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Duke. Convenient is it : Make a swift return; 410
[Exit. Isab. [Within.] Peace, ho, be here!
Duke. The tongue of Isabel :-She's come to know,
Isaħ. Ho, by your leave.
420 Duke. Good morning to you, fair and gracious
Isab. Nay, but it is not so.
Duke. It is no other : “Shew your wisdom, daughter, in your close pa
Isab. Unhappy Claudio! Wretched Isabell
Duke. This nor hurts him, nor profits you a jot;
wisdom In that good path, that I would wish it go ; And
you shall have your bosom on this wretch, Grace of the duke, revenges to your heart, And general honour.
Isob. I am directed by you.
Duke. This letter then to friar Peter give; 'Tis that he sent me of the duke's return: Say, by this token, I desire his company At Mariana's house to night. Her cause, and yours, I'll perfect him withal; and he shall bring you Before the duke; and to the head of Angelo Accuse him home, and home. For my poor self, I am combined by a sacred vow, And shall be absent. Wend you with this letter : Command these fretting waters from your eyes With a light heart; trust not my holy order, If I pervert your course. Who's here?
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London Printed for J.Bell British Library Strand March 141786. .