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C. AND A. CONRAD & CO. PHILADELPHIA; CONRAD,
CONRAD, & CO. NORFOLK.
Cymbeline, king of Britain.
sons to Cymbeline, disguised under the names Arviragus,
of Polydore and Cadwal, supposed song ta
Queen, wife to Cymbeline.
Lords, ladies, Roman stnators, tribunes, apparitions, a
soothsayer, a Dutch gentleman, u Spanish gentleman, musicians, officers, caplains, soldiers, MC8&engers, and other attendants.
Sometimes in Britain ; 80711times in Italy.
ACT I.....SCENE I.
Britain. The Garden behind Cymbeline's Palace,
Enter Two Gentlemen. 1 Gent. You do not meet a man, but frowns: our
bloods No more obey the heavens, than our courtiers; Still seem, as does the king's. 2 Gent.
But what's the matter? 1 Gent. His daughter, and the heir of his kingdom,
None but the king? i Gent. He, that hath lost her, too: so is the queen, That most desir'd the match: But not a courtier, Although they wear their faces to the bent Of the king's looks, hath a heart that is not Glad at the thing they scowl at. 2 Gent.
And why so?
You speak him far.