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With certain half-caps, and cold-nioving nods, thee.

- Get you gone,
sirrah!-- (To the Serland,

If They force me into silence.

who goes out.) - Draw nearer, honest Flaminius! Thy Tim. You gods, reward them!

lord's a bountiful gentleman: but thon art wise; L. I pr’ythee, man, look cheerly. These old fellows and thou knowest well enough, although thou comest SE Have their ingratitude in them hereditary:

to me, that this is no time to lend money; especially LE Their blood is cak'd, 'tis cold, it seldom flows; upon bare friendship, without security. Here's three 'Tis lack of kindly warmth, they are not kiud; solidares for thee; good boy, wink at me, and say, And nature, as it grows again toward earth, thou saw'st me pot. Fare thee well!

pen Is fashion’d for the journey, dull, and heavy. Flam. Is't possible, the world should so much differ;

far Go to Ventidius, - (To a Serv.] Pr’ythee, [To Flav.] And we alive, that liv'd? Fly, damned baseness,

DO be not sad,

To him that worships thee. Thou art true, and honest; ingeniously I speak,

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[Throwing the money aray. No blame belongs to thee: -- [To Serv.] Ventidius Lucul. Ha! now I see, thou art a fool, ard fit for lately

thy master.

(C.xit Lucullus. it Buried his father; by whose death, lie's stepp'd Flam. May these add to the number that may scalu

sh Into a great estate: when he was poor,

thee !

of Imprison'd, and in scarcity of friends, Let molteu coia be thy damnation,

te I clear'd him with five talents: greet him for me; Thou discuse of a friendl, and not himself! Bid him suppose, some good necessity

Has friendship such a faint and milky heart,
Touches his friend, which craves to be remember'd It turns in less than two nights? O you gods,
With those five talents : that had, - (To Flav.] I feel my master's passion! This slave
give it these fellows

Unto his honour, has my lord's meat in him :
To whom 'tis instant due. Ne'er speak, or think, Why should it thrive, and turn to nutriment, .
That Timon's fortunes 'mong his friends can sink. When he is turn’d to poison?
Flav. I would, I could not think it; that thought o, may diseases only work upon't!
is bounty's foe;

And, when he is sick to itath, let not that part

of Being free itself, it thinks all others so. [Exeunt. nature,

Which ny lord paid for, be of any power
A C T III.

To expel sickness, but prolong his hour!
SCENE II. The same.

A public place.
SCENE I. -- The same. A room in IUCULLUS's

Enter Lucius, with three Strangers. house.

Luc. Who, the lord Tiron? lic is my very good FLANINI'S waiting. Inter a Servant to him. friend, and an honourable gentleman. Serv. I have told my lord of you, he is coming down 1 Stran. We know him for no less, though are ate

but strangers to him. But I can tell you one thing, Fiam. I thank yon, sir.

iny lord, and which I hear from common rumours; Enter LUCULLI'S.

now lord Timon's hap!'y hours are done and past, Serv. Here's my lord.

and his estate shrinks froni him. Lucul. [Aside. One of lord Timon's men? a gift, Luc. Pye no, do not believe it; he cannot want for I warrant. Wly, this hits right; I dreamt of a silver money. bason and ewer to-night, - Flaminius, houest Fla- 2 stran. But believe you this, my lord, that, not minius; you are very respectively welcome, sir ! long ago, one of his men was with the lord LucniFill me some wine!-(Exit Serv.] And how does thiatlus, to borrow so nany talents; nay, urged estre honourable, complete, free-hearted gentleman of mely fort, and showed what necessity belonged Athens, tly very bountiful good lord and master ? to't, and yet was denied, Flam.His health is well, sir.

Luc, low?
Lucul. I am right glad, that his health is well, sir; 2 Stran. I'tell you, denier, my

lord ! and what hast thou there under thy cloak, pretty Fla- Luc. What a strange case was that? now, before minius ?

he goils, I am ashamed on't. Denied that hozoirFlam. 'Ta't), nothing but an empty bos, sir; which, able man? there was very little honour showed in my lori's behalf, I come to entreat your honour iu't. l'or my own part, I must needs conless

, I have to supply; who, having great and instant occasion received some small kinduesses from him, as money, to use fifty talents, hath sent to your lordship to plate, jewels, and such like trisles, nothing compara furnish him; nothiug doubting your present assistance ing his; yet, had he mistook him, and sent to therein,

I should ne'er have denied his occasion $0 Lucul. La, la, la, la, -- nothing doubting, says he ?

many

talents, alas, good lord! a noble gentleman 'tis, if he would

Enter Srivists. not keep so good a house, Many a time and often I have dined with him, and told him on't ; and come sweat to see his honour. - My honoured lord

Ser. See, by good hap, yonder's my lord ; Share again to supper to him, of purpose to have him spend less : and yet he would embrace no counsel, Luc. Servilius ! you are kindly met, sir. Fare thee take no warning by my coming. Every man has his well! Commend me to thy honourable-virtuous fault, and honesty is his; I have told him on't, but lord, my very exquisite friend. I could never get liim from it.

Ser. May it please your honour, my lord hath sent-
Re-enter Servant, with wine.

Luc. Ia! what has he sent? I am so much endear-
Serv. Please your lordship, here is the wiue.
Lucul. Flumiins, I have noted thee always wise. I thank him, think'st thon ? and what has he sent pour

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ed to that lord; he's ever sending: how shall Hero's to thee.

Ser. He has only sent his present occasion now, Flam. Your lordship speaks your pleasure. my lord; requesting your lordship to supply his inLucul. I have observed thee always for a towardly I stant use with so many talents.

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He cannot want fifty-five hundred talents. Must I be his last refuge ? His friends, like physicians,

Ser. But in the mean time he wants less, my lord. Thrive, give him over ; must I take the cure upon me?
If his occasion were not virtuous,

He has much disgrac'd me in't; I am angry at him, I should not urge it half so faithfully.

That might have known my place: I see no sense for't, Luc. Dost thou speak seriously, Servilius? But his occasions might have woo'd me first; Ser. Upon my soul, 'tis true, sir.

For, in my conscience, I was the first man Luc. What a wicked beast was I, to disfurnish That e'er received gift from him: myself against such a good time, when I might have And does he think so backwardly of me now, shown myself honourable! how unluckily it hap- That I'll requite it last? No: so it may prove penca,that I should purchase the day before for a little An argument of langhter to the rest, part, and undo a great deal of honour! -- Servilins, And I amongst the lords be thought a fool. row before the gods, I am not able to do't; the I had rather than the worth of thrice the sum, more beast, I say: I was sending to use lord Ti- He had sent to me first, but for my mind's sake;. mon myself, these gentlemen can witness; but I had such a courage to do him good. But now return, would not, for the wealth of Athens, I had done and with their faint reply this answer join ; it now. Commend me bountifully to his good lord-Wlo bates mine honour, shall not know my coin. ship; and I hope, his honour will conceive the fairest

[Exit. of me, because I have no power to be kiud :-- and Serr'. Excellent! Your lordship’s a goodly villain. tell him this from me, I count it one of my greatest | The devil knew not what he did, when he made man afflictions, say, that I cannot pleasure such an ho-politic; he crossed himself by’t: and I cannot think, nourable gentleman. Good Servilius, will you befriend but, in the evd, the villainies of man will set him me so far, as to use mine own words to him? clear. How fairly this lord strives to appear foul! Ser. Yes, sir, I shall.

takes virtuons copies to be wicked; like those, that, Luc. I will look you out a good turn, Servilius.- under hot ardent zeal, would set whole realms on

[Exit Servilius. fire. Of such a nature is his politic love. Trne, as you said, Timon is shrank, indeed; This was my lord's best hope; now all are fled, And lie, that's once denied, will hardly speed. Save the gods only. Now his friends are dead,

(Exit Lucius. Doors, that were ne'er acquainted with their wards 1 Stran. Do you observe this, Hostilius ?

Many a bounteous year, must be employ'd 2 Siran. Ay, too well.

Now to guard sure their master. 1 Stran. Why this

And this is all a liberal course allows; Is the world's soul; and just of the same piece Who cannot keep his wealth, must keep his house. Is every Satterer's spirit. Who can call him

(Exit. His friend, that dips in the same dish? for, in SCENE IV. The same. A hall in Twox's house. My knowing, Timon has been this lord's father, Enter two Servants of VARRO, and the Servant And kept his credit with his purse;

of Lucius, meeting Titus, HORTENSITs, and other Supported his estate; nay, Timon's money

Servänts to Timon's creditors, waiting his conHas paid his men their wages : he ne'er drinks, ing out. But I'imon's silver treads upon his lip:

Var. Serv. Well met; good-morrow, Titus and And yet, (0, see the monstrousness of man,

Hortensius!
When he looks out in an ungrateful shape!) Tit. The like to you, kind Varro!
He does deny him, in respect of his,

Hor. Lucias?
What charitable meo allord to beggars.

What, do we mcet together? 3 Stran. Peligion groans at it.

Luc. Serv, Ay, and, I think, 1 Stran. For mine own part,

One business does command us all; for mine I never tasted Timon in rzy life,

Is money, Nor came any of his bounties over me,

Tit. So is theirs and ours. To mark me for his friend ; yet, a protest,

Enter PuLOTUS. For his right noble mind, illustrious virtue, ,

Luc. Serv. And sir And honourable carriage,

Philotos too! Had his necessity made use of me,

Phi. Good-day at once! I wonld have put my wealth into donation,

Luc. Serv. Welcome, good brother! And the best half should have return'd to him, What do

you

think the hour? So much I love his heart: but, I perceive,

Phi. Labouring for nine.
Men must learn now with pity to dispensc;

Luc. Serv. So much?
For policy sits above conscience, [Exeunt. Phi, Is not my lord seen yet?

Luc. Serv. Not yet.
SCENE III. The same.

A room in SEMPROXIUS's Phi. I wonder on't; he was wont to shine at seven. house.

Luc. Serv. Ay, but the days are waxed shorter with Enter SEMPRONIC's, and u Servant of Tomor's. him : Sein. Must he needs trouble me in’t? Ilumph! You must consider, that a profligal conrse 'Bove all others?

Is like the sun's; but not, like his, recoverable. lle might have tried lord Lucius, or Lucullus; I fear, And now Ventidius is wealthy too.

'Tis deepest winter in lord Timon's

porse: Whom he redeem'd from prison. All these three That is, one may reach deep enough, and yet Owe their estates unto him,

Find little. Serv. ~ my lord,

Phi. I am of your fear for that. They have all been touch'd, and found base metal; for Tit. I'll show you how to observe a strange event : They have all denied him.

Your lord sends now for money. Sem. How! they have denied him?

Hor. Most true, he does. Has Ventidius and Lucullus denied him?

Tit. And he wears jewels now or Timon's gift, And does he send to me? Three? humph!

For which I wait for money.

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Luc. Serv. Mark, how strange it sliows,
Luc, Serv. Pat in now, Titus,

Wh Timon in this should pay more, than he owes : Tit. My lord, here is my bill.

He' And e'en as if your lord should wear rich jewels, Luc. Serv. Here's mine.

The And send for money for 'em. Hor. Serv. And mine, my lord.

His Hor. I am weary of this charge, the gods can witness: Both. Var. Seri'. And ours, my lord.

Aud I know, my lord hath spent of Timon's wealth, Phi. All our bills.

To And now ingratitude makes it worse, than stealth, Tim. Knock me down with 'em: cleave me to the 1 Var. Serv. Yes, mine's three thousand crowns : girdle.

Wh What's your's ? Luc. Serv. Alas! my lord,

Al Luc. Serv. Five thousand mine. Tim. Cut my heart in sums.

1 1 Ver. Serv.. 'Tis much deep: and it should seem Tit. Mine, filty talents.

To by the sum,

Tim. Tell out my blood.
Your inaster's confidence was above mine;
Luc, Serv. Five thousand crowns, my lord.

INI Else, surely, his had equall'd.

Tim. Five thousand drops pays that.-

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Enter FLAMNICS.
What yours? -- and yours?

And Tit. One of lord Timon's men. 1 Var. Serv. My lord,

Ang Luc, Serv. Flaminius! sir, a word ! 'Pray, is my 2 Var. Serv. My lord,

W lord ready to come forth?

Tim. Tear me, take me, and the gods fall on you! Sac Flam. No, indeed, he is not.

Erit.

A Tit. We attend his lordship; 'pray, signify so much. llor. Faith, I perceive onr masters may throw their TE Flam. I need not tell him that; he knows, you are caps at their money; these debts may well be called An too diligent.

[Exit Flaminius. desperate ones; for a madman owes 'em. (Exeunt. Lo Enter Flavius in a cloak, muffled.

Re-enter Timon and Flavius.

II Luc. Serv. Ha! is not that his steward muffled so? Tim. They have e'en put my breath from me, the do Ile goes away in a cloud: call him, call him!

slaves :

10 Tic. Do you hear, sir? Creditors! -devils !

T i Var. Ser?'. By your leave, sir, – Flav. My dear lord,-

В. Flav. What do you ask of me, my friend? Tin. What if it should be so ?

T Tit. We wait for certain money here, sir. Flav. My lord,

BE Flav. Ay, Tim. I'll have it so!-My steward!

W If money were as certain, as your waiting,

Flav, Here, my lord.
'Twere sure enough. Why then preferr'd you not Tim. So fitly? Go, bid all my friends again,
Your sums and bills, when your false masters eat Lucius, Lucullus and Sempronius; all:
Of my lord's meat? Then they could smile, and fawn I'll once more feast the rascals.
Upon his debts, and take down th' interest Flav. O my lord,
Into their gluttouous maws. You do yourselves but You only speak from your distracted soul;
wrong,

There is not so much left, to furnish out
To stir me up; let me pass quietly:
A moderate table.

H Believe't, my lord and I have made an end;

Tim. Be't not in thy care; go; I have no more to reckon, he to spend.

I charge thee; invite them all: let in the tide Luc. Serv. Ay, but this answer will not serve. of knaves once more; my cook and I'll provide. Flav. If 'twill not, 'Tis not so base as you; for you serveknaves. (Exit. SCENE V. The same. The Senate-house. 1 Var. Serv. How! what does his cashier'd wor- The Senate sitting. Enter Alcibiades, attended. ship mutter?

1 Sen. My lord, you have my voice to’t; the fault's 2 Var. Serv. No matter what; he's poor, and that's Bloody; 'tis necessary he should die: revenge enough. Who can speak broader, than he Nothing emboldens sia so much as mercy: that has no house to put his head in? such may rail 2 Sen. Most true; the law shall brnise him. against great buildings.

Alcib. Honour, health, and compassion to the senate! Enter ServillU6.

1 Sen. Now, captaiu ?
Tit. O, here's Servilius: now we shall kaow Alcib. I am an humble suitor to your virtues ;
Some answer.

For pity is the virtue of the law,
Ser. If I might beseech you, gentlemen,

And none but tyrants use it cruelly:
To repair some other hour, I should much

It pleases time, and fortune, to lie heavy
Derive from it: for, take it on my soul,

Upon a friend of mine, who, in hot blood,
My lord leans woud'rously to disconteot.

Hath stepp'd into the law, which is past depth
His comfortable temper has forsook him;

To those that, without heed, do plunge into it.
He is much out of health, and keeps his chamber. He is a man, setting his fate aside,
Luc. Serv, Mauy do keep their chambers, are not of comely virtues :
sick:

Nor did he soil the fact with cowardice ;
And, if it be so far beyond his health,

(an honour in him, which buys out his fault)
Metlinks, he should the sooner pay his debts, But, with a noble fury, and fair spirit,
And make a clear way to the gods.

Seeing his reputation touch'd to death,
Serv, Good gods!

He did oppose his foe:
Tit. We cannot take this for an answer, sir, And with such sober and unnoted passion
Flam. [Within.] Servilius, help! my lord, my He did behave his anger, ere 'twas spent,
lord!-

As if he had but prov'd an argument.
Enter Timon, in a rage; Flaainits following: 1 Sen. You undergo too strict a paradox,
Tim. What are my doors oppos'd against my passage? Striving to make an ugly deed look fair :
Have I been ever free, and must my house

Your words have took such pains, as if they labour'd
Be my retentive enemy, my gaol?

To bring manslaughter into form, set quarrelling The place, which I have feasted, does it now, Upon the head of valour; which, indeed,

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Is valour misbegot, and came into the world 'Tis in few words, but spacious in effect:
When sects and factions were newly born :

We banish thee for ever.
He's truly valiant, that can wisely suffer

Alcib. Banish me?
The worst that man can breathe; and make his wrongs Banish your dotage; banish usury,
His outsides; wear them like his raiment, carelessly; That makes the senate ugly.
And ne'er prefer his injuries to his heart,

1 Sen. If, after two days' shine, Athens contain To bring it into danger.

thee, If wrongs be evils, and enforce us kill,

Attend our weightier judgment. And, not to swell What folly 'tis, to hazard life for ill?

our spirit, Alcib, My lord ,

He shall be executed presently. [Exeunt Senators. 1 Sen. You cannot make gross sins look clear ; Alcib. Now the gods keep you old enough; that you To revenge is no valour, but to bear.

Alcib. My lords, then, under favour, pardon me, Only in bone, that none may look on you !
If I speak like a captain.-

I am worse than mad: I have kept back their foes,
Why do fond men expose themselves to battle, While they have told their money, and let out
And not endure all threatenings? sleep upon it, Their coin npon large interest; I myself
And let the foes quietly cut their throats

Rich only in large hurts. — All those, for this?
Without repugnancy? but if there be

Is this the balsam, that the usuring senate
Such valour in the bearing, what make we

Pours into captains' wounds ? ha! banishment?
Abroad? why then, women are more valiant, It comes not ill; I hate not to be banish’d;
That stay at home, if bearing carry it;

It is a cause worthy my spleen and fary,
And th’ass, more captain, than the lion; the felon, That I may strike at Athens. I'll cheer up
Loaden with irons, wiser than the judge,

My discontented troops, and lay for hearts.
If wisdom be in suffering. O my lords,

'Tis honour, with most lands to be at odds;
As you are great, be pitifully good:

Soldiers should brook as little wrongs, as gods. Who cannot condemn rashness in cold blood ?

[ Exit. To kill, I grant, is sin's extremest gust; But, in defence, by mercy, 'tis most just.

SCENE VI. - A magnificent room in Tuox's house. To be in anger, is impiety;

Music. Tables set oui : Servants attending.
But who is man, that is not angry?

Enter divers Lords, at several doors.
Weigh but the crime with this.

1 Lord. The good time of day to you, sir!
2 Sen. You breathe in vain.

2 Lord. I also wish it to you! I think, this honourAlcib. In vain? his service done At Lacedaemon, and Byzantium,

able lord did but try us this other day.

1 Lord. Upon that were my thoughts tiring, when Were a sufficient briber for his life.

we encountered. I hope, it is not so low with him, 1 Sen. What's that?

as he made it seem in the trial of his several Alcib. Why, I say, my lords, h'as done fair service,

Eriends.
And slain in fight many of your enemies :

2 Lord. It should not be, by the persuasion of his How full of valour did he bear himself

new feasting. In the last conflict, and made plenteous wounds? 2 Sen. He has made too much plenty with 'em, he 1 Lord.. I shonld think so. He hath sent me an earn

est inviting, which many my near occasions did Is a sworn rioter: h’as a sin, that often Drowns him, and takes his valour prisoner:

urge me to put off; but he hath conjured me be

yond them, and I must needs appear. If there were no foes, that were enough alone

2 Lord. In like manner was I in debt to my imporTo overcome him: in that beastly fury He has been known to commit outrages,

tunate business, but he would not hear my excuse. And cherish factions. "Tis infiri'd to us,

I am sorry, when he sent to borrow of me, that my His days are foul, and his driuk dangerous.

provision was out.

1 Lord. I am sick of that grief too, as I understand 1 Sen. He dies.

how all things go. Alcib. Hard fate! he might have died in war.

2 Lord. Every man here's so. What would he have My lords, if not for any parts in him,

borrowed of you ?
(Though his right arm might purchase his own time, 1 Lord. A thousand pieces.
And be in debt to none,) yet, more to move you,

2 Lord. A thousand pieces !
Take
my deserts to his, and join them both:

1 Lord. What of you?
And, for I know, your reverend ages love
Security, I'll pawn my victories, all

2 Lord. He sent to me, sir, - here he comes.
My honour to you, upon his good returns.

Enter Timon and Attendants.
If by this crime he owes the law his life,

Tim. With all my heart, gentlemen both:- - and
Why, let the war receive't in valiant gore;

how fare you? For law is strict, and war is nothing more.

1 Lord. Ever at the best, hearing well of your 1 Sen. We are for law, he dies; urge it no more, lordship. On height of our displeasure. Friend, or brother, 2 Lord. The swallow follows not summer more He forfeits his own blood, that spills another. willing, than we your lordship. Alcib. Must it be so? it must not be. My lords, Tim. (Aside.] Nor more willingly leaves winter; ľ do beseech you, know me.

such summer-birds are men. - Gentlemen, our din2 Sen. How?

ner will not recompense this long stay: feast your Alcib. Call me to your remembrances.

ears with the music awhile; if they will fare so 3 Sen. What?

harshly on the trumpet's sound: we shall to't preAlcib. I cannot think, but your age has forgot me; sently. It could not else be, í should prove so base, I Lord. I hope, it remains not unkindly with your sue, and be denied such common grace :

lordship, that I returned you an empty messenger. My wounds ache at you.

Tim. O, sir, let it not trouble you.. 1 Sen. Do you dare our anger?

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Let (The banquet brought in. Of Timon, man, and all humanity! (Esit. 2 Lord. My most honourable lord, I am e'en sick Re-enter the Lords, with other Lords and Senators, of shame, that, when your lordship this other day | 1 Lord. How now, my lords?

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So n. sent to me, I was so unfortunate a beggar.

2 Lord. Know you the quality of lord Timon's Tim. Think not on't, sir.

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fury? 2 Lord. If you had sent but two hours before, - | Lord. Pish! did you see my cap?

And Tim. Let it not cumber your better remembrance. 4 Lord. I have lost my gown.

2 S - Come, bring in all together!

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§ Lord. He's but a nad lord, and nought bat hu2 Lord. All covered dishes!

So h our sways hiin. lle gave me a jewel the other i Lurd. Royal cheer, I warrant you.

Sat day, and now he has beat it out of my hat. – vid 3 Lord. Doubt not that, if' money, and the season you see my jewel? can yield it.

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4 Lord. Did you see my cap ? 1 Lord. Ilow do you? What's the news?

2 Lord, Here'tis. s l.ord. Alcibiades is banished: hear you of it? 4 Lord. Here lies my gown. 1 €! 2 lord. Alcibiades bauished!

1 lord. Let's make no stay. S lord. 'Tis so, be sure of it.

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2 fwrd. Lord Timon's mad. 1 Lord How? how?

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3 1.erd. I feel't upou my bones. 2 Lord. I pray you, upon what?

Tha Tim. Jy worthy friends, will yon draw near?

4 Lord. One day he giies us diamonds, nest day

Sen

(Eseuri. 8 Lord. Till tell you inore anon. Here's a noble

Ano feast toward. 2 Lord. This is the old man still.

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late is Lord. Will't hold? will't hold?

F 2 lord. It does: but time will -- and so

6CENE I. -- ll’ithout the walls of Athens.

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Enter 'Tivos. S Lord. I do conceire.

Tim. Let me look back upon thee, O thou wall

, Tim. Each man to his stool, with that spur as he That girdlest in those wolves! Dive in the eart),

Le rould to the lip of his mistress : your diet shall be and fonce not Atheus! Vatrons, turn incontinent; in all places alike. Wake not a city feast of it, to Obedience fail in children! slaves, and fools,

7 let the meat cool ere we can agree upon the first Plack the grave wrinkled senate from the bench, place. Sii, sit: Tae gods require our thanks! And minister in their steads! to general filths

TH You great benefac:c7s, sininkle our society with Convert o'the instant green virgivity! shandje mess. Firy-#agiis, mike yourselves Do’t in your parents' eyes! bankrupts, hold fast;

0, prisei: but reserre stii io gire, less your deities Rather than render back, out with your knives

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15 be despases Lend te each mun enough, that one

dud cut your trusters' throats ! bound serrauts, nced res led 10 anos er: for, were your godheads

steal! 10 Sorrow o me, snea sind tursake the gods. And pil by law! maid, to thy master's bed;

Large-handed robbers your grave masters are,

Bu Više ise reaèa secret beste idam ede man that Thy mistress is o'the brothel ! son of six teen,

To fins it. Lei ro 5 (; iseely be without a

Page Sevre of swedis. 1: intre si turize sumen at the Plack'd the liu'd crutch from the old limping sire,

Ic bera de-asiner are. - The With it beat out his braias! piety, and fear,

Un resisud leet, DE 2.1. - he sonuzors of Athens, Religion to the gods, peace, justice, truta, segeiner wisie CI PEUT Lag og eple, what

Domestic awe, night-rest, and neighbourhood, 42:$$ . Iceman scula 1:24 € Svie for destru

Instruction, manners, mysteries, and trades, Givet. For stebe 11.9 present times, - as they are Degrees, observances; customs, and laws, so ne a. 1:75 40 tusen bess them, and to

Decline to your confounding contraries, racing: er we **-507.7.

And

Jet contusion I'v! -Piazues, incident to mes,

Your putent and infectious ferers heap
Cncore, cs, and la que
Tie che acceed ore fu!! of sarm water. Cripple our senators, that their limbs may halt

On Atheas, ripe for stroke! thon cold sciatica,
Sim. Vidces Les lordship mean? · As lamely, as their manners! last and liberty

, Some cier. Ik no:. Tir. Mas poa a better feast perer behold,

Creep in the minds and marrows of our youti; You bros of aceth-hienis: smoke, and lukewarm And diono themselves in riot! itches, blains,

: That gainst the stream of virtue they may strive,

Sow all the Athenrad bosoms; and their crop Is ten: perfection. This is Timon's last; to stackard spangled you with flatteries,

Be general leprosy! breath infect breath;

That their society, as their friendship, may, Was it us, and sprinkles in your faces Be merely poisoa ! Nothing I'll bear from thee,

[Tutuwing water in their faces. But u. kedness, thou détestable town! Your meeting vilainy. Live loath'd, and loug, Take thou that too, with multiplying bann! Mustziaz. smooth, detested parasites, Courteoas destrovers, ailable wolves, 'meek bears, The indest beast more Kinder, than mankird,

Timon vill to the woods; where he shall Cod Yon fools of fortune, trencher-friends, time's flies, The gods confound (hear me, ye good gods al Cap and knee slares, ranours, and minute-jacks! The Atheniaas both within and out that wall! Of man, and beast, the infinite malady

Aud grant, as Timon grows, his hate was grote Crust you anite o'er! – What, dost thon go? Sont, take thy physic krst,

To the whole race of mankind, high, and lor! thou too,

- avdAmen! thou:

(Throws the dishes at them, and drives' SCENE II. -- Athens. A room in Toxos's homes

them out.
Slavi I will lead thee money, borrow none. -

Enter Fravies, with two or three Servant.
What, all in motion? Henceforth be no feast,

I Sern, Hear you, master steward, where's (2

master? Wherout a villain's not a welcome guest.

Are we undone? cast of? nothing remaining?

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