2 Fair Maid of the West

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        <title>A machine-readable version of Heywood, Thomas, d. 1641 :  :  The fair maid of the west, part ii (1631)</title>
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          <resp>compiled by Alexis Antonia, using Jack Elliott's transformation of the English Verse Drama text</resp>
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        <publisher>Thomas Heywood, d. 1641 (1574?-1641) The Fair Maid Of The West. 
          Or, A Girle worth gold. The second part. 
          As it was lately acted before the King and Queen, with approved liking. 
          By the Queens Majesties Comedians. Written by T. H. 
          London 
          Printed for Richard Royston [etc.] 1631 
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        <pubPlace>London</pubPlace>
        <date>1631</date>
        <authority>XSLT translation from Chadwyck-Healey</authority>
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          The fair maid of the west, part ii. 
          Genre: Comedy. 
          Date first published: 1631. 
          Date first performed: 1630-1631?
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<name id="A">Spencer</name>
<name id="B">Bess Bridges</name>
<name id="C">Tota</name>
<name id="D">Duke of Florence</name>
<name id="E">Duke of Mantua</name>
<name id="F">Duke of Ferrara</name>
<name id="G">Clem</name>
<name id="H">Captain Goodlack</name>
<name id="I">Ruffman</name>
<name id="J">Captain Bandettiies</name>
<name id="K">Negro</name>
<name id="L">Pedro Venturo</name>
<name id="M">Ioffer</name>
<name id="N">Merchant</name>
<name id="O">Porter</name>
<name id="P">A Lord</name>
<name id="Q">Mullisheg</name>
<name id="R">A Drawer</name>
<name id="S">Chorus</name>
<name id="T">Bashar Alcade</name>
<name id="U">Messenger</name>
<name id="V"></name>
<name id="W"></name>
<name id="X">All/Both</name>
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          <stage>Enter Tota Mullishegs wife.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tota.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP">It</emph> must not, may not, shall not be <reg orig="indur'd">endured</reg>:

            Left <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Countrey">Country</reg>? <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be made

            A <reg orig="meere">mere</reg> neglected Lady here <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>,

            A slave <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> others, but a <reg orig="scorne">scorn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all?

            Can womanish ambition, heat of blood,

            Or height of birth brooke this, and not revenge?

            Revenge? <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> whom? <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> mighty <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>?

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> are not safe then; <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> the English stranger?

            And why <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, when <reg orig="thers">there is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> apprehension

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> can <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thought pollute <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> innocence?

            Yet something I must <reg orig="doe">do</reg>. What? nothing yet?

            Nor must <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> live neglected; I should doubt

            I were a perfect woman, but degenerate

            <pb n=""/>
            From mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> sex if I should suffer this:

            I have a thousand projects <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="braine">brain</reg>,

            But can bring none <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> purpose.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Bashaw Ioffer.</stage>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Cal'd">Called</reg> your <reg orig="Majestie">Majesty</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tota.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, yet I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> I did; be gone, yet stay.

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> not this <reg orig="mishapt">misshaped</reg> <reg orig="Embrion">Embryo</reg> grow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="forme">form</reg>?

            Not yet? nor yet?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I attend your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg> pleasure.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tota.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> perfect, and I <reg orig="ha'te">have it</reg>,

            I am ambitious but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="upon't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> it</reg>,

            And if it prove as I have <reg orig="fashiond">fashioned</reg> it,

            I shall be <reg orig="trophide">trophied</reg> ever.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I wait still.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tota.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            The King <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="perill">peril</reg>, she secure,

            None <reg orig="harm'd">harmed</reg>, all <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg>, I sweetly satisfied,

            And yet <reg orig="reveng'd">revenged</reg> at full. <reg orig="Braine">Brain</reg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> wreathe thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a glorious arch of gold,

            stuck full of Indian <reg orig="gemmes">gems</reg>. But <emph rend="ITALIC">Tota</emph>, whom

            Wilt thou <reg orig="imploy">employ</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this? the <reg orig="Moores">Moors</reg> are treacherous,

            And them <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> dare not trust.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You <reg orig="neede">need</reg> not <reg orig="mee">me</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Say, <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> the King?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="I'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the </reg> Presence.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Distempered late, and strangely <reg orig="humerous">humorous</reg>,

            The cause none can conjecture.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Send <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> his sweet heart,

            And were his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> heart double <reg orig="rib'd">ribbed</reg> with <reg orig="brasse">brass</reg>,

            Yet she would search the inmost of his thoughts.

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> whom I build my project.

            Is the King <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> his entrance?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> thought he is,

            If <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, this sudden strange distemperature

            Hath not his purpose altered.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You have now leave

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> and attend the King,

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I shall.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            If any of the English Ladies <reg orig="traine">train</reg>

            Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> your way, you may request them hither,

            Say, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> would question some things of their <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Madam, I shall.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your attendance, what <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> must,

            <reg orig="Weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> 
            <reg orig="th'English">the English</reg>, these <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> dare not trust.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem meeting Ioffer.</stage>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> the <reg orig="Queenes">Queen's</reg> pleasure you attend <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              The <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with me? Can you tell the

              <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>? A <reg orig="murren">murrain</reg> of these barbers of <reg orig="Barberie">Barbary</reg>, they

              have given me a receipt, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> scape the <reg orig="collicke">colic</reg> as well as

              I can, I shall be sure never <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be troubled with the stone.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Yonder she <reg orig="walkes">walks</reg>. I leave ye.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Now sir, you are of England?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              And I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> you are a witch.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              How sirrah?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              A foolish <reg orig="proverbe">proverb</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> use <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> give you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> other words, is as much as <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say, You have

              hit the <reg orig="naile">nail</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the head.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            And servant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the English <emph rend="ITALIC">Elizabeth</emph>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> great <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Court <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> mighty <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>,

            You follow <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              I must <reg orig="confesse">confess</reg> I am not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Gentleman usher <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>

              <reg orig="goe">go</reg> before <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way as the case stands with <reg orig="mee">me</reg>

              now, I can <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> but small pleasure, I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> follow <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              You have <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> both nations, England and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg>

              Fesse, how <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> people differ?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="countreymen">countrymen</reg> <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> and <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> as yours <reg orig="doe">do</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> all the world, open their eyes when they would see,

              and shut them <reg orig="againe">again</reg> when they would <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>: when

              they <reg orig="goe">go</reg> they set one leg before another, and gape when

              their <reg orig="mouthes">mouths</reg> open, as yours <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> when they have <reg orig="stomacks">stomachs</reg>,

              <pb n=""/>
              scratch when it itcheth: <reg orig="onely">only</reg> I hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> nation

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be the cleanlier.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Cleanlier, wherein?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Because they never sit <reg orig="downe">down</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> meat with such

              <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> hands and faces.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              But how your Ladies and choice Gentlewomen?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              You shall <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> some of them sometimes as fresh

              as flowers <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> May, and as <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> as my <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>, and within

              an <reg orig="hower">hour</reg> the same Gentlewoman as <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> as <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>,

              or any of your Morians.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Can they change faces <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>? not possible: <reg orig="shew">show</reg> me

              some reason <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              When they put <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> their <reg orig="maskes">masks</reg>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              <reg orig="Maskes">Masks</reg>, what are they?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Please you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> put off yours, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell you.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> none but <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> nature hath bestowed

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> births give <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> freely.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Ladies <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> none but what the shops

              <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg>, and they buy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> their money.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Canst thou be secret <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me Englishman?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Yes, and <reg orig="chast">chaste</reg> too, I have <reg orig="tane">taken</reg> a medicine

              <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Be <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> what I shall employ thee,

            Constant and private unto my <reg orig="designes">designs</reg>,

            More grace and honour I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee,

            <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> ere thou didst receive from <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Grace and honour? his grace and honour was <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>

              take away some part, and she would honour me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take

              away all: <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see you <reg orig="damn'd">damned</reg> as deep as the black father

              of your generation the <reg orig="devill">devil</reg> first.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Mistake me not.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Nay if you were with <reg orig="childe">child</reg> with a young

              princely <reg orig="devill">devil</reg>, and had a <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="any thing that's">anything <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> here,

              <reg orig="Ide">I would</reg> make you lose your longing.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Sure this fellow is some sot.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Grace and honour, quotha.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <stage>Enter Ruffman.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              How now <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, whither <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such post <reg orig="hast">haste</reg>?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              There, if you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have any grace and honour,

              you may pay <reg orig="fort"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg> as <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> as I have done; 'sfoot I have

              little enough left, I would <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> carry home something into

              my own <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Why, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> the matter? I <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg> stay.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, Lieutenant you shall pardon me, not I, the

              room is too hot <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me: <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be gone, do you stay at your

              own <reg orig="perill">peril</reg>: <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> longer a <reg orig="prodigall">prodigal</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> keep what

              I have.

            

            
          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              This should have better sense, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> next prove

              him.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Excuse me mighty <reg orig="Princesse">Princess</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my <reg orig="boldnesse">boldness</reg>

            Hath <reg orig="prest">pressed</reg> thus far into your privacies.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> way have offended; nay, come <reg orig="neare">near</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> love <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> grace a stranger.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> my ignorance,

            And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> pretended <reg orig="boldnesse">boldness</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I have observed you

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be of some command amongst the English,

            Nor make I question but <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you may be

            Of fair <reg orig="revennues">revenues</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            A <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Gentleman.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Weel"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make thee rich; spend <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Your graces bounty

            Exceeds what merit can make good <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me:

            I am your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg> servant.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg> be <reg orig="worne">worn</reg> as <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> high favour.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            'Sfoot I think

            This <reg orig="Queen's">Queen is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> love with me. Madam, I shall.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            If any favour I can do <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Court

            Can make you further gracious, speak it freely; 

            What power <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> have is yours.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Doubtlesse">Doubtless</reg> it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, and I am made <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ever.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Nay <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> shall take it ill

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> give <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> amply <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your knowledge,

            And you not use <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Vse">Use</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>, now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> my life <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> caught:

            What, courted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>? a <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> <reg orig="Princesse">Princess</reg>; 

            Where were your eyes <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you could not see

            These hidden parts and <reg orig="misteries">mysteries</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> this <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>

            Hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my shape observed? <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> but a fortune

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> I was <reg orig="borne">born</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, and I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> heaven <reg orig="fort"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            May I trust you?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            With your life, with your honour.

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be as private <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you as your heart

            Within your <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>, close as your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> thoughts.

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="bragge">brag</reg> of this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> England, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I once

            Was favourite <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>, my <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            If what you have already promised <reg orig="youle">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make good,

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> prove <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Madam, let this,

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            This <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            This <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, this <reg orig="asse">ass</reg>, this insolent gull.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Why, did not your grace <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <reg orig="plainely">plainly</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> what, sir?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Did you not court me?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> face?

            Thinkest thou I could love a Monkey, a <reg orig="Babone">Baboon</reg>?

            Know, were I mounted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the height of lust,

            And a mere prostitute, rather <reg orig="then">than</reg> thee

            <reg orig="Ide">I would</reg> <reg orig="imbrace">embrace</reg>, one, name but <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> creature

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> thou dost <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> most odious.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Pardon me Lady,

            I humbly take my leave.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Have I given you your description I pray, sir,

            Be secret <reg orig="in't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I shall be loath <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> tell it,

            Or publish it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> any.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Yet you are not gone:

            Know then you have <reg orig="incur'd">incurred</reg>

            The Kings wrath first, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> high displeasure next,

            The least of <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is death; yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you grow

            More <reg orig="neare">near</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, and prove <reg orig="loyall">loyal</reg> unto my present purposes.

            I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="onely">only</reg> pardon you <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> past.

            But multiply my bounties.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am your prisoner.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Be free, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> nothing can be <reg orig="cal'd">called</reg> offence,

            But <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> pardon.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am fast.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            And yet a free man: I am <reg orig="injur'd">injured</reg> highly,

            And thou must <reg orig="aide">aid</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my just revenge.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Were it <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="combate">combat</reg> the most <reg orig="valiantst">valiantest</reg> Moore,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> ever Fesse, <reg orig="Morocko">Morocco</reg>, or Argiers bred,

            I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your sake would <reg orig="doe">do</reg> it.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> nor blood,

            Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> expose thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the least of danger:

            I am modest, and what I dare not trust my <reg orig="owne">own</reg> tongue with,

            Or thoughts, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="bouldly">boldly</reg> give unto thine <reg orig="eares">ears</reg>,

            List: Do you shake your head, say, <reg orig="Is't">Is it</reg> done already?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Wrong my friend?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> you cast doubts or dangers? Is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> life,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> honour all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your hand, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you lavish <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

            Or scant <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> bounty should <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> you with <reg orig="excesse">excess</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> pause <reg orig="upon't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> it</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Is not your life <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">ours</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your insolence? have not

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> power <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take it?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Say <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more, <reg orig="Ile doe">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do</reg> it.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              But may I hope.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              I have cast all doubts, and know how it may be

              <reg orig="compast">compassed</reg>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> more gold, your <reg orig="secresie">secrecy</reg> <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> all I crave.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> prove <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this just cause I have,

            An honest man, or a pernicious knave.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Take the advantage of this night.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I shall expect <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> end,

            All doubts are cast.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> make a Queen thy friend.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Recorders.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Mullisheg, Ioffer, and Alcade, Spencer, Goodlack, Besse, and the rest.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            All <reg orig="musick's">music is</reg> harsh, command these discords cease,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> have war within <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Mighty King,

            What <reg orig="is't">is it</reg> offends your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Nothing <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>:

            Yet all things do: <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, what did I bestow,

            When I gave <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> away.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            The Queen attends you.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> attend.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, King, neglected still,

            My just revenge shall wound, although not kill.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I was a traitor <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my own desires,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> part with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="sleightly">slightly</reg>: what, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> means

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> alter these proceedings?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Strange disturbances.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What might the project be?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            May it please your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness</reg>, shall the Mask go forward,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> was intended <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> grace this <reg orig="joviall">jovial</reg> night?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> have none,

            Let it be treason held

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> any man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> shall but name <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> pleasure,

            Or <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> vain word, delight: The more I gaze,

            The more I <reg orig="surfet">surfeit</reg>; and the more I strive

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> free me from these fires, I am deeper <reg orig="wrapt">wrapped</reg>:

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> flames I <reg orig="burne">burn</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Your discontent, great Prince, takes from <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> all

            The edge of mirth: these <reg orig="nuptiall">nuptial</reg> <reg orig="joyes">joys</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> should

            Have <reg orig="sweld">swelled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> souls with all the sweet varieties

            Of apprehensive wishes, with your <reg orig="sadnesse">sadness</reg>

            Grows dull and leaden: they have lost their taste

            <pb n=""/>
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this your discontent all pleasures lose their <reg orig="sweetnesse">sweetness</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Mighty <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>,

            Hath any ignorant neglect <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>

            Bred these disturbances?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Offence and you

            Are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the warring elements, <reg orig="oppos'd">opposed</reg>.

            And <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>, why a king, and not command thy pleasure?

            Is she not within <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>? nay, within <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> palace,

            And therefore <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> power: is she alone

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="happinesse">happiness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I desire <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> earth?

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> since the heavens have given <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> mine hands,

            Shall I despise their bounty? and not rather

            Run through a thousand dangers, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> enjoy

            Their <reg orig="prodigall">prodigal</reg> favours? dangers? tush, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> none:

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> are here amidst <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> people, <reg orig="wall'd">walled</reg> with subjects round,

            And danger is <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> slave: besides, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> war

            Is with weak woman. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, but I have sworn

            And <reg orig="seal'd">sealed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> safe conduct; What of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            Can a king <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> against his own desires,

            Whose welfare is the sinews of his Realm?

            I should commit high treason gainst <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>,

            Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> might give my soul content,

            And <reg orig="satisfie">satisfy</reg> my appetite with <reg orig="fulnesse">fullness</reg>. <emph rend="ITALIC">Alcade</emph>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            My lord.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Rides the English Negro still within the harbour?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Some league from land.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Lest <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> these English should attempt escape,

            Now they are laden fully with <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> bounties,

            Cast thou a <reg orig="watchfull">watchful</reg> eye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> these two.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I shall.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I know their loves <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> fervent and entire,

            They <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not part asunder, she leave him,

            Or he without <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> make escape <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sea.

            Then while the <reg orig="one's">one is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> sight <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> hopes are safe.

            Be <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> thy charge.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be an Argus <reg orig="o're">over</reg> them.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Vnlesse">Unless</reg> the King be still <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> love with <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

            Repenting him of their late <reg orig="mariage">marriage</reg>,

            <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> beyond wonder <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> calculate these <reg orig="stormes">storms</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How goes the <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            About some <reg orig="fower">four</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> rose too soon <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> from your <reg orig="nuptiall">nuptial</reg> feasts,

            Something <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> tasted made <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <reg orig="stomack-sick">stomach-sick</reg>,

            But now <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> a more <reg orig="contentfull">contentful</reg> change.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Your sunshine is <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> day.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Dispose <reg orig="your selves">yourselves</reg>

            All <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your free desires; <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> dancing some,

            Others <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> mount <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> stately <reg orig="Barberie">Barbary</reg> horse,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> famous through the world <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> swift <reg orig="carere">career</reg>,

            <reg orig="Stomack">Stomach</reg>, and <reg orig="fierie">fiery</reg> pace.

            Those <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> love arms,

            Mount <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the tilt: this day is yours, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> consecrate.

            He commits treason <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the highest degree,

            Whose cloudy brow dares the least tempest <reg orig="shew">show</reg>

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> what <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> intend: pleasure shall spring

            From <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> flow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> you.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="X">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">All.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Long live the King:

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt, Manet Goodlack.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> your free pastimes; leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

            Captain, stay Captain, I read a fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy brow,

            More <reg orig="then">than</reg> the slight presage of <reg orig="augurie">augury</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> tells me thou, and <reg orig="onely">only</reg> thou art <reg orig="mark't">marked</reg>

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make me earthly <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I can <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            It lies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> raise thy <reg orig="ruin'd">ruined</reg> fortunes

            As high as is a Viceroy's, wreathe thy front

            Within a circled <reg orig="piramis">pyramid</reg> of gold,

            And <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> command <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> territories,

            Next <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> person.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Golden promises.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> words are acts, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> promises are deeds,

            <pb n=""/>
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> do not feed with <reg orig="ayre">air</reg>: it lies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> two may grapple souls, be friends and brothers.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Teach me how.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I do not <reg orig="finde">find</reg> thee <reg orig="comming">coming</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy looks

            I cannot <reg orig="spie">spy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> fresh <reg orig="alacritie">alacrity</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> with a glad and <reg orig="sprightfull">sprightful</reg> <reg orig="forwardnesse">forwardness</reg>,

            Should meet <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> love half way.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You wonder me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, thou art dull, or <reg orig="fearfull">fearful</reg>, fare thee well,

            Thou hadst a fate lade <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make thee chronicled

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> thy own <reg orig="Countrey">Country</reg>, but thou wilt basely lose it,

            Even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thine own neglect.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Forespeak me not,

            The Sun <reg orig="nere">never</reg> met the summer with more joy

            <reg orig="Then I'de">Than I would</reg> embrace my fortunes; but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you,

            Great king, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> whom I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> greatly bound,

            <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg> <reg orig="purchas't">purchased</reg> with a danger should fright earth,

            Astonish heaven, and make all hell <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> tremble; 

            I am of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> shrinking temper.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Prove but as wise as thou art <reg orig="bould">bold</reg> and valiant,

            And gain me wholly <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee, half thou hast already

            <reg orig="Purchast">Purchased</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this bold answer; but perform

            The rest, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> are all and <reg orig="onely">only</reg> thine.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Shew">Show</reg> me the way <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> gain this <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> purchase,

            If I <reg orig="do't">do it</reg> not, divide me from your presence,

            From your grace, and all those glorious hopes you have <reg orig="propos'd">proposed</reg>

            <reg orig="Turne">Turn</reg> into scorns and <reg orig="scandalls">scandals</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am dull,

            And <reg orig="drowsie">drowsy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the sudden: whilst I sleep,

            Captain, read there.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>He countersets sleep, and gives him a letter.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make <emph rend="ROMAN">Besse</emph> mine some 
            secret means devise,</emph><emph rend="ITALIC"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thy own height 
            and heart <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make thee rise.</emph>
            

            Is not this ink the blood of Basilisks,

            <pb n=""/>
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> kills me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>, and <reg orig="blindes">blinds</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I can read <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further: <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> <reg orig="compos'd">composed</reg>

            Of Dragons <reg orig="poyson">poison</reg>, and the gall of <reg orig="Aspes">Asps</reg>,

            Of Serpents <reg orig="venome">venom</reg>, or of Vipers stings,

            It could not read <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> harsh else: <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> my fate; 

            Nothing but this? this? Had a parliament

            Of fiends and furies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a synod sat,

            And <reg orig="devis'd">devised</reg>, plotted, <reg orig="parlied">parleyed</reg>, and <reg orig="contriv'd">contrived</reg>,

            They scarce could second this; This? <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="unparallel'd">unparalleled</reg>:

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> strumpet a <reg orig="chast">chaste</reg> Lady, injure him

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> rates <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> honour dearer <reg orig="then">than</reg> his life.

            <reg orig="T'imploy"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> employ</reg> a friend <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> treasons <reg orig="gainst">against</reg> his friend,

            And put <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> friend <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="do't: t'impose">do it: <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> impose</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me

            The <reg orig="hatefull">hateful</reg> <reg orig="stile">style</reg> and blot of <reg orig="pandarisme">panderism</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> am a Gentleman: nay, worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> this,

            Make me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this a <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> giving <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> their honours: <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> but a Moor,

            Of all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="beares">bears</reg> <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> shape, likest a <reg orig="devill">devil</reg>,

            Could have <reg orig="devis'd">devised</reg> this <reg orig="horrour">horror</reg>? Possible

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> he should mark out me? What does my face

            Prognosticate, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> he should <reg orig="finde">find</reg> writ there

            An index of such treasons? But beware,

            <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> his own plot, <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, and his cunning too:

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="adde">add</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his project: but a Viceroy,

            And a kings Minion, titles <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> shadow

            Ills the most base and branded. Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do it

            May purchase his displeasure, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> can be

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> death or bondage: <reg orig="heer's">here is</reg> <reg orig="propos'd">proposed</reg>

            Honour and <reg orig="perill">peril</reg>. But what writes he further; 

            
              <emph rend="ITALIC"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> are impatient of <reg orig="delayes">delays</reg>, this night</emph>
            

            
              <emph rend="ITALIC">Let it be done.</emph>
            

            I am <reg orig="doubtfull">doubtful</reg> of my purpose,

            And can resolve of nothing.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Mullisheg starts out of his chaire as from a dream.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            If he fail,

            <pb n=""/>
            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> have his flesh cut small as winters snow

            Or summers <reg orig="attoms">atoms</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Ha, was <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Where was I? <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, I <reg orig="dream't">dreamed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the sudden,

            How fast was I.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            A fair warning <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg>, have you the cunning

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> speak your thoughts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> dreams?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Who's i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> next room?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            My lord.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            My Captain, was it thou?

            Sleep did surprise my senses, worthy friend,

            And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my dreams I did remember thee.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How, me my lord?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Me thought">Methought</reg> I had <reg orig="emploid">employed</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> thou wert or <reg orig="fearfull">fearful</reg>, or else false,

            At <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> overcome with rage,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> from my dreams I started.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Seamen say,

            When <reg orig="Halcions">Halcyons</reg> sing, look <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a <reg orig="storme">storm</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> day,

            <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> death <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="deniall">denial</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Did you read,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="scrowl">scroll</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> gave you Captain, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> <reg orig="wrapt">wrapped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>

            A thousand honours <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee, and more gold

            <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> shouldst thou live a double <emph rend="ITALIC">Nestors</emph> age,

            Thou couldst <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <reg orig="waies">ways</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lavish.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Add <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your work a <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> of more danger,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I may think me worthy, otherwise

            This sleight employment <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> but prize me low

            And of <reg orig="desertlesse">desertless</reg> merit.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Think'st">Thinkst</reg> thou Captain

            It may be easily <reg orig="compast">compassed</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Dare you trust me?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I dare.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Then know, besides <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> dare and can,

            I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, though work beyond the power of man,

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> set my brains <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> action.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Noble friend,

            Above thy thoughts <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> honours shall extend.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be shaken.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit Mullisheg.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Where be <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Eunuchs?

            <reg orig="Wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> crown <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> hopes and wishes with more pomp

            And sumptuous cost, <reg orig="then">than</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Priam</emph> did his sons,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> night he <reg orig="bosom'd">bosomed</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC"><reg orig="Hellen">Helen</reg></emph>; <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> as fair,

            And <reg orig="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> command <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> pomp <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be as rare.

            <reg orig="Wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have torches shall exceed the stars

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> number and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="brightnesse">brightness</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have

            Rare change of <reg orig="musick">music</reg> shrill and high,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> shall exceed the spheres <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="harmonie">harmony</reg>.

            The jewels of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> habit shall reflect,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> daze all eyes <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> shall behold <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> state.

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> treasure shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a torrent rush

            Streams of rewards, richer <reg orig="then">than</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Tagus</emph> sands,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make these English strangers swim <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> gold.

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="wilde">wild</reg> <reg orig="Moriskoes">Moriscos</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> lead the bride:

            And when with full satieties of pleasures

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> are dull and satiate, at <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> radiant eyes

            Kindle fresh appetite, since they aspire,

            <reg orig="T'exceed"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> exceed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="brightnesse">brightness</reg> the high orbs of fire.

            Make this Night mine, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> are King of <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>,

            <reg orig="Th'art">Thou art</reg> Viceroy, Captain.


            
          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Make my estate much <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>,

            And my attempts more honourable: honour and <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> me seem things <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> opposition:

            Nor can <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> with small danger catch at one,

            But <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must lose the other. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> my brain,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> what a labyrinth art thou? Say I could

            Be false, as he would make me; what device?

            What plot? what train have I <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg> it?

            Or with what face can I <reg orig="sollicite">solicit</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> treason towards my friend?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <stage>Enter Ruffman.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="sollicite">solicit</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> lie with the Moors Queen; a <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>, <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> hardly thank me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg>: but howsoever

            I have <reg orig="undertane">undertaken</reg> it.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Impossibilities all; the more I wade,

            The more I drown <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="weaknesse">weakness</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Captain.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> Lieutenant,

            Never was man <reg orig="perplext">perplexed</reg> thus.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What, as you?

            Had you but my disturbance <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your brain,

            <reg orig="'Twould">It would</reg> tax a <reg orig="Stoicks">Stoics</reg> wit, or Oedipus.

            Why Captain, a whole school of Sophisters

            Could not unriddle me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I would <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> might change <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I would give boot <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be rid of mine.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> be free and open breasted?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            As thus; 

            Tell me thy grievances, and unto thee

            I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="unvail">unveil</reg> my <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>: both <reg orig="disclos'd">disclosed</reg>

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> beg <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> mine thy <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg> and assistance,

            Thy cause shall mine command.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            A heart, a hand.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> woo fair <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lie with <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            And I woo <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> embrace the Queen.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Is't">Is it</reg> possible?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> possible, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> absolutely past.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> not a hair <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> chose, canst <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg> me?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Can you advise me?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am past my wits.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            And I beyond all sense.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Wouldst thou <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>, here lay the way plain before

              thee.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> gold

            <pb n=""/>
            Betray my friend and <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>, would you Captain?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What and wear a sword

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> guard my honour and a Christians faith,

            <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg> flesh it here first.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Nobly resolved.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> are not safe Lieutenant, Moors are <reg orig="trecherous">treacherous</reg>.

            Nay come, thy <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg>,

            <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph> hath <reg orig="proferd">proffered</reg> me

            The honour of a Viceroy; and <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>,

            If I should fail performance, cunningly

            Hath <reg orig="threatned">threatened</reg> me with death.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You still propose

            The danger, but you <reg orig="shew">show</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> way <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> clear them.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Brain, let me waken thee, 'sfoot hast thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg>

            project? dost thou <reg orig="pertake">partake</reg> my <reg orig="dulnesse">dullness</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            The more I strive, the more I am <reg orig="intangled">entangled</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            And I too. Not yet?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Nor yet, nor ever.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> here,  now again <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="vanisht">vanished</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Cal't">Call it</reg> back again <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> heavens sake.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Again.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Thanks heaven.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            And now again <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> gone.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Can you not catch fast hold <reg orig="on't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Give me way,

            <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> walk Lieutenant: Could a man propose

            A stratagem <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> gull this <reg orig="lustfull">lustful</reg> Moor,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> supply him, and then <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> satiate <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Good.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Next, out of all these dangers secure <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>,

            And keep <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> treasure safe.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="'Twere">It were</reg> excellent.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            But how shall this be done?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Why Captain, know not you?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Think'st">Thinkst</reg> thou it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the power of man <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> work it?

            Yet come, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> try, I owe my fate a death,

            <pb n=""/>
            Be <reg orig="swaid">swayed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all things.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Noble Captain, I do not wish <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> outlive thee.

          </p>
          </sp>
        </div2>
      </div1>
      <div1 type="act" n="2">
        <div2 n="1" type="scene">
          <stage>Enter Spencer, Besse, and Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP">The</emph> King was wondrous pleasant: <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              How much am I indebted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg>,

              <reg orig="'Onely">Only</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> gracing thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Could my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>

              Think <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> a barbarous Moor could be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="train'd">trained</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="humain">human</reg> <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Fie <reg orig="upon't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> it</reg>: I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="tir'd">tired</reg> with dancing with

                these same black <reg orig="shee-chimney-sweepers">she-chimney-sweepers</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I can scarce

                set the best leg forward, they have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="tir'd">tired</reg> me with their

                Moriscoes, and I have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> tickled them with <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Countrey">Country</reg>

                dances, <emph rend="ITALIC">Sellengers</emph> round, and 
                <emph rend="ITALIC">Tom Tiler</emph>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="fidled">fiddled</reg>

                it.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Sirrah, what news <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you tell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your friends

                when you return into England.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Brave news, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> though I can neither write

                nor read, yet I have committed them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my tables and

                the rest of my memory.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> some of your novelties.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                First and foremost I have observed the <reg orig="wisdome">wisdom</reg>

                of these Moors, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> some two <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> since being invited

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> one of the chief <emph rend="ITALIC">Bashaws</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> dinner, after meat, sitting

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a huge fire, and feeling his shins <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> burn, I requested

                him <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pull back his <reg orig="chaire">chair</reg>, but he very understandingly

                sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> three or four Masons and removed the chimney:

                <pb n=""/>
                the same Morian <reg orig="intreated">entreated</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lie with him, and I according

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the state of my <reg orig="travells">travels</reg>, willing <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have a candle

                burning <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>, but he <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> would grant it; I

                <reg orig="ask't">asked</reg> him why? <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <reg orig="sayes">says</reg> he, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> put out the light

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> the fleas may not know where <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Goodlack and Ruffman.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> storm at sea could be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="tyranous">tyrannous</reg>,

              Nor half <reg orig="th'affright">the affright</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his forehead bare,

              As I <reg orig="spie">spy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> look.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Let not your looks presage more <reg orig="terrours">terrors</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg>

              Your tongues can speak; out <reg orig="with't">with it</reg> at once Lieutenant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Captain speak.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="W'are"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> are</reg> all lost.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All <reg orig="shipwrak't">shipwrecked</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> ashore, and shall <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> be cast away?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Great <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph> is <reg orig="royall">royal</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              False <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Gratious">Gracious</reg> and <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Disloyall">Disloyal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> all.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Wrap me not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> these wonders worthy friend,

              The very doubt of what the danger is,

              Is more <reg orig="then">than</reg> danger can be.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Be it death,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> may dye together: <reg orig="heer's">here is</reg> a heart

              Fear never could affright.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The king still loves your <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Ha?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The Queen your <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This night he must enjoy <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And she him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A thousand deaths are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> word <reg orig="contriv'd">contrived</reg>.

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make my passage through the blood of kings,

              Rather <reg orig="then">than</reg> suffer this.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I through hell,

              <pb n=""/>
              Or were there place more dangerous.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Else all die.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Die, 'sfoot this is worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> being made an

                Eunuch as I was.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> have yet life, and therefore cherish hope.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All hopes are <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the deep <reg orig="abysse">abyss</reg>

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> perplexed thoughts.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All things run retrograde.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why Captain? why Lieutenant? had you the skill

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bring my ship thus far, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wrack <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> here?

              Past you the Ocean, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> perish <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the harbour?

              Thou, <emph rend="ITALIC">Tom Goodlack</emph>

              Wert ever true and just <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="designes">designs</reg>,

              And canst thou fail me now?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="studie">study</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hast thou brought me but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph> shadow,

              And not enjoy the substance: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> what more

              Have I yet had from him, <reg orig="then">than</reg> from his picture,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> once hung <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my Chamber. Gentlemen, amongst you all

              Rescue an innocent maid from violence:

              Or do but say it cannot be prevented.

              I begin, he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> best loves me follow.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What means <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If it could be <reg orig="fashion'd">fashioned</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my thoughts,

              And have <reg orig="successe">success</reg>, <reg orig="'twere">it were</reg> brave.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What, noble friend?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> thrive but as <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> purpose.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Have you way?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> but a desperate course; and if it fail

              The worst can be but death: and I, even I,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> laid the plot, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> teach them how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> dye.

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> lead them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If thou hast any project.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ioy">Joy</reg> or comfort.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And if not comfort, <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Say it thrive?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What Captain? what?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="You'l">You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> rip it from the <reg orig="wombe">womb</reg>

              Ere it be fully <reg orig="hatch't">hatched</reg> now:

              If it prosper but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my desire

              And wishes, <reg orig="'twere">it were</reg> admirable.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> longer hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="suspence">suspense</reg>, good Captain.

              But free <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> from these fears.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You noble friend,

              This night cast gracious eyes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the Queen:

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And prove <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me <reg orig="disloyall">disloyal</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Still you <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> me,

              And make the birth abortive. You fair <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              With <reg orig="amourous">amorous</reg> favours entertain the King.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> <reg orig="'her self">herself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his intemperate lust?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You still prevent me; either give me way

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="shew">show</reg> you light unto your liberties,

              Or still remain <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="darknesse">darkness</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Heare">Hear</reg> him out.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You sooth the Queen,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> flatter with the King,

              <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> promise <reg orig="fayre">fair</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> both sides; say, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> done

              All <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> their own desires.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The event of this?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A happy <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg>, with a safe escape

              <reg orig="'Vnto">Unto</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ship this night.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, could this be.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Fortune assists the valiant and the bold,

              <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bid fare 
              <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>. I had forgot <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>,

              <reg orig="'Wher's">Where is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Noble Captain.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Post <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the ship, bid <emph rend="ITALIC">Forset</emph> man the long Boat

              With ten good <reg orig="Musketiers">Musketeers</reg>, and at a watchword,

              If <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> can free <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> passage, take <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>.

              Nay, make haste, one <reg orig="minuts">minute's</reg> stay is death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a twinkling.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg> the Kings signet; then <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> command

              <pb n=""/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> passage, scape the gates and watches too:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> I have brain. The <reg orig="King's">King is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> his entrance; 

              <reg orig="Howers">Hours</reg> <reg orig="wast">waste</reg>, <reg orig="revells">revels</reg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>, a thousand projects

              Of death, hopes, and fears, are warring

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> my <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>, and at once.

              Eye you the Queen, and humour you the King; 

              Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="distast">distaste</reg> nor discontented brow

              <reg orig="Appeare">Appear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you: their lust <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make the ground,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> set all free, or keep your honour sound.

              Disperse, the <reg orig="King's">King is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> <reg orig="comming">coming</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Flourish.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Mullisheg, Tota, Ioffer, and Alcade.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> consecrate this evening, <reg orig="beautious">beauteous</reg> Bride,

              <reg orig="To'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the </reg> honour of your <reg orig="nuptialls">nuptials</reg>. -  Is all done?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Done.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Is he <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">ours</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yours.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg></reg> ever thine.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> cast, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she shall grasp you freely; 

              And think she hugs <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And when he bosoms you, <reg orig="thinkes">thinks</reg> he <reg orig="infolds">enfolds</reg>

              His lovely <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou <reg orig="mak'st">makest</reg> a Queen thy servant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg> Signet <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> command <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> passage

                from chamber <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> chamber.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> there.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The word.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This must bring <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> safe aboard.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> keep the Bride

              Too long from rest now, she is free <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> bed.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Please <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> accept it,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> honour of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> beauty, this night <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> any service.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mighty <reg orig="princesse">princess</reg>,

              Excuse my breeding from such arrogance,

              And overbold presumption, you nor yours

              <pb n=""/>
              Can owe me any duty: <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> besides

              The fashion of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>, not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> trust

              The secrets of a <reg orig="nuptiall">nuptial</reg> night <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> this,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the eyes of any stranger.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              At your pleasure,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              With <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> first nights unlacing, mighty Queen,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> dare not trust <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> husbands, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> a <reg orig="modestie">modesty</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> English maids <reg orig="professe">profess</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Keep your own <reg orig="customes">customs</reg> as you shall think best,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this night <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> leave you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your rest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Remember.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> writ here.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Captain,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt. Manet Goodlack.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am fast,

              Now is my task <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> labour, and is <reg orig="plung'd">plunged</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> thousand throes of <reg orig="childebirth">childbirth</reg>, dangerous it is

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> deal where kings <reg orig="affaires">affairs</reg> are <reg orig="questiond">questioned</reg>,

              Or may be <reg orig="parled">parleyed</reg>. But <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> base,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> would not all his utmost powers extend,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg> of his <reg orig="countrey">country</reg> and his friend.

              When all the Court is silent, sunk <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> dreams,

              Then must my spirits awake. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this the King

              <reg orig="H'as">Has</reg> <reg orig="tane">taken</reg> his leave of bride and <reg orig="bridegrome">bridegroom</reg> too:

              And <reg orig="th'amorous">the amorous</reg> Queen longs <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> some happy news

              From <emph rend="ITALIC">Ruffman</emph>, as great <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph> expects from <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.

              My friend and <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> <reg orig="wrapt">wrapped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a thousand fears,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> my plot <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> action: and it now

              Must take new life: <reg orig="auspitious">auspicious</reg> fate thy <reg orig="aide">aid</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> guard the honour of this English maid.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Ruffman ushuring the Queen.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Tread soft, good Madam.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Is this the Chamber.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bring him instantly.

              <pb n=""/>
              He thinks this bed provided <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she lodges here, while she <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> soul

              Embraceth <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> but <reg orig="ayre">air</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou <reg orig="mak'st">makest</reg> a Queen thy servant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Beware, be not too loud lest <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> your tongue

              <reg orig="Betraies">Betrays</reg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mute as night,

              As silent and as secret. Wrongs should be

              Paid with wrongs, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> indeed <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> meet,

              My just revenge, though secret yet <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> sweet.

              Haste time, and hast <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> bounty.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Queen I shall.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> now were <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> all safe and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Negro <reg orig="shipt">shipped</reg>,

              <reg orig="Might'st">Mightst</reg> thou lie there till dooms day, <reg orig="lustfull">lustful</reg> Queen.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Goodlack and the King.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My lord the <reg orig="custome">custom</reg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> England still

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> maids <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> bed before their husbands,

              It saves their cheek from many a modest blush.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">King.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the dark.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> use it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the most part.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">King.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Soft may their bones lie <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their beds of ashes

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> brought this <reg orig="custome">custom</reg> into England first.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This the place where <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> expects 
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">King.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou Viceroy of Argiers, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> Captain, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>

              Is now thy title: thou hast won a King,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be thy breast companion.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not too loud.

              Why enters not your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg>? you are safe.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">King.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              With as much joy as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> prophets rest.

              But what thinks <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> of this?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I have shifted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> place

              A certain Moor, whom I have <reg orig="hir'd">hired</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> money,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> (<reg orig="poore">poor</reg> soul) he entertains <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">King.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My excellent friend.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Beware of conference, lest your tongue reveals

              <pb n=""/>
              What this safe <reg orig="darknesse">darkness</reg> hides.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit King.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">King.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am all silent.

              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, thou <reg orig="contentfull">contentful</reg> night, into thy arms,

              Of all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> I tasted, sweetest and best,

              I throw me, more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> pleasure <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> rest.


              
            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              One fury <reg orig="claspe">clasp</reg> another, and there beget

              Young <reg orig="devills">devils</reg> between you: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> fair <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> be safe.

              I have here the kings signet, this <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>

              Way through the court and city, <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> being <reg orig="mask't">masked</reg>,

              How can she be <reg orig="discride">descried</reg>, when none suspect,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> flight this day not <reg orig="dream't">dreamed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>: now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> execute

              What was before <reg orig="purpos'd">purposed</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> if it speed,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> say the heavens have <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> fates agreed.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Besse, Spencer, and Ruffman.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How goes the night?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> some two <reg orig="howers">hours</reg> from day.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> news from the Captain.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I have done a Midwives part, I have brought the

                Queen <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> bed, I could do <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Goodlack.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                The Captain is come.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Thy news.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                All safe, faith wench, I have put them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>

                a single <reg orig="combate">combat</reg>, I have left them at it.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              King and Queen.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The same.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="I, ther's">Aye, there is</reg> all the danger, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> one Bashaw

              Whose eyes is <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, and he now

              Walks <reg orig="e'ne">even</reg> before <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> lodging.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> past,

              Is all yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> purpose.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              He and I

              May freely <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> the Court: and you fair <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              <pb n=""/>
              I would disguise: but then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> the main of all: all without his <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> can <reg orig="aime">aim</reg> <reg orig="at's">at is</reg>, nothing.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It shall be thus, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> alter none <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> loves me.

              With this signet you three shall <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> <reg orig="to'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the </reg> ship

              <reg orig="Whil'st I'me">Whilst I am</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> sight she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not be suspected:

              My escape, <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my own fair fortunes.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Through twenty Bashaws I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> hew my way,

              But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> see thee <reg orig="e're">ere</reg> morning.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Think'st">Thinkst</reg> thou <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> leave thee? thinkst thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I can?

              Thou <reg orig="maist">mayst</reg> as well part body from the soul,

              As part <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> now: It is <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> wedding night,

              <reg orig="Would'st">Wouldst</reg> now divide <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Yeeld">Yield</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> times necessities, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> strict disasters.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Words are vain,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> now must cleave <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> action: <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="stay's">stay is</reg> death,

              And if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> be not quick <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> expedition,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> all perish.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, be <reg orig="swaid">swayed</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sea without thee,

              And leave thee subject unto a tyrants cruelty?

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> dye a thousand deaths first.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              First save one,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> degrees the rest. When thou hast past

              The <reg orig="perills">perils</reg> of this night, I am half safe,

              But whilst thou art still <reg orig="invirond">environed</reg>, more <reg orig="then">than</reg> better

              Half of my <reg orig="part's">part is</reg> <reg orig="indanger'd">endangered</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Talk <reg orig="your selves">yourselves</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> your deaths, do: <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you <reg orig="venter">venture</reg> forth?

              Leave me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Bashaw.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Or me, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> buffet with him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my passage.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Neither, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> what I purpose I am constant.

              Conduct <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> safe; <reg orig="th'advantage">the advantage</reg> of the night

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> take <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my escape: and my sweet <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              <pb n=""/>
              If <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the morning I behold thee not

              Safe within my Negro, be <reg orig="assur'd">assured</reg>

              I am dead. Nay, now <reg orig="delaies">delays</reg> are vain.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, did you love

              Me, you would not stay <reg orig="behinde">behind</reg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="ha't">have it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

              Gentlemen, be <reg orig="charie">chary</reg> of this <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> throws <reg orig="'her self">herself</reg> into the <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> of night,

              <reg orig="'Vnder">Under</reg> your conduct. If I live, my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              <reg orig="To morrow Ile">Tomorrow I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not fail thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And if thou diest <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg>, be <reg orig="assur'd">assured</reg>

              <reg orig="To morrow Ile">Tomorrow I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be with thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Shall thy love

              Betray <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Well, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> go,

              But if thou dost <reg orig="miscary">miscarry</reg>, think the Ocean

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be my Bride-bed.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Heaven <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> power <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> hath <reg orig="preserv'd">preserved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> hitherto,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> not <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> sink now. And, brave gentlemen,

              Of the Moors bounty <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> not <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>

              <reg orig="'Vnto">Unto</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ship, lest they report of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> fled <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> night and <reg orig="rob'd">robbed</reg> them.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nobly <reg orig="resolv'd">resolved</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now embrace and part; and my sweet <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              This be thy comfort gainst all future fears,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> meet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> mirth <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> now divide <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> tears:

              Farewell <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> back into my chamber.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Can I part with life

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> more distracted <reg orig="horrour">horror</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You spoil all.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> before have plotted.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you mask <reg orig="your self">yourself</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Porter first.

              Ho, Porter.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Porter.</stage>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Porter.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> calls?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              One from the King.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Porter.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How shall I know <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This token be your <reg orig="warrnt">warrant</reg>, behold his signet.

              <reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> not enough, the Word.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg.</emph>
            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit Porter.</stage>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Port.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Passe">Pass</reg> freely: some weighty <reg orig="buisinesse">business</reg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hand

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> the kings signet is abroad <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> late; 

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> matter, this is my discharge, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my rest.


              
            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Alcade.</stage>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I much suspect,

              These English <reg orig="'mongst">amongst</reg> themselves are treacherous:

                I have <reg orig="observ'd">observed</reg>, the king had conference with the Captain:

                many whisperings and passages I have observed,

                but <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> makes me most suspect is, because the king

                hath removed his lodging, and it may be <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="prostitude">prostitute</reg> the

                English Maid: Ha, suspect said I; nay, examine things

                exactly, and <reg orig="'tmust">it must</reg> needs be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, the king is wondrous

                <reg orig="bountifull">bountiful</reg>, and what <reg orig="i'st">is it</reg> gold cannot. Troth I could even

                <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> forlorn Englishman, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> this night must

                be <reg orig="forc't">forced</reg> lie alone, and have the king taste <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Spencer.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Sure this Moore hath been made private <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the

                Kings intents, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> if I <reg orig="finde">find</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make him the instrument

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> the Court gates. This man, whose

                office was <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> keep me, shall be the <reg orig="onely">only</reg> means <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> free me.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> his marriage night, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> at this <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>?

                nay, if I once suspect, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> as <reg orig="firme">firm</reg> as if it were confirmed

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Alkaron</emph>, or <emph rend="ITALIC">Mahomet</emph> 
                himself had sworn it: <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> sport

                <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg> with his <reg orig="distast">distaste</reg> and sorrow.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thus <reg orig="abus'd">abused</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> late and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your <reg orig="bridall">bridal</reg> night

              When you should lie <reg orig="lul'd">lulled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the fast <reg orig="imbrace">embrace</reg>

              Of your fair <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>. I hope I have <reg orig="given't">given it</reg> him soundly.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="s'possible">is possible</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> lodge my bride <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one place, and dispose me

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> a wrong chamber: she not once send <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me,

              <pb n=""/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I might know <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Excellent.

              Nay, if I once suspect, it never fails.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not <reg orig="tak't">take it</reg>

              At <reg orig="th'hands">the hands</reg> of an <reg orig="Empresse">Empress</reg>, much <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> at hers.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Why, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> the <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>, Sir? <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, I <reg orig="guesse">guess</reg>

                the cause of your <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And Sir, you may, but <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <reg orig="reveng'd">revenged</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Troth and I would.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg> <reg orig="some body">somebody</reg>,

              Be it the <reg orig="common'st">commonest</reg> <reg orig="Curtezan">Courtesan</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>,

              If not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> love, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> vex <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Can you do <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> leave me the first night.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> a <reg orig="signe">sign</reg> she never dearly <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I perceive Bashaw <emph rend="ITALIC">Alcade</emph> you understand my wrongs.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> part, though not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="whol">whole</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Your word is warrant, <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> me the court gate,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> some loose <reg orig="Burdello">Bordello</reg>, and tell <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> when I have done.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Were it my cause, <reg orig="Ide">I would</reg> do this, and more.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Make me wait thus!

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> Sir, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> insufferable.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Troth I dally my revenge too long, what ho,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Port.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How now, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> calls?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Porter.</stage>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Her's">Here is</reg> Bashaw <emph rend="ITALIC">Alcade</emph>, turn the key.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Port.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              His name commands my gate, <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> freely.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, I am bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> take this wrong I should be held <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man.

              Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the watch, scape there as I can.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Ha, ha, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long as she sleeps <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the arms of <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>,

                let him pack where he pleases: <emph rend="ITALIC">Porter</emph>, now <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> without,

                let him command his entrance <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more, neither <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> reward

                nor <reg orig="intreaty">entreaty</reg>, till day breaks.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Port.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Sir, he shall not.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> well <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> rid of him: <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>

                give me great thanks <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this.

              

              <pb n=""/>
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his chamber, there attend without,

              Till he shall waken from his <reg orig="drowsie">drowsy</reg> rest,

              And then acquaint him with this fortunate jest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Alarum.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Ioffer, Lieutenant, Spencer prisoner and wounded.</stage>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, though <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> wonder at your noble deeds,

              Yet I must do the office of a subject,

              And take you prisoner: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> noble blood

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> runs <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> these my veins, when I behold

              The slaughter you have made, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> wonders me,

              I wish you had <reg orig="escapt">escaped</reg>, and not been made captive

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> though he may admire and love you,

              Yet cannot help you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Your <reg orig="stile">style</reg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> your birth, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> you are <emph rend="ITALIC">Ioffer</emph>,

              Chief Bashaw <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the king, and him I know

              Lord of most noble thoughts. Speak, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> my danger?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Know Sir, a double forfeit of your life:

              Your outrage first is death, being <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the night,

              And <reg orig="gainst">against</reg> the watch; but those <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> you have slain

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this fierce conflict, brings <reg orig="'em">them</reg> without all bounds

              Of pardon.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I was born <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>, and I embrace my fortune.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, now I know you

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> brave and worthy Englishman,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> highly <reg orig="grac't">graced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> court, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> more amazeth me

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> you should thus requite him with the slaughter

              Of his <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> subjects.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> you Sir,

              As you are noble question me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further,

              I have many private thoughts <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> trouble me,

              And not the fear of death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> know your name, and now have <reg orig="prov'd">proved</reg> your courage,

              Both these moves <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> give you as <reg orig="easie">easy</reg> bondage as <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> loyalty

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the king can suffer, you are free

              From irons.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              When this news shall come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Lieutenant, lead the watch some distance <reg orig="of">off</reg>,

              <pb n=""/>
              Bid them remove these bodies lately slain,

              I must have private conference with this prisoner,

              Leave him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my charge.

              Sir think me though a Moore,

              A nation strange unto you Christians,

              Yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I can be noble: but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you

              I have <reg orig="observ'd">observed</reg> strange contrarieties,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> I would be <reg orig="resolv'd">resolved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Speak your thoughts.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              When I <reg orig="confer'd">conferred</reg> the <reg orig="noblenesse">nobleness</reg> of your blood,

              With this your present passion, I much muse,

              Why either such a small effuse of blood,

              These your sleight wounds, or the pale fear of death,

              Should have the power <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> force a <reg orig="teare">tear</reg> from such

              A noble eye.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why thinkst thou Bashaw

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> wounds, blood, or death

              Could force a <reg orig="teare">tear</reg> from me, thou noblest of thy nation,

              Do not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> <reg orig="misprise">misprize</reg> me: I tell thee Bashaw,

              The rack, <reg orig="strapado">strappado</reg>, or the scalding <reg orig="oyl">oil</reg>,

              The burning pincers, or the <reg orig="boyling">boiling</reg> lead,

              The stakes, the pikes, the <reg orig="caldron">cauldron</reg>, or the wheel,

              Were all these tortures <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be felt an once,

              Could not draw water hence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Whence comes it then?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              From <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> whose pains as far surmounts all those

              As whips of furies do the Ladies fans,

              Made of the plumes <reg orig="o'th">of the </reg> <reg orig="Estridge">Ostrich</reg>: this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>,

              Extracts the dew from my declining soul,

              And swims mine eyes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> moist <reg orig="effeminacie">effeminacy</reg>.

              O <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse, Besse, Besse, Besse</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Dead <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> you have wakened <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>,

              And made me with you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> compassionate.

              Freely relate your sorrows.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, I shall:

              If you have ever loved, or such a maid,

              <pb n=""/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> fair, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> constant, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="chast">chaste</reg> as mine,

              And should fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> lamentable fortune,

              Betray <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a black abortive fate,

              How would it wring you? Or if you had a heart,

              Made of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="mettall">metal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> white men have,

              How would it melt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, you confound me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be brief; the <reg orig="travells">travels</reg> of my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> me out, you have <reg orig="pertook">partook</reg> at full,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> presence of the King, these I omit.

              Now when <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> came <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="summe">sum</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> joy,

              And this night were <reg orig="entring">entering</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hoped <reg orig="blisse">bliss</reg>,

              The king, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> most unworthy of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> name,

              He quite fell off from <reg orig="goodnesse">goodness</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              His lust <reg orig="out-waid">outweighed</reg> his honour: and as if his soul

              Were blacker <reg orig="then">than</reg> his face, he laid plots

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> take this sweet night from me: but prevented,

              I have <reg orig="convai'd">conveyed</reg> my <reg orig="beautious">beauteous</reg> bride aboard,

              My Captain and Lieutenant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Are they <reg orig="escapt">escaped</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Safe <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Negro. Thus <reg orig="farre">far</reg> fortune led me

              Through many dangers till I past this bridge,

              The last of all your watches. And muse not

              Bashaw, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I thus single durst oppose <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>,

              I wore my <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> here, and she, not I,

              Made me midway a <reg orig="conquerour">conqueror</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              She being at sea,

              And safe, why should your own fates trouble you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Renowned Moor, there is your greatest <reg orig="errour">error</reg>; 

              When, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> parted, I swore <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the honour of a Gentleman,

              And as I ever was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> constant friend,

              If I <reg orig="surviv'd">survived</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> visit <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> aboard

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> such an <reg orig="houre">hour</reg>: but if I fail, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she

              Should think me dead: now, if I break one minute,

              She leaps into the sea: <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> this, great Bashaw,

              <pb n=""/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> from a <reg orig="souldiers">soldiers</reg> eyes draws pearly tears:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> my own person I despise all fears.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You have deeply <reg orig="touch't">touched</reg> me: and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> let you know

              All <reg orig="morrall">moral</reg> <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg> are not solely grounded

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="th'hearts">the hearts</reg> of Christians, go and <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> free; 

              Keep your appointed <reg orig="houre">hour</reg>, preserve <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> life:

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> conduct you past all danger: but <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>

              Remember my <reg orig="head's">head is</reg> left <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> answer it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Is honour fled from Christians unto Moors,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I may say <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="Barbarie">Barbary</reg> I found

              This rare black Swan.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And when you are at sea,

              The <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> question may blow fair, your <reg orig="ankors">anchors</reg>

              They are soon <reg orig="waid">weighed</reg>, and you have <reg orig="sea-roome">sea-room</reg> free

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> unto your <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>: <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> but my life,

              And I shall think it nobly spent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> save you,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">Her</seg>, and your train from many sad disasters.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, I thank you,

              Appoint me a <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>, if I return not,

              May I be held a scorn <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="Christendome">Christendom</reg>,

              And recreant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> three <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Binde">Bind</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> some oath.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Onely">Only</reg> your hand and word.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> if I break.

              What my heart thinks, my tongue forbears <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> speak.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bear you past all watches.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
        </div2>
      </div1>
      <div1 type="act" n="3">
        <div2 n="1" type="scene">
          <stage>Enter Mullisheg.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP">Through</emph> satiate with the pleasures of this night,

              The morning calls me from the sweet embraces

              <pb n=""/>
              Of the fair English <reg orig="Damsell">Damsel</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The English stranger

              Is <reg orig="stoln">stolen</reg> from forth mine arms. I am at full revenged:

              Were I again <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> match, <reg orig="Ide">I would</reg> marry one

              Of this brave nation, if a Gentleman,

              Before the greatest Monarch of the world,

              They are such sweet and loving bedfellows.

              Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my chamber, <reg orig="darknesse">darkness</reg> <reg orig="guid">guide</reg> my way,

              Lest what none yet suspect, the night betray.

              Let all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> me <reg orig="wrong'd">wronged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="nuptiall">nuptial</reg> bed,

              Not aim at <reg orig="th'heart">the heart</reg>, but rather strike at <reg orig="th'head">the head</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Venetian Ladies, nor the Persian <reg orig="Girles">Girls</reg>,

              The French, the Spanish, nor the Turkish Dames,

              Ethiope nor Greece can <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> with half <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">art</seg>

              These English can, nor entertain their friends

              With <reg orig="'tenth">the tenth</reg> part of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> ample <reg orig="willingnesse">willingness</reg>

              Within their arms.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg> <reg orig="cal'd">called</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> tell thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> none shall <reg orig="pertake">partake</reg> but thou.

              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, I have had the sweetest nights content

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> ever king <reg orig="enjoy'd">enjoyed</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              With the fair English bride.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nor envy if I raise the Captain <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> he shall mount.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And he deserves it: but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me you owe

              Part of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> honour, I had a hand <reg orig="in't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it</reg> too,

              Although perhaps you thought me ignorant

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> what is past.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hadst thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> half a finger <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this nights content,

              It shall not be forgot, but thou as he

              Shalt be <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg> one step higher.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Observing what had past, I <reg orig="spide">spied</reg> the bridegroom.

              As still mine <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> were <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> and late,

              Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a trick, a pretty sleight, a fine fetch of mine own,

              I past him forth the gates, and gave command,

              <pb n=""/>
              He should not have his entrance back again,

              Neither <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> reward nor <reg orig="intreaties">entreaties</reg>, till day broke.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Your aim <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> fear lest he <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> some <reg orig="suspitious">suspicious</reg> <reg orig="jealousie">jealousy</reg>

              Should have <reg orig="disturb'd">disturbed</reg> your rest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thy providence

              Shall not die unrewarded: shift him hence,

              And with his <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> too, this makes thee

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> an honour

              My <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> <reg orig="haih">have</reg> long <reg orig="aim'd">aimed</reg> at, and I hope

              Now shall receive his merit.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter a Negro.</stage>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Negr.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pardon great king <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I thus rudely <reg orig="presse">press</reg>

              Into your private bed-chamber.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Speak, thy news.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Negr.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The English Captain, with the lovely Bride,

              With <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Lieutenant hath secretly this night,

                With your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg> signet and the word past the Court-gates,

                past all the watches, and got aboard their <emph rend="ITALIC">Negro</emph>, and

                I was sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> know your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg> pleasure.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Ha, this night? <emph rend="ITALIC">Alcade</emph>, seek, search,

              I left <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> sleeping <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> bed.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I shall my lord, I half suspect.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But was not <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> with them?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Negr.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="'Onely">Only</reg> they three: and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> of your

                <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg> signet, past them the court-gates without

                trouble.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Alcad.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> are amazed:

              <emph rend="ITALIC">Alcade</emph>, whom <reg orig="find'st">findest</reg> thou there?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nothing, my lord, but empty sheets,

              A bed new <reg orig="tost">tossed</reg>; but neither English Lady, nor

              any Lady else.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> stand <reg orig="astonish't">astonished</reg>,

              Not knowing what <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> answer.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <stage>Enter a second messenger.</stage>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pardon great king if I relate the news

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> offend you highly.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> the English Captain, Lady, and Lieutenant

                are <reg orig="escapt">escaped</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> not all.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Can there be worse <reg orig="behinde">behind</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yes, if the <reg orig="losse">loss</reg> of your dear subjects lives

              Be worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> their escape: <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, without

              The signet or the word, being left <reg orig="behinde">behind</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <reg orig="cal'd">called</reg> the porter <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>

              And let him after.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pardon great King.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Was this your trick, your sleight, your stratagem?

              As <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> are king of <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>, thy life shall pay

              The <reg orig="forfet">forfeit</reg>, thine own tongue shall sentence thee.

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the rest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then past he <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the bridge,

              Where stood armed men, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> number <reg orig="fourty">forty</reg>:

              Maugre all their strength, with his good sword

              He would have made through all:

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this fierce conflict, six, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the maze

              Of all the rest, were slain: nor would he <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg>,

              Till suddenly <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg> a loud alarm,

              At <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> the Captain of the watch came down,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> there <reg orig="surpriz'd">surprised</reg> him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Is he prisoner then?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> custody of the great Bashaw <emph rend="ITALIC">Ioffer</emph>,

              With whom <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> left him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Command <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Bashaw

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bring him <reg orig="clog'd">clogged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> irons. These English Pirates

              Have <reg orig="rob'd">robbed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> of much treasure: and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>

              His <reg orig="traiterous">traitorous</reg> life shall answer. But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee, traitor,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="had'st">hadst</reg> a hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his escape,

              Thou shalt be sure <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pay <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcad.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Alas, my lord,

              <pb n=""/>
              What I did was <reg orig="meerly">merely</reg> ignorance.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nay bribes,

              And I shall <reg orig="finde">find</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>: bear him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> guard.

              What dissolute strumpet did <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="traitrous">traitorous</reg> Captain

              Send <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> sheets; but all <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> injuries,

              <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> English prisoner <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> revenge,

              As <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> state and fortune hope <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rise,

              A never heard of death <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="traitour">traitor</reg> dies.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Captain, Besse, Ruffman, Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> news from <emph rend="ITALIC">Forset</emph> yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> waits <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>,

              The long <reg orig="boat's">boat has</reg> not <reg orig="return'd">returned</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not yet?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Clem.</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the main top <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, and give <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> notice

                if thou seest any (<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> them) make from the shore; the day

                is broke already.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                With all my heart, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> give me warning

                before the Gunner shoots, lest I tumble down again, and

                put my neck a second time <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> danger.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Prethee">Prithee</reg> be gon, <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> jesting now.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the main top <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> earnest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How fares it with you <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> a <reg orig="hartlesse">heartless</reg> creature, a body without motion.

              How can I chose when I am come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sea,

              And left my heart ashore? What, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> news yet?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              None.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Ruffman</emph> step into my Cabin, and bring

                me here my <reg orig="houre">hour</reg> <reg orig="glasse">glass</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> I shall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> what end would you use it?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Shall I tell thee Captain,

              I would know how long I have <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> live:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="glasse">glass</reg> once <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg>, the sandy <reg orig="houre">hour</reg> quite run,

              I know my <emph rend="ITALIC"><reg orig="Spencer's">Spencer is</reg></emph> dead, 
              and my <reg orig="life's">life is</reg> <reg orig="donne">done</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Ruffman with the glasse.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Your <reg orig="glasse">glass</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Gramercy good Lieutenant:

              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> better <reg orig="then">than</reg> a gaudy looking <reg orig="glasse">glass</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> deck <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> faces <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>; <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="shews">shows</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> pride,

              But this <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ends those glasses seek <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hide.

              Have you been all at prayers?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="X">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Both.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> have.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I thank you

              Gentlemen, never more need: and you would say

              As I do, did you but know how near <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ends some are.

              Dost thou not think, Captain, my <emph rend="ITALIC"><reg orig="Spencer's">Spencer is</reg></emph> slain?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yet hope the best.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This is the <reg orig="hower">hour</reg> he <reg orig="promist">promised</reg>: Captain, look,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> I have not the heart, and <reg orig="truely">truly</reg> tell me

              How <reg orig="farre">far</reg> <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> spent

              Some fifteen minutes.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Alas, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more; I <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg> <reg orig="tak't">take it</reg> away,

              Even just <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I left <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pray,

              And then <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> break my heart strings: None <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> loves me

              <reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> one word <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me of him, or <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>:

              If <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your secret <reg orig="cabbins">cabins</reg> <reg orig="you'l">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bestow

              Of him and me some tears and hearty prayers,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg>, if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> live shall thank you. Good Gentlemen

              <reg orig="Ingage">Engage</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> far <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              News, news, news.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Ha, good or bad.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Excellent, most excellent, nay, super excellent,

                <emph rend="ITALIC">Forset</emph> and all his companions are rowing hither <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> mad

                men; and there is one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> sits <reg orig="i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> stern and does not

                row at all, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is, let me see <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> is it? I am sure <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg>

                he, noble <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer?</emph>
              

              Heart, let me keep thee; thou wast <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> heaven

              Half way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> rapture. Art thou sure?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I think <reg orig="you'l">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make a man swear his heart out.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Teach me but how

              <pb n=""/>
              I shall receive him when he comes aboard; 

              How shall I <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> me, Captain, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my joy

              Do not transcend my soul out of this earth,

              Into the <reg orig="aire">air</reg> with passionate <reg orig="extasie">ecstasy</reg>:

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Spencer.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now farewell <reg orig="Barbarie">Barbary</reg>, king <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> have sea room, and <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> at <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, not ten

              Of thy best <reg orig="Gallies">Galleys</reg> <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg> with Moors,

              Can fetch <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> back.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> England Gentlemen.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> the Gunner:

              See all the ordnance be straight discharged

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> joy my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> lives; <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> 
              mist <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> a thick cloud of <reg orig="smoak">smoke</reg>, and speak <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="joyes">joys</reg>

              <reg orig="'Vnto">Unto</reg> the highest heavens <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fire, and thunder.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make the Queen vex and torment <reg orig="'her self">herself</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make the King tear his contorted locks,

              <reg orig="Curl'd">Curled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the knots of furies: <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> this <reg orig="musick">music</reg>

              Doth please me better <reg orig="then th'effeminate">than the effeminate</reg> strings,

              <reg orig="Tun'd">Tuned</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> their <reg orig="wilde">wild</reg> <reg orig="Moriskoes">Moriscos</reg>: dance my soul,

              And caper <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>, <reg orig="joyfull">joyful</reg> heart,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I have here my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Come, <reg orig="waigh">weigh</reg> Anchor,

              Hoist sail, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> have a fair and gentle gale

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Captain, stay.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I did not <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> speak till now,

              Nor would my sudden joy give me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="judgement">judgment</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="spie">spy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="sadnesse">sadness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee I now see; 

              Good, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> the cause, canst thou <reg orig="conceal't">conceal it</reg> from me?

              What, from thy <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>? Whence came <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> sigh?

              You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not tell me; <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, do not:

              I am not worthy <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> partake your thoughts.

              Do you repent you <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you see <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> safe

              <reg orig="Imbar'kt">Embarked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> England <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> enjoy me there:

              <pb n=""/>
              Is there some other whom you better love?

              Let me but know <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your sweet sake

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> serve <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> too: come, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> know the cause.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Know all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one:

              Now I have seen you, I must leave you <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Leave me? <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <reg orig="fatall">fatal</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Speak, my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, it is thy <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> tells thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> leave me: if the same tongue

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> wounded me, gives me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> present cure,

              It <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> again <reg orig="intrance">entrance</reg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Arm <reg orig="your self">yourself</reg>,

              It must be spoke again, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I must leave you.

              My honour, faith, and <reg orig="countrey">country</reg> are <reg orig="ingag'd">engaged</reg>,

              The reputation of a <reg orig="Christian's">Christian is</reg> <reg orig="pawn'd">pawned</reg>; 

              And all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> sacred livery,

              Shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my breach be <reg orig="scandal'd">scandaled</reg>. Moors <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> say,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> boast of faith, none does good works but they.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am nor sleep nor waking, but my senses

              All <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="confus'd">confused</reg> slumber.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, resolve <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>; 

              You wrap <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a Labyrinth of doubts,

              From <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I pray unloose <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I shall; 

              I made my way through slaughter; but at length

              The watch came down and took me prisoner

              <reg orig="'Vnto">Unto</reg> a noble Bashaw: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my valour,

              It <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> admire me: but when sorrow

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> disappoint my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <reg orig="strok">struck</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> passion,

              He <reg orig="urg'd">urged</reg> me freely <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> relate my griefs,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> took <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him such deep impression,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my word and promise <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> return

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> such an <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>, he left himself <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hostage,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> give me my desires.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> nobly done.

              But <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> the lives of twenty thousand Moors,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is a Christian?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> have liberty, and free way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>,

              Shall not <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> take <reg orig="th'advantage">the advantage</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> the heavens

              Have lent <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>: but now, as if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="scorn'd">scorned</reg>

              Their gracious bounty, give <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> voluntary bondage.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Prize you my love <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> better, <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rate it

              Beneath the friendship of a barbarous Moor?

              Can you, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> save him, leave me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my death? Is this

              The just reward of all my <reg orig="travells">travels</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I prize my honour, and a Christians faith,

              Above what earth can <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg>: shall <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph> report,

              <reg orig="'Vnto">Unto</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="countreys">country's</reg> shame, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="scandall">scandal</reg>

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> religion, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> a barbarous Moor

              Can exceed <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="noblenesse">nobleness</reg>? <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> die

              A hundred thousand deaths first.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, my fate, was ever maid thus <reg orig="crost">crossed</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> oft been brought <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see my <reg orig="blisse">bliss</reg>,

              And never taste it? <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> meet my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> living after death,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="joyn">join</reg> with him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> marriage, not enjoy him?

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> have him here free from the barbarous Moors,

              And now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lose him? being <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> oft <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg>

              <reg orig="'Vnto">Unto</reg> the height of all felicity

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make my <reg orig="ruine">ruin</reg> greater. If you needs

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> <reg orig="hazzard">hazard</reg> your own person, make me partner

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this thy present danger; take me with thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the world, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> living soul shall bleed

              One drop <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Canst thou be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="unkinde">unkind</reg>? then false man know,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> thou hast taught me <reg orig="harshnesse">harshness</reg>. I without

              Thee came <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Momarah</emph>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="countrey">country</reg> back,

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> return without thee: I am here

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> mine own <reg orig="vessell">vessel</reg>, mine own train about me:

              And since thou wilt forsake me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> embrace

              The Queen of Moors: though <reg orig="coyning">coining</reg> strange excuse.

              <reg orig="E'ne">Even</reg> at thy pleasure be it, my <reg orig="waie's">way is</reg> into my <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>,

              Farewell, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not shed one tear more.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My partings death,

              But honour wakens me, the <reg orig="hower">hour</reg> draws nigh,

              And if I fail one <reg orig="minut">minute</reg>, he must die.

              The long boat now. Farewell <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why, farewell

              <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, I <reg orig="alwaies">always</reg> <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg> thee but too well,

              Captain, thine <reg orig="eare">ear</reg>,

              This I have <reg orig="vow'd">vowed</reg>, and this you all shall swear.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Mullisheg, Queen, Ioffer, Headsman.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Produce your prisoner, Bashaw.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mighty King,

              Had you beheld his <reg orig="prowesse">prowess</reg>, and <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>,

              But seen his passions, you would then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> me,

              Have <reg orig="pittied">pitied</reg> his <reg orig="diasters">disasters</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> know <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> an injury

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> high nature, more <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> revenge,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> have <reg orig="vow'd">vowed</reg> his death, and he shall therefore die.

              Go, bring him forth.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Spare me, my lord; but some few <reg orig="howers">hours</reg>, I shall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The least delay is death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then know, my lord, he was my prisoner.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How, was? and is not?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> promise.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> gyves.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Hee's">He has</reg> <reg orig="gyv'd">gyved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> faith, but else at liberty.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I pray unriddle <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, and teach <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> desire <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> know, where is the English prisoner?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="presum'd">presumed</reg>, my lord,

              Such noble valour could not be <reg orig="log'd">lodged</reg> alone,

              Without some other <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>, faith and honour,

              Therefore I gave him <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his ship,

              <reg orig="'Onely">Only</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> his promise <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> return; 

              Now if there be such <reg orig="noblenesse">nobleness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a Christian,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> being a Moor, I have <reg orig="exprest">expressed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him,

              He <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not see me perish.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Foolish Bashaw

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="jeast">jest</reg> away thy head: you are all <reg orig="conspiratours">conspirators</reg>

              Against <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> person: and you all shall die.

              Why? canst thou think a stranger <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> remote,

              Both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="countrey">country</reg> and religion, being <reg orig="imbark't">embarked</reg>

              At sea, and under sail, free from <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> bands

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the arms of his fair bride,

              His Captain and his <reg orig="saylors">sailors</reg> all aboard,

              Sea room and <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> at <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> return

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> expose all these <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> voluntary dangers,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> a bare <reg orig="verball">verbal</reg> promise?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If he comes nor,

              Be this mine honour, King, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> though I bleed,

              A Moor a Christian thus far did exceed.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The <reg orig="hower">hour</reg> is past,

              The Christian hath broke faith.

              Off with his head.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Spencer.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yet come at last.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ist">Is it</reg> possible?

              Can England <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> distant harbour such noble <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="beshrow">beshrew</reg> you, Sir,

              You come unto your death, and you have <reg orig="tane">taken</reg>

              Much honour from me, and <reg orig="ingrost">engrossed</reg> it all

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> your own fame; <reg orig="'twould">it would</reg> have lived longer <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> me,

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> any monument can last, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have lost

              My life <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> such a noble stranger,

              Whose <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this last act appears,

              I wish this blood, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> now are friendly tears.

              You are come unto your death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why, <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> my purpose; 

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> death, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make my honour shine.

              Great <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>, cherish this noble Moor,

              Whom all thy confines cannot <reg orig="parallell">parallel</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> and true <reg orig="noblenesse">nobleness</reg>. Ere my ship

              Should with such black dishonour <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> me safe

              <pb n=""/>
              Into my <reg orig="countrey">country</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thy Bashaws death,

              I would have bent my ordnance <reg orig="gainst">against</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> keel,

              And sunk <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the harbour.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou hast slain

              Six of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> subjects.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, had you seen

              But with what eminent valour.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> ill

              Can be well done: then Bashaw, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more,

              His life is <reg orig="meerly">merely</reg> forfeit, and he shall pay it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am proud, <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I now owe thee nothing,

              But have <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me ability <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pay.

              If it be forfeit, take it, lay all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> pay the debt, then set the Bashaw free.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Besides, misprising all <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> gracious favours,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> violate <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> laws, infringe <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> peace,

              <reg orig="Disturbe">Disturb</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> watch <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> night, and now perhaps

              Having <reg orig="rob'd">robbed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> of much treasure, <reg orig="stoln">stolen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sea.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> thou art not <reg orig="royall">royal</reg>, <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>.

              Of all thy gold and jewels lately given <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>,

              <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> not a doit <reg orig="imbark't">embarked</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> finding thee dishonourably <reg orig="unkinde">unkind</reg>,

              Scorning thy gold, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> left it all <reg orig="behinde">behind</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If private men be lords of such brave spirits,

              How <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> should their Princes be!

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Englishman,

              <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> but one way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> save thy life,

              From eminent death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Well, propose it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Instantly

              Send <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy <emph rend="ITALIC">Negro</emph>, and surrender <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>

              Thy Captain and thy fair Bride; otherwise,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> all the holy rights of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> great Prophet,

              Thou shalt not live an <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Alas, good King,

              I <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> and despise thy tyranny:

              <pb n=""/>
              Not live an <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>? And when my head is off,

              What canst thou do then? Call'st thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> revenge,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> ease me of a thousand turbulent griefs,

              And throw my soul <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> glory <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my honour.

              Why, thou <reg orig="striv'st">strivest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make me happy but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>; 

              Wert thou the King of all the kings <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> earth.

              Couldst thou lay all their <reg orig="scepters">sceptres</reg>, <reg orig="roabs">robes</reg>, and crowns,

              Here at my feet, and hadst power <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> install me

              <reg orig="Emperour">Emperor</reg> of <reg orig="th'universall">the universal</reg> <reg orig="Emperie">Empery</reg>,

              Rather <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> my basest ship-boy <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> become thy slave; much <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> betray my Bride

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thee and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy <reg orig="bruitish">brutish</reg> lust, know king

              Of <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>, <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg> die a hundred thousand deaths first.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> try your patience: Off with his head.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Besse, Goodlack, Ruffman.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Her's">Here is</reg> more <reg orig="worke">work</reg>, stay.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What make you here?

              You wrong me above injury.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If you <reg orig="loue">love</reg> blood,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> river spare, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him take a flood,

              Be but <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> gracious as save him alone,

              And great King see I bring thee three <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> one:

              Spare him, thou shalt have more,

              The lives of all my train, what <reg orig="saiest">sayst</reg> thou <reg orig="to't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>?

              And with their lives my ship and all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> boot.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I could be angry with you above measure,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> your four deaths I die, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> had before

              Tasted but one.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Captain, art thou there? how <reg orig="e're">ever</reg> these fare,

              Thou shalt be sure <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pay <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> my least care,

              <reg orig="What's">What is</reg> done is mine, I here <reg orig="confes't">confess it</reg>,

              Then seize my life <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg> of the rest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Lieutenant, you are a base <reg orig="villane">villain</reg>,

              What groom <reg orig="betrai'd">betrayed</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> sheets?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Please keep your tongue, I did you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> dishonour.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Whom did you bring <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> free embraces?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> the King, conceal <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> past.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How <reg orig="e're">ever</reg> my <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>, then yet my <reg orig="bodie's">body is</reg> <reg orig="chast">chaste</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Make use <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Dismisse">Dismiss</reg>, great King, these <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> their ship again,

              My life is solely forfeit, take but <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,

              I shall report thee <reg orig="mercifull">merciful</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It were <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> justice, King, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> forfeit his,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> spare mine, I am as deep as he,

              Since what my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> did was all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Great King, if any faulted, then <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> I,

              I led them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>, and therefore first should die.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am as deep as any.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, had my head

              <reg orig="Excus'd">Excused</reg> all these, I had been nobly dead.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why pause you king? <reg orig="Is't">Is it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> noble <reg orig="vertes">virtues</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> you have lost the use of speech? or can you think

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> dead, you might inherit me.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, first with Roman <emph rend="ITALIC">Portia</emph> <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg> <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> fire,

              Or with <emph rend="ITALIC">Lucretia</emph> character thy lust

              <reg orig="'Twixt">Betwixt</reg> these two breasts. Stood I <reg orig="ingag'd">engaged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death.

              <reg orig="I'd">I would</reg> scorn <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> life <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bend a servile knee:

              But <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee, my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, what was his fault?

              <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="saue">save</reg> his own, rescue his dear Bride

              From adulterate sheets, and must he die <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Shall lust <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me have chief predominance?

              And <reg orig="vertuous">virtuous</reg> deeds, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>

              I have been long <reg orig="renown'd">renowned</reg>, be quite <reg orig="exilde">exiled</reg>?

              Shall Christians have the honour

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be sole heirs of <reg orig="goodnesse">goodness</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> Moors,

              Barbarous and bloody. Captain, resolve me,

              What common <reg orig="Curtezan">Courtesan</reg> didst thou convey

              Into <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> bed.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Tot.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I can excuse him, pardon me great King,

              I having private notice of your plots,

              Wrought him unto my purpose, and <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> I

              <pb n=""/>
              <reg orig="lodg'd">lodged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your arms <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> night.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These English <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all things honourable,

              Nor can <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> tax their <reg orig="waies">ways</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>,

              <reg orig="Vnlesse">Unless</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> blame their <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>. English maid,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> give thee once more back unto thy husband,

              Whom likewise freely <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> receive <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> grace:

              And as amends <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> pretended wrongs,

              With <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tender such an ample dower,

              As shall renown <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> bounty: but <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> fear

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> cannot <reg orig="recompence">recompense</reg> the injurious <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>,

              Of your last nights expectations.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> full amends,

              Where but the least part of your grace extends.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Captain, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> prize thy <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy friends,

              Thy faith <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, and zeal unto <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Queen.

              And Bashaw, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thy <reg orig="noblenesse">nobleness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a Gentleman

              Of such approved valour and renown,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> here create thee Viceroy of Argiers,

              And do esteem thee next <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Queen <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> grace.

              <reg orig="Y'have">You have</reg> <reg orig="quench't">quenched</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me all lust, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> shall grow,

              <reg orig="Vertues">Virtues</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>, and all the world shall know.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> shall report your bounties, and your royalties

              Shall <reg orig="flie">fly</reg> through all the parts of <reg orig="Christendome">Christendom</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Whilst <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> has gold, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is the meed of <reg orig="baies">bays</reg>,

              <reg orig="Shee'l">She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> English Poets tune thy praise.

              And now my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, after all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> troubles,

              Crosses and <reg orig="threatnings">threatenings</reg> of the seas rough brow,

              I <reg orig="ne're">never</reg> could say thou wert mine own till now.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Call this your harbour, and your haven of joy,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> strive <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make it, noble strangers,

              Those <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg> you have taught <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your deeds,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> futurely <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> strive <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> imitate.

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the wrongs done <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="hop't">hoped</reg> delights

              Of your lost nights divorce, double the magazine

              <reg orig="VVith">With</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> larges should have <reg orig="sweld">swelled</reg> your ship.

              A golden Girl <reg orig="th'art">thou art</reg> <reg orig="cal'd">called</reg>,

              <pb n=""/>
              And wench, be bold,

              Thy lading back shall be with pearl and gold.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Chorus.</stage>
          <stage>Dumb Show.</stage>
          <sp who="S">
            <speaker rend="italic">Chor.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAPIT">Imagine</emph><emph rend="ROMAN">Besse</emph> 
            and <emph rend="ROMAN">Spencer</emph> under sail:

              But the intelligence of their great wealth,

              Being bruited <reg orig="'mongst">amongst</reg> the Merchants, comes <reg orig="to'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the </reg> <reg orig="eares">ears</reg>

              Of a French Pirate, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> with two ships well <reg orig="rig'd">rigged</reg>,

              Way <reg orig="laies">lays</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their voyage: long they fought,

              And many slain <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> both sides; but the Frenchmen,

              Proud of their <reg orig="hopefull">hopeful</reg> conquest, boarding twice,

              Are twice blown <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="addes">adds</reg> courage <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the English; 

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Frenchmen fear: just as they <reg orig="buckeld">buckled</reg>,

              <emph rend="ROMAN">Spencer</emph> and <emph rend="ROMAN">Goodlack</emph>, with two <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg> Targets <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg>,

              Into the French ship leap, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the hatches,

              There make a bloody slaughter: but at <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> instant,

              The billows <reg orig="swel'd">swelled</reg>, the <reg orig="windes">winds</reg> grew high, and loud,

              And as the soul and body use <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> part,

              With <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> force these lovers are divided,

              He wafts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, and she makes <reg orig="signes">signs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him:

              He calls, and she replies: -  they both grow hoarse,

              With <reg orig="shriking">shrieking</reg> out their last farewell. -  now she <reg orig="swound">swooned</reg>:

              And sinks beneath the arms of <emph rend="ROMAN">Ruffman</emph>. <emph rend="ROMAN">Spencer</emph>,

              <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> a Chest gets hold and safe <reg orig="arives">arrives</reg>

              <reg orig="I'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the</reg> Marquis of Farara's <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>: the <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> adventure

              <reg orig="Chanc'd">Chanced</reg> <emph rend="ROMAN">Goodlack</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> a Mast he pierces <reg orig="Italie">Italy</reg>,

              Where these two Dukes were then at <reg orig="ods">odds</reg>. <emph rend="ROMAN">Spencer</emph> is chosen

              Farara's Champion: Mantua makes <emph rend="ROMAN">Goodlack</emph> his.

              What <reg orig="happen'd">happened</reg> them if you desire <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> know,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> cut off words, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> act it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> dumb show.


              
              The Dukes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> them <reg orig="atton'd">atoned</reg>, they graced and <reg orig="prefer'd">preferred</reg>,

              Take their next way towards Florence. What of <emph rend="ROMAN">Besse</emph>,

              <emph rend="ROMAN">Ruffman</emph>, and <emph rend="ROMAN">Clem</emph> becomes, must next succeed.

              The seas <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> proves, and <reg orig="wracks">wrecks</reg>

              Their Negro <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the coast of Florence, where

              <pb n=""/>
              They wander <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> and down <reg orig="'mongst">amongst</reg> the <reg orig="Bandetties">Bandittis</reg>.

              More of their fortunes <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> next pursue,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> mean <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be as brief as true.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
        </div2>
      </div1>
      <div1 type="act" n="4">
        <div2 n="1" type="scene">
          <stage>Enter Besse, Ruffman, and Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP">All</emph> is lost.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Save these <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> my part I have not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much left as a clean

                Shirt.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> too, had the seas left me him,

              I should have thought them <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his fate,

              All wishes, fortunes, hopes of better <reg orig="daies">days</reg>

              Expire.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> may live.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> he may, if it be but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a sea-water green

                suit, as I was, among the haddocks.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How many bitter plunges have I past,

              Ere I could win my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>? <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> sooner

              <reg orig="Maried">Married</reg>, but quite <reg orig="divorst">divorced</reg>, <reg orig="possest">possessed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> some few <reg orig="daies">days</reg>,

              Then rent asunder, as soon a widow as I was a Bride:

              This day the <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg> of many thousands,

              And a <reg orig="begger">beggar</reg> now, not worth the clothes I wear.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              At the lowest <reg orig="ebbe">ebb</reg>

              The tides still flow, besides, being <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the ground,

              Lower <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> cannot fall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yes, into the ground, the grave.

              <emph rend="ITALIC">Ruffman</emph>, would I were there; till then I never

              <pb n=""/>
              Shall have true rest: I fain would know

              <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> greater misery heaven can inflict, I have not yet

              <reg orig="Indur'd">Endured</reg>: if there be such, I dare it, let it come.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Captain Bandetties, and others.</stage>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Band.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Cease, and surprise the prisoners: thou art mine.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Villain, hands off, <reg orig="knowst">knowest</reg> thou whom thou offendest?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Band.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Binde">Bind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> fast, and after captive him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> rather die

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> suffer <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="sustein">sustain</reg> least injury.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Ruffman is beaten off.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVhat's">What is</reg> thy purpose?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Band.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> all my <reg orig="travells">travels</reg>, and my quest of blood,

              I <reg orig="ne're">never</reg> <reg orig="encountred">encountered</reg> such a beauteous prize:

              Heavens, if I thought you would accept his thanks

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> trades <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> deeds of hell, I would acknowledge

              <reg orig="My self">Myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> debt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVhat's">What is</reg> thy intent,

              Bold villein, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thou <reg orig="mak'st">makest</reg> this preparation?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Band.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I intend <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ravish thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All <reg orig="goodnesse">goodness</reg> pardon me, and you <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg> heavens,

              <reg orig="VVhom">Whom</reg> I too boldly <reg orig="challeng'd">challenged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a misery

              Beyond my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph> <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>. <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg>, rape intended?

              I had not thought there had been such a mischief,

              <reg orig="Devis'd">Devised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> wretched woman: ravish me?

              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> beyond <reg orig="shipwrack">shipwreck</reg>, poverty, or death:

              It is a word invented first <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hell,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="devills">devils</reg> first <reg orig="spew'd">spewed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> earth:

              Man could not have invented <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have given

              Such letters sound.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Band.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I trifle <reg orig="howers">hours</reg> too long,

              And now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my black purpose. Envious day,

              Gaze with thy open eyes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> this nights work,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> thus the Prologue <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my lust begins.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Help, murther, rape, murther.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Band.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> stop your mouth from bawling.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Duke of Florence, and a train, and Merchant.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This way the cry came: rescue <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the Lady,

              Hold thy desperate fury, and arm <reg orig="thy self">thyself</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> my encounter.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Band.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hell prevented.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Vnbinde">Unbind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="beautious">beauteous</reg> Lady, and pursue

              The <reg orig="Ruffin">Ruffian</reg>; he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> can bring his head shall have

              A thousand crowns <reg orig="propos'd">proposed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his reward:

              He should be Captain of those bloody <reg orig="theevs">thieves</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> haunts <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> mountains, and of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> dear subjects

              Hath oft made outrage. Go, see this <reg orig="proclaim'd">proclaimed</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="E're">Ere</reg> I, the happy wishes of my soul,

              My <reg orig="orizons">orisons</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> heaven, or make free tender

              Of a most bounden duty, grace my misery,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> let me know, unto what worthy person,

              Of what degree or state, I owe the service

              Of a most wretched life, lest <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my ignorance,

              I prove an <reg orig="heretick">heretic</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all good manners,

              And harshly <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> offend.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Fairest of thy sex, I need not question thine,

              Because I read a <reg orig="noblenesse">nobleness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy forehead; 

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> resolve thee, know, I am <reg orig="stil'd">styled</reg>, The Duke

              Of <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>, and of this <reg orig="countrey">country</reg> Prince.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then from my knees I fall flat <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my face,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> bound <reg orig="obeysance">obeisance</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Rise,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="earth's">earth is</reg> too base <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> such pure lips <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>.

              They should rather <reg orig="joyn">join</reg> with a Princes, as at first

              Made <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> such use: nay, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> Lady, if my memory be <reg orig="faithfull">faithful</reg>

              <reg orig="'Vnto">Unto</reg> my <reg orig="judgement">judgment</reg>, I should have seen <reg orig="e're">ere</reg> now,

              But where, what place, or <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> what <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>, now

              I cannot call <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Where were you bred?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> England, <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> Sir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> England?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> what strange adventure then

              Happened you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> these coasts?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="shipwrack">shipwreck</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then churlish were the waves <reg orig="t'expose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> expose</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>

              Such danger. Whence <reg orig="disimbark't">disembark it</reg> you last?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              From <reg orig="Barberie">Barbary</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              From <reg orig="Barberie">Barbary</reg>? <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Merchant, you came lately thence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> she, I now remember <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              She did me a great <reg orig="curtesie">courtesy</reg>, and I am proud,

              Fortune, how ever enemy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              Has given me opportunity <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make

              A just <reg orig="requitall">requital</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What occasion

              Fair Lady, being of such state and beauty,

              Drew you from your own <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> expose you

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long <reg orig="travell">travel</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mighty <reg orig="Soveraign">Sovereign</reg>,

              Pardon my <reg orig="interuption">interruption</reg>, if I make bold

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> put your grace <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> of an English Virgin,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> highly <reg orig="grac't">graced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> mighty <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A legend, worthy <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be writ <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> gold,

              Whose <reg orig="strangenesse">strangeness</reg> <reg orig="seem'd">seemed</reg> at first <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> exceed belief; 

              And had not thy approved honesty

              Commanded <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> attention, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> should have doubted

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> thou therein hadst much <reg orig="hyperboliz'd">hyperbolical</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What would your grace give,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> miracle of <reg orig="constancie">constancy</reg>,

              <reg orig="Shee">She</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="reliev'd">relieved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many Christian captives,

              <reg orig="Redeem'd">Redeemed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many of the Merchants goods,

              <reg orig="Beg'd">Begged</reg> of the king <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many <reg orig="forfetures">forfeitures</reg>,

              Kept from the <reg orig="Gallies">Galleys</reg> some, and some from slaughter,

              She whom the king of <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph> never denied,

              But she <reg orig="deni'd">denied</reg> him love; whose chastity

              <pb n=""/>
              <reg orig="Conquer'd">Conquered</reg> his lust, and maugre his incontinence,

              Made him admire <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The report

              Strikes <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> with wonder and amazement too:

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> behold the creature were a project,

              Worthy a theatre of <reg orig="Emperours">Emperors</reg>; 

              Nay, gods themselves <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="spectatours">spectators</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">March.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Behold <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> wonder. Lady, know you me?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not I, I can assure you, Sir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">March.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> give you instance then; 

              I was <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Florentine:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> being <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>; <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a strange outrage there,

              Six of my men were <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="Gallies">Galleys</reg> <reg orig="doom'd">doomed</reg>:

              But at your intercession <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the king,

              Freely <reg orig="releast">released</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this dejection,

              I pray accept these thousand crowns, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> raise

              Your <reg orig="ruin'd">ruined</reg> fortunes.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You are <reg orig="gratefull">grateful</reg>, Sir, beyond my merit

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I cannot blame great <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> become <reg orig="inamour'd">enamoured</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> fair a creature.

              You had a friend much <reg orig="grac'd">graced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same Moor,

              Whom, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Merchant told <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, you were <reg orig="espous'd">espoused</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the Court of <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>, <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> he?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I cannot speak it without tears.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why, is he dead?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I cannot say he lives.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How were you <reg orig="sever'd">severed</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It asks a sad relation.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> a fitter time <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="hear't">hear it</reg>. But now,

              Augment your griefs <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> what coast

              Pray, were you <reg orig="shipwrack't">shipwrecked</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> these neighbouring <reg orig="shoars">shores</reg>; where all the wealth

              I had from <reg orig="Barbarie">Barbary</reg> is <reg orig="perish't">perished</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the sea.

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> this morn commanded half a million,

              Have nothing now but this good merchants bounty.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You are richer

              <pb n=""/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> high favour, <reg orig="then">than</reg> all the royalty,

              <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph> could have <reg orig="crown'd">crowned</reg> your <reg orig="pearlesse">peerless</reg> beauty with:

              He gave you gold; but <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> your almost forfeit <reg orig="chastitie">chastity</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A gift above the wealth of <reg orig="Barbarie">Barbary</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Conduct this <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the City <reg orig="streight">straight</reg>,

              And bear this <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> signet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> treasurer,

              Command <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> ten thousand crowns immediately.

              Next <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> wardrobe, and what <reg orig="choise">choice</reg> of habit

              Best likes <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> own; 

              <reg orig="'Onely">Only</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> all this grace, <reg orig="daign">deign</reg> beauteous Lady,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I may call you servant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pardon me, Sir,

              You are a Prince, and I am here your <reg orig="vassall">vassal</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Merchant,

              As you respect <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> favour see this done.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What must my next fall be? I <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> this morning

              Was rich <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> wealth and servants, and <reg orig="e're">ere</reg> noon

              Commanded neither: and next <reg orig="doom'd">doomed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death; 

              Not death alone, but death with infamy.

              But <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> all this unto my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph> <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the City, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> pursue the chase.

              Madam, be comforted, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> send, or see you; 

              All your fortunes are not extinct <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="shipwrack">shipwreck</reg>,

              The land affords you better if <reg orig="you'l">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <reg orig="swai'd">swayed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

              As first you <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be still the same:

              Oft have I <reg orig="chac't">chased</reg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> found <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> fair a game.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Clem solus.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Where are my <reg orig="Bashaw's">Bashaws</reg> now? Let me see, what

                shall I do? I have left my <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>, where shall I have my

                wages? <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> <reg orig="peper'd">papered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this: but if the Captain of the

                <reg orig="Bandetties">Bandittis</reg> had had but <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> grace and honour <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I had

                when I was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="Barbarie">Barbary</reg>, he would not have been <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> lusty.

                She <reg orig="scapt">scaped</reg> drowning, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is the way of all fish, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg>

                this is gone the way of all flesh. My Lieutenant <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> sure

                cut <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> pieces among the <reg orig="Bandetties">Bandittis</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> had I been,

                <pb n=""/>
                had not my Bakers legs <reg orig="stept">stepped</reg> a little aside. My noble Captain

                and <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, they are either drowned <reg orig="i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the</reg> tempest,

                or murthered <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the Pirates, and none is left alive but I

                <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, poor <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>: 
                but poor <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, how wilt thou do now?

                what trick have you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="satisfie">satisfy</reg> Colon, here <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a strange

                <reg orig="Countrey">Country</reg>? It is not now with me as when <emph rend="ITALIC">Andrea</emph> <reg orig="liv'd">lived</reg>.

                Now I bethink me, I have a trade, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, they say, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>

                stick <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a man when his friends fail him: the City is hard

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see <reg orig="and">if</reg> 
                I can be entertained <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my old trade of

                drawing wine: <reg orig="if't">if it</reg> be but an under skinker, I care not,

                better do <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="prodigall">prodigal</reg> feed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> husks and

                acorns.

              Well, if I chance <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lead my life under some happy <reg orig="signe">sign</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> my <reg orig="Countreymen">Countrymen</reg> still <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> fill the best wine.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Ruffman bleeding.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Wounded, but <reg orig="scapt">scaped</reg> with life: but <emph rend="ITALIC">Besses</emph> <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>,

                <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> grieves me inward: <reg orig="ravish't">ravished</reg>, perhaps, and

                murthered. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, if <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> and <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlack</emph> survive, how

                would they blame my cowardice? a <reg orig="threed">thread</reg> spun, may be

                untwined, but things <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> nature done, undone can never

                be. <reg orig="Shee's">She is</reg> lost, they are <reg orig="perish't">perished</reg>, they are happy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their

                deaths, and I surviving left <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the earth most miserable. <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg>

                means <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> raise <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>? I met a Pursuivant even now, proclaiming

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the man could bring the head of the <reg orig="Bandetties">Bandittis</reg>

                Captain, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his reward a thousand crowns: If not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>

                gain of gold, yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> he <reg orig="injur'd">injured</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> shall be my next

                task: What though I die?

                Be this my comfort, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it <reg orig="chanc't">chanced</reg> me well,

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> perish <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> whom she fell.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Duke of Florence. Merchant.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> Merchant, have you done <reg orig="to'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the</reg> English Lady

              As <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> commanded, did she take the gold?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              After many complements, circumstances,

              Modest <reg orig="refusalls">refusals</reg>, sometimes with repulse,

              <pb n=""/>
              I <reg orig="forc't">forced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> your bounty: Had you seen

              What a bewitching <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">art</seg> she <reg orig="striv'd">strived</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> use,

              Betwixt <reg orig="deniall">denial</reg>, and disdain; contempt and <reg orig="thankfulnesse">thankfulness</reg>,

              You would have said, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> out of a <reg orig="meer">mere</reg> scorn

              <reg orig="T'accept"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> accept</reg> your gift, she <reg orig="exprest">expressed</reg> such gratitude,

              As would demand a double donative.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="And">If</reg> it has <reg orig="don't">done it</reg>, it shall be <reg orig="doubl'd">doubled</reg> straight,

              Arising thence unto an infinite,

              If <reg orig="shee'll">she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> but grant <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> love. How <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> habit?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">March.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              With an <reg orig="inforst">enforced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, <reg orig="wilfull">wilful</reg> constraint,

              And a <reg orig="meer">mere</reg> <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> of glad necessity,

              She put it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lament the death

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> lost husband.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why, is he lost?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> all conjectures never <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be found.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> hope is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> recover him,

              The more <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> hopes remains <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> conquer <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>:

              Bear <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> from <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> this <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>, and <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>

              Provide a banquet, bid <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> leave all mourning,

              This night <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> person <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> visit <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I shall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Withall">Withal</reg> more gold.

              And if thou canst <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> way of conference,

              Get from <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> how she stands affected towards <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>:

              It shall not be the furthest way about

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thy preferment and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="speciall">special</reg> favour.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter a messenger.</stage>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                The two bold Dukes of <emph rend="ITALIC">Mantua</emph> and <emph rend="ITALIC">Farara</emph>,

                after many bloody garboils have <reg orig="entred">entered</reg> league: and within

                these two <reg orig="daies">days</reg> mean <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> visit <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make your

                Court a <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> of their late concluded amity.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> receive them,

              As Princes <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this would honour <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These letters <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> speak further.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Bear them <reg orig="streight">straight</reg>

              <pb n=""/>
              <reg orig="'Vnto">Unto</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Secretarie">Secretary</reg>, and <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>, give order,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Court may shine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> gold and pearl,

              They never could have come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a happier season,

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> when the great and high magnificence,

              Without suspect <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> would have shown <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> be accounted honour done <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> them.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> fates <reg orig="despight">despite</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not lose the honour of this night.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Spencer, Goodlack.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Farara</emph> was exceeding <reg orig="bountifull">bountiful</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> was the Duke of <emph rend="ITALIC">Mantua</emph>. Had <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> staid

              Within their confines, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> might even till death

              Have <reg orig="liv'd">lived</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their high favour.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, but Captain,

              What would their <reg orig="Dukedomes">Dukedoms</reg> gain me without <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              Or all the world <reg orig="t'injoy"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> enjoy</reg> it without <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>:

              Each passage of content or pleasing fortune,

              <reg orig="VVhen">When</reg> I record she has <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> part <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it,

              Seems rather as an augmentation

              Of a more great disease.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This be your comfort, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this

              <reg orig="Shee's">She is</reg> best part of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> England, whither

              She is richly bound, then where she is most <reg orig="hopelesse">hopeless</reg>

              Of this your safety,

              <reg orig="VVith">With</reg> your <reg orig="survivall">survival</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> receive <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> gladly

              <reg orig="VVith">With</reg> an abundant treasure.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,

              I had sunk <reg orig="e're">ere</reg> this beneath the weight of war.

              And <reg orig="chus'd">choosed</reg> an obscure death, before the <reg orig="glorie">glory</reg>

              Of a renowned <reg orig="souldier">soldier</reg>. But <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are now

              As <reg orig="farre">far</reg> as <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph> onward of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> way,

              <reg orig="VVere">Were</reg> it best <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> made tender of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> service

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the grand Duke?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> the greatest benefits of all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="travells">travels</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>

                see <reg orig="forraigne">foreign</reg> Courts, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> discourse their fashions: let

                <pb n=""/>
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> means neglect <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> duty.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Where were <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> best <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lodge?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Hard <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> is a Tavern, <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> first drink there, and

                after make <reg orig="inquirie">inquiry</reg> <reg orig="who's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> is</reg> the best host <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> strangers.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Come ho, where be these Drawers?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter a Drawer.</stage>
          <sp who="R">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Gentlemen, I draw none <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>, but <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> send

                some.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem with wine.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Welcome Gentlemen. Score a quart.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Ha?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, I am an <reg orig="asse">ass</reg>, a very <reg orig="animall">animal</reg>, it cannot be.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Why dost thou bear the wine back, the slave

                thinks belike <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> money?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                What dost thou think <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be such <reg orig="casher'd">cashiered</reg> soldiers

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> cash. Tush, it cannot be he.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How should he come here, set down the wine.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, sir. Score a quart of -  Tricks,

                <reg orig="meer">mere</reg> <reg orig="fantasmes">phantasms</reg>. Shall I draw wine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> shadows? <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> I might

                <reg orig="runne">run</reg> <reg orig="o'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the</reg> score, and <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> substance <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Left <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> not him a shipboard <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his voyage towards

                England with my

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                With <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, true, <reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg>, set down the wine.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Some Italian Mountebanks, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> my life, <reg orig="meer">mere</reg>

                <reg orig="jugling">juggling</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> my life <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Ca, Ca, Cap. Captain? <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem?</emph>
            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I am <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                And I am <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                And I <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlack</emph>, but cannot think thee <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Yes, I am <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph> of Foy, the Bashaw of <reg orig="Barbarie">Barbary</reg>,

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> from a Courtier of Fesse, am <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg> a Drawer <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Florence:

                but let me clear my <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> better; now I know you

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be the same whose throats the Pirates would have cut,

                and have spoiled your drinkings.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, tell <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>, and be brief <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy relation,

              What <reg orig="hapened">happened</reg> you, after the sudden tempest

              <reg orig="Sever'd">Severed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ships? or <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> become of <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Where did <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Negro touch?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> give you a touch, take it as you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>: The

                Negro and all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> was <reg orig="wrack't">wrecked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the coast of

                of Florence, <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, and all the wealth <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, all

                <reg orig="drownd">drowned</reg> <reg orig="i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the</reg> <reg orig="bottome">bottom</reg> of the sea.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> matter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the riches, <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> she, worth

              More <reg orig="then">than</reg> ship or goods?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Wher's">Where is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Ruffman</emph>? 
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> see art safe.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nay speak, <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

              How my heart quails within me?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                She, <emph rend="ITALIC">Ruffman</emph>, and I were all cast ashore safe,

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many drowned Rats, where <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> were <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> sooner

                landed, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> were set <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="Bandetties">Bandittis</reg>; where

                she was bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a tree, and ready <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="ravish't">ravished</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the

                Captain of the Out-laws.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="shipwrack">shipwreck</reg> could be.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I see <emph rend="ITALIC">Ruffman</emph> half cut <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> pieces with rescuing <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

                but whether the other half be alive or <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">no</seg>, I cannot tell.

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> my one part, I made shift <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> one, my heels doing

                me better service <reg orig="then">than</reg> my hands: and <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the

                City, having <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other means <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> live <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>, got me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my old

                trade <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> draw wine, where I have the best wine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Florence

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you Gentlemen.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ravish't">Ravished</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <emph rend="ITALIC">Ruffman</emph> slain.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, hard news:

              It frets all my blood, and strikes me <reg orig="stiffe">stiff</reg> with

              <reg orig="Horrour">Horror</reg> and amazement.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It strikes me

              Into a marble statue, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> with such

              I have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> sense and feeling.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Tell me Captain,

              Wilt thou give me leave at length <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> despair

              <pb n=""/>
              And kill <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>: I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> disclaim all further

              Friendship with thee, if thou <reg orig="perswad'st">persuadest</reg> me live.

              <reg orig="Ravish't">Ravished</reg>!

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Perhaps attempted but prevented,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you before you know the utmost certainty,

              Destroy <reg orig="your self">yourself</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What is this world? <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> man? are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> created

              Out of flint or iron, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are made <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bear this?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Comfort, Sir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Your <reg orig="onely">only</reg> way is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> drink wine if you be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>

                grief, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> the <reg orig="onely">only</reg> way, the old proverb <reg orig="saies">says</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>

                comfort the heart.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Hark where <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> lie, and I <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph> <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> hear

                from thee, but now leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> make <reg orig="bould">bold</reg> inquire you out, and if you

                want <reg orig="mony">money</reg> (as many travellers may) as long as I have either

                credit, wages, or any <reg orig="coyne">coin</reg> <reg orig="i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the</reg> world, you shall not

                want, as I am a true Eunuch.

              

              
            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Florence ushuring Besse, Train.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> stand aside and suffer these Gallants <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>,

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> with their state take a <reg orig="whol">whole</reg> street before them.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> Coach, stay, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> back some half <reg orig="houre">hour</reg> hence,

              <reg orig="'Onely">Only</reg> conduct this Lady <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> lodging.

              Ha, started you, Sweet, whence <reg orig="fetcht">fetched</reg>

              You <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> sigh. <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> train lead <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>,

              <reg orig="W'have"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> have</reg> other <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> think <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">upon</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Besse casts a jewell.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sure this was some great Lady.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                But <reg orig="observ'd">observed</reg> you not this <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="shee">she</reg>

                cast me? <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> a rich one.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Believe me, worthy your wearing.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What might she be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> whom I am thus bound?

              <reg orig="I'me">I am</reg> here a stranger, never till this day

              Beheld I Florence, nor acquaintance, friend:

              Especially of Ladies.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> their train,

              The man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> did support <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the arm

              Was of some <reg orig="speciall">special</reg> note; and she a Lady

              Nobly descended. Why should she throw you this,

              Being a <reg orig="meer">mere</reg> stranger?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> some mystery <reg orig="in't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it</reg>,

              If <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> could <reg orig="finde">find</reg> the depth <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>, sure there is.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Perhaps some newly <reg orig="faln">fallen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> love with you,

              Now at first sight, and <reg orig="hurl'd">hurled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> as a favour.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yet neither of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>

              had or the wit or sense <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> enquire <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> name:

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> it openly and see if any

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> challenge it: the way <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> know <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> best.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And I would <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> truce a while with sorrow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              Till I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <reg orig="th'event">the event</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And at best <reg orig="leasure">leisure</reg>

              Tender <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> service <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Duke,

              Whom same reports <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be a bounteous prince,

              And <reg orig="liberall">liberal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all strangers.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> decreed -   

              But <reg orig="howsoe're">howsoever</reg> his favours he impart,

              My <emph rend="ITALIC">Besses</emph> <reg orig="losse">loss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> still sit near my heart.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Flourish.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Florence, Mantua, Farara.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flo.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This honour you have done me, worthy Princes,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> leaving of your Courts <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> visit me,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> reckon as a <reg orig="trophe">trophy</reg> of your loves,

              And shall remain a future monument,

              Of a more <reg orig="firme">firm</reg> and perfect <reg orig="amitie">amity</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> you, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the greatest, most <reg orig="honour'd">honoured</reg>,

              And most esteemed Prince of Italy,

              After a tedious opposition,

              And much effuse of blood, this Prince and I,

              Late <reg orig="reconcil'd">reconciled</reg>, make a most happy tender

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> united league.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Selecting you

              A <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> of this union,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="expresse">express</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> feast with you,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> sport and <reg orig="revell">revel</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> full <reg orig="largesse">largess</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> spread <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> bounty through your Court.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What neither letters nor <reg orig="Ambassadours">Ambassadors</reg>,

              <reg orig="Solliciting">Soliciting</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> factions, or <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> friends,

              Heavens hand hath done <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your more calmer temper.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All <reg orig="resist alls">resistals</reg>,

              <reg orig="Quarells">Quarrels</reg>, and ripping <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> of injuries,

              Are <reg orig="smother'd">smothered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the ashes of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> wrath,

              Whose fire is now extinct.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ferar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> kindles,

              Let him be held a new <emph rend="ITALIC">Herostratus</emph>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> hated throughout <emph rend="ITALIC">Ephesus</emph>,

              They held it death <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> name him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nobly spoke.

              And now confederate Princes, you shall <reg orig="finde">find</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> rich entertainment, how <reg orig="w'esteem"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> esteem</reg>

              Your friendship. Speak, have <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> Ladies here

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> entertain these princes?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Besse.</stage>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Me thinks">Methinks</reg> I <reg orig="spie">spy</reg> one beauty <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this place,

              Worth all the sights <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I have seen before.

              I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>, <reg orig="survay">survey</reg> the <reg orig="spatious">spacious</reg> world abroad,

              You scarce can <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="equall">equal</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Had not wonder,

              And deep amazement <reg orig="curb'd">curbed</reg> my speech <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>,

              I had <reg orig="forestall'd">forestalled</reg> this Prince <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> approbation

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="comparelesse">compareless</reg> beauty.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Taste <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> Princes.

              This <reg orig="surfets">surfeits</reg> me, and ads unto my love,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> they should thus admire <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Matua.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Beautious">Beauteous</reg> Lady,

              It is not my least honour <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be first

              <pb n=""/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this most <reg orig="wish'd">wished</reg> <reg orig="sollicite">solicit</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I stand a statue,

              And cannot move but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="anothers">another's</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>,

              And as I am commanded.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I should have <reg orig="wrastled">wrestled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> priority,

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I hold it as a blessing,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> take off <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> late laid <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now tell me Princes,

              How do you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> my <reg orig="judgement">judgment</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the choice

              Of a fair <reg orig="mistrisse">mistress</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You shall choose <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              More happy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this beauty, I account you,

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your richest treasure.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wer't">Were it</reg> not clouded <reg orig="o're">over</reg>

              With such a <reg orig="melancholly">melancholy</reg> <reg orig="sadnesse">sadness</reg>, <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg>

              Not change it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the wealth of Italy.

              Sweet, cheer this brow whereon <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> frown can sit,

              But it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> ill become you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, I bleed.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Ha, bleed?

              I would not have a sad and ominous fate

              Hang <reg orig="o're">over</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a million:

              Perhaps <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="custome">custom</reg> with you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I have observed

              Even from my <reg orig="childehood">childhood</reg>, never fell from hence

              One crimson drop, but either my greatest enemy,

              Or my dearest friend was near.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> are here,

              First <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy side thy dearest friend <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> earth.

              If <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> be all, fear nothing.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pardon, Sir,

              Both modesty and manners pleads <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me

              And I must needs retire.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> train attend <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> have all observance. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> my royalty,

              I would not have <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> taste the least disaster

              <pb n=""/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> can promise.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit:</stage>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ferar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You have <reg orig="onely">only</reg> <reg orig="shewed">showed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> a rich <reg orig="Iewell">Jewel</reg>, Sir,

              And put it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a casket.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Of what <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>,

              Fortune, or birth doth she proclaim <reg orig="'her self">herself</reg>?

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> garb and language <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> may <reg orig="guesse">guess</reg>,

              She was not bred <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Seat you Princes, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell you a strange project.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Spencer and Goodlack.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I have <reg orig="walk't">walked</reg> the streets, but <reg orig="finde">find</reg> not any <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg>

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> make challenge of this <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>. Captain, now <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>

                try the Court.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Beware of these Italians,

              They are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> nature jealous and <reg orig="revengefull">revengeful</reg>,

              Not sparing the most basest opportunity,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> may procure your danger.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Innocence

              Is bold and cannot fear. But see the Duke,

              <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tender him the <reg orig="solemnst">solemnest</reg> reverence

              Of travellers and strangers. Peace, <reg orig="prosperitie">prosperity</reg>,

              And all good fates attend your royalty.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Behold, <reg orig="w'are"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are</reg> two poor English Gentlemen,

              Whom <reg orig="travell">travel</reg> hath <reg orig="enforc't">enforced</reg> through your <reg orig="Dukedome">Dukedom</reg>,

              As next way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>, prostrate you

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> lives and service: <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> reward,

              Or hope of gain <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> make this tender <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you,

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> free loves.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> freely comes,

              How can <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> scorn? what are you Gentlemen?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> speak <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him,

              Well met renowned Englishman

              Here <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Court of <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>: this was he,

              Great Duke, whom fame hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his valour <reg orig="blazon'd">blazoned</reg>; 

              Not <reg orig="onely">only</reg> through <emph rend="ITALIC">Mantua</emph>,

              <pb n=""/>
              But through the <reg orig="spatious">spacious</reg> bounds of <reg orig="Italie">Italy</reg>,

              Where <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> shown.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ferar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hath fame been <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> injurious <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy merit,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> this great Court is not already <reg orig="fil'd">filled</reg>

              With rumour of their <reg orig="matchlesse">matchless</reg> <reg orig="chevalrie">chivalry</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If these be they, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> their outward semblance,

              They promise not much <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>: fame hath been harbinger

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> speak their praise before hand. Noble Gentlemen,

              You have much <reg orig="grac't">graced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Court; <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> thank you <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>:

              And though <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> way according <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your merits,

              Yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> strive <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cherish such brave spirits.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Th'acceptance">The acceptance</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> smallest service, Sir,

              Is bounty above gold: <reg orig="w'are"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are</reg> poor Gentlemen,

              And though <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> cannot, gladly would deserve.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tas">It has</reg> <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg> these princes <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bestow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>

              Too great a character: and gild <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> praises

              Far above <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> deserts.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> but your modesty.

              English Gentlemen, let fame speak <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Gentlemen of England, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> pardon you all duty,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> accept you as <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> friends and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> companions:

              Such you are, and such <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> do esteem you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mighty Prince,

              Such <reg orig="boldnesse">boldness</reg> wants excuse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Come <reg orig="wee'll ha't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

              Amazement, can it be? Sure <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> the self same <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>

              I gave the English Lady: more I view it,

              More it <reg orig="confirmes">confirms</reg> my knowledge: now is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> time

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> question it, once more renowned Englishmen,

              Welcome <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> these Princes.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Ruffman.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Can any man <reg orig="shew">show</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> the great Duke of

                <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">March.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Behold the Prince.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Daigne">Deign</reg>, thou renowned Duke, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cast thy eyes

              <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> a poor dejected Gentleman,

              <pb n=""/>
              Whom fortune hath dejected even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> nothing.

              I have nor meat nor money; these rags are all my riches; 

              <reg orig="'Onely">Only</reg> necessity <reg orig="compells">compels</reg> me claim

              A debt owing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>?

              <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> know the <reg orig="summe">sum</reg>, and how the debt <reg orig="acrues">accrues</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You have <reg orig="proclaim'd">proclaimed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him could bring the head

              Of the <reg orig="Bandetties">Bandetties'</reg> Captain, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his reward,

              A thousand crowns. Now I being a Gentleman,

              A traveller, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> want, made this my way

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> raise my <reg orig="ruin'd">ruined</reg> hope: I singled him,

              Fought with him hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> hand, and from his bloody shoulders

              <reg orig="Lopt">Lopped</reg> this head.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Boldly and bravely done: what <reg orig="e're">ever</reg> thou be

              Thou shalt receive it from <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="treasurie">treasury</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <reg orig="shew">show</reg> <reg orig="your self">yourself</reg> as fame reports you,

              A bounteous Prince, and <reg orig="liberall">liberal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all strangers.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              From what <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>

              Do you claim your birth?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              From <emph rend="ITALIC">England</emph>, <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> Sir!

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These bold Englishmen,

              I think are all <reg orig="compos'd">composed</reg> of spirit and fire,

              The element of earth hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> part <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> them.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If, as you say, from <emph rend="ITALIC">England</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="retein">retain</reg>

              Some of your <reg orig="Countreymen">Countrymen</reg>; know you these Gentlemen?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Let me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> longer live <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="extasie">ecstasy</reg>,

              This wonder <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> confound me: Noble friends,

              <reg orig="Bootlesse">Bootless</reg> it were <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ask you why, because

              I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> you here. Illustrious Duke, you owe

              Me nothing now, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="shew">show</reg> me these, is reward

              Beyond what you <reg orig="proclaim'd">proclaimed</reg>: the rest I pardon.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What these are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> know,

              And what thou art <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> need not question much,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> head though mute can speak it.

              Princes, once more receive <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> welcome.

              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, but the <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>: but of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> at <reg orig="leasure">leisure</reg>

              <pb n=""/>
              Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> cannot stay. <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> train, lead <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Florish.</stage>
          <stage>Exeunt Dukes.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> three <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> happily should meet,

              And want the fourth.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I left <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the hands of rape and murther,

              Whence, except some deity,

              <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the power of man <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rescue <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>; 

              How ever, a good office I have done <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> death <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> soul <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> thank me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg>,

              <reg orig="Reveng'd">Revenged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> villain.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It hath <reg orig="exprest">expressed</reg> the <reg orig="noblenesse">nobleness</reg> of thy Spirit.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> still shall owe thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But what adventure hath <reg orig="prefer'd">preferred</reg> you

              And brought you thus <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> grace?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You shall hereafter

              <reg orig="Pertake">Partake</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> at large. But leaving this discourse,

              With <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="joynt">joint</reg> <reg orig="perswasions">persuasions</reg> <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> strive <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> comfort him,

              <reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> is</reg> nothing but discomfort.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Would I had brought him news of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> rare <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>.

              Yet you have never heard of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> late <reg orig="shipwrack">shipwreck</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph> reported it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> he?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              He has got a service hard <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>, and draws wine.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              His master may well trust him with his maids,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> since the <reg orig="Beshaws">Bashaws</reg> gelded him, he has <reg orig="learn'd">learned</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> run exceeding nimbly.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Merchant.</stage>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you, I take it,

              My message is directed.

                The Duke would have some conference with you, but

                it must be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> private.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am his servant, still at his command.

              Where <reg orig="shall's">shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> meet anon.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              At <emph rend="ITALIC">Clems</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Content.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Where <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make a due relation of all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg>

                desperate fortunes.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> concluded.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt</stage>
        </div2>
      </div1>
      <div1 type="act" n="5">
        <div2 n="1" type="scene">
          <stage>Enter Duke of Florence and Spencer.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP">I cannot</emph> rest till I am fully <reg orig="resolv'd">resolved</reg>

              About this <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>. Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stay you,

              And wean you some small season from your friends:

              And you above the rest, because your presence

              Doth promise good discourse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, I am all yours.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How long hath been your sojourn here <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Two <reg orig="daies">days</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Have you since your <reg orig="arivall">arrival</reg>

              <reg orig="Retain'd">Retained</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> beauteous <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>? Pardon me,

              Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I am come thus near you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> my soul

              Not any, <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> Sir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Think it my love <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I presume thus <reg orig="farre">far</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> question you. Have you <reg orig="observ'd">observed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>

              Of <reg orig="speciall">special</reg> note, courted or <reg orig="discourst">discoursed</reg> with any

              Within these two <reg orig="daies">days</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> my honour, none.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You are a <reg orig="souldier">soldier</reg> and a Gentleman,

              And should speak all truth.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If otherwise, I should disclaim my gentry.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="beleev">believe</reg> you, Sir. You have a rich <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg> here,

              Worthy a Princes wearing: <reg orig="twere">it were</reg> not <reg orig="modestie">modesty</reg>

              <pb n=""/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> ask how you came <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> it, or from whom.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nor can I, Sir, resolve you, if you did:

              But it was cast me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a Lady, of whom

              As then I took small notice of, my <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>

              Being troubled.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> even <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Perhaps your grace <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> knowing of this <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>,

              May know the beauteous flinger, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>

              You might engage me deeply <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> acquaint me with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> prove <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="gratefull">grateful</reg> debtor.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> such thing,

              You know none <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="Citie">City</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> scorn,

              Or foul disgrace befall me if I know

              Any you can call woman.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Be not moved,

              I spoke but this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> sport. Sure this strange Lady,

              Casting <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> eye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> this Gentleman,

              Grew straight if him <reg orig="inamour'd">enamoured</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> makes <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>

              Keep off from my embraces: but <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> sound all,

              Yet my own wrongs prevent. Sir, I staid you,

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> another purpose, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> commit

              A weighty secret <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wer't">Were it</reg> of millions,

              <reg orig="Ide">I would</reg> prove your <reg orig="faithfull">faithful</reg> steward.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I have a <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I tender dearer

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> mine own eyes. Observe me, dearer Sir,

              Whom neither courtship moves, favours can work,

              Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> preferment tempt.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How rich were he

              Could call himself lord of such a <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My <reg orig="intreaties">entreaties</reg>, friends, <reg orig="perswasions">persuasions</reg>, importunities

              Of my <reg orig="chast">chaste</reg> Ladies cannot prevail at all.

              Now would I chose a stranger, selecting thee,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bear <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> these few lines <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="contein">contain</reg>

              The substance of my <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And Sir, I shall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> thy aspect

              I read a fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> should destine me

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> strange felicities. Wilt thou be <reg orig="faithfull">faithful</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              As <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my soul.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But thou shalt swear before thou <reg orig="undertak'st">undertakest</reg> it,

              (Though I suspect not <reg orig="falshood">falsehood</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy visage)

              Not once <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cast <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> an <reg orig="amourous">amorous</reg> look,

              Speak <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> familiar syllable,

              Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> embrace <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> hand,

              Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> free lip <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> means.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Well, I swear.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> not all,

              Swear <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thy faith and thy religion.

              Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> taste the least small <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="thy self">thyself</reg>,

              Touch or come near <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>; <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg>, fair stranger,

              I love <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> above measure, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> love

              Makes me thus jealous.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> my honesty,

              Faith, and religion, without free release

              From your own lips, all this <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I perform.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> return the richest Englishman,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> ever <reg orig="pierst">pierced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Dukedome">Dukedom</reg>. Instantly

              Thou shalt about thy task.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Besse, Merchant.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You have <reg orig="tir'd">tired</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> ears with your long discourse

              Leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Dream <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your best desires.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If at some half <reg orig="houre">hour</reg> hence you visit <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> shall be free <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> language.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Soft rest with you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If my soft sleeps presents me any shadow

              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, let it be my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph>, him whom waking

              I cannot see, I may <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> dreams perhaps

              Converse with, my sudden bleeding and my <reg orig="drowsinesse">drowsiness</reg>,

              <pb n=""/>
              Should not presage me good: pray heaven the Duke

              Prove <reg orig="loyall">loyal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> mine honour: howsoever

              Death <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> end all: and I presume <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> this

              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, and my haven of <reg orig="blisse">bliss</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Shee lies to sleep.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Spencer.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What beauty should this be, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> whom the Duke

              Is grown <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> jealous: sure <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> some rare piece; 

              He <reg orig="tould">told</reg> me she was fairer <reg orig="then">than</reg> I could either

              <reg orig="Iudge">Judge</reg>, Or yet imagine.

              Would <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> were here <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wager beauties with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> all my hopes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> England. This is the Chamber:

              Ha, thus far off she seems <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> promise well,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> take a nearer and more free <reg orig="survay">survey</reg>,

              This taper shall assist me: fail my <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>?

              Or meet I nothing else but prodigies?

              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> heavens, it is my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>; <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, sudden rapture!

              Let me retire <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> more considerate thoughts.

              What should I think, but presently <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wake <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?

              And being mine, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> seize <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> where I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, but mine oath, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I should never, never

              Lie with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> being my wife, nor <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, touch <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              Speak <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> one familiar syllable.

              Can oaths <reg orig="binde">bind</reg> thus? My honesty, faith, and

              Religion are all <reg orig="ingag'd">engaged</reg>, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="dispence">dispense</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> them.

              And yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all this conflict <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> remember

              How the Duke <reg orig="prais'd">praised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="vertu">virtue</reg>, <reg orig="chastitie">chastity</reg>,

              And <reg orig="constancie">constancy</reg>, whom nothing could corrupt,

              Ads <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="joyes">joys</reg>. But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the neck of this,

              It <reg orig="laies">lays</reg> a double torture <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my life.

              First <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="forsweare">forswear</reg>, then leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> fair a wife.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>She starts.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am all distraction. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> my sleep

              I saw him, could I but behold him waking.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> were a heaven. Ha, do I dream still?

              Or was I born <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see

              <pb n=""/>
              Nothing but strange illusions. <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>: Love.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am neither.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou hast his shape, his gate, his face, his language:

              <reg orig="'Onely">Only</reg> these words of thine and strange behaviour,

              Never came from him. Let me <reg orig="imbrace">embrace</reg> thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yet speak me fair.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I cannot.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Look <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I must not, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not, fare thee well:

              Yet first read <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I have read too much already within thy change

                of looks.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> me my oath; 

              <reg orig="Ide">I would</reg> chop off this right hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="cancell">cancel</reg> it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But if not now, when then?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Never.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> me?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not fold <reg orig="mee">me</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thine arms?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nor cast a <reg orig="gratious">gracious</reg> look <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> thy <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I dare not.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Never.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> never.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, I shall die.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>She swounds.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              She faints, and yet I dare not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my oath

              Once <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> support <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. Dies before mine <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>.

              And yet I must not call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> back <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> life.

              Where is the Duke? some help, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> Ladies nigh?

              Are you all, all asleep or dead,

              <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more noise <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Court?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Duke and his train.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Ha, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> the <reg orig="buisinesse">business</reg>, noble friend, what <reg orig="newes">news</reg>

              <pb n=""/>
              How speed you with my <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You may see there <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the ground, half

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the grave already. <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> fare you well,

              What grief mine is, those <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> love best can tell.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Support <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. Speak love, look <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> divinest <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                You said you would not speak, nor look, nor

                touch your <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> I?

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> all my hopes I <reg orig="ne're">never</reg> had such a thought.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, I mistook.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why do you look <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="gastly">ghastly</reg> about the room?

              Whom <reg orig="do's">does</reg> your eyes enquire <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nothing, nay, <reg orig="no body">nobody</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why do you weep?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hath some new love <reg orig="possest">possessed</reg> him, and excluded

              Me from his <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>? can it be possible?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All leave the chamber.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="reveng'd">revenged</reg> as never woman was:

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be a president <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all wives hereafter,

              How <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pay home their proud <reg orig="neglectfull">neglectful</reg> husbands; 

              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my way, <reg orig="I've">I have</reg> power, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <reg orig="is't">is it</reg> offends you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> you have <reg orig="don't">done it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg></reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If you be the Prince:

              <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> but one man I hate above all the world,

              And you have sent him <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> torment me here.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What satisfaction shall I make thee <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This, and this <reg orig="onely">only</reg>; If you have any interest

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> him, or power above him: if you be a Prince

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> your own <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>, have command and rule

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> your own dominions, freely <reg orig="resigne">resign</reg> his person

              And his state solely <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my disposure.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But whence grows

              The ground of such inveterate hate?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All circumstance <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> omit,

              <pb n=""/>
              He, and <reg orig="onely">only</reg> he <reg orig="ravish't">ravished</reg> me from my <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>,

              He was the cause of all my afflictions,

              Tempests, <reg orig="shipwrack">shipwreck</reg>, fears. I never had just cause

              Of care and grief but he was author of it.

              Speak, is he mine?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What interest I can claim, either <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> oath

              Or promise, thou art <reg orig="Commandresse">Commandress</reg> of.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then I am yours; 

              And <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="publike">public</reg> view of all

              The stranger Princes, Courtiers, and Ladies,

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="expresse">express</reg> <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>. This night I <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg>

              I may repose <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my own lodging

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> private meditations.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> have <reg orig="promist">promised</reg>,

              Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> purpose most irrevocable,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> hope is yours.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You may presume, my lord.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Conduct this Lady <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> chamber,

              Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> have all observance: <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> lay

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> strict command <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him, lest he should leave

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> City before <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> summons, <reg orig="'tis to morrow">it is tomorrow</reg>, then,

              Shall happy thee, make <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> most <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg> of men.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit Duke.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now shall I quite him home,

              <reg orig="Th'ingrate">The ingrate</reg> shall know,

              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> above patience <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="injur'd">injured</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you walk Lady, or take your coach?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> the streets more freely may <reg orig="survay">survey</reg>,

              <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> walk along.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Clem with his pots.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Let me see, three quarts, two pottles, one gallon

                and a <reg orig="pinte">pint</reg>, one <reg orig="pinte">pint</reg>, two quarts more, then I have my

                load: thus are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> are under-journeymen put <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>.

                <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> the fortune of the seas; never did any man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> marries

                a whore, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> cast himself away, as I had been <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">like</seg> <reg orig="i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the</reg>

                last tempest: yet nothing vexes me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> after all

                <pb n=""/>
                my <reg orig="travells">travels</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> meets me but may say, and say

                very <reg orig="truely">truly</reg>, I am now <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> better <reg orig="then">than</reg> a pot companion.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Besse, Merchant.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> should be <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph> my man, give me some gold,

              Here, <reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg>, drink this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the health

              Of thy old <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg>. <reg orig="Vsher">Usher</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> have more serious things <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> think <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">upon</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Elizabeth</emph>, 
                <reg orig="'tis shee">it is she</reg>: ha,

                gold: hence pewter pots, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be a pewter porter <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> longer:

                my <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg> Gallant, and shall I do nothing but run

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> stares and down stares with, Anon, anon, Sir? <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, I

                have gold, and anon <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be as gallant as the proudest of

                them. Shall I stand at the Bar <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bar any <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> casting <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg>

                drinks hard? <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> send these pots home <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> some porter

                or other, put <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg> into a better habit, and say, The

                case is <reg orig="alter'd">altered</reg>; then <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I go home <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the bush where I

                drew wine, and buy out my time, and take <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> my Chamber,

                be served <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> pomp <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my fellow <reg orig="prentises">prentices</reg>:

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> presently thither,

              Where I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> flaunt it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my Cap and my Feather.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Goodlack, Spencer, Ruffman.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                You tell <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> of the strangest wonderment <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg>

                ever came within the <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg> of my knowledge.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I tell you but <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> true.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                It cannot <reg orig="finde">find</reg> example. Did you leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>

                those extremities of passion?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I think dying, or the next way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="chear">cheer</reg> you,

              The Dukes own <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> constancy,

              And <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>, <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg> against all temptations,

              Part of your griefs should lessen.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Rather friend,

              Augment my passions, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="forc'd">forced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lose,

              And quite abjure <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> sweet a bedfellow.

              <pb n=""/>
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, it breeds more distraction.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVer't">Were it</reg> my cause,

              <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Duke and claim <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, beg <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> justice,

              And through the populous court <reg orig="clamor">clamour</reg> my wrongs,

              If he <reg orig="detein">detain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> from you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But my oath

              Ties me from <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, I have quite <reg orig="abjur'd">abjured</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              I have <reg orig="renounc'd">renounced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> freely, cast <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> off,

              <reg orig="Disclaim'd">Disclaimed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> quite: I can <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more

              Interest claim <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlack</emph>

              Thou, or <emph rend="ITALIC">Ruffman</emph> thou.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> most strange, <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> examine all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> brains

              How this may be avoided.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How now <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, you <reg orig="loyter">loiter</reg> here, the house is full

                of guests, and you are <reg orig="extreamly">extremely</reg> <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                You are deceived my Lieutenant, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> assure you,

                you speak <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> as good a man as <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>: Do you want any

                money?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Canst thou lend me any?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Look, I am the lord of these mines, of these

                Indies.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How camest thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> them?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                A delicate sweet Lady, meeting me <reg orig="i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the</reg> street,

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> an <reg orig="Asse">Ass</reg> groaning under my heavy burthen, and being

                <reg orig="inamour'd">enamoured</reg> of my good parts, gave me this gold: if

                you think I lie, examine all these pots, whose <reg orig="mouthes">mouths</reg>, if

                they could speak, would say as much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my behalf. But

                if you want any money, speak <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> time, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> if I once turn

                Courtier again, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> scorn my poor friends, look scurvily

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> my acquaintance, borrow of all men, be beholding

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> any man, and acknowledge <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man: and my Motto

                shall be, <emph rend="ITALIC">Base is the man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="paies">pays</reg></emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                But <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, how camest thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this gold?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                News, news, though not the lost sheep, yet the

                lost shrew is found, my <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg>, <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Elizabeth</emph>, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> she,

                she meeting me <reg orig="'ith"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the</reg> street, seeing I had a pot or two too

                <pb n=""/>
                much, gave me ten pounds <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a purse <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it, <foreign lang="Latin">Ecce Signum</foreign>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter a Lord.</stage>
          <sp who="P">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Lord.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The Duke hath <reg orig="summond">summoned</reg> your appearance, Gentlemen,

              And <reg orig="laies">lays</reg> his power of love, not of command,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> visit him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Court.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I am put into the number too, if he be a tall

                man, tell him <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> attend his <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="P">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Lord.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Fellow, my language was not <reg orig="aim'd">aimed</reg> at you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But Sir, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make bold <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> come at first bidding.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="P">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Lord.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, your reward <reg orig="staies">stays</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you at Court,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> bringing of the <reg orig="out-law'd">outlawed</reg> Captains head,

              <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> order <reg orig="tane">taken</reg> <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg> from the <reg orig="treasurie">treasury</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The Duke is just and <reg orig="royall">royal</reg>. <reg orig="VVee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> attend you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                And <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> go furnish <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg> with some better <reg orig="accoutriments">accoutrements</reg>,

                and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be with you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bring presently.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Florence, Mantua, and Farara.</stage>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              There is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your looks renowned <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="sommers">summer's</reg> <reg orig="calme">calm</reg>, and sweet <reg orig="alacritie">alacrity</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> was wont there <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> shine, a winters storm

              Sits <reg orig="threatning">threatening</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your discontented brow.

              May <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> desire the cause.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVhich"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg></reg> you shall know.

              Princes, the fierce and bloody moors, have late

              Committed outrage <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> seas, especially,

              One <reg orig="mightie">mighty</reg> Bashaw, <reg orig="'gainst">against</reg> whom <reg orig="w'have"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> have</reg> sent

              <emph rend="ITALIC">Petro Deventuro</emph>, one of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> best Sea Captains,

              And, till <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> hear of his <reg orig="successe">success</reg>, <reg orig="w'are"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> are</reg> bard

              Of much content.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Merchant.</stage>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My lord, good news, <emph rend="ITALIC">Petro Deventuro</emph> is <reg orig="return'd">returned</reg>

              With happy victory, and many noble prisoners,

              And humbly <reg orig="laies">lays</reg> his conquest at your feet.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Petro, Bashaw.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Petro</emph>, welcome.

              <pb n=""/>
              This thy service shall not die unrewarded. Freely relate

              The manner of thy Sea fight.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Petro.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then thus, great Duke.

              This noble Bashaw: noble I must call him,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> he deserves <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> worthy attribute,

              Did lord <reg orig="o're">over</reg> these <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> seas, appointed well; 

              Laden with many a rich and golden spoil,

              Not weak <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> number; being <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> ken,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> had him and his <reg orig="Gallies">Galleys</reg> straight <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> chase:

              He <reg orig="ne're">never</reg> set sail or fled: afar <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ordnance <reg orig="plaid">played</reg>; 

              <reg orig="Comming">Coming</reg> more near, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> muskets and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> small shot,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> showers of hail begun the slaughter; 

              There this Bashaw then perceiving straight

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> he must either <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> or die: his <reg orig="Semiter">Scimitar</reg>

              He pointed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his breast, thinking thereon

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> perish, had not my coming staid him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioffer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nor think, bold Christian,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I can commend, or thank thee <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> noble <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not prize brave death

              Before a slavish bondage: had I died

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> mine own hand, <reg orig="'thad">it had</reg> been a soldiers pride.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Although a prisoner captive and a Moor,

              Yet use him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the noblest of his nation.

              And now withdraw with him, till <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg></reg>

              Determine of his <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Merchant and Besse: also Spencer, Ruffman, Goodlack.</stage>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Way there <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the Dukes <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Ha, the Dukes <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg>, said he:

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It was harsh.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Keep off, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> would have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> such rubs as these,

              Trouble <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> way? but have them swept aside,

              A company of base companions, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> reverence

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> a Princes <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Heare">Hear</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Give back, you trouble the presence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                This cannot be <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, but some <reg orig="Furie">Fury</reg> hath <reg orig="stoln">stolen</reg>

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> shape.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ruff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                It seems strange.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                But unto me most horrid.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Great <reg orig="Duk">Duke</reg>, I come <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> keep my promise with you,

                if you keep your word with me.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> <reg orig="regreets">regrets</reg> are unto me more welcome

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> my late victory got at Sea:

              <reg orig="Will't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> it</reg> please you take your seat?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Is not yon <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> the Captain of the <emph rend="ITALIC">Negro</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> next behold?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yet are you mine?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              From all the world, great <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>, <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> this,

              You <reg orig="ne're">never</reg> had yet a voluntary <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              'Sfoot I could tear my hair off.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Second your <reg orig="kindnesse">kindness</reg>, let these Princes see

              Your tempting lips solely belongs <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> one again, it <reg orig="surfets">surfeits</reg> me <reg orig="'bove">above</reg> measure,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be a Princes darling, and choice treasure.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hold me <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlack</emph>, or I shall break out,

              Into some dangerous outrage.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Shew">Show</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this your <reg orig="wisdome">wisdom</reg>, and quite <reg orig="suppresse">suppress</reg>

                your fury.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Princes, I fear you have mistook <reg orig="your selves">yourselves</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> these two strangers, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I have little hope

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> them worthy your great character.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                There must be great presumption <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> must

                force belief <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nay more <reg orig="then">than</reg> presumptions, proofs,

              Or they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> win small credit.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You had from <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> Lady, a costly <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg>,

              It cost ten thousand crowns, speak, can you <reg orig="shew">show</reg> it?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I kept it chary

              As mine own heart, because it came from you; 

              <pb n=""/>
              But hurrying through the street, some cheating fellow,

              <reg orig="Snatcht">Snatched</reg> it from my arm, therefore my suit is

              With <reg orig="whomsoe're">whomsoever</reg> the <reg orig="jewell">jewel</reg> may be found,

              The slave may die.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              His sentence thine, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> never <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> revoke it.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> Merchant, search all <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Courtiers and such

              Strangers as are within <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Court.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Her's">Here is</reg> one of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> mean lustre <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> this Gentleman

                wears <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his hat.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Reach it the Lady.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This cannot be <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse Bridges</emph>, but some <emph rend="ITALIC">Medusa</emph>,

              <reg orig="Chang'd">Changed</reg> into <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> lively <reg orig="portrature">portraiture</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Princes, the thief is found: what <reg orig="e're">ever</reg> he be

              <reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> is</reg> guilty of this felony, I beg

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I may be his sentencer.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou shalt.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If you have any <reg orig="intrest">interest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his blood,

              His oaths or vows, freely <reg orig="resigne">resign</reg> them, him,

              And all at my dispose.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Have <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> not <reg orig="don't">done it</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> can with the least honour speak <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him,

              The theft being <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="apparant">apparent</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Now if she should challenge me with the purse

                she gave me, and hang me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my labour, I should curse

                the time <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> ever I was a courtier.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Let me descend, and <reg orig="e're">ere</reg> I judge the <reg orig="Fellon">Felon</reg>,

              <reg orig="Survay">Survey</reg> him first. <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> it seems

              He hath an honest face. <emph rend="ITALIC">The word was never</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, forget <reg orig="your self">yourself</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              An indifferent proper man, and take these courses.

                  <emph rend="ITALIC">You said you would not speak, nor look <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">upon</seg>, nor touch your</emph>

                <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I could be a new <emph rend="ITALIC">Sinon</emph> and betray

              A second <emph rend="ITALIC">Troy</emph>, rather <reg orig="then">than</reg> suffer this.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Good outward parts, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="forraign">foreign</reg> clime

              Shame your own <reg orig="countrey">country</reg>. <emph rend="ITALIC">Never think of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg></emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n=""/>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I fear my heart <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> break,

              It doth <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> struggle <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> eruption forth.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              When do you speak his sentence, Lady?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="You'l confirm't">You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> confirm it</reg> what <reg orig="e're">ever</reg> it be.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              As <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> are Prince <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Set forth the prisoner.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Stand forward Englishman.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then hear thy doom, I give thee back thy life,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy arms throw a most constant wife; 

              If Thou hast rashly sworn, thy oaths are free,

              <reg orig="Th'art">Thou art</reg> mine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> gift, I give <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Lady, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> understand not this.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Shall I make it plain?

              This is, great Duke, my husband,

              Whose <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg> even the barbarous Moors <reg orig="admir'd">admired</reg>.

              This the man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> whom a thousand dangers <reg orig="I've">I have</reg> <reg orig="endur'd">endured</reg>,

              Of whom the best approved <reg orig="Croniclers">Chroniclers</reg>,

              Might write a golden legend.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My lord, I know <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Gentleman

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> husband, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> mine eyes

              Saw them <reg orig="espous'd">espoused</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Gentleman,

              As I take it, was Captain of the <emph rend="ITALIC">Negro</emph>,

              <reg orig="Th'other">The other</reg> his Lieutenant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And do not you know me?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not I, Sir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I am Bashaw of <reg orig="Barbarie">Barbary</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the same token I

                <reg orig="sould">sold</reg> certain precious stones <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> purchase the place.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flo.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Lady, you told <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> he was the author

              Of all your troubles, cares, and fears.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I told true, his love was cause of all,

              It drew me from my <reg orig="Countrey">Country</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his quest,

              When I <reg orig="despair'd">despaired</reg>: and finding him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>,

              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> do but think great Duke if <reg orig="e're">ever</reg> you <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg>,

              What might have bought him from you.

              Had my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> been an <emph rend="ITALIC">Euridice</emph>,

              I would have <reg orig="plaid">played</reg> the <emph rend="ITALIC">Orpheus</emph>,

              <pb n=""/>
              And found him out <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hell.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> now perceive,

              The cause of all these <reg orig="errours">errors</reg> his <reg orig="unkindnesse">unkindness</reg>,

              Grounded <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his rash oath, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> release; 

              And all those <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>, honours, and renowns,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="e'ne">even</reg> the barbarous Moors <reg orig="seem'd">seemed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> admire,

              <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="dignifie">dignify</reg> and raise their suffrage higher,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="X">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">All.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph> is honourable.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Ioffer, Venturo.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Bring <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> the Bashaw, call <emph rend="ITALIC">Venturo</emph> forth.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioffer</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Duke, I am prisoner,

              Put me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg> or <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death: But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death rather; 

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <reg orig="me thinks">methinks</reg>, a <reg orig="Souldier">Soldier</reg> should not outlive bondage.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Bashaw <emph rend="ITALIC">Ioffer</emph>?

              Leave my embraces, <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I of force am cast

              Into his arms. My noble friend?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I know you not, and I could wish you did not

                know me, now I am a prisoner, a wretch, a captive, and

                such a one as I would not have my friends <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> know. I pray

                stand off.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Because you are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> durance,

              Should I not know you? <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> then the noblest <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg> should friends best know.

              Have you forgot me, Sir?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>; were I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg> and my princely honours,

              I should then be proud <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> call you <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>,

              And my friend, but now

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              An English <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> thou shalt try,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my life once didst not fear <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> die.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his noble office done <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me,

              Embrace him <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, dear <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlack</emph>, and the rest,

              Whilst <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this Prince I kneel. This was the Bashaw,

              King <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph> made him great Viceroy of Argiers.

              I know not, Prince, how he is <reg orig="faln">fallen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> low,

              But if <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>, my friends, and all my fortunes

              May redeem him home, unto my naked skin

              <pb n=""/>
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> sell <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg>: and if my wealth

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> not amount <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> leave <reg orig="'my self">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hostage.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Farar.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> the part

              Of a most noble friend.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> these times worthy admiration

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I wonder not the Moors <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="grac'd">graced</reg> this nation,

              If all the English <reg orig="equall">equal</reg> their <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> this brave Stranger <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="indear'd">endeared</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee,

              <reg orig="Passe">Pass</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy <reg orig="countrey">country</reg> <reg orig="ransomlesse">ransomless</reg> and free.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="X">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">All</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all things is the duke of <emph rend="ITALIC">Florence</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Such honour is not found <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="Barbarie">Barbary</reg>.

              The <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> these Christians hath converted me,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the world I can <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> longer smother,

              Accept me then a Christian and a brother.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Flor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Princes,

              These unexpected novelties,

              Shall <reg orig="ad">add</reg> unto the high solemnity

              Of your best welcome. Worthy Englishman,

              And you, the <reg orig="mirrour">mirror</reg> of your sex and nation,

              Fair English <emph rend="ITALIC">Elizabeth</emph>, as well <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>

              As admired <reg orig="beautie">beauty</reg>, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> give you cause, ere

              You depart <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Court, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say great <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>

              Was either poor, or else not <reg orig="bountifull">bountiful</reg>.

              Bashaw, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> honour your conversion,

              With all due rites. But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you beauteous Lady,

              Thus much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your behalf <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> do proclaim,
              
                <emph rend="ITALIC">The fairest Maid were <reg orig="pattern'd">patterned</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> life,</emph>
              
                <emph rend="ITALIC"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> fair a Virgin, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="chast">chaste</reg> a wife.</emph>
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