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      <article class="book" id="R.1">
         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>The Two Gentlemen of Verona</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.  Verona. An open place.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. Garden of JULIA's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. ANTONIO's house.</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.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.7">6. SCENE VI.  The same. The DUKE'S palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.8">7. SCENE VII.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</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.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The DUKE's palace.</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.  The frontiers of Mantua. A forest.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Milan. Outside the DUKE's palace, under SILVIA's chamber.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  The same.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  The same.</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.  Milan. An abbey.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  The frontiers of Mantua. The forest.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the forest.</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">DUKE OF MILAN, Father to Silvia. </span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">VALENTINE</span>
                        <span class="personname">PROTEUS</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">the two Gentlemen.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">ANTONIO, Father to Proteus.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">THURIO, a foolish rival to Valentine.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EGLAMOUR, Agent for Silvia in her escape.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">HOST, where Julia lodges. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">OUTLAWS, with Valentine.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">SPEED, a clownish servant to Valentine.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LAUNCE, the like to Proteus.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">PANTHINO, Servant to Antonio.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">JULIA, beloved of Proteus.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">SILVIA, beloved of Valentine.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LUCETTA, waiting-woman to Julia.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Servants, Musicians.</span>
            </p>
            <p>SCENE  Verona; Milan; the frontiers of Mantua.</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.  Verona. An open place.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. Garden of JULIA's house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. ANTONIO's house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Verona. An open place.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter VALENTINE and PROTEUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Cease to persuade, my loving Proteus:</div>
                     <div class="line">Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.</div>
                     <div class="line">Were't not affection chains thy tender days</div>
                     <div class="line">To the sweet glances of thy honour'd love,</div>
                     <div class="line">I rather would entreat thy company</div>
                     <div class="line">To see the wonders of the world abroad,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than, living dully sluggardized at home,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness.</div>
                     <div class="line">But since thou lovest, love still and thrive therein,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even as I would when I to love begin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Wilt thou be gone? Sweet Valentine, adieu!</div>
                     <div class="line">Think on thy Proteus, when thou haply seest</div>
                     <div class="line">Some rare note-worthy object in thy travel:</div>
                     <div class="line">Wish me partaker in thy happiness</div>
                     <div class="line">When thou dost meet good hap; and in thy danger,</div>
                     <div class="line">If ever danger do environ thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Commend thy grievance to my holy prayers,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I will be thy beadsman, Valentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">And on a love-book pray for my success?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon some book I love I'll pray for thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">That's on some shallow story of deep love:</div>
                     <div class="line">How young Leander cross'd the Hellespont.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That's a deep story of a deeper love:</div>
                     <div class="line">For he was more than over shoes in love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis true; for you are over boots in love,</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet you never swum the Hellespont.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Over the boots? nay, give me not the boots.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, I will not, for it boots thee not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">To be in love, where scorn is bought with groans;</div>
                     <div class="line">Coy looks with heart-sore sighs; one fading moment's mirth</div>
                     <div class="line">With twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights:</div>
                     <div class="line">If haply won, perhaps a hapless gain;</div>
                     <div class="line">If lost, why then a grievous labour won;</div>
                     <div class="line">However, but a folly bought with wit,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else a wit by folly vanquished.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">So, by your circumstance, you call me fool.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">So, by your circumstance, I fear you'll prove.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis love you cavil at: I am not Love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Love is your master, for he masters you:</div>
                     <div class="line">And he that is so yoked by a fool,</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks, should not be chronicled for wise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet writers say, as in the sweetest bud</div>
                     <div class="line">The eating canker dwells, so eating love</div>
                     <div class="line">Inhabits in the finest wits of all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">And writers say, as the most forward bud</div>
                     <div class="line">Is eaten by the canker ere it blow,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even so by love the young and tender wit</div>
                     <div class="line">Is turn'd to folly, blasting in the bud,</div>
                     <div class="line">Losing his verdure even in the prime</div>
                     <div class="line">And all the fair effects of future hopes.</div>
                     <div class="line">But wherefore waste I time to counsel thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">That art a votary to fond desire?</div>
                     <div class="line">Once more adieu! my father at the road</div>
                     <div class="line">Expects my coming, there to see me shipp'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And thither will I bring thee, Valentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Proteus, no; now let us take our leave.</div>
                     <div class="line">To Milan let me hear from thee by letters</div>
                     <div class="line">Of thy success in love, and what news else</div>
                     <div class="line">Betideth here in absence of thy friend;</div>
                     <div class="line">And likewise will visit thee with mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">All happiness bechance to thee in Milan!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">As much to you at home! and so, farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He after honour hunts, I after love:</div>
                     <div class="line">He leaves his friends to dignify them more,</div>
                     <div class="line">I leave myself, my friends and all, for love.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou, Julia, thou hast metamorphosed me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Made me neglect my studies, lose my time,</div>
                     <div class="line">War with good counsel, set the world at nought;</div>
                     <div class="line">Made wit with musing weak, heart sick with thought.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter SPEED</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Proteus, save you! Saw you my master?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But now he parted hence, to embark for Milan.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Twenty to one then he is shipp'd already,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I have play'd the sheep in losing him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, a sheep doth very often stray,</div>
                     <div class="line">An if the shepherd be a while away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">You conclude that my master is a shepherd, then,</div>
                     <div class="line">and I a sheep?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why then, my horns are his horns, whether I wake or sleep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A silly answer and fitting well a sheep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">This proves me still a sheep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">True; and thy master a shepherd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that I can deny by a circumstance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall go hard but I'll prove it by another.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">The shepherd seeks the sheep, and not the sheep the</div>
                     <div class="line">shepherd; but I seek my master, and my master seeks</div>
                     <div class="line">not me: therefore I am no sheep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The sheep for fodder follow the shepherd; the</div>
                     <div class="line">shepherd for food follows not the sheep: thou for</div>
                     <div class="line">wages followest thy master; thy master for wages</div>
                     <div class="line">follows not thee: therefore thou art a sheep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Such another proof will make me cry 'baa.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But, dost thou hear? gavest thou my letter to Julia?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay sir: I, a lost mutton, gave your letter to her,</div>
                     <div class="line">a laced mutton, and she, a laced mutton, gave me, a</div>
                     <div class="line">lost mutton, nothing for my labour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's too small a pasture for such store of muttons.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">If the ground be overcharged, you were best stick her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay: in that you are astray, 'twere best pound you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, sir, less than a pound shall serve me for</div>
                     <div class="line">carrying your letter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You mistake; I mean the pound,--a pinfold.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">From a pound to a pin? fold it over and over,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis threefold too little for carrying a letter to</div>
                     <div class="line">your lover.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But what said she?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>First nodding</span>  Ay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nod--Ay--why, that's noddy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">You mistook, sir; I say, she did nod: and you ask</div>
                     <div class="line">me if she did nod; and I say, 'Ay.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And that set together is noddy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Now you have taken the pains to set it together,</div>
                     <div class="line">take it for your pains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, no; you shall have it for bearing the letter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I perceive I must be fain to bear with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why sir, how do you bear with me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, sir, the letter, very orderly; having nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">but the word 'noddy' for my pains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Beshrew me, but you have a quick wit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet it cannot overtake your slow purse.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come come, open the matter in brief: what said she?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Open your purse, that the money and the matter may</div>
                     <div class="line">be both at once delivered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, sir, here is for your pains. What said she?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, sir, I think you'll hardly win her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, couldst thou perceive so much from her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I could perceive nothing at all from her; no,</div>
                     <div class="line">not so much as a ducat for delivering your letter:</div>
                     <div class="line">and being so hard to me that brought your mind, I</div>
                     <div class="line">fear she'll prove as hard to you in telling your</div>
                     <div class="line">mind. Give her no token but stones; for she's as</div>
                     <div class="line">hard as steel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What said she? nothing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not so much as 'Take this for thy pains.' To</div>
                     <div class="line">testify your bounty, I thank you, you have testerned</div>
                     <div class="line">me; in requital whereof, henceforth carry your</div>
                     <div class="line">letters yourself: and so, sir, I'll commend you to my master.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, go, be gone, to save your ship from wreck,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which cannot perish having thee aboard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being destined to a drier death on shore.</div>
                     <p>Exit SPEED</p>
                     <div class="line">I must go send some better messenger:</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear my Julia would not deign my lines,</div>
                     <div class="line">Receiving them from such a worthless post.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  The same. Garden of JULIA's house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter JULlA and LUCETTA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">But say, Lucetta, now we are alone,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wouldst thou then counsel me to fall in love?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam, so you stumble not unheedfully.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Of all the fair resort of gentlemen</div>
                     <div class="line">That every day with parle encounter me,</div>
                     <div class="line">In thy opinion which is worthiest love?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Please you repeat their names, I'll show my mind</div>
                     <div class="line">According to my shallow simple skill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What think'st thou of the fair Sir Eglamour?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">As of a knight well-spoken, neat and fine;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, were I you, he never should be mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What think'st thou of the rich Mercatio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Well of his wealth; but of himself, so so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What think'st thou of the gentle Proteus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Lord, Lord! to see what folly reigns in us!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! what means this passion at his name?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon, dear madam: 'tis a passing shame</div>
                     <div class="line">That I, unworthy body as I am,</div>
                     <div class="line">Should censure thus on lovely gentlemen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why not on Proteus, as of all the rest?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then thus: of many good I think him best.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Your reason?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have no other, but a woman's reason;</div>
                     <div class="line">I think him so because I think him so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And wouldst thou have me cast my love on him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, if you thought your love not cast away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why he, of all the rest, hath never moved me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet he, of all the rest, I think, best loves ye.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">His little speaking shows his love but small.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Fire that's closest kept burns most of all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">They do not love that do not show their love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, they love least that let men know their love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I would I knew his mind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Peruse this paper, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">'To Julia.' Say, from whom?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">That the contents will show.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Say, say, who gave it thee?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Valentine's page; and sent, I think, from Proteus.</div>
                     <div class="line">He would have given it you; but I, being in the way,</div>
                     <div class="line">Did in your name receive it: pardon the</div>
                     <div class="line">fault I pray.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, by my modesty, a goodly broker!</div>
                     <div class="line">Dare you presume to harbour wanton lines?</div>
                     <div class="line">To whisper and conspire against my youth?</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, trust me, 'tis an office of great worth</div>
                     <div class="line">And you an officer fit for the place.</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else return no more into my sight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">To plead for love deserves more fee than hate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Will ye be gone?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">That you may ruminate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet I would I had o'erlooked the letter:</div>
                     <div class="line">It were a shame to call her back again</div>
                     <div class="line">And pray her to a fault for which I chid her.</div>
                     <div class="line">What a fool is she, that knows I am a maid,</div>
                     <div class="line">And would not force the letter to my view!</div>
                     <div class="line">Since maids, in modesty, say 'no' to that</div>
                     <div class="line">Which they would have the profferer construe 'ay.'</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie, fie, how wayward is this foolish love</div>
                     <div class="line">That, like a testy babe, will scratch the nurse</div>
                     <div class="line">And presently all humbled kiss the rod!</div>
                     <div class="line">How churlishly I chid Lucetta hence,</div>
                     <div class="line">When willingly I would have had her here!</div>
                     <div class="line">How angerly I taught my brow to frown,</div>
                     <div class="line">When inward joy enforced my heart to smile!</div>
                     <div class="line">My penance is to call Lucetta back</div>
                     <div class="line">And ask remission for my folly past.</div>
                     <div class="line">What ho! Lucetta!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LUCETTA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">What would your ladyship?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't near dinner-time?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">I would it were,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you might kill your stomach on your meat</div>
                     <div class="line">And not upon your maid.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What is't that you took up so gingerly?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why didst thou stoop, then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">To take a paper up that I let fall.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And is that paper nothing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing concerning me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let it lie for those that it concerns.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, it will not lie where it concerns</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless it have a false interpeter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Some love of yours hath writ to you in rhyme.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">That I might sing it, madam, to a tune.</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me a note: your ladyship can set.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">As little by such toys as may be possible.</div>
                     <div class="line">Best sing it to the tune of 'Light o' love.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">It is too heavy for so light a tune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Heavy! belike it hath some burden then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and melodious were it, would you sing it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And why not you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot reach so high.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's see your song. How now, minion!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Keep tune there still, so you will sing it out:</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet methinks I do not like this tune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">You do not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, madam; it is too sharp.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">You, minion, are too saucy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, now you are too flat</div>
                     <div class="line">And mar the concord with too harsh a descant:</div>
                     <div class="line">There wanteth but a mean to fill your song.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">The mean is drown'd with your unruly bass.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, I bid the base for Proteus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">This babble shall not henceforth trouble me.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is a coil with protestation!</div>
                     <p>Tears the letter</p>
                     <div class="line">Go get you gone, and let the papers lie:</div>
                     <div class="line">You would be fingering them, to anger me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">She makes it strange; but she would be best pleased</div>
                     <div class="line">To be so anger'd with another letter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, would I were so anger'd with the same!</div>
                     <div class="line">O hateful hands, to tear such loving words!</div>
                     <div class="line">Injurious wasps, to feed on such sweet honey</div>
                     <div class="line">And kill the bees that yield it with your stings!</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll kiss each several paper for amends.</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, here is writ 'kind Julia.' Unkind Julia!</div>
                     <div class="line">As in revenge of thy ingratitude,</div>
                     <div class="line">I throw thy name against the bruising stones,</div>
                     <div class="line">Trampling contemptuously on thy disdain.</div>
                     <div class="line">And here is writ 'love-wounded Proteus.'</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor wounded name! my bosom as a bed</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall lodge thee till thy wound be thoroughly heal'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">And thus I search it with a sovereign kiss.</div>
                     <div class="line">But twice or thrice was 'Proteus' written down.</div>
                     <div class="line">Be calm, good wind, blow not a word away</div>
                     <div class="line">Till I have found each letter in the letter,</div>
                     <div class="line">Except mine own name: that some whirlwind bear</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto a ragged fearful-hanging rock</div>
                     <div class="line">And throw it thence into the raging sea!</div>
                     <div class="line">Lo, here in one line is his name twice writ,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Poor forlorn Proteus, passionate Proteus,</div>
                     <div class="line">To the sweet Julia:' that I'll tear away.</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet I will not, sith so prettily</div>
                     <div class="line">He couples it to his complaining names.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus will I fold them one on another:</div>
                     <div class="line">Now kiss, embrace, contend, do what you will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LUCETTA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dinner is ready, and your father stays.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, let us go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">What, shall these papers lie like tell-tales here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">If you respect them, best to take them up.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, I was taken up for laying them down:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet here they shall not lie, for catching cold.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I see you have a month's mind to them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam, you may say what sights you see;</div>
                     <div class="line">I see things too, although you judge I wink.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come; will't please you go?</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. ANTONIO's house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter ANTONIO and PANTHINO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me, Panthino, what sad talk was that</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherewith my brother held you in the cloister?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas of his nephew Proteus, your son.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, what of him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">He wonder'd that your lordship</div>
                     <div class="line">Would suffer him to spend his youth at home,</div>
                     <div class="line">While other men, of slender reputation,</div>
                     <div class="line">Put forth their sons to seek preferment out:</div>
                     <div class="line">Some to the wars, to try their fortune there;</div>
                     <div class="line">Some to discover islands far away;</div>
                     <div class="line">Some to the studious universities.</div>
                     <div class="line">For any or for all these exercises,</div>
                     <div class="line">He said that Proteus your son was meet,</div>
                     <div class="line">And did request me to importune you</div>
                     <div class="line">To let him spend his time no more at home,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which would be great impeachment to his age,</div>
                     <div class="line">In having known no travel in his youth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor need'st thou much importune me to that</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereon this month I have been hammering.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have consider'd well his loss of time</div>
                     <div class="line">And how he cannot be a perfect man,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not being tried and tutor'd in the world:</div>
                     <div class="line">Experience is by industry achieved</div>
                     <div class="line">And perfected by the swift course of time.</div>
                     <div class="line">Then tell me, whither were I best to send him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think your lordship is not ignorant</div>
                     <div class="line">How his companion, youthful Valentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Attends the emperor in his royal court.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know it well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twere good, I think, your lordship sent him thither:</div>
                     <div class="line">There shall he practise tilts and tournaments,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hear sweet discourse, converse with noblemen.</div>
                     <div class="line">And be in eye of every exercise</div>
                     <div class="line">Worthy his youth and nobleness of birth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I like thy counsel; well hast thou advised:</div>
                     <div class="line">And that thou mayst perceive how well I like it,</div>
                     <div class="line">The execution of it shall make known.</div>
                     <div class="line">Even with the speediest expedition</div>
                     <div class="line">I will dispatch him to the emperor's court.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow, may it please you, Don Alphonso,</div>
                     <div class="line">With other gentlemen of good esteem,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are journeying to salute the emperor</div>
                     <div class="line">And to commend their service to his will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good company; with them shall Proteus go:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, in good time! now will we break with him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PROTEUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet love! sweet lines! sweet life!</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is her hand, the agent of her heart;</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is her oath for love, her honour's pawn.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, that our fathers would applaud our loves,</div>
                     <div class="line">To seal our happiness with their consents!</div>
                     <div class="line">O heavenly Julia!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! what letter are you reading there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">May't please your lordship, 'tis a word or two</div>
                     <div class="line">Of commendations sent from Valentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Deliver'd by a friend that came from him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lend me the letter; let me see what news.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no news, my lord, but that he writes</div>
                     <div class="line">How happily he lives, how well beloved</div>
                     <div class="line">And daily graced by the emperor;</div>
                     <div class="line">Wishing me with him, partner of his fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And how stand you affected to his wish?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">As one relying on your lordship's will</div>
                     <div class="line">And not depending on his friendly wish.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">My will is something sorted with his wish.</div>
                     <div class="line">Muse not that I thus suddenly proceed;</div>
                     <div class="line">For what I will, I will, and there an end.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am resolved that thou shalt spend some time</div>
                     <div class="line">With Valentinus in the emperor's court:</div>
                     <div class="line">What maintenance he from his friends receives,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like exhibition thou shalt have from me.</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow be in readiness to go:</div>
                     <div class="line">Excuse it not, for I am peremptory.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I cannot be so soon provided:</div>
                     <div class="line">Please you, deliberate a day or two.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, what thou want'st shall be sent after thee:</div>
                     <div class="line">No more of stay! to-morrow thou must go.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, Panthino: you shall be employ'd</div>
                     <div class="line">To hasten on his expedition.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt ANTONIO and PANTHINO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus have I shunn'd the fire for fear of burning,</div>
                     <div class="line">And drench'd me in the sea, where I am drown'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear'd to show my father Julia's letter,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest he should take exceptions to my love;</div>
                     <div class="line">And with the vantage of mine own excuse</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath he excepted most against my love.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, how this spring of love resembleth</div>
                     <div class="line">The uncertain glory of an April day,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which now shows all the beauty of the sun,</div>
                     <div class="line">And by and by a cloud takes all away!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter PANTHINO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Proteus, your father calls for you:</div>
                     <div class="line">He is in haste; therefore, I pray you to go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, this it is: my heart accords thereto,</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet a thousand times it answers 'no.'</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.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  The same. A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.7">6. SCENE VI.  The same. The DUKE'S palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.8">7. SCENE VII.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter VALENTINE and SPEED</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, your glove.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Not mine; my gloves are on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, this may be yours, for this is but one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! let me see: ay, give it me, it's mine:</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet ornament that decks a thing divine!</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, Silvia, Silvia!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam Silvia! Madam Silvia!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, sirrah?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">She is not within hearing, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, sir, who bade you call her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Your worship, sir; or else I mistook.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, you'll still be too forward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet I was last chidden for being too slow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to, sir: tell me, do you know Madam Silvia?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">She that your worship loves?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how know you that I am in love?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, by these special marks: first, you have</div>
                     <div class="line">learned, like Sir Proteus, to wreathe your arms,</div>
                     <div class="line">like a malecontent; to relish a love-song, like a</div>
                     <div class="line">robin-redbreast; to walk alone, like one that had</div>
                     <div class="line">the pestilence; to sigh, like a school-boy that had</div>
                     <div class="line">lost his A B C; to weep, like a young wench that had</div>
                     <div class="line">buried her grandam; to fast, like one that takes</div>
                     <div class="line">diet; to watch like one that fears robbing; to</div>
                     <div class="line">speak puling, like a beggar at Hallowmas. You were</div>
                     <div class="line">wont, when you laughed, to crow like a cock; when you</div>
                     <div class="line">walked, to walk like one of the lions; when you</div>
                     <div class="line">fasted, it was presently after dinner; when you</div>
                     <div class="line">looked sadly, it was for want of money: and now you</div>
                     <div class="line">are metamorphosed with a mistress, that, when I look</div>
                     <div class="line">on you, I can hardly think you my master.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Are all these things perceived in me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">They are all perceived without ye.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Without me? they cannot.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Without you? nay, that's certain, for, without you</div>
                     <div class="line">were so simple, none else would: but you are so</div>
                     <div class="line">without these follies, that these follies are within</div>
                     <div class="line">you and shine through you like the water in an</div>
                     <div class="line">urinal, that not an eye that sees you but is a</div>
                     <div class="line">physician to comment on your malady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">But tell me, dost thou know my lady Silvia?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">She that you gaze on so as she sits at supper?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Hast thou observed that? even she, I mean.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, sir, I know her not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou know her by my gazing on her, and yet</div>
                     <div class="line">knowest her not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Is she not hard-favoured, sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so fair, boy, as well-favoured.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I know that well enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">What dost thou know?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">That she is not so fair as, of you, well-favoured.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean that her beauty is exquisite, but her favour infinite.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">That's because the one is painted and the other out</div>
                     <div class="line">of all count.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">How painted? and how out of count?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, sir, so painted, to make her fair, that no</div>
                     <div class="line">man counts of her beauty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">How esteemest thou me? I account of her beauty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">You never saw her since she was deformed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">How long hath she been deformed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Ever since you loved her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I have loved her ever since I saw her; and still I</div>
                     <div class="line">see her beautiful.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">If you love her, you cannot see her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Because Love is blind. O, that you had mine eyes;</div>
                     <div class="line">or your own eyes had the lights they were wont to</div>
                     <div class="line">have when you chid at Sir Proteus for going</div>
                     <div class="line">ungartered!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">What should I see then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Your own present folly and her passing deformity:</div>
                     <div class="line">for he, being in love, could not see to garter his</div>
                     <div class="line">hose, and you, being in love, cannot see to put on your hose.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Belike, boy, then, you are in love; for last</div>
                     <div class="line">morning you could not see to wipe my shoes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">True, sir; I was in love with my bed: I thank you,</div>
                     <div class="line">you swinged me for my love, which makes me the</div>
                     <div class="line">bolder to chide you for yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">In conclusion, I stand affected to her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">I would you were set, so your affection would cease.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Last night she enjoined me to write some lines to</div>
                     <div class="line">one she loves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">And have you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I have.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Are they not lamely writ?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, boy, but as well as I can do them. Peace!</div>
                     <div class="line">here she comes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  O excellent motion! O exceeding puppet!</div>
                     <div class="line">Now will he interpret to her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter SILVIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam and mistress, a thousand good-morrows.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  O, give ye good even! here's a million of manners.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Valentine and servant, to you two thousand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  He should give her interest and she gives it him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">As you enjoin'd me, I have writ your letter</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto the secret nameless friend of yours;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I was much unwilling to proceed in</div>
                     <div class="line">But for my duty to your ladyship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you gentle servant: 'tis very clerkly done.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Now trust me, madam, it came hardly off;</div>
                     <div class="line">For being ignorant to whom it goes</div>
                     <div class="line">I writ at random, very doubtfully.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Perchance you think too much of so much pains?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, madam; so it stead you, I will write</div>
                     <div class="line">Please you command, a thousand times as much; And yet--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">A pretty period! Well, I guess the sequel;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet I will not name it; and yet I care not;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet take this again; and yet I thank you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Meaning henceforth to trouble you no more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  And yet you will; and yet another 'yet.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">What means your ladyship? do you not like it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, yes; the lines are very quaintly writ;</div>
                     <div class="line">But since unwillingly, take them again.</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, take them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, they are for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, ay: you writ them, sir, at my request;</div>
                     <div class="line">But I will none of them; they are for you;</div>
                     <div class="line">I would have had them writ more movingly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Please you, I'll write your ladyship another.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And when it's writ, for my sake read it over,</div>
                     <div class="line">And if it please you, so; if not, why, so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">If it please me, madam, what then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, if it please you, take it for your labour:</div>
                     <div class="line">And so, good morrow, servant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">O jest unseen, inscrutable, invisible,</div>
                     <div class="line">As a nose on a man's face, or a weathercock on a steeple!</div>
                     <div class="line">My master sues to her, and she hath</div>
                     <div class="line">taught her suitor,</div>
                     <div class="line">He being her pupil, to become her tutor.</div>
                     <div class="line">O excellent device! was there ever heard a better,</div>
                     <div class="line">That my master, being scribe, to himself should write</div>
                     <div class="line">the letter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, sir? what are you reasoning with yourself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, I was rhyming: 'tis you that have the reason.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">To do what?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">To be a spokesman for Madam Silvia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">To whom?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">To yourself: why, she wooes you by a figure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">What figure?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">By a letter, I should say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, she hath not writ to me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">What need she, when she hath made you write to</div>
                     <div class="line">yourself? Why, do you not perceive the jest?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, believe me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">No believing you, indeed, sir. But did you perceive</div>
                     <div class="line">her earnest?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">She gave me none, except an angry word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, she hath given you a letter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">That's the letter I writ to her friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">And that letter hath she delivered, and there an end.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I would it were no worse.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll warrant you, 'tis as well:</div>
                     <div class="line">For often have you writ to her, and she, in modesty,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else for want of idle time, could not again reply;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or fearing else some messenger that might her mind discover,</div>
                     <div class="line">Herself hath taught her love himself to write unto her lover.</div>
                     <div class="line">All this I speak in print, for in print I found it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why muse you, sir? 'tis dinner-time.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I have dined.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but hearken, sir; though the chameleon Love can</div>
                     <div class="line">feed on the air, I am one that am nourished by my</div>
                     <div class="line">victuals, and would fain have meat. O, be not like</div>
                     <div class="line">your mistress; be moved, be moved.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PROTEUS and JULIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Have patience, gentle Julia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I must, where is no remedy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">When possibly I can, I will return.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">If you turn not, you will return the sooner.</div>
                     <div class="line">Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Giving a ring</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why then, we'll make exchange; here, take you this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And seal the bargain with a holy kiss.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is my hand for my true constancy;</div>
                     <div class="line">And when that hour o'erslips me in the day</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein I sigh not, Julia, for thy sake,</div>
                     <div class="line">The next ensuing hour some foul mischance</div>
                     <div class="line">Torment me for my love's forgetfulness!</div>
                     <div class="line">My father stays my coming; answer not;</div>
                     <div class="line">The tide is now: nay, not thy tide of tears;</div>
                     <div class="line">That tide will stay me longer than I should.</div>
                     <div class="line">Julia, farewell!</div>
                     <p>Exit JULIA</p>
                     <div class="line">What, gone without a word?</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, so true love should do: it cannot speak;</div>
                     <div class="line">For truth hath better deeds than words to grace it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PANTHINO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Proteus, you are stay'd for.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go; I come, I come.</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas! this parting strikes poor lovers dumb.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LAUNCE, leading a dog</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, 'twill be this hour ere I have done weeping;</div>
                     <div class="line">all the kind of the Launces have this very fault. I</div>
                     <div class="line">have received my proportion, like the prodigious</div>
                     <div class="line">son, and am going with Sir Proteus to the Imperial's</div>
                     <div class="line">court. I think Crab, my dog, be the sourest-natured</div>
                     <div class="line">dog that lives: my mother weeping, my father</div>
                     <div class="line">wailing, my sister crying, our maid howling, our cat</div>
                     <div class="line">wringing her hands, and all our house in a great</div>
                     <div class="line">perplexity, yet did not this cruel-hearted cur shed</div>
                     <div class="line">one tear: he is a stone, a very pebble stone, and</div>
                     <div class="line">has no more pity in him than a dog: a Jew would have</div>
                     <div class="line">wept to have seen our parting; why, my grandam,</div>
                     <div class="line">having no eyes, look you, wept herself blind at my</div>
                     <div class="line">parting. Nay, I'll show you the manner of it. This</div>
                     <div class="line">shoe is my father: no, this left shoe is my father:</div>
                     <div class="line">no, no, this left shoe is my mother: nay, that</div>
                     <div class="line">cannot be so neither: yes, it is so, it is so, it</div>
                     <div class="line">hath the worser sole. This shoe, with the hole in</div>
                     <div class="line">it, is my mother, and this my father; a vengeance</div>
                     <div class="line">on't! there 'tis: now, sit, this staff is my</div>
                     <div class="line">sister, for, look you, she is as white as a lily and</div>
                     <div class="line">as small as a wand: this hat is Nan, our maid: I</div>
                     <div class="line">am the dog: no, the dog is himself, and I am the</div>
                     <div class="line">dog--Oh! the dog is me, and I am myself; ay, so,</div>
                     <div class="line">so. Now come I to my father; Father, your blessing:</div>
                     <div class="line">now should not the shoe speak a word for weeping:</div>
                     <div class="line">now should I kiss my father; well, he weeps on. Now</div>
                     <div class="line">come I to my mother: O, that she could speak now</div>
                     <div class="line">like a wood woman! Well, I kiss her; why, there</div>
                     <div class="line">'tis; here's my mother's breath up and down. Now</div>
                     <div class="line">come I to my sister; mark the moan she makes. Now</div>
                     <div class="line">the dog all this while sheds not a tear nor speaks a</div>
                     <div class="line">word; but see how I lay the dust with my tears.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PANTHINO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">Launce, away, away, aboard! thy master is shipped</div>
                     <div class="line">and thou art to post after with oars. What's the</div>
                     <div class="line">matter? why weepest thou, man? Away, ass! You'll</div>
                     <div class="line">lose the tide, if you tarry any longer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">It is no matter if the tied were lost; for it is the</div>
                     <div class="line">unkindest tied that ever any man tied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the unkindest tide?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, he that's tied here, Crab, my dog.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">Tut, man, I mean thou'lt lose the flood, and, in</div>
                     <div class="line">losing the flood, lose thy voyage, and, in losing</div>
                     <div class="line">thy voyage, lose thy master, and, in losing thy</div>
                     <div class="line">master, lose thy service, and, in losing thy</div>
                     <div class="line">service,--Why dost thou stop my mouth?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">For fear thou shouldst lose thy tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">Where should I lose my tongue?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">In thy tale.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">In thy tail!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Lose the tide, and the voyage, and the master, and</div>
                     <div class="line">the service, and the tied! Why, man, if the river</div>
                     <div class="line">were dry, I am able to fill it with my tears; if the</div>
                     <div class="line">wind were down, I could drive the boat with my sighs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come away, man; I was sent to call thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, call me what thou darest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                     <div class="line">Wilt thou go?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I will go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter SILVIA, VALENTINE, THURIO, and SPEED</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Servant!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Mistress?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Master, Sir Thurio frowns on you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, boy, it's for love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Not of you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Of my mistress, then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twere good you knocked him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Servant, you are sad.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, madam, I seem so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Seem you that you are not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Haply I do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">So do counterfeits.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">So do you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What seem I that I am not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Wise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What instance of the contrary?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Your folly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And how quote you my folly?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I quote it in your jerkin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">My jerkin is a doublet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, then, I'll double your folly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">How?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What, angry, Sir Thurio! do you change colour?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Give him leave, madam; he is a kind of chameleon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">That hath more mind to feed on your blood than live</div>
                     <div class="line">in your air.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">You have said, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, sir, and done too, for this time.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I know it well, sir; you always end ere you begin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">A fine volley of words, gentlemen, and quickly shot off.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis indeed, madam; we thank the giver.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is that, servant?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yourself, sweet lady; for you gave the fire. Sir</div>
                     <div class="line">Thurio borrows his wit from your ladyship's looks,</div>
                     <div class="line">and spends what he borrows kindly in your company.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, if you spend word for word with me, I shall</div>
                     <div class="line">make your wit bankrupt.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I know it well, sir; you have an exchequer of words,</div>
                     <div class="line">and, I think, no other treasure to give your</div>
                     <div class="line">followers, for it appears by their bare liveries,</div>
                     <div class="line">that they live by your bare words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">No more, gentlemen, no more:--here comes my father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DUKE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, daughter Silvia, you are hard beset.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Valentine, your father's in good health:</div>
                     <div class="line">What say you to a letter from your friends</div>
                     <div class="line">Of much good news?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I will be thankful.</div>
                     <div class="line">To any happy messenger from thence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Know ye Don Antonio, your countryman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lord, I know the gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">To be of worth and worthy estimation</div>
                     <div class="line">And not without desert so well reputed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath he not a son?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lord; a son that well deserves</div>
                     <div class="line">The honour and regard of such a father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">You know him well?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I know him as myself; for from our infancy</div>
                     <div class="line">We have conversed and spent our hours together:</div>
                     <div class="line">And though myself have been an idle truant,</div>
                     <div class="line">Omitting the sweet benefit of time</div>
                     <div class="line">To clothe mine age with angel-like perfection,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet hath Sir Proteus, for that's his name,</div>
                     <div class="line">Made use and fair advantage of his days;</div>
                     <div class="line">His years but young, but his experience old;</div>
                     <div class="line">His head unmellow'd, but his judgment ripe;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, in a word, for far behind his worth</div>
                     <div class="line">Comes all the praises that I now bestow,</div>
                     <div class="line">He is complete in feature and in mind</div>
                     <div class="line">With all good grace to grace a gentleman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Beshrew me, sir, but if he make this good,</div>
                     <div class="line">He is as worthy for an empress' love</div>
                     <div class="line">As meet to be an emperor's counsellor.</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, sir, this gentleman is come to me,</div>
                     <div class="line">With commendation from great potentates;</div>
                     <div class="line">And here he means to spend his time awhile:</div>
                     <div class="line">I think 'tis no unwelcome news to you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Should I have wish'd a thing, it had been he.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome him then according to his worth.</div>
                     <div class="line">Silvia, I speak to you, and you, Sir Thurio;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Valentine, I need not cite him to it:</div>
                     <div class="line">I will send him hither to you presently.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the gentleman I told your ladyship</div>
                     <div class="line">Had come along with me, but that his mistress</div>
                     <div class="line">Did hold his eyes lock'd in her crystal looks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Belike that now she hath enfranchised them</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon some other pawn for fealty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, sure, I think she holds them prisoners still.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, then he should be blind; and, being blind</div>
                     <div class="line">How could he see his way to seek out you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, lady, Love hath twenty pair of eyes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">They say that Love hath not an eye at all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">To see such lovers, Thurio, as yourself:</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon a homely object Love can wink.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Have done, have done; here comes the gentleman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit THURIO</p>
               <p>Enter PROTEUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, dear Proteus! Mistress, I beseech you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Confirm his welcome with some special favour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">His worth is warrant for his welcome hither,</div>
                     <div class="line">If this be he you oft have wish'd to hear from.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Mistress, it is: sweet lady, entertain him</div>
                     <div class="line">To be my fellow-servant to your ladyship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Too low a mistress for so high a servant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so, sweet lady: but too mean a servant</div>
                     <div class="line">To have a look of such a worthy mistress.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Leave off discourse of disability:</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet lady, entertain him for your servant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My duty will I boast of; nothing else.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And duty never yet did want his meed:</div>
                     <div class="line">Servant, you are welcome to a worthless mistress.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll die on him that says so but yourself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">That you are welcome?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That you are worthless.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter THURIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, my lord your father would speak with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I wait upon his pleasure. Come, Sir Thurio,</div>
                     <div class="line">Go with me. Once more, new servant, welcome:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll leave you to confer of home affairs;</div>
                     <div class="line">When you have done, we look to hear from you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll both attend upon your ladyship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt SILVIA and THURIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, tell me, how do all from whence you came?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Your friends are well and have them much commended.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">And how do yours?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I left them all in health.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">How does your lady? and how thrives your love?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My tales of love were wont to weary you;</div>
                     <div class="line">I know you joy not in a love discourse.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, Proteus, but that life is alter'd now:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have done penance for contemning Love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose high imperious thoughts have punish'd me</div>
                     <div class="line">With bitter fasts, with penitential groans,</div>
                     <div class="line">With nightly tears and daily heart-sore sighs;</div>
                     <div class="line">For in revenge of my contempt of love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Love hath chased sleep from my enthralled eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">And made them watchers of mine own heart's sorrow.</div>
                     <div class="line">O gentle Proteus, Love's a mighty lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">And hath so humbled me, as, I confess,</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no woe to his correction,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor to his service no such joy on earth.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now no discourse, except it be of love;</div>
                     <div class="line">Now can I break my fast, dine, sup and sleep,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the very naked name of love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Enough; I read your fortune in your eye.</div>
                     <div class="line">Was this the idol that you worship so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Even she; and is she not a heavenly saint?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No; but she is an earthly paragon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Call her divine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not flatter her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">O, flatter me; for love delights in praises.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">When I was sick, you gave me bitter pills,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I must minister the like to you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then speak the truth by her; if not divine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet let her be a principality,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sovereign to all the creatures on the earth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Except my mistress.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet, except not any;</div>
                     <div class="line">Except thou wilt except against my love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Have I not reason to prefer mine own?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will help thee to prefer her too:</div>
                     <div class="line">She shall be dignified with this high honour--</div>
                     <div class="line">To bear my lady's train, lest the base earth</div>
                     <div class="line">Should from her vesture chance to steal a kiss</div>
                     <div class="line">And, of so great a favour growing proud,</div>
                     <div class="line">Disdain to root the summer-swelling flower</div>
                     <div class="line">And make rough winter everlastingly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, Valentine, what braggardism is this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, Proteus: all I can is nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">To her whose worth makes other worthies nothing;</div>
                     <div class="line">She is alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let her alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Not for the world: why, man, she is mine own,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I as rich in having such a jewel</div>
                     <div class="line">As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl,</div>
                     <div class="line">The water nectar and the rocks pure gold.</div>
                     <div class="line">Forgive me that I do not dream on thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Because thou see'st me dote upon my love.</div>
                     <div class="line">My foolish rival, that her father likes</div>
                     <div class="line">Only for his possessions are so huge,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is gone with her along, and I must after,</div>
                     <div class="line">For love, thou know'st, is full of jealousy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But she loves you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and we are betroth'd: nay, more, our,</div>
                     <div class="line">marriage-hour,</div>
                     <div class="line">With all the cunning manner of our flight,</div>
                     <div class="line">Determined of; how I must climb her window,</div>
                     <div class="line">The ladder made of cords, and all the means</div>
                     <div class="line">Plotted and 'greed on for my happiness.</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Proteus, go with me to my chamber,</div>
                     <div class="line">In these affairs to aid me with thy counsel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go on before; I shall inquire you forth:</div>
                     <div class="line">I must unto the road, to disembark</div>
                     <div class="line">Some necessaries that I needs must use,</div>
                     <div class="line">And then I'll presently attend you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you make haste?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will.</div>
                     <p>Exit VALENTINE</p>
                     <div class="line">Even as one heat another heat expels,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or as one nail by strength drives out another,</div>
                     <div class="line">So the remembrance of my former love</div>
                     <div class="line">Is by a newer object quite forgotten.</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it mine, or Valentine's praise,</div>
                     <div class="line">Her true perfection, or my false transgression,</div>
                     <div class="line">That makes me reasonless to reason thus?</div>
                     <div class="line">She is fair; and so is Julia that I love--</div>
                     <div class="line">That I did love, for now my love is thaw'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, like a waxen image, 'gainst a fire,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bears no impression of the thing it was.</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks my zeal to Valentine is cold,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that I love him not as I was wont.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, but I love his lady too too much,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that's the reason I love him so little.</div>
                     <div class="line">How shall I dote on her with more advice,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thus without advice begin to love her!</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis but her picture I have yet beheld,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that hath dazzled my reason's light;</div>
                     <div class="line">But when I look on her perfections,</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no reason but I shall be blind.</div>
                     <div class="line">If I can cheque my erring love, I will;</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, to compass her I'll use my skill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  The same. A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter SPEED and LAUNCE severally</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Launce! by mine honesty, welcome to Milan!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Forswear not thyself, sweet youth, for I am not</div>
                     <div class="line">welcome. I reckon this always, that a man is never</div>
                     <div class="line">undone till he be hanged, nor never welcome to a</div>
                     <div class="line">place till some certain shot be paid and the hostess</div>
                     <div class="line">say 'Welcome!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, you madcap, I'll to the alehouse with you</div>
                     <div class="line">presently; where, for one shot of five pence, thou</div>
                     <div class="line">shalt have five thousand welcomes. But, sirrah, how</div>
                     <div class="line">did thy master part with Madam Julia?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, after they closed in earnest, they parted very</div>
                     <div class="line">fairly in jest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">But shall she marry him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">How then? shall he marry her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, neither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">What, are they broken?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, they are both as whole as a fish.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, how stands the matter with them?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, thus: when it stands well with him, it</div>
                     <div class="line">stands well with her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">What an ass art thou! I understand thee not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">What a block art thou, that thou canst not! My</div>
                     <div class="line">staff understands me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">What thou sayest?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and what I do too: look thee, I'll but lean,</div>
                     <div class="line">and my staff understands me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">It stands under thee, indeed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, stand-under and under-stand is all one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">But tell me true, will't be a match?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ask my dog: if he say ay, it will! if he say no,</div>
                     <div class="line">it will; if he shake his tail and say nothing, it will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">The conclusion is then that it will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou shalt never get such a secret from me but by a parable.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis well that I get it so. But, Launce, how sayest</div>
                     <div class="line">thou, that my master is become a notable lover?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">I never knew him otherwise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Than how?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">A notable lubber, as thou reportest him to be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, thou whoreson ass, thou mistakest me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, fool, I meant not thee; I meant thy master.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">I tell thee, my master is become a hot lover.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, I tell thee, I care not though he burn himself</div>
                     <div class="line">in love. If thou wilt, go with me to the alehouse;</div>
                     <div class="line">if not, thou art an Hebrew, a Jew, and not worth the</div>
                     <div class="line">name of a Christian.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Because thou hast not so much charity in thee as to</div>
                     <div class="line">go to the ale with a Christian. Wilt thou go?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">At thy service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.7">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>6. SCENE VI.  The same. The DUKE'S palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PROTEUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">To leave my Julia, shall I be forsworn;</div>
                     <div class="line">To love fair Silvia, shall I be forsworn;</div>
                     <div class="line">To wrong my friend, I shall be much forsworn;</div>
                     <div class="line">And even that power which gave me first my oath</div>
                     <div class="line">Provokes me to this threefold perjury;</div>
                     <div class="line">Love bade me swear and Love bids me forswear.</div>
                     <div class="line">O sweet-suggesting Love, if thou hast sinned,</div>
                     <div class="line">Teach me, thy tempted subject, to excuse it!</div>
                     <div class="line">At first I did adore a twinkling star,</div>
                     <div class="line">But now I worship a celestial sun.</div>
                     <div class="line">Unheedful vows may heedfully be broken,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he wants wit that wants resolved will</div>
                     <div class="line">To learn his wit to exchange the bad for better.</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie, fie, unreverend tongue! to call her bad,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose sovereignty so oft thou hast preferr'd</div>
                     <div class="line">With twenty thousand soul-confirming oaths.</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot leave to love, and yet I do;</div>
                     <div class="line">But there I leave to love where I should love.</div>
                     <div class="line">Julia I lose and Valentine I lose:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I keep them, I needs must lose myself;</div>
                     <div class="line">If I lose them, thus find I by their loss</div>
                     <div class="line">For Valentine myself, for Julia Silvia.</div>
                     <div class="line">I to myself am dearer than a friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">For love is still most precious in itself;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Silvia--witness Heaven, that made her fair!--</div>
                     <div class="line">Shows Julia but a swarthy Ethiope.</div>
                     <div class="line">I will forget that Julia is alive,</div>
                     <div class="line">Remembering that my love to her is dead;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Valentine I'll hold an enemy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Aiming at Silvia as a sweeter friend.</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot now prove constant to myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Without some treachery used to Valentine.</div>
                     <div class="line">This night he meaneth with a corded ladder</div>
                     <div class="line">To climb celestial Silvia's chamber-window,</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself in counsel, his competitor.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now presently I'll give her father notice</div>
                     <div class="line">Of their disguising and pretended flight;</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, all enraged, will banish Valentine;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Thurio, he intends, shall wed his daughter;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, Valentine being gone, I'll quickly cross</div>
                     <div class="line">By some sly trick blunt Thurio's dull proceeding.</div>
                     <div class="line">Love, lend me wings to make my purpose swift,</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou hast lent me wit to plot this drift!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.8">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>7. SCENE VII.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter JULIA and LUCETTA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Counsel, Lucetta; gentle girl, assist me;</div>
                     <div class="line">And even in kind love I do conjure thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who art the table wherein all my thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">Are visibly character'd and engraved,</div>
                     <div class="line">To lesson me and tell me some good mean</div>
                     <div class="line">How, with my honour, I may undertake</div>
                     <div class="line">A journey to my loving Proteus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, the way is wearisome and long!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">A true-devoted pilgrim is not weary</div>
                     <div class="line">To measure kingdoms with his feeble steps;</div>
                     <div class="line">Much less shall she that hath Love's wings to fly,</div>
                     <div class="line">And when the flight is made to one so dear,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of such divine perfection, as Sir Proteus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Better forbear till Proteus make return.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, know'st thou not his looks are my soul's food?</div>
                     <div class="line">Pity the dearth that I have pined in,</div>
                     <div class="line">By longing for that food so long a time.</div>
                     <div class="line">Didst thou but know the inly touch of love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wouldst as soon go kindle fire with snow</div>
                     <div class="line">As seek to quench the fire of love with words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not seek to quench your love's hot fire,</div>
                     <div class="line">But qualify the fire's extreme rage,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest it should burn above the bounds of reason.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">The more thou damm'st it up, the more it burns.</div>
                     <div class="line">The current that with gentle murmur glides,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou know'st, being stopp'd, impatiently doth rage;</div>
                     <div class="line">But when his fair course is not hindered,</div>
                     <div class="line">He makes sweet music with the enamell'ed stones,</div>
                     <div class="line">Giving a gentle kiss to every sedge</div>
                     <div class="line">He overtaketh in his pilgrimage,</div>
                     <div class="line">And so by many winding nooks he strays</div>
                     <div class="line">With willing sport to the wild ocean.</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let me go and hinder not my course</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll be as patient as a gentle stream</div>
                     <div class="line">And make a pastime of each weary step,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till the last step have brought me to my love;</div>
                     <div class="line">And there I'll rest, as after much turmoil</div>
                     <div class="line">A blessed soul doth in Elysium.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">But in what habit will you go along?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Not like a woman; for I would prevent</div>
                     <div class="line">The loose encounters of lascivious men:</div>
                     <div class="line">Gentle Lucetta, fit me with such weeds</div>
                     <div class="line">As may beseem some well-reputed page.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, your ladyship must cut your hair.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, girl, I'll knit it up in silken strings</div>
                     <div class="line">With twenty odd-conceited true-love knots.</div>
                     <div class="line">To be fantastic may become a youth</div>
                     <div class="line">Of greater time than I shall show to be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">What fashion, madam shall I make your breeches?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">That fits as well as 'Tell me, good my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">What compass will you wear your farthingale?'</div>
                     <div class="line">Why even what fashion thou best likest, Lucetta.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">You must needs have them with a codpiece, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Out, out, Lucetta! that would be ill-favour'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">A round hose, madam, now's not worth a pin,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless you have a codpiece to stick pins on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Lucetta, as thou lovest me, let me have</div>
                     <div class="line">What thou thinkest meet and is most mannerly.</div>
                     <div class="line">But tell me, wench, how will the world repute me</div>
                     <div class="line">For undertaking so unstaid a journey?</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear me, it will make me scandalized.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">If you think so, then stay at home and go not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that I will not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then never dream on infamy, but go.</div>
                     <div class="line">If Proteus like your journey when you come,</div>
                     <div class="line">No matter who's displeased when you are gone:</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear me, he will scarce be pleased withal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">That is the least, Lucetta, of my fear:</div>
                     <div class="line">A thousand oaths, an ocean of his tears</div>
                     <div class="line">And instances of infinite of love</div>
                     <div class="line">Warrant me welcome to my Proteus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">All these are servants to deceitful men.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Base men, that use them to so base effect!</div>
                     <div class="line">But truer stars did govern Proteus' birth</div>
                     <div class="line">His words are bonds, his oaths are oracles,</div>
                     <div class="line">His love sincere, his thoughts immaculate,</div>
                     <div class="line">His tears pure messengers sent from his heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">His heart as far from fraud as heaven from earth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray heaven he prove so, when you come to him!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, as thou lovest me, do him not that wrong</div>
                     <div class="line">To bear a hard opinion of his truth:</div>
                     <div class="line">Only deserve my love by loving him;</div>
                     <div class="line">And presently go with me to my chamber,</div>
                     <div class="line">To take a note of what I stand in need of,</div>
                     <div class="line">To furnish me upon my longing journey.</div>
                     <div class="line">All that is mine I leave at thy dispose,</div>
                     <div class="line">My goods, my lands, my reputation;</div>
                     <div class="line">Only, in lieu thereof, dispatch me hence.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, answer not, but to it presently!</div>
                     <div class="line">I am impatient of my tarriance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.5">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 3. ACT III</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DUKE, THURIO, and PROTEUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Thurio, give us leave, I pray, awhile;</div>
                     <div class="line">We have some secrets to confer about.</div>
                     <p>Exit THURIO</p>
                     <div class="line">Now, tell me, Proteus, what's your will with me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My gracious lord, that which I would discover</div>
                     <div class="line">The law of friendship bids me to conceal;</div>
                     <div class="line">But when I call to mind your gracious favours</div>
                     <div class="line">Done to me, undeserving as I am,</div>
                     <div class="line">My duty pricks me on to utter that</div>
                     <div class="line">Which else no worldly good should draw from me.</div>
                     <div class="line">Know, worthy prince, Sir Valentine, my friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">This night intends to steal away your daughter:</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself am one made privy to the plot.</div>
                     <div class="line">I know you have determined to bestow her</div>
                     <div class="line">On Thurio, whom your gentle daughter hates;</div>
                     <div class="line">And should she thus be stol'n away from you,</div>
                     <div class="line">It would be much vexation to your age.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus, for my duty's sake, I rather chose</div>
                     <div class="line">To cross my friend in his intended drift</div>
                     <div class="line">Than, by concealing it, heap on your head</div>
                     <div class="line">A pack of sorrows which would press you down,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being unprevented, to your timeless grave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Proteus, I thank thee for thine honest care;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which to requite, command me while I live.</div>
                     <div class="line">This love of theirs myself have often seen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Haply when they have judged me fast asleep,</div>
                     <div class="line">And oftentimes have purposed to forbid</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Valentine her company and my court:</div>
                     <div class="line">But fearing lest my jealous aim might err</div>
                     <div class="line">And so unworthily disgrace the man,</div>
                     <div class="line">A rashness that I ever yet have shunn'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">I gave him gentle looks, thereby to find</div>
                     <div class="line">That which thyself hast now disclosed to me.</div>
                     <div class="line">And, that thou mayst perceive my fear of this,</div>
                     <div class="line">Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested,</div>
                     <div class="line">I nightly lodge her in an upper tower,</div>
                     <div class="line">The key whereof myself have ever kept;</div>
                     <div class="line">And thence she cannot be convey'd away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Know, noble lord, they have devised a mean</div>
                     <div class="line">How he her chamber-window will ascend</div>
                     <div class="line">And with a corded ladder fetch her down;</div>
                     <div class="line">For which the youthful lover now is gone</div>
                     <div class="line">And this way comes he with it presently;</div>
                     <div class="line">Where, if it please you, you may intercept him.</div>
                     <div class="line">But, good my Lord, do it so cunningly</div>
                     <div class="line">That my discovery be not aimed at;</div>
                     <div class="line">For love of you, not hate unto my friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath made me publisher of this pretence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon mine honour, he shall never know</div>
                     <div class="line">That I had any light from thee of this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Adieu, my Lord; Sir Valentine is coming.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <p>Enter VALENTINE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Valentine, whither away so fast?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Please it your grace, there is a messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">That stays to bear my letters to my friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I am going to deliver them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Be they of much import?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">The tenor of them doth but signify</div>
                     <div class="line">My health and happy being at your court.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay then, no matter; stay with me awhile;</div>
                     <div class="line">I am to break with thee of some affairs</div>
                     <div class="line">That touch me near, wherein thou must be secret.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis not unknown to thee that I have sought</div>
                     <div class="line">To match my friend Sir Thurio to my daughter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I know it well, my Lord; and, sure, the match</div>
                     <div class="line">Were rich and honourable; besides, the gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Is full of virtue, bounty, worth and qualities</div>
                     <div class="line">Beseeming such a wife as your fair daughter:</div>
                     <div class="line">Cannot your Grace win her to fancy him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, trust me; she is peevish, sullen, froward,</div>
                     <div class="line">Proud, disobedient, stubborn, lacking duty,</div>
                     <div class="line">Neither regarding that she is my child</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor fearing me as if I were her father;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, may I say to thee, this pride of hers,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon advice, hath drawn my love from her;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, where I thought the remnant of mine age</div>
                     <div class="line">Should have been cherish'd by her child-like duty,</div>
                     <div class="line">I now am full resolved to take a wife</div>
                     <div class="line">And turn her out to who will take her in:</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let her beauty be her wedding-dower;</div>
                     <div class="line">For me and my possessions she esteems not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">What would your Grace have me to do in this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">There is a lady in Verona here</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom I affect; but she is nice and coy</div>
                     <div class="line">And nought esteems my aged eloquence:</div>
                     <div class="line">Now therefore would I have thee to my tutor--</div>
                     <div class="line">For long agone I have forgot to court;</div>
                     <div class="line">Besides, the fashion of the time is changed--</div>
                     <div class="line">How and which way I may bestow myself</div>
                     <div class="line">To be regarded in her sun-bright eye.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Win her with gifts, if she respect not words:</div>
                     <div class="line">Dumb jewels often in their silent kind</div>
                     <div class="line">More than quick words do move a woman's mind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">But she did scorn a present that I sent her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">A woman sometimes scorns what best contents her.</div>
                     <div class="line">Send her another; never give her o'er;</div>
                     <div class="line">For scorn at first makes after-love the more.</div>
                     <div class="line">If she do frown, 'tis not in hate of you,</div>
                     <div class="line">But rather to beget more love in you:</div>
                     <div class="line">If she do chide, 'tis not to have you gone;</div>
                     <div class="line">For why, the fools are mad, if left alone.</div>
                     <div class="line">Take no repulse, whatever she doth say;</div>
                     <div class="line">For 'get you gone,' she doth not mean 'away!'</div>
                     <div class="line">Flatter and praise, commend, extol their graces;</div>
                     <div class="line">Though ne'er so black, say they have angels' faces.</div>
                     <div class="line">That man that hath a tongue, I say, is no man,</div>
                     <div class="line">If with his tongue he cannot win a woman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">But she I mean is promised by her friends</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto a youthful gentleman of worth,</div>
                     <div class="line">And kept severely from resort of men,</div>
                     <div class="line">That no man hath access by day to her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, I would resort to her by night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but the doors be lock'd and keys kept safe,</div>
                     <div class="line">That no man hath recourse to her by night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">What lets but one may enter at her window?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Her chamber is aloft, far from the ground,</div>
                     <div class="line">And built so shelving that one cannot climb it</div>
                     <div class="line">Without apparent hazard of his life.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why then, a ladder quaintly made of cords,</div>
                     <div class="line">To cast up, with a pair of anchoring hooks,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would serve to scale another Hero's tower,</div>
                     <div class="line">So bold Leander would adventure it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, as thou art a gentleman of blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Advise me where I may have such a ladder.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">When would you use it? pray, sir, tell me that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">This very night; for Love is like a child,</div>
                     <div class="line">That longs for every thing that he can come by.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">By seven o'clock I'll get you such a ladder.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">But, hark thee; I will go to her alone:</div>
                     <div class="line">How shall I best convey the ladder thither?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">It will be light, my lord, that you may bear it</div>
                     <div class="line">Under a cloak that is of any length.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">A cloak as long as thine will serve the turn?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let me see thy cloak:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll get me one of such another length.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, any cloak will serve the turn, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">How shall I fashion me to wear a cloak?</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray thee, let me feel thy cloak upon me.</div>
                     <div class="line">What letter is this same? What's here? 'To Silvia'!</div>
                     <div class="line">And here an engine fit for my proceeding.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll be so bold to break the seal for once.</div>
                     <p>Reads</p>
                     <div class="line">'My thoughts do harbour with my Silvia nightly,</div>
                     <div class="line">And slaves they are to me that send them flying:</div>
                     <div class="line">O, could their master come and go as lightly,</div>
                     <div class="line">Himself would lodge where senseless they are lying!</div>
                     <div class="line">My herald thoughts in thy pure bosom rest them:</div>
                     <div class="line">While I, their king, that hither them importune,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do curse the grace that with such grace hath bless'd them,</div>
                     <div class="line">Because myself do want my servants' fortune:</div>
                     <div class="line">I curse myself, for they are sent by me,</div>
                     <div class="line">That they should harbour where their lord would be.'</div>
                     <div class="line">What's here?</div>
                     <div class="line">'Silvia, this night I will enfranchise thee.'</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis so; and here's the ladder for the purpose.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, Phaeton,--for thou art Merops' son,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Wilt thou aspire to guide the heavenly car</div>
                     <div class="line">And with thy daring folly burn the world?</div>
                     <div class="line">Wilt thou reach stars, because they shine on thee?</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, base intruder! overweening slave!</div>
                     <div class="line">Bestow thy fawning smiles on equal mates,</div>
                     <div class="line">And think my patience, more than thy desert,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is privilege for thy departure hence:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thank me for this more than for all the favours</div>
                     <div class="line">Which all too much I have bestow'd on thee.</div>
                     <div class="line">But if thou linger in my territories</div>
                     <div class="line">Longer than swiftest expedition</div>
                     <div class="line">Will give thee time to leave our royal court,</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven! my wrath shall far exceed the love</div>
                     <div class="line">I ever bore my daughter or thyself.</div>
                     <div class="line">Be gone! I will not hear thy vain excuse;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, as thou lovest thy life, make speed from hence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">And why not death rather than living torment?</div>
                     <div class="line">To die is to be banish'd from myself;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Silvia is myself: banish'd from her</div>
                     <div class="line">Is self from self: a deadly banishment!</div>
                     <div class="line">What light is light, if Silvia be not seen?</div>
                     <div class="line">What joy is joy, if Silvia be not by?</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless it be to think that she is by</div>
                     <div class="line">And feed upon the shadow of perfection</div>
                     <div class="line">Except I be by Silvia in the night,</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no music in the nightingale;</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless I look on Silvia in the day,</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no day for me to look upon;</div>
                     <div class="line">She is my essence, and I leave to be,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I be not by her fair influence</div>
                     <div class="line">Foster'd, illumined, cherish'd, kept alive.</div>
                     <div class="line">I fly not death, to fly his deadly doom:</div>
                     <div class="line">Tarry I here, I but attend on death:</div>
                     <div class="line">But, fly I hence, I fly away from life.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PROTEUS and LAUNCE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Run, boy, run, run, and seek him out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Soho, soho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What seest thou?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Him we go to find: there's not a hair on's head</div>
                     <div class="line">but 'tis a Valentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Valentine?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Who then? his spirit?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Neither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Can nothing speak? Master, shall I strike?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Who wouldst thou strike?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Villain, forbear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, sir, I'll strike nothing: I pray you,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sirrah, I say, forbear. Friend Valentine, a word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">My ears are stopt and cannot hear good news,</div>
                     <div class="line">So much of bad already hath possess'd them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then in dumb silence will I bury mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">For they are harsh, untuneable and bad.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Is Silvia dead?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Valentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">No Valentine, indeed, for sacred Silvia.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath she forsworn me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Valentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">No Valentine, if Silvia have forsworn me.</div>
                     <div class="line">What is your news?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, there is a proclamation that you are vanished.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou art banished--O, that's the news!--</div>
                     <div class="line">From hence, from Silvia and from me thy friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">O, I have fed upon this woe already,</div>
                     <div class="line">And now excess of it will make me surfeit.</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth Silvia know that I am banished?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, ay; and she hath offer'd to the doom--</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, unreversed, stands in effectual force--</div>
                     <div class="line">A sea of melting pearl, which some call tears:</div>
                     <div class="line">Those at her father's churlish feet she tender'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">With them, upon her knees, her humble self;</div>
                     <div class="line">Wringing her hands, whose whiteness so became them</div>
                     <div class="line">As if but now they waxed pale for woe:</div>
                     <div class="line">But neither bended knees, pure hands held up,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sad sighs, deep groans, nor silver-shedding tears,</div>
                     <div class="line">Could penetrate her uncompassionate sire;</div>
                     <div class="line">But Valentine, if he be ta'en, must die.</div>
                     <div class="line">Besides, her intercession chafed him so,</div>
                     <div class="line">When she for thy repeal was suppliant,</div>
                     <div class="line">That to close prison he commanded her,</div>
                     <div class="line">With many bitter threats of biding there.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">No more; unless the next word that thou speak'st</div>
                     <div class="line">Have some malignant power upon my life:</div>
                     <div class="line">If so, I pray thee, breathe it in mine ear,</div>
                     <div class="line">As ending anthem of my endless dolour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Cease to lament for that thou canst not help,</div>
                     <div class="line">And study help for that which thou lament'st.</div>
                     <div class="line">Time is the nurse and breeder of all good.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here if thou stay, thou canst not see thy love;</div>
                     <div class="line">Besides, thy staying will abridge thy life.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hope is a lover's staff; walk hence with that</div>
                     <div class="line">And manage it against despairing thoughts.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy letters may be here, though thou art hence;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, being writ to me, shall be deliver'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Even in the milk-white bosom of thy love.</div>
                     <div class="line">The time now serves not to expostulate:</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, I'll convey thee through the city-gate;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, ere I part with thee, confer at large</div>
                     <div class="line">Of all that may concern thy love-affairs.</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou lovest Silvia, though not for thyself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Regard thy danger, and along with me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray thee, Launce, an if thou seest my boy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bid him make haste and meet me at the North-gate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, sirrah, find him out. Come, Valentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">O my dear Silvia! Hapless Valentine!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt VALENTINE and PROTEUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">I am but a fool, look you; and yet I have the wit to</div>
                     <div class="line">think my master is a kind of a knave: but that's</div>
                     <div class="line">all one, if he be but one knave. He lives not now</div>
                     <div class="line">that knows me to be in love; yet I am in love; but a</div>
                     <div class="line">team of horse shall not pluck that from me; nor who</div>
                     <div class="line">'tis I love; and yet 'tis a woman; but what woman, I</div>
                     <div class="line">will not tell myself; and yet 'tis a milkmaid; yet</div>
                     <div class="line">'tis not a maid, for she hath had gossips; yet 'tis</div>
                     <div class="line">a maid, for she is her master's maid, and serves for</div>
                     <div class="line">wages. She hath more qualities than a water-spaniel;</div>
                     <div class="line">which is much in a bare Christian.</div>
                     <p>Pulling out a paper</p>
                     <div class="line">Here is the cate-log of her condition.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Imprimis: She can fetch and carry.' Why, a horse</div>
                     <div class="line">can do no more: nay, a horse cannot fetch, but only</div>
                     <div class="line">carry; therefore is she better than a jade. 'Item:</div>
                     <div class="line">She can milk;' look you, a sweet virtue in a maid</div>
                     <div class="line">with clean hands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter SPEED</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, Signior Launce! what news with your</div>
                     <div class="line">mastership?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">With my master's ship? why, it is at sea.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, your old vice still; mistake the word. What</div>
                     <div class="line">news, then, in your paper?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">The blackest news that ever thou heardest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, man, how black?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, as black as ink.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me read them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie on thee, jolt-head! thou canst not read.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou liest; I can.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">I will try thee. Tell me this: who begot thee?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, the son of my grandfather.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">O illiterate loiterer! it was the son of thy</div>
                     <div class="line">grandmother: this proves that thou canst not read.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, fool, come; try me in thy paper.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">There; and St. Nicholas be thy speed!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  'Imprimis: She can milk.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, that she can.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She brews good ale.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">And thereof comes the proverb: 'Blessing of your</div>
                     <div class="line">heart, you brew good ale.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She can sew.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">That's as much as to say, Can she so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She can knit.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">What need a man care for a stock with a wench, when</div>
                     <div class="line">she can knit him a stock?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She can wash and scour.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">A special virtue: for then she need not be washed</div>
                     <div class="line">and scoured.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She can spin.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then may I set the world on wheels, when she can</div>
                     <div class="line">spin for her living.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She hath many nameless virtues.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">That's as much as to say, bastard virtues; that,</div>
                     <div class="line">indeed, know not their fathers and therefore have no names.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Here follow her vices.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Close at the heels of her virtues.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She is not to be kissed fasting in respect</div>
                     <div class="line">of her breath.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, that fault may be mended with a breakfast. Read on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She hath a sweet mouth.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">That makes amends for her sour breath.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She doth talk in her sleep.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">It's no matter for that, so she sleep not in her talk.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She is slow in words.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">O villain, that set this down among her vices! To</div>
                     <div class="line">be slow in words is a woman's only virtue: I pray</div>
                     <div class="line">thee, out with't, and place it for her chief virtue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She is proud.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Out with that too; it was Eve's legacy, and cannot</div>
                     <div class="line">be ta'en from her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She hath no teeth.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">I care not for that neither, because I love crusts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She is curst.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, the best is, she hath no teeth to bite.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She will often praise her liquor.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">If her liquor be good, she shall: if she will not, I</div>
                     <div class="line">will; for good things should be praised.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She is too liberal.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Of her tongue she cannot, for that's writ down she</div>
                     <div class="line">is slow of; of her purse she shall not, for that</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll keep shut: now, of another thing she may, and</div>
                     <div class="line">that cannot I help. Well, proceed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She hath more hair than wit, and more faults</div>
                     <div class="line">than hairs, and more wealth than faults.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Stop there; I'll have her: she was mine, and not</div>
                     <div class="line">mine, twice or thrice in that last article.</div>
                     <div class="line">Rehearse that once more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'Item: She hath more hair than wit,'--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">More hair than wit? It may be; I'll prove it. The</div>
                     <div class="line">cover of the salt hides the salt, and therefore it</div>
                     <div class="line">is more than the salt; the hair that covers the wit</div>
                     <div class="line">is more than the wit, for the greater hides the</div>
                     <div class="line">less. What's next?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'And more faults than hairs,'--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">That's monstrous: O, that that were out!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">'And more wealth than faults.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, that word makes the faults gracious. Well,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll have her; and if it be a match, as nothing is</div>
                     <div class="line">impossible,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">What then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then will I tell thee--that thy master stays</div>
                     <div class="line">for thee at the North-gate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">For me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">For thee! ay, who art thou? he hath stayed for a</div>
                     <div class="line">better man than thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">And must I go to him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou must run to him, for thou hast stayed so long</div>
                     <div class="line">that going will scarce serve the turn.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Why didst not tell me sooner? pox of your love letters!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Now will he be swinged for reading my letter; an</div>
                     <div class="line">unmannerly slave, that will thrust himself into</div>
                     <div class="line">secrets! I'll after, to rejoice in the boy's correction.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  The same. The DUKE's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DUKE and THURIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Thurio, fear not but that she will love you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Now Valentine is banish'd from her sight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Since his exile she hath despised me most,</div>
                     <div class="line">Forsworn my company and rail'd at me,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I am desperate of obtaining her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">This weak impress of love is as a figure</div>
                     <div class="line">Trenched in ice, which with an hour's heat</div>
                     <div class="line">Dissolves to water and doth lose his form.</div>
                     <div class="line">A little time will melt her frozen thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">And worthless Valentine shall be forgot.</div>
                     <p>Enter PROTEUS</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, Sir Proteus! Is your countryman</div>
                     <div class="line">According to our proclamation gone?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Gone, my good lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">My daughter takes his going grievously.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A little time, my lord, will kill that grief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">So I believe; but Thurio thinks not so.</div>
                     <div class="line">Proteus, the good conceit I hold of thee--</div>
                     <div class="line">For thou hast shown some sign of good desert--</div>
                     <div class="line">Makes me the better to confer with thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Longer than I prove loyal to your grace</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me not live to look upon your grace.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou know'st how willingly I would effect</div>
                     <div class="line">The match between Sir Thurio and my daughter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I do, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">And also, I think, thou art not ignorant</div>
                     <div class="line">How she opposes her against my will</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">She did, my lord, when Valentine was here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and perversely she persevers so.</div>
                     <div class="line">What might we do to make the girl forget</div>
                     <div class="line">The love of Valentine and love Sir Thurio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The best way is to slander Valentine</div>
                     <div class="line">With falsehood, cowardice and poor descent,</div>
                     <div class="line">Three things that women highly hold in hate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but she'll think that it is spoke in hate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, if his enemy deliver it:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore it must with circumstance be spoken</div>
                     <div class="line">By one whom she esteemeth as his friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then you must undertake to slander him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And that, my lord, I shall be loath to do:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis an ill office for a gentleman,</div>
                     <div class="line">Especially against his very friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Where your good word cannot advantage him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your slander never can endamage him;</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore the office is indifferent,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being entreated to it by your friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You have prevail'd, my lord; if I can do it</div>
                     <div class="line">By ought that I can speak in his dispraise,</div>
                     <div class="line">She shall not long continue love to him.</div>
                     <div class="line">But say this weed her love from Valentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">It follows not that she will love Sir Thurio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, as you unwind her love from him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest it should ravel and be good to none,</div>
                     <div class="line">You must provide to bottom it on me;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which must be done by praising me as much</div>
                     <div class="line">As you in worth dispraise Sir Valentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">And, Proteus, we dare trust you in this kind,</div>
                     <div class="line">Because we know, on Valentine's report,</div>
                     <div class="line">You are already Love's firm votary</div>
                     <div class="line">And cannot soon revolt and change your mind.</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon this warrant shall you have access</div>
                     <div class="line">Where you with Silvia may confer at large;</div>
                     <div class="line">For she is lumpish, heavy, melancholy,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, for your friend's sake, will be glad of you;</div>
                     <div class="line">Where you may temper her by your persuasion</div>
                     <div class="line">To hate young Valentine and love my friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">As much as I can do, I will effect:</div>
                     <div class="line">But you, Sir Thurio, are not sharp enough;</div>
                     <div class="line">You must lay lime to tangle her desires</div>
                     <div class="line">By wailful sonnets, whose composed rhymes</div>
                     <div class="line">Should be full-fraught with serviceable vows.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay,</div>
                     <div class="line">Much is the force of heaven-bred poesy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Say that upon the altar of her beauty</div>
                     <div class="line">You sacrifice your tears, your sighs, your heart:</div>
                     <div class="line">Write till your ink be dry, and with your tears</div>
                     <div class="line">Moist it again, and frame some feeling line</div>
                     <div class="line">That may discover such integrity:</div>
                     <div class="line">For Orpheus' lute was strung with poets' sinews,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose golden touch could soften steel and stones,</div>
                     <div class="line">Make tigers tame and huge leviathans</div>
                     <div class="line">Forsake unsounded deeps to dance on sands.</div>
                     <div class="line">After your dire-lamenting elegies,</div>
                     <div class="line">Visit by night your lady's chamber-window</div>
                     <div class="line">With some sweet concert; to their instruments</div>
                     <div class="line">Tune a deploring dump: the night's dead silence</div>
                     <div class="line">Will well become such sweet-complaining grievance.</div>
                     <div class="line">This, or else nothing, will inherit her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">This discipline shows thou hast been in love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">And thy advice this night I'll put in practise.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, sweet Proteus, my direction-giver,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us into the city presently</div>
                     <div class="line">To sort some gentlemen well skill'd in music.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have a sonnet that will serve the turn</div>
                     <div class="line">To give the onset to thy good advice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">About it, gentlemen!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll wait upon your grace till after supper,</div>
                     <div class="line">And afterward determine our proceedings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Even now about it! I will pardon you.</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.  The frontiers of Mantua. A forest.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Milan. Outside the DUKE's palace, under SILVIA's chamber.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  The same.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  The same.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  The frontiers of Mantua. A forest.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter certain Outlaws</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Fellows, stand fast; I see a passenger.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">If there be ten, shrink not, but down with 'em.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter VALENTINE and SPEED</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand, sir, and throw us that you have about ye:</div>
                     <div class="line">If not: we'll make you sit and rifle you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, we are undone; these are the villains</div>
                     <div class="line">That all the travellers do fear so much.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">My friends,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">That's not so, sir: we are your enemies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace! we'll hear him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, by my beard, will we, for he's a proper man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then know that I have little wealth to lose:</div>
                     <div class="line">A man I am cross'd with adversity;</div>
                     <div class="line">My riches are these poor habiliments,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of which if you should here disfurnish me,</div>
                     <div class="line">You take the sum and substance that I have.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Whither travel you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">To Verona.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Whence came you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">From Milan.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you long sojourned there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Some sixteen months, and longer might have stay'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">If crooked fortune had not thwarted me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">What, were you banish'd thence?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I was.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">For what offence?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">For that which now torments me to rehearse:</div>
                     <div class="line">I kill'd a man, whose death I much repent;</div>
                     <div class="line">But yet I slew him manfully in fight,</div>
                     <div class="line">Without false vantage or base treachery.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, ne'er repent it, if it were done so.</div>
                     <div class="line">But were you banish'd for so small a fault?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I was, and held me glad of such a doom.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you the tongues?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">My youthful travel therein made me happy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else I often had been miserable.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">By the bare scalp of Robin Hood's fat friar,</div>
                     <div class="line">This fellow were a king for our wild faction!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll have him. Sirs, a word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                     <div class="line">Master, be one of them; it's an honourable kind of thievery.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, villain!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell us this: have you any thing to take to?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing but my fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Know, then, that some of us are gentlemen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Such as the fury of ungovern'd youth</div>
                     <div class="line">Thrust from the company of awful men:</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself was from Verona banished</div>
                     <div class="line">For practising to steal away a lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">An heir, and near allied unto the duke.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">And I from Mantua, for a gentleman,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, in my mood, I stabb'd unto the heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">And I for such like petty crimes as these,</div>
                     <div class="line">But to the purpose--for we cite our faults,</div>
                     <div class="line">That they may hold excus'd our lawless lives;</div>
                     <div class="line">And partly, seeing you are beautified</div>
                     <div class="line">With goodly shape and by your own report</div>
                     <div class="line">A linguist and a man of such perfection</div>
                     <div class="line">As we do in our quality much want--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, because you are a banish'd man,</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, above the rest, we parley to you:</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you content to be our general?</div>
                     <div class="line">To make a virtue of necessity</div>
                     <div class="line">And live, as we do, in this wilderness?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">What say'st thou? wilt thou be of our consort?</div>
                     <div class="line">Say ay, and be the captain of us all:</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll do thee homage and be ruled by thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Love thee as our commander and our king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">But if thou scorn our courtesy, thou diest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou shalt not live to brag what we have offer'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I take your offer and will live with you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Provided that you do no outrages</div>
                     <div class="line">On silly women or poor passengers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">No, we detest such vile base practises.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, go with us, we'll bring thee to our crews,</div>
                     <div class="line">And show thee all the treasure we have got,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, with ourselves, all rest at thy dispose.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Milan. Outside the DUKE's palace, under SILVIA's chamber.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PROTEUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Already have I been false to Valentine</div>
                     <div class="line">And now I must be as unjust to Thurio.</div>
                     <div class="line">Under the colour of commending him,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have access my own love to prefer:</div>
                     <div class="line">But Silvia is too fair, too true, too holy,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be corrupted with my worthless gifts.</div>
                     <div class="line">When I protest true loyalty to her,</div>
                     <div class="line">She twits me with my falsehood to my friend;</div>
                     <div class="line">When to her beauty I commend my vows,</div>
                     <div class="line">She bids me think how I have been forsworn</div>
                     <div class="line">In breaking faith with Julia whom I loved:</div>
                     <div class="line">And notwithstanding all her sudden quips,</div>
                     <div class="line">The least whereof would quell a lover's hope,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, spaniel-like, the more she spurns my love,</div>
                     <div class="line">The more it grows and fawneth on her still.</div>
                     <div class="line">But here comes Thurio: now must we to her window,</div>
                     <div class="line">And give some evening music to her ear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter THURIO and Musicians</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, Sir Proteus, are you crept before us?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, gentle Thurio: for you know that love</div>
                     <div class="line">Will creep in service where it cannot go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but I hope, sir, that you love not here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, but I do; or else I would be hence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who? Silvia?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, Silvia; for your sake.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you for your own. Now, gentlemen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's tune, and to it lustily awhile.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter, at a distance, Host, and JULIA in boy's clothes</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, my young guest, methinks you're allycholly: I</div>
                     <div class="line">pray you, why is it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, mine host, because I cannot be merry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, we'll have you merry: I'll bring you where</div>
                     <div class="line">you shall hear music and see the gentleman that you asked for.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">But shall I hear him speak?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, that you shall.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">That will be music.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Music plays</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark, hark!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is he among these?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay: but, peace! let's hear 'em.</div>
                     <h3 class="bridgehead">SONG.</h3>
                     <div class="line">Who is Silvia? what is she,</div>
                     <div class="line">That all our swains commend her?</div>
                     <div class="line">Holy, fair and wise is she;</div>
                     <div class="line">The heaven such grace did lend her,</div>
                     <div class="line">That she might admired be.</div>
                     <div class="line">Is she kind as she is fair?</div>
                     <div class="line">For beauty lives with kindness.</div>
                     <div class="line">Love doth to her eyes repair,</div>
                     <div class="line">To help him of his blindness,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, being help'd, inhabits there.</div>
                     <div class="line">Then to Silvia let us sing,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Silvia is excelling;</div>
                     <div class="line">She excels each mortal thing</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the dull earth dwelling:</div>
                     <div class="line">To her let us garlands bring.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! are you sadder than you were before? How</div>
                     <div class="line">do you, man? the music likes you not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">You mistake; the musician likes me not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, my pretty youth?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">He plays false, father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">How? out of tune on the strings?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so; but yet so false that he grieves my very</div>
                     <div class="line">heart-strings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">You have a quick ear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, I would I were deaf; it makes me have a slow heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">I perceive you delight not in music.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Not a whit, when it jars so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark, what fine change is in the music!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, that change is the spite.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">You would have them always play but one thing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I would always have one play but one thing.</div>
                     <div class="line">But, host, doth this Sir Proteus that we talk on</div>
                     <div class="line">Often resort unto this gentlewoman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">I tell you what Launce, his man, told me: he loved</div>
                     <div class="line">her out of all nick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is Launce?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Gone to seek his dog; which tomorrow, by his</div>
                     <div class="line">master's command, he must carry for a present to his lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace! stand aside: the company parts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Thurio, fear not you: I will so plead</div>
                     <div class="line">That you shall say my cunning drift excels.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Where meet we?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">At Saint Gregory's well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt THURIO and Musicians</p>
               <p>Enter SILVIA above</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, good even to your ladyship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you for your music, gentlemen.</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is that that spake?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">One, lady, if you knew his pure heart's truth,</div>
                     <div class="line">You would quickly learn to know him by his voice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Proteus, as I take it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Proteus, gentle lady, and your servant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What's your will?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That I may compass yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">You have your wish; my will is even this:</div>
                     <div class="line">That presently you hie you home to bed.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou subtle, perjured, false, disloyal man!</div>
                     <div class="line">Think'st thou I am so shallow, so conceitless,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be seduced by thy flattery,</div>
                     <div class="line">That hast deceived so many with thy vows?</div>
                     <div class="line">Return, return, and make thy love amends.</div>
                     <div class="line">For me, by this pale queen of night I swear,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am so far from granting thy request</div>
                     <div class="line">That I despise thee for thy wrongful suit,</div>
                     <div class="line">And by and by intend to chide myself</div>
                     <div class="line">Even for this time I spend in talking to thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I grant, sweet love, that I did love a lady;</div>
                     <div class="line">But she is dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>        'Twere false, if I should speak it;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I am sure she is not buried.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Say that she be; yet Valentine thy friend</div>
                     <div class="line">Survives; to whom, thyself art witness,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am betroth'd: and art thou not ashamed</div>
                     <div class="line">To wrong him with thy importunacy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I likewise hear that Valentine is dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And so suppose am I; for in his grave</div>
                     <div class="line">Assure thyself my love is buried.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet lady, let me rake it from the earth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to thy lady's grave and call hers thence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or, at the least, in hers sepulchre thine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  He heard not that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, if your heart be so obdurate,</div>
                     <div class="line">Vouchsafe me yet your picture for my love,</div>
                     <div class="line">The picture that is hanging in your chamber;</div>
                     <div class="line">To that I'll speak, to that I'll sigh and weep:</div>
                     <div class="line">For since the substance of your perfect self</div>
                     <div class="line">Is else devoted, I am but a shadow;</div>
                     <div class="line">And to your shadow will I make true love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  If 'twere a substance, you would, sure,</div>
                     <div class="line">deceive it,</div>
                     <div class="line">And make it but a shadow, as I am.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am very loath to be your idol, sir;</div>
                     <div class="line">But since your falsehood shall become you well</div>
                     <div class="line">To worship shadows and adore false shapes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Send to me in the morning and I'll send it:</div>
                     <div class="line">And so, good rest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">As wretches have o'ernight</div>
                     <div class="line">That wait for execution in the morn.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt PROTEUS and SILVIA severally</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Host, will you go?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">By my halidom, I was fast asleep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you, where lies Sir Proteus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Host</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, at my house. Trust me, I think 'tis almost</div>
                     <div class="line">day.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so; but it hath been the longest night</div>
                     <div class="line">That e'er I watch'd and the most heaviest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  The same.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter EGLAMOUR</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EGLAMOUR</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the hour that Madam Silvia</div>
                     <div class="line">Entreated me to call and know her mind:</div>
                     <div class="line">There's some great matter she'ld employ me in.</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, madam!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter SILVIA above</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Who calls?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EGLAMOUR</div>
                     <div class="line">Your servant and your friend;</div>
                     <div class="line">One that attends your ladyship's command.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Eglamour, a thousand times good morrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EGLAMOUR</div>
                     <div class="line">As many, worthy lady, to yourself:</div>
                     <div class="line">According to your ladyship's impose,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am thus early come to know what service</div>
                     <div class="line">It is your pleasure to command me in.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O Eglamour, thou art a gentleman--</div>
                     <div class="line">Think not I flatter, for I swear I do not--</div>
                     <div class="line">Valiant, wise, remorseful, well accomplish'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art not ignorant what dear good will</div>
                     <div class="line">I bear unto the banish'd Valentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor how my father would enforce me marry</div>
                     <div class="line">Vain Thurio, whom my very soul abhors.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thyself hast loved; and I have heard thee say</div>
                     <div class="line">No grief did ever come so near thy heart</div>
                     <div class="line">As when thy lady and thy true love died,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon whose grave thou vow'dst pure chastity.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Eglamour, I would to Valentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">To Mantua, where I hear he makes abode;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, for the ways are dangerous to pass,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do desire thy worthy company,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon whose faith and honour I repose.</div>
                     <div class="line">Urge not my father's anger, Eglamour,</div>
                     <div class="line">But think upon my grief, a lady's grief,</div>
                     <div class="line">And on the justice of my flying hence,</div>
                     <div class="line">To keep me from a most unholy match,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which heaven and fortune still rewards with plagues.</div>
                     <div class="line">I do desire thee, even from a heart</div>
                     <div class="line">As full of sorrows as the sea of sands,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bear me company and go with me:</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, to hide what I have said to thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I may venture to depart alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EGLAMOUR</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, I pity much your grievances;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which since I know they virtuously are placed,</div>
                     <div class="line">I give consent to go along with you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Recking as little what betideth me</div>
                     <div class="line">As much I wish all good befortune you.</div>
                     <div class="line">When will you go?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">This evening coming.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EGLAMOUR</div>
                     <div class="line">Where shall I meet you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">At Friar Patrick's cell,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where I intend holy confession.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EGLAMOUR</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not fail your ladyship. Good morrow, gentle lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, kind Sir Eglamour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt severally</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  The same.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LAUNCE, with his his Dog</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">When a man's servant shall play the cur with him,</div>
                     <div class="line">look you, it goes hard: one that I brought up of a</div>
                     <div class="line">puppy; one that I saved from drowning, when three or</div>
                     <div class="line">four of his blind brothers and sisters went to it.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have taught him, even as one would say precisely,</div>
                     <div class="line">'thus I would teach a dog.' I was sent to deliver</div>
                     <div class="line">him as a present to Mistress Silvia from my master;</div>
                     <div class="line">and I came no sooner into the dining-chamber but he</div>
                     <div class="line">steps me to her trencher and steals her capon's leg:</div>
                     <div class="line">O, 'tis a foul thing when a cur cannot keep himself</div>
                     <div class="line">in all companies! I would have, as one should say,</div>
                     <div class="line">one that takes upon him to be a dog indeed, to be,</div>
                     <div class="line">as it were, a dog at all things. If I had not had</div>
                     <div class="line">more wit than he, to take a fault upon me that he did,</div>
                     <div class="line">I think verily he had been hanged for't; sure as I</div>
                     <div class="line">live, he had suffered for't; you shall judge. He</div>
                     <div class="line">thrusts me himself into the company of three or four</div>
                     <div class="line">gentlemanlike dogs under the duke's table: he had</div>
                     <div class="line">not been there--bless the mark!--a pissing while, but</div>
                     <div class="line">all the chamber smelt him. 'Out with the dog!' says</div>
                     <div class="line">one: 'What cur is that?' says another: 'Whip him</div>
                     <div class="line">out' says the third: 'Hang him up' says the duke.</div>
                     <div class="line">I, having been acquainted with the smell before,</div>
                     <div class="line">knew it was Crab, and goes me to the fellow that</div>
                     <div class="line">whips the dogs: 'Friend,' quoth I, 'you mean to whip</div>
                     <div class="line">the dog?' 'Ay, marry, do I,' quoth he. 'You do him</div>
                     <div class="line">the more wrong,' quoth I; ''twas I did the thing you</div>
                     <div class="line">wot of.' He makes me no more ado, but whips me out</div>
                     <div class="line">of the chamber. How many masters would do this for</div>
                     <div class="line">his servant? Nay, I'll be sworn, I have sat in the</div>
                     <div class="line">stocks for puddings he hath stolen, otherwise he had</div>
                     <div class="line">been executed; I have stood on the pillory for geese</div>
                     <div class="line">he hath killed, otherwise he had suffered for't.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou thinkest not of this now. Nay, I remember the</div>
                     <div class="line">trick you served me when I took my leave of Madam</div>
                     <div class="line">Silvia: did not I bid thee still mark me and do as I</div>
                     <div class="line">do? when didst thou see me heave up my leg and make</div>
                     <div class="line">water against a gentlewoman's farthingale? didst</div>
                     <div class="line">thou ever see me do such a trick?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PROTEUS and JULIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sebastian is thy name? I like thee well</div>
                     <div class="line">And will employ thee in some service presently.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">In what you please: I'll do what I can.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope thou wilt.</div>
                     <p>To LAUNCE</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, you whoreson peasant!</div>
                     <div class="line">Where have you been these two days loitering?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, sir, I carried Mistress Silvia the dog you bade me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And what says she to my little jewel?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, she says your dog was a cur, and tells you</div>
                     <div class="line">currish thanks is good enough for such a present.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But she received my dog?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, indeed, did she not: here have I brought him</div>
                     <div class="line">back again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, didst thou offer her this from me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, sir: the other squirrel was stolen from me by</div>
                     <div class="line">the hangman boys in the market-place: and then I</div>
                     <div class="line">offered her mine own, who is a dog as big as ten of</div>
                     <div class="line">yours, and therefore the gift the greater.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go get thee hence, and find my dog again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or ne'er return again into my sight.</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, I say! stay'st thou to vex me here?</div>
                     <p>Exit LAUNCE</p>
                     <div class="line">A slave, that still an end turns me to shame!</div>
                     <div class="line">Sebastian, I have entertained thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Partly that I have need of such a youth</div>
                     <div class="line">That can with some discretion do my business,</div>
                     <div class="line">For 'tis no trusting to yond foolish lout,</div>
                     <div class="line">But chiefly for thy face and thy behavior,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, if my augury deceive me not,</div>
                     <div class="line">Witness good bringing up, fortune and truth:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore know thou, for this I entertain thee.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go presently and take this ring with thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Deliver it to Madam Silvia:</div>
                     <div class="line">She loved me well deliver'd it to me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">It seems you loved not her, to leave her token.</div>
                     <div class="line">She is dead, belike?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so; I think she lives.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why dost thou cry 'alas'?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot choose</div>
                     <div class="line">But pity her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore shouldst thou pity her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Because methinks that she loved you as well</div>
                     <div class="line">As you do love your lady Silvia:</div>
                     <div class="line">She dreams of him that has forgot her love;</div>
                     <div class="line">You dote on her that cares not for your love.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis pity love should be so contrary;</div>
                     <div class="line">And thinking of it makes me cry 'alas!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, give her that ring and therewithal</div>
                     <div class="line">This letter. That's her chamber. Tell my lady</div>
                     <div class="line">I claim the promise for her heavenly picture.</div>
                     <div class="line">Your message done, hie home unto my chamber,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where thou shalt find me, sad and solitary.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">How many women would do such a message?</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor Proteus! thou hast entertain'd</div>
                     <div class="line">A fox to be the shepherd of thy lambs.</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor fool! why do I pity him</div>
                     <div class="line">That with his very heart despiseth me?</div>
                     <div class="line">Because he loves her, he despiseth me;</div>
                     <div class="line">Because I love him I must pity him.</div>
                     <div class="line">This ring I gave him when he parted from me,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bind him to remember my good will;</div>
                     <div class="line">And now am I, unhappy messenger,</div>
                     <div class="line">To plead for that which I would not obtain,</div>
                     <div class="line">To carry that which I would have refused,</div>
                     <div class="line">To praise his faith which I would have dispraised.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am my master's true-confirmed love;</div>
                     <div class="line">But cannot be true servant to my master,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless I prove false traitor to myself.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet will I woo for him, but yet so coldly</div>
                     <div class="line">As, heaven it knows, I would not have him speed.</div>
                     <p>Enter SILVIA, attended</p>
                     <div class="line">Gentlewoman, good day! I pray you, be my mean</div>
                     <div class="line">To bring me where to speak with Madam Silvia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What would you with her, if that I be she?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">If you be she, I do entreat your patience</div>
                     <div class="line">To hear me speak the message I am sent on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">From whom?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">From my master, Sir Proteus, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, he sends you for a picture.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ursula, bring my picture here.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go give your master this: tell him from me,</div>
                     <div class="line">One Julia, that his changing thoughts forget,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would better fit his chamber than this shadow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, please you peruse this letter.--</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, madam; I have unadvised</div>
                     <div class="line">Deliver'd you a paper that I should not:</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the letter to your ladyship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray thee, let me look on that again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">It may not be; good madam, pardon me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">There, hold!</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not look upon your master's lines:</div>
                     <div class="line">I know they are stuff'd with protestations</div>
                     <div class="line">And full of new-found oaths; which he will break</div>
                     <div class="line">As easily as I do tear his paper.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, he sends your ladyship this ring.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">The more shame for him that he sends it me;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have heard him say a thousand times</div>
                     <div class="line">His Julia gave it him at his departure.</div>
                     <div class="line">Though his false finger have profaned the ring,</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine shall not do his Julia so much wrong.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">She thanks you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What say'st thou?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you, madam, that you tender her.</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor gentlewoman! my master wrongs her much.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou know her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Almost as well as I do know myself:</div>
                     <div class="line">To think upon her woes I do protest</div>
                     <div class="line">That I have wept a hundred several times.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Belike she thinks that Proteus hath forsook her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I think she doth; and that's her cause of sorrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is she not passing fair?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">She hath been fairer, madam, than she is:</div>
                     <div class="line">When she did think my master loved her well,</div>
                     <div class="line">She, in my judgment, was as fair as you:</div>
                     <div class="line">But since she did neglect her looking-glass</div>
                     <div class="line">And threw her sun-expelling mask away,</div>
                     <div class="line">The air hath starved the roses in her cheeks</div>
                     <div class="line">And pinch'd the lily-tincture of her face,</div>
                     <div class="line">That now she is become as black as I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">How tall was she?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">About my stature; for at Pentecost,</div>
                     <div class="line">When all our pageants of delight were play'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">Our youth got me to play the woman's part,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I was trimm'd in Madam Julia's gown,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which served me as fit, by all men's judgments,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if the garment had been made for me:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore I know she is about my height.</div>
                     <div class="line">And at that time I made her weep agood,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I did play a lamentable part:</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, 'twas Ariadne passioning</div>
                     <div class="line">For Theseus' perjury and unjust flight;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I so lively acted with my tears</div>
                     <div class="line">That my poor mistress, moved therewithal,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wept bitterly; and would I might be dead</div>
                     <div class="line">If I in thought felt not her very sorrow!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">She is beholding to thee, gentle youth.</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor lady, desolate and left!</div>
                     <div class="line">I weep myself to think upon thy words.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, youth, there is my purse; I give thee this</div>
                     <div class="line">For thy sweet mistress' sake, because thou lovest her.</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit SILVIA, with attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And she shall thank you for't, if e'er you know her.</div>
                     <div class="line">A virtuous gentlewoman, mild and beautiful</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope my master's suit will be but cold,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since she respects my mistress' love so much.</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, how love can trifle with itself!</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is her picture: let me see; I think,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I had such a tire, this face of mine</div>
                     <div class="line">Were full as lovely as is this of hers:</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet the painter flatter'd her a little,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless I flatter with myself too much.</div>
                     <div class="line">Her hair is auburn, mine is perfect yellow:</div>
                     <div class="line">If that be all the difference in his love,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll get me such a colour'd periwig.</div>
                     <div class="line">Her eyes are grey as glass, and so are mine:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but her forehead's low, and mine's as high.</div>
                     <div class="line">What should it be that he respects in her</div>
                     <div class="line">But I can make respective in myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">If this fond Love were not a blinded god?</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, shadow, come and take this shadow up,</div>
                     <div class="line">For 'tis thy rival. O thou senseless form,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou shalt be worshipp'd, kiss'd, loved and adored!</div>
                     <div class="line">And, were there sense in his idolatry,</div>
                     <div class="line">My substance should be statue in thy stead.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll use thee kindly for thy mistress' sake,</div>
                     <div class="line">That used me so; or else, by Jove I vow,</div>
                     <div class="line">I should have scratch'd out your unseeing eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">To make my master out of love with thee!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</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.  Milan. An abbey.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  The frontiers of Mantua. The forest.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the forest.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Milan. An abbey.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter EGLAMOUR</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EGLAMOUR</div>
                     <div class="line">The sun begins to gild the western sky;</div>
                     <div class="line">And now it is about the very hour</div>
                     <div class="line">That Silvia, at Friar Patrick's cell, should meet me.</div>
                     <div class="line">She will not fail, for lovers break not hours,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless it be to come before their time;</div>
                     <div class="line">So much they spur their expedition.</div>
                     <div class="line">See where she comes.</div>
                     <p>Enter SILVIA</p>
                     <div class="line">Lady, a happy evening!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Amen, amen! Go on, good Eglamour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Out at the postern by the abbey-wall:</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear I am attended by some spies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EGLAMOUR</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear not: the forest is not three leagues off;</div>
                     <div class="line">If we recover that, we are sure enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  The same. The DUKE's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter THURIO, PROTEUS, and JULIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Proteus, what says Silvia to my suit?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, sir, I find her milder than she was;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet she takes exceptions at your person.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, that my leg is too long?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No; that it is too little.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll wear a boot, to make it somewhat rounder.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  But love will not be spurr'd to what</div>
                     <div class="line">it loathes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What says she to my face?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">She says it is a fair one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay then, the wanton lies; my face is black.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But pearls are fair; and the old saying is,</div>
                     <div class="line">Black men are pearls in beauteous ladies' eyes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  'Tis true; such pearls as put out</div>
                     <div class="line">ladies' eyes;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I had rather wink than look on them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">How likes she my discourse?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ill, when you talk of war.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">But well, when I discourse of love and peace?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  But better, indeed, when you hold your peace.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What says she to my valour?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, sir, she makes no doubt of that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  She needs not, when she knows it cowardice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What says she to my birth?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That you are well derived.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  True; from a gentleman to a fool.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Considers she my possessions?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, ay; and pities them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  That such an ass should owe them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That they are out by lease.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes the duke.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DUKE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, Sir Proteus! how now, Thurio!</div>
                     <div class="line">Which of you saw Sir Eglamour of late?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Saw you my daughter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Neither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why then,</div>
                     <div class="line">She's fled unto that peasant Valentine;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Eglamour is in her company.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis true; for Friar Laurence met them both,</div>
                     <div class="line">As he in penance wander'd through the forest;</div>
                     <div class="line">Him he knew well, and guess'd that it was she,</div>
                     <div class="line">But, being mask'd, he was not sure of it;</div>
                     <div class="line">Besides, she did intend confession</div>
                     <div class="line">At Patrick's cell this even; and there she was not;</div>
                     <div class="line">These likelihoods confirm her flight from hence.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, I pray you, stand not to discourse,</div>
                     <div class="line">But mount you presently and meet with me</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the rising of the mountain-foot</div>
                     <div class="line">That leads towards Mantua, whither they are fled:</div>
                     <div class="line">Dispatch, sweet gentlemen, and follow me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, this it is to be a peevish girl,</div>
                     <div class="line">That flies her fortune when it follows her.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll after, more to be revenged on Eglamour</div>
                     <div class="line">Than for the love of reckless Silvia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will follow, more for Silvia's love</div>
                     <div class="line">Than hate of Eglamour that goes with her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will follow, more to cross that love</div>
                     <div class="line">Than hate for Silvia that is gone for love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  The frontiers of Mantua. The forest.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Outlaws with SILVIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be patient; we must bring you to our captain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">A thousand more mischances than this one</div>
                     <div class="line">Have learn'd me how to brook this patiently.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, bring her away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is the gentleman that was with her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Being nimble-footed, he hath outrun us,</div>
                     <div class="line">But Moyses and Valerius follow him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go thou with her to the west end of the wood;</div>
                     <div class="line">There is our captain: we'll follow him that's fled;</div>
                     <div class="line">The thicket is beset; he cannot 'scape.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Outlaw</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, I must bring you to our captain's cave:</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear not; he bears an honourable mind,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will not use a woman lawlessly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O Valentine, this I endure for thee!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the forest.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter VALENTINE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">How use doth breed a habit in a man!</div>
                     <div class="line">This shadowy desert, unfrequented woods,</div>
                     <div class="line">I better brook than flourishing peopled towns:</div>
                     <div class="line">Here can I sit alone, unseen of any,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to the nightingale's complaining notes</div>
                     <div class="line">Tune my distresses and record my woes.</div>
                     <div class="line">O thou that dost inhabit in my breast,</div>
                     <div class="line">Leave not the mansion so long tenantless,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest, growing ruinous, the building fall</div>
                     <div class="line">And leave no memory of what it was!</div>
                     <div class="line">Repair me with thy presence, Silvia;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou gentle nymph, cherish thy forlorn swain!</div>
                     <div class="line">What halloing and what stir is this to-day?</div>
                     <div class="line">These are my mates, that make their wills their law,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have some unhappy passenger in chase.</div>
                     <div class="line">They love me well; yet I have much to do</div>
                     <div class="line">To keep them from uncivil outrages.</div>
                     <div class="line">Withdraw thee, Valentine: who's this comes here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PROTEUS, SILVIA, and JULIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, this service I have done for you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though you respect not aught your servant doth,</div>
                     <div class="line">To hazard life and rescue you from him</div>
                     <div class="line">That would have forced your honour and your love;</div>
                     <div class="line">Vouchsafe me, for my meed, but one fair look;</div>
                     <div class="line">A smaller boon than this I cannot beg</div>
                     <div class="line">And less than this, I am sure, you cannot give.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  How like a dream is this I see and hear!</div>
                     <div class="line">Love, lend me patience to forbear awhile.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O miserable, unhappy that I am!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Unhappy were you, madam, ere I came;</div>
                     <div class="line">But by my coming I have made you happy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">By thy approach thou makest me most unhappy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  And me, when he approacheth to your presence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Had I been seized by a hungry lion,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would have been a breakfast to the beast,</div>
                     <div class="line">Rather than have false Proteus rescue me.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, Heaven be judge how I love Valentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose life's as tender to me as my soul!</div>
                     <div class="line">And full as much, for more there cannot be,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do detest false perjured Proteus.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore be gone; solicit me no more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What dangerous action, stood it next to death,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would I not undergo for one calm look!</div>
                     <div class="line">O, 'tis the curse in love, and still approved,</div>
                     <div class="line">When women cannot love where they're beloved!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">When Proteus cannot love where he's beloved.</div>
                     <div class="line">Read over Julia's heart, thy first best love,</div>
                     <div class="line">For whose dear sake thou didst then rend thy faith</div>
                     <div class="line">Into a thousand oaths; and all those oaths</div>
                     <div class="line">Descended into perjury, to love me.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast no faith left now, unless thou'dst two;</div>
                     <div class="line">And that's far worse than none; better have none</div>
                     <div class="line">Than plural faith which is too much by one:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou counterfeit to thy true friend!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">In love</div>
                     <div class="line">Who respects friend?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">All men but Proteus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, if the gentle spirit of moving words</div>
                     <div class="line">Can no way change you to a milder form,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll woo you like a soldier, at arms' end,</div>
                     <div class="line">And love you 'gainst the nature of love,--force ye.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O heaven!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll force thee yield to my desire.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ruffian, let go that rude uncivil touch,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou friend of an ill fashion!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Valentine!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou common friend, that's without faith or love,</div>
                     <div class="line">For such is a friend now; treacherous man!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast beguiled my hopes; nought but mine eye</div>
                     <div class="line">Could have persuaded me: now I dare not say</div>
                     <div class="line">I have one friend alive; thou wouldst disprove me.</div>
                     <div class="line">Who should be trusted, when one's own right hand</div>
                     <div class="line">Is perjured to the bosom? Proteus,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sorry I must never trust thee more,</div>
                     <div class="line">But count the world a stranger for thy sake.</div>
                     <div class="line">The private wound is deepest: O time most accurst,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Mongst all foes that a friend should be the worst!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My shame and guilt confounds me.</div>
                     <div class="line">Forgive me, Valentine: if hearty sorrow</div>
                     <div class="line">Be a sufficient ransom for offence,</div>
                     <div class="line">I tender 't here; I do as truly suffer</div>
                     <div class="line">As e'er I did commit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then I am paid;</div>
                     <div class="line">And once again I do receive thee honest.</div>
                     <div class="line">Who by repentance is not satisfied</div>
                     <div class="line">Is nor of heaven nor earth, for these are pleased.</div>
                     <div class="line">By penitence the Eternal's wrath's appeased:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, that my love may appear plain and free,</div>
                     <div class="line">All that was mine in Silvia I give thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O me unhappy!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Swoons</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Look to the boy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, boy! why, wag! how now! what's the matter?</div>
                     <div class="line">Look up; speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O good sir, my master charged me to deliver a ring</div>
                     <div class="line">to Madam Silvia, which, out of my neglect, was never done.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is that ring, boy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Here 'tis; this is it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">How! let me see:</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, this is the ring I gave to Julia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, cry you mercy, sir, I have mistook:</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the ring you sent to Silvia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But how camest thou by this ring? At my depart</div>
                     <div class="line">I gave this unto Julia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And Julia herself did give it me;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Julia herself hath brought it hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">How! Julia!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Behold her that gave aim to all thy oaths,</div>
                     <div class="line">And entertain'd 'em deeply in her heart.</div>
                     <div class="line">How oft hast thou with perjury cleft the root!</div>
                     <div class="line">O Proteus, let this habit make thee blush!</div>
                     <div class="line">Be thou ashamed that I have took upon me</div>
                     <div class="line">Such an immodest raiment, if shame live</div>
                     <div class="line">In a disguise of love:</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the lesser blot, modesty finds,</div>
                     <div class="line">Women to change their shapes than men their minds.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Than men their minds! 'tis true.</div>
                     <div class="line">O heaven! were man</div>
                     <div class="line">But constant, he were perfect. That one error</div>
                     <div class="line">Fills him with faults; makes him run through all the sins:</div>
                     <div class="line">Inconstancy falls off ere it begins.</div>
                     <div class="line">What is in Silvia's face, but I may spy</div>
                     <div class="line">More fresh in Julia's with a constant eye?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, a hand from either:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me be blest to make this happy close;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twere pity two such friends should be long foes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Bear witness, Heaven, I have my wish for ever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And I mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Outlaws, with DUKE and THURIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Outlaws</div>
                     <div class="line">A prize, a prize, a prize!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Forbear, forbear, I say! it is my lord the duke.</div>
                     <div class="line">Your grace is welcome to a man disgraced,</div>
                     <div class="line">Banished Valentine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Valentine!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yonder is Silvia; and Silvia's mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Thurio, give back, or else embrace thy death;</div>
                     <div class="line">Come not within the measure of my wrath;</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not name Silvia thine; if once again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Verona shall not hold thee. Here she stands;</div>
                     <div class="line">Take but possession of her with a touch:</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare thee but to breathe upon my love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Valentine, I care not for her, I;</div>
                     <div class="line">I hold him but a fool that will endanger</div>
                     <div class="line">His body for a girl that loves him not:</div>
                     <div class="line">I claim her not, and therefore she is thine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">The more degenerate and base art thou,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make such means for her as thou hast done</div>
                     <div class="line">And leave her on such slight conditions.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, by the honour of my ancestry,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do applaud thy spirit, Valentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">And think thee worthy of an empress' love:</div>
                     <div class="line">Know then, I here forget all former griefs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cancel all grudge, repeal thee home again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Plead a new state in thy unrivall'd merit,</div>
                     <div class="line">To which I thus subscribe: Sir Valentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art a gentleman and well derived;</div>
                     <div class="line">Take thou thy Silvia, for thou hast deserved her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank your grace; the gift hath made me happy.</div>
                     <div class="line">I now beseech you, for your daughter's sake,</div>
                     <div class="line">To grant one boom that I shall ask of you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">I grant it, for thine own, whate'er it be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">These banish'd men that I have kept withal</div>
                     <div class="line">Are men endued with worthy qualities:</div>
                     <div class="line">Forgive them what they have committed here</div>
                     <div class="line">And let them be recall'd from their exile:</div>
                     <div class="line">They are reformed, civil, full of good</div>
                     <div class="line">And fit for great employment, worthy lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast prevail'd; I pardon them and thee:</div>
                     <div class="line">Dispose of them as thou know'st their deserts.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, let us go: we will include all jars</div>
                     <div class="line">With triumphs, mirth and rare solemnity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">And, as we walk along, I dare be bold</div>
                     <div class="line">With our discourse to make your grace to smile.</div>
                     <div class="line">What think you of this page, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">I think the boy hath grace in him; he blushes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">I warrant you, my lord, more grace than boy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                     <div class="line">What mean you by that saying?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                     <div class="line">Please you, I'll tell you as we pass along,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you will wonder what hath fortuned.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Proteus; 'tis your penance but to hear</div>
                     <div class="line">The story of your loves discovered:</div>
                     <div class="line">That done, our day of marriage shall be yours;</div>
                     <div class="line">One feast, one house, one mutual happiness.</div>
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               <p>Exeunt</p>
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            <h1>The Two Gentlemen of Verona</h1>
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               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
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               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
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                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
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                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Verona. An open place.</a>
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                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. Garden of JULIA's house.</a>
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                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. ANTONIO's house.</a>
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                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
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                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.7">6. SCENE VI.  The same. The DUKE'S palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.8">7. SCENE VII.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</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.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The DUKE's palace.</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.  The frontiers of Mantua. A forest.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Milan. Outside the DUKE's palace, under SILVIA's chamber.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  The same.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  The same.</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.  Milan. An abbey.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  The frontiers of Mantua. The forest.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the forest.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <div class="content">
            <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
               <header class="preface-titlepage">
                  <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="content">
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DUKE OF MILAN, Father to Silvia. </span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">VALENTINE</span>
                              <span class="personname">PROTEUS</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">the two Gentlemen.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">ANTONIO, Father to Proteus.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">THURIO, a foolish rival to Valentine.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EGLAMOUR, Agent for Silvia in her escape.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">HOST, where Julia lodges. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">OUTLAWS, with Valentine.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">SPEED, a clownish servant to Valentine.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LAUNCE, the like to Proteus.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">PANTHINO, Servant to Antonio.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">JULIA, beloved of Proteus.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">SILVIA, beloved of Valentine.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LUCETTA, waiting-woman to Julia.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Servants, Musicians.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>SCENE  Verona; Milan; the frontiers of Mantua.</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.  Verona. An open place.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. Garden of JULIA's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. ANTONIO's house.</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.  Verona. An open place.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter VALENTINE and PROTEUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Cease to persuade, my loving Proteus:</div>
                              <div class="line">Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.</div>
                              <div class="line">Were't not affection chains thy tender days</div>
                              <div class="line">To the sweet glances of thy honour'd love,</div>
                              <div class="line">I rather would entreat thy company</div>
                              <div class="line">To see the wonders of the world abroad,</div>
                              <div class="line">Than, living dully sluggardized at home,</div>
                              <div class="line">Wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness.</div>
                              <div class="line">But since thou lovest, love still and thrive therein,</div>
                              <div class="line">Even as I would when I to love begin.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Wilt thou be gone? Sweet Valentine, adieu!</div>
                              <div class="line">Think on thy Proteus, when thou haply seest</div>
                              <div class="line">Some rare note-worthy object in thy travel:</div>
                              <div class="line">Wish me partaker in thy happiness</div>
                              <div class="line">When thou dost meet good hap; and in thy danger,</div>
                              <div class="line">If ever danger do environ thee,</div>
                              <div class="line">Commend thy grievance to my holy prayers,</div>
                              <div class="line">For I will be thy beadsman, Valentine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">And on a love-book pray for my success?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon some book I love I'll pray for thee.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">That's on some shallow story of deep love:</div>
                              <div class="line">How young Leander cross'd the Hellespont.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">That's a deep story of a deeper love:</div>
                              <div class="line">For he was more than over shoes in love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis true; for you are over boots in love,</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet you never swum the Hellespont.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Over the boots? nay, give me not the boots.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, I will not, for it boots thee not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">To be in love, where scorn is bought with groans;</div>
                              <div class="line">Coy looks with heart-sore sighs; one fading moment's mirth</div>
                              <div class="line">With twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights:</div>
                              <div class="line">If haply won, perhaps a hapless gain;</div>
                              <div class="line">If lost, why then a grievous labour won;</div>
                              <div class="line">However, but a folly bought with wit,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or else a wit by folly vanquished.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">So, by your circumstance, you call me fool.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">So, by your circumstance, I fear you'll prove.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis love you cavil at: I am not Love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Love is your master, for he masters you:</div>
                              <div class="line">And he that is so yoked by a fool,</div>
                              <div class="line">Methinks, should not be chronicled for wise.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet writers say, as in the sweetest bud</div>
                              <div class="line">The eating canker dwells, so eating love</div>
                              <div class="line">Inhabits in the finest wits of all.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">And writers say, as the most forward bud</div>
                              <div class="line">Is eaten by the canker ere it blow,</div>
                              <div class="line">Even so by love the young and tender wit</div>
                              <div class="line">Is turn'd to folly, blasting in the bud,</div>
                              <div class="line">Losing his verdure even in the prime</div>
                              <div class="line">And all the fair effects of future hopes.</div>
                              <div class="line">But wherefore waste I time to counsel thee,</div>
                              <div class="line">That art a votary to fond desire?</div>
                              <div class="line">Once more adieu! my father at the road</div>
                              <div class="line">Expects my coming, there to see me shipp'd.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">And thither will I bring thee, Valentine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet Proteus, no; now let us take our leave.</div>
                              <div class="line">To Milan let me hear from thee by letters</div>
                              <div class="line">Of thy success in love, and what news else</div>
                              <div class="line">Betideth here in absence of thy friend;</div>
                              <div class="line">And likewise will visit thee with mine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">All happiness bechance to thee in Milan!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">As much to you at home! and so, farewell.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">He after honour hunts, I after love:</div>
                              <div class="line">He leaves his friends to dignify them more,</div>
                              <div class="line">I leave myself, my friends and all, for love.</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou, Julia, thou hast metamorphosed me,</div>
                              <div class="line">Made me neglect my studies, lose my time,</div>
                              <div class="line">War with good counsel, set the world at nought;</div>
                              <div class="line">Made wit with musing weak, heart sick with thought.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter SPEED</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir Proteus, save you! Saw you my master?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But now he parted hence, to embark for Milan.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Twenty to one then he is shipp'd already,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I have play'd the sheep in losing him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Indeed, a sheep doth very often stray,</div>
                              <div class="line">An if the shepherd be a while away.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">You conclude that my master is a shepherd, then,</div>
                              <div class="line">and I a sheep?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I do.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Why then, my horns are his horns, whether I wake or sleep.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">A silly answer and fitting well a sheep.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">This proves me still a sheep.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">True; and thy master a shepherd.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, that I can deny by a circumstance.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">It shall go hard but I'll prove it by another.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">The shepherd seeks the sheep, and not the sheep the</div>
                              <div class="line">shepherd; but I seek my master, and my master seeks</div>
                              <div class="line">not me: therefore I am no sheep.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">The sheep for fodder follow the shepherd; the</div>
                              <div class="line">shepherd for food follows not the sheep: thou for</div>
                              <div class="line">wages followest thy master; thy master for wages</div>
                              <div class="line">follows not thee: therefore thou art a sheep.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Such another proof will make me cry 'baa.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But, dost thou hear? gavest thou my letter to Julia?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay sir: I, a lost mutton, gave your letter to her,</div>
                              <div class="line">a laced mutton, and she, a laced mutton, gave me, a</div>
                              <div class="line">lost mutton, nothing for my labour.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Here's too small a pasture for such store of muttons.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">If the ground be overcharged, you were best stick her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay: in that you are astray, 'twere best pound you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, sir, less than a pound shall serve me for</div>
                              <div class="line">carrying your letter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">You mistake; I mean the pound,--a pinfold.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">From a pound to a pin? fold it over and over,</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis threefold too little for carrying a letter to</div>
                              <div class="line">your lover.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But what said she?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>First nodding</span>  Ay.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Nod--Ay--why, that's noddy.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">You mistook, sir; I say, she did nod: and you ask</div>
                              <div class="line">me if she did nod; and I say, 'Ay.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">And that set together is noddy.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Now you have taken the pains to set it together,</div>
                              <div class="line">take it for your pains.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, no; you shall have it for bearing the letter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, I perceive I must be fain to bear with you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Why sir, how do you bear with me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Marry, sir, the letter, very orderly; having nothing</div>
                              <div class="line">but the word 'noddy' for my pains.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Beshrew me, but you have a quick wit.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet it cannot overtake your slow purse.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Come come, open the matter in brief: what said she?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Open your purse, that the money and the matter may</div>
                              <div class="line">be both at once delivered.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, sir, here is for your pains. What said she?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Truly, sir, I think you'll hardly win her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, couldst thou perceive so much from her?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, I could perceive nothing at all from her; no,</div>
                              <div class="line">not so much as a ducat for delivering your letter:</div>
                              <div class="line">and being so hard to me that brought your mind, I</div>
                              <div class="line">fear she'll prove as hard to you in telling your</div>
                              <div class="line">mind. Give her no token but stones; for she's as</div>
                              <div class="line">hard as steel.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What said she? nothing?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">No, not so much as 'Take this for thy pains.' To</div>
                              <div class="line">testify your bounty, I thank you, you have testerned</div>
                              <div class="line">me; in requital whereof, henceforth carry your</div>
                              <div class="line">letters yourself: and so, sir, I'll commend you to my master.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Go, go, be gone, to save your ship from wreck,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which cannot perish having thee aboard,</div>
                              <div class="line">Being destined to a drier death on shore.</div>
                              <p>Exit SPEED</p>
                              <div class="line">I must go send some better messenger:</div>
                              <div class="line">I fear my Julia would not deign my lines,</div>
                              <div class="line">Receiving them from such a worthless post.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>2. SCENE II.  The same. Garden of JULIA's house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter JULlA and LUCETTA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">But say, Lucetta, now we are alone,</div>
                              <div class="line">Wouldst thou then counsel me to fall in love?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, madam, so you stumble not unheedfully.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Of all the fair resort of gentlemen</div>
                              <div class="line">That every day with parle encounter me,</div>
                              <div class="line">In thy opinion which is worthiest love?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Please you repeat their names, I'll show my mind</div>
                              <div class="line">According to my shallow simple skill.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">What think'st thou of the fair Sir Eglamour?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">As of a knight well-spoken, neat and fine;</div>
                              <div class="line">But, were I you, he never should be mine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">What think'st thou of the rich Mercatio?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Well of his wealth; but of himself, so so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">What think'st thou of the gentle Proteus?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Lord, Lord! to see what folly reigns in us!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">How now! what means this passion at his name?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Pardon, dear madam: 'tis a passing shame</div>
                              <div class="line">That I, unworthy body as I am,</div>
                              <div class="line">Should censure thus on lovely gentlemen.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why not on Proteus, as of all the rest?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Then thus: of many good I think him best.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Your reason?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">I have no other, but a woman's reason;</div>
                              <div class="line">I think him so because I think him so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">And wouldst thou have me cast my love on him?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, if you thought your love not cast away.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why he, of all the rest, hath never moved me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet he, of all the rest, I think, best loves ye.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">His little speaking shows his love but small.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Fire that's closest kept burns most of all.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">They do not love that do not show their love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">O, they love least that let men know their love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">I would I knew his mind.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Peruse this paper, madam.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">'To Julia.' Say, from whom?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">That the contents will show.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Say, say, who gave it thee?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Valentine's page; and sent, I think, from Proteus.</div>
                              <div class="line">He would have given it you; but I, being in the way,</div>
                              <div class="line">Did in your name receive it: pardon the</div>
                              <div class="line">fault I pray.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, by my modesty, a goodly broker!</div>
                              <div class="line">Dare you presume to harbour wanton lines?</div>
                              <div class="line">To whisper and conspire against my youth?</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, trust me, 'tis an office of great worth</div>
                              <div class="line">And you an officer fit for the place.</div>
                              <div class="line">Or else return no more into my sight.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">To plead for love deserves more fee than hate.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Will ye be gone?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">That you may ruminate.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet I would I had o'erlooked the letter:</div>
                              <div class="line">It were a shame to call her back again</div>
                              <div class="line">And pray her to a fault for which I chid her.</div>
                              <div class="line">What a fool is she, that knows I am a maid,</div>
                              <div class="line">And would not force the letter to my view!</div>
                              <div class="line">Since maids, in modesty, say 'no' to that</div>
                              <div class="line">Which they would have the profferer construe 'ay.'</div>
                              <div class="line">Fie, fie, how wayward is this foolish love</div>
                              <div class="line">That, like a testy babe, will scratch the nurse</div>
                              <div class="line">And presently all humbled kiss the rod!</div>
                              <div class="line">How churlishly I chid Lucetta hence,</div>
                              <div class="line">When willingly I would have had her here!</div>
                              <div class="line">How angerly I taught my brow to frown,</div>
                              <div class="line">When inward joy enforced my heart to smile!</div>
                              <div class="line">My penance is to call Lucetta back</div>
                              <div class="line">And ask remission for my folly past.</div>
                              <div class="line">What ho! Lucetta!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter LUCETTA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">What would your ladyship?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Is't near dinner-time?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">I would it were,</div>
                              <div class="line">That you might kill your stomach on your meat</div>
                              <div class="line">And not upon your maid.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">What is't that you took up so gingerly?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Nothing.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why didst thou stoop, then?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">To take a paper up that I let fall.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">And is that paper nothing?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Nothing concerning me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Then let it lie for those that it concerns.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, it will not lie where it concerns</div>
                              <div class="line">Unless it have a false interpeter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Some love of yours hath writ to you in rhyme.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">That I might sing it, madam, to a tune.</div>
                              <div class="line">Give me a note: your ladyship can set.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">As little by such toys as may be possible.</div>
                              <div class="line">Best sing it to the tune of 'Light o' love.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">It is too heavy for so light a tune.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Heavy! belike it hath some burden then?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, and melodious were it, would you sing it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">And why not you?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot reach so high.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Let's see your song. How now, minion!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Keep tune there still, so you will sing it out:</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet methinks I do not like this tune.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">You do not?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">No, madam; it is too sharp.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">You, minion, are too saucy.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, now you are too flat</div>
                              <div class="line">And mar the concord with too harsh a descant:</div>
                              <div class="line">There wanteth but a mean to fill your song.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">The mean is drown'd with your unruly bass.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Indeed, I bid the base for Proteus.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">This babble shall not henceforth trouble me.</div>
                              <div class="line">Here is a coil with protestation!</div>
                              <p>Tears the letter</p>
                              <div class="line">Go get you gone, and let the papers lie:</div>
                              <div class="line">You would be fingering them, to anger me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">She makes it strange; but she would be best pleased</div>
                              <div class="line">To be so anger'd with another letter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, would I were so anger'd with the same!</div>
                              <div class="line">O hateful hands, to tear such loving words!</div>
                              <div class="line">Injurious wasps, to feed on such sweet honey</div>
                              <div class="line">And kill the bees that yield it with your stings!</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll kiss each several paper for amends.</div>
                              <div class="line">Look, here is writ 'kind Julia.' Unkind Julia!</div>
                              <div class="line">As in revenge of thy ingratitude,</div>
                              <div class="line">I throw thy name against the bruising stones,</div>
                              <div class="line">Trampling contemptuously on thy disdain.</div>
                              <div class="line">And here is writ 'love-wounded Proteus.'</div>
                              <div class="line">Poor wounded name! my bosom as a bed</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall lodge thee till thy wound be thoroughly heal'd;</div>
                              <div class="line">And thus I search it with a sovereign kiss.</div>
                              <div class="line">But twice or thrice was 'Proteus' written down.</div>
                              <div class="line">Be calm, good wind, blow not a word away</div>
                              <div class="line">Till I have found each letter in the letter,</div>
                              <div class="line">Except mine own name: that some whirlwind bear</div>
                              <div class="line">Unto a ragged fearful-hanging rock</div>
                              <div class="line">And throw it thence into the raging sea!</div>
                              <div class="line">Lo, here in one line is his name twice writ,</div>
                              <div class="line">'Poor forlorn Proteus, passionate Proteus,</div>
                              <div class="line">To the sweet Julia:' that I'll tear away.</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet I will not, sith so prettily</div>
                              <div class="line">He couples it to his complaining names.</div>
                              <div class="line">Thus will I fold them one on another:</div>
                              <div class="line">Now kiss, embrace, contend, do what you will.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter LUCETTA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam,</div>
                              <div class="line">Dinner is ready, and your father stays.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, let us go.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">What, shall these papers lie like tell-tales here?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">If you respect them, best to take them up.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, I was taken up for laying them down:</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet here they shall not lie, for catching cold.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">I see you have a month's mind to them.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, madam, you may say what sights you see;</div>
                              <div class="line">I see things too, although you judge I wink.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, come; will't please you go?</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. ANTONIO's house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter ANTONIO and PANTHINO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Tell me, Panthino, what sad talk was that</div>
                              <div class="line">Wherewith my brother held you in the cloister?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">'Twas of his nephew Proteus, your son.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, what of him?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">He wonder'd that your lordship</div>
                              <div class="line">Would suffer him to spend his youth at home,</div>
                              <div class="line">While other men, of slender reputation,</div>
                              <div class="line">Put forth their sons to seek preferment out:</div>
                              <div class="line">Some to the wars, to try their fortune there;</div>
                              <div class="line">Some to discover islands far away;</div>
                              <div class="line">Some to the studious universities.</div>
                              <div class="line">For any or for all these exercises,</div>
                              <div class="line">He said that Proteus your son was meet,</div>
                              <div class="line">And did request me to importune you</div>
                              <div class="line">To let him spend his time no more at home,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which would be great impeachment to his age,</div>
                              <div class="line">In having known no travel in his youth.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor need'st thou much importune me to that</div>
                              <div class="line">Whereon this month I have been hammering.</div>
                              <div class="line">I have consider'd well his loss of time</div>
                              <div class="line">And how he cannot be a perfect man,</div>
                              <div class="line">Not being tried and tutor'd in the world:</div>
                              <div class="line">Experience is by industry achieved</div>
                              <div class="line">And perfected by the swift course of time.</div>
                              <div class="line">Then tell me, whither were I best to send him?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">I think your lordship is not ignorant</div>
                              <div class="line">How his companion, youthful Valentine,</div>
                              <div class="line">Attends the emperor in his royal court.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">I know it well.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">'Twere good, I think, your lordship sent him thither:</div>
                              <div class="line">There shall he practise tilts and tournaments,</div>
                              <div class="line">Hear sweet discourse, converse with noblemen.</div>
                              <div class="line">And be in eye of every exercise</div>
                              <div class="line">Worthy his youth and nobleness of birth.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">I like thy counsel; well hast thou advised:</div>
                              <div class="line">And that thou mayst perceive how well I like it,</div>
                              <div class="line">The execution of it shall make known.</div>
                              <div class="line">Even with the speediest expedition</div>
                              <div class="line">I will dispatch him to the emperor's court.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">To-morrow, may it please you, Don Alphonso,</div>
                              <div class="line">With other gentlemen of good esteem,</div>
                              <div class="line">Are journeying to salute the emperor</div>
                              <div class="line">And to commend their service to his will.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Good company; with them shall Proteus go:</div>
                              <div class="line">And, in good time! now will we break with him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter PROTEUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet love! sweet lines! sweet life!</div>
                              <div class="line">Here is her hand, the agent of her heart;</div>
                              <div class="line">Here is her oath for love, her honour's pawn.</div>
                              <div class="line">O, that our fathers would applaud our loves,</div>
                              <div class="line">To seal our happiness with their consents!</div>
                              <div class="line">O heavenly Julia!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">How now! what letter are you reading there?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">May't please your lordship, 'tis a word or two</div>
                              <div class="line">Of commendations sent from Valentine,</div>
                              <div class="line">Deliver'd by a friend that came from him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Lend me the letter; let me see what news.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">There is no news, my lord, but that he writes</div>
                              <div class="line">How happily he lives, how well beloved</div>
                              <div class="line">And daily graced by the emperor;</div>
                              <div class="line">Wishing me with him, partner of his fortune.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">And how stand you affected to his wish?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">As one relying on your lordship's will</div>
                              <div class="line">And not depending on his friendly wish.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">My will is something sorted with his wish.</div>
                              <div class="line">Muse not that I thus suddenly proceed;</div>
                              <div class="line">For what I will, I will, and there an end.</div>
                              <div class="line">I am resolved that thou shalt spend some time</div>
                              <div class="line">With Valentinus in the emperor's court:</div>
                              <div class="line">What maintenance he from his friends receives,</div>
                              <div class="line">Like exhibition thou shalt have from me.</div>
                              <div class="line">To-morrow be in readiness to go:</div>
                              <div class="line">Excuse it not, for I am peremptory.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">My lord, I cannot be so soon provided:</div>
                              <div class="line">Please you, deliberate a day or two.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Look, what thou want'st shall be sent after thee:</div>
                              <div class="line">No more of stay! to-morrow thou must go.</div>
                              <div class="line">Come on, Panthino: you shall be employ'd</div>
                              <div class="line">To hasten on his expedition.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt ANTONIO and PANTHINO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Thus have I shunn'd the fire for fear of burning,</div>
                              <div class="line">And drench'd me in the sea, where I am drown'd.</div>
                              <div class="line">I fear'd to show my father Julia's letter,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lest he should take exceptions to my love;</div>
                              <div class="line">And with the vantage of mine own excuse</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath he excepted most against my love.</div>
                              <div class="line">O, how this spring of love resembleth</div>
                              <div class="line">The uncertain glory of an April day,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which now shows all the beauty of the sun,</div>
                              <div class="line">And by and by a cloud takes all away!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter PANTHINO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir Proteus, your father calls for you:</div>
                              <div class="line">He is in haste; therefore, I pray you to go.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, this it is: my heart accords thereto,</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet a thousand times it answers 'no.'</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.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.7">6. SCENE VI.  The same. The DUKE'S palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.8">7. SCENE VII.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</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.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter VALENTINE and SPEED</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, your glove.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Not mine; my gloves are on.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, then, this may be yours, for this is but one.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Ha! let me see: ay, give it me, it's mine:</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet ornament that decks a thing divine!</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, Silvia, Silvia!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam Silvia! Madam Silvia!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">How now, sirrah?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">She is not within hearing, sir.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, sir, who bade you call her?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Your worship, sir; or else I mistook.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, you'll still be too forward.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet I was last chidden for being too slow.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Go to, sir: tell me, do you know Madam Silvia?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">She that your worship loves?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, how know you that I am in love?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Marry, by these special marks: first, you have</div>
                              <div class="line">learned, like Sir Proteus, to wreathe your arms,</div>
                              <div class="line">like a malecontent; to relish a love-song, like a</div>
                              <div class="line">robin-redbreast; to walk alone, like one that had</div>
                              <div class="line">the pestilence; to sigh, like a school-boy that had</div>
                              <div class="line">lost his A B C; to weep, like a young wench that had</div>
                              <div class="line">buried her grandam; to fast, like one that takes</div>
                              <div class="line">diet; to watch like one that fears robbing; to</div>
                              <div class="line">speak puling, like a beggar at Hallowmas. You were</div>
                              <div class="line">wont, when you laughed, to crow like a cock; when you</div>
                              <div class="line">walked, to walk like one of the lions; when you</div>
                              <div class="line">fasted, it was presently after dinner; when you</div>
                              <div class="line">looked sadly, it was for want of money: and now you</div>
                              <div class="line">are metamorphosed with a mistress, that, when I look</div>
                              <div class="line">on you, I can hardly think you my master.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Are all these things perceived in me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">They are all perceived without ye.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Without me? they cannot.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Without you? nay, that's certain, for, without you</div>
                              <div class="line">were so simple, none else would: but you are so</div>
                              <div class="line">without these follies, that these follies are within</div>
                              <div class="line">you and shine through you like the water in an</div>
                              <div class="line">urinal, that not an eye that sees you but is a</div>
                              <div class="line">physician to comment on your malady.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">But tell me, dost thou know my lady Silvia?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">She that you gaze on so as she sits at supper?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Hast thou observed that? even she, I mean.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, sir, I know her not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Dost thou know her by my gazing on her, and yet</div>
                              <div class="line">knowest her not?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Is she not hard-favoured, sir?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Not so fair, boy, as well-favoured.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, I know that well enough.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">What dost thou know?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">That she is not so fair as, of you, well-favoured.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I mean that her beauty is exquisite, but her favour infinite.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">That's because the one is painted and the other out</div>
                              <div class="line">of all count.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">How painted? and how out of count?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Marry, sir, so painted, to make her fair, that no</div>
                              <div class="line">man counts of her beauty.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">How esteemest thou me? I account of her beauty.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">You never saw her since she was deformed.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">How long hath she been deformed?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Ever since you loved her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I have loved her ever since I saw her; and still I</div>
                              <div class="line">see her beautiful.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">If you love her, you cannot see her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Because Love is blind. O, that you had mine eyes;</div>
                              <div class="line">or your own eyes had the lights they were wont to</div>
                              <div class="line">have when you chid at Sir Proteus for going</div>
                              <div class="line">ungartered!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">What should I see then?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Your own present folly and her passing deformity:</div>
                              <div class="line">for he, being in love, could not see to garter his</div>
                              <div class="line">hose, and you, being in love, cannot see to put on your hose.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Belike, boy, then, you are in love; for last</div>
                              <div class="line">morning you could not see to wipe my shoes.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">True, sir; I was in love with my bed: I thank you,</div>
                              <div class="line">you swinged me for my love, which makes me the</div>
                              <div class="line">bolder to chide you for yours.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">In conclusion, I stand affected to her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">I would you were set, so your affection would cease.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Last night she enjoined me to write some lines to</div>
                              <div class="line">one she loves.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">And have you?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I have.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Are they not lamely writ?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, boy, but as well as I can do them. Peace!</div>
                              <div class="line">here she comes.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Aside</span>  O excellent motion! O exceeding puppet!</div>
                              <div class="line">Now will he interpret to her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter SILVIA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam and mistress, a thousand good-morrows.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Aside</span>  O, give ye good even! here's a million of manners.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir Valentine and servant, to you two thousand.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Aside</span>  He should give her interest and she gives it him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">As you enjoin'd me, I have writ your letter</div>
                              <div class="line">Unto the secret nameless friend of yours;</div>
                              <div class="line">Which I was much unwilling to proceed in</div>
                              <div class="line">But for my duty to your ladyship.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">I thank you gentle servant: 'tis very clerkly done.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Now trust me, madam, it came hardly off;</div>
                              <div class="line">For being ignorant to whom it goes</div>
                              <div class="line">I writ at random, very doubtfully.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Perchance you think too much of so much pains?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, madam; so it stead you, I will write</div>
                              <div class="line">Please you command, a thousand times as much; And yet--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">A pretty period! Well, I guess the sequel;</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet I will not name it; and yet I care not;</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet take this again; and yet I thank you,</div>
                              <div class="line">Meaning henceforth to trouble you no more.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Aside</span>  And yet you will; and yet another 'yet.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">What means your ladyship? do you not like it?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, yes; the lines are very quaintly writ;</div>
                              <div class="line">But since unwillingly, take them again.</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, take them.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, they are for you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, ay: you writ them, sir, at my request;</div>
                              <div class="line">But I will none of them; they are for you;</div>
                              <div class="line">I would have had them writ more movingly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Please you, I'll write your ladyship another.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">And when it's writ, for my sake read it over,</div>
                              <div class="line">And if it please you, so; if not, why, so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">If it please me, madam, what then?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, if it please you, take it for your labour:</div>
                              <div class="line">And so, good morrow, servant.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">O jest unseen, inscrutable, invisible,</div>
                              <div class="line">As a nose on a man's face, or a weathercock on a steeple!</div>
                              <div class="line">My master sues to her, and she hath</div>
                              <div class="line">taught her suitor,</div>
                              <div class="line">He being her pupil, to become her tutor.</div>
                              <div class="line">O excellent device! was there ever heard a better,</div>
                              <div class="line">That my master, being scribe, to himself should write</div>
                              <div class="line">the letter?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">How now, sir? what are you reasoning with yourself?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, I was rhyming: 'tis you that have the reason.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">To do what?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">To be a spokesman for Madam Silvia.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">To whom?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">To yourself: why, she wooes you by a figure.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">What figure?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">By a letter, I should say.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, she hath not writ to me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">What need she, when she hath made you write to</div>
                              <div class="line">yourself? Why, do you not perceive the jest?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, believe me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">No believing you, indeed, sir. But did you perceive</div>
                              <div class="line">her earnest?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">She gave me none, except an angry word.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, she hath given you a letter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">That's the letter I writ to her friend.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">And that letter hath she delivered, and there an end.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I would it were no worse.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll warrant you, 'tis as well:</div>
                              <div class="line">For often have you writ to her, and she, in modesty,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or else for want of idle time, could not again reply;</div>
                              <div class="line">Or fearing else some messenger that might her mind discover,</div>
                              <div class="line">Herself hath taught her love himself to write unto her lover.</div>
                              <div class="line">All this I speak in print, for in print I found it.</div>
                              <div class="line">Why muse you, sir? 'tis dinner-time.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I have dined.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, but hearken, sir; though the chameleon Love can</div>
                              <div class="line">feed on the air, I am one that am nourished by my</div>
                              <div class="line">victuals, and would fain have meat. O, be not like</div>
                              <div class="line">your mistress; be moved, be moved.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>2. SCENE II.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter PROTEUS and JULIA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Have patience, gentle Julia.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">I must, where is no remedy.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">When possibly I can, I will return.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">If you turn not, you will return the sooner.</div>
                              <div class="line">Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Giving a ring</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Why then, we'll make exchange; here, take you this.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">And seal the bargain with a holy kiss.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Here is my hand for my true constancy;</div>
                              <div class="line">And when that hour o'erslips me in the day</div>
                              <div class="line">Wherein I sigh not, Julia, for thy sake,</div>
                              <div class="line">The next ensuing hour some foul mischance</div>
                              <div class="line">Torment me for my love's forgetfulness!</div>
                              <div class="line">My father stays my coming; answer not;</div>
                              <div class="line">The tide is now: nay, not thy tide of tears;</div>
                              <div class="line">That tide will stay me longer than I should.</div>
                              <div class="line">Julia, farewell!</div>
                              <p>Exit JULIA</p>
                              <div class="line">What, gone without a word?</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, so true love should do: it cannot speak;</div>
                              <div class="line">For truth hath better deeds than words to grace it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter PANTHINO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir Proteus, you are stay'd for.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Go; I come, I come.</div>
                              <div class="line">Alas! this parting strikes poor lovers dumb.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter LAUNCE, leading a dog</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, 'twill be this hour ere I have done weeping;</div>
                              <div class="line">all the kind of the Launces have this very fault. I</div>
                              <div class="line">have received my proportion, like the prodigious</div>
                              <div class="line">son, and am going with Sir Proteus to the Imperial's</div>
                              <div class="line">court. I think Crab, my dog, be the sourest-natured</div>
                              <div class="line">dog that lives: my mother weeping, my father</div>
                              <div class="line">wailing, my sister crying, our maid howling, our cat</div>
                              <div class="line">wringing her hands, and all our house in a great</div>
                              <div class="line">perplexity, yet did not this cruel-hearted cur shed</div>
                              <div class="line">one tear: he is a stone, a very pebble stone, and</div>
                              <div class="line">has no more pity in him than a dog: a Jew would have</div>
                              <div class="line">wept to have seen our parting; why, my grandam,</div>
                              <div class="line">having no eyes, look you, wept herself blind at my</div>
                              <div class="line">parting. Nay, I'll show you the manner of it. This</div>
                              <div class="line">shoe is my father: no, this left shoe is my father:</div>
                              <div class="line">no, no, this left shoe is my mother: nay, that</div>
                              <div class="line">cannot be so neither: yes, it is so, it is so, it</div>
                              <div class="line">hath the worser sole. This shoe, with the hole in</div>
                              <div class="line">it, is my mother, and this my father; a vengeance</div>
                              <div class="line">on't! there 'tis: now, sit, this staff is my</div>
                              <div class="line">sister, for, look you, she is as white as a lily and</div>
                              <div class="line">as small as a wand: this hat is Nan, our maid: I</div>
                              <div class="line">am the dog: no, the dog is himself, and I am the</div>
                              <div class="line">dog--Oh! the dog is me, and I am myself; ay, so,</div>
                              <div class="line">so. Now come I to my father; Father, your blessing:</div>
                              <div class="line">now should not the shoe speak a word for weeping:</div>
                              <div class="line">now should I kiss my father; well, he weeps on. Now</div>
                              <div class="line">come I to my mother: O, that she could speak now</div>
                              <div class="line">like a wood woman! Well, I kiss her; why, there</div>
                              <div class="line">'tis; here's my mother's breath up and down. Now</div>
                              <div class="line">come I to my sister; mark the moan she makes. Now</div>
                              <div class="line">the dog all this while sheds not a tear nor speaks a</div>
                              <div class="line">word; but see how I lay the dust with my tears.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter PANTHINO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">Launce, away, away, aboard! thy master is shipped</div>
                              <div class="line">and thou art to post after with oars. What's the</div>
                              <div class="line">matter? why weepest thou, man? Away, ass! You'll</div>
                              <div class="line">lose the tide, if you tarry any longer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">It is no matter if the tied were lost; for it is the</div>
                              <div class="line">unkindest tied that ever any man tied.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">What's the unkindest tide?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, he that's tied here, Crab, my dog.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">Tut, man, I mean thou'lt lose the flood, and, in</div>
                              <div class="line">losing the flood, lose thy voyage, and, in losing</div>
                              <div class="line">thy voyage, lose thy master, and, in losing thy</div>
                              <div class="line">master, lose thy service, and, in losing thy</div>
                              <div class="line">service,--Why dost thou stop my mouth?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">For fear thou shouldst lose thy tongue.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">Where should I lose my tongue?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">In thy tale.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">In thy tail!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Lose the tide, and the voyage, and the master, and</div>
                              <div class="line">the service, and the tied! Why, man, if the river</div>
                              <div class="line">were dry, I am able to fill it with my tears; if the</div>
                              <div class="line">wind were down, I could drive the boat with my sighs.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, come away, man; I was sent to call thee.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, call me what thou darest.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PANTHINO</div>
                              <div class="line">Wilt thou go?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, I will go.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.5">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Milan. The DUKE's palace.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter SILVIA, VALENTINE, THURIO, and SPEED</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Servant!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Mistress?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Master, Sir Thurio frowns on you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, boy, it's for love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Not of you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Of my mistress, then.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">'Twere good you knocked him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Servant, you are sad.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Indeed, madam, I seem so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Seem you that you are not?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Haply I do.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">So do counterfeits.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">So do you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">What seem I that I am not?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Wise.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">What instance of the contrary?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Your folly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">And how quote you my folly?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I quote it in your jerkin.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">My jerkin is a doublet.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, then, I'll double your folly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">How?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">What, angry, Sir Thurio! do you change colour?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Give him leave, madam; he is a kind of chameleon.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">That hath more mind to feed on your blood than live</div>
                              <div class="line">in your air.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">You have said, sir.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, sir, and done too, for this time.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I know it well, sir; you always end ere you begin.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">A fine volley of words, gentlemen, and quickly shot off.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis indeed, madam; we thank the giver.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Who is that, servant?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Yourself, sweet lady; for you gave the fire. Sir</div>
                              <div class="line">Thurio borrows his wit from your ladyship's looks,</div>
                              <div class="line">and spends what he borrows kindly in your company.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, if you spend word for word with me, I shall</div>
                              <div class="line">make your wit bankrupt.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I know it well, sir; you have an exchequer of words,</div>
                              <div class="line">and, I think, no other treasure to give your</div>
                              <div class="line">followers, for it appears by their bare liveries,</div>
                              <div class="line">that they live by your bare words.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">No more, gentlemen, no more:--here comes my father.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter DUKE</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, daughter Silvia, you are hard beset.</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir Valentine, your father's in good health:</div>
                              <div class="line">What say you to a letter from your friends</div>
                              <div class="line">Of much good news?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">My lord, I will be thankful.</div>
                              <div class="line">To any happy messenger from thence.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                              <div class="line">Know ye Don Antonio, your countryman?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, my good lord, I know the gentleman</div>
                              <div class="line">To be of worth and worthy estimation</div>
                              <div class="line">And not without desert so well reputed.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath he not a son?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, my good lord; a son that well deserves</div>
                              <div class="line">The honour and regard of such a father.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                              <div class="line">You know him well?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">I know him as myself; for from our infancy</div>
                              <div class="line">We have conversed and spent our hours together:</div>
                              <div class="line">And though myself have been an idle truant,</div>
                              <div class="line">Omitting the sweet benefit of time</div>
                              <div class="line">To clothe mine age with angel-like perfection,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet hath Sir Proteus, for that's his name,</div>
                              <div class="line">Made use and fair advantage of his days;</div>
                              <div class="line">His years but young, but his experience old;</div>
                              <div class="line">His head unmellow'd, but his judgment ripe;</div>
                              <div class="line">And, in a word, for far behind his worth</div>
                              <div class="line">Comes all the praises that I now bestow,</div>
                              <div class="line">He is complete in feature and in mind</div>
                              <div class="line">With all good grace to grace a gentleman.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                              <div class="line">Beshrew me, sir, but if he make this good,</div>
                              <div class="line">He is as worthy for an empress' love</div>
                              <div class="line">As meet to be an emperor's counsellor.</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, sir, this gentleman is come to me,</div>
                              <div class="line">With commendation from great potentates;</div>
                              <div class="line">And here he means to spend his time awhile:</div>
                              <div class="line">I think 'tis no unwelcome news to you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Should I have wish'd a thing, it had been he.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DUKE</div>
                              <div class="line">Welcome him then according to his worth.</div>
                              <div class="line">Silvia, I speak to you, and you, Sir Thurio;</div>
                              <div class="line">For Valentine, I need not cite him to it:</div>
                              <div class="line">I will send him hither to you presently.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">This is the gentleman I told your ladyship</div>
                              <div class="line">Had come along with me, but that his mistress</div>
                              <div class="line">Did hold his eyes lock'd in her crystal looks.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Belike that now she hath enfranchised them</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon some other pawn for fealty.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, sure, I think she holds them prisoners still.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, then he should be blind; and, being blind</div>
                              <div class="line">How could he see his way to seek out you?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, lady, Love hath twenty pair of eyes.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">They say that Love hath not an eye at all.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">To see such lovers, Thurio, as yourself:</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon a homely object Love can wink.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Have done, have done; here comes the gentleman.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit THURIO</p>
                        <p>Enter PROTEUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Welcome, dear Proteus! Mistress, I beseech you,</div>
                              <div class="line">Confirm his welcome with some special favour.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">His worth is warrant for his welcome hither,</div>
                              <div class="line">If this be he you oft have wish'd to hear from.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Mistress, it is: sweet lady, entertain him</div>
                              <div class="line">To be my fellow-servant to your ladyship.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Too low a mistress for so high a servant.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Not so, sweet lady: but too mean a servant</div>
                              <div class="line">To have a look of such a worthy mistress.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Leave off discourse of disability:</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet lady, entertain him for your servant.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">My duty will I boast of; nothing else.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">And duty never yet did want his meed:</div>
                              <div class="line">Servant, you are welcome to a worthless mistress.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll die on him that says so but yourself.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">That you are welcome?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">That you are worthless.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter THURIO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">THURIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, my lord your father would speak with you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SILVIA</div>
                              <div class="line">I wait upon his pleasure. Come, Sir Thurio,</div>
                              <div class="line">Go with me. Once more, new servant, welcome:</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll leave you to confer of home affairs;</div>
                              <div class="line">When you have done, we look to hear from you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">We'll both attend upon your ladyship.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt SILVIA and THURIO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, tell me, how do all from whence you came?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Your friends are well and have them much commended.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">And how do yours?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I left them all in health.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">How does your lady? and how thrives your love?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">My tales of love were wont to weary you;</div>
                              <div class="line">I know you joy not in a love discourse.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, Proteus, but that life is alter'd now:</div>
                              <div class="line">I have done penance for contemning Love,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose high imperious thoughts have punish'd me</div>
                              <div class="line">With bitter fasts, with penitential groans,</div>
                              <div class="line">With nightly tears and daily heart-sore sighs;</div>
                              <div class="line">For in revenge of my contempt of love,</div>
                              <div class="line">Love hath chased sleep from my enthralled eyes</div>
                              <div class="line">And made them watchers of mine own heart's sorrow.</div>
                              <div class="line">O gentle Proteus, Love's a mighty lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">And hath so humbled me, as, I confess,</div>
                              <div class="line">There is no woe to his correction,</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor to his service no such joy on earth.</div>
                              <div class="line">Now no discourse, except it be of love;</div>
                              <div class="line">Now can I break my fast, dine, sup and sleep,</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon the very naked name of love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Enough; I read your fortune in your eye.</div>
                              <div class="line">Was this the idol that you worship so?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Even she; and is she not a heavenly saint?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No; but she is an earthly paragon.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Call her divine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I will not flatter her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">O, flatter me; for love delights in praises.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">When I was sick, you gave me bitter pills,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I must minister the like to you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Then speak the truth by her; if not divine,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet let her be a principality,</div>
                              <div class="line">Sovereign to all the creatures on the earth.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Except my mistress.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet, except not any;</div>
                              <div class="line">Except thou wilt except against my love.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Have I not reason to prefer mine own?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">And I will help thee to prefer her too:</div>
                              <div class="line">She shall be dignified with this high honour--</div>
                              <div class="line">To bear my lady's train, lest the base earth</div>
                              <div class="line">Should from her vesture chance to steal a kiss</div>
                              <div class="line">And, of so great a favour growing proud,</div>
                              <div class="line">Disdain to root the summer-swelling flower</div>
                              <div class="line">And make rough winter everlastingly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, Valentine, what braggardism is this?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Pardon me, Proteus: all I can is nothing</div>
                              <div class="line">To her whose worth makes other worthies nothing;</div>
                              <div class="line">She is alone.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Then let her alone.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Not for the world: why, man, she is mine own,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I as rich in having such a jewel</div>
                              <div class="line">As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl,</div>
                              <div class="line">The water nectar and the rocks pure gold.</div>
                              <div class="line">Forgive me that I do not dream on thee,</div>
                              <div class="line">Because thou see'st me dote upon my love.</div>
                              <div class="line">My foolish rival, that her father likes</div>
                              <div class="line">Only for his possessions are so huge,</div>
                              <div class="line">Is gone with her along, and I must after,</div>
                              <div class="line">For love, thou know'st, is full of jealousy.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But she loves you?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, and we are betroth'd: nay, more, our,</div>
                              <div class="line">marriage-hour,</div>
                              <div class="line">With all the cunning manner of our flight,</div>
                              <div class="line">Determined of; how I must climb her window,</div>
                              <div class="line">The ladder made of cords, and all the means</div>
                              <div class="line">Plotted and 'greed on for my happiness.</div>
                              <div class="line">Good Proteus, go with me to my chamber,</div>
                              <div class="line">In these affairs to aid me with thy counsel.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Go on before; I shall inquire you forth:</div>
                              <div class="line">I must unto the road, to disembark</div>
                              <div class="line">Some necessaries that I needs must use,</div>
                              <div class="line">And then I'll presently attend you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">VALENTINE</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you make haste?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I will.</div>
                              <p>Exit VALENTINE</p>
                              <div class="line">Even as one heat another heat expels,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or as one nail by strength drives out another,</div>
                              <div class="line">So the remembrance of my former love</div>
                              <div class="line">Is by a newer object quite forgotten.</div>
                              <div class="line">Is it mine, or Valentine's praise,</div>
                              <div class="line">Her true perfection, or my false transgression,</div>
                              <div class="line">That makes me reasonless to reason thus?</div>
                              <div class="line">She is fair; and so is Julia that I love--</div>
                              <div class="line">That I did love, for now my love is thaw'd;</div>
                              <div class="line">Which, like a waxen image, 'gainst a fire,</div>
                              <div class="line">Bears no impression of the thing it was.</div>
                              <div class="line">Methinks my zeal to Valentine is cold,</div>
                              <div class="line">And that I love him not as I was wont.</div>
                              <div class="line">O, but I love his lady too too much,</div>
                              <div class="line">And that's the reason I love him so little.</div>
                              <div class="line">How shall I dote on her with more advice,</div>
                              <div class="line">That thus without advice begin to love her!</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis but her picture I have yet beheld,</div>
                              <div class="line">And that hath dazzled my reason's light;</div>
                              <div class="line">But when I look on her perfections,</div>
                              <div class="line">There is no reason but I shall be blind.</div>
                              <div class="line">If I can cheque my erring love, I will;</div>
                              <div class="line">If not, to compass her I'll use my skill.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.6">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>5. SCENE V.  The same. A street.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter SPEED and LAUNCE severally</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Launce! by mine honesty, welcome to Milan!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Forswear not thyself, sweet youth, for I am not</div>
                              <div class="line">welcome. I reckon this always, that a man is never</div>
                              <div class="line">undone till he be hanged, nor never welcome to a</div>
                              <div class="line">place till some certain shot be paid and the hostess</div>
                              <div class="line">say 'Welcome!'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Come on, you madcap, I'll to the alehouse with you</div>
                              <div class="line">presently; where, for one shot of five pence, thou</div>
                              <div class="line">shalt have five thousand welcomes. But, sirrah, how</div>
                              <div class="line">did thy master part with Madam Julia?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Marry, after they closed in earnest, they parted very</div>
                              <div class="line">fairly in jest.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">But shall she marry him?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">No.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">How then? shall he marry her?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, neither.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">What, are they broken?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, they are both as whole as a fish.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, then, how stands the matter with them?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Marry, thus: when it stands well with him, it</div>
                              <div class="line">stands well with her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">What an ass art thou! I understand thee not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">What a block art thou, that thou canst not! My</div>
                              <div class="line">staff understands me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">What thou sayest?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, and what I do too: look thee, I'll but lean,</div>
                              <div class="line">and my staff understands me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">It stands under thee, indeed.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, stand-under and under-stand is all one.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">But tell me true, will't be a match?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Ask my dog: if he say ay, it will! if he say no,</div>
                              <div class="line">it will; if he shake his tail and say nothing, it will.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">The conclusion is then that it will.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou shalt never get such a secret from me but by a parable.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis well that I get it so. But, Launce, how sayest</div>
                              <div class="line">thou, that my master is become a notable lover?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">I never knew him otherwise.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Than how?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">A notable lubber, as thou reportest him to be.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, thou whoreson ass, thou mistakest me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, fool, I meant not thee; I meant thy master.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">I tell thee, my master is become a hot lover.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, I tell thee, I care not though he burn himself</div>
                              <div class="line">in love. If thou wilt, go with me to the alehouse;</div>
                              <div class="line">if not, thou art an Hebrew, a Jew, and not worth the</div>
                              <div class="line">name of a Christian.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">Why?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LAUNCE</div>
                              <div class="line">Because thou hast not so much charity in thee as to</div>
                              <div class="line">go to the ale with a Christian. Wilt thou go?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">SPEED</div>
                              <div class="line">At thy service.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.7">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>6. SCENE VI.  The same. The DUKE'S palace.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter PROTEUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PROTEUS</div>
                              <div class="line">To leave my Julia, shall I be forsworn;</div>
                              <div class="line">To love fair Silvia, shall I be forsworn;</div>
                              <div class="line">To wrong my friend, I shall be much forsworn;</div>
                              <div class="line">And even that power which gave me first my oath</div>
                              <div class="line">Provokes me to this threefold perjury;</div>
                              <div class="line">Love bade me swear and Love bids me forswear.</div>
                              <div class="line">O sweet-suggesting Love, if thou hast sinned,</div>
                              <div class="line">Teach me, thy tempted subject, to excuse it!</div>
                              <div class="line">At first I did adore a twinkling star,</div>
                              <div class="line">But now I worship a celestial sun.</div>
                              <div class="line">Unheedful vows may heedfully be broken,</div>
                              <div class="line">And he wants wit that wants resolved will</div>
                              <div class="line">To learn his wit to exchange the bad for better.</div>
                              <div class="line">Fie, fie, unreverend tongue! to call her bad,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose sovereignty so oft thou hast preferr'd</div>
                              <div class="line">With twenty thousand soul-confirming oaths.</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot leave to love, and yet I do;</div>
                              <div class="line">But there I leave to love where I should love.</div>
                              <div class="line">Julia I lose and Valentine I lose:</div>
                              <div class="line">If I keep them, I needs must lose myself;</div>
                              <div class="line">If I lose them, thus find I by their loss</div>
                              <div class="line">For Valentine myself, for Julia Silvia.</div>
                              <div class="line">I to myself am dearer than a friend,</div>
                              <div class="line">For love is still most precious in itself;</div>
                              <div class="line">And Silvia--witness Heaven, that made her fair!--</div>
                              <div class="line">Shows Julia but a swarthy Ethiope.</div>
                              <div class="line">I will forget that Julia is alive,</div>
                              <div class="line">Remembering that my love to her is dead;</div>
                              <div class="line">And Valentine I'll hold an enemy,</div>
                              <div class="line">Aiming at Silvia as a sweeter friend.</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot now prove constant to myself,</div>
                              <div class="line">Without some treachery used to Valentine.</div>
                              <div class="line">This night he meaneth with a corded ladder</div>
                              <div class="line">To climb celestial Silvia's chamber-window,</div>
                              <div class="line">Myself in counsel, his competitor.</div>
                              <div class="line">Now presently I'll give her father notice</div>
                              <div class="line">Of their disguising and pretended flight;</div>
                              <div class="line">Who, all enraged, will banish Valentine;</div>
                              <div class="line">For Thurio, he intends, shall wed his daughter;</div>
                              <div class="line">But, Valentine being gone, I'll quickly cross</div>
                              <div class="line">By some sly trick blunt Thurio's dull proceeding.</div>
                              <div class="line">Love, lend me wings to make my purpose swift,</div>
                              <div class="line">As thou hast lent me wit to plot this drift!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.8">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>7. SCENE VII.  Verona. JULIA'S house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter JULIA and LUCETTA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Counsel, Lucetta; gentle girl, assist me;</div>
                              <div class="line">And even in kind love I do conjure thee,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who art the table wherein all my thoughts</div>
                              <div class="line">Are visibly character'd and engraved,</div>
                              <div class="line">To lesson me and tell me some good mean</div>
                              <div class="line">How, with my honour, I may undertake</div>
                              <div class="line">A journey to my loving Proteus.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Alas, the way is wearisome and long!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">A true-devoted pilgrim is not weary</div>
                              <div class="line">To measure kingdoms with his feeble steps;</div>
                              <div class="line">Much less shall she that hath Love's wings to fly,</div>
                              <div class="line">And when the flight is made to one so dear,</div>
                              <div class="line">Of such divine perfection, as Sir Proteus.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Better forbear till Proteus make return.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">O, know'st thou not his looks are my soul's food?</div>
                              <div class="line">Pity the dearth that I have pined in,</div>
                              <div class="line">By longing for that food so long a time.</div>
                              <div class="line">Didst thou but know the inly touch of love,</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou wouldst as soon go kindle fire with snow</div>
                              <div class="line">As seek to quench the fire of love with words.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">I do not seek to quench your love's hot fire,</div>
                              <div class="line">But qualify the fire's extreme rage,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lest it should burn above the bounds of reason.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">The more thou damm'st it up, the more it burns.</div>
                              <div class="line">The current that with gentle murmur glides,</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou know'st, being stopp'd, impatiently doth rage;</div>
                              <div class="line">But when his fair course is not hindered,</div>
                              <div class="line">He makes sweet music with the enamell'ed stones,</div>
                              <div class="line">Giving a gentle kiss to every sedge</div>
                              <div class="line">He overtaketh in his pilgrimage,</div>
                              <div class="line">And so by many winding nooks he strays</div>
                              <div class="line">With willing sport to the wild ocean.</div>
                              <div class="line">Then let me go and hinder not my course</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll be as patient as a gentle stream</div>
                              <div class="line">And make a pastime of each weary step,</div>
                              <div class="line">Till the last step have brought me to my love;</div>
                              <div class="line">And there I'll rest, as after much turmoil</div>
                              <div class="line">A blessed soul doth in Elysium.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">But in what habit will you go along?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Not like a woman; for I would prevent</div>
                              <div class="line">The loose encounters of lascivious men:</div>
                              <div class="line">Gentle Lucetta, fit me with such weeds</div>
                              <div class="line">As may beseem some well-reputed page.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, then, your ladyship must cut your hair.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">No, girl, I'll knit it up in silken strings</div>
                              <div class="line">With twenty odd-conceited true-love knots.</div>
                              <div class="line">To be fantastic may become a youth</div>
                              <div class="line">Of greater time than I shall show to be.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCETTA</div>
                              <div class="line">What fashion, madam shall I make your breeches?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JULIA</div>
                              <div class="line">That fits as well as 'Tell me, good my lord,</div