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S Ο Ν

OF

А

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

Keeper.

Phillis. OOK, look, I see- I see my love

appear?
'Tis he 'Tis he alone;
For, like him, there is none :

'Tis the dear, dear man, 'tis thee, dear. Amyntas. Hark! the winds war ;

The foamy waves roar ;
I see a ship afar :
Tossing and tossing, and making to the

Thore :
But what's that I view,

So radiant of hue,
St. Hermo, St. Hermo, that fits upon the

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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.
Phillis. Let mego, let merun, let me fly to his arms.
Amyntas. If all the fates combine,

And all the furies join,
I'll force my way to Phillis, and break

thro the charm.
[Here they break from their keepers,

run to each other, and embrace.] Phillis. Shall I marry the man 1 love?

And shall I conclude my pains ?
Now bless'd be the powers above,
I feel the blood bound in

my
With a lively leap it began to move,
And the

vapors
leave

my

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

veins ;

his part.

Phillis. But suppose he should stay
Amyntas. At worst if he delay,

'Tis a work must be done,
We'll borrow but a day,

And the better, the sooner begun.
Cho. of both. At worst if be delay, &c.

[They run out together band in hand.]

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PROLOGUES

AND

EPILOGU ES.

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