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Full of the pasture, jumps along by him
And never stays to greet him; 'Ay,' quoth Jaques,
"Tis just the fashion: wherefore do you look
Sec. Lord. We did, my lord, weeping and com
Upon the sobbing deer.
Show me the place:
I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.
First Lord. I'll bring you to him straight.
A room in the palace.
Enter DUKE FREDERICK, with Lords.
Duke F. Can it be possible that no man saw them?
It cannot be some villains of my court
Are of consent and sufferance in this.
First Lord. I cannot hear of any that did see her.
61. and what's worse, and whatever is worse than these.
62. up gives the notion of completeness (as in 'cut up,' the game is up').
67. cope, encounter.
3. Are of consent and sufferance in this, have connived at and permitted it. A legal phrase.
The ladies, her attendants of her chamber,
They found the bed untreasured of their mistress.
Your grace was wont to laugh, is also missing.
Your daughter and her cousin much commend
That youth is surely in their company.
Duke F. Send to his brother; fetch that gallant hither;
If he be absent, bring his brother to me;
I'll make him find him: do this suddenly,
To bring again these foolish runaways. [Exeunt.
SCENE III. Before OLIVER's house.
Enter ORLANDO and ADAM, meeting.
Orl. Who's there?
Adam. What, my young master? O my gentle
O my sweet master! O you memory
Of old Sir Rowland! why, what make you here?
8. roynish, coarse, rough.
20. quail to bring, grow slack in bringing.
3. memory, reminder.
The bonny priser of the humorous duke?
No more do yours: your virtues, gentle master,
O, what a world is this, when what is comely
Orl. Why, what's the matter?
O unhappy youth! Come not within these doors; within this roof The enemy of all your graces lives:
Your brother-no, no brother; yet the son-
Hath heard your praises, and this night he means
This is no place; this house is but a butchery:
Orl. Why, whither, Adam, wouldst thou have
Adam. No matter whither, so you come not here. 30 Orl. What, wouldst thou have me go and beg my food?
Or with a base and boisterous sword enforce
A thievish living on the common road?
This I must do, or know not what to do:
I rather will subject me to the malice
8. bonny, big, burly.
ib. priser, prize-fighter. ib. humorous, moody.
15. Envenoms, acts as a poison upon (not 'makes poisonous '). 26. practices, plots.
37. diverted, unnatural.
Adam. But do not so. I have five hundred
The thrifty hire I saved under your father,
Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood,
In all your business and necessities.
Orl. O good old man, how well in thee appears The constant service of the antique world, When service sweat for duty, not for meed! Thou art not for the fashion of these times, Where none will sweat but for promotion, And having that, do choke their service up Even with the having: it is not so with thee. But, poor old man, thou prunest a rotten tree, That cannot so much as a blossom yield In lieu of all thy pains and husbandry. But come thy ways; we'll go along together, And ere we have thy youthful wages spent, We'll light upon some settled low content. Adam. Master, go on, and I will follow thee, To the last gasp, with truth and loyalty.
50. unbashful, immodest, unchaste.
65. In lieu of, in return for. 68. content, contented state.
From seventeen years till now almost fourscore
SCENE IV. The Forest of Arden.
Enter ROSALIND for GANYMEDE, CELIA for
Ros. O Jupiter, how weary are my spirits!
Ros. I could find in my heart to disgrace my man's apparel and to cry like a woman; but I must comfort the weaker vessel, as doublet and hose ought to show itself courageous to petticoat: therefore courage, good Aliena!
Cel. I pray you, bear with me; I cannot go no further.
Touch. For my part, I had rather bear with you than bear you; yet I should bear no cross if I did bear you, for I think you have no money in your purse.
Ros. Well, this is the forest of Arden.
Touch. Ay, now am I in Arden; the more fool I; when I was at home, I was in a better place: but travellers must be content.
Ros. Ay, be so, good Touchstone.
I. weary, Theobald's certain correction for Ff 'merry,' as Touchstone's comment shows; Furness's suggestion that Rosalind is feigning cheerfulness
cannot therefore be admitted.
cross. All the silver coins of Elizabeth's reign bore a cross upon the reverse.