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Besides, she did intend confession
Thu. Why, this it is to be a peevish 1 girl,
[Exit. Pro. And I will follow, more for Silvia's love, Than hate of Eglamour that goes with her. [Exit.
Jul. And I will follow, more to cross that love, Than hate for Silvia, that is gone for love. [Erit.
Frontiers of Mantua. The forest.
Enter SILVIA and OUTLAWS.
1 Out. Come, come; be patient; we must bring you to our captain.
Sil. A thousand more mischances than this one Have learn'd me how to brook this patiently.
2 Out. Come, bring her away. 1 Out. Where is the gentleman that was with her? 3 Out. Being nimble-footed, he hath outrun uş
But Moyses, and Valerius, follow him.
Another part of the forest.
distresses, and record 1 my woes. O thou that dost inhabit in
breast, Leave not the mansion so long tenantiess ; Lest, growing ruinous, the building fall, And leave no memory of what it was ! Repair me with thy presence, Silvia ; Thou gentle nymph, cherish thy forlorn swain ! What hallooing, and what stir, is this to-day? These are my mates, that make their wills their iaw,
Have some unhappy passenger in chase :
Enter PROTEUS, SILVIA, and JULIA.
your love. Vouchsafe
for my meed,1 but one fair look ; A smaller boon than this I cannot beg, And less than this, I am sure, you cannot give.
Val. How like a dream is this I see and hear ! Love, lend me patience to forbear awhile. [aside.
Sil. O miserable, unhappy that I am !
Pro. Unhappy were you, madam, ere I came; But, by my coming, I have made you happy. Sil. By thy approach thou makest me most un.
happy. Jul. And me, when he approacheth to your presence.
[aside. Sil. Had I been seized by'a hungry lion, I would have been a breakfast to the beast, Rather than have false Proteus rescue me. 0, Heaven be judge, how I love Valentine, Whose life's as tender 2 to me as my soul ;
And full as much (for more there cannot be)
All men but Proteus.