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Did the sea toss upon our shore this chest:
Set 't down, let's look upon 't.
Whate'er it be, 'Tis wondrous heavy. Wrench it open straight : If the sea's stomach be o'ercharged with gold, 'Tis a good constraint of fortune it belches upon us.
Sec. Gent. 'Tis so, my lord.
Cer. How close 'tis caulk'd and bitumed!
First Serv. I never saw so huge a billow, sir,
Wrench it open ;
Sec. Gent. A delicate odour.
Cer. As ever hit my nostril. So, up with it.
First Gent. Most strange!
[Reads from a scroll.
The gods requite his charity!'
disgorge upon our
55. •Fortune has done well in coast.'
Sec. Gent. Most likely, sir.
Nay, certainly to-night;
[Exit a Servant
Re-enter a Servant, with boxes, napkins,
block ! The music there !—I pray you, give her air. Gentlemen, This queen will live : nature awakes; a warmth Breathes out of her : she hath not been entranced Above five hours : see how she gins to blow 84 f. This passage is probably Recover'd bodies ' nine hours lying
dead. corrupt. The corresponding place in the novel makes the (but lying for lien is clearly cure exercised by, not upon, wrong). 'Egyptians': 'I have read of
90. viol. The Ffand three later some Egyptians who, after four Qq have vial, i.e. ‘phial'; and it hours' death, have raised
is possible that Wilkins underimpoverished bodies like to this,
stood it so, as he says : 'When unto their former health.' Hud- pouring a precious liquor into her son has plausibly restored the mouth, he perceived warmth,' lines thus :
etc. But the context strongly Of an Egyptian I have heard nad by good ap
suggests that the reference is to pliances
Into life's flower again!
She is alive; behold,
O dear Diana, Where am I? Where's my lord ? What world
is this? Sec. Gent. Is not this strange ? First Gent.
Most rare. Cer.
Hush, my gentle neighbours ! Lend me your hands; to the next chamber bear
[Exeunt, carrying her away.
A room in Cleon's house.
Enter PERICLES, CLEON, DIONYZA, and LYCHO
RIDA with MARINA in her arms.
I ? novel, Cerimon, with a physi. Thaisa's words are from Gower, cian's instinct, gives ring Conf. Am. (bk. viii.). In the answer to her questions. VOL. IV
In a litigious peace. You, and your lady,
O your sweet queen !That the strict fates had pleased you had brought
We cannot but obey
Fear not, my lord, but think
I believe you;
Till she be married, madam, By bright Diana, whom we honour, all Unscissar'd shall this hair of mine remain, Though I show ill in 't. So I take my leave. Good madam, make me blessed in your care In bringing up my child.
I have one myself,
Madam, my thanks and prayers. Cle. We'll bring your grace e'en to the edge
I will embrace
Ephesus. A room in Cerimon's
Enter CERIMON and THAISA. Cer. Madam, this letter, and
some certain jewels, Lay with you in your coffer : which are now At your command. Know
the character ?
Cer. Madam, if this you purpose as ye speak, 36. the mask'd Neptune, the was on the point of being desea-god in his calmest aspect. livered. 6. on my eaning time, when I