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Now will I begin your moral, and do you follow with
Were still at odds, being but three:
Staying the odds by adding four.
Cost. The boy hath fold him a bargain, a goose, that's
Sir, your penny-worth is good, an your goose be fat..
ment begin Moth. By saying, that a Costard was broken in a shin. Then call'd
for the l'envoy. Cost. True, and I for a plantain; Thus came your
argument in: Then the boy's fat l'envoy, the goose that you bought ; And he ended the market.
Arm. But tell me; how was there a Costard broken in a shin?
Moth. I will tell you sensibly.
Cost. Thou hast no feeling of it, Moth; I will speak
ARM. We will talk no more of this matter.
Cost. O, marry me to one Frances ;-I smell fome l'envoy, some goose, in this.
Arm. By my sweet foul, I mean, setting thee at liberty, enfreedoming thy person ; thou wert immur'd, restrained, captivated, bound.
Cost. True, true; and now you will be my purgation, and let me loose.
Arm. I give thee thy liberty, set thee from durance; and, in lieu thereof, impofe on thee nothing but this: Bear this significant to the country maid Jaquenetta : there is remuneration ; [Giving him money.] for the best ward of mine honour, is, rewarding my dependants. Moth, follow.
[Exit. Moth. Like the sequel, I.Signior Costard, adieu. Cost. My sweet ounce of man's flesh! my incony
[Exit Moth. Now will I look to his remuneration. Remuneration ! O, that's the Latin word for three farthings: three farthings—remuneration.-What's the price of this inkle a penny :-No, I'll give you a remuneration : why, it carries it.-Remuneration !-why, it is a fairer name than French crown.
I will never buy and sell out of this word.
Enter BIRON. Biron. O, my good knave Costard! exceedingly well met.
Cost. Pray you, sir, how much carnation ribbon may a man buy for a remuneration ?
Biron. What is a remuneration ?
Biron. O, stay, slave; I must employ thee:
Cost. When would you have it done, sir?
Biron. It must be done this afternoon. Hark, slave,
[Gives him money. Cost. Guerdon,- sweet guerdon! better than remuneration ; eleven-pence farthing better: Most sweet guerdon !- I will do it, sir, in print.-Guerdon-remuneration.
[Exit. Biron. O!—And I, forsooth, in love! I, that have been love's whip; A very beadle to a humorous sigh; A critick ; nay, a night-watch constable; A domineering pedant o'er the boy, Than whom no mortal so magnificent ! This wimpled, whining, purblind, wayward boy; This senior-junior, giant-dwarf, Dan Cupid ; Regent of love-rhimes, lord of folded arms, The anointed sovereign of sighs and groans, Liege of all loiterers and malcontents, Dread prince of plackets, king of codpieces, Sole imperator, and great general
Of trotting paritors,-0 my little heart !-
ACT IV. SCENE I. Another part of the same. Enter the PRINCESS, ROSALINE, MARIA, KATHARINE,
Boret, Lords, Attendants, and à Forester.
Prin. Was that the king, that spurr'd his horse so hard Against the steep uprising of the hill?
Boret. I know not; but, I think, it was not he.
Prin. Whoe'er he was, he show'd a mounting mind. Well, lords, to-day we shall have our despatch; On Saturday we will return to France.Then, forester, my friend, where is the bush, VOL. II.
That we must stand and play the murderer in ?
For. Here by, upon the edge of yonder coppice ;
Prin. I thank my beauty, I am fair that shoot,
For. Pardon me, madam, for I meant not so.
Prin. What, what? first praise me, and again fay, no?
For. Yes, madam, fair.
Prin. Nay, never paint me now;
for foul words is more than due.
Prin. See, see, my beauty will be sav'd by merit.
deer's blood, that my heart means no ill.