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SCENE II. Another Part of the Island.
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with a Bottle.

STE. Tell not me: when the butt is out, we will drink water; not a drop before. Therefore bear up,1 and board 'em.-Servant-monster, drink to me..

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TRIN. Servant-monster? The folly of this Island! They
say, there's but five upon this Isle: we are three of them;
if th' other two be brain'd like us, the State totters.
STE. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee; thy eyes
are almost set in thy head.

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TRIN. Where should they be set else? He were a brave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail.

STE. My man-monster hath drowned his tongue in sack. For my part, the sea cannot drown me: I swam, ere I could recover the shore, five-and-thirty leagues, off and on, by this light!-Thou shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my standard.2

TRIN. Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no standard.
STE. We'll not run, Monsieur Monster.

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TRIN. Nor go neither: but you'll lie, like dogs, and yet say nothing neither.

STE. Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou be'st a
good moon-calf.

CAL. How does thy Honour? Let me lick thy shoe.
I'll not serve him: he is not valiant.


TRIN. Thou liest, most ignorant monster: I am in case to justle a constable. Why, thou deboshed fish, thou, was there ever man a coward that hath drunk so much sack as I to-day? Wilt thou tell a monstrous lie, being but half a fish and half a monster?

CAL. Lo, how he mocks me! Wilt thou let him, my Lord? TRIN. Lord, quoth he!-That a monster should be such a natural!


CAL. Lo, lo, again! Bite him to death, I pr'ythee.

1 up helm.

2 ensign.

Sc. I

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ACT III STE. Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your head: if you
Sc. II prove a mutineer the next tree. The poor monster's
my subject, and he shall not suffer indignity.
CAL. I thank my noble Lord. Wilt thou be pleas'd

To hearken once again to the suit I made to thee?
STE. Marry will I: kneel, and repeat it; I will stand,
and so shall Trinculo.

Enter ARIEL, invisible.
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CAL. As I told thee before, I am subject to a Tyrant; a
Sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me of the

ARI. Thou liest.

CAL. [to TRIN.] Thou liest, thou jesting monkey, thou:
I would, my valiant master would destroy thee !!
I do not lie.

STE. Trinculo, if you trouble him any more in 's tale, by this hand, I will supplant some of your teeth.

TRIN. Why, I said nothing.

STE. Mum then, and no more. Proceed.
CAL. I say, by sorcery he got this Isle;

From me he got it. If thy Greatness will
Revenge it on him-for, I know, thou dar'st;
But this thing dare not-

STE. That's most certain !-

CAL. Thou shalt be Lord of it, and I'll serve thee.
STE. How now shall this be compassed?

bring me to the party?

CAL. Yea, yea, my Lord: I'll yield him thee asleep,
Where thou may'st knock a nail into his head.

1 particoloured.


2 jester.

ARI. Thou liest: thou canst not.
CAL. What a pied' ninny's this?

Thou scurvy patch !2
I do beseech thy Greatness, give him blows,
And take his bottle from him. When that's gone,
He shall drink nought but brine; for I'll not shew him
Where the quick freshes are.

STE. Trinculo, run into no further danger: interrupt
the monster one word further, and, by this hand, I'll
turn my mercy out of doors, and make a stock-fish of



3 springs.

Canst thou


a thing well beaten.



TRIN. Why, what did I? I did nothing. I'll go ACT III
further off.ed I you now I hand whom avis) 02 Sc. II
STE. Didst thou not say, he lied? Pivered w
ARI. Thou liest. HI
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STE. Do I so? take thou that. [strikes him.] As you
like this, give me the lie another time.

TRIN. I did not give thee the lie. Out o' your wits,
and hearing too? A pox o' your bottle! this can sack
and drinking do. A murrain on your monster, and
the Devil take your fingers.phy dad om
CAL. Ha, ha, ha





STE. Now, forward with your tale. Pr'ythee stand further off.

CAL. Beat him enough: after a little time

'I'll beat him too.

Stand further. Come, proceed.
CAL. Why, as I told thee, 'tis a custom with him

I' the afternoon to sleep: there thou may'st brain him,
Having first seiz'd his books; or with a log
Batter his skull, or paunch him with a stake,
Or cut his weazand with thy knife. Remember
First to possess his books; for without them
He's but a sot,' as I am, nor hath not
One Spirit to command: they all do hate him
As rootedly as I. Burn but his books:
He has brave utensils (for so he calls them)
Which, when he has a house, he'll deck 't withal.
And that most deeply to consider, is

The beauty of his daughter: he himself

Calls her a non-pareil. I never saw a woman,
But only Sycorax, my dam, and she; do
But she as far surpasseth Sycorax


As great'st does least.
STEALER wol. h.
CAL. Ay, Lord; she will become thy bed, I warrant,

Is it so brave a lass?

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And bring thee forth brave brood.

STE. Monster, I will kill this man: his daughter and I will be King and Queen (save our Graces!) and Trinculo and thyself shall be Viceroys. Dost thou like the plot, Trinculo?t

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Sc. II

TRIN. Excellent.

STE. Give me thy hand: I am sorry I beat thee; but,
while thou liv'st, keep a good tongue in thy head.
CAL. Within this half hour will he be asleep:

Wilt thou destroy him then?
ARI. This will I tell my master.
CAL. Thou mak'st me merry: I am full of pleasure;
Let us be jocund. Will you troll the catch bes
You taught me but while-ere?
STE. At thy request, monster, I will do reason any
Come on, Trinculo, let us sing.
Flout 'em, and scout 'em; and scout 'em, and flout 'em,
Thought is free.



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Ay, on mine honour.

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CAL. That's not the tune.

[ARIEL plays the tune on a tabor and pipe. STE. What is this same? TRIN. This is the tune of our catch, played by the picture of No-body.


STE. If thou be'st a man, shew thyself in thy likeness:

if thou be'st a devil, take 't as thou list.


TRIN. O, forgive me my sins!

STE. He that dies, pays all debts: I defy thee. Mercy

upon us!

shall have my music for nothing.

CAL. When Prospero is destroy'd.

STE. That shall be by-and-by: I remember the story.

CAL. Art thou afeard?

STE. No, monster, not I.

CAL. Be not afeard; the Isle is full of noises,

Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight, and hurt not.
Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments

Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices,
That, if I then had wak'd after long sleep,

Will make me sleep again: and then, in dreaming,
The clouds, methought, would open, and shew riches
Ready to drop upon me; that, when I wak'd,


I cry'd to dream again.

STE. This will prove a brave kingdom to me, where I



CAL. The sound is going away: let's follow it, and after,
undo our work.comull ogod bald en 570 utk
STE. Lead, monster: we'll follow. I would I could see
this taborer: he lays it on!
TRIN. [to CALIBAN.] Wilt come? I'll follow Stephano.
whore :ccord soft will wor'ond
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SCENE III. Another Part of the Island.




ADRIAN, FRANCISCO, and others.

GON. By 'r lakin,' I can go no further, Sir;


My old bones ache: here's a maze trod indeed
Through forth-rights and meanders. By your patience,
I needs must rest me.
Old Lord, I cannot blame thee,
Who am myself attach'd with weariness,
To the dulling of my spirits: sit down, and rest.
Even here I will put off my hope, and keep it
No longer for my flatterer: he is drown'd,
Whom thus we stray to find; and the Sea mocks
Our frustrate search on land. Well, let him go.
ANT. I am right glad that he's so out of hope.

[aside to SEBASTIAN.

Do not, for one repulse, forgo the
That you resolv'd to effect.
SEB. [aside.]

The next advantage

Will we take thoroughly.
ANT. [aside.]
Let it be to-night:
For, now they are oppress'd with travel, they
Will not, nor cannot, use such vigilance,

As when they are fresh.
SEB. [aside.]


I say, to-night: no more.

Solemn and strange music; and PROSPERO on the top (invisible). Enter several strange Shapes, bringing in a Banquet, and dance about it with gentle actions of salutations, and inviting the King, etc., to eat, they depart.

ALON. What harmony is this? my good friends, hark!

1 is good at his game.

2 by our Ladykin.

3 straight paths.

Sc. II

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