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That were with him exiled: This to be true,
Duke S. Welcome, young man;
Thou offer'st fairly to thy brothers' wedding:
Play, music;-and you brides and bridegrooms all,
Jaq. Sir, by your patience; If I heard you rightly,
Jaq. de B. He hath.
[TO DUKE S.
Jaq. To him will I; out of these convertites
Duke S. Stay, Jaques, stay.
Jaq. To see no pastime, I:-what you would have I'll stay to know at your abandon'd cave.
Duke S. Proceed, proceed: we will begin these rites, And we do trust they'll end in true delights.
Ros. It is not the fashion to see the lady the epilogue: but it is no more unhandsome, than to see the lord the prologue. If it be true, that good wine needs no bush, 'tis true, that a good play needs no epilogue: Yet to good wine they do use good bushes; and good plays prove the better by the help of good epilogues. What a case am I in then, that am neither a good epilogue, nor cannot insinuate with you in the behalf of a good play! I am not furnished* like a beggar, therefore to beg will not become me: my way is, to conjure you; and I'll begin with the women. I charge you, women, for the love you bear to men, to like as much of this play as pleases them: and so I charge you, O men,
for the love you bear to women, (as I perceive by your simpering. none of you hate them), that between you and the women, the play may please. If I were a woman, I would kiss as many of you as had beards that pleased me, complexions that liked me,* and breaths that I defied not: and, I am sure, as many as have good beards, or good faces, or sweet breaths, will, for my kind offer, when I make curt'sy, bid me farewell. [Exeunt.
*That I liked.
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COX (BROTHERS) AND WYMAN, PRINTERS, GREAT QUEEN STREET.