The Dramatic Works of Thomas Dekker; Now First Collected with Illustrative Notes and a Memoir of the Author Volume 4
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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...Siuill, foure such tempting witches May vndoe a City: come, you wronged paire By a King that parted you, you new married are. Inioy each other and prosper. Cor. I doe already, Feeling more ioyes then on my Wedding day, I nere till now was married. Tor. Nor I euer happy vntill this houre. Mal. Nor I, as I am true Lord. King. No, sir, y'are no true Lord, you haue a title, A face of honour, as in Courts many haue, For base and seruile prostitutions, And you are such a one, your Daughters fall Was first step to your rising, and her rising Againe to that sweet goodnesse she neuer went from, Must be your fall, and strip you of all honours Your Lordship is departed. Mal. Does the Bell ring out! I care not Your Kingdome was a departing too, I had a place in Court for nothing, and if it be gon, I can loose nothing; I ha' beene like a Lord in a play, and that done, my part ends. King. Yes sir, I purge my Court of such Insection. Mai. I shall find company i'th City I warrant; I am not the first hath giuen vp my Cloake of honour. Exit. Enter Valafco, Iohn, and Queene. King. Oh my abused heart, thy pardon, see I haue sent home my stolne goods: . Qu. Honestly! King. As she was euer; now with full cleere eyes I see thy beauty, and strange Cheekes despise. Qu. You call me from a graue of shame and sorrow. In which I lay deepe buried. Ioh. From a graue likewise Your Maiestie calls me! I haue lookt backe On all my poore Ambitions, and am sorry, That I sell euer from io bright a Spheare, As is the Loue of such a royall brother. King. Be as you speake, we are friends, it was our will To let you know, we can, or faue, or kill. Ioh. Your mercy new transformes me. King. Sirrah your sauing My Queene, when I conseffe (lust me so blinded) I would haue gladly lost her;...
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