By William Shakespeare
THE NEWLY REVISED SIGNET vintage SHAKESPEARE sequence
as a rule set in Milan, this comedy is the tale of 2 newly-arrived Veronese acquaintances, Valentine and Proteus. either vie for the Duke's daughter's hand, with plenty of laughter resulting.
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THURIO they are saying that Love hath now not an eye fixed in any respect. VALENTINE to determine such fanatics, Thurio, as your self: Upon a homely item Love can wink. SILVIA Have performed, have performed; the following comes the gentleman. go out THURIO input PROTEUS VALENTINE Welcome, expensive Proteus! Mistress, I beseech you, verify his welcome with a few particular favour. SILVIA His worthy is warrant for his welcome hither, If this be he you oft have wish’d to listen to from. VALENTINE Mistress, it truly is: candy girl, entertain him To be my fellow-servant in your ladyship. SILVIA Too low a mistress for thus excessive a servant. PROTEUS no longer so, candy woman: yet too suggest a servant to take a look of one of these helpful mistress. VALENTINE depart off discourse of incapacity: candy girl, entertain him on your servant. PROTEUS My responsibility will I boast of; not anything else. SILVIA And accountability by no means but did wish his meed: Servant, you're welcome to a valueless mistress. PROTEUS I’ll die on him that claims so yet your self. SILVIA that you're welcome? PROTEUS that you're valueless. Re-enter THURIO THURIO Madam, my lord your father may communicate with you. SILVIA I wait upon his excitement. Come, Sir Thurio, select me. once again, new servant, welcome: I’ll depart you to confer of domestic affairs; in case you have performed, we glance to listen to from you. PROTEUS We’ll either attend upon your ladyship. Exeunt SILVIA and THURIO VALENTINE Now, inform me, how do all from whence you got here? PROTEUS your folks are good and feature them a lot counseled. VALENTINE and the way do yours? PROTEUS I left all of them in future health. VALENTINE How does your girl? and the way prospers your love? PROTEUS My stories of affection have been wont to weary you; i do know you pleasure no longer in a love discourse. VALENTINE Ay, Proteus, yet that existence is alter’d now: i've got performed penance for contemning Love, Whose excessive imperious recommendations have punish’d me With sour fasts, with penitential groans, With nightly tears and day-by-day heart-sore sighs; For in revenge of my contempt of affection, Love hath chased sleep from my enthralled eyes And made them watchers of mine personal heart’s sorrow. O mild Proteus, Love’s a potent lord, And hath so humbled me, as, I confess, there's no woe to his correction, Nor to his provider no such pleasure on the earth. Now no discourse, other than it's of affection; Now am i able to holiday my quick, dine, sup and sleep, Upon the very bare identify of affection. PROTEUS adequate; I learn your fortune on your eye. used to be this the idol that you simply worship so? VALENTINE Even she; and is she now not a heavenly saint? PROTEUS No; yet she is a mundane paragon. VALENTINE name her divine. PROTEUS i cannot flatter her. VALENTINE O, flatter me; for romance delights in praises. PROTEUS whilst i used to be ill, you gave me sour capsules, and that i needs to minister the prefer to you. VALENTINE Then converse the reality through her; if now not divine, but permit her be a principality, Sovereign to the entire creatures on the planet. PROTEUS other than my mistress. VALENTINE candy, other than no longer any; other than thou wilt other than opposed to my love. PROTEUS Have I no longer cause to want mine personal? VALENTINE and that i can help thee to favor her too: She will be dignified with this excessive honour-- To endure my lady’s teach, lest the bottom earth may still from her vesture likelihood to scouse borrow a kiss And, of so nice a favour growing to be proud, Disdain to root the summer-swelling flower And make tough iciness everlastingly.