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By William Shakespeare

THE NEWLY REVISED SIGNET vintage SHAKESPEARE sequence

quite often set in Milan, this comedy is the tale of 2 newly-arrived Veronese pals, Valentine and Proteus. either vie for the Duke's daughter's hand, with plenty of laughter resulting.

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EGLAMOUR As many, precious woman, to your self: in response to your ladyship’s impose, i'm hence early come to grasp what provider it's your excitement to command me in. SILVIA O Eglamour, thou paintings a gentleman-- imagine now not I flatter, for I swear I do not-- Valiant, clever, remorseful, good accomplish’d: Thou artwork now not ignorant what expensive sturdy will I endure unto the banish’d Valentine, Nor how my father could implement me marry useless Thurio, whom my very soul abhors. Thyself hast enjoyed; and i've heard thee say No grief did ever come so close to thy center As whilst thy woman and thy real love died, Upon whose grave thou vow’dst natural chastity. Sir Eglamour, i might to Valentine, To Mantua, the place I listen he makes domicile; And, for the methods are harmful to go, I do wish thy useful corporation, Upon whose religion and honour I repose. Urge no longer my father’s anger, Eglamour, yet imagine upon my grief, a lady’s grief, And at the justice of my flying accordingly, to maintain me from a so much unholy fit, Which heaven and fortune nonetheless rewards with plagues. I do wish thee, even from a center As filled with sorrows because the sea of sands, To endure me corporation and pick me: If now not, to conceal what i've got stated to thee, That i could enterprise to go away on my own. EGLAMOUR Madam, I pity a lot your grievances; Which when you consider that i do know they virtuously are put, I provide consent to head besides you, Recking as little what betideth me As a lot I want all stable befortune you. while will you cross? SILVIA This night coming. EGLAMOUR the place shall I meet you? SILVIA At Friar Patrick’s phone, the place I intend holy confession. EGLAMOUR i can't fail your ladyship. reliable morrow, mild woman. SILVIA solid morrow, variety Sir Eglamour. Exeunt severally SCENE IV. a similar. input LAUNCE, along with his his puppy LAUNCE while a man’s servant shall play the cur with him, glance you, it is going not easy: person who I stated of a dog; one who I stored from drowning, whilst 3 or 4 of his blind brothers and sisters went to it. i've got taught him, at the same time one may say accurately, ‘thus i might train a puppy. ’ i used to be despatched to carry him as a gift to Mistress Silvia from my grasp; and that i got here no into the dining-chamber yet he steps me to her trencher and steals her capon’s leg: O, ‘tis a bad factor while a cur can't maintain himself in all businesses! i might have, as one should still say, person who takes upon him to be a puppy certainly, to be, because it have been, a puppy in any respect issues. If I had now not had extra wit than he, to take a fault upon me that he did, i feel verily he have been hanged for’t; yes as I stay, he had suffered for’t; you shall pass judgement on. He thrusts me himself into the corporate of 3 or 4 gentlemanlike canines less than the duke’s desk: he had now not been there--bless the mark! --a pissing whereas, yet all of the chamber smelt him. ‘Out with the puppy! ’ says one: ‘What cur is that? ’ says one other: ‘Whip him out’ says the 3rd: ‘Hang him up’ says the duke. I, having been conversant in the scent sooner than, knew it was once Crab, and is going me to the guy that whips the canines: ‘Friend,’ quoth I, ‘you suggest to whip the puppy?

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