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Beaumont & Fletcher's Works, vol 2

The Humourous Lieutenant: A Tragi-Comedy

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Language: English
Wordcount: 32,271 / 105 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,243
Added to site: 2004.07.02
mnybks.net#: 8449
Genres: Drama, Humor
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near to his instructions, lest his youth Lose valours best companion, staid discretion, Shew where to lead, to lodge, to charge with safetie; In execution not to break, nor scatter, But with a provident anger, follow nobly: Not covetous of blood, and death, but honour, Be ever near his watches; cheer his labours, And where his hope stands fair, provoke his valour; Love him, and think it no dishonour (my Demetrius) To wear this Jewel near thee; he is a tri'd one, And one that even in spight of time, that sunk him, And frosted up his strength, will yet stand by thee, And with the proudest of thine Enemies Exchange for bloud, and bravely: take his Counsel.

Leo. Your grace hath made me young again, and wanton.

Ant. She must be known and suddenly: Do ye know her? [to Minippus.

Gent. Char. No, believe Sir.

Ant. Did you observe her, Timon?

Tim. I look'd on her, But what she is--

Ant. I must have that found. Come i

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