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Ste. Trinculo, if you trouble him any more in his tale, by this hand, I will supplant some of your teeth.
Trin. Why, I said nothing.
Ste. Mum then, and no more.--[To Caliban,] Proceed.
Cal. I say, by sorcery he got this isle ;
Ste. That's most certain.
Cal. Thou shalt be lord of it, and I'll serve thee. · Ste. How now shall this be compassed? Canst thou bring me to the party ?
Cal. Yea, yea, my lord; I'll yield him thee asleep, Where thou may'st knock a nail into his head.
Ari. Thou liest, thou canst not.
Ste. Trinculo, run into no further danger : interrupt the monster one word further, and, by this hand, I'll turn my mercy out of doors, and make a stockfish of thee.
Trin. Why, what did I? I did nothing ; I'll go further off.
Ste. Didst thou not say, he lied ?
A Alluding to Trinculo's party-colour's dress,
Ste. Do I so? take thou that. (strikes him.] As you like this, give me the lie another time. .
Trin, I did not give the lie:-Out o’your wits, and hearing too ?- A pox o' your bottle! this can sack, and drinking do.-A murrain on your monster, and the devil take your fingers !
Cal. Ha, ha, ha!
Ste. Now, forward with your tale. Pr’ythee stand further off.
Cal. Beat him enough : after a little time,
Stand further.--Come, proceed.
Is it so brave a lass? Cal. Ay, lord; she will become thy bed, I warrant,
And bring thee forth brave brood.
Ste. Monster, I will kill this man: his daughter and I will be king and queen ; (save our graces!) and Trinculo and thyself shall be viceroys :-Dost thou like the plot, Trinculo ?
Ste. Give me thy hand; I am sorry I beat thee: but, while thou livest, keep a good tongue in thy head,
Cal. Within this half hour will he be asleep,
Ay, on mine honour,
Cal. Thou mak’st me merry: I am full of pleasure;
Ste. At thy request, monster, I will do reason, any reason: Come on, Trinculo, let us sing. [Sings.
Flout 'em, and skout 'em ; and skout 'em, and flout 'em;
Thought is free.
(Ariel plays the tune on a tabor and pipe. Ste. What is this same?
Trin. This is the tune of our catch, played by the picture of No-body.
Ste. If thou beest a man, shew thyself in thy likeness : if thou beest a devil, take't as thou list.
Trin. O, forgive me my sins !
Ste. He that dies, pays all debts: I defy thee:-
Cal. Art thou afeard ?
Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight, and hurt not.
Ste. This will prove a brave kingdom to me, where
Cal. When Prospero is destroyed.
Trin. The sound is going away : let's follow it, and after, do our work.
Ste. Lead, monster; we'll follow. I would, I could see this taborer : he lays it on.
Trin. Wilt come? I'll follow, Stephano. [Exeunt.
Another part of the Island.
Enter ALONSO, SEBASTIAN, ANTONIO, GONZALO,
ADRIAN, FRANCISCO, and others.
Old lord, I cannot blame thee, Who am myself attach'd with weariness,
7 Our lady.
· To che dulling of my spirits: sit down, and rest.
Even here I will put off my hope, and keep it
[Aside to SEBASTIAN,
The next advantage
Let it be to-night;
I say, to-night: no more. Solemn and strange musick ; and PROSPERO above,
invisible. Enter several strange Shapes, bringing
I'll believe both;