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A Midsummer's Night Dream by W. Heath Robinson

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Call speed you me fair fair ? Demetrius loves your Your eyes Helena whither away ? that fair again unsay. fair are lode-stars ! ; : O happy fair ! and your tongue's sweet air More When tuneable than lark to shepherd's ear, wheat Sickness is I. green, catching Yours would ACT is I : catch, when hawthorn buds O, were favour fair 12 Hermia, ere appear. so, I go ; Sc. i. Helena. And therefore is blind. wing'd Cupid painted A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM ear should catch your voice, My My should tongue catch my eye your eye, tongue's sweet your melody.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM The And raging rocks shivering shocks Shall break the locks Of prison-gates And Phibbus' car ; Shall shine from far, And make and mar The foolish Fates. This was This is lofty Now name ! Ercles' a vein, the rest of the players. tyrant's vein ; a lover is more condoling. Quince. Flute. Francis Flute, the bellows-mender. Here, Peter Quince. you must take Thisby on you. Flute. What is Thisby ? a wandering knight ? Quince. It is the lady that Pyramus must love. I have a Flute.

Through Athens' gates have we devised Hermia. Upon And wood, where often you and wont to lie, primrose-beds were in the faint I Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet, There my Lysander and myself shall meet ; And thence from Athens To seek new friends and turn away our eyes, stranger companies. thou for us Farewell, sweet playfellow pray And good luck grant thee thy Demetrius : ; ! Keep word, Lysander we must starve our sight From lovers' food till morrow deep midnight. : Lysander. I will, Hermia.

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