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It should the good ship so have swallow'd, and
Pro. Be collected ;
Mira. O, woe the day!
Pro. No harm.
90 (Of thee, my dear one! thee, my daughter!) who Art ignorant of what thou art, nought knowing Of whence I am ; nor that I am more better Than Prospero, master of a full poor cell, And thy no greater father.
Mira. More to know
[Lays down his mantle. Lye there my art.-Wipe thou thine eyes ;
Mira. You have often
Pro. The hour's now come ;.
Mira. Certainly, sir, I can,
Pro. By what? by any other house, or person :
Mira. 'Tis far off ;
Mira. But that I do not.
Pro. Thy mother was a piece of virtue, and
Mira. O the heavens !
Pro. Both, both, my girl :
Mira. O, my heart bleeds
Mira. Sir, most heedfully.
“ Pro. Being once perfected how to grant suits, « How to deny them; whom to advance, and whom
“ To trash for over-topping ; new created « The creatures that were mine, I say, or chang'd'em, “ Or else new form'd 'em : having both the key « Of officer and office, set all hearts i' the state 170 “ To what tune pleas'd his ear; that now he was « The ivy, which had hid my princely trunk, “ And suck'd my verdure out on't.”—Thou attend'st To
not. “ Mira. O good sir, I do.
“ Pro. I pray thee, mark me. “ I thus neglecting worldly ends, all dedicated
1 “ To closeness, and the bettering of my mind “ With that, which, but by being so retir’d, “ O'er priz'd all popular rate, in my false brother « Awak'd an evil nature : and my trust, “ Like a good parent, did beget of him « A falshood, in its contrary as great " As iny trust was; which had, indeed, no limit, " A confidence sans bound.”. He being thus lorded, Not only with what my revenue yielded,
T But what my power might else exact, like one, Who having untọ truth, by telling of it, Made such a sinner of his memory,
$ To credit his own lie,-he did believe He was, indeed, the duke; out of the substitution, And executing the outward face of royaltyy, 191 With all prerogative :-Hence his ambition grow
ing, Dost thou hear ? Mira. Your tale, sir, would cure deafness.