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She. And so have I, boy.
you have :- but I was a gentleman born before my father : for the king's son took me by the hand, and call’d me, brother; and then the two kings call'd my father, brother; and then the prince, my brother, and the princess, my sister, call'd my father, father; and so we wept : and there was the first gentleman-like tears that ever we shed.
She. We may live, son, to shed many more.
Clo. Ay; or else 'twere hard luck, being in so preposterous estate as we are.
Aut. I humbly beseech you, fir, to pardon me all the faults I have committed to your worship, and to give me your good report to the prince my master.
She. Pr'ythee, fon, do; for we must be gentle, now we are gentlemen.
Clo. Thou wilt amend thy life?
Clo. Give me thy hand : I will swear to the prince, thou art as honeft a true fellow as any is in Bohemia,
Sbe. You may say it, but not swear it.
Clo. Not swear it, now I am a gentleman! Let boors and franklins say it, I'll swear it.
She. How if it be false, fon?
Clo. If it be ne'er fo false, a true gentleman may swear it, in the behalf of his friend : And I'll swear to the prince, thou art a tall fellow of thy hands, and that thou wilt not be drunk ; but I know, thou art no tall fellow of thy hands, and that thou wilt be drunk ; but I'll swear it': and, I would, thou would it be a tall fellow of thy hands.
AUT. I will provę fo, fir, to my power,
Clo. Ay, by any means prove a tall fellow: if I do not wonder, how thou dar'ít venture to be drunk, not being a tall fellow, trust me not. – Hark! the kings and the princes, our kindred, are going to see the queen’s picture. -Come, follow us : we'll be thy good mafters.
SCENE III. The same. A Chapel in Paulina's House:
at upper End, a Nich; a Curtain before it. Enter
CAMILLO, PAULINA, Lords, &c.
Pau. What, sovereign fir,
have vouchsaf'd, With your
crown'd brother, and these your contracted
Leo. O Paulina,
Pau. As she liv'd peerlefs,
To see the life as lively mock'd, as ever
[undraws the Curtain ; Hermione is
Jeen behind it, in Posture of a Statue.
Leo. Her natural posture!
Pol. O, not by much.
Pau. So much the more our carver's excellence ; Which lets go-by some fixteen years, and makes her As the liv'd now.
LEO. As now she might have done,
Per. And give me leave.
that ended when I but began, Give me that hand of yours, to kiss.
Pau. O, patience;
many summers dry : scarce any joy Did ever fo long live; no forrow, úr, But kill'd itself much fooner.
Pol. Dear my brother,
Påv. Indeed, my lord,
Leo. Do not draw the curtain.
Pav. No longer shall you gaze on't; left your fancy May think anon, it moves.
LEO. Let be, let be.
Por. Mafterly done:
Leo. The fixure of her eye has motion in't,
PAU. I'll draw the curtain ;
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He'll think anon, it lives.
LEO. O sweet Paulina,
Pau. I am sorry, fir, I have thus far stir'd you : but I could affiat you farther.
Leo. Do, Paulina;
PAU. Good my lord, forbear :
ftain With oily painting : Shall I draw the curtain ?
LEO. No, not these twenty years.
Per. So long could I
Pau. Either forbear,
Leo. What you can make her do,
Pav. It is requir’d,