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TO RENDER THE
DRAMATIC' WORKS OF SHAKSPEARE
AS UNIVERSALLY UNDERSTOOD
AS THEY ARE DESERVEDLY ADMIRED,
IS, WITH THE MOST PROFOUND RESPECT,
; JOHN LORD SHEFFIELD,
BY HIS LORD SHIP'S
MOST DE V OTED SER V A N T,
THE EDITO R.
ALONSO, King of Naples
MIRANDA, Daughter to PROSPERO.
Other Spirits attending on PROSPERO.
SCENE-The Sea, with a Ship ; afterwards an
*.* This Play is supposed to have been written in the year 1612, and
to have derived its title from the dreadful Tempest of that year.
T E M
P E S
ACT I. SCENE I.
ON A SHIP AT S E A.
Enter a Ship-Master and a Boatswain.
Maft. Good : Speak to the mariners:-fall to't 'yarely, or we run ourselves aground: bestir, bestir. Exit.]
Enter Mariners. Boats. Heigh, my hearts ; cheerly, cheerly, my hearts ; çare, yare : Take in the top-sail ; Tend to the master's whistle;- Blow, till thou burst thy wind, if room enough!
• garely-readily, nimbly, skilfully.
" those flower-soft hands, “ That yarely frame their office.”
ANTHONY and CleopatrA, A&. II, S. 2. Eno.
"be yare in thy preparation." TWELFTH Night, A& III, S. 4, Sir To.-and in other parts of this plas.
Blow, till thou burst, wind, till thou burjt thee, wind-till thou barfi, thou wind. *.* ...All such various and conje&tural readings as may be hereafter inserted in the course of the notes will be thus distinguished by italics, B 2