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And the device he bears upon his shield
[The Third Knight passes over. Sim. And what's the third ? Thai.
The third of Antioch; And his device, a wreath of chivalry; The word, 'Me pompæ provexit apex.'
[The Fourth Knight passes over. Sim. What is the fourth ? Thai. A burning torch that's turned upside
down; The word 'Quod me alit, me extinguit.' Sim. Which shows that beauty hath his power
and will, Which can as well inflame as it can kill.
[The Fifth Knight passes over. Thai. The fifth, an hand environed with clouds, Holding out gold that 's by the touchstone tried ; The motto thus, ‘Sic spectanda fides.'
[The Sixth Knight, Pericles, passes over. Sim. And what 's The sixth and last, the which the knight himself With such a graceful courtesy deliver'd ? Thai. He seems to be a stranger; but his
present is A wither'd branch, that's only green at top; The motto, ‘In hac spe vivo.'
27. Piu por dulzura, etc. 33. Quod, etc. Englished by Wilkins adds the English Wilkins : • That which gives me version : 'More by lenity than life gives me death.' by force.'
spectanda, etc. 30. Me pompa, etc. Englished Englished by Wilkins : So by Wilkins :
• The desire of re. faith is to be looked into.' nown drew him to this enter- 44. In hac spe, etc. Englished prise.'
by Wilkins: 'In that hope I live.' 57. The outward habit by the outward habit by), or a confusion inward man. Either an awkward of thought. inversion must be supposed (the
Sim. A pretty moral;
To an honour'd triumph strangely furnished.
Sim. Opinion 's but a fool, that makes us scan The outward habit by the inward man. But stay, the knights are coming : we will with
draw Into the gallery.
[Exeunt. [Great shouts within, and all cry ‘The mean
The same. A hall of state : a
Enter SIMONIDES, THAISA, Lords, Attendants,
and Knights, from tilting.
Were more than you expect, or more than 's fit,
Thai. But you, my knight and guest;
Per. 'Tis more by fortune, lady, than by merit.
Sim. Call it by what you will, the day is yours;
Simonides. Sim. Your presence glads our days : honour we
For who hates honour hates the gods above.
Marshal. Sir, yonder is your place.
Some other is more fit.
Per. You are right courteous knights.
Sit, sir, sit. [Aside] By Jove, I wonder, that is king of thoughts, These cates resist me, he not thought upon.
Thai. (Aside] By Juno, that is queen of marriage, 30 All viands that I eat do seem unsavoury, Wishing him
Sure, he's a gallant gentleman. 29. resist me, repel, are distasteful to.
Sim. [Aside] He's but a country gentleman ;
Sim. What, are you merry, knights ?
sence ? Sim. Here, with a cup that's stored unto the
We thank your grace.
What is it
O, attend, my daughter :
50. stored ;
42. vail, lower. teevens' correction of Qq stur'd, Ff stirrd.
Who freely give to every one that comes
Sim. How !
please me better.
know of him,
Thai. The king my father, sir, has drunk to you.
Per. A gentleman of Tyre; my name, Pericles; My education been in arts and arms; Who, looking for adventures in the world, Was by the rough seas reft of ships and men And after shipwreck driven upon this shore. Thai. He thanks your grace; names himself
63. kill d are wonder'd at, i.e. 65. standing - bowl, a bowl prove, in spite of their sound, to
resting on a foot. be marvellously small. 64. entrance (three syllables). 69. impudence, immodesty.