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SCHOLAR and his MISTRESS,
Who being cross’d by their Friends, fell mad for
one another; and now first meet in BEDLAM.
[ Music within. ] The Lovers enter at opposite doors, each beld by a
Phillis. OOK, look, I see- I see my love
'Tis the dear, dear man, 'tis thee, dear. Amyntas. Hark! the winds war ;
The foamy waves roar ;
So radiant of hue,
Ah ! No, no, no. St. Hermo, never, never shone so bright; 'Tis Phillis, only Phillis, can shoot so fair
a light; 'Tis Phillis, 'tis Phillis, that saves the
ship alone, For all the winds are hush'd, and the
storm is overblown.
And all the furies join,
thro the charm.
run to each other, and embrace.] Phillis. Shall I marry the man 1 love?
And shall I conclude my pains ?
brains. Amyntas. Body join'd to body, and heart join'd to
heart, To make sure of the cure, Go call the man in black, to mumble o'er
Phillis. But suppose he should stay
'Tis a work must be done,
And the better, the sooner begun.
[They run out together band in hand.]