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Are the Knights ready to begin the Tryumph?Are the knights ready to begin the triumph?Per II.ii.1
Returne them, We are ready, & our daughter heere,Return them we are ready; and our daughter here,Per II.ii.4
In honour of whose Birth, these Triumphs are,In honour of whose birth these triumphs are,Per II.ii.5
Sits heere like Beauties child, whom Nature gat,Sits here like beauty's child, whom Nature gatPer II.ii.6
For men to see; and seeing, woonder at.For men to see and, seeing, wonder at.Per II.ii.7
It's fit it should be so, for Princes areIt's fit it should be so, for princes arePer II.ii.10
A modell which Heauen makes like to it selfe:A model which heaven makes like to itself.Per II.ii.11
As Iewels loose their glory, if neglected,As jewels lose their glory if neglected,Per II.ii.12
So Princes their Renownes, if not respected:So princes their renowns if not respected.Per II.ii.13
T'is now your honour (Daughter) to entertaine'Tis now your honour, daughter, to entertainPer II.ii.14
The labour of each Knight, in his deuice.The labour of each knight in his device.Per II.ii.15
Who is the first, that doth preferre himselfe?Who is the first that doth prefer himself?Per II.ii.17
He loues you well, that holdes his life of you.He loves you well that holds his life of you.Per II.ii.22
Who is the second, that presents himselfe?Who is the second that presents himself?Per II.ii.23
And with the third?And with the third?Per II.ii.28.1
What is the fourth.What is the fourth?Per II.ii.31
Which shewes that Beautie hath his power & will,Which shows that beauty hath his power and will,Per II.ii.34
Which can as well enflame, as it can kill.Which can as well inflame as it can kill.Per II.ii.35
And what's the sixt, and last; the which, / The knight himselfAnd what's the sixth and last, the which the knight himselfPer II.ii.39
with such a graceful courtesie deliuered?With such a graceful courtesy delivered?Per II.ii.40
A pretty morrall A pretty moral,Per II.ii.44
frõ the deiected state wherein he is,From the dejected state wherein he is,Per II.ii.45
He hopes by you, his fortunes yet may flourish.He hopes by you his fortunes yet may flourish.Per II.ii.46
Opinion's but a foole, that makes vs scanOpinion's but a fool, that makes us scanPer II.ii.55
The outward habit, by the inward man.The outward habit by the inward man.Per II.ii.56
But stay, the Knights are comming,But stay, the knights are coming.Per II.ii.57
We will with-draw into the Gallerie.We will withdraw into the gallery.Per II.ii.58
Knights,Knights,Per II.iii.1
to say you're welcome, were superfluous.To say you're welcome were superfluous.Per II.iii.2
I place vpon the volume of your deedes,To place upon the volume of your deeds,Per II.iii.3
As in a Title page, your worth in armes,As in a title-page, your worth in arms,Per II.iii.4
Were more then you expect, or more then's fit,Were more than you expect, or more than's fit,Per II.iii.5
Since euery worth in shew commends it selfe:Since every worth in show commends itself.Per II.iii.6
Prepare for mirth, for mirth becomes a Feast.Prepare for mirth, for mirth becomes a feast.Per II.iii.7
You are Princes, and my guestes.You are princes and my guests.Per II.iii.8
Call it by what you will, the day is your,Call it by what you will, the day is yours,Per II.iii.13
And here (I hope) is none that enuies it:And here, I hope, is none that envies it.Per II.iii.14
In framing an Artist, art hath thus decreed,In framing an artist, art hath thus decreed,Per II.iii.15
To make some good, but others to exceed,To make some good, but others to exceed,Per II.iii.16
And you are her labourd scholler: come Queene a th'feast,And you are her laboured scholar. Come, queen o'th' feast –Per II.iii.17
For (Daughter) so you are; heere take your place:For, daughter, so you are – here take your place.Per II.iii.18
Martiall the rest, as they deserue their grace.Marshal the rest as they deserve their grace.Per II.iii.19
Your presence glads our dayes, honour we loue,Your presence glads our days; honour we love,Per II.iii.21
For who hates honour, hates the Gods aboue.For who hates honour hates the gods above.Per II.iii.22
Sit sir, sit.Sit, sir, sit.Per II.iii.27.2
By Ioue (I wonder) that is King of thoughts,(Aside) By Jove, I wonder, that is king of thoughts,Per II.iii.28
These Cates resist mee, hee not thought vpon.These cates resist me, he but thought upon.Per II.iii.29
Hee's but a countrie Gentleman:He's but a country gentleman.Per II.iii.33
ha's done no more / Then other Knights haue done,He has done no more than other knights have done.Per II.iii.34
ha's broken a Staffe, / Or so; so let it passe.Has broken a staff or so. So let it pass.Per II.iii.35
What, are you merry, Knights?What, are you merry, knights?Per II.iii.48
Heere, with a Cup that's stur'd vnto the brim,Here with a cup that's stored unto the brim,Per II.iii.50
As do you loue, fill to your Mistris lippes,As you do love, fill to your mistress' lips.Per II.iii.51
Wee drinke this health to you.We drink this health to you.Per II.iii.52.1
Yet pause awhile,Yet pause awhile.Per II.iii.53
yon Knight doth sit too melancholy,Yon knight doth sit too melancholy,Per II.iii.54
As if the entertainement in our Court,As if the entertainment in our courtPer II.iii.55
Had not a shew might counteruaile his worth:Had not a show might countervail his worth.Per II.iii.56
Note it not you, Thaisa.Note it not you, Thaisa?Per II.iii.57
O attend my Daughter,O, attend, my daughter:Per II.iii.59
Princes in this, should liue like Gods aboue,Princes in this should live like gods above,Per II.iii.60
Who freely giue to euery one that come to honour them:Who freely give to everyone that come to honour them.Per II.iii.61
And Princes not doing so, are like to Gnats,And princes not doing so are like to gnats,Per II.iii.62
Which make a sound, but kild, are wondred at:Which make a sound, but killed are wondered at.Per II.iii.63
Therefore to make his entraunce more sweet,Therefore to make his entrance more sweet,Per II.iii.64
Heere, say wee drinke this standing boule of wine to him.Here, say we drink this standing-bowl of wine to him.Per II.iii.65
How? doe as I bid you, or you'le mooue me else.How?Per II.iii.70
Do as I bid you, or you'll move me else.Per II.iii.71
And furthermore tell him, we desire to know of himAnd furthermore tell him we desire to know of himPer II.iii.73
Of whence he is, his name, and Parentage?Of whence he is, his name, and parentage.Per II.iii.74
Now by the Gods, I pitty his misfortune,Now, by the gods, I pity his misfortunePer II.iii.90
And will awake him from his melancholy.And will awake him from his melancholy.Per II.iii.91
Come Gentlemen, we sit too long on trifles,Come, gentlemen, we sit too long on trifles,Per II.iii.92
And waste the time which lookes for other reuels;And waste the time which looks for other revels.Per II.iii.93
Euen in your Armours as you are addrest,Even in your armours, as you are addressed,Per II.iii.94
Will well become a Souldiers daunce:Will well become a soldiers' dance.Per II.iii.95
I will not haue excuse with saying this,I will not have excuse with saying this:Per II.iii.96
Lowd Musicke is too harsh for Ladyes heads,Loud music is too harsh for ladies' heads,Per II.iii.97
Since they loue men in armes, as well as beds.Since they love men in arms as well as beds.Per II.iii.98
So, this was well askt, t'was so well perform'd.So, this was well asked,'twas so well performed.Per II.iii.99
Come sir, heer's a Lady that wants breathing too,Come, sir, here's a lady that wants breathing too,Per II.iii.100
And I haue heard, you Knights of Tyre,And I have heard you knights of TyrePer II.iii.101
Are excellent in making Ladyes trippe;Are excellent in making ladies trip,Per II.iii.102
And that their Measures are as excellent.And that their measures are as excellent.Per II.iii.103
Oh that's as much, as you would be denyedO, that's as much as you would be deniedPer II.iii.105
Of your faire courtesie:Of your fair courtesy.Per II.iii.106.1
vnclaspe, vnclaspe.Unclasp, unclasp!Per II.iii.106.2
Thankes Gentlemen to all, all haue done well;Thanks, gentlemen, to all. All have done well,Per II.iii.107
But you the best: Pages and lights, to conduct(to Pericles) But you the best. – Pages and lights, to conductPer II.iii.108
These Knights vnto their seuerall Lodgings:These knights unto their several lodgings. –Per II.iii.109
Yours sir, we haue giuen order be next our owne.Yours, sir, we have given order be next our own.Per II.iii.110
Princes, it is too late to talke of Loue.Princes, it is too late to talk of love,Per II.iii.112
And that's the marke I know, you leuell at:And that's the mark I know you level at.Per II.iii.113
Therefore each one betake him to his rest,Therefore each one betake him to his rest;Per II.iii.114
To morrow all for speeding do their best.Tomorrow all for speeding do their best.Per II.iii.115
Knights, from my daughter this I let you know,Knights, from my daughter this I let you know,Per II.v.2
That for this twelue-month, shee'le not vndertakeThat for this twelvemonth she'll not undertakePer II.v.3
A maried life:A married life.Per II.v.4
her reason to her selfe is onely knowne,Her reason to herself is only known,Per II.v.5
Which from her, by no meanes can I get.Which yet from her by no means can I get.Per II.v.6
Fayth, by no meanes, she hath so strictlyFaith, by no means. She hath so strictlyPer II.v.8
Tyed her to her Chamber, that t'is impossible:Tied her to her chamber, that 'tis impossible.Per II.v.9
One twelue Moones more shee'le weare Dianas liuerie:One twelve moons more she'll wear Diana's livery.Per II.v.10
This by the eye of Cinthya hath she vowed,This by the eye of Cynthia hath she vowedPer II.v.11
And on her Virgin honour, will not breake it.And on her virgin honour will not break it.Per II.v.12
So, they are well dispatcht:So, they are well dispatched.Per II.v.14
Now to my daughters Letter;Now to my daughter's letter.Per II.v.15
she telles me heere, / Shee'le wedde the stranger Knight,She tells me here she'll wed the stranger knight,Per II.v.16
Or neuer more to view nor day nor light.Or never more to view nor day nor light.Per II.v.17
T'is well Mistris, your choyce agrees with mine:'Tis well, mistress, your choice agrees with mine.Per II.v.18
I like that well: nay how absolute she's in't,I like that well. Nay, how absolute she's in't,Per II.v.19
Not minding whether I dislike or no.Not minding whether I dislike or no.Per II.v.20
Well, I do commend her choyce,Well, I do commend her choice,Per II.v.21
and will no longer / Haue it be delayed:And will no longer have it be delayed.Per II.v.22
Soft, heere he comes, I must dissemble it.Soft, here he comes; I must dissemble it.Per II.v.23
To you as much: Sir, I am behoulding to youTo you as much, sir. I am beholding to youPer II.v.25
For your sweete Musicke this last night:For your sweet music this last night. I doPer II.v.26
I do protest, my eares were neuer better feddeProtest my ears were never better fedPer II.v.27
With such delightfull pleasing harmonie.With such delightful, pleasing harmony.Per II.v.28
Sir, you are Musickes maister.Sir, you are music's master.Per II.v.30.2
Let me aske you one thing: / What do you thinkeLet me ask you one thing. What do you thinkPer II.v.32
of my Daughter, sir?Of my daughter, sir?Per II.v.33.1
And she is faire too, is she not?And she is fair too, is she not?Per II.v.34
Sir, my Daughter thinkes very well of you,Sir, my daughter thinks very well of you;Per II.v.36
I so well, that you must be her Maister,Ay, so well, that you must be her master,Per II.v.37
And she will be your Scholler; therefore looke to it.And she will be your scholar. Therefore, look to it.Per II.v.38
She thinkes not so: peruse this writing else.She thinks not so; peruse this writing else.Per II.v.40
Thou hast bewitcht my daughter,Thou hast bewitched my daughter,Per II.v.48
And thou art a villaine.And thou art a villain.Per II.v.49.1
Traytor, thou lyest.Traitor, thou liest.Per II.v.53.1
I, traytor.Ay, traitor,Per II.v.53.3
That thus disguised art stolen into my court,Per II.v.54
With the witchcraft of thy actions to bewitchPer II.v.55
The yielding spirit of my tender child.Per II.v.56
Now by the Gods, I do applaude his courage.Now, by the gods, I do applaud his courage.Per II.v.59
No?No?Per II.v.66
heere comes my Daughter, she can witnesse it.Here comes my daughter. She can witness it.Per II.v.67
Yea Mistris, are you so peremptorie?Yea, mistress, are you so peremptory?Per II.v.74
I am glad on't with all my heart,(Aside) I am glad on't with all my heart. –Per II.v.75
Ile tame you; Ile bring you in subiection. Aside.I'll tame you, I'll bring you in subjection.Per II.v.76
Will you not, hauing my consent,Will you, not having my consent,Per II.v.77
Bestow your loue and your affections,Bestow your love and your affectionsPer II.v.78
Vpon a Stranger? who for ought I know,Upon a stranger? (aside) who, for aught I know,Per II.v.79
May be (nor can I thinke the contrary) Aside.May be, nor can I think the contrary,Per II.v.80
As great in blood as I my selfe:As great in blood as I myself –Per II.v.81

A straggling Theseus born we know not where?Per II.v.82
Therefore, heare you Mistris, either frameTherefore, hear you, mistress, either framePer II.v.83
Your will to mine: and you sir, heare you;Your will to mine – and you, sir, hear you,Per II.v.84
Either be rul'd by mee, or Ile make you,Either be ruled by me, or I will make you –Per II.v.85
Man and wife:Man and wife.Per II.v.86
nay come, your hands, / And lippes must seale it too:Nay, come, your hands and lips must seal it too.Per II.v.87
and being ioynd, / Ile thus your hopes destroy,And being joined, I'll thus your hopes destroy,Per II.v.88
and for further griefe: God giue you ioy;And for further grief – God give you joy!Per II.v.89
what are you both pleased?What, are you both pleased?Per II.v.90.1
What are you both agreed?What, are you both agreed?Per II.v.92
It pleaseth me so well, that I will see you wed,It pleaseth me so well that I will see you wed;Per II.v.94
And then with what haste you can, get you to bed.And then, with what haste you can, get you to bed.Per II.v.95
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