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to the verdict of your Tryers. Caits CILNIVS
DEME. He meanes himselfe: for it was he indeed,
435 (344) Tvcc. I, your whorson cantharides? was't I?
DEME. I appeale to your conscience, Captaine.
440 Cris. O, the Captaine, the Captaine
HORA. My physicke begins to worke with my patient, I see.
VIRG. Captaine; stand forth and answere.
Tvcc. Hold thy peace, Poet Prætor: I appeale 445 from thee, to CAESAR, I. Doe me right, royall CAESAR.
Caes. Mary, and I will, sir. Ličtors, gag him :
Tvcc. Gods, and fiends. CAESAR! thou wilt not,
429-433 Caius Cilnius Mecoenas pro- | nounceth you, by this handwriting, Guiltie. Corneli- | Tuc. Gallus, Guiltie. Pantilius Tucca| us Parcell Guiltie; I. / 2 431 Pantillus N
436 was't I?] wasn't it? N 448 gag him: doe 1640 gag him: do. 1692, 1716, W, G 451 fiends] friends 1640, 1692, 1716 456 Harpies] Gorboduckes. O 457 gentleman G, N
Caes. Dispatch, Lictors.
VIRG. Demand, what cause they had to maligne
DEME. In troth, no great cause, not I; I must con- 465 fesse: but that hee kept better company (for the most part) then I: and that better men lou'd him, then lou'd me: and that his writings thriu'd better then mine, and were better lik't, and grac't: nothing else. ·
VIRG. Thus, enuious soules repine at others good. 470
HORA. If this be all; faith, I forgiue thee freely.
480 Cris. O, I am sicke
HORA. A bason, a bason, quickly; our phyfick works.
Cris. 0 O-retrograde— reciprocall-incubus.
485 HORA. Retrograde, and reciprocall, Incubus are come vp.
GALL. Thankes be to IVPITER. (345) Cris.
Cris. 0% glibbery-lubricall-defunct ô
490 HORA. Well said: here's some store. VIRG. What are they? HORA. Glibbery, lubricall, and defunct.
460-1 [The vizards are put upon him. G, N 486 Incubus) and incubus G, N reciprocall,] comma om. 1640, 1692, 1716, W
GALL. O, they came vp easie.
500 Cris. O, I shall cast vp my—spurious—fnotteries
HORA. Good. Againe.
GALL. Who would haue thought, there should ha'
510 Cris. O -barmy frothCaes. What's that?
Cris. -Puffy_inflate-turgidous- ventofitous.
HORA. Barmy froth, puffy, inflate, turgidous, and 515 ventofitous are come vp.
TIBV. O, terrible, windie wordes !
Cris. 0—oblatrant- -furibund -fatuate
520 HORA. Here's a deale: oblatrant, furibund, fatuate, strenuous.
Caes. Now, all's come vp, I trow. What a tumult hee had in his belly !
494-5 Gal. O, they come up. 0 -Oh! N 508 IVPITER] dupter N 511“ba-my froth ” N
514 Ventosity Q, N 516 Ventosity Q, N 519 oblatrant-furibund] Oblatrant,Obcaecate - Furibund 2 521 oblatrant, furibund] Oblatrant, Obcaecate, Furibund 2 523 tumult] tumble N
HORA. No: there's the often confcious dampe 525 behind, still.
HORA. It's come vp, thankes to APOLLO, and ÆSCULAPIVS: Yet, there's another; you were best take a pill more?
530 Cris. O, no: 0– -ô Ômô.
HORA. Force your selfe then, a little with your finger.
CRIS. 0—0- -prorumped.
TIBV. Prorumped? What a noise it made! as if 535 his spirit would haue prorumpt with it.
VIRG. Helpe him: it stickes ftrangely, what euer it is. Cris. 0 -clutcht.
540 HORA. Now it's come: clutcht.
CAES. Clutcht? It's well, that's come vp! It had but a narrow passage. (346) Cris. 0— VIRG. Againe, hold him: hold his head there.
545 Cris. Snarling gufts—quaking custard. HORA. How now, CRISPINVS? CRIS. 0_obstupefact. TIBV. Nay: that are all we, I assure you. HORA. How doe you feele your felfe?
550 Cris. Pretty, and well, I thanke you.
VIRG. These pills can but restore him for a time;
555 'Tis necessary, therefore, he obserue A ftri&t and holsome dyet. Looke, you take Each morning, of old Catoes principles
525 dampe) om. 2 527 dampe) om. g 528 It is N 547 Hora. ... CrispinVs?] Tropologicall - - - Anagogical --- Loquacity ... Pinnosity. O
A good draught, next your heart; that walke vpon,
560 And taste a piece of TERENCE, sucke his phrase In stead of lycorice; and, at any hand, Shun PLAVTVs, and old ENNIVS, they are meates Too harsh for a weake stomacke. Vie to reade (But not without a tutor) the best Greekes:
565 As ORPHEVS, MvsaEVS, PINDARVS, HESIOD, CALLIMACHVS, and THEOCRITE, High HOMER, but beware of LYCOPHRON: He is too darke, and dangerous a dish. You must not hunt for wild, out-landish termes, 570 To stuffe out a peculiar dialect; But let your matter runne before your words: And if, at any time, you chaunce to meet Some Gallo-belgick phrase, you shall not straight Racke your poore verse to giue it entertainement; 575 But let it palle: and doe not thinke your selfe Much damnified, if you doe leaue it out; When, nor your vnderstanding, nor the sense Could well receiue it. This faire abstinence, In time, will render you more found, and cleere; And this haue I prescrib'd to you, in place Of a strict sentence: which till he performe, Attire him in that robe. And hence-forth, learne To beare your selfe more humbly; not to swell, Or breathe your insolent, and idle spight,
585 On him, whose laughter, can your worst affright. TIBV. Take him away.
Cris. IVPITER guard CAESAR.
VIRG. And, for a weeke, or two, fee him lockt vp (347] In some darke place, remoou'd from companie: 590 He will talke idly else after his physicke.
559 that walke vpon) and walk upon't 1640, 1692, 1716 562 Liquorish 1692, 1716, W liquorice G, N 563 old) om. N 565 ( )] G, N without] with N 570 not] om. N scrib'd] described N