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Most true, if euer Truth were pregnant Most true, if ever truth were pregnantWT V.ii.30
by Circumstance: That which you heare, you'le sweareby circumstance. That which you hear you'll swearWT V.ii.31
you see, there is such vnitie in the proofes. The Mantle ofyou see, there is such unity in the proofs: the mantle ofWT V.ii.32
Queene Hermiones: her Iewell about the Neck of it: the Queen Hermione's; her jewel about the neck of it; theWT V.ii.33
Letters of Antigonus found with it, which they know to letters of Antigonus found with it, which they know toWT V.ii.34
be his Character: the Maiestie of the Creature, in resemblance be his character; the majesty of the creature in resemblanceWT V.ii.35
of the Mother: the Affection of Noblenesse, which of the mother; the affection of nobleness whichWT V.ii.36
Nature shewes aboue her Breeding, and many other nature shows above her breeding, and many otherWT V.ii.37
Euidences, proclayme her, with all certaintie, to be the Kings evidences proclaim her with all certainty to be the King'sWT V.ii.38
Daughter. Did you see the meeting of the two Kings?daughter. Did you see the meeting of the two kings?WT V.ii.39
Then haue you lost a Sight which Then have you lost a sight whichWT V.ii.41
was to bee seene, cannot bee spoken of. There might you was to be seen, cannot be spoken of. There might youWT V.ii.42
haue beheld one Ioy crowne another, so and in such have beheld one joy crown another, so and in suchWT V.ii.43
manner, that it seem'd Sorrow wept to take leaue of manner that it seemed sorrow wept to take leave ofWT V.ii.44
them: for their Ioy waded in teares. There was casting vp them: for their joy waded in tears. There was casting upWT V.ii.45
of Eyes, holding vp of Hands, with Countenance of such of eyes, holding up of hands, with countenance of suchWT V.ii.46
distraction, that they were to be knowne by Garment, not distraction that they were to be known by garment, notWT V.ii.47
by Fauor. Our King being ready to leape out of himselfe, by favour. Our king, being ready to leap out of himselfWT V.ii.48
for ioy of his found Daughter; as if that Ioy were now for joy of his found daughter, as if that joy were nowWT V.ii.49
become a Losse, cryes, Oh, thy Mother, thy Mother: then become a loss cries ‘ O, thy mother, thy mother!’; thenWT V.ii.50
askes Bohemia forgiuenesse, then embraces his Sonne-in-Law:asks Bohemia forgiveness; then embraces his son-in-law;WT V.ii.51
then againe worryes he his Daughter, with clipping then again worries he his daughter with clippingWT V.ii.52
her. Now he thanks the old Shepheard (which stands by, her; now he thanks the old shepherd, which stands byWT V.ii.53
like a Weather-bitten Conduit, of many Kings Reignes.) Ilike a weather-bitten conduit of many kings' reigns. IWT V.ii.54
neuer heard of such another Encounter; which lames never heard of such another encounter, which lamesWT V.ii.55
Report to follow it, and vndo's description to doe it. report to follow it and undoes description to do it.WT V.ii.56
Like an old Tale still, which will Like an old tale still, which willWT V.ii.59
haue matter to rehearse, though Credit be asleepe, and not have matter to rehearse, though credit be asleep and notWT V.ii.60
an eare open; he was torne to pieces with a Beare: This an ear open: he was torn to pieces with a bear. ThisWT V.ii.61
auouches the Shepheards Sonne; who ha's not onely his avouches the shepherd's son, who has not only hisWT V.ii.62
Innocence (which seemes much) to iustifie him, but a innocence, which seems much, to justify him, but aWT V.ii.63
Hand-kerchief and Rings of his, that Paulina knowes.handkerchief and rings of his that Paulina knows.WT V.ii.64
Wrackt the same instant of their Wracked the same instant of theirWT V.ii.67
Masters death, and in the view of the Shepheard: so that master's death, and in the view of the shepherd: so thatWT V.ii.68
all the Instruments which ayded to expose the Child, were all the instruments which aided to expose the child wereWT V.ii.69
euen then lost, when it was found. But oh the Noble even then lost when it was found. But O, the nobleWT V.ii.70
Combat, that 'twixt Ioy and Sorrow was fought in combat that 'twixt joy and sorrow was fought inWT V.ii.71
Paulina. Shee had one Eye declin'd for the losse of her Paulina! She had one eye declined for the loss of herWT V.ii.72
Husband, another eleuated, that the Oracle was fulfill'd: husband, another elevated that the oracle was fulfilled.WT V.ii.73
Shee lifted the Princesse from the Earth, and so locks her She lifted the Princess from the earth, and so locks herWT V.ii.74
in embracing, as if shee would pin her to her heart, that in embracing as if she would pin her to her heart, thatWT V.ii.75
shee might no more be in danger of loosing.she might no more be in danger of losing.WT V.ii.76
One of the prettyest touches of all, One of the prettiest touches of all,WT V.ii.80
and that which angl'd for mine Eyes (caught the Water, and that which angled for mine eyes – caught the waterWT V.ii.81
though not the Fish) was, when at the Relation of the though not the fish – was when at the relation of theWT V.ii.82
Queenes death (with the manner how shee came to't, Queen's death, with the manner how she came to'tWT V.ii.83
brauely confess'd, and lamented by the King) how bravely confessed and lamented by the King, howWT V.ii.84
attentiuenesse wounded his Daughter, till (from one signe attentiveness wounded his daughter; till, from one signWT V.ii.85
of dolour to another) shee did (with an Alas) I would of dolour to another, she did, with an ‘ Alas!’, I wouldWT V.ii.86
faine say, bleed Teares; for I am sure, my heart wept blood. fain say bleed tears; for I am sure my heart wept blood.WT V.ii.87
Who was most Marble, there changed colour: some Who was most marble there changed colour; someWT V.ii.88
swownded, all sorrowed: if all the World could haue seen't, swooned, all sorrowed. If all the world could have seen't,WT V.ii.89
the Woe had beene vniuersall.the woe had been universal.WT V.ii.90
No: The Princesse hearing of her No: the Princess, hearing of herWT V.ii.92
Mothers Statue (which is in the keeping of Paulina) a mother's statue, which is in the keeping of Paulina – aWT V.ii.93
Peece many yeeres in doing, and now newly perform'd, by piece many years in doing and now newly performed byWT V.ii.94
that rare Italian Master, Iulio Romano, who (had he that rare Italian master, Julio Romano, who, had heWT V.ii.95
himselfe Eternitie, and could put Breath into his Worke) himself eternity and could put breath into his work,WT V.ii.96
would beguile Nature of her Custome, so perfectly he is would beguile Nature of her custom, so perfectly he isWT V.ii.97
her Ape: He so neere to Hermione, hath done Hermione, her ape: he so near to Hermione hath done HermioneWT V.ii.98
that they say one would speake to her, and stand in hope that they say one would speak to her and stand in hopeWT V.ii.99
of answer. Thither (with all greedinesse of affection) are of answer. Thither with all greediness of affection areWT V.ii.100
they gone, and there they intend to Sup.they gone, and there they intend to sup.WT V.ii.101