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Cre. You shall not go :-One cannot speak a word, But it straight starts you.
231 Dio. I do not like this fooling.
Ther. Nor I, by Pluto : but that that likes not you, Pleases me best.
Dio. What, shall I come the hour?
Cre. Ay, come : - Jove !Do, come :-I shall be plagu’d. Dio. Farewel 'till then.
[Exit. Cre. Good night. I pr'ythee, come. Troilus, farewel! one eye yet looks on thee;
240 But with my heart the other eye doth see.Ahl poor our sex! this fault in us I find, The error of our eye directs our mind : What error leads, must err; O then conclude, Minds, sway'd by eyes, are full of turpitude. [Exit. Ther. A proof of strength she could not publish
Ulyss. All's done, my lord.
Troi. To make a recordation to my soul
Created only to calumniate.
Ulyss. Nor mine, my lord : Cressid was here but now, © Troi. Let it not be believ'd for womanhood ! Think, we had mothers; do not give advantage To stubborn critics apt, without a theme, For depravation--to square the general sex By Cressid's rule: rather think this not Cressid. 270 Ulyss. What hath she done, prince, that can soil
our mothers ? Troi. Nothing at all, unless that this were she. Ther. Will he swagger himself out on's own eyes?
Troi. This she? no, this is Diomed's Cressida : If beauty have a soul, this is not she ; If souls guide vows, if vows be sanctimony, If sanctimony be the gods' delight, If there be rule in unity itself, This is not she, O madness of discourse, That cause sets up with and against itself ! 286 Bi-fold authority! where reason can revolt Without perdition, and loss assume all reason Without revolt; this is, and is not, Cressid ! Within my soul there doth commence a fight Of this strange nature, that a thing inseparate Divides far wider than the sky and earth; And yet the spacious breadth of this division Admits no orifice for a point, as subtle M
As Arachne's broken woof, to enter.
Ulyss. May worthy Troilus be half attach'd
Troi. Ay, Greek ; and that shall be divulged well
Ther. He'll tickle it for his concupy.
Troi. O Cressid! O false Cressid ! false, false, false !
Ulyss. O, contain yourself;
Enter Æneas. Æne. I have been seeking you this hour, my lord : Hector, by this, is arming him in Troy ; 321 Ajax, your guard, stays to conduct you home. Troi. Have with you, prince:-My courteous lord,
Ulyss. I'll bring you to the gates.
[Exeunt Troilus, Æneas, and Ulysses. Ther. 'Would, I could meet that rogue Diomed! I would croak like a raven; I would bode, I would bode. Patroclus will give me any thing for the intelligence of this whore: the parrot will not do more for an almond, than he for a commodious drab. Lechery, lechery; still, wars and lechery; nothing else holds fashion ; A burning devil take them! [Exit.
The Palace of Troy. Enter Hector, and ANDRO
MACHE. And. When was my lord so much ungently temper'd, To stop his ears against admonishment ? Unarm, unarm, and do not fight to-day.
Hect. You train me to offend you; get you in : By all the everlasting gods, I'll go.
And. My dreams will, sure, prove ominous to-day. Hect. No more, I say.
Enter CASSANDRA. Cas. Where is my brother Hector?
Cas. 0, it is true.
350 Hect. Begone, I say: the gods have heard me swear.
Cas. The gods are deaf to hot and peevish vows;
And. O! be persuaded : Do not count it holy
Cas. It is the purpose, that makes strong the vow; But vows, to every purpose, must not hold: 360 Unarm, sweet Hector.
Hect. Hold you still, I say ;
How now, young man? mean'st thou to fight to-day? And. Cassandra, call my father to persuade.