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to have and to hold all and singular the said premises, with their appurtenancés, unto the said Susanna Hall, for and during the term of her natural life; and, after her decease, to the first son of her body lawfully issuing; and to the heirs males of the body of the said first son lawfully issuing; and for desault of such issue, to the second son of her body lawfully issuing, and to the heirs males of the body of the said second son lawfully issuing; and for default of such heirs, to the third son of the body of the said Susanna lawfully issuing; and to the heirs males of the body of the said third son lawfully issuing; and for default of such issue, the same to be and remain to the fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh sons of her body, lawfully issuing one after another, and to the heirs males of the bodies of the said fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh sons lawfully issuing, in such manner as it is before limited to be, and remain to the first, second, and third sons of her body, and to their heirs males; and for default of such issue, the said premises to be and remain to my said niece Hall, and the heirs males of her body lawfully issuing : and for default of such issue, to my daughter Judith, and the heirs males of her body lawfully issuing ; and for default of such issue, to the right heirs of me the said William Shakspeare for ever.

Item, I give unto my wife my second-best bed, with the furniture.

Item, I give and bequeath to my said daughter Judith, my broad silver-gilt bowl. All the rest of my goods, chattels, leases, plates, jewels, and household stuff whatsoever, after my debts and legacies paid, and my funeral expenses discharged, I give, devise, and bequeath to my son-in-law, John Hall, Gent., and my daughter Susanna, his wife, whom I ordain and make executors of this my last will and testament. And I do entreat and appoint the said Thomas Russell, Esq., and Francis Collins, Gent., to be overseers hereof. And do revoke all former wills, and publish this to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof, I have hereunto put my hand, the day and year first above written.

By me,

WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.
Witness to the publishing hereof.

FRA. COLLINS,
JULIUS SHAW,
JOHN ROBINSON,
HAMNET SADLER,
ROBERT WHATTCOTT.

Probatum fuit testamentum Suprascriptum apud London, Coram Magistro

William Byrde, Legum Doctore, &c., vicesimo secundo die mensis Junii, Anno Domini 1616; juramento Johannis Hall, unius ex cui, &c., de bene, &c., jurat, reservata potestate, &c. Susannæ Hall, alt. ex., &c., eam cum venerit, &c., petitur, &c.

THE WORKS

OP

WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.

THE TEMPEST.

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ. Alonso, King of Naples.

Stephano, a drunken Butler. Sebastian, his brother.

Master of a Ship, Boatswain, and Mariners, Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan.

Miranda, daughter to Prospero,
Antonio, his brother, the usurping Duke of
Milan.

Ariel, an airy Spirit.
Ferdinand, son to the King of Naples. Iris,
Gonzalo, an honest old Counsellor.

Ceres,
Adrian,

Juno,
}Lords
.

Spirits.
Francisco,

Nymphs, Caliban, a savage and deformed Slave. Reapers, Trinculo, a Jester.

Other Spirits attending on Prospero. SCENE,The Sea, with a Ship; afterwards an uninhabited Island.

ACT I.

use your authority: if you cannot, give thanks SCENE I.-On a Ship at Sea.--A Storm with you have lived so long, and make yourself Thunder and Lightning.

ready in your cabin for the mischance of the

hour, if it so hap.--Cheerly, good hearts !-Enter a Ship-master and a Boatswain.

Out of our way, say.

(Exit. Mast. Boatswain !

Gon. I have great comfort from this fellow : Boats. Here, master : what cheer? methinks he hath no drowning mark upon

Mast. Good, speak to the mariners : fall him; his complexion is perfect gallows. to 't yarely, or we run ourselves aground : Stand fast, good fate, to his hanging ! make bestir, bestir.

[Exit. the rope of his destiny our cable, for our own Enter Mariners.

doth little advantage ! If he be not horn to be Boats. Heigh, my hearts ! cheerly, cheerly, hanged, our case is miserable. [Exeunt. my hearts! yare, yare : take in the topsail :

Re-enter Boatswain, tend to the master's whistle.-Blow, till thou Boats. Down with the topmast! yare ; burst thy wind, if room enough!

lower, lower! bring her to try with mainEnter Alonso, Sebastian, Antonio, Ferdinand, course. (A cry within.] A plague upon this Gonzalo, and others.

howling ! they are louder than the weather, or Alon. Good boatswain, have care. Where's our office. --the master ? Play the men.

Re-enter Sebastian, Antonio, and Gonzalo. Boats. I pray now, keep below.

Yet again? what do you here? Shall we give Ant. Where is the master, boatswain ? o'er, and drown? Have you a mind to sink?

Boats. Do you not hear him? You mar our Seb. A poxo your throat, you bawling, labour : keep your cabins : you do assist the blasphemous, incharitable dog!

Gon. Nay, good, be patient. (storm, Boats. Work you, then.

Boats. When the sea is. Hence! What Ant. Hang, cur, hang ! you whoreson, incare these roarers for the name of king? To solent noisemaker, we are less afraid to be cabin : silence : trouble us not. [aboard. drowned than thou art.

Gon. Good; yet remember whom thou hast Gon. I'll warrant him from drowning; though

Boats. None that I more love than myself. the ship were no stronger than a nut-shell, You are a counsellor : if you can command and as leaky as an unstanched wench. these elements to silence, and work the peace Boats. Lay her a-hold, a-hold. Set her two of the present, we will not hand a rope more ;' courses ; off to sea again ; lay her off.

to have and to hold all and singular the said premises, with their appurtenances, unto the said Susanna Hall, for and during the term of her natural life; and, after her decease, to the first son of her body lawfully issuing; and to the heirs males of the body of the said first son lawfully issuing; and for default of such issue, to the second son of her body lawfully issuing, and to the heirs males of the body of the said second son lawfully issuing; and for default of such heirs, to the third son of the body of the said Susanna lawfully issuing; and to the heirs males of the body of the said third son lawfully issuing; and for default of such issue, the same to be and remain to the fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh sons of her body, lawfully issuing one after another, and to the heirs males of the bodies of the said fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh sons lawfully issuing, in such manner as it is before limited to be, and remain to the first, second, and third sons of her body, and to their heirs males; and for default of such issue, the said premises to be and remain to my said niece Hall, and the heirs males of her body lawfully issuing : and for default of such issue, to my daughter Judith, and the heirs males of her body lawfully issuing ; and for default of such issue, to the right heirs of me the said William Shakspeare for ever.

Item, I give unto my wife my second-best bed, with the furniture.

Item, I give and bequeath to my said daughter Judith, my broad silver-gilt bowl. All the rest of my goods, chattels, leases, plates, jewels, and household stuff whatsoever, after my debts and legacies paid, and my funeral expenses discharged, I give, devise, and bequeath to my son-in-law, John Hall, Gent., and my daughter Susanna, his wife, whom I ordain and make executors of this my last will and testament. And I do entreat and appoint the said Thomas Russell, Esq., and Francis Collins, Gent., to be overseers hereof. And do revoke all former wills, and publish this to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof, I have hereunto put my hand, the day and year first above written.

By me,

WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.

Witness to the publishing hereof.

FRA. COLLINS,
JULIUS SHAW,
JOHN ROBINSON,
HAMNET SADLER,
ROBERT WHATTCOTT.

Probatum fuit testamentum Suprascriptum apud London, Coram Magistro

William Byrde, Legum Doctore, &c., vicesimo secundo die mensis Junii, Anno Domini 1616; juramento Johannis Hall, unius ex cui, &c., de bene, &c., jurat, reservata potestate, &c. Susannæ Hall, alt. ex., &c., eam cum venerit, &c., petitur, &c.

THE WORKS

OP

WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.

THE TEMPEST.

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ. Alonso, King of Naples.

Stephano, a drunken Butler. Sebastian, kis brother.

Master of a Ship, Boatswain, and Mariners. Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan.

Miranda, daughter to Prospero,
Antonio, his brother, the usurping Duke of
Wilan.

Ariel, an airy Spirit.
Ferdinand, son to the King of Naples. Iris,
Gonzalo, an honest old Counsellor.

Ceres,
Adrian,

Juno,
.

Spirits.
Francisco,
Caliban, a savage and deformed Slave. Reapers,
Triaculo, a Jester.

Other Spirits attending on Prospero.
SCENE,- The Sea, with a Ship; afterwards an uninhabited Island.

Nymphs,

ACT I.

use your authority: if you cannot, give thanks SCENE I.-On a Ship at Sea.--A Storm with you have lived so long, and make yourself Thunder and Lightning.

ready in your cabin for the mischance of the

hour, if it so hap.-Cheerly, good hearts !-Enter a Ship-master and a Boatswain. Out of our way, I say.

(Exit. Mast. Boatswain !

Gon. I have great comfort from this fellow : Baus. Here, master : what cheer?

methinks he hath no drowning mark upon Hust. Good, speak to the mariners : fall him; his complexion is perfect gallows. to 't yarely, or we run ourselves aground : Stand fast, good fate, to his hanging ! make testir, bestir

[Exit. the rope of his destiny our cable, for our own Enter Mariners.

doth little advantage! If he be not horn to be Beats. Heigh, my hearts ! cheerly, cheerly, hanged, our case is miserable. [Excunt. my bearts ! yare, yare : take in the topsail ;

Re-enter Boatswain, 180 to the master's whistle.-- Blow, till thou Boats. Down with the topmast! yare ; barst thy wind, if room enough!

lower, lower! bring her to try with mainEsto Alonso, Sebastian, Antonio, Ferdinand, course. [A cry within.] A plague upon this Gonzalo, and others.

howling ! they are louder than the weather, or Al32. Good boatswain, have care. Where's our office. the master? Play the men.

Re-enter Sebastian, Antonio, and Gonzalo. Buts. I pray now, keep below.

Yet again? what do you here? Shall we give dei. Where is the master, boatswain ? o'er, and drown? Have you a mind to sink? Biats. Do you not hear him? You mar our Seb. A poxo your throat, you bawling,

r: keep your cabins : you do assist the blasphemous, incharitable dog ! 1. Nay, good, be patient. (storm, Boats. Work you, then. Bests. When the sea is. Hence! What Ant. Hang, cur, hang ! you whoreson, ince these roarers for the name of king? To solent noisemaker, we are less afraid to be en: silence: trouble us not. [aboard. drowned than thou art.

6. Good; yet remember whom thou hast Gon. I'll warrant him from drowning; though Frits. None that I more love than myself. the ship were no stronger than a nut-shell,

are a counsellor: if you can command and as leaky as an unstanched wench. Brge elements to silence, and work the peace Boats. Lay her a-hold, a-hold. Set her two

the present, we will not hand a rope more ; courses ; off to sea again ; lay her off.

Enter Mariners, wel.

The direful spectacle of the wreck, which Mar. All lost ! to prayers, to prayers ! all touch'd lost !

(Exeunt. The very virtue of compassion in thee, Boats. What, must our mouths be cold? I have with such provision in mine art

Gon. The king and prince at prayers ! let So safely order'd, that there is no soul-For our case is as theirs. [us assist them, No, not so much perdition as an hair, Seb.

I am out of patience. Betid to any creature in the vessel Ant. We are merely cheated of our lives by Which thou heard'st cry, which thou saw'st drunkards.

sink. Sit down ; This wide-chopp'd rascal, - would, thou For thou must now know further., mightst lie drowning,

Mira.

You have often The washing of ten tides !

Begun to tell me what I am ; but stopp'd,
Gon.

He'll be hang'd yet, And left me to a bootless inquisition,
Though every drop of water swear against it, Concluding, “Stay, not yet.
And gape at wid'st to glut him.

Pro.

The hour 's now come ; [A confused noise within. • Mercy on us !" The very minute bids thee ope thine ear :

“We split, we split ! Farewell, my Obey, and be attentive. Canst thou remember wife and children!"- Farewell, brother!" A time before we came unto this cell? We split, we split, we split !".

I do not think thou canst, for then thou wast Ant. Let's all sink with the king. [Exit. Out three years old.

(not Seb. Let's take leave of him. [Exit. Mira.

Certainly, sir, I can. Gon. Now would I give a thousand fur- Pro. By what? by any other house, or perlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground; Of anything the image tell me, that (son ? long heath, brown furze, anything. The Hath kept with thy remembrance. wills above be done! but I would fain die a Miru.

"Tis far off ; dry death.

[Exit. And rather like a dream, than an assurance SCENE II.- The Island : before the Cell of Four or five women once, that tended me?

That my remembrance warrants. Had I not Prospero.

Pro. Thou hadst, and more, Miranda. But Enter Prospero and Miranda.

how is it,

(else Mira. If by your art, my dearest father, you That this lives in thy mind? What seest thou have

In the dark backward and abysm of time? Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them. If thou remember'st aught,ere thou cam'st here, The sky, it seems, would pour down stinking How thou cam'st here, thou may'st. pitch, [cheek, Mira.

But that I do not. But that the sea, mounting to the welkin's Pro. Twelve year since, Miranda, twelve Dashes the fire out. O, I have suffer'd

year since,
With those that I saw suffer! a brave vessel, Thy father was the duke of Milan, and
Whohad, no doubt, some noble creatures in her, A prince of power.
Dash'd all to pieces. O, the cry did knock Mira.

Sir, are not you my father? Against my very heart ! Poor souls ! they Pro. Thy mother was a piece of virtue, and perish'd.

She said thou wast my daughter ; and thy Had I been any god of power, I would

father
Have sunk the sea within the earth, or e'er Was duke of Milan; and his only heir
It should the good ship so have swallow'd, and A princess,- -no worse issued.
The freighting souls within her.

Mira.

O the heavens! Pro.

Be collected: What foul play had we, that we came from No more amazement. Tell your piteous heart, Or blessed was't we did ?

[thence ? There's no harm done. Mira. O, woe the day! Pro.

Both, both, my girl : Pro.

No harm. By foul play, as thou say'st, were we heav'd I have done nothing but in care of thee, But blessedly holp hither.

(thence ; (Of thee, my dear one! thee, my daughter !) Mira.

O! my heart bleeds who

To think o' the teen that I have turn'd you to, Art ignorant of what thou art, nought knowing which is from my remembrance. Of whence I am : nor that I am more better

further.

[Antonio, Than Prospero, master of a full poor cell, Pro. My brother, and thy uncle, call'd And thy no greater father. Mira. More to I pray thee, mark me, -that a brother should Did never meddle with my thoughts. [know Be so perfidious !-he whom, next thyself, Pro.

'Tis time Of all the world I lov'd, and to him put I should inform thee further. Lend thy hand, The manage of my state ; as, at that time, And pluck my magic garment from me.-So : Through all the signiories it was the first,

(Lays down his robe. And Prospero the prime duke; being so reLie there, my art.-Wipe thou thine eyes; have In dignity; and, for the liberal arts, (puted comfort.

Without a parallel : those being all my study,

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