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Cal. When Prospero is destroyed.
Ste. Lead, monster; we 'll follow. I would I could see this taborer ; he lays it on. Trin. Wilt come ? I'll follow, Stephano.
Another part of the island.
Enter ALONSO, SEBASTIAN, ANTONIO, GONZALO,
ADRIAN, FRANCISCO, and others.
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. [Aside to Seb.] I am right glad that he's
so out of hope. Do not, for one repulse, forego the purpose That you resolved to effect.
Seb. [Aside to Ant.] The next advantage Will we take throughly.
156. by and by, immedi. 3. forth-rights, straightfor. ately.
ward paths. 1. By'r lakin, by our ladykin, 5. attach'd, seized. i.e. the Virgin.
13. advantage, opportunity.
Ant. [Aside to Seb.] Let it be to-night ;
[Solemn and strange music. Alon. What harmony is this? My good friends,
hark ! Gon. Marvellous sweet music!
Enter PROSPERO above, invisible. Enter several
strange Shapes, bringing in a banquet; they dance about it with gentle actions of salutation ; and, inviting the King, etc., to eat, they
de part. Alon. Give us kind keepers, heavens ! What
I'll believe both;
If in Naples
[Aside] Honest lord,
Thou hast said well ; for some of
there present Are worse than devils. · Alon.
I cannot too much muse Such shapes, such gesture and such sound, ex
[Aside] Praise in departing.
No matter, since They have left their viands behind; for we have
at 'em Wallets of flesh? or that there were such men Whose heads stood in their breasts? which now
Each putter-out of five for one will bring us
36. Muse, wonder at.
one, upon what he had 'put-out,' 39. Praise in departing, a
and losing all claim to it if he
miscarried. proverbial phrase, meaning :
The locus classicus Do not praise till the entertain
on the subject is in Ben Jonson's ment is over.
Every Man out of His Humour,
ii. I, where Puntarvolo proposes 44. mountaineers, savages. to 'put forth some five thousand
48. Each putter-out of five pounds to be paid me, five for for one, i.e. every adventurous one, upon the return of myself, traveller. This refers to a kind of my wife, and my dog from the Life Insurance then customary. Turk's court at Constantinople.' The traveller deposited a certain But it is incredible that so high sum before starting, receiving, a rate can have been obtained if he returned safely, repayment for less complicated risks or at a certain rate, usually five to shorter journeys. VOL. IV 465
I will stand to and feed,
Thunder and lightning: Enter Ariel, like a
harpy; claps his wings upon the table ; and,
with a quaint device, the banquet vanishes. Ari. You are three men of sin, whom Destiny, That hath to instrument this lower world And what is in 't, the never-surfeited sea Hath caused to belch up you; and on this island Where man doth not inhabit; you ’mongst men Being most unfit to live. I have made you mad; And even with such-like valour men hang and
drown Their proper selves.
[Alon., Seb. etc. draw their swords.
You fools! I and my fellows Are ministers of Fate : the elements, Of whom your swords are temper'd, may as well Wound the loud winds, or with bemock’d-at stabs Kill the still-closing waters, as diminish One dowle that's in my plume : my fellow-ministers Are like invulnerable. If you could hurt,
our swords are now too massy for your strengths And will not be uplifted. But rememberFor that's my business to you—that you three From Milan did supplant good Prospero; Exposed unto the sea, which hath requit it, Him and his innocent child : for which foul deed The powers, delaying, not forgetting, have Incensed the seas and shores, yea, all the creatures,
54. to instrument, as its instrument, or organ.
Against your peace. Thee of thy son, Alonso,
the Shapes again, and dance, with mocks and
mows, and carrying out the table.
Gon. I the name of something holy, sir, why
In this strange stare?
O, it is monstrous, monstrous !
99. bass my trespass, pro. 86. good life and observation claimed my offence with its deep strange, lifelike precision and roll. rare attention.