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Thou call'dst me up at midnight to fetch dew
Pro. Ariel, thy charge
350 Pro. At least two glasses : The time 'twixt six and
now, Must by us both be spent most preciously. Ari. Is there more toil ? Since thou dost give me
pains, Let me remember thee what thou hast promis'd, Which is not yet perform'd me.
Pro. How now? moody? What is't thou can'st demand ? • Ari. My liberty.
Pro. Before the time be out? no more.
Ari. I Remember, I have done thee worthy service; Told thee no lies, made thee no mistaking, serv'd Without or grudge, or grumblings: thou didst promise
To bate me a full year.
Pro. Dost thou forget
the ooze « Of the salt deep; “ To run upon the sharp wind of the north ; 370 “ To do me business in the veins o' the earth, “ When it is bak'd with frost.
“ Ari. I do not, sir.''. : Pro. Thou ly'st, malignant thing! Hast thou forgot The foul witch Sycorax, who, with
envy, Was grown into a hoop? hast thou forgot her?
Ari. No, sir.
Ari. Sir, in Argier.
Pro. Oh, was she so? I must, Once in a month, recount what thou hast been, Which thou forgett'st. This damn'd witch, Sycorax, For mischiefs manifold, and sorceries terrible To enter human hearing, from Argier, Thou know'st, was banish'd; for one thing she did, They would not take her life : Is not this true ? Ari: Ay, sir, Pro. This blue-ey'd hag was hither brought witli
child, And here was left by the sailors : Thou, my slave, As thou report'st thyself, wast then her servant : 390
And, for thou wast a spirit too delicate
groans As fast as mill-wheels strike : Then was this island, (Save for the son that she did litter here,
401 A freckled whelp, hag-born) not honour'd with A human shape.
Ari. Yes ; Caliban her son.
Pro. Dull thing, I say so; he, that Caliban, Whom now I keep in service. Thou best know'st What torment I did find thee in : thy groans Did make wolves howl, and penetrate the breasts Of ever-angry bears; it was a torment To lay upon the damn'd, which Sycorax 410 Could not again undo; it was mine art, When I arriv'd, and heard thee, that made gape The pine, and let thee out,
Ari. I thank thee, master.
Pro. If thou more murmur'st, I will rend an oak,
Ari. Pardon, master:
And do my spiriting gently.
420 Pro. Do so; and after two days I will discharge thee.
Ari. That's my noble master!
Pro. Go make thyself like to a nymph o' the sea :
[Exit ARIEL, Awake, dear heart, awake! thou hast slept well; Awake!
530 Mira. The strangeness of your story put Heaviness in me.
Pro. Shake it off: come on;
Mira. 'Tis a villain, sir,
Pro. But, as 'tis,
440 That profit us. What ho! slave! Caliban! Thou earth, thou! speak,
Cal. [Within.] There's wood enough within.
Enter Ariel like a Water-Nymph.
Ari. My lord, it shall be done.
[Exit. Pro. Thou poisonous slave, got by the devil him
self Upon thy wicked dam, come forth!
Cal. As wicked dew, as e'er my mother brysh'd
460 Cal. I must cat my
Curs'd be I, that I did so!
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