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Take the ear strangely.1

Pro.

I'll deliver all;

And promise you calm seas, auspicious gales,
And sail so expeditious, that shall catch
Your royal fleet far off. My Ariel! chick!
That is thy charge; then to the elements

Be free. and fare thou well! [aside.] Please you,

[Exeunt.

draw near.

Which must reeds be interesting.

Now my

EPILOGUE.

SPOKEN BY PROSPERO.

charms are all o'erthrown,

And what strength I have's mine own,
Which is most faint: now, 'tis true,
I must be here confined by veu,
Or sent to Naples. Let me not,
Since I have my dukedom got,
And pardon'd the deceiver, dwell
In this bare island, by your spell;
But release me from my bands,
With the help of your good hands.1
Gentle breath of yours my sails
Must fill, or else my project fails,
Which was to please. Now I want
Spirits to enforce, art to enchant;
And my ending is despair,
Unless I be relieved by prayer;
Which pierces so, that it assaults
Mercy itself, and frees all faults.

As you from crimes would pardon'd be,
Let your indulgence set me free.

' By your applause. Noise was supposed to dissolve a spell.

TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA.

SHAK.

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