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Haven: what your own love will out of this advise you, follow. So he wishes you all happiness, that remains loyal to his vow, and your, increasing in love,
O, for a horse with wings! Hear'st thou, Pisanio ? 50
– , thick; Love's counsellor should fill the bores of hearing, To the smothering of the sense-how far it is To this same blessed Milford : and by the way Tell me how Wales was made so happy as To inherit such a haven : but first of all, How we may steal from hence, and for the gap That we shall make in time, from our hence
going And our return, to excuse : but first, how get
hence : Why should excuse be born or ere begot? We'll talk of that hereafter. Prithee, speak, How many score of miles may we well ride 'Twixt hour and hour?
52. of mean affairs, concerned 63. inherit, come by, poswith common business.
sess. 56. bate, qualify (the state- 67. or ere, ere. Why should ment long like me').
the excuse be framed before its 58. speak thick, crowd the occasion?'-ice, the getting words together.
One score 'twixt sun and sun, 90 Madam, 's enough for you : [Aside] and too much
too. Imo. Why, one that rode to's execution,
man, Could never go so slow : I have heard of riding
wagers, Where horses have been nimbler than the sands That run i the clock's behalf. But this is
foolery : Go bid my woman feign a sickness; say She 'll home to her father : and provide me pre
Madam, you 're best consider.
Wales : a mountainous country
with a cave.
Enter, from the cave, BELARIUS; GUIDERIUS,
and ARVIRAGUS following: Bel. A goodly day not to keep house, with such Whose roof's as low as ours ! Stoop, boys; this
gate Instructs you how to adore the heavens and bows
you 75. run i' the clock's behalf, 2. Stoop, Hanmer's correction do the clock's work (i.e. in the of Ff sleep. hour-glass).
To a morning's holy office : the gates of monarchs
Hail, heaven! Bel. Now for our mountain sport : up to yond
hill; Your legs are young; I'll tread these flats. Con
Of courts, of princes, of the tricks in war :
5. jet, strut.
23. bauble, Ff babe. Rowe's 16. This service, i.e. that of emendation. Hanmer, bribe. courts and princes.
25. gain the cap, receive obse17. allow'd, approved. quious salutations (from the sup20. sharded, with scaly wing- plier of the 'unpaid-for silk,'who
nevertheless remains unpaid). 22. check, rebuke.
27. proof, experience.
Have never wing’d from view o'the nest, nor
know not What air 's from home. Haply this life is best,
stiff age : but unto us it is
What should we speak of
How you speak !
29. What air's from home, ation of Ff prison or. what the air is like abroad. 34. prison for, Pope's emend- 35. stride, overstep.
With Roman swords, and my report was once
Uncertain favour !
But that two villains, whose false oaths prevailid
valleys. Exeunt Guiderius and Arviragus. How hard it is to hide the sparks of nature ! These boys know little they are sons to the king; 80 Nor Cymbeline dreams that they are alive. They think they are mine; and though train’d up
thus meanly ['the cave wherein they bow, their thoughts do hit
63. hangings, fruit.
73. fore-end, fore-part.
83. wherein they bow; Warburton's emendation of Ff
whereon the Bowle).