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mother, that upon the least occasion more, mine eyes will tell tales of me. I am bound to the count Orsino's court: farewell..
[Exit. Ant. The gentleness of all the gods go with thee! I have many enemies in Orsino's court, Else would I very shortly see thee there: But, come what may, I do adore thee so, That danger shall seem sport, and I will go. (Exit.
Enter VIOLA; Malvolio following. Mal. Were not you even now with the countess Olivia ?
Vio. Even now, sir; on a moderate pace I have since arrived but hither.
Mal. She returns this ring to you, sir ; you might have saved me my pains, to have taken it away yourself. She adds moreover, that you should put your lord into a desperate assurance she will none of him : And one thing more; that you be never so hardy to come again in his affairs, unless it be to report your lord's taking of this. Receive it so.
Vio. She took the ring of me; I'll none of it...
Mal. Come, sir, you peevishly threw it to her; and her will is, it should be so returned: if it be worth stooping for, there it lies in your eye; if not, be it his that finds it. ?
[Erit. Vio. I left no ring with her: What means this lady?
Fortune forbid, my outside have not charm’d her!
2 Dexterous, ready fiend. - 3 Fair deceiver.
A Room in Olivia's House.
Enter Sir Toby Belch, and Sir ANDREW AGUE
CHEEK. Sir To. Approach, sir Andrew: not to be a-bed after midnight, is to be up betimes; and diluculo surgere, thou know'st,
Sir And. Nay, by my troth, I know not: but I know, to be up late, is to be up late.
Sir To. A false conclusion; I hate it as an unfilled can: To be up after midnight, and to go to bed then, is early; so that, to go to bed after midnight, is to go to bed betimes. Do not our lives consist of the four elements ?
Sir And. 'Faith, so they say; but, I think, it rather consists of eating and drinking.
Sir To. Thou art a scholar; let us therefore eat and drink.-Marian, I say a stoop of wine !
Clo. How now, my hearts? Did you never see the picture of we three ?5
Sir To. Welcome, ass. Now let's have a catch.
Sir And. By my troth, the fool has an excellent breast.“ I had rather than forty shillings I had such a leg; and so sweet a breath to sing, as the fool has, In sooth, thou wast in very gracious fooling last ' 's Loggerheads be.
night, when thou spokest of Pigrogromitus, of the Vapians passing the equinoctial of Queubus; 'twas very good, i'faith. I sent thee sixpence for thy leman: 7 Hadst it?
Clo. I did impeticos thy gratillity; 8 for Malvolio's nose is no whipstock: My lady has a white hand, and the Myrmidons are no bottle-ale houses.
Sir And. Excellent! Why, this is the best fooling, when all is done. Now, a song,
Sir To. Come on; there is sixpence for you: let's have a song,
Sir And. There's a testril of me too: if one knight give a
Clo. Would you have a love-song, or a song of good life?
Sir To, A love-song, a love-song.
0, stay and hear ; your true love's coming,
That can sing both high and low;
Every wise man's son doth know.
Present mirth hath present laughter ;
What's to come, is still unsure:
8 I did impetticoat thy gratuity.
In delay there lies no plenty ;
Youth's a stuff will not endure.
Sir And. A mellifluous voice, as I am true knight.
Sir To. To hear by the nose, it is dulcet in contagion. But shall we make the welkin dance9 indeed? Shall we rouse the night-owl in a catch, that. will draw three souls out of one weaver ? shall we do that?
Sir And. An you love me, let's do't: I am dog at a catch.
Clo. By’r lady, sir, and some dogs will catch well.
Sir And. Most certain : let our catch be, Thou knave.
Clo. Hold thy peace, thou knave, knight? I shall be constrain'd in't to call thee knave, knight.
Sir And. 'Tis not the first time I have constrain'd one to call me knave. Begin, fool; it begins, Hold' thy peace.
Clo. I shall never begin, if I hold my peace,
[They sing a catch.
Enter MARIA, Mar. What a catterwauling do you keep here! If my lady have not called up her steward, Malvolio, and bid him turn you out of doors, never trust me.
Sir To. My lady's a Cataian,' we are politicians ; • Drink till the sky turns round.