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What had he done, to make him fly the Land?What had he done to make him fly the land?Mac IV.ii.1
He had none:He had none.Mac IV.ii.2.2
His flight was madnesse: when our Actions do not,His flight was madness; when our actions do not,Mac IV.ii.3
Our feares do make vs Traitors.Our fears do make us traitors.Mac IV.ii.4.1
Wisedom? to leaue his wife, to leaue his Babes,Wisdom! To leave his wife, to leave his babes,Mac IV.ii.6
His Mansion, and his Titles, in a placeHis mansion and his titles, in a placeMac IV.ii.7
From whence himselfe do's flye? He loues vs not,From whence himself does fly? He loves us not.Mac IV.ii.8
He wants the naturall touch. For the poore WrenHe wants the natural touch; for the poor wren,Mac IV.ii.9
(The most diminitiue of Birds) will fight,The most diminutive of birds, will fight,Mac IV.ii.10
Her yong ones in her Nest, against the Owle:Her young ones in her nest, against the owl.Mac IV.ii.11
All is the Feare, and nothing is the Loue;All is the fear and nothing is the love,Mac IV.ii.12
As little is the Wisedome, where the flightAs little is the wisdom, where the flightMac IV.ii.13
So runnes against all reason.So runs against all reason.Mac IV.ii.14.1
Father'd he is, / And yet hee's Father-lesse.Fathered he is, and yet he's fatherless.Mac IV.ii.27
Sirra, your Fathers dead,Sirrah, your father's dead.Mac IV.ii.31
And what will you do now? How will you liue?And what will you do now? How will you live?Mac IV.ii.32
What with Wormes, and Flyes?What, with worms and flies?Mac IV.ii.33.2
Poore Bird, / Thou'dst neuer FearePoor bird! thou'dst never fearMac IV.ii.35
the Net, nor Lime, / The Pitfall, nor the Gin.The net nor lime, the pitfall nor the gin!Mac IV.ii.36
Yes, he is dead: / How wilt thou do for a Father?Yes, he is dead. How wilt thou do for a father?Mac IV.ii.39
Why I can buy me twenty at any Market.Why, I can buy me twenty at any market.Mac IV.ii.41
Thou speak'st with all thy wit,Thou speak'st with all thy wit;Mac IV.ii.43
And yet I'faith with wit enough for thee.And yet, i' faith, with wit enough for thee.Mac IV.ii.44
I, that he was.Ay, that he was.Mac IV.ii.46
Why one that sweares, and lyes.Why, one that swears and lies.Mac IV.ii.48
Euery one that do's so, is a Traitor,Every one that does so is a traitor,Mac IV.ii.50
And must be hang'd.And must be hanged.Mac IV.ii.51
Euery one.Every one.Mac IV.ii.53
Why, the honest men.Why, the honest men.Mac IV.ii.55
Now God helpe thee, poore Monkie: / But how wiltNow God help thee, poor monkey! But how wiltMac IV.ii.59
thou do for a Father?thou do for a father?Mac IV.ii.60
Poore pratler, how thou talk'st?Poor prattler, how thou talk'st!Mac IV.ii.64
Whether should I flye?Whither should I fly?Mac IV.ii.73.2
I haue done no harme. But I remember nowI have done no harm. But I remember nowMac IV.ii.74
I am in this earthly world: where to do harmeI am in this earthly world, where to do harmMac IV.ii.75
Is often laudable, to do good sometimeIs often laudable, to do good sometimeMac IV.ii.76
Accounted dangerous folly. Why then (alas)Accounted dangerous folly. Why then, alas,Mac IV.ii.77
Do I put vp that womanly defence,Do I put up that womanly defenceMac IV.ii.78
To say I haue done no harme?To say I have done no harm?Mac IV.ii.79.1
What are these faces?What are these faces?Mac IV.ii.79.2
I hope in no place so vnsanctified,I hope in no place so unsanctifiedMac IV.ii.81
Where such as thou may'st finde him.Where such as thou mayst find him.Mac IV.ii.82.1
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