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Apem. Thou art a fool, to bid me farewell Apem. Let me stay at thine own peril, Titwice.

mon ; 2 Lord. Why, Apemantus ?

I come to observe ; ! give thee warning on't. Apem. Shouldst have kept one to thyself, for Tim. I take no beed of thee ; tbou art I mean to give thee none.

Athenian ; therefore welcome : I myself would 1 Lord. Hang thyself.

bave no power : pr’ythee, let my meai make thee Apem. No, I will do nothing at thy bidding : silent. make thy requests to thy friend.

Apem. I scorn thy meat ; "twould choke me, 2 Lord. Away, unpeaceable dog, or I'll spurn

for I should thee bence.

Ne'er flatter thee.-0 yon gods! what a number Apem. I will fly, like a dog, the heels of the of men eat Timon, and he sees them not ! ass.

(Erit. It grieves me, to see so many dip their meat I Lord. He's opposite to humanity. Come, In one man's blood ; and all the madness is, shall we in,

He cheers them up too. And taste lord Timon's bounty ? he outgoes I wonder men dare trust themselves with men : The very heart of kindness.

Methinks they should invite them without knives; 2 Lord. He pours it out : Plutus, the god of Good for their meat, and safer for their lives. gold,

There's much example for't; the fellow that Is but his steward: no meed * but he repays Sits next bim now, parts bread with him, and Sevenfold above itself: no gift to him,

pledges But breeds the giver a return exceeding The breath of bim in a divided draught, All use of quittance. +

Is the readiest man to kill him : it has been 1 Lord. The noblest mind be carries,

If I

(prov'd, That ever goveru'd man.

Were a huge man, I should fear to drink at 2 Lord. Long may he live in fortunes! Shall

meals; we in ?

Lest they should spy my windpipe's dangerous i Lord. I'll keep you company. (Ereunt.

notes ;

Great men should drink with harness + on their SCENE 11.-The same.-A Room of State in

throats. TIMON's House.

Tim. My lord, in heart; i and let the health

go round. Hautboys playing loud music. A great ban- 2 Lord. Let it flow this way, my good lord. quet served in; Flavius and others attend

Apem. Flow this way!

(mon, ing; then enter Timon, ALCIBIADES, LU- A brave fellow 1-be keeps his tides well. TiCIUS, LUCULLUS, SEMPRONIUS, and other Those healths will make ibee and thy state looks Athenian Senators, with VENTIDIUS, and

ill. Attendants. Then comes, dropping after Here's that which is too weak to be a sinner, all, APEMANTUS, discontentedly.

Honest water, which ne'er left man i'the mire : Ven. Most honour'd Timou, 't hath pleas'd the This and my food, are equals; there's no odds gods remember

Feasts are too proud to give thanks to the gods.
My father's age, and call him to long peace.
He is gone bappy, and has left me rich;

APEMANTUS' GRACE.
Then, as in grateful virtue I am bound
To your free beart, I do return those talents,

Immortal gods, I crave no pell; Doubled, with thanks and service, from whose I pray for no man, but myself : help

Grant I may never prove so fond, 5 I deriv'd liberty.

To trust man on his oath or bond; Tim. Oh! by no means,

Or a harlot, for her weeping; Honest Ventidius : you mistake my love ;

Or a dog, that seems a sleeping ; I gave it freely ever ; and there's none

Or a keeper with my freedom ; Can truly say he gives, if he receives :

Or my friends, if I should need 'em. If our betters play at that game, we must not Amen. So fall to't : dare

Rich men sin, and I eat root. To imitate them : Faults that are rich, are fair.

(Eats and drinks. Ven. A noble spirit.

Much good dich thy good heart, Apernantus ! (They all stand ceremoniously looking on Tim. Captain Alcibiades, your heart's in the TIMON.

field now. Tim. Nay, my lords, ceremony

Alcib. My heart is ever at your service, my Was but devis'd at first, to set a gloss

lord. Ou faint deeds, hollow welcomes,

Tim. You had rather be at a breakfast of eneRecanting goodness, sorry ere 'tis shown ; mies, than a dinner of friends. But where there is true friendship, there needs Alcib. So they were bleeding-new, my lord, none.

there's no meat like them : I could wish my best Pray, sit; more welcome are ye to my fortunes, friend at such a feast. Than my fortupes to me.

Apem. 'Would all those flatterers were thine

(They sit. enemies then ; that they thou might'st kill 'em, 1 Lord. My lord, we always have confess's and bid me to 'em. it.

1 Lord. Might we but have that happiness, Apem. Oh, ho, confess'd it? bang'd it, bave my lord, that you would once use our hearts, you not?

whereby we might express some part of our Tim. Ó Apemantus 1-you are welcome. zeals, we should think ourselves for ever perApem. No,

fect. 1 You shall not make me welcome :

Tim. O an doubt, my good friends, but the I come to have thee thurst me out of doors. gods themselves have provided that I shall have Tim. Fie, thou art a churl ; you have got a much help from you : How bad you been my bumour there

friends else ? wby bave you that charitable title Does not become a man, 'tis much to blame : from thousands, did you not chiefly belong to my Thy say, my lords, that ira furor drevis est, heart ? I have told more of you to myself, than But yond' man's ever angry.

you can with modesty speak in your own beball ; Go, let him have a table by himself;

and thus far I confirm you. O you gods, thin's For be does neither affect company, Nor is he fit for it, indeed.

• Alluding to hounds which are trained to pursuit by

Armont. • Mo desert.

the blood of the animal which they kill. 4 All customary returns for

Foolish obligacions Anger is a obert madness. | At the summit of happiness f Endearing

i lo sincerity.

Tia.

pray,

I, what need we have any blends, if we should I Lady. My lord, you take us even at the never have need of them i they were the most

best. needless creatures living, should we ne'er have Apem. 'Faith, for the worst is filthy; and would use for them; and would most resemble sweet not hold taking, I doubt me. instruments bung, up in cases, that keep their Tim. Ladies, there is an idle banquet sounds to themselves. Why, I have often wish-Attends you : Please you to dispose yourselves. ed myself poorer, that I might come nearer to All Lad. Most thankfully, my lord. you. We are born to do benefits; and what bet.

[Exeunt CUPID, and LADIES. ter or properer can we call our own, than the Tim. Flavius, riches of our friends ? oh! what a precious com Flav. My lord. fort 'tis, to have so many, like brothers, com Tim. The little casket bring me hither. manding one another's fortunes! O joy, e'en Flav. Yes, my lord.-More jewels yet! made away ere it can be born! Mine eyes can-There is no crossing him in bis hamour ; not hold out water, methinks : to forget their

(Aside. faults, I drink to you.

Else I should tell him,-Well,-i'faith, i 'should Apen. Thou weepest to make them drink, When all's spent, he'd be cross'd then, an he Timon.

could. ? Lord. Joy had the like conception in our 'Tis pity, bounty had not eyes behind ; + eyes,

That man might ne'er be wretched for his And, at that instant, like a babe sprung up.

mind. 1 Agen. Hol ho ! I laugh to think that babe a

(Exit, and returns with the casket. bastard.

1 Lord. Where be our men ? 3 Lord, I promise you, my lord, you mov'd Serv. Here, my lord, in readiness. me much

2 Lord. Our horses. Apen. Much!

(Tucket sounded. Tim. O my friends, I have one word Tim. What means that trump p-How now ? To say to you :-Look you, my good ford, I

must Enter a SERVANT.

Entreat you, honour me so much, as to Sere. Please you, my lord, there are certain Advance this jewel ;, ladies most desirous of admittance.

Accept and wear it, kind my lord. Tim. Ladies 1 what are their wills?

i Lord, I am so far already in your gifts, Serr. Tbere comes with them a forerunner, Al. So are we all. my lord which bears that office, to signify their

Enter a SERVANT. pleasares. let them be admitted.

Serv. My lord, there are certain nobles of the

senate Enter CUPID.

Newly alighted, and come to visit you.
Cup. Hail to thee, worthy Timon ;-and to Tim. They are fairly welcome.
all

Flav. I beseech your honour,
That of his bounties tastel-The five best senses Vouchsafe me a word; it does concern you near,
Acknowledge thee their patron ; and come

T'im. Near? why then another time I'll hear
I pr’ythee, let us be provided

(thee :
To gratulate thy plenteous bosom : The ear, To shew them entertainment.
Taste touch, sell, all pleas'd from thy table

Flav. I scarce know how.

(Aside.

Enter Another SERVANT.
They only now come but to feast thine eyes.
Tim. They are welcome all; let them bave 2 Serv. May it please your honour, the lord
kind admittance.

Lucius,
Music, make their welcome. [Exit CUPID. Out of his free love, bath presented to you
1 Lord. You see, my lord, how ample you are Four milk-white horses, trapp'd in silver.
belor'd.

Tim. I shall accept them fairly : let the pre

sents Music--Re-inter Cupid, with a masque of Ladies as Amazons, with lutes in their

Enter a third SERVANT. lands, dancing, and playing.

Be worthily entertain'd.—How now, what news ? Apem. Hey day, what a sweep of vanity 3 Serv. Please you, my lord, that honourable comes this way!

gentleman, Lord Lucullas, entreats your company They dance! they are mad women.

to-morrow to hunt with bim; and has sent your Like madness is the glory of this life,

honour two brace of greyhounds. As this pomp shows to a little oil, and root. Tim. I'll hunt with him; And let them be We make ourselves fools, to disport ourselves;

receiv'd, And spend our Natteries, to drink those men, Not without fair reward. l'pon whose age we void it up again,

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Flav. (A side.) What will this come to ? With poisonous spite and envy.

Who lives, He commands us to provide, and give great gifts, that's not

And all out of an empty coffer. Depraved, or depraves ? who dies, that bears Nor will he know his purse; or yield me this, Not one spurn to their graves of their friends' To shew him what a beggar his heart is,

Being of no power to make his wishes good ; I should fear, those that dance before me now, His promises fly so beyond his state, Would one day stamp upon me. It has been That what he speaks is all in debt, he owes

For every word; he is so kind, that he now Men shut their doors against a setting sun. Pays interest fort ; his land's put to their books.

Well 'would I were gently put out of office, The Lords rise from table, with much adoring Before I were forc'd out i TIMON; and, to shew their loves, each Happier is he that has no friend to feed, singles out an Amazon, and all dance, men Than such as do even enemies exceed. with women, a lofty strain or two to the i bleed inwardly for my lord.

(Exit. hautboys, and cease.

Tim. You do yourselves Pite. You have done our pleasures much grace, Much wrong, yoa bate too much of your own

merits :-Set a fair fashion on our entertainment,

Here, my lord, a trife of our love. Which was not half so beautiful and kind; for have added worth unto't, and lively lustre, • A play on the word cross : from the piece of money lad entertain'd me with mine own device; called a cross.

To see the miseries that will am to thank you for it.

follow # For his generosity of wind.

done ;

fair ladies,

2 Lord. With more than common thanks 1| All that pass by. It cannot hold ; no reasou will receive it.

Can found his state in safety. • Capbis, ho! 3 Lord. Oh! he is the very soul of bounty! Caphis, I say ! Tim. And now I remember me, my lord, you gave

Enter CAPHIS.
Good words the other day of a bay courser Caph. Here, Sir ; What is your pleasure ?

rode on: it is yours, because you lik'd it. Sen. Get on your cloak, and haste you to lord 2 Lord. I beseech you, pardon me, my lord,

Timon ; in that.

Importune him for my monies; be not ceas'd + T'im. You may take my word, my lord ; 1 with slight denial ; nor then silenc'd, whenknow, no man

Commend me to your master--and the cap Can justly praise but what he does affect :

Plays in the right hand, thus:--but tell him, I weigh my friend's affection with mine own;

Sirrah, l'll tell you true. I'll call on you.

My uses cry to me, I must serve my turn All Lords. None so welcome.

Out of mine own; his days and times are past, Tim. I take all and your several visitations And my reliances on his fracted dates So kind to heart, 'tis not enough to give ; Have smit my credit: I love and honour him; Methinks, I could deal kingdoms to my friends, But must not break my back, to heal his finger : And ne'er be weary.--Alcibiades,

Immediate are my needs; and my relief Thou art a soldier, therefore seldom rich, Must not be toss'd and turn'd to me in words, It comes in charity to thee : for all thy living But find supply immediate. Get you gone : Is 'mongst the dead; and all the lands thou hast Put on a most importunate aspect, Lie in a pitch'd field.

A visage of demand ; for I do fear, Alcib. Ay, defiled land, iny lord.

When every feather sticks in his own wing, 1 Lord. We are so virtuously bound, Lord Timon will be left a naked gull, T'im. And so

Which flashes now a phenix. Get you gone. Am I to you.

Caph. I go, Sir. 2 Lord. So infinitely endear'd,

Sen. I go, Sir?-take the bonds along with you, T'im. All to you. *--Lights, more lights. And have the dates in compt. i Lord. The best of happiness,

Caph. I will, Sir. Honour, and fortunes, keep with you, lord Sen. Go.

(Ereunt. Timon ! Tim. Ready for his friends.

SCENE II.-The same.-A Hall in Tixon's [Exeunt ALCIBIADES, LORDS, &c.

Hoit e. Apem. What a coil's here ! Serving of becks, t and jutting out of bums ! Enter Flavius, with many bills in his hand. I doubt whether their legs be worth the sums Flav. No care, no stop ! so senseless of ex. That are given for 'em. Friendship's full of

pense, dregs :

(legs. That he will neither know how to maintain it, Methinks, false hearts should never have sound Nor cease bis flow of ríot: Takes no account Thus honest fools lay out their wealth on How things go from him ; por resumes no care court'sies.

of what is to continue ; Never mind Tim. Now Apemantus if thou wert not sullen, was to be so unwise, to be so kind. I'd be good to thee.

What shall be done? He will not bear, till feel : Apem. No, I'll nothing: for,

(left I must be round with him now he comes from should be brib'd too, there would be none

bunting. To rail upon thee : and then thou wouldest sin fie, fie, fie, fie I

the faster. Thon givist so long, Timon, I fear me, thou

Enter Caphis, and the SERVANTS of ISIDORS

and VARRO.
Wilt give away thyself in paper I shortly;
What need these feasts, pomps, and vain glories? Caph. Good even, Varro : Wbat,
Tim. Nay,

You come for money?
An you begin to rail on society once,

Var. Serv, Is't not your business too? I am sworn, not to give regard to you.

Caph. It is ;-And yours too, Isidore ? Farewell ; and come with better music. (Exit.

Isid. Serv. It is so. Apem. So;

Caph. 'Would we were all discharg'd! Thou'lt not hear me now,-thou shalt not then, l'ar. Serv. I fear it. l'll lock

Caph. Here comes the lord. Thy heaven from thee. Oh! that men's ears should be

Enter TimoN, ALCIBIADES, and LORD$, fc. To counsel dear, but not to flattery! (Exit. Tim. So soon as dinner's done, we'll forth

again,
My Alcibiades.-With me? What's your will

Caph. My lord, here is a note of certain duet.
ACT II.

Tim. Dues? Whence are you?

Caph. of Athens here, my lord. SOENE 1.-The same.--A Room in a Tim. Go to my steward. SENATOR's House.

Caph. Please it your lordship, he hath put me

off
Enter a SENATOR, with papers in his hand. To the succession of new days this month :
Sen And late, five thousand to l'arro; and to My master is awak'd by great occasion,
Isidore

To call upon his own ; and buipbly prays yoll,
He owes nine thousand ; besides my former sum, That with your other noble parts you'll suit,
Which makes it five and twenty --Still in motion In giving him his right.
of raging waste? It cannot bold; it will not. T'im. Mine honest friend,
If I want gold, steal but a beggar's dog,

I pr'ythee, but repair to mé next morning.
And give it Timon, why, the dog coins gold :

Caph. Nay, good my lord,
if I would sell my horse, and buy twenty more Tim. Contain thyself, good friend.
Better than he, why, give my borse to Timon, Var. Serv. One Varro's servant, my good
Ask nothing, give it him, it foals nie, straight,

lord, And able horses : No porter at his gate ;

Isid. Serv. From Isidore ;
But rather one that smiles, and still invites He humbly prays your speedy payment,-

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Capk. If yon did know, iny lord, my master's Apem. So wonld 1,--as good a trick as ever wants,

bangman served thier. Var. Serv. 'Twas due on forfeiture, my lord, Fool. Are you three usurers' men ? six weeks,

All Serv. Ay, fool. And past,

Fool. I think, no usurer but has a fool to his Isid. Serv. Your steward puts me off, my servant : My mistress is one, and I am her fool.

When men come to borrow of your masters, they And I am sent expressly to your lordship. approach sadly, and go away merry; but they T128. Give me breath

enter my mistress' house merrily, and go away I do beseech you, good my lords, keep on ; sadly : The reason of this 1

[Exeunt ALCIBIADES and Lords. Var, Serv. I could render one. I'll wait upou you instantly.--Come hither, pray Apem. Do it then, that we may account thee a you.

(70 FLAVIUS. whoremaster and a knave; which, notwithstand.
How goes the world, that I am thus encoun- ing, thou shalt be no less esteemed.
ter'd

Var. Serv. What is a whoremaster, fool ?
With clamourous demands of date-broke bonds, Fool. A fool in good clothes, and something
And the deteution of long-since due debts, like thee. 'Tis a spirit: sometime, it appears
Against my bonour i

like a lord: sometime, like a lawyer; sometime, Flar. Please you, gentlemen,

like a philosopber, with two stones inore than his The time is unagreeable to this business : artificial oneHe is very often like a knight; Your importunacy cease, till after dinner; and, generally in all shapes, that man goes up That I may make bis lordship understand aud down in, from fourscore to thirteen, this Wherefore you are not paid.

spirit walks in. Tim. Do so, my friends :

Var. Serv. Tbou art not altogether a fool. Ste them well entertain'd. (Exit Timon. Fool. Nor thou altogether a wise man; Flas. I pray, draw near.

much foolery as I have, so much wit thou [Erit FLAVIUS. J lackest.

Apem. That answer might have become Ape.
Enter APEMANTUS and a Fool.

mantus.
Caph. Stay, stay, here comes the fool with All Serv, Aside, aside; here comes Jord Ti.
Apemantus; let's have some sport with 'em.
Par. Serv. Hang him, he'll abuse us.
Isid. Serv. A plague upon him, dog!

Re-enter Timon and FLAVIUS.
Par, Serv. How dost, fool ?

Apem. Come with me, fool, come. Apem. Dost dialogue with thy shadow ?

Fool. I do not always follow lover, elder bro L'ar. Serv. I speak not to theea

ther, and woman; sometime, the philosopher. Apen. No; "is to thyself, -Come away

[Ereunt APEMANTUs and Fool, (To the Fool. Flav. 'Pray you, walk near ; l'll speak with Isid. Serv. (70 VAR. Serv.) There's the tool

you anon.

[Exeunt Serv. hangs on your back already.

Tim. You make me marvel : Wherefore, ere Apen. No, thou stand'st single, thou art not this time,

Had you not fully laid my state before me; Caph. Where's the fool now?

That I might so have rated my expense, Apent. He last asked the question.--Poor As I had leave of means ? rogues, and usurers' njen! bawds between gold

Flav. You would not hear me,

At many leisures I propos'd. All Serv. What are we, Apemantus ?

Tim. Go to : Apem, Asses.

Perchance, some single vantages you took
All Serv. Why?

When my indisposition put you back ;
Apen. That you ask me what you are, and do And that unaptness made your minister,
Dot know yourselves.--Speak to 'ein, fool. Thus to excuse yourself.
Fool. How do you, gentlemen?

Flav. O my good lord !
All Serv. Gramercies, good fool: How does At many times I brought in my accounts,
your mistress ?

Laid them before you ; you would throw them Fool. She's e'en setting on water to scald such

off, chickens as you are. 'Would, we could see you And say, you found them in mine honesty. at Coriuth,

When, for some trifling present, you bave bid A perm. Good I gramercy.

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Return so much, I have shook my head, and Enter Pace.

wept : Fool. Look you, here comes my mistress' Yea, 'gainst the authority of manners, pray'd page.

you Page. (To the Fool.) Why, how now, cap- To bold your band more close ; I did endure tain ? what do you in this wise company - Not seldom, nor so slight checks ; when I have How dost thon, Apemantus ?.

Prompted you, in the ebb of your estate, Apem. 'Would i had a rod in my mouth, that And your great fow of debts. My dear-lov'd lord, might answer thee profitably.

Though you hear now, (too late !) yet now's a Puge, Prythee, Apemantus, read me the time, uperscription of these letters; I know not wbich The greatest of your having lacks a half which.

To pay your present debts. Apem. Canst not read?

Tim. Let all my land be sold. Page. No.

Flav. 'Tis all engag'd, some forfeited and A pem. There will little learning die then, that

gone; y thou art banged. This is to lord Timon; And what remains will hardly stop the mouth is to Alcibiades. Go; thou wast born a bas- of present dues : the future comes apace : rd, and thou'lt die a bawd.

What shall defend the interim ? and at length Page. Thou wast whelped a dog; and thou How goes our reckoning? alt famish, a dog's deaths. Answer not, I am Tim. To Lacedæmon did my land extend,

(Erit PAGE. Flav, O my good lord, the world is but a pem. Even so thou out-run'st grace. Fool,

word; ill go with you to lord Timon's.

Were it all your's, to give it in a breath, Fool. Will you leave me there?

How quickly were it gone? pem. If simon stay at home. You three Tim. You tell me true. = three tisurers ? U Serv, Ay, 'would they served us !

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Mav. If you suspect my husbandry, or false- | Something hath been amiss noble natare Call me before the exactest auditors, (hood, May catch a wrench-would all were wells And set me on the proof. So the gods bless me,

pityWhen all our offices have been oppress'd And so intending other serious matters, With riotous feeders ; when our vaults have After distasteful looks, and these bard fracwept

tions, t With drunken spilth of wine ; when every room with certain balf-caps, I and cold moving nods, Hath blaz'd with lights, and bray'd with min. They froze me into silence. strelsy ;

Tim. You gods, reward them I have retir'd me to a wasteful cock, +

I pr’ythee man, look cheerly; These old felAnd set mine eyes at now.

Jows Tim. Pr'ythee, no more.

Have their ingratitude in them hereditary: Flav, Heavens, have I said, the bounty of Their blood is cak'd, 'tis cold, it seldom flows; this lord !

(sants, 'Tis lack of kindly warmth, they are not kind ;
How many prodigal bits have slaves and pea- And nature as it grows again toward earth,
This night englutted! Who is not Timon's ? Is fashion'd for the journey, dull, and heavy.--
What heart, bead, sword, force, means, but is Go to Ventidius, -Iro a SERV.) Prythee, 176
lord Timon's ?

FLAVIUS,] be not sad,
Great Timon, noble, worthy, royal Timon ? Thou art true, and honest; ingeniously $ I speak,
Ah! when the means are gone, that buy this No blamne belongs to thee :TO SERV.] Venti.
praise,

dins lately
The breath is gone whereof this praise is made : Buried his father by whose death, he's stepp'd
Feast-won, fast-lost; one cloud of winter into a great estate : when he was poor,
showers,

Imprison'd, and in scarcity of friends, These flies are couch'd.

I clear'd him with five talents ; Greet him from Tim. Come, sermon me no further :

Bid him suppose, some good necessity (me; No villanous bounty yet bath pass'd my beart; Touches bis friend, which craves to be re Unwisely, not ignobly, have I given.

member'd Why dost thou weep ?' Canst thou the conscience with those five talents :--that bad, -[70 Flav.] lack,

give it these fellows To think I shall lack friends 9 Secure thy heart: To whom 'tis instant due. Ne'er speak, of If I would broach the vessels of my love,

think, And try the argument I of hearts by borrow. That Timon's fortunes 'mong his friends can ing,

Flav. I would, I could not think it; That Men, and men's fortunes, could I frankly use,

thought is bounty's foe ; As I can bid thee speak.

Being free || itself, it thinks all others so.
Flav. Assurance bless your thonghts!
Tim. And, in some sort, these warts of mine

are crowu'd g
That I account them blessings; for by these
Shall I try friends : You shall perceive, how

ACT III.
you
Mistake my fortunes ; I am wealthy in my friends. SCENEI.--The same.-A Room in LUCULLUS'
Within there, ho !-Flaminius! Servilius !

House.
Enter FLAMINIUS, SERVILIUS, and other FLAMINIUS waiting. Enter a SERVANT to him.
SERVANTS.

Serv. I have told my lord of you, he is com.
Sero. My lord, my lord,

ing down to you. T'im, I will despatch you severally.--You to Flan. I thank you, Sir.

lord Lucius,To lord Lucullus you: I hunted with his

Enter LUCULLOS. Honour to-day ;--You, to Sempronius;

Serv. Here's my lord.
Commend me to their loves ; and, I am proud, Lucul. (Aside.) One of Lord Timon's men 1 a
say

gift, I warrant. Why, this bits right; I dreamt
That my occasions have found time to use them of a silver basin and ewer to-night.
Toward a supply of money: let the request houest Flaminius ; you are very respectively
Be fifty talents.

welcome, Sir.--Fill me some wine.-(Exit SER. Flam. As you have said, my lord.

VANT.) And how does that honourable, complete, Flav. Lord Lucius, and Lord Lucullus ? free-hearted gentleman of Atheus, thy very boudhumph!

[Aside. tiful good lord and master ? Tim. Go you, Sir, [7o another Serv.) to the

Flam. His health is well, Sir. senators, (of whom, even to the state's best health, 1 sir

: And what hast thou there under thy cloak,

Lucul. I am right glad that his health is well, have

pretty Flaminius ? Peserv'd this hearing,) bid 'em send o'the instant

Flam. 'Faith, nothing but an empty box, Sir; A thousand talents to me.

which in my lord's behalf, I come to entreat Flav. I have been bold,

your honour to supply; who, having great and (For that I knew it the most general way.) instaut occasion to use ifty talents, hath sent to To them to use your signet, and your name:

your lordship to furnish him; nothing doubting But they do shake their heads, and I am here

your present assistance therein. No richer in return.

Lucul. La, la, la, la, -nothing doubting, says Tim. Is't true! can it be

he? alas, good lord' a noble gentleman "uis, if Flav. They answer, in a joint and corporate he would not keep so good a house. Many a

voice, That now they are at fall, || want treasure, can- him ou'l: and come again to supper to him, of

time and often I have dined with him, and told not Do what they would ; are sorry—you are hou. would embrace no counsel, take no warning

by purpose to have him spend less and yet he ourable, But yet they could have wish'd-they know nesty ** is” nis ; I have told him on't, but I could

my coming. Every man has his fault, and bo not-but

never get him from it. • The apartments allotted to culinary offices, &c. A pipe with a turning storple running to waste.

• Regarding.

+ Abrupt remarks. if would, (says Tuinon,) by borrowing, try of what

1 A cap slightly moved, not put off. men', bearts are composed, what they have in them,&c.

For ingenuously.
Dignitied

At an ebb,
T For respectfully,

i Honçaty meaning liberalury,

Flaminius,

Liberal.

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