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Ros. I'll have no father, if you be not he:

[To the Duke. I'll have no husband, if you be not he:

[To ORLANDO. Nor ne'er wed woman, if

you be not she. [To PHEBE.
Hym. Whiles a wedlock hymn we sing,
Feed yourselves with questioning.

Duke. Oh, my dear niece, welcome thou art to me;
Even daughter, welcome in 110 less degree.
First, in this forest, let us do those ends,
That, here, were well begun, and well begot;
And after, every of this happy number,
That have endur'd shrewd days and nights with us,
Shall share the good of our returned fortune,
According to the measure of their states.
Meantime, forget this new-fall'n dignity,
And fall into our rustic revelry:-
Play, music;—and you brides, and bridegrooms all,
With measure heap'd in joy, to the measures fall.
Jaques. Sir, by your patience !-If I heard you

rightly,
The duke hath put on a religious life,
And thrown into neglect the pompous court?

Jaq. de B. He hath.
Jaques. To him will I: out of these convertites
There is much matter to be heard and learn'd.-
You, to your former honour I bequeath;

[To the Duke.
Your patience, and your virtue, well deserves it:
You, to a love, that your true faith doth merit:

[To ORLANDO. You, to your land, and love, and great allies :

[To OLIVER. You, to a long and well-deserved bed :

[To Sylvius. And you to wrangling; for thy loving voyage

[To Touchstone. Is but for two months victual’d

Touch. Come along, Audrey. (Exit with AUDREY.

Jaques. So to your pleasures ;
I am for other, than for dancing measures.

Duke. Stay, Jaques, stay.
Jaques. To see no pastime, I :—what you would

have, I'll stay to know at your abandon'd cave. [Exit

Duke. Proceed, proceed: we will begin these rites, As we do trust they'll end, in true delights.

EPILOGUE.

Ros. If it be true, that“ Good wine needs no bush," 'tis true, that a good play needs no epilogue: Yet, to good wine, they do use good bushes; and good plays prove the better, by the help of good epilogues.What a case am I in then, that am neither a good epi. logue, nor can insinuate with you, in the behalf of a good play? I am not furnished like a beggar; therefore, to beg, will not become me: my way is, to conjure you, and I'll begin with the women. í charge you, O women! for the love you bear to men, to like as much of this play as pleases them : and I charge you, O men! for the love you bear to women (as I perceive, by your simpering, none of you hate them), that, between you and the women, the play may please. If I were among you, I would kiss as many of you as had beards that pleased me, complexions that liked me: and, I am sure, as many as have good beards, or good faces, will, for my kind offer, when I make a courtesy, bid me farewell. [Exeunt omnes.

THE END.

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