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hany'd for't; sure as I live, he had fuffer'd for't; you Mall judge. He thruft me himself into the company of three or four gentleman-like dogs, under the Duke's table: he had not been there (bless the mark) a pisling while, but all the chamber smelt hin. Out with the dog, says one ; what cur is that ? says another ; whip. him out, fays, the third ; hang him up, says the Duke. I, having been acquainted with the smell before, knew it was Crab, and goes me to the fellow that whips the dogs ; Friend, quoth I, you mean to whip the dog? Ay, marry, do Î, quoth he. You do him the more wrong, qucth 1 : 'twas I did the thing you wot of. He makes no more ado, but whips me out of the chama ber. How many masters would do this for their fervant?

nay, l'll be sworn, I have fat in the stocks for fepuddings he hath soll'n, otherwise he had been executed; i have stood on the pillory for the geese he hath kill'd, otherwise he had sufferd fort. Thou think’A rot of this now. Nay, I reinember the trick you

fervid me, when I tcok my leave of Madam Silvia ; did not I bid thee ftill mark me, and do as I do? when didit thou see me heave up my leg, and make water againft

Gentlewoman's farthing ale? didft thou ever fee me do iuch a tricks?

Enter. Protheus and Julia.
Pro. Sebastian is thy name? I like thee well;
And will imploy thee in some service presently.

Ful. In what you please : l'll do, Sir, what I can.
Pro. I hope, thou wilt.---How now, you whoreson

peasani, Where have you been these two days loitering?

Loun. Marry, Sir, I carry's Mistress Silvia the dog, you bade me.

Pro. And what says the to my little jewel ?

Laun. Marry, she says, your dog was a cur; and tells, you, currinh thanks is good enough for such a present.

Pro. But the received my dog?

Loun. No, indeed, Nje did not; here have I brought him back again.

Pres

Which, if my augury

Pro. What, did'ft thou offer her this from me ?

Laun. Ay, Sir; the other squirrel was foll'n from me by the hangman's boy in the market-place; and then í offer'd her mime own, who is a dog as big as ten of yours, and therefore the gift the greater.

Pro. Go, get thee hence, and find my dog again, Or ne'er return again into my fight : Away, I say ; ftay'lt thou to vex me here? A llave, that, ftill an end, turns me to shame.

[Exit Launa Sebastian, I have entertained thee, Partly, that I have need of such a youth; That can with some discretion do my bufiness : fFor 'tis no trusting to yon foolith lowt :) But, chiefy, for thy face and thy behaviour;

deceive me not,
Witness good bringing up, fortune and truth:
Therefore know thou, for this I entertain thee.
Go presently, and take this ring with thee;
Deliver it to Madam Silvia.
She lovd me well, deliver'd it to me.

Jul. It seems you lov'd not her, to leave her token: She's dead, belike.

Pro. Not fo: I think, the lives.
Jul. Alas!
Pro. Why do'st thou cry, alas?
Jul. I cannot chuse but pity her.
Pro. Wherefore should it ihou pity her

Jul. Becaufe, methinks, that the lov'd you as well As

you do love your Lady Silvia: She dreams on him, that has forgot her love ; You doat on her, that cares not for your love. 'Tis pity, love should be so contrary ; And, thinking on it, makes me cry, alas !

Pro. Well, give her that ring, and give therewithal This letter; that's her chamber : tell my Lady, I claim the promise for her heav'nly picture. Your message done, hye home unto my chamber. Where thou shalt find me fad and folitary. [Exit Pro.

Jul. How many women would do such a messages Alas, poor Protheus, thou haft entertain'd

hany'd for't; fure as I live, he had suffer'd for't; you fhalt judge. He thruft me himself into the company of three or four gentleman-like dogs, under the Duke's table: he had not been there (bless the mark) a piffing while, but all the chamber smelt hin. Out with the dog, says one; what cur is that? says another; whip him out, fays the third; hang him up, says the Duke. I, having been acquainted with the smell before, knew it was Crab, and goes me to the fellow that whips the dogs ; Friend, quoth I, you, mean to whip the dog ? Ay, marry, do Ī, quoth he. You do him the more wrong, qucth Is 'twas I did the thing you wot of. He makes no more ado, but whips me out of the chama ber.

How many matters would do this for their fervanti nay, I'll be sworn, I have fat in the stocks for te puddings he hath stoll'n, otherwise he had been execited; I have stood on the pillory for the geese he hath kill'd, otherwise he had suffer?d for't. Thou think' riot of this now. Nay, I reinember the trick you

serv'd me, when I took my leave of Madam Silvia; did not I bid thee ftill mark me, and do as I do? when didit thou see me heave up ny leg, and make water against a Gentlewoman's farthing ale? didt thou ever see me do ruch a trick?

Enter. Protheus and Julia.
Pro. Sehostian is thy name? I like thee well;
And will imploy thee in some service presently.

Jul. In what you please : l'll do, Sir, what I can
Pro. I hope, thou wilt.---How now, you

whoreson peasant, Where have you been these tivo days loitering?

Leun. Marry, Sir, I carry'd Mistress Silvia the dog, you

bade me. Pro. And what says she to my little jewel ?

Laun. Marry, fne says, your dog was a cur; and tells. you, currish thanks is good enough for such a present..

Pro. But she received my dog ?

Loun. No, indeed, Nje did not : here have I brought him back again.

Pro. What, did'st thou offer her this from me ?

Laun. Ay, Sir; the other squirrel was foll'n from me by the hangman's boy in the market-place; and then f offer'd her mime own, who is a dog as big as ten of yours, and therefore the gift the greater.

Pro. Go, get thee hence, and find my dog again, Or ne'er return again into my-fight : Away, I say; stay't thou to vex me here? A llave, that, ftill an end, turns me to shame.

(Exit Launa Sebaftian, I have entertained thee, Partly, that I have need of such a youth ; That can with some discretion do

my

business :
(For ?tis no trusting to yon foolish lowt:)
But, chiefy, for thy face and thy behaviour ;.
Which, if my augury. deceive me not,
Witness good bringing up, fortune and truth:
Therefore know thou, for this I entertain thee.
Go presently, and take this ring with thee;
Deliver it to Madam Silvia.
She lovdd me weli, deliver'd it to me.

Jul. It seems you lov'd not her, to leave her token: She's dead, belike.

Pro. Not fo: I think, the lives.
Ful, Alas!
Pro. Why do'it thou cry, alas?
Jul. I cannot chuse but pity her.
Pro. Wherefore shouldīt ihon pity her )

Jul. Becaufe, methinks, that the lov'd you as well
As you do love your Lady Silvia:
She dreams on him, that has forgot her love ;
You doat on her, that cares not for your love.
'Tis pity, love should be so contrary ;
And, thinking on it, makes me cry, alas !

Pro. Well, give her that ring, and give therewithat This letter; that's her chamber : tell my Lady, I claim the promise for her heav'nly picture. Your message done, hye home unto my chamber. Where thou shalt find me sad and solitary. [Exit Pro..

Jul. How many women would do such a message ? Alas, poor Protheus, thou haft entertain'd

A fox to be the shepherd of thy lambs :
Alas, poor fool, why do I pity him,
That with his very heart despiseth me?
Because he loves her, he despiseth me;
Because I love him, I muk pity lim :
This ring I gave him, when he parted from me,
To bind him to remember my good will.
And now I am, unhappy messenger,
To plead for that, which I would not obtain ;
To carry that, which I would have refus'd;
Fo praise his faith, which I would have disprais d..
I am my master's true confirmed love,
But cannot be true servant to my master,
Unless I prove false traitor to myself.
Yet will I woo for him, but

yet

so coldly, As, heav'n it knows, I would not have him speed.

Enter Silvia.
Lady, good day; I pray you, be my mean
To bring me where to speak with Madam Silvia..

Sil. What would you with her, if that I be held

Jul. If you be the, I do intreat your patience
To hear me speak the message I am fent on.

Sil. From whom?
Jul. From my master, Sir Protheus, Madam..
Sil. Oh ! he sends

you
for

a picture? Jul. Ay, Madam,

Sil. Ursula, bring my picture there.
Go, give your Maiter this : tell him from me,
One Julia, that his changing thoughts forget,
Would better fit his chamber than this Thadow.

Jul. Madam, may't please you to peruse this letter
Pardon me, Madam, I have unadvis'd
Deliver'd you a paper that I should not ;
This is the letter to your Lady ship..

Sil. I pray thee, let me look on that again.,
Jul. It may not be ; good Madam, pardon me

Sil. There, hold;
I will not look upon your master's lines ;
I know, they're stufft with protestations,

And

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