the glory of her praisePer I.i.4
thinke death no hazard, / In this enterprise.Think death no hazard in this enterprise.Per I.i.5
See where she comes, appareled like the Spring,See where she comes, apparelled like the spring,Per I.i.13
Graces her subiects, and her thoughts the King,Graces her subjects, and her thoughts the kingPer I.i.14
Of euery Vertue giues renowne to men:Of every virtue gives renown to men;Per I.i.15
Her face the booke of prayses, where is read,Her face the book of praises, where is readPer I.i.16
Nothing but curious pleasures, as from thence,Nothing but curious pleasures, as from thencePer I.i.17
Sorrow were euer racte, and teastie wrathSorrow were ever razed, and testy wrathPer I.i.18
Could neuer be her milde companion.Could never be her mild companion.Per I.i.19
You Gods that made me man, and sway in loue;You gods that made me man, and sway in love,Per I.i.20
That haue enflamde desire in my breast,That have inflamed desire in my breastPer I.i.21
To taste the fruite of yon celestiall tree,To taste the fruit of yon celestial treePer I.i.22
(Or die in th'aduenture) be my helpes,Or die in the adventure, be my helps,Per I.i.23
As I am sonne and seruant to your will,As I am son and servant to your will,Per I.i.24
To compasse such a bondlesse happinesse.To compass such a boundless happiness!Per I.i.25
That would be sonne to great Antiochus.That would be son to great Antiochus.Per I.i.27
Antiochus, I thanke thee, who hath taught,Antiochus, I thank thee, who hath taughtPer I.i.42
My frayle mortalitie to know it selfe;My frail mortality to know itself,Per I.i.43
And by those fearefull obiectes, to prepareAnd by those fearful objects to preparePer I.i.44
This body, like to them, to what I must:This body, like to them, to what I must;Per I.i.45
For Death remembered should be like a myrrour,For death remembered should be like a mirror,Per I.i.46
Who tels vs, life's but breath, to trust it errour:Who tells us life's but breath, to trust it error.Per I.i.47
Ile make my Will then, and as sicke men doe,I'll make my will then, and as sick men doPer I.i.48
Who know the World, see Heauen, but feeling woe,Who know the world, see heaven, but feeling woePer I.i.49
Gripe not at earthly ioyes as earst they did;Gripe not at earthly joys as erst they did,Per I.i.50
So I bequeath a happy peace to you,So I bequeath a happy peace to youPer I.i.51
And all good men, as euery Prince should doe;And all good men, as every prince should do;Per I.i.52
My ritches to the earth, from whence they came;My riches to the earth from whence they came,Per I.i.53
But my vnspotted fire of Loue, to you:But my unspotted fire of love to you.Per I.i.54
Thus ready for the way of life or death,Thus ready for the way of life or death,Per I.i.55
I wayte the sharpest blow (Antiochus)I wait the sharpest blow, Antiochus.Per I.i.56
Like a bold Champion I assume the Listes,Like a bold champion I assume the lists,Per I.i.62
Nor aske aduise of any other thought,Nor ask advice of any other thoughtPer I.i.63
But faythfulnesse and courage.But faithfulness and courage.Per I.i.64
I am no Viper, yet I feedI am no viper, yet I feedPer I.i.65
On mothers flesh which did me breed:On mother's flesh which did me breed.Per I.i.66
I sought a Husband, in which labour,I sought a husband, in which labourPer I.i.67
I found that kindnesse in a Father;I found that kindness in a father.Per I.i.68
Hee's Father, Sonne, and Husband milde;He's father, son, and husband mild;Per I.i.69
I, Mother, Wife; and yet his child:I mother, wife, and yet his child.Per I.i.70
How they may be, and yet in two,How they may be, and yet in two,Per I.i.71
As you will liue resolue it you.As you will live, resolve it you.Per I.i.72
Sharpe Phisicke is the last: But ô you powers!(Aside) Sharp physic is the last. But O you powersPer I.i.73
That giues heauen countlesse eyes to view mens actes,That give heaven countless eyes to view men's acts,Per I.i.74
Why cloude they not their sights perpetually,Why cloud they not their sights perpetually,Per I.i.75
If this be true, which makes me pale to read it?If this be true which makes me pale to read it?Per I.i.76
Faire Glasse of light, I lou'd you, and could still,Fair glass of light, I loved you, and could still,Per I.i.77
Were not this glorious Casket stor'd with ill:Were not this glorious casket stored with ill.Per I.i.78
But I must tell you, now my thoughts reuolt,But I must tell you now my thoughts revolt;Per I.i.79
For hee's no man on whom perfections waite,For he's no man on whom perfections waitPer I.i.80
That knowing sinne within, will touch the gate.That, knowing sin within, will touch the gate.Per I.i.81
You are a faire Violl, and your sense, the stringes;You are a fair viol, and your sense the strings,Per I.i.82
Who finger'd to make man his lawfull musicke,Who, fingered to make man his lawful music,Per I.i.83
Would draw Heauen downe, and all the Gods to harken:Would draw heaven down and all the gods to hearken,Per I.i.84
But being playd vpon before your time,But, being played upon before your time,Per I.i.85
Hell onely daunceth at so harsh a chime:Hell only danceth at so harsh a chime.Per I.i.86
Good sooth, I care not for you.Good sooth, I care not for you.Per I.i.87
Great King,Great King,Per I.i.92
Few loue to heare the sinnes they loue to act,Few love to hear the sins they love to act.Per I.i.93
T'would brayde your selfe too neare for me to tell it:'Twould braid yourself too near for me to tell it.Per I.i.94
Who has a booke of all that Monarches doe,Who has a book of all that monarchs do,Per I.i.95
Hee's more secure to keepe it shut, then showne.He's more secure to keep it shut than shown,Per I.i.96
For Vice repeated, is like the wandring Wind,For vice repeated is like the wandering wind,Per I.i.97
Blowes dust in others eyes to spread it selfe;Blows dust in others' eyes, to spread itself;Per I.i.98
And yet the end of all is bought thus deare,And yet the end of all is bought thus dear,Per I.i.99
The breath is gone, and the sore eyes see cleare:The breath is gone, and the sore eyes see clearPer I.i.100
To stop the Ayre would hurt them, the blind Mole castesTo stop the air would hurt them. The blind mole castsPer I.i.101
Copt hilles towards heauen, to tell the earth is throng'dCopped hills towards heaven, to tell the earth is throngedPer I.i.102
By mans oppression, and the poore Worme doth die for't:By man's oppression, and the poor worm doth die for't.Per I.i.103
Kinges are earths Gods; in vice, their law's their will:Kings are earth's gods; in vice, their law's their will;Per I.i.104
And if Ioue stray, who dares say, Ioue doth ill:And if Jove stray, who dares say Jove doth ill?Per I.i.105
It is enough you know, and it is fit;It is enough you know, and it is fit,Per I.i.106
What being more knowne, growes worse, to smother it.What being more known grows worse, to smother it.Per I.i.107
All loue the Wombe that their first beeing bred,All love the womb that their first being bred;Per I.i.108
Then giue my tongue like leaue, to loue my head.Then give my tongue like leave to love my head.Per I.i.109
How courtesie would seeme to couer sinne,How courtesy would seem to cover sin,Per I.i.122
When what is done, is like an hipocrite,When what is done is like an hypocrite,Per I.i.123
The which is good in nothing but in sight.The which is good in nothing but in sight.Per I.i.124
If it be true that I interpret false,If it be true that I interpret false,Per I.i.125
Then were it certaine you were not so bad,Then were it certain you were not so badPer I.i.126
As with foule Incest to abuse your soule:As with foul incest to abuse your soul;Per I.i.127
Where now you both a Father and a Sonne,Where now you're both a father and a sonPer I.i.128
By your vntimely claspings with your Child,By your untimely claspings with your child,Per I.i.129
(Which pleasures fittes a husband, not a father)Which pleasures fits a husband, not a father;Per I.i.130
And shee an eater of her Mothers flesh,And she an eater of her mother's fleshPer I.i.131
By the defiling of her Parents bed,By the defiling of her parent's bed;Per I.i.132
And both like Serpents are; who though they feedAnd both like serpents are, who, though they feedPer I.i.133
On sweetest Flowers, yet they Poyson breed.On sweetest flowers, yet they poison breed.Per I.i.134
Antioch farewell, for Wisedome sees those men,Antioch, farewell, for wisdom sees those menPer I.i.135
Blush not in actions blacker then the night,Blush not in actions blacker than the nightPer I.i.136
Will shew no course to keepe them from the light:Will shun no course to keep them from the light.Per I.i.137
One sinne (I know) another doth prouoke;One sin, I know, another doth provoke.Per I.i.138
Murther's as neere to Lust, as Flame to Smoake:Murder's as near to lust as flame to smoke.Per I.i.139
Poyson and Treason are the hands of Sinne,Poison and treason are the hands of sin,Per I.i.140
I, and the targets to put off the shame,Ay, and the targets to put off the shame.Per I.i.141
Then least my life be cropt, to keepe you cleare,Then, lest my life be cropped to keep you clear,Per I.i.142
By flight, Ile shun the danger which I feare.By flight I'll shun the danger which I fear.Per I.i.143
Let none disturb us.Per I.ii.1.1
Let none disturb vs, why shold this chãge of thoughtsWhy should this change of thoughts,Per I.ii.1.2
The sad companion dull eyde melancholie,The sad companion, dull-eyed melancholy,Per I.ii.2
By me so vsde a guest, as not an houreBe my so used a guest as not an hourPer I.ii.3
In the dayes glorious walke or peacefull night,In the day's glorious walk or peaceful night,Per I.ii.4
The tombe where griefe stould sleepe can breed me quiet,The tomb where grief should sleep, can breed me quiet?Per I.ii.5
Here pleasures court mine eies, and mine eies shun them,Here pleasures court mine eyes, and mine eyes shun them,Per I.ii.6
And daunger which I fearde is at Antioch,And danger, which I feared, is at Antioch,Per I.ii.7
Whose arme seemes farre too short to hit me here,Whose aim seems far too short to hit me here.Per I.ii.8
Yet neither pleasures Art can ioy my spirits,Yet neither pleasure's art can joy my spirits,Per I.ii.9
Nor yet the others distance comfort me,Nor yet the other's distance comfort me.Per I.ii.10
Then it is thus, the passions of the mind,Then it is thus: the passions of the mind,Per I.ii.11
That haue their first conception by misdread,That have their first conception by misdread,Per I.ii.12
Haue after nourishment and life, by careHave after-nourishment and life by care,Per I.ii.13
And what was first but feare, what might be done,And what was first but fear what might be donePer I.ii.14
Growes elder now, and cares it be not done.Grows elder now and cares it be not done;Per I.ii.15
And so with me the great Antiochus,And so with me. The great Antiochus,Per I.ii.16
Gainst whom I am too little to contend,'Gainst whom I am too little to contend,Per I.ii.17
Since hee's so great, can make his will his act,Since he's so great can make his will his act,Per I.ii.18
Will thinke me speaking, though I sweare to silence,Will think me speaking, though I swear to silence;Per I.ii.19
Nor bootes it me to say, I honour,Nor boots it me to say I honourPer I.ii.20
If he suspect I may dishonour him.If he suspect I may dishonour him.Per I.ii.21
And what may make him blush in being knowne,And what may make him blush in being known,Per I.ii.22
Heele stop the course by which it might be knowne,He'll stop the course by which it might be known.Per I.ii.23
With hostile forces heele ore-spread the land,With hostile forces he'll o'erspread the land,Per I.ii.24
And with the stint of warre will looke so huge,And with the ostent of war will look so hugePer I.ii.25
Amazement shall driue courage from the state,Amazement shall drive courage from the state,Per I.ii.26
Our men be vanquisht ere they doe resist,Our men be vanquished ere they do resist,Per I.ii.27
And subiects punisht that nere thought offence,And subjects punished that ne'er thought offence;Per I.ii.28
Which care of them, not pittie of my selfe,Which care of them, not pity of myself,Per I.ii.29
Who once no more but as the tops of trees,Who am no more but as the tops of treesPer I.ii.30
Which fence the rootes they grow by and defend them,Which fence the roots they grow by and defend them,Per I.ii.31
Makes both my bodie pine, and soule to languish,Makes both my body pine and soul to languish,Per I.ii.32
And punish that before that he would punish.And punish that before that he would punish.Per I.ii.33
All leaue vs else: but let your cares ore-looke,All leave us else. But let your cares o'erlookPer I.ii.48
What shipping, and what ladings in our hauen,What shipping and what lading's in our haven,Per I.ii.49
And then returne to vs,And then return to us.Per I.ii.50.1
HellicansHelicanus,Per I.ii.50.2
thou hast / Mooude vs, what seest thou in our lookes?Thou hast moved us. What seest thou in our looks?Per I.ii.51
If there be such a dart in Princes frownes,If there be such a dart in princes' frowns,Per I.ii.53
How durst thy tongue moue anger to our face?How durst thy tongue move anger to our face?Per I.ii.54
Thou knowest I haue power to take thy life from thee.Thou knowest I have power to take thy life from thee.Per I.ii.57
Rise, prethee rise, sit downe, thou art no flatterer,Rise, prithee rise. Sit down. Thou art no flatterer;Per I.ii.59
I thanke thee fort, and heaue forbidI thank thee for't, and heaven forbidPer I.ii.60
That kings should let their eares heare their faults hid.That kings should let their ears hear their faults hid.Per I.ii.61
Fit Counsellor, and seruant for a Prince,Fit counsellor and servant for a prince,Per I.ii.62
Who by thy wisdome makes a Prince thy seruant,Who by thy wisdom makes a prince thy servant,Per I.ii.63
What wouldst thou haue me doe?What wouldst thou have me do?Per I.ii.64
Thou speakst like a Physition Hellicanus,Thou speakest like a physician, Helicanus,Per I.ii.67
That ministers a potion vnto me:That ministers a potion unto mePer I.ii.68
That thou wouldst tremble to receiue thy selfe,That thou wouldst tremble to receive thyself.Per I.ii.69
Attend me then, I went to Antioch,Attend me then. I went to Antioch,Per I.ii.70
Where as thou knowst against the face of death,Where as thou knowest, against the face of deathPer I.ii.71
I sought the purchase of a glorious beautie,I sought the purchase of a glorious beauty,Per I.ii.72
From whence an issue I might propogate,From whence an issue I might propagate,Per I.ii.73
Are armes to Princes, and bring ioies to subiects,Are arms to princes and bring joys to subjects.Per I.ii.74
Her face was to mine eye beyond all wonder,Her face was to mine eye beyond all wonder,Per I.ii.75
The rest harke in thine eare, as blacke as incest,The rest – hark in thine ear – as black as incest;Per I.ii.76
Which by my knowledge found, the sinful fatherWhich by my knowledge found, the sinful fatherPer I.ii.77
Seemde not to strike, but smooth, but thou knowst this,Seemed not to strike, but smooth. But thou knowest this,Per I.ii.78
Tis time to feare when tyrants seemes to kisse.'Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.Per I.ii.79
Which feare so grew in me I hither fled,Such fear so grew in me I hither fledPer I.ii.80
Vnder the couering of a carefull night,Under the covering of a careful nightPer I.ii.81
Who seemd my good protector, and being here,Who seemed my good protector; and, being here,Per I.ii.82
Bethought what was past, what might succeed,Bethought me what was past, what might succeed.Per I.ii.83
I knew him tyrannous, and tyrants feareI knew him tyrannous, and tyrants' fearsPer I.ii.84
Decrease not, but grow faster then the yeares,Decrease not, but grow faster than the years.Per I.ii.85
And should he doo't, as no doubt he doth,And should he doubt, as no doubt he doth,Per I.ii.86
That I should open to the listning ayre ,That I should open to the listening airPer I.ii.87
How many worthie Princes blouds were shed,How many worthy princes' bloods were shedPer I.ii.88
To keepe his bed of blacknesse vnlayde ope,To keep his bed of blackness unlaid ope,Per I.ii.89
To lop that doubt, hee'le fill this land with armes,To lop that doubt, he'll fill this land with arms,Per I.ii.90
And make pretence of wrong that I haue done him,And make pretence of wrong that I have done him,Per I.ii.91
When all for mine, if I may call offence,When all for mine – if I may call – offencePer I.ii.92
Must feel wars blow, who spares not innocence,Must feel war's blow, who spares not innocence;Per I.ii.93
Which loue to all of which thy selfe art one,Which love to all, of which thyself art one,Per I.ii.94
Who now reprou'dst me fort.Who now reprovedst me for't –Per I.ii.95.1
Drew sleep out of mine eies, blood frõmy cheekes,Drew sleep out of mine eyes, blood from my cheeks,Per I.ii.96
Musings into my mind, with thousand doubtsMusings into my mind, with thousand doubts,Per I.ii.97
How I might stop this tempest ere it came,How I might stop this tempest ere it came;Per I.ii.98
And finding little comfort to relieue them,And, finding little comfort to relieve them,Per I.ii.99
I thought it princely charity to griue for them.I thought it princely charity to grieve for them.Per I.ii.100
I doe not doubt thy faith.I do not doubt thy faith,Per I.ii.111
But should he wrong my liberties in my absence?But should he wrong my liberties in my absence?Per I.ii.112
Tyre I now looke from thee then, and to TharsusTyre, I now look from thee then, and to TarsusPer I.ii.115
Intend my trauaile, where Ile heare from thee,Intend my travel, where I'll hear from thee,Per I.ii.116
And by whose Letters Ile dispose my selfe.And by whose letters I'll dispose myself.Per I.ii.117
The care I had and haue of subiects good,The care I had and have of subjects' goodPer I.ii.118
On thee I lay, whose wisdomes strength can beare it,On thee I lay, whose wisdom's strength can bear it.Per I.ii.119
Ile take thy word, for faith not aske thine oath,I'll take thy word for faith, not ask thine oath;Per I.ii.120
Who shuns not to breake one, will cracke both.Who shuns not to break one will sure crack both.Per I.ii.121
But in our orbs will liue so round, and safe,But in our orbs we'll live so round and safePer I.ii.122
That time of both this truth shall nere conuince,That time of both this truth shall ne'er convince,Per I.ii.123
Thou shewdst a subiects shine, I a true Prince.Thou showedst a subject's shine, I a true prince.Per I.ii.124
Lord Gouernour, for so wee heare you are,Lord governor, for so we hear you are,Per I.iv.85
Let not our Ships and number of our men,Let not our ships and number of our menPer I.iv.86
Be like a beacon fier'de, t'amaze your eyes,Be like a beacon fired t' amaze your eyes.Per I.iv.87
Wee haue heard your miseries as farre as Tyre,We have heard your miseries as far as TyrePer I.iv.88
And seene the desolation of your streets,And seen the desolation of your streets;Per I.iv.89
Nor come we to adde sorrow to your teares,Nor come we to add sorrow to your tears,Per I.iv.90
But to relieue them of their heauy loade,But to relieve them of their heavy load;Per I.iv.91
And these our Ships you happily may thinke,And these our ships you happily may thinkPer I.iv.92
Are like the Troian Horse, was stuft withinAre like the Trojan horse, was stuffed withinPer I.iv.93
With bloody veines expecting ouerthrow,With bloody veins expecting overthrow,Per I.iv.94
Are stor'd with Corne, to make your needie bread,Are stored with corn to make your needy bread,Per I.iv.95
And giue them life, whom hunger-staru'd halfe dead.And give them life whom hunger starved half dead.Per I.iv.96
Arise I pray you, rise;Arise, I pray you, rise.Per I.iv.98.2
we do not looke for reuerence, / But for loue,We do not look for reverence but for love,Per I.iv.99
and harborage for our selfe, our ships, & men.And harbourage for ourself, our ships, and men.Per I.iv.100
Which welcome wee'le accept, feast here awhile,Which welcome we'll accept, feast here awhile,Per I.iv.107
Vntill our Starres that frowne, lend vs a smile.Until our stars that frown lend us a smile.Per I.iv.108
Yet cease your ire you angry Starres of heauen,Yet cease your ire, you angry stars of heaven!Per II.i.1
Wind, Raine, and Thunder, remember earthly manWind, rain, and thunder, remember earthly manPer II.i.2
Is but a substaunce that must yeeld to you:Is but a substance that must yield to you,Per II.i.3
And I (as fits my nature) do obey you.And I, as fits my nature, do obey you.Per II.i.4
Alasse, the Seas hath cast me on the Rocks,Alas, the seas hath cast me on the rocks,Per II.i.5
Washt me from shore to shore, and left my breathWashed me from shore to shore, and left my breathPer II.i.6
Nothing to thinke on, but ensuing death:Nothing to think on but ensuing death.Per II.i.7
Let it suffize the greatnesse of your powers,Let it suffice the greatness of your powersPer II.i.8
To haue bereft a Prince of all his fortunes;To have bereft a prince of all his fortunes,Per II.i.9
And hauing throwne him from your watry graue,And having thrown him from your watery gravePer II.i.10
Heere to haue death in peace, is all hee'le craue.Here to have death in peace is all he'll crave.Per II.i.11
A prettie morall.A pretty moral!Per II.i.35
Simonides?Simonides?Per II.i.45
How from the fenny subiect of the Sea,How from the finny subject of the seaPer II.i.48
These Fishers tell the infirmities of men,These fishers tell the infirmities of men,Per II.i.49
And from their watry empire recollect,And from their watery empire recollectPer II.i.50
All that may men approue, or men detect.All that may men approve or men detect! –Per II.i.51
Peace be at your labour, honest Fisher-men.Peace be at your labour, honest fishermen!Per II.i.52
May see the Sea hath cast vpon your coast:May see the sea hath cast upon your coast –Per II.i.56
A man whom both the Waters and the Winde,A man whom both the waters and the wind,Per II.i.59
In that vast Tennis-court, hath made the BallIn that vast tennis-court, hath made the ballPer II.i.60
For them to play vpon, intreates you pittie him:For them to play upon entreats you pity him.Per II.i.61
Hee askes of you, that neuer vs'd to begge.He asks of you that never used to beg.Per II.i.62
I neuer practizde it.I never practised it.Per II.i.67
What I haue been, I haue forgot to know;What I have been I have forgot to know;Per II.i.71
But what I am, want teaches me to thinke on:But what I am, want teaches me to think on:Per II.i.72
A man throng'd vp with cold, my Veines are chill,A man thronged up with cold; my veins are chill,Per II.i.73
And haue no more of life then may suffize,And have no more of life than may sufficePer II.i.74
To giue my tongue that heat to aske your helpe:To give my tongue that heat to ask your help;Per II.i.75
Which if you shall refuse, when I am dead,Which if you shall refuse, when I am dead,Per II.i.76
For that I am a man, pray you see me buried.For that I am a man, pray see me buried.Per II.i.77
I thanke you sir.I thank you, sir.Per II.i.84
I did but craue.I did but crave.Per II.i.87
Why, are you Beggers whipt then?Why, are your beggars whipped then?Per II.i.90
How well this honest mirth becomes their labour?How well this honest mirth becomes their labour!Per II.i.95.1
Not well.Not well.Per II.i.98
The good Symonides, doe you call him?The good Simonides do you call him?Per II.i.101
He is a happy King, since he gaines from / HisHe is a happy king, since he gains from hisPer II.i.104
subiects the name of good, by his gouernment. How farresubjects the name of good by his government. How farPer II.i.105
is his Court distant from this shore?is his court distant from this shore?Per II.i.106
Were my fortunes equall to my desires, I couldWere my fortunes equal to my desires, I couldPer II.i.112
wish to make one there.wish to make one there.Per II.i.113
An Armour friends; I pray you let me see it?An armour, friends? I pray you let me see it.Per II.i.121
Thankes Fortune, yet that after all crosses,Thanks, Fortune, yet that after all thy crossesPer II.i.122
Thou giuest me somewhat to repaire my selfe:Thou givest me somewhat to repair myself,Per II.i.123
And though it was mine owne part of my heritage,And though it was mine own, part of my heritage,Per II.i.124
Which my dead Father did bequeath to me,Which my dead father did bequeath to me,Per II.i.125
With this strict charge euen as he left his life,With this strict charge, even as he left his life:Per II.i.126
Keepe it my Perycles, it hath been a Shield‘ Keep it, my Pericles; it hath been a shieldPer II.i.127
Twixt me and death, and poynted to this brayse,'Twixt me and death,’ and pointed to this brace,Per II.i.128
For that it saued me, keepe it in like necessitie:‘ For that it saved me, keep it. In like necessity,Per II.i.129
The which the Gods protect thee, Fame may defend thee:The which the gods protect thee from, may't defend thee.’Per II.i.130
It kept where I kept, I so dearely lou'd it,It kept where I kept, I so dearly loved it,Per II.i.131
Till the rough Seas, that spares not any man,Till the rough seas, that spares not any man,Per II.i.132
Tooke it in rage, though calm'd, haue giuen't againe:Took it in rage, though calmed have given't again.Per II.i.133
I thanke thee for't, my shipwracke now's no ill,I thank thee for't. My shipwreck now's no ill,Per II.i.134
Since I haue heere my Father gaue in his Will.Since I have here my father gave in his will.Per II.i.135
To begge of you (kind friends) this Coate of worth,To beg of you, kind friends, this coat of worth,Per II.i.137
For it was sometime Target to a King;For it was sometime target to a king.Per II.i.138
I know it by this marke: he loued me dearely,I know it by this mark. He loved me dearly,Per II.i.139
And for his sake, I wish the hauing of it;And for his sake I wish the having of it,Per II.i.140
And that you'd guide me to your Soueraignes Court,And that you'd guide me to your sovereign's court,Per II.i.141
Where with it, I may appeare a Gentleman:Where with it I may appear a gentleman.Per II.i.142
And if that euer my low fortune's better,And if that ever my low fortune's better,Per II.i.143
Ile pay your bounties; till then, rest your debter.I'll pay your bounties; till then rest your debtor.Per II.i.144
Ile shew the vertue I haue borne in Armes.I'll show the virtue I have borne in arms.Per II.i.146
Beleeue't, I will:Believe't, I will.Per II.i.154
By your furtherance I am cloth'd in Steele,By your furtherance I am clothed in steel,Per II.i.155
And spight of all the rupture of the Sea,And spite of all the rapture of the seaPer II.i.156
This Iewell holdes his buylding on my arme:This jewel holds his building on my arm.Per II.i.157
Vnto thy value I will mount my selfeUnto thy value I will mount myselfPer II.i.158
Vpon a Courser, whose delight steps,Upon a courser, whose delightful stepsPer II.i.159
Shall make the gazer ioy to see him tread;Shall make the gazer joy to see him tread.Per II.i.160
Onely (my friend) I yet am vnprouidedOnly, my friend, I yet am unprovidedPer II.i.161
of a paire of Bases.Of a pair of bases.Per II.i.162
Then Honour be but a Goale to my Will,Then honour be but a goal to my will,Per II.i.166
This day Ile rise, or else adde ill to ill.This day I'll rise, or else add ill to ill.Per II.i.167
Tis more by Fortune (Lady) then my Merit.'Tis more by fortune, lady, than by merit.Per II.iii.12
Some other is more fit.Some other is more fit.Per II.iii.23.2
You are right courtious Knights.You are right courteous knights.Per II.iii.27.1
You Kings to mee, like to my fathers picture,Yon king's to me like to my father's picturePer II.iii.37
Which tels in that glory once he was,Which tells me in what glory once he was;Per II.iii.38
Had Princes sit like Starres about his Throane,Had princes sit like stars about his throne,Per II.iii.39
And hee the Sunne for them to reuerence;And he the sun for them to reverence.Per II.iii.40
None that beheld him, but like lesser lights,None that beheld him but like lesser lightsPer II.iii.41
Did vaile their Crownes to his supremacie;Did vail their crowns to his supremacy;Per II.iii.42
Where now his sonne like a Gloworme in the night,Where now his son's like a glow-worm in the night,Per II.iii.43
The which hath Fire in darknesse, none in light:The which hath fire in darkness, none in light;Per II.iii.44
Whereby I see that Time's the King of men,Whereby I see that Time's the king of men;Per II.iii.45
Hee's both their Parent, and he is their Graue,He's both their parent and he is their grave,Per II.iii.46
And giues them what he will, not what they craue.And gives them what he will, not what they crave.Per II.iii.47
I thanke him.I thank him.Per II.iii.76
I thanke both him and you, and pledge him freely.I thank both him and you, and pledge him freely.Per II.iii.78
A Gentleman of Tyre, my name Pericles,A gentleman of Tyre, my name Pericles,Per II.iii.81
My education beene in Artes and Armes:My education been in arts and arms,Per II.iii.82
Who looking for aduentures in the world,Who, looking for adventures in the world,Per II.iii.83
Was by the rough Seas reft of Ships and men,Was by the rough seas reft of ships and men,Per II.iii.84
and after shipwracke, driuen vpon this shore.And after shipwreck driven upon this shore.Per II.iii.85
In those that practize them, they are (my Lord.)In those that practise them they are, my lord.Per II.iii.104
I am at your Graces pleasure.I am at your grace's pleasure.Per II.iii.111
All fortune to the good Symonides.All fortune to the good Simonides!Per II.v.24
It is your Graces pleasure to commend,It is your grace's pleasure to commend,Per II.v.29
Not my desert.Not my desert.Per II.v.30.1
The worst of all her schollers (my good Lord.)The worst of all her scholars, my good lord.Per II.v.31
A most vertuous Princesse.A most virtuous princess.Per II.v.33.2
As a faire day in Sommer: woondrous faire.As a fair day in summer, wondrous fair.Per II.v.35
I am vnworthy for her Scholemaister.I am unworthy for her schoolmaster.Per II.v.39
What's here, What's here?Per II.v.41
a letter that she loues the knight of Tyre?A letter that she loves the knight of Tyre!Per II.v.42
T'is the Kings subtiltie to haue my life:'Tis the King's subtlety to have my life.Per II.v.43
Oh seeke not to intrappe me, gracious Lord,O, seek not to entrap me, gracious lord,Per II.v.44
A Stranger, and distressed Gentleman,A stranger and distressed gentleman,Per II.v.45
That neuer aymed so hie, to loue your Daughter,That never aimed so high to love your daughter,Per II.v.46
But bent all offices to honour her.But bent all offices to honour her.Per II.v.47
By the Gods I haue not;By the gods, I have not.Per II.v.49.2
neuer did thought / Of mine leuie offence;Never did thought of mine levy offence,Per II.v.50
nor neuer did my actions / Yet commenceNor never did my actions yet commencePer II.v.51
a deed might gaine her loue, / Or your displeasure.A deed might gain her love or your displeasure.Per II.v.52
Traytor?Traitor!Per II.v.53.2
Euen in his throat, vnlesse it be the King,Even in his throat, unless it be the King,Per II.v.57
That cals me Traytor, I returne the lye.That calls me traitor, I return the lie.Per II.v.58
My actions are as noble as my thoughts,My actions are as noble as my thoughts,Per II.v.60
That neuer relisht of a base discent:That never relished of a base descent.Per II.v.61
I came vnto your Court for Honours cause,I came unto your court for honour's cause,Per II.v.62
And not to be a Rebell to her state:And not to be a rebel to her state.Per II.v.63
And he that otherwise accountes of mee,And he that otherwise accounts of me,Per II.v.64
This Sword shall prooue, hee's Honours enemie.This sword shall prove he's honour's enemy.Per II.v.65
Then as you are as vertuous, as faire,Then, as you are as virtuous as fair,Per II.v.68
Resolue your angry Father, if my tongueResolve your angry father if my tonguePer II.v.69
Did ere solicite, or my hand subscribeDid e'er solicit, or my hand subscribePer II.v.70
To any sillable that made loue to you?To any syllable that made love to you.Per II.v.71
Euen as my life, my blood that fosters it.Even as my life my blood that fosters it.Per II.v.91
Ambo.PERICLES and THAISA
Yes, if't please your Maiestie.Yes, if it please your majesty.Per II.v.93
The God of this great Vast, rebuke these surges,Thou god of this great vast rebuke these surges,Per III.i.1
Which wash both heauen and hell, and thou that hastWhich wash both heaven and hell. And thou that hastPer III.i.2
Vpon the Windes commaund, bind them in Brasse;Upon the winds command, bind them in brass,Per III.i.3
Hauing call'd them from the deepe, ô stillHaving called them from the deep! O, stillPer III.i.4
Thy deafning dreadfull thunders, gently quenchThy deafening, dreadful thunders, gently quenchPer III.i.5
Thy nimble sulphirous flashes: ô How Lychorida!Thy nimble, sulphurous flashes! O, how, Lychorida,Per III.i.6
How does my Queene? then storme venomously,How does my queen? Thou storm, venomouslyPer III.i.7
Wilt thou speat all thy selfe? the sea-mans WhistleWilt thou spit all thyself? The seaman's whistlePer III.i.8
Is as a whisper in the eares of death,Is as a whisper in the ears of death,Per III.i.9
Vnheard Lychorida? Lucina, oh!Unheard. Lychorida! Lucina, OPer III.i.10
Diuinest patrionesse, and my wife gentleDivinest patroness and midwife gentlePer III.i.11
To those that cry by night, conuey thy deitieTo those that cry by night, convey thy deityPer III.i.12
Aboard our dauncing Boat, make swift the panguesAboard our dancing boat, make swift the pangsPer III.i.13
Of my Queenes trauayles? now Lychorida.Of my queen's travails! Now, Lychorida!Per III.i.14
How? how Lychorida?How? How, Lychorida?Per III.i.18.2
O you Gods!O you gods!Per III.i.22.2
Why do you make vs loue your goodly gyfts,Why do you make us love your goodly giftsPer III.i.23
And snatch them straight away? we heere below,And snatch them straight away? We here belowPer III.i.24
Recall not what we giue, and therein mayRecall not what we give, and therein mayPer III.i.25
Vse honour with you.Use honour with you.Per III.i.26.1
Now mylde may be thy life,Now, mild may be thy life!Per III.i.27.2
For a more blusterous birth had neuer Babe:For a more blusterous birth had never babe;Per III.i.28
Quiet and gentle thy conditions; forQuiet and gentle thy conditions! forPer III.i.29
Thou art the rudelyest welcome to this world,Thou art the rudeliest welcome to this worldPer III.i.30
That euer was Princes Child: happy what followes,That ever was prince's child. Happy what follows!Per III.i.31
Thou hast as chiding a natiuitie,Thou hast as chiding a nativityPer III.i.32
As Fire, Ayre, Water, Earth, and Heauen can make,As fire, air, water, earth, and heaven can makePer III.i.33
To harould thee from the wombe:To herald thee from the womb. Poor inch of nature!Per III.i.34
Euen at the first, thy losse is more then canEven at the first thy loss is more than canPer III.i.35
Thy portage quit, with all thou canst find heere:Thy portage quit, with all thou canst find here.Per III.i.36
Now the good Gods throw their best eyes vpon't. Now the good gods throw their best eyes upon't.Per III.i.37
Courage enough, I do not feare the flaw,Courage enough. I do not fear the flaw;Per III.i.39
It hath done to me the worst: yet for the loueIt hath done to me the worst. Yet for the lovePer III.i.40
Of this poore Infant, this fresh new sea-farer,Of this poor infant, this fresh new seafarer,Per III.i.41
I would it would be quiet.I would it would be quiet.Per III.i.42
That's your superstition.That's your superstition.Per III.i.50
As you thinke meet; for she must ouer board straight: / Most wretched Queene.As you think meet. Most wretched queen!Per III.i.54
A terrible Child-bed hast thou had (my deare,A terrible childbed hast thou had, my dear;Per III.i.56
No light, no fire, th'vnfriendly elements,No light, no fire; th' unfriendly elementsPer III.i.57
Forgot thee vtterly, nor haue I timeForgot thee utterly. Nor have I timePer III.i.58
To giue thee hallowd to thy graue, but straight,To give thee hallowed to thy grave, but straightPer III.i.59
Must cast thee scarcly Coffind, in oare,Must cast thee, scarcely coffined, in the ooze,Per III.i.60
Where for a monument vpon thy bones,Where, for a monument upon thy bones,Per III.i.61
The ayre remayning lampes, the belching Whale,And e'er-remaining lamps, the belching whalePer III.i.62
And humming Water must orewelme thy corpes,And humming water must o'erwhelm thy corpse,Per III.i.63
Lying with simple shels: ô Lychorida,Lying with simple shells. O Lychorida,Per III.i.64
Bid Nestor bring me Spices, Incke, and Taper,Bid Nestor bring me spices, ink and paper,Per III.i.65
My Casket, and my Iewels; and bid NicanderMy casket and my jewels. And bid NicanderPer III.i.66
Bring me the Sattin Coffin: lay the BabeBring me the satin coffer. Lay the babePer III.i.67
Vpon the Pillow; hie thee whiles I sayUpon the pillow. Hie thee, whiles I sayPer III.i.68
A priestly farewell to her: sodainely, woman.A priestly farewell to her. Suddenly, woman.Per III.i.69
I thanke thee: Mariner say, what Coast is this?I thank thee. Mariner, say, what coast is this?Per III.i.72
Thither gentle Mariner,Thither, gentle mariner,Per III.i.74
Alter thy course for Tyre: When canst thou reach it?Alter thy course for Tyre. When canst thou reach it?Per III.i.75
O make for Tharsus,O, make for Tarsus!Per III.i.77
There will I visit Cleon, for the BabeThere will I visit Cleon, for the babePer III.i.78
Cannot hold out to Tyrus; there Ile leaue itCannot hold out to Tyrus. There I'll leave itPer III.i.79
At carefull nursing: goe thy wayes good Mariner,At careful nursing. Go thy ways, good mariner;Per III.i.80
Ile bring the body presently.I'll bring the body presently.Per III.i.81
Most honor'd Cleon, I must needs be gone,Most honoured Cleon, I must needs be gone.Per III.iii.1
my twelue months are expir'd, and Tyrus standesMy twelve months are expired, and Tyrus standsPer III.iii.2
in a litigious peace: / You and your LadyIn a litigious peace. You and your ladyPer III.iii.3
take from my heart all thankfulnesse, / The GodsTake from my heart all thankfulness. The godsPer III.iii.4
make vp the rest vpon you.Make up the rest upon you!Per III.iii.5.1
We cannot but obeyWe cannot but obeyPer III.iii.9.2
the powers aboue vs; / Could I rage and roreThe powers above us. Could I rage and roarPer III.iii.10
as doth the sea she lies in, / Yet the endAs doth the sea she lies in, yet the endPer III.iii.11
must be as tis: my gentle babe Marina,Must be as 'tis. My gentle babe Marina,Per III.iii.12
Whom, for she was borne at sea, I haue named so,Whom, for she was born at sea, I have named so,Per III.iii.13
Here I charge your charitie withall; leauing herHere I charge your charity withal, leaving herPer III.iii.14
The infant of your care, beseeching youThe infant of your care, beseeching youPer III.iii.15
to giue her / Princely training, that she mayTo give her princely training, that she mayPer III.iii.16
be manere'd as she is borne.Be mannered as she is born.Per III.iii.17.1
I beleeue you,I believe you.Per III.iii.25.2
your honour and your goodnes, / Teach me too'tYour honour and your goodness teach me to'tPer III.iii.26
without your vowes, till she be maried, / Madame,Without your vows. Till she be married, madam,Per III.iii.27
by bright Diana, whom we honour, / AllBy bright Diana, whom we honour, allPer III.iii.28
vnsisterd shall this heyre of mine remayne,Unscissored shall this hair of mine remain,Per III.iii.29
Though I shew will in't; so I take my leaue:Though I show will in't. So I take my leave.Per III.iii.30
Good Madame, make me blessed in your careGood madam, make me blessed in your carePer III.iii.31
In bringing vp my Child.In bringing up my child.Per III.iii.32.1
Madam, my thanks and prayers.Madam, my thanks and prayers.Per III.iii.34.2
I will imbraceI will embracePer III.iii.37.2
your offer, come deerest Madame, O no tearesYour offer. Come, dearest madam. O, no tears,Per III.iii.38
Licherida, no teares,Lychorida, no tears.Per III.iii.39
looke to your litle Mistris, on whose graceLook to your little mistress, on whose gracePer III.iii.40
you may depend hereafter: come my Lord.You may depend hereafter. Come, my lord.Per III.iii.41
Hum, ha.Hum, ha!Per V.i.82
My fortunes, parentage, good parentage,My fortunes – parentage – good parentage –Per V.i.96
to equall mine, was it not thus, what say you?To equal mine – was it not thus? What say you?Per V.i.97
I do thinke so, pray you turne your eyes vpon me,I do think so. Pray you, turn your eyes upon me.Per V.i.100
your like something that, what Countrey womenYou're like something that – What countrywoman?Per V.i.101
heare of these shewes?Here of these shores?Per V.i.102.1
I am great with woe, and shall deliuer weeping:I am great with woe, and shall deliver weeping.Per V.i.105
my dearest wife was like this maid,My dearest wife was like this maid,Per V.i.106
and such a one my daughter might haue beene:And such a one my daughter might have been.Per V.i.107
My Queenes square browes, her stature to an inch,My queen's square brows, her stature to an inch,Per V.i.108
as wandlike-straight, as siluer voyst,As wand-like straight, as silver-voiced,Per V.i.109
her eyes as Iewell-like, and caste as richly,Her eyes as jewel-like, and cased as richly,Per V.i.110
in pace an other Iuno.In pace another Juno;Per V.i.111
Who starues the eares shee feedes, and makes them hungrie,Who starves the ears she feeds, and makes them hungryPer V.i.112
the more she giues them speech, Where doe you liue?The more she gives them speech. Where do you live?Per V.i.113
Where were you bred?Where were you bred?Per V.i.115.2
and how atchieu'd you these indowments whichAnd how achieved you these endowments whichPer V.i.116
you make more rich to owe?You make more rich to owe?Per V.i.117
Prethee speake,Prithee speak.Per V.i.119.2
falsnesse cannot come from thee, for thou lookestFalseness cannot come from thee, for thou lookestPer V.i.120
modest as iustice, & thou seemest a PallasModest as justice, and thou seemest a palacePer V.i.121
for the crownd truth to dwell in, I wil beleeue theeFor the crowned truth to dwell in. I will believe thee,Per V.i.122
& make senses credit thy relation,And make my senses credit thy relationPer V.i.123
to points that seeme impossible, for thou lookestTo points that seem impossible, for thou lookestPer V.i.124
like one I loued indeede: what were thy friends?Like one I loved indeed. What were thy friends?Per V.i.125
didst thou not stay when I did push thee backe,Didst thou not say, when I did push thee back –Per V.i.126
which was when I perceiu'd thee that thou camstWhich was when I perceived thee – that thou camestPer V.i.127
from good discending.From good descending?Per V.i.128.1
Report thy parentage, I think thou saidstReport thy parentage. I think thou saidstPer V.i.129
thou hadst beene tost from wrong to iniurie,Thou hadst been tossed from wrong to injury,Per V.i.130
and that thou thoughts thy griefs might equall mine,And that thou thought'st thy griefs might equal mine,Per V.i.131
if both were opened.If both were opened.Per V.i.132.1
Tell thy storie,Tell thy story.Per V.i.134.2
if thine considered proue the thousand partIf thine considered prove the thousandth partPer V.i.135
of my enduraunce, thou art a man, and IOf my endurance, thou art a man, and IPer V.i.136
haue suffered like a girle, yet thou doest lookeHave suffered like a girl; yet thou dost lookPer V.i.137
like patience, gazing on Kings graues, and smilingLike Patience gazing on kings' graves and smilingPer V.i.138
extremitie out of act, what were thy friends?Extremity out of act. What were thy friends?Per V.i.139
howe lost thou thy name, my most kinde Virgin?How lost thou them? Thy name, my most kind virgin?Per V.i.140
recount I doe beseech thee, Come sit by mee.Recount, I do beseech thee. Come, sit by me.Per V.i.141
Oh I am mockt,O, I am mocked,Per V.i.142.2
and thou by some insenced God sent hitherAnd thou by some incensed god sent hitherPer V.i.143
to make the world to laugh at me.To make the world to laugh at me.Per V.i.144.1
Nay Ile be patient:Nay, I'll be patient.Per V.i.145.2
thou little knowst howe thou doest startle meThou little knowest how thou dost startle mePer V.i.146
to call thy selfe Marina.To call thyself Marina.Per V.i.147.1
How, a Kings daughter,How, a king's daughter?Per V.i.149.2
and cald Marina?And called Marina?Per V.i.150.1
But are you flesh and bloud?But are you flesh and blood?Per V.i.152.2
Haue you a working pulse, and are no Fairie?Have you a working pulse? And are no fairy?Per V.i.153
Motion well, speake on, where were you borne?Motion as well? Speak on. Where were you born?Per V.i.154
And wherefore calld Marina?And wherefore called Marina?Per V.i.155.1
At sea, what mother?At sea! what mother?Per V.i.156.2
O stop there a little,O, stop there a little!Per V.i.160.2
this is the rarest dreameThis is the rarest dreamPer V.i.161
That ere duld sleepe did mocke sad fooles withall,That e'er dull sleep did mock sad fools withal.Per V.i.162
This cannot be my daughter, buried,This cannot be my daughter, buried!Per V.i.163
well, where were you bred?Well, where were you bred?Per V.i.164
Ile heare you more too'th bottome of your storie,I'll hear you more, to the bottom of your story,Per V.i.165
and neuer interrupt you.And never interrupt you.Per V.i.166.1
I will beleeue youI will believe youPer V.i.167.2
by the syllable of what you shall deliuer,By the syllable of what you shall deliver.Per V.i.168
yet giue me leaue, how came you in these parts?Yet give me leave: how came you in these parts?Per V.i.169
where were you bred?Where were you bred?Per V.i.170
Hoe, Hellicanus?Ho, Helicanus!Per V.i.181.2
Thou art a graue and noble Counseller,Thou art a grave and noble counsellor,Per V.i.183
Most wise in generall, tell me if thou canst,Most wise in general. Tell me, if thou canst,Per V.i.184
what this mayde is, or what is like to bee,What this maid is, or what is like to be,Per V.i.185
that thus hath made mee weepe.That thus hath made me weep.Per V.i.186.1
Oh Hellicanus, strike me honored sir,O Helicanus, strike me, honoured sir,Per V.i.191
giue mee a gash, put me to present paine,Give me a gash, put me to present pain,Per V.i.192
least this great sea of ioyes rushing vpon me,Lest this great sea of joys rushing upon mePer V.i.193
ore-beare the shores of my mortalitie,O'erbear the shores of my mortalityPer V.i.194
and drowne me with their sweetnesse: Oh come hither,And drown me with their sweetness. O, come hither,Per V.i.195
thou that begetst him that did thee beget,Thou that beget'st him that did thee beget;Per V.i.196
Thou that wast borne at sea, buried at Tharsus,Thou that wast born at sea, buried at Tarsus,Per V.i.197
And found at sea agen, O Hellicanus,And found at sea again. O Helicanus,Per V.i.198
Downe on thy knees, thanke the holie Gods as loudDown on thy knees; thank the holy gods as loudPer V.i.199
As thunder threatens vs, this is Marina.As thunder threatens us. This is Marina.Per V.i.200
What was thy mothers name? tell me, but thatWhat was thy mother's name? Tell me but that,Per V.i.201
for truth can neuer be confirm'd inough,For truth can never be confirmed enough,Per V.i.202
Though doubts did euer sleepe.Though doubts did ever sleep.Per V.i.203.1
I am Pericles of Tyre, but tell mee nowI am Pericles of Tyre; but tell me nowPer V.i.205
my / Drownd Queenes name, as in the rest you sayd,My drowned queen's name, as in the rest you saidPer V.i.206
Thou hast beene God-like perfit,Thou hast been god-like perfect, and thou artPer V.i.207
the heir of kingdomes, / And an other likeThe heir of kingdoms, and another lifePer V.i.208
to Pericles thy father.To Pericles thy father.Per V.i.209
Now blessing on thee, rise th'art my child.Now blessing on thee! Rise; thou art my child.Per V.i.214
Giue me fresh garments, mine owne Hellicanus,Give me fresh garments. Mine own, Helicanus!Per V.i.215
shee is not dead at Tharsus as shee should haue beeneShe is not dead at Tarsus, as she should have been,Per V.i.216
by sauage Cleon, she shall tell thee all,By savage Cleon. She shall tell thee all;Per V.i.217
when thou shalt kneele, and iustifie in knowledge,When thou shalt kneel, and justify in knowledgePer V.i.218
she is thy verie Princes, who is this?She is thy very princess. Who is this?Per V.i.219
I embrace you,I embrace you.Per V.i.222.2
giue me my robes. I am wilde in my beholding,Give me my robes. I am wild in my beholding.Per V.i.223
O heauens blesse my girle, But harke what MusickeO, heavens bless my girl! But hark, what music?Per V.i.224
tell, Hellicanus my Marina, / Tell himTell Helicanus, my Marina, tell himPer V.i.225
ore point by point, for yet he seemes to doat.O'er, point by point, for yet he seems to doubt,Per V.i.226
How sure you are my daughter, but what musicke?How sure you are my daughter. But what music?Per V.i.227
None,None?Per V.i.228.2
the Musicke of the Spheres, list my Marina.The music of the spheres! List, my Marina!Per V.i.229
Rarest sounds, do ye not heare?Rarest sounds! Do ye not hear?Per V.i.231.1
I heare. Most heauenly Musicke.I hear most heavenly music.Per V.i.232
It nips me vnto listning, and thicke slumberIt nips me unto listening, and thick slumberPer V.i.233
Hangs vpon mine eyes, let me rest.Hangs upon mine eyes. Let me rest.Per V.i.234
Celestiall Dian, Goddesse Argentine,Celestial Dian, goddess argentine,Per V.i.249
I will obey thee Hellicanus.I will obey thee. Helicanus!Per V.i.250.1
My purpose was for Tharsus, there to strike,My purpose was for Tarsus, there to strikePer V.i.251
The inhospitable Cleon, but I amThe inhospitable Cleon, but I amPer V.i.252
for other seruice first, Toward EphesusFor other service first. Toward EphesusPer V.i.253
turne our blowne sayles, / Eftsoones Ile tell thee why,Turn our blown sails. Eftsoons I'll tell thee why.Per V.i.254
shall we refresh vs sir vpon your shore,Shall we refresh us, sir, upon your shore,Per V.i.255
and giue you golde for such prouisionAnd give you gold for such provisionPer V.i.256
as our intents will neede.As our intents will need?Per V.i.257.1
You shall preuaileYou shall prevail,Per V.i.259.2
were it to wooe my daughter, for it seemesWere it to woo my daughter, for it seemsPer V.i.260
you haue beene noble towards her.You have been noble towards her.Per V.i.261
Come my Marina.Come, my Marina.Per V.i.262.2
Haile Dian, to performe thy iust commaund,Hail, Dian! To perform thy just commandPer V.iii.1
I here confesse my selfe the King of Tyre,I here confess myself the King of Tyre,Per V.iii.2
Who frighted from my countrey did wedWho, frighted from my country, did wedPer V.iii.3
at Pentapolis, the faire Thaisa,At Pentapolis the fair Thaisa.Per V.iii.4
at Sea in childbed died she, but brought forthAt sea in childbed died she, but brought forthPer V.iii.5
a Mayd child calld Marina whom, O GoddesseA maid-child called Marina, who, O goddess,Per V.iii.6
wears yet thy siluer liuerey, shee at TharsusWears yet thy silver livery. She at TarsusPer V.iii.7
was nurst with Cleon, who at fourteene yearesWas nursed with Cleon, whom at fourteen yearsPer V.iii.8
he sought to murder, but her better starsHe sought to murder. But her better starsPer V.iii.9
brought her to Meteline, gainst whose shoreBrought her to Mytilene; 'gainst whose shorePer V.iii.10
ryding, her Fortunes brought the mayde aboord vs,Riding, her fortunes brought the maid aboard us,Per V.iii.11
where by her owne most cleere remembrance, sheeWhere, by her own most clear remembrance, shePer V.iii.12
made knowne her selfe my Daughter.Made known herself my daughter.Per V.iii.13.1
What meanes the mum? shee die's, helpe Gentlemen.What means the nun? She dies! Help, gentlemen!Per V.iii.15
Reuerent appearer no,Reverend appearer, no;Per V.iii.18.2
I threwe her ouer-boord with these verie armes.I threw her overboard with these very arms.Per V.iii.19
T'is most certaine.'Tis most certain.Per V.iii.20.2
May we see them?May we see them?Per V.iii.25.2
The voyce of dead Thaisa.The voice of dead Thaisa!Per V.iii.34.2
I mortall Dian.Immortal Dian!Per V.iii.37.1
This, this, no more, you gods, your present kindenesThis, this! No more, you gods; your present kindnessPer V.iii.40
makes my past miseries sports, you shall doe wellMakes my past miseries sports; you shall do wellPer V.iii.41
that on the touching of her lips I mayThat on the touching of her lips I mayPer V.iii.42
melt, and no more be seene, O come, be buriedMelt, and no more be seen. O, come, be buriedPer V.iii.43
a second time within these armes.A second time within these arms.Per V.iii.44.1
Looke who kneeles here, flesh of thy flesh Thaisa,Look who kneels here; flesh of thy flesh, Thaisa,Per V.iii.46
thy burden at the Sea, and call'd Marina,Thy burden at the sea, and called MarinaPer V.iii.47
for she was yeelded there.For she was yielded there.Per V.iii.48.1
You haue heard mee say when I did flie from Tyre,You have heard me say, when I did fly from Tyre,Per V.iii.50
I left behind an ancient substitute,I left behind an ancient substitute.Per V.iii.51
can you remember what I call'd the man,Can you remember what I called the man?Per V.iii.52
I haue nam'd him oft.I have named him oft.Per V.iii.53.1
Still confirmation,Still confirmation.Per V.iii.54
imbrace him deere Thaisa, this is hee,Embrace him, dear Thaisa, this is he.Per V.iii.55
now doe I long to heare how you were found?Now do I long to hear how you were found,Per V.iii.56
how possiblie preserued? and who to thankeHow possibly preserved, and who to thank,Per V.iii.57
(besides the gods) for this great miracle?Besides the gods, for this great miracle.Per V.iii.58
Reuerent Syr,Reverend sir,Per V.iii.61.2
the gods can haue no mortall officerThe gods can have no mortal officerPer V.iii.62
more like a god then you, will you deliuerMore like a god than you. Will you deliverPer V.iii.63
how this dead Queene reliues?How this dead queen re-lives?Per V.iii.64.1
Pure DianPure Dian,Per V.iii.68.2
blesse thee for thy vision, andI bless thee for thy vision, andPer V.iii.69
will offer night oblations to thee Thaisa,Will offer night-oblations to thee. Thaisa,Per V.iii.70
this Prince, the faire betrothed of your daughter,This prince, the fair-betrothed of your daughter,Per V.iii.71
shall marrie her at Pentapolis, and nowShall marry her at Pentapolis. And now,Per V.iii.72
this ornamentThis ornament,Per V.iii.73
makes mee looke dismall, will I clip to forme,Makes me look dismal, will I clip to form,Per V.iii.74
and what this fourteene yeeres no razer touch't,And what this fourteen years no razor touched,Per V.iii.75
to grace thy marridge-day, Ile beautifie.To grace thy marriage-day, I'll beautify.Per V.iii.76
Heauens make a Starre of him, yet there my Queene,Heavens make a star of him! Yet there, my queen,Per V.iii.79
wee'le celebrate their Nuptialls, and our seluesWe'll celebrate their nuptials, and ourselvesPer V.iii.80
will in that kingdome spend our following daies,Will in that kingdom spend our following days.Per V.iii.81
our sonne and daughter shall in Tyrus raigne.Our son and daughter shall in Tyrus reign.Per V.iii.82
Lord Cerimon wee doe our longing stay,Lord Cerimon, we do our longing stayPer V.iii.83
To heare the rest vntolde , Sir lead's the way.To hear the rest untold. Sir, lead's the way.Per V.iii.84
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