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But curb it, spite of seeing. O, my lord,
The voice of dead Thaisa!
Thai. That Thaisa am I, supposed dead,
Per. Immortal Dian!
Now I know you better.
When we with tears parted Pentapolis,
The king, my father, gave you such a ring.
[shows a ring. Per. This, this: no more, you gods! your present
Makes my past miseries sport. You shall do well,
Melt, and no more be seen. O, come, be buried
Leaps to be gone into my mother's bosom.
[kneels to Thaisa.
Per. Look, who kneels here! Flesh of thy flesh,
Thy burden at the sea, and call'd Marina,
For she was yielded there.
Bless'd, and mine own!
I know you not.
Hel. Hail, madam, and my queen!
Per. You have heard me say, when I did fly from
I left behind an ancient substitute.
Can you remember what I call'd the man?
'Twas Helicanus then.
Per. Still confirmation :
Embrace him, dear Thaisa; this is he.
Now do I long to hear how you were found;
Thai. Lord Cerimon, my lord; this man,
Through whom the gods have shown their power;
From first to last resolve you.
The gods can have no mortal officer
More like a god than you. Will you deliver
Beseech you, first go
I will, my lord.
with me to my house,
Where shall be shown you all was found with her;
I bless thee for thy vision, and will offer
This prince, the fair-betrothed of your daughter,
This ornament,' that makes me look so dismal,
1 This beard.
And what this fourteen years no razor touch'd,
Thai. Lord Cerimon hath letters of good credit, Sir, that my father's dead.
Per. Heavens make a star of him! Yet there. my
We'll celebrate their nuptials, and ourselves
To hear the rest untold.
Sir, lead the way.
Gower. In Antioch1 and his daughter, you
Of monstrous lust the due and just reward:
A figure of truth, of faith, of loyalty:
i. e. the king of Antioch.
Of Pericles, to rage the city turn;
That him and his they in his palace burn;
New joy wait on you! Here our play has ending. [Exit Gower.