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Ari. Ay, sir.
groans, As fast as mill-wheels strike. Then was this island, (Save for the son that she did litter here, A freckled whelp, hag-born) not honor'd with A human shape.
Ari. Yes; Caliban her son.
Pro. Dull thing, I say so; he, that Caliban, Whom now I keep in service. Thou best know'st What torment I did find thee in : thy groans Did make wolves howl, and penetrate the breasts Of ever-angry bears; it was a torment To lay upon the damn’d, which Sycorax Could not again undo: it was mine art, When I arrived, and heard thee, that made gape The pine, and let thee out.
I thank thee, master. Pro. If thou more murmur'st, I will rend an oak, And
peg thee in his knotty entrails, till Thou hast howl'd away twelve winters. Ari.
Pardon, master : I will be correspondent to command, And do my sprighting gently. Pro.
Do so; and after two days I will discharge thee. Ari.
That's my noble master!
[Exit Ariel. Awake, dear heart, awake! thou hast slept well; Awake!
Mir. The strangeness of your story put
Shake it off: Come on;
'Tis a villain, sir,
But, as 'tis,
| My office of a spirit.
9 Do without
That profit us.
What, ho! slave! Caliban!
Cal. [within] There's wood enough within.
Re-enter ARIEL, like a water-nymph.
Ari. My lord, it shall be done. (Frit,
Enter CALIBAN. Cal. As wicked dew as e'er my mother brush'd With raven's feather from unwholesome fen, Drop on you both! a south-west blow on ye, And blister you all o'er ! Pro. For this, be sure, to-night thou shalt have
cramps, Side-stitches that shall
urchins ? Shall, for that vast of night that they may work, All exercise on thee: thou shalt be pinch'd As thick as honey-combs, each pinch more stinging Than bees that made them. Cal.
I must eat my dinner.
pen thy breath
I Hedge-hogs, which were reckoned among the animals used by witches as their familiar spirits.