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in Ten wolumes ;
NOTHING IS ADDED TO THE ORIGINAL TEXT ;
BUT THOSE WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS
PERSONS REPRESENTED. ,
Timon, a noble Athenian.
flatterers of Timon.
two of Timon's creditors. Cupid and Maskers. Three Strangers. Poet, Painter, Jeweller and Merchant. An old ATHENIAN. A Page. A Fool.
Other Lords, Senators, Officers, Soldiers, Thieves,
SCENE, Athens; and the Woods adjoining.
TIMON OF ATHENS.
· ACT THE FIRST.
Athens. A Hall in Timon's House.
Enter Poet, Painter, Jeweller, Merchant, and others
at several Doors. Poet. Good day, sir. Pain.
I am glad you are well. Poet. I have not seen you long; How goes the
world? Pain. It wears sir, as it grows. Poet.
Ay, that's well known:
Pain. I know them both; t'other's a jeweller.
Nay, that's most fix'd. Mer. A most incomparable man; breath'd', as it
were, To an untirable and continuate goodness : He passes.
Jew. I have a jewel here.
* Inured by constant practice.
2 Continual. 3 i. e. Exceeds, goes beyond.common bounds.