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A goodly person : he hath lost his fellows,
I might call him
It goes on, I see, [Aside. As
my soul prompts it :- Spirit, fine spirit! I'll free thee Within two days for this. Ferd.
Most sure, the goddess
No wonder, sir;
My language! heavens !
How ! the best?
Ferd. A single thing, as I am now, that wonders
Alack, for mercy!
The duke of Milan, And his more braver daughter, could control thee, If now 'twere fit to do't: -At the first sight [ Aside. They have changed eyes :
- Delicate Ariel, I'll set thee free for this !-A word, good sir; I fear you have done yourself some wrong: a word.
Miran. Why speaks my father so ungently? This Is the third man that e'er I saw : pity move my
father To be inclined my way! Ferd.
O, if a virgin, And
your affection not gone forth, I'll make you The queen of Naples.
1 Chief question.
Soft, sir; one word more.They are both in either's powers; but this swift business I must uneasy make, lest too light winning [Aside. Make the prize light. — One word more ; I charge thee, That thou attend me : thou dost here usurp The name thou ow'st not; and hast put thyself Upon this island, as a spy, to win it From me, the lord on't. Ferd.
No, as I am a man. Miran. There's nothing ill can dwell in such a temple : If the ill spirit have so fair a house, Good things will strive to dwell with't. Pros.
[He draws, and is charmed from moving. Miran.
O dear father,
What, I say,
Beseech you, father!
Sir, have pity;
Silence! one word more
2 Of good birth, and not timorous.
To the most of men this is a Caliban,
Come on ; obey :
So they are:
[ To FERD. and MIRAN. Hark, what thou else shall do me.
[To ARIEL. Miran.
Be of comfort;
Thou shalt be as free
To the syllable.
EXAMINATION ON ACT I.
1. Of how many scenes does this act consist? 2. What characters are introduced in the first scene? 3. What does the first scene represent? 4. Describe the characters of Prospero and Miranda, as far as can be done
from a perusal of this act. 5. Which poetic power is more displayed in this drama; fancy, or imagi
nation? 6. Quote some striking passages from this act. 7. Define “ Dramatic Poetry.” 8. What peculiar power has Shakspere exhibited in the characters of
Caliban and Ariel ?
9. Explain the meaning of the terms “fraughting,” “teen,” “yarely,"
glut,” “ decked,” “ quality," "coil,” “ rift,” and “owe.” 10. What does the second scene in this act represent? 11. Describe what occurs in this scene. 12. In what part of the world is the scene laid ? 13. What part does Ariel play in this scene? 14. Describe the character of Caliban,
SCENE I. - Another part of the Island.
FRANCISCO, and others.
Gon. Methinks, our garments are now as fresh as when we put them on first in Afric, at the marriage of the king's fair daughter Claribel to the king of Tunis.
Seb. 'Twas a sweet marriage, and we prosper well in our return.
Adr. Tunis was never graced before with such a paragon to their queen.
Gon. Sir, we were talking, that our garments seem now as fresh, as when we were at Tunis at the marriage of your daughter, who is now queen. Is not, sir, my doublet as fresh as the first day I wore it?
Alon. You cram these words into mine ears, against
Of Naples and of Milan, what strange fish
Sir, he may live;
No, no, he's gone.
Seb. You were kneeled to, and importuned otherwise
Alon. So is the dearest of the loss.1
My lord Sebastian,
Foul weather ?
Or docks, or mallows.
1 The best part, or the most precious of what is lost,