Comedy of the Tempest

Comedy of the Tempest

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...isle; and all of us ourselves, When no man was his own. Alonso. to Ferdinand and Miranda Give me your hands; Let grief and sorrow still embrace his heart That doth not wish you joy! Gonzalo. Be it so! Amen!--Enter Ariel, with the Master and Boatswain amazedly following. O, look, sir! look, sir! here is more of us! I prophesied, if a gallows were on land, This fellow could not drown.--Now, blasphemy, That swear'st grace o'erboard, not an oath on shore? Hast thou no mouth by land? What is the news? 220 Boatswain. The best news is, that we have safely found Our king and company; the next, our ship--Which, but three glasses since, we gave out split--Is tight, and yare, and bravely rigg'd as when We first put out to sea. Ariel. Aside to Prospero Sir, all this service Have I done since I went. Prospero. Aside to Ariel My tricksy spirit! Alonso. These are not natural events; they strengthen From strange to stranger.--Say, how came you hither? Boatswain. If I did think, sir, I were well awake, I'd strive to tell you. We were dead of sleep, 230 And--how vre know not--all clapp'd under hatches; Where, but even now, with strange and several noises Of roaring, shrieking, howling, jingling chains, And moe diversity of sounds, all horrible, We were awak'd; straightway, at liberty; Where we, in all her trim, freshly beheld Our royal, good, and gallant ship; our master Capering to eye her. On a trice, so please you, Even in a dream, were we divided from them And were brought moping hither. Ariel. Aside to Prospero Was't well done? uo Prospero. Aside to Ariel Bravely, my diligence. Thou shalt be free. Alonso. This is as strange a maze as e'er men trod; And there is in this business more than nature Was ever conduct of: some oracle Must rectify our knowledge....
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