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      <article class="book" id="R.1">
         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>Much Ado about Nothing</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.  Before LEONATO'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same.</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.  A hall in LEONATO'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  The same.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  LEONATO'S orchard.</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.  LEONATO'S garden.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO'S house</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  HERO's apartment.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.6">5. SCENE V.  Another room in LEONATO'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.  A church.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A prison.</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.  Before LEONATO'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  LEONATO'S garden.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  A church.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  A room in LEONATO'S house.</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">DON PEDRO, prince of Arragon.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DON JOHN, his bastard brother.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">CLAUDIO, a young lord of Florence.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">BENEDICK, a young lord of Padua.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LEONATO, governor of Messina.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">ANTONIO, his brother.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">BALTHASAR, attendant on Don Pedro.</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">CONRADE</span>
                        <span class="personname">BORACHIO</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">followers of Don John.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">FRIAR FRANCIS</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DOGBERRY, a constable.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">VERGES, a headborough.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Sexton.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Boy.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">HERO, daughter to Leonato.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">BEATRICE, niece to Leonato.</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">MARGARET</span>
                        <span class="personname">URSULA</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">gentlewomen attending on Hero.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Messengers, Watch, Attendants, &c. </span>
            </p>
            <p>SCENE  Messina.</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.  Before LEONATO'S house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO's house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Before LEONATO'S house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONATO, HERO, and BEATRICE, with a
Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I learn in this letter that Don Peter of Arragon</div>
                     <div class="line">comes this night to Messina.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">He is very near by this: he was not three leagues off</div>
                     <div class="line">when I left him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">How many gentlemen have you lost in this action?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">But few of any sort, and none of name.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">A victory is twice itself when the achiever brings</div>
                     <div class="line">home full numbers. I find here that Don Peter hath</div>
                     <div class="line">bestowed much honour on a young Florentine called Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Much deserved on his part and equally remembered by</div>
                     <div class="line">Don Pedro: he hath borne himself beyond the</div>
                     <div class="line">promise of his age, doing, in the figure of a lamb,</div>
                     <div class="line">the feats of a lion: he hath indeed better</div>
                     <div class="line">bettered expectation than you must expect of me to</div>
                     <div class="line">tell you how.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath an uncle here in Messina will be very much</div>
                     <div class="line">glad of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">I have already delivered him letters, and there</div>
                     <div class="line">appears much joy in him; even so much that joy could</div>
                     <div class="line">not show itself modest enough without a badge of</div>
                     <div class="line">bitterness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Did he break out into tears?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">In great measure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">A kind overflow of kindness: there are no faces</div>
                     <div class="line">truer than those that are so washed. How much</div>
                     <div class="line">better is it to weep at joy than to joy at weeping!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, is Signior Mountanto returned from the</div>
                     <div class="line">wars or no?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">I know none of that name, lady: there was none such</div>
                     <div class="line">in the army of any sort.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is he that you ask for, niece?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">My cousin means Signior Benedick of Padua.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">O, he's returned; and as pleasant as ever he was.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">He set up his bills here in Messina and challenged</div>
                     <div class="line">Cupid at the flight; and my uncle's fool, reading</div>
                     <div class="line">the challenge, subscribed for Cupid, and challenged</div>
                     <div class="line">him at the bird-bolt. I pray you, how many hath he</div>
                     <div class="line">killed and eaten in these wars? But how many hath</div>
                     <div class="line">he killed? for indeed I promised to eat all of his killing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith, niece, you tax Signior Benedick too much;</div>
                     <div class="line">but he'll be meet with you, I doubt it not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath done good service, lady, in these wars.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">You had musty victual, and he hath holp to eat it:</div>
                     <div class="line">he is a very valiant trencherman; he hath an</div>
                     <div class="line">excellent stomach.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">And a good soldier too, lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">And a good soldier to a lady: but what is he to a lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">A lord to a lord, a man to a man; stuffed with all</div>
                     <div class="line">honourable virtues.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">It is so, indeed; he is no less than a stuffed man:</div>
                     <div class="line">but for the stuffing,--well, we are all mortal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">You must not, sir, mistake my niece. There is a</div>
                     <div class="line">kind of merry war betwixt Signior Benedick and her:</div>
                     <div class="line">they never meet but there's a skirmish of wit</div>
                     <div class="line">between them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas! he gets nothing by that. In our last</div>
                     <div class="line">conflict four of his five wits went halting off, and</div>
                     <div class="line">now is the whole man governed with one: so that if</div>
                     <div class="line">he have wit enough to keep himself warm, let him</div>
                     <div class="line">bear it for a difference between himself and his</div>
                     <div class="line">horse; for it is all the wealth that he hath left,</div>
                     <div class="line">to be known a reasonable creature. Who is his</div>
                     <div class="line">companion now? He hath every month a new sworn brother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't possible?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Very easily possible: he wears his faith but as</div>
                     <div class="line">the fashion of his hat; it ever changes with the</div>
                     <div class="line">next block.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">I see, lady, the gentleman is not in your books.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">No; an he were, I would burn my study. But, I pray</div>
                     <div class="line">you, who is his companion? Is there no young</div>
                     <div class="line">squarer now that will make a voyage with him to the devil?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">He is most in the company of the right noble Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lord, he will hang upon him like a disease: he</div>
                     <div class="line">is sooner caught than the pestilence, and the taker</div>
                     <div class="line">runs presently mad. God help the noble Claudio! if</div>
                     <div class="line">he have caught the Benedick, it will cost him a</div>
                     <div class="line">thousand pound ere a' be cured.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">I will hold friends with you, lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Do, good friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">You will never run mad, niece.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not till a hot January.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Don Pedro is approached.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON PEDRO, DON JOHN, CLAUDIO, BENEDICK,
and BALTHASAR</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Signior Leonato, you are come to meet your</div>
                     <div class="line">trouble: the fashion of the world is to avoid</div>
                     <div class="line">cost, and you encounter it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Never came trouble to my house in the likeness of</div>
                     <div class="line">your grace: for trouble being gone, comfort should</div>
                     <div class="line">remain; but when you depart from me, sorrow abides</div>
                     <div class="line">and happiness takes his leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">You embrace your charge too willingly. I think this</div>
                     <div class="line">is your daughter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Her mother hath many times told me so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Were you in doubt, sir, that you asked her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior Benedick, no; for then were you a child.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">You have it full, Benedick: we may guess by this</div>
                     <div class="line">what you are, being a man. Truly, the lady fathers</div>
                     <div class="line">herself. Be happy, lady; for you are like an</div>
                     <div class="line">honourable father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">If Signior Leonato be her father, she would not</div>
                     <div class="line">have his head on her shoulders for all Messina, as</div>
                     <div class="line">like him as she is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I wonder that you will still be talking, Signior</div>
                     <div class="line">Benedick: nobody marks you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">What, my dear Lady Disdain! are you yet living?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it possible disdain should die while she hath</div>
                     <div class="line">such meet food to feed it as Signior Benedick?</div>
                     <div class="line">Courtesy itself must convert to disdain, if you come</div>
                     <div class="line">in her presence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Then is courtesy a turncoat. But it is certain I</div>
                     <div class="line">am loved of all ladies, only you excepted: and I</div>
                     <div class="line">would I could find in my heart that I had not a hard</div>
                     <div class="line">heart; for, truly, I love none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">A dear happiness to women: they would else have</div>
                     <div class="line">been troubled with a pernicious suitor. I thank God</div>
                     <div class="line">and my cold blood, I am of your humour for that: I</div>
                     <div class="line">had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man</div>
                     <div class="line">swear he loves me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">God keep your ladyship still in that mind! so some</div>
                     <div class="line">gentleman or other shall 'scape a predestinate</div>
                     <div class="line">scratched face.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Scratching could not make it worse, an 'twere such</div>
                     <div class="line">a face as yours were.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, you are a rare parrot-teacher.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">A bird of my tongue is better than a beast of yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I would my horse had the speed of your tongue, and</div>
                     <div class="line">so good a continuer. But keep your way, i' God's</div>
                     <div class="line">name; I have done.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">You always end with a jade's trick: I know you of old.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">That is the sum of all, Leonato. Signior Claudio</div>
                     <div class="line">and Signior Benedick, my dear friend Leonato hath</div>
                     <div class="line">invited you all. I tell him we shall stay here at</div>
                     <div class="line">the least a month; and he heartily prays some</div>
                     <div class="line">occasion may detain us longer. I dare swear he is no</div>
                     <div class="line">hypocrite, but prays from his heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">If you swear, my lord, you shall not be forsworn.</div>
                     <p>To DON JOHN</p>
                     <div class="line">Let me bid you welcome, my lord: being reconciled to</div>
                     <div class="line">the prince your brother, I owe you all duty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you: I am not of many words, but I thank</div>
                     <div class="line">you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Please it your grace lead on?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Your hand, Leonato; we will go together.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all except BENEDICK and CLAUDIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Benedick, didst thou note the daughter of Signior Leonato?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I noted her not; but I looked on her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is she not a modest young lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you question me, as an honest man should do, for</div>
                     <div class="line">my simple true judgment; or would you have me speak</div>
                     <div class="line">after my custom, as being a professed tyrant to their sex?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">No; I pray thee speak in sober judgment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, i' faith, methinks she's too low for a high</div>
                     <div class="line">praise, too brown for a fair praise and too little</div>
                     <div class="line">for a great praise: only this commendation I can</div>
                     <div class="line">afford her, that were she other than she is, she</div>
                     <div class="line">were unhandsome; and being no other but as she is, I</div>
                     <div class="line">do not like her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou thinkest I am in sport: I pray thee tell me</div>
                     <div class="line">truly how thou likest her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Would you buy her, that you inquire after her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Can the world buy such a jewel?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, and a case to put it into. But speak you this</div>
                     <div class="line">with a sad brow? or do you play the flouting Jack,</div>
                     <div class="line">to tell us Cupid is a good hare-finder and Vulcan a</div>
                     <div class="line">rare carpenter? Come, in what key shall a man take</div>
                     <div class="line">you, to go in the song?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">In mine eye she is the sweetest lady that ever I</div>
                     <div class="line">looked on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I can see yet without spectacles and I see no such</div>
                     <div class="line">matter: there's her cousin, an she were not</div>
                     <div class="line">possessed with a fury, exceeds her as much in beauty</div>
                     <div class="line">as the first of May doth the last of December. But I</div>
                     <div class="line">hope you have no intent to turn husband, have you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I would scarce trust myself, though I had sworn the</div>
                     <div class="line">contrary, if Hero would be my wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't come to this? In faith, hath not the world</div>
                     <div class="line">one man but he will wear his cap with suspicion?</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I never see a bachelor of three-score again?</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to, i' faith; an thou wilt needs thrust thy neck</div>
                     <div class="line">into a yoke, wear the print of it and sigh away</div>
                     <div class="line">Sundays. Look Don Pedro is returned to seek you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter DON PEDRO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">What secret hath held you here, that you followed</div>
                     <div class="line">not to Leonato's?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I would your grace would constrain me to tell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I charge thee on thy allegiance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">You hear, Count Claudio: I can be secret as a dumb</div>
                     <div class="line">man; I would have you think so; but, on my</div>
                     <div class="line">allegiance, mark you this, on my allegiance. He is</div>
                     <div class="line">in love. With who? now that is your grace's part.</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark how short his answer is;--With Hero, Leonato's</div>
                     <div class="line">short daughter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If this were so, so were it uttered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Like the old tale, my lord: 'it is not so, nor</div>
                     <div class="line">'twas not so, but, indeed, God forbid it should be</div>
                     <div class="line">so.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If my passion change not shortly, God forbid it</div>
                     <div class="line">should be otherwise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Amen, if you love her; for the lady is very well worthy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">You speak this to fetch me in, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, I speak my thought.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And, in faith, my lord, I spoke mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And, by my two faiths and troths, my lord, I spoke mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">That I love her, I feel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">That she is worthy, I know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">That I neither feel how she should be loved nor</div>
                     <div class="line">know how she should be worthy, is the opinion that</div>
                     <div class="line">fire cannot melt out of me: I will die in it at the stake.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wast ever an obstinate heretic in the despite</div>
                     <div class="line">of beauty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And never could maintain his part but in the force</div>
                     <div class="line">of his will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">That a woman conceived me, I thank her; that she</div>
                     <div class="line">brought me up, I likewise give her most humble</div>
                     <div class="line">thanks: but that I will have a recheat winded in my</div>
                     <div class="line">forehead, or hang my bugle in an invisible baldrick,</div>
                     <div class="line">all women shall pardon me. Because I will not do</div>
                     <div class="line">them the wrong to mistrust any, I will do myself the</div>
                     <div class="line">right to trust none; and the fine is, for the which</div>
                     <div class="line">I may go the finer, I will live a bachelor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall see thee, ere I die, look pale with love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">With anger, with sickness, or with hunger, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">not with love: prove that ever I lose more blood</div>
                     <div class="line">with love than I will get again with drinking, pick</div>
                     <div class="line">out mine eyes with a ballad-maker's pen and hang me</div>
                     <div class="line">up at the door of a brothel-house for the sign of</div>
                     <div class="line">blind Cupid.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, if ever thou dost fall from this faith, thou</div>
                     <div class="line">wilt prove a notable argument.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">If I do, hang me in a bottle like a cat and shoot</div>
                     <div class="line">at me; and he that hits me, let him be clapped on</div>
                     <div class="line">the shoulder, and called Adam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, as time shall try: 'In time the savage bull</div>
                     <div class="line">doth bear the yoke.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">The savage bull may; but if ever the sensible</div>
                     <div class="line">Benedick bear it, pluck off the bull's horns and set</div>
                     <div class="line">them in my forehead: and let me be vilely painted,</div>
                     <div class="line">and in such great letters as they write 'Here is</div>
                     <div class="line">good horse to hire,' let them signify under my sign</div>
                     <div class="line">'Here you may see Benedick the married man.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If this should ever happen, thou wouldst be horn-mad.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, if Cupid have not spent all his quiver in</div>
                     <div class="line">Venice, thou wilt quake for this shortly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I look for an earthquake too, then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, you temporize with the hours. In the</div>
                     <div class="line">meantime, good Signior Benedick, repair to</div>
                     <div class="line">Leonato's: commend me to him and tell him I will</div>
                     <div class="line">not fail him at supper; for indeed he hath made</div>
                     <div class="line">great preparation.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I have almost matter enough in me for such an</div>
                     <div class="line">embassage; and so I commit you--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To the tuition of God: From my house, if I had it,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">The sixth of July: Your loving friend, Benedick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, mock not, mock not. The body of your</div>
                     <div class="line">discourse is sometime guarded with fragments, and</div>
                     <div class="line">the guards are but slightly basted on neither: ere</div>
                     <div class="line">you flout old ends any further, examine your</div>
                     <div class="line">conscience: and so I leave you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">My liege, your highness now may do me good.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">My love is thine to teach: teach it but how,</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou shalt see how apt it is to learn</div>
                     <div class="line">Any hard lesson that may do thee good.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath Leonato any son, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">No child but Hero; she's his only heir.</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou affect her, Claudio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">When you went onward on this ended action,</div>
                     <div class="line">I look'd upon her with a soldier's eye,</div>
                     <div class="line">That liked, but had a rougher task in hand</div>
                     <div class="line">Than to drive liking to the name of love:</div>
                     <div class="line">But now I am return'd and that war-thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">Have left their places vacant, in their rooms</div>
                     <div class="line">Come thronging soft and delicate desires,</div>
                     <div class="line">All prompting me how fair young Hero is,</div>
                     <div class="line">Saying, I liked her ere I went to wars.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wilt be like a lover presently</div>
                     <div class="line">And tire the hearer with a book of words.</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou dost love fair Hero, cherish it,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will break with her and with her father,</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou shalt have her. Was't not to this end</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou began'st to twist so fine a story?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">How sweetly you do minister to love,</div>
                     <div class="line">That know love's grief by his complexion!</div>
                     <div class="line">But lest my liking might too sudden seem,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would have salved it with a longer treatise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">What need the bridge much broader than the flood?</div>
                     <div class="line">The fairest grant is the necessity.</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, what will serve is fit: 'tis once, thou lovest,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will fit thee with the remedy.</div>
                     <div class="line">I know we shall have revelling to-night:</div>
                     <div class="line">I will assume thy part in some disguise</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell fair Hero I am Claudio,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in her bosom I'll unclasp my heart</div>
                     <div class="line">And take her hearing prisoner with the force</div>
                     <div class="line">And strong encounter of my amorous tale:</div>
                     <div class="line">Then after to her father will I break;</div>
                     <div class="line">And the conclusion is, she shall be thine.</div>
                     <div class="line">In practise let us put it presently.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO's house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONATO and ANTONIO, meeting</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, brother! Where is my cousin, your son?</div>
                     <div class="line">hath he provided this music?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is very busy about it. But, brother, I can tell</div>
                     <div class="line">you strange news that you yet dreamt not of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Are they good?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">As the event stamps them: but they have a good</div>
                     <div class="line">cover; they show well outward. The prince and Count</div>
                     <div class="line">Claudio, walking in a thick-pleached alley in mine</div>
                     <div class="line">orchard, were thus much overheard by a man of mine:</div>
                     <div class="line">the prince discovered to Claudio that he loved my</div>
                     <div class="line">niece your daughter and meant to acknowledge it</div>
                     <div class="line">this night in a dance: and if he found her</div>
                     <div class="line">accordant, he meant to take the present time by the</div>
                     <div class="line">top and instantly break with you of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath the fellow any wit that told you this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">A good sharp fellow: I will send for him; and</div>
                     <div class="line">question him yourself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, no; we will hold it as a dream till it appear</div>
                     <div class="line">itself: but I will acquaint my daughter withal,</div>
                     <div class="line">that she may be the better prepared for an answer,</div>
                     <div class="line">if peradventure this be true. Go you and tell her of it.</div>
                     <p>Enter Attendants</p>
                     <div class="line">Cousins, you know what you have to do. O, I cry you</div>
                     <div class="line">mercy, friend; go you with me, and I will use your</div>
                     <div class="line">skill. Good cousin, have a care this busy time.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  The same.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON JOHN and CONRADE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">What the good-year, my lord! why are you thus out</div>
                     <div class="line">of measure sad?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no measure in the occasion that breeds;</div>
                     <div class="line">therefore the sadness is without limit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">You should hear reason.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">And when I have heard it, what blessing brings it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">If not a present remedy, at least a patient</div>
                     <div class="line">sufferance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I wonder that thou, being, as thou sayest thou art,</div>
                     <div class="line">born under Saturn, goest about to apply a moral</div>
                     <div class="line">medicine to a mortifying mischief. I cannot hide</div>
                     <div class="line">what I am: I must be sad when I have cause and smile</div>
                     <div class="line">at no man's jests, eat when I have stomach and wait</div>
                     <div class="line">for no man's leisure, sleep when I am drowsy and</div>
                     <div class="line">tend on no man's business, laugh when I am merry and</div>
                     <div class="line">claw no man in his humour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, but you must not make the full show of this</div>
                     <div class="line">till you may do it without controlment. You have of</div>
                     <div class="line">late stood out against your brother, and he hath</div>
                     <div class="line">ta'en you newly into his grace; where it is</div>
                     <div class="line">impossible you should take true root but by the</div>
                     <div class="line">fair weather that you make yourself: it is needful</div>
                     <div class="line">that you frame the season for your own harvest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I had rather be a canker in a hedge than a rose in</div>
                     <div class="line">his grace, and it better fits my blood to be</div>
                     <div class="line">disdained of all than to fashion a carriage to rob</div>
                     <div class="line">love from any: in this, though I cannot be said to</div>
                     <div class="line">be a flattering honest man, it must not be denied</div>
                     <div class="line">but I am a plain-dealing villain. I am trusted with</div>
                     <div class="line">a muzzle and enfranchised with a clog; therefore I</div>
                     <div class="line">have decreed not to sing in my cage. If I had my</div>
                     <div class="line">mouth, I would bite; if I had my liberty, I would do</div>
                     <div class="line">my liking: in the meantime let me be that I am and</div>
                     <div class="line">seek not to alter me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Can you make no use of your discontent?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I make all use of it, for I use it only.</div>
                     <div class="line">Who comes here?</div>
                     <p>Enter BORACHIO</p>
                     <div class="line">What news, Borachio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I came yonder from a great supper: the prince your</div>
                     <div class="line">brother is royally entertained by Leonato: and I</div>
                     <div class="line">can give you intelligence of an intended marriage.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Will it serve for any model to build mischief on?</div>
                     <div class="line">What is he for a fool that betroths himself to</div>
                     <div class="line">unquietness?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, it is your brother's right hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Who? the most exquisite Claudio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Even he.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">A proper squire! And who, and who? which way looks</div>
                     <div class="line">he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, on Hero, the daughter and heir of Leonato.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">A very forward March-chick! How came you to this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Being entertained for a perfumer, as I was smoking a</div>
                     <div class="line">musty room, comes me the prince and Claudio, hand</div>
                     <div class="line">in hand in sad conference: I whipt me behind the</div>
                     <div class="line">arras; and there heard it agreed upon that the</div>
                     <div class="line">prince should woo Hero for himself, and having</div>
                     <div class="line">obtained her, give her to Count Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, let us thither: this may prove food to</div>
                     <div class="line">my displeasure. That young start-up hath all the</div>
                     <div class="line">glory of my overthrow: if I can cross him any way, I</div>
                     <div class="line">bless myself every way. You are both sure, and will assist me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">To the death, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us to the great supper: their cheer is the</div>
                     <div class="line">greater that I am subdued. Would the cook were of</div>
                     <div class="line">my mind! Shall we go prove what's to be done?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll wait upon your lordship.</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.  A hall in LEONATO'S house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  The same.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  LEONATO'S orchard.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  A hall in LEONATO'S house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONATO, ANTONIO, HERO, BEATRICE, and others</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Was not Count John here at supper?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I saw him not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">How tartly that gentleman looks! I never can see</div>
                     <div class="line">him but I am heart-burned an hour after.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is of a very melancholy disposition.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">He were an excellent man that were made just in the</div>
                     <div class="line">midway between him and Benedick: the one is too</div>
                     <div class="line">like an image and says nothing, and the other too</div>
                     <div class="line">like my lady's eldest son, evermore tattling.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Then half Signior Benedick's tongue in Count John's</div>
                     <div class="line">mouth, and half Count John's melancholy in Signior</div>
                     <div class="line">Benedick's face,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">With a good leg and a good foot, uncle, and money</div>
                     <div class="line">enough in his purse, such a man would win any woman</div>
                     <div class="line">in the world, if a' could get her good-will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, niece, thou wilt never get thee a</div>
                     <div class="line">husband, if thou be so shrewd of thy tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">In faith, she's too curst.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Too curst is more than curst: I shall lessen God's</div>
                     <div class="line">sending that way; for it is said, 'God sends a curst</div>
                     <div class="line">cow short horns;' but to a cow too curst he sends none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">So, by being too curst, God will send you no horns.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Just, if he send me no husband; for the which</div>
                     <div class="line">blessing I am at him upon my knees every morning and</div>
                     <div class="line">evening. Lord, I could not endure a husband with a</div>
                     <div class="line">beard on his face: I had rather lie in the woollen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">You may light on a husband that hath no beard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">What should I do with him? dress him in my apparel</div>
                     <div class="line">and make him my waiting-gentlewoman? He that hath a</div>
                     <div class="line">beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no</div>
                     <div class="line">beard is less than a man: and he that is more than</div>
                     <div class="line">a youth is not for me, and he that is less than a</div>
                     <div class="line">man, I am not for him: therefore, I will even take</div>
                     <div class="line">sixpence in earnest of the bear-ward, and lead his</div>
                     <div class="line">apes into hell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, then, go you into hell?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, but to the gate; and there will the devil meet</div>
                     <div class="line">me, like an old cuckold, with horns on his head, and</div>
                     <div class="line">say 'Get you to heaven, Beatrice, get you to</div>
                     <div class="line">heaven; here's no place for you maids:' so deliver</div>
                     <div class="line">I up my apes, and away to Saint Peter for the</div>
                     <div class="line">heavens; he shows me where the bachelors sit, and</div>
                     <div class="line">there live we as merry as the day is long.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To HERO</span>  Well, niece, I trust you will be ruled</div>
                     <div class="line">by your father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, faith; it is my cousin's duty to make curtsy</div>
                     <div class="line">and say 'Father, as it please you.' But yet for all</div>
                     <div class="line">that, cousin, let him be a handsome fellow, or else</div>
                     <div class="line">make another curtsy and say 'Father, as it please</div>
                     <div class="line">me.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, niece, I hope to see you one day fitted with a husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Not till God make men of some other metal than</div>
                     <div class="line">earth. Would it not grieve a woman to be</div>
                     <div class="line">overmastered with a pierce of valiant dust? to make</div>
                     <div class="line">an account of her life to a clod of wayward marl?</div>
                     <div class="line">No, uncle, I'll none: Adam's sons are my brethren;</div>
                     <div class="line">and, truly, I hold it a sin to match in my kindred.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Daughter, remember what I told you: if the prince</div>
                     <div class="line">do solicit you in that kind, you know your answer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">The fault will be in the music, cousin, if you be</div>
                     <div class="line">not wooed in good time: if the prince be too</div>
                     <div class="line">important, tell him there is measure in every thing</div>
                     <div class="line">and so dance out the answer. For, hear me, Hero:</div>
                     <div class="line">wooing, wedding, and repenting, is as a Scotch jig,</div>
                     <div class="line">a measure, and a cinque pace: the first suit is hot</div>
                     <div class="line">and hasty, like a Scotch jig, and full as</div>
                     <div class="line">fantastical; the wedding, mannerly-modest, as a</div>
                     <div class="line">measure, full of state and ancientry; and then comes</div>
                     <div class="line">repentance and, with his bad legs, falls into the</div>
                     <div class="line">cinque pace faster and faster, till he sink into his grave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Cousin, you apprehend passing shrewdly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I have a good eye, uncle; I can see a church by daylight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">The revellers are entering, brother: make good room.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>All put on their masks</p>
               <p>Enter DON PEDRO, CLAUDIO, BENEDICK, BALTHASAR,
DON JOHN, BORACHIO, MARGARET, URSULA and others, masked</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lady, will you walk about with your friend?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">So you walk softly and look sweetly and say nothing,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am yours for the walk; and especially when I walk away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">With me in your company?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">I may say so, when I please.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">And when please you to say so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">When I like your favour; for God defend the lute</div>
                     <div class="line">should be like the case!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">My visor is Philemon's roof; within the house is Jove.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, your visor should be thatched.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak low, if you speak love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Drawing her aside</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I would you did like me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">So would not I, for your own sake; for I have many</div>
                     <div class="line">ill-qualities.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is one?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">I say my prayers aloud.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">I love you the better: the hearers may cry, Amen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">God match me with a good dancer!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Amen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">And God keep him out of my sight when the dance is</div>
                     <div class="line">done! Answer, clerk.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">No more words: the clerk is answered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">I know you well enough; you are Signior Antonio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">At a word, I am not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">I know you by the waggling of your head.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell you true, I counterfeit him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">You could never do him so ill-well, unless you were</div>
                     <div class="line">the very man. Here's his dry hand up and down: you</div>
                     <div class="line">are he, you are he.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">At a word, I am not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, do you think I do not know you by your</div>
                     <div class="line">excellent wit? can virtue hide itself? Go to,</div>
                     <div class="line">mum, you are he: graces will appear, and there's an</div>
                     <div class="line">end.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you not tell me who told you so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">No, you shall pardon me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor will you not tell me who you are?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Not now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">That I was disdainful, and that I had my good wit</div>
                     <div class="line">out of the 'Hundred Merry Tales:'--well this was</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior Benedick that said so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">What's he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sure you know him well enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Not I, believe me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Did he never make you laugh?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, what is he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, he is the prince's jester: a very dull fool;</div>
                     <div class="line">only his gift is in devising impossible slanders:</div>
                     <div class="line">none but libertines delight in him; and the</div>
                     <div class="line">commendation is not in his wit, but in his villany;</div>
                     <div class="line">for he both pleases men and angers them, and then</div>
                     <div class="line">they laugh at him and beat him. I am sure he is in</div>
                     <div class="line">the fleet: I would he had boarded me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">When I know the gentleman, I'll tell him what you say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Do, do: he'll but break a comparison or two on me;</div>
                     <div class="line">which, peradventure not marked or not laughed at,</div>
                     <div class="line">strikes him into melancholy; and then there's a</div>
                     <div class="line">partridge wing saved, for the fool will eat no</div>
                     <div class="line">supper that night.</div>
                     <p>Music</p>
                     <div class="line">We must follow the leaders.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">In every good thing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, if they lead to any ill, I will leave them at</div>
                     <div class="line">the next turning.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dance. Then exeunt all except DON JOHN, BORACHIO,
and CLAUDIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Sure my brother is amorous on Hero and hath</div>
                     <div class="line">withdrawn her father to break with him about it.</div>
                     <div class="line">The ladies follow her and but one visor remains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And that is Claudio: I know him by his bearing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Are not you Signior Benedick?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">You know me well; I am he.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior, you are very near my brother in his love:</div>
                     <div class="line">he is enamoured on Hero; I pray you, dissuade him</div>
                     <div class="line">from her: she is no equal for his birth: you may</div>
                     <div class="line">do the part of an honest man in it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">How know you he loves her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I heard him swear his affection.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">So did I too; and he swore he would marry her to-night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, let us to the banquet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt DON JOHN and BORACHIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus answer I in the name of Benedick,</div>
                     <div class="line">But hear these ill news with the ears of Claudio.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis certain so; the prince wooes for himself.</div>
                     <div class="line">Friendship is constant in all other things</div>
                     <div class="line">Save in the office and affairs of love:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, all hearts in love use their own tongues;</div>
                     <div class="line">Let every eye negotiate for itself</div>
                     <div class="line">And trust no agent; for beauty is a witch</div>
                     <div class="line">Against whose charms faith melteth into blood.</div>
                     <div class="line">This is an accident of hourly proof,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I mistrusted not. Farewell, therefore, Hero!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter BENEDICK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Count Claudio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, the same.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, will you go with me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Whither?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Even to the next willow, about your own business,</div>
                     <div class="line">county. What fashion will you wear the garland of?</div>
                     <div class="line">about your neck, like an usurer's chain? or under</div>
                     <div class="line">your arm, like a lieutenant's scarf? You must wear</div>
                     <div class="line">it one way, for the prince hath got your Hero.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I wish him joy of her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, that's spoken like an honest drovier: so they</div>
                     <div class="line">sell bullocks. But did you think the prince would</div>
                     <div class="line">have served you thus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, leave me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ho! now you strike like the blind man: 'twas the</div>
                     <div class="line">boy that stole your meat, and you'll beat the post.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If it will not be, I'll leave you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor hurt fowl! now will he creep into sedges.</div>
                     <div class="line">But that my Lady Beatrice should know me, and not</div>
                     <div class="line">know me! The prince's fool! Ha? It may be I go</div>
                     <div class="line">under that title because I am merry. Yea, but so I</div>
                     <div class="line">am apt to do myself wrong; I am not so reputed: it</div>
                     <div class="line">is the base, though bitter, disposition of Beatrice</div>
                     <div class="line">that puts the world into her person and so gives me</div>
                     <div class="line">out. Well, I'll be revenged as I may.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter DON PEDRO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, signior, where's the count? did you see him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Troth, my lord, I have played the part of Lady Fame.</div>
                     <div class="line">I found him here as melancholy as a lodge in a</div>
                     <div class="line">warren: I told him, and I think I told him true,</div>
                     <div class="line">that your grace had got the good will of this young</div>
                     <div class="line">lady; and I offered him my company to a willow-tree,</div>
                     <div class="line">either to make him a garland, as being forsaken, or</div>
                     <div class="line">to bind him up a rod, as being worthy to be whipped.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">To be whipped! What's his fault?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">The flat transgression of a schoolboy, who, being</div>
                     <div class="line">overjoyed with finding a birds' nest, shows it his</div>
                     <div class="line">companion, and he steals it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Wilt thou make a trust a transgression? The</div>
                     <div class="line">transgression is in the stealer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet it had not been amiss the rod had been made,</div>
                     <div class="line">and the garland too; for the garland he might have</div>
                     <div class="line">worn himself, and the rod he might have bestowed on</div>
                     <div class="line">you, who, as I take it, have stolen his birds' nest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will but teach them to sing, and restore them to</div>
                     <div class="line">the owner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">If their singing answer your saying, by my faith,</div>
                     <div class="line">you say honestly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">The Lady Beatrice hath a quarrel to you: the</div>
                     <div class="line">gentleman that danced with her told her she is much</div>
                     <div class="line">wronged by you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">O, she misused me past the endurance of a block!</div>
                     <div class="line">an oak but with one green leaf on it would have</div>
                     <div class="line">answered her; my very visor began to assume life and</div>
                     <div class="line">scold with her. She told me, not thinking I had been</div>
                     <div class="line">myself, that I was the prince's jester, that I was</div>
                     <div class="line">duller than a great thaw; huddling jest upon jest</div>
                     <div class="line">with such impossible conveyance upon me that I stood</div>
                     <div class="line">like a man at a mark, with a whole army shooting at</div>
                     <div class="line">me. She speaks poniards, and every word stabs:</div>
                     <div class="line">if her breath were as terrible as her terminations,</div>
                     <div class="line">there were no living near her; she would infect to</div>
                     <div class="line">the north star. I would not marry her, though she</div>
                     <div class="line">were endowed with all that Adam bad left him before</div>
                     <div class="line">he transgressed: she would have made Hercules have</div>
                     <div class="line">turned spit, yea, and have cleft his club to make</div>
                     <div class="line">the fire too. Come, talk not of her: you shall find</div>
                     <div class="line">her the infernal Ate in good apparel. I would to God</div>
                     <div class="line">some scholar would conjure her; for certainly, while</div>
                     <div class="line">she is here, a man may live as quiet in hell as in a</div>
                     <div class="line">sanctuary; and people sin upon purpose, because they</div>
                     <div class="line">would go thither; so, indeed, all disquiet, horror</div>
                     <div class="line">and perturbation follows her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, here she comes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CLAUDIO, BEATRICE, HERO, and LEONATO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Will your grace command me any service to the</div>
                     <div class="line">world's end? I will go on the slightest errand now</div>
                     <div class="line">to the Antipodes that you can devise to send me on;</div>
                     <div class="line">I will fetch you a tooth-picker now from the</div>
                     <div class="line">furthest inch of Asia, bring you the length of</div>
                     <div class="line">Prester John's foot, fetch you a hair off the great</div>
                     <div class="line">Cham's beard, do you any embassage to the Pigmies,</div>
                     <div class="line">rather than hold three words' conference with this</div>
                     <div class="line">harpy. You have no employment for me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">None, but to desire your good company.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">O God, sir, here's a dish I love not: I cannot</div>
                     <div class="line">endure my Lady Tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, lady, come; you have lost the heart of</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior Benedick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, my lord, he lent it me awhile; and I gave</div>
                     <div class="line">him use for it, a double heart for his single one:</div>
                     <div class="line">marry, once before he won it of me with false dice,</div>
                     <div class="line">therefore your grace may well say I have lost it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">You have put him down, lady, you have put him down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">So I would not he should do me, my lord, lest I</div>
                     <div class="line">should prove the mother of fools. I have brought</div>
                     <div class="line">Count Claudio, whom you sent me to seek.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how now, count! wherefore are you sad?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not sad, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">How then? sick?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Neither, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">The count is neither sad, nor sick, nor merry, nor</div>
                     <div class="line">well; but civil count, civil as an orange, and</div>
                     <div class="line">something of that jealous complexion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I' faith, lady, I think your blazon to be true;</div>
                     <div class="line">though, I'll be sworn, if he be so, his conceit is</div>
                     <div class="line">false. Here, Claudio, I have wooed in thy name, and</div>
                     <div class="line">fair Hero is won: I have broke with her father,</div>
                     <div class="line">and his good will obtained: name the day of</div>
                     <div class="line">marriage, and God give thee joy!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Count, take of me my daughter, and with her my</div>
                     <div class="line">fortunes: his grace hath made the match, and an</div>
                     <div class="line">grace say Amen to it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak, count, 'tis your cue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were</div>
                     <div class="line">but little happy, if I could say how much. Lady, as</div>
                     <div class="line">you are mine, I am yours: I give away myself for</div>
                     <div class="line">you and dote upon the exchange.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak, cousin; or, if you cannot, stop his mouth</div>
                     <div class="line">with a kiss, and let not him speak neither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">In faith, lady, you have a merry heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, my lord; I thank it, poor fool, it keeps on</div>
                     <div class="line">the windy side of care. My cousin tells him in his</div>
                     <div class="line">ear that he is in her heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And so she doth, cousin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Lord, for alliance! Thus goes every one to the</div>
                     <div class="line">world but I, and I am sunburnt; I may sit in a</div>
                     <div class="line">corner and cry heigh-ho for a husband!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lady Beatrice, I will get you one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I would rather have one of your father's getting.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath your grace ne'er a brother like you? Your</div>
                     <div class="line">father got excellent husbands, if a maid could come by them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you have me, lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, my lord, unless I might have another for</div>
                     <div class="line">working-days: your grace is too costly to wear</div>
                     <div class="line">every day. But, I beseech your grace, pardon me: I</div>
                     <div class="line">was born to speak all mirth and no matter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Your silence most offends me, and to be merry best</div>
                     <div class="line">becomes you; for, out of question, you were born in</div>
                     <div class="line">a merry hour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, sure, my lord, my mother cried; but then there</div>
                     <div class="line">was a star danced, and under that was I born.</div>
                     <div class="line">Cousins, God give you joy!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Niece, will you look to those things I told you of?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I cry you mercy, uncle. By your grace's pardon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, a pleasant-spirited lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">There's little of the melancholy element in her, my</div>
                     <div class="line">lord: she is never sad but when she sleeps, and</div>
                     <div class="line">not ever sad then; for I have heard my daughter say,</div>
                     <div class="line">she hath often dreamed of unhappiness and waked</div>
                     <div class="line">herself with laughing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">She cannot endure to hear tell of a husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, by no means: she mocks all her wooers out of suit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">She were an excellent wife for Benedict.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lord, my lord, if they were but a week married,</div>
                     <div class="line">they would talk themselves mad.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">County Claudio, when mean you to go to church?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow, my lord: time goes on crutches till love</div>
                     <div class="line">have all his rites.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not till Monday, my dear son, which is hence a just</div>
                     <div class="line">seven-night; and a time too brief, too, to have all</div>
                     <div class="line">things answer my mind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, you shake the head at so long a breathing:</div>
                     <div class="line">but, I warrant thee, Claudio, the time shall not go</div>
                     <div class="line">dully by us. I will in the interim undertake one of</div>
                     <div class="line">Hercules' labours; which is, to bring Signior</div>
                     <div class="line">Benedick and the Lady Beatrice into a mountain of</div>
                     <div class="line">affection the one with the other. I would fain have</div>
                     <div class="line">it a match, and I doubt not but to fashion it, if</div>
                     <div class="line">you three will but minister such assistance as I</div>
                     <div class="line">shall give you direction.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I am for you, though it cost me ten</div>
                     <div class="line">nights' watchings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">And you too, gentle Hero?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will do any modest office, my lord, to help my</div>
                     <div class="line">cousin to a good husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">And Benedick is not the unhopefullest husband that</div>
                     <div class="line">I know. Thus far can I praise him; he is of a noble</div>
                     <div class="line">strain, of approved valour and confirmed honesty. I</div>
                     <div class="line">will teach you how to humour your cousin, that she</div>
                     <div class="line">shall fall in love with Benedick; and I, with your</div>
                     <div class="line">two helps, will so practise on Benedick that, in</div>
                     <div class="line">despite of his quick wit and his queasy stomach, he</div>
                     <div class="line">shall fall in love with Beatrice. If we can do this,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cupid is no longer an archer: his glory shall be</div>
                     <div class="line">ours, for we are the only love-gods. Go in with me,</div>
                     <div class="line">and I will tell you my drift.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  The same.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON JOHN and BORACHIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">It is so; the Count Claudio shall marry the</div>
                     <div class="line">daughter of Leonato.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, my lord; but I can cross it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Any bar, any cross, any impediment will be</div>
                     <div class="line">medicinable to me: I am sick in displeasure to him,</div>
                     <div class="line">and whatsoever comes athwart his affection ranges</div>
                     <div class="line">evenly with mine. How canst thou cross this marriage?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not honestly, my lord; but so covertly that no</div>
                     <div class="line">dishonesty shall appear in me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Show me briefly how.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think I told your lordship a year since, how much</div>
                     <div class="line">I am in the favour of Margaret, the waiting</div>
                     <div class="line">gentlewoman to Hero.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I remember.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I can, at any unseasonable instant of the night,</div>
                     <div class="line">appoint her to look out at her lady's chamber window.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">What life is in that, to be the death of this marriage?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">The poison of that lies in you to temper. Go you to</div>
                     <div class="line">the prince your brother; spare not to tell him that</div>
                     <div class="line">he hath wronged his honour in marrying the renowned</div>
                     <div class="line">Claudio--whose estimation do you mightily hold</div>
                     <div class="line">up--to a contaminated stale, such a one as Hero.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">What proof shall I make of that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Proof enough to misuse the prince, to vex Claudio,</div>
                     <div class="line">to undo Hero and kill Leonato. Look you for any</div>
                     <div class="line">other issue?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Only to despite them, I will endeavour any thing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, then; find me a meet hour to draw Don Pedro and</div>
                     <div class="line">the Count Claudio alone: tell them that you know</div>
                     <div class="line">that Hero loves me; intend a kind of zeal both to the</div>
                     <div class="line">prince and Claudio, as,--in love of your brother's</div>
                     <div class="line">honour, who hath made this match, and his friend's</div>
                     <div class="line">reputation, who is thus like to be cozened with the</div>
                     <div class="line">semblance of a maid,--that you have discovered</div>
                     <div class="line">thus. They will scarcely believe this without trial:</div>
                     <div class="line">offer them instances; which shall bear no less</div>
                     <div class="line">likelihood than to see me at her chamber-window,</div>
                     <div class="line">hear me call Margaret Hero, hear Margaret term me</div>
                     <div class="line">Claudio; and bring them to see this the very night</div>
                     <div class="line">before the intended wedding,--for in the meantime I</div>
                     <div class="line">will so fashion the matter that Hero shall be</div>
                     <div class="line">absent,--and there shall appear such seeming truth</div>
                     <div class="line">of Hero's disloyalty that jealousy shall be called</div>
                     <div class="line">assurance and all the preparation overthrown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Grow this to what adverse issue it can, I will put</div>
                     <div class="line">it in practise. Be cunning in the working this, and</div>
                     <div class="line">thy fee is a thousand ducats.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Be you constant in the accusation, and my cunning</div>
                     <div class="line">shall not shame me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I will presently go learn their day of marriage.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  LEONATO'S orchard.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BENEDICK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Boy!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Boy</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Boy</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">In my chamber-window lies a book: bring it hither</div>
                     <div class="line">to me in the orchard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Boy</div>
                     <div class="line">I am here already, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I know that; but I would have thee hence, and here again.</div>
                     <p>Exit Boy</p>
                     <div class="line">I do much wonder that one man, seeing how much</div>
                     <div class="line">another man is a fool when he dedicates his</div>
                     <div class="line">behaviors to love, will, after he hath laughed at</div>
                     <div class="line">such shallow follies in others, become the argument</div>
                     <div class="line">of his own scorn by failing in love: and such a man</div>
                     <div class="line">is Claudio. I have known when there was no music</div>
                     <div class="line">with him but the drum and the fife; and now had he</div>
                     <div class="line">rather hear the tabour and the pipe: I have known</div>
                     <div class="line">when he would have walked ten mile a-foot to see a</div>
                     <div class="line">good armour; and now will he lie ten nights awake,</div>
                     <div class="line">carving the fashion of a new doublet. He was wont to</div>
                     <div class="line">speak plain and to the purpose, like an honest man</div>
                     <div class="line">and a soldier; and now is he turned orthography; his</div>
                     <div class="line">words are a very fantastical banquet, just so many</div>
                     <div class="line">strange dishes. May I be so converted and see with</div>
                     <div class="line">these eyes? I cannot tell; I think not: I will not</div>
                     <div class="line">be sworn, but love may transform me to an oyster; but</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll take my oath on it, till he have made an oyster</div>
                     <div class="line">of me, he shall never make me such a fool. One woman</div>
                     <div class="line">is fair, yet I am well; another is wise, yet I am</div>
                     <div class="line">well; another virtuous, yet I am well; but till all</div>
                     <div class="line">graces be in one woman, one woman shall not come in</div>
                     <div class="line">my grace. Rich she shall be, that's certain; wise,</div>
                     <div class="line">or I'll none; virtuous, or I'll never cheapen her;</div>
                     <div class="line">fair, or I'll   never look on her; mild, or come not</div>
                     <div class="line">near me; noble, or not I for an angel; of good</div>
                     <div class="line">discourse, an excellent musician, and her hair shall</div>
                     <div class="line">be of what colour it please God. Ha! the prince and</div>
                     <div class="line">Monsieur Love! I will hide me in the arbour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Withdraws</p>
               <p>Enter DON PEDRO, CLAUDIO, and LEONATO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, shall we hear this music?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, my good lord. How still the evening is,</div>
                     <div class="line">As hush'd on purpose to grace harmony!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">See you where Benedick hath hid himself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, very well, my lord: the music ended,</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll fit the kid-fox with a pennyworth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BALTHASAR with Music</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Balthasar, we'll hear that song again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">O, good my lord, tax not so bad a voice</div>
                     <div class="line">To slander music any more than once.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the witness still of excellency</div>
                     <div class="line">To put a strange face on his own perfection.</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray thee, sing, and let me woo no more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Because you talk of wooing, I will sing;</div>
                     <div class="line">Since many a wooer doth commence his suit</div>
                     <div class="line">To her he thinks not worthy, yet he wooes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet will he swear he loves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, pray thee, come;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or, if thou wilt hold longer argument,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do it in notes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Note this before my notes;</div>
                     <div class="line">There's not a note of mine that's worth the noting.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, these are very crotchets that he speaks;</div>
                     <div class="line">Note, notes, forsooth, and nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Air</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, divine air! now is his soul ravished! Is it</div>
                     <div class="line">not strange that sheeps' guts should hale souls out</div>
                     <div class="line">of men's bodies? Well, a horn for my money, when</div>
                     <div class="line">all's done.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>The Song</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,</div>
                     <div class="line">Men were deceivers ever,</div>
                     <div class="line">One foot in sea and one on shore,</div>
                     <div class="line">To one thing constant never:</div>
                     <div class="line">Then sigh not so, but let them go,</div>
                     <div class="line">And be you blithe and bonny,</div>
                     <div class="line">Converting all your sounds of woe</div>
                     <div class="line">Into Hey nonny, nonny.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sing no more ditties, sing no moe,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of dumps so dull and heavy;</div>
                     <div class="line">The fraud of men was ever so,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since summer first was leafy:</div>
                     <div class="line">Then sigh not so, &c.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, a good song.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">And an ill singer, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha, no, no, faith; thou singest well enough for a shift.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">An he had been a dog that should have howled thus,</div>
                     <div class="line">they would have hanged him: and I pray God his bad</div>
                     <div class="line">voice bode no mischief. I had as lief have heard the</div>
                     <div class="line">night-raven, come what plague could have come after</div>
                     <div class="line">it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, marry, dost thou hear, Balthasar? I pray thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">get us some excellent music; for to-morrow night we</div>
                     <div class="line">would have it at the Lady Hero's chamber-window.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                     <div class="line">The best I can, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do so: farewell.</div>
                     <p>Exit BALTHASAR</p>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, Leonato. What was it you told me of</div>
                     <div class="line">to-day, that your niece Beatrice was in love with</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior Benedick?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, ay: stalk on. stalk on; the fowl sits. I did</div>
                     <div class="line">never think that lady would have loved any man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, nor I neither; but most wonderful that she</div>
                     <div class="line">should so dote on Signior Benedick, whom she hath in</div>
                     <div class="line">all outward behaviors seemed ever to abhor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't possible? Sits the wind in that corner?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, my lord, I cannot tell what to think</div>
                     <div class="line">of it but that she loves him with an enraged</div>
                     <div class="line">affection: it is past the infinite of thought.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">May be she doth but counterfeit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Faith, like enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">O God, counterfeit! There was never counterfeit of</div>
                     <div class="line">passion came so near the life of passion as she</div>
                     <div class="line">discovers it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, what effects of passion shows she?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Bait the hook well; this fish will bite.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">What effects, my lord? She will sit you, you heard</div>
                     <div class="line">my daughter tell you how.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">She did, indeed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">How, how, pray you? You amaze me: I would have I</div>
                     <div class="line">thought her spirit had been invincible against all</div>
                     <div class="line">assaults of affection.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I would have sworn it had, my lord; especially</div>
                     <div class="line">against Benedick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I should think this a gull, but that the</div>
                     <div class="line">white-bearded fellow speaks it: knavery cannot,</div>
                     <div class="line">sure, hide himself in such reverence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath ta'en the infection: hold it up.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath she made her affection known to Benedick?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">No; and swears she never will: that's her torment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis true, indeed; so your daughter says: 'Shall</div>
                     <div class="line">I,' says she, 'that have so oft encountered him</div>
                     <div class="line">with scorn, write to him that I love him?'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">This says she now when she is beginning to write to</div>
                     <div class="line">him; for she'll be up twenty times a night, and</div>
                     <div class="line">there will she sit in her smock till she have writ a</div>
                     <div class="line">sheet of paper: my daughter tells us all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now you talk of a sheet of paper, I remember a</div>
                     <div class="line">pretty jest your daughter told us of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, when she had writ it and was reading it over, she</div>
                     <div class="line">found Benedick and Beatrice between the sheet?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">That.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, she tore the letter into a thousand halfpence;</div>
                     <div class="line">railed at herself, that she should be so immodest</div>
                     <div class="line">to write to one that she knew would flout her; 'I</div>
                     <div class="line">measure him,' says she, 'by my own spirit; for I</div>
                     <div class="line">should flout him, if he writ to me; yea, though I</div>
                     <div class="line">love him, I should.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Then down upon her knees she falls, weeps, sobs,</div>
                     <div class="line">beats her heart, tears her hair, prays, curses; 'O</div>
                     <div class="line">sweet Benedick! God give me patience!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">She doth indeed; my daughter says so: and the</div>
                     <div class="line">ecstasy hath so much overborne her that my daughter</div>
                     <div class="line">is sometime afeared she will do a desperate outrage</div>
                     <div class="line">to herself: it is very true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">It were good that Benedick knew of it by some</div>
                     <div class="line">other, if she will not discover it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To what end? He would make but a sport of it and</div>
                     <div class="line">torment the poor lady worse.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">An he should, it were an alms to hang him. She's an</div>
                     <div class="line">excellent sweet lady; and, out of all suspicion,</div>
                     <div class="line">she is virtuous.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And she is exceeding wise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">In every thing but in loving Benedick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, my lord, wisdom and blood combating in so tender</div>
                     <div class="line">a body, we have ten proofs to one that blood hath</div>
                     <div class="line">the victory. I am sorry for her, as I have just</div>
                     <div class="line">cause, being her uncle and her guardian.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I would she had bestowed this dotage on me: I would</div>
                     <div class="line">have daffed all other respects and made her half</div>
                     <div class="line">myself. I pray you, tell Benedick of it, and hear</div>
                     <div class="line">what a' will say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Were it good, think you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hero thinks surely she will die; for she says she</div>
                     <div class="line">will die, if he love her not, and she will die, ere</div>
                     <div class="line">she make her love known, and she will die, if he woo</div>
                     <div class="line">her, rather than she will bate one breath of her</div>
                     <div class="line">accustomed crossness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">She doth well: if she should make tender of her</div>
                     <div class="line">love, 'tis very possible he'll scorn it; for the</div>
                     <div class="line">man, as you know all, hath a contemptible spirit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a very proper man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath indeed a good outward happiness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Before God! and, in my mind, very wise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">He doth indeed show some sparks that are like wit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And I take him to be valiant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">As Hector, I assure you: and in the managing of</div>
                     <div class="line">quarrels you may say he is wise; for either he</div>
                     <div class="line">avoids them with great discretion, or undertakes</div>
                     <div class="line">them with a most Christian-like fear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">If he do fear God, a' must necessarily keep peace:</div>
                     <div class="line">if he break the peace, he ought to enter into a</div>
                     <div class="line">quarrel with fear and trembling.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">And so will he do; for the man doth fear God,</div>
                     <div class="line">howsoever it seems not in him by some large jests</div>
                     <div class="line">he will make. Well I am sorry for your niece. Shall</div>
                     <div class="line">we go seek Benedick, and tell him of her love?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Never tell him, my lord: let her wear it out with</div>
                     <div class="line">good counsel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that's impossible: she may wear her heart out first.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, we will hear further of it by your daughter:</div>
                     <div class="line">let it cool the while. I love Benedick well; and I</div>
                     <div class="line">could wish he would modestly examine himself, to see</div>
                     <div class="line">how much he is unworthy so good a lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, will you walk? dinner is ready.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If he do not dote on her upon this, I will never</div>
                     <div class="line">trust my expectation.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Let there be the same net spread for her; and that</div>
                     <div class="line">must your daughter and her gentlewomen carry. The</div>
                     <div class="line">sport will be, when they hold one an opinion of</div>
                     <div class="line">another's dotage, and no such matter: that's the</div>
                     <div class="line">scene that I would see, which will be merely a</div>
                     <div class="line">dumb-show. Let us send her to call him in to dinner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt DON PEDRO, CLAUDIO, and LEONATO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Coming forward</span>  This can be no trick: the</div>
                     <div class="line">conference was sadly borne. They have the truth of</div>
                     <div class="line">this from Hero. They seem to pity the lady: it</div>
                     <div class="line">seems her affections have their full bent. Love me!</div>
                     <div class="line">why, it must be requited. I hear how I am censured:</div>
                     <div class="line">they say I will bear myself proudly, if I perceive</div>
                     <div class="line">the love come from her; they say too that she will</div>
                     <div class="line">rather die than give any sign of affection. I did</div>
                     <div class="line">never think to marry: I must not seem proud: happy</div>
                     <div class="line">are they that hear their detractions and can put</div>
                     <div class="line">them to mending. They say the lady is fair; 'tis a</div>
                     <div class="line">truth, I can bear them witness; and virtuous; 'tis</div>
                     <div class="line">so, I cannot reprove it; and wise, but for loving</div>
                     <div class="line">me; by my troth, it is no addition to her wit, nor</div>
                     <div class="line">no great argument of her folly, for I will be</div>
                     <div class="line">horribly in love with her. I may chance have some</div>
                     <div class="line">odd quirks and remnants of wit broken on me,</div>
                     <div class="line">because I have railed so long against marriage: but</div>
                     <div class="line">doth not the appetite alter? a man loves the meat</div>
                     <div class="line">in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall quips and sentences and these paper bullets of</div>
                     <div class="line">the brain awe a man from the career of his humour?</div>
                     <div class="line">No, the world must be peopled. When I said I would</div>
                     <div class="line">die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I</div>
                     <div class="line">were married. Here comes Beatrice. By this day!</div>
                     <div class="line">she's a fair lady: I do spy some marks of love in</div>
                     <div class="line">her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BEATRICE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Against my will I am sent to bid you come in to dinner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Fair Beatrice, I thank you for your pains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I took no more pains for those thanks than you take</div>
                     <div class="line">pains to thank me: if it had been painful, I would</div>
                     <div class="line">not have come.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">You take pleasure then in the message?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, just so much as you may take upon a knife's</div>
                     <div class="line">point and choke a daw withal. You have no stomach,</div>
                     <div class="line">signior: fare you well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! 'Against my will I am sent to bid you come in</div>
                     <div class="line">to dinner;' there's a double meaning in that 'I took</div>
                     <div class="line">no more pains for those thanks than you took pains</div>
                     <div class="line">to thank me.' that's as much as to say, Any pains</div>
                     <div class="line">that I take for you is as easy as thanks. If I do</div>
                     <div class="line">not take pity of her, I am a villain; if I do not</div>
                     <div class="line">love her, I am a Jew. I will go get her picture.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</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.  LEONATO'S garden.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO'S house</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  HERO's apartment.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.6">5. SCENE V.  Another room in LEONATO'S house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  LEONATO'S garden.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HERO, MARGARET, and URSULA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Margaret, run thee to the parlor;</div>
                     <div class="line">There shalt thou find my cousin Beatrice</div>
                     <div class="line">Proposing with the prince and Claudio:</div>
                     <div class="line">Whisper her ear and tell her, I and Ursula</div>
                     <div class="line">Walk in the orchard and our whole discourse</div>
                     <div class="line">Is all of her; say that thou overheard'st us;</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid her steal into the pleached bower,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where honeysuckles, ripen'd by the sun,</div>
                     <div class="line">Forbid the sun to enter, like favourites,</div>
                     <div class="line">Made proud by princes, that advance their pride</div>
                     <div class="line">Against that power that bred it: there will she hide her,</div>
                     <div class="line">To listen our purpose.  This is thy office;</div>
                     <div class="line">Bear thee well in it and leave us alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll make her come, I warrant you, presently.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Ursula, when Beatrice doth come,</div>
                     <div class="line">As we do trace this alley up and down,</div>
                     <div class="line">Our talk must only be of Benedick.</div>
                     <div class="line">When I do name him, let it be thy part</div>
                     <div class="line">To praise him more than ever man did merit:</div>
                     <div class="line">My talk to thee must be how Benedick</div>
                     <div class="line">Is sick in love with Beatrice. Of this matter</div>
                     <div class="line">Is little Cupid's crafty arrow made,</div>
                     <div class="line">That only wounds by hearsay.</div>
                     <p>Enter BEATRICE, behind</p>
                     <div class="line">Now begin;</div>
                     <div class="line">For look where Beatrice, like a lapwing, runs</div>
                     <div class="line">Close by the ground, to hear our conference.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">The pleasant'st angling is to see the fish</div>
                     <div class="line">Cut with her golden oars the silver stream,</div>
                     <div class="line">And greedily devour the treacherous bait:</div>
                     <div class="line">So angle we for Beatrice; who even now</div>
                     <div class="line">Is couched in the woodbine coverture.</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear you not my part of the dialogue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Then go we near her, that her ear lose nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the false sweet bait that we lay for it.</div>
                     <p>Approaching the bower</p>
                     <div class="line">No, truly, Ursula, she is too disdainful;</div>
                     <div class="line">I know her spirits are as coy and wild</div>
                     <div class="line">As haggerds of the rock.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">But are you sure</div>
                     <div class="line">That Benedick loves Beatrice so entirely?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">So says the prince and my new-trothed lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">And did they bid you tell her of it, madam?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">They did entreat me to acquaint her of it;</div>
                     <div class="line">But I persuaded them, if they loved Benedick,</div>
                     <div class="line">To wish him wrestle with affection,</div>
                     <div class="line">And never to let Beatrice know of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why did you so? Doth not the gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Deserve as full as fortunate a bed</div>
                     <div class="line">As ever Beatrice shall couch upon?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">O god of love! I know he doth deserve</div>
                     <div class="line">As much as may be yielded to a man:</div>
                     <div class="line">But Nature never framed a woman's heart</div>
                     <div class="line">Of prouder stuff than that of Beatrice;</div>
                     <div class="line">Disdain and scorn ride sparkling in her eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Misprising what they look on, and her wit</div>
                     <div class="line">Values itself so highly that to her</div>
                     <div class="line">All matter else seems weak: she cannot love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor take no shape nor project of affection,</div>
                     <div class="line">She is so self-endeared.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sure, I think so;</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore certainly it were not good</div>
                     <div class="line">She knew his love, lest she make sport at it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, you speak truth. I never yet saw man,</div>
                     <div class="line">How wise, how noble, young, how rarely featured,</div>
                     <div class="line">But she would spell him backward: if fair-faced,</div>
                     <div class="line">She would swear the gentleman should be her sister;</div>
                     <div class="line">If black, why, Nature, drawing of an antique,</div>
                     <div class="line">Made a foul blot; if tall, a lance ill-headed;</div>
                     <div class="line">If low, an agate very vilely cut;</div>
                     <div class="line">If speaking, why, a vane blown with all winds;</div>
                     <div class="line">If silent, why, a block moved with none.</div>
                     <div class="line">So turns she every man the wrong side out</div>
                     <div class="line">And never gives to truth and virtue that</div>
                     <div class="line">Which simpleness and merit purchaseth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sure, sure, such carping is not commendable.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not to be so odd and from all fashions</div>
                     <div class="line">As Beatrice is, cannot be commendable:</div>
                     <div class="line">But who dare tell her so? If I should speak,</div>
                     <div class="line">She would mock me into air; O, she would laugh me</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of myself, press me to death with wit.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore let Benedick, like cover'd fire,</div>
                     <div class="line">Consume away in sighs, waste inwardly:</div>
                     <div class="line">It were a better death than die with mocks,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is as bad as die with tickling.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet tell her of it: hear what she will say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">No; rather I will go to Benedick</div>
                     <div class="line">And counsel him to fight against his passion.</div>
                     <div class="line">And, truly, I'll devise some honest slanders</div>
                     <div class="line">To stain my cousin with: one doth not know</div>
                     <div class="line">How much an ill word may empoison liking.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, do not do your cousin such a wrong.</div>
                     <div class="line">She cannot be so much without true judgment--</div>
                     <div class="line">Having so swift and excellent a wit</div>
                     <div class="line">As she is prized to have--as to refuse</div>
                     <div class="line">So rare a gentleman as Signior Benedick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is the only man of Italy.</div>
                     <div class="line">Always excepted my dear Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, be not angry with me, madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">Speaking my fancy: Signior Benedick,</div>
                     <div class="line">For shape, for bearing, argument and valour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Goes foremost in report through Italy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, he hath an excellent good name.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">His excellence did earn it, ere he had it.</div>
                     <div class="line">When are you married, madam?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, every day, to-morrow. Come, go in:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll show thee some attires, and have thy counsel</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is the best to furnish me to-morrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">She's limed, I warrant you: we have caught her, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">If it proves so, then loving goes by haps:</div>
                     <div class="line">Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt HERO and URSULA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Coming forward</span>
                     </div>
                     <div class="line">What fire is in mine ears? Can this be true?</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand I condemn'd for pride and scorn so much?</div>
                     <div class="line">Contempt, farewell! and maiden pride, adieu!</div>
                     <div class="line">No glory lives behind the back of such.</div>
                     <div class="line">And, Benedick, love on; I will requite thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Taming my wild heart to thy loving hand:</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou dost love, my kindness shall incite thee</div>
                     <div class="line">To bind our loves up in a holy band;</div>
                     <div class="line">For others say thou dost deserve, and I</div>
                     <div class="line">Believe it better than reportingly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO'S house</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON PEDRO, CLAUDIO, BENEDICK, and LEONATO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do but stay till your marriage be consummate, and</div>
                     <div class="line">then go I toward Arragon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll bring you thither, my lord, if you'll</div>
                     <div class="line">vouchsafe me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that would be as great a soil in the new gloss</div>
                     <div class="line">of your marriage as to show a child his new coat</div>
                     <div class="line">and forbid him to wear it. I will only be bold</div>
                     <div class="line">with Benedick for his company; for, from the crown</div>
                     <div class="line">of his head to the sole of his foot, he is all</div>
                     <div class="line">mirth: he hath twice or thrice cut Cupid's</div>
                     <div class="line">bow-string and the little hangman dare not shoot at</div>
                     <div class="line">him; he hath a heart as sound as a bell and his</div>
                     <div class="line">tongue is the clapper, for what his heart thinks his</div>
                     <div class="line">tongue speaks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Gallants, I am not as I have been.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">So say I methinks you are sadder.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope he be in love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hang him, truant! there's no true drop of blood in</div>
                     <div class="line">him, to be truly touched with love: if he be sad,</div>
                     <div class="line">he wants money.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I have the toothache.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Draw it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Hang it!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">You must hang it first, and draw it afterwards.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">What! sigh for the toothache?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is but a humour or a worm.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, every one can master a grief but he that has</div>
                     <div class="line">it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet say I, he is in love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no appearance of fancy in him, unless it be</div>
                     <div class="line">a fancy that he hath to strange disguises; as, to be</div>
                     <div class="line">a Dutchman today, a Frenchman to-morrow, or in the</div>
                     <div class="line">shape of two countries at once, as, a German from</div>
                     <div class="line">the waist downward, all slops, and a Spaniard from</div>
                     <div class="line">the hip upward, no doublet. Unless he have a fancy</div>
                     <div class="line">to this foolery, as it appears he hath, he is no</div>
                     <div class="line">fool for fancy, as you would have it appear he is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If he be not in love with some woman, there is no</div>
                     <div class="line">believing old signs: a' brushes his hat o'</div>
                     <div class="line">mornings; what should that bode?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath any man seen him at the barber's?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, but the barber's man hath been seen with him,</div>
                     <div class="line">and the old ornament of his cheek hath already</div>
                     <div class="line">stuffed tennis-balls.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, he looks younger than he did, by the loss of a beard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, a' rubs himself with civet: can you smell him</div>
                     <div class="line">out by that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">That's as much as to say, the sweet youth's in love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">The greatest note of it is his melancholy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And when was he wont to wash his face?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, or to paint himself? for the which, I hear</div>
                     <div class="line">what they say of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but his jesting spirit; which is now crept into</div>
                     <div class="line">a lute-string and now governed by stops.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, that tells a heavy tale for him: conclude,</div>
                     <div class="line">conclude he is in love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but I know who loves him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">That would I know too: I warrant, one that knows him not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, and his ill conditions; and, in despite of</div>
                     <div class="line">all, dies for him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">She shall be buried with her face upwards.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet is this no charm for the toothache. Old</div>
                     <div class="line">signior, walk aside with me: I have studied eight</div>
                     <div class="line">or nine wise words to speak to you, which these</div>
                     <div class="line">hobby-horses must not hear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt BENEDICK and LEONATO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">For my life, to break with him about Beatrice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis even so. Hero and Margaret have by this</div>
                     <div class="line">played their parts with Beatrice; and then the two</div>
                     <div class="line">bears will not bite one another when they meet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON JOHN</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord and brother, God save you!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good den, brother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">If your leisure served, I would speak with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">In private?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">If it please you: yet Count Claudio may hear; for</div>
                     <div class="line">what I would speak of concerns him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To CLAUDIO</span>  Means your lordship to be married</div>
                     <div class="line">to-morrow?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">You know he does.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not that, when he knows what I know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If there be any impediment, I pray you discover it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">You may think I love you not: let that appear</div>
                     <div class="line">hereafter, and aim better at me by that I now will</div>
                     <div class="line">manifest. For my brother, I think he holds you</div>
                     <div class="line">well, and in dearness of heart hath holp to effect</div>
                     <div class="line">your ensuing marriage;--surely suit ill spent and</div>
                     <div class="line">labour ill bestowed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, what's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I came hither to tell you; and, circumstances</div>
                     <div class="line">shortened, for she has been too long a talking of,</div>
                     <div class="line">the lady is disloyal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, Hero?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Even she; Leonato's Hero, your Hero, every man's Hero:</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Disloyal?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">The word is too good to paint out her wickedness; I</div>
                     <div class="line">could say she were worse: think you of a worse</div>
                     <div class="line">title, and I will fit her to it. Wonder not till</div>
                     <div class="line">further warrant: go but with me to-night, you shall</div>
                     <div class="line">see her chamber-window entered, even the night</div>
                     <div class="line">before her wedding-day: if you love her then,</div>
                     <div class="line">to-morrow wed her; but it would better fit your honour</div>
                     <div class="line">to change your mind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">May this be so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not think it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">If you dare not trust that you see, confess not</div>
                     <div class="line">that you know: if you will follow me, I will show</div>
                     <div class="line">you enough; and when you have seen more and heard</div>
                     <div class="line">more, proceed accordingly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If I see any thing to-night why I should not marry</div>
                     <div class="line">her to-morrow in the congregation, where I should</div>
                     <div class="line">wed, there will I shame her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">And, as I wooed for thee to obtain her, I will join</div>
                     <div class="line">with thee to disgrace her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">I will disparage her no farther till you are my</div>
                     <div class="line">witnesses: bear it coldly but till midnight, and</div>
                     <div class="line">let the issue show itself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">O day untowardly turned!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O mischief strangely thwarting!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">O plague right well prevented! so will you say when</div>
                     <div class="line">you have seen the sequel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DOGBERRY and VERGES with the Watch</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you good men and true?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, or else it were pity but they should suffer</div>
                     <div class="line">salvation, body and soul.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that were a punishment too good for them, if</div>
                     <div class="line">they should have any allegiance in them, being</div>
                     <div class="line">chosen for the prince's watch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, give them their charge, neighbour Dogberry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">First, who think you the most desertless man to be</div>
                     <div class="line">constable?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Hugh Otecake, sir, or George Seacole; for they can</div>
                     <div class="line">write and read.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, neighbour Seacole. God hath blessed</div>
                     <div class="line">you with a good name: to be a well-favoured man is</div>
                     <div class="line">the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Both which, master constable,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">You have: I knew it would be your answer. Well,</div>
                     <div class="line">for your favour, sir, why, give God thanks, and make</div>
                     <div class="line">no boast of it; and for your writing and reading,</div>
                     <div class="line">let that appear when there is no need of such</div>
                     <div class="line">vanity. You are thought here to be the most</div>
                     <div class="line">senseless and fit man for the constable of the</div>
                     <div class="line">watch; therefore bear you the lantern. This is your</div>
                     <div class="line">charge: you shall comprehend all vagrom men; you are</div>
                     <div class="line">to bid any man stand, in the prince's name.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">How if a' will not stand?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, take no note of him, but let him go; and</div>
                     <div class="line">presently call the rest of the watch together and</div>
                     <div class="line">thank God you are rid of a knave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">If he will not stand when he is bidden, he is none</div>
                     <div class="line">of the prince's subjects.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">True, and they are to meddle with none but the</div>
                     <div class="line">prince's subjects. You shall also make no noise in</div>
                     <div class="line">the streets; for, for the watch to babble and to</div>
                     <div class="line">talk is most tolerable and not to be endured.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">We will rather sleep than talk: we know what</div>
                     <div class="line">belongs to a watch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, you speak like an ancient and most quiet</div>
                     <div class="line">watchman; for I cannot see how sleeping should</div>
                     <div class="line">offend: only, have a care that your bills be not</div>
                     <div class="line">stolen. Well, you are to call at all the</div>
                     <div class="line">ale-houses, and bid those that are drunk get them to bed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">How if they will not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, let them alone till they are sober: if</div>
                     <div class="line">they make you not then the better answer, you may</div>
                     <div class="line">say they are not the men you took them for.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">If you meet a thief, you may suspect him, by virtue</div>
                     <div class="line">of your office, to be no true man; and, for such</div>
                     <div class="line">kind of men, the less you meddle or make with them,</div>
                     <div class="line">why the more is for your honesty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">If we know him to be a thief, shall we not lay</div>
                     <div class="line">hands on him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, by your office, you may; but I think they</div>
                     <div class="line">that touch pitch will be defiled: the most peaceable</div>
                     <div class="line">way for you, if you do take a thief, is to let him</div>
                     <div class="line">show himself what he is and steal out of your company.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">You have been always called a merciful man, partner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, I would not hang a dog by my will, much more</div>
                     <div class="line">a man who hath any honesty in him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">If you hear a child cry in the night, you must call</div>
                     <div class="line">to the nurse and bid her still it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">How if the nurse be asleep and will not hear us?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, depart in peace, and let the child wake</div>
                     <div class="line">her with crying; for the ewe that will not hear her</div>
                     <div class="line">lamb when it baes will never answer a calf when he bleats.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis very true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the end of the charge:--you, constable, are</div>
                     <div class="line">to present the prince's own person: if you meet the</div>
                     <div class="line">prince in the night, you may stay him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, by'r our lady, that I think a' cannot.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Five shillings to one on't, with any man that knows</div>
                     <div class="line">the statutes, he may stay him: marry, not without</div>
                     <div class="line">the prince be willing; for, indeed, the watch ought</div>
                     <div class="line">to offend no man; and it is an offence to stay a</div>
                     <div class="line">man against his will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">By'r lady, I think it be so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha, ha, ha! Well, masters, good night: an there be</div>
                     <div class="line">any matter of weight chances, call up me: keep your</div>
                     <div class="line">fellows' counsels and your own; and good night.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, neighbour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, masters, we hear our charge: let us go sit here</div>
                     <div class="line">upon the church-bench till two, and then all to bed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">One word more, honest neighbours. I pray you watch</div>
                     <div class="line">about Signior Leonato's door; for the wedding being</div>
                     <div class="line">there to-morrow, there is a great coil to-night.</div>
                     <div class="line">Adieu: be vigitant, I beseech you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt DOGBERRY and VERGES</p>
               <p>Enter BORACHIO and CONRADE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What Conrade!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  Peace! stir not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Conrade, I say!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, man; I am at thy elbow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Mass, and my elbow itched; I thought there would a</div>
                     <div class="line">scab follow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">I will owe thee an answer for that: and now forward</div>
                     <div class="line">with thy tale.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand thee close, then, under this pent-house, for</div>
                     <div class="line">it drizzles rain; and I will, like a true drunkard,</div>
                     <div class="line">utter all to thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  Some treason, masters: yet stand close.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore know I have earned of Don John a thousand ducats.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it possible that any villany should be so dear?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou shouldst rather ask if it were possible any</div>
                     <div class="line">villany should be so rich; for when rich villains</div>
                     <div class="line">have need of poor ones, poor ones may make what</div>
                     <div class="line">price they will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">I wonder at it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">That shows thou art unconfirmed. Thou knowest that</div>
                     <div class="line">the fashion of a doublet, or a hat, or a cloak, is</div>
                     <div class="line">nothing to a man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, it is apparel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean, the fashion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, the fashion is the fashion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Tush! I may as well say the fool's the fool. But</div>
                     <div class="line">seest thou not what a deformed thief this fashion</div>
                     <div class="line">is?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  I know that Deformed; a' has been a vile</div>
                     <div class="line">thief this seven year; a' goes up and down like a</div>
                     <div class="line">gentleman: I remember his name.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Didst thou not hear somebody?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">No; 'twas the vane on the house.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Seest thou not, I say, what a deformed thief this</div>
                     <div class="line">fashion is? how giddily a' turns about all the hot</div>
                     <div class="line">bloods between fourteen and five-and-thirty?</div>
                     <div class="line">sometimes fashioning them like Pharaoh's soldiers</div>
                     <div class="line">in the reeky painting, sometime like god Bel's</div>
                     <div class="line">priests in the old church-window, sometime like the</div>
                     <div class="line">shaven Hercules in the smirched worm-eaten tapestry,</div>
                     <div class="line">where his codpiece seems as massy as his club?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">All this I see; and I see that the fashion wears</div>
                     <div class="line">out more apparel than the man. But art not thou</div>
                     <div class="line">thyself giddy with the fashion too, that thou hast</div>
                     <div class="line">shifted out of thy tale into telling me of the fashion?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so, neither: but know that I have to-night</div>
                     <div class="line">wooed Margaret, the Lady Hero's gentlewoman, by the</div>
                     <div class="line">name of Hero: she leans me out at her mistress'</div>
                     <div class="line">chamber-window, bids me a thousand times good</div>
                     <div class="line">night,--I tell this tale vilely:--I should first</div>
                     <div class="line">tell thee how the prince, Claudio and my master,</div>
                     <div class="line">planted and placed and possessed by my master Don</div>
                     <div class="line">John, saw afar off in the orchard this amiable encounter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">And thought they Margaret was Hero?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Two of them did, the prince and Claudio; but the</div>
                     <div class="line">devil my master knew she was Margaret; and partly</div>
                     <div class="line">by his oaths, which first possessed them, partly by</div>
                     <div class="line">the dark night, which did deceive them, but chiefly</div>
                     <div class="line">by my villany, which did confirm any slander that</div>
                     <div class="line">Don John had made, away went Claudio enraged; swore</div>
                     <div class="line">he would meet her, as he was appointed, next morning</div>
                     <div class="line">at the temple, and there, before the whole</div>
                     <div class="line">congregation, shame her with what he saw o'er night</div>
                     <div class="line">and send her home again without a husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">We charge you, in the prince's name, stand!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Call up the right master constable. We have here</div>
                     <div class="line">recovered the most dangerous piece of lechery that</div>
                     <div class="line">ever was known in the commonwealth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">And one Deformed is one of them: I know him; a'</div>
                     <div class="line">wears a lock.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Masters, masters,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">You'll be made bring Deformed forth, I warrant you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Masters,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Never speak: we charge you let us obey you to go with us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">We are like to prove a goodly commodity, being taken</div>
                     <div class="line">up of these men's bills.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">A commodity in question, I warrant you. Come, we'll obey you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  HERO's apartment.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HERO, MARGARET, and URSULA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Ursula, wake my cousin Beatrice, and desire</div>
                     <div class="line">her to rise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will, lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid her come hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">Well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Troth, I think your other rabato were better.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, pray thee, good Meg, I'll wear this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, 's not so good; and I warrant your</div>
                     <div class="line">cousin will say so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">My cousin's a fool, and thou art another: I'll wear</div>
                     <div class="line">none but this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">I like the new tire within excellently, if the hair</div>
                     <div class="line">were a thought browner; and your gown's a most rare</div>
                     <div class="line">fashion, i' faith. I saw the Duchess of Milan's</div>
                     <div class="line">gown that they praise so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, that exceeds, they say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">By my troth, 's but a night-gown in respect of</div>
                     <div class="line">yours: cloth o' gold, and cuts, and laced with</div>
                     <div class="line">silver, set with pearls, down sleeves, side sleeves,</div>
                     <div class="line">and skirts, round underborne with a bluish tinsel:</div>
                     <div class="line">but for a fine, quaint, graceful and excellent</div>
                     <div class="line">fashion, yours is worth ten on 't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">God give me joy to wear it! for my heart is</div>
                     <div class="line">exceeding heavy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twill be heavier soon by the weight of a man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie upon thee! art not ashamed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Of what, lady? of speaking honourably? Is not</div>
                     <div class="line">marriage honourable in a beggar? Is not your lord</div>
                     <div class="line">honourable without marriage? I think you would have</div>
                     <div class="line">me say, 'saving your reverence, a husband:' and bad</div>
                     <div class="line">thinking do not wrest true speaking, I'll offend</div>
                     <div class="line">nobody: is there any harm in 'the heavier for a</div>
                     <div class="line">husband'? None, I think, and it be the right husband</div>
                     <div class="line">and the right wife; otherwise 'tis light, and not</div>
                     <div class="line">heavy: ask my Lady Beatrice else; here she comes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BEATRICE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, coz.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, sweet Hero.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why how now? do you speak in the sick tune?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I am out of all other tune, methinks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Clap's into 'Light o' love;' that goes without a</div>
                     <div class="line">burden: do you sing it, and I'll dance it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ye light o' love, with your heels! then, if your</div>
                     <div class="line">husband have stables enough, you'll see he shall</div>
                     <div class="line">lack no barns.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">O illegitimate construction! I scorn that with my heels.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis almost five o'clock, cousin; tis time you were</div>
                     <div class="line">ready. By my troth, I am exceeding ill: heigh-ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">For a hawk, a horse, or a husband?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">For the letter that begins them all, H.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, and you be not turned Turk, there's no more</div>
                     <div class="line">sailing by the star.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">What means the fool, trow?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing I; but God send every one their heart's desire!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">These gloves the count sent me; they are an</div>
                     <div class="line">excellent perfume.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I am stuffed, cousin; I cannot smell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">A maid, and stuffed! there's goodly catching of cold.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">O, God help me! God help me! how long have you</div>
                     <div class="line">professed apprehension?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Even since you left it. Doth not my wit become me rarely?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">It is not seen enough, you should wear it in your</div>
                     <div class="line">cap. By my troth, I am sick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Get you some of this distilled Carduus Benedictus,</div>
                     <div class="line">and lay it to your heart: it is the only thing for a qualm.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">There thou prickest her with a thistle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Benedictus! why Benedictus? you have some moral in</div>
                     <div class="line">this Benedictus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Moral! no, by my troth, I have no moral meaning; I</div>
                     <div class="line">meant, plain holy-thistle. You may think perchance</div>
                     <div class="line">that I think you are in love: nay, by'r lady, I am</div>
                     <div class="line">not such a fool to think what I list, nor I list</div>
                     <div class="line">not to think what I can, nor indeed I cannot think,</div>
                     <div class="line">if I would think my heart out of thinking, that you</div>
                     <div class="line">are in love or that you will be in love or that you</div>
                     <div class="line">can be in love. Yet Benedick was such another, and</div>
                     <div class="line">now is he become a man: he swore he would never</div>
                     <div class="line">marry, and yet now, in despite of his heart, he eats</div>
                     <div class="line">his meat without grudging: and how you may be</div>
                     <div class="line">converted I know not, but methinks you look with</div>
                     <div class="line">your eyes as other women do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">What pace is this that thy tongue keeps?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Not a false gallop.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter URSULA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, withdraw: the prince, the count, Signior</div>
                     <div class="line">Benedick, Don John, and all the gallants of the</div>
                     <div class="line">town, are come to fetch you to church.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Help to dress me, good coz, good Meg, good Ursula.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  Another room in LEONATO'S house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONATO, with DOGBERRY and VERGES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">What would you with me, honest neighbour?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, sir, I would have some confidence with you</div>
                     <div class="line">that decerns you nearly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Brief, I pray you; for you see it is a busy time with me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, this it is, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, in truth it is, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is it, my good friends?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Goodman Verges, sir, speaks a little off the</div>
                     <div class="line">matter: an old man, sir, and his wits are not so</div>
                     <div class="line">blunt as, God help, I would desire they were; but,</div>
                     <div class="line">in faith, honest as the skin between his brows.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, I thank God I am as honest as any man living</div>
                     <div class="line">that is an old man and no honester than I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Comparisons are odorous: palabras, neighbour Verges.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Neighbours, you are tedious.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">It pleases your worship to say so, but we are the</div>
                     <div class="line">poor duke's officers; but truly, for mine own part,</div>
                     <div class="line">if I were as tedious as a king, I could find it in</div>
                     <div class="line">my heart to bestow it all of your worship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">All thy tediousness on me, ah?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, an 'twere a thousand pound more than 'tis; for</div>
                     <div class="line">I hear as good exclamation on your worship as of any</div>
                     <div class="line">man in the city; and though I be but a poor man, I</div>
                     <div class="line">am glad to hear it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">And so am I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I would fain know what you have to say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, sir, our watch to-night, excepting your</div>
                     <div class="line">worship's presence, ha' ta'en a couple of as arrant</div>
                     <div class="line">knaves as any in Messina.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">A good old man, sir; he will be talking: as they</div>
                     <div class="line">say, when the age is in, the wit is out: God help</div>
                     <div class="line">us! it is a world to see. Well said, i' faith,</div>
                     <div class="line">neighbour Verges: well, God's a good man; an two men</div>
                     <div class="line">ride of a horse, one must ride behind. An honest</div>
                     <div class="line">soul, i' faith, sir; by my troth he is, as ever</div>
                     <div class="line">broke bread; but God is to be worshipped; all men</div>
                     <div class="line">are not alike; alas, good neighbour!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, neighbour, he comes too short of you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Gifts that God gives.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I must leave you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">One word, sir: our watch, sir, have indeed</div>
                     <div class="line">comprehended two aspicious persons, and we would</div>
                     <div class="line">have them this morning examined before your worship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Take their examination yourself and bring it me: I</div>
                     <div class="line">am now in great haste, as it may appear unto you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be suffigance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Drink some wine ere you go: fare you well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, they stay for you to give your daughter to</div>
                     <div class="line">her husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll wait upon them: I am ready.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt LEONATO and Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, good partner, go, get you to Francis Seacole;</div>
                     <div class="line">bid him bring his pen and inkhorn to the gaol: we</div>
                     <div class="line">are now to examination these men.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">And we must do it wisely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">We will spare for no wit, I warrant you; here's</div>
                     <div class="line">that shall drive some of them to a non-come: only</div>
                     <div class="line">get the learned writer to set down our</div>
                     <div class="line">excommunication and meet me at the gaol.</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.  A church.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A prison.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  A church.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON PEDRO, DON JOHN, LEONATO, FRIAR FRANCIS,
CLAUDIO, BENEDICK, HERO, BEATRICE, and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Friar Francis, be brief; only to the plain</div>
                     <div class="line">form of marriage, and you shall recount their</div>
                     <div class="line">particular duties afterwards.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">You come hither, my lord, to marry this lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">To be married to her: friar, you come to marry her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Lady, you come hither to be married to this count.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">If either of you know any inward impediment why you</div>
                     <div class="line">should not be conjoined, charge you, on your souls,</div>
                     <div class="line">to utter it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Know you any, Hero?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">None, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Know you any, count?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare make his answer, none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, what men dare do! what men may do! what men daily</div>
                     <div class="line">do, not knowing what they do!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! interjections? Why, then, some be of</div>
                     <div class="line">laughing, as, ah, ha, he!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand thee by, friar. Father, by your leave:</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you with free and unconstrained soul</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me this maid, your daughter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">As freely, son, as God did give her me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And what have I to give you back, whose worth</div>
                     <div class="line">May counterpoise this rich and precious gift?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing, unless you render her again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet prince, you learn me noble thankfulness.</div>
                     <div class="line">There, Leonato, take her back again:</div>
                     <div class="line">Give not this rotten orange to your friend;</div>
                     <div class="line">She's but the sign and semblance of her honour.</div>
                     <div class="line">Behold how like a maid she blushes here!</div>
                     <div class="line">O, what authority and show of truth</div>
                     <div class="line">Can cunning sin cover itself withal!</div>
                     <div class="line">Comes not that blood as modest evidence</div>
                     <div class="line">To witness simple virtue? Would you not swear,</div>
                     <div class="line">All you that see her, that she were a maid,</div>
                     <div class="line">By these exterior shows? But she is none:</div>
                     <div class="line">She knows the heat of a luxurious bed;</div>
                     <div class="line">Her blush is guiltiness, not modesty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">What do you mean, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to be married,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to knit my soul to an approved wanton.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear my lord, if you, in your own proof,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have vanquish'd the resistance of her youth,</div>
                     <div class="line">And made defeat of her virginity,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know what you would say: if I have known her,</div>
                     <div class="line">You will say she did embrace me as a husband,</div>
                     <div class="line">And so extenuate the 'forehand sin:</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Leonato,</div>
                     <div class="line">I never tempted her with word too large;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, as a brother to his sister, show'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Bashful sincerity and comely love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">And seem'd I ever otherwise to you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Out on thee! Seeming! I will write against it:</div>
                     <div class="line">You seem to me as Dian in her orb,</div>
                     <div class="line">As chaste as is the bud ere it be blown;</div>
                     <div class="line">But you are more intemperate in your blood</div>
                     <div class="line">Than Venus, or those pamper'd animals</div>
                     <div class="line">That rage in savage sensuality.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is my lord well, that he doth speak so wide?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet prince, why speak not you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">What should I speak?</div>
                     <div class="line">I stand dishonour'd, that have gone about</div>
                     <div class="line">To link my dear friend to a common stale.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Are these things spoken, or do I but dream?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, they are spoken, and these things are true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">This looks not like a nuptial.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">True! O God!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Leonato, stand I here?</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this the prince? is this the prince's brother?</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this face Hero's? are our eyes our own?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">All this is so: but what of this, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me but move one question to your daughter;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, by that fatherly and kindly power</div>
                     <div class="line">That you have in her, bid her answer truly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I charge thee do so, as thou art my child.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, God defend me! how am I beset!</div>
                     <div class="line">What kind of catechising call you this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To make you answer truly to your name.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it not Hero? Who can blot that name</div>
                     <div class="line">With any just reproach?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, that can Hero;</div>
                     <div class="line">Hero itself can blot out Hero's virtue.</div>
                     <div class="line">What man was he talk'd with you yesternight</div>
                     <div class="line">Out at your window betwixt twelve and one?</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, if you are a maid, answer to this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">I talk'd with no man at that hour, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then are you no maiden. Leonato,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sorry you must hear: upon mine honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself, my brother and this grieved count</div>
                     <div class="line">Did see her, hear her, at that hour last night</div>
                     <div class="line">Talk with a ruffian at her chamber-window</div>
                     <div class="line">Who hath indeed, most like a liberal villain,</div>
                     <div class="line">Confess'd the vile encounters they have had</div>
                     <div class="line">A thousand times in secret.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie, fie! they are not to be named, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to be spoke of;</div>
                     <div class="line">There is not chastity enough in language</div>
                     <div class="line">Without offence to utter them. Thus, pretty lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sorry for thy much misgovernment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O Hero, what a Hero hadst thou been,</div>
                     <div class="line">If half thy outward graces had been placed</div>
                     <div class="line">About thy thoughts and counsels of thy heart!</div>
                     <div class="line">But fare thee well, most foul, most fair! farewell,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou pure impiety and impious purity!</div>
                     <div class="line">For thee I'll lock up all the gates of love,</div>
                     <div class="line">And on my eyelids shall conjecture hang,</div>
                     <div class="line">To turn all beauty into thoughts of harm,</div>
                     <div class="line">And never shall it more be gracious.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath no man's dagger here a point for me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>HERO swoons</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how now, cousin! wherefore sink you down?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, let us go. These things, come thus to light,</div>
                     <div class="line">Smother her spirits up.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt DON PEDRO, DON JOHN, and CLAUDIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">How doth the lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Dead, I think. Help, uncle!</div>
                     <div class="line">Hero! why, Hero! Uncle! Signior Benedick! Friar!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">O Fate! take not away thy heavy hand.</div>
                     <div class="line">Death is the fairest cover for her shame</div>
                     <div class="line">That may be wish'd for.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, cousin Hero!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Have comfort, lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou look up?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, wherefore should she not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore! Why, doth not every earthly thing</div>
                     <div class="line">Cry shame upon her? Could she here deny</div>
                     <div class="line">The story that is printed in her blood?</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not live, Hero; do not ope thine eyes:</div>
                     <div class="line">For, did I think thou wouldst not quickly die,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thought I thy spirits were stronger than thy shames,</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself would, on the rearward of reproaches,</div>
                     <div class="line">Strike at thy life. Grieved I, I had but one?</div>
                     <div class="line">Chid I for that at frugal nature's frame?</div>
                     <div class="line">O, one too much by thee! Why had I one?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why ever wast thou lovely in my eyes?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why had I not with charitable hand</div>
                     <div class="line">Took up a beggar's issue at my gates,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who smirch'd thus and mired with infamy,</div>
                     <div class="line">I might have said 'No part of it is mine;</div>
                     <div class="line">This shame derives itself from unknown loins'?</div>
                     <div class="line">But mine and mine I loved and mine I praised</div>
                     <div class="line">And mine that I was proud on, mine so much</div>
                     <div class="line">That I myself was to myself not mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Valuing of her,--why, she, O, she is fallen</div>
                     <div class="line">Into a pit of ink, that the wide sea</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath drops too few to wash her clean again</div>
                     <div class="line">And salt too little which may season give</div>
                     <div class="line">To her foul-tainted flesh!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, sir, be patient.</div>
                     <div class="line">For my part, I am so attired in wonder,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not what to say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">O, on my soul, my cousin is belied!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Lady, were you her bedfellow last night?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, truly not; although, until last night,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have this twelvemonth been her bedfellow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Confirm'd, confirm'd! O, that is stronger made</div>
                     <div class="line">Which was before barr'd up with ribs of iron!</div>
                     <div class="line">Would the two princes lie, and Claudio lie,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who loved her so, that, speaking of her foulness,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wash'd it with tears? Hence from her! let her die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hear me a little; for I have only been</div>
                     <div class="line">Silent so long and given way unto</div>
                     <div class="line">This course of fortune</div>
                     <div class="line">By noting of the lady. I have mark'd</div>
                     <div class="line">A thousand blushing apparitions</div>
                     <div class="line">To start into her face, a thousand innocent shames</div>
                     <div class="line">In angel whiteness beat away those blushes;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in her eye there hath appear'd a fire,</div>
                     <div class="line">To burn the errors that these princes hold</div>
                     <div class="line">Against her maiden truth. Call me a fool;</div>
                     <div class="line">Trust not my reading nor my observations,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which with experimental seal doth warrant</div>
                     <div class="line">The tenor of my book; trust not my age,</div>
                     <div class="line">My reverence, calling, nor divinity,</div>
                     <div class="line">If this sweet lady lie not guiltless here</div>
                     <div class="line">Under some biting error.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Friar, it cannot be.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou seest that all the grace that she hath left</div>
                     <div class="line">Is that she will not add to her damnation</div>
                     <div class="line">A sin of perjury; she not denies it:</div>
                     <div class="line">Why seek'st thou then to cover with excuse</div>
                     <div class="line">That which appears in proper nakedness?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Lady, what man is he you are accused of?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">They know that do accuse me; I know none:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I know more of any man alive</div>
                     <div class="line">Than that which maiden modesty doth warrant,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let all my sins lack mercy! O my father,</div>
                     <div class="line">Prove you that any man with me conversed</div>
                     <div class="line">At hours unmeet, or that I yesternight</div>
                     <div class="line">Maintain'd the change of words with any creature,</div>
                     <div class="line">Refuse me, hate me, torture me to death!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">There is some strange misprision in the princes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Two of them have the very bent of honour;</div>
                     <div class="line">And if their wisdoms be misled in this,</div>
                     <div class="line">The practise of it lives in John the bastard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose spirits toil in frame of villanies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not. If they speak but truth of her,</div>
                     <div class="line">These hands shall tear her; if they wrong her honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">The proudest of them shall well hear of it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Time hath not yet so dried this blood of mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor age so eat up my invention,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor fortune made such havoc of my means,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor my bad life reft me so much of friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">But they shall find, awaked in such a kind,</div>
                     <div class="line">Both strength of limb and policy of mind,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ability in means and choice of friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">To quit me of them throughly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Pause awhile,</div>
                     <div class="line">And let my counsel sway you in this case.</div>
                     <div class="line">Your daughter here the princes left for dead:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let her awhile be secretly kept in,</div>
                     <div class="line">And publish it that she is dead indeed;</div>
                     <div class="line">Maintain a mourning ostentation</div>
                     <div class="line">And on your family's old monument</div>
                     <div class="line">Hang mournful epitaphs and do all rites</div>
                     <div class="line">That appertain unto a burial.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">What shall become of this? what will this do?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, this well carried shall on her behalf</div>
                     <div class="line">Change slander to remorse; that is some good:</div>
                     <div class="line">But not for that dream I on this strange course,</div>
                     <div class="line">But on this travail look for greater birth.</div>
                     <div class="line">She dying, as it must so be maintain'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the instant that she was accused,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be lamented, pitied and excused</div>
                     <div class="line">Of every hearer: for it so falls out</div>
                     <div class="line">That what we have we prize not to the worth</div>
                     <div class="line">Whiles we enjoy it, but being lack'd and lost,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then we rack the value, then we find</div>
                     <div class="line">The virtue that possession would not show us</div>
                     <div class="line">Whiles it was ours. So will it fare with Claudio:</div>
                     <div class="line">When he shall hear she died upon his words,</div>
                     <div class="line">The idea of her life shall sweetly creep</div>
                     <div class="line">Into his study of imagination,</div>
                     <div class="line">And every lovely organ of her life</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall come apparell'd in more precious habit,</div>
                     <div class="line">More moving-delicate and full of life,</div>
                     <div class="line">Into the eye and prospect of his soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than when she lived indeed; then shall he mourn,</div>
                     <div class="line">If ever love had interest in his liver,</div>
                     <div class="line">And wish he had not so accused her,</div>
                     <div class="line">No, though he thought his accusation true.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let this be so, and doubt not but success</div>
                     <div class="line">Will fashion the event in better shape</div>
                     <div class="line">Than I can lay it down in likelihood.</div>
                     <div class="line">But if all aim but this be levell'd false,</div>
                     <div class="line">The supposition of the lady's death</div>
                     <div class="line">Will quench the wonder of her infamy:</div>
                     <div class="line">And if it sort not well, you may conceal her,</div>
                     <div class="line">As best befits her wounded reputation,</div>
                     <div class="line">In some reclusive and religious life,</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of all eyes, tongues, minds and injuries.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior Leonato, let the friar advise you:</div>
                     <div class="line">And though you know my inwardness and love</div>
                     <div class="line">Is very much unto the prince and Claudio,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, by mine honour, I will deal in this</div>
                     <div class="line">As secretly and justly as your soul</div>
                     <div class="line">Should with your body.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Being that I flow in grief,</div>
                     <div class="line">The smallest twine may lead me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis well consented: presently away;</div>
                     <div class="line">For to strange sores strangely they strain the cure.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, lady, die to live: this wedding-day</div>
                     <div class="line">Perhaps is but prolong'd: have patience and endure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all but BENEDICK and BEATRICE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Lady Beatrice, have you wept all this while?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, and I will weep a while longer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not desire that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">You have no reason; I do it freely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Surely I do believe your fair cousin is wronged.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, how much might the man deserve of me that would right her!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Is there any way to show such friendship?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">A very even way, but no such friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">May a man do it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a man's office, but not yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I do love nothing in the world so well as you: is</div>
                     <div class="line">not that strange?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">As strange as the thing I know not. It were as</div>
                     <div class="line">possible for me to say I loved nothing so well as</div>
                     <div class="line">you: but believe me not; and yet I lie not; I</div>
                     <div class="line">confess nothing, nor I deny nothing. I am sorry for my cousin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">By my sword, Beatrice, thou lovest me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not swear, and eat it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I will swear by it that you love me; and I will make</div>
                     <div class="line">him eat it that says I love not you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you not eat your word?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">With no sauce that can be devised to it. I protest</div>
                     <div class="line">I love thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, God forgive me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">What offence, sweet Beatrice?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">You have stayed me in a happy hour: I was about to</div>
                     <div class="line">protest I loved you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And do it with all thy heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I love you with so much of my heart that none is</div>
                     <div class="line">left to protest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, bid me do any thing for thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Kill Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! not for the wide world.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">You kill me to deny it. Farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Tarry, sweet Beatrice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I am gone, though I am here: there is no love in</div>
                     <div class="line">you: nay, I pray you, let me go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Beatrice,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">In faith, I will go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll be friends first.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">You dare easier be friends with me than fight with mine enemy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Is Claudio thine enemy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Is he not approved in the height a villain, that</div>
                     <div class="line">hath slandered, scorned, dishonoured my kinswoman? O</div>
                     <div class="line">that I were a man! What, bear her in hand until they</div>
                     <div class="line">come to take hands; and then, with public</div>
                     <div class="line">accusation, uncovered slander, unmitigated rancour,</div>
                     <div class="line">--O God, that I were a man! I would eat his heart</div>
                     <div class="line">in the market-place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Hear me, Beatrice,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Talk with a man out at a window! A proper saying!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but, Beatrice,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Hero! She is wronged, she is slandered, she is undone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Beat--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Princes and counties! Surely, a princely testimony,</div>
                     <div class="line">a goodly count, Count Comfect; a sweet gallant,</div>
                     <div class="line">surely! O that I were a man for his sake! or that I</div>
                     <div class="line">had any friend would be a man for my sake! But</div>
                     <div class="line">manhood is melted into courtesies, valour into</div>
                     <div class="line">compliment, and men are only turned into tongue, and</div>
                     <div class="line">trim ones too: he is now as valiant as Hercules</div>
                     <div class="line">that only tells a lie and swears it. I cannot be a</div>
                     <div class="line">man with wishing, therefore I will die a woman with grieving.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Tarry, good Beatrice. By this hand, I love thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Use it for my love some other way than swearing by it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Think you in your soul the Count Claudio hath wronged Hero?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, as sure as I have a thought or a soul.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Enough, I am engaged; I will challenge him. I will</div>
                     <div class="line">kiss your hand, and so I leave you. By this hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Claudio shall render me a dear account. As you</div>
                     <div class="line">hear of me, so think of me. Go, comfort your</div>
                     <div class="line">cousin: I must say she is dead: and so, farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A prison.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DOGBERRY, VERGES, and Sexton, in gowns; and
the Watch, with CONRADE and BORACHIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Is our whole dissembly appeared?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">O, a stool and a cushion for the sexton.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sexton</div>
                     <div class="line">Which be the malefactors?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, that am I and my partner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that's certain; we have the exhibition to examine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sexton</div>
                     <div class="line">But which are the offenders that are to be</div>
                     <div class="line">examined? let them come before master constable.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, marry, let them come before me. What is your</div>
                     <div class="line">name, friend?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Borachio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray, write down, Borachio. Yours, sirrah?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a gentleman, sir, and my name is Conrade.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Write down, master gentleman Conrade. Masters, do</div>
                     <div class="line">you serve God?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, sir, we hope.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Write down, that they hope they serve God: and</div>
                     <div class="line">write God first; for God defend but God should go</div>
                     <div class="line">before such villains! Masters, it is proved already</div>
                     <div class="line">that you are little better than false knaves; and it</div>
                     <div class="line">will go near to be thought so shortly. How answer</div>
                     <div class="line">you for yourselves?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, sir, we say we are none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">A marvellous witty fellow, I assure you: but I</div>
                     <div class="line">will go about with him. Come you hither, sirrah; a</div>
                     <div class="line">word in your ear: sir, I say to you, it is thought</div>
                     <div class="line">you are false knaves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I say to you we are none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, stand aside. 'Fore God, they are both in a</div>
                     <div class="line">tale. Have you writ down, that they are none?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sexton</div>
                     <div class="line">Master constable, you go not the way to examine:</div>
                     <div class="line">you must call forth the watch that are their accusers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, marry, that's the eftest way. Let the watch</div>
                     <div class="line">come forth. Masters, I charge you, in the prince's</div>
                     <div class="line">name, accuse these men.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">This man said, sir, that Don John, the prince's</div>
                     <div class="line">brother, was a villain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Write down Prince John a villain. Why, this is flat</div>
                     <div class="line">perjury, to call a prince's brother villain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Master constable,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray thee, fellow, peace: I do not like thy look,</div>
                     <div class="line">I promise thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sexton</div>
                     <div class="line">What heard you him say else?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, that he had received a thousand ducats of</div>
                     <div class="line">Don John for accusing the Lady Hero wrongfully.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Flat burglary as ever was committed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, by mass, that it is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sexton</div>
                     <div class="line">What else, fellow?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">And that Count Claudio did mean, upon his words, to</div>
                     <div class="line">disgrace Hero before the whole assembly. and not marry her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">O villain! thou wilt be condemned into everlasting</div>
                     <div class="line">redemption for this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sexton</div>
                     <div class="line">What else?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">This is all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sexton</div>
                     <div class="line">And this is more, masters, than you can deny.</div>
                     <div class="line">Prince John is this morning secretly stolen away;</div>
                     <div class="line">Hero was in this manner accused, in this very manner</div>
                     <div class="line">refused, and upon the grief of this suddenly died.</div>
                     <div class="line">Master constable, let these men be bound, and</div>
                     <div class="line">brought to Leonato's: I will go before and show</div>
                     <div class="line">him their examination.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, let them be opinioned.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Let them be in the hands--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Off, coxcomb!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">God's my life, where's the sexton? let him write</div>
                     <div class="line">down the prince's officer coxcomb. Come, bind them.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou naughty varlet!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                     <div class="line">Away! you are an ass, you are an ass.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou not suspect my place? dost thou not</div>
                     <div class="line">suspect my years? O that he were here to write me</div>
                     <div class="line">down an ass! But, masters, remember that I am an</div>
                     <div class="line">ass; though it be not written down, yet forget not</div>
                     <div class="line">that I am an ass. No, thou villain, thou art full of</div>
                     <div class="line">piety, as shall be proved upon thee by good witness.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a wise fellow, and, which is more, an officer,</div>
                     <div class="line">and, which is more, a householder, and, which is</div>
                     <div class="line">more, as pretty a piece of flesh as any is in</div>
                     <div class="line">Messina, and one that knows the law, go to; and a</div>
                     <div class="line">rich fellow enough, go to; and a fellow that hath</div>
                     <div class="line">had losses, and one that hath two gowns and every</div>
                     <div class="line">thing handsome about him. Bring him away. O that</div>
                     <div class="line">I had been writ down an ass!</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.  Before LEONATO'S house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  LEONATO'S garden.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  A church.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  A room in LEONATO'S house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Before LEONATO'S house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONATO and ANTONIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If you go on thus, you will kill yourself:</div>
                     <div class="line">And 'tis not wisdom thus to second grief</div>
                     <div class="line">Against yourself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray thee, cease thy counsel,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which falls into mine ears as profitless</div>
                     <div class="line">As water in a sieve: give not me counsel;</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor let no comforter delight mine ear</div>
                     <div class="line">But such a one whose wrongs do suit with mine.</div>
                     <div class="line">Bring me a father that so loved his child,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose joy of her is overwhelm'd like mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid him speak of patience;</div>
                     <div class="line">Measure his woe the length and breadth of mine</div>
                     <div class="line">And let it answer every strain for strain,</div>
                     <div class="line">As thus for thus and such a grief for such,</div>
                     <div class="line">In every lineament, branch, shape, and form:</div>
                     <div class="line">If such a one will smile and stroke his beard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bid sorrow wag, cry 'hem!' when he should groan,</div>
                     <div class="line">Patch grief with proverbs, make misfortune drunk</div>
                     <div class="line">With candle-wasters; bring him yet to me,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I of him will gather patience.</div>
                     <div class="line">But there is no such man: for, brother, men</div>
                     <div class="line">Can counsel and speak comfort to that grief</div>
                     <div class="line">Which they themselves not feel; but, tasting it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Their counsel turns to passion, which before</div>
                     <div class="line">Would give preceptial medicine to rage,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fetter strong madness in a silken thread,</div>
                     <div class="line">Charm ache with air and agony with words:</div>
                     <div class="line">No, no; 'tis all men's office to speak patience</div>
                     <div class="line">To those that wring under the load of sorrow,</div>
                     <div class="line">But no man's virtue nor sufficiency</div>
                     <div class="line">To be so moral when he shall endure</div>
                     <div class="line">The like himself. Therefore give me no counsel:</div>
                     <div class="line">My griefs cry louder than advertisement.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Therein do men from children nothing differ.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray thee, peace. I will be flesh and blood;</div>
                     <div class="line">For there was never yet philosopher</div>
                     <div class="line">That could endure the toothache patiently,</div>
                     <div class="line">However they have writ the style of gods</div>
                     <div class="line">And made a push at chance and sufferance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet bend not all the harm upon yourself;</div>
                     <div class="line">Make those that do offend you suffer too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">There thou speak'st reason: nay, I will do so.</div>
                     <div class="line">My soul doth tell me Hero is belied;</div>
                     <div class="line">And that shall Claudio know; so shall the prince</div>
                     <div class="line">And all of them that thus dishonour her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes the prince and Claudio hastily.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON PEDRO and CLAUDIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good den, good den.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good day to both of you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hear you. my lords,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">We have some haste, Leonato.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Some haste, my lord! well, fare you well, my lord:</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you so hasty now? well, all is one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, do not quarrel with us, good old man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If he could right himself with quarreling,</div>
                     <div class="line">Some of us would lie low.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who wrongs him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, thou dost wrong me; thou dissembler, thou:--</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, never lay thy hand upon thy sword;</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear thee not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, beshrew my hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">If it should give your age such cause of fear:</div>
                     <div class="line">In faith, my hand meant nothing to my sword.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Tush, tush, man; never fleer and jest at me:</div>
                     <div class="line">I speak not like a dotard nor a fool,</div>
                     <div class="line">As under privilege of age to brag</div>
                     <div class="line">What I have done being young, or what would do</div>
                     <div class="line">Were I not old. Know, Claudio, to thy head,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast so wrong'd mine innocent child and me</div>
                     <div class="line">That I am forced to lay my reverence by</div>
                     <div class="line">And, with grey hairs and bruise of many days,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do challenge thee to trial of a man.</div>
                     <div class="line">I say thou hast belied mine innocent child;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy slander hath gone through and through her heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">And she lies buried with her ancestors;</div>
                     <div class="line">O, in a tomb where never scandal slept,</div>
                     <div class="line">Save this of hers, framed by thy villany!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">My villany?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thine, Claudio; thine, I say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">You say not right, old man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll prove it on his body, if he dare,</div>
                     <div class="line">Despite his nice fence and his active practise,</div>
                     <div class="line">His May of youth and bloom of lustihood.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Away! I will not have to do with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Canst thou so daff me? Thou hast kill'd my child:</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou kill'st me, boy, thou shalt kill a man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall kill two of us, and men indeed:</div>
                     <div class="line">But that's no matter; let him kill one first;</div>
                     <div class="line">Win me and wear me; let him answer me.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, follow me, boy; come, sir boy, come, follow me:</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir boy, I'll whip you from your foining fence;</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, as I am a gentleman, I will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Content yourself. God knows I loved my niece;</div>
                     <div class="line">And she is dead, slander'd to death by villains,</div>
                     <div class="line">That dare as well answer a man indeed</div>
                     <div class="line">As I dare take a serpent by the tongue:</div>
                     <div class="line">Boys, apes, braggarts, Jacks, milksops!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother Antony,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold you content. What, man! I know them, yea,</div>
                     <div class="line">And what they weigh, even to the utmost scruple,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Scrambling, out-facing, fashion-monging boys,</div>
                     <div class="line">That lie and cog and flout, deprave and slander,</div>
                     <div class="line">Go anticly, show outward hideousness,</div>
                     <div class="line">And speak off half a dozen dangerous words,</div>
                     <div class="line">How they might hurt their enemies, if they durst;</div>
                     <div class="line">And this is all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">But, brother Antony,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, 'tis no matter:</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not you meddle; let me deal in this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Gentlemen both, we will not wake your patience.</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart is sorry for your daughter's death:</div>
                     <div class="line">But, on my honour, she was charged with nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">But what was true and very full of proof.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, my lord,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not hear you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">No? Come, brother; away! I will be heard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And shall, or some of us will smart for it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt LEONATO and ANTONIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">See, see; here comes the man we went to seek.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BENEDICK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, signior, what news?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Good day, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, signior: you are almost come to part</div>
                     <div class="line">almost a fray.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">We had like to have had our two noses snapped off</div>
                     <div class="line">with two old men without teeth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Leonato and his brother. What thinkest thou? Had</div>
                     <div class="line">we fought, I doubt we should have been too young for them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">In a false quarrel there is no true valour. I came</div>
                     <div class="line">to seek you both.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">We have been up and down to seek thee; for we are</div>
                     <div class="line">high-proof melancholy and would fain have it beaten</div>
                     <div class="line">away. Wilt thou use thy wit?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">It is in my scabbard: shall I draw it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou wear thy wit by thy side?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Never any did so, though very many have been beside</div>
                     <div class="line">their wit. I will bid thee draw, as we do the</div>
                     <div class="line">minstrels; draw, to pleasure us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">As I am an honest man, he looks pale. Art thou</div>
                     <div class="line">sick, or angry?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, courage, man! What though care killed a cat,</div>
                     <div class="line">thou hast mettle enough in thee to kill care.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I shall meet your wit in the career, and you</div>
                     <div class="line">charge it against me. I pray you choose another subject.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, then, give him another staff: this last was</div>
                     <div class="line">broke cross.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">By this light, he changes more and more: I think</div>
                     <div class="line">he be angry indeed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If he be, he knows how to turn his girdle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I speak a word in your ear?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">God bless me from a challenge!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLAUDIO</span>  You are a villain; I jest not:</div>
                     <div class="line">I will make it good how you dare, with what you</div>
                     <div class="line">dare, and when you dare. Do me right, or I will</div>
                     <div class="line">protest your cowardice. You have killed a sweet</div>
                     <div class="line">lady, and her death shall fall heavy on you. Let me</div>
                     <div class="line">hear from you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I will meet you, so I may have good cheer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, a feast, a feast?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I' faith, I thank him; he hath bid me to a calf's</div>
                     <div class="line">head and a capon; the which if I do not carve most</div>
                     <div class="line">curiously, say my knife's naught. Shall I not find</div>
                     <div class="line">a woodcock too?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, your wit ambles well; it goes easily.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll tell thee how Beatrice praised thy wit the</div>
                     <div class="line">other day. I said, thou hadst a fine wit: 'True,'</div>
                     <div class="line">said she, 'a fine little one.' 'No,' said I, 'a</div>
                     <div class="line">great wit:' 'Right,' says she, 'a great gross one.'</div>
                     <div class="line">'Nay,' said I, 'a good wit:' 'Just,' said she, 'it</div>
                     <div class="line">hurts nobody.' 'Nay,' said I, 'the gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">is wise:' 'Certain,' said she, 'a wise gentleman.'</div>
                     <div class="line">'Nay,' said I, 'he hath the tongues:' 'That I</div>
                     <div class="line">believe,' said she, 'for he swore a thing to me on</div>
                     <div class="line">Monday night, which he forswore on Tuesday morning;</div>
                     <div class="line">there's a double tongue; there's two tongues.' Thus</div>
                     <div class="line">did she, an hour together, transshape thy particular</div>
                     <div class="line">virtues: yet at last she concluded with a sigh, thou</div>
                     <div class="line">wast the properest man in Italy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">For the which she wept heartily and said she cared</div>
                     <div class="line">not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, that she did: but yet, for all that, an if she</div>
                     <div class="line">did not hate him deadly, she would love him dearly:</div>
                     <div class="line">the old man's daughter told us all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">All, all; and, moreover, God saw him when he was</div>
                     <div class="line">hid in the garden.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">But when shall we set the savage bull's horns on</div>
                     <div class="line">the sensible Benedick's head?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, and text underneath, 'Here dwells Benedick the</div>
                     <div class="line">married man'?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Fare you well, boy: you know my mind. I will leave</div>
                     <div class="line">you now to your gossip-like humour: you break jests</div>
                     <div class="line">as braggarts do their blades, which God be thanked,</div>
                     <div class="line">hurt not. My lord, for your many courtesies I thank</div>
                     <div class="line">you: I must discontinue your company: your brother</div>
                     <div class="line">the bastard is fled from Messina: you have among</div>
                     <div class="line">you killed a sweet and innocent lady. For my Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Lackbeard there, he and I shall meet: and, till</div>
                     <div class="line">then, peace be with him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is in earnest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">In most profound earnest; and, I'll warrant you, for</div>
                     <div class="line">the love of Beatrice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">And hath challenged thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Most sincerely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">What a pretty thing man is when he goes in his</div>
                     <div class="line">doublet and hose and leaves off his wit!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is then a giant to an ape; but then is an ape a</div>
                     <div class="line">doctor to such a man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">But, soft you, let me be: pluck up, my heart, and</div>
                     <div class="line">be sad. Did he not say, my brother was fled?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DOGBERRY, VERGES, and the Watch, with CONRADE
and BORACHIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Come you, sir: if justice cannot tame you, she</div>
                     <div class="line">shall ne'er weigh more reasons in her balance: nay,</div>
                     <div class="line">an you be a cursing hypocrite once, you must be looked to.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">How now? two of my brother's men bound! Borachio</div>
                     <div class="line">one!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hearken after their offence, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Officers, what offence have these men done?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, sir, they have committed false report;</div>
                     <div class="line">moreover, they have spoken untruths; secondarily,</div>
                     <div class="line">they are slanders; sixth and lastly, they have</div>
                     <div class="line">belied a lady; thirdly, they have verified unjust</div>
                     <div class="line">things; and, to conclude, they are lying knaves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">First, I ask thee what they have done; thirdly, I</div>
                     <div class="line">ask thee what's their offence; sixth and lastly, why</div>
                     <div class="line">they are committed; and, to conclude, what you lay</div>
                     <div class="line">to their charge.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Rightly reasoned, and in his own division: and, by</div>
                     <div class="line">my troth, there's one meaning well suited.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who have you offended, masters, that you are thus</div>
                     <div class="line">bound to your answer? this learned constable is</div>
                     <div class="line">too cunning to be understood: what's your offence?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet prince, let me go no farther to mine answer:</div>
                     <div class="line">do you hear me, and let this count kill me. I have</div>
                     <div class="line">deceived even your very eyes: what your wisdoms</div>
                     <div class="line">could not discover, these shallow fools have brought</div>
                     <div class="line">to light: who in the night overheard me confessing</div>
                     <div class="line">to this man how Don John your brother incensed me</div>
                     <div class="line">to slander the Lady Hero, how you were brought into</div>
                     <div class="line">the orchard and saw me court Margaret in Hero's</div>
                     <div class="line">garments, how you disgraced her, when you should</div>
                     <div class="line">marry her: my villany they have upon record; which</div>
                     <div class="line">I had rather seal with my death than repeat over</div>
                     <div class="line">to my shame. The lady is dead upon mine and my</div>
                     <div class="line">master's false accusation; and, briefly, I desire</div>
                     <div class="line">nothing but the reward of a villain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Runs not this speech like iron through your blood?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have drunk poison whiles he utter'd it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">But did my brother set thee on to this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, and paid me richly for the practise of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is composed and framed of treachery:</div>
                     <div class="line">And fled he is upon this villany.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Hero! now thy image doth appear</div>
                     <div class="line">In the rare semblance that I loved it first.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, bring away the plaintiffs: by this time our</div>
                     <div class="line">sexton hath reformed Signior Leonato of the matter:</div>
                     <div class="line">and, masters, do not forget to specify, when time</div>
                     <div class="line">and place shall serve, that I am an ass.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VERGES</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, here comes master Signior Leonato, and the</div>
                     <div class="line">Sexton too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LEONATO and ANTONIO, with the Sexton</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is the villain? let me see his eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">That, when I note another man like him,</div>
                     <div class="line">I may avoid him: which of these is he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">If you would know your wronger, look on me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Art thou the slave that with thy breath hast kill'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine innocent child?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, even I alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not so, villain; thou beliest thyself:</div>
                     <div class="line">Here stand a pair of honourable men;</div>
                     <div class="line">A third is fled, that had a hand in it.</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you, princes, for my daughter's death:</div>
                     <div class="line">Record it with your high and worthy deeds:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas bravely done, if you bethink you of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not how to pray your patience;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet I must speak. Choose your revenge yourself;</div>
                     <div class="line">Impose me to what penance your invention</div>
                     <div class="line">Can lay upon my sin: yet sinn'd I not</div>
                     <div class="line">But in mistaking.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">By my soul, nor I:</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet, to satisfy this good old man,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would bend under any heavy weight</div>
                     <div class="line">That he'll enjoin me to.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot bid you bid my daughter live;</div>
                     <div class="line">That were impossible: but, I pray you both,</div>
                     <div class="line">Possess the people in Messina here</div>
                     <div class="line">How innocent she died; and if your love</div>
                     <div class="line">Can labour ought in sad invention,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb</div>
                     <div class="line">And sing it to her bones, sing it to-night:</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow morning come you to my house,</div>
                     <div class="line">And since you could not be my son-in-law,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be yet my nephew: my brother hath a daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">Almost the copy of my child that's dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">And she alone is heir to both of us:</div>
                     <div class="line">Give her the right you should have given her cousin,</div>
                     <div class="line">And so dies my revenge.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O noble sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your over-kindness doth wring tears from me!</div>
                     <div class="line">I do embrace your offer; and dispose</div>
                     <div class="line">For henceforth of poor Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow then I will expect your coming;</div>
                     <div class="line">To-night I take my leave. This naughty man</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall face to face be brought to Margaret,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who I believe was pack'd in all this wrong,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hired to it by your brother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, by my soul, she was not,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor knew not what she did when she spoke to me,</div>
                     <div class="line">But always hath been just and virtuous</div>
                     <div class="line">In any thing that I do know by her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Moreover, sir, which indeed is not under white and</div>
                     <div class="line">black, this plaintiff here, the offender, did call</div>
                     <div class="line">me ass: I beseech you, let it be remembered in his</div>
                     <div class="line">punishment. And also, the watch heard them talk of</div>
                     <div class="line">one Deformed: they say be wears a key in his ear and</div>
                     <div class="line">a lock hanging by it, and borrows money in God's</div>
                     <div class="line">name, the which he hath used so long and never paid</div>
                     <div class="line">that now men grow hard-hearted and will lend nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">for God's sake: pray you, examine him upon that point.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank thee for thy care and honest pains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">Your worship speaks like a most thankful and</div>
                     <div class="line">reverend youth; and I praise God for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">There's for thy pains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">God save the foundation!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, I discharge thee of thy prisoner, and I thank thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DOGBERRY</div>
                     <div class="line">I leave an arrant knave with your worship; which I</div>
                     <div class="line">beseech your worship to correct yourself, for the</div>
                     <div class="line">example of others. God keep your worship! I wish</div>
                     <div class="line">your worship well; God restore you to health! I</div>
                     <div class="line">humbly give you leave to depart; and if a merry</div>
                     <div class="line">meeting may be wished, God prohibit it! Come, neighbour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt DOGBERRY and VERGES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Until to-morrow morning, lords, farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, my lords: we look for you to-morrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">We will not fail.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To-night I'll mourn with Hero.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To the Watch</span>  Bring you these fellows on. We'll</div>
                     <div class="line">talk with Margaret,</div>
                     <div class="line">How her acquaintance grew with this lewd fellow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt, severally</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  LEONATO'S garden.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BENEDICK and MARGARET, meeting</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray thee, sweet Mistress Margaret, deserve well at</div>
                     <div class="line">my hands by helping me to the speech of Beatrice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you then write me a sonnet in praise of my beauty?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">In so high a style, Margaret, that no man living</div>
                     <div class="line">shall come over it; for, in most comely truth, thou</div>
                     <div class="line">deservest it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">To have no man come over me! why, shall I always</div>
                     <div class="line">keep below stairs?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy wit is as quick as the greyhound's mouth; it catches.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">And yours as blunt as the fencer's foils, which hit,</div>
                     <div class="line">but hurt not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">A most manly wit, Margaret; it will not hurt a</div>
                     <div class="line">woman: and so, I pray thee, call Beatrice: I give</div>
                     <div class="line">thee the bucklers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Give us the swords; we have bucklers of our own.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">If you use them, Margaret, you must put in the</div>
                     <div class="line">pikes with a vice; and they are dangerous weapons for maids.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I will call Beatrice to you, who I think hath legs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore will come.</div>
                     <p>Exit MARGARET</p>
                     <p>Sings</p>
                     <div class="line">The god of love,</div>
                     <div class="line">That sits above,</div>
                     <div class="line">And knows me, and knows me,</div>
                     <div class="line">How pitiful I deserve,--</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean in singing; but in loving, Leander the good</div>
                     <div class="line">swimmer, Troilus the first employer of panders, and</div>
                     <div class="line">a whole bookful of these quondam carpet-mangers,</div>
                     <div class="line">whose names yet run smoothly in the even road of a</div>
                     <div class="line">blank verse, why, they were never so truly turned</div>
                     <div class="line">over and over as my poor self in love. Marry, I</div>
                     <div class="line">cannot show it in rhyme; I have tried: I can find</div>
                     <div class="line">out no rhyme to 'lady' but 'baby,' an innocent</div>
                     <div class="line">rhyme; for 'scorn,' 'horn,' a hard rhyme; for,</div>
                     <div class="line">'school,' 'fool,' a babbling rhyme; very ominous</div>
                     <div class="line">endings: no, I was not born under a rhyming planet,</div>
                     <div class="line">nor I cannot woo in festival terms.</div>
                     <p>Enter BEATRICE</p>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Beatrice, wouldst thou come when I called thee?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, signior, and depart when you bid me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">O, stay but till then!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">'Then' is spoken; fare you well now: and yet, ere</div>
                     <div class="line">I go, let me go with that I came; which is, with</div>
                     <div class="line">knowing what hath passed between you and Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Only foul words; and thereupon I will kiss thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Foul words is but foul wind, and foul wind is but</div>
                     <div class="line">foul breath, and foul breath is noisome; therefore I</div>
                     <div class="line">will depart unkissed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast frighted the word out of his right sense,</div>
                     <div class="line">so forcible is thy wit. But I must tell thee</div>
                     <div class="line">plainly, Claudio undergoes my challenge; and either</div>
                     <div class="line">I must shortly hear from him, or I will subscribe</div>
                     <div class="line">him a coward. And, I pray thee now, tell me for</div>
                     <div class="line">which of my bad parts didst thou first fall in love with me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">For them all together; which maintained so politic</div>
                     <div class="line">a state of evil that they will not admit any good</div>
                     <div class="line">part to intermingle with them. But for which of my</div>
                     <div class="line">good parts did you first suffer love for me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Suffer love! a good epithet! I do suffer love</div>
                     <div class="line">indeed, for I love thee against my will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">In spite of your heart, I think; alas, poor heart!</div>
                     <div class="line">If you spite it for my sake, I will spite it for</div>
                     <div class="line">yours; for I will never love that which my friend hates.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou and I are too wise to woo peaceably.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">It appears not in this confession: there's not one</div>
                     <div class="line">wise man among twenty that will praise himself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">An old, an old instance, Beatrice, that lived in</div>
                     <div class="line">the lime of good neighbours. If a man do not erect</div>
                     <div class="line">in this age his own tomb ere he dies, he shall live</div>
                     <div class="line">no longer in monument than the bell rings and the</div>
                     <div class="line">widow weeps.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">And how long is that, think you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Question: why, an hour in clamour and a quarter in</div>
                     <div class="line">rheum: therefore is it most expedient for the</div>
                     <div class="line">wise, if Don Worm, his conscience, find no</div>
                     <div class="line">impediment to the contrary, to be the trumpet of his</div>
                     <div class="line">own virtues, as I am to myself. So much for</div>
                     <div class="line">praising myself, who, I myself will bear witness, is</div>
                     <div class="line">praiseworthy: and now tell me, how doth your cousin?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Very ill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And how do you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Very ill too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Serve God, love me and mend. There will I leave</div>
                     <div class="line">you too, for here comes one in haste.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter URSULA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, you must come to your uncle. Yonder's old</div>
                     <div class="line">coil at home: it is proved my Lady Hero hath been</div>
                     <div class="line">falsely accused, the prince and Claudio mightily</div>
                     <div class="line">abused; and Don John is the author of all, who is</div>
                     <div class="line">fed and gone. Will you come presently?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you go hear this news, signior?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I will live in thy heart, die in thy lap, and be</div>
                     <div class="line">buried in thy eyes; and moreover I will go with</div>
                     <div class="line">thee to thy uncle's.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  A church.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON PEDRO, CLAUDIO, and three or four
with tapers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this the monument of Leonato?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">It is, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reading out of a scroll</span>
                     </div>
                     <div class="line">Done to death by slanderous tongues</div>
                     <div class="line">Was the Hero that here lies:</div>
                     <div class="line">Death, in guerdon of her wrongs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Gives her fame which never dies.</div>
                     <div class="line">So the life that died with shame</div>
                     <div class="line">Lives in death with glorious fame.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hang thou there upon the tomb,</div>
                     <div class="line">Praising her when I am dumb.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, music, sound, and sing your solemn hymn.</div>
                     <h3 class="bridgehead">SONG.</h3>
                     <div class="line">Pardon, goddess of the night,</div>
                     <div class="line">Those that slew thy virgin knight;</div>
                     <div class="line">For the which, with songs of woe,</div>
                     <div class="line">Round about her tomb they go.</div>
                     <div class="line">Midnight, assist our moan;</div>
                     <div class="line">Help us to sigh and groan,</div>
                     <div class="line">Heavily, heavily:</div>
                     <div class="line">Graves, yawn and yield your dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till death be uttered,</div>
                     <div class="line">Heavily, heavily.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, unto thy bones good night!</div>
                     <div class="line">Yearly will I do this rite.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, masters; put your torches out:</div>
                     <div class="line">The wolves have prey'd; and look, the gentle day,</div>
                     <div class="line">Before the wheels of Phoebus, round about</div>
                     <div class="line">Dapples the drowsy east with spots of grey.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thanks to you all, and leave us: fare you well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, masters: each his several way.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, let us hence, and put on other weeds;</div>
                     <div class="line">And then to Leonato's we will go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And Hymen now with luckier issue speed's</div>
                     <div class="line">Than this for whom we render'd up this woe.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  A room in LEONATO'S house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONATO, ANTONIO, BENEDICK, BEATRICE,
MARGARET, URSULA, FRIAR FRANCIS, and HERO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I not tell you she was innocent?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">So are the prince and Claudio, who accused her</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the error that you heard debated:</div>
                     <div class="line">But Margaret was in some fault for this,</div>
                     <div class="line">Although against her will, as it appears</div>
                     <div class="line">In the true course of all the question.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I am glad that all things sort so well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And so am I, being else by faith enforced</div>
                     <div class="line">To call young Claudio to a reckoning for it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, daughter, and you gentle-women all,</div>
                     <div class="line">Withdraw into a chamber by yourselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">And when I send for you, come hither mask'd.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt Ladies</p>
                     <div class="line">The prince and Claudio promised by this hour</div>
                     <div class="line">To visit me. You know your office, brother:</div>
                     <div class="line">You must be father to your brother's daughter</div>
                     <div class="line">And give her to young Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I will do with confirm'd countenance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Friar, I must entreat your pains, I think.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">To do what, signior?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">To bind me, or undo me; one of them.</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior Leonato, truth it is, good signior,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your niece regards me with an eye of favour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">That eye my daughter lent her: 'tis most true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And I do with an eye of love requite her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">The sight whereof I think you had from me,</div>
                     <div class="line">From Claudio and the prince: but what's your will?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Your answer, sir, is enigmatical:</div>
                     <div class="line">But, for my will, my will is your good will</div>
                     <div class="line">May stand with ours, this day to be conjoin'd</div>
                     <div class="line">In the state of honourable marriage:</div>
                     <div class="line">In which, good friar, I shall desire your help.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart is with your liking.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">And my help.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes the prince and Claudio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DON PEDRO and CLAUDIO, and two or
three others</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow to this fair assembly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, prince; good morrow, Claudio:</div>
                     <div class="line">We here attend you. Are you yet determined</div>
                     <div class="line">To-day to marry with my brother's daughter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll hold my mind, were she an Ethiope.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Call her forth, brother; here's the friar ready.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit ANTONIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, Benedick. Why, what's the matter,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you have such a February face,</div>
                     <div class="line">So full of frost, of storm and cloudiness?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think he thinks upon the savage bull.</div>
                     <div class="line">Tush, fear not, man; we'll tip thy horns with gold</div>
                     <div class="line">And all Europa shall rejoice at thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">As once Europa did at lusty Jove,</div>
                     <div class="line">When he would play the noble beast in love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Bull Jove, sir, had an amiable low;</div>
                     <div class="line">And some such strange bull leap'd your father's cow,</div>
                     <div class="line">And got a calf in that same noble feat</div>
                     <div class="line">Much like to you, for you have just his bleat.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">For this I owe you: here comes other reckonings.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter ANTONIO, with the Ladies masked</p>
                     <div class="line">Which is the lady I must seize upon?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">This same is she, and I do give you her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then she's mine. Sweet, let me see your face.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, that you shall not, till you take her hand</div>
                     <div class="line">Before this friar and swear to marry her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me your hand: before this holy friar,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am your husband, if you like of me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">And when I lived, I was your other wife:</div>
                     <p>Unmasking</p>
                     <div class="line">And when you loved, you were my other husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Another Hero!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing certainer:</div>
                     <div class="line">One Hero died defiled, but I do live,</div>
                     <div class="line">And surely as I live, I am a maid.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">The former Hero! Hero that is dead!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">She died, my lord, but whiles her slander lived.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FRIAR FRANCIS</div>
                     <div class="line">All this amazement can I qualify:</div>
                     <div class="line">When after that the holy rites are ended,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll tell you largely of fair Hero's death:</div>
                     <div class="line">Meantime let wonder seem familiar,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to the chapel let us presently.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Soft and fair, friar. Which is Beatrice?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Unmasking</span>  I answer to that name. What is your will?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not you love me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, no; no more than reason.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then your uncle and the prince and Claudio</div>
                     <div class="line">Have been deceived; they swore you did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not you love me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Troth, no; no more than reason.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then my cousin Margaret and Ursula</div>
                     <div class="line">Are much deceived; for they did swear you did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">They swore that you were almost sick for me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">They swore that you were well-nigh dead for me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis no such matter. Then you do not love me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, truly, but in friendly recompense.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, cousin, I am sure you love the gentleman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And I'll be sworn upon't that he loves her;</div>
                     <div class="line">For here's a paper written in his hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">A halting sonnet of his own pure brain,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fashion'd to Beatrice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                     <div class="line">And here's another</div>
                     <div class="line">Writ in my cousin's hand, stolen from her pocket,</div>
                     <div class="line">Containing her affection unto Benedick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">A miracle! here's our own hands against our hearts.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, I will have thee; but, by this light, I take</div>
                     <div class="line">thee for pity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not deny you; but, by this good day, I yield</div>
                     <div class="line">upon great persuasion; and partly to save your life,</div>
                     <div class="line">for I was told you were in a consumption.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace! I will stop your mouth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Kissing her</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                     <div class="line">How dost thou, Benedick, the married man?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll tell thee what, prince; a college of</div>
                     <div class="line">wit-crackers cannot flout me out of my humour. Dost</div>
                     <div class="line">thou think I  care for a satire or an epigram? No:</div>
                     <div class="line">if a man will be beaten with brains, a' shall wear</div>
                     <div class="line">nothing handsome about him. In brief, since I do</div>
                     <div class="line">purpose to marry, I will think nothing to any</div>
                     <div class="line">purpose that the world can say against it; and</div>
                     <div class="line">therefore never flout at me for what I have said</div>
                     <div class="line">against it; for man is a giddy thing, and this is my</div>
                     <div class="line">conclusion. For thy part, Claudio, I did think to</div>
                     <div class="line">have beaten thee, but in that thou art like to be my</div>
                     <div class="line">kinsman, live unbruised and love my cousin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I had well hoped thou wouldst have denied Beatrice,</div>
                     <div class="line">that I might have cudgelled thee out of thy single</div>
                     <div class="line">life, to make thee a double-dealer; which, out of</div>
                     <div class="line">question, thou wilt be, if my cousin do not look</div>
                     <div class="line">exceedingly narrowly to thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, we are friends: let's have a dance ere</div>
                     <div class="line">we are married, that we may lighten our own hearts</div>
                     <div class="line">and our wives' heels.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll have dancing afterward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">First, of my word; therefore play, music. Prince,</div>
                     <div class="line">thou art sad; get thee a wife, get thee a wife:</div>
                     <div class="line">there is no staff more reverend than one tipped with horn.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, your brother John is ta'en in flight,</div>
                     <div class="line">And brought with armed men back to Messina.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Think not on him till to-morrow:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll devise thee brave punishments for him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Strike up, pipers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dance</p>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
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            <h1>Much Ado about Nothing</h1>
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            <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.  Before LEONATO'S house.</a>
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                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same.</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.  A hall in LEONATO'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  The same.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  LEONATO'S orchard.</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.  LEONATO'S garden.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO'S house</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  HERO's apartment.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.6">5. SCENE V.  Another room in LEONATO'S house.</a>
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                     </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.  A church.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A prison.</a>
                           </span>
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                     </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.  Before LEONATO'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  LEONATO'S garden.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  A church.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  A room in LEONATO'S house.</a>
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                     </ul>
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         </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">DON PEDRO, prince of Arragon.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DON JOHN, his bastard brother.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">CLAUDIO, a young lord of Florence.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">BENEDICK, a young lord of Padua.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LEONATO, governor of Messina.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">ANTONIO, his brother.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">BALTHASAR, attendant on Don Pedro.</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">CONRADE</span>
                              <span class="personname">BORACHIO</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">followers of Don John.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">FRIAR FRANCIS</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DOGBERRY, a constable.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">VERGES, a headborough.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Sexton.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Boy.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">HERO, daughter to Leonato.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">BEATRICE, niece to Leonato.</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">MARGARET</span>
                              <span class="personname">URSULA</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">gentlewomen attending on Hero.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Messengers, Watch, Attendants, &c. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>SCENE  Messina.</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.  Before LEONATO'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same.</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.  Before LEONATO'S house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter LEONATO, HERO, and BEATRICE, with a
Messenger</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">I learn in this letter that Don Peter of Arragon</div>
                              <div class="line">comes this night to Messina.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">He is very near by this: he was not three leagues off</div>
                              <div class="line">when I left him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">How many gentlemen have you lost in this action?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">But few of any sort, and none of name.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">A victory is twice itself when the achiever brings</div>
                              <div class="line">home full numbers. I find here that Don Peter hath</div>
                              <div class="line">bestowed much honour on a young Florentine called Claudio.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">Much deserved on his part and equally remembered by</div>
                              <div class="line">Don Pedro: he hath borne himself beyond the</div>
                              <div class="line">promise of his age, doing, in the figure of a lamb,</div>
                              <div class="line">the feats of a lion: he hath indeed better</div>
                              <div class="line">bettered expectation than you must expect of me to</div>
                              <div class="line">tell you how.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">He hath an uncle here in Messina will be very much</div>
                              <div class="line">glad of it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">I have already delivered him letters, and there</div>
                              <div class="line">appears much joy in him; even so much that joy could</div>
                              <div class="line">not show itself modest enough without a badge of</div>
                              <div class="line">bitterness.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Did he break out into tears?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">In great measure.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">A kind overflow of kindness: there are no faces</div>
                              <div class="line">truer than those that are so washed. How much</div>
                              <div class="line">better is it to weep at joy than to joy at weeping!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">I pray you, is Signior Mountanto returned from the</div>
                              <div class="line">wars or no?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">I know none of that name, lady: there was none such</div>
                              <div class="line">in the army of any sort.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">What is he that you ask for, niece?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                              <div class="line">My cousin means Signior Benedick of Padua.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">O, he's returned; and as pleasant as ever he was.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">He set up his bills here in Messina and challenged</div>
                              <div class="line">Cupid at the flight; and my uncle's fool, reading</div>
                              <div class="line">the challenge, subscribed for Cupid, and challenged</div>
                              <div class="line">him at the bird-bolt. I pray you, how many hath he</div>
                              <div class="line">killed and eaten in these wars? But how many hath</div>
                              <div class="line">he killed? for indeed I promised to eat all of his killing.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Faith, niece, you tax Signior Benedick too much;</div>
                              <div class="line">but he'll be meet with you, I doubt it not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">He hath done good service, lady, in these wars.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">You had musty victual, and he hath holp to eat it:</div>
                              <div class="line">he is a very valiant trencherman; he hath an</div>
                              <div class="line">excellent stomach.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">And a good soldier too, lady.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">And a good soldier to a lady: but what is he to a lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">A lord to a lord, a man to a man; stuffed with all</div>
                              <div class="line">honourable virtues.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">It is so, indeed; he is no less than a stuffed man:</div>
                              <div class="line">but for the stuffing,--well, we are all mortal.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">You must not, sir, mistake my niece. There is a</div>
                              <div class="line">kind of merry war betwixt Signior Benedick and her:</div>
                              <div class="line">they never meet but there's a skirmish of wit</div>
                              <div class="line">between them.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Alas! he gets nothing by that. In our last</div>
                              <div class="line">conflict four of his five wits went halting off, and</div>
                              <div class="line">now is the whole man governed with one: so that if</div>
                              <div class="line">he have wit enough to keep himself warm, let him</div>
                              <div class="line">bear it for a difference between himself and his</div>
                              <div class="line">horse; for it is all the wealth that he hath left,</div>
                              <div class="line">to be known a reasonable creature. Who is his</div>
                              <div class="line">companion now? He hath every month a new sworn brother.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">Is't possible?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Very easily possible: he wears his faith but as</div>
                              <div class="line">the fashion of his hat; it ever changes with the</div>
                              <div class="line">next block.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">I see, lady, the gentleman is not in your books.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">No; an he were, I would burn my study. But, I pray</div>
                              <div class="line">you, who is his companion? Is there no young</div>
                              <div class="line">squarer now that will make a voyage with him to the devil?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">He is most in the company of the right noble Claudio.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">O Lord, he will hang upon him like a disease: he</div>
                              <div class="line">is sooner caught than the pestilence, and the taker</div>
                              <div class="line">runs presently mad. God help the noble Claudio! if</div>
                              <div class="line">he have caught the Benedick, it will cost him a</div>
                              <div class="line">thousand pound ere a' be cured.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">I will hold friends with you, lady.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Do, good friend.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">You will never run mad, niece.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, not till a hot January.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">Don Pedro is approached.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter DON PEDRO, DON JOHN, CLAUDIO, BENEDICK,
and BALTHASAR</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Good Signior Leonato, you are come to meet your</div>
                              <div class="line">trouble: the fashion of the world is to avoid</div>
                              <div class="line">cost, and you encounter it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Never came trouble to my house in the likeness of</div>
                              <div class="line">your grace: for trouble being gone, comfort should</div>
                              <div class="line">remain; but when you depart from me, sorrow abides</div>
                              <div class="line">and happiness takes his leave.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">You embrace your charge too willingly. I think this</div>
                              <div class="line">is your daughter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Her mother hath many times told me so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Were you in doubt, sir, that you asked her?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Signior Benedick, no; for then were you a child.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">You have it full, Benedick: we may guess by this</div>
                              <div class="line">what you are, being a man. Truly, the lady fathers</div>
                              <div class="line">herself. Be happy, lady; for you are like an</div>
                              <div class="line">honourable father.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">If Signior Leonato be her father, she would not</div>
                              <div class="line">have his head on her shoulders for all Messina, as</div>
                              <div class="line">like him as she is.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">I wonder that you will still be talking, Signior</div>
                              <div class="line">Benedick: nobody marks you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">What, my dear Lady Disdain! are you yet living?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Is it possible disdain should die while she hath</div>
                              <div class="line">such meet food to feed it as Signior Benedick?</div>
                              <div class="line">Courtesy itself must convert to disdain, if you come</div>
                              <div class="line">in her presence.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Then is courtesy a turncoat. But it is certain I</div>
                              <div class="line">am loved of all ladies, only you excepted: and I</div>
                              <div class="line">would I could find in my heart that I had not a hard</div>
                              <div class="line">heart; for, truly, I love none.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">A dear happiness to women: they would else have</div>
                              <div class="line">been troubled with a pernicious suitor. I thank God</div>
                              <div class="line">and my cold blood, I am of your humour for that: I</div>
                              <div class="line">had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man</div>
                              <div class="line">swear he loves me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">God keep your ladyship still in that mind! so some</div>
                              <div class="line">gentleman or other shall 'scape a predestinate</div>
                              <div class="line">scratched face.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Scratching could not make it worse, an 'twere such</div>
                              <div class="line">a face as yours were.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, you are a rare parrot-teacher.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">A bird of my tongue is better than a beast of yours.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">I would my horse had the speed of your tongue, and</div>
                              <div class="line">so good a continuer. But keep your way, i' God's</div>
                              <div class="line">name; I have done.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">You always end with a jade's trick: I know you of old.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">That is the sum of all, Leonato. Signior Claudio</div>
                              <div class="line">and Signior Benedick, my dear friend Leonato hath</div>
                              <div class="line">invited you all. I tell him we shall stay here at</div>
                              <div class="line">the least a month; and he heartily prays some</div>
                              <div class="line">occasion may detain us longer. I dare swear he is no</div>
                              <div class="line">hypocrite, but prays from his heart.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">If you swear, my lord, you shall not be forsworn.</div>
                              <p>To DON JOHN</p>
                              <div class="line">Let me bid you welcome, my lord: being reconciled to</div>
                              <div class="line">the prince your brother, I owe you all duty.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">I thank you: I am not of many words, but I thank</div>
                              <div class="line">you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Please it your grace lead on?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Your hand, Leonato; we will go together.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt all except BENEDICK and CLAUDIO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Benedick, didst thou note the daughter of Signior Leonato?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">I noted her not; but I looked on her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Is she not a modest young lady?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Do you question me, as an honest man should do, for</div>
                              <div class="line">my simple true judgment; or would you have me speak</div>
                              <div class="line">after my custom, as being a professed tyrant to their sex?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">No; I pray thee speak in sober judgment.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, i' faith, methinks she's too low for a high</div>
                              <div class="line">praise, too brown for a fair praise and too little</div>
                              <div class="line">for a great praise: only this commendation I can</div>
                              <div class="line">afford her, that were she other than she is, she</div>
                              <div class="line">were unhandsome; and being no other but as she is, I</div>
                              <div class="line">do not like her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou thinkest I am in sport: I pray thee tell me</div>
                              <div class="line">truly how thou likest her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Would you buy her, that you inquire after her?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Can the world buy such a jewel?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Yea, and a case to put it into. But speak you this</div>
                              <div class="line">with a sad brow? or do you play the flouting Jack,</div>
                              <div class="line">to tell us Cupid is a good hare-finder and Vulcan a</div>
                              <div class="line">rare carpenter? Come, in what key shall a man take</div>
                              <div class="line">you, to go in the song?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">In mine eye she is the sweetest lady that ever I</div>
                              <div class="line">looked on.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">I can see yet without spectacles and I see no such</div>
                              <div class="line">matter: there's her cousin, an she were not</div>
                              <div class="line">possessed with a fury, exceeds her as much in beauty</div>
                              <div class="line">as the first of May doth the last of December. But I</div>
                              <div class="line">hope you have no intent to turn husband, have you?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">I would scarce trust myself, though I had sworn the</div>
                              <div class="line">contrary, if Hero would be my wife.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Is't come to this? In faith, hath not the world</div>
                              <div class="line">one man but he will wear his cap with suspicion?</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall I never see a bachelor of three-score again?</div>
                              <div class="line">Go to, i' faith; an thou wilt needs thrust thy neck</div>
                              <div class="line">into a yoke, wear the print of it and sigh away</div>
                              <div class="line">Sundays. Look Don Pedro is returned to seek you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter DON PEDRO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">What secret hath held you here, that you followed</div>
                              <div class="line">not to Leonato's?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">I would your grace would constrain me to tell.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">I charge thee on thy allegiance.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">You hear, Count Claudio: I can be secret as a dumb</div>
                              <div class="line">man; I would have you think so; but, on my</div>
                              <div class="line">allegiance, mark you this, on my allegiance. He is</div>
                              <div class="line">in love. With who? now that is your grace's part.</div>
                              <div class="line">Mark how short his answer is;--With Hero, Leonato's</div>
                              <div class="line">short daughter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">If this were so, so were it uttered.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Like the old tale, my lord: 'it is not so, nor</div>
                              <div class="line">'twas not so, but, indeed, God forbid it should be</div>
                              <div class="line">so.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">If my passion change not shortly, God forbid it</div>
                              <div class="line">should be otherwise.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Amen, if you love her; for the lady is very well worthy.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">You speak this to fetch me in, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">By my troth, I speak my thought.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">And, in faith, my lord, I spoke mine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">And, by my two faiths and troths, my lord, I spoke mine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">That I love her, I feel.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">That she is worthy, I know.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">That I neither feel how she should be loved nor</div>
                              <div class="line">know how she should be worthy, is the opinion that</div>
                              <div class="line">fire cannot melt out of me: I will die in it at the stake.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou wast ever an obstinate heretic in the despite</div>
                              <div class="line">of beauty.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">And never could maintain his part but in the force</div>
                              <div class="line">of his will.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">That a woman conceived me, I thank her; that she</div>
                              <div class="line">brought me up, I likewise give her most humble</div>
                              <div class="line">thanks: but that I will have a recheat winded in my</div>
                              <div class="line">forehead, or hang my bugle in an invisible baldrick,</div>
                              <div class="line">all women shall pardon me. Because I will not do</div>
                              <div class="line">them the wrong to mistrust any, I will do myself the</div>
                              <div class="line">right to trust none; and the fine is, for the which</div>
                              <div class="line">I may go the finer, I will live a bachelor.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">I shall see thee, ere I die, look pale with love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">With anger, with sickness, or with hunger, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">not with love: prove that ever I lose more blood</div>
                              <div class="line">with love than I will get again with drinking, pick</div>
                              <div class="line">out mine eyes with a ballad-maker's pen and hang me</div>
                              <div class="line">up at the door of a brothel-house for the sign of</div>
                              <div class="line">blind Cupid.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, if ever thou dost fall from this faith, thou</div>
                              <div class="line">wilt prove a notable argument.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">If I do, hang me in a bottle like a cat and shoot</div>
                              <div class="line">at me; and he that hits me, let him be clapped on</div>
                              <div class="line">the shoulder, and called Adam.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, as time shall try: 'In time the savage bull</div>
                              <div class="line">doth bear the yoke.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">The savage bull may; but if ever the sensible</div>
                              <div class="line">Benedick bear it, pluck off the bull's horns and set</div>
                              <div class="line">them in my forehead: and let me be vilely painted,</div>
                              <div class="line">and in such great letters as they write 'Here is</div>
                              <div class="line">good horse to hire,' let them signify under my sign</div>
                              <div class="line">'Here you may see Benedick the married man.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">If this should ever happen, thou wouldst be horn-mad.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, if Cupid have not spent all his quiver in</div>
                              <div class="line">Venice, thou wilt quake for this shortly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">I look for an earthquake too, then.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, you temporize with the hours. In the</div>
                              <div class="line">meantime, good Signior Benedick, repair to</div>
                              <div class="line">Leonato's: commend me to him and tell him I will</div>
                              <div class="line">not fail him at supper; for indeed he hath made</div>
                              <div class="line">great preparation.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">I have almost matter enough in me for such an</div>
                              <div class="line">embassage; and so I commit you--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">To the tuition of God: From my house, if I had it,--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">The sixth of July: Your loving friend, Benedick.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, mock not, mock not. The body of your</div>
                              <div class="line">discourse is sometime guarded with fragments, and</div>
                              <div class="line">the guards are but slightly basted on neither: ere</div>
                              <div class="line">you flout old ends any further, examine your</div>
                              <div class="line">conscience: and so I leave you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">My liege, your highness now may do me good.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">My love is thine to teach: teach it but how,</div>
                              <div class="line">And thou shalt see how apt it is to learn</div>
                              <div class="line">Any hard lesson that may do thee good.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath Leonato any son, my lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">No child but Hero; she's his only heir.</div>
                              <div class="line">Dost thou affect her, Claudio?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">O, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">When you went onward on this ended action,</div>
                              <div class="line">I look'd upon her with a soldier's eye,</div>
                              <div class="line">That liked, but had a rougher task in hand</div>
                              <div class="line">Than to drive liking to the name of love:</div>
                              <div class="line">But now I am return'd and that war-thoughts</div>
                              <div class="line">Have left their places vacant, in their rooms</div>
                              <div class="line">Come thronging soft and delicate desires,</div>
                              <div class="line">All prompting me how fair young Hero is,</div>
                              <div class="line">Saying, I liked her ere I went to wars.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou wilt be like a lover presently</div>
                              <div class="line">And tire the hearer with a book of words.</div>
                              <div class="line">If thou dost love fair Hero, cherish it,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I will break with her and with her father,</div>
                              <div class="line">And thou shalt have her. Was't not to this end</div>
                              <div class="line">That thou began'st to twist so fine a story?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">How sweetly you do minister to love,</div>
                              <div class="line">That know love's grief by his complexion!</div>
                              <div class="line">But lest my liking might too sudden seem,</div>
                              <div class="line">I would have salved it with a longer treatise.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">What need the bridge much broader than the flood?</div>
                              <div class="line">The fairest grant is the necessity.</div>
                              <div class="line">Look, what will serve is fit: 'tis once, thou lovest,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I will fit thee with the remedy.</div>
                              <div class="line">I know we shall have revelling to-night:</div>
                              <div class="line">I will assume thy part in some disguise</div>
                              <div class="line">And tell fair Hero I am Claudio,</div>
                              <div class="line">And in her bosom I'll unclasp my heart</div>
                              <div class="line">And take her hearing prisoner with the force</div>
                              <div class="line">And strong encounter of my amorous tale:</div>
                              <div class="line">Then after to her father will I break;</div>
                              <div class="line">And the conclusion is, she shall be thine.</div>
                              <div class="line">In practise let us put it presently.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>2. SCENE II.  A room in LEONATO's house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter LEONATO and ANTONIO, meeting</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">How now, brother! Where is my cousin, your son?</div>
                              <div class="line">hath he provided this music?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">He is very busy about it. But, brother, I can tell</div>
                              <div class="line">you strange news that you yet dreamt not of.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Are they good?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">As the event stamps them: but they have a good</div>
                              <div class="line">cover; they show well outward. The prince and Count</div>
                              <div class="line">Claudio, walking in a thick-pleached alley in mine</div>
                              <div class="line">orchard, were thus much overheard by a man of mine:</div>
                              <div class="line">the prince discovered to Claudio that he loved my</div>
                              <div class="line">niece your daughter and meant to acknowledge it</div>
                              <div class="line">this night in a dance: and if he found her</div>
                              <div class="line">accordant, he meant to take the present time by the</div>
                              <div class="line">top and instantly break with you of it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath the fellow any wit that told you this?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">A good sharp fellow: I will send for him; and</div>
                              <div class="line">question him yourself.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">No, no; we will hold it as a dream till it appear</div>
                              <div class="line">itself: but I will acquaint my daughter withal,</div>
                              <div class="line">that she may be the better prepared for an answer,</div>
                              <div class="line">if peradventure this be true. Go you and tell her of it.</div>
                              <p>Enter Attendants</p>
                              <div class="line">Cousins, you know what you have to do. O, I cry you</div>
                              <div class="line">mercy, friend; go you with me, and I will use your</div>
                              <div class="line">skill. Good cousin, have a care this busy time.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>3. SCENE III.  The same.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter DON JOHN and CONRADE</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                              <div class="line">What the good-year, my lord! why are you thus out</div>
                              <div class="line">of measure sad?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">There is no measure in the occasion that breeds;</div>
                              <div class="line">therefore the sadness is without limit.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                              <div class="line">You should hear reason.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">And when I have heard it, what blessing brings it?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                              <div class="line">If not a present remedy, at least a patient</div>
                              <div class="line">sufferance.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">I wonder that thou, being, as thou sayest thou art,</div>
                              <div class="line">born under Saturn, goest about to apply a moral</div>
                              <div class="line">medicine to a mortifying mischief. I cannot hide</div>
                              <div class="line">what I am: I must be sad when I have cause and smile</div>
                              <div class="line">at no man's jests, eat when I have stomach and wait</div>
                              <div class="line">for no man's leisure, sleep when I am drowsy and</div>
                              <div class="line">tend on no man's business, laugh when I am merry and</div>
                              <div class="line">claw no man in his humour.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                              <div class="line">Yea, but you must not make the full show of this</div>
                              <div class="line">till you may do it without controlment. You have of</div>
                              <div class="line">late stood out against your brother, and he hath</div>
                              <div class="line">ta'en you newly into his grace; where it is</div>
                              <div class="line">impossible you should take true root but by the</div>
                              <div class="line">fair weather that you make yourself: it is needful</div>
                              <div class="line">that you frame the season for your own harvest.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">I had rather be a canker in a hedge than a rose in</div>
                              <div class="line">his grace, and it better fits my blood to be</div>
                              <div class="line">disdained of all than to fashion a carriage to rob</div>
                              <div class="line">love from any: in this, though I cannot be said to</div>
                              <div class="line">be a flattering honest man, it must not be denied</div>
                              <div class="line">but I am a plain-dealing villain. I am trusted with</div>
                              <div class="line">a muzzle and enfranchised with a clog; therefore I</div>
                              <div class="line">have decreed not to sing in my cage. If I had my</div>
                              <div class="line">mouth, I would bite; if I had my liberty, I would do</div>
                              <div class="line">my liking: in the meantime let me be that I am and</div>
                              <div class="line">seek not to alter me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                              <div class="line">Can you make no use of your discontent?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">I make all use of it, for I use it only.</div>
                              <div class="line">Who comes here?</div>
                              <p>Enter BORACHIO</p>
                              <div class="line">What news, Borachio?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                              <div class="line">I came yonder from a great supper: the prince your</div>
                              <div class="line">brother is royally entertained by Leonato: and I</div>
                              <div class="line">can give you intelligence of an intended marriage.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">Will it serve for any model to build mischief on?</div>
                              <div class="line">What is he for a fool that betroths himself to</div>
                              <div class="line">unquietness?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Marry, it is your brother's right hand.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">Who? the most exquisite Claudio?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Even he.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">A proper squire! And who, and who? which way looks</div>
                              <div class="line">he?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Marry, on Hero, the daughter and heir of Leonato.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">A very forward March-chick! How came you to this?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Being entertained for a perfumer, as I was smoking a</div>
                              <div class="line">musty room, comes me the prince and Claudio, hand</div>
                              <div class="line">in hand in sad conference: I whipt me behind the</div>
                              <div class="line">arras; and there heard it agreed upon that the</div>
                              <div class="line">prince should woo Hero for himself, and having</div>
                              <div class="line">obtained her, give her to Count Claudio.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, come, let us thither: this may prove food to</div>
                              <div class="line">my displeasure. That young start-up hath all the</div>
                              <div class="line">glory of my overthrow: if I can cross him any way, I</div>
                              <div class="line">bless myself every way. You are both sure, and will assist me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CONRADE</div>
                              <div class="line">To the death, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">Let us to the great supper: their cheer is the</div>
                              <div class="line">greater that I am subdued. Would the cook were of</div>
                              <div class="line">my mind! Shall we go prove what's to be done?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                              <div class="line">We'll wait upon your lordship.</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.  A hall in LEONATO'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  The same.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  LEONATO'S orchard.</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.  A hall in LEONATO'S house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter LEONATO, ANTONIO, HERO, BEATRICE, and others</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Was not Count John here at supper?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">I saw him not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">How tartly that gentleman looks! I never can see</div>
                              <div class="line">him but I am heart-burned an hour after.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                              <div class="line">He is of a very melancholy disposition.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">He were an excellent man that were made just in the</div>
                              <div class="line">midway between him and Benedick: the one is too</div>
                              <div class="line">like an image and says nothing, and the other too</div>
                              <div class="line">like my lady's eldest son, evermore tattling.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Then half Signior Benedick's tongue in Count John's</div>
                              <div class="line">mouth, and half Count John's melancholy in Signior</div>
                              <div class="line">Benedick's face,--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">With a good leg and a good foot, uncle, and money</div>
                              <div class="line">enough in his purse, such a man would win any woman</div>
                              <div class="line">in the world, if a' could get her good-will.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">By my troth, niece, thou wilt never get thee a</div>
                              <div class="line">husband, if thou be so shrewd of thy tongue.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">In faith, she's too curst.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Too curst is more than curst: I shall lessen God's</div>
                              <div class="line">sending that way; for it is said, 'God sends a curst</div>
                              <div class="line">cow short horns;' but to a cow too curst he sends none.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">So, by being too curst, God will send you no horns.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Just, if he send me no husband; for the which</div>
                              <div class="line">blessing I am at him upon my knees every morning and</div>
                              <div class="line">evening. Lord, I could not endure a husband with a</div>
                              <div class="line">beard on his face: I had rather lie in the woollen.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">You may light on a husband that hath no beard.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">What should I do with him? dress him in my apparel</div>
                              <div class="line">and make him my waiting-gentlewoman? He that hath a</div>
                              <div class="line">beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no</div>
                              <div class="line">beard is less than a man: and he that is more than</div>
                              <div class="line">a youth is not for me, and he that is less than a</div>
                              <div class="line">man, I am not for him: therefore, I will even take</div>
                              <div class="line">sixpence in earnest of the bear-ward, and lead his</div>
                              <div class="line">apes into hell.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, then, go you into hell?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, but to the gate; and there will the devil meet</div>
                              <div class="line">me, like an old cuckold, with horns on his head, and</div>
                              <div class="line">say 'Get you to heaven, Beatrice, get you to</div>
                              <div class="line">heaven; here's no place for you maids:' so deliver</div>
                              <div class="line">I up my apes, and away to Saint Peter for the</div>
                              <div class="line">heavens; he shows me where the bachelors sit, and</div>
                              <div class="line">there live we as merry as the day is long.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>To HERO</span>  Well, niece, I trust you will be ruled</div>
                              <div class="line">by your father.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, faith; it is my cousin's duty to make curtsy</div>
                              <div class="line">and say 'Father, as it please you.' But yet for all</div>
                              <div class="line">that, cousin, let him be a handsome fellow, or else</div>
                              <div class="line">make another curtsy and say 'Father, as it please</div>
                              <div class="line">me.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, niece, I hope to see you one day fitted with a husband.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Not till God make men of some other metal than</div>
                              <div class="line">earth. Would it not grieve a woman to be</div>
                              <div class="line">overmastered with a pierce of valiant dust? to make</div>
                              <div class="line">an account of her life to a clod of wayward marl?</div>
                              <div class="line">No, uncle, I'll none: Adam's sons are my brethren;</div>
                              <div class="line">and, truly, I hold it a sin to match in my kindred.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Daughter, remember what I told you: if the prince</div>
                              <div class="line">do solicit you in that kind, you know your answer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">The fault will be in the music, cousin, if you be</div>
                              <div class="line">not wooed in good time: if the prince be too</div>
                              <div class="line">important, tell him there is measure in every thing</div>
                              <div class="line">and so dance out the answer. For, hear me, Hero:</div>
                              <div class="line">wooing, wedding, and repenting, is as a Scotch jig,</div>
                              <div class="line">a measure, and a cinque pace: the first suit is hot</div>
                              <div class="line">and hasty, like a Scotch jig, and full as</div>
                              <div class="line">fantastical; the wedding, mannerly-modest, as a</div>
                              <div class="line">measure, full of state and ancientry; and then comes</div>
                              <div class="line">repentance and, with his bad legs, falls into the</div>
                              <div class="line">cinque pace faster and faster, till he sink into his grave.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Cousin, you apprehend passing shrewdly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">I have a good eye, uncle; I can see a church by daylight.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">The revellers are entering, brother: make good room.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>All put on their masks</p>
                        <p>Enter DON PEDRO, CLAUDIO, BENEDICK, BALTHASAR,
DON JOHN, BORACHIO, MARGARET, URSULA and others, masked</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Lady, will you walk about with your friend?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                              <div class="line">So you walk softly and look sweetly and say nothing,</div>
                              <div class="line">I am yours for the walk; and especially when I walk away.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">With me in your company?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                              <div class="line">I may say so, when I please.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">And when please you to say so?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                              <div class="line">When I like your favour; for God defend the lute</div>
                              <div class="line">should be like the case!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">My visor is Philemon's roof; within the house is Jove.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, then, your visor should be thatched.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Speak low, if you speak love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Drawing her aside</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, I would you did like me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">So would not I, for your own sake; for I have many</div>
                              <div class="line">ill-qualities.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Which is one?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">I say my prayers aloud.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                              <div class="line">I love you the better: the hearers may cry, Amen.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">God match me with a good dancer!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Amen.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">And God keep him out of my sight when the dance is</div>
                              <div class="line">done! Answer, clerk.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BALTHASAR</div>
                              <div class="line">No more words: the clerk is answered.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                              <div class="line">I know you well enough; you are Signior Antonio.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">At a word, I am not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                              <div class="line">I know you by the waggling of your head.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">To tell you true, I counterfeit him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                              <div class="line">You could never do him so ill-well, unless you were</div>
                              <div class="line">the very man. Here's his dry hand up and down: you</div>
                              <div class="line">are he, you are he.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">At a word, I am not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">URSULA</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, come, do you think I do not know you by your</div>
                              <div class="line">excellent wit? can virtue hide itself? Go to,</div>
                              <div class="line">mum, you are he: graces will appear, and there's an</div>
                              <div class="line">end.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you not tell me who told you so?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">No, you shall pardon me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor will you not tell me who you are?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Not now.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">That I was disdainful, and that I had my good wit</div>
                              <div class="line">out of the 'Hundred Merry Tales:'--well this was</div>
                              <div class="line">Signior Benedick that said so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">What's he?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">I am sure you know him well enough.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Not I, believe me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Did he never make you laugh?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">I pray you, what is he?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, he is the prince's jester: a very dull fool;</div>
                              <div class="line">only his gift is in devising impossible slanders:</div>
                              <div class="line">none but libertines delight in him; and the</div>
                              <div class="line">commendation is not in his wit, but in his villany;</div>
                              <div class="line">for he both pleases men and angers them, and then</div>
                              <div class="line">they laugh at him and beat him. I am sure he is in</div>
                              <div class="line">the fleet: I would he had boarded me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">When I know the gentleman, I'll tell him what you say.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Do, do: he'll but break a comparison or two on me;</div>
                              <div class="line">which, peradventure not marked or not laughed at,</div>
                              <div class="line">strikes him into melancholy; and then there's a</div>
                              <div class="line">partridge wing saved, for the fool will eat no</div>
                              <div class="line">supper that night.</div>
                              <p>Music</p>
                              <div class="line">We must follow the leaders.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">In every good thing.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, if they lead to any ill, I will leave them at</div>
                              <div class="line">the next turning.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Dance. Then exeunt all except DON JOHN, BORACHIO,
and CLAUDIO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">Sure my brother is amorous on Hero and hath</div>
                              <div class="line">withdrawn her father to break with him about it.</div>
                              <div class="line">The ladies follow her and but one visor remains.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                              <div class="line">And that is Claudio: I know him by his bearing.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">Are not you Signior Benedick?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">You know me well; I am he.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">Signior, you are very near my brother in his love:</div>
                              <div class="line">he is enamoured on Hero; I pray you, dissuade him</div>
                              <div class="line">from her: she is no equal for his birth: you may</div>
                              <div class="line">do the part of an honest man in it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">How know you he loves her?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">I heard him swear his affection.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BORACHIO</div>
                              <div class="line">So did I too; and he swore he would marry her to-night.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON JOHN</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, let us to the banquet.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt DON JOHN and BORACHIO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Thus answer I in the name of Benedick,</div>
                              <div class="line">But hear these ill news with the ears of Claudio.</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis certain so; the prince wooes for himself.</div>
                              <div class="line">Friendship is constant in all other things</div>
                              <div class="line">Save in the office and affairs of love:</div>
                              <div class="line">Therefore, all hearts in love use their own tongues;</div>
                              <div class="line">Let every eye negotiate for itself</div>
                              <div class="line">And trust no agent; for beauty is a witch</div>
                              <div class="line">Against whose charms faith melteth into blood.</div>
                              <div class="line">This is an accident of hourly proof,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which I mistrusted not. Farewell, therefore, Hero!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter BENEDICK</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Count Claudio?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Yea, the same.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, will you go with me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Whither?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Even to the next willow, about your own business,</div>
                              <div class="line">county. What fashion will you wear the garland of?</div>
                              <div class="line">about your neck, like an usurer's chain? or under</div>
                              <div class="line">your arm, like a lieutenant's scarf? You must wear</div>
                              <div class="line">it one way, for the prince hath got your Hero.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">I wish him joy of her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, that's spoken like an honest drovier: so they</div>
                              <div class="line">sell bullocks. But did you think the prince would</div>
                              <div class="line">have served you thus?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">I pray you, leave me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Ho! now you strike like the blind man: 'twas the</div>
                              <div class="line">boy that stole your meat, and you'll beat the post.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">If it will not be, I'll leave you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Alas, poor hurt fowl! now will he creep into sedges.</div>
                              <div class="line">But that my Lady Beatrice should know me, and not</div>
                              <div class="line">know me! The prince's fool! Ha? It may be I go</div>
                              <div class="line">under that title because I am merry. Yea, but so I</div>
                              <div class="line">am apt to do myself wrong; I am not so reputed: it</div>
                              <div class="line">is the base, though bitter, disposition of Beatrice</div>
                              <div class="line">that puts the world into her person and so gives me</div>
                              <div class="line">out. Well, I'll be revenged as I may.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter DON PEDRO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, signior, where's the count? did you see him?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Troth, my lord, I have played the part of Lady Fame.</div>
                              <div class="line">I found him here as melancholy as a lodge in a</div>
                              <div class="line">warren: I told him, and I think I told him true,</div>
                              <div class="line">that your grace had got the good will of this young</div>
                              <div class="line">lady; and I offered him my company to a willow-tree,</div>
                              <div class="line">either to make him a garland, as being forsaken, or</div>
                              <div class="line">to bind him up a rod, as being worthy to be whipped.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">To be whipped! What's his fault?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">The flat transgression of a schoolboy, who, being</div>
                              <div class="line">overjoyed with finding a birds' nest, shows it his</div>
                              <div class="line">companion, and he steals it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Wilt thou make a trust a transgression? The</div>
                              <div class="line">transgression is in the stealer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet it had not been amiss the rod had been made,</div>
                              <div class="line">and the garland too; for the garland he might have</div>
                              <div class="line">worn himself, and the rod he might have bestowed on</div>
                              <div class="line">you, who, as I take it, have stolen his birds' nest.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">I will but teach them to sing, and restore them to</div>
                              <div class="line">the owner.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">If their singing answer your saying, by my faith,</div>
                              <div class="line">you say honestly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">The Lady Beatrice hath a quarrel to you: the</div>
                              <div class="line">gentleman that danced with her told her she is much</div>
                              <div class="line">wronged by you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">O, she misused me past the endurance of a block!</div>
                              <div class="line">an oak but with one green leaf on it would have</div>
                              <div class="line">answered her; my very visor began to assume life and</div>
                              <div class="line">scold with her. She told me, not thinking I had been</div>
                              <div class="line">myself, that I was the prince's jester, that I was</div>
                              <div class="line">duller than a great thaw; huddling jest upon jest</div>
                              <div class="line">with such impossible conveyance upon me that I stood</div>
                              <div class="line">like a man at a mark, with a whole army shooting at</div>
                              <div class="line">me. She speaks poniards, and every word stabs:</div>
                              <div class="line">if her breath were as terrible as her terminations,</div>
                              <div class="line">there were no living near her; she would infect to</div>
                              <div class="line">the north star. I would not marry her, though she</div>
                              <div class="line">were endowed with all that Adam bad left him before</div>
                              <div class="line">he transgressed: she would have made Hercules have</div>
                              <div class="line">turned spit, yea, and have cleft his club to make</div>
                              <div class="line">the fire too. Come, talk not of her: you shall find</div>
                              <div class="line">her the infernal Ate in good apparel. I would to God</div>
                              <div class="line">some scholar would conjure her; for certainly, while</div>
                              <div class="line">she is here, a man may live as quiet in hell as in a</div>
                              <div class="line">sanctuary; and people sin upon purpose, because they</div>
                              <div class="line">would go thither; so, indeed, all disquiet, horror</div>
                              <div class="line">and perturbation follows her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Look, here she comes.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter CLAUDIO, BEATRICE, HERO, and LEONATO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Will your grace command me any service to the</div>
                              <div class="line">world's end? I will go on the slightest errand now</div>
                              <div class="line">to the Antipodes that you can devise to send me on;</div>
                              <div class="line">I will fetch you a tooth-picker now from the</div>
                              <div class="line">furthest inch of Asia, bring you the length of</div>
                              <div class="line">Prester John's foot, fetch you a hair off the great</div>
                              <div class="line">Cham's beard, do you any embassage to the Pigmies,</div>
                              <div class="line">rather than hold three words' conference with this</div>
                              <div class="line">harpy. You have no employment for me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">None, but to desire your good company.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BENEDICK</div>
                              <div class="line">O God, sir, here's a dish I love not: I cannot</div>
                              <div class="line">endure my Lady Tongue.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, lady, come; you have lost the heart of</div>
                              <div class="line">Signior Benedick.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Indeed, my lord, he lent it me awhile; and I gave</div>
                              <div class="line">him use for it, a double heart for his single one:</div>
                              <div class="line">marry, once before he won it of me with false dice,</div>
                              <div class="line">therefore your grace may well say I have lost it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">You have put him down, lady, you have put him down.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">So I would not he should do me, my lord, lest I</div>
                              <div class="line">should prove the mother of fools. I have brought</div>
                              <div class="line">Count Claudio, whom you sent me to seek.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, how now, count! wherefore are you sad?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Not sad, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">How then? sick?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Neither, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">The count is neither sad, nor sick, nor merry, nor</div>
                              <div class="line">well; but civil count, civil as an orange, and</div>
                              <div class="line">something of that jealous complexion.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">I' faith, lady, I think your blazon to be true;</div>
                              <div class="line">though, I'll be sworn, if he be so, his conceit is</div>
                              <div class="line">false. Here, Claudio, I have wooed in thy name, and</div>
                              <div class="line">fair Hero is won: I have broke with her father,</div>
                              <div class="line">and his good will obtained: name the day of</div>
                              <div class="line">marriage, and God give thee joy!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Count, take of me my daughter, and with her my</div>
                              <div class="line">fortunes: his grace hath made the match, and an</div>
                              <div class="line">grace say Amen to it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Speak, count, 'tis your cue.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were</div>
                              <div class="line">but little happy, if I could say how much. Lady, as</div>
                              <div class="line">you are mine, I am yours: I give away myself for</div>
                              <div class="line">you and dote upon the exchange.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Speak, cousin; or, if you cannot, stop his mouth</div>
                              <div class="line">with a kiss, and let not him speak neither.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">In faith, lady, you have a merry heart.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Yea, my lord; I thank it, poor fool, it keeps on</div>
                              <div class="line">the windy side of care. My cousin tells him in his</div>
                              <div class="line">ear that he is in her heart.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">And so she doth, cousin.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">Good Lord, for alliance! Thus goes every one to the</div>
                              <div class="line">world but I, and I am sunburnt; I may sit in a</div>
                              <div class="line">corner and cry heigh-ho for a husband!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Lady Beatrice, I will get you one.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">I would rather have one of your father's getting.</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath your grace ne'er a brother like you? Your</div>
                              <div class="line">father got excellent husbands, if a maid could come by them.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you have me, lady?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, my lord, unless I might have another for</div>
                              <div class="line">working-days: your grace is too costly to wear</div>
                              <div class="line">every day. But, I beseech your grace, pardon me: I</div>
                              <div class="line">was born to speak all mirth and no matter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Your silence most offends me, and to be merry best</div>
                              <div class="line">becomes you; for, out of question, you were born in</div>
                              <div class="line">a merry hour.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, sure, my lord, my mother cried; but then there</div>
                              <div class="line">was a star danced, and under that was I born.</div>
                              <div class="line">Cousins, God give you joy!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Niece, will you look to those things I told you of?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BEATRICE</div>
                              <div class="line">I cry you mercy, uncle. By your grace's pardon.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">By my troth, a pleasant-spirited lady.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">There's little of the melancholy element in her, my</div>
                              <div class="line">lord: she is never sad but when she sleeps, and</div>
                              <div class="line">not ever sad then; for I have heard my daughter say,</div>
                              <div class="line">she hath often dreamed of unhappiness and waked</div>
                              <div class="line">herself with laughing.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">She cannot endure to hear tell of a husband.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">O, by no means: she mocks all her wooers out of suit.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">She were an excellent wife for Benedict.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">O Lord, my lord, if they were but a week married,</div>
                              <div class="line">they would talk themselves mad.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">County Claudio, when mean you to go to church?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">To-morrow, my lord: time goes on crutches till love</div>
                              <div class="line">have all his rites.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">Not till Monday, my dear son, which is hence a just</div>
                              <div class="line">seven-night; and a time too brief, too, to have all</div>
                              <div class="line">things answer my mind.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, you shake the head at so long a breathing:</div>
                              <div class="line">but, I warrant thee, Claudio, the time shall not go</div>
                              <div class="line">dully by us. I will in the interim undertake one of</div>
                              <div class="line">Hercules' labours; which is, to bring Signior</div>
                              <div class="line">Benedick and the Lady Beatrice into a mountain of</div>
                              <div class="line">affection the one with the other. I would fain have</div>
                              <div class="line">it a match, and I doubt not but to fashion it, if</div>
                              <div class="line">you three will but minister such assistance as I</div>
                              <div class="line">shall give you direction.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LEONATO</div>
                              <div class="line">My lord, I am for you, though it cost me ten</div>
                              <div class="line">nights' watchings.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">CLAUDIO</div>
                              <div class="line">And I, my lord.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">And you too, gentle Hero?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">HERO</div>
                              <div class="line">I will do any modest office, my lord, to help my</div>
                              <div class="line">cousin to a good husband.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">DON PEDRO</div>
                              <div class="line">And Benedick is not the unhopefullest husband that</div>
                              <div class="line">I know. Thus far can I praise him; he is of a noble</div>
                              <div class="line">strain, of approved valour and confirmed honesty. I</div>
                              <div class="line">will teach you how to humour your cousin, that she</div>
                              <div class="line">shall fall in love with Benedick; and I, with your</div>
                              <div class="line">two helps, will so practise on Benedick that, in</div>
                              <div class="line">despite of his quick wit and his queasy stomach, he</div>
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