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BUT THOSE WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS
LEONTES, King of Sicilia.
HERMIONE, Queen to Leontes.
I'wo other Ladies
, } attending the Queen. DORCAS, } Shepherdesses
Lords, Ladies, and Attendants; Satyrs for a dance ;
Shepherds, Shepherdesses, Guards, &c.
SCENE, sometimes in Sicilia, sometimes in Bohemia.
ACT THE FIRST.
An Antechamber in Leontes' Palace.
Enter CAMILLO and ARCHIDAMUS. Arch. If you shall chance; Camillo, to visit Bohemia, on the like occasion whereon my services are now on foot, you shall see, as I have said, great difference betwixt our Bohemia and your Sicilia,
Cam. I think, this coming summer, the king of Sicilia means to pay Bohemia the visitation which he justly owes him.
Arch. Wherein our entertainment shall shame us, we will be justified in our loves : for, indeed, Arch. Verily, I speak it in the freedom of my
: we cannot with such magnificence 80 rare — I know not what to say.
We will give you sleepy drinks; that your senses, unintelligent
our insufficience, may, though they cannot praise us,, as little accuse us.
Cam. You pay a great deal too dear, for what's given freely.
Arch. Believe me, I speak as my understanding
Cam. 'Beseech you,