« AnteriorContinuar »
Thou think'st, there are no more such shapes as | Behold this maid: all corners else of the earth he,
Let liberty make use of; space enough
Pro. It works :-_Come on.
[To Ariel.] Thou hast done well, fine Ariel ! Mira. My affections
Mira. Be of comfort ;
Than he appears by speech; this is unwonted, And have no vigour in them.
Which now came from him.
Pro. Thou shalt be as free
Scb. The old cock.
Ant. The cockrel.
Seb. Done; The wager?
Scb. A match. Gonz. ESEECH you, fir, be merry: you have Adr. Though this isand seem to be defert, cause
Seb. Ha, ha, ha! (So have we all) of joy ; for our escape
Ant. So, you've paid. Is much bevond our lofs : Our hint' of woe
Adr. Uninhabitable, and almost inaccesible, Is common; every day, fome failor's wise,
Adr. It must needs be of subtle, tender, and
Ant. 3 Temperance was a delicate wench. Alon. Pr’ythee, peace.
Seb. Ay, and a subtle; as he most learnedly Seb. He receives comfort like cold porridge. deliver'd. Ani. The visitor will not give him o'er so. Adr. The air breathes upon us here most sweetly,
Seb. Look, he's winding up the watch of his Seb. As if it had lungs, and rotten ones. wit; by and by it will strike."
Ant. Or, as 'twere perfum'd by a fen. Gon. Sir,
Gon. Here is every thing advantageous to life. Seb. One ; - Tell.
Ant. True; fave means to live, Gor. When every grief is entertain'd, that's of Seb. Of that there's none, or little. fer'd, comes to the entertainer
Gon. How luth 4 and lusty the grass looks ! Seb. A dollar.
how green? Gen. Dolour comes to him indeed; you have spo ent. The ground, indeed, is tawny. ker truer than you purpos'd,
Seb. With an eye of green in 't. Seb. You have taken it wiselier than I meant Ant. He milies not much. you should.
Scb. No; he doth but mistake the truth totally. Gm. Therefore, my lord,
Gon. But the rarity of it is (which is, indeed, Ari. Fie, what a spend-thrift is he of his tongue ! almost beyond credit) Alm. I pr’ythee, spare.
Seb. As many vouch'd rarities are. Gor. Well, I have done; But yet
Gon. That our garments, being, as they were, Seb. He will be talking.
drench'd in the fea, hold notwithstanding their Ant. Which of them, he, or Adrian, for a freshness, and glofles; being rather new dy'd, than good wager, first begins to crow?
stain'd with salt water.
1 Hint is that which recals to the memory. The cause that fills our minds with grief is common. 2 Temperance here means temperature. 3 In the puritanical times it was usual to christen children from the titles of religious and moral virtues. 4 i. e, of a dark jull colour, the oppohite to pale and faine,
Art, If but one of his pockets could speak, Alon. No, no, he's gone. would it not say, he lies? .
Seb. Sir, you may thank yourself for this great Seb. Ay, or very falsely pocket up his report.
Who hath cause to wet the grief on't.
Alon. Pr’ythee, peace.
(otherwise well in our return.
Seb. You were kneeld to, and importun'd
Weigh'd, between lothness and obedience, at
Which end the beam ihould bow. We have lost
I fear, for ever: Milan and Naples have
Than we bring men to comfort them ; The fault's
Gon. My lord Sebastian,
The truth you speak doth lack some gentleness,
And time to speak it in: you rub the fore,
Scb. Very well.
Ant. What imposible matter will he make Gen. It is foul weather in us all, good sir,
When you are cloudy. Seb. I think, he will carry this island home in Seb. Foul weather? his pocket, and give it his son for an apple. Ant. Very foul.
Ant. And, sowing the kernels of it in the Gon. Had I the plantation of this isle, my lord, sea, bring forth more islands.
Ant. He'd fow't with nettle-seed.
Seb. Or docks, or mallows.
[do: Int. Why, in good time.
Gon. And were the king of it, What would I Gon. Sir, we were talking, that our garments Seb. ’Scape being drunk, for want of wine. (ries feem now as fresh, as when we were at Tunis, at Gon. I'the commonwealth, I would by contras the marriage of your daughter, who is now queen. Execute all things : for no kind of traffick
Ant. And the rarelt that e'er came there. Would I admit; no name of magiftrate;
No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil:
No occupation; all men idle, all,
Art. The latter end of his commonwealth for
sets the beginning, Marry'd my daughter there! for, coming thence, Gon. All things in common nature should proMy son is lost; and, in my rate, she too,
Without sweat or endeavour : Treason, felony,
Of its own kind, all foizon 3, all abundance
To feed my innocent people.
Seb. No marrying 'mong his subjects ?
Ant. None, man: all idle; whores, and knaves,
Ant. Long live Gonzalo !
Allon. Priythee, no more; thou dost talk no-
1 Or, of
my reason and natural affccion. fying plenty
? A limit, a land-mark.
3 A French word figni
Gor. I do well believe your highness; and did Trebles thee o'er.
Seb. Do fo: to ebb,
Hereditary Noth instructs me.
Whilst thus you mock it! how, in stripping iting sint. What a blow was there given?
You more invest it! Ebbing men, indeed,
Most often, do so near the bottom run,
Enter Ariel, playing folemn mulick. A matter from thee: and a birth, indeed,
Ant. Thus, fir ;
When he is earth’d) hath here almost persuaded, An. Go, Deep, and hear us.
(For he's a spirit of persuasion, only
(find, As he, that neeps here, swims.
That he's undrown'd.
Ani. O, out of that no hope,
What great hope have you! no hope, that way, is
Another way to high an hope, that even
Ambition cannot pierce a wink beyond, [me,
But doubts discovery there. Will you grant, u ita
Seb. He's gone.
Ont. Then, tell me,
[dwells ini. It is the quality o'the climate,
Ant. She that is queen of Tunis; the that Sub, Why
Ten leagues beyond man's life: the that from
Can have no note, unless the sun were poft, (chips
(The man i the moon's too flow) till new-born They fell together all, as by content;
Be rough and razorable; fhe, from whom [agzin; They droppi, as by a thunder-itroke. What We were all sea-swallow'd, though some caut might,
(more:- And, by that destiny, to perform an act,
'Tis true, my brother's daughter's queen of Tunis; Dropping upon thy head.
So is the heir of Naples; 'twixt which regions Sct. What, art thou waking?
There is some space. rint. Do you not hear me speak?
zint, A space, whose every cubit
Seems to cry out, How all that Claribel
That now hath seiz'd them; why, they were no
į Naples, And yet lo falt alleep.
Than now they are: There be, that can rule Ait. Nuble Sebastian,
As well as he that slecps; lords, that can prate
As this Gonzalo ; I myself couli make
A chouglı' of as deep chat. O, that you bore
The mind that I do! what a sleep were this Ant. I am more serious than my custom ; you for your advancement ? Do you understand me? Mut be lo too, if hced me; which to do, Seb. Methinks, I do.
1 A chouch is a bird of the jack-daw kind.
Ant. And how does your content
Alon. Heard you this, Gonzalo? Tender your own good fortune ?
Gon. Upon my honour, sir, I heard a humming, Seb. I remember,
And that a strange one too, which did awake me: You did supplant your brother Prospero. I shak'd you, sir, and cry'd; as mine eyes open'd, Ant. True :
I saw their weapons drawn :there was a noise, And, look, how well my garments sit upon me; That's verity : 'Tis best we stand upon our Much feater than before: My brother's servants
guard; Were then my fellows, now they are my men. Or that we quit this place : let's draw our weapons. Seb. But, for your conscience
Alon. Lead off this ground; and let's make furAnt. Av, fir; where lies that? If it were a kybe,
ther search 'Twould put me to my slipper ; but I feel not For my poor son. This deity in my bosom: twenty consciences, Go». Heavens keep him from these beasts! That stand 'twixt me and Milan, candy'd be they, For he is, sure, i' the island. And melt, e'er they moleft. Here lies your bro
Alon. Lead away. No better than the earth he lies upon, [ther, Ari. Prospero my lord shall know what I have If he were that which now he's like, that's 1 dead;
[Ahde. Whom I with this obedient steel, three inches of it, So, king, go safely on to seek thy son. [Exikai. Can lay to bed for ever: whiles you, doing thus,
S C Ε Ν E II.
Another part of the island.
tbunder beard. They'll tell the clock to any business that
Cal. All the infections that the sun sucks up We say bents the hour.
From bogs, fens, flats, on Prosper fall, and make Seb. Thy cafe, dear friend,
him Shall be my precedent; as thou gott'st Milan, By inch-meal a disease! His spirits hear me, I'll come by Naples. Draw thy sword: one stroke And yet I needs must curse. But they'll not pinch, Shall free thee from the tribute which thou pay'tt; Fright me with urchin shows, pitch me i’ the mire, And I the king shall love thee.
Nor lead me, like a fire-brand, in the dark Ant. Draw together :
Out of my way, unless he bid 'em ; but And when I rear my hand, do you the like
For every trifle they are set upon me; To fall it on Gonzalo.
Sometime like apes, that moes and chatter at me; Seb. O, but one word. [They converse apart. And after, bite me; then like hedge-hogs, which Enter Aridl, with musick and song.
Lie tumbling in my bare-foot way, and mount Ari.. My master through his art foresees the All wound with adders, who, with cloven tongues,
Their pricks at my foot-fall; fometime am I danger
Do hiss me into madness :-Lo! now! lo ! That you, his friend, are in; and sends me forth
Enter Trincul. (For else bis project dies) to keep them living.
Here comes a spirit of his ; and to torment me, [Sings in Gonzalo's ear. For bringing wood in Nowly: I'll fall fiat ; While you here do snoring lie,
Perchance he will not mind me.
Trin. Here's neither bush nor shrub, to bear off-
any weather at all, and another storm brewing; I If of life you keep a care,
hear it finging i the wind : yond same black Sbuke off llumber, and beware:
cloud, yond' huge one, looks like a foul bumbardo Awake! awake!
that would shed his liquor. If it should thunder, Ant. Then let us both be sudden.
as it did before, I know not where to hide my Gon. Now, good angels, preserve the king ! head : yond' same cloud cannot chufe but fall by
[They awake. pailfuls.--What have we here? a man or a fith? Alor. Why, how now, ho ! awake ? Why are Dead or alive? A fish; he smells like a fish ; a you drawn 4:
very ancient and fish-like smell; a kind of, not of Wherefore this ghastly looking ?
the newest, Poor-John. A strange fish! Were ! Gon. What's the matter?
in England now, (as once I was) and had but this Seb. Whiles we stood here securing your repose, fish painted, not a holiday-fool there but would Even now, we heard a hollow burst of bellowing give a piece of silver : there would this monster Like bulls, or rather lions; did it not wake you make a man 7; any strange beast there makes a It strook mine ear moft terribly.
man: when they will not give a doit to relieve Alon. I heard nothing.
a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Ant. 0, 'twas a din to fright a monster's ear; Indian. Legg'd like a man! and his fins like To make an earthquake ! sure, it was the roar arms! Warm, o' my troth ! I do now let loose Of a whole herd of lions.
my opinion, hold it no longer ; this is no filh, but
ii. c. that is, id eft. 2 For ever. 3 A hint of villany. 4 Having your swords drawn, . Make mouths. 6 Bumbard means, in this place, a large vesicl for holding drink, ? i.ç, make a man's fortune.
an islander, that has lately suffer'd by a thunder- of his friend; his backward voice is to utter foul bolt. Alas! the storm is come again : my best speeches, and to detract. If all the wine in my way is to creep under his gaberdinel; there is no bottle will recover him, I will help his ague: other shelter hereabout : Misery acquaints a man Come-5 Amen! I will pour some in thy other with strange bedtellows: I will here shroud, till mouth. the dregs of the storm be past.
Trin. Stephano,Enter Stephano finging, a borrle in his band. Ste. Doth thy other mouth call me ? Mercy! Ste. Ishall no more to sea, to sea,
mercy! This is a devil, and no monster : I will Here jhall I dye a-zbore,
leave him ; 6 I have no long spoon. This is a very scurvy tunetofing at a man's funeral: Trin. Stephano !--if thou beeft Stephano, touch Well, here's my comfort.
[Drinks. me, and speak to me; for I am Trinculo ;-be T be mafier, the swabber, the boatswain and I, not afraid, -thy good friend Trinculo. The gunner and bis mall,
Ste. If thou beest Trinculo, come forth; I'll Lou'd Mall, Meg, and Marian, and Margery, pull thee by the lefser legs : if any be Trinculo's But none of us card for Kate:
legs, these are they. Thou art very Trinculo, inFor she bid a tongue with a iang,
deed: How cam’st thou to be the fiege 7 of this Would cry to a failor, Go, hang :
moon-calf ? can he vent Trinculos ? Sbe loo'd not the favour of iar nor of pitch, [itch: Trin. I took him to be kill'd with a thunder
taylor might feratcb ber where-e'er fe did stroke :---But art thou not drown’d, Stephano? I
Then to sea, boys, and let ber go bang. hope now, thou art not drown'd. Is the storm This is a scurvy tune too: But here's my comfort. over-blown? I hid me under the dead moon-calf's
[Drinks. gaberdine, for fear of the storm : And art thou Cal. Do not torment me: Oh!
living, Stephano? O Stephano, two Neapolitans Sie. What's the matter? have we devils here ? 'scap'd ! Do you put tricks upon us with favages, and men Ste. Pr'ythee, do not turn me about; my itoof Inde? Ha! I have not 'scap'd drowning to be mach is not confiant. afraid now of your four legs; for it hath been said, Cal. These be fmethings, an if they be not sprights. As proper a man as ever went upon four legs, can- That's a brave god, and bears celestial liquor : not make him give ground : and it fall be said I will kneel to him. so again, while Stephano breathes at noftrils. Sie. How did'st thou 'scape? How cam'st thou Cal. The spirit torments me : Oh!
hither? swear, by this bottle, how thou cam'st Sie. This is some monster of the ise, with four hither. I escap'd upon a butt of fack, which the legs; who has got, as I take it, an ague: Where sailors heav'd over-board, by this bottle! which I the devil should he learn our language? I will give made of the bark of a tree, with mine own hands, him some relief, if it be but for that : If I can re- since I was cast a-shore. cover him, and keep him tame, and get to Naples Cal. I'll swear, upon that bottle, to be thy true with him, he's a present for any emperor that ever subject; for the liquor is not earthly. trod on neats-leather.
Sie. Here; swear then, how escap'dst thou ? Cal. Do not torment me, pr’ythee ; I'll bring Trin. Swom a-shore, man, like a duck; I can my wood home faster.
swim like a duck, I'll be sworn. Sie. He's in his fit now; and does not talk after Ste. Here, kiss the book : Though thou can't the wisett: He shall taste of my bottle: if he ne- swim like a duck, thou art made like a goose. ver drunk wine afore, it will go near to remove Trin. O Stephano, hast any more of this? Les fit: if I can recover him, and keep him tame, Ste. The whole buti, man; my cellar is in a I will not take too much 2 for him; he shall pay rock by the sea-side, where my wine is hid. How for him that hath him, and that soundly. now, moon-calf? how does thine ague ?
Cal. Thou dost me yet but little hurt; thou wilt Cal. Hast thou not dropp'd from heaven? anon, I know it by thy trembling 3: Now Prosper Ste. Out o' the moon, I do assure thee: I was works upon thee.
the man in the moon, when time was.. S:e. Come on your ways; open your mouth; Cal. have seen thee in her, and I do adore here is that which will give language to you, 4 cat; thee : my mistress Thew'd me thee, and thy dog open your mouth : this will thake your shaking, and thay bush. I can tell you, and that soundly : you cannot tell Ste. Come, swear to that ; kiss the book: I who's your friend; open your chaps again. will furnish it anon with new contents : fwear.
Trin. I mould know that voice: It should be, Trin. By this good light, this is a very shallow But he is drown'd; and these are devils : 0! de- monster :-1 afraid of him ?---a very weak monferd me!
ster :-The man i' the moon ima most poor cre$16. Four legs, and two voices; a most delicate dulous monster :-Well drawn, monster, in good moniter ! His forward voice now is to ipeak well sooth.
1 A gaberdine is properly the coarse frock or outward garment of a peasant, and is still worn by the pealants in Sussex. 2 i. e, any fum, or ever lo much, 3 Tremor is always represented as the effect of being poilels'd by the devil. 4 Alluding to old proverb, that good liquor will make a cat (peak. 5 Means, flop your draugn:. • Ailuding to the proverb, A luzy Spoon to eat with the dooil. 7 Siege signifies ftvo in every sense of the word, and is bere uled in the dinticit.