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For I am all the subjects that you have,
Pro. Thou most lying slave,
Cal. Oh ho, oh ho !-Wou'd it had been done!
Pro. Abhorred slave ;
race, Though thou didst learn, had that in't which good
natures « Could not abide to be with; therefore wast thou « Deserved
confin'd into this rock, « Who hadst desery'd more than a prison."
Cal. You taught me language ; and my profit on't Is, I know how to curse: The red plague rid you, For learning me your language !
Pro. Hag-seed, hence! Fetch us in fewel; and be quick, thou wer't best, 500 To answer other business. Shrug'st thou, malice ? : If thou neglect'st, or dost unwillingly What I command, I'll rack thee with old cramps ; Fill all thy bones with aches; make thee roar, That beasts shall tremble at thy din.
Cal. No, 'pray thee! I must obey: his art is of such power, [ Aside. It would controul my dam's god Setebos, And make a vassal of him.
Pro. So, slave; hence ! [Exit Caliban. 510
Enter FERDINAND at the remotest part of the stage, and
And then take hands :
(The wild waves whist)
The watch-dogs bark :
Hark, hark! I hear
Fer. Where should this musick be? i' the air, or
the earth ? It sounds no more :-and sure, it waits upon Some god of the island. Sitting on a bank, Weeping again the king my father's wreck, This musick crept by me upon the waters; Allaying both their fury, and my passion, With its sweet air: thence I have follow'd it, 530 Or it hath drawn me rather :
-But 'tis gone.
Of his bones are coral made ;
Nothing of him that doth fade,
Fer. The ditty does remember my drown'd
541 This is no mortal business, nor.no sound Fhat the earth owes : --I hear it now above me.
Pro. The fringed curtains of thine eye advance,
Mira. What is't ? a spirit ?
It carries a brave form :-But 'tis a spirit:
Mira. I might call him
[ Aside. As my soul prompts it :-Spirit, fine spirit, I'll fred
thee Within two days for this.
-Vouchsafe, my prayer
Mira. No wonder, sir;
Pro. How ! the best?
Fer. A single thing, as I am now, that wonders
Mira, Alack, for mercy !
Pro. The duke of Milan,
“ [ Aside to ARIEL." They have chang'd eyes :-“ Delicate Ariel, " I'll set thee free for this."-A word, good sir ; I fear, you have done yourself some wrong: a word
Mira. Why speaks my father so ungently? This
Fer. O, if a virgin,
affection not gone forth, I'll make you The queen of Naples.
Pro. Soft, sir, one word more.--They are both in either's powers: but this swift bu
siness I must uneasy make, lest too light winning [ Aside, Make the prize light.---One word more; I charge
thee, That thou attend me: thou dost here usurp