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Her. You gods, look down, And from your sacred vials pour your graces Upon my daughter's head !-Tell me, mine own, Where hast thou been preserved? Where lived ?
How found Thy father's court ? For thou shalt hear, that 1,Knowing by Paulina, that the oracle Gave hope thou wast in being,-have preserved Myself to see the issue.
Paul. There's time enough for that ; Lest they desire, upon this push, to trouble Your joys with like relation.-Go together, You precious winners all; your exultation Partake to every one. I, an old turtle, Will wing me to some wither'd bough; and there My mate, that's never to be found again, Lament till I am lost.
Leon. O peace, Paulina ; Thou shouldst a husband take by my consent, As I by thine, a wife: this is a match, (mine; And made between's by vows. Thou hast found But how, is to be question's : for I saw her, As I thought, dead; and have, in vain, said many A prayer upon her grave: I'll not seek far (For him, I partly know his mind,) to find thee An honourable husband :-Come, Camillo, And take her by the hand : whose worth and honesty, Is richly noted ; and here justified By us, a pair of kings.-Let's from this place.What?
Look upon my brother :-Both your par. That e'er I put between your holy looks dons, My ill suspicion.--This your son-in-law, And son unto the king, (whom heaven's directing,) Is troth-plight to your daughter.-Good Paulina, Lead us from hence; where we may leisurely Each one demand, and answer to his part Perform'd in this wide gap of time, since first We were dissever'd: hastily lead away. (Exeunt.
WINTER's Tale.]-This play, as Dr. Warburton justly observes, is, with all its absurdities, very entertaining. The character of A utolycus is naturally conceived, and strongly represented.
DUNCAN, King of Scotland.
Generals of the King's Army.
Noblemen of Scotland,
Attendants, and Messengers.
Scene, in the end of the fourth act, lies in England;
through the rest of the Play, in Scotland; and chiefly, at Macbeth's Castle.
ACT I. SCENE 1.-An open Place. Thunder and Lightning.--Enter Three WITCHES.
1 Witch. When shall we three meet again, In thunder, lightning, or in rain ?
2:Witch. When the hurlyburly's * done, When the battle's lost and won :
3 Witch. That will be ere set of sun.
All. Paddock calls:-Anon.-
[Witches vanish. SCENE II.-A Camp near Fores. Alarum within. Enter King DUNCAN, MALCOLM,
DONALBAIN, LENOX, with Attendants, meeting a į bleeding Soldier.
Dun. What bloody man is that? He can report,
Mal. This is the sergeant,
Sold. Doubtfully it stood ;
Tumult. ti. e. Supplied with light and heavy armed troops.
And fortune, on his damued quarrel* smiling,
Dun. 0, valiant cousin ! Worthy gentleman ! Sold. As whence the sun 'gins his reflection Shipwrecking storms and direful thunders break; So from that spring, whence comfort seem'd to
Dun. Dismay'd not this
wounds; They smack of honour both :-Go, get him surgeons.
[Exit Soldier, attended.
Mal. The worthy thane of Rosse.
should he look,
Rosse. God save the king !
+ The opposite to comfort. Truth. Make another Golgotha as memorable as the first.