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      <article class="book" id="R.1">
         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>The Winter's Tale</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. Antechamber in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II. A room of state in the same.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II. A prison.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I. A sea-port in Sicilia.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II. A court of Justice.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III. Bohemia. A desert country near the sea.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II. Bohemia. The palace of POLIXENES.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III. A road near the Shepherd's cottage.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV. The Shepherd's cottage.</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. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II. Before LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III. A chapel in PAULINA'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
            <header class="preface-titlepage">
               <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
            </header>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LEONTES, king of Sicilia.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">MAMILLIUS, young prince of Sicilia.</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">CAMILLO</span>
                        <span class="personname">ANTIGONUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">CLEOMENES</span>
                        <span class="personname">DION</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">Four Lords of Sicilia.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">POLIXENES, King of Bohemia.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">FLORIZEL, Prince of Bohemia.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">ARCHIDAMUS, a Lord of Bohemia.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Old Shepherd, reputed father of Perdita. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Clown, his son.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">AUTOLYCUS, a rogue.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Mariner. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Gaoler. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">HERMIONE, queen to Leontes.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">PERDITA, daughter to Leontes and Hermione.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">PAULINA, wife to Antigonus.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EMILIA, a lady attending on Hermione</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">MOPSA</span>
                        <span class="personname">DORCAS</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">Shepherdesses.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Other Lords and Gentlemen, Ladies, Officers, and Servants,
                Shepherds, and Shepherdesses.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Time, as Chorus.</span>
            </p>
            <p>SCENE Sicilia, and Bohemia.</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. Antechamber in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II. A room of state in the same.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I. Antechamber in LEONTES' palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CAMILLO and ARCHIDAMUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                     <div class="line">If you shall chance, Camillo, to visit Bohemia, on</div>
                     <div class="line">the like occasion whereon my services are now on</div>
                     <div class="line">foot, you shall see, as I have said, great</div>
                     <div class="line">difference betwixt our Bohemia and your Sicilia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think, this coming summer, the King of Sicilia</div>
                     <div class="line">means to pay Bohemia the visitation which he justly owes
                    him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein our entertainment shall shame us we will be</div>
                     <div class="line">justified in our loves; for indeed--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Beseech you,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Verily, I speak it in the freedom of my knowledge:</div>
                     <div class="line">we cannot with such magnificence--in so rare--I know</div>
                     <div class="line">not what to say. We will give you sleepy drinks,</div>
                     <div class="line">that your senses, unintelligent of our insufficience,</div>
                     <div class="line">may, though they cannot praise us, as little accuse</div>
                     <div class="line">us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">You pay a great deal too dear for what's given freely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Believe me, I speak as my understanding instructs me</div>
                     <div class="line">and as mine honesty puts it to utterance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sicilia cannot show himself over-kind to Bohemia.</div>
                     <div class="line">They were trained together in their childhoods; and</div>
                     <div class="line">there rooted betwixt them then such an affection,</div>
                     <div class="line">which cannot choose but branch now. Since their</div>
                     <div class="line">more mature dignities and royal necessities made</div>
                     <div class="line">separation of their society, their encounters,</div>
                     <div class="line">though not personal, have been royally attorneyed</div>
                     <div class="line">with interchange of gifts, letters, loving</div>
                     <div class="line">embassies; that they have seemed to be together,</div>
                     <div class="line">though absent, shook hands, as over a vast, and</div>
                     <div class="line">embraced, as it were, from the ends of opposed</div>
                     <div class="line">winds. The heavens continue their loves!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I think there is not in the world either malice or</div>
                     <div class="line">matter to alter it. You have an unspeakable</div>
                     <div class="line">comfort of your young prince Mamillius: it is a</div>
                     <div class="line">gentleman of the greatest promise that ever came</div>
                     <div class="line">into my note.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I very well agree with you in the hopes of him: it</div>
                     <div class="line">is a gallant child; one that indeed physics the</div>
                     <div class="line">subject, makes old hearts fresh: they that went on</div>
                     <div class="line">crutches ere he was born desire yet their life to</div>
                     <div class="line">see him a man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Would they else be content to die?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes; if there were no other excuse why they should</div>
                     <div class="line">desire to live.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                     <div class="line">If the king had no son, they would desire to live</div>
                     <div class="line">on crutches till he had one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II. A room of state in the same.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONTES, HERMIONE, MAMILLIUS, POLIXENES, CAMILLO, and
                Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Nine changes of the watery star hath been</div>
                     <div class="line">The shepherd's note since we have left our throne</div>
                     <div class="line">Without a burthen: time as long again</div>
                     <div class="line">Would be find up, my brother, with our thanks;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet we should, for perpetuity,</div>
                     <div class="line">Go hence in debt: and therefore, like a cipher,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet standing in rich place, I multiply</div>
                     <div class="line">With one 'We thank you' many thousands moe</div>
                     <div class="line">That go before it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay your thanks a while;</div>
                     <div class="line">And pay them when you part.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, that's to-morrow.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am question'd by my fears, of what may chance</div>
                     <div class="line">Or breed upon our absence; that may blow</div>
                     <div class="line">No sneaping winds at home, to make us say</div>
                     <div class="line">'This is put forth too truly:' besides, I have stay'd</div>
                     <div class="line">To tire your royalty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">We are tougher, brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than you can put us to't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">No longer stay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">One seven-night longer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Very sooth, to-morrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll part the time between's then; and in that</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll no gainsaying.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Press me not, beseech you, so.</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no tongue that moves, none, none i' the world,</div>
                     <div class="line">So soon as yours could win me: so it should now,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were there necessity in your request, although</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twere needful I denied it. My affairs</div>
                     <div class="line">Do even drag me homeward: which to hinder</div>
                     <div class="line">Were in your love a whip to me; my stay</div>
                     <div class="line">To you a charge and trouble: to save both,</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, our brother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Tongue-tied, our queen?</div>
                     <div class="line">speak you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">I had thought, sir, to have held my peace until</div>
                     <div class="line">You have drawn oaths from him not to stay. You, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Charge him too coldly. Tell him, you are sure</div>
                     <div class="line">All in Bohemia's well; this satisfaction</div>
                     <div class="line">The by-gone day proclaim'd: say this to him,</div>
                     <div class="line">He's beat from his best ward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Well said, Hermione.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell, he longs to see his son, were strong:</div>
                     <div class="line">But let him say so then, and let him go;</div>
                     <div class="line">But let him swear so, and he shall not stay,</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll thwack him hence with distaffs.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet of your royal presence I'll adventure</div>
                     <div class="line">The borrow of a week. When at Bohemia</div>
                     <div class="line">You take my lord, I'll give him my commission</div>
                     <div class="line">To let him there a month behind the gest</div>
                     <div class="line">Prefix'd for's parting: yet, good deed, Leontes,</div>
                     <div class="line">I love thee not a jar o' the clock behind</div>
                     <div class="line">What lady-she her lord. You'll stay?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">No, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but you will?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">I may not, verily.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Verily!</div>
                     <div class="line">You put me off with limber vows; but I,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though you would seek to unsphere the</div>
                     <div class="line">stars with oaths,</div>
                     <div class="line">Should yet say 'Sir, no going.' Verily,</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall not go: a lady's 'Verily' 's</div>
                     <div class="line">As potent as a lord's. Will you go yet?</div>
                     <div class="line">Force me to keep you as a prisoner,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not like a guest; so you shall pay your fees</div>
                     <div class="line">When you depart, and save your thanks. How say you?</div>
                     <div class="line">My prisoner? or my guest? by your dread 'Verily,'</div>
                     <div class="line">One of them you shall be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Your guest, then, madam:</div>
                     <div class="line">To be your prisoner should import offending;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is for me less easy to commit</div>
                     <div class="line">Than you to punish.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Not your gaoler, then,</div>
                     <div class="line">But your kind hostess. Come, I'll question you</div>
                     <div class="line">Of my lord's tricks and yours when you were boys:</div>
                     <div class="line">You were pretty lordings then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">We were, fair queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Two lads that thought there was no more behind</div>
                     <div class="line">But such a day to-morrow as to-day,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to be boy eternal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Was not my lord</div>
                     <div class="line">The verier wag o' the two?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">We were as twinn'd lambs that did frisk i' the sun,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bleat the one at the other: what we changed</div>
                     <div class="line">Was innocence for innocence; we knew not</div>
                     <div class="line">The doctrine of ill-doing, nor dream'd</div>
                     <div class="line">That any did. Had we pursued that life,</div>
                     <div class="line">And our weak spirits ne'er been higher rear'd</div>
                     <div class="line">With stronger blood, we should have answer'd heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">Boldly 'not guilty;' the imposition clear'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Hereditary ours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">By this we gather</div>
                     <div class="line">You have tripp'd since.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">O my most sacred lady!</div>
                     <div class="line">Temptations have since then been born to's; for</div>
                     <div class="line">In those unfledged days was my wife a girl;</div>
                     <div class="line">Your precious self had then not cross'd the eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">Of my young play-fellow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Grace to boot!</div>
                     <div class="line">Of this make no conclusion, lest you say</div>
                     <div class="line">Your queen and I are devils: yet go on;</div>
                     <div class="line">The offences we have made you do we'll answer,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you first sinn'd with us and that with us</div>
                     <div class="line">You did continue fault and that you slipp'd not</div>
                     <div class="line">With any but with us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Is he won yet?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">He'll stay my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">At my request he would not.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hermione, my dearest, thou never spokest</div>
                     <div class="line">To better purpose.</div>
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                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Never?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Never, but once.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">What! have I twice said well? when was't before?</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee tell me; cram's with praise, and make's</div>
                     <div class="line">As fat as tame things: one good deed dying tongueless</div>
                     <div class="line">Slaughters a thousand waiting upon that.</div>
                     <div class="line">Our praises are our wages: you may ride's</div>
                     <div class="line">With one soft kiss a thousand furlongs ere</div>
                     <div class="line">With spur we beat an acre. But to the goal:</div>
                     <div class="line">My last good deed was to entreat his stay:</div>
                     <div class="line">What was my first? it has an elder sister,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or I mistake you: O, would her name were Grace!</div>
                     <div class="line">But once before I spoke to the purpose: when?</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, let me have't; I long.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, that was when</div>
                     <div class="line">Three crabbed months had sour'd themselves to death,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere I could make thee open thy white hand</div>
                     <div class="line">And clap thyself my love: then didst thou utter</div>
                     <div class="line">'I am yours for ever.'</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis grace indeed.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, lo you now, I have spoke to the purpose twice:</div>
                     <div class="line">The one for ever earn'd a royal husband;</div>
                     <div class="line">The other for some while a friend.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span> Too hot, too hot!</div>
                     <div class="line">To mingle friendship far is mingling bloods.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have tremor cordis on me: my heart dances;</div>
                     <div class="line">But not for joy; not joy. This entertainment</div>
                     <div class="line">May a free face put on, derive a liberty</div>
                     <div class="line">From heartiness, from bounty, fertile bosom,</div>
                     <div class="line">And well become the agent; 't may, I grant;</div>
                     <div class="line">But to be paddling palms and pinching fingers,</div>
                     <div class="line">As now they are, and making practised smiles,</div>
                     <div class="line">As in a looking-glass, and then to sigh, as 'twere</div>
                     <div class="line">The mort o' the deer; O, that is entertainment</div>
                     <div class="line">My bosom likes not, nor my brows! Mamillius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Art thou my boy?</div>
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               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lord.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">I' fecks!</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, that's my bawcock. What, hast</div>
                     <div class="line">smutch'd thy nose?</div>
                     <div class="line">They say it is a copy out of mine. Come, captain,</div>
                     <div class="line">We must be neat; not neat, but cleanly, captain:</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet the steer, the heifer and the calf</div>
                     <div class="line">Are all call'd neat.--Still virginalling</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon his palm!--How now, you wanton calf!</div>
                     <div class="line">Art thou my calf?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, if you will, my lord.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou want'st a rough pash and the shoots that I have,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be full like me: yet they say we are</div>
                     <div class="line">Almost as like as eggs; women say so,</div>
                     <div class="line">That will say anything but were they false</div>
                     <div class="line">As o'er-dyed blacks, as wind, as waters, false</div>
                     <div class="line">As dice are to be wish'd by one that fixes</div>
                     <div class="line">No bourn 'twixt his and mine, yet were it true</div>
                     <div class="line">To say this boy were like me. Come, sir page,</div>
                     <div class="line">Look on me with your welkin eye: sweet villain!</div>
                     <div class="line">Most dear'st! my collop! Can thy dam?--may't be?--</div>
                     <div class="line">Affection! thy intention stabs the centre:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou dost make possible things not so held,</div>
                     <div class="line">Communicatest with dreams;--how can this be?--</div>
                     <div class="line">With what's unreal thou coactive art,</div>
                     <div class="line">And fellow'st nothing: then 'tis very credent</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou mayst co-join with something; and thou dost,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that beyond commission, and I find it,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that to the infection of my brains</div>
                     <div class="line">And hardening of my brows.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">What means Sicilia?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">He something seems unsettled.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">How, my lord!</div>
                     <div class="line">What cheer? how is't with you, best brother?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">You look as if you held a brow of much distraction</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you moved, my lord?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">No, in good earnest.</div>
                     <div class="line">How sometimes nature will betray its folly,</div>
                     <div class="line">Its tenderness, and make itself a pastime</div>
                     <div class="line">To harder bosoms! Looking on the lines</div>
                     <div class="line">Of my boy's face, methoughts I did recoil</div>
                     <div class="line">Twenty-three years, and saw myself unbreech'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">In my green velvet coat, my dagger muzzled,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest it should bite its master, and so prove,</div>
                     <div class="line">As ornaments oft do, too dangerous:</div>
                     <div class="line">How like, methought, I then was to this kernel,</div>
                     <div class="line">This squash, this gentleman. Mine honest friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you take eggs for money?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, my lord, I'll fight.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">You will! why, happy man be's dole! My brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you so fond of your young prince as we</div>
                     <div class="line">Do seem to be of ours?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">If at home, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">He's all my exercise, my mirth, my matter,</div>
                     <div class="line">Now my sworn friend and then mine enemy,</div>
                     <div class="line">My parasite, my soldier, statesman, all:</div>
                     <div class="line">He makes a July's day short as December,</div>
                     <div class="line">And with his varying childness cures in me</div>
                     <div class="line">Thoughts that would thick my blood.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">So stands this squire</div>
                     <div class="line">Officed with me: we two will walk, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">And leave you to your graver steps. Hermione,</div>
                     <div class="line">How thou lovest us, show in our brother's welcome;</div>
                     <div class="line">Let what is dear in Sicily be cheap:</div>
                     <div class="line">Next to thyself and my young rover, he's</div>
                     <div class="line">Apparent to my heart.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">If you would seek us,</div>
                     <div class="line">We are yours i' the garden: shall's attend you there?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">To your own bents dispose you: you'll be found,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be you beneath the sky.</div>
                     <p>Aside</p>
                     <div class="line">I am angling now,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though you perceive me not how I give line.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to, go to!</div>
                     <div class="line">How she holds up the neb, the bill to him!</div>
                     <div class="line">And arms her with the boldness of a wife</div>
                     <div class="line">To her allowing husband!</div>
                     <p>Exeunt POLIXENES, HERMIONE, and Attendants</p>
                     <div class="line">Gone already!</div>
                     <div class="line">Inch-thick, knee-deep, o'er head and</div>
                     <div class="line">ears a fork'd one!</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, play, boy, play: thy mother plays, and I</div>
                     <div class="line">Play too, but so disgraced a part, whose issue</div>
                     <div class="line">Will hiss me to my grave: contempt and clamour</div>
                     <div class="line">Will be my knell. Go, play, boy, play.</div>
                     <div class="line">There have been,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or I am much deceived, cuckolds ere now;</div>
                     <div class="line">And many a man there is, even at this present,</div>
                     <div class="line">Now while I speak this, holds his wife by the arm,</div>
                     <div class="line">That little thinks she has been sluiced in's absence</div>
                     <div class="line">And his pond fish'd by his next neighbour, by</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir Smile, his neighbour: nay, there's comfort in't</div>
                     <div class="line">Whiles other men have gates and those gates open'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">As mine, against their will. Should all despair</div>
                     <div class="line">That have revolted wives, the tenth of mankind</div>
                     <div class="line">Would hang themselves. Physic for't there is none;</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a bawdy planet, that will strike</div>
                     <div class="line">Where 'tis predominant; and 'tis powerful, think it,</div>
                     <div class="line">From east, west, north and south: be it concluded,</div>
                     <div class="line">No barricado for a belly; know't;</div>
                     <div class="line">It will let in and out the enemy</div>
                     <div class="line">With bag and baggage: many thousand on's</div>
                     <div class="line">Have the disease, and feel't not. How now, boy!</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am like you, they say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why that's some comfort. What, Camillo there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Go play, Mamillius; thou'rt an honest man.</div>
                     <p>Exit MAMILLIUS</p>
                     <div class="line">Camillo, this great sir will yet stay longer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">You had much ado to make his anchor hold:</div>
                     <div class="line">When you cast out, it still came home.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Didst note it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">He would not stay at your petitions: made</div>
                     <div class="line">His business more material.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Didst perceive it?</div>
                     <p>Aside</p>
                     <div class="line">They're here with me already, whispering, rounding</div>
                     <div class="line">'Sicilia is a so-forth:' 'tis far gone,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I shall gust it last. How came't, Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">That he did stay?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">At the good queen's entreaty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">At the queen's be't: 'good' should be pertinent</div>
                     <div class="line">But, so it is, it is not. Was this taken</div>
                     <div class="line">By any understanding pate but thine?</div>
                     <div class="line">For thy conceit is soaking, will draw in</div>
                     <div class="line">More than the common blocks: not noted, is't,</div>
                     <div class="line">But of the finer natures? by some severals</div>
                     <div class="line">Of head-piece extraordinary? lower messes</div>
                     <div class="line">Perchance are to this business purblind? say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Business, my lord! I think most understand</div>
                     <div class="line">Bohemia stays here longer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Stays here longer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but why?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">To satisfy your highness and the entreaties</div>
                     <div class="line">Of our most gracious mistress.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Satisfy!</div>
                     <div class="line">The entreaties of your mistress! satisfy!</div>
                     <div class="line">Let that suffice. I have trusted thee, Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">With all the nearest things to my heart, as well</div>
                     <div class="line">My chamber-councils, wherein, priest-like, thou</div>
                     <div class="line">Hast cleansed my bosom, I from thee departed</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy penitent reform'd: but we have been</div>
                     <div class="line">Deceived in thy integrity, deceived</div>
                     <div class="line">In that which seems so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Be it forbid, my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">To bide upon't, thou art not honest, or,</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou inclinest that way, thou art a coward,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which hoxes honesty behind, restraining</div>
                     <div class="line">From course required; or else thou must be counted</div>
                     <div class="line">A servant grafted in my serious trust</div>
                     <div class="line">And therein negligent; or else a fool</div>
                     <div class="line">That seest a game play'd home, the rich stake drawn,</div>
                     <div class="line">And takest it all for jest.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">My gracious lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">I may be negligent, foolish and fearful;</div>
                     <div class="line">In every one of these no man is free,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that his negligence, his folly, fear,</div>
                     <div class="line">Among the infinite doings of the world,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sometime puts forth. In your affairs, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">If ever I were wilful-negligent,</div>
                     <div class="line">It was my folly; if industriously</div>
                     <div class="line">I play'd the fool, it was my negligence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not weighing well the end; if ever fearful</div>
                     <div class="line">To do a thing, where I the issue doubted,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where of the execution did cry out</div>
                     <div class="line">Against the non-performance, 'twas a fear</div>
                     <div class="line">Which oft infects the wisest: these, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are such allow'd infirmities that honesty</div>
                     <div class="line">Is never free of. But, beseech your grace,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be plainer with me; let me know my trespass</div>
                     <div class="line">By its own visage: if I then deny it,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis none of mine.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha' not you seen, Camillo,--</div>
                     <div class="line">But that's past doubt, you have, or your eye-glass</div>
                     <div class="line">Is thicker than a cuckold's horn,--or heard,--</div>
                     <div class="line">For to a vision so apparent rumour</div>
                     <div class="line">Cannot be mute,--or thought,--for cogitation</div>
                     <div class="line">Resides not in that man that does not think,--</div>
                     <div class="line">My wife is slippery? If thou wilt confess,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else be impudently negative,</div>
                     <div class="line">To have nor eyes nor ears nor thought, then say</div>
                     <div class="line">My wife's a hobby-horse, deserves a name</div>
                     <div class="line">As rank as any flax-wench that puts to</div>
                     <div class="line">Before her troth-plight: say't and justify't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not be a stander-by to hear</div>
                     <div class="line">My sovereign mistress clouded so, without</div>
                     <div class="line">My present vengeance taken: 'shrew my heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">You never spoke what did become you less</div>
                     <div class="line">Than this; which to reiterate were sin</div>
                     <div class="line">As deep as that, though true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Is whispering nothing?</div>
                     <div class="line">Is leaning cheek to cheek? is meeting noses?</div>
                     <div class="line">Kissing with inside lip? stopping the career</div>
                     <div class="line">Of laughing with a sigh?--a note infallible</div>
                     <div class="line">Of breaking honesty--horsing foot on foot?</div>
                     <div class="line">Skulking in corners? wishing clocks more swift?</div>
                     <div class="line">Hours, minutes? noon, midnight? and all eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">Blind with the pin and web but theirs, theirs only,</div>
                     <div class="line">That would unseen be wicked? is this nothing?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then the world and all that's in't is nothing;</div>
                     <div class="line">The covering sky is nothing; Bohemia nothing;</div>
                     <div class="line">My wife is nothing; nor nothing have these nothings,</div>
                     <div class="line">If this be nothing.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good my lord, be cured</div>
                     <div class="line">Of this diseased opinion, and betimes;</div>
                     <div class="line">For 'tis most dangerous.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Say it be, 'tis true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, no, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">It is; you lie, you lie:</div>
                     <div class="line">I say thou liest, Camillo, and I hate thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Pronounce thee a gross lout, a mindless slave,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else a hovering temporizer, that</div>
                     <div class="line">Canst with thine eyes at once see good and evil,</div>
                     <div class="line">Inclining to them both: were my wife's liver</div>
                     <div class="line">Infected as her life, she would not live</div>
                     <div class="line">The running of one glass.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who does infect her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, he that wears her like a medal, hanging</div>
                     <div class="line">About his neck, Bohemia: who, if I</div>
                     <div class="line">Had servants true about me, that bare eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">To see alike mine honour as their profits,</div>
                     <div class="line">Their own particular thrifts, they would do that</div>
                     <div class="line">Which should undo more doing: ay, and thou,</div>
                     <div class="line">His cupbearer,--whom I from meaner form</div>
                     <div class="line">Have benched and reared to worship, who mayst see</div>
                     <div class="line">Plainly as heaven sees earth and earth sees heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">How I am galled,--mightst bespice a cup,</div>
                     <div class="line">To give mine enemy a lasting wink;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which draught to me were cordial.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">I could do this, and that with no rash potion,</div>
                     <div class="line">But with a lingering dram that should not work</div>
                     <div class="line">Maliciously like poison: but I cannot</div>
                     <div class="line">Believe this crack to be in my dread mistress,</div>
                     <div class="line">So sovereignly being honourable.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have loved thee,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Make that thy question, and go rot!</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost think I am so muddy, so unsettled,</div>
                     <div class="line">To appoint myself in this vexation, sully</div>
                     <div class="line">The purity and whiteness of my sheets,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which to preserve is sleep, which being spotted</div>
                     <div class="line">Is goads, thorns, nettles, tails of wasps,</div>
                     <div class="line">Give scandal to the blood o' the prince my son,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who I do think is mine and love as mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Without ripe moving to't? Would I do this?</div>
                     <div class="line">Could man so blench?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I must believe you, sir:</div>
                     <div class="line">I do; and will fetch off Bohemia for't;</div>
                     <div class="line">Provided that, when he's removed, your highness</div>
                     <div class="line">Will take again your queen as yours at first,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even for your son's sake; and thereby for sealing</div>
                     <div class="line">The injury of tongues in courts and kingdoms</div>
                     <div class="line">Known and allied to yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou dost advise me</div>
                     <div class="line">Even so as I mine own course have set down:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll give no blemish to her honour, none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Go then; and with a countenance as clear</div>
                     <div class="line">As friendship wears at feasts, keep with Bohemia</div>
                     <div class="line">And with your queen. I am his cupbearer:</div>
                     <div class="line">If from me he have wholesome beverage,</div>
                     <div class="line">Account me not your servant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">This is all:</div>
                     <div class="line">Do't and thou hast the one half of my heart;</div>
                     <div class="line">Do't not, thou split'st thine own.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll do't, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">I will seem friendly, as thou hast advised me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O miserable lady! But, for me,</div>
                     <div class="line">What case stand I in? I must be the poisoner</div>
                     <div class="line">Of good Polixenes; and my ground to do't</div>
                     <div class="line">Is the obedience to a master, one</div>
                     <div class="line">Who in rebellion with himself will have</div>
                     <div class="line">All that are his so too. To do this deed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Promotion follows. If I could find example</div>
                     <div class="line">Of thousands that had struck anointed kings</div>
                     <div class="line">And flourish'd after, I'ld not do't; but since</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor brass nor stone nor parchment bears not one,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let villany itself forswear't. I must</div>
                     <div class="line">Forsake the court: to do't, or no, is certain</div>
                     <div class="line">To me a break-neck. Happy star, reign now!</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes Bohemia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter POLIXENES</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">This is strange: methinks</div>
                     <div class="line">My favour here begins to warp. Not speak?</div>
                     <div class="line">Good day, Camillo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hail, most royal sir!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the news i' the court?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">None rare, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">The king hath on him such a countenance</div>
                     <div class="line">As he had lost some province and a region</div>
                     <div class="line">Loved as he loves himself: even now I met him</div>
                     <div class="line">With customary compliment; when he,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wafting his eyes to the contrary and falling</div>
                     <div class="line">A lip of much contempt, speeds from me and</div>
                     <div class="line">So leaves me to consider what is breeding</div>
                     <div class="line">That changeth thus his manners.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare not know, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">How! dare not! do not. Do you know, and dare not?</div>
                     <div class="line">Be intelligent to me: 'tis thereabouts;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, to yourself, what you do know, you must.</div>
                     <div class="line">And cannot say, you dare not. Good Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your changed complexions are to me a mirror</div>
                     <div class="line">Which shows me mine changed too; for I must be</div>
                     <div class="line">A party in this alteration, finding</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself thus alter'd with 't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">There is a sickness</div>
                     <div class="line">Which puts some of us in distemper, but</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot name the disease; and it is caught</div>
                     <div class="line">Of you that yet are well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">How! caught of me!</div>
                     <div class="line">Make me not sighted like the basilisk:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have look'd on thousands, who have sped the better</div>
                     <div class="line">By my regard, but kill'd none so. Camillo,--</div>
                     <div class="line">As you are certainly a gentleman, thereto</div>
                     <div class="line">Clerk-like experienced, which no less adorns</div>
                     <div class="line">Our gentry than our parents' noble names,</div>
                     <div class="line">In whose success we are gentle,--I beseech you,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you know aught which does behove my knowledge</div>
                     <div class="line">Thereof to be inform'd, imprison't not</div>
                     <div class="line">In ignorant concealment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I may not answer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">A sickness caught of me, and yet I well!</div>
                     <div class="line">I must be answer'd. Dost thou hear, Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">I conjure thee, by all the parts of man</div>
                     <div class="line">Which honour does acknowledge, whereof the least</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not this suit of mine, that thou declare</div>
                     <div class="line">What incidency thou dost guess of harm</div>
                     <div class="line">Is creeping toward me; how far off, how near;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which way to be prevented, if to be;</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, how best to bear it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I will tell you;</div>
                     <div class="line">Since I am charged in honour and by him</div>
                     <div class="line">That I think honourable: therefore mark my counsel,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which must be even as swiftly follow'd as</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean to utter it, or both yourself and me</div>
                     <div class="line">Cry lost, and so good night!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">On, good Camillo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am appointed him to murder you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">By whom, Camillo?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">By the king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">For what?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">He thinks, nay, with all confidence he swears,</div>
                     <div class="line">As he had seen't or been an instrument</div>
                     <div class="line">To vice you to't, that you have touch'd his queen</div>
                     <div class="line">Forbiddenly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">O, then my best blood turn</div>
                     <div class="line">To an infected jelly and my name</div>
                     <div class="line">Be yoked with his that did betray the Best!</div>
                     <div class="line">Turn then my freshest reputation to</div>
                     <div class="line">A savour that may strike the dullest nostril</div>
                     <div class="line">Where I arrive, and my approach be shunn'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, hated too, worse than the great'st infection</div>
                     <div class="line">That e'er was heard or read!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Swear his thought over</div>
                     <div class="line">By each particular star in heaven and</div>
                     <div class="line">By all their influences, you may as well</div>
                     <div class="line">Forbid the sea for to obey the moon</div>
                     <div class="line">As or by oath remove or counsel shake</div>
                     <div class="line">The fabric of his folly, whose foundation</div>
                     <div class="line">Is piled upon his faith and will continue</div>
                     <div class="line">The standing of his body.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">How should this grow?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not: but I am sure 'tis safer to</div>
                     <div class="line">Avoid what's grown than question how 'tis born.</div>
                     <div class="line">If therefore you dare trust my honesty,</div>
                     <div class="line">That lies enclosed in this trunk which you</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall bear along impawn'd, away to-night!</div>
                     <div class="line">Your followers I will whisper to the business,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will by twos and threes at several posterns</div>
                     <div class="line">Clear them o' the city. For myself, I'll put</div>
                     <div class="line">My fortunes to your service, which are here</div>
                     <div class="line">By this discovery lost. Be not uncertain;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, by the honour of my parents, I</div>
                     <div class="line">Have utter'd truth: which if you seek to prove,</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare not stand by; nor shall you be safer</div>
                     <div class="line">Than one condemn'd by the king's own mouth, thereon</div>
                     <div class="line">His execution sworn.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">I do believe thee:</div>
                     <div class="line">I saw his heart in 's face. Give me thy hand:</div>
                     <div class="line">Be pilot to me and thy places shall</div>
                     <div class="line">Still neighbour mine. My ships are ready and</div>
                     <div class="line">My people did expect my hence departure</div>
                     <div class="line">Two days ago. This jealousy</div>
                     <div class="line">Is for a precious creature: as she's rare,</div>
                     <div class="line">Must it be great, and as his person's mighty,</div>
                     <div class="line">Must it be violent, and as he does conceive</div>
                     <div class="line">He is dishonour'd by a man which ever</div>
                     <div class="line">Profess'd to him, why, his revenges must</div>
                     <div class="line">In that be made more bitter. Fear o'ershades me:</div>
                     <div class="line">Good expedition be my friend, and comfort</div>
                     <div class="line">The gracious queen, part of his theme, but nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">Of his ill-ta'en suspicion! Come, Camillo;</div>
                     <div class="line">I will respect thee as a father if</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou bear'st my life off hence: let us avoid.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is in mine authority to command</div>
                     <div class="line">The keys of all the posterns: please your highness</div>
                     <div class="line">To take the urgent hour. Come, sir, away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II. A prison.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I. A room in LEONTES' palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HERMIONE, MAMILLIUS, and Ladies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Take the boy to you: he so troubles me,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis past enduring.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lady</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, my gracious lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I be your playfellow?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, I'll none of you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lady</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, my sweet lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You'll kiss me hard and speak to me as if</div>
                     <div class="line">I were a baby still. I love you better.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lady</div>
                     <div class="line">And why so, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not for because</div>
                     <div class="line">Your brows are blacker; yet black brows, they say,</div>
                     <div class="line">Become some women best, so that there be not</div>
                     <div class="line">Too much hair there, but in a semicircle</div>
                     <div class="line">Or a half-moon made with a pen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lady</div>
                     <div class="line">Who taught you this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I learnt it out of women's faces. Pray now</div>
                     <div class="line">What colour are your eyebrows?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lady</div>
                     <div class="line">Blue, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that's a mock: I have seen a lady's nose</div>
                     <div class="line">That has been blue, but not her eyebrows.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lady</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark ye;</div>
                     <div class="line">The queen your mother rounds apace: we shall</div>
                     <div class="line">Present our services to a fine new prince</div>
                     <div class="line">One of these days; and then you'ld wanton with us,</div>
                     <div class="line">If we would have you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Lady</div>
                     <div class="line">She is spread of late</div>
                     <div class="line">Into a goodly bulk: good time encounter her!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">What wisdom stirs amongst you? Come, sir, now</div>
                     <div class="line">I am for you again: pray you, sit by us,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell 's a tale.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Merry or sad shall't be?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">As merry as you will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A sad tale's best for winter: I have one</div>
                     <div class="line">Of sprites and goblins.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's have that, good sir.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, sit down: come on, and do your best</div>
                     <div class="line">To fright me with your sprites; you're powerful at it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">There was a man--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, come, sit down; then on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Dwelt by a churchyard: I will tell it softly;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yond crickets shall not hear it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, then,</div>
                     <div class="line">And give't me in mine ear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONTES, with ANTIGONUS, Lords and others</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Was he met there? his train? Camillo with him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Behind the tuft of pines I met them; never</div>
                     <div class="line">Saw I men scour so on their way: I eyed them</div>
                     <div class="line">Even to their ships.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">How blest am I</div>
                     <div class="line">In my just censure, in my true opinion!</div>
                     <div class="line">Alack, for lesser knowledge! how accursed</div>
                     <div class="line">In being so blest! There may be in the cup</div>
                     <div class="line">A spider steep'd, and one may drink, depart,</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet partake no venom, for his knowledge</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not infected: but if one present</div>
                     <div class="line">The abhorr'd ingredient to his eye, make known</div>
                     <div class="line">How he hath drunk, he cracks his gorge, his sides,</div>
                     <div class="line">With violent hefts. I have drunk,</div>
                     <div class="line">and seen the spider.</div>
                     <div class="line">Camillo was his help in this, his pander:</div>
                     <div class="line">There is a plot against my life, my crown;</div>
                     <div class="line">All's true that is mistrusted: that false villain</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom I employ'd was pre-employ'd by him:</div>
                     <div class="line">He has discover'd my design, and I</div>
                     <div class="line">Remain a pinch'd thing; yea, a very trick</div>
                     <div class="line">For them to play at will. How came the posterns</div>
                     <div class="line">So easily open?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">By his great authority;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which often hath no less prevail'd than so</div>
                     <div class="line">On your command.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">I know't too well.</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me the boy: I am glad you did not nurse him:</div>
                     <div class="line">Though he does bear some signs of me, yet you</div>
                     <div class="line">Have too much blood in him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">What is this? sport?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Bear the boy hence; he shall not come about her;</div>
                     <div class="line">Away with him! and let her sport herself</div>
                     <div class="line">With that she's big with; for 'tis Polixenes</div>
                     <div class="line">Has made thee swell thus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">But I'ld say he had not,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I'll be sworn you would believe my saying,</div>
                     <div class="line">Howe'er you lean to the nayward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">You, my lords,</div>
                     <div class="line">Look on her, mark her well; be but about</div>
                     <div class="line">To say 'she is a goodly lady,' and</div>
                     <div class="line">The justice of your bearts will thereto add</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis pity she's not honest, honourable:'</div>
                     <div class="line">Praise her but for this her without-door form,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which on my faith deserves high speech, and straight</div>
                     <div class="line">The shrug, the hum or ha, these petty brands</div>
                     <div class="line">That calumny doth use--O, I am out--</div>
                     <div class="line">That mercy does, for calumny will sear</div>
                     <div class="line">Virtue itself: these shrugs, these hums and ha's,</div>
                     <div class="line">When you have said 'she's goodly,' come between</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere you can say 'she's honest:' but be 't known,</div>
                     <div class="line">From him that has most cause to grieve it should be,</div>
                     <div class="line">She's an adulteress.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Should a villain say so,</div>
                     <div class="line">The most replenish'd villain in the world,</div>
                     <div class="line">He were as much more villain: you, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do but mistake.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">You have mistook, my lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">Polixenes for Leontes: O thou thing!</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I'll not call a creature of thy place,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest barbarism, making me the precedent,</div>
                     <div class="line">Should a like language use to all degrees</div>
                     <div class="line">And mannerly distinguishment leave out</div>
                     <div class="line">Betwixt the prince and beggar: I have said</div>
                     <div class="line">She's an adulteress; I have said with whom:</div>
                     <div class="line">More, she's a traitor and Camillo is</div>
                     <div class="line">A federary with her, and one that knows</div>
                     <div class="line">What she should shame to know herself</div>
                     <div class="line">But with her most vile principal, that she's</div>
                     <div class="line">A bed-swerver, even as bad as those</div>
                     <div class="line">That vulgars give bold'st titles, ay, and privy</div>
                     <div class="line">To this their late escape.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, by my life.</div>
                     <div class="line">Privy to none of this. How will this grieve you,</div>
                     <div class="line">When you shall come to clearer knowledge, that</div>
                     <div class="line">You thus have publish'd me! Gentle my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">You scarce can right me throughly then to say</div>
                     <div class="line">You did mistake.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">No; if I mistake</div>
                     <div class="line">In those foundations which I build upon,</div>
                     <div class="line">The centre is not big enough to bear</div>
                     <div class="line">A school-boy's top. Away with her! to prison!</div>
                     <div class="line">He who shall speak for her is afar off guilty</div>
                     <div class="line">But that he speaks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">There's some ill planet reigns:</div>
                     <div class="line">I must be patient till the heavens look</div>
                     <div class="line">With an aspect more favourable. Good my lords,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not prone to weeping, as our sex</div>
                     <div class="line">Commonly are; the want of which vain dew</div>
                     <div class="line">Perchance shall dry your pities: but I have</div>
                     <div class="line">That honourable grief lodged here which burns</div>
                     <div class="line">Worse than tears drown: beseech you all, my lords,</div>
                     <div class="line">With thoughts so qualified as your charities</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall best instruct you, measure me; and so</div>
                     <div class="line">The king's will be perform'd!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I be heard?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is't that goes with me? Beseech your highness,</div>
                     <div class="line">My women may be with me; for you see</div>
                     <div class="line">My plight requires it. Do not weep, good fools;</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no cause: when you shall know your mistress</div>
                     <div class="line">Has deserved prison, then abound in tears</div>
                     <div class="line">As I come out: this action I now go on</div>
                     <div class="line">Is for my better grace. Adieu, my lord:</div>
                     <div class="line">I never wish'd to see you sorry; now</div>
                     <div class="line">I trust I shall. My women, come; you have leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, do our bidding; hence!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit HERMIONE, guarded; with Ladies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Beseech your highness, call the queen again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Be certain what you do, sir, lest your justice</div>
                     <div class="line">Prove violence; in the which three great ones suffer,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yourself, your queen, your son.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">For her, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare my life lay down and will do't, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Please you to accept it, that the queen is spotless</div>
                     <div class="line">I' the eyes of heaven and to you; I mean,</div>
                     <div class="line">In this which you accuse her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">If it prove</div>
                     <div class="line">She's otherwise, I'll keep my stables where</div>
                     <div class="line">I lodge my wife; I'll go in couples with her;</div>
                     <div class="line">Than when I feel and see her no farther trust her;</div>
                     <div class="line">For every inch of woman in the world,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, every dram of woman's flesh is false, If she be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold your peaces.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Good my lord,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">It is for you we speak, not for ourselves:</div>
                     <div class="line">You are abused and by some putter-on</div>
                     <div class="line">That will be damn'd for't; would I knew the villain,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would land-damn him. Be she honour-flaw'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have three daughters; the eldest is eleven</div>
                     <div class="line">The second and the third, nine, and some five;</div>
                     <div class="line">If this prove true, they'll pay for't:</div>
                     <div class="line">by mine honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll geld 'em all; fourteen they shall not see,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bring false generations: they are co-heirs;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I had rather glib myself than they</div>
                     <div class="line">Should not produce fair issue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Cease; no more.</div>
                     <div class="line">You smell this business with a sense as cold</div>
                     <div class="line">As is a dead man's nose: but I do see't and feel't</div>
                     <div class="line">As you feel doing thus; and see withal</div>
                     <div class="line">The instruments that feel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be so,</div>
                     <div class="line">We need no grave to bury honesty:</div>
                     <div class="line">There's not a grain of it the face to sweeten</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the whole dungy earth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">What! lack I credit?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">I had rather you did lack than I, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon this ground; and more it would content me</div>
                     <div class="line">To have her honour true than your suspicion,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be blamed for't how you might.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, what need we</div>
                     <div class="line">Commune with you of this, but rather follow</div>
                     <div class="line">Our forceful instigation? Our prerogative</div>
                     <div class="line">Calls not your counsels, but our natural goodness</div>
                     <div class="line">Imparts this; which if you, or stupefied</div>
                     <div class="line">Or seeming so in skill, cannot or will not</div>
                     <div class="line">Relish a truth like us, inform yourselves</div>
                     <div class="line">We need no more of your advice: the matter,</div>
                     <div class="line">The loss, the gain, the ordering on't, is all</div>
                     <div class="line">Properly ours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And I wish, my liege,</div>
                     <div class="line">You had only in your silent judgment tried it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Without more overture.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">How could that be?</div>
                     <div class="line">Either thou art most ignorant by age,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or thou wert born a fool. Camillo's flight,</div>
                     <div class="line">Added to their familiarity,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which was as gross as ever touch'd conjecture,</div>
                     <div class="line">That lack'd sight only, nought for approbation</div>
                     <div class="line">But only seeing, all other circumstances</div>
                     <div class="line">Made up to the deed, doth push on this proceeding:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, for a greater confirmation,</div>
                     <div class="line">For in an act of this importance 'twere</div>
                     <div class="line">Most piteous to be wild, I have dispatch'd in post</div>
                     <div class="line">To sacred Delphos, to Apollo's temple,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cleomenes and Dion, whom you know</div>
                     <div class="line">Of stuff'd sufficiency: now from the oracle</div>
                     <div class="line">They will bring all; whose spiritual counsel had,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall stop or spur me. Have I done well?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Well done, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Though I am satisfied and need no more</div>
                     <div class="line">Than what I know, yet shall the oracle</div>
                     <div class="line">Give rest to the minds of others, such as he</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose ignorant credulity will not</div>
                     <div class="line">Come up to the truth. So have we thought it good</div>
                     <div class="line">From our free person she should be confined,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest that the treachery of the two fled hence</div>
                     <div class="line">Be left her to perform. Come, follow us;</div>
                     <div class="line">We are to speak in public; for this business</div>
                     <div class="line">Will raise us all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>
                     </div>
                     <div class="line">To laughter, as I take it,</div>
                     <div class="line">If the good truth were known.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II. A prison.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PAULINA, a Gentleman, and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">The keeper of the prison, call to him;</div>
                     <div class="line">let him have knowledge who I am.</div>
                     <p>Exit Gentleman</p>
                     <div class="line">Good lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">No court in Europe is too good for thee;</div>
                     <div class="line">What dost thou then in prison?</div>
                     <p>Re-enter Gentleman, with the Gaoler</p>
                     <div class="line">Now, good sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">You know me, do you not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                     <div class="line">For a worthy lady</div>
                     <div class="line">And one whom much I honour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you then,</div>
                     <div class="line">Conduct me to the queen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                     <div class="line">I may not, madam:</div>
                     <div class="line">To the contrary I have express commandment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's ado,</div>
                     <div class="line">To lock up honesty and honour from</div>
                     <div class="line">The access of gentle visitors!</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't lawful, pray you,</div>
                     <div class="line">To see her women? any of them? Emilia?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                     <div class="line">So please you, madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">To put apart these your attendants, I</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall bring Emilia forth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray now, call her.</div>
                     <div class="line">Withdraw yourselves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt Gentleman and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                     <div class="line">And, madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">I must be present at your conference.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, be't so, prithee.</div>
                     <p>Exit Gaoler</p>
                     <div class="line">Here's such ado to make no stain a stain</div>
                     <div class="line">As passes colouring.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter Gaoler, with EMILIA</p>
                     <div class="line">Dear gentlewoman,</div>
                     <div class="line">How fares our gracious lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">As well as one so great and so forlorn</div>
                     <div class="line">May hold together: on her frights and griefs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which never tender lady hath born greater,</div>
                     <div class="line">She is something before her time deliver'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">A boy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">A daughter, and a goodly babe,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lusty and like to live: the queen receives</div>
                     <div class="line">Much comfort in't; says 'My poor prisoner,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am innocent as you.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare be sworn</div>
                     <div class="line">These dangerous unsafe lunes i' the king,</div>
                     <div class="line">beshrew them!</div>
                     <div class="line">He must be told on't, and he shall: the office</div>
                     <div class="line">Becomes a woman best; I'll take't upon me:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I prove honey-mouth'd let my tongue blister</div>
                     <div class="line">And never to my red-look'd anger be</div>
                     <div class="line">The trumpet any more. Pray you, Emilia,</div>
                     <div class="line">Commend my best obedience to the queen:</div>
                     <div class="line">If she dares trust me with her little babe,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll show't the king and undertake to be</div>
                     <div class="line">Her advocate to the loud'st. We do not know</div>
                     <div class="line">How he may soften at the sight o' the child:</div>
                     <div class="line">The silence often of pure innocence</div>
                     <div class="line">Persuades when speaking fails.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Most worthy madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your honour and your goodness is so evident</div>
                     <div class="line">That your free undertaking cannot miss</div>
                     <div class="line">A thriving issue: there is no lady living</div>
                     <div class="line">So meet for this great errand. Please your ladyship</div>
                     <div class="line">To visit the next room, I'll presently</div>
                     <div class="line">Acquaint the queen of your most noble offer;</div>
                     <div class="line">Who but to-day hammer'd of this design,</div>
                     <div class="line">But durst not tempt a minister of honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest she should be denied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell her, Emilia.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll use that tongue I have: if wit flow from't</div>
                     <div class="line">As boldness from my bosom, let 't not be doubted</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall do good.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Now be you blest for it!</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll to the queen: please you,</div>
                     <div class="line">come something nearer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, if't please the queen to send the babe,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not what I shall incur to pass it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Having no warrant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">You need not fear it, sir:</div>
                     <div class="line">This child was prisoner to the womb and is</div>
                     <div class="line">By law and process of great nature thence</div>
                     <div class="line">Freed and enfranchised, not a party to</div>
                     <div class="line">The anger of the king nor guilty of,</div>
                     <div class="line">If any be, the trespass of the queen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                     <div class="line">I do believe it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not you fear: upon mine honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will stand betwixt you and danger.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III. A room in LEONTES' palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONTES, ANTIGONUS, Lords, and Servants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor night nor day no rest: it is but weakness</div>
                     <div class="line">To bear the matter thus; mere weakness. If</div>
                     <div class="line">The cause were not in being,--part o' the cause,</div>
                     <div class="line">She the adulteress; for the harlot king</div>
                     <div class="line">Is quite beyond mine arm, out of the blank</div>
                     <div class="line">And level of my brain, plot-proof; but she</div>
                     <div class="line">I can hook to me: say that she were gone,</div>
                     <div class="line">Given to the fire, a moiety of my rest</div>
                     <div class="line">Might come to me again. Who's there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">How does the boy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">He took good rest to-night;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis hoped his sickness is discharged.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">To see his nobleness!</div>
                     <div class="line">Conceiving the dishonour of his mother,</div>
                     <div class="line">He straight declined, droop'd, took it deeply,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fasten'd and fix'd the shame on't in himself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Threw off his spirit, his appetite, his sleep,</div>
                     <div class="line">And downright languish'd. Leave me solely: go,</div>
                     <div class="line">See how he fares.</div>
                     <p>Exit Servant</p>
                     <div class="line">Fie, fie! no thought of him:</div>
                     <div class="line">The thought of my revenges that way</div>
                     <div class="line">Recoil upon me: in himself too mighty,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in his parties, his alliance; let him be</div>
                     <div class="line">Until a time may serve: for present vengeance,</div>
                     <div class="line">Take it on her. Camillo and Polixenes</div>
                     <div class="line">Laugh at me, make their pastime at my sorrow:</div>
                     <div class="line">They should not laugh if I could reach them, nor</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall she within my power.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PAULINA, with a child</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">You must not enter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, rather, good my lords, be second to me:</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear you his tyrannous passion more, alas,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than the queen's life? a gracious innocent soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">More free than he is jealous.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That's enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, he hath not slept tonight; commanded</div>
                     <div class="line">None should come at him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so hot, good sir:</div>
                     <div class="line">I come to bring him sleep. 'Tis such as you,</div>
                     <div class="line">That creep like shadows by him and do sigh</div>
                     <div class="line">At each his needless heavings, such as you</div>
                     <div class="line">Nourish the cause of his awaking: I</div>
                     <div class="line">Do come with words as medicinal as true,</div>
                     <div class="line">Honest as either, to purge him of that humour</div>
                     <div class="line">That presses him from sleep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">What noise there, ho?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">No noise, my lord; but needful conference</div>
                     <div class="line">About some gossips for your highness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">How!</div>
                     <div class="line">Away with that audacious lady! Antigonus,</div>
                     <div class="line">I charged thee that she should not come about me:</div>
                     <div class="line">I knew she would.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I told her so, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">On your displeasure's peril and on mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">She should not visit you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">What, canst not rule her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">From all dishonesty he can: in this,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless he take the course that you have done,</div>
                     <div class="line">Commit me for committing honour, trust it,</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall not rule me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">La you now, you hear:</div>
                     <div class="line">When she will take the rein I let her run;</div>
                     <div class="line">But she'll not stumble.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good my liege, I come;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, I beseech you, hear me, who profess</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself your loyal servant, your physician,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your most obedient counsellor, yet that dare</div>
                     <div class="line">Less appear so in comforting your evils,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than such as most seem yours: I say, I come</div>
                     <div class="line">From your good queen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Good queen!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good queen, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Good queen; I say good queen;</div>
                     <div class="line">And would by combat make her good, so were I</div>
                     <div class="line">A man, the worst about you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Force her hence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him that makes but trifles of his eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">First hand me: on mine own accord I'll off;</div>
                     <div class="line">But first I'll do my errand. The good queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">For she is good, hath brought you forth a daughter;</div>
                     <div class="line">Here 'tis; commends it to your blessing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Laying down the child</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Out!</div>
                     <div class="line">A mankind witch! Hence with her, out o' door:</div>
                     <div class="line">A most intelligencing bawd!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am as ignorant in that as you</div>
                     <div class="line">In so entitling me, and no less honest</div>
                     <div class="line">Than you are mad; which is enough, I'll warrant,</div>
                     <div class="line">As this world goes, to pass for honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Traitors!</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you not push her out? Give her the bastard.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou dotard! thou art woman-tired, unroosted</div>
                     <div class="line">By thy dame Partlet here. Take up the bastard;</div>
                     <div class="line">Take't up, I say; give't to thy crone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">For ever</div>
                     <div class="line">Unvenerable be thy hands, if thou</div>
                     <div class="line">Takest up the princess by that forced baseness</div>
                     <div class="line">Which he has put upon't!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">He dreads his wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">So I would you did; then 'twere past all doubt</div>
                     <div class="line">You'ld call your children yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">A nest of traitors!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am none, by this good light.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I, nor any</div>
                     <div class="line">But one that's here, and that's himself, for he</div>
                     <div class="line">The sacred honour of himself, his queen's,</div>
                     <div class="line">His hopeful son's, his babe's, betrays to slander,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose sting is sharper than the sword's;</div>
                     <div class="line">and will not--</div>
                     <div class="line">For, as the case now stands, it is a curse</div>
                     <div class="line">He cannot be compell'd to't--once remove</div>
                     <div class="line">The root of his opinion, which is rotten</div>
                     <div class="line">As ever oak or stone was sound.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">A callat</div>
                     <div class="line">Of boundless tongue, who late hath beat her husband</div>
                     <div class="line">And now baits me! This brat is none of mine;</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the issue of Polixenes:</div>
                     <div class="line">Hence with it, and together with the dam</div>
                     <div class="line">Commit them to the fire!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">It is yours;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, might we lay the old proverb to your charge,</div>
                     <div class="line">So like you, 'tis the worse. Behold, my lords,</div>
                     <div class="line">Although the print be little, the whole matter</div>
                     <div class="line">And copy of the father, eye, nose, lip,</div>
                     <div class="line">The trick of's frown, his forehead, nay, the valley,</div>
                     <div class="line">The pretty dimples of his chin and cheek,</div>
                     <div class="line">His smiles,</div>
                     <div class="line">The very mould and frame of hand, nail, finger:</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou, good goddess Nature, which hast made it</div>
                     <div class="line">So like to him that got it, if thou hast</div>
                     <div class="line">The ordering of the mind too, 'mongst all colours</div>
                     <div class="line">No yellow in't, lest she suspect, as he does,</div>
                     <div class="line">Her children not her husband's!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">A gross hag</div>
                     <div class="line">And, lozel, thou art worthy to be hang'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">That wilt not stay her tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hang all the husbands</div>
                     <div class="line">That cannot do that feat, you'll leave yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">Hardly one subject.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Once more, take her hence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">A most unworthy and unnatural lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Can do no more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll ha' thee burnt.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I care not:</div>
                     <div class="line">It is an heretic that makes the fire,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not she which burns in't. I'll not call you tyrant;</div>
                     <div class="line">But this most cruel usage of your queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not able to produce more accusation</div>
                     <div class="line">Than your own weak-hinged fancy, something savours</div>
                     <div class="line">Of tyranny and will ignoble make you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, scandalous to the world.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">On your allegiance,</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of the chamber with her! Were I a tyrant,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where were her life? she durst not call me so,</div>
                     <div class="line">If she did know me one. Away with her!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, do not push me; I'll be gone.</div>
                     <div class="line">Look to your babe, my lord; 'tis yours:</div>
                     <div class="line">Jove send her</div>
                     <div class="line">A better guiding spirit! What needs these hands?</div>
                     <div class="line">You, that are thus so tender o'er his follies,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will never do him good, not one of you.</div>
                     <div class="line">So, so: farewell; we are gone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou, traitor, hast set on thy wife to this.</div>
                     <div class="line">My child? away with't! Even thou, that hast</div>
                     <div class="line">A heart so tender o'er it, take it hence</div>
                     <div class="line">And see it instantly consumed with fire;</div>
                     <div class="line">Even thou and none but thou. Take it up straight:</div>
                     <div class="line">Within this hour bring me word 'tis done,</div>
                     <div class="line">And by good testimony, or I'll seize thy life,</div>
                     <div class="line">With what thou else call'st thine. If thou refuse</div>
                     <div class="line">And wilt encounter with my wrath, say so;</div>
                     <div class="line">The bastard brains with these my proper hands</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I dash out. Go, take it to the fire;</div>
                     <div class="line">For thou set'st on thy wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I did not, sir:</div>
                     <div class="line">These lords, my noble fellows, if they please,</div>
                     <div class="line">Can clear me in't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Lords</div>
                     <div class="line">We can: my royal liege,</div>
                     <div class="line">He is not guilty of her coming hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">You're liars all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Beseech your highness, give us better credit:</div>
                     <div class="line">We have always truly served you, and beseech you</div>
                     <div class="line">So to esteem of us, and on our knees we beg,</div>
                     <div class="line">As recompense of our dear services</div>
                     <div class="line">Past and to come, that you do change this purpose,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which being so horrible, so bloody, must</div>
                     <div class="line">Lead on to some foul issue: we all kneel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a feather for each wind that blows:</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I live on to see this bastard kneel</div>
                     <div class="line">And call me father? better burn it now</div>
                     <div class="line">Than curse it then. But be it; let it live.</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall not neither. You, sir, come you hither;</div>
                     <div class="line">You that have been so tenderly officious</div>
                     <div class="line">With Lady Margery, your midwife there,</div>
                     <div class="line">To save this bastard's life,--for 'tis a bastard,</div>
                     <div class="line">So sure as this beard's grey,</div>
                     <div class="line">--what will you adventure</div>
                     <div class="line">To save this brat's life?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Any thing, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">That my ability may undergo</div>
                     <div class="line">And nobleness impose: at least thus much:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll pawn the little blood which I have left</div>
                     <div class="line">To save the innocent: any thing possible.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be possible. Swear by this sword</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wilt perform my bidding.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark and perform it, see'st thou! for the fail</div>
                     <div class="line">Of any point in't shall not only be</div>
                     <div class="line">Death to thyself but to thy lewd-tongued wife,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom for this time we pardon. We enjoin thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou art liege-man to us, that thou carry</div>
                     <div class="line">This female bastard hence and that thou bear it</div>
                     <div class="line">To some remote and desert place quite out</div>
                     <div class="line">Of our dominions, and that there thou leave it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Without more mercy, to its own protection</div>
                     <div class="line">And favour of the climate. As by strange fortune</div>
                     <div class="line">It came to us, I do in justice charge thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">On thy soul's peril and thy body's torture,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou commend it strangely to some place</div>
                     <div class="line">Where chance may nurse or end it. Take it up.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I swear to do this, though a present death</div>
                     <div class="line">Had been more merciful. Come on, poor babe:</div>
                     <div class="line">Some powerful spirit instruct the kites and ravens</div>
                     <div class="line">To be thy nurses! Wolves and bears, they say</div>
                     <div class="line">Casting their savageness aside have done</div>
                     <div class="line">Like offices of pity. Sir, be prosperous</div>
                     <div class="line">In more than this deed does require! And blessing</div>
                     <div class="line">Against this cruelty fight on thy side,</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor thing, condemn'd to loss!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit with the child</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">No, I'll not rear</div>
                     <div class="line">Another's issue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Servant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">Please your highness, posts</div>
                     <div class="line">From those you sent to the oracle are come</div>
                     <div class="line">An hour since: Cleomenes and Dion,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being well arrived from Delphos, are both landed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hasting to the court.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">So please you, sir, their speed</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath been beyond account.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Twenty-three days</div>
                     <div class="line">They have been absent: 'tis good speed; foretells</div>
                     <div class="line">The great Apollo suddenly will have</div>
                     <div class="line">The truth of this appear. Prepare you, lords;</div>
                     <div class="line">Summon a session, that we may arraign</div>
                     <div class="line">Our most disloyal lady, for, as she hath</div>
                     <div class="line">Been publicly accused, so shall she have</div>
                     <div class="line">A just and open trial. While she lives</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart will be a burthen to me. Leave me,</div>
                     <div class="line">And think upon my bidding.</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. A sea-port in Sicilia.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II. A court of Justice.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III. Bohemia. A desert country near the sea.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I. A sea-port in Sicilia.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CLEOMENES and DION</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLEOMENES</div>
                     <div class="line">The climate's delicate, the air most sweet,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fertile the isle, the temple much surpassing</div>
                     <div class="line">The common praise it bears.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DION</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall report,</div>
                     <div class="line">For most it caught me, the celestial habits,</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks I so should term them, and the reverence</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the grave wearers. O, the sacrifice!</div>
                     <div class="line">How ceremonious, solemn and unearthly</div>
                     <div class="line">It was i' the offering!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLEOMENES</div>
                     <div class="line">But of all, the burst</div>
                     <div class="line">And the ear-deafening voice o' the oracle,</div>
                     <div class="line">Kin to Jove's thunder, so surprised my sense.</div>
                     <div class="line">That I was nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DION</div>
                     <div class="line">If the event o' the journey</div>
                     <div class="line">Prove as successful to the queen,--O be't so!--</div>
                     <div class="line">As it hath been to us rare, pleasant, speedy,</div>
                     <div class="line">The time is worth the use on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLEOMENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Great Apollo</div>
                     <div class="line">Turn all to the best! These proclamations,</div>
                     <div class="line">So forcing faults upon Hermione,</div>
                     <div class="line">I little like.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DION</div>
                     <div class="line">The violent carriage of it</div>
                     <div class="line">Will clear or end the business: when the oracle,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus by Apollo's great divine seal'd up,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall the contents discover, something rare</div>
                     <div class="line">Even then will rush to knowledge. Go: fresh horses!</div>
                     <div class="line">And gracious be the issue!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II. A court of Justice.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONTES, Lords, and Officers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">This sessions, to our great grief we pronounce,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even pushes 'gainst our heart: the party tried</div>
                     <div class="line">The daughter of a king, our wife, and one</div>
                     <div class="line">Of us too much beloved. Let us be clear'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Of being tyrannous, since we so openly</div>
                     <div class="line">Proceed in justice, which shall have due course,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even to the guilt or the purgation.</div>
                     <div class="line">Produce the prisoner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Officer</div>
                     <div class="line">It is his highness' pleasure that the queen</div>
                     <div class="line">Appear in person here in court. Silence!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter HERMIONE guarded; PAULINA and Ladies attending</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Read the indictment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Officer</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span> Hermione, queen to
                        the worthy</div>
                     <div class="line">Leontes, king of Sicilia, thou art here accused and</div>
                     <div class="line">arraigned of high treason, in committing adultery</div>
                     <div class="line">with Polixenes, king of Bohemia, and conspiring</div>
                     <div class="line">with Camillo to take away the life of our sovereign</div>
                     <div class="line">lord the king, thy royal husband: the pretence</div>
                     <div class="line">whereof being by circumstances partly laid open,</div>
                     <div class="line">thou, Hermione, contrary to the faith and allegiance</div>
                     <div class="line">of a true subject, didst counsel and aid them, for</div>
                     <div class="line">their better safety, to fly away by night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Since what I am to say must be but that</div>
                     <div class="line">Which contradicts my accusation and</div>
                     <div class="line">The testimony on my part no other</div>
                     <div class="line">But what comes from myself, it shall scarce boot me</div>
                     <div class="line">To say 'not guilty:' mine integrity</div>
                     <div class="line">Being counted falsehood, shall, as I express it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be so received. But thus: if powers divine</div>
                     <div class="line">Behold our human actions, as they do,</div>
                     <div class="line">I doubt not then but innocence shall make</div>
                     <div class="line">False accusation blush and tyranny</div>
                     <div class="line">Tremble at patience. You, my lord, best know,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who least will seem to do so, my past life</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath been as continent, as chaste, as true,</div>
                     <div class="line">As I am now unhappy; which is more</div>
                     <div class="line">Than history can pattern, though devised</div>
                     <div class="line">And play'd to take spectators. For behold me</div>
                     <div class="line">A fellow of the royal bed, which owe</div>
                     <div class="line">A moiety of the throne a great king's daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">The mother to a hopeful prince, here standing</div>
                     <div class="line">To prate and talk for life and honour 'fore</div>
                     <div class="line">Who please to come and hear. For life, I prize it</div>
                     <div class="line">As I weigh grief, which I would spare: for honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis a derivative from me to mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">And only that I stand for. I appeal</div>
                     <div class="line">To your own conscience, sir, before Polixenes</div>
                     <div class="line">Came to your court, how I was in your grace,</div>
                     <div class="line">How merited to be so; since he came,</div>
                     <div class="line">With what encounter so uncurrent I</div>
                     <div class="line">Have strain'd to appear thus: if one jot beyond</div>
                     <div class="line">The bound of honour, or in act or will</div>
                     <div class="line">That way inclining, harden'd be the hearts</div>
                     <div class="line">Of all that hear me, and my near'st of kin</div>
                     <div class="line">Cry fie upon my grave!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">I ne'er heard yet</div>
                     <div class="line">That any of these bolder vices wanted</div>
                     <div class="line">Less impudence to gainsay what they did</div>
                     <div class="line">Than to perform it first.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">That's true enough;</div>
                     <div class="line">Through 'tis a saying, sir, not due to me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">You will not own it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">More than mistress of</div>
                     <div class="line">Which comes to me in name of fault, I must not</div>
                     <div class="line">At all acknowledge. For Polixenes,</div>
                     <div class="line">With whom I am accused, I do confess</div>
                     <div class="line">I loved him as in honour he required,</div>
                     <div class="line">With such a kind of love as might become</div>
                     <div class="line">A lady like me, with a love even such,</div>
                     <div class="line">So and no other, as yourself commanded:</div>
                     <div class="line">Which not to have done I think had been in me</div>
                     <div class="line">Both disobedience and ingratitude</div>
                     <div class="line">To you and toward your friend, whose love had spoke,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even since it could speak, from an infant, freely</div>
                     <div class="line">That it was yours. Now, for conspiracy,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not how it tastes; though it be dish'd</div>
                     <div class="line">For me to try how: all I know of it</div>
                     <div class="line">Is that Camillo was an honest man;</div>
                     <div class="line">And why he left your court, the gods themselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wotting no more than I, are ignorant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">You knew of his departure, as you know</div>
                     <div class="line">What you have underta'en to do in's absence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">You speak a language that I understand not:</div>
                     <div class="line">My life stands in the level of your dreams,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I'll lay down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Your actions are my dreams;</div>
                     <div class="line">You had a bastard by Polixenes,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I but dream'd it. As you were past all shame,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Those of your fact are so--so past all truth:</div>
                     <div class="line">Which to deny concerns more than avails; for as</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy brat hath been cast out, like to itself,</div>
                     <div class="line">No father owning it,--which is, indeed,</div>
                     <div class="line">More criminal in thee than it,--so thou</div>
                     <div class="line">Shalt feel our justice, in whose easiest passage</div>
                     <div class="line">Look for no less than death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, spare your threats:</div>
                     <div class="line">The bug which you would fright me with I seek.</div>
                     <div class="line">To me can life be no commodity:</div>
                     <div class="line">The crown and comfort of my life, your favour,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do give lost; for I do feel it gone,</div>
                     <div class="line">But know not how it went. My second joy</div>
                     <div class="line">And first-fruits of my body, from his presence</div>
                     <div class="line">I am barr'd, like one infectious. My third comfort</div>
                     <div class="line">Starr'd most unluckily, is from my breast,</div>
                     <div class="line">The innocent milk in its most innocent mouth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Haled out to murder: myself on every post</div>
                     <div class="line">Proclaimed a strumpet: with immodest hatred</div>
                     <div class="line">The child-bed privilege denied, which 'longs</div>
                     <div class="line">To women of all fashion; lastly, hurried</div>
                     <div class="line">Here to this place, i' the open air, before</div>
                     <div class="line">I have got strength of limit. Now, my liege,</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me what blessings I have here alive,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I should fear to die? Therefore proceed.</div>
                     <div class="line">But yet hear this: mistake me not; no life,</div>
                     <div class="line">I prize it not a straw, but for mine honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I would free, if I shall be condemn'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon surmises, all proofs sleeping else</div>
                     <div class="line">But what your jealousies awake, I tell you</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis rigor and not law. Your honours all,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do refer me to the oracle:</div>
                     <div class="line">Apollo be my judge!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">This your request</div>
                     <div class="line">Is altogether just: therefore bring forth,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in Apollos name, his oracle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt certain Officers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">The Emperor of Russia was my father:</div>
                     <div class="line">O that he were alive, and here beholding</div>
                     <div class="line">His daughter's trial! that he did but see</div>
                     <div class="line">The flatness of my misery, yet with eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">Of pity, not revenge!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter Officers, with CLEOMENES and DION</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Officer</div>
                     <div class="line">You here shall swear upon this sword of justice,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you, Cleomenes and Dion, have</div>
                     <div class="line">Been both at Delphos, and from thence have brought</div>
                     <div class="line">The seal'd-up oracle, by the hand deliver'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Of great Apollo's priest; and that, since then,</div>
                     <div class="line">You have not dared to break the holy seal</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor read the secrets in't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLEOMENES</div>
                     <div class="speaker">DION</div>
                     <div class="line">All this we swear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Break up the seals and read.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Officer</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span> Hermione is chaste;</div>
                     <div class="line">Polixenes blameless; Camillo a true subject; Leontes</div>
                     <div class="line">a jealous tyrant; his innocent babe truly begotten;</div>
                     <div class="line">and the king shall live without an heir, if that</div>
                     <div class="line">which is lost be not found.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Lords</div>
                     <div class="line">Now blessed be the great Apollo!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">Praised!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Hast thou read truth?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Officer</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my lord; even so</div>
                     <div class="line">As it is here set down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no truth at all i' the oracle:</div>
                     <div class="line">The sessions shall proceed: this is mere falsehood.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Servant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord the king, the king!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the business?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">O sir, I shall be hated to report it!</div>
                     <div class="line">The prince your son, with mere conceit and fear</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the queen's speed, is gone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">How! gone!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">Is dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Apollo's angry; and the heavens themselves</div>
                     <div class="line">Do strike at my injustice.</div>
                     <p>HERMIONE swoons</p>
                     <div class="line">How now there!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">This news is mortal to the queen: look down</div>
                     <div class="line">And see what death is doing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Take her hence:</div>
                     <div class="line">Her heart is but o'ercharged; she will recover:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have too much believed mine own suspicion:</div>
                     <div class="line">Beseech you, tenderly apply to her</div>
                     <div class="line">Some remedies for life.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt PAULINA and Ladies, with HERMIONE</p>
                     <div class="line">Apollo, pardon</div>
                     <div class="line">My great profaneness 'gainst thine oracle!</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll reconcile me to Polixenes,</div>
                     <div class="line">New woo my queen, recall the good Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom I proclaim a man of truth, of mercy;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, being transported by my jealousies</div>
                     <div class="line">To bloody thoughts and to revenge, I chose</div>
                     <div class="line">Camillo for the minister to poison</div>
                     <div class="line">My friend Polixenes: which had been done,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that the good mind of Camillo tardied</div>
                     <div class="line">My swift command, though I with death and with</div>
                     <div class="line">Reward did threaten and encourage him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not doing 't and being done: he, most humane</div>
                     <div class="line">And fill'd with honour, to my kingly guest</div>
                     <div class="line">Unclasp'd my practise, quit his fortunes here,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which you knew great, and to the hazard</div>
                     <div class="line">Of all encertainties himself commended,</div>
                     <div class="line">No richer than his honour: how he glisters</div>
                     <div class="line">Thorough my rust! and how his pity</div>
                     <div class="line">Does my deeds make the blacker!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter PAULINA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Woe the while!</div>
                     <div class="line">O, cut my lace, lest my heart, cracking it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Break too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">What fit is this, good lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">What studied torments, tyrant, hast for me?</div>
                     <div class="line">What wheels? racks? fires? what flaying? boiling?</div>
                     <div class="line">In leads or oils? what old or newer torture</div>
                     <div class="line">Must I receive, whose every word deserves</div>
                     <div class="line">To taste of thy most worst? Thy tyranny</div>
                     <div class="line">Together working with thy jealousies,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fancies too weak for boys, too green and idle</div>
                     <div class="line">For girls of nine, O, think what they have done</div>
                     <div class="line">And then run mad indeed, stark mad! for all</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy by-gone fooleries were but spices of it.</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou betray'dst Polixenes,'twas nothing;</div>
                     <div class="line">That did but show thee, of a fool, inconstant</div>
                     <div class="line">And damnable ingrateful: nor was't much,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wouldst have poison'd good Camillo's honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">To have him kill a king: poor trespasses,</div>
                     <div class="line">More monstrous standing by: whereof I reckon</div>
                     <div class="line">The casting forth to crows thy baby-daughter</div>
                     <div class="line">To be or none or little; though a devil</div>
                     <div class="line">Would have shed water out of fire ere done't:</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor is't directly laid to thee, the death</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the young prince, whose honourable thoughts,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thoughts high for one so tender, cleft the heart</div>
                     <div class="line">That could conceive a gross and foolish sire</div>
                     <div class="line">Blemish'd his gracious dam: this is not, no,</div>
                     <div class="line">Laid to thy answer: but the last,--O lords,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I have said, cry 'woe!' the queen, the queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">The sweet'st, dear'st creature's dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">and vengeance for't</div>
                     <div class="line">Not dropp'd down yet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">The higher powers forbid!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I say she's dead; I'll swear't. If word nor oath</div>
                     <div class="line">Prevail not, go and see: if you can bring</div>
                     <div class="line">Tincture or lustre in her lip, her eye,</div>
                     <div class="line">Heat outwardly or breath within, I'll serve you</div>
                     <div class="line">As I would do the gods. But, O thou tyrant!</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not repent these things, for they are heavier</div>
                     <div class="line">Than all thy woes can stir; therefore betake thee</div>
                     <div class="line">To nothing but despair. A thousand knees</div>
                     <div class="line">Ten thousand years together, naked, fasting,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon a barren mountain and still winter</div>
                     <div class="line">In storm perpetual, could not move the gods</div>
                     <div class="line">To look that way thou wert.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Go on, go on</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou canst not speak too much; I have deserved</div>
                     <div class="line">All tongues to talk their bitterest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Say no more:</div>
                     <div class="line">Howe'er the business goes, you have made fault</div>
                     <div class="line">I' the boldness of your speech.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sorry for't:</div>
                     <div class="line">All faults I make, when I shall come to know them,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do repent. Alas! I have show'd too much</div>
                     <div class="line">The rashness of a woman: he is touch'd</div>
                     <div class="line">To the noble heart. What's gone and what's past help</div>
                     <div class="line">Should be past grief: do not receive affliction</div>
                     <div class="line">At my petition; I beseech you, rather</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me be punish'd, that have minded you</div>
                     <div class="line">Of what you should forget. Now, good my liege</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, royal sir, forgive a foolish woman:</div>
                     <div class="line">The love I bore your queen--lo, fool again!--</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll speak of her no more, nor of your children;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll not remember you of my own lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is lost too: take your patience to you,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I'll say nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou didst speak but well</div>
                     <div class="line">When most the truth; which I receive much better</div>
                     <div class="line">Than to be pitied of thee. Prithee, bring me</div>
                     <div class="line">To the dead bodies of my queen and son:</div>
                     <div class="line">One grave shall be for both: upon them shall</div>
                     <div class="line">The causes of their death appear, unto</div>
                     <div class="line">Our shame perpetual. Once a day I'll visit</div>
                     <div class="line">The chapel where they lie, and tears shed there</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be my recreation: so long as nature</div>
                     <div class="line">Will bear up with this exercise, so long</div>
                     <div class="line">I daily vow to use it. Come and lead me</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto these sorrows.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III. Bohemia. A desert country near the sea.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter ANTIGONUS with a Child, and a Mariner</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art perfect then, our ship hath touch'd upon</div>
                     <div class="line">The deserts of Bohemia?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Mariner</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my lord: and fear</div>
                     <div class="line">We have landed in ill time: the skies look grimly</div>
                     <div class="line">And threaten present blusters. In my conscience,</div>
                     <div class="line">The heavens with that we have in hand are angry</div>
                     <div class="line">And frown upon 's.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Their sacred wills be done! Go, get aboard;</div>
                     <div class="line">Look to thy bark: I'll not be long before</div>
                     <div class="line">I call upon thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Mariner</div>
                     <div class="line">Make your best haste, and go not</div>
                     <div class="line">Too far i' the land: 'tis like to be loud weather;</div>
                     <div class="line">Besides, this place is famous for the creatures</div>
                     <div class="line">Of prey that keep upon't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go thou away:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll follow instantly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Mariner</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad at heart</div>
                     <div class="line">To be so rid o' the business.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, poor babe:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have heard, but not believed,</div>
                     <div class="line">the spirits o' the dead</div>
                     <div class="line">May walk again: if such thing be, thy mother</div>
                     <div class="line">Appear'd to me last night, for ne'er was dream</div>
                     <div class="line">So like a waking. To me comes a creature,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sometimes her head on one side, some another;</div>
                     <div class="line">I never saw a vessel of like sorrow,</div>
                     <div class="line">So fill'd and so becoming: in pure white robes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like very sanctity, she did approach</div>
                     <div class="line">My cabin where I lay; thrice bow'd before me,</div>
                     <div class="line">And gasping to begin some speech, her eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">Became two spouts: the fury spent, anon</div>
                     <div class="line">Did this break-from her: 'Good Antigonus,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since fate, against thy better disposition,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath made thy person for the thrower-out</div>
                     <div class="line">Of my poor babe, according to thine oath,</div>
                     <div class="line">Places remote enough are in Bohemia,</div>
                     <div class="line">There weep and leave it crying; and, for the babe</div>
                     <div class="line">Is counted lost for ever, Perdita,</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, call't. For this ungentle business</div>
                     <div class="line">Put on thee by my lord, thou ne'er shalt see</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy wife Paulina more.' And so, with shrieks</div>
                     <div class="line">She melted into air. Affrighted much,</div>
                     <div class="line">I did in time collect myself and thought</div>
                     <div class="line">This was so and no slumber. Dreams are toys:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet for this once, yea, superstitiously,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will be squared by this. I do believe</div>
                     <div class="line">Hermione hath suffer'd death, and that</div>
                     <div class="line">Apollo would, this being indeed the issue</div>
                     <div class="line">Of King Polixenes, it should here be laid,</div>
                     <div class="line">Either for life or death, upon the earth</div>
                     <div class="line">Of its right father. Blossom, speed thee well!</div>
                     <div class="line">There lie, and there thy character: there these;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which may, if fortune please, both breed thee, pretty,</div>
                     <div class="line">And still rest thine. The storm begins; poor wretch,</div>
                     <div class="line">That for thy mother's fault art thus exposed</div>
                     <div class="line">To loss and what may follow! Weep I cannot,</div>
                     <div class="line">But my heart bleeds; and most accursed am I</div>
                     <div class="line">To be by oath enjoin'd to this. Farewell!</div>
                     <div class="line">The day frowns more and more: thou'rt like to have</div>
                     <div class="line">A lullaby too rough: I never saw</div>
                     <div class="line">The heavens so dim by day. A savage clamour!</div>
                     <div class="line">Well may I get aboard! This is the chase:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am gone for ever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit, pursued by a bear</p>
               <p>Enter a Shepherd</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">I would there were no age between sixteen and</div>
                     <div class="line">three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the</div>
                     <div class="line">rest; for there is nothing in the between but</div>
                     <div class="line">getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry,</div>
                     <div class="line">stealing, fighting--Hark you now! Would any but</div>
                     <div class="line">these boiled brains of nineteen and two-and-twenty</div>
                     <div class="line">hunt this weather? They have scared away two of my</div>
                     <div class="line">best sheep, which I fear the wolf will sooner find</div>
                     <div class="line">than the master: if any where I have them, 'tis by</div>
                     <div class="line">the seaside, browsing of ivy. Good luck, an't be thy</div>
                     <div class="line">will what have we here! Mercy on 's, a barne a very</div>
                     <div class="line">pretty barne! A boy or a child, I wonder? A</div>
                     <div class="line">pretty one; a very pretty one: sure, some 'scape:</div>
                     <div class="line">though I am not bookish, yet I can read</div>
                     <div class="line">waiting-gentlewoman in the 'scape. This has been</div>
                     <div class="line">some stair-work, some trunk-work, some</div>
                     <div class="line">behind-door-work: they were warmer that got this</div>
                     <div class="line">than the poor thing is here. I'll take it up for</div>
                     <div class="line">pity: yet I'll tarry till my son come; he hallooed</div>
                     <div class="line">but even now. Whoa, ho, hoa!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Hilloa, loa!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">What, art so near? If thou'lt see a thing to talk</div>
                     <div class="line">on when thou art dead and rotten, come hither. What</div>
                     <div class="line">ailest thou, man?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I have seen two such sights, by sea and by land!</div>
                     <div class="line">but I am not to say it is a sea, for it is now the</div>
                     <div class="line">sky: betwixt the firmament and it you cannot thrust</div>
                     <div class="line">a bodkin's point.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, boy, how is it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I would you did but see how it chafes, how it rages,</div>
                     <div class="line">how it takes up the shore! but that's not the</div>
                     <div class="line">point. O, the most piteous cry of the poor souls!</div>
                     <div class="line">sometimes to see 'em, and not to see 'em; now the</div>
                     <div class="line">ship boring the moon with her main-mast, and anon</div>
                     <div class="line">swallowed with yest and froth, as you'ld thrust a</div>
                     <div class="line">cork into a hogshead. And then for the</div>
                     <div class="line">land-service, to see how the bear tore out his</div>
                     <div class="line">shoulder-bone; how he cried to me for help and said</div>
                     <div class="line">his name was Antigonus, a nobleman. But to make an</div>
                     <div class="line">end of the ship, to see how the sea flap-dragoned</div>
                     <div class="line">it: but, first, how the poor souls roared, and the</div>
                     <div class="line">sea mocked them; and how the poor gentleman roared</div>
                     <div class="line">and the bear mocked him, both roaring louder than</div>
                     <div class="line">the sea or weather.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Name of mercy, when was this, boy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, now: I have not winked since I saw these</div>
                     <div class="line">sights: the men are not yet cold under water, nor</div>
                     <div class="line">the bear half dined on the gentleman: he's at it</div>
                     <div class="line">now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Would I had been by, to have helped the old man!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I would you had been by the ship side, to have</div>
                     <div class="line">helped her: there your charity would have lacked
                    footing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Heavy matters! heavy matters! but look thee here,</div>
                     <div class="line">boy. Now bless thyself: thou mettest with things</div>
                     <div class="line">dying, I with things newborn. Here's a sight for</div>
                     <div class="line">thee; look thee, a bearing-cloth for a squire's</div>
                     <div class="line">child! look thee here; take up, take up, boy;</div>
                     <div class="line">open't. So, let's see: it was told me I should be</div>
                     <div class="line">rich by the fairies. This is some changeling:</div>
                     <div class="line">open't. What's within, boy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">You're a made old man: if the sins of your youth</div>
                     <div class="line">are forgiven you, you're well to live. Gold! all gold!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">This is fairy gold, boy, and 'twill prove so: up</div>
                     <div class="line">with't, keep it close: home, home, the next way.</div>
                     <div class="line">We are lucky, boy; and to be so still requires</div>
                     <div class="line">nothing but secrecy. Let my sheep go: come, good</div>
                     <div class="line">boy, the next way home.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Go you the next way with your findings. I'll go see</div>
                     <div class="line">if the bear be gone from the gentleman and how much</div>
                     <div class="line">he hath eaten: they are never curst but when they</div>
                     <div class="line">are hungry: if there be any of him left, I'll bury</div>
                     <div class="line">it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">That's a good deed. If thou mayest discern by that</div>
                     <div class="line">which is left of him what he is, fetch me to the</div>
                     <div class="line">sight of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, will I; and you shall help to put him i' the
                    ground.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis a lucky day, boy, and we'll do good deeds on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.6">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 4. ACT IV</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II. Bohemia. The palace of POLIXENES.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III. A road near the Shepherd's cottage.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV. The Shepherd's cottage.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Time, the Chorus</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Time</div>
                     <div class="line">I, that please some, try all, both joy and terror</div>
                     <div class="line">Of good and bad, that makes and unfolds error,</div>
                     <div class="line">Now take upon me, in the name of Time,</div>
                     <div class="line">To use my wings. Impute it not a crime</div>
                     <div class="line">To me or my swift passage, that I slide</div>
                     <div class="line">O'er sixteen years and leave the growth untried</div>
                     <div class="line">Of that wide gap, since it is in my power</div>
                     <div class="line">To o'erthrow law and in one self-born hour</div>
                     <div class="line">To plant and o'erwhelm custom. Let me pass</div>
                     <div class="line">The same I am, ere ancient'st order was</div>
                     <div class="line">Or what is now received: I witness to</div>
                     <div class="line">The times that brought them in; so shall I do</div>
                     <div class="line">To the freshest things now reigning and make stale</div>
                     <div class="line">The glistering of this present, as my tale</div>
                     <div class="line">Now seems to it. Your patience this allowing,</div>
                     <div class="line">I turn my glass and give my scene such growing</div>
                     <div class="line">As you had slept between: Leontes leaving,</div>
                     <div class="line">The effects of his fond jealousies so grieving</div>
                     <div class="line">That he shuts up himself, imagine me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Gentle spectators, that I now may be</div>
                     <div class="line">In fair Bohemia, and remember well,</div>
                     <div class="line">I mentioned a son o' the king's, which Florizel</div>
                     <div class="line">I now name to you; and with speed so pace</div>
                     <div class="line">To speak of Perdita, now grown in grace</div>
                     <div class="line">Equal with wondering: what of her ensues</div>
                     <div class="line">I list not prophecy; but let Time's news</div>
                     <div class="line">Be known when 'tis brought forth.</div>
                     <div class="line">A shepherd's daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">And what to her adheres, which follows after,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is the argument of Time. Of this allow,</div>
                     <div class="line">If ever you have spent time worse ere now;</div>
                     <div class="line">If never, yet that Time himself doth say</div>
                     <div class="line">He wishes earnestly you never may.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II. Bohemia. The palace of POLIXENES.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter POLIXENES and CAMILLO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray thee, good Camillo, be no more importunate:</div>
                     <div class="line">'tis a sickness denying thee any thing; a death to</div>
                     <div class="line">grant this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is fifteen years since I saw my country: though</div>
                     <div class="line">I have for the most part been aired abroad, I</div>
                     <div class="line">desire to lay my bones there. Besides, the penitent</div>
                     <div class="line">king, my master, hath sent for me; to whose feeling</div>
                     <div class="line">sorrows I might be some allay, or I o'erween to</div>
                     <div class="line">think so, which is another spur to my departure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou lovest me, Camillo, wipe not out the rest of</div>
                     <div class="line">thy services by leaving me now: the need I have of</div>
                     <div class="line">thee thine own goodness hath made; better not to</div>
                     <div class="line">have had thee than thus to want thee: thou, having</div>
                     <div class="line">made me businesses which none without thee can</div>
                     <div class="line">sufficiently manage, must either stay to execute</div>
                     <div class="line">them thyself or take away with thee the very</div>
                     <div class="line">services thou hast done; which if I have not enough</div>
                     <div class="line">considered, as too much I cannot, to be more</div>
                     <div class="line">thankful to thee shall be my study, and my profit</div>
                     <div class="line">therein the heaping friendships. Of that fatal</div>
                     <div class="line">country, Sicilia, prithee speak no more; whose very</div>
                     <div class="line">naming punishes me with the remembrance of that</div>
                     <div class="line">penitent, as thou callest him, and reconciled king,</div>
                     <div class="line">my brother; whose loss of his most precious queen</div>
                     <div class="line">and children are even now to be afresh lamented.</div>
                     <div class="line">Say to me, when sawest thou the Prince Florizel, my</div>
                     <div class="line">son? Kings are no less unhappy, their issue not</div>
                     <div class="line">being gracious, than they are in losing them when</div>
                     <div class="line">they have approved their virtues.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, it is three days since I saw the prince. What</div>
                     <div class="line">his happier affairs may be, are to me unknown: but I</div>
                     <div class="line">have missingly noted, he is of late much retired</div>
                     <div class="line">from court and is less frequent to his princely</div>
                     <div class="line">exercises than formerly he hath appeared.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">I have considered so much, Camillo, and with some</div>
                     <div class="line">care; so far that I have eyes under my service which</div>
                     <div class="line">look upon his removedness; from whom I have this</div>
                     <div class="line">intelligence, that he is seldom from the house of a</div>
                     <div class="line">most homely shepherd; a man, they say, that from</div>
                     <div class="line">very nothing, and beyond the imagination of his</div>
                     <div class="line">neighbours, is grown into an unspeakable estate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have heard, sir, of such a man, who hath a</div>
                     <div class="line">daughter of most rare note: the report of her is</div>
                     <div class="line">extended more than can be thought to begin from such a
                        cottage.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">That's likewise part of my intelligence; but, I</div>
                     <div class="line">fear, the angle that plucks our son thither. Thou</div>
                     <div class="line">shalt accompany us to the place; where we will, not</div>
                     <div class="line">appearing what we are, have some question with the</div>
                     <div class="line">shepherd; from whose simplicity I think it not</div>
                     <div class="line">uneasy to get the cause of my son's resort thither.</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, be my present partner in this business, and</div>
                     <div class="line">lay aside the thoughts of Sicilia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I willingly obey your command.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">My best Camillo! We must disguise ourselves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III. A road near the Shepherd's cottage.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter AUTOLYCUS, singing</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">When daffodils begin to peer,</div>
                     <div class="line">With heigh! the doxy over the dale,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then comes in the sweet o' the year;</div>
                     <div class="line">For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale.</div>
                     <div class="line">The white sheet bleaching on the hedge,</div>
                     <div class="line">With heigh! the sweet birds, O, how they sing!</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth set my pugging tooth on edge;</div>
                     <div class="line">For a quart of ale is a dish for a king.</div>
                     <div class="line">The lark, that tirra-lyra chants,</div>
                     <div class="line">With heigh! with heigh! the thrush and the jay,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are summer songs for me and my aunts,</div>
                     <div class="line">While we lie tumbling in the hay.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have served Prince Florizel and in my time</div>
                     <div class="line">wore three-pile; but now I am out of service:</div>
                     <div class="line">But shall I go mourn for that, my dear?</div>
                     <div class="line">The pale moon shines by night:</div>
                     <div class="line">And when I wander here and there,</div>
                     <div class="line">I then do most go right.</div>
                     <div class="line">If tinkers may have leave to live,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bear the sow-skin budget,</div>
                     <div class="line">Then my account I well may, give,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in the stocks avouch it.</div>
                     <div class="line">My traffic is sheets; when the kite builds, look to</div>
                     <div class="line">lesser linen. My father named me Autolycus; who</div>
                     <div class="line">being, as I am, littered under Mercury, was likewise</div>
                     <div class="line">a snapper-up of unconsidered trifles. With die and</div>
                     <div class="line">drab I purchased this caparison, and my revenue is</div>
                     <div class="line">the silly cheat. Gallows and knock are too powerful</div>
                     <div class="line">on the highway: beating and hanging are terrors to</div>
                     <div class="line">me: for the life to come, I sleep out the thought</div>
                     <div class="line">of it. A prize! a prize!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me see: every 'leven wether tods; every tod</div>
                     <div class="line">yields pound and odd shilling; fifteen hundred</div>
                     <div class="line">shorn. what comes the wool to?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>
                     </div>
                     <div class="line">If the springe hold, the cock's mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot do't without counters. Let me see; what am</div>
                     <div class="line">I to buy for our sheep-shearing feast? Three pound</div>
                     <div class="line">of sugar, five pound of currants, rice,--what will</div>
                     <div class="line">this sister of mine do with rice? But my father</div>
                     <div class="line">hath made her mistress of the feast, and she lays it</div>
                     <div class="line">on. She hath made me four and twenty nose-gays for</div>
                     <div class="line">the shearers, three-man-song-men all, and very good</div>
                     <div class="line">ones; but they are most of them means and bases; but</div>
                     <div class="line">one puritan amongst them, and he sings psalms to</div>
                     <div class="line">horn-pipes. I must have saffron to colour the warden</div>
                     <div class="line">pies; mace; dates?--none, that's out of my note;</div>
                     <div class="line">nutmegs, seven; a race or two of ginger, but that I</div>
                     <div class="line">may beg; four pound of prunes, and as many of</div>
                     <div class="line">raisins o' the sun.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O that ever I was born!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Grovelling on the ground</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I' the name of me--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, help me, help me! pluck but off these rags; and</div>
                     <div class="line">then, death, death!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Alack, poor soul! thou hast need of more rags to lay</div>
                     <div class="line">on thee, rather than have these off.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O sir, the loathsomeness of them offends me more</div>
                     <div class="line">than the stripes I have received, which are mighty</div>
                     <div class="line">ones and millions.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor man! a million of beating may come to a</div>
                     <div class="line">great matter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am robbed, sir, and beaten; my money and apparel</div>
                     <div class="line">ta'en from me, and these detestable things put upon</div>
                     <div class="line">me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">What, by a horseman, or a footman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A footman, sweet sir, a footman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, he should be a footman by the garments he</div>
                     <div class="line">has left with thee: if this be a horseman's coat,</div>
                     <div class="line">it hath seen very hot service. Lend me thy hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll help thee: come, lend me thy hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, good sir, tenderly, O!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor soul!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, good sir, softly, good sir! I fear, sir, my</div>
                     <div class="line">shoulder-blade is out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! canst stand?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Picking his pocket</span>
                     </div>
                     <div class="line">Softly, dear sir; good sir, softly. You ha' done me</div>
                     <div class="line">a charitable office.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost lack any money? I have a little money for thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, good sweet sir; no, I beseech you, sir: I have</div>
                     <div class="line">a kinsman not past three quarters of a mile hence,</div>
                     <div class="line">unto whom I was going; I shall there have money, or</div>
                     <div class="line">any thing I want: offer me no money, I pray you;</div>
                     <div class="line">that kills my heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">What manner of fellow was he that robbed you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A fellow, sir, that I have known to go about with</div>
                     <div class="line">troll-my-dames; I knew him once a servant of the</div>
                     <div class="line">prince: I cannot tell, good sir, for which of his</div>
                     <div class="line">virtues it was, but he was certainly whipped out of the
                        court.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">His vices, you would say; there's no virtue whipped</div>
                     <div class="line">out of the court: they cherish it to make it stay</div>
                     <div class="line">there; and yet it will no more but abide.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Vices, I would say, sir. I know this man well: he</div>
                     <div class="line">hath been since an ape-bearer; then a</div>
                     <div class="line">process-server, a bailiff; then he compassed a</div>
                     <div class="line">motion of the Prodigal Son, and married a tinker's</div>
                     <div class="line">wife within a mile where my land and living lies;</div>
                     <div class="line">and, having flown over many knavish professions, he</div>
                     <div class="line">settled only in rogue: some call him Autolycus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Out upon him! prig, for my life, prig: he haunts</div>
                     <div class="line">wakes, fairs and bear-baitings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Very true, sir; he, sir, he; that's the rogue that</div>
                     <div class="line">put me into this apparel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Not a more cowardly rogue in all Bohemia: if you had</div>
                     <div class="line">but looked big and spit at him, he'ld have run.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I must confess to you, sir, I am no fighter: I am</div>
                     <div class="line">false of heart that way; and that he knew, I warrant</div>
                     <div class="line">him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">How do you now?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet sir, much better than I was; I can stand and</div>
                     <div class="line">walk: I will even take my leave of you, and pace</div>
                     <div class="line">softly towards my kinsman's.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I bring thee on the way?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, good-faced sir; no, sweet sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Then fare thee well: I must go buy spices for our</div>
                     <div class="line">sheep-shearing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Prosper you, sweet sir!</div>
                     <p>Exit Clown</p>
                     <div class="line">Your purse is not hot enough to purchase your spice.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll be with you at your sheep-shearing too: if I</div>
                     <div class="line">make not this cheat bring out another and the</div>
                     <div class="line">shearers prove sheep, let me be unrolled and my name</div>
                     <div class="line">put in the book of virtue!</div>
                     <p>Sings</p>
                     <div class="line">Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way,</div>
                     <div class="line">And merrily hent the stile-a:</div>
                     <div class="line">A merry heart goes all the day,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your sad tires in a mile-a.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV. The Shepherd's cottage.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter FLORIZEL and PERDITA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">These your unusual weeds to each part of you</div>
                     <div class="line">Do give a life: no shepherdess, but Flora</div>
                     <div class="line">Peering in April's front. This your sheep-shearing</div>
                     <div class="line">Is as a meeting of the petty gods,</div>
                     <div class="line">And you the queen on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, my gracious lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">To chide at your extremes it not becomes me:</div>
                     <div class="line">O, pardon, that I name them! Your high self,</div>
                     <div class="line">The gracious mark o' the land, you have obscured</div>
                     <div class="line">With a swain's wearing, and me, poor lowly maid,</div>
                     <div class="line">Most goddess-like prank'd up: but that our feasts</div>
                     <div class="line">In every mess have folly and the feeders</div>
                     <div class="line">Digest it with a custom, I should blush</div>
                     <div class="line">To see you so attired, sworn, I think,</div>
                     <div class="line">To show myself a glass.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">I bless the time</div>
                     <div class="line">When my good falcon made her flight across</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy father's ground.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Now Jove afford you cause!</div>
                     <div class="line">To me the difference forges dread; your greatness</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath not been used to fear. Even now I tremble</div>
                     <div class="line">To think your father, by some accident,</div>
                     <div class="line">Should pass this way as you did: O, the Fates!</div>
                     <div class="line">How would he look, to see his work so noble</div>
                     <div class="line">Vilely bound up? What would he say? Or how</div>
                     <div class="line">Should I, in these my borrow'd flaunts, behold</div>
                     <div class="line">The sternness of his presence?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Apprehend</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing but jollity. The gods themselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">Humbling their deities to love, have taken</div>
                     <div class="line">The shapes of beasts upon them: Jupiter</div>
                     <div class="line">Became a bull, and bellow'd; the green Neptune</div>
                     <div class="line">A ram, and bleated; and the fire-robed god,</div>
                     <div class="line">Golden Apollo, a poor humble swain,</div>
                     <div class="line">As I seem now. Their transformations</div>
                     <div class="line">Were never for a piece of beauty rarer,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor in a way so chaste, since my desires</div>
                     <div class="line">Run not before mine honour, nor my lusts</div>
                     <div class="line">Burn hotter than my faith.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, but, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your resolution cannot hold, when 'tis</div>
                     <div class="line">Opposed, as it must be, by the power of the king:</div>
                     <div class="line">One of these two must be necessities,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which then will speak, that you must</div>
                     <div class="line">change this purpose,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or I my life.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou dearest Perdita,</div>
                     <div class="line">With these forced thoughts, I prithee, darken not</div>
                     <div class="line">The mirth o' the feast. Or I'll be thine, my fair,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or not my father's. For I cannot be</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine own, nor any thing to any, if</div>
                     <div class="line">I be not thine. To this I am most constant,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though destiny say no. Be merry, gentle;</div>
                     <div class="line">Strangle such thoughts as these with any thing</div>
                     <div class="line">That you behold the while. Your guests are coming:</div>
                     <div class="line">Lift up your countenance, as it were the day</div>
                     <div class="line">Of celebration of that nuptial which</div>
                     <div class="line">We two have sworn shall come.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">O lady Fortune,</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand you auspicious!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">See, your guests approach:</div>
                     <div class="line">Address yourself to entertain them sprightly,</div>
                     <div class="line">And let's be red with mirth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Shepherd, Clown, MOPSA, DORCAS, and others, with POLIXENES
                and CAMILLO disguised</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie, daughter! when my old wife lived, upon</div>
                     <div class="line">This day she was both pantler, butler, cook,</div>
                     <div class="line">Both dame and servant; welcomed all, served all;</div>
                     <div class="line">Would sing her song and dance her turn; now here,</div>
                     <div class="line">At upper end o' the table, now i' the middle;</div>
                     <div class="line">On his shoulder, and his; her face o' fire</div>
                     <div class="line">With labour and the thing she took to quench it,</div>
                     <div class="line">She would to each one sip. You are retired,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if you were a feasted one and not</div>
                     <div class="line">The hostess of the meeting: pray you, bid</div>
                     <div class="line">These unknown friends to's welcome; for it is</div>
                     <div class="line">A way to make us better friends, more known.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, quench your blushes and present yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">That which you are, mistress o' the feast: come on,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid us welcome to your sheep-shearing,</div>
                     <div class="line">As your good flock shall prosper.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To POLIXENES</span> Sir, welcome:</div>
                     <div class="line">It is my father's will I should take on me</div>
                     <div class="line">The hostess-ship o' the day.</div>
                     <p>To CAMILLO</p>
                     <div class="line">You're welcome, sir.</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me those flowers there, Dorcas. Reverend sirs,</div>
                     <div class="line">For you there's rosemary and rue; these keep</div>
                     <div class="line">Seeming and savour all the winter long:</div>
                     <div class="line">Grace and remembrance be to you both,</div>
                     <div class="line">And welcome to our shearing!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Shepherdess,</div>
                     <div class="line">A fair one are you--well you fit our ages</div>
                     <div class="line">With flowers of winter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, the year growing ancient,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not yet on summer's death, nor on the birth</div>
                     <div class="line">Of trembling winter, the fairest</div>
                     <div class="line">flowers o' the season</div>
                     <div class="line">Are our carnations and streak'd gillyvors,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which some call nature's bastards: of that kind</div>
                     <div class="line">Our rustic garden's barren; and I care not</div>
                     <div class="line">To get slips of them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore, gentle maiden,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you neglect them?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have heard it said</div>
                     <div class="line">There is an art which in their piedness shares</div>
                     <div class="line">With great creating nature.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Say there be;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet nature is made better by no mean</div>
                     <div class="line">But nature makes that mean: so, over that art</div>
                     <div class="line">Which you say adds to nature, is an art</div>
                     <div class="line">That nature makes. You see, sweet maid, we marry</div>
                     <div class="line">A gentler scion to the wildest stock,</div>
                     <div class="line">And make conceive a bark of baser kind</div>
                     <div class="line">By bud of nobler race: this is an art</div>
                     <div class="line">Which does mend nature, change it rather, but</div>
                     <div class="line">The art itself is nature.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">So it is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Then make your garden rich in gillyvors,</div>
                     <div class="line">And do not call them bastards.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll not put</div>
                     <div class="line">The dibble in earth to set one slip of them;</div>
                     <div class="line">No more than were I painted I would wish</div>
                     <div class="line">This youth should say 'twere well and only therefore</div>
                     <div class="line">Desire to breed by me. Here's flowers for you;</div>
                     <div class="line">Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram;</div>
                     <div class="line">The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun</div>
                     <div class="line">And with him rises weeping: these are flowers</div>
                     <div class="line">Of middle summer, and I think they are given</div>
                     <div class="line">To men of middle age. You're very welcome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I should leave grazing, were I of your flock,</div>
                     <div class="line">And only live by gazing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Out, alas!</div>
                     <div class="line">You'd be so lean, that blasts of January</div>
                     <div class="line">Would blow you through and through.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, my fair'st friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would I had some flowers o' the spring that might</div>
                     <div class="line">Become your time of day; and yours, and yours,</div>
                     <div class="line">That wear upon your virgin branches yet</div>
                     <div class="line">Your maidenheads growing: O Proserpina,</div>
                     <div class="line">For the flowers now, that frighted thou let'st fall</div>
                     <div class="line">From Dis's waggon! daffodils,</div>
                     <div class="line">That come before the swallow dares, and take</div>
                     <div class="line">The winds of March with beauty; violets dim,</div>
                     <div class="line">But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">Or Cytherea's breath; pale primroses</div>
                     <div class="line">That die unmarried, ere they can behold</div>
                     <div class="line">Bight Phoebus in his strength--a malady</div>
                     <div class="line">Most incident to maids; bold oxlips and</div>
                     <div class="line">The crown imperial; lilies of all kinds,</div>
                     <div class="line">The flower-de-luce being one! O, these I lack,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make you garlands of, and my sweet friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">To strew him o'er and o'er!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">What, like a corse?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, like a bank for love to lie and play on;</div>
                     <div class="line">Not like a corse; or if, not to be buried,</div>
                     <div class="line">But quick and in mine arms. Come, take your flowers:</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks I play as I have seen them do</div>
                     <div class="line">In Whitsun pastorals: sure this robe of mine</div>
                     <div class="line">Does change my disposition.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">What you do</div>
                     <div class="line">Still betters what is done. When you speak, sweet.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'ld have you do it ever: when you sing,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'ld have you buy and sell so, so give alms,</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray so; and, for the ordering your affairs,</div>
                     <div class="line">To sing them too: when you do dance, I wish you</div>
                     <div class="line">A wave o' the sea, that you might ever do</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing but that; move still, still so,</div>
                     <div class="line">And own no other function: each your doing,</div>
                     <div class="line">So singular in each particular,</div>
                     <div class="line">Crowns what you are doing in the present deed,</div>
                     <div class="line">That all your acts are queens.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">O Doricles,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your praises are too large: but that your youth,</div>
                     <div class="line">And the true blood which peepeth fairly through't,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do plainly give you out an unstain'd shepherd,</div>
                     <div class="line">With wisdom I might fear, my Doricles,</div>
                     <div class="line">You woo'd me the false way.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">I think you have</div>
                     <div class="line">As little skill to fear as I have purpose</div>
                     <div class="line">To put you to't. But come; our dance, I pray:</div>
                     <div class="line">Your hand, my Perdita: so turtles pair,</div>
                     <div class="line">That never mean to part.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll swear for 'em.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the prettiest low-born lass that ever</div>
                     <div class="line">Ran on the green-sward: nothing she does or seems</div>
                     <div class="line">But smacks of something greater than herself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Too noble for this place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">He tells her something</div>
                     <div class="line">That makes her blood look out: good sooth, she is</div>
                     <div class="line">The queen of curds and cream.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, strike up!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">Mopsa must be your mistress: marry, garlic,</div>
                     <div class="line">To mend her kissing with!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, in good time!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Not a word, a word; we stand upon our manners.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, strike up!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Music. Here a dance of Shepherds and Shepherdesses</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray, good shepherd, what fair swain is this</div>
                     <div class="line">Which dances with your daughter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">They call him Doricles; and boasts himself</div>
                     <div class="line">To have a worthy feeding: but I have it</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon his own report and I believe it;</div>
                     <div class="line">He looks like sooth. He says he loves my daughter:</div>
                     <div class="line">I think so too; for never gazed the moon</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the water as he'll stand and read</div>
                     <div class="line">As 'twere my daughter's eyes: and, to be plain.</div>
                     <div class="line">I think there is not half a kiss to choose</div>
                     <div class="line">Who loves another best.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">She dances featly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">So she does any thing; though I report it,</div>
                     <div class="line">That should be silent: if young Doricles</div>
                     <div class="line">Do light upon her, she shall bring him that</div>
                     <div class="line">Which he not dreams of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Servant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">O master, if you did but hear the pedlar at the</div>
                     <div class="line">door, you would never dance again after a tabour and</div>
                     <div class="line">pipe; no, the bagpipe could not move you: he sings</div>
                     <div class="line">several tunes faster than you'll tell money; he</div>
                     <div class="line">utters them as he had eaten ballads and all men's</div>
                     <div class="line">ears grew to his tunes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">He could never come better; he shall come in. I</div>
                     <div class="line">love a ballad but even too well, if it be doleful</div>
                     <div class="line">matter merrily set down, or a very pleasant thing</div>
                     <div class="line">indeed and sung lamentably.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath songs for man or woman, of all sizes; no</div>
                     <div class="line">milliner can so fit his customers with gloves: he</div>
                     <div class="line">has the prettiest love-songs for maids; so without</div>
                     <div class="line">bawdry, which is strange; with such delicate</div>
                     <div class="line">burthens of dildos and fadings, 'jump her and thump</div>
                     <div class="line">her;' and where some stretch-mouthed rascal would,</div>
                     <div class="line">as it were, mean mischief and break a foul gap into</div>
                     <div class="line">the matter, he makes the maid to answer 'Whoop, do me</div>
                     <div class="line">no harm, good man;' puts him off, slights him, with</div>
                     <div class="line">'Whoop, do me no harm, good man.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">This is a brave fellow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Believe me, thou talkest of an admirable conceited</div>
                     <div class="line">fellow. Has he any unbraided wares?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath ribbons of an the colours i' the rainbow;</div>
                     <div class="line">points more than all the lawyers in Bohemia can</div>
                     <div class="line">learnedly handle, though they come to him by the</div>
                     <div class="line">gross: inkles, caddisses, cambrics, lawns: why, he</div>
                     <div class="line">sings 'em over as they were gods or goddesses; you</div>
                     <div class="line">would think a smock were a she-angel, he so chants</div>
                     <div class="line">to the sleeve-hand and the work about the square on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee bring him in; and let him approach singing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Forewarn him that he use no scurrilous words in 's
                    tunes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit Servant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">You have of these pedlars, that have more in them</div>
                     <div class="line">than you'ld think, sister.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, good brother, or go about to think.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter AUTOLYCUS, singing</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Lawn as white as driven snow;</div>
                     <div class="line">Cyprus black as e'er was crow;</div>
                     <div class="line">Gloves as sweet as damask roses;</div>
                     <div class="line">Masks for faces and for noses;</div>
                     <div class="line">Bugle bracelet, necklace amber,</div>
                     <div class="line">Perfume for a lady's chamber;</div>
                     <div class="line">Golden quoifs and stomachers,</div>
                     <div class="line">For my lads to give their dears:</div>
                     <div class="line">Pins and poking-sticks of steel,</div>
                     <div class="line">What maids lack from head to heel:</div>
                     <div class="line">Come buy of me, come; come buy, come buy;</div>
                     <div class="line">Buy lads, or else your lasses cry: Come buy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">If I were not in love with Mopsa, thou shouldst take</div>
                     <div class="line">no money of me; but being enthralled as I am, it</div>
                     <div class="line">will also be the bondage of certain ribbons and
                    gloves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">I was promised them against the feast; but they come</div>
                     <div class="line">not too late now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath promised you more than that, or there be
                    liars.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath paid you all he promised you; may be, he has</div>
                     <div class="line">paid you more, which will shame you to give him again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Is there no manners left among maids? will they</div>
                     <div class="line">wear their plackets where they should bear their</div>
                     <div class="line">faces? Is there not milking-time, when you are</div>
                     <div class="line">going to bed, or kiln-hole, to whistle off these</div>
                     <div class="line">secrets, but you must be tittle-tattling before all</div>
                     <div class="line">our guests? 'tis well they are whispering: clamour</div>
                     <div class="line">your tongues, and not a word more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have done. Come, you promised me a tawdry-lace</div>
                     <div class="line">and a pair of sweet gloves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Have I not told thee how I was cozened by the way</div>
                     <div class="line">and lost all my money?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And indeed, sir, there are cozeners abroad;</div>
                     <div class="line">therefore it behoves men to be wary.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear not thou, man, thou shalt lose nothing here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope so, sir; for I have about me many parcels of
                    charge.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">What hast here? ballads?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray now, buy some: I love a ballad in print o'</div>
                     <div class="line">life, for then we are sure they are true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's one to a very doleful tune, how a usurer's</div>
                     <div class="line">wife was brought to bed of twenty money-bags at a</div>
                     <div class="line">burthen and how she longed to eat adders' heads and</div>
                     <div class="line">toads carbonadoed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it true, think you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Very true, and but a month old.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">Bless me from marrying a usurer!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's the midwife's name to't, one Mistress</div>
                     <div class="line">Tale-porter, and five or six honest wives that were</div>
                     <div class="line">present. Why should I carry lies abroad?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you now, buy it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, lay it by: and let's first see moe</div>
                     <div class="line">ballads; we'll buy the other things anon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's another ballad of a fish, that appeared upon</div>
                     <div class="line">the coast on Wednesday the four-score of April,</div>
                     <div class="line">forty thousand fathom above water, and sung this</div>
                     <div class="line">ballad against the hard hearts of maids: it was</div>
                     <div class="line">thought she was a woman and was turned into a cold</div>
                     <div class="line">fish for she would not exchange flesh with one that</div>
                     <div class="line">loved her: the ballad is very pitiful and as true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it true too, think you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Five justices' hands at it, and witnesses more than</div>
                     <div class="line">my pack will hold.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay it by too: another.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">This is a merry ballad, but a very pretty one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's have some merry ones.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, this is a passing merry one and goes to</div>
                     <div class="line">the tune of 'Two maids wooing a man:' there's</div>
                     <div class="line">scarce a maid westward but she sings it; 'tis in</div>
                     <div class="line">request, I can tell you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">We can both sing it: if thou'lt bear a part, thou</div>
                     <div class="line">shalt hear; 'tis in three parts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">We had the tune on't a month ago.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I can bear my part; you must know 'tis my</div>
                     <div class="line">occupation; have at it with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>SONG</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Get you hence, for I must go</div>
                     <div class="line">Where it fits not you to know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">Whither?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, whither?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">Whither?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">It becomes thy oath full well,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou to me thy secrets tell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">Me too, let me go thither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">Or thou goest to the orange or mill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">If to either, thou dost ill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Neither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, neither?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Neither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DORCAS</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast sworn my love to be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MOPSA</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast sworn it more to me:</div>
                     <div class="line">Then whither goest? say, whither?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll have this song out anon by ourselves: my</div>
                     <div class="line">father and the gentlemen are in sad talk, and we'll</div>
                     <div class="line">not trouble them. Come, bring away thy pack after</div>
                     <div class="line">me. Wenches, I'll buy for you both. Pedlar, let's</div>
                     <div class="line">have the first choice. Follow me, girls.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit with DORCAS and MOPSA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And you shall pay well for 'em.</div>
                     <p>Follows singing</p>
                     <div class="line">Will you buy any tape,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or lace for your cape,</div>
                     <div class="line">My dainty duck, my dear-a?</div>
                     <div class="line">Any silk, any thread,</div>
                     <div class="line">Any toys for your head,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the new'st and finest, finest wear-a?</div>
                     <div class="line">Come to the pedlar;</div>
                     <div class="line">Money's a medler.</div>
                     <div class="line">That doth utter all men's ware-a.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <p>Re-enter Servant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">Master, there is three carters, three shepherds,</div>
                     <div class="line">three neat-herds, three swine-herds, that have made</div>
                     <div class="line">themselves all men of hair, they call themselves</div>
                     <div class="line">Saltiers, and they have a dance which the wenches</div>
                     <div class="line">say is a gallimaufry of gambols, because they are</div>
                     <div class="line">not in't; but they themselves are o' the mind, if it</div>
                     <div class="line">be not too rough for some that know little but</div>
                     <div class="line">bowling, it will please plentifully.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Away! we'll none on 't: here has been too much</div>
                     <div class="line">homely foolery already. I know, sir, we weary you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">You weary those that refresh us: pray, let's see</div>
                     <div class="line">these four threes of herdsmen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">One three of them, by their own report, sir, hath</div>
                     <div class="line">danced before the king; and not the worst of the</div>
                     <div class="line">three but jumps twelve foot and a half by the squier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Leave your prating: since these good men are</div>
                     <div class="line">pleased, let them come in; but quickly now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, they stay at door, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <p>Here a dance of twelve Satyrs</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">O, father, you'll know more of that hereafter.</div>
                     <p>To CAMILLO</p>
                     <div class="line">Is it not too far gone? 'Tis time to part them.</div>
                     <div class="line">He's simple and tells much.</div>
                     <p>To FLORIZEL</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, fair shepherd!</div>
                     <div class="line">Your heart is full of something that does take</div>
                     <div class="line">Your mind from feasting. Sooth, when I was young</div>
                     <div class="line">And handed love as you do, I was wont</div>
                     <div class="line">To load my she with knacks: I would have ransack'd</div>
                     <div class="line">The pedlar's silken treasury and have pour'd it</div>
                     <div class="line">To her acceptance; you have let him go</div>
                     <div class="line">And nothing marted with him. If your lass</div>
                     <div class="line">Interpretation should abuse and call this</div>
                     <div class="line">Your lack of love or bounty, you were straited</div>
                     <div class="line">For a reply, at least if you make a care</div>
                     <div class="line">Of happy holding her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Old sir, I know</div>
                     <div class="line">She prizes not such trifles as these are:</div>
                     <div class="line">The gifts she looks from me are pack'd and lock'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Up in my heart; which I have given already,</div>
                     <div class="line">But not deliver'd. O, hear me breathe my life</div>
                     <div class="line">Before this ancient sir, who, it should seem,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath sometime loved! I take thy hand, this hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">As soft as dove's down and as white as it,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or Ethiopian's tooth, or the fann'd</div>
                     <div class="line">snow that's bolted</div>
                     <div class="line">By the northern blasts twice o'er.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">What follows this?</div>
                     <div class="line">How prettily the young swain seems to wash</div>
                     <div class="line">The hand was fair before! I have put you out:</div>
                     <div class="line">But to your protestation; let me hear</div>
                     <div class="line">What you profess.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Do, and be witness to 't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">And this my neighbour too?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">And he, and more</div>
                     <div class="line">Than he, and men, the earth, the heavens, and all:</div>
                     <div class="line">That, were I crown'd the most imperial monarch,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thereof most worthy, were I the fairest youth</div>
                     <div class="line">That ever made eye swerve, had force and knowledge</div>
                     <div class="line">More than was ever man's, I would not prize them</div>
                     <div class="line">Without her love; for her employ them all;</div>
                     <div class="line">Commend them and condemn them to her service</div>
                     <div class="line">Or to their own perdition.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Fairly offer'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">This shows a sound affection.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">But, my daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">Say you the like to him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot speak</div>
                     <div class="line">So well, nothing so well; no, nor mean better:</div>
                     <div class="line">By the pattern of mine own thoughts I cut out</div>
                     <div class="line">The purity of his.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Take hands, a bargain!</div>
                     <div class="line">And, friends unknown, you shall bear witness to 't:</div>
                     <div class="line">I give my daughter to him, and will make</div>
                     <div class="line">Her portion equal his.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">O, that must be</div>
                     <div class="line">I' the virtue of your daughter: one being dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall have more than you can dream of yet;</div>
                     <div class="line">Enough then for your wonder. But, come on,</div>
                     <div class="line">Contract us 'fore these witnesses.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, your hand;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, daughter, yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Soft, swain, awhile, beseech you;</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you a father?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">I have: but what of him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Knows he of this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">He neither does nor shall.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks a father</div>
                     <div class="line">Is at the nuptial of his son a guest</div>
                     <div class="line">That best becomes the table. Pray you once more,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not your father grown incapable</div>
                     <div class="line">Of reasonable affairs? is he not stupid</div>
                     <div class="line">With age and altering rheums? can he speak? hear?</div>
                     <div class="line">Know man from man? dispute his own estate?</div>
                     <div class="line">Lies he not bed-rid? and again does nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">But what he did being childish?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">No, good sir;</div>
                     <div class="line">He has his health and ampler strength indeed</div>
                     <div class="line">Than most have of his age.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">By my white beard,</div>
                     <div class="line">You offer him, if this be so, a wrong</div>
                     <div class="line">Something unfilial: reason my son</div>
                     <div class="line">Should choose himself a wife, but as good reason</div>
                     <div class="line">The father, all whose joy is nothing else</div>
                     <div class="line">But fair posterity, should hold some counsel</div>
                     <div class="line">In such a business.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">I yield all this;</div>
                     <div class="line">But for some other reasons, my grave sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which 'tis not fit you know, I not acquaint</div>
                     <div class="line">My father of this business.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him know't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, let him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">No, he must not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him, my son: he shall not need to grieve</div>
                     <div class="line">At knowing of thy choice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, he must not.</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark our contract.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark your divorce, young sir,</div>
                     <p>Discovering himself</p>
                     <div class="line">Whom son I dare not call; thou art too base</div>
                     <div class="line">To be acknowledged: thou a sceptre's heir,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thus affect'st a sheep-hook! Thou old traitor,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sorry that by hanging thee I can</div>
                     <div class="line">But shorten thy life one week. And thou, fresh piece</div>
                     <div class="line">Of excellent witchcraft, who of force must know</div>
                     <div class="line">The royal fool thou copest with,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">O, my heart!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll have thy beauty scratch'd with briers, and made</div>
                     <div class="line">More homely than thy state. For thee, fond boy,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I may ever know thou dost but sigh</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou no more shalt see this knack, as never</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean thou shalt, we'll bar thee from succession;</div>
                     <div class="line">Not hold thee of our blood, no, not our kin,</div>
                     <div class="line">Far than Deucalion off: mark thou my words:</div>
                     <div class="line">Follow us to the court. Thou churl, for this time,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though full of our displeasure, yet we free thee</div>
                     <div class="line">From the dead blow of it. And you, enchantment.--</div>
                     <div class="line">Worthy enough a herdsman: yea, him too,</div>
                     <div class="line">That makes himself, but for our honour therein,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unworthy thee,--if ever henceforth thou</div>
                     <div class="line">These rural latches to his entrance open,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or hoop his body more with thy embraces,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will devise a death as cruel for thee</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou art tender to't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Even here undone!</div>
                     <div class="line">I was not much afeard; for once or twice</div>
                     <div class="line">I was about to speak and tell him plainly,</div>
                     <div class="line">The selfsame sun that shines upon his court</div>
                     <div class="line">Hides not his visage from our cottage but</div>
                     <div class="line">Looks on alike. Will't please you, sir, be gone?</div>
                     <div class="line">I told you what would come of this: beseech you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of your own state take care: this dream of mine,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Being now awake, I'll queen it no inch farther,</div>
                     <div class="line">But milk my ewes and weep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how now, father!</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak ere thou diest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot speak, nor think</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor dare to know that which I know. O sir!</div>
                     <div class="line">You have undone a man of fourscore three,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thought to fill his grave in quiet, yea,</div>
                     <div class="line">To die upon the bed my father died,</div>
                     <div class="line">To lie close by his honest bones: but now</div>
                     <div class="line">Some hangman must put on my shroud and lay me</div>
                     <div class="line">Where no priest shovels in dust. O cursed wretch,</div>
                     <div class="line">That knew'st this was the prince,</div>
                     <div class="line">and wouldst adventure</div>
                     <div class="line">To mingle faith with him! Undone! undone!</div>
                     <div class="line">If I might die within this hour, I have lived</div>
                     <div class="line">To die when I desire.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Why look you so upon me?</div>
                     <div class="line">I am but sorry, not afeard; delay'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">But nothing alter'd: what I was, I am;</div>
                     <div class="line">More straining on for plucking back, not following</div>
                     <div class="line">My leash unwillingly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Gracious my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">You know your father's temper: at this time</div>
                     <div class="line">He will allow no speech, which I do guess</div>
                     <div class="line">You do not purpose to him; and as hardly</div>
                     <div class="line">Will he endure your sight as yet, I fear:</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, till the fury of his highness settle,</div>
                     <div class="line">Come not before him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">I not purpose it.</div>
                     <div class="line">I think, Camillo?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Even he, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">How often have I told you 'twould be thus!</div>
                     <div class="line">How often said, my dignity would last</div>
                     <div class="line">But till 'twere known!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">It cannot fail but by</div>
                     <div class="line">The violation of my faith; and then</div>
                     <div class="line">Let nature crush the sides o' the earth together</div>
                     <div class="line">And mar the seeds within! Lift up thy looks:</div>
                     <div class="line">From my succession wipe me, father; I</div>
                     <div class="line">Am heir to my affection.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Be advised.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">I am, and by my fancy: if my reason</div>
                     <div class="line">Will thereto be obedient, I have reason;</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, my senses, better pleased with madness,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do bid it welcome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">This is desperate, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">So call it: but it does fulfil my vow;</div>
                     <div class="line">I needs must think it honesty. Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not for Bohemia, nor the pomp that may</div>
                     <div class="line">Be thereat glean'd, for all the sun sees or</div>
                     <div class="line">The close earth wombs or the profound sea hides</div>
                     <div class="line">In unknown fathoms, will I break my oath</div>
                     <div class="line">To this my fair beloved: therefore, I pray you,</div>
                     <div class="line">As you have ever been my father's honour'd friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">When he shall miss me,--as, in faith, I mean not</div>
                     <div class="line">To see him any more,--cast your good counsels</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon his passion; let myself and fortune</div>
                     <div class="line">Tug for the time to come. This you may know</div>
                     <div class="line">And so deliver, I am put to sea</div>
                     <div class="line">With her whom here I cannot hold on shore;</div>
                     <div class="line">And most opportune to our need I have</div>
                     <div class="line">A vessel rides fast by, but not prepared</div>
                     <div class="line">For this design. What course I mean to hold</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall nothing benefit your knowledge, nor</div>
                     <div class="line">Concern me the reporting.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O my lord!</div>
                     <div class="line">I would your spirit were easier for advice,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or stronger for your need.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark, Perdita</div>
                     <p>Drawing her aside</p>
                     <div class="line">I'll hear you by and by.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">He's irremoveable,</div>
                     <div class="line">Resolved for flight. Now were I happy, if</div>
                     <div class="line">His going I could frame to serve my turn,</div>
                     <div class="line">Save him from danger, do him love and honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Purchase the sight again of dear Sicilia</div>
                     <div class="line">And that unhappy king, my master, whom</div>
                     <div class="line">I so much thirst to see.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, good Camillo;</div>
                     <div class="line">I am so fraught with curious business that</div>
                     <div class="line">I leave out ceremony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I think</div>
                     <div class="line">You have heard of my poor services, i' the love</div>
                     <div class="line">That I have borne your father?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Very nobly</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you deserved: it is my father's music</div>
                     <div class="line">To speak your deeds, not little of his care</div>
                     <div class="line">To have them recompensed as thought on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you may please to think I love the king</div>
                     <div class="line">And through him what is nearest to him, which is</div>
                     <div class="line">Your gracious self, embrace but my direction:</div>
                     <div class="line">If your more ponderous and settled project</div>
                     <div class="line">May suffer alteration, on mine honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll point you where you shall have such receiving</div>
                     <div class="line">As shall become your highness; where you may</div>
                     <div class="line">Enjoy your mistress, from the whom, I see,</div>
                     <div class="line">There's no disjunction to be made, but by--</div>
                     <div class="line">As heavens forefend!--your ruin; marry her,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, with my best endeavours in your absence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your discontenting father strive to qualify</div>
                     <div class="line">And bring him up to liking.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">How, Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">May this, almost a miracle, be done?</div>
                     <div class="line">That I may call thee something more than man</div>
                     <div class="line">And after that trust to thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you thought on</div>
                     <div class="line">A place whereto you'll go?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Not any yet:</div>
                     <div class="line">But as the unthought-on accident is guilty</div>
                     <div class="line">To what we wildly do, so we profess</div>
                     <div class="line">Ourselves to be the slaves of chance and flies</div>
                     <div class="line">Of every wind that blows.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Then list to me:</div>
                     <div class="line">This follows, if you will not change your purpose</div>
                     <div class="line">But undergo this flight, make for Sicilia,</div>
                     <div class="line">And there present yourself and your fair princess,</div>
                     <div class="line">For so I see she must be, 'fore Leontes:</div>
                     <div class="line">She shall be habited as it becomes</div>
                     <div class="line">The partner of your bed. Methinks I see</div>
                     <div class="line">Leontes opening his free arms and weeping</div>
                     <div class="line">His welcomes forth; asks thee the son forgiveness,</div>
                     <div class="line">As 'twere i' the father's person; kisses the hands</div>
                     <div class="line">Of your fresh princess; o'er and o'er divides him</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twixt his unkindness and his kindness; the one</div>
                     <div class="line">He chides to hell and bids the other grow</div>
                     <div class="line">Faster than thought or time.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Worthy Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">What colour for my visitation shall I</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold up before him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sent by the king your father</div>
                     <div class="line">To greet him and to give him comforts. Sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">The manner of your bearing towards him, with</div>
                     <div class="line">What you as from your father shall deliver,</div>
                     <div class="line">Things known betwixt us three, I'll write you down:</div>
                     <div class="line">The which shall point you forth at every sitting</div>
                     <div class="line">What you must say; that he shall not perceive</div>
                     <div class="line">But that you have your father's bosom there</div>
                     <div class="line">And speak his very heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">I am bound to you:</div>
                     <div class="line">There is some sap in this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">A cause more promising</div>
                     <div class="line">Than a wild dedication of yourselves</div>
                     <div class="line">To unpath'd waters, undream'd shores, most certain</div>
                     <div class="line">To miseries enough; no hope to help you,</div>
                     <div class="line">But as you shake off one to take another;</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing so certain as your anchors, who</div>
                     <div class="line">Do their best office, if they can but stay you</div>
                     <div class="line">Where you'll be loath to be: besides you know</div>
                     <div class="line">Prosperity's the very bond of love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose fresh complexion and whose heart together</div>
                     <div class="line">Affliction alters.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">One of these is true:</div>
                     <div class="line">I think affliction may subdue the cheek,</div>
                     <div class="line">But not take in the mind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, say you so?</div>
                     <div class="line">There shall not at your father's house these</div>
                     <div class="line">seven years</div>
                     <div class="line">Be born another such.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">My good Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">She is as forward of her breeding as</div>
                     <div class="line">She is i' the rear our birth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot say 'tis pity</div>
                     <div class="line">She lacks instructions, for she seems a mistress</div>
                     <div class="line">To most that teach.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Your pardon, sir; for this</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll blush you thanks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">My prettiest Perdita!</div>
                     <div class="line">But O, the thorns we stand upon! Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">Preserver of my father, now of me,</div>
                     <div class="line">The medicine of our house, how shall we do?</div>
                     <div class="line">We are not furnish'd like Bohemia's son,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor shall appear in Sicilia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear none of this: I think you know my fortunes</div>
                     <div class="line">Do all lie there: it shall be so my care</div>
                     <div class="line">To have you royally appointed as if</div>
                     <div class="line">The scene you play were mine. For instance, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you may know you shall not want, one word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They talk aside</p>
               <p>Re-enter AUTOLYCUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha, ha! what a fool Honesty is! and Trust, his</div>
                     <div class="line">sworn brother, a very simple gentleman! I have sold</div>
                     <div class="line">all my trumpery; not a counterfeit stone, not a</div>
                     <div class="line">ribbon, glass, pomander, brooch, table-book, ballad,</div>
                     <div class="line">knife, tape, glove, shoe-tie, bracelet, horn-ring,</div>
                     <div class="line">to keep my pack from fasting: they throng who</div>
                     <div class="line">should buy first, as if my trinkets had been</div>
                     <div class="line">hallowed and brought a benediction to the buyer:</div>
                     <div class="line">by which means I saw whose purse was best in</div>
                     <div class="line">picture; and what I saw, to my good use I</div>
                     <div class="line">remembered. My clown, who wants but something to</div>
                     <div class="line">be a reasonable man, grew so in love with the</div>
                     <div class="line">wenches' song, that he would not stir his pettitoes</div>
                     <div class="line">till he had both tune and words; which so drew the</div>
                     <div class="line">rest of the herd to me that all their other senses</div>
                     <div class="line">stuck in ears: you might have pinched a placket, it</div>
                     <div class="line">was senseless; 'twas nothing to geld a codpiece of a</div>
                     <div class="line">purse; I could have filed keys off that hung in</div>
                     <div class="line">chains: no hearing, no feeling, but my sir's song,</div>
                     <div class="line">and admiring the nothing of it. So that in this</div>
                     <div class="line">time of lethargy I picked and cut most of their</div>
                     <div class="line">festival purses; and had not the old man come in</div>
                     <div class="line">with a whoo-bub against his daughter and the king's</div>
                     <div class="line">son and scared my choughs from the chaff, I had not</div>
                     <div class="line">left a purse alive in the whole army.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>CAMILLO, FLORIZEL, and PERDITA come forward</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but my letters, by this means being there</div>
                     <div class="line">So soon as you arrive, shall clear that doubt.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">And those that you'll procure from King Leontes--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall satisfy your father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">Happy be you!</div>
                     <div class="line">All that you speak shows fair.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who have we here?</div>
                     <p>Seeing AUTOLYCUS</p>
                     <div class="line">We'll make an instrument of this, omit</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing may give us aid.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">If they have overheard me now, why, hanging.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, good fellow! why shakest thou so? Fear</div>
                     <div class="line">not, man; here's no harm intended to thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a poor fellow, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, be so still; here's nobody will steal that from</div>
                     <div class="line">thee: yet for the outside of thy poverty we must</div>
                     <div class="line">make an exchange; therefore discase thee instantly,</div>
                     <div class="line">--thou must think there's a necessity in't,--and</div>
                     <div class="line">change garments with this gentleman: though the</div>
                     <div class="line">pennyworth on his side be the worst, yet hold thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">there's some boot.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a poor fellow, sir.</div>
                     <p>Aside</p>
                     <div class="line">I know ye well enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, prithee, dispatch: the gentleman is half</div>
                     <div class="line">flayed already.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you in earnest, sir?</div>
                     <p>Aside</p>
                     <div class="line">I smell the trick on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Dispatch, I prithee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, I have had earnest: but I cannot with</div>
                     <div class="line">conscience take it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Unbuckle, unbuckle.</div>
                     <p>FLORIZEL and AUTOLYCUS exchange garments</p>
                     <div class="line">Fortunate mistress,--let my prophecy</div>
                     <div class="line">Come home to ye!--you must retire yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">Into some covert: take your sweetheart's hat</div>
                     <div class="line">And pluck it o'er your brows, muffle your face,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dismantle you, and, as you can, disliken</div>
                     <div class="line">The truth of your own seeming; that you may--</div>
                     <div class="line">For I do fear eyes over--to shipboard</div>
                     <div class="line">Get undescried.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">I see the play so lies</div>
                     <div class="line">That I must bear a part.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">No remedy.</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you done there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Should I now meet my father,</div>
                     <div class="line">He would not call me son.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, you shall have no hat.</div>
                     <p>Giving it to PERDITA</p>
                     <div class="line">Come, lady, come. Farewell, my friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Adieu, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">O Perdita, what have we twain forgot!</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you, a word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span> What I do next, shall
                        be to tell the king</div>
                     <div class="line">Of this escape and whither they are bound;</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein my hope is I shall so prevail</div>
                     <div class="line">To force him after: in whose company</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall review Sicilia, for whose sight</div>
                     <div class="line">I have a woman's longing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Fortune speed us!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus we set on, Camillo, to the sea-side.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">The swifter speed the better.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt FLORIZEL, PERDITA, and CAMILLO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I understand the business, I hear it: to have an</div>
                     <div class="line">open ear, a quick eye, and a nimble hand, is</div>
                     <div class="line">necessary for a cut-purse; a good nose is requisite</div>
                     <div class="line">also, to smell out work for the other senses. I see</div>
                     <div class="line">this is the time that the unjust man doth thrive.</div>
                     <div class="line">What an exchange had this been without boot! What</div>
                     <div class="line">a boot is here with this exchange! Sure the gods do</div>
                     <div class="line">this year connive at us, and we may do any thing</div>
                     <div class="line">extempore. The prince himself is about a piece of</div>
                     <div class="line">iniquity, stealing away from his father with his</div>
                     <div class="line">clog at his heels: if I thought it were a piece of</div>
                     <div class="line">honesty to acquaint the king withal, I would not</div>
                     <div class="line">do't: I hold it the more knavery to conceal it;</div>
                     <div class="line">and therein am I constant to my profession.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter Clown and Shepherd</p>
                     <div class="line">Aside, aside; here is more matter for a hot brain:</div>
                     <div class="line">every lane's end, every shop, church, session,</div>
                     <div class="line">hanging, yields a careful man work.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">See, see; what a man you are now!</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no other way but to tell the king</div>
                     <div class="line">she's a changeling and none of your flesh and blood.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but hear me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but hear me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to, then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">She being none of your flesh and blood, your flesh</div>
                     <div class="line">and blood has not offended the king; and so your</div>
                     <div class="line">flesh and blood is not to be punished by him. Show</div>
                     <div class="line">those things you found about her, those secret</div>
                     <div class="line">things, all but what she has with her: this being</div>
                     <div class="line">done, let the law go whistle: I warrant you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">I will tell the king all, every word, yea, and his</div>
                     <div class="line">son's pranks too; who, I may say, is no honest man,</div>
                     <div class="line">neither to his father nor to me, to go about to make</div>
                     <div class="line">me the king's brother-in-law.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, brother-in-law was the farthest off you</div>
                     <div class="line">could have been to him and then your blood had been</div>
                     <div class="line">the dearer by I know how much an ounce.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span> Very wisely,
                    puppies!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, let us to the king: there is that in this</div>
                     <div class="line">fardel will make him scratch his beard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span> I know not what
                        impediment this complaint</div>
                     <div class="line">may be to the flight of my master.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray heartily he be at palace.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span> Though I am not
                        naturally honest, I am so</div>
                     <div class="line">sometimes by chance: let me pocket up my pedlar's excrement.</div>
                     <p>Takes off his false beard</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, rustics! whither are you bound?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">To the palace, an it like your worship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Your affairs there, what, with whom, the condition</div>
                     <div class="line">of that fardel, the place of your dwelling, your</div>
                     <div class="line">names, your ages, of what having, breeding, and any</div>
                     <div class="line">thing that is fitting to be known, discover.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">We are but plain fellows, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A lie; you are rough and hairy. Let me have no</div>
                     <div class="line">lying: it becomes none but tradesmen, and they</div>
                     <div class="line">often give us soldiers the lie: but we pay them for</div>
                     <div class="line">it with stamped coin, not stabbing steel; therefore</div>
                     <div class="line">they do not give us the lie.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Your worship had like to have given us one, if you</div>
                     <div class="line">had not taken yourself with the manner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you a courtier, an't like you, sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Whether it like me or no, I am a courtier. Seest</div>
                     <div class="line">thou not the air of the court in these enfoldings?</div>
                     <div class="line">hath not my gait in it the measure of the court?</div>
                     <div class="line">receives not thy nose court-odor from me? reflect I</div>
                     <div class="line">not on thy baseness court-contempt? Thinkest thou,</div>
                     <div class="line">for that I insinuate, or toaze from thee thy</div>
                     <div class="line">business, I am therefore no courtier? I am courtier</div>
                     <div class="line">cap-a-pe; and one that will either push on or pluck</div>
                     <div class="line">back thy business there: whereupon I command thee to</div>
                     <div class="line">open thy affair.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">My business, sir, is to the king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What advocate hast thou to him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not, an't like you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Advocate's the court-word for a pheasant: say you</div>
                     <div class="line">have none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">None, sir; I have no pheasant, cock nor hen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">How blessed are we that are not simple men!</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet nature might have made me as these are,</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore I will not disdain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">This cannot be but a great courtier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">His garments are rich, but he wears</div>
                     <div class="line">them not handsomely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">He seems to be the more noble in being fantastical:</div>
                     <div class="line">a great man, I'll warrant; I know by the picking</div>
                     <div class="line">on's teeth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The fardel there? what's i' the fardel?</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore that box?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, there lies such secrets in this fardel and box,</div>
                     <div class="line">which none must know but the king; and which he</div>
                     <div class="line">shall know within this hour, if I may come to the</div>
                     <div class="line">speech of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Age, thou hast lost thy labour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The king is not at the palace; he is gone aboard a</div>
                     <div class="line">new ship to purge melancholy and air himself: for,</div>
                     <div class="line">if thou beest capable of things serious, thou must</div>
                     <div class="line">know the king is full of grief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepard</div>
                     <div class="line">So 'tis said, sir; about his son, that should have</div>
                     <div class="line">married a shepherd's daughter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">If that shepherd be not in hand-fast, let him fly:</div>
                     <div class="line">the curses he shall have, the tortures he shall</div>
                     <div class="line">feel, will break the back of man, the heart of
                    monster.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Think you so, sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not he alone shall suffer what wit can make heavy</div>
                     <div class="line">and vengeance bitter; but those that are germane to</div>
                     <div class="line">him, though removed fifty times, shall all come</div>
                     <div class="line">under the hangman: which though it be great pity,</div>
                     <div class="line">yet it is necessary. An old sheep-whistling rogue a</div>
                     <div class="line">ram-tender, to offer to have his daughter come into</div>
                     <div class="line">grace! Some say he shall be stoned; but that death</div>
                     <div class="line">is too soft for him, say I draw our throne into a</div>
                     <div class="line">sheep-cote! all deaths are too few, the sharpest too
                    easy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Has the old man e'er a son, sir, do you hear. an't</div>
                     <div class="line">like you, sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He has a son, who shall be flayed alive; then</div>
                     <div class="line">'nointed over with honey, set on the head of a</div>
                     <div class="line">wasp's nest; then stand till he be three quarters</div>
                     <div class="line">and a dram dead; then recovered again with</div>
                     <div class="line">aqua-vitae or some other hot infusion; then, raw as</div>
                     <div class="line">he is, and in the hottest day prognostication</div>
                     <div class="line">proclaims, shall be be set against a brick-wall, the</div>
                     <div class="line">sun looking with a southward eye upon him, where he</div>
                     <div class="line">is to behold him with flies blown to death. But what</div>
                     <div class="line">talk we of these traitorly rascals, whose miseries</div>
                     <div class="line">are to be smiled at, their offences being so</div>
                     <div class="line">capital? Tell me, for you seem to be honest plain</div>
                     <div class="line">men, what you have to the king: being something</div>
                     <div class="line">gently considered, I'll bring you where he is</div>
                     <div class="line">aboard, tender your persons to his presence,</div>
                     <div class="line">whisper him in your behalfs; and if it be in man</div>
                     <div class="line">besides the king to effect your suits, here is man</div>
                     <div class="line">shall do it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">He seems to be of great authority: close with him,</div>
                     <div class="line">give him gold; and though authority be a stubborn</div>
                     <div class="line">bear, yet he is oft led by the nose with gold: show</div>
                     <div class="line">the inside of your purse to the outside of his hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">and no more ado. Remember 'stoned,' and 'flayed
                    alive.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">An't please you, sir, to undertake the business for</div>
                     <div class="line">us, here is that gold I have: I'll make it as much</div>
                     <div class="line">more and leave this young man in pawn till I bring it
                    you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">After I have done what I promised?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, give me the moiety. Are you a party in this
                    business?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">In some sort, sir: but though my case be a pitiful</div>
                     <div class="line">one, I hope I shall not be flayed out of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, that's the case of the shepherd's son: hang him,</div>
                     <div class="line">he'll be made an example.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Comfort, good comfort! We must to the king and show</div>
                     <div class="line">our strange sights: he must know 'tis none of your</div>
                     <div class="line">daughter nor my sister; we are gone else. Sir, I</div>
                     <div class="line">will give you as much as this old man does when the</div>
                     <div class="line">business is performed, and remain, as he says, your</div>
                     <div class="line">pawn till it be brought you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will trust you. Walk before toward the sea-side;</div>
                     <div class="line">go on the right hand: I will but look upon the</div>
                     <div class="line">hedge and follow you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">We are blest in this man, as I may say, even blest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's before as he bids us: he was provided to do us
                    good.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt Shepherd and Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">If I had a mind to be honest, I see Fortune would</div>
                     <div class="line">not suffer me: she drops booties in my mouth. I am</div>
                     <div class="line">courted now with a double occasion, gold and a means</div>
                     <div class="line">to do the prince my master good; which who knows how</div>
                     <div class="line">that may turn back to my advancement? I will bring</div>
                     <div class="line">these two moles, these blind ones, aboard him: if he</div>
                     <div class="line">think it fit to shore them again and that the</div>
                     <div class="line">complaint they have to the king concerns him</div>
                     <div class="line">nothing, let him call me rogue for being so far</div>
                     <div class="line">officious; for I am proof against that title and</div>
                     <div class="line">what shame else belongs to't. To him will I present</div>
                     <div class="line">them: there may be matter in it.</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. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II. Before LEONTES' palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III. A chapel in PAULINA'S house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I. A room in LEONTES' palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONTES, CLEOMENES, DION, PAULINA, and Servants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLEOMENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, you have done enough, and have perform'd</div>
                     <div class="line">A saint-like sorrow: no fault could you make,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which you have not redeem'd; indeed, paid down</div>
                     <div class="line">More penitence than done trespass: at the last,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do as the heavens have done, forget your evil;</div>
                     <div class="line">With them forgive yourself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Whilst I remember</div>
                     <div class="line">Her and her virtues, I cannot forget</div>
                     <div class="line">My blemishes in them, and so still think of</div>
                     <div class="line">The wrong I did myself; which was so much,</div>
                     <div class="line">That heirless it hath made my kingdom and</div>
                     <div class="line">Destroy'd the sweet'st companion that e'er man</div>
                     <div class="line">Bred his hopes out of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">True, too true, my lord:</div>
                     <div class="line">If, one by one, you wedded all the world,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or from the all that are took something good,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make a perfect woman, she you kill'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Would be unparallel'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">I think so. Kill'd!</div>
                     <div class="line">She I kill'd! I did so: but thou strikest me</div>
                     <div class="line">Sorely, to say I did; it is as bitter</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon thy tongue as in my thought: now, good now,</div>
                     <div class="line">Say so but seldom.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLEOMENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Not at all, good lady:</div>
                     <div class="line">You might have spoken a thousand things that would</div>
                     <div class="line">Have done the time more benefit and graced</div>
                     <div class="line">Your kindness better.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">You are one of those</div>
                     <div class="line">Would have him wed again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DION</div>
                     <div class="line">If you would not so,</div>
                     <div class="line">You pity not the state, nor the remembrance</div>
                     <div class="line">Of his most sovereign name; consider little</div>
                     <div class="line">What dangers, by his highness' fail of issue,</div>
                     <div class="line">May drop upon his kingdom and devour</div>
                     <div class="line">Incertain lookers on. What were more holy</div>
                     <div class="line">Than to rejoice the former queen is well?</div>
                     <div class="line">What holier than, for royalty's repair,</div>
                     <div class="line">For present comfort and for future good,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bless the bed of majesty again</div>
                     <div class="line">With a sweet fellow to't?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">There is none worthy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Respecting her that's gone. Besides, the gods</div>
                     <div class="line">Will have fulfill'd their secret purposes;</div>
                     <div class="line">For has not the divine Apollo said,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't not the tenor of his oracle,</div>
                     <div class="line">That King Leontes shall not have an heir</div>
                     <div class="line">Till his lost child be found? which that it shall,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is all as monstrous to our human reason</div>
                     <div class="line">As my Antigonus to break his grave</div>
                     <div class="line">And come again to me; who, on my life,</div>
                     <div class="line">Did perish with the infant. 'Tis your counsel</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord should to the heavens be contrary,</div>
                     <div class="line">Oppose against their wills.</div>
                     <p>To LEONTES</p>
                     <div class="line">Care not for issue;</div>
                     <div class="line">The crown will find an heir: great Alexander</div>
                     <div class="line">Left his to the worthiest; so his successor</div>
                     <div class="line">Was like to be the best.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Paulina,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who hast the memory of Hermione,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know, in honour, O, that ever I</div>
                     <div class="line">Had squared me to thy counsel! then, even now,</div>
                     <div class="line">I might have look'd upon my queen's full eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have taken treasure from her lips--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">And left them</div>
                     <div class="line">More rich for what they yielded.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou speak'st truth.</div>
                     <div class="line">No more such wives; therefore, no wife: one worse,</div>
                     <div class="line">And better used, would make her sainted spirit</div>
                     <div class="line">Again possess her corpse, and on this stage,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where we're offenders now, appear soul-vex'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">And begin, 'Why to me?'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Had she such power,</div>
                     <div class="line">She had just cause.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">She had; and would incense me</div>
                     <div class="line">To murder her I married.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I should so.</div>
                     <div class="line">Were I the ghost that walk'd, I'ld bid you mark</div>
                     <div class="line">Her eye, and tell me for what dull part in't</div>
                     <div class="line">You chose her; then I'ld shriek, that even your ears</div>
                     <div class="line">Should rift to hear me; and the words that follow'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Should be 'Remember mine.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Stars, stars,</div>
                     <div class="line">And all eyes else dead coals! Fear thou no wife;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll have no wife, Paulina.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you swear</div>
                     <div class="line">Never to marry but by my free leave?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Never, Paulina; so be blest my spirit!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, good my lords, bear witness to his oath.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLEOMENES</div>
                     <div class="line">You tempt him over-much.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless another,</div>
                     <div class="line">As like Hermione as is her picture,</div>
                     <div class="line">Affront his eye.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLEOMENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Good madam,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have done.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, if my lord will marry,--if you will, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">No remedy, but you will,--give me the office</div>
                     <div class="line">To choose you a queen: she shall not be so young</div>
                     <div class="line">As was your former; but she shall be such</div>
                     <div class="line">As, walk'd your first queen's ghost,</div>
                     <div class="line">it should take joy</div>
                     <div class="line">To see her in your arms.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">My true Paulina,</div>
                     <div class="line">We shall not marry till thou bid'st us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">That</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be when your first queen's again in breath;</div>
                     <div class="line">Never till then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Gentleman</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">One that gives out himself Prince Florizel,</div>
                     <div class="line">Son of Polixenes, with his princess, she</div>
                     <div class="line">The fairest I have yet beheld, desires access</div>
                     <div class="line">To your high presence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">What with him? he comes not</div>
                     <div class="line">Like to his father's greatness: his approach,</div>
                     <div class="line">So out of circumstance and sudden, tells us</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis not a visitation framed, but forced</div>
                     <div class="line">By need and accident. What train?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">But few,</div>
                     <div class="line">And those but mean.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">His princess, say you, with him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, the most peerless piece of earth, I think,</div>
                     <div class="line">That e'er the sun shone bright on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">O Hermione,</div>
                     <div class="line">As every present time doth boast itself</div>
                     <div class="line">Above a better gone, so must thy grave</div>
                     <div class="line">Give way to what's seen now! Sir, you yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">Have said and writ so, but your writing now</div>
                     <div class="line">Is colder than that theme, 'She had not been,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor was not to be equall'd;'--thus your verse</div>
                     <div class="line">Flow'd with her beauty once: 'tis shrewdly ebb'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">To say you have seen a better.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon, madam:</div>
                     <div class="line">The one I have almost forgot,--your pardon,--</div>
                     <div class="line">The other, when she has obtain'd your eye,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will have your tongue too. This is a creature,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would she begin a sect, might quench the zeal</div>
                     <div class="line">Of all professors else, make proselytes</div>
                     <div class="line">Of who she but bid follow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">How! not women?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Women will love her, that she is a woman</div>
                     <div class="line">More worth than any man; men, that she is</div>
                     <div class="line">The rarest of all women.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, Cleomenes;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yourself, assisted with your honour'd friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bring them to our embracement. Still, 'tis strange</div>
                     <p>Exeunt CLEOMENES and others</p>
                     <div class="line">He thus should steal upon us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Had our prince,</div>
                     <div class="line">Jewel of children, seen this hour, he had pair'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Well with this lord: there was not full a month</div>
                     <div class="line">Between their births.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, no more; cease; thou know'st</div>
                     <div class="line">He dies to me again when talk'd of: sure,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I shall see this gentleman, thy speeches</div>
                     <div class="line">Will bring me to consider that which may</div>
                     <div class="line">Unfurnish me of reason. They are come.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter CLEOMENES and others, with FLORIZEL and PERDITA</p>
                     <div class="line">Your mother was most true to wedlock, prince;</div>
                     <div class="line">For she did print your royal father off,</div>
                     <div class="line">Conceiving you: were I but twenty-one,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your father's image is so hit in you,</div>
                     <div class="line">His very air, that I should call you brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">As I did him, and speak of something wildly</div>
                     <div class="line">By us perform'd before. Most dearly welcome!</div>
                     <div class="line">And your fair princess,--goddess!--O, alas!</div>
                     <div class="line">I lost a couple, that 'twixt heaven and earth</div>
                     <div class="line">Might thus have stood begetting wonder as</div>
                     <div class="line">You, gracious couple, do: and then I lost--</div>
                     <div class="line">All mine own folly--the society,</div>
                     <div class="line">Amity too, of your brave father, whom,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though bearing misery, I desire my life</div>
                     <div class="line">Once more to look on him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">By his command</div>
                     <div class="line">Have I here touch'd Sicilia and from him</div>
                     <div class="line">Give you all greetings that a king, at friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">Can send his brother: and, but infirmity</div>
                     <div class="line">Which waits upon worn times hath something seized</div>
                     <div class="line">His wish'd ability, he had himself</div>
                     <div class="line">The lands and waters 'twixt your throne and his</div>
                     <div class="line">Measured to look upon you; whom he loves--</div>
                     <div class="line">He bade me say so--more than all the sceptres</div>
                     <div class="line">And those that bear them living.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">O my brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">Good gentleman! the wrongs I have done thee stir</div>
                     <div class="line">Afresh within me, and these thy offices,</div>
                     <div class="line">So rarely kind, are as interpreters</div>
                     <div class="line">Of my behind-hand slackness. Welcome hither,</div>
                     <div class="line">As is the spring to the earth. And hath he too</div>
                     <div class="line">Exposed this paragon to the fearful usage,</div>
                     <div class="line">At least ungentle, of the dreadful Neptune,</div>
                     <div class="line">To greet a man not worth her pains, much less</div>
                     <div class="line">The adventure of her person?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Good my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">She came from Libya.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Where the warlike Smalus,</div>
                     <div class="line">That noble honour'd lord, is fear'd and loved?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Most royal sir, from thence; from him, whose daughter</div>
                     <div class="line">His tears proclaim'd his, parting with her: thence,</div>
                     <div class="line">A prosperous south-wind friendly, we have cross'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">To execute the charge my father gave me</div>
                     <div class="line">For visiting your highness: my best train</div>
                     <div class="line">I have from your Sicilian shores dismiss'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">Who for Bohemia bend, to signify</div>
                     <div class="line">Not only my success in Libya, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">But my arrival and my wife's in safety</div>
                     <div class="line">Here where we are.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">The blessed gods</div>
                     <div class="line">Purge all infection from our air whilst you</div>
                     <div class="line">Do climate here! You have a holy father,</div>
                     <div class="line">A graceful gentleman; against whose person,</div>
                     <div class="line">So sacred as it is, I have done sin:</div>
                     <div class="line">For which the heavens, taking angry note,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have left me issueless; and your father's blest,</div>
                     <div class="line">As he from heaven merits it, with you</div>
                     <div class="line">Worthy his goodness. What might I have been,</div>
                     <div class="line">Might I a son and daughter now have look'd on,</div>
                     <div class="line">Such goodly things as you!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Lord</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Most noble sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">That which I shall report will bear no credit,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were not the proof so nigh. Please you, great sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bohemia greets you from himself by me;</div>
                     <div class="line">Desires you to attach his son, who has--</div>
                     <div class="line">His dignity and duty both cast off--</div>
                     <div class="line">Fled from his father, from his hopes, and with</div>
                     <div class="line">A shepherd's daughter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Where's Bohemia? speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Here in your city; I now came from him:</div>
                     <div class="line">I speak amazedly; and it becomes</div>
                     <div class="line">My marvel and my message. To your court</div>
                     <div class="line">Whiles he was hastening, in the chase, it seems,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of this fair couple, meets he on the way</div>
                     <div class="line">The father of this seeming lady and</div>
                     <div class="line">Her brother, having both their country quitted</div>
                     <div class="line">With this young prince.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Camillo has betray'd me;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose honour and whose honesty till now</div>
                     <div class="line">Endured all weathers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay't so to his charge:</div>
                     <div class="line">He's with the king your father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Who? Camillo?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Camillo, sir; I spake with him; who now</div>
                     <div class="line">Has these poor men in question. Never saw I</div>
                     <div class="line">Wretches so quake: they kneel, they kiss the earth;</div>
                     <div class="line">Forswear themselves as often as they speak:</div>
                     <div class="line">Bohemia stops his ears, and threatens them</div>
                     <div class="line">With divers deaths in death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">O my poor father!</div>
                     <div class="line">The heaven sets spies upon us, will not have</div>
                     <div class="line">Our contract celebrated.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">You are married?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">We are not, sir, nor are we like to be;</div>
                     <div class="line">The stars, I see, will kiss the valleys first:</div>
                     <div class="line">The odds for high and low's alike.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this the daughter of a king?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">She is,</div>
                     <div class="line">When once she is my wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">That 'once' I see by your good father's speed</div>
                     <div class="line">Will come on very slowly. I am sorry,</div>
                     <div class="line">Most sorry, you have broken from his liking</div>
                     <div class="line">Where you were tied in duty, and as sorry</div>
                     <div class="line">Your choice is not so rich in worth as beauty,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you might well enjoy her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLORIZEL</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear, look up:</div>
                     <div class="line">Though Fortune, visible an enemy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Should chase us with my father, power no jot</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath she to change our loves. Beseech you, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Remember since you owed no more to time</div>
                     <div class="line">Than I do now: with thought of such affections,</div>
                     <div class="line">Step forth mine advocate; at your request</div>
                     <div class="line">My father will grant precious things as trifles.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Would he do so, I'ld beg your precious mistress,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which he counts but a trifle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, my liege,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your eye hath too much youth in't: not a month</div>
                     <div class="line">'Fore your queen died, she was more worth such gazes</div>
                     <div class="line">Than what you look on now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">I thought of her,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even in these looks I made.</div>
                     <p>To FLORIZEL</p>
                     <div class="line">But your petition</div>
                     <div class="line">Is yet unanswer'd. I will to your father:</div>
                     <div class="line">Your honour not o'erthrown by your desires,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am friend to them and you: upon which errand</div>
                     <div class="line">I now go toward him; therefore follow me</div>
                     <div class="line">And mark what way I make: come, good my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II. Before LEONTES' palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter AUTOLYCUS and a Gentleman</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Beseech you, sir, were you present at this relation?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">I was by at the opening of the fardel, heard the old</div>
                     <div class="line">shepherd deliver the manner how he found it:</div>
                     <div class="line">whereupon, after a little amazedness, we were all</div>
                     <div class="line">commanded out of the chamber; only this methought I</div>
                     <div class="line">heard the shepherd say, he found the child.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I would most gladly know the issue of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">I make a broken delivery of the business; but the</div>
                     <div class="line">changes I perceived in the king and Camillo were</div>
                     <div class="line">very notes of admiration: they seemed almost, with</div>
                     <div class="line">staring on one another, to tear the cases of their</div>
                     <div class="line">eyes; there was speech in their dumbness, language</div>
                     <div class="line">in their very gesture; they looked as they had heard</div>
                     <div class="line">of a world ransomed, or one destroyed: a notable</div>
                     <div class="line">passion of wonder appeared in them; but the wisest</div>
                     <div class="line">beholder, that knew no more but seeing, could not</div>
                     <div class="line">say if the importance were joy or sorrow; but in the</div>
                     <div class="line">extremity of the one, it must needs be.</div>
                     <p>Enter another Gentleman</p>
                     <div class="line">Here comes a gentleman that haply knows more.</div>
                     <div class="line">The news, Rogero?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing but bonfires: the oracle is fulfilled; the</div>
                     <div class="line">king's daughter is found: such a deal of wonder is</div>
                     <div class="line">broken out within this hour that ballad-makers</div>
                     <div class="line">cannot be able to express it.</div>
                     <p>Enter a third Gentleman</p>
                     <div class="line">Here comes the Lady Paulina's steward: he can</div>
                     <div class="line">deliver you more. How goes it now, sir? this news</div>
                     <div class="line">which is called true is so like an old tale, that</div>
                     <div class="line">the verity of it is in strong suspicion: has the king</div>
                     <div class="line">found his heir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Most true, if ever truth were pregnant by</div>
                     <div class="line">circumstance: that which you hear you'll swear you</div>
                     <div class="line">see, there is such unity in the proofs. The mantle</div>
                     <div class="line">of Queen Hermione's, her jewel about the neck of it,</div>
                     <div class="line">the letters of Antigonus found with it which they</div>
                     <div class="line">know to be his character, the majesty of the</div>
                     <div class="line">creature in resemblance of the mother, the affection</div>
                     <div class="line">of nobleness which nature shows above her breeding,</div>
                     <div class="line">and many other evidences proclaim her with all</div>
                     <div class="line">certainty to be the king's daughter. Did you see</div>
                     <div class="line">the meeting of the two kings?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Then have you lost a sight, which was to be seen,</div>
                     <div class="line">cannot be spoken of. There might you have beheld one</div>
                     <div class="line">joy crown another, so and in such manner that it</div>
                     <div class="line">seemed sorrow wept to take leave of them, for their</div>
                     <div class="line">joy waded in tears. There was casting up of eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">holding up of hands, with countenances of such</div>
                     <div class="line">distraction that they were to be known by garment,</div>
                     <div class="line">not by favour. Our king, being ready to leap out of</div>
                     <div class="line">himself for joy of his found daughter, as if that</div>
                     <div class="line">joy were now become a loss, cries 'O, thy mother,</div>
                     <div class="line">thy mother!' then asks Bohemia forgiveness; then</div>
                     <div class="line">embraces his son-in-law; then again worries he his</div>
                     <div class="line">daughter with clipping her; now he thanks the old</div>
                     <div class="line">shepherd, which stands by like a weather-bitten</div>
                     <div class="line">conduit of many kings' reigns. I never heard of such</div>
                     <div class="line">another encounter, which lames report to follow it</div>
                     <div class="line">and undoes description to do it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">What, pray you, became of Antigonus, that carried</div>
                     <div class="line">hence the child?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Like an old tale still, which will have matter to</div>
                     <div class="line">rehearse, though credit be asleep and not an ear</div>
                     <div class="line">open. He was torn to pieces with a bear: this</div>
                     <div class="line">avouches the shepherd's son; who has not only his</div>
                     <div class="line">innocence, which seems much, to justify him, but a</div>
                     <div class="line">handkerchief and rings of his that Paulina knows.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">What became of his bark and his followers?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Wrecked the same instant of their master's death and</div>
                     <div class="line">in the view of the shepherd: so that all the</div>
                     <div class="line">instruments which aided to expose the child were</div>
                     <div class="line">even then lost when it was found. But O, the noble</div>
                     <div class="line">combat that 'twixt joy and sorrow was fought in</div>
                     <div class="line">Paulina! She had one eye declined for the loss of</div>
                     <div class="line">her husband, another elevated that the oracle was</div>
                     <div class="line">fulfilled: she lifted the princess from the earth,</div>
                     <div class="line">and so locks her in embracing, as if she would pin</div>
                     <div class="line">her to her heart that she might no more be in danger</div>
                     <div class="line">of losing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">The dignity of this act was worth the audience of</div>
                     <div class="line">kings and princes; for by such was it acted.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">One of the prettiest touches of all and that which</div>
                     <div class="line">angled for mine eyes, caught the water though not</div>
                     <div class="line">the fish, was when, at the relation of the queen's</div>
                     <div class="line">death, with the manner how she came to't bravely</div>
                     <div class="line">confessed and lamented by the king, how</div>
                     <div class="line">attentiveness wounded his daughter; till, from one</div>
                     <div class="line">sign of dolour to another, she did, with an 'Alas,'</div>
                     <div class="line">I would fain say, bleed tears, for I am sure my</div>
                     <div class="line">heart wept blood. Who was most marble there changed</div>
                     <div class="line">colour; some swooned, all sorrowed: if all the world</div>
                     <div class="line">could have seen 't, the woe had been universal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Are they returned to the court?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">No: the princess hearing of her mother's statue,</div>
                     <div class="line">which is in the keeping of Paulina,--a piece many</div>
                     <div class="line">years in doing and now newly performed by that rare</div>
                     <div class="line">Italian master, Julio Romano, who, had he himself</div>
                     <div class="line">eternity and could put breath into his work, would</div>
                     <div class="line">beguile Nature of her custom, so perfectly he is her</div>
                     <div class="line">ape: he so near to Hermione hath done Hermione that</div>
                     <div class="line">they say one would speak to her and stand in hope of</div>
                     <div class="line">answer: thither with all greediness of affection</div>
                     <div class="line">are they gone, and there they intend to sup.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">I thought she had some great matter there in hand;</div>
                     <div class="line">for she hath privately twice or thrice a day, ever</div>
                     <div class="line">since the death of Hermione, visited that removed</div>
                     <div class="line">house. Shall we thither and with our company piece</div>
                     <div class="line">the rejoicing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Who would be thence that has the benefit of access?</div>
                     <div class="line">every wink of an eye some new grace will be born:</div>
                     <div class="line">our absence makes us unthrifty to our knowledge.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's along.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt Gentlemen</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, had I not the dash of my former life in me,</div>
                     <div class="line">would preferment drop on my head. I brought the old</div>
                     <div class="line">man and his son aboard the prince: told him I heard</div>
                     <div class="line">them talk of a fardel and I know not what: but he</div>
                     <div class="line">at that time, overfond of the shepherd's daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">so he then took her to be, who began to be much</div>
                     <div class="line">sea-sick, and himself little better, extremity of</div>
                     <div class="line">weather continuing, this mystery remained</div>
                     <div class="line">undiscovered. But 'tis all one to me; for had I</div>
                     <div class="line">been the finder out of this secret, it would not</div>
                     <div class="line">have relished among my other discredits.</div>
                     <p>Enter Shepherd and Clown</p>
                     <div class="line">Here come those I have done good to against my will,</div>
                     <div class="line">and already appearing in the blossoms of their
                    fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, boy; I am past moe children, but thy sons and</div>
                     <div class="line">daughters will be all gentlemen born.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">You are well met, sir. You denied to fight with me</div>
                     <div class="line">this other day, because I was no gentleman born.</div>
                     <div class="line">See you these clothes? say you see them not and</div>
                     <div class="line">think me still no gentleman born: you were best say</div>
                     <div class="line">these robes are not gentlemen born: give me the</div>
                     <div class="line">lie, do, and try whether I am not now a gentleman
                    born.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I know you are now, sir, a gentleman born.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and have been so any time these four hours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">And so have I, boy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">So you have: but I was a gentleman born before my</div>
                     <div class="line">father; for the king's son took me by the hand, and</div>
                     <div class="line">called me brother; and then the two kings called my</div>
                     <div class="line">father brother; and then the prince my brother and</div>
                     <div class="line">the princess my sister called my father father; and</div>
                     <div class="line">so we wept, and there was the first gentleman-like</div>
                     <div class="line">tears that ever we shed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">We may live, son, to shed many more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay; or else 'twere hard luck, being in so</div>
                     <div class="line">preposterous estate as we are.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I humbly beseech you, sir, to pardon me all the</div>
                     <div class="line">faults I have committed to your worship and to give</div>
                     <div class="line">me your good report to the prince my master.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, son, do; for we must be gentle, now we are</div>
                     <div class="line">gentlemen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wilt amend thy life?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, an it like your good worship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me thy hand: I will swear to the prince thou</div>
                     <div class="line">art as honest a true fellow as any is in Bohemia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">You may say it, but not swear it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Not swear it, now I am a gentleman? Let boors and</div>
                     <div class="line">franklins say it, I'll swear it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Shepherd</div>
                     <div class="line">How if it be false, son?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be ne'er so false, a true gentleman may swear</div>
                     <div class="line">it in the behalf of his friend: and I'll swear to</div>
                     <div class="line">the prince thou art a tall fellow of thy hands and</div>
                     <div class="line">that thou wilt not be drunk; but I know thou art no</div>
                     <div class="line">tall fellow of thy hands and that thou wilt be</div>
                     <div class="line">drunk: but I'll swear it, and I would thou wouldst</div>
                     <div class="line">be a tall fellow of thy hands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">AUTOLYCUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will prove so, sir, to my power.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, by any means prove a tall fellow: if I do not</div>
                     <div class="line">wonder how thou darest venture to be drunk, not</div>
                     <div class="line">being a tall fellow, trust me not. Hark! the kings</div>
                     <div class="line">and the princes, our kindred, are going to see the</div>
                     <div class="line">queen's picture. Come, follow us: we'll be thy</div>
                     <div class="line">good masters.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III. A chapel in PAULINA'S house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LEONTES, POLIXENES, FLORIZEL, PERDITA, CAMILLO, PAULINA,
                Lords, and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">O grave and good Paulina, the great comfort</div>
                     <div class="line">That I have had of thee!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">What, sovereign sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">I did not well I meant well. All my services</div>
                     <div class="line">You have paid home: but that you have vouchsafed,</div>
                     <div class="line">With your crown'd brother and these your contracted</div>
                     <div class="line">Heirs of your kingdoms, my poor house to visit,</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a surplus of your grace, which never</div>
                     <div class="line">My life may last to answer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">O Paulina,</div>
                     <div class="line">We honour you with trouble: but we came</div>
                     <div class="line">To see the statue of our queen: your gallery</div>
                     <div class="line">Have we pass'd through, not without much content</div>
                     <div class="line">In many singularities; but we saw not</div>
                     <div class="line">That which my daughter came to look upon,</div>
                     <div class="line">The statue of her mother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">As she lived peerless,</div>
                     <div class="line">So her dead likeness, I do well believe,</div>
                     <div class="line">Excels whatever yet you look'd upon</div>
                     <div class="line">Or hand of man hath done; therefore I keep it</div>
                     <div class="line">Lonely, apart. But here it is: prepare</div>
                     <div class="line">To see the life as lively mock'd as ever</div>
                     <div class="line">Still sleep mock'd death: behold, and say 'tis well.</div>
                     <p>PAULINA draws a curtain, and discovers HERMIONE standing
                        like a statue</p>
                     <div class="line">I like your silence, it the more shows off</div>
                     <div class="line">Your wonder: but yet speak; first, you, my liege,</div>
                     <div class="line">Comes it not something near?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Her natural posture!</div>
                     <div class="line">Chide me, dear stone, that I may say indeed</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art Hermione; or rather, thou art she</div>
                     <div class="line">In thy not chiding, for she was as tender</div>
                     <div class="line">As infancy and grace. But yet, Paulina,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hermione was not so much wrinkled, nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">So aged as this seems.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">O, not by much.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">So much the more our carver's excellence;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which lets go by some sixteen years and makes her</div>
                     <div class="line">As she lived now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">As now she might have done,</div>
                     <div class="line">So much to my good comfort, as it is</div>
                     <div class="line">Now piercing to my soul. O, thus she stood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even with such life of majesty, warm life,</div>
                     <div class="line">As now it coldly stands, when first I woo'd her!</div>
                     <div class="line">I am ashamed: does not the stone rebuke me</div>
                     <div class="line">For being more stone than it? O royal piece,</div>
                     <div class="line">There's magic in thy majesty, which has</div>
                     <div class="line">My evils conjured to remembrance and</div>
                     <div class="line">From thy admiring daughter took the spirits,</div>
                     <div class="line">Standing like stone with thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">And give me leave,</div>
                     <div class="line">And do not say 'tis superstition, that</div>
                     <div class="line">I kneel and then implore her blessing. Lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear queen, that ended when I but began,</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me that hand of yours to kiss.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, patience!</div>
                     <div class="line">The statue is but newly fix'd, the colour's Not dry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, your sorrow was too sore laid on,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which sixteen winters cannot blow away,</div>
                     <div class="line">So many summers dry; scarce any joy</div>
                     <div class="line">Did ever so long live; no sorrow</div>
                     <div class="line">But kill'd itself much sooner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear my brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him that was the cause of this have power</div>
                     <div class="line">To take off so much grief from you as he</div>
                     <div class="line">Will piece up in himself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I had thought the sight of my poor image</div>
                     <div class="line">Would thus have wrought you,--for the stone is mine--</div>
                     <div class="line">I'ld not have show'd it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not draw the curtain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">No longer shall you gaze on't, lest your fancy</div>
                     <div class="line">May think anon it moves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Let be, let be.</div>
                     <div class="line">Would I were dead, but that, methinks, already--</div>
                     <div class="line">What was he that did make it? See, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would you not deem it breathed? and that those veins</div>
                     <div class="line">Did verily bear blood?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Masterly done:</div>
                     <div class="line">The very life seems warm upon her lip.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">The fixture of her eye has motion in't,</div>
                     <div class="line">As we are mock'd with art.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll draw the curtain:</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord's almost so far transported that</div>
                     <div class="line">He'll think anon it lives.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">O sweet Paulina,</div>
                     <div class="line">Make me to think so twenty years together!</div>
                     <div class="line">No settled senses of the world can match</div>
                     <div class="line">The pleasure of that madness. Let 't alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sorry, sir, I have thus far stirr'd you: but</div>
                     <div class="line">I could afflict you farther.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Do, Paulina;</div>
                     <div class="line">For this affliction has a taste as sweet</div>
                     <div class="line">As any cordial comfort. Still, methinks,</div>
                     <div class="line">There is an air comes from her: what fine chisel</div>
                     <div class="line">Could ever yet cut breath? Let no man mock me,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I will kiss her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good my lord, forbear:</div>
                     <div class="line">The ruddiness upon her lip is wet;</div>
                     <div class="line">You'll mar it if you kiss it, stain your own</div>
                     <div class="line">With oily painting. Shall I draw the curtain?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not these twenty years.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PERDITA</div>
                     <div class="line">So long could I</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand by, a looker on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Either forbear,</div>
                     <div class="line">Quit presently the chapel, or resolve you</div>
                     <div class="line">For more amazement. If you can behold it,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll make the statue move indeed, descend</div>
                     <div class="line">And take you by the hand; but then you'll think--</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I protest against--I am assisted</div>
                     <div class="line">By wicked powers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">What you can make her do,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am content to look on: what to speak,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am content to hear; for 'tis as easy</div>
                     <div class="line">To make her speak as move.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">It is required</div>
                     <div class="line">You do awake your faith. Then all stand still;</div>
                     <div class="line">On: those that think it is unlawful business</div>
                     <div class="line">I am about, let them depart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">Proceed:</div>
                     <div class="line">No foot shall stir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">Music, awake her; strike!</div>
                     <p>Music</p>
                     <div class="line">'Tis time; descend; be stone no more; approach;</div>
                     <div class="line">Strike all that look upon with marvel. Come,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll fill your grave up: stir, nay, come away,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bequeath to death your numbness, for from him</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear life redeems you. You perceive she stirs:</div>
                     <p>HERMIONE comes down</p>
                     <div class="line">Start not; her actions shall be holy as</div>
                     <div class="line">You hear my spell is lawful: do not shun her</div>
                     <div class="line">Until you see her die again; for then</div>
                     <div class="line">You kill her double. Nay, present your hand:</div>
                     <div class="line">When she was young you woo'd her; now in age</div>
                     <div class="line">Is she become the suitor?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">O, she's warm!</div>
                     <div class="line">If this be magic, let it be an art</div>
                     <div class="line">Lawful as eating.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">She embraces him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                     <div class="line">She hangs about his neck:</div>
                     <div class="line">If she pertain to life let her speak too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and make't manifest where she has lived,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or how stolen from the dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">That she is living,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were it but told you, should be hooted at</div>
                     <div class="line">Like an old tale: but it appears she lives,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though yet she speak not. Mark a little while.</div>
                     <div class="line">Please you to interpose, fair madam: kneel</div>
                     <div class="line">And pray your mother's blessing. Turn, good lady;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our Perdita is found.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                     <div class="line">You gods, look down</div>
                     <div class="line">And from your sacred vials pour your graces</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon my daughter's head! Tell me, mine own.</div>
                     <div class="line">Where hast thou been preserved? where lived? how found</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy father's court? for thou shalt hear that I,</div>
                     <div class="line">Knowing by Paulina that the oracle</div>
                     <div class="line">Gave hope thou wast in being, have preserved</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself to see the issue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                     <div class="line">There's time enough for that;</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest they desire upon this push to trouble</div>
                     <div class="line">Your joys with like relation. Go together,</div>
                     <div class="line">You precious winners all; your exultation</div>
                     <div class="line">Partake to every one. I, an old turtle,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will wing me to some wither'd bough and there</div>
                     <div class="line">My mate, that's never to be found again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lament till I am lost.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                     <div class="line">O, peace, Paulina!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou shouldst a husband take by my consent,</div>
                     <div class="line">As I by thine a wife: this is a match,</div>
                     <div class="line">And made between's by vows. Thou hast found mine;</div>
                     <div class="line">But how, is to be question'd; for I saw her,</div>
                     <div class="line">As I thought, dead, and have in vain said many</div>
                     <div class="line">A prayer upon her grave. I'll not seek far--</div>
                     <div class="line">For him, I partly know his mind--to find thee</div>
                     <div class="line">An honourable husband. Come, Camillo,</div>
                     <div class="line">And take her by the hand, whose worth and honesty</div>
                     <div class="line">Is richly noted and here justified</div>
                     <div class="line">By us, a pair of kings. Let's from this place.</div>
                     <div class="line">What! look upon my brother: both your pardons,</div>
                     <div class="line">That e'er I put between your holy looks</div>
                     <div class="line">My ill suspicion. This is your son-in-law,</div>
                     <div class="line">And son unto the king, who, heavens directing,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is troth-plight to your daughter. Good Paulina,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lead us from hence, where we may leisurely</div>
                     <div class="line">Each one demand an answer to his part</div>
                     <div class="line">Perform'd in this wide gap of time since first</div>
                     <div class="line">We were dissever'd: hastily lead away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
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         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>The Winter's Tale</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. Antechamber in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II. A room of state in the same.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II. A prison.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I. A sea-port in Sicilia.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II. A court of Justice.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III. Bohemia. A desert country near the sea.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II. Bohemia. The palace of POLIXENES.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III. A road near the Shepherd's cottage.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV. The Shepherd's cottage.</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. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II. Before LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III. A chapel in PAULINA'S house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
               </ul>
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         <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">LEONTES, king of Sicilia.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">MAMILLIUS, young prince of Sicilia.</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">CAMILLO</span>
                              <span class="personname">ANTIGONUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">CLEOMENES</span>
                              <span class="personname">DION</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">Four Lords of Sicilia.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">POLIXENES, King of Bohemia.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">FLORIZEL, Prince of Bohemia.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">ARCHIDAMUS, a Lord of Bohemia.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Old Shepherd, reputed father of Perdita. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Clown, his son.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">AUTOLYCUS, a rogue.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Mariner. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Gaoler. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">HERMIONE, queen to Leontes.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">PERDITA, daughter to Leontes and Hermione.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">PAULINA, wife to Antigonus.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EMILIA, a lady attending on Hermione</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">MOPSA</span>
                              <span class="personname">DORCAS</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">Shepherdesses.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Other Lords and Gentlemen, Ladies, Officers, and Servants,
                Shepherds, and Shepherdesses.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Time, as Chorus.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>SCENE Sicilia, and Bohemia.</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. Antechamber in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II. A room of state in the same.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="content">
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>1. SCENE I. Antechamber in LEONTES' palace.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter CAMILLO and ARCHIDAMUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                              <div class="line">If you shall chance, Camillo, to visit Bohemia, on</div>
                              <div class="line">the like occasion whereon my services are now on</div>
                              <div class="line">foot, you shall see, as I have said, great</div>
                              <div class="line">difference betwixt our Bohemia and your Sicilia.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I think, this coming summer, the King of Sicilia</div>
                              <div class="line">means to pay Bohemia the visitation which he justly owes
                    him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Wherein our entertainment shall shame us we will be</div>
                              <div class="line">justified in our loves; for indeed--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Beseech you,--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Verily, I speak it in the freedom of my knowledge:</div>
                              <div class="line">we cannot with such magnificence--in so rare--I know</div>
                              <div class="line">not what to say. We will give you sleepy drinks,</div>
                              <div class="line">that your senses, unintelligent of our insufficience,</div>
                              <div class="line">may, though they cannot praise us, as little accuse</div>
                              <div class="line">us.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">You pay a great deal too dear for what's given freely.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Believe me, I speak as my understanding instructs me</div>
                              <div class="line">and as mine honesty puts it to utterance.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Sicilia cannot show himself over-kind to Bohemia.</div>
                              <div class="line">They were trained together in their childhoods; and</div>
                              <div class="line">there rooted betwixt them then such an affection,</div>
                              <div class="line">which cannot choose but branch now. Since their</div>
                              <div class="line">more mature dignities and royal necessities made</div>
                              <div class="line">separation of their society, their encounters,</div>
                              <div class="line">though not personal, have been royally attorneyed</div>
                              <div class="line">with interchange of gifts, letters, loving</div>
                              <div class="line">embassies; that they have seemed to be together,</div>
                              <div class="line">though absent, shook hands, as over a vast, and</div>
                              <div class="line">embraced, as it were, from the ends of opposed</div>
                              <div class="line">winds. The heavens continue their loves!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I think there is not in the world either malice or</div>
                              <div class="line">matter to alter it. You have an unspeakable</div>
                              <div class="line">comfort of your young prince Mamillius: it is a</div>
                              <div class="line">gentleman of the greatest promise that ever came</div>
                              <div class="line">into my note.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I very well agree with you in the hopes of him: it</div>
                              <div class="line">is a gallant child; one that indeed physics the</div>
                              <div class="line">subject, makes old hearts fresh: they that went on</div>
                              <div class="line">crutches ere he was born desire yet their life to</div>
                              <div class="line">see him a man.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Would they else be content to die?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes; if there were no other excuse why they should</div>
                              <div class="line">desire to live.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ARCHIDAMUS</div>
                              <div class="line">If the king had no son, they would desire to live</div>
                              <div class="line">on crutches till he had one.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>2. SCENE II. A room of state in the same.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter LEONTES, HERMIONE, MAMILLIUS, POLIXENES, CAMILLO, and
                Attendants</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">Nine changes of the watery star hath been</div>
                              <div class="line">The shepherd's note since we have left our throne</div>
                              <div class="line">Without a burthen: time as long again</div>
                              <div class="line">Would be find up, my brother, with our thanks;</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet we should, for perpetuity,</div>
                              <div class="line">Go hence in debt: and therefore, like a cipher,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet standing in rich place, I multiply</div>
                              <div class="line">With one 'We thank you' many thousands moe</div>
                              <div class="line">That go before it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Stay your thanks a while;</div>
                              <div class="line">And pay them when you part.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, that's to-morrow.</div>
                              <div class="line">I am question'd by my fears, of what may chance</div>
                              <div class="line">Or breed upon our absence; that may blow</div>
                              <div class="line">No sneaping winds at home, to make us say</div>
                              <div class="line">'This is put forth too truly:' besides, I have stay'd</div>
                              <div class="line">To tire your royalty.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">We are tougher, brother,</div>
                              <div class="line">Than you can put us to't.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">No longer stay.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">One seven-night longer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">Very sooth, to-morrow.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">We'll part the time between's then; and in that</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll no gainsaying.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">Press me not, beseech you, so.</div>
                              <div class="line">There is no tongue that moves, none, none i' the world,</div>
                              <div class="line">So soon as yours could win me: so it should now,</div>
                              <div class="line">Were there necessity in your request, although</div>
                              <div class="line">'Twere needful I denied it. My affairs</div>
                              <div class="line">Do even drag me homeward: which to hinder</div>
                              <div class="line">Were in your love a whip to me; my stay</div>
                              <div class="line">To you a charge and trouble: to save both,</div>
                              <div class="line">Farewell, our brother.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Tongue-tied, our queen?</div>
                              <div class="line">speak you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">I had thought, sir, to have held my peace until</div>
                              <div class="line">You have drawn oaths from him not to stay. You, sir,</div>
                              <div class="line">Charge him too coldly. Tell him, you are sure</div>
                              <div class="line">All in Bohemia's well; this satisfaction</div>
                              <div class="line">The by-gone day proclaim'd: say this to him,</div>
                              <div class="line">He's beat from his best ward.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Well said, Hermione.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">To tell, he longs to see his son, were strong:</div>
                              <div class="line">But let him say so then, and let him go;</div>
                              <div class="line">But let him swear so, and he shall not stay,</div>
                              <div class="line">We'll thwack him hence with distaffs.</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet of your royal presence I'll adventure</div>
                              <div class="line">The borrow of a week. When at Bohemia</div>
                              <div class="line">You take my lord, I'll give him my commission</div>
                              <div class="line">To let him there a month behind the gest</div>
                              <div class="line">Prefix'd for's parting: yet, good deed, Leontes,</div>
                              <div class="line">I love thee not a jar o' the clock behind</div>
                              <div class="line">What lady-she her lord. You'll stay?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">No, madam.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, but you will?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">I may not, verily.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Verily!</div>
                              <div class="line">You put me off with limber vows; but I,</div>
                              <div class="line">Though you would seek to unsphere the</div>
                              <div class="line">stars with oaths,</div>
                              <div class="line">Should yet say 'Sir, no going.' Verily,</div>
                              <div class="line">You shall not go: a lady's 'Verily' 's</div>
                              <div class="line">As potent as a lord's. Will you go yet?</div>
                              <div class="line">Force me to keep you as a prisoner,</div>
                              <div class="line">Not like a guest; so you shall pay your fees</div>
                              <div class="line">When you depart, and save your thanks. How say you?</div>
                              <div class="line">My prisoner? or my guest? by your dread 'Verily,'</div>
                              <div class="line">One of them you shall be.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">Your guest, then, madam:</div>
                              <div class="line">To be your prisoner should import offending;</div>
                              <div class="line">Which is for me less easy to commit</div>
                              <div class="line">Than you to punish.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Not your gaoler, then,</div>
                              <div class="line">But your kind hostess. Come, I'll question you</div>
                              <div class="line">Of my lord's tricks and yours when you were boys:</div>
                              <div class="line">You were pretty lordings then?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">We were, fair queen,</div>
                              <div class="line">Two lads that thought there was no more behind</div>
                              <div class="line">But such a day to-morrow as to-day,</div>
                              <div class="line">And to be boy eternal.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Was not my lord</div>
                              <div class="line">The verier wag o' the two?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">We were as twinn'd lambs that did frisk i' the sun,</div>
                              <div class="line">And bleat the one at the other: what we changed</div>
                              <div class="line">Was innocence for innocence; we knew not</div>
                              <div class="line">The doctrine of ill-doing, nor dream'd</div>
                              <div class="line">That any did. Had we pursued that life,</div>
                              <div class="line">And our weak spirits ne'er been higher rear'd</div>
                              <div class="line">With stronger blood, we should have answer'd heaven</div>
                              <div class="line">Boldly 'not guilty;' the imposition clear'd</div>
                              <div class="line">Hereditary ours.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">By this we gather</div>
                              <div class="line">You have tripp'd since.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">O my most sacred lady!</div>
                              <div class="line">Temptations have since then been born to's; for</div>
                              <div class="line">In those unfledged days was my wife a girl;</div>
                              <div class="line">Your precious self had then not cross'd the eyes</div>
                              <div class="line">Of my young play-fellow.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Grace to boot!</div>
                              <div class="line">Of this make no conclusion, lest you say</div>
                              <div class="line">Your queen and I are devils: yet go on;</div>
                              <div class="line">The offences we have made you do we'll answer,</div>
                              <div class="line">If you first sinn'd with us and that with us</div>
                              <div class="line">You did continue fault and that you slipp'd not</div>
                              <div class="line">With any but with us.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Is he won yet?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">He'll stay my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">At my request he would not.</div>
                              <div class="line">Hermione, my dearest, thou never spokest</div>
                              <div class="line">To better purpose.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Never?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Never, but once.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">What! have I twice said well? when was't before?</div>
                              <div class="line">I prithee tell me; cram's with praise, and make's</div>
                              <div class="line">As fat as tame things: one good deed dying tongueless</div>
                              <div class="line">Slaughters a thousand waiting upon that.</div>
                              <div class="line">Our praises are our wages: you may ride's</div>
                              <div class="line">With one soft kiss a thousand furlongs ere</div>
                              <div class="line">With spur we beat an acre. But to the goal:</div>
                              <div class="line">My last good deed was to entreat his stay:</div>
                              <div class="line">What was my first? it has an elder sister,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or I mistake you: O, would her name were Grace!</div>
                              <div class="line">But once before I spoke to the purpose: when?</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, let me have't; I long.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, that was when</div>
                              <div class="line">Three crabbed months had sour'd themselves to death,</div>
                              <div class="line">Ere I could make thee open thy white hand</div>
                              <div class="line">And clap thyself my love: then didst thou utter</div>
                              <div class="line">'I am yours for ever.'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis grace indeed.</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, lo you now, I have spoke to the purpose twice:</div>
                              <div class="line">The one for ever earn'd a royal husband;</div>
                              <div class="line">The other for some while a friend.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Aside</span> Too hot, too hot!</div>
                              <div class="line">To mingle friendship far is mingling bloods.</div>
                              <div class="line">I have tremor cordis on me: my heart dances;</div>
                              <div class="line">But not for joy; not joy. This entertainment</div>
                              <div class="line">May a free face put on, derive a liberty</div>
                              <div class="line">From heartiness, from bounty, fertile bosom,</div>
                              <div class="line">And well become the agent; 't may, I grant;</div>
                              <div class="line">But to be paddling palms and pinching fingers,</div>
                              <div class="line">As now they are, and making practised smiles,</div>
                              <div class="line">As in a looking-glass, and then to sigh, as 'twere</div>
                              <div class="line">The mort o' the deer; O, that is entertainment</div>
                              <div class="line">My bosom likes not, nor my brows! Mamillius,</div>
                              <div class="line">Art thou my boy?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, my good lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">I' fecks!</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, that's my bawcock. What, hast</div>
                              <div class="line">smutch'd thy nose?</div>
                              <div class="line">They say it is a copy out of mine. Come, captain,</div>
                              <div class="line">We must be neat; not neat, but cleanly, captain:</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet the steer, the heifer and the calf</div>
                              <div class="line">Are all call'd neat.--Still virginalling</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon his palm!--How now, you wanton calf!</div>
                              <div class="line">Art thou my calf?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, if you will, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou want'st a rough pash and the shoots that I have,</div>
                              <div class="line">To be full like me: yet they say we are</div>
                              <div class="line">Almost as like as eggs; women say so,</div>
                              <div class="line">That will say anything but were they false</div>
                              <div class="line">As o'er-dyed blacks, as wind, as waters, false</div>
                              <div class="line">As dice are to be wish'd by one that fixes</div>
                              <div class="line">No bourn 'twixt his and mine, yet were it true</div>
                              <div class="line">To say this boy were like me. Come, sir page,</div>
                              <div class="line">Look on me with your welkin eye: sweet villain!</div>
                              <div class="line">Most dear'st! my collop! Can thy dam?--may't be?--</div>
                              <div class="line">Affection! thy intention stabs the centre:</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou dost make possible things not so held,</div>
                              <div class="line">Communicatest with dreams;--how can this be?--</div>
                              <div class="line">With what's unreal thou coactive art,</div>
                              <div class="line">And fellow'st nothing: then 'tis very credent</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou mayst co-join with something; and thou dost,</div>
                              <div class="line">And that beyond commission, and I find it,</div>
                              <div class="line">And that to the infection of my brains</div>
                              <div class="line">And hardening of my brows.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">What means Sicilia?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">He something seems unsettled.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">How, my lord!</div>
                              <div class="line">What cheer? how is't with you, best brother?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">You look as if you held a brow of much distraction</div>
                              <div class="line">Are you moved, my lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">No, in good earnest.</div>
                              <div class="line">How sometimes nature will betray its folly,</div>
                              <div class="line">Its tenderness, and make itself a pastime</div>
                              <div class="line">To harder bosoms! Looking on the lines</div>
                              <div class="line">Of my boy's face, methoughts I did recoil</div>
                              <div class="line">Twenty-three years, and saw myself unbreech'd,</div>
                              <div class="line">In my green velvet coat, my dagger muzzled,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lest it should bite its master, and so prove,</div>
                              <div class="line">As ornaments oft do, too dangerous:</div>
                              <div class="line">How like, methought, I then was to this kernel,</div>
                              <div class="line">This squash, this gentleman. Mine honest friend,</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you take eggs for money?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, my lord, I'll fight.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">You will! why, happy man be's dole! My brother,</div>
                              <div class="line">Are you so fond of your young prince as we</div>
                              <div class="line">Do seem to be of ours?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">If at home, sir,</div>
                              <div class="line">He's all my exercise, my mirth, my matter,</div>
                              <div class="line">Now my sworn friend and then mine enemy,</div>
                              <div class="line">My parasite, my soldier, statesman, all:</div>
                              <div class="line">He makes a July's day short as December,</div>
                              <div class="line">And with his varying childness cures in me</div>
                              <div class="line">Thoughts that would thick my blood.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">So stands this squire</div>
                              <div class="line">Officed with me: we two will walk, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">And leave you to your graver steps. Hermione,</div>
                              <div class="line">How thou lovest us, show in our brother's welcome;</div>
                              <div class="line">Let what is dear in Sicily be cheap:</div>
                              <div class="line">Next to thyself and my young rover, he's</div>
                              <div class="line">Apparent to my heart.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">If you would seek us,</div>
                              <div class="line">We are yours i' the garden: shall's attend you there?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">To your own bents dispose you: you'll be found,</div>
                              <div class="line">Be you beneath the sky.</div>
                              <p>Aside</p>
                              <div class="line">I am angling now,</div>
                              <div class="line">Though you perceive me not how I give line.</div>
                              <div class="line">Go to, go to!</div>
                              <div class="line">How she holds up the neb, the bill to him!</div>
                              <div class="line">And arms her with the boldness of a wife</div>
                              <div class="line">To her allowing husband!</div>
                              <p>Exeunt POLIXENES, HERMIONE, and Attendants</p>
                              <div class="line">Gone already!</div>
                              <div class="line">Inch-thick, knee-deep, o'er head and</div>
                              <div class="line">ears a fork'd one!</div>
                              <div class="line">Go, play, boy, play: thy mother plays, and I</div>
                              <div class="line">Play too, but so disgraced a part, whose issue</div>
                              <div class="line">Will hiss me to my grave: contempt and clamour</div>
                              <div class="line">Will be my knell. Go, play, boy, play.</div>
                              <div class="line">There have been,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or I am much deceived, cuckolds ere now;</div>
                              <div class="line">And many a man there is, even at this present,</div>
                              <div class="line">Now while I speak this, holds his wife by the arm,</div>
                              <div class="line">That little thinks she has been sluiced in's absence</div>
                              <div class="line">And his pond fish'd by his next neighbour, by</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir Smile, his neighbour: nay, there's comfort in't</div>
                              <div class="line">Whiles other men have gates and those gates open'd,</div>
                              <div class="line">As mine, against their will. Should all despair</div>
                              <div class="line">That have revolted wives, the tenth of mankind</div>
                              <div class="line">Would hang themselves. Physic for't there is none;</div>
                              <div class="line">It is a bawdy planet, that will strike</div>
                              <div class="line">Where 'tis predominant; and 'tis powerful, think it,</div>
                              <div class="line">From east, west, north and south: be it concluded,</div>
                              <div class="line">No barricado for a belly; know't;</div>
                              <div class="line">It will let in and out the enemy</div>
                              <div class="line">With bag and baggage: many thousand on's</div>
                              <div class="line">Have the disease, and feel't not. How now, boy!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I am like you, they say.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Why that's some comfort. What, Camillo there?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, my good lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Go play, Mamillius; thou'rt an honest man.</div>
                              <p>Exit MAMILLIUS</p>
                              <div class="line">Camillo, this great sir will yet stay longer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">You had much ado to make his anchor hold:</div>
                              <div class="line">When you cast out, it still came home.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Didst note it?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">He would not stay at your petitions: made</div>
                              <div class="line">His business more material.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Didst perceive it?</div>
                              <p>Aside</p>
                              <div class="line">They're here with me already, whispering, rounding</div>
                              <div class="line">'Sicilia is a so-forth:' 'tis far gone,</div>
                              <div class="line">When I shall gust it last. How came't, Camillo,</div>
                              <div class="line">That he did stay?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">At the good queen's entreaty.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">At the queen's be't: 'good' should be pertinent</div>
                              <div class="line">But, so it is, it is not. Was this taken</div>
                              <div class="line">By any understanding pate but thine?</div>
                              <div class="line">For thy conceit is soaking, will draw in</div>
                              <div class="line">More than the common blocks: not noted, is't,</div>
                              <div class="line">But of the finer natures? by some severals</div>
                              <div class="line">Of head-piece extraordinary? lower messes</div>
                              <div class="line">Perchance are to this business purblind? say.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Business, my lord! I think most understand</div>
                              <div class="line">Bohemia stays here longer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Ha!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Stays here longer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, but why?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">To satisfy your highness and the entreaties</div>
                              <div class="line">Of our most gracious mistress.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Satisfy!</div>
                              <div class="line">The entreaties of your mistress! satisfy!</div>
                              <div class="line">Let that suffice. I have trusted thee, Camillo,</div>
                              <div class="line">With all the nearest things to my heart, as well</div>
                              <div class="line">My chamber-councils, wherein, priest-like, thou</div>
                              <div class="line">Hast cleansed my bosom, I from thee departed</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy penitent reform'd: but we have been</div>
                              <div class="line">Deceived in thy integrity, deceived</div>
                              <div class="line">In that which seems so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Be it forbid, my lord!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">To bide upon't, thou art not honest, or,</div>
                              <div class="line">If thou inclinest that way, thou art a coward,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which hoxes honesty behind, restraining</div>
                              <div class="line">From course required; or else thou must be counted</div>
                              <div class="line">A servant grafted in my serious trust</div>
                              <div class="line">And therein negligent; or else a fool</div>
                              <div class="line">That seest a game play'd home, the rich stake drawn,</div>
                              <div class="line">And takest it all for jest.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">My gracious lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">I may be negligent, foolish and fearful;</div>
                              <div class="line">In every one of these no man is free,</div>
                              <div class="line">But that his negligence, his folly, fear,</div>
                              <div class="line">Among the infinite doings of the world,</div>
                              <div class="line">Sometime puts forth. In your affairs, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">If ever I were wilful-negligent,</div>
                              <div class="line">It was my folly; if industriously</div>
                              <div class="line">I play'd the fool, it was my negligence,</div>
                              <div class="line">Not weighing well the end; if ever fearful</div>
                              <div class="line">To do a thing, where I the issue doubted,</div>
                              <div class="line">Where of the execution did cry out</div>
                              <div class="line">Against the non-performance, 'twas a fear</div>
                              <div class="line">Which oft infects the wisest: these, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Are such allow'd infirmities that honesty</div>
                              <div class="line">Is never free of. But, beseech your grace,</div>
                              <div class="line">Be plainer with me; let me know my trespass</div>
                              <div class="line">By its own visage: if I then deny it,</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis none of mine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Ha' not you seen, Camillo,--</div>
                              <div class="line">But that's past doubt, you have, or your eye-glass</div>
                              <div class="line">Is thicker than a cuckold's horn,--or heard,--</div>
                              <div class="line">For to a vision so apparent rumour</div>
                              <div class="line">Cannot be mute,--or thought,--for cogitation</div>
                              <div class="line">Resides not in that man that does not think,--</div>
                              <div class="line">My wife is slippery? If thou wilt confess,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or else be impudently negative,</div>
                              <div class="line">To have nor eyes nor ears nor thought, then say</div>
                              <div class="line">My wife's a hobby-horse, deserves a name</div>
                              <div class="line">As rank as any flax-wench that puts to</div>
                              <div class="line">Before her troth-plight: say't and justify't.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I would not be a stander-by to hear</div>
                              <div class="line">My sovereign mistress clouded so, without</div>
                              <div class="line">My present vengeance taken: 'shrew my heart,</div>
                              <div class="line">You never spoke what did become you less</div>
                              <div class="line">Than this; which to reiterate were sin</div>
                              <div class="line">As deep as that, though true.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Is whispering nothing?</div>
                              <div class="line">Is leaning cheek to cheek? is meeting noses?</div>
                              <div class="line">Kissing with inside lip? stopping the career</div>
                              <div class="line">Of laughing with a sigh?--a note infallible</div>
                              <div class="line">Of breaking honesty--horsing foot on foot?</div>
                              <div class="line">Skulking in corners? wishing clocks more swift?</div>
                              <div class="line">Hours, minutes? noon, midnight? and all eyes</div>
                              <div class="line">Blind with the pin and web but theirs, theirs only,</div>
                              <div class="line">That would unseen be wicked? is this nothing?</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, then the world and all that's in't is nothing;</div>
                              <div class="line">The covering sky is nothing; Bohemia nothing;</div>
                              <div class="line">My wife is nothing; nor nothing have these nothings,</div>
                              <div class="line">If this be nothing.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Good my lord, be cured</div>
                              <div class="line">Of this diseased opinion, and betimes;</div>
                              <div class="line">For 'tis most dangerous.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Say it be, 'tis true.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">No, no, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">It is; you lie, you lie:</div>
                              <div class="line">I say thou liest, Camillo, and I hate thee,</div>
                              <div class="line">Pronounce thee a gross lout, a mindless slave,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or else a hovering temporizer, that</div>
                              <div class="line">Canst with thine eyes at once see good and evil,</div>
                              <div class="line">Inclining to them both: were my wife's liver</div>
                              <div class="line">Infected as her life, she would not live</div>
                              <div class="line">The running of one glass.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Who does infect her?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, he that wears her like a medal, hanging</div>
                              <div class="line">About his neck, Bohemia: who, if I</div>
                              <div class="line">Had servants true about me, that bare eyes</div>
                              <div class="line">To see alike mine honour as their profits,</div>
                              <div class="line">Their own particular thrifts, they would do that</div>
                              <div class="line">Which should undo more doing: ay, and thou,</div>
                              <div class="line">His cupbearer,--whom I from meaner form</div>
                              <div class="line">Have benched and reared to worship, who mayst see</div>
                              <div class="line">Plainly as heaven sees earth and earth sees heaven,</div>
                              <div class="line">How I am galled,--mightst bespice a cup,</div>
                              <div class="line">To give mine enemy a lasting wink;</div>
                              <div class="line">Which draught to me were cordial.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">I could do this, and that with no rash potion,</div>
                              <div class="line">But with a lingering dram that should not work</div>
                              <div class="line">Maliciously like poison: but I cannot</div>
                              <div class="line">Believe this crack to be in my dread mistress,</div>
                              <div class="line">So sovereignly being honourable.</div>
                              <div class="line">I have loved thee,--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Make that thy question, and go rot!</div>
                              <div class="line">Dost think I am so muddy, so unsettled,</div>
                              <div class="line">To appoint myself in this vexation, sully</div>
                              <div class="line">The purity and whiteness of my sheets,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which to preserve is sleep, which being spotted</div>
                              <div class="line">Is goads, thorns, nettles, tails of wasps,</div>
                              <div class="line">Give scandal to the blood o' the prince my son,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who I do think is mine and love as mine,</div>
                              <div class="line">Without ripe moving to't? Would I do this?</div>
                              <div class="line">Could man so blench?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I must believe you, sir:</div>
                              <div class="line">I do; and will fetch off Bohemia for't;</div>
                              <div class="line">Provided that, when he's removed, your highness</div>
                              <div class="line">Will take again your queen as yours at first,</div>
                              <div class="line">Even for your son's sake; and thereby for sealing</div>
                              <div class="line">The injury of tongues in courts and kingdoms</div>
                              <div class="line">Known and allied to yours.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou dost advise me</div>
                              <div class="line">Even so as I mine own course have set down:</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll give no blemish to her honour, none.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">My lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Go then; and with a countenance as clear</div>
                              <div class="line">As friendship wears at feasts, keep with Bohemia</div>
                              <div class="line">And with your queen. I am his cupbearer:</div>
                              <div class="line">If from me he have wholesome beverage,</div>
                              <div class="line">Account me not your servant.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">This is all:</div>
                              <div class="line">Do't and thou hast the one half of my heart;</div>
                              <div class="line">Do't not, thou split'st thine own.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll do't, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">I will seem friendly, as thou hast advised me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">O miserable lady! But, for me,</div>
                              <div class="line">What case stand I in? I must be the poisoner</div>
                              <div class="line">Of good Polixenes; and my ground to do't</div>
                              <div class="line">Is the obedience to a master, one</div>
                              <div class="line">Who in rebellion with himself will have</div>
                              <div class="line">All that are his so too. To do this deed,</div>
                              <div class="line">Promotion follows. If I could find example</div>
                              <div class="line">Of thousands that had struck anointed kings</div>
                              <div class="line">And flourish'd after, I'ld not do't; but since</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor brass nor stone nor parchment bears not one,</div>
                              <div class="line">Let villany itself forswear't. I must</div>
                              <div class="line">Forsake the court: to do't, or no, is certain</div>
                              <div class="line">To me a break-neck. Happy star, reign now!</div>
                              <div class="line">Here comes Bohemia.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter POLIXENES</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">This is strange: methinks</div>
                              <div class="line">My favour here begins to warp. Not speak?</div>
                              <div class="line">Good day, Camillo.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Hail, most royal sir!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">What is the news i' the court?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">None rare, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">The king hath on him such a countenance</div>
                              <div class="line">As he had lost some province and a region</div>
                              <div class="line">Loved as he loves himself: even now I met him</div>
                              <div class="line">With customary compliment; when he,</div>
                              <div class="line">Wafting his eyes to the contrary and falling</div>
                              <div class="line">A lip of much contempt, speeds from me and</div>
                              <div class="line">So leaves me to consider what is breeding</div>
                              <div class="line">That changeth thus his manners.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I dare not know, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">How! dare not! do not. Do you know, and dare not?</div>
                              <div class="line">Be intelligent to me: 'tis thereabouts;</div>
                              <div class="line">For, to yourself, what you do know, you must.</div>
                              <div class="line">And cannot say, you dare not. Good Camillo,</div>
                              <div class="line">Your changed complexions are to me a mirror</div>
                              <div class="line">Which shows me mine changed too; for I must be</div>
                              <div class="line">A party in this alteration, finding</div>
                              <div class="line">Myself thus alter'd with 't.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">There is a sickness</div>
                              <div class="line">Which puts some of us in distemper, but</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot name the disease; and it is caught</div>
                              <div class="line">Of you that yet are well.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">How! caught of me!</div>
                              <div class="line">Make me not sighted like the basilisk:</div>
                              <div class="line">I have look'd on thousands, who have sped the better</div>
                              <div class="line">By my regard, but kill'd none so. Camillo,--</div>
                              <div class="line">As you are certainly a gentleman, thereto</div>
                              <div class="line">Clerk-like experienced, which no less adorns</div>
                              <div class="line">Our gentry than our parents' noble names,</div>
                              <div class="line">In whose success we are gentle,--I beseech you,</div>
                              <div class="line">If you know aught which does behove my knowledge</div>
                              <div class="line">Thereof to be inform'd, imprison't not</div>
                              <div class="line">In ignorant concealment.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I may not answer.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">A sickness caught of me, and yet I well!</div>
                              <div class="line">I must be answer'd. Dost thou hear, Camillo,</div>
                              <div class="line">I conjure thee, by all the parts of man</div>
                              <div class="line">Which honour does acknowledge, whereof the least</div>
                              <div class="line">Is not this suit of mine, that thou declare</div>
                              <div class="line">What incidency thou dost guess of harm</div>
                              <div class="line">Is creeping toward me; how far off, how near;</div>
                              <div class="line">Which way to be prevented, if to be;</div>
                              <div class="line">If not, how best to bear it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, I will tell you;</div>
                              <div class="line">Since I am charged in honour and by him</div>
                              <div class="line">That I think honourable: therefore mark my counsel,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which must be even as swiftly follow'd as</div>
                              <div class="line">I mean to utter it, or both yourself and me</div>
                              <div class="line">Cry lost, and so good night!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">On, good Camillo.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I am appointed him to murder you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">By whom, Camillo?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">By the king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">For what?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">He thinks, nay, with all confidence he swears,</div>
                              <div class="line">As he had seen't or been an instrument</div>
                              <div class="line">To vice you to't, that you have touch'd his queen</div>
                              <div class="line">Forbiddenly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">O, then my best blood turn</div>
                              <div class="line">To an infected jelly and my name</div>
                              <div class="line">Be yoked with his that did betray the Best!</div>
                              <div class="line">Turn then my freshest reputation to</div>
                              <div class="line">A savour that may strike the dullest nostril</div>
                              <div class="line">Where I arrive, and my approach be shunn'd,</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, hated too, worse than the great'st infection</div>
                              <div class="line">That e'er was heard or read!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">Swear his thought over</div>
                              <div class="line">By each particular star in heaven and</div>
                              <div class="line">By all their influences, you may as well</div>
                              <div class="line">Forbid the sea for to obey the moon</div>
                              <div class="line">As or by oath remove or counsel shake</div>
                              <div class="line">The fabric of his folly, whose foundation</div>
                              <div class="line">Is piled upon his faith and will continue</div>
                              <div class="line">The standing of his body.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">How should this grow?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">I know not: but I am sure 'tis safer to</div>
                              <div class="line">Avoid what's grown than question how 'tis born.</div>
                              <div class="line">If therefore you dare trust my honesty,</div>
                              <div class="line">That lies enclosed in this trunk which you</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall bear along impawn'd, away to-night!</div>
                              <div class="line">Your followers I will whisper to the business,</div>
                              <div class="line">And will by twos and threes at several posterns</div>
                              <div class="line">Clear them o' the city. For myself, I'll put</div>
                              <div class="line">My fortunes to your service, which are here</div>
                              <div class="line">By this discovery lost. Be not uncertain;</div>
                              <div class="line">For, by the honour of my parents, I</div>
                              <div class="line">Have utter'd truth: which if you seek to prove,</div>
                              <div class="line">I dare not stand by; nor shall you be safer</div>
                              <div class="line">Than one condemn'd by the king's own mouth, thereon</div>
                              <div class="line">His execution sworn.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">POLIXENES</div>
                              <div class="line">I do believe thee:</div>
                              <div class="line">I saw his heart in 's face. Give me thy hand:</div>
                              <div class="line">Be pilot to me and thy places shall</div>
                              <div class="line">Still neighbour mine. My ships are ready and</div>
                              <div class="line">My people did expect my hence departure</div>
                              <div class="line">Two days ago. This jealousy</div>
                              <div class="line">Is for a precious creature: as she's rare,</div>
                              <div class="line">Must it be great, and as his person's mighty,</div>
                              <div class="line">Must it be violent, and as he does conceive</div>
                              <div class="line">He is dishonour'd by a man which ever</div>
                              <div class="line">Profess'd to him, why, his revenges must</div>
                              <div class="line">In that be made more bitter. Fear o'ershades me:</div>
                              <div class="line">Good expedition be my friend, and comfort</div>
                              <div class="line">The gracious queen, part of his theme, but nothing</div>
                              <div class="line">Of his ill-ta'en suspicion! Come, Camillo;</div>
                              <div class="line">I will respect thee as a father if</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou bear'st my life off hence: let us avoid.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAMILLO</div>
                              <div class="line">It is in mine authority to command</div>
                              <div class="line">The keys of all the posterns: please your highness</div>
                              <div class="line">To take the urgent hour. Come, sir, away.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
               </div>
            </article>
            <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
               <header class="chapter-titlepage">
                  <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="lists-of-titles">
                  <div class="toc">
                     <p>
                        <b>Table of Contents</b>
                     </p>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II. A prison.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III. A room in LEONTES' palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
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                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
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                        <h2>1. SCENE I. A room in LEONTES' palace.</h2>
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                        <p>Enter HERMIONE, MAMILLIUS, and Ladies</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Take the boy to you: he so troubles me,</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis past enduring.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lady</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, my gracious lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall I be your playfellow?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
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                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, I'll none of you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lady</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, my sweet lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">You'll kiss me hard and speak to me as if</div>
                              <div class="line">I were a baby still. I love you better.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lady</div>
                              <div class="line">And why so, my lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Not for because</div>
                              <div class="line">Your brows are blacker; yet black brows, they say,</div>
                              <div class="line">Become some women best, so that there be not</div>
                              <div class="line">Too much hair there, but in a semicircle</div>
                              <div class="line">Or a half-moon made with a pen.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lady</div>
                              <div class="line">Who taught you this?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I learnt it out of women's faces. Pray now</div>
                              <div class="line">What colour are your eyebrows?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
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                              <div class="speaker">First Lady</div>
                              <div class="line">Blue, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, that's a mock: I have seen a lady's nose</div>
                              <div class="line">That has been blue, but not her eyebrows.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lady</div>
                              <div class="line">Hark ye;</div>
                              <div class="line">The queen your mother rounds apace: we shall</div>
                              <div class="line">Present our services to a fine new prince</div>
                              <div class="line">One of these days; and then you'ld wanton with us,</div>
                              <div class="line">If we would have you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Lady</div>
                              <div class="line">She is spread of late</div>
                              <div class="line">Into a goodly bulk: good time encounter her!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">What wisdom stirs amongst you? Come, sir, now</div>
                              <div class="line">I am for you again: pray you, sit by us,</div>
                              <div class="line">And tell 's a tale.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Merry or sad shall't be?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">As merry as you will.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">A sad tale's best for winter: I have one</div>
                              <div class="line">Of sprites and goblins.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Let's have that, good sir.</div>
                              <div class="line">Come on, sit down: come on, and do your best</div>
                              <div class="line">To fright me with your sprites; you're powerful at it.</div>
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                        </div>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">There was a man--</div>
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                        </div>
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                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, come, sit down; then on.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MAMILLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Dwelt by a churchyard: I will tell it softly;</div>
                              <div class="line">Yond crickets shall not hear it.</div>
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                        </div>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Come on, then,</div>
                              <div class="line">And give't me in mine ear.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <p>Enter LEONTES, with ANTIGONUS, Lords and others</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Was he met there? his train? Camillo with him?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">Behind the tuft of pines I met them; never</div>
                              <div class="line">Saw I men scour so on their way: I eyed them</div>
                              <div class="line">Even to their ships.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">How blest am I</div>
                              <div class="line">In my just censure, in my true opinion!</div>
                              <div class="line">Alack, for lesser knowledge! how accursed</div>
                              <div class="line">In being so blest! There may be in the cup</div>
                              <div class="line">A spider steep'd, and one may drink, depart,</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet partake no venom, for his knowledge</div>
                              <div class="line">Is not infected: but if one present</div>
                              <div class="line">The abhorr'd ingredient to his eye, make known</div>
                              <div class="line">How he hath drunk, he cracks his gorge, his sides,</div>
                              <div class="line">With violent hefts. I have drunk,</div>
                              <div class="line">and seen the spider.</div>
                              <div class="line">Camillo was his help in this, his pander:</div>
                              <div class="line">There is a plot against my life, my crown;</div>
                              <div class="line">All's true that is mistrusted: that false villain</div>
                              <div class="line">Whom I employ'd was pre-employ'd by him:</div>
                              <div class="line">He has discover'd my design, and I</div>
                              <div class="line">Remain a pinch'd thing; yea, a very trick</div>
                              <div class="line">For them to play at will. How came the posterns</div>
                              <div class="line">So easily open?</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">By his great authority;</div>
                              <div class="line">Which often hath no less prevail'd than so</div>
                              <div class="line">On your command.</div>
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                        </div>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">I know't too well.</div>
                              <div class="line">Give me the boy: I am glad you did not nurse him:</div>
                              <div class="line">Though he does bear some signs of me, yet you</div>
                              <div class="line">Have too much blood in him.</div>
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                        </div>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">What is this? sport?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Bear the boy hence; he shall not come about her;</div>
                              <div class="line">Away with him! and let her sport herself</div>
                              <div class="line">With that she's big with; for 'tis Polixenes</div>
                              <div class="line">Has made thee swell thus.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">But I'ld say he had not,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I'll be sworn you would believe my saying,</div>
                              <div class="line">Howe'er you lean to the nayward.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">You, my lords,</div>
                              <div class="line">Look on her, mark her well; be but about</div>
                              <div class="line">To say 'she is a goodly lady,' and</div>
                              <div class="line">The justice of your bearts will thereto add</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis pity she's not honest, honourable:'</div>
                              <div class="line">Praise her but for this her without-door form,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which on my faith deserves high speech, and straight</div>
                              <div class="line">The shrug, the hum or ha, these petty brands</div>
                              <div class="line">That calumny doth use--O, I am out--</div>
                              <div class="line">That mercy does, for calumny will sear</div>
                              <div class="line">Virtue itself: these shrugs, these hums and ha's,</div>
                              <div class="line">When you have said 'she's goodly,' come between</div>
                              <div class="line">Ere you can say 'she's honest:' but be 't known,</div>
                              <div class="line">From him that has most cause to grieve it should be,</div>
                              <div class="line">She's an adulteress.</div>
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                        </div>
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                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Should a villain say so,</div>
                              <div class="line">The most replenish'd villain in the world,</div>
                              <div class="line">He were as much more villain: you, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Do but mistake.</div>
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                        </div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">You have mistook, my lady,</div>
                              <div class="line">Polixenes for Leontes: O thou thing!</div>
                              <div class="line">Which I'll not call a creature of thy place,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lest barbarism, making me the precedent,</div>
                              <div class="line">Should a like language use to all degrees</div>
                              <div class="line">And mannerly distinguishment leave out</div>
                              <div class="line">Betwixt the prince and beggar: I have said</div>
                              <div class="line">She's an adulteress; I have said with whom:</div>
                              <div class="line">More, she's a traitor and Camillo is</div>
                              <div class="line">A federary with her, and one that knows</div>
                              <div class="line">What she should shame to know herself</div>
                              <div class="line">But with her most vile principal, that she's</div>
                              <div class="line">A bed-swerver, even as bad as those</div>
                              <div class="line">That vulgars give bold'st titles, ay, and privy</div>
                              <div class="line">To this their late escape.</div>
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                        </div>
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                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">No, by my life.</div>
                              <div class="line">Privy to none of this. How will this grieve you,</div>
                              <div class="line">When you shall come to clearer knowledge, that</div>
                              <div class="line">You thus have publish'd me! Gentle my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">You scarce can right me throughly then to say</div>
                              <div class="line">You did mistake.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">No; if I mistake</div>
                              <div class="line">In those foundations which I build upon,</div>
                              <div class="line">The centre is not big enough to bear</div>
                              <div class="line">A school-boy's top. Away with her! to prison!</div>
                              <div class="line">He who shall speak for her is afar off guilty</div>
                              <div class="line">But that he speaks.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">There's some ill planet reigns:</div>
                              <div class="line">I must be patient till the heavens look</div>
                              <div class="line">With an aspect more favourable. Good my lords,</div>
                              <div class="line">I am not prone to weeping, as our sex</div>
                              <div class="line">Commonly are; the want of which vain dew</div>
                              <div class="line">Perchance shall dry your pities: but I have</div>
                              <div class="line">That honourable grief lodged here which burns</div>
                              <div class="line">Worse than tears drown: beseech you all, my lords,</div>
                              <div class="line">With thoughts so qualified as your charities</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall best instruct you, measure me; and so</div>
                              <div class="line">The king's will be perform'd!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall I be heard?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">HERMIONE</div>
                              <div class="line">Who is't that goes with me? Beseech your highness,</div>
                              <div class="line">My women may be with me; for you see</div>
                              <div class="line">My plight requires it. Do not weep, good fools;</div>
                              <div class="line">There is no cause: when you shall know your mistress</div>
                              <div class="line">Has deserved prison, then abound in tears</div>
                              <div class="line">As I come out: this action I now go on</div>
                              <div class="line">Is for my better grace. Adieu, my lord:</div>
                              <div class="line">I never wish'd to see you sorry; now</div>
                              <div class="line">I trust I shall. My women, come; you have leave.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Go, do our bidding; hence!</div>
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                        </div>
                        <p>Exit HERMIONE, guarded; with Ladies</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">Beseech your highness, call the queen again.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Be certain what you do, sir, lest your justice</div>
                              <div class="line">Prove violence; in the which three great ones suffer,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yourself, your queen, your son.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">For her, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">I dare my life lay down and will do't, sir,</div>
                              <div class="line">Please you to accept it, that the queen is spotless</div>
                              <div class="line">I' the eyes of heaven and to you; I mean,</div>
                              <div class="line">In this which you accuse her.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                              <div class="line">If it prove</div>
                              <div class="line">She's otherwise, I'll keep my stables where</div>
                              <div class="line">I lodge my wife; I'll go in couples with her;</div>
                              <div class="line">Than when I feel and see her no farther trust her;</div>
                              <div class="line">For every inch of woman in the world,</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, every dram of woman's flesh is false, If she be.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Hold your peaces.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">Good my lord,--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                              <div class="line">It is for you we speak, not for ourselves:</div>
                              <div class="line">You are abused and by some putter-on</div>
                              <div class="line">That will be damn'd for't; would I knew the villain,</div>
                              <div class="line">I would land-damn him. Be she honour-flaw'd,</div>
                              <div class="line">I have three daughters; the eldest is eleven</div>
                              <div class="line">The second and the third, nine, and some five;</div>
                              <div class="line">If this prove true, they'll pay for't:</div>
                              <div class="line">by mine honour,</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll geld 'em all; fourteen they shall not see,</div>
                              <div class="line">To bring false generations: they are co-heirs;</div>
                              <div class="line">And I had rather glib myself than they</div>
                              <div class="line">Should not produce fair issue.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Cease; no more.</div>
                              <div class="line">You smell this business with a sense as cold</div>
                              <div class="line">As is a dead man's nose: but I do see't and feel't</div>
                              <div class="line">As you feel doing thus; and see withal</div>
                              <div class="line">The instruments that feel.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                              <div class="line">If it be so,</div>
                              <div class="line">We need no grave to bury honesty:</div>
                              <div class="line">There's not a grain of it the face to sweeten</div>
                              <div class="line">Of the whole dungy earth.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">What! lack I credit?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">I had rather you did lack than I, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon this ground; and more it would content me</div>
                              <div class="line">To have her honour true than your suspicion,</div>
                              <div class="line">Be blamed for't how you might.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, what need we</div>
                              <div class="line">Commune with you of this, but rather follow</div>
                              <div class="line">Our forceful instigation? Our prerogative</div>
                              <div class="line">Calls not your counsels, but our natural goodness</div>
                              <div class="line">Imparts this; which if you, or stupefied</div>
                              <div class="line">Or seeming so in skill, cannot or will not</div>
                              <div class="line">Relish a truth like us, inform yourselves</div>
                              <div class="line">We need no more of your advice: the matter,</div>
                              <div class="line">The loss, the gain, the ordering on't, is all</div>
                              <div class="line">Properly ours.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
                              <div class="line">And I wish, my liege,</div>
                              <div class="line">You had only in your silent judgment tried it,</div>
                              <div class="line">Without more overture.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">How could that be?</div>
                              <div class="line">Either thou art most ignorant by age,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or thou wert born a fool. Camillo's flight,</div>
                              <div class="line">Added to their familiarity,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which was as gross as ever touch'd conjecture,</div>
                              <div class="line">That lack'd sight only, nought for approbation</div>
                              <div class="line">But only seeing, all other circumstances</div>
                              <div class="line">Made up to the deed, doth push on this proceeding:</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet, for a greater confirmation,</div>
                              <div class="line">For in an act of this importance 'twere</div>
                              <div class="line">Most piteous to be wild, I have dispatch'd in post</div>
                              <div class="line">To sacred Delphos, to Apollo's temple,</div>
                              <div class="line">Cleomenes and Dion, whom you know</div>
                              <div class="line">Of stuff'd sufficiency: now from the oracle</div>
                              <div class="line">They will bring all; whose spiritual counsel had,</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall stop or spur me. Have I done well?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Lord</div>
                              <div class="line">Well done, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LEONTES</div>
                              <div class="line">Though I am satisfied and need no more</div>
                              <div class="line">Than what I know, yet shall the oracle</div>
                              <div class="line">Give rest to the minds of others, such as he</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose ignorant credulity will not</div>
                              <div class="line">Come up to the truth. So have we thought it good</div>
                              <div class="line">From our free person she should be confined,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lest that the treachery of the two fled hence</div>
                              <div class="line">Be left her to perform. Come, follow us;</div>
                              <div class="line">We are to speak in public; for this business</div>
                              <div class="line">Will raise us all.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">ANTIGONUS</div>
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                                 <span>Aside</span>
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                              <div class="line">To laughter, as I take it,</div>
                              <div class="line">If the good truth were known.</div>
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                        <p>Exeunt</p>
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                        <h2>2. SCENE II. A prison.</h2>
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                        <p>Enter PAULINA, a Gentleman, and Attendants</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                              <div class="line">The keeper of the prison, call to him;</div>
                              <div class="line">let him have knowledge who I am.</div>
                              <p>Exit Gentleman</p>
                              <div class="line">Good lady,</div>
                              <div class="line">No court in Europe is too good for thee;</div>
                              <div class="line">What dost thou then in prison?</div>
                              <p>Re-enter Gentleman, with the Gaoler</p>
                              <div class="line">Now, good sir,</div>
                              <div class="line">You know me, do you not?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                              <div class="line">For a worthy lady</div>
                              <div class="line">And one whom much I honour.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                              <div class="line">Pray you then,</div>
                              <div class="line">Conduct me to the queen.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                              <div class="line">I may not, madam:</div>
                              <div class="line">To the contrary I have express commandment.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                              <div class="line">Here's ado,</div>
                              <div class="line">To lock up honesty and honour from</div>
                              <div class="line">The access of gentle visitors!</div>
                              <div class="line">Is't lawful, pray you,</div>
                              <div class="line">To see her women? any of them? Emilia?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                              <div class="line">So please you, madam,</div>
                              <div class="line">To put apart these your attendants, I</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall bring Emilia forth.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                              <div class="line">I pray now, call her.</div>
                              <div class="line">Withdraw yourselves.</div>
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                        <p>Exeunt Gentleman and Attendants</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">Gaoler</div>
                              <div class="line">And, madam,</div>
                              <div class="line">I must be present at your conference.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, be't so, prithee.</div>
                              <p>Exit Gaoler</p>
                              <div class="line">Here's such ado to make no stain a stain</div>
                              <div class="line">As passes colouring.</div>
                              <p>Re-enter Gaoler, with EMILIA</p>
                              <div class="line">Dear gentlewoman,</div>
                              <div class="line">How fares our gracious lady?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                              <div class="line">As well as one so great and so forlorn</div>
                              <div class="line">May hold together: on her frights and griefs,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which never tender lady hath born greater,</div>
                              <div class="line">She is something before her time deliver'd.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                              <div class="line">A boy?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                              <div class="line">A daughter, and a goodly babe,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lusty and like to live: the queen receives</div>
                              <div class="line">Much comfort in't; says 'My poor prisoner,</div>
                              <div class="line">I am innocent as you.'</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PAULINA</div>
                              <div class="line">I dare be sworn</div>
                              <div class="line">These dangerous unsafe lunes i' the king,</div>
                              <div class="line">beshrew them!</div>
                              <div class="line">He must be told on't, and he shall: the office</div>
                              <div class="line">Becomes a woman best; I'll take't upon me:</div>
                              <div class="line">If I prove honey-mouth'd let my tongue blister</div>
                              <div class="line">And never to my red-look'd anger be</div>
                              <div class="line">The trumpet any more. Pray you, Emilia,</div>
                              <div class="line">Commend my best obedience to the queen:</div>
                              <div class="line">If she dares trust me with her little babe,</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll show't the king and undertake to be</div>
                              <div class="line">Her advocate to the loud'st. We do not know</div>
                              <div class="line">How he may soften at the sight o' the child:</div>
                              <div class="line">The silence often of pure innocence</div>
                              <div class="line">Persuades when speaking fails.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Most worthy madam,</div>
                              <div class="line">Your honour and your goodness is so evident</div>
                              <div class="line">That your free undertaking cannot miss</div>
                              <div class="line">A thriving issue: there is no lady living</div>
                              <div class="line">So meet for this great errand. Please your ladyship</div>
                              <div class="line">To visit the next room, I'll presently</div>