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Ang. Yet with a bravery of soul might warm | Sooner shall bodies leave their shade; so fixed, the coldest heart.

[Aside. so rooted here, is every growing thought of her. Clo. Pshaw, pox! prithee, brother, you had Clo. Gads me! what, now its troublesome better think of those things in your study, man! | again, is it? Car. Go you and study, for 'tis time, young Car. Consider, fair one, now's the very

crisis brother: turn o'er the tedious volumes I have of our fate : you cannot have it, sure, to ask, if read; think, and digest them well! the whole-honour be the parent of my love: if you can soniest food for green consumptive minds; nor love for love, and think your heart rewarded dare to dream of marriage-vows, till thou hast there, like vo young vines we'll curl together, taught thy soul, like mine, to love — Is it for circling our souls in never-ending joy: we'll thee to wear a jewel of this inestimable worth? spring together, and we'll bear one fruit; one joy

D. Lew. Ah, Charles ! [Kisses him.] What shall make us smile, one sorrow mourn: one age say you to the scholar now, chicken?

go with us, one hour of death shall close our Ang. A wonder !Is this gentleman your eyes, and one cold grave shall hold us happy.-brother, sir !

[To Clodio. Say but you hate me not! O speak! Give but Clo. Hey! No, my Madam, not quite-- the softest breath to that transporting thought ! that is, he is a little a-kin by the

Ang. Need I then speak, to say, I am far hiin! would he were buried -I can't tell what from hating you—I would say more, but there to say to him, split me!

is nothing fit for me to say. Ant. Positively, you will not seal then, ha? Cha. i'll bear it no longer

Car. Neither “I should not blindly say I Ang. On this you may depend, I cannot like will not seal-Let me entreat a moment's that marriage was proposed me. pause -for, even yet, perhaps I may. (Sighing. Car. How shall my soul requite this goodness? Ang. Forbid it, fortune!

Cha. Beyond patience! this is downright inAnt. 0, may you so, sir !

solence! roguery! rape! Clo. Ay! sir, hey! What, you are come to Ant. Part them. vourself I find, 'sheart!

Clo. Ay, ay! part them, part them. Cha. Ay, ay, give him a little time, he'll think D. Leu. Doll'! dum ! dum! better on't, I warrant you.

[Sings, and draws in their defence. Car. Perhaps, fair creature, I have done you Cha. Call an otficer! I'll have them forced wrong, whose plighted love and hope went hand asunder. in hand together; but, I conjure you, think my Ang. Nay, then I am reduced to take proteclife were hateful after so base, so barbarous an tion here.

[Goes to Carlos. act as parting them: What! to lay waste at Cur. O ecstacy of heart! transporting joy! once for ever all the gay blossoms of

D. Lew. Lorra! Dorrol! Loll! ward fortune! O forbid it, Love! forbid it,

(Sings und dances. Nature and Humanity! I have no land, no for Cha. A plot ! a plot against my honour! Murtune, life, or being, while your necessity or peace der! Treason ! Gunpowder! I'll be revenged ! requires thein. Say! or give me need to think Ant. Sir, you shall bave satisfaction. your smallest hope depends on my objected ruin; Cha. I'll be revenged ! iny ruin is my safety there; my fortune, or my Ant. Carlos, I say, forego the lady. lite resigned with joy, so your account of happy Car. Never, while I have sense of being, life, hours were thence but raised to any added num or motion. be:.

Clo. You won't! Gadso! What, then I find Cha. Why ay! there's some civility in this. I must log out upon this business? Allons! the Clo. The fellow really talks very prettily. lady, sir !

Car. But if, in bare compliance to a father's D. Lew. Lorra! Dorrol! Loll! will, you now but suffer marriage, or, what's

[Presenting his point to Clodio. worse, give it as an extorted bond, imposed on Cha. I'll have his blood ! by all the scars and the simplicity of your youth, and dare confess wounds of honour in my family! Erit Char, you wish some honest friend would save, or free Car. Hold, uncle ! coine, brother ! sheath your you from its hard conditions; I then again have anger -I'll do niy best to satisfy you allland, have life, and resolution, waiting still upon but first I would intreat a blessing here. your happier fortune.

Ant. Out of my doors! thou art no son of Clo. Ha, ha! pert enough, that! 'Egad! I mine.

[Exit ANT. long to see what this will come to!

Car. I am sorry I have lost a father, sirPriest. In truth, unless somebody is married For you, brother, since once you had a seeming presently, the dinner will be spoiled, and then hope in lieu of what you've lost, halt of my birthno body will be able to eat it.

rightAnt. Brother, I say, let's remove the lady. Clo. No halves! no halves, sir! the whole lady! Cha. Force her from him !

Cur. Why, then, the whole, if you can like the Car. Tis too late! I have a figure here!


your for

Clo. What terms ? What terms ? Come, quick, Cha. Ha! my girl! my child! my heiress! I quick.

am abused ! I am cheated! I am robbed ! I am Car. The first is this -{Snatches Don ravished ! murdered ! and Aung in a ditch! Lewis's sword.] Win her, and wear her; for, on Ant. Who let them out? Which way went my soul, unless my body fail, my mind shall they, villains ? never yield thee up a thought in love.

Serv. Sir, we had no order to stop them; but D. Lew. Gramercy, Charles ! To him, boy! they went out at the door not six ininutes ago. E'gad, this love has made a man of him.

Cha, I'll pursue them with bills, warrants, acCar. This is the first good sword I ever poised tions, writs, and malice : I'm a lawyer, sir; they in anger yet; 'tis sharp I'm sure; if it but hold shall find I understand ruin. my putting home, I shall so hunt your insolence! Ant. Nay, they shall be found, sir : Run you VI feel the fire of ten strong spirits in me: to the port, sirrah, see if any ships are going off, wert thou a native fencer, in so fair a cause, I and bring us notice immediately. thus should hold thee at the worst defiance,

[Ereunt Officers and Servants. Clo. Look you, brother, take care of yourself; I shall certainly be in you the first thrust; but if

Enter Sancho drunk. you had rather, d'ye see, we'll talk a little calmly San. Ban, ban, Cac-caliban.

[Sings. about this business.

Ant. Here comes a rogue, I'll warrant, knows Car. Away, trifler! I would be loth to prove the bottom of all! Where's my son, villain? thee a coward, too.

San. Son, sir ! Clo. Coward! why, then really, sir, if you Cha. Where's my daughter, sirrah? please, midrift's the word, brother; you are a San. Daughter, sir ! son of a whore-Allons !

Cha. Ay, my daughter, rascal ! [They fight, and Clodio is disarmed. Sun. Why, sir, they told inc just now, sirCar. There, sir, take your life and mend that she's-she's run away. it

Ant. Dog, where's your master ? Ang. Are you wounded, sir?

San, My master! why, they say he isCar. Only in my fears for you: how shall we Ant. Where, sirrah? bestow us, uncle?

San. Why, he is—he is—gone along with her. D. Lexo. Positively, we are not safe here, this Ant. Death! you dog, discover him, orlady being an heiress. Follow me.

San. Sir, I will-I will. Čar. Good angels guard us!

Ant. Where is he, villain !

(Exeunt with Ang. San. Where, sir? Why, to be sure, he is -hc Clo. Gadso! I never fenced so ill in all my


-upon my soul, I don't know, sir. life-never in my life, split ine!

Ant. No more triling, rascal !

San. If I do, sir, I wish this may be my poiEnter MONSIEUR.

[Drinks. Mons. Sire, here be de trompete, de haute Ant. Death! you dog, get out of my house, or boy, de musique, de maitre danser, dat deseer to I'll-So, sir, have you found him? know if you sal be please to ’ave de masque begin.

Re-enter the Servant, hastily, and Clodio. Clo. Ha! what does this puppy say now? Mons. Sire, de musique.

Clo. Ay, sir, have you found them? Clo. Why, ay—that's true -but-tell Serv. Yes, sir, I had a sight of them; but they them -plague on them, tell them they are not were just got on board a small vessel before I ready tuned.

could overtake them. Mons. Sire, dare is all tune, all prepare,

Cha. Death and furies! Clo. Ay! Why, then, tell them that my bro Ant. Whither were they bound, sirrah? ther's wise again, and has spoiled all, and I am Serv. Sir, I could not discover that : but they bubbled, and so I shan't be married till next were full before the wind, with a very smart time: but I have fought with hiin, and he has gale. disarmed me; and so he won't release the land, Ant. What shall we do, brother? nor give me my mistress again; and I am Clo. Be as smart as they, sir; follow them, undone, that's all.

(Ercunt. follow them.

Cha. Send to the port this moment, and secure SCENE IV.

a ship; I'll pursue them through all the elements.

Çlo. I'll follow you by the northern star. Enter Cuarino, ANTONIO, Officers and Servants.

Ant. Run to the port again, rogue; hire a ship, Cha. Officer, do your duty : I say, seize them and tell them they must hoist sail immediately. all. Ant. Carry them this minute before a

Enter Monsieur. How now! What! all fled ?

Clo. And you, rogue, run to my chanber, fill


serve her.

up my snuff-box-Cram it hard, you dog, and Clo. Nothing, sir, but snuff and opportunitybe here again before you get thither.

we're in haste. Allons ! hey! Je vole. [Ereunt, Ant. What, will you take nothing else, boy?

SCENE I.- Lisbon.

Gov. Ha! some prize brought in.

Sail. Sir, she's yours; you fought, and well de Enter Elvira, Don Duart, and Governor. Elo. Dear brother, let me intreat you, stay;

Gov. Noble Don Manuel ! welcome on shore ! why will you provoke your danger?

I see you are fortunate; for I presume that's D. Du. Madam, my honour inust be satisfied. some uncommon prize.

Elv. That's done already, by the degrading D. Man. She is, indeed—These ten years I blow you gave him.

have known the seas, and many rough engagements Gov. Pray, niece, what is it has incensed him? there; but never saw so small a bark so long deElv. Nothing but a needless quarrel. fended, with such incredible valour, and by two

Gov. I am sorry for him-To whom is all this men scarce armed, too. fury, nephew?

Gov. Is it possible? D. Du. To you, sir, or any man that dares op D. Man. Nay, and their contempt of death, pose me.

when taken, exceeds even all they acted in their Gov. Come, you are too boisterous, sir; and freedom. this vain opinion of your courage, taken on your Gov. Pray tell us, sir. late success in duelling, makes you daily shunned D. Man. When they were brought aboard us, by nien of civil conversation. For shame, leave both disarned and ready to be fettered, they off these senseless brawls ; if you are valiant, as looked as they had sworn never to take the bread you would be thought, turn out your courage to of bondage, and on a sudden snatching up their the wars; let your king and country be the bet- swords, (the younger taking first from this fair ter fort.

maid a farewell only with his eyes) both leapt inD. Du. Yes, so I might be general-Sir, no to the sea. man living shall command me.

Goo. 'Tis wonderful, indeed! Gov. Sir, you shall find that here in Lisbon I D. Man. It wrought so much upon me, bad will : I'm every hour followed with complaints of not our own safety hindered, (at that time a great your behaviour from men of almost all condi- ship pursuing us, I would, in charity, have taken tions; and my authority, which you presume will them up, and, with their lives, they should have bear you out, because you are my nephew, no had their liberty. longer shall protect you now : expect your next Ang. Too late, alas! they're lost! (heartdisorder to be punished with as much severity as wounding thought !) for ever lost !I now am bis ibat is a stranger to my blood.

friendless miserable, and a slave ! D. Du. Punish me! you, nor your office, dare D. Man. Take comfort, fair one; perhaps you not do it.

yet again may see them; they were not quite a Gov. Away! Justice dares do any thing she league from shore, and, with such strength and ought.

courage broke through the rolling waves, they Eld. Brother, this brutal temper must be cast could not fail of life and safety. off: when you can master that, you shall gladly Ang. In that last hope, I brook a wretched becommand my fortune. But if you still persist, ex- ing; but if they're dead, my woes will find so pect my prayers and vows for your conversion on- many doors to let out life, I shall not long surly; but never means, or favour.

vive them. D. Du. Fire! and furies! I'm tutored bere Elo. Alas, poor lady! Come, sir, misery but like a mere school-boy! Women shall judge of weeps the more when she is gazed on—we trouble injuries in honour? -For you, sir, I was born her. free, and will not curb my spirit, nor is it for Gov. I wait on you; your servant, siryour authority to tempt it: give me the usage of

[Ereunt Elvira and Governor. a man of honour, or 'tis not your governinent D. Man. Now, my fair captive, though I conshall protect you.

[Erit. fess you beautiful, yet give me leave to own my Gov. I am sorry to see this, niece, for your heart has long been in another's keeping ; there sake.

fore, the favour I am about to ask, you may, at Elr. Would he were not my brother!

least, hcar with safety.

Ang. This has engaged me, sir, to bear. Enter Don MANUEL, and Sailors, with

D. Man. These three years have I honourably ANGELINA.

loved a noble lady; her name Louisa, the beauD. Man. Divide the spoil amongst you; this teous niece of great Ferrara's duke: her person fair captive I only challenge for myself,

and fortune uncontrouled, sole mistress of her

self and me, who long have languished in a hope Lou. They are strangers, then, and seem in les3 constancy. Now, I perceive, in all your lan some necessity.

(Aside. guage, and your looks, a softening power; nor can Car. These are light wants to me; I find them a suit, by vou promoted, be denied : therefore, I none, when weighed with Angelina's loss; when would awhile entreat your leave to recommend reflect on her distress, the hardships and the you, as her companion, to this lady's favour; and, cries of helpless bondage; the insolent, the deaf (as I'm sure you'll soon be near her closest desires of men in power; 0, I could wish the thoughts) if you can think upon the honest cour-fate, that saved us from the ocean's fury, in tesies I hitherto have shewn your modesty, and, kinder pity of our love's distress, had buried us in your happy talk, but name, with any mark of in one wave, embracing! favour, me, or my unwearied love, 'twould be a Lou. How tenderly he talks! This were, ingenerous act would fix me ever grateful to its me-deed, a lover!

(Aside. mory.

D. Lew. A most unhappy loss, indeed! But Ang. Such poor assistance, sir, as one distress- come, don't despair, boy; the ship, that took us, ed like me can give, shall willingly be paid : if was a Portuguese, of Lisbon too, I believe; who I can steal but any thoughts from my own mis- | knows but some way or other we may hear of fortunes, rest assured, they'll be employed in heal- her yet? Come, don't be melancholy, ing yours.

Car. Have I not cause ? Were not my force of D. Man. I'll study to deserve this goodness : faith superior to my hopeless reason, I could not for the present, think my poor house your own; bear the insults of my fortune; but I have raised at night I'll wait upon you to the lady—till when, myself by elevated faith, as far above despair, as I am your guard.

reason lifts me from the brute. Ang. You hare bound me to your service. D. Lew. Why, now, would not this make any [Ereunt D. MaŅUEL and Angelina. one weep; to hear a young man talk so finely,

when he is almost famished ? SCENE II.-Changes to a church, the vespers

Lou. What were you saying, cousin ? supposed to be just ended, several walking out. Hon. I would have said, madam, but you Carlos and Don Lewis rising near Louisa would not hear me. and HonoriA. LOUISA observing Carlos. Lou. Prithee forgive me, I was in the oddest

thought : let's walk a little. Did you observe Hon. Come, madam, shall we walk out ? The those strangers that have walked by us? crowd's pretty well over now.

Hon. Not much; but what of them? Lou. But, then, that melancholy softness in his Lou. Did you hear nothing of their talk? look!

· [To herself.

Hon. I think I did; one of them, the younger, Hon. Cousin! Donna Louisa !

seemed concerned for a lost mistress, Lou. Even in his devotions, too; such grace Lou. Ay, but so near, so tenderly concerned, ful adorations

his looks as well as words, speaking an inward Hon. Cousin, will you go?

grief, that could not flow from every common Lou. Pshaw, time enough—Prithee, let's walk passion. I must know more of him, a little this way.

Hon. What do you mean? Hon. What's the matter with her?

Lou. Must speak to him. [They walk from D. Lewis and Carlos. Hon. By no means. Car. For what are we reserved?

Lou. Why, you see they are strangers; I beD. Lew. For no good, I'm afraid My ill-lieve, in some necessity; and since they seem not luck don't use to give over when her hand's in; born to beg relief, to offer it, unasked, would add she's always in haste -One misfortune gene some merit to the charity. rally comes galloping in upon the back of ano Hon. Consider. ther -Drowning we have escaped miraculous Lou. I bate it -sirly; would the fear of hanging were over, too! D. Lew. Would you speak with me, madam ? our being so strangely saved from one, smells Lou. If you please, with your friend--not to damnably rank of the other. Though I am obli- interrupt you, sir. ged to thee, Charles, for what life I have, and Car. Your pleasure, lady? I'll thank thee for't, if ever I set foot upon my

Lou. You seem a stranger, sir. estate again. Faith, I was just gone; if thou hadst Car. A most unfortunate one. not taken me upon thy back the last hundred Lou. If I am not deceived, in want: pardon yards, by this time I had been food for herrings my freedom-if I have erred, as freely tell me and mackrel-But 'tis pretty well as it is; for so; if not, as earnest of your better fortune, this there is not much difference between starving trifle sues for your acceptance. and drowning—All in good time-We are poor

(Gives him money. enough, in conscience, and I don't know but two D. Lew. Take it, boy. days more fasting might really make us hungry, Car. A bounty so unmerited, and from a too.

hand unknown, fills me with surprise and won

-SO sweet a


der. But give me leave, in honesty, to warn you, shew my face at Paris without it. What do you lady, of a too heedless purchase ; for, if you think her grace will say to me? mean it as a bribe to any evil you would have me Cha. Well, upon second thoughts, I am conpractise, be not offended, if I dare not take it. tent to search.

Lou. You are too scrupulous; I have no hard Clo. I have searched all my pockets fifty times designs upon your honesty-only this be over, to no purpose. wise and cautious, if you should follow me; I Cha. Pockets! am observed; farewell. Jaques ! Will you Clo. It's impossible to fellow it, but in Pariswalk, cousin ? - [W'hispers JAQUES.) and bring I'll go to Paris, split me!

[Aside. me word immediately—I am going home.

Cha. To Paris! Why, you don't suppose my [Exeunt Louisa and Honoria. daughter's there, sir? D. Lew. Let's see; odsheart! follow her, man Clo. I don't know but slie may, sir : but I am why, 'tis all gold !

sure they make the best joints in Europe there. Car. Dispose it as you please.

Cha. Joints ! -my son-in-law, that should D. Lew. I'll first have a better title toʻt have been, seems strangely altered for the worse. No, 'tis all thine, boy--I hold an hundred pis-But, come, let's to the governor. toles she's some great fortune in love with you Clo. I'll have it cried, faith ; or, if that won't I say, follow her since you have lost one wife do, I have a lucky thonght; I'll offer thirty pisbefore you had her, I'd have you make sure of toles to the finder, in the Paris Gazette, in pure another before you lose her,

compliment to the favours of Madame la DuCar, Fortune, indeed, has dispossessed her chess de-Mum. I'll do't, faith, of my person ; but her firm title to my heart, not Ant, Come along, Clody. all the subtle arts or laws of love can shake or

[Exeunt Antonio and CharixO. piolate.

Clo. Sir, I must look a little; I'll follow you D. Lew. Prithee follow her now; methinks I'd presently. My poor, pretty box ! Ah, plague o’ fain see thee in bed with somebody before I die. my sea-voyage !

Car. Be not so poor in thought; let me intreat you rather to employ them, sir, with mine, in

Enter a Servant hastily, with a flambeau. search of Angelina's fortune.

Serv. By your leave, sir, my master's coming; D. Lew. Well, dear Charles, don't chide me pray, sir, clear the way. I do love thee, and will follow thee. člo. Ha! why, thou art pert, my love; pri

[Ereunt. thee, who is thy master, child ?

Serv. The valiant Don Duart, sir, nephew to SCENE III.-The Street.

the governor of Lisbon, Enter ANTONIO and Cuarixo.

Clo. Well, child; and what, does he eat erery

man he meets? Ant. You heard what the sailor said, brother; Serv. No, sir; but he challenges every man, such a ship has put in here, and such persons that takes the wall of him, and always sends me were taken in it. Therefore, my advice is, im- before to clear the way. mediately to get a warrant from the government, Clo. Ha ! a pretty harmless humour that! Is to search and take them up, wherever we can this be, child ? -You may look as terrible as find them.

you please; I must banter you, split me. (Aside. Cha. Sir, you must not tell me - I won't be choused out of my daughter ; I shall expect her,

Enter Don Duart, stalking up to Clodio. sir; if not, I'll take my course; I know the law. D. Du. Do

know me,

[Walks about. Clo. Hey, ho!
Ant. You really have a great deal of dark wit,

(Looks carelessly on him, and gapes. brother; but if you know any course better than D. Du. Do you know me, sir? a warrant to search for her, in the name of wis Clo. You did not see my snuff-box, sir, did dom, take it ; if not, here's my oath, and yours, you? and

-how now, where's Clody?--Oh, bere D. Du, Sir, in Lisbon, no man asks me a queshe comes

tion covered. [Strikes off Clody's hut.] Now, you

know me. Enter Clodio, searching his pockets.

Clo. Perfectly well, sir.--Hi, hi! I like

you Ilow now! what's the matter, boy?

mightily-you are not a bully, sir? Clo. Ay, it's gone, split me!

D. Du. You are saucy, friend. Ant. What's the matter?

Louder. Clo. Ay, it's a way I have, after I'm affronted Clo. The best point in Christendom.

-Thou art really the most extraordinary—umph Ant. Clody!

—that ever I met with. Now, sir, do you know Clo. Sir, I have lost my snuff-box.

me, split me? Ant. Psba! a trifle; get thee another, man. D. Du. Know thee! take that, peasant ! Clo. Sir, 'tis not to be had—besides, I dare not

[Strikes him, and both draw.

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