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lach. Then, if you can [Pulling out the Bracelet.
Poft. Jove !3.500 TL
. Which I left with her ?
Iach. Sir, I thank her, That :
Poft. :May be, the pluck'd it off
T Iach. She writes so to you? doth she?
Poft. O, no, no, no; 'tis true. Here, take this tool;
Phi. Have patience, Sir,
Viva - Polt. Hark you, he swears; by Jupiter he swears.. ?Tis true nay, keep the ring 'tis true; I'm sure, She could not lose it ; her attendants are
ersti tort All honourable; they induc'd to steal it! And, by a stranger !- no, he hath enjoy'd her. :. The cognizance of her incontinency Is this : she hath bought the name of Whore thus dearly;
There, take thy hire, and all the fiends of hell
Phi. Sir, be patient'ji
Poft. Never talk on't;
Poft. Ay, and it doth confirm
lach. W-ill you hear more?
Roft. Spare your arithmetick.
Iach. I'll be sworn
Poft. No swearing:
lach. l'll deny nothing.
Pof Q, that I had her here, to tear her limb-meal!
on't had a
When I was itaimpt: Some toặner with his tools
" ?? Made me a counterfeit; get my mother feem'à -7 The Dian of that time, so doth my wife 126 The Non-pareil of this 2-Oh vengeance, yengcance ! Me of my lawful pleafure The restrain'd, foli And pray'd me, oft, forbearance ; did it with 4.1 A pudency so rosie, the fwect view
22 Might well have warm’d old Saturn 2 that I
thought her As chaste, as unsunna snow.' Oh, all the Devils! This yellow Iachimo in an hour was't not? Or less : at firft? perchance, he spoke not, but is! Like a full acórnd Boar, a German one;' (22) 5.: CT Cry'd, oh! and mounted; found no opposition But what he look'd for should oppose, and the Should from encounter guard. Could I find out The woman's part in me--for there's no motion That tends to vice in man, but, I affirm,
5. Luft, and rank thoughts, hers, hers; revenges, hers; Ambitions, coverings, change of prides, disdain, Nice longings, slanders, mutability :
Taiwb blonde 11 All faults that may be nam'd, nay, that hell knows, A Why, hers, in part, or all; buc rather all. For eveh
not constant, but are changing still;
a true hate, to pray, they have their Willy? UT The very Devils cannot plague them becter.
They are vice
(22) Like a full-acorn'd Boar, a churning on,] This is Mr. Pope's Reading, without any Authority. À Jermen one, in the first Editions ; (says Hen) since alter'd to a German one. And why not, pray: Is not Wephalia a Part of Germany pl And where are Boars more delicately fed, or more likely to be rank and hot after the Female, than German ones?
v inden ist:
А, ст T III.
SCENE, Cymbeline's Palace.
Enter, in State, Cymbeline, Queen, Cloten, and Lords at one door ; and at another, Caius
Lucius and attendants.
CYM BEL IN E.
Luc. When Julius Cæfar, (whose remem-
Calibelan, thine Uncle,
Is left untender'd.] The Poet must inean, thy great Uncle, or Uncle once removid: For Cymbeline was the Son of Tenantius, who was the Son of Lud: and Lud and Calibelan were Brothers. But, I have hinted in the first Note to this Play, that our Author frequently has made bold with his History. The Passage before us furnishes more than one Instance. It was in the zoth Year of Tenantius's Reign, that Auguftus Cæsar had a Design, for the Second Time, of invading us ; and Ambassadors came to him at Ariminum from Britaine to sollicit a Peace. So that it was Tenantius more probably, who had withheld the Payment of the Tribute granted by Calfibelan. Cymbeline, on the other hand, 'tis faid, was sent over in his Youth to Rome, received his Education there, was caress’d by Augustus, and called the Friend of the Roman People. Besides, that Cymbeline acquiesc'd to this Tribute, (as we have no Vouchers to the contrary in History ; ) may be gather'd from the old Coin with his Head on one fide, and CU NOBELIN inscrib'd round it; and TASCHI A, on the Reverie, i. e. an Impoft, or Tribute. For Tascu in the old I ritish means, to lay any Burthen. So Teska among the Sarmatians
(Famous in Cæfar's praises, no whit less
Queen. And, to kill the marvail,
Clot. There be many Cæfars,
Queen. That opportunity,
and old Celts fignified an Imposition or Grievance ; and from the old
, has Virgil fpoken of our Britaine ;
Ed. I. And Lucius Floru's, I observe, where he is mentioning what Conquests are reserv'd for Julius Cæfar, feems purposely to have copied this Description of the above quoted Poet; Êt quamvis toto orbe divisa, qul vinceret, habuit Britannia Lib. 3, cap. 1o. Claudian likewise speaks of us as divided from the Roman World;
Serves iturum Cæfarem in ultimos
Lib. Í. Ode 35. And Servius, upon the Passage in Virgil, has remark’d, that Britaine was call'd by the Poets alter Orbis terrarum. But our Poet, perhaps, might have none of these Classical Passages in View, but be alluding to what is recorded of Caffbelan in the Chronicles. When Comius of Arras came to him with a Message from Julius Cæsar, in which Homage, and Subjection, and a Tribute, were demanded, Calibelan reply d ;
“ That the Ambition of the Romans was insatiable, who would not suffer Britaine, a new World, placed by Nature in the Ocean, and beyond the Bounds of their Empire, to lie unmoleftede Сс 2