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Mir. And mine, with my heart in 't: and now farewell
Till half an hour hence. Fer.
A thousand thousand !
91 [Exeunt Fer. and Mir. severally. Pros. So glad of this as they I cannot be,
Who are surprised withal ; but my rejoicing
Another part of the Island.
Enter Caliban, Stephano and Trinculo.
drink water; not a drop before: therefore bear
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 brained like us, the
state totters. Ste. Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee: thy
eyes are almost set in thy head. Trin. Where should they be set else? he were a
brave monster indeed, if they were set in his
Ste. My man-monster hath drowned his tongue in
sack: for my part, the sea cannot drown me;
shalt be my lieutenant, monster, or my stan
yet say nothing neither.
I'll not serve him, he is not valiant.
case to justle a constable. Why, thou deboshed
and half a monster ?
lord ? Trin. Lord,' quoth he! That a monster should be
such a natural ! Cal. Lo, lo, again! bite him to death, I prithee. Ste. Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your head : if
you prove a mutineer,—the next tree! The 40 poor monster 's my subject, and he shall not suffer
indignity. Cal. I thank my noble lord. Wilt thou be pleased
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.
a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me
of the island. Ari. Thou liest. Cal. Thou liest, thou jesting monkey, thou :
I would my valiant master would destroy thee!
I do not lie.
by this hand, I will supplant some of your teeth.
From me he got it. If thy greatness will
bring me to the party?
Where thou mayst knock a nail into his head.
I do beseech thy greatness, give him blows, 70
Where the quick freshes are.
the monster one word further, and, by this
a stock-fish of thee.
Ste. Didst thou not say he lied ?
80 Ari. Thou liest. Ste. Do I so ? take thou that.
[Beats him.] As you like this, give me the lie another time. Trin. I did not give the lie. Out o' your wits, and
hearing too? A pox of your bottle! this can
ster, and the devil take your fingers !
90 Cal. Beat him enough : after a little time,
I'll beat him too. Ste.
Stand farther.—Come, proceed.
['th' afternoon to sleep: there thou mayst brain him,
Is it so brave a lass?
Cal. Ay, lord; she will become thy bed, I warrant, IIO
And bring thee forth brave brood.
will be king and queen,--save our graces !—and
thou like the plot, Trinculo ?
while thou livest, keep a good tongue in thy
head. Cal. Within this half hour will he be asleep :
Ay, on mine honour.
Let us be jocund: will you troll the catch
You taught me but while-ere? Ste. At thy request, monster, I will do reason, any reason.—Come on, Trinculo, let us sing. [Sings.
Flout 'em and scout 'em,
130 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 Nobody. Ste. If thou beest a man, show thyself in thy like
ness : if thou beest 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 !