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And the device he bears upon his shield
[The Third Knight passes over.
The third of Antioch ;
[The Fourth Knight passes over.
down ; The word ' Quod me alit, me extinguit.' Sim. Which shows that beauty hath his power
and will, Which can as well inflame as it can kill.
[The Fifth Knight passes over. Thai. The fifth, an hand environed with clouds, Holding out gold that's by the touchstone tried; The motto thus, Sic spectanda fides.'
[The Sixth Knight, Pericles, passes over. Sim. And what's The sixth and last, the which the knight himself With such a graceful courtesy deliver'd ? Thai. He seems to be a stranger; but his
present is A wither'd branch, that's only green at top; The motto, 'In hac spe vivo.'
27. Piu por dulzura, etc. 33. Quod, etc. Englished by Wilkins adds
English Wilkins : That which gives me version : • More by lenity than life gives me death.' by force.'
etc. 30. Me pompæ, etc. Englished Englished by Wilkins :
So by Wilkins : The desire of re- faith is to be looked into.' nown drew him to this enter- 44. In hac spe, etc. Englished prise.
by Wilkins: 'In that hope I live.' 57. The outward habit by the outward habit by), or a confusion inward man, Either an awkward of thought. inversion must be supposed (the
Sim. A pretty moral; From the dejected state wherein he is, He hopes by you his fortunes yet may flourish. First Lord. He had need mean better than his
outward show Can any way speak in his just commend; For by his rusty outside he appears To have practised more the whipstock than the
lance. Sec. Lord. He well may be a stranger, for he
To an honour'd triumph strangely furnished.
Sim. Opinion 's but a fool, that makes us scan The outward habit by the inward man. But stay, the knights are coming : we will with
draw Into the gallery.
[Exeunt. [Great shouts within, and all cry 'The mean
A hall of state : a banquet prepared.
Enter SIMONIDES, THAISA, Lords, Attendants,
and Knights, from tilting.
Were more than you expect, or more than's fit,
Thai. But you, my knight and guest;
Per. 'Tis more by fortune, lady, than by merit.
Sim. Call it by what you will, the day is yours;
For who hates honour hates the gods above.
Marshal. Sir, yonder is your place.
Some other is more fit.
Per. You are right courteous knights.
Sit, sir, sit. [Aside] By Jove, I wonder, that is king of thoughts, These cates resist me, he not thought upon.
Thai. (Aside] By Juno, that is queen of marriage, 30 All viands that I eat do seem unsavoury, Wishing him my meat. Sure, he's a gallant gentleman. 29. resist me, repel, are distasteful to.
Sim. (Aside] He's but a country gentleman ; Has done no more than other knights have done; Has broken a staff or so; so let it pass. Thai. (Aside] To me he seems like diamond to
glass. Per. (Aside] Yon king 's to me like to my father's
Sim. What, are you merry, knights ?
sence ? Sim. Here, with a cup that's stored unto the
We thank your grace.
What is it
O, attend, my daughter :
42. vail, lower.
Who freely give to every one that comes
Sim. How !
please me better. Sim. And furthermore tell him, we desire to
know of him,
Thai. The king my father, sir, has drunk to you.
Per. A gentleman of Tyre; my name, Pericles; My education been in arts and arms; Who, looking for adventures in the world, Was by the rough seas reft of ships and men And after shipwreck driven upon this shore. Thai. He thanks your grace; names himself
63. kill'd are wonder'd at, i.e. 65. standing - bowl, a bowl prove, in spite of their sound, to resting on a foot. be marvellously small. 64. entrance (three syllables). 69. impudence, immodesty.