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As, or by oath, remove, or counsel, shake
How should this grow?
you Shall bear along impawned,-away to-night. Your followers I will whisper to the business; And will, by twos, and threes, at several posterns, Clear them o' the city. For myself, I'll put My fortunes to your service, which are here By this discovery lost. Be not uncertain : For, by the honor of my parents, I Have uttered truth; which if you seek to prove, I dare not stand by; nor shall you be safer Than one condemned by the king's own mouth,
I do believe thee :
1 " Is piled upon his faith ;” this folly which is erected on the foundation of settled belief.
2 i. e. I will place thee in elevated rank, always near to my own in dignity, or near my person.
Of his ill-ta’en suspicion!? Come, Camillo;
Cam. It is in mine authority to command
SCENE I. The same.
Enter HERMIONE, MAMILLIUS, and Ladies. Her. Take the boy to you: he so troubles me, 'Tis past enduring
. 1 Lady.
Come, my gracious lord,
No, I'll none of you. 1 Lady. Why, my sweet lord ?
Mam. You'll kiss me hard; and speak to me as if I were a baby still.- I love you better.
2 Lady. And why so, my lord ? Mam.
Not for because Your brows are blacker ; yet black brows, they say, Become some women best; so that there be not Too much hair there, but in a semicircle, Or half-moon made with a pen. 2 Lady.
Who taught you this? Mam. I learned it out of women's faces.Pray
What color are your eyebrows ?
1 Johnson might well say, “I can make nothing of the following words:
Of his ill-ta'en suspicion.
Blue, my lord. Mam. Nay, that's a mock; I have seen a lady's
That has been blue, but not her eyebrows.
2 Lady. The queen, your mother, rounds apace: we shall Present our services to a fine new prince, One of these days; and then you'd wanton with us, If we would have you. 1 Lady.
She is spread of late Into a goodly bulk. Good time encounter her!
Her. What wisdom stirs amongst you? Come, sir,
I am for you again. Pray you, sit by us,
Merry, or sad, shall’t be?
A sad tale's best for winter.
Let's have that, good sir. Come on, sit down.-Come
Come on, and do
Mam. There was a man, —
Mam. Dwelt by a churchyard ;-I will tell it softly;
Come on then, And give't me in mine ear.
Enter LEONTES, ANTIGONUS, Lords, and others. Leon. Was he met there? his train ? Camillo
with him ? 1 Lord. Behind the tuft of pines I met them;
Saw I men scour so on their way. I eyed them
How blessed am I
I i. e. judgment.
Alack, for lesser knowledge!? How accursed,
1 Lorde By his great authority ;
I know't too well..
What is this ? sport? Leon. Bear the boy hence; he shall not come about
Away with him ;and let her sport herself
But I'd say, he had not,
You, my lords, Look on her, mark her well ; be but about
1 That is, O that my knowledge were less!
4 i. e. “a thing pinched out of clouts; a puppet for them to move and actuate as they please.”
To say, She is a goodly lady, and
have said, she's goodly, come between,
Should a villain say so,
You have mistook, my lady,
No, by my life,
1 Federary, confederate, accomplice.
2 One that knows what she should be ashamed to know herself, even if the knowledge of it was shared but with her paramour. It is the use of but for be-out (only, according to Malone) that obscures the sense.