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      <article class="book" id="R.1">
         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>All's Well That Ends Well</h1>
         </header>
         <div class="lists-of-titles">
            <div class="toc">
               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
               </p>
               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
                     </span>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Florence. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  Florence. Before the DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.6">5. SCENE V.  Florence. Without the walls. A tucket afar off.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.7">6. SCENE VI.  Camp before Florence.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.8">7. SCENE VII.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  Without the Florentine camp.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  The Florentine camp.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.6">5. SCENE V.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.7">5. ACT V</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Marseilles. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. Before the COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. EPILOGUE</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
            <header class="preface-titlepage">
               <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
            </header>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">KING OF FRANCE</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DUKE OF FLORENCE</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">BERTRAM, Count of Rousillon.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LAFEU, an old lord.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">PAROLLES, a follower of Bertram.</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">Steward</span>
                        <span class="personname">Clown</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">servants to the Countess of Rousillon.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Page. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">COUNTESS OF ROUSILLON, mother to Bertram. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">HELENA, a gentlewoman protected by the Countess.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">An old Widow of Florence. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DIANA, daughter to the Widow.</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">VIOLENTA</span>
                        <span class="personname">MARIANA</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">neighbours and friends to the Widow.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Lords, Officers, Soldiers, &c., French and Florentine.</span>
            </p>
            <p>SCENE  Rousillon; Paris; Florence; Marseilles.</p>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.3">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 1. ACT I</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BERTRAM, the COUNTESS of Rousillon, HELENA,
and LAFEU, all in black</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">In delivering my son from me, I bury a second husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">And I in going, madam, weep o'er my father's death</div>
                     <div class="line">anew: but I must attend his majesty's command, to</div>
                     <div class="line">whom I am now in ward, evermore in subjection.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall find of the king a husband, madam; you,</div>
                     <div class="line">sir, a father: he that so generally is at all times</div>
                     <div class="line">good must of necessity hold his virtue to you; whose</div>
                     <div class="line">worthiness would stir it up where it wanted rather</div>
                     <div class="line">than lack it where there is such abundance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">What hope is there of his majesty's amendment?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath abandoned his physicians, madam; under whose</div>
                     <div class="line">practises he hath persecuted time with hope, and</div>
                     <div class="line">finds no other advantage in the process but only the</div>
                     <div class="line">losing of hope by time.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">This young gentlewoman had a father,--O, that</div>
                     <div class="line">'had'! how sad a passage 'tis!--whose skill was</div>
                     <div class="line">almost as great as his honesty; had it stretched so</div>
                     <div class="line">far, would have made nature immortal, and death</div>
                     <div class="line">should have play for lack of work. Would, for the</div>
                     <div class="line">king's sake, he were living! I think it would be</div>
                     <div class="line">the death of the king's disease.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">How called you the man you speak of, madam?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">He was famous, sir, in his profession, and it was</div>
                     <div class="line">his great right to be so: Gerard de Narbon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">He was excellent indeed, madam: the king very</div>
                     <div class="line">lately spoke of him admiringly and mourningly: he</div>
                     <div class="line">was skilful enough to have lived still, if knowledge</div>
                     <div class="line">could be set up against mortality.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">What is it, my good lord, the king languishes of?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">A fistula, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I heard not of it before.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I would it were not notorious. Was this gentlewoman</div>
                     <div class="line">the daughter of Gerard de Narbon?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">His sole child, my lord, and bequeathed to my</div>
                     <div class="line">overlooking. I have those hopes of her good that</div>
                     <div class="line">her education promises; her dispositions she</div>
                     <div class="line">inherits, which makes fair gifts fairer; for where</div>
                     <div class="line">an unclean mind carries virtuous qualities, there</div>
                     <div class="line">commendations go with pity; they are virtues and</div>
                     <div class="line">traitors too; in her they are the better for their</div>
                     <div class="line">simpleness; she derives her honesty and achieves her goodness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Your commendations, madam, get from her tears.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis the best brine a maiden can season her praise</div>
                     <div class="line">in. The remembrance of her father never approaches</div>
                     <div class="line">her heart but the tyranny of her sorrows takes all</div>
                     <div class="line">livelihood from her cheek. No more of this, Helena;</div>
                     <div class="line">go to, no more; lest it be rather thought you affect</div>
                     <div class="line">a sorrow than have it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I do affect a sorrow indeed, but I have it too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">excessive grief the enemy to the living.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">If the living be enemy to the grief, the excess</div>
                     <div class="line">makes it soon mortal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, I desire your holy wishes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">How understand we that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Be thou blest, Bertram, and succeed thy father</div>
                     <div class="line">In manners, as in shape! thy blood and virtue</div>
                     <div class="line">Contend for empire in thee, and thy goodness</div>
                     <div class="line">Share with thy birthright! Love all, trust a few,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do wrong to none: be able for thine enemy</div>
                     <div class="line">Rather in power than use, and keep thy friend</div>
                     <div class="line">Under thy own life's key: be cheque'd for silence,</div>
                     <div class="line">But never tax'd for speech. What heaven more will,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thee may furnish and my prayers pluck down,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fall on thy head! Farewell, my lord;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis an unseason'd courtier; good my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Advise him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">He cannot want the best</div>
                     <div class="line">That shall attend his love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven bless him! Farewell, Bertram.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To HELENA</span>  The best wishes that can be forged in</div>
                     <div class="line">your thoughts be servants to you! Be comfortable</div>
                     <div class="line">to my mother, your mistress, and make much of her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, pretty lady: you must hold the credit of</div>
                     <div class="line">your father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt BERTRAM and LAFEU</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, were that all! I think not on my father;</div>
                     <div class="line">And these great tears grace his remembrance more</div>
                     <div class="line">Than those I shed for him. What was he like?</div>
                     <div class="line">I have forgot him: my imagination</div>
                     <div class="line">Carries no favour in't but Bertram's.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am undone: there is no living, none,</div>
                     <div class="line">If Bertram be away. 'Twere all one</div>
                     <div class="line">That I should love a bright particular star</div>
                     <div class="line">And think to wed it, he is so above me:</div>
                     <div class="line">In his bright radiance and collateral light</div>
                     <div class="line">Must I be comforted, not in his sphere.</div>
                     <div class="line">The ambition in my love thus plagues itself:</div>
                     <div class="line">The hind that would be mated by the lion</div>
                     <div class="line">Must die for love. 'Twas pretty, though plague,</div>
                     <div class="line">To see him every hour; to sit and draw</div>
                     <div class="line">His arched brows, his hawking eye, his curls,</div>
                     <div class="line">In our heart's table; heart too capable</div>
                     <div class="line">Of every line and trick of his sweet favour:</div>
                     <div class="line">But now he's gone, and my idolatrous fancy</div>
                     <div class="line">Must sanctify his reliques. Who comes here?</div>
                     <p>Enter PAROLLES</p>
                     <p>Aside</p>
                     <div class="line">One that goes with him: I love him for his sake;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet I know him a notorious liar,</div>
                     <div class="line">Think him a great way fool, solely a coward;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet these fixed evils sit so fit in him,</div>
                     <div class="line">That they take place, when virtue's steely bones</div>
                     <div class="line">Look bleak i' the cold wind: withal, full oft we see</div>
                     <div class="line">Cold wisdom waiting on superfluous folly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Save you, fair queen!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">And you, monarch!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">And no.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you meditating on virginity?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay. You have some stain of soldier in you: let me</div>
                     <div class="line">ask you a question. Man is enemy to virginity; how</div>
                     <div class="line">may we barricado it against him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Keep him out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">But he assails; and our virginity, though valiant,</div>
                     <div class="line">in the defence yet is weak: unfold to us some</div>
                     <div class="line">warlike resistance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">There is none: man, sitting down before you, will</div>
                     <div class="line">undermine you and blow you up.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Bless our poor virginity from underminers and</div>
                     <div class="line">blowers up! Is there no military policy, how</div>
                     <div class="line">virgins might blow up men?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Virginity being blown down, man will quicklier be</div>
                     <div class="line">blown up: marry, in blowing him down again, with</div>
                     <div class="line">the breach yourselves made, you lose your city. It</div>
                     <div class="line">is not politic in the commonwealth of nature to</div>
                     <div class="line">preserve virginity. Loss of virginity is rational</div>
                     <div class="line">increase and there was never virgin got till</div>
                     <div class="line">virginity was first lost. That you were made of is</div>
                     <div class="line">metal to make virgins. Virginity by being once lost</div>
                     <div class="line">may be ten times found; by being ever kept, it is</div>
                     <div class="line">ever lost: 'tis too cold a companion; away with 't!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will stand for 't a little, though therefore I die a virgin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">There's little can be said in 't; 'tis against the</div>
                     <div class="line">rule of nature. To speak on the part of virginity,</div>
                     <div class="line">is to accuse your mothers; which is most infallible</div>
                     <div class="line">disobedience. He that hangs himself is a virgin:</div>
                     <div class="line">virginity murders itself and should be buried in</div>
                     <div class="line">highways out of all sanctified limit, as a desperate</div>
                     <div class="line">offendress against nature. Virginity breeds mites,</div>
                     <div class="line">much like a cheese; consumes itself to the very</div>
                     <div class="line">paring, and so dies with feeding his own stomach.</div>
                     <div class="line">Besides, virginity is peevish, proud, idle, made of</div>
                     <div class="line">self-love, which is the most inhibited sin in the</div>
                     <div class="line">canon. Keep it not; you cannot choose but loose</div>
                     <div class="line">by't: out with 't! within ten year it will make</div>
                     <div class="line">itself ten, which is a goodly increase; and the</div>
                     <div class="line">principal itself not much the worse: away with 't!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">How might one do, sir, to lose it to her own liking?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me see: marry, ill, to like him that ne'er it</div>
                     <div class="line">likes. 'Tis a commodity will lose the gloss with</div>
                     <div class="line">lying; the longer kept, the less worth: off with 't</div>
                     <div class="line">while 'tis vendible; answer the time of request.</div>
                     <div class="line">Virginity, like an old courtier, wears her cap out</div>
                     <div class="line">of fashion: richly suited, but unsuitable: just</div>
                     <div class="line">like the brooch and the tooth-pick, which wear not</div>
                     <div class="line">now. Your date is better in your pie and your</div>
                     <div class="line">porridge than in your cheek; and your virginity,</div>
                     <div class="line">your old virginity, is like one of our French</div>
                     <div class="line">withered pears, it looks ill, it eats drily; marry,</div>
                     <div class="line">'tis a withered pear; it was formerly better;</div>
                     <div class="line">marry, yet 'tis a withered pear: will you anything with it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Not my virginity yet</div>
                     <div class="line">There shall your master have a thousand loves,</div>
                     <div class="line">A mother and a mistress and a friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">A phoenix, captain and an enemy,</div>
                     <div class="line">A guide, a goddess, and a sovereign,</div>
                     <div class="line">A counsellor, a traitress, and a dear;</div>
                     <div class="line">His humble ambition, proud humility,</div>
                     <div class="line">His jarring concord, and his discord dulcet,</div>
                     <div class="line">His faith, his sweet disaster; with a world</div>
                     <div class="line">Of pretty, fond, adoptious christendoms,</div>
                     <div class="line">That blinking Cupid gossips. Now shall he--</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not what he shall. God send him well!</div>
                     <div class="line">The court's a learning place, and he is one--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">What one, i' faith?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">That I wish well. 'Tis pity--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">What's pity?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">That wishing well had not a body in't,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which might be felt; that we, the poorer born,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose baser stars do shut us up in wishes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Might with effects of them follow our friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">And show what we alone must think, which never</div>
                     <div class="line">Return us thanks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Page</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Page</div>
                     <div class="line">Monsieur Parolles, my lord calls for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Little Helen, farewell; if I can remember thee, I</div>
                     <div class="line">will think of thee at court.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Monsieur Parolles, you were born under a charitable star.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Under Mars, I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I especially think, under Mars.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why under Mars?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">The wars have so kept you under that you must needs</div>
                     <div class="line">be born under Mars.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">When he was predominant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">When he was retrograde, I think, rather.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why think you so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">You go so much backward when you fight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">That's for advantage.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">So is running away, when fear proposes the safety;</div>
                     <div class="line">but the composition that your valour and fear makes</div>
                     <div class="line">in you is a virtue of a good wing, and I like the wear well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I am so full of businesses, I cannot answer thee</div>
                     <div class="line">acutely. I will return perfect courtier; in the</div>
                     <div class="line">which, my instruction shall serve to naturalize</div>
                     <div class="line">thee, so thou wilt be capable of a courtier's</div>
                     <div class="line">counsel and understand what advice shall thrust upon</div>
                     <div class="line">thee; else thou diest in thine unthankfulness, and</div>
                     <div class="line">thine ignorance makes thee away: farewell. When</div>
                     <div class="line">thou hast leisure, say thy prayers; when thou hast</div>
                     <div class="line">none, remember thy friends; get thee a good husband,</div>
                     <div class="line">and use him as he uses thee; so, farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which we ascribe to heaven: the fated sky</div>
                     <div class="line">Gives us free scope, only doth backward pull</div>
                     <div class="line">Our slow designs when we ourselves are dull.</div>
                     <div class="line">What power is it which mounts my love so high,</div>
                     <div class="line">That makes me see, and cannot feed mine eye?</div>
                     <div class="line">The mightiest space in fortune nature brings</div>
                     <div class="line">To join like likes and kiss like native things.</div>
                     <div class="line">Impossible be strange attempts to those</div>
                     <div class="line">That weigh their pains in sense and do suppose</div>
                     <div class="line">What hath been cannot be: who ever strove</div>
                     <div class="line">So show her merit, that did miss her love?</div>
                     <div class="line">The king's disease--my project may deceive me,</div>
                     <div class="line">But my intents are fix'd and will not leave me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Paris. The KING's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish of cornets. Enter the KING of France,
with letters, and divers Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">The Florentines and Senoys are by the ears;</div>
                     <div class="line">Have fought with equal fortune and continue</div>
                     <div class="line">A braving war.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">So 'tis reported, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, 'tis most credible; we here received it</div>
                     <div class="line">A certainty, vouch'd from our cousin Austria,</div>
                     <div class="line">With caution that the Florentine will move us</div>
                     <div class="line">For speedy aid; wherein our dearest friend</div>
                     <div class="line">Prejudicates the business and would seem</div>
                     <div class="line">To have us make denial.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">His love and wisdom,</div>
                     <div class="line">Approved so to your majesty, may plead</div>
                     <div class="line">For amplest credence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath arm'd our answer,</div>
                     <div class="line">And Florence is denied before he comes:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, for our gentlemen that mean to see</div>
                     <div class="line">The Tuscan service, freely have they leave</div>
                     <div class="line">To stand on either part.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">It well may serve</div>
                     <div class="line">A nursery to our gentry, who are sick</div>
                     <div class="line">For breathing and exploit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">What's he comes here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BERTRAM, LAFEU, and PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the Count Rousillon, my good lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Young Bertram.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Youth, thou bear'st thy father's face;</div>
                     <div class="line">Frank nature, rather curious than in haste,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath well composed thee. Thy father's moral parts</div>
                     <div class="line">Mayst thou inherit too! Welcome to Paris.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">My thanks and duty are your majesty's.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I would I had that corporal soundness now,</div>
                     <div class="line">As when thy father and myself in friendship</div>
                     <div class="line">First tried our soldiership! He did look far</div>
                     <div class="line">Into the service of the time and was</div>
                     <div class="line">Discipled of the bravest: he lasted long;</div>
                     <div class="line">But on us both did haggish age steal on</div>
                     <div class="line">And wore us out of act. It much repairs me</div>
                     <div class="line">To talk of your good father. In his youth</div>
                     <div class="line">He had the wit which I can well observe</div>
                     <div class="line">To-day in our young lords; but they may jest</div>
                     <div class="line">Till their own scorn return to them unnoted</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere they can hide their levity in honour;</div>
                     <div class="line">So like a courtier, contempt nor bitterness</div>
                     <div class="line">Were in his pride or sharpness; if they were,</div>
                     <div class="line">His equal had awaked them, and his honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Clock to itself, knew the true minute when</div>
                     <div class="line">Exception bid him speak, and at this time</div>
                     <div class="line">His tongue obey'd his hand: who were below him</div>
                     <div class="line">He used as creatures of another place</div>
                     <div class="line">And bow'd his eminent top to their low ranks,</div>
                     <div class="line">Making them proud of his humility,</div>
                     <div class="line">In their poor praise he humbled. Such a man</div>
                     <div class="line">Might be a copy to these younger times;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, follow'd well, would demonstrate them now</div>
                     <div class="line">But goers backward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">His good remembrance, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lies richer in your thoughts than on his tomb;</div>
                     <div class="line">So in approof lives not his epitaph</div>
                     <div class="line">As in your royal speech.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Would I were with him! He would always say--</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks I hear him now; his plausive words</div>
                     <div class="line">He scatter'd not in ears, but grafted them,</div>
                     <div class="line">To grow there and to bear,--'Let me not live,'--</div>
                     <div class="line">This his good melancholy oft began,</div>
                     <div class="line">On the catastrophe and heel of pastime,</div>
                     <div class="line">When it was out,--'Let me not live,' quoth he,</div>
                     <div class="line">'After my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff</div>
                     <div class="line">Of younger spirits, whose apprehensive senses</div>
                     <div class="line">All but new things disdain; whose judgments are</div>
                     <div class="line">Mere fathers of their garments; whose constancies</div>
                     <div class="line">Expire before their fashions.' This he wish'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">I after him do after him wish too,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since I nor wax nor honey can bring home,</div>
                     <div class="line">I quickly were dissolved from my hive,</div>
                     <div class="line">To give some labourers room.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">You are loved, sir:</div>
                     <div class="line">They that least lend it you shall lack you first.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I fill a place, I know't. How long is't, count,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since the physician at your father's died?</div>
                     <div class="line">He was much famed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Some six months since, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">If he were living, I would try him yet.</div>
                     <div class="line">Lend me an arm; the rest have worn me out</div>
                     <div class="line">With several applications; nature and sickness</div>
                     <div class="line">Debate it at their leisure. Welcome, count;</div>
                     <div class="line">My son's no dearer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Thank your majesty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt. Flourish</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter COUNTESS, Steward, and Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will now hear; what say you of this gentlewoman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, the care I have had to even your content, I</div>
                     <div class="line">wish might be found in the calendar of my past</div>
                     <div class="line">endeavours; for then we wound our modesty and make</div>
                     <div class="line">foul the clearness of our deservings, when of</div>
                     <div class="line">ourselves we publish them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">What does this knave here? Get you gone, sirrah:</div>
                     <div class="line">the complaints I have heard of you I do not all</div>
                     <div class="line">believe: 'tis my slowness that I do not; for I know</div>
                     <div class="line">you lack not folly to commit them, and have ability</div>
                     <div class="line">enough to make such knaveries yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis not unknown to you, madam, I am a poor fellow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">No, madam, 'tis not so well that I am poor, though</div>
                     <div class="line">many of the rich are damned: but, if I may have</div>
                     <div class="line">your ladyship's good will to go to the world, Isbel</div>
                     <div class="line">the woman and I will do as we may.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Wilt thou needs be a beggar?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I do beg your good will in this case.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">In what case?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">In Isbel's case and mine own. Service is no</div>
                     <div class="line">heritage: and I think I shall never have the</div>
                     <div class="line">blessing of God till I have issue o' my body; for</div>
                     <div class="line">they say barnes are blessings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me thy reason why thou wilt marry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">My poor body, madam, requires it: I am driven on</div>
                     <div class="line">by the flesh; and he must needs go that the devil drives.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this all your worship's reason?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith, madam, I have other holy reasons such as they</div>
                     <div class="line">are.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">May the world know them?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I have been, madam, a wicked creature, as you and</div>
                     <div class="line">all flesh and blood are; and, indeed, I do marry</div>
                     <div class="line">that I may repent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy marriage, sooner than thy wickedness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I am out o' friends, madam; and I hope to have</div>
                     <div class="line">friends for my wife's sake.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Such friends are thine enemies, knave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">You're shallow, madam, in great friends; for the</div>
                     <div class="line">knaves come to do that for me which I am aweary of.</div>
                     <div class="line">He that ears my land spares my team and gives me</div>
                     <div class="line">leave to in the crop; if I be his cuckold, he's my</div>
                     <div class="line">drudge: he that comforts my wife is the cherisher</div>
                     <div class="line">of my flesh and blood; he that cherishes my flesh</div>
                     <div class="line">and blood loves my flesh and blood; he that loves my</div>
                     <div class="line">flesh and blood is my friend: ergo, he that kisses</div>
                     <div class="line">my wife is my friend. If men could be contented to</div>
                     <div class="line">be what they are, there were no fear in marriage;</div>
                     <div class="line">for young Charbon the Puritan and old Poysam the</div>
                     <div class="line">Papist, howsome'er their hearts are severed in</div>
                     <div class="line">religion, their heads are both one; they may jowl</div>
                     <div class="line">horns together, like any deer i' the herd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Wilt thou ever be a foul-mouthed and calumnious knave?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">A prophet I, madam; and I speak the truth the next</div>
                     <div class="line">way:</div>
                     <div class="line">For I the ballad will repeat,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which men full true shall find;</div>
                     <div class="line">Your marriage comes by destiny,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your cuckoo sings by kind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Get you gone, sir; I'll talk with you more anon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                     <div class="line">May it please you, madam, that he bid Helen come to</div>
                     <div class="line">you: of her I am to speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sirrah, tell my gentlewoman I would speak with her;</div>
                     <div class="line">Helen, I mean.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Was this fair face the cause, quoth she,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why the Grecians sacked Troy?</div>
                     <div class="line">Fond done, done fond,</div>
                     <div class="line">Was this King Priam's joy?</div>
                     <div class="line">With that she sighed as she stood,</div>
                     <div class="line">With that she sighed as she stood,</div>
                     <div class="line">And gave this sentence then;</div>
                     <div class="line">Among nine bad if one be good,</div>
                     <div class="line">Among nine bad if one be good,</div>
                     <div class="line">There's yet one good in ten.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, one good in ten? you corrupt the song, sirrah.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">One good woman in ten, madam; which is a purifying</div>
                     <div class="line">o' the song: would God would serve the world so all</div>
                     <div class="line">the year! we'ld find no fault with the tithe-woman,</div>
                     <div class="line">if I were the parson. One in ten, quoth a'! An we</div>
                     <div class="line">might have a good woman born but one every blazing</div>
                     <div class="line">star, or at an earthquake, 'twould mend the lottery</div>
                     <div class="line">well: a man may draw his heart out, ere a' pluck</div>
                     <div class="line">one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">You'll be gone, sir knave, and do as I command you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">That man should be at woman's command, and yet no</div>
                     <div class="line">hurt done! Though honesty be no puritan, yet it</div>
                     <div class="line">will do no hurt; it will wear the surplice of</div>
                     <div class="line">humility over the black gown of a big heart. I am</div>
                     <div class="line">going, forsooth: the business is for Helen to come hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                     <div class="line">I know, madam, you love your gentlewoman entirely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith, I do: her father bequeathed her to me; and</div>
                     <div class="line">she herself, without other advantage, may lawfully</div>
                     <div class="line">make title to as much love as she finds: there is</div>
                     <div class="line">more owing her than is paid; and more shall be paid</div>
                     <div class="line">her than she'll demand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, I was very late more near her than I think</div>
                     <div class="line">she wished me: alone she was, and did communicate</div>
                     <div class="line">to herself her own words to her own ears; she</div>
                     <div class="line">thought, I dare vow for her, they touched not any</div>
                     <div class="line">stranger sense. Her matter was, she loved your son:</div>
                     <div class="line">Fortune, she said, was no goddess, that had put</div>
                     <div class="line">such difference betwixt their two estates; Love no</div>
                     <div class="line">god, that would not extend his might, only where</div>
                     <div class="line">qualities were level; Dian no queen of virgins, that</div>
                     <div class="line">would suffer her poor knight surprised, without</div>
                     <div class="line">rescue in the first assault or ransom afterward.</div>
                     <div class="line">This she delivered in the most bitter touch of</div>
                     <div class="line">sorrow that e'er I heard virgin exclaim in: which I</div>
                     <div class="line">held my duty speedily to acquaint you withal;</div>
                     <div class="line">sithence, in the loss that may happen, it concerns</div>
                     <div class="line">you something to know it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">You have discharged this honestly; keep it to</div>
                     <div class="line">yourself: many likelihoods informed me of this</div>
                     <div class="line">before, which hung so tottering in the balance that</div>
                     <div class="line">I could neither believe nor misdoubt. Pray you,</div>
                     <div class="line">leave me: stall this in your bosom; and I thank you</div>
                     <div class="line">for your honest care: I will speak with you further anon.</div>
                     <p>Exit Steward</p>
                     <p>Enter HELENA</p>
                     <div class="line">Even so it was with me when I was young:</div>
                     <div class="line">If ever we are nature's, these are ours; this thorn</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth to our rose of youth rightly belong;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our blood to us, this to our blood is born;</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the show and seal of nature's truth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where love's strong passion is impress'd in youth:</div>
                     <div class="line">By our remembrances of days foregone,</div>
                     <div class="line">Such were our faults, or then we thought them none.</div>
                     <div class="line">Her eye is sick on't: I observe her now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">What is your pleasure, madam?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">You know, Helen,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a mother to you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine honourable mistress.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, a mother:</div>
                     <div class="line">Why not a mother? When I said 'a mother,'</div>
                     <div class="line">Methought you saw a serpent: what's in 'mother,'</div>
                     <div class="line">That you start at it? I say, I am your mother;</div>
                     <div class="line">And put you in the catalogue of those</div>
                     <div class="line">That were enwombed mine: 'tis often seen</div>
                     <div class="line">Adoption strives with nature and choice breeds</div>
                     <div class="line">A native slip to us from foreign seeds:</div>
                     <div class="line">You ne'er oppress'd me with a mother's groan,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet I express to you a mother's care:</div>
                     <div class="line">God's mercy, maiden! does it curd thy blood</div>
                     <div class="line">To say I am thy mother? What's the matter,</div>
                     <div class="line">That this distemper'd messenger of wet,</div>
                     <div class="line">The many-colour'd Iris, rounds thine eye?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why? that you are my daughter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">That I am not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">I say, I am your mother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon, madam;</div>
                     <div class="line">The Count Rousillon cannot be my brother:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am from humble, he from honour'd name;</div>
                     <div class="line">No note upon my parents, his all noble:</div>
                     <div class="line">My master, my dear lord he is; and I</div>
                     <div class="line">His servant live, and will his vassal die:</div>
                     <div class="line">He must not be my brother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I your mother?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">You are my mother, madam; would you were,--</div>
                     <div class="line">So that my lord your son were not my brother,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed my mother! or were you both our mothers,</div>
                     <div class="line">I care no more for than I do for heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">So I were not his sister. Can't no other,</div>
                     <div class="line">But, I your daughter, he must be my brother?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, Helen, you might be my daughter-in-law:</div>
                     <div class="line">God shield you mean it not! daughter and mother</div>
                     <div class="line">So strive upon your pulse. What, pale again?</div>
                     <div class="line">My fear hath catch'd your fondness: now I see</div>
                     <div class="line">The mystery of your loneliness, and find</div>
                     <div class="line">Your salt tears' head: now to all sense 'tis gross</div>
                     <div class="line">You love my son; invention is ashamed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Against the proclamation of thy passion,</div>
                     <div class="line">To say thou dost not: therefore tell me true;</div>
                     <div class="line">But tell me then, 'tis so; for, look thy cheeks</div>
                     <div class="line">Confess it, th' one to th' other; and thine eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">See it so grossly shown in thy behaviors</div>
                     <div class="line">That in their kind they speak it: only sin</div>
                     <div class="line">And hellish obstinacy tie thy tongue,</div>
                     <div class="line">That truth should be suspected. Speak, is't so?</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be so, you have wound a goodly clew;</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be not, forswear't: howe'er, I charge thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">As heaven shall work in me for thine avail,</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me truly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good madam, pardon me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you love my son?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Your pardon, noble mistress!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Love you my son?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not you love him, madam?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go not about; my love hath in't a bond,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereof the world takes note: come, come, disclose</div>
                     <div class="line">The state of your affection; for your passions</div>
                     <div class="line">Have to the full appeach'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, I confess,</div>
                     <div class="line">Here on my knee, before high heaven and you,</div>
                     <div class="line">That before you, and next unto high heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">I love your son.</div>
                     <div class="line">My friends were poor, but honest; so's my love:</div>
                     <div class="line">Be not offended; for it hurts not him</div>
                     <div class="line">That he is loved of me: I follow him not</div>
                     <div class="line">By any token of presumptuous suit;</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor would I have him till I do deserve him;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet never know how that desert should be.</div>
                     <div class="line">I know I love in vain, strive against hope;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet in this captious and intenible sieve</div>
                     <div class="line">I still pour in the waters of my love</div>
                     <div class="line">And lack not to lose still: thus, Indian-like,</div>
                     <div class="line">Religious in mine error, I adore</div>
                     <div class="line">The sun, that looks upon his worshipper,</div>
                     <div class="line">But knows of him no more. My dearest madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let not your hate encounter with my love</div>
                     <div class="line">For loving where you do: but if yourself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose aged honour cites a virtuous youth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Did ever in so true a flame of liking</div>
                     <div class="line">Wish chastely and love dearly, that your Dian</div>
                     <div class="line">Was both herself and love: O, then, give pity</div>
                     <div class="line">To her, whose state is such that cannot choose</div>
                     <div class="line">But lend and give where she is sure to lose;</div>
                     <div class="line">That seeks not to find that her search implies,</div>
                     <div class="line">But riddle-like lives sweetly where she dies!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Had you not lately an intent,--speak truly,--</div>
                     <div class="line">To go to Paris?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, I had.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore? tell true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will tell truth; by grace itself I swear.</div>
                     <div class="line">You know my father left me some prescriptions</div>
                     <div class="line">Of rare and proved effects, such as his reading</div>
                     <div class="line">And manifest experience had collected</div>
                     <div class="line">For general sovereignty; and that he will'd me</div>
                     <div class="line">In heedfull'st reservation to bestow them,</div>
                     <div class="line">As notes whose faculties inclusive were</div>
                     <div class="line">More than they were in note: amongst the rest,</div>
                     <div class="line">There is a remedy, approved, set down,</div>
                     <div class="line">To cure the desperate languishings whereof</div>
                     <div class="line">The king is render'd lost.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">This was your motive</div>
                     <div class="line">For Paris, was it? speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord your son made me to think of this;</div>
                     <div class="line">Else Paris and the medicine and the king</div>
                     <div class="line">Had from the conversation of my thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">Haply been absent then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">But think you, Helen,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you should tender your supposed aid,</div>
                     <div class="line">He would receive it? he and his physicians</div>
                     <div class="line">Are of a mind; he, that they cannot help him,</div>
                     <div class="line">They, that they cannot help: how shall they credit</div>
                     <div class="line">A poor unlearned virgin, when the schools,</div>
                     <div class="line">Embowell'd of their doctrine, have left off</div>
                     <div class="line">The danger to itself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">There's something in't,</div>
                     <div class="line">More than my father's skill, which was the greatest</div>
                     <div class="line">Of his profession, that his good receipt</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall for my legacy be sanctified</div>
                     <div class="line">By the luckiest stars in heaven: and, would your honour</div>
                     <div class="line">But give me leave to try success, I'ld venture</div>
                     <div class="line">The well-lost life of mine on his grace's cure</div>
                     <div class="line">By such a day and hour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou believe't?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam, knowingly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, Helen, thou shalt have my leave and love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Means and attendants and my loving greetings</div>
                     <div class="line">To those of mine in court: I'll stay at home</div>
                     <div class="line">And pray God's blessing into thy attempt:</div>
                     <div class="line">Be gone to-morrow; and be sure of this,</div>
                     <div class="line">What I can help thee to thou shalt not miss.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Paris. The KING's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish of cornets. Enter the KING, attended
with divers young Lords taking leave for the
Florentine war; BERTRAM, and PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, young lords; these warlike principles</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not throw from you: and you, my lords, farewell:</div>
                     <div class="line">Share the advice betwixt you; if both gain, all</div>
                     <div class="line">The gift doth stretch itself as 'tis received,</div>
                     <div class="line">And is enough for both.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis our hope, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">After well enter'd soldiers, to return</div>
                     <div class="line">And find your grace in health.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">No, no, it cannot be; and yet my heart</div>
                     <div class="line">Will not confess he owes the malady</div>
                     <div class="line">That doth my life besiege. Farewell, young lords;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whether I live or die, be you the sons</div>
                     <div class="line">Of worthy Frenchmen: let higher Italy,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Those bated that inherit but the fall</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the last monarchy,--see that you come</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to woo honour, but to wed it; when</div>
                     <div class="line">The bravest questant shrinks, find what you seek,</div>
                     <div class="line">That fame may cry you loud: I say, farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Health, at your bidding, serve your majesty!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Those girls of Italy, take heed of them:</div>
                     <div class="line">They say, our French lack language to deny,</div>
                     <div class="line">If they demand: beware of being captives,</div>
                     <div class="line">Before you serve.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Both</div>
                     <div class="line">Our hearts receive your warnings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell. Come hither to me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit, attended</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">O, my sweet lord, that you will stay behind us!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis not his fault, the spark.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">O, 'tis brave wars!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Most admirable: I have seen those wars.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I am commanded here, and kept a coil with</div>
                     <div class="line">'Too young' and 'the next year' and ''tis too early.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">An thy mind stand to't, boy, steal away bravely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall stay here the forehorse to a smock,</div>
                     <div class="line">Creaking my shoes on the plain masonry,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till honour be bought up and no sword worn</div>
                     <div class="line">But one to dance with! By heaven, I'll steal away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">There's honour in the theft.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Commit it, count.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I am your accessary; and so, farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I grow to you, and our parting is a tortured body.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, captain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Monsieur Parolles!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Noble heroes, my sword and yours are kin. Good</div>
                     <div class="line">sparks and lustrous, a word, good metals: you shall</div>
                     <div class="line">find in the regiment of the Spinii one Captain</div>
                     <div class="line">Spurio, with his cicatrice, an emblem of war, here</div>
                     <div class="line">on his sinister cheek; it was this very sword</div>
                     <div class="line">entrenched it: say to him, I live; and observe his</div>
                     <div class="line">reports for me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">We shall, noble captain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt Lords</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Mars dote on you for his novices! what will ye do?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay: the king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter KING. BERTRAM and PAROLLES retire</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To BERTRAM</span>  Use a more spacious ceremony to the</div>
                     <div class="line">noble lords; you have restrained yourself within the</div>
                     <div class="line">list of too cold an adieu: be more expressive to</div>
                     <div class="line">them: for they wear themselves in the cap of the</div>
                     <div class="line">time, there do muster true gait, eat, speak, and</div>
                     <div class="line">move under the influence of the most received star;</div>
                     <div class="line">and though the devil lead the measure, such are to</div>
                     <div class="line">be followed: after them, and take a more dilated farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will do so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Worthy fellows; and like to prove most sinewy sword-men.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt BERTRAM and PAROLLES</p>
               <p>Enter LAFEU</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Kneeling</span>  Pardon, my lord, for me and for my tidings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll fee thee to stand up.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Then here's a man stands, that has brought his pardon.</div>
                     <div class="line">I would you had kneel'd, my lord, to ask me mercy,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that at my bidding you could so stand up.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I would I had; so I had broke thy pate,</div>
                     <div class="line">And ask'd thee mercy for't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Good faith, across: but, my good lord 'tis thus;</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you be cured of your infirmity?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">O, will you eat no grapes, my royal fox?</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, but you will my noble grapes, an if</div>
                     <div class="line">My royal fox could reach them: I have seen a medicine</div>
                     <div class="line">That's able to breathe life into a stone,</div>
                     <div class="line">Quicken a rock, and make you dance canary</div>
                     <div class="line">With spritely fire and motion; whose simple touch,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is powerful to araise King Pepin, nay,</div>
                     <div class="line">To give great Charlemain a pen in's hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">And write to her a love-line.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">What 'her' is this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, Doctor She: my lord, there's one arrived,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you will see her: now, by my faith and honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">If seriously I may convey my thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">In this my light deliverance, I have spoke</div>
                     <div class="line">With one that, in her sex, her years, profession,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wisdom and constancy, hath amazed me more</div>
                     <div class="line">Than I dare blame my weakness: will you see her</div>
                     <div class="line">For that is her demand, and know her business?</div>
                     <div class="line">That done, laugh well at me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, good Lafeu,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bring in the admiration; that we with thee</div>
                     <div class="line">May spend our wonder too, or take off thine</div>
                     <div class="line">By wondering how thou took'st it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, I'll fit you,</div>
                     <div class="line">And not be all day neither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus he his special nothing ever prologues.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LAFEU, with HELENA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, come your ways.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">This haste hath wings indeed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, come your ways:</div>
                     <div class="line">This is his majesty; say your mind to him:</div>
                     <div class="line">A traitor you do look like; but such traitors</div>
                     <div class="line">His majesty seldom fears: I am Cressid's uncle,</div>
                     <div class="line">That dare leave two together; fare you well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, fair one, does your business follow us?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lord.</div>
                     <div class="line">Gerard de Narbon was my father;</div>
                     <div class="line">In what he did profess, well found.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I knew him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">The rather will I spare my praises towards him:</div>
                     <div class="line">Knowing him is enough. On's bed of death</div>
                     <div class="line">Many receipts he gave me: chiefly one.</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, as the dearest issue of his practise,</div>
                     <div class="line">And of his old experience the oily darling,</div>
                     <div class="line">He bade me store up, as a triple eye,</div>
                     <div class="line">Safer than mine own two, more dear; I have so;</div>
                     <div class="line">And hearing your high majesty is touch'd</div>
                     <div class="line">With that malignant cause wherein the honour</div>
                     <div class="line">Of my dear father's gift stands chief in power,</div>
                     <div class="line">I come to tender it and my appliance</div>
                     <div class="line">With all bound humbleness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">We thank you, maiden;</div>
                     <div class="line">But may not be so credulous of cure,</div>
                     <div class="line">When our most learned doctors leave us and</div>
                     <div class="line">The congregated college have concluded</div>
                     <div class="line">That labouring art can never ransom nature</div>
                     <div class="line">From her inaidible estate; I say we must not</div>
                     <div class="line">So stain our judgment, or corrupt our hope,</div>
                     <div class="line">To prostitute our past-cure malady</div>
                     <div class="line">To empirics, or to dissever so</div>
                     <div class="line">Our great self and our credit, to esteem</div>
                     <div class="line">A senseless help when help past sense we deem.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">My duty then shall pay me for my pains:</div>
                     <div class="line">I will no more enforce mine office on you.</div>
                     <div class="line">Humbly entreating from your royal thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">A modest one, to bear me back a again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot give thee less, to be call'd grateful:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou thought'st to help me; and such thanks I give</div>
                     <div class="line">As one near death to those that wish him live:</div>
                     <div class="line">But what at full I know, thou know'st no part,</div>
                     <div class="line">I knowing all my peril, thou no art.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">What I can do can do no hurt to try,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since you set up your rest 'gainst remedy.</div>
                     <div class="line">He that of greatest works is finisher</div>
                     <div class="line">Oft does them by the weakest minister:</div>
                     <div class="line">So holy writ in babes hath judgment shown,</div>
                     <div class="line">When judges have been babes; great floods have flown</div>
                     <div class="line">From simple sources, and great seas have dried</div>
                     <div class="line">When miracles have by the greatest been denied.</div>
                     <div class="line">Oft expectation fails and most oft there</div>
                     <div class="line">Where most it promises, and oft it hits</div>
                     <div class="line">Where hope is coldest and despair most fits.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I must not hear thee; fare thee well, kind maid;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy pains not used must by thyself be paid:</div>
                     <div class="line">Proffers not took reap thanks for their reward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Inspired merit so by breath is barr'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">It is not so with Him that all things knows</div>
                     <div class="line">As 'tis with us that square our guess by shows;</div>
                     <div class="line">But most it is presumption in us when</div>
                     <div class="line">The help of heaven we count the act of men.</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear sir, to my endeavours give consent;</div>
                     <div class="line">Of heaven, not me, make an experiment.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not an impostor that proclaim</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself against the level of mine aim;</div>
                     <div class="line">But know I think and think I know most sure</div>
                     <div class="line">My art is not past power nor you past cure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Are thou so confident? within what space</div>
                     <div class="line">Hopest thou my cure?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">The great'st grace lending grace</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere twice the horses of the sun shall bring</div>
                     <div class="line">Their fiery torcher his diurnal ring,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere twice in murk and occidental damp</div>
                     <div class="line">Moist Hesperus hath quench'd his sleepy lamp,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or four and twenty times the pilot's glass</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath told the thievish minutes how they pass,</div>
                     <div class="line">What is infirm from your sound parts shall fly,</div>
                     <div class="line">Health shall live free and sickness freely die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon thy certainty and confidence</div>
                     <div class="line">What darest thou venture?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Tax of impudence,</div>
                     <div class="line">A strumpet's boldness, a divulged shame</div>
                     <div class="line">Traduced by odious ballads: my maiden's name</div>
                     <div class="line">Sear'd otherwise; nay, worse--if worse--extended</div>
                     <div class="line">With vilest torture let my life be ended.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks in thee some blessed spirit doth speak</div>
                     <div class="line">His powerful sound within an organ weak:</div>
                     <div class="line">And what impossibility would slay</div>
                     <div class="line">In common sense, sense saves another way.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy life is dear; for all that life can rate</div>
                     <div class="line">Worth name of life in thee hath estimate,</div>
                     <div class="line">Youth, beauty, wisdom, courage, all</div>
                     <div class="line">That happiness and prime can happy call:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou this to hazard needs must intimate</div>
                     <div class="line">Skill infinite or monstrous desperate.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet practiser, thy physic I will try,</div>
                     <div class="line">That ministers thine own death if I die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">If I break time, or flinch in property</div>
                     <div class="line">Of what I spoke, unpitied let me die,</div>
                     <div class="line">And well deserved: not helping, death's my fee;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, if I help, what do you promise me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Make thy demand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">But will you make it even?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, by my sceptre and my hopes of heaven.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then shalt thou give me with thy kingly hand</div>
                     <div class="line">What husband in thy power I will command:</div>
                     <div class="line">Exempted be from me the arrogance</div>
                     <div class="line">To choose from forth the royal blood of France,</div>
                     <div class="line">My low and humble name to propagate</div>
                     <div class="line">With any branch or image of thy state;</div>
                     <div class="line">But such a one, thy vassal, whom I know</div>
                     <div class="line">Is free for me to ask, thee to bestow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is my hand; the premises observed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy will by my performance shall be served:</div>
                     <div class="line">So make the choice of thy own time, for I,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy resolved patient, on thee still rely.</div>
                     <div class="line">More should I question thee, and more I must,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though more to know could not be more to trust,</div>
                     <div class="line">From whence thou camest, how tended on: but rest</div>
                     <div class="line">Unquestion'd welcome and undoubted blest.</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me some help here, ho! If thou proceed</div>
                     <div class="line">As high as word, my deed shall match thy meed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter COUNTESS and Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, sir; I shall now put you to the height of</div>
                     <div class="line">your breeding.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I will show myself highly fed and lowly taught: I</div>
                     <div class="line">know my business is but to the court.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">To the court! why, what place make you special,</div>
                     <div class="line">when you put off that with such contempt? But to the court!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, madam, if God have lent a man any manners, he</div>
                     <div class="line">may easily put it off at court: he that cannot make</div>
                     <div class="line">a leg, put off's cap, kiss his hand and say nothing,</div>
                     <div class="line">has neither leg, hands, lip, nor cap; and indeed</div>
                     <div class="line">such a fellow, to say precisely, were not for the</div>
                     <div class="line">court; but for me, I have an answer will serve all</div>
                     <div class="line">men.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, that's a bountiful answer that fits all</div>
                     <div class="line">questions.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">It is like a barber's chair that fits all buttocks,</div>
                     <div class="line">the pin-buttock, the quatch-buttock, the brawn</div>
                     <div class="line">buttock, or any buttock.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Will your answer serve fit to all questions?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">As fit as ten groats is for the hand of an attorney,</div>
                     <div class="line">as your French crown for your taffeta punk, as Tib's</div>
                     <div class="line">rush for Tom's forefinger, as a pancake for Shrove</div>
                     <div class="line">Tuesday, a morris for May-day, as the nail to his</div>
                     <div class="line">hole, the cuckold to his horn, as a scolding queen</div>
                     <div class="line">to a wrangling knave, as the nun's lip to the</div>
                     <div class="line">friar's mouth, nay, as the pudding to his skin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you, I say, an answer of such fitness for all</div>
                     <div class="line">questions?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">From below your duke to beneath your constable, it</div>
                     <div class="line">will fit any question.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">It must be an answer of most monstrous size that</div>
                     <div class="line">must fit all demands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">But a trifle neither, in good faith, if the learned</div>
                     <div class="line">should speak truth of it: here it is, and all that</div>
                     <div class="line">belongs to't. Ask me if I am a courtier: it shall</div>
                     <div class="line">do you no harm to learn.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">To be young again, if we could: I will be a fool in</div>
                     <div class="line">question, hoping to be the wiser by your answer. I</div>
                     <div class="line">pray you, sir, are you a courtier?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lord, sir! There's a simple putting off. More,</div>
                     <div class="line">more, a hundred of them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I am a poor friend of yours, that loves you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lord, sir! Thick, thick, spare not me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">I think, sir, you can eat none of this homely meat.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lord, sir! Nay, put me to't, I warrant you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">You were lately whipped, sir, as I think.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lord, sir! spare not me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you cry, 'O Lord, sir!' at your whipping, and</div>
                     <div class="line">'spare not me?' Indeed your 'O Lord, sir!' is very</div>
                     <div class="line">sequent to your whipping: you would answer very well</div>
                     <div class="line">to a whipping, if you were but bound to't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I ne'er had worse luck in my life in my 'O Lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">sir!' I see things may serve long, but not serve ever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">I play the noble housewife with the time</div>
                     <div class="line">To entertain't so merrily with a fool.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lord, sir! why, there't serves well again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">An end, sir; to your business. Give Helen this,</div>
                     <div class="line">And urge her to a present answer back:</div>
                     <div class="line">Commend me to my kinsmen and my son:</div>
                     <div class="line">This is not much.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Not much commendation to them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not much employment for you: you understand me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Most fruitfully: I am there before my legs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Haste you again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt severally</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Paris. The KING's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BERTRAM, LAFEU, and PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">They say miracles are past; and we have our</div>
                     <div class="line">philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar,</div>
                     <div class="line">things supernatural and causeless. Hence is it that</div>
                     <div class="line">we make trifles of terrors, ensconcing ourselves</div>
                     <div class="line">into seeming knowledge, when we should submit</div>
                     <div class="line">ourselves to an unknown fear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, 'tis the rarest argument of wonder that hath</div>
                     <div class="line">shot out in our latter times.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">And so 'tis.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">To be relinquish'd of the artists,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">So I say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Both of Galen and Paracelsus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">So I say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Of all the learned and authentic fellows,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Right; so I say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">That gave him out incurable,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, there 'tis; so say I too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to be helped,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Right; as 'twere, a man assured of a--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Uncertain life, and sure death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Just, you say well; so would I have said.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I may truly say, it is a novelty to the world.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">It is, indeed: if you will have it in showing, you</div>
                     <div class="line">shall read it in--what do you call there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">A showing of a heavenly effect in an earthly actor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">That's it; I would have said the very same.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, your dolphin is not lustier: 'fore me,</div>
                     <div class="line">I speak in respect--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, 'tis strange, 'tis very strange, that is the</div>
                     <div class="line">brief and the tedious of it; and he's of a most</div>
                     <div class="line">facinerious spirit that will not acknowledge it to be the--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Very hand of heaven.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, so I say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">In a most weak--</div>
                     <p>pausing</p>
                     <div class="line">and debile minister, great power, great</div>
                     <div class="line">transcendence: which should, indeed, give us a</div>
                     <div class="line">further use to be made than alone the recovery of</div>
                     <div class="line">the king, as to be--</div>
                     <p>pausing</p>
                     <div class="line">generally thankful.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I would have said it; you say well. Here comes the king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter KING, HELENA, and Attendants. LAFEU and
PAROLLES retire</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Lustig, as the Dutchman says: I'll like a maid the</div>
                     <div class="line">better, whilst I have a tooth in my head: why, he's</div>
                     <div class="line">able to lead her a coranto.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Mort du vinaigre! is not this Helen?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">'Fore God, I think so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, call before me all the lords in court.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sit, my preserver, by thy patient's side;</div>
                     <div class="line">And with this healthful hand, whose banish'd sense</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast repeal'd, a second time receive</div>
                     <div class="line">The confirmation of my promised gift,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which but attends thy naming.</div>
                     <p>Enter three or four Lords</p>
                     <div class="line">Fair maid, send forth thine eye: this youthful parcel</div>
                     <div class="line">Of noble bachelors stand at my bestowing,</div>
                     <div class="line">O'er whom both sovereign power and father's voice</div>
                     <div class="line">I have to use: thy frank election make;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast power to choose, and they none to forsake.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">To each of you one fair and virtuous mistress</div>
                     <div class="line">Fall, when Love please! marry, to each, but one!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I'ld give bay Curtal and his furniture,</div>
                     <div class="line">My mouth no more were broken than these boys',</div>
                     <div class="line">And writ as little beard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Peruse them well:</div>
                     <div class="line">Not one of those but had a noble father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Gentlemen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven hath through me restored the king to health.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">We understand it, and thank heaven for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a simple maid, and therein wealthiest,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I protest I simply am a maid.</div>
                     <div class="line">Please it your majesty, I have done already:</div>
                     <div class="line">The blushes in my cheeks thus whisper me,</div>
                     <div class="line">'We blush that thou shouldst choose; but, be refused,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let the white death sit on thy cheek for ever;</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll ne'er come there again.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Make choice; and, see,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who shuns thy love shuns all his love in me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Dian, from thy altar do I fly,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to imperial Love, that god most high,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do my sighs stream. Sir, will you hear my suit?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">And grant it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Thanks, sir; all the rest is mute.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I had rather be in this choice than throw ames-ace</div>
                     <div class="line">for my life.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">The honour, sir, that flames in your fair eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Before I speak, too threateningly replies:</div>
                     <div class="line">Love make your fortunes twenty times above</div>
                     <div class="line">Her that so wishes and her humble love!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">No better, if you please.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">My wish receive,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which great Love grant! and so, I take my leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Do all they deny her? An they were sons of mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'd have them whipped; or I would send them to the</div>
                     <div class="line">Turk, to make eunuchs of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Be not afraid that I your hand should take;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll never do you wrong for your own sake:</div>
                     <div class="line">Blessing upon your vows! and in your bed</div>
                     <div class="line">Find fairer fortune, if you ever wed!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">These boys are boys of ice, they'll none have her:</div>
                     <div class="line">sure, they are bastards to the English; the French</div>
                     <div class="line">ne'er got 'em.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">You are too young, too happy, and too good,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make yourself a son out of my blood.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Fair one, I think not so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">There's one grape yet; I am sure thy father drunk</div>
                     <div class="line">wine: but if thou be'st not an ass, I am a youth</div>
                     <div class="line">of fourteen; I have known thee already.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To BERTRAM</span>  I dare not say I take you; but I give</div>
                     <div class="line">Me and my service, ever whilst I live,</div>
                     <div class="line">Into your guiding power. This is the man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, young Bertram, take her; she's thy wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">My wife, my liege! I shall beseech your highness,</div>
                     <div class="line">In such a business give me leave to use</div>
                     <div class="line">The help of mine own eyes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Know'st thou not, Bertram,</div>
                     <div class="line">What she has done for me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, my good lord;</div>
                     <div class="line">But never hope to know why I should marry her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou know'st she has raised me from my sickly bed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">But follows it, my lord, to bring me down</div>
                     <div class="line">Must answer for your raising? I know her well:</div>
                     <div class="line">She had her breeding at my father's charge.</div>
                     <div class="line">A poor physician's daughter my wife! Disdain</div>
                     <div class="line">Rather corrupt me ever!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis only title thou disdain'st in her, the which</div>
                     <div class="line">I can build up. Strange is it that our bloods,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of colour, weight, and heat, pour'd all together,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would quite confound distinction, yet stand off</div>
                     <div class="line">In differences so mighty. If she be</div>
                     <div class="line">All that is virtuous, save what thou dislikest,</div>
                     <div class="line">A poor physician's daughter, thou dislikest</div>
                     <div class="line">Of virtue for the name: but do not so:</div>
                     <div class="line">From lowest place when virtuous things proceed,</div>
                     <div class="line">The place is dignified by the doer's deed:</div>
                     <div class="line">Where great additions swell's, and virtue none,</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a dropsied honour. Good alone</div>
                     <div class="line">Is good without a name. Vileness is so:</div>
                     <div class="line">The property by what it is should go,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not by the title. She is young, wise, fair;</div>
                     <div class="line">In these to nature she's immediate heir,</div>
                     <div class="line">And these breed honour: that is honour's scorn,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which challenges itself as honour's born</div>
                     <div class="line">And is not like the sire: honours thrive,</div>
                     <div class="line">When rather from our acts we them derive</div>
                     <div class="line">Than our foregoers: the mere word's a slave</div>
                     <div class="line">Debosh'd on every tomb, on every grave</div>
                     <div class="line">A lying trophy, and as oft is dumb</div>
                     <div class="line">Where dust and damn'd oblivion is the tomb</div>
                     <div class="line">Of honour'd bones indeed. What should be said?</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou canst like this creature as a maid,</div>
                     <div class="line">I can create the rest: virtue and she</div>
                     <div class="line">Is her own dower; honour and wealth from me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot love her, nor will strive to do't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wrong'st thyself, if thou shouldst strive to choose.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">That you are well restored, my lord, I'm glad:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let the rest go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">My honour's at the stake; which to defeat,</div>
                     <div class="line">I must produce my power. Here, take her hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Proud scornful boy, unworthy this good gift;</div>
                     <div class="line">That dost in vile misprision shackle up</div>
                     <div class="line">My love and her desert; that canst not dream,</div>
                     <div class="line">We, poising us in her defective scale,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall weigh thee to the beam; that wilt not know,</div>
                     <div class="line">It is in us to plant thine honour where</div>
                     <div class="line">We please to have it grow. Cheque thy contempt:</div>
                     <div class="line">Obey our will, which travails in thy good:</div>
                     <div class="line">Believe not thy disdain, but presently</div>
                     <div class="line">Do thine own fortunes that obedient right</div>
                     <div class="line">Which both thy duty owes and our power claims;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or I will throw thee from my care for ever</div>
                     <div class="line">Into the staggers and the careless lapse</div>
                     <div class="line">Of youth and ignorance; both my revenge and hate</div>
                     <div class="line">Loosing upon thee, in the name of justice,</div>
                     <div class="line">Without all terms of pity. Speak; thine answer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon, my gracious lord; for I submit</div>
                     <div class="line">My fancy to your eyes: when I consider</div>
                     <div class="line">What great creation and what dole of honour</div>
                     <div class="line">Flies where you bid it, I find that she, which late</div>
                     <div class="line">Was in my nobler thoughts most base, is now</div>
                     <div class="line">The praised of the king; who, so ennobled,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is as 'twere born so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Take her by the hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell her she is thine: to whom I promise</div>
                     <div class="line">A counterpoise, if not to thy estate</div>
                     <div class="line">A balance more replete.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I take her hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Good fortune and the favour of the king</div>
                     <div class="line">Smile upon this contract; whose ceremony</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall seem expedient on the now-born brief,</div>
                     <div class="line">And be perform'd to-night: the solemn feast</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall more attend upon the coming space,</div>
                     <div class="line">Expecting absent friends. As thou lovest her,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy love's to me religious; else, does err.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all but LAFEU and PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Advancing</span>  Do you hear, monsieur? a word with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Your pleasure, sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Your lord and master did well to make his</div>
                     <div class="line">recantation.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Recantation! My lord! my master!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay; is it not a language I speak?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">A most harsh one, and not to be understood without</div>
                     <div class="line">bloody succeeding. My master!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you companion to the Count Rousillon?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">To any count, to all counts, to what is man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">To what is count's man: count's master is of</div>
                     <div class="line">another style.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">You are too old, sir; let it satisfy you, you are too old.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I must tell thee, sirrah, I write man; to which</div>
                     <div class="line">title age cannot bring thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">What I dare too well do, I dare not do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I did think thee, for two ordinaries, to be a pretty</div>
                     <div class="line">wise fellow; thou didst make tolerable vent of thy</div>
                     <div class="line">travel; it might pass: yet the scarfs and the</div>
                     <div class="line">bannerets about thee did manifoldly dissuade me from</div>
                     <div class="line">believing thee a vessel of too great a burthen. I</div>
                     <div class="line">have now found thee; when I lose thee again, I care</div>
                     <div class="line">not: yet art thou good for nothing but taking up; and</div>
                     <div class="line">that thou't scarce worth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Hadst thou not the privilege of antiquity upon thee,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not plunge thyself too far in anger, lest thou</div>
                     <div class="line">hasten thy trial; which if--Lord have mercy on thee</div>
                     <div class="line">for a hen! So, my good window of lattice, fare thee</div>
                     <div class="line">well: thy casement I need not open, for I look</div>
                     <div class="line">through thee. Give me thy hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, you give me most egregious indignity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, with all my heart; and thou art worthy of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I have not, my lord, deserved it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, good faith, every dram of it; and I will not</div>
                     <div class="line">bate thee a scruple.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I shall be wiser.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Even as soon as thou canst, for thou hast to pull at</div>
                     <div class="line">a smack o' the contrary. If ever thou be'st bound</div>
                     <div class="line">in thy scarf and beaten, thou shalt find what it is</div>
                     <div class="line">to be proud of thy bondage. I have a desire to hold</div>
                     <div class="line">my acquaintance with thee, or rather my knowledge,</div>
                     <div class="line">that I may say in the default, he is a man I know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, you do me most insupportable vexation.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I would it were hell-pains for thy sake, and my poor</div>
                     <div class="line">doing eternal: for doing I am past: as I will by</div>
                     <div class="line">thee, in what motion age will give me leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, thou hast a son shall take this disgrace off</div>
                     <div class="line">me; scurvy, old, filthy, scurvy lord! Well, I must</div>
                     <div class="line">be patient; there is no fettering of authority.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll beat him, by my life, if I can meet him with</div>
                     <div class="line">any convenience, an he were double and double a</div>
                     <div class="line">lord. I'll have no more pity of his age than I</div>
                     <div class="line">would of--I'll beat him, an if I could but meet him again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LAFEU</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Sirrah, your lord and master's married; there's news</div>
                     <div class="line">for you: you have a new mistress.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I most unfeignedly beseech your lordship to make</div>
                     <div class="line">some reservation of your wrongs: he is my good</div>
                     <div class="line">lord: whom I serve above is my master.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Who? God?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">The devil it is that's thy master. Why dost thou</div>
                     <div class="line">garter up thy arms o' this fashion? dost make hose of</div>
                     <div class="line">sleeves? do other servants so? Thou wert best set</div>
                     <div class="line">thy lower part where thy nose stands. By mine</div>
                     <div class="line">honour, if I were but two hours younger, I'ld beat</div>
                     <div class="line">thee: methinks, thou art a general offence, and</div>
                     <div class="line">every man should beat thee: I think thou wast</div>
                     <div class="line">created for men to breathe themselves upon thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">This is hard and undeserved measure, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to, sir; you were beaten in Italy for picking a</div>
                     <div class="line">kernel out of a pomegranate; you are a vagabond and</div>
                     <div class="line">no true traveller: you are more saucy with lords</div>
                     <div class="line">and honourable personages than the commission of your</div>
                     <div class="line">birth and virtue gives you heraldry. You are not</div>
                     <div class="line">worth another word, else I'ld call you knave. I leave you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Good, very good; it is so then: good, very good;</div>
                     <div class="line">let it be concealed awhile.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter BERTRAM</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Undone, and forfeited to cares for ever!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter, sweet-heart?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Although before the solemn priest I have sworn,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not bed her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">What, what, sweet-heart?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">O my Parolles, they have married me!</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll to the Tuscan wars, and never bed her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">France is a dog-hole, and it no more merits</div>
                     <div class="line">The tread of a man's foot: to the wars!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">There's letters from my mother: what the import is,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not yet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, that would be known. To the wars, my boy, to the wars!</div>
                     <div class="line">He wears his honour in a box unseen,</div>
                     <div class="line">That hugs his kicky-wicky here at home,</div>
                     <div class="line">Spending his manly marrow in her arms,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which should sustain the bound and high curvet</div>
                     <div class="line">Of Mars's fiery steed. To other regions</div>
                     <div class="line">France is a stable; we that dwell in't jades;</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, to the war!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be so: I'll send her to my house,</div>
                     <div class="line">Acquaint my mother with my hate to her,</div>
                     <div class="line">And wherefore I am fled; write to the king</div>
                     <div class="line">That which I durst not speak; his present gift</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall furnish me to those Italian fields,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where noble fellows strike: war is no strife</div>
                     <div class="line">To the dark house and the detested wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Will this capriccio hold in thee? art sure?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Go with me to my chamber, and advise me.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll send her straight away: to-morrow</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll to the wars, she to her single sorrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, these balls bound; there's noise in it. 'Tis hard:</div>
                     <div class="line">A young man married is a man that's marr'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore away, and leave her bravely; go:</div>
                     <div class="line">The king has done you wrong: but, hush, 'tis so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Paris. The KING's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HELENA and Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">My mother greets me kindly; is she well?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">She is not well; but yet she has her health: she's</div>
                     <div class="line">very merry; but yet she is not well: but thanks be</div>
                     <div class="line">given, she's very well and wants nothing i', the</div>
                     <div class="line">world; but yet she is not well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">If she be very well, what does she ail, that she's</div>
                     <div class="line">not very well?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, she's very well indeed, but for two things.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">What two things?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">One, that she's not in heaven, whither God send her</div>
                     <div class="line">quickly! the other that she's in earth, from whence</div>
                     <div class="line">God send her quickly!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Bless you, my fortunate lady!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope, sir, I have your good will to have mine own</div>
                     <div class="line">good fortunes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">You had my prayers to lead them on; and to keep them</div>
                     <div class="line">on, have them still. O, my knave, how does my old lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">So that you had her wrinkles and I her money,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would she did as you say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, I say nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, you are the wiser man; for many a man's</div>
                     <div class="line">tongue shakes out his master's undoing: to say</div>
                     <div class="line">nothing, to do nothing, to know nothing, and to have</div>
                     <div class="line">nothing, is to be a great part of your title; which</div>
                     <div class="line">is within a very little of nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Away! thou'rt a knave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">You should have said, sir, before a knave thou'rt a</div>
                     <div class="line">knave; that's, before me thou'rt a knave: this had</div>
                     <div class="line">been truth, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to, thou art a witty fool; I have found thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Did you find me in yourself, sir? or were you</div>
                     <div class="line">taught to find me? The search, sir, was profitable;</div>
                     <div class="line">and much fool may you find in you, even to the</div>
                     <div class="line">world's pleasure and the increase of laughter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">A good knave, i' faith, and well fed.</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, my lord will go away to-night;</div>
                     <div class="line">A very serious business calls on him.</div>
                     <div class="line">The great prerogative and rite of love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, as your due, time claims, he does acknowledge;</div>
                     <div class="line">But puts it off to a compell'd restraint;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose want, and whose delay, is strew'd with sweets,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which they distil now in the curbed time,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make the coming hour o'erflow with joy</div>
                     <div class="line">And pleasure drown the brim.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">What's his will else?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">That you will take your instant leave o' the king</div>
                     <div class="line">And make this haste as your own good proceeding,</div>
                     <div class="line">Strengthen'd with what apology you think</div>
                     <div class="line">May make it probable need.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">What more commands he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">That, having this obtain'd, you presently</div>
                     <div class="line">Attend his further pleasure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">In every thing I wait upon his will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall report it so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you.</div>
                     <p>Exit PAROLLES</p>
                     <div class="line">Come, sirrah.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  Paris. The KING's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LAFEU and BERTRAM</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">But I hope your lordship thinks not him a soldier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, my lord, and of very valiant approof.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">You have it from his own deliverance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">And by other warranted testimony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Then my dial goes not true: I took this lark for a bunting.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I do assure you, my lord, he is very great in</div>
                     <div class="line">knowledge and accordingly valiant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I have then sinned against his experience and</div>
                     <div class="line">transgressed against his valour; and my state that</div>
                     <div class="line">way is dangerous, since I cannot yet find in my</div>
                     <div class="line">heart to repent. Here he comes: I pray you, make</div>
                     <div class="line">us friends; I will pursue the amity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To BERTRAM</span>  These things shall be done, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you, sir, who's his tailor?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">O, I know him well, I, sir; he, sir, 's a good</div>
                     <div class="line">workman, a very good tailor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to PAROLLES</span>  Is she gone to the king?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">She is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Will she away to-night?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">As you'll have her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I have writ my letters, casketed my treasure,</div>
                     <div class="line">Given order for our horses; and to-night,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I should take possession of the bride,</div>
                     <div class="line">End ere I do begin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">A good traveller is something at the latter end of a</div>
                     <div class="line">dinner; but one that lies three thirds and uses a</div>
                     <div class="line">known truth to pass a thousand nothings with, should</div>
                     <div class="line">be once heard and thrice beaten. God save you, captain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Is there any unkindness between my lord and you, monsieur?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not how I have deserved to run into my lord's</div>
                     <div class="line">displeasure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">You have made shift to run into 't, boots and spurs</div>
                     <div class="line">and all, like him that leaped into the custard; and</div>
                     <div class="line">out of it you'll run again, rather than suffer</div>
                     <div class="line">question for your residence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">It may be you have mistaken him, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">And shall do so ever, though I took him at 's</div>
                     <div class="line">prayers. Fare you well, my lord; and believe this</div>
                     <div class="line">of me, there can be no kernel in this light nut; the</div>
                     <div class="line">soul of this man is his clothes. Trust him not in</div>
                     <div class="line">matter of heavy consequence; I have kept of them</div>
                     <div class="line">tame, and know their natures. Farewell, monsieur:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have spoken better of you than you have or will to</div>
                     <div class="line">deserve at my hand; but we must do good against evil.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">An idle lord. I swear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I think so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, do you not know him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, I do know him well, and common speech</div>
                     <div class="line">Gives him a worthy pass. Here comes my clog.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HELENA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have, sir, as I was commanded from you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Spoke with the king and have procured his leave</div>
                     <div class="line">For present parting; only he desires</div>
                     <div class="line">Some private speech with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall obey his will.</div>
                     <div class="line">You must not marvel, Helen, at my course,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which holds not colour with the time, nor does</div>
                     <div class="line">The ministration and required office</div>
                     <div class="line">On my particular. Prepared I was not</div>
                     <div class="line">For such a business; therefore am I found</div>
                     <div class="line">So much unsettled: this drives me to entreat you</div>
                     <div class="line">That presently you take our way for home;</div>
                     <div class="line">And rather muse than ask why I entreat you,</div>
                     <div class="line">For my respects are better than they seem</div>
                     <div class="line">And my appointments have in them a need</div>
                     <div class="line">Greater than shows itself at the first view</div>
                     <div class="line">To you that know them not. This to my mother:</div>
                     <p>Giving a letter</p>
                     <div class="line">'Twill be two days ere I shall see you, so</div>
                     <div class="line">I leave you to your wisdom.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I can nothing say,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that I am your most obedient servant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, no more of that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">And ever shall</div>
                     <div class="line">With true observance seek to eke out that</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein toward me my homely stars have fail'd</div>
                     <div class="line">To equal my great fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Let that go:</div>
                     <div class="line">My haste is very great: farewell; hie home.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray, sir, your pardon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, what would you say?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not worthy of the wealth I owe,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor dare I say 'tis mine, and yet it is;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, like a timorous thief, most fain would steal</div>
                     <div class="line">What law does vouch mine own.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">What would you have?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Something; and scarce so much: nothing, indeed.</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not tell you what I would, my lord:</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith yes;</div>
                     <div class="line">Strangers and foes do sunder, and not kiss.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, stay not, but in haste to horse.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall not break your bidding, good my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Where are my other men, monsieur? Farewell.</div>
                     <p>Exit HELENA</p>
                     <div class="line">Go thou toward home; where I will never come</div>
                     <div class="line">Whilst I can shake my sword or hear the drum.</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, and for our flight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Bravely, coragio!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.5">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 3. ACT III</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Florence. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  Florence. Before the DUKE's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.6">5. SCENE V.  Florence. Without the walls. A tucket afar off.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.7">6. SCENE VI.  Camp before Florence.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.8">7. SCENE VII.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Florence. The DUKE's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter the DUKE of Florence attended;
the two Frenchmen, with a troop of soldiers.</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">So that from point to point now have you heard</div>
                     <div class="line">The fundamental reasons of this war,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose great decision hath much blood let forth</div>
                     <div class="line">And more thirsts after.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Holy seems the quarrel</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon your grace's part; black and fearful</div>
                     <div class="line">On the opposer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore we marvel much our cousin France</div>
                     <div class="line">Would in so just a business shut his bosom</div>
                     <div class="line">Against our borrowing prayers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Good my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">The reasons of our state I cannot yield,</div>
                     <div class="line">But like a common and an outward man,</div>
                     <div class="line">That the great figure of a council frames</div>
                     <div class="line">By self-unable motion: therefore dare not</div>
                     <div class="line">Say what I think of it, since I have found</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself in my incertain grounds to fail</div>
                     <div class="line">As often as I guess'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Be it his pleasure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">But I am sure the younger of our nature,</div>
                     <div class="line">That surfeit on their ease, will day by day</div>
                     <div class="line">Come here for physic.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome shall they be;</div>
                     <div class="line">And all the honours that can fly from us</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall on them settle. You know your places well;</div>
                     <div class="line">When better fall, for your avails they fell:</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow to the field.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter COUNTESS and Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">It hath happened all as I would have had it, save</div>
                     <div class="line">that he comes not along with her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, I take my young lord to be a very</div>
                     <div class="line">melancholy man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">By what observance, I pray you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, he will look upon his boot and sing; mend the</div>
                     <div class="line">ruff and sing; ask questions and sing; pick his</div>
                     <div class="line">teeth and sing. I know a man that had this trick of</div>
                     <div class="line">melancholy sold a goodly manor for a song.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me see what he writes, and when he means to come.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Opening a letter</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I have no mind to Isbel since I was at court: our</div>
                     <div class="line">old ling and our Isbels o' the country are nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">like your old ling and your Isbels o' the court:</div>
                     <div class="line">the brains of my Cupid's knocked out, and I begin to</div>
                     <div class="line">love, as an old man loves money, with no stomach.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">What have we here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">E'en that you have there.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  I have sent you a daughter-in-law: she hath</div>
                     <div class="line">recovered the king, and undone me. I have wedded</div>
                     <div class="line">her, not bedded her; and sworn to make the 'not'</div>
                     <div class="line">eternal. You shall hear I am run away: know it</div>
                     <div class="line">before the report come. If there be breadth enough</div>
                     <div class="line">in the world, I will hold a long distance. My duty</div>
                     <div class="line">to you. Your unfortunate son,</div>
                     <div class="line">BERTRAM.</div>
                     <div class="line">This is not well, rash and unbridled boy.</div>
                     <div class="line">To fly the favours of so good a king;</div>
                     <div class="line">To pluck his indignation on thy head</div>
                     <div class="line">By the misprising of a maid too virtuous</div>
                     <div class="line">For the contempt of empire.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">O madam, yonder is heavy news within between two</div>
                     <div class="line">soldiers and my young lady!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, there is some comfort in the news, some</div>
                     <div class="line">comfort; your son will not be killed so soon as I</div>
                     <div class="line">thought he would.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why should he be killed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">So say I, madam, if he run away, as I hear he does:</div>
                     <div class="line">the danger is in standing to't; that's the loss of</div>
                     <div class="line">men, though it be the getting of children. Here</div>
                     <div class="line">they come will tell you more: for my part, I only</div>
                     <div class="line">hear your son was run away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <p>Enter HELENA, and two Gentlemen</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Save you, good madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, my lord is gone, for ever gone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not say so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Think upon patience. Pray you, gentlemen,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have felt so many quirks of joy and grief,</div>
                     <div class="line">That the first face of neither, on the start,</div>
                     <div class="line">Can woman me unto't: where is my son, I pray you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, he's gone to serve the duke of Florence:</div>
                     <div class="line">We met him thitherward; for thence we came,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, after some dispatch in hand at court,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thither we bend again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Look on his letter, madam; here's my passport.</div>
                     <p>Reads</p>
                     <div class="line">When thou canst get the ring upon my finger which</div>
                     <div class="line">never shall come off, and show me a child begotten</div>
                     <div class="line">of thy body that I am father to, then call me</div>
                     <div class="line">husband: but in such a 'then' I write a 'never.'</div>
                     <div class="line">This is a dreadful sentence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Brought you this letter, gentlemen?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam;</div>
                     <div class="line">And for the contents' sake are sorry for our pain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, lady, have a better cheer;</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou engrossest all the griefs are thine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou robb'st me of a moiety: he was my son;</div>
                     <div class="line">But I do wash his name out of my blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou art all my child. Towards Florence is he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">And to be a soldier?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Such is his noble purpose; and believe 't,</div>
                     <div class="line">The duke will lay upon him all the honour</div>
                     <div class="line">That good convenience claims.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Return you thither?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam, with the swiftest wing of speed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  Till I have no wife I have nothing in France.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis bitter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Find you that there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis but the boldness of his hand, haply, which his</div>
                     <div class="line">heart was not consenting to.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing in France, until he have no wife!</div>
                     <div class="line">There's nothing here that is too good for him</div>
                     <div class="line">But only she; and she deserves a lord</div>
                     <div class="line">That twenty such rude boys might tend upon</div>
                     <div class="line">And call her hourly mistress. Who was with him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">A servant only, and a gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I have sometime known.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Parolles, was it not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lady, he.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">A very tainted fellow, and full of wickedness.</div>
                     <div class="line">My son corrupts a well-derived nature</div>
                     <div class="line">With his inducement.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, good lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">The fellow has a deal of that too much,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which holds him much to have.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">You're welcome, gentlemen.</div>
                     <div class="line">I will entreat you, when you see my son,</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell him that his sword can never win</div>
                     <div class="line">The honour that he loses: more I'll entreat you</div>
                     <div class="line">Written to bear along.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">We serve you, madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">In that and all your worthiest affairs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so, but as we change our courtesies.</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you draw near!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt COUNTESS and Gentlemen</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Till I have no wife, I have nothing in France.'</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing in France, until he has no wife!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou shalt have none, Rousillon, none in France;</div>
                     <div class="line">Then hast thou all again. Poor lord! is't I</div>
                     <div class="line">That chase thee from thy country and expose</div>
                     <div class="line">Those tender limbs of thine to the event</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the none-sparing war? and is it I</div>
                     <div class="line">That drive thee from the sportive court, where thou</div>
                     <div class="line">Wast shot at with fair eyes, to be the mark</div>
                     <div class="line">Of smoky muskets? O you leaden messengers,</div>
                     <div class="line">That ride upon the violent speed of fire,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fly with false aim; move the still-peering air,</div>
                     <div class="line">That sings with piercing; do not touch my lord.</div>
                     <div class="line">Whoever shoots at him, I set him there;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whoever charges on his forward breast,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am the caitiff that do hold him to't;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, though I kill him not, I am the cause</div>
                     <div class="line">His death was so effected: better 'twere</div>
                     <div class="line">I met the ravin lion when he roar'd</div>
                     <div class="line">With sharp constraint of hunger; better 'twere</div>
                     <div class="line">That all the miseries which nature owes</div>
                     <div class="line">Were mine at once. No, come thou home, Rousillon,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whence honour but of danger wins a scar,</div>
                     <div class="line">As oft it loses all: I will be gone;</div>
                     <div class="line">My being here it is that holds thee hence:</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I stay here to do't?  no, no, although</div>
                     <div class="line">The air of paradise did fan the house</div>
                     <div class="line">And angels officed all: I will be gone,</div>
                     <div class="line">That pitiful rumour may report my flight,</div>
                     <div class="line">To consolate thine ear. Come, night; end, day!</div>
                     <div class="line">For with the dark, poor thief, I'll steal away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Florence. Before the DUKE's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter the DUKE of Florence, BERTRAM,
PAROLLES, Soldiers, Drum, and Trumpets</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">The general of our horse thou art; and we,</div>
                     <div class="line">Great in our hope, lay our best love and credence</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon thy promising fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, it is</div>
                     <div class="line">A charge too heavy for my strength, but yet</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll strive to bear it for your worthy sake</div>
                     <div class="line">To the extreme edge of hazard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then go thou forth;</div>
                     <div class="line">And fortune play upon thy prosperous helm,</div>
                     <div class="line">As thy auspicious mistress!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">This very day,</div>
                     <div class="line">Great Mars, I put myself into thy file:</div>
                     <div class="line">Make me but like my thoughts, and I shall prove</div>
                     <div class="line">A lover of thy drum, hater of love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter COUNTESS and Steward</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas! and would you take the letter of her?</div>
                     <div class="line">Might you not know she would do as she has done,</div>
                     <div class="line">By sending me a letter? Read it again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>
                     </div>
                     <div class="line">I am Saint Jaques' pilgrim, thither gone:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ambitious love hath so in me offended,</div>
                     <div class="line">That barefoot plod I the cold ground upon,</div>
                     <div class="line">With sainted vow my faults to have amended.</div>
                     <div class="line">Write, write, that from the bloody course of war</div>
                     <div class="line">My dearest master, your dear son, may hie:</div>
                     <div class="line">Bless him at home in peace, whilst I from far</div>
                     <div class="line">His name with zealous fervor sanctify:</div>
                     <div class="line">His taken labours bid him me forgive;</div>
                     <div class="line">I, his despiteful Juno, sent him forth</div>
                     <div class="line">From courtly friends, with camping foes to live,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where death and danger dogs the heels of worth:</div>
                     <div class="line">He is too good and fair for death and me:</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom I myself embrace, to set him free.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, what sharp stings are in her mildest words!</div>
                     <div class="line">Rinaldo, you did never lack advice so much,</div>
                     <div class="line">As letting her pass so: had I spoke with her,</div>
                     <div class="line">I could have well diverted her intents,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which thus she hath prevented.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, madam:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I had given you this at over-night,</div>
                     <div class="line">She might have been o'erta'en; and yet she writes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Pursuit would be but vain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">What angel shall</div>
                     <div class="line">Bless this unworthy husband? he cannot thrive,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless her prayers, whom heaven delights to hear</div>
                     <div class="line">And loves to grant, reprieve him from the wrath</div>
                     <div class="line">Of greatest justice. Write, write, Rinaldo,</div>
                     <div class="line">To this unworthy husband of his wife;</div>
                     <div class="line">Let every word weigh heavy of her worth</div>
                     <div class="line">That he does weigh too light: my greatest grief.</div>
                     <div class="line">Though little he do feel it, set down sharply.</div>
                     <div class="line">Dispatch the most convenient messenger:</div>
                     <div class="line">When haply he shall hear that she is gone,</div>
                     <div class="line">He will return; and hope I may that she,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hearing so much, will speed her foot again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Led hither by pure love: which of them both</div>
                     <div class="line">Is dearest to me. I have no skill in sense</div>
                     <div class="line">To make distinction: provide this messenger:</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart is heavy and mine age is weak;</div>
                     <div class="line">Grief would have tears, and sorrow bids me speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  Florence. Without the walls. A tucket afar off.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter an old Widow of Florence, DIANA, VIOLENTA,
and MARIANA, with other Citizens</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, come; for if they do approach the city, we</div>
                     <div class="line">shall lose all the sight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">They say the French count has done most honourable service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">It is reported that he has taken their greatest</div>
                     <div class="line">commander; and that with his own hand he slew the</div>
                     <div class="line">duke's brother.</div>
                     <p>Tucket</p>
                     <div class="line">We have lost our labour; they are gone a contrary</div>
                     <div class="line">way: hark! you may know by their trumpets.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, let's return again, and suffice ourselves with</div>
                     <div class="line">the report of it. Well, Diana, take heed of this</div>
                     <div class="line">French earl: the honour of a maid is her name; and</div>
                     <div class="line">no legacy is so rich as honesty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">I have told my neighbour how you have been solicited</div>
                     <div class="line">by a gentleman his companion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I know that knave; hang him! one Parolles: a</div>
                     <div class="line">filthy officer he is in those suggestions for the</div>
                     <div class="line">young earl. Beware of them, Diana; their promises,</div>
                     <div class="line">enticements, oaths, tokens, and all these engines of</div>
                     <div class="line">lust, are not the things they go under: many a maid</div>
                     <div class="line">hath been seduced by them; and the misery is,</div>
                     <div class="line">example, that so terrible shows in the wreck of</div>
                     <div class="line">maidenhood, cannot for all that dissuade succession,</div>
                     <div class="line">but that they are limed with the twigs that threaten</div>
                     <div class="line">them. I hope I need not to advise you further; but</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope your own grace will keep you where you are,</div>
                     <div class="line">though there were no further danger known but the</div>
                     <div class="line">modesty which is so lost.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall not need to fear me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope so.</div>
                     <p>Enter HELENA, disguised like a Pilgrim</p>
                     <div class="line">Look, here comes a pilgrim: I know she will lie at</div>
                     <div class="line">my house; thither they send one another: I'll</div>
                     <div class="line">question her. God save you, pilgrim! whither are you bound?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">To Saint Jaques le Grand.</div>
                     <div class="line">Where do the palmers lodge, I do beseech you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">At the Saint Francis here beside the port.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this the way?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, marry, is't.</div>
                     <p>A march afar</p>
                     <div class="line">Hark you! they come this way.</div>
                     <div class="line">If you will tarry, holy pilgrim,</div>
                     <div class="line">But till the troops come by,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will conduct you where you shall be lodged;</div>
                     <div class="line">The rather, for I think I know your hostess</div>
                     <div class="line">As ample as myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it yourself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">If you shall please so, pilgrim.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you, and will stay upon your leisure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">You came, I think, from France?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I did so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">Here you shall see a countryman of yours</div>
                     <div class="line">That has done worthy service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">His name, I pray you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">The Count Rousillon: know you such a one?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">But by the ear, that hears most nobly of him:</div>
                     <div class="line">His face I know not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Whatsome'er he is,</div>
                     <div class="line">He's bravely taken here. He stole from France,</div>
                     <div class="line">As 'tis reported, for the king had married him</div>
                     <div class="line">Against his liking: think you it is so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, surely, mere the truth: I know his lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">There is a gentleman that serves the count</div>
                     <div class="line">Reports but coarsely of her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">What's his name?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Monsieur Parolles.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, I believe with him,</div>
                     <div class="line">In argument of praise, or to the worth</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the great count himself, she is too mean</div>
                     <div class="line">To have her name repeated: all her deserving</div>
                     <div class="line">Is a reserved honesty, and that</div>
                     <div class="line">I have not heard examined.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor lady!</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis a hard bondage to become the wife</div>
                     <div class="line">Of a detesting lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">I warrant, good creature, wheresoe'er she is,</div>
                     <div class="line">Her heart weighs sadly: this young maid might do her</div>
                     <div class="line">A shrewd turn, if she pleased.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">How do you mean?</div>
                     <div class="line">May be the amorous count solicits her</div>
                     <div class="line">In the unlawful purpose.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">He does indeed;</div>
                     <div class="line">And brokes with all that can in such a suit</div>
                     <div class="line">Corrupt the tender honour of a maid:</div>
                     <div class="line">But she is arm'd for him and keeps her guard</div>
                     <div class="line">In honestest defence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">The gods forbid else!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">So, now they come:</div>
                     <p>Drum and Colours</p>
                     <p>Enter BERTRAM, PAROLLES, and the whole army</p>
                     <div class="line">That is Antonio, the duke's eldest son;</div>
                     <div class="line">That, Escalus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is the Frenchman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">He;</div>
                     <div class="line">That with the plume: 'tis a most gallant fellow.</div>
                     <div class="line">I would he loved his wife: if he were honester</div>
                     <div class="line">He were much goodlier: is't not a handsome gentleman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I like him well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis pity he is not honest: yond's that same knave</div>
                     <div class="line">That leads him to these places: were I his lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would Poison that vile rascal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">That jack-an-apes with scarfs: why is he melancholy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Perchance he's hurt i' the battle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Lose our drum! well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">He's shrewdly vexed at something: look, he has spied us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, hang you!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">And your courtesy, for a ring-carrier!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt BERTRAM, PAROLLES, and army</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">The troop is past. Come, pilgrim, I will bring you</div>
                     <div class="line">Where you shall host: of enjoin'd penitents</div>
                     <div class="line">There's four or five, to great Saint Jaques bound,</div>
                     <div class="line">Already at my house.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I humbly thank you:</div>
                     <div class="line">Please it this matron and this gentle maid</div>
                     <div class="line">To eat with us to-night, the charge and thanking</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be for me; and, to requite you further,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will bestow some precepts of this virgin</div>
                     <div class="line">Worthy the note.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BOTH</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll take your offer kindly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.7">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>6. SCENE VI.  Camp before Florence.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BERTRAM and the two French Lords</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, good my lord, put him to't; let him have his</div>
                     <div class="line">way.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">If your lordship find him not a hilding, hold me no</div>
                     <div class="line">more in your respect.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">On my life, my lord, a bubble.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you think I am so far deceived in him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Believe it, my lord, in mine own direct knowledge,</div>
                     <div class="line">without any malice, but to speak of him as my</div>
                     <div class="line">kinsman, he's a most notable coward, an infinite and</div>
                     <div class="line">endless liar, an hourly promise-breaker, the owner</div>
                     <div class="line">of no one good quality worthy your lordship's</div>
                     <div class="line">entertainment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">It were fit you knew him; lest, reposing too far in</div>
                     <div class="line">his virtue, which he hath not, he might at some</div>
                     <div class="line">great and trusty business in a main danger fail you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I would I knew in what particular action to try him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">None better than to let him fetch off his drum,</div>
                     <div class="line">which you hear him so confidently undertake to do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I, with a troop of Florentines, will suddenly</div>
                     <div class="line">surprise him; such I will have, whom I am sure he</div>
                     <div class="line">knows not from the enemy: we will bind and hoodwink</div>
                     <div class="line">him so, that he shall suppose no other but that he</div>
                     <div class="line">is carried into the leaguer of the adversaries, when</div>
                     <div class="line">we bring him to our own tents. Be but your lordship</div>
                     <div class="line">present at his examination: if he do not, for the</div>
                     <div class="line">promise of his life and in the highest compulsion of</div>
                     <div class="line">base fear, offer to betray you and deliver all the</div>
                     <div class="line">intelligence in his power against you, and that with</div>
                     <div class="line">the divine forfeit of his soul upon oath, never</div>
                     <div class="line">trust my judgment in any thing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">O, for the love of laughter, let him fetch his drum;</div>
                     <div class="line">he says he has a stratagem for't: when your</div>
                     <div class="line">lordship sees the bottom of his success in't, and to</div>
                     <div class="line">what metal this counterfeit lump of ore will be</div>
                     <div class="line">melted, if you give him not John Drum's</div>
                     <div class="line">entertainment, your inclining cannot be removed.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here he comes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to BERTRAM</span>  O, for the love of laughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">hinder not the honour of his design: let him fetch</div>
                     <div class="line">off his drum in any hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, monsieur! this drum sticks sorely in your</div>
                     <div class="line">disposition.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">A pox on't, let it go; 'tis but a drum.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">'But a drum'! is't 'but a drum'? A drum so lost!</div>
                     <div class="line">There was excellent command,--to charge in with our</div>
                     <div class="line">horse upon our own wings, and to rend our own soldiers!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">That was not to be blamed in the command of the</div>
                     <div class="line">service: it was a disaster of war that Caesar</div>
                     <div class="line">himself could not have prevented, if he had been</div>
                     <div class="line">there to command.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, we cannot greatly condemn our success: some</div>
                     <div class="line">dishonour we had in the loss of that drum; but it is</div>
                     <div class="line">not to be recovered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">It might have been recovered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">It might; but it is not now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">It is to be recovered: but that the merit of</div>
                     <div class="line">service is seldom attributed to the true and exact</div>
                     <div class="line">performer, I would have that drum or another, or</div>
                     <div class="line">'hic jacet.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, if you have a stomach, to't, monsieur: if you</div>
                     <div class="line">think your mystery in stratagem can bring this</div>
                     <div class="line">instrument of honour again into his native quarter,</div>
                     <div class="line">be magnanimous in the enterprise and go on; I will</div>
                     <div class="line">grace the attempt for a worthy exploit: if you</div>
                     <div class="line">speed well in it, the duke shall both speak of it.</div>
                     <div class="line">and extend to you what further becomes his</div>
                     <div class="line">greatness, even to the utmost syllable of your</div>
                     <div class="line">worthiness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">By the hand of a soldier, I will undertake it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">But you must not now slumber in it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll about it this evening: and I will presently</div>
                     <div class="line">pen down my dilemmas, encourage myself in my</div>
                     <div class="line">certainty, put myself into my mortal preparation;</div>
                     <div class="line">and by midnight look to hear further from me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">May I be bold to acquaint his grace you are gone about it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not what the success will be, my lord; but</div>
                     <div class="line">the attempt I vow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I know thou'rt valiant; and, to the possibility of</div>
                     <div class="line">thy soldiership, will subscribe for thee. Farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I love not many words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">No more than a fish loves water. Is not this a</div>
                     <div class="line">strange fellow, my lord, that so confidently seems</div>
                     <div class="line">to undertake this business, which he knows is not to</div>
                     <div class="line">be done; damns himself to do and dares better be</div>
                     <div class="line">damned than to do't?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">You do not know him, my lord, as we do: certain it</div>
                     <div class="line">is that he will steal himself into a man's favour and</div>
                     <div class="line">for a week escape a great deal of discoveries; but</div>
                     <div class="line">when you find him out, you have him ever after.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, do you think he will make no deed at all of</div>
                     <div class="line">this that so seriously he does address himself unto?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">None in the world; but return with an invention and</div>
                     <div class="line">clap upon you two or three probable lies: but we</div>
                     <div class="line">have almost embossed him; you shall see his fall</div>
                     <div class="line">to-night; for indeed he is not for your lordship's respect.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll make you some sport with the fox ere we case</div>
                     <div class="line">him. He was first smoked by the old lord Lafeu:</div>
                     <div class="line">when his disguise and he is parted, tell me what a</div>
                     <div class="line">sprat you shall find him; which you shall see this</div>
                     <div class="line">very night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I must go look my twigs: he shall be caught.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Your brother he shall go along with me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">As't please your lordship: I'll leave you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Now will I lead you to the house, and show you</div>
                     <div class="line">The lass I spoke of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">But you say she's honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">That's all the fault: I spoke with her but once</div>
                     <div class="line">And found her wondrous cold; but I sent to her,</div>
                     <div class="line">By this same coxcomb that we have i' the wind,</div>
                     <div class="line">Tokens and letters which she did re-send;</div>
                     <div class="line">And this is all I have done. She's a fair creature:</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you go see her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">With all my heart, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.8">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>7. SCENE VII.  Florence. The Widow's house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HELENA and Widow</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">If you misdoubt me that I am not she,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not how I shall assure you further,</div>
                     <div class="line">But I shall lose the grounds I work upon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">Though my estate be fallen, I was well born,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing acquainted with these businesses;</div>
                     <div class="line">And would not put my reputation now</div>
                     <div class="line">In any staining act.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor would I wish you.</div>
                     <div class="line">First, give me trust, the count he is my husband,</div>
                     <div class="line">And what to your sworn counsel I have spoken</div>
                     <div class="line">Is so from word to word; and then you cannot,</div>
                     <div class="line">By the good aid that I of you shall borrow,</div>
                     <div class="line">Err in bestowing it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">I should believe you:</div>
                     <div class="line">For you have show'd me that which well approves</div>
                     <div class="line">You're great in fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Take this purse of gold,</div>
                     <div class="line">And let me buy your friendly help thus far,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I will over-pay and pay again</div>
                     <div class="line">When I have found it. The count he wooes your daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lays down his wanton siege before her beauty,</div>
                     <div class="line">Resolved to carry her: let her in fine consent,</div>
                     <div class="line">As we'll direct her how 'tis best to bear it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now his important blood will nought deny</div>
                     <div class="line">That she'll demand: a ring the county wears,</div>
                     <div class="line">That downward hath succeeded in his house</div>
                     <div class="line">From son to son, some four or five descents</div>
                     <div class="line">Since the first father wore it: this ring he holds</div>
                     <div class="line">In most rich choice; yet in his idle fire,</div>
                     <div class="line">To buy his will, it would not seem too dear,</div>
                     <div class="line">Howe'er repented after.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">Now I see</div>
                     <div class="line">The bottom of your purpose.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">You see it lawful, then: it is no more,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that your daughter, ere she seems as won,</div>
                     <div class="line">Desires this ring; appoints him an encounter;</div>
                     <div class="line">In fine, delivers me to fill the time,</div>
                     <div class="line">Herself most chastely absent: after this,</div>
                     <div class="line">To marry her, I'll add three thousand crowns</div>
                     <div class="line">To what is passed already.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">I have yielded:</div>
                     <div class="line">Instruct my daughter how she shall persever,</div>
                     <div class="line">That time and place with this deceit so lawful</div>
                     <div class="line">May prove coherent. Every night he comes</div>
                     <div class="line">With musics of all sorts and songs composed</div>
                     <div class="line">To her unworthiness: it nothing steads us</div>
                     <div class="line">To chide him from our eaves; for he persists</div>
                     <div class="line">As if his life lay on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why then to-night</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us assay our plot; which, if it speed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is wicked meaning in a lawful deed</div>
                     <div class="line">And lawful meaning in a lawful act,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where both not sin, and yet a sinful fact:</div>
                     <div class="line">But let's about it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.6">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 4. ACT IV</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  Without the Florentine camp.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  The Florentine camp.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.6">5. SCENE V.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Without the Florentine camp.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Second French Lord, with five or six other
Soldiers in ambush</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">He can come no other way but by this hedge-corner.</div>
                     <div class="line">When you sally upon him, speak what terrible</div>
                     <div class="line">language you will: though you understand it not</div>
                     <div class="line">yourselves, no matter; for we must not seem to</div>
                     <div class="line">understand him, unless some one among us whom we</div>
                     <div class="line">must produce for an interpreter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Good captain, let me be the interpreter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Art not acquainted with him? knows he not thy voice?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">No, sir, I warrant you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">But what linsey-woolsey hast thou to speak to us again?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">E'en such as you speak to me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">He must think us some band of strangers i' the</div>
                     <div class="line">adversary's entertainment. Now he hath a smack of</div>
                     <div class="line">all neighbouring languages; therefore we must every</div>
                     <div class="line">one be a man of his own fancy, not to know what we</div>
                     <div class="line">speak one to another; so we seem to know, is to</div>
                     <div class="line">know straight our purpose: choughs' language,</div>
                     <div class="line">gabble enough, and good enough. As for you,</div>
                     <div class="line">interpreter, you must seem very politic. But couch,</div>
                     <div class="line">ho! here he comes, to beguile two hours in a sleep,</div>
                     <div class="line">and then to return and swear the lies he forges.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ten o'clock: within these three hours 'twill be</div>
                     <div class="line">time enough to go home. What shall I say I have</div>
                     <div class="line">done? It must be a very plausive invention that</div>
                     <div class="line">carries it: they begin to smoke me; and disgraces</div>
                     <div class="line">have of late knocked too often at my door. I find</div>
                     <div class="line">my tongue is too foolhardy; but my heart hath the</div>
                     <div class="line">fear of Mars before it and of his creatures, not</div>
                     <div class="line">daring the reports of my tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the first truth that e'er thine own tongue</div>
                     <div class="line">was guilty of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">What the devil should move me to undertake the</div>
                     <div class="line">recovery of this drum, being not ignorant of the</div>
                     <div class="line">impossibility, and knowing I had no such purpose? I</div>
                     <div class="line">must give myself some hurts, and say I got them in</div>
                     <div class="line">exploit: yet slight ones will not carry it; they</div>
                     <div class="line">will say, 'Came you off with so little?' and great</div>
                     <div class="line">ones I dare not give. Wherefore, what's the</div>
                     <div class="line">instance? Tongue, I must put you into a</div>
                     <div class="line">butter-woman's mouth and buy myself another of</div>
                     <div class="line">Bajazet's mule, if you prattle me into these perils.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it possible he should know what he is, and be</div>
                     <div class="line">that he is?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I would the cutting of my garments would serve the</div>
                     <div class="line">turn, or the breaking of my Spanish sword.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">We cannot afford you so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Or the baring of my beard; and to say it was in</div>
                     <div class="line">stratagem.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twould not do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Or to drown my clothes, and say I was stripped.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Hardly serve.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Though I swore I leaped from the window of the citadel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">How deep?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Thirty fathom.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Three great oaths would scarce make that be believed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I would I had any drum of the enemy's: I would swear</div>
                     <div class="line">I recovered it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall hear one anon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">A drum now of the enemy's,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum within</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Throca movousus, cargo, cargo, cargo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">Cargo, cargo, cargo, villiando par corbo, cargo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">O, ransom, ransom! do not hide mine eyes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They seize and blindfold him</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Boskos thromuldo boskos.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I know you are the Muskos' regiment:</div>
                     <div class="line">And I shall lose my life for want of language;</div>
                     <div class="line">If there be here German, or Dane, low Dutch,</div>
                     <div class="line">Italian, or French, let him speak to me; I'll</div>
                     <div class="line">Discover that which shall undo the Florentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Boskos vauvado: I understand thee, and can speak</div>
                     <div class="line">thy tongue. Kerely bonto, sir, betake thee to thy</div>
                     <div class="line">faith, for seventeen poniards are at thy bosom.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">O!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">O, pray, pray, pray! Manka revania dulche.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Oscorbidulchos volivorco.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">The general is content to spare thee yet;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, hoodwink'd as thou art, will lead thee on</div>
                     <div class="line">To gather from thee: haply thou mayst inform</div>
                     <div class="line">Something to save thy life.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">O, let me live!</div>
                     <div class="line">And all the secrets of our camp I'll show,</div>
                     <div class="line">Their force, their purposes; nay, I'll speak that</div>
                     <div class="line">Which you will wonder at.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">But wilt thou faithfully?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">If I do not, damn me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Acordo linta.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on; thou art granted space.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit, with PAROLLES guarded. A short alarum within</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, tell the Count Rousillon, and my brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">We have caught the woodcock, and will keep him muffled</div>
                     <div class="line">Till we do hear from them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Captain, I will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">A' will betray us all unto ourselves:</div>
                     <div class="line">Inform on that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">So I will, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Till then I'll keep him dark and safely lock'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Florence. The Widow's house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BERTRAM and DIANA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">They told me that your name was Fontibell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, my good lord, Diana.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Titled goddess;</div>
                     <div class="line">And worth it, with addition! But, fair soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">In your fine frame hath love no quality?</div>
                     <div class="line">If quick fire of youth light not your mind,</div>
                     <div class="line">You are no maiden, but a monument:</div>
                     <div class="line">When you are dead, you should be such a one</div>
                     <div class="line">As you are now, for you are cold and stem;</div>
                     <div class="line">And now you should be as your mother was</div>
                     <div class="line">When your sweet self was got.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">She then was honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">So should you be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">No:</div>
                     <div class="line">My mother did but duty; such, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">As you owe to your wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">No more o' that;</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, do not strive against my vows:</div>
                     <div class="line">I was compell'd to her; but I love thee</div>
                     <div class="line">By love's own sweet constraint, and will for ever</div>
                     <div class="line">Do thee all rights of service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, so you serve us</div>
                     <div class="line">Till we serve you; but when you have our roses,</div>
                     <div class="line">You barely leave our thorns to prick ourselves</div>
                     <div class="line">And mock us with our bareness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">How have I sworn!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis not the many oaths that makes the truth,</div>
                     <div class="line">But the plain single vow that is vow'd true.</div>
                     <div class="line">What is not holy, that we swear not by,</div>
                     <div class="line">But take the High'st to witness: then, pray you, tell me,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I should swear by God's great attributes,</div>
                     <div class="line">I loved you dearly, would you believe my oaths,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I did love you ill? This has no holding,</div>
                     <div class="line">To swear by him whom I protest to love,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I will work against him: therefore your oaths</div>
                     <div class="line">Are words and poor conditions, but unseal'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">At least in my opinion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Change it, change it;</div>
                     <div class="line">Be not so holy-cruel: love is holy;</div>
                     <div class="line">And my integrity ne'er knew the crafts</div>
                     <div class="line">That you do charge men with. Stand no more off,</div>
                     <div class="line">But give thyself unto my sick desires,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who then recover: say thou art mine, and ever</div>
                     <div class="line">My love as it begins shall so persever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I see that men make ropes in such a scarre</div>
                     <div class="line">That we'll forsake ourselves. Give me that ring.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll lend it thee, my dear; but have no power</div>
                     <div class="line">To give it from me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you not, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">It is an honour 'longing to our house,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bequeathed down from many ancestors;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which were the greatest obloquy i' the world</div>
                     <div class="line">In me to lose.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine honour's such a ring:</div>
                     <div class="line">My chastity's the jewel of our house,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bequeathed down from many ancestors;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which were the greatest obloquy i' the world</div>
                     <div class="line">In me to lose: thus your own proper wisdom</div>
                     <div class="line">Brings in the champion Honour on my part,</div>
                     <div class="line">Against your vain assault.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, take my ring:</div>
                     <div class="line">My house, mine honour, yea, my life, be thine,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I'll be bid by thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">When midnight comes, knock at my chamber-window:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll order take my mother shall not hear.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now will I charge you in the band of truth,</div>
                     <div class="line">When you have conquer'd my yet maiden bed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Remain there but an hour, nor speak to me:</div>
                     <div class="line">My reasons are most strong; and you shall know them</div>
                     <div class="line">When back again this ring shall be deliver'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">And on your finger in the night I'll put</div>
                     <div class="line">Another ring, that what in time proceeds</div>
                     <div class="line">May token to the future our past deeds.</div>
                     <div class="line">Adieu, till then; then, fail not. You have won</div>
                     <div class="line">A wife of me, though there my hope be done.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">A heaven on earth I have won by wooing thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">For which live long to thank both heaven and me!</div>
                     <div class="line">You may so in the end.</div>
                     <div class="line">My mother told me just how he would woo,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if she sat in 's heart; she says all men</div>
                     <div class="line">Have the like oaths: he had sworn to marry me</div>
                     <div class="line">When his wife's dead; therefore I'll lie with him</div>
                     <div class="line">When I am buried. Since Frenchmen are so braid,</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry that will, I live and die a maid:</div>
                     <div class="line">Only in this disguise I think't no sin</div>
                     <div class="line">To cozen him that would unjustly win.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  The Florentine camp.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter the two French Lords and some two or three Soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">You have not given him his mother's letter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I have delivered it an hour since: there is</div>
                     <div class="line">something in't that stings his nature; for on the</div>
                     <div class="line">reading it he changed almost into another man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">He has much worthy blame laid upon him for shaking</div>
                     <div class="line">off so good a wife and so sweet a lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Especially he hath incurred the everlasting</div>
                     <div class="line">displeasure of the king, who had even tuned his</div>
                     <div class="line">bounty to sing happiness to him. I will tell you a</div>
                     <div class="line">thing, but you shall let it dwell darkly with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">When you have spoken it, 'tis dead, and I am the</div>
                     <div class="line">grave of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath perverted a young gentlewoman here in</div>
                     <div class="line">Florence, of a most chaste renown; and this night he</div>
                     <div class="line">fleshes his will in the spoil of her honour: he hath</div>
                     <div class="line">given her his monumental ring, and thinks himself</div>
                     <div class="line">made in the unchaste composition.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, God delay our rebellion! as we are ourselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">what things are we!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Merely our own traitors. And as in the common course</div>
                     <div class="line">of all treasons, we still see them reveal</div>
                     <div class="line">themselves, till they attain to their abhorred ends,</div>
                     <div class="line">so he that in this action contrives against his own</div>
                     <div class="line">nobility, in his proper stream o'erflows himself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it not meant damnable in us, to be trumpeters of</div>
                     <div class="line">our unlawful intents? We shall not then have his</div>
                     <div class="line">company to-night?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Not till after midnight; for he is dieted to his hour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">That approaches apace; I would gladly have him see</div>
                     <div class="line">his company anatomized, that he might take a measure</div>
                     <div class="line">of his own judgments, wherein so curiously he had</div>
                     <div class="line">set this counterfeit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">We will not meddle with him till he come; for his</div>
                     <div class="line">presence must be the whip of the other.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">In the mean time, what hear you of these wars?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I hear there is an overture of peace.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, I assure you, a peace concluded.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">What will Count Rousillon do then? will he travel</div>
                     <div class="line">higher, or return again into France?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I perceive, by this demand, you are not altogether</div>
                     <div class="line">of his council.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Let it be forbid, sir; so should I be a great deal</div>
                     <div class="line">of his act.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, his wife some two months since fled from his</div>
                     <div class="line">house: her pretence is a pilgrimage to Saint Jaques</div>
                     <div class="line">le Grand; which holy undertaking with most austere</div>
                     <div class="line">sanctimony she accomplished; and, there residing the</div>
                     <div class="line">tenderness of her nature became as a prey to her</div>
                     <div class="line">grief; in fine, made a groan of her last breath, and</div>
                     <div class="line">now she sings in heaven.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">How is this justified?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">The stronger part of it by her own letters, which</div>
                     <div class="line">makes her story true, even to the point of her</div>
                     <div class="line">death: her death itself, which could not be her</div>
                     <div class="line">office to say is come, was faithfully confirmed by</div>
                     <div class="line">the rector of the place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath the count all this intelligence?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and the particular confirmations, point from</div>
                     <div class="line">point, so to the full arming of the verity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I am heartily sorry that he'll be glad of this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">How mightily sometimes we make us comforts of our losses!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">And how mightily some other times we drown our gain</div>
                     <div class="line">in tears! The great dignity that his valour hath</div>
                     <div class="line">here acquired for him shall at home be encountered</div>
                     <div class="line">with a shame as ample.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and</div>
                     <div class="line">ill together: our virtues would be proud, if our</div>
                     <div class="line">faults whipped them not; and our crimes would</div>
                     <div class="line">despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues.</div>
                     <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
                     <div class="line">How now! where's your master?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">He met the duke in the street, sir, of whom he hath</div>
                     <div class="line">taken a solemn leave: his lordship will next</div>
                     <div class="line">morning for France. The duke hath offered him</div>
                     <div class="line">letters of commendations to the king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">They shall be no more than needful there, if they</div>
                     <div class="line">were more than they can commend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">They cannot be too sweet for the king's tartness.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's his lordship now.</div>
                     <p>Enter BERTRAM</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, my lord! is't not after midnight?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I have to-night dispatched sixteen businesses, a</div>
                     <div class="line">month's length a-piece, by an abstract of success:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have congied with the duke, done my adieu with his</div>
                     <div class="line">nearest; buried a wife, mourned for her; writ to my</div>
                     <div class="line">lady mother I am returning; entertained my convoy;</div>
                     <div class="line">and between these main parcels of dispatch effected</div>
                     <div class="line">many nicer needs; the last was the greatest, but</div>
                     <div class="line">that I have not ended yet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">If the business be of any difficulty, and this</div>
                     <div class="line">morning your departure hence, it requires haste of</div>
                     <div class="line">your lordship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean, the business is not ended, as fearing to</div>
                     <div class="line">hear of it hereafter. But shall we have this</div>
                     <div class="line">dialogue between the fool and the soldier? Come,</div>
                     <div class="line">bring forth this counterfeit module, he has deceived</div>
                     <div class="line">me, like a double-meaning prophesier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Bring him forth: has sat i' the stocks all night,</div>
                     <div class="line">poor gallant knave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">No matter: his heels have deserved it, in usurping</div>
                     <div class="line">his spurs so long. How does he carry himself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I have told your lordship already, the stocks carry</div>
                     <div class="line">him. But to answer you as you would be understood;</div>
                     <div class="line">he weeps like a wench that had shed her milk: he</div>
                     <div class="line">hath confessed himself to Morgan, whom he supposes</div>
                     <div class="line">to be a friar, from the time of his remembrance to</div>
                     <div class="line">this very instant disaster of his setting i' the</div>
                     <div class="line">stocks: and what think you he hath confessed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing of me, has a'?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">His confession is taken, and it shall be read to his</div>
                     <div class="line">face: if your lordship be in't, as I believe you</div>
                     <div class="line">are, you must have the patience to hear it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PAROLLES guarded, and First Soldier</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">A plague upon him! muffled! he can say nothing of</div>
                     <div class="line">me: hush, hush!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Hoodman comes! Portotartarosa</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">He calls for the tortures: what will you say</div>
                     <div class="line">without 'em?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I will confess what I know without constraint: if</div>
                     <div class="line">ye pinch me like a pasty, I can say no more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Bosko chimurcho.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Boblibindo chicurmurco.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">You are a merciful general. Our general bids you</div>
                     <div class="line">answer to what I shall ask you out of a note.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">And truly, as I hope to live.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  'First demand of him how many horse the</div>
                     <div class="line">duke is strong.' What say you to that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Five or six thousand; but very weak and</div>
                     <div class="line">unserviceable: the troops are all scattered, and</div>
                     <div class="line">the commanders very poor rogues, upon my reputation</div>
                     <div class="line">and credit and as I hope to live.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I set down your answer so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Do: I'll take the sacrament on't, how and which way you will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">All's one to him. What a past-saving slave is this!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">You're deceived, my lord: this is Monsieur</div>
                     <div class="line">Parolles, the gallant militarist,--that was his own</div>
                     <div class="line">phrase,--that had the whole theoric of war in the</div>
                     <div class="line">knot of his scarf, and the practise in the chape of</div>
                     <div class="line">his dagger.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I will never trust a man again for keeping his sword</div>
                     <div class="line">clean. nor believe he can have every thing in him</div>
                     <div class="line">by wearing his apparel neatly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, that's set down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Five or six thousand horse, I said,-- I will say</div>
                     <div class="line">true,--or thereabouts, set down, for I'll speak truth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">He's very near the truth in this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">But I con him no thanks for't, in the nature he</div>
                     <div class="line">delivers it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor rogues, I pray you, say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, that's set down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I humbly thank you, sir: a truth's a truth, the</div>
                     <div class="line">rogues are marvellous poor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  'Demand of him, of what strength they are</div>
                     <div class="line">a-foot.' What say you to that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, sir, if I were to live this present</div>
                     <div class="line">hour, I will tell true. Let me see: Spurio, a</div>
                     <div class="line">hundred and fifty; Sebastian, so many; Corambus, so</div>
                     <div class="line">many; Jaques, so many; Guiltian, Cosmo, Lodowick,</div>
                     <div class="line">and Gratii, two hundred and fifty each; mine own</div>
                     <div class="line">company, Chitopher, Vaumond, Bentii, two hundred and</div>
                     <div class="line">fifty each: so that the muster-file, rotten and</div>
                     <div class="line">sound, upon my life, amounts not to fifteen thousand</div>
                     <div class="line">poll; half of the which dare not shake snow from off</div>
                     <div class="line">their cassocks, lest they shake themselves to pieces.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">What shall be done to him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing, but let him have thanks. Demand of him my</div>
                     <div class="line">condition, and what credit I have with the duke.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, that's set down.</div>
                     <p>Reads</p>
                     <div class="line">'You shall demand of him, whether one Captain Dumain</div>
                     <div class="line">be i' the camp, a Frenchman; what his reputation is</div>
                     <div class="line">with the duke; what his valour, honesty, and</div>
                     <div class="line">expertness in wars; or whether he thinks it were not</div>
                     <div class="line">possible, with well-weighing sums of gold, to</div>
                     <div class="line">corrupt him to revolt.' What say you to this? what</div>
                     <div class="line">do you know of it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I beseech you, let me answer to the particular of</div>
                     <div class="line">the inter'gatories: demand them singly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you know this Captain Dumain?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I know him: a' was a botcher's 'prentice in Paris,</div>
                     <div class="line">from whence he was whipped for getting the shrieve's</div>
                     <div class="line">fool with child,--a dumb innocent, that could not</div>
                     <div class="line">say him nay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, by your leave, hold your hands; though I know</div>
                     <div class="line">his brains are forfeit to the next tile that falls.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, is this captain in the duke of Florence's camp?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon my knowledge, he is, and lousy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay look not so upon me; we shall hear of your</div>
                     <div class="line">lordship anon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">What is his reputation with the duke?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">The duke knows him for no other but a poor officer</div>
                     <div class="line">of mine; and writ to me this other day to turn him</div>
                     <div class="line">out o' the band: I think I have his letter in my pocket.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, we'll search.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">In good sadness, I do not know; either it is there,</div>
                     <div class="line">or it is upon a file with the duke's other letters</div>
                     <div class="line">in my tent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Here 'tis; here's a paper: shall I read it to you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not know if it be it or no.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Our interpreter does it well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Excellently.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  'Dian, the count's a fool, and full of gold,'--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">That is not the duke's letter, sir; that is an</div>
                     <div class="line">advertisement to a proper maid in Florence, one</div>
                     <div class="line">Diana, to take heed of the allurement of one Count</div>
                     <div class="line">Rousillon, a foolish idle boy, but for all that very</div>
                     <div class="line">ruttish: I pray you, sir, put it up again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, I'll read it first, by your favour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">My meaning in't, I protest, was very honest in the</div>
                     <div class="line">behalf of the maid; for I knew the young count to be</div>
                     <div class="line">a dangerous and lascivious boy, who is a whale to</div>
                     <div class="line">virginity and devours up all the fry it finds.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Damnable both-sides rogue!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  'When he swears oaths, bid him drop gold, and take it;</div>
                     <div class="line">After he scores, he never pays the score:</div>
                     <div class="line">Half won is match well made; match, and well make it;</div>
                     <div class="line">He ne'er pays after-debts, take it before;</div>
                     <div class="line">And say a soldier, Dian, told thee this,</div>
                     <div class="line">Men are to mell with, boys are not to kiss:</div>
                     <div class="line">For count of this, the count's a fool, I know it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who pays before, but not when he does owe it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thine, as he vowed to thee in thine ear,</div>
                     <div class="line">PAROLLES.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall be whipped through the army with this rhyme</div>
                     <div class="line">in's forehead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">This is your devoted friend, sir, the manifold</div>
                     <div class="line">linguist and the armipotent soldier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I could endure any thing before but a cat, and now</div>
                     <div class="line">he's a cat to me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">I perceive, sir, by the general's looks, we shall be</div>
                     <div class="line">fain to hang you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">My life, sir, in any case: not that I am afraid to</div>
                     <div class="line">die; but that, my offences being many, I would</div>
                     <div class="line">repent out the remainder of nature: let me live,</div>
                     <div class="line">sir, in a dungeon, i' the stocks, or any where, so I may live.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll see what may be done, so you confess freely;</div>
                     <div class="line">therefore, once more to this Captain Dumain: you</div>
                     <div class="line">have answered to his reputation with the duke and to</div>
                     <div class="line">his valour: what is his honesty?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">He will steal, sir, an egg out of a cloister: for</div>
                     <div class="line">rapes and ravishments he parallels Nessus: he</div>
                     <div class="line">professes not keeping of oaths; in breaking 'em he</div>
                     <div class="line">is stronger than Hercules: he will lie, sir, with</div>
                     <div class="line">such volubility, that you would think truth were a</div>
                     <div class="line">fool: drunkenness is his best virtue, for he will</div>
                     <div class="line">be swine-drunk; and in his sleep he does little</div>
                     <div class="line">harm, save to his bed-clothes about him; but they</div>
                     <div class="line">know his conditions and lay him in straw. I have but</div>
                     <div class="line">little more to say, sir, of his honesty: he has</div>
                     <div class="line">every thing that an honest man should not have; what</div>
                     <div class="line">an honest man should have, he has nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I begin to love him for this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">For this description of thine honesty? A pox upon</div>
                     <div class="line">him for me, he's more and more a cat.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">What say you to his expertness in war?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith, sir, he has led the drum before the English</div>
                     <div class="line">tragedians; to belie him, I will not, and more of</div>
                     <div class="line">his soldiership I know not; except, in that country</div>
                     <div class="line">he had the honour to be the officer at a place there</div>
                     <div class="line">called Mile-end, to instruct for the doubling of</div>
                     <div class="line">files: I would do the man what honour I can, but of</div>
                     <div class="line">this I am not certain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath out-villained villany so far, that the</div>
                     <div class="line">rarity redeems him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">A pox on him, he's a cat still.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">His qualities being at this poor price, I need not</div>
                     <div class="line">to ask you if gold will corrupt him to revolt.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, for a quart d'ecu he will sell the fee-simple</div>
                     <div class="line">of his salvation, the inheritance of it; and cut the</div>
                     <div class="line">entail from all remainders, and a perpetual</div>
                     <div class="line">succession for it perpetually.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">What's his brother, the other Captain Dumain?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Why does be ask him of me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">What's he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">E'en a crow o' the same nest; not altogether so</div>
                     <div class="line">great as the first in goodness, but greater a great</div>
                     <div class="line">deal in evil: he excels his brother for a coward,</div>
                     <div class="line">yet his brother is reputed one of the best that is:</div>
                     <div class="line">in a retreat he outruns any lackey; marry, in coming</div>
                     <div class="line">on he has the cramp.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">If your life be saved, will you undertake to betray</div>
                     <div class="line">the Florentine?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and the captain of his horse, Count Rousillon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll whisper with the general, and know his pleasure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  I'll no more drumming; a plague of all</div>
                     <div class="line">drums! Only to seem to deserve well, and to</div>
                     <div class="line">beguile the supposition of that lascivious young boy</div>
                     <div class="line">the count, have I run into this danger. Yet who</div>
                     <div class="line">would have suspected an ambush where I was taken?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no remedy, sir, but you must die: the</div>
                     <div class="line">general says, you that have so traitorously</div>
                     <div class="line">discovered the secrets of your army and made such</div>
                     <div class="line">pestiferous reports of men very nobly held, can</div>
                     <div class="line">serve the world for no honest use; therefore you</div>
                     <div class="line">must die. Come, headsman, off with his head.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lord, sir, let me live, or let me see my death!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">That shall you, and take your leave of all your friends.</div>
                     <p>Unblinding him</p>
                     <div class="line">So, look about you: know you any here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, noble captain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">God bless you, Captain Parolles.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">God save you, noble captain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Captain, what greeting will you to my Lord Lafeu?</div>
                     <div class="line">I am for France.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Good captain, will you give me a copy of the sonnet</div>
                     <div class="line">you writ to Diana in behalf of the Count Rousillon?</div>
                     <div class="line">an I were not a very coward, I'ld compel it of you:</div>
                     <div class="line">but fare you well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt BERTRAM and Lords</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">You are undone, captain, all but your scarf; that</div>
                     <div class="line">has a knot on't yet</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Who cannot be crushed with a plot?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">If you could find out a country where but women were</div>
                     <div class="line">that had received so much shame, you might begin an</div>
                     <div class="line">impudent nation. Fare ye well, sir; I am for France</div>
                     <div class="line">too: we shall speak of you there.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit with Soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet am I thankful: if my heart were great,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twould burst at this. Captain I'll be no more;</div>
                     <div class="line">But I will eat and drink, and sleep as soft</div>
                     <div class="line">As captain shall: simply the thing I am</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall make me live. Who knows himself a braggart,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him fear this, for it will come to pass</div>
                     <div class="line">that every braggart shall be found an ass.</div>
                     <div class="line">Rust, sword? cool, blushes! and, Parolles, live</div>
                     <div class="line">Safest in shame! being fool'd, by foolery thrive!</div>
                     <div class="line">There's place and means for every man alive.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll after them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Florence. The Widow's house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HELENA, Widow, and DIANA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">That you may well perceive I have not wrong'd you,</div>
                     <div class="line">One of the greatest in the Christian world</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be my surety; 'fore whose throne 'tis needful,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere I can perfect mine intents, to kneel:</div>
                     <div class="line">Time was, I did him a desired office,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear almost as his life; which gratitude</div>
                     <div class="line">Through flinty Tartar's bosom would peep forth,</div>
                     <div class="line">And answer, thanks: I duly am inform'd</div>
                     <div class="line">His grace is at Marseilles; to which place</div>
                     <div class="line">We have convenient convoy. You must know</div>
                     <div class="line">I am supposed dead: the army breaking,</div>
                     <div class="line">My husband hies him home; where, heaven aiding,</div>
                     <div class="line">And by the leave of my good lord the king,</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll be before our welcome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">Gentle madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">You never had a servant to whose trust</div>
                     <div class="line">Your business was more welcome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor you, mistress,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ever a friend whose thoughts more truly labour</div>
                     <div class="line">To recompense your love: doubt not but heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath brought me up to be your daughter's dower,</div>
                     <div class="line">As it hath fated her to be my motive</div>
                     <div class="line">And helper to a husband. But, O strange men!</div>
                     <div class="line">That can such sweet use make of what they hate,</div>
                     <div class="line">When saucy trusting of the cozen'd thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">Defiles the pitchy night: so lust doth play</div>
                     <div class="line">With what it loathes for that which is away.</div>
                     <div class="line">But more of this hereafter. You, Diana,</div>
                     <div class="line">Under my poor instructions yet must suffer</div>
                     <div class="line">Something in my behalf.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Let death and honesty</div>
                     <div class="line">Go with your impositions, I am yours</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon your will to suffer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, I pray you:</div>
                     <div class="line">But with the word the time will bring on summer,</div>
                     <div class="line">When briers shall have leaves as well as thorns,</div>
                     <div class="line">And be as sweet as sharp. We must away;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our wagon is prepared, and time revives us:</div>
                     <div class="line">All's well that ends well; still the fine's the crown;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whate'er the course, the end is the renown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter COUNTESS, LAFEU, and Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">No, no, no, your son was misled with a snipt-taffeta</div>
                     <div class="line">fellow there, whose villanous saffron would have</div>
                     <div class="line">made all the unbaked and doughy youth of a nation in</div>
                     <div class="line">his colour: your daughter-in-law had been alive at</div>
                     <div class="line">this hour, and your son here at home, more advanced</div>
                     <div class="line">by the king than by that red-tailed humble-bee I speak of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">I would I had not known him; it was the death of the</div>
                     <div class="line">most virtuous gentlewoman that ever nature had</div>
                     <div class="line">praise for creating. If she had partaken of my</div>
                     <div class="line">flesh, and cost me the dearest groans of a mother, I</div>
                     <div class="line">could not have owed her a more rooted love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas a good lady, 'twas a good lady: we may pick a</div>
                     <div class="line">thousand salads ere we light on such another herb.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, sir, she was the sweet marjoram of the</div>
                     <div class="line">salad, or rather, the herb of grace.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">They are not herbs, you knave; they are nose-herbs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I am no great Nebuchadnezzar, sir; I have not much</div>
                     <div class="line">skill in grass.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Whether dost thou profess thyself, a knave or a fool?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">A fool, sir, at a woman's service, and a knave at a man's.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Your distinction?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I would cozen the man of his wife and do his service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">So you were a knave at his service, indeed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">And I would give his wife my bauble, sir, to do her service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I will subscribe for thee, thou art both knave and fool.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">At your service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">No, no, no.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, sir, if I cannot serve you, I can serve as</div>
                     <div class="line">great a prince as you are.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Who's that? a Frenchman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith, sir, a' has an English name; but his fisnomy</div>
                     <div class="line">is more hotter in France than there.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">What prince is that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">The black prince, sir; alias, the prince of</div>
                     <div class="line">darkness; alias, the devil.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold thee, there's my purse: I give thee not this</div>
                     <div class="line">to suggest thee from thy master thou talkest of;</div>
                     <div class="line">serve him still.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a woodland fellow, sir, that always loved a</div>
                     <div class="line">great fire; and the master I speak of ever keeps a</div>
                     <div class="line">good fire. But, sure, he is the prince of the</div>
                     <div class="line">world; let his nobility remain in's court. I am for</div>
                     <div class="line">the house with the narrow gate, which I take to be</div>
                     <div class="line">too little for pomp to enter: some that humble</div>
                     <div class="line">themselves may; but the many will be too chill and</div>
                     <div class="line">tender, and they'll be for the flowery way that</div>
                     <div class="line">leads to the broad gate and the great fire.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Go thy ways, I begin to be aweary of thee; and I</div>
                     <div class="line">tell thee so before, because I would not fall out</div>
                     <div class="line">with thee. Go thy ways: let my horses be well</div>
                     <div class="line">looked to, without any tricks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">If I put any tricks upon 'em, sir, they shall be</div>
                     <div class="line">jades' tricks; which are their own right by the law of nature.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">A shrewd knave and an unhappy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">So he is. My lord that's gone made himself much</div>
                     <div class="line">sport out of him: by his authority he remains here,</div>
                     <div class="line">which he thinks is a patent for his sauciness; and,</div>
                     <div class="line">indeed, he has no pace, but runs where he will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I like him well; 'tis not amiss. And I was about to</div>
                     <div class="line">tell you, since I heard of the good lady's death and</div>
                     <div class="line">that my lord your son was upon his return home, I</div>
                     <div class="line">moved the king my master to speak in the behalf of</div>
                     <div class="line">my daughter; which, in the minority of them both,</div>
                     <div class="line">his majesty, out of a self-gracious remembrance, did</div>
                     <div class="line">first propose: his highness hath promised me to do</div>
                     <div class="line">it: and, to stop up the displeasure he hath</div>
                     <div class="line">conceived against your son, there is no fitter</div>
                     <div class="line">matter. How does your ladyship like it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">With very much content, my lord; and I wish it</div>
                     <div class="line">happily effected.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">His highness comes post from Marseilles, of as able</div>
                     <div class="line">body as when he numbered thirty: he will be here</div>
                     <div class="line">to-morrow, or I am deceived by him that in such</div>
                     <div class="line">intelligence hath seldom failed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">It rejoices me, that I hope I shall see him ere I</div>
                     <div class="line">die. I have letters that my son will be here</div>
                     <div class="line">to-night: I shall beseech your lordship to remain</div>
                     <div class="line">with me till they meet together.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, I was thinking with what manners I might</div>
                     <div class="line">safely be admitted.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">You need but plead your honourable privilege.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Lady, of that I have made a bold charter; but I</div>
                     <div class="line">thank my God it holds yet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">O madam, yonder's my lord your son with a patch of</div>
                     <div class="line">velvet on's face: whether there be a scar under't</div>
                     <div class="line">or no, the velvet knows; but 'tis a goodly patch of</div>
                     <div class="line">velvet: his left cheek is a cheek of two pile and a</div>
                     <div class="line">half, but his right cheek is worn bare.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">A scar nobly got, or a noble scar, is a good livery</div>
                     <div class="line">of honour; so belike is that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">But it is your carbonadoed face.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us go see your son, I pray you: I long to talk</div>
                     <div class="line">with the young noble soldier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith there's a dozen of 'em, with delicate fine</div>
                     <div class="line">hats and most courteous feathers, which bow the head</div>
                     <div class="line">and nod at every man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.7">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 5. ACT V</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Marseilles. A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. Before the COUNT's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. EPILOGUE</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Marseilles. A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HELENA, Widow, and DIANA, with two
Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">But this exceeding posting day and night</div>
                     <div class="line">Must wear your spirits low; we cannot help it:</div>
                     <div class="line">But since you have made the days and nights as one,</div>
                     <div class="line">To wear your gentle limbs in my affairs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be bold you do so grow in my requital</div>
                     <div class="line">As nothing can unroot you. In happy time;</div>
                     <p>Enter a Gentleman</p>
                     <div class="line">This man may help me to his majesty's ear,</div>
                     <div class="line">If he would spend his power. God save you, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">And you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I have seen you in the court of France.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">I have been sometimes there.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I do presume, sir, that you are not fallen</div>
                     <div class="line">From the report that goes upon your goodness;</div>
                     <div class="line">An therefore, goaded with most sharp occasions,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which lay nice manners by, I put you to</div>
                     <div class="line">The use of your own virtues, for the which</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall continue thankful.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">What's your will?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">That it will please you</div>
                     <div class="line">To give this poor petition to the king,</div>
                     <div class="line">And aid me with that store of power you have</div>
                     <div class="line">To come into his presence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">The king's not here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">Not here, sir!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Not, indeed:</div>
                     <div class="line">He hence removed last night and with more haste</div>
                     <div class="line">Than is his use.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">Lord, how we lose our pains!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">All's well that ends well yet,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though time seem so adverse and means unfit.</div>
                     <div class="line">I do beseech you, whither is he gone?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, as I take it, to Rousillon;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whither I am going.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">I do beseech you, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since you are like to see the king before me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Commend the paper to his gracious hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I presume shall render you no blame</div>
                     <div class="line">But rather make you thank your pains for it.</div>
                     <div class="line">I will come after you with what good speed</div>
                     <div class="line">Our means will make us means.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">This I'll do for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">And you shall find yourself to be well thank'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whate'er falls more. We must to horse again.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, go, provide.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. Before the COUNT's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Clown, and PAROLLES, following</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Monsieur Lavache, give my Lord Lafeu this</div>
                     <div class="line">letter: I have ere now, sir, been better known to</div>
                     <div class="line">you, when I have held familiarity with fresher</div>
                     <div class="line">clothes; but I am now, sir, muddied in fortune's</div>
                     <div class="line">mood, and smell somewhat strong of her strong</div>
                     <div class="line">displeasure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, fortune's displeasure is but sluttish, if it</div>
                     <div class="line">smell so strongly as thou speakest of: I will</div>
                     <div class="line">henceforth eat no fish of fortune's buttering.</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, allow the wind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, you need not to stop your nose, sir; I spake</div>
                     <div class="line">but by a metaphor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, sir, if your metaphor stink, I will stop my</div>
                     <div class="line">nose; or against any man's metaphor. Prithee, get</div>
                     <div class="line">thee further.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you, sir, deliver me this paper.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Foh! prithee, stand away: a paper from fortune's</div>
                     <div class="line">close-stool to give to a nobleman! Look, here he</div>
                     <div class="line">comes himself.</div>
                     <p>Enter LAFEU</p>
                     <div class="line">Here is a purr of fortune's, sir, or of fortune's</div>
                     <div class="line">cat,--but not a musk-cat,--that has fallen into the</div>
                     <div class="line">unclean fishpond of her displeasure, and, as he</div>
                     <div class="line">says, is muddied withal: pray you, sir, use the</div>
                     <div class="line">carp as you may; for he looks like a poor, decayed,</div>
                     <div class="line">ingenious, foolish, rascally knave. I do pity his</div>
                     <div class="line">distress in my similes of comfort and leave him to</div>
                     <div class="line">your lordship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I am a man whom fortune hath cruelly</div>
                     <div class="line">scratched.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">And what would you have me to do? 'Tis too late to</div>
                     <div class="line">pare her nails now. Wherein have you played the</div>
                     <div class="line">knave with fortune, that she should scratch you, who</div>
                     <div class="line">of herself is a good lady and would not have knaves</div>
                     <div class="line">thrive long under her? There's a quart d'ecu for</div>
                     <div class="line">you: let the justices make you and fortune friends:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am for other business.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I beseech your honour to hear me one single word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">You beg a single penny more: come, you shall ha't;</div>
                     <div class="line">save your word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">My name, my good lord, is Parolles.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">You beg more than 'word,' then. Cox my passion!</div>
                     <div class="line">give me your hand. How does your drum?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">O my good lord, you were the first that found me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Was I, in sooth? and I was the first that lost thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">It lies in you, my lord, to bring me in some grace,</div>
                     <div class="line">for you did bring me out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Out upon thee, knave! dost thou put upon me at once</div>
                     <div class="line">both the office of God and the devil? One brings</div>
                     <div class="line">thee in grace and the other brings thee out.</div>
                     <p>Trumpets sound</p>
                     <div class="line">The king's coming; I know by his trumpets. Sirrah,</div>
                     <div class="line">inquire further after me; I had talk of you last</div>
                     <div class="line">night: though you are a fool and a knave, you shall</div>
                     <div class="line">eat; go to, follow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I praise God for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING, COUNTESS, LAFEU, the two
French Lords, with Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">We lost a jewel of her; and our esteem</div>
                     <div class="line">Was made much poorer by it: but your son,</div>
                     <div class="line">As mad in folly, lack'd the sense to know</div>
                     <div class="line">Her estimation home.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis past, my liege;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I beseech your majesty to make it</div>
                     <div class="line">Natural rebellion, done i' the blaze of youth;</div>
                     <div class="line">When oil and fire, too strong for reason's force,</div>
                     <div class="line">O'erbears it and burns on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">My honour'd lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have forgiven and forgotten all;</div>
                     <div class="line">Though my revenges were high bent upon him,</div>
                     <div class="line">And watch'd the time to shoot.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">This I must say,</div>
                     <div class="line">But first I beg my pardon, the young lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Did to his majesty, his mother and his lady</div>
                     <div class="line">Offence of mighty note; but to himself</div>
                     <div class="line">The greatest wrong of all. He lost a wife</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose beauty did astonish the survey</div>
                     <div class="line">Of richest eyes, whose words all ears took captive,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose dear perfection hearts that scorn'd to serve</div>
                     <div class="line">Humbly call'd mistress.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Praising what is lost</div>
                     <div class="line">Makes the remembrance dear. Well, call him hither;</div>
                     <div class="line">We are reconciled, and the first view shall kill</div>
                     <div class="line">All repetition: let him not ask our pardon;</div>
                     <div class="line">The nature of his great offence is dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">And deeper than oblivion we do bury</div>
                     <div class="line">The incensing relics of it: let him approach,</div>
                     <div class="line">A stranger, no offender; and inform him</div>
                     <div class="line">So 'tis our will he should.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall, my liege.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">What says he to your daughter? have you spoke?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">All that he is hath reference to your highness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Then shall we have a match. I have letters sent me</div>
                     <div class="line">That set him high in fame.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BERTRAM</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">He looks well on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not a day of season,</div>
                     <div class="line">For thou mayst see a sunshine and a hail</div>
                     <div class="line">In me at once: but to the brightest beams</div>
                     <div class="line">Distracted clouds give way; so stand thou forth;</div>
                     <div class="line">The time is fair again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">My high-repented blames,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear sovereign, pardon to me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">All is whole;</div>
                     <div class="line">Not one word more of the consumed time.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's take the instant by the forward top;</div>
                     <div class="line">For we are old, and on our quick'st decrees</div>
                     <div class="line">The inaudible and noiseless foot of Time</div>
                     <div class="line">Steals ere we can effect them. You remember</div>
                     <div class="line">The daughter of this lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Admiringly, my liege, at first</div>
                     <div class="line">I stuck my choice upon her, ere my heart</div>
                     <div class="line">Durst make too bold a herald of my tongue</div>
                     <div class="line">Where the impression of mine eye infixing,</div>
                     <div class="line">Contempt his scornful perspective did lend me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which warp'd the line of every other favour;</div>
                     <div class="line">Scorn'd a fair colour, or express'd it stolen;</div>
                     <div class="line">Extended or contracted all proportions</div>
                     <div class="line">To a most hideous object: thence it came</div>
                     <div class="line">That she whom all men praised and whom myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since I have lost, have loved, was in mine eye</div>
                     <div class="line">The dust that did offend it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Well excused:</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou didst love her, strikes some scores away</div>
                     <div class="line">From the great compt: but love that comes too late,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like a remorseful pardon slowly carried,</div>
                     <div class="line">To the great sender turns a sour offence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Crying, 'That's good that's gone.' Our rash faults</div>
                     <div class="line">Make trivial price of serious things we have,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not knowing them until we know their grave:</div>
                     <div class="line">Oft our displeasures, to ourselves unjust,</div>
                     <div class="line">Destroy our friends and after weep their dust</div>
                     <div class="line">Our own love waking cries to see what's done,</div>
                     <div class="line">While shame full late sleeps out the afternoon.</div>
                     <div class="line">Be this sweet Helen's knell, and now forget her.</div>
                     <div class="line">Send forth your amorous token for fair Maudlin:</div>
                     <div class="line">The main consents are had; and here we'll stay</div>
                     <div class="line">To see our widower's second marriage-day.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Which better than the first, O dear heaven, bless!</div>
                     <div class="line">Or, ere they meet, in me, O nature, cesse!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, my son, in whom my house's name</div>
                     <div class="line">Must be digested, give a favour from you</div>
                     <div class="line">To sparkle in the spirits of my daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">That she may quickly come.</div>
                     <p>BERTRAM gives a ring</p>
                     <div class="line">By my old beard,</div>
                     <div class="line">And every hair that's on't, Helen, that's dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">Was a sweet creature: such a ring as this,</div>
                     <div class="line">The last that e'er I took her at court,</div>
                     <div class="line">I saw upon her finger.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Hers it was not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, pray you, let me see it; for mine eye,</div>
                     <div class="line">While I was speaking, oft was fasten'd to't.</div>
                     <div class="line">This ring was mine; and, when I gave it Helen,</div>
                     <div class="line">I bade her, if her fortunes ever stood</div>
                     <div class="line">Necessitied to help, that by this token</div>
                     <div class="line">I would relieve her. Had you that craft, to reave</div>
                     <div class="line">her</div>
                     <div class="line">Of what should stead her most?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">My gracious sovereign,</div>
                     <div class="line">Howe'er it pleases you to take it so,</div>
                     <div class="line">The ring was never hers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Son, on my life,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have seen her wear it; and she reckon'd it</div>
                     <div class="line">At her life's rate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sure I saw her wear it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">You are deceived, my lord; she never saw it:</div>
                     <div class="line">In Florence was it from a casement thrown me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wrapp'd in a paper, which contain'd the name</div>
                     <div class="line">Of her that threw it: noble she was, and thought</div>
                     <div class="line">I stood engaged: but when I had subscribed</div>
                     <div class="line">To mine own fortune and inform'd her fully</div>
                     <div class="line">I could not answer in that course of honour</div>
                     <div class="line">As she had made the overture, she ceased</div>
                     <div class="line">In heavy satisfaction and would never</div>
                     <div class="line">Receive the ring again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Plutus himself,</div>
                     <div class="line">That knows the tinct and multiplying medicine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath not in nature's mystery more science</div>
                     <div class="line">Than I have in this ring: 'twas mine, 'twas Helen's,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whoever gave it you. Then, if you know</div>
                     <div class="line">That you are well acquainted with yourself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Confess 'twas hers, and by what rough enforcement</div>
                     <div class="line">You got it from her: she call'd the saints to surety</div>
                     <div class="line">That she would never put it from her finger,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless she gave it to yourself in bed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where you have never come, or sent it us</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon her great disaster.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">She never saw it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou speak'st it falsely, as I love mine honour;</div>
                     <div class="line">And makest conjectural fears to come into me</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I would fain shut out. If it should prove</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou art so inhuman,--'twill not prove so;--</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet I know not: thou didst hate her deadly,</div>
                     <div class="line">And she is dead; which nothing, but to close</div>
                     <div class="line">Her eyes myself, could win me to believe,</div>
                     <div class="line">More than to see this ring. Take him away.</div>
                     <p>Guards seize BERTRAM</p>
                     <div class="line">My fore-past proofs, howe'er the matter fall,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall tax my fears of little vanity,</div>
                     <div class="line">Having vainly fear'd too little. Away with him!</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll sift this matter further.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">If you shall prove</div>
                     <div class="line">This ring was ever hers, you shall as easy</div>
                     <div class="line">Prove that I husbanded her bed in Florence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where yet she never was.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit, guarded</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I am wrapp'd in dismal thinkings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Gentleman</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Gracious sovereign,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whether I have been to blame or no, I know not:</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's a petition from a Florentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who hath for four or five removes come short</div>
                     <div class="line">To tender it herself. I undertook it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Vanquish'd thereto by the fair grace and speech</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the poor suppliant, who by this I know</div>
                     <div class="line">Is here attending: her business looks in her</div>
                     <div class="line">With an importing visage; and she told me,</div>
                     <div class="line">In a sweet verbal brief, it did concern</div>
                     <div class="line">Your highness with herself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  Upon his many protestations to marry me</div>
                     <div class="line">when his wife was dead, I blush to say it, he won</div>
                     <div class="line">me. Now is the Count Rousillon a widower: his vows</div>
                     <div class="line">are forfeited to me, and my honour's paid to him. He</div>
                     <div class="line">stole from Florence, taking no leave, and I follow</div>
                     <div class="line">him to his country for justice: grant it me, O</div>
                     <div class="line">king! in you it best lies; otherwise a seducer</div>
                     <div class="line">flourishes, and a poor maid is undone.</div>
                     <div class="line">DIANA CAPILET.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I will buy me a son-in-law in a fair, and toll for</div>
                     <div class="line">this: I'll none of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">The heavens have thought well on thee Lafeu,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bring forth this discovery. Seek these suitors:</div>
                     <div class="line">Go speedily and bring again the count.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am afeard the life of Helen, lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">Was foully snatch'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, justice on the doers!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter BERTRAM, guarded</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I wonder, sir, sith wives are monsters to you,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that you fly them as you swear them lordship,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet you desire to marry.</div>
                     <p>Enter Widow and DIANA</p>
                     <div class="line">What woman's that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am, my lord, a wretched Florentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Derived from the ancient Capilet:</div>
                     <div class="line">My suit, as I do understand, you know,</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore know how far I may be pitied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Widow</div>
                     <div class="line">I am her mother, sir, whose age and honour</div>
                     <div class="line">Both suffer under this complaint we bring,</div>
                     <div class="line">And both shall cease, without your remedy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, count; do you know these women?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I neither can nor will deny</div>
                     <div class="line">But that I know them: do they charge me further?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why do you look so strange upon your wife?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">She's none of mine, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">If you shall marry,</div>
                     <div class="line">You give away this hand, and that is mine;</div>
                     <div class="line">You give away heaven's vows, and those are mine;</div>
                     <div class="line">You give away myself, which is known mine;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I by vow am so embodied yours,</div>
                     <div class="line">That she which marries you must marry me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Either both or none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Your reputation comes too short for my daughter; you</div>
                     <div class="line">are no husband for her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, this is a fond and desperate creature,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom sometime I have laugh'd with: let your highness</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay a more noble thought upon mine honour</div>
                     <div class="line">Than for to think that I would sink it here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, for my thoughts, you have them ill to friend</div>
                     <div class="line">Till your deeds gain them: fairer prove your honour</div>
                     <div class="line">Than in my thought it lies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ask him upon his oath, if he does think</div>
                     <div class="line">He had not my virginity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">What say'st thou to her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">She's impudent, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">And was a common gamester to the camp.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">He does me wrong, my lord; if I were so,</div>
                     <div class="line">He might have bought me at a common price:</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not believe him. O, behold this ring,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose high respect and rich validity</div>
                     <div class="line">Did lack a parallel; yet for all that</div>
                     <div class="line">He gave it to a commoner o' the camp,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I be one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                     <div class="line">He blushes, and 'tis it:</div>
                     <div class="line">Of six preceding ancestors, that gem,</div>
                     <div class="line">Conferr'd by testament to the sequent issue,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath it been owed and worn. This is his wife;</div>
                     <div class="line">That ring's a thousand proofs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Methought you said</div>
                     <div class="line">You saw one here in court could witness it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I did, my lord, but loath am to produce</div>
                     <div class="line">So bad an instrument: his name's Parolles.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">I saw the man to-day, if man he be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Find him, and bring him hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit an Attendant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">What of him?</div>
                     <div class="line">He's quoted for a most perfidious slave,</div>
                     <div class="line">With all the spots o' the world tax'd and debosh'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose nature sickens but to speak a truth.</div>
                     <div class="line">Am I or that or this for what he'll utter,</div>
                     <div class="line">That will speak any thing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">She hath that ring of yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I think she has: certain it is I liked her,</div>
                     <div class="line">And boarded her i' the wanton way of youth:</div>
                     <div class="line">She knew her distance and did angle for me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Madding my eagerness with her restraint,</div>
                     <div class="line">As all impediments in fancy's course</div>
                     <div class="line">Are motives of more fancy; and, in fine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Her infinite cunning, with her modern grace,</div>
                     <div class="line">Subdued me to her rate: she got the ring;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I had that which any inferior might</div>
                     <div class="line">At market-price have bought.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I must be patient:</div>
                     <div class="line">You, that have turn'd off a first so noble wife,</div>
                     <div class="line">May justly diet me. I pray you yet;</div>
                     <div class="line">Since you lack virtue, I will lose a husband;</div>
                     <div class="line">Send for your ring, I will return it home,</div>
                     <div class="line">And give me mine again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">I have it not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">What ring was yours, I pray you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, much like</div>
                     <div class="line">The same upon your finger.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Know you this ring? this ring was his of late.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">And this was it I gave him, being abed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">The story then goes false, you threw it him</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of a casement.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have spoke the truth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PAROLLES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I do confess the ring was hers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">You boggle shrewdly, every feather stars you.</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this the man you speak of?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me, sirrah, but tell me true, I charge you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not fearing the displeasure of your master,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which on your just proceeding I'll keep off,</div>
                     <div class="line">By him and by this woman here what know you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">So please your majesty, my master hath been an</div>
                     <div class="line">honourable gentleman: tricks he hath had in him,</div>
                     <div class="line">which gentlemen have.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, to the purpose: did he love this woman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith, sir, he did love her; but how?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">How, I pray you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">He did love her, sir, as a gentleman loves a woman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">How is that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">He loved her, sir, and loved her not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou art a knave, and no knave. What an</div>
                     <div class="line">equivocal companion is this!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a poor man, and at your majesty's command.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">He's a good drum, my lord, but a naughty orator.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you know he promised me marriage?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith, I know more than I'll speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">But wilt thou not speak all thou knowest?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, so please your majesty. I did go between them,</div>
                     <div class="line">as I said; but more than that, he loved her: for</div>
                     <div class="line">indeed he was mad for her, and talked of Satan and</div>
                     <div class="line">of Limbo and of Furies and I know not what: yet I</div>
                     <div class="line">was in that credit with them at that time that I</div>
                     <div class="line">knew of their going to bed, and of other motions,</div>
                     <div class="line">as promising her marriage, and things which would</div>
                     <div class="line">derive me ill will to speak of; therefore I will not</div>
                     <div class="line">speak what I know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast spoken all already, unless thou canst say</div>
                     <div class="line">they are married: but thou art too fine in thy</div>
                     <div class="line">evidence; therefore stand aside.</div>
                     <div class="line">This ring, you say, was yours?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Where did you buy it? or who gave it you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">It was not given me, nor I did not buy it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Who lent it you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">It was not lent me neither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Where did you find it, then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I found it not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">If it were yours by none of all these ways,</div>
                     <div class="line">How could you give it him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I never gave it him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">This woman's an easy glove, my lord; she goes off</div>
                     <div class="line">and on at pleasure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">This ring was mine; I gave it his first wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">It might be yours or hers, for aught I know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Take her away; I do not like her now;</div>
                     <div class="line">To prison with her: and away with him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless thou tell'st me where thou hadst this ring,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou diest within this hour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll never tell you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Take her away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll put in bail, my liege.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">I think thee now some common customer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">By Jove, if ever I knew man, 'twas you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore hast thou accused him all this while?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Because he's guilty, and he is not guilty:</div>
                     <div class="line">He knows I am no maid, and he'll swear to't;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll swear I am a maid, and he knows not.</div>
                     <div class="line">Great king, I am no strumpet, by my life;</div>
                     <div class="line">I am either maid, or else this old man's wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">She does abuse our ears: to prison with her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DIANA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good mother, fetch my bail. Stay, royal sir:</div>
                     <p>Exit Widow</p>
                     <div class="line">The jeweller that owes the ring is sent for,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he shall surety me. But for this lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who hath abused me, as he knows himself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though yet he never harm'd me, here I quit him:</div>
                     <div class="line">He knows himself my bed he hath defiled;</div>
                     <div class="line">And at that time he got his wife with child:</div>
                     <div class="line">Dead though she be, she feels her young one kick:</div>
                     <div class="line">So there's my riddle: one that's dead is quick:</div>
                     <div class="line">And now behold the meaning.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter Widow, with HELENA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Is there no exorcist</div>
                     <div class="line">Beguiles the truer office of mine eyes?</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't real that I see?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, my good lord;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis but the shadow of a wife you see,</div>
                     <div class="line">The name and not the thing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">Both, both. O, pardon!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">O my good lord, when I was like this maid,</div>
                     <div class="line">I found you wondrous kind. There is your ring;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, look you, here's your letter; this it says:</div>
                     <div class="line">'When from my finger you can get this ring</div>
                     <div class="line">And are by me with child,' &c. This is done:</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you be mine, now you are doubly won?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                     <div class="line">If she, my liege, can make me know this clearly,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll love her dearly, ever, ever dearly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                     <div class="line">If it appear not plain and prove untrue,</div>
                     <div class="line">Deadly divorce step between me and you!</div>
                     <div class="line">O my dear mother, do I see you living?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine eyes smell onions; I shall weep anon:</div>
                     <p>To PAROLLES</p>
                     <div class="line">Good Tom Drum, lend me a handkercher: so,</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank thee: wait on me home, I'll make sport with thee:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let thy courtesies alone, they are scurvy ones.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us from point to point this story know,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make the even truth in pleasure flow.</div>
                     <p>To DIANA</p>
                     <div class="line">If thou be'st yet a fresh uncropped flower,</div>
                     <div class="line">Choose thou thy husband, and I'll pay thy dower;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I can guess that by thy honest aid</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou keep'st a wife herself, thyself a maid.</div>
                     <div class="line">Of that and all the progress, more or less,</div>
                     <div class="line">Resolvedly more leisure shall express:</div>
                     <div class="line">All yet seems well; and if it end so meet,</div>
                     <div class="line">The bitter past, more welcome is the sweet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. EPILOGUE</h2>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                     <div class="line">The king's a beggar, now the play is done:</div>
                     <div class="line">All is well ended, if this suit be won,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you express content; which we will pay,</div>
                     <div class="line">With strife to please you, day exceeding day:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ours be your patience then, and yours our parts;</div>
                     <div class="line">Your gentle hands lend us, and take our hearts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
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         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>All's Well That Ends Well</h1>
         </header>
         <div class="lists-of-titles">
            <div class="toc">
               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
               </p>
               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
                     </span>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Florence. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  Florence. Before the DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.6">5. SCENE V.  Florence. Without the walls. A tucket afar off.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.7">6. SCENE VI.  Camp before Florence.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.8">7. SCENE VII.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  Without the Florentine camp.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  The Florentine camp.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  Florence. The Widow's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.6">5. SCENE V.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.7">5. ACT V</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Marseilles. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. Before the COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. EPILOGUE</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <div class="content">
            <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
               <header class="preface-titlepage">
                  <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="content">
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">KING OF FRANCE</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DUKE OF FLORENCE</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">BERTRAM, Count of Rousillon.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LAFEU, an old lord.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">PAROLLES, a follower of Bertram.</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">Steward</span>
                              <span class="personname">Clown</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">servants to the Countess of Rousillon.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Page. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">COUNTESS OF ROUSILLON, mother to Bertram. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">HELENA, a gentlewoman protected by the Countess.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">An old Widow of Florence. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DIANA, daughter to the Widow.</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">VIOLENTA</span>
                              <span class="personname">MARIANA</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">neighbours and friends to the Widow.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Lords, Officers, Soldiers, &c., French and Florentine.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>SCENE  Rousillon; Paris; Florence; Marseilles.</p>
               </div>
            </article>
            <article class="chapter" id="R.1.3">
               <header class="chapter-titlepage">
                  <h2>Chapter 1. ACT I</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="lists-of-titles">
                  <div class="toc">
                     <p>
                        <b>Table of Contents</b>
                     </p>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="content">
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>1. SCENE I.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter BERTRAM, the COUNTESS of Rousillon, HELENA,
and LAFEU, all in black</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">In delivering my son from me, I bury a second husband.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">And I in going, madam, weep o'er my father's death</div>
                              <div class="line">anew: but I must attend his majesty's command, to</div>
                              <div class="line">whom I am now in ward, evermore in subjection.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">You shall find of the king a husband, madam; you,</div>
                              <div class="line">sir, a father: he that so generally is at all times</div>
                              <div class="line">good must of necessity hold his virtue to you; whose</div>
                              <div class="line">worthiness would stir it up where it wanted rather</div>
                              <div class="line">than lack it where there is such abundance.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">What hope is there of his majesty's amendment?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">He hath abandoned his physicians, madam; under whose</div>
                              <div class="line">practises he hath persecuted time with hope, and</div>
                              <div class="line">finds no other advantage in the process but only the</div>
                              <div class="line">losing of hope by time.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">This young gentlewoman had a father,--O, that</div>
                              <div class="line">'had'! how sad a passage 'tis!--whose skill was</div>
                              <div class="line">almost as great as his honesty; had it stretched so</div>
                              <div class="line">far, would have made nature immortal, and death</div>
                              <div class="line">should have play for lack of work. Would, for the</div>
                              <div class="line">king's sake, he were living! I think it would be</div>
                              <div class="line">the death of the king's disease.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">How called you the man you speak of, madam?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">He was famous, sir, in his profession, and it was</div>
                              <div class="line">his great right to be so: Gerard de Narbon.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">He was excellent indeed, madam: the king very</div>
                              <div class="line">lately spoke of him admiringly and mourningly: he</div>
                              <div class="line">was skilful enough to have lived still, if knowledge</div>
                              <div class="line">could be set up against mortality.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">What is it, my good lord, the king languishes of?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">A fistula, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">I heard not of it before.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">I would it were not notorious. Was this gentlewoman</div>
                              <div class="line">the daughter of Gerard de Narbon?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">His sole child, my lord, and bequeathed to my</div>
                              <div class="line">overlooking. I have those hopes of her good that</div>
                              <div class="line">her education promises; her dispositions she</div>
                              <div class="line">inherits, which makes fair gifts fairer; for where</div>
                              <div class="line">an unclean mind carries virtuous qualities, there</div>
                              <div class="line">commendations go with pity; they are virtues and</div>
                              <div class="line">traitors too; in her they are the better for their</div>
                              <div class="line">simpleness; she derives her honesty and achieves her goodness.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Your commendations, madam, get from her tears.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis the best brine a maiden can season her praise</div>
                              <div class="line">in. The remembrance of her father never approaches</div>
                              <div class="line">her heart but the tyranny of her sorrows takes all</div>
                              <div class="line">livelihood from her cheek. No more of this, Helena;</div>
                              <div class="line">go to, no more; lest it be rather thought you affect</div>
                              <div class="line">a sorrow than have it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">I do affect a sorrow indeed, but I have it too.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead,</div>
                              <div class="line">excessive grief the enemy to the living.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">If the living be enemy to the grief, the excess</div>
                              <div class="line">makes it soon mortal.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, I desire your holy wishes.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">How understand we that?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Be thou blest, Bertram, and succeed thy father</div>
                              <div class="line">In manners, as in shape! thy blood and virtue</div>
                              <div class="line">Contend for empire in thee, and thy goodness</div>
                              <div class="line">Share with thy birthright! Love all, trust a few,</div>
                              <div class="line">Do wrong to none: be able for thine enemy</div>
                              <div class="line">Rather in power than use, and keep thy friend</div>
                              <div class="line">Under thy own life's key: be cheque'd for silence,</div>
                              <div class="line">But never tax'd for speech. What heaven more will,</div>
                              <div class="line">That thee may furnish and my prayers pluck down,</div>
                              <div class="line">Fall on thy head! Farewell, my lord;</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis an unseason'd courtier; good my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Advise him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">He cannot want the best</div>
                              <div class="line">That shall attend his love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Heaven bless him! Farewell, Bertram.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>To HELENA</span>  The best wishes that can be forged in</div>
                              <div class="line">your thoughts be servants to you! Be comfortable</div>
                              <div class="line">to my mother, your mistress, and make much of her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Farewell, pretty lady: you must hold the credit of</div>
                              <div class="line">your father.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt BERTRAM and LAFEU</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">O, were that all! I think not on my father;</div>
                              <div class="line">And these great tears grace his remembrance more</div>
                              <div class="line">Than those I shed for him. What was he like?</div>
                              <div class="line">I have forgot him: my imagination</div>
                              <div class="line">Carries no favour in't but Bertram's.</div>
                              <div class="line">I am undone: there is no living, none,</div>
                              <div class="line">If Bertram be away. 'Twere all one</div>
                              <div class="line">That I should love a bright particular star</div>
                              <div class="line">And think to wed it, he is so above me:</div>
                              <div class="line">In his bright radiance and collateral light</div>
                              <div class="line">Must I be comforted, not in his sphere.</div>
                              <div class="line">The ambition in my love thus plagues itself:</div>
                              <div class="line">The hind that would be mated by the lion</div>
                              <div class="line">Must die for love. 'Twas pretty, though plague,</div>
                              <div class="line">To see him every hour; to sit and draw</div>
                              <div class="line">His arched brows, his hawking eye, his curls,</div>
                              <div class="line">In our heart's table; heart too capable</div>
                              <div class="line">Of every line and trick of his sweet favour:</div>
                              <div class="line">But now he's gone, and my idolatrous fancy</div>
                              <div class="line">Must sanctify his reliques. Who comes here?</div>
                              <p>Enter PAROLLES</p>
                              <p>Aside</p>
                              <div class="line">One that goes with him: I love him for his sake;</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet I know him a notorious liar,</div>
                              <div class="line">Think him a great way fool, solely a coward;</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet these fixed evils sit so fit in him,</div>
                              <div class="line">That they take place, when virtue's steely bones</div>
                              <div class="line">Look bleak i' the cold wind: withal, full oft we see</div>
                              <div class="line">Cold wisdom waiting on superfluous folly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Save you, fair queen!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">And you, monarch!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">No.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">And no.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Are you meditating on virginity?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay. You have some stain of soldier in you: let me</div>
                              <div class="line">ask you a question. Man is enemy to virginity; how</div>
                              <div class="line">may we barricado it against him?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Keep him out.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">But he assails; and our virginity, though valiant,</div>
                              <div class="line">in the defence yet is weak: unfold to us some</div>
                              <div class="line">warlike resistance.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">There is none: man, sitting down before you, will</div>
                              <div class="line">undermine you and blow you up.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Bless our poor virginity from underminers and</div>
                              <div class="line">blowers up! Is there no military policy, how</div>
                              <div class="line">virgins might blow up men?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Virginity being blown down, man will quicklier be</div>
                              <div class="line">blown up: marry, in blowing him down again, with</div>
                              <div class="line">the breach yourselves made, you lose your city. It</div>
                              <div class="line">is not politic in the commonwealth of nature to</div>
                              <div class="line">preserve virginity. Loss of virginity is rational</div>
                              <div class="line">increase and there was never virgin got till</div>
                              <div class="line">virginity was first lost. That you were made of is</div>
                              <div class="line">metal to make virgins. Virginity by being once lost</div>
                              <div class="line">may be ten times found; by being ever kept, it is</div>
                              <div class="line">ever lost: 'tis too cold a companion; away with 't!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">I will stand for 't a little, though therefore I die a virgin.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">There's little can be said in 't; 'tis against the</div>
                              <div class="line">rule of nature. To speak on the part of virginity,</div>
                              <div class="line">is to accuse your mothers; which is most infallible</div>
                              <div class="line">disobedience. He that hangs himself is a virgin:</div>
                              <div class="line">virginity murders itself and should be buried in</div>
                              <div class="line">highways out of all sanctified limit, as a desperate</div>
                              <div class="line">offendress against nature. Virginity breeds mites,</div>
                              <div class="line">much like a cheese; consumes itself to the very</div>
                              <div class="line">paring, and so dies with feeding his own stomach.</div>
                              <div class="line">Besides, virginity is peevish, proud, idle, made of</div>
                              <div class="line">self-love, which is the most inhibited sin in the</div>
                              <div class="line">canon. Keep it not; you cannot choose but loose</div>
                              <div class="line">by't: out with 't! within ten year it will make</div>
                              <div class="line">itself ten, which is a goodly increase; and the</div>
                              <div class="line">principal itself not much the worse: away with 't!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">How might one do, sir, to lose it to her own liking?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Let me see: marry, ill, to like him that ne'er it</div>
                              <div class="line">likes. 'Tis a commodity will lose the gloss with</div>
                              <div class="line">lying; the longer kept, the less worth: off with 't</div>
                              <div class="line">while 'tis vendible; answer the time of request.</div>
                              <div class="line">Virginity, like an old courtier, wears her cap out</div>
                              <div class="line">of fashion: richly suited, but unsuitable: just</div>
                              <div class="line">like the brooch and the tooth-pick, which wear not</div>
                              <div class="line">now. Your date is better in your pie and your</div>
                              <div class="line">porridge than in your cheek; and your virginity,</div>
                              <div class="line">your old virginity, is like one of our French</div>
                              <div class="line">withered pears, it looks ill, it eats drily; marry,</div>
                              <div class="line">'tis a withered pear; it was formerly better;</div>
                              <div class="line">marry, yet 'tis a withered pear: will you anything with it?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Not my virginity yet</div>
                              <div class="line">There shall your master have a thousand loves,</div>
                              <div class="line">A mother and a mistress and a friend,</div>
                              <div class="line">A phoenix, captain and an enemy,</div>
                              <div class="line">A guide, a goddess, and a sovereign,</div>
                              <div class="line">A counsellor, a traitress, and a dear;</div>
                              <div class="line">His humble ambition, proud humility,</div>
                              <div class="line">His jarring concord, and his discord dulcet,</div>
                              <div class="line">His faith, his sweet disaster; with a world</div>
                              <div class="line">Of pretty, fond, adoptious christendoms,</div>
                              <div class="line">That blinking Cupid gossips. Now shall he--</div>
                              <div class="line">I know not what he shall. God send him well!</div>
                              <div class="line">The court's a learning place, and he is one--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">What one, i' faith?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">That I wish well. 'Tis pity--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">What's pity?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">That wishing well had not a body in't,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which might be felt; that we, the poorer born,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose baser stars do shut us up in wishes,</div>
                              <div class="line">Might with effects of them follow our friends,</div>
                              <div class="line">And show what we alone must think, which never</div>
                              <div class="line">Return us thanks.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter Page</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Page</div>
                              <div class="line">Monsieur Parolles, my lord calls for you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Little Helen, farewell; if I can remember thee, I</div>
                              <div class="line">will think of thee at court.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Monsieur Parolles, you were born under a charitable star.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Under Mars, I.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">I especially think, under Mars.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Why under Mars?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">The wars have so kept you under that you must needs</div>
                              <div class="line">be born under Mars.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">When he was predominant.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">When he was retrograde, I think, rather.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Why think you so?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">You go so much backward when you fight.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">That's for advantage.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">So is running away, when fear proposes the safety;</div>
                              <div class="line">but the composition that your valour and fear makes</div>
                              <div class="line">in you is a virtue of a good wing, and I like the wear well.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">I am so full of businesses, I cannot answer thee</div>
                              <div class="line">acutely. I will return perfect courtier; in the</div>
                              <div class="line">which, my instruction shall serve to naturalize</div>
                              <div class="line">thee, so thou wilt be capable of a courtier's</div>
                              <div class="line">counsel and understand what advice shall thrust upon</div>
                              <div class="line">thee; else thou diest in thine unthankfulness, and</div>
                              <div class="line">thine ignorance makes thee away: farewell. When</div>
                              <div class="line">thou hast leisure, say thy prayers; when thou hast</div>
                              <div class="line">none, remember thy friends; get thee a good husband,</div>
                              <div class="line">and use him as he uses thee; so, farewell.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which we ascribe to heaven: the fated sky</div>
                              <div class="line">Gives us free scope, only doth backward pull</div>
                              <div class="line">Our slow designs when we ourselves are dull.</div>
                              <div class="line">What power is it which mounts my love so high,</div>
                              <div class="line">That makes me see, and cannot feed mine eye?</div>
                              <div class="line">The mightiest space in fortune nature brings</div>
                              <div class="line">To join like likes and kiss like native things.</div>
                              <div class="line">Impossible be strange attempts to those</div>
                              <div class="line">That weigh their pains in sense and do suppose</div>
                              <div class="line">What hath been cannot be: who ever strove</div>
                              <div class="line">So show her merit, that did miss her love?</div>
                              <div class="line">The king's disease--my project may deceive me,</div>
                              <div class="line">But my intents are fix'd and will not leave me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>2. SCENE II.  Paris. The KING's palace.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Flourish of cornets. Enter the KING of France,
with letters, and divers Attendants</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">The Florentines and Senoys are by the ears;</div>
                              <div class="line">Have fought with equal fortune and continue</div>
                              <div class="line">A braving war.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">So 'tis reported, sir.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, 'tis most credible; we here received it</div>
                              <div class="line">A certainty, vouch'd from our cousin Austria,</div>
                              <div class="line">With caution that the Florentine will move us</div>
                              <div class="line">For speedy aid; wherein our dearest friend</div>
                              <div class="line">Prejudicates the business and would seem</div>
                              <div class="line">To have us make denial.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">His love and wisdom,</div>
                              <div class="line">Approved so to your majesty, may plead</div>
                              <div class="line">For amplest credence.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">He hath arm'd our answer,</div>
                              <div class="line">And Florence is denied before he comes:</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet, for our gentlemen that mean to see</div>
                              <div class="line">The Tuscan service, freely have they leave</div>
                              <div class="line">To stand on either part.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">It well may serve</div>
                              <div class="line">A nursery to our gentry, who are sick</div>
                              <div class="line">For breathing and exploit.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">What's he comes here?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter BERTRAM, LAFEU, and PAROLLES</p>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">It is the Count Rousillon, my good lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Young Bertram.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Youth, thou bear'st thy father's face;</div>
                              <div class="line">Frank nature, rather curious than in haste,</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath well composed thee. Thy father's moral parts</div>
                              <div class="line">Mayst thou inherit too! Welcome to Paris.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">My thanks and duty are your majesty's.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">I would I had that corporal soundness now,</div>
                              <div class="line">As when thy father and myself in friendship</div>
                              <div class="line">First tried our soldiership! He did look far</div>
                              <div class="line">Into the service of the time and was</div>
                              <div class="line">Discipled of the bravest: he lasted long;</div>
                              <div class="line">But on us both did haggish age steal on</div>
                              <div class="line">And wore us out of act. It much repairs me</div>
                              <div class="line">To talk of your good father. In his youth</div>
                              <div class="line">He had the wit which I can well observe</div>
                              <div class="line">To-day in our young lords; but they may jest</div>
                              <div class="line">Till their own scorn return to them unnoted</div>
                              <div class="line">Ere they can hide their levity in honour;</div>
                              <div class="line">So like a courtier, contempt nor bitterness</div>
                              <div class="line">Were in his pride or sharpness; if they were,</div>
                              <div class="line">His equal had awaked them, and his honour,</div>
                              <div class="line">Clock to itself, knew the true minute when</div>
                              <div class="line">Exception bid him speak, and at this time</div>
                              <div class="line">His tongue obey'd his hand: who were below him</div>
                              <div class="line">He used as creatures of another place</div>
                              <div class="line">And bow'd his eminent top to their low ranks,</div>
                              <div class="line">Making them proud of his humility,</div>
                              <div class="line">In their poor praise he humbled. Such a man</div>
                              <div class="line">Might be a copy to these younger times;</div>
                              <div class="line">Which, follow'd well, would demonstrate them now</div>
                              <div class="line">But goers backward.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">His good remembrance, sir,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lies richer in your thoughts than on his tomb;</div>
                              <div class="line">So in approof lives not his epitaph</div>
                              <div class="line">As in your royal speech.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Would I were with him! He would always say--</div>
                              <div class="line">Methinks I hear him now; his plausive words</div>
                              <div class="line">He scatter'd not in ears, but grafted them,</div>
                              <div class="line">To grow there and to bear,--'Let me not live,'--</div>
                              <div class="line">This his good melancholy oft began,</div>
                              <div class="line">On the catastrophe and heel of pastime,</div>
                              <div class="line">When it was out,--'Let me not live,' quoth he,</div>
                              <div class="line">'After my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff</div>
                              <div class="line">Of younger spirits, whose apprehensive senses</div>
                              <div class="line">All but new things disdain; whose judgments are</div>
                              <div class="line">Mere fathers of their garments; whose constancies</div>
                              <div class="line">Expire before their fashions.' This he wish'd;</div>
                              <div class="line">I after him do after him wish too,</div>
                              <div class="line">Since I nor wax nor honey can bring home,</div>
                              <div class="line">I quickly were dissolved from my hive,</div>
                              <div class="line">To give some labourers room.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">You are loved, sir:</div>
                              <div class="line">They that least lend it you shall lack you first.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">I fill a place, I know't. How long is't, count,</div>
                              <div class="line">Since the physician at your father's died?</div>
                              <div class="line">He was much famed.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">Some six months since, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">If he were living, I would try him yet.</div>
                              <div class="line">Lend me an arm; the rest have worn me out</div>
                              <div class="line">With several applications; nature and sickness</div>
                              <div class="line">Debate it at their leisure. Welcome, count;</div>
                              <div class="line">My son's no dearer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">Thank your majesty.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt. Flourish</p>
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                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
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                        <h2>3. SCENE III.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</h2>
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                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter COUNTESS, Steward, and Clown</p>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">I will now hear; what say you of this gentlewoman?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, the care I have had to even your content, I</div>
                              <div class="line">wish might be found in the calendar of my past</div>
                              <div class="line">endeavours; for then we wound our modesty and make</div>
                              <div class="line">foul the clearness of our deservings, when of</div>
                              <div class="line">ourselves we publish them.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">What does this knave here? Get you gone, sirrah:</div>
                              <div class="line">the complaints I have heard of you I do not all</div>
                              <div class="line">believe: 'tis my slowness that I do not; for I know</div>
                              <div class="line">you lack not folly to commit them, and have ability</div>
                              <div class="line">enough to make such knaveries yours.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis not unknown to you, madam, I am a poor fellow.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, sir.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">No, madam, 'tis not so well that I am poor, though</div>
                              <div class="line">many of the rich are damned: but, if I may have</div>
                              <div class="line">your ladyship's good will to go to the world, Isbel</div>
                              <div class="line">the woman and I will do as we may.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Wilt thou needs be a beggar?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">I do beg your good will in this case.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">In what case?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">In Isbel's case and mine own. Service is no</div>
                              <div class="line">heritage: and I think I shall never have the</div>
                              <div class="line">blessing of God till I have issue o' my body; for</div>
                              <div class="line">they say barnes are blessings.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Tell me thy reason why thou wilt marry.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">My poor body, madam, requires it: I am driven on</div>
                              <div class="line">by the flesh; and he must needs go that the devil drives.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Is this all your worship's reason?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">Faith, madam, I have other holy reasons such as they</div>
                              <div class="line">are.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">May the world know them?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">I have been, madam, a wicked creature, as you and</div>
                              <div class="line">all flesh and blood are; and, indeed, I do marry</div>
                              <div class="line">that I may repent.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy marriage, sooner than thy wickedness.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">I am out o' friends, madam; and I hope to have</div>
                              <div class="line">friends for my wife's sake.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Such friends are thine enemies, knave.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">You're shallow, madam, in great friends; for the</div>
                              <div class="line">knaves come to do that for me which I am aweary of.</div>
                              <div class="line">He that ears my land spares my team and gives me</div>
                              <div class="line">leave to in the crop; if I be his cuckold, he's my</div>
                              <div class="line">drudge: he that comforts my wife is the cherisher</div>
                              <div class="line">of my flesh and blood; he that cherishes my flesh</div>
                              <div class="line">and blood loves my flesh and blood; he that loves my</div>
                              <div class="line">flesh and blood is my friend: ergo, he that kisses</div>
                              <div class="line">my wife is my friend. If men could be contented to</div>
                              <div class="line">be what they are, there were no fear in marriage;</div>
                              <div class="line">for young Charbon the Puritan and old Poysam the</div>
                              <div class="line">Papist, howsome'er their hearts are severed in</div>
                              <div class="line">religion, their heads are both one; they may jowl</div>
                              <div class="line">horns together, like any deer i' the herd.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Wilt thou ever be a foul-mouthed and calumnious knave?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">A prophet I, madam; and I speak the truth the next</div>
                              <div class="line">way:</div>
                              <div class="line">For I the ballad will repeat,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which men full true shall find;</div>
                              <div class="line">Your marriage comes by destiny,</div>
                              <div class="line">Your cuckoo sings by kind.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Get you gone, sir; I'll talk with you more anon.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                              <div class="line">May it please you, madam, that he bid Helen come to</div>
                              <div class="line">you: of her I am to speak.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Sirrah, tell my gentlewoman I would speak with her;</div>
                              <div class="line">Helen, I mean.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">Was this fair face the cause, quoth she,</div>
                              <div class="line">Why the Grecians sacked Troy?</div>
                              <div class="line">Fond done, done fond,</div>
                              <div class="line">Was this King Priam's joy?</div>
                              <div class="line">With that she sighed as she stood,</div>
                              <div class="line">With that she sighed as she stood,</div>
                              <div class="line">And gave this sentence then;</div>
                              <div class="line">Among nine bad if one be good,</div>
                              <div class="line">Among nine bad if one be good,</div>
                              <div class="line">There's yet one good in ten.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">What, one good in ten? you corrupt the song, sirrah.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">One good woman in ten, madam; which is a purifying</div>
                              <div class="line">o' the song: would God would serve the world so all</div>
                              <div class="line">the year! we'ld find no fault with the tithe-woman,</div>
                              <div class="line">if I were the parson. One in ten, quoth a'! An we</div>
                              <div class="line">might have a good woman born but one every blazing</div>
                              <div class="line">star, or at an earthquake, 'twould mend the lottery</div>
                              <div class="line">well: a man may draw his heart out, ere a' pluck</div>
                              <div class="line">one.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">You'll be gone, sir knave, and do as I command you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                              <div class="line">That man should be at woman's command, and yet no</div>
                              <div class="line">hurt done! Though honesty be no puritan, yet it</div>
                              <div class="line">will do no hurt; it will wear the surplice of</div>
                              <div class="line">humility over the black gown of a big heart. I am</div>
                              <div class="line">going, forsooth: the business is for Helen to come hither.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, now.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                              <div class="line">I know, madam, you love your gentlewoman entirely.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Faith, I do: her father bequeathed her to me; and</div>
                              <div class="line">she herself, without other advantage, may lawfully</div>
                              <div class="line">make title to as much love as she finds: there is</div>
                              <div class="line">more owing her than is paid; and more shall be paid</div>
                              <div class="line">her than she'll demand.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Steward</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, I was very late more near her than I think</div>
                              <div class="line">she wished me: alone she was, and did communicate</div>
                              <div class="line">to herself her own words to her own ears; she</div>
                              <div class="line">thought, I dare vow for her, they touched not any</div>
                              <div class="line">stranger sense. Her matter was, she loved your son:</div>
                              <div class="line">Fortune, she said, was no goddess, that had put</div>
                              <div class="line">such difference betwixt their two estates; Love no</div>
                              <div class="line">god, that would not extend his might, only where</div>
                              <div class="line">qualities were level; Dian no queen of virgins, that</div>
                              <div class="line">would suffer her poor knight surprised, without</div>
                              <div class="line">rescue in the first assault or ransom afterward.</div>
                              <div class="line">This she delivered in the most bitter touch of</div>
                              <div class="line">sorrow that e'er I heard virgin exclaim in: which I</div>
                              <div class="line">held my duty speedily to acquaint you withal;</div>
                              <div class="line">sithence, in the loss that may happen, it concerns</div>
                              <div class="line">you something to know it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">You have discharged this honestly; keep it to</div>
                              <div class="line">yourself: many likelihoods informed me of this</div>
                              <div class="line">before, which hung so tottering in the balance that</div>
                              <div class="line">I could neither believe nor misdoubt. Pray you,</div>
                              <div class="line">leave me: stall this in your bosom; and I thank you</div>
                              <div class="line">for your honest care: I will speak with you further anon.</div>
                              <p>Exit Steward</p>
                              <p>Enter HELENA</p>
                              <div class="line">Even so it was with me when I was young:</div>
                              <div class="line">If ever we are nature's, these are ours; this thorn</div>
                              <div class="line">Doth to our rose of youth rightly belong;</div>
                              <div class="line">Our blood to us, this to our blood is born;</div>
                              <div class="line">It is the show and seal of nature's truth,</div>
                              <div class="line">Where love's strong passion is impress'd in youth:</div>
                              <div class="line">By our remembrances of days foregone,</div>
                              <div class="line">Such were our faults, or then we thought them none.</div>
                              <div class="line">Her eye is sick on't: I observe her now.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">What is your pleasure, madam?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">You know, Helen,</div>
                              <div class="line">I am a mother to you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Mine honourable mistress.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, a mother:</div>
                              <div class="line">Why not a mother? When I said 'a mother,'</div>
                              <div class="line">Methought you saw a serpent: what's in 'mother,'</div>
                              <div class="line">That you start at it? I say, I am your mother;</div>
                              <div class="line">And put you in the catalogue of those</div>
                              <div class="line">That were enwombed mine: 'tis often seen</div>
                              <div class="line">Adoption strives with nature and choice breeds</div>
                              <div class="line">A native slip to us from foreign seeds:</div>
                              <div class="line">You ne'er oppress'd me with a mother's groan,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet I express to you a mother's care:</div>
                              <div class="line">God's mercy, maiden! does it curd thy blood</div>
                              <div class="line">To say I am thy mother? What's the matter,</div>
                              <div class="line">That this distemper'd messenger of wet,</div>
                              <div class="line">The many-colour'd Iris, rounds thine eye?</div>
                              <div class="line">Why? that you are my daughter?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">That I am not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">I say, I am your mother.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Pardon, madam;</div>
                              <div class="line">The Count Rousillon cannot be my brother:</div>
                              <div class="line">I am from humble, he from honour'd name;</div>
                              <div class="line">No note upon my parents, his all noble:</div>
                              <div class="line">My master, my dear lord he is; and I</div>
                              <div class="line">His servant live, and will his vassal die:</div>
                              <div class="line">He must not be my brother.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor I your mother?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">You are my mother, madam; would you were,--</div>
                              <div class="line">So that my lord your son were not my brother,--</div>
                              <div class="line">Indeed my mother! or were you both our mothers,</div>
                              <div class="line">I care no more for than I do for heaven,</div>
                              <div class="line">So I were not his sister. Can't no other,</div>
                              <div class="line">But, I your daughter, he must be my brother?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, Helen, you might be my daughter-in-law:</div>
                              <div class="line">God shield you mean it not! daughter and mother</div>
                              <div class="line">So strive upon your pulse. What, pale again?</div>
                              <div class="line">My fear hath catch'd your fondness: now I see</div>
                              <div class="line">The mystery of your loneliness, and find</div>
                              <div class="line">Your salt tears' head: now to all sense 'tis gross</div>
                              <div class="line">You love my son; invention is ashamed,</div>
                              <div class="line">Against the proclamation of thy passion,</div>
                              <div class="line">To say thou dost not: therefore tell me true;</div>
                              <div class="line">But tell me then, 'tis so; for, look thy cheeks</div>
                              <div class="line">Confess it, th' one to th' other; and thine eyes</div>
                              <div class="line">See it so grossly shown in thy behaviors</div>
                              <div class="line">That in their kind they speak it: only sin</div>
                              <div class="line">And hellish obstinacy tie thy tongue,</div>
                              <div class="line">That truth should be suspected. Speak, is't so?</div>
                              <div class="line">If it be so, you have wound a goodly clew;</div>
                              <div class="line">If it be not, forswear't: howe'er, I charge thee,</div>
                              <div class="line">As heaven shall work in me for thine avail,</div>
                              <div class="line">Tell me truly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Good madam, pardon me!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Do you love my son?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Your pardon, noble mistress!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Love you my son?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Do not you love him, madam?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Go not about; my love hath in't a bond,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whereof the world takes note: come, come, disclose</div>
                              <div class="line">The state of your affection; for your passions</div>
                              <div class="line">Have to the full appeach'd.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Then, I confess,</div>
                              <div class="line">Here on my knee, before high heaven and you,</div>
                              <div class="line">That before you, and next unto high heaven,</div>
                              <div class="line">I love your son.</div>
                              <div class="line">My friends were poor, but honest; so's my love:</div>
                              <div class="line">Be not offended; for it hurts not him</div>
                              <div class="line">That he is loved of me: I follow him not</div>
                              <div class="line">By any token of presumptuous suit;</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor would I have him till I do deserve him;</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet never know how that desert should be.</div>
                              <div class="line">I know I love in vain, strive against hope;</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet in this captious and intenible sieve</div>
                              <div class="line">I still pour in the waters of my love</div>
                              <div class="line">And lack not to lose still: thus, Indian-like,</div>
                              <div class="line">Religious in mine error, I adore</div>
                              <div class="line">The sun, that looks upon his worshipper,</div>
                              <div class="line">But knows of him no more. My dearest madam,</div>
                              <div class="line">Let not your hate encounter with my love</div>
                              <div class="line">For loving where you do: but if yourself,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose aged honour cites a virtuous youth,</div>
                              <div class="line">Did ever in so true a flame of liking</div>
                              <div class="line">Wish chastely and love dearly, that your Dian</div>
                              <div class="line">Was both herself and love: O, then, give pity</div>
                              <div class="line">To her, whose state is such that cannot choose</div>
                              <div class="line">But lend and give where she is sure to lose;</div>
                              <div class="line">That seeks not to find that her search implies,</div>
                              <div class="line">But riddle-like lives sweetly where she dies!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Had you not lately an intent,--speak truly,--</div>
                              <div class="line">To go to Paris?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, I had.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Wherefore? tell true.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">I will tell truth; by grace itself I swear.</div>
                              <div class="line">You know my father left me some prescriptions</div>
                              <div class="line">Of rare and proved effects, such as his reading</div>
                              <div class="line">And manifest experience had collected</div>
                              <div class="line">For general sovereignty; and that he will'd me</div>
                              <div class="line">In heedfull'st reservation to bestow them,</div>
                              <div class="line">As notes whose faculties inclusive were</div>
                              <div class="line">More than they were in note: amongst the rest,</div>
                              <div class="line">There is a remedy, approved, set down,</div>
                              <div class="line">To cure the desperate languishings whereof</div>
                              <div class="line">The king is render'd lost.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">This was your motive</div>
                              <div class="line">For Paris, was it? speak.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">My lord your son made me to think of this;</div>
                              <div class="line">Else Paris and the medicine and the king</div>
                              <div class="line">Had from the conversation of my thoughts</div>
                              <div class="line">Haply been absent then.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">But think you, Helen,</div>
                              <div class="line">If you should tender your supposed aid,</div>
                              <div class="line">He would receive it? he and his physicians</div>
                              <div class="line">Are of a mind; he, that they cannot help him,</div>
                              <div class="line">They, that they cannot help: how shall they credit</div>
                              <div class="line">A poor unlearned virgin, when the schools,</div>
                              <div class="line">Embowell'd of their doctrine, have left off</div>
                              <div class="line">The danger to itself?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">There's something in't,</div>
                              <div class="line">More than my father's skill, which was the greatest</div>
                              <div class="line">Of his profession, that his good receipt</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall for my legacy be sanctified</div>
                              <div class="line">By the luckiest stars in heaven: and, would your honour</div>
                              <div class="line">But give me leave to try success, I'ld venture</div>
                              <div class="line">The well-lost life of mine on his grace's cure</div>
                              <div class="line">By such a day and hour.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Dost thou believe't?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, madam, knowingly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">COUNTESS</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, Helen, thou shalt have my leave and love,</div>
                              <div class="line">Means and attendants and my loving greetings</div>
                              <div class="line">To those of mine in court: I'll stay at home</div>
                              <div class="line">And pray God's blessing into thy attempt:</div>
                              <div class="line">Be gone to-morrow; and be sure of this,</div>
                              <div class="line">What I can help thee to thou shalt not miss.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
               </div>
            </article>
            <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
               <header class="chapter-titlepage">
                  <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="lists-of-titles">
                  <div class="toc">
                     <p>
                        <b>Table of Contents</b>
                     </p>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Rousillon. The COUNT's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  Paris. The KING's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="content">
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>1. SCENE I.  Paris. The KING's palace.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Flourish of cornets. Enter the KING, attended
with divers young Lords taking leave for the
Florentine war; BERTRAM, and PAROLLES</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Farewell, young lords; these warlike principles</div>
                              <div class="line">Do not throw from you: and you, my lords, farewell:</div>
                              <div class="line">Share the advice betwixt you; if both gain, all</div>
                              <div class="line">The gift doth stretch itself as 'tis received,</div>
                              <div class="line">And is enough for both.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis our hope, sir,</div>
                              <div class="line">After well enter'd soldiers, to return</div>
                              <div class="line">And find your grace in health.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">No, no, it cannot be; and yet my heart</div>
                              <div class="line">Will not confess he owes the malady</div>
                              <div class="line">That doth my life besiege. Farewell, young lords;</div>
                              <div class="line">Whether I live or die, be you the sons</div>
                              <div class="line">Of worthy Frenchmen: let higher Italy,--</div>
                              <div class="line">Those bated that inherit but the fall</div>
                              <div class="line">Of the last monarchy,--see that you come</div>
                              <div class="line">Not to woo honour, but to wed it; when</div>
                              <div class="line">The bravest questant shrinks, find what you seek,</div>
                              <div class="line">That fame may cry you loud: I say, farewell.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">Health, at your bidding, serve your majesty!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Those girls of Italy, take heed of them:</div>
                              <div class="line">They say, our French lack language to deny,</div>
                              <div class="line">If they demand: beware of being captives,</div>
                              <div class="line">Before you serve.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Both</div>
                              <div class="line">Our hearts receive your warnings.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Farewell. Come hither to me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit, attended</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">O, my sweet lord, that you will stay behind us!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis not his fault, the spark.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">O, 'tis brave wars!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Most admirable: I have seen those wars.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">I am commanded here, and kept a coil with</div>
                              <div class="line">'Too young' and 'the next year' and ''tis too early.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">An thy mind stand to't, boy, steal away bravely.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">I shall stay here the forehorse to a smock,</div>
                              <div class="line">Creaking my shoes on the plain masonry,</div>
                              <div class="line">Till honour be bought up and no sword worn</div>
                              <div class="line">But one to dance with! By heaven, I'll steal away.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">There's honour in the theft.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Commit it, count.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">I am your accessary; and so, farewell.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">I grow to you, and our parting is a tortured body.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">Farewell, captain.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet Monsieur Parolles!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Noble heroes, my sword and yours are kin. Good</div>
                              <div class="line">sparks and lustrous, a word, good metals: you shall</div>
                              <div class="line">find in the regiment of the Spinii one Captain</div>
                              <div class="line">Spurio, with his cicatrice, an emblem of war, here</div>
                              <div class="line">on his sinister cheek; it was this very sword</div>
                              <div class="line">entrenched it: say to him, I live; and observe his</div>
                              <div class="line">reports for me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">We shall, noble captain.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt Lords</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Mars dote on you for his novices! what will ye do?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">Stay: the king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter KING. BERTRAM and PAROLLES retire</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>To BERTRAM</span>  Use a more spacious ceremony to the</div>
                              <div class="line">noble lords; you have restrained yourself within the</div>
                              <div class="line">list of too cold an adieu: be more expressive to</div>
                              <div class="line">them: for they wear themselves in the cap of the</div>
                              <div class="line">time, there do muster true gait, eat, speak, and</div>
                              <div class="line">move under the influence of the most received star;</div>
                              <div class="line">and though the devil lead the measure, such are to</div>
                              <div class="line">be followed: after them, and take a more dilated farewell.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BERTRAM</div>
                              <div class="line">And I will do so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PAROLLES</div>
                              <div class="line">Worthy fellows; and like to prove most sinewy sword-men.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt BERTRAM and PAROLLES</p>
                        <p>Enter LAFEU</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Kneeling</span>  Pardon, my lord, for me and for my tidings.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll fee thee to stand up.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Then here's a man stands, that has brought his pardon.</div>
                              <div class="line">I would you had kneel'd, my lord, to ask me mercy,</div>
                              <div class="line">And that at my bidding you could so stand up.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">I would I had; so I had broke thy pate,</div>
                              <div class="line">And ask'd thee mercy for't.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Good faith, across: but, my good lord 'tis thus;</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you be cured of your infirmity?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">No.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">O, will you eat no grapes, my royal fox?</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, but you will my noble grapes, an if</div>
                              <div class="line">My royal fox could reach them: I have seen a medicine</div>
                              <div class="line">That's able to breathe life into a stone,</div>
                              <div class="line">Quicken a rock, and make you dance canary</div>
                              <div class="line">With spritely fire and motion; whose simple touch,</div>
                              <div class="line">Is powerful to araise King Pepin, nay,</div>
                              <div class="line">To give great Charlemain a pen in's hand,</div>
                              <div class="line">And write to her a love-line.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">What 'her' is this?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, Doctor She: my lord, there's one arrived,</div>
                              <div class="line">If you will see her: now, by my faith and honour,</div>
                              <div class="line">If seriously I may convey my thoughts</div>
                              <div class="line">In this my light deliverance, I have spoke</div>
                              <div class="line">With one that, in her sex, her years, profession,</div>
                              <div class="line">Wisdom and constancy, hath amazed me more</div>
                              <div class="line">Than I dare blame my weakness: will you see her</div>
                              <div class="line">For that is her demand, and know her business?</div>
                              <div class="line">That done, laugh well at me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, good Lafeu,</div>
                              <div class="line">Bring in the admiration; that we with thee</div>
                              <div class="line">May spend our wonder too, or take off thine</div>
                              <div class="line">By wondering how thou took'st it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, I'll fit you,</div>
                              <div class="line">And not be all day neither.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Thus he his special nothing ever prologues.</div>
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                        <p>Re-enter LAFEU, with HELENA</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, come your ways.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">This haste hath wings indeed.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LAFEU</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, come your ways:</div>
                              <div class="line">This is his majesty; say your mind to him:</div>
                              <div class="line">A traitor you do look like; but such traitors</div>
                              <div class="line">His majesty seldom fears: I am Cressid's uncle,</div>
                              <div class="line">That dare leave two together; fare you well.</div>
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                        <p>Exit</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, fair one, does your business follow us?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, my good lord.</div>
                              <div class="line">Gerard de Narbon was my father;</div>
                              <div class="line">In what he did profess, well found.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">I knew him.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">The rather will I spare my praises towards him:</div>
                              <div class="line">Knowing him is enough. On's bed of death</div>
                              <div class="line">Many receipts he gave me: chiefly one.</div>
                              <div class="line">Which, as the dearest issue of his practise,</div>
                              <div class="line">And of his old experience the oily darling,</div>
                              <div class="line">He bade me store up, as a triple eye,</div>
                              <div class="line">Safer than mine own two, more dear; I have so;</div>
                              <div class="line">And hearing your high majesty is touch'd</div>
                              <div class="line">With that malignant cause wherein the honour</div>
                              <div class="line">Of my dear father's gift stands chief in power,</div>
                              <div class="line">I come to tender it and my appliance</div>
                              <div class="line">With all bound humbleness.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">KING</div>
                              <div class="line">We thank you, maiden;</div>
                              <div class="line">But may not be so credulous of cure,</div>
                              <div class="line">When our most learned doctors leave us and</div>
                              <div class="line">The congregated college have concluded</div>
                              <div class="line">That labouring art can never ransom nature</div>
                              <div class="line">From her inaidible estate; I say we must not</div>
                              <div class="line">So stain our judgment, or corrupt our hope,</div>
                              <div class="line">To prostitute our past-cure malady</div>
                              <div class="line">To empirics, or to dissever so</div>
                              <div class="line">Our great self and our credit, to esteem</div>
                              <div class="line">A senseless help when help past sense we deem.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">HELENA</div>
                              <div class="line">My duty then shall pay me for my pains:</div>
                              <div class="line">I will no more enforce mine office on you.</div>
                              <div class="line">Humbly entreating from your royal thoughts</div>
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