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That floated with thee on the fatal raft.

Abb. By men of Epidamnum, he and I,
And the twin Dromio, all were taken up;
But, by and by, rude fishermen of Corinth
By force took Dromio and my fon from them,
And me they left with those of Epidamnum.
What then became of them, I cannot tell;
I, to this fortune that you fee me in.

Duke. Antipholis, thou cam'ft from Corinth first.
S. Ant. No, Sir, not I; I came from Syracufe.
Duke. Stay, ftand apart; I know not which is which.
E. Ant. I came from Corinth, my molt gracious
Lord.

E. Dro. And I with him.

E. Ant. Brought to this town by that moft famous warrior,

Duke Menaphon, your most renowned uncle.

Adr. Which of you two did dine with me to-day ? S. Ant. I, gentle miftrefs..

Adr. And are not you my husband?

E. Ant. No, I fay Nay to that.

S. Ant. And fo do I, yet fhe did call me fo;

And this fair gentlewoman, her fifter here,
Did call me brother. What I told you then,
I hope I fhall have leifure to make good,

If this be not a dream I fee and hear.

Ang. That is the chain, Sir, which you had of me. S. Ant. I think it be, Sir, I deny it not.

E. Ant. And you, Sir, for this chain arrested me.
Ang. I think I did, Sir; I deny it not.

Adr. I fent you money, Sir, to be your bail,
By Dromio; but, I think, he brought it not.
E. Dro. No, none by me.

S. Ant. This purfe of ducats I receiv'd from you, And Dromio my man did bring them me;

I fee, we ftill did meet each other's man,
And I was ta'en for him, and he for me,
And thereupon thefe errors all arofe.

E

Ant. Thefe ducats pawn I for my father here. Duke. It fhall not need, thy father hath his life. Cour. Sir, I muft have that diamond from you:

E. Ant. There, take it; and much thanks for my good cheer.

Abb. Renowned Duke, vouchfafe to take the paine Το go with us into the abbey here,

And hear at large difcourfed all our fortunes;
And all that are affembled in this place,
That by this fympathized one day's error
Have fuffer'd wrong; go, keep us company,
And ye shall have full fatisfaction.

Twenty-five years have I but gone in travel
Of you my fons; nor, till this prefent hour,
My heavy burdens are delivered.

The Duke, my husband, and my children both,
And you the calendars of their nativity,

Go to a goffip's feaft and gaude with me.

After fo long grief fuch nativity!

Duke. With all my heart, I'll goffip at this feaft.

SCENE VIII.

[Exeunt.

Manent the two Antipholis's, and two Dromio's. S. Dro. Mafter, fhall I fetch your stuff from hip

board?

E. Ant. Dromio, what stuff of mine haft thou im

bark'd?

S. Dro. Your goods, that lay at hoft, Sir, in the Centaur.

S. Ant. He speaks to me; I am your mafter, Dromio. Come, go with us, we'll look to that anon:

Embrace thy brother there, rejoice with him.

[Exeunt Antipholis S. and E. S. Dro. There is a fat friend at your master's house, That kitchen'd me for you to-day at dinner.

She now fhall be my fifter, not my wife.

E. Dro. Methinks you are my glass, and not my

brother.

I fee by you I am a sweet-fac'd youth :
Will you walk in to fee their goffiping?
S. Dro. Not I, Sir; you're my elder,
E. Dro. That's a question.
How fhall I try it?

S. Dro. We'll draw cuts for the fenior.

Till then, lead thou firft.

E. Dro. Nay, then thus

[Embracing.

We came into the world, like brother and brother; And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another.

[Exeunt.

E. Ant. There, take it; and much thanks for my

good cheer.

Abb. Renowned Duke, vouchfafe to take the paine To go with us into the abbey here,

And hear at large difcourfed all our fortunes ;
And all that are affembled in this place,
That by this fympathized one day's error
Have fuffer'd wrong; go, keep us company,
And ye fhall have full fatisfaction.

Twenty-five years have I but gone in travel
Of you my fons; nor, till this present hour,
My heavy burdens are delivered.

The Duke, my husband, and my children both,
And you the calendars of their nativity,

Go to a goffip's feaft and gaude with me.
After fo long grief such nativity!

Duke. With all my heart, I'll goffip at this feaft.

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[Exeunt.

Manent the two Antipholis's, and two Dromio's. S. Dro. Mafter, fhall I fetch your stuff from ship

board?

E. Ant. Dromio, what ftuff of mine haft thou im

bark'd?

S. Dro. Your goods, that lay at hoft, Sir, in the Centaur.

S. Ant. He speaks to me; I am your master, Dromio. Come, go with us, we'll look to that anon:

Embrace thy brother there, rejoice with him.

[Exeunt Antipholis S. and E. S. Dro. There is a fat friend at your mafter's house, That kitchen'd me for you to-day at dinner.

She now fhall be my fifter, not my wife.

E. Dro. Methinks you are my glafs, and not my brother.

I fee by you I am a fweet-fac'd youth :
Will you walk in to see their goffiping?
S. Dro. Not I, Sir; you're my elder,
E. Dro. That's a question.
How fhall I try it?

S. Dro. We'll draw cuts for the fenior.

Till then, lead thou first.

E. Dro. Nay, then thus

[Embracing.

We came into the world, like brother and brother; And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another.

[Exeunt.

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