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HiGravelot Sculus LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST. Act. 5. Sc.4.

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FERDINAND, King of Navarrę.

three Lords attending upon the King in his LONGAVILLE,

Macaro,} Lords attending upon the Princess of France.
Don ADRIANO DE ARMADO, a fantastical Spainard.
NATHANIEL, a Curate.
Dull, a Constable.
Holofernes, a Schoolmaster.
COSTARD, a Clown.
Moth, Page to Don ADRIANO DE ARMADO.

Princess of France.
MARIA, Ladies attending on the Princess.
JAQUENETTA, A Country Wench.

Officers, and others, Attendants upon the King and Princess.

SCENE the King of Navarre's Palace, and the

Country near it.

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may buy

ET fame, that all hunt after in their lives,
Live register'd upon our brazen tombs ;
When, spite of cormorant devouring time,
The endeavour of this present breath

That honour which shall ’bate his fithe's keen edge,
And make us heirs of all eternity.
Therefore, brave conquerors, for fo you are,
That war against your own affections,
And the huge army of the world's desires,
Our late ediet shall strongly stand in force :
Navarre shall be the wonder of the world;
Our court shall be a little academy,
Still and contemplative in living arts.
You three, Biron, Dumain, and Longaville,
Have sworn for three years' term to live with me,
My fellow-scholars; and to keep those statutes
That are recorded in this schedule here.

In this play are to be perceived several Atrakes of Shakespear's pen, but the whole ought by no means to pass for the work of it.

- brazen tombs;
And then grace us in the disgrace of death :
When, spite of &c.


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