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The Renegado, or The Gentleman of Venice
The Renegado, or The Gentleman of Venice

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THETHE RENEGADORENEGADO,
AA TRAGÆ COMEDIETRAGAETRAGICOMEDYTRAGAE COMEDIE comedy.


AsAs itit hathhath beenebeen oftenoften actedacted byby thethe
QueenesQueen’squeen’s MaiestiesMajesty’s seruantsservants, atat
thethe priuateprivate Play-housePlayhouse inin
Drurye-LaneDrury LaneDrury-lane.

ByBy PHILIPPHILIP MASSINGERMASSINGER.


LONDONLONDON,
PrintedPrinted byby A.A. M.M. forfor IohnJohnjohn WatersonWaterson,
andand areare toto bebe soldsold atat thethe CrowneCrown inin
PaulsPaul’s Church-YardChurchyardchurchyard. 16301630.


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DramatisDramatis PersonæPersonaePersonae.
TheThe ActorsActors’Actors namesnames.

ASAMBEGASAMBEG, ViceroyViceroy ofof TunisTunis. IohnJohnjohn BlanyeBlanye.
MVSTAPHAMUSTAPHA, BashaBashawbassa ofof AleppoAleppo. IohnJohnjohn SumnerSumner.
VITELLIVITELLI, AA GentelmanGentleman ofof
VeniceVenice disguis’ddisguised. MichaelMichael BowierBowierBowyer.

FRANCISCOFRANCISCO, AA IesuiteJesuit. WilliamWilliam ReignaldsReignalds.
ANTHONIOANTONIOANTHONIO GRIMALDIGRIMALDI thethe
RenegadoRenegado. WilliamWilliam AllenAllen.

CARAZIECARAZIE anan EunuchEunuch. WilliamWilliam RobinsRobins.
GAZETGAZET seruantservant toto VitelliVitelli. EdwardEdward ShakerleyShakerley.
AGA.AGA.
CAPIAGACAPIAGA.
MASTERMASTER.
BOTESVVAINEBOT●SVVAINEBOATSWAINboatswain,
SAYLORSSAILORSsailors.
IAILORJAILOR.
3.3. TVRKESTURKSTurks.

DONVSADONUSA, neeceniece toto AMVRATHAMURATH. EdwardEdward RogersRogers.
PAVLINAPAULINA, SisterSister toto VitelliVitelli. TheoTheo. BourneBourne.
MANTOMANTO, seruantservant toto DonusaDonusa.


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TOTO THETHE RIGHTRIGHT HO-HONOVRABLEHO|NOVRABLEHONOURABLE
NOVRABLE
GEORGEGEORGE HARDINGHARDING,
BaronBaron BarkleyBarkley, ofof BarkleyBarkley CastleCastle,
andand KnightKnight ofof thethe HonourableHonourable
OrderOrder ofof thethe BATHEBATHbath.


MyMy goodgood LordLord.
TOTO bebe HonouredHonoured forfor oldold NobilityNobility,
oror HereditaryHereditary TitlesTitles isis notnot alonealone
properproper toto your Selfeyourself, butbut toto somesome
fewfew ofof youryour ranckerank, whowho maymay chal-chal|lengechallenge
lenge
thethe likelike priuiledgeprivilege withwith youyou:
butbut inin ourour ageage toto vouchsafevouchsafe (asas youyou
hauehave oftenoften donedone) aa readyready handhand toto rayseraise thethe
deiecteddejected spiritsspirits ofof thethe contemnedcontemned SonnesSons ofof
thethe MusesMuses, SuchSuch asas wouldwould notnot suffersuffer thethe glo-glor|iousglorious
rious
firefire ofof PoesiePoesy toto bebe whollywholly extingui-extingui|shedextinguished
shed,
isis soso remarkableremarkable, andand peculiarpeculiar to●oto youryour
LordshipLordship, thatthat withwith aa fullfull vote〈…〉vote,,〈…〉 and〈…〉and suffrage〈…〉suffrage
itit isis acknowledgedacknowledged thatthat thethe Patronage〈◊〉Patronage and〈◊〉and
ProtectionProtection ofof thethe DramatiqueDramatic PoemPoetry〈◊〉PoemPoetry, isis
yoursyours, andand almostalmost withoutwithout a〈…〉a riuall〈…〉rival.〈…〉 I〈…〉I des-despayre〈…〉 despair
payrepayre
notnot thereforetherefore, butbut that〈…〉that my〈…〉my ambition〈…〉ambition
toto presentpresent mymy seruice〈…〉service inin thisthis kindekind, maymay [◇]in〈…〉in
youryour clemencyclemency meete〈…〉meet withwith aa gentlegentle in[***]interpretation〈…〉interpretation
pretationpretation.
Confirme〈…〉Confirmconfirm itit mymy goodgood Lo[**]LordLord [◇]inin
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The Epistle.

YourYour graciousgracious acceptanceacceptance ofof thisthis trifletrifle, inin
whichwhich ifif II werewere notnot confidentconfident therethere areare
somesome peecespieces worthyworthy thethe perusallperusal, itit shouldshould
hauehave beenebeen taughttaught anan humblerhumbler flightflight, andand
thethe writerwriter (YourYour Countrey-manCountryman) neuernever
yetyet mademade happyhappy inin youryour noticenotice, andand fauourfavour,
hadhad notnot mademade thisthis anan aduocateadvocate toto pleadplead forfor
hishis admissionadmission amongamong suchsuch asas areare wholywholly,
andand sincerelysincerely deuoteddevoted toto youryour seruiceservice. II maymay
liuelive toto tendertender mymy humblehumble thankefulnessethankfulness inin
somesome higherhigher straynestrain, andand tilltill thenthen comfortcomfort
my selfemyself withwith hopehope, thatthat youyou descenddescend fromfrom
youryour heightheight toto receiuereceive.


YourYour HonoursHonour’shonour’s
CommandedCommanded SeruantServant


PHILIPPHILIP MASSINGERMASSINGER


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ToTo mymy HonourdHonoured FriendFriend, MasterMaster PHILIPPHILIP
MASSINGERMASSINGER
, vponupon hishis RENEGADORENEGADO.


DAbblersDAbblers inin PoetryPoetry thatthat onelyonly cancan,
CourtCourt thisthis weakeweak LadyLady, oror thatthat GentlemanGentleman,
withwith somesome looseloose wittwit inin rimerhyme;
othersothers thatthat frightfright thethe timetime.
IntoInto beliefebelief withwith mightymighty wordswords, thatthat tearetear
aa PassagePassage throughthrough thethe eareear;
oror NicerNicer menmen,
ThatThat throughthrough aa PerspectiuePerspective wilwill seesee aa PlayPlay,
andand vseuse itit thethe wrongwrong wayway,
(notnot worthworth thythy PenPen)
ThoughThough allall theirtheir PridePride exaltexalt ’em’em, cannotcannot beebe
CompetentCompetent IudgesJudgesjudges ofof thythy LinesLines oror theethee.

II mustmust confesseconfess II hauehave nono PublikePublic namename
ToTo rescuerescue iudgementjudgement, nono PoetickePoetic flameflame
toto dressedress thythy MuseMuse withwith PraisePraise,
andand PhœbusPhoebusPhoebus hishis owneown BayesBaysbays;
YetYet II commendcommend thisthis PoemPoem, andand daredare telltell
thethe WorldWorld II lik’dliked itit wellwell,
andand ifif therethere beebe
AA tribetribe, whowho inin theirtheir WisedomesWisdoms daredare accuseaccuse,
thisthis ofspringoffspring ofof thythy MuseMuse,
letlet themthem agreeagree,
ConspireConspire oneone ComedyComedy, andand theythey willwill saysay
Tis’Tis easiereasier toto CommendCommend, thenthanthen makemake aa PlayPlay.

IAMESJAMES SHIRLEYSHIRLEY.


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ToTo hishis worthyworthy FriendFriend MasterMaster PHILIPPHILIP
MASSENGERMASSINGERMassinger, onon hishis PlayPlay, Call’dCalled
thethe RENEGADORENEGADO.


THETHE bosomebosom ofof aa friendfriend cannotcannot breathbreathe foorth●oorthforth
AA flatteringflattering phrasephrase toto speakespeak thethe noblenoble WorthWorth
OfOf himhim thatthat hathhath lodg’dlodged inin hishis honesthonest brestbreast,
SoSo largelarge aa titletitle: II amongamong thethe restrest
ThatThat honourhonour theethee, doedo onelyonly seemeseem toto praysepraise
WantingWanting thethe flowersflowers ofof ArtArt, toto deckedeck thatthat BayesBaysbays
MeritMerit hashas crown’dcrowned thythy TemplesTemples withwith. KnowKnow friendfriend
ThoughThough therethere areare somesome whowho meerelymerely doedo commendcommend
ToTo liuelive i’thi●thi’th’ WorldsWorld’s opinionopinion suchsuch asas cancan
CensureCen●ureCensure withwith IudgementIudgmentI●dgementJudgment, nono suchsuch peecepiece ofof ManMan,
MakesMakes vpup my〈◊〉my spirit〈◊〉spirit wherewhere desertdesert doe’sdoes liuelive,
ThereThere willwill II plantplant mymy wonderwonder, andand therethere giuegive
MyMy bestbest indeauoursendeavours, toto buildbuild vpup hishis storystory
ThatThat truelytruly MeritsMerits. II diddid euerever gloryglory
ToTo beholdbehold VertueVirtue richrich, thoughthough cruellcruel FateFate
InIn scornefullscornful malicemalice doe’sdoes beatebeat lowlow theirtheir statestate
ThatThat bestbest deseruedeserve, whenwhen othersothers thatthat butbut knowknow
OnelyOnly toto scribblescribble, andand nono moremore, of’toftof’t growgrow
GreateGreat inin theirtheir fauoursfavours, thatthat wouldwould seemeseem toto beebe
PatronsPatrons ofof WittWit, andand modestmodest PoesiePoesy:
YetYet withwith youryour ablerabler FriendsFriends, letlet meme saysay thisthis
ManyMany maymay striuestrive toto equallequal youyou, butbut missemiss
OfOf youryour fayrefair scopescope, thisthis workework ofof yoursyours menmen maymay
ThrowThrow inin thethe faceface ofof enuyenvy, andand thenthen saysay
ToTo thosethose thatthat areare inin Great-mensGreat-men’s thoughtsthoughts moremore blestblessed,
ImitateImitate thisthis, AndAnd callcall thatthat workework youryour bestbest.
YetYet Wise-menWise-men, inin thisthis, andand tootoo oftenoften, erreerr
WhenWhen theythey theirtheir louelove beforebefore thethe workework preferreprefer,
IfIf II shouldshould saysay moremore, somesome maymay blameblame meme for’tfor’t
SeeingSeeing youryour meritsmerits speakespeak youyou, notnot reportreport.


DANYELDANIELDANYEL LAKYNLAKYN.


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THETHE
RENEGADORENEGADO.


TheThe SceneScene TunisTunis.

ActusActus primusprimus. ScenaScaena primaprima.

EnterEnter VitelliVitelli andand GazetGazet.

VitelliVitelli.
YOuYOu hauehave hirdehired aa ShopShop thenthen?
Gazet.Gazet.YesYes sirsir, andand ourour wareswares
(ThoughThough brittlebrittle asas aa maydenheadmaidenhead atat six-sixteene●ix|teene
teenesixteen)
AreAre safesafe vnladenunladen; notnot aa ChristallCrystal cracktcracked,
OrOr ChinaChina dishdish needsneeds sodringsoldering; ourour choicechoice
 PicturesPictures
AsAs theythey camecame fromfrom thethe workemanworkman, withoutwithout blemishblemish,
AndAnd II hauehave studiedstudied speechesspeeches forfor eacheach PeecePe●●ePiece,
AndAnd inin aa thriftythrifty tonetone toto sellsell ’em’em offoff;
WillWill sweareswear byby Mahamet〈◊〉Mahamet, andand TermagantTarmagant〈◊〉Termaganttermagant,
ThatThat thisthis isis MistrisMistress toto thethe greatgreat DukeDuke ofof FlorenceFlorence,
ThatThat NeeceNiece toto oldold KingKing PippinPippin, andand aa thirdthird
AnAn AustrianAustrian PrincessePrincess byby herher RomanRoman nosenose,
How ereHowe’erhowe’er mymy conscienceconscience telstells meme theythey areare figuresfigures
OfOf BawdesBa●desBawds, andand commoncommon CourtezansCourtesanscourtesans inin VeniceVenice.
B
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The Renegado.

Vitel.VitelliVitel.YouYou makemake nono scruplescruple ofof anan oathoath thenthen?
Gaz.GazetGaz.Fie●ieFie sirsir
Tis’Tis outout ofof mymy IndenturesIndentures, II amam boundbound therethere
ToTo sweareswear forfor mymy MastersMaster’s profitprofit asas securelysecurely
AsAs youryour intelligencerintelligencer mustmust forfor hishis PrincePrince,
ThatThat sendessends himhim forthforth anan honourablehonourable spiespy,
ToTo serueserve hishis purposespurposes. AndAnd ifif itit bebe lawfulllawful
InIn aa ChristianChristian shopkeepershopkeeper toto cheatecheat hishis fatherfather,
II cannotcannot findfind butbut toto abuseabuse aa TurkeTurk
InIn thethe salesale ofof ourour commoditiescommodities, mustmust beebe thoughtthought
AA meritoriousmeritorious workework.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.II wonderwonder sirrasirrah
What’sWhat’s youryour ReligionReligion?
Gaz.GazetGaz.TrothTroth toto answereanswer truelytruly
II wouldwould notnot bebe ofof oneone thatthat shouldshould commandcommand meeme
ToTo feedfeed vponupon poorepoor IohnJohnjohn, whenwhen II seesee PheasantsPheasants
AndAnd PartrigesPartridges onon thethe TableTable: nornor doedo II likelike
TheThe otherother thatthat allowesallows vsus toto eateeat fleshflesh
InIn thethe LentLent thoughthough itit bebe rottenrotten, ratherrather thenthan beebe
ThoughtThought superstitioussuperstitious, asas youryour zealouszealous CoblerCobbler,
AndAnd learnedlearned botcherbutcher PreachPreach atat AmsterdamAmsterdam
OuerOver aa HotchpotchHotchpotch. II wouldwould notnot bebe confin’dconfined
InIn mymy beliefebelief, whenwhen allall youryour SectsSects, andand sectaries●●ect●riessectaries
AreAre grownegrown ofof oneone opinionopinion, ifif II likelike itit
II willwill professeprofess my selfemyself, inin thethe meane timemeanemeantimemean time time
LiueLive II inin EnglandEngland, SpaineSpain, FranceFrance, RomeRome,〈◊〉RomeRome,,, Geneua〈◊〉Geneva.
II amam ofof thatthat CountryesCountry’s faith●aithfaith,
Vitel.VitelliVitel.AndAnd whatwhat inin TunisTunis,
WillWill youyou turneturn TurkeTurk heerehere?
Gaz.GazetGaz.No!No! soso II shouldshould looselose
AA CollopCollop ofof thatthat partpart mymy DollD●llDoll inioyn’din●oyn’denjoined meeme
ToTo bringbring homehome asas sheshe leftleft itit; tis’tis herher ventureventure,
NorNor daredare II barterbarter thatthat commoditiecommodity
WithoutWithout herher speciallspecial warrantwarrant.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.YouYou areare aa KnaueKnaveKna●eKnave sirsir,
LeauingLea●ingleaving youryour RoguerieRoguery thinkethink vponupon mymy businessebusiness,
It

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ItIt isis nono timetime toto foolefool nownow
RememberRemember wherewhere youyou areare tootoo! thoughthough thisthis MartMart timetime,
WeeWewe areare allowdeallowed freefree tradingtrading, andand withwith safetiesafety.
TemperTemper youryour tonguetongue andand meddlemeddle notnot withwith thethe TurkesTurks,
TheirTheir mannersmanners, nornor ReligionReligion.
Gaz.GazetGaz.TakeTake youyou heedeheed sirsir
WhatWhat colourscolours youyou wearewear. NotNot twotwo houreshours sincesince therethere Lan-Lan|dedLanded(ded

AnAn EnglishEnglish PiratsPirate’spirate’s WhoreWhore withwith aa greenegreen apronapron,
AndAnd asas sheshe walk’twalked thethe streetsstreets, oneone ofof theirtheir MuftiesMuftis
WeeWewe callcall themthem PriestsPriests atat VeniceVenice, withwith aa RazorRazor
CuttsCuts itit ofoffof PetticoatePetticoat, SmockeSmock andand allall, andand leauesleaves herher
AsAs nakednaked asas mymy NayleNail: thethe youngyoung FrieFry wonderingwondering
WhatWhat strangestrange beastbeast itit shouldshould bebe. II scap’t’scaped aa scouringscouring
MyMy MistresMistress’Mistress BuskepoyntBusk-pointBuskepoynt, ofof thatthat forbiddenforbidden colourecolour
ThenThen tydetiedtIED mymy codpeececodpiece, hadhad itit beenebeen discouer’ddiscovered
II hadhad beenebeen capondecaponed.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.AndAnd hadhad beenebeen wellwell seru’dserved;
HasteHaste toto thethe ShoppeShop andand setset mymy WaresWares inin orderorder
II willwill notnot longlong bebe absentabsent?
Gaz.GazetGaz.ThoughThough II striuestrive sirsir
ToTo putput ofoffof MelencholyMelancholymelancholy, toto whichwhich, youyou areare euerever
TooToo muchmuch inclindeinclined, itit shallshall notnot hinderhinder meme
WithWith mymy bestbest carecare toto serueserve youyouExitExit GazetGazet.
EnterEnter FranciscoFrancisco.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.II beleeuebelieve theethee.
OO wellcomewelcome sirsir, staystay ofof mymy steppessteps inin thisthis lifelife,
AndAnd guideguide toto allall mymy blessedblessed hopeshopes heereafterhereafter.
WhatWhat comfortscomforts sirsir? hauehave youryour indeauoursendeavours prosper’dposper’dprospered?
HaueHave weewe tirdetired FortunesFortune’s malicemalice withwith ourour sufferingssufferings?
IsIs sheshe atat lengthlength afterafter soso manymany frownesfrowns
Pleas’dPleased toto vouchafevouchsafe oneone cheerefullcheerful lookelook vponupon vsus?
Fran.FranciscoFran.YouYou giuegive tootoo muchmuch toto fortunefortune, andand youryour passionspassions,
OreO’ero’er whichwhich aa wisewise manman, ifif ReligiousReligious, tryumphstriumphs.
ThatThat namename foolesfoolsfool’s worshipworship, andand thosethose tyrantstyrants whichwhich
WeeWewe armearm againstagainst ourour betterbetter partpart, ourour reasonreason,
MayMay addadd, butbut neuernever taketake fromfrom ourour afflictionsafflictions:
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The Renegado.

VitelliVitelli.SirSir asas II amam aa sinfullsinful manman, II cancan notnot
ButBut likelike oneone suffersuffer.
Fran.FranciscoFran.II exacteexact notnot fromfrom youyou
AA fortitudefortitude insensibleinsensible ofof calamitiecalamity,
ToTo whichwhich thethe Saint’sSaintssaints themseluesthemselves hauehave bowdebowed andand showneshown
TheyThey areare mademade ofof fleshflesh, andand bloudblood, allall thatthat II challengechallenge
IsIs manlymanly patiencepatience. WillWill youyou thatthat vverewere train’dtrained vpup
InIn aa ReligiousReligious SchooleSchool, wherewhere diuinedivine maximesmaxims
ScorningScorning comparisoncomparison, vvithwith morallmoral preceptsprecepts
WereWere dailydaily taughttaught youyou, bearebear youryour constanciesconstancy’s trialltrial
NotNot likelike VitelliVitelli, butbut aa VillageVillage nursenurse
WithWith cursescurses inin youryour mouthmouth: TearesTears inin youryour eyeseyes?
HovvHow poorelypoorly itit showesshows inin youyou?
Vi.VitelliVi.II amam School’dSchooled sirsir,
AndAnd willwill heereafterhereafter toto mymy vtmostutmost strengthstrength
StudieStudy toto beebe my selfemyself.
Fran.FranciscoFran.SoSo shallshall youyou findfind meeme
MostMost readyready toto assistassist youyou; NeitherNeither hauehave II
SleptSlept inin youryour greategreat occasionsoccasions sincesince II leftleft youyou
II hauehave beenebeen atat thethe ViceroiesViceroy’sviceroy’s CourtCourt andand presdepressed
AsAs farfar asas theythey allovveallow aa ChristianChristian entranceentrance.
AndAnd somethingsomething II hauehave learn’tlearntlearned thatthat maymay concerneconcern
TheThe purposepurpose ofof thisthis iourneyjourney.
Vi.VitelliVi.DeereDear SirSir vvhatwhat isis itit?
Fran.FranciscoFran.ByBy thethe commandcommand ofof AsambegAsambeg, thethe ViceroyViceroy:
TheThe CittieCity swelsswells vvithwith barbarousbarbarous PompePomp andand PridePride
ForFor thethe entertainemententertainment ofof stoutstout MustaphaMustapha
TheThe BashaBashawbassa ofof AleppoAleppo, vvhowho inin personperson
ComesComes toto receiuereceive thethe neeceniece ofof AmurahAmurah●Amurah
TheThe fayrefair DonusaDonusa forfor hishis bridebride.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.II findfind notnot
HovvHow thisthis maymay profitprofit vsus.
Fran.FranciscoFran.PrayPray youyou giuegive meeme leaueleave.
AmongAmong thethe restrest thatthat vvaytewait vponupon thethe ViceroyViceroy,
(SuchSuch asas hauehave vnderunder himhim commandcommand inin TunisTunis.)
WhoWho asas youyou hauehave oftenoften heardheard areare allall falsefalse PiratsPirates,
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II savvsaw thethe shameshame ofof VeniceVenice andand thethe scornescorn
OfOf allall goodgood menmen: TheThe periurdeperjured RenegadoRenegado
AntonoAntonioAntono GrimaldyGrimaldi
;
Vitel.VitelliVitel.Ha!Ha! hishis namename
IsIs poysonpoison toto meeme.
Fran.FranciscoFran.YetYet againeagain?
Vitel.VitelliVitel.II hauehave donedone sirsir.
Fran.FranciscoFran.ThisThis debauchdedebauched villainevillain: whomwhom wewe euerever thoughtthought▪thought●thought▪thought,,
(AfterAfter hishis impiousimpious scornescorn donedone inin SaintSaint MarkesMark’sMarks
ToTo meme asas II stoodstood atat thethe holyholy AltarAltar)
TheThe theefethief thatthat rauish’travished youryour fayrefair sistersister fromfrom youyou,
TheThe vertuousvirtuous PaulinaPaulina notnot longlong sincesince,
(AsAs II amam truelytruly giuengiven toto vnderstandunderstand)
SoldSold toto thethe viceroyviceroy aa fayrefair ChristianChristian VirginVirgin,
OnOn whomwhom, maugremaugre hishis fiercefierce andand cruellcruel naturenature
AsambegAsambeg dotesdotes extreamelyextremely.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.Tis’Tis mymy sistersister
ItIt mustmust bebe sheeshe, mymy betterbetter AngellAngel tellstells meme
Tis’Tis poorepoor PaulinaPaulina. FarewellFarewell allall disguisesdisguises
IleI’ll showshow inin mymy reuengerevenge thatthat II amam NobleNoble.
Fran.FranciscoFran.YouYou areare notnot madmad?
Vitel.VitelliVitel.NoNo sirsir, mymy vertuousvirtuous angeranger
MakesMakes eueryevery veynevein anan arterieartery, II feelefeel inin meeme
TheThe strengthstrength ofof twentytwenty menmen, andand beingbeing arm’darmed
WithWith mymy goodgood causecause toto wreakewreak wrong’dwronged innocenceinnocence
II daredare alonealone runrun toto thethe viceroysviceroy’s CourtCourt
AndAnd withwith thisthis PonyardPoniardponiard beforebefore hishis faceface.
DiggeDig outout GrimaldiesGrimaldi’s heartheart.
Fran.FranciscoFran.IsIs thisthis ReligiousReligious?
Vitel.VitelliVitel.WouldWould youyou hauehave meme tametame nownow; CanCan II knowknow
 mymy sistersister
MewdeMewedmewed vpup inin hishis SerraglioSeraglio, andand inin dangerdanger
NotNot alonealone toto looselose herher honourhonour, butbut herher soulesoul,
TheThe hell-breedhell-bred VillaineVillain byby tootoo? thatthat hashas soldsold bothboth
ToTo blackeblack destructiondestruction, andand notnot hastehaste toto sendsend himhim
ToTo thethe DeuillDevil hishis tutortutor? toto bebe patientpatient nownow,
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WereWere inin anotheranother namename toto playplay thethe PandorPander
ToTo thethe ViceroyesViceroy’sviceroy’s looseloose embracesembraces, andand crycry aimeaim
WhileWhile hehe byby forceforce, oror flaterieflattery compelscompels herher
ToTo yeeldyield herher fayrefair namename vpup toto hishis foulefoul lustlust,
AndAnd afterafter turneturn ApostataApostata toto thethe faithfaith
ThatThat sheshe waswas breedbredbreed inin.
Fran.FranciscoFran.D’oeDodo butbut giuegive meme hearinghearing.
AndAnd youyou shallshall soonesoon grantgrant howhow ridiculousridiculous
ThisThis childishchildish furyfury isis. AA wisewise manman neuernever
AttemptsAttempts impossibilitiesimpossibilities; ’tis’tis asas easieeasy
ForFor anyany singlesingle armearm toto quellquell anan ArmyArmy.
AsAs toto effecteffect youryour wisheswishes; wewe comecome hitherhither
ToTo learnelearn PaulinasPaulina’s faithfaith, andand toto redeemeredeem herher,
(LeaueLeave youryour reuengerevenge toto heauenheaven) II oftoft hauehave touldtold youyou
OfOf aa ReliqueRelic thatthat II gauegave herher, whichwhich hashas powerpower
(IfIf wewe maymay creditcredit holyholy mensmen’s traditionstraditions)
ToTo keepekeep thethe ownerowner freefree fromfrom violenceviolence:
ThisThis onon herher breastbreast sheshe weareswears, andand doesdoes preseruepreserve
TheThe vertuevirtue ofof itit byby herher dailydaily prayersprayers.
SoSo ifif sheshe fallfall notnot byby herher owneown consentconsent
WhichWhich itit werewere sinnesin toto thinkethink: II fearefear nono forceforce.
BeBe thereforetherefore patientpatient, keepekeep thisthis borrowedborrowed shapeshape
TillTill timetime andand oportunitieopportunity presentpresent vsus
WithWith somesome fitfit meanesmeans toto seesee herher, whichwhich perform’dperformed,
IleI’ll ioynejoin withwith youyou inin anyany desperatedesperate coursecourse
ForFor herher deliuerydelivery.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.YouYou hauehave CharmdeCharmedcharmed meme sirsir
AndAnd II obeyobey inin allall thingsthings; PrayPray youyou pardonpardon
TheThe weakenesseweakness ofof mymy passionpassion.
Fran.FranciscoFran.AndAnd excuseexcuse itit.
BeBe cheerefullcheerful manman forfor knowknow thatthat goodgood intentsintents
AreAre inin thethe endend CrowndCrowned withwith asas fayrefair euentsevents.
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ActusActus primusprimus. ScenaScaena secundasecunda.

EnterEnter DonusaDonusa. MantoManto. CarazieCarazie.

DonusaDonusa.HaueHave youyou seeneseen thethe ChristianChristian CaptiueCaptive,
TheThe greatgreat BashaBashawbassa isis soso enamourdenamoured ofof?
MantoManto.YesYes an’tan’t pleaseplease youryour ExcellencyExcellency
II tooketook aa fullfull viewview ofof herher, whenwhen sheeshe vvaswas
PresentedPresented toto himhim.
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AsAs tis’tis reportedreported?
Mant.MantoMant.SheShe waswas drown’ddrowned inin tearestears thenthen,
WhichWhich tooketook muchmuch fromfrom herher beautiebeauty, yetyet inin spitespite
OfOf sorrowsorrow, sheeshe appeardappeared thethe MistresseMistress ofof
MostMost rarerare perfectionsperfections; andand thoughthough lowlow ofof staturestature,
HerHer wellwell proportion’dproportioned limbeslimbs inuiteinvite affectionaffection;
AndAnd whenwhen sheshe speakesspeaks, eacheach syllablesyllable isis musiquemusic
ThatThat doesdoes inchauntenchantinchant thethe hearershearers. ButBut youryour HighnesseHighness
ThatThat areare notnot toto bebe paralleldeparalleled, II yetyet neuernever
BeheldBeheld herher equallequal.
DonusaDonusa.ComeCome youyou flatterflatter meme,
ButBut II forgiueforgive itit, wewe thatthat areare borneborn greatgreat
SeldomeSeldom distastdistaste ourour seruantsservants, thoughthough theythey giuegive vsus
MoreMore thenthan weewe cancan pretendpretend tootoo. II hauehave heardheard
ThatThat ChristianChristian LadiesLadies liuelive withwith muchmuch moremore freedomefreedom
ThenThan suchsuch asas areare borneborn heerehere. OurOur iealousjealous TurkesTurks
NeuerNever permitpermit theirtheir faire●airefair wiueswives toto bebe seeneseen
ButBut atat thethe publiquepublic BanniasBagniosBannias, oror thethe MosquesMosques
AndAnd eueneven thenthen vayldeveiled, andand gardedguarded. ThouThou CarazieCarazie
WertWert borneborn inin EnglandEngland, what’swhat’s thethe customecustcustomcust meme therethere
AmongAmong youryour womenwomen? ComeCome bebe freefree andand merrymerry
II amam nono seueresevere MistresMistress, nornor hastha●thast thouthou metmet withwith
AA heauieheavy bondagebondage.
Car.CarazieCar.HeauieHeavy? II waswas mademade lighterlighter
ByBy twotwo stonestone waightweight atat leastleast toto bebe fitfit toto serue●erueserve youyou.
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ButBut toto youryour questionquestion MadameMadammadam, womenwomen inin EnglandEngland
ForFor thethe mostmost partpart liuelive likelike QueenesQueens. YourYour CountreyCountry LadiesLadies
HaueHave libertieliberty toto haukehawk, toto hunthunt, toto feastfeast:
ToTo giuegive freefree entertainemententertainment toto allall commerscomers,
ToTo talketalk, toto kissekiss, there’sthere’s nono suchsuch thingthing knowneknown therethere
AsAs anan ItalianItalian girdlegirdle. YourYour CittieCity DameDam●Dame
WithoutWithout leaueleave weareswears thethe breechesbreeches, hashas herher husbandhusband
AtAt asas muchmuch commandcommand asas herher PrenticePrentice, andand ifif needneed bebe
CanCan makemake himhim CuckoldCuckold byby herher FathersFather’s CoppieCopy.
DonusaDonusa.ButBut youryour courtcourt LadyLady?
Car.CarazieCar.SheShe, II assureassure youyou MadameMadammadam,
KnowesKnows nothingnothing butbut herher willwill, mustmust bebe allovv’dallowed
HerHer Foot-menFootmen, herher CarochCarochecaroche, herher VshersUshers, herher PagesPages,
HerHer DoctorDoctor, ChaplinesChaplainschaplains, andand asas II hauehave heardheard
TheyThey areare grownegrown ofof latelate soso learn’dlearned thatthat theythey maintainemaintain
AA strangestrange PositionPosition, whichwhich theirtheir LordsLords withwith allall
TheirTheir wittwit cannotcannot confuteconfute.
DonusaDonusa.What’sWhat’s thatthat II pretheeprithee?
Car.CarazieCar.MarryMarry thatthat itit isis notnot onelyonly fitfit butbut lavvfulllawful,
YourYour MadameMadammadam therethere, herher muchmuch restrest, andand highhigh feedingfeeding
DuelyDuly consideredconsidered, shouldshould toto easeease herher husbandhusband
BeeBebe allow’dallowed aa priuateprivate friendfrien●friend. TheyThey hauehave drawnedrawn aa BillBill
ToTo thisthis goodgood purposepurpose, andand thethe nextnext assemblyassembly
DoubtDoubt notnot toto passepass itit.
Donu.DonusaDonu.WeeWewe enioyenjoy nono moremore
ThatThat areare ofof thethe OthomanOth●manOttoman racerace, thoughthough ourour ReligionReligio●Religion
AllovvesAllows allall pleasurepleasure. II amam dulldull, somesome MusicqueMusic
TakeTake mymy ChiapinesChapinesChiapines offoff. SoSo, aa lustielusty strainestrai●estrain(aa GalliardGalliard.
WhoWho knockesknocks therethere?
MantoMant●●MantoTis’Tis thethe BashaBashawbassa ofof AleppoAleppo
WhoWho humblyhumbly makesmakes requestrequest hehe maymay presentpresent
HisHis seruiceservice toto youyou.
Donu.DonusaDonu.ReachReach aa chairechair. Wee〈◊〉Wewe mustmust
ReceiueReceive himhim likelike our selfeourself, andand notnot departdepart vvithwith
OneOne peecepiece ofof CeremonieCeremony, StatestarestareState, andand greatnessegreatness
ThatThat maymay begetbeget respecterespect, andand reuerencereverencere●erencereverence
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InIn oneone that’sthat’s borneborn ourour VassallVassal. NowNow admitadmit himhim:
EnterEnter MustaphaMustapha, putsputs ofoffof hishis yellowyellow PantophlesPantoflespantofles.
Musta.MustaphaMusta.TheThe placeplace isis sacredsacred, andand II amam toto EnterEnter
TheThe roomeroom wherewhere sheshe abidesabides, withwith suchsuch deuotiondevotion
AsAs PilgrimsPilgrims paypay atat MechaMachaMeccaMecha, whenwhen theythey visitvisit
TheThe TombeTomb ofof ourour greatgreat ProphetProphet.
Donu.DonusaDonu.RiseRise, thethe signesign(TheThe EunuchEunuch takestakes vpup
thethe PantophlesPantoflespantofles.

ThatThat weewe vouchafevouchsafe hishis presencepresence.
Musta.MustaphaMusta.MayMay thosethose PowersPowers
ThatThat rais’draised thethe OthomanOttoman EmpireEmpire, andand stillstill gardguard itit,
RewardReward youryour HighnesseHighness forfor thisthis gratiousgracious fauourfavour
YouYou throwethrow vponupon youryour seruantservant. ItIt hathhath pleasdepleased
TheThe mostmost invincibleinvincible, mightiestmightiest AmurathAmurath
(ToTo speakespeak hishis otherother titlestitles wouldwould taketake fromfrom himhim)
ThatThat inin himselfehimself doesdoes comprehendcomprehend allall greatnessegreatness,
ToTo makemake meme thethe vnworthyunworthy instrumentinstrument
OfOf hishis commandcommand. ReceiueReceive diuinestdivinest LadyLady(DeliuersDelivers aa letterletter.
ThisThis letterletter sign’dsigned byby hishis victoriousvictorious handhand,
AndAnd mademade Authenticq[ue]AuthenticqAuthentic●Authentic byby thethe imperiallimperial SealeSeal.
ThereThere whenwhen youyou findfind meme mention’dmentioned, farfar bebe itit fromfrom yoyou
ToTo thinkethink itit mymy ambitionambition toto presumepresume
AtAt suchsuch aa happinessehappiness, whichwhich hishis povverfullpowerful willwill
FromFrom hishis greatgreat mindsmind’sminds magnificencemagnificence, notnot mymy meritmerit
HathHath showrdshowered vponupon meeme. ButBut ifif youryour consentconsent
IoyneJoinjoin withwith hishis goodgood opinionopinion andand allovvanceallowance
ToTo perfitper●itperfect vvhatwhat hishis fauorsfavours hauehave begunbegun,
II shallshall inin mymy obsequiousnesseobsequiousness andand dutieduty
EndeuourEndeavour toto preuentprevent allall iustjust complaintscomplaints,
WhichWhich wantwant ofof willwill toto serueserve youyou, maymay callcall onon meeme.
Donu.DonusaDonu.HisHis sacredsacred MaiestieMajesty writeswrites herehere thatthat youryour valourvalour
AgainstAgainst thethe PersianPersian hathhath soso vvonnewon vponupon himhim
ThatThat there’sthere’s nono gracegrace, oror honourhonour inin hishis guiftgift
OfOf whichwhich hehe cancan imagineimagine youyou vnworthy●nworthyunworthy.
AndAnd what’swhat’s thethe greatestgreatest youyou cancan hopehope, oror aimeaim atat,
ItIt isis hishis pleasurepleasure youyou shouldshould bebe receiu’dreceived
IntoInto hishis RoyallRoyal FamilieFamily, ProuidedProvided
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AffectAffect andand likelike youryour personperson. II expectexpect notnot
TheThe CeremonieCeremony whichwhich hehe vsesuses inin
BestowingBestowing ofof hishis DaughtersDaughters, andand hishis neecesnieces.
AsAs thatthat hehe shouldshould presentpresent youyou forfor mymy slaueslave,
ToTo louelove youyou, ifif youyou pleasdepleased meme: oror deliuerdeliver
AA PonyardePoniardponiard onon mymy leastleast dislikedislike toto killkill youyou.
SuchSuch tyrannietyranuietyranny andand pridepride agreeagree notnot withwith
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herher handhand toto
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Hereafter●ereafterHereafter somesome timetime spentspent toto makemake enquireinquire
OfOf thethe goodgood partsparts, andand facultiesfaculties ofof youryour mindmind
YouYou shallshall hearehear furtherfurther fromfrom meeme.
Mus.MustaphaMus.ThoughThough allall tormentstorments
ReallyReally suffer’dsuffered, oror inin hellhell imagindeimagined
ByBy curiouscurious fictionfiction, inin oneone houreshour’s delaydelay
AreAre wholywholly comprehendedcomprehended: II confesseconfess
ThatThat II standstand boundbound inin dutieduty, notnot toto checkecheck atat
What euerWhateverwhatever youyou commandcommand, oror pleaseplease toto imposeimpose
ForFor trialltrial ofof mymy patiencepatience.
Donu.DonusaDonu.LetLet vsus findfind
SomeSome otherother subiectsubject, tootoo muchmuch ofof oneone ThemeTheme cloyescloys meme:me●me:me:
Is’tIs’t aa fullfull MartMart:
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AreAre metmet togethertogether? There’sThere’s varietievariety tootoo
OfOf allall thatthat MarchantsMerchant’smerchant’s trafficquetraffic forfor.
Donu.DonusaDonu.II knowknow notnot.
II feelefeel aa VirginsVirgin’svirgin’s longinglonging toto descenddescend
SoSo farfar fromfrom minemine owneown greatnessegreatness, asas toto bebe
ThoughThoughnotThough notnot aa buyerbuyer, yetyet aa lookerlooker onon
TheirTheir strangestrange commoditiescommodities.
Mus.MustaphaMus.IfIf withoutwithout aa traynetrain
YouYou daredare bebe seeneseen abroadabroad? I’leI’ll dismissedismiss minemine.
AndAnd waitewait vponupon youyou asas aa commoncommon manman,
AndAnd satisfiesatisfy youryour wisheswishes.
Donu.DonusaDonu.II embraceembrace itit.
ProuideProvide mymy vayleveil; andand atat thethe PosternePostern GateGate
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ConueyConvey vsus outout vnseeneunseen: II troubletrouble youyou.
Musta.MustaphaMusta.ItIt isis mymy happynessehappiness youyou dainedeign toto commandcommand meme.
ExeuntExeunt.

ActusActus primusprimus. ScenaScaena tertiatertia.

AA shopshop discouerdediscovered, GazetGazet inin itit.

FranciscoFrancisco, andand VitelliVitelli, walkingwalking byby.

Gaz.GazetGaz.WhatWhat doedo youyou lackelack, youryour choycechoice ChinaChina dishesdishes,
youryour purepure VenetianVenetian ChristallCrystal, ofof allall sortssorts, ofof allall neateneat andand
newnew fashionsfashions, fromfrom thethe mirrormirror ofof thethe madammadam, toto thethe priuateprivate
vtensileutensil ofof herher chamber-maidechambermaid, andand curiouscurious PicturesPictures ofof
thethe rarestrarest beautiesbeauties ofof EuropaEuropa: whatwhat doedo youyou lackelack Gentle-Gentle|men
menGentlemen?
Fran.FranciscoFran.TakeTake heedheed II saysay, how erehowe’er itit maymay appeareappear
ImpertinentImpertinent, II mustmust expresseexpress mymy louelove:
MyMy aduiseadvice, andand counsellcounsel. YouYou areare youngyoung
AndAnd maymay bebe temptedtempted, andand thesethese TurkishTurkish DamesDames
LikeLike EnglishEnglish mastiuesmastiffs thatthat increaseincrease theirtheir fiercenesfierceness
ByBy beingbeing chaindechained vpup, fromfrom thethe restraintrestraint ofof freedomefreedom
IfIf lustlust onceonce firefire theirtheir bloudblood fromfrom aa fairefair obiectobject
WillWill runnerun aa coursecourse thethe fiendsfiends themseluesthemselves wouldwould shakeshake atasatas
ToTo enioyenjoy theirtheir wantonwanton endesends.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.SirSir, youyou mistakemistake meeme
II amam tootoo fullfull ofof woewoe, toto entertaineentertain
OneOne thoughtthought ofof pleasurepleasure: thoughthough allall EuropesEurope’s QueenesQueen●Queens
Kneel’dKneeled atat mymy feetefeet, andand CourtedCourted meme: muchmuch lesseless
ToTo mixmix withwith suchsuch; WhoseWhose differencedifference ofof faithfaith
MustMust ofof necessitienecessity: (oror II mustmust grantgrant
My selfeMyselfmyself forgetfullforgetful ofof allall youyou hauehave taughttaught meeme)
StrangleStrangle suchsuch basebase desiresdesires.
Fran.FranciscoFran.BeBe constantconstant inin
ThatThat resolutionresolution, I’leI’ll abroadeabroad againeagain,
AndAnd learnelearn asas farfar asas itit isis possiblepossible
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WhatWhat maymay concerneconcern PaulinaPaulina? SomeSome twotwo houreshours
ShallShall bringbring meme backeback.ExitExit FranciscoFrancisco.
Vi.VitelliVi.AllAll blessingsblessings vvaitewait vponupon youyou.
Gaz.GazetGaz.ColdCold doingsdoings, SirSir, aa MartMart doedo youyou callcall thisthis? Slight’Slight’slight
AA puddingpudding wifewife, oror aa WitchWitch withwith aa thrumbethrum CappeCap
ThatThat sellssells AleAle vnderunder growndground toto suchsuch asas comecome
ToTo knowknow theirtheir FortunesFortunes, inin aa deaddead VacationVacation
HaueHave tenten toto oneone moremore stirringstirring.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.WeeWewe mustmust bebe patientpatient
Gaz.GazetGaz.YourYour sellerseller byby retayleretail oughtought toto bebe angryangry
ButBut whenwhen hee’she’s fingeringfingering moneymoney.
EnterEnter GrimaldyGrimaldiGrimaldy, MasterMaster, BoteswaineBoatswain, SaylorsSailorsSaylors, TurkesTurks.
Vi.VitelliVi.HeereHere areare companycompany;
DefendDefend meme mymy goodgood AngellAngel, II beholdbehold
AA BasiliskeBasilisk!
Gaz.GazetGaz.WhatWhat doedo youyou lackelack? whatwhat doedo youyou lackelack? purepure
ChinaChina dishesdishes, cleereclear ChristallCrystal glassesglasses, aa dumbedumb MistresMistress toto
makemake louelove toototoo? WhatWhat doedo youyou lackelack gentlemengentlemen?
Gri.GrimaldiGri.ThyThy MotherMother forfor aa BavvdeBawd, oror ifif thouthou hasthast
AA hansomehandsome oneone thythy sistersister forfor aa WhoreWhore,
WithoutWithout thesethese doedo notnot telltell meme ofof youryour trashtrash
OrOr II shallshall spoylespoil youryour MarketMarket.
Vitel.VitelliVitel. OldOld GrimaldyGrimaldi?
Gri.GrimaldiGri.ZoundesZounds whereforewherefore doedo weewe putput toto SeaSea, oror standstand
TheThe RagingRaging windeswinds aloftaloft, oror pissepiss vponupon
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AA MarchantsMerchant’smerchant’s shippeship forfor prizeprize, thoughthough wewe beholdbehold
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ThoseThose scrupulousscrupulous raggesrags ofof charitiecharity, andand conscienceconscience,
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ButBut vvhenwhen wewe touchtouch thethe shoreshore toto wallovvewallow inin
AllAll sensuallsensual pleasurespleasures.
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ToTo sparespare aa littlelittle forfor anan afterafter clappeclap
WereWere notnot improuidenceimprovidence.
Gri.GrimaldiGri.HangHang considerationconsideration:
WhenWhen thisthis isis spentspent isis notnot ourour shippeship thethe samesame?
OurOur couragecourage tootoo thethe samesame toto fetchfetch inin moremore?
TheThe earthearth wherewhere itit isis fertillestfertilest returnesreturns notnot
MoreMore thenthan threethree haruestsharvests, vvhilstwhilstwhile thethe gloriousglorious SunneSun
PostsPosts throughthrough thethe ZodiackeZodiac, andand makesmakes vpup thethe yeereyear:
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BothBoth thethe richrich IndiesIndies inin herher outstrechtoutstretched armesarms)
YeeldesYields eueryevery dayday aa croppecrop ifif vvewe daredare reapereap itit.
NoNo, nono mymy MatesMates, letlet TradesmenTradesmen thinkethink ofof thriftthrift,
AndAnd VsurersUsurers hoordhoard vpup, letlet ourour expenceexpense
BeBe asas ourour commingscomings inin areare vvithoutwithout boundsbounds:
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AndAnd suchsuch asas traffiquetrastiquetraffic, shallshall paypay sacrificesacrifice
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YourYour boyboy vveareswears lindelined vvithwith TissueTissue, andand thethe catescates
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TheThe tearestears ofof OrphanesOrphans inin ourour GreekishGreekish vvineswines,
TheThe sighessighs ofof vndoneundone WidowesWidows, payingpaying forfor
TheThe musiquemusic boughtbought toto cheerecheer vsus; rauishderavished VirginsVirgins
ToTo slauerieslavery soldsold forfor CoyneCoin toto feedefeed ourour riotsriots,
WeWe vvillwill hauehave nono compunctioncompunction.
Gaz.GazetGaz.DoeDo youyou hearehear sirsir,
WeWe hauehave paydepaid forfor ourour GroundGround?
Grim.GrimaldiGrim.HumhHumHumh.
Gaz.GazetGaz.AndAnd humhhumhumh tootoo,
ForFor allall youryour biggebig vvordswords, getget youyou furtherfurther offoff,
AndAnd hinderhinder notnot thethe prospectprospect ofof ourour shoppeshop
OrOr
Gri.GrimaldiGri.WhatWhat vvillwill youyou doedo?
Gaz.GazetGaz.NothingNothing sirsir, butbut praypray
YourYour worshipworship toto giuegive meme hansellhandsel.
Gri.GrimaldiGri.ByBy thethe earesears,
ThusThus sirsir, byby thethe earesears.
MasterMaster.HoldHold, holdhold.
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MasterMaster.WeeWewe mustmust followfollow
OrOr hehe willwill spendspend ourour sharesshares;
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MasterMaster.NorNor amam II soso preciseprecise butbut II cancan drabdrab tootoo:
WeeWewe willwill notnot sitsit outout forfor ourour partsparts,
Bot.BoatswainBot.AgreedAgreed.ExeuntExeunt MasterMaster, BoteswaineBoatswain, SaylorsSailorsSaylors.
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InIn LondonLondon amongamong thethe clubsclubs, vpup wentwent hishis heelesheels
ForFor strikingstriking ofof aa PrenticePrentice. WhatWhat doedo youyou lacklack,
WhatWhat doedo youyou lackelack gentlemengentlemen.
11 TurkeTurk.II wonderwonder howhow thethe ViceroyViceroy cancan indureendure
TheThe insolenceinsolence ofof thisthis fellowfellow.
22 TurkeTurk.HeHe receiuesreceives profitprofit
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What euerWhateverwhatever hehe commitscommits? HaHa, whatwhat areare thesethese!

EnterEnter MustaphaMustapha, DonusaDonusa, vayldveiled.
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Gaz.GazetGaz.WhatWhat doedo youyou lackelack! seesee whatwhat youyou pleaseplease toto buybuy,
WaresWares ofof allall sortssorts mostmost honourablehonourable MadonaMadonna.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.PeacePeace sirrasirrah, makemake nono noysenoise, thesethese areare notnot peoplepeople
ToTo bebe iestedjested withwith.
Donu.DonusaDonu.IsIs thisthis thethe ChristiansChristians’ customecustom
InIn thethe ventingventing theirtheir commoditiescommodities.
Mus.MustaphaMus.YesYes bestbest MadameMadammadam
ButBut youyou maymay pleaseplease toto keepekeep youryour wayway, heere’shere’s nothingnothing,
ButBut toyestoys, andand triflestrifles, notnot worthworth youryour obseruingobserving.
Donu.DonusaDonu.YesYes, forfor varietiesvariety’s sakesake praypray youyou shewshow vsus, friendsfriends,
TheThe chiefestchiefest ofof youryour WaresWares.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.YourYour LadishipsLadyship’sladyship’s seruantservant;
AndAnd ifif inin worthworth oror TitleTitle youyou areare moremore,
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DonusaDonusa.HeeHe speakesspeaks wellwell.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.TakeTake downedown thethe lookinglooking glasseglass: herehere isis aa mirrormirror
SteeldeSteeled soso exactelyexactly, neitherneither takingtaking fromfrom
NorNor flatteringflattering thethe obiectobject, itit returnesreturns
ToTo thethe beholderbeholder, thatthat NarcissusNarcissus mightmight
(AndAnd neuernever growgrow enamourdenamoured ofof himselfehimself:)
ViewView hishis fayrefair featurefeature in’tin’t.
DonusaDonusa.PoeticallPoetical tootoo!!.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.HeereHere ChinaChina dishesdishes toto serueserve inin aa BanketBanquet,
ThoughThough thethe volouptusvoluptuous PersianPersian satesat aa guestguest.
HeereHere ChristallCrystal glassesglasses, suchsuch asas GanymedeGanymede
DidDid fillfill withwith NectarNectar toto thethe ThundererThunderer
WhenWhen hehe drankedrank toto AlcidesAlcides, andand receiu’dreceived himhim
InIn thethe fellowshipfellowship ofof thethe godsgods: truetrue toto thethe ownersowners●owners.
CorinthianCorinthian plateplate studdedstudded withwith DiamondsDiamonds,
ConcealdConcealed oftoft deadlydeadly poysonpoison; ThisThis purepure metallmetal
SoSo innocentinnocent isis, andand faithfullfaithful toto thethe MistresMistress
OrOr MasterMaster thatthat possessespossesses itit: thatthat ratherrather
ThenThan holdhold oneone dropdrop that’sthat’s venemousvenomous, ofof it selfeitself
ItIt fliesflies inin pecespieces, andand deludesdeludes thethe TraytorTraitor.
Donu.DonusaDonu.HowHow mouinglymovingly couldcould thisthis fellowfellow treattreat vponupon
AA worthyworthy subiectsubject, thatthat findesfinds suchsuch discoursediscourse
ToTo gracegrace aa trifletrifle!
Vitel.VitelliVitel.Heere’sHere’s aa PicturePicture MadameMadame
TheThe master peccemastermasterpiecemaster pecce pecce ofof MichaelMichael AngeloAngel●Angelo,
OurOur greatgreat ItalianItalian workemanworkman; heere’shere’s anotheranother
SoSo perfitperfect atat allall partsparts thatthat hadhad PigmalionPygmalion
SeeneSeen thisthis, hishis prayersprayers hadhad beenebeen mademade toto VenusVenus,
ToTo hauehave giuengiven itit lifelife, andand hishis Caru’dCarvedcarved iuoryivory ImageImage
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TheThe rarestrarest beautiesbeauties ofof thethe ChristianChristian worldworld
AndAnd no wherenowhere toto bebe equal’dequalled.
Donu.DonusaDonu.YouYou areare partiallpartial
InIn thethe causecause ofof thosethose youyou fauourfavour II beleeuebelieve,
II instantlyinstantly couldcould shewshow youyou oneone, toto theirstheirs
NotNot muchmuch inferiorinferior.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.WithWith youryour pardonpardon MadameMadammadam
II amam incredculousincredulousincredculousincredulous.
Donu.

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Donu.DonusaDonu.CanCan youyou matchmatch meme thisthis!(VnvailesUnveilsUnvails her selfeherself.
VitelliVitelli.WhatWhat wonderwonder lookelook II onon! I’llI’ll searchsearch aboueabove
AndAnd suddenlysuddenly attendattend youyou.ExitExit VitelliVitelli.
Donu.DonusaDonu.AreAre youyou amazdeamazedamaze
I’le●eI’ll bringbring youyou toto your selfeyourself.BreakesBreaks thethe glassesglasses.
Musta.MustaphaMusta.HaHa●Ha! what’swhat’s thethe mattermatter!
Gaz.GazetGaz.MyMy mastersmaster’s wareware? WeWe areare vndoneundone! OO strangestrange!
AA LadyLady toto turneturn rorerroarer, andand breakebreak glassesglasses
Tis’Tis timetime toto shutshut vpup shopshop thenthen.
Musta,MustaphaMusta,YouYou seemeseem mou’demoved.
IfIf anyany LanguageLanguage ofof thesethese ChristianChristian doggesdogs
HaueHave call’dcalled youryour angeranger onon, inin aa frownefrown shewshow itit
AndAnd theythey areare deaddead alreadyalready.
DonusaDonusa.TheThe offenceoffence
LookesLooks notnot soso farrefar. TheThe foolishfoolish paultriepaltry fellowfellow
Shew’dShowed meme somesome triflestrifles, andand demandeddemanded ofof meme
ForFor whatwhat II valew’dvalued atat soso manymany aspersaspers,
AA thousandthousand DucketsDucats. II confesseconfess hehe mou’dmoved meeme;
YetYet II shouldshould wrongwrong my selfemyself shouldshould suchsuch aa beggerbeggar
ReceiueReceive leastleast losseloss fromfrom meeme.
Mus.MustaphaMus.IsIs itit nono moremore?
Donu.DonusaDonu.NoNo, II assureassure youyou. BidBid himhim bringbring hishis billbill
To morrowTomorrow toto thethe PalacePalace andand enquireinquire
ForFor oneone DonusaDonusa:
ThatThat wordword giuesgives himhim passagepassage throughthrough allall thethe guardguard;
SaySay therethere hehe shallshall receiuereceive fullfull satisfactionsatisfaction.
NowNow whenwhen youyou pleaseplease
Mus.MustaphaMus.II waitewait youyou.ExeuntExeunt MustaphaMustapha, DonusaDonusa, 2.two2. TurkesTurks.
11 TurkeTurk.WeWe mustmust notnot knowknow themthem, letslet’s shiftshift offoff &and vanishvanish.
Gaz.GazetGaz.TheThe swinesSwine’s PoxPox ouertakeovertake youyou, theresthere’s aa cursecurse
ForFor aa TurkeTurk thatthat eateseats nono HogsHog’shog’s fleshflesh.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.IsIs sheshe gonegone:
Gazet.Gazet.YesYes youyou maymay seesee herher handy-workehandiwork.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.NoNo mattermatter.
SaidSaid sheshe oughtaught elseelse?
Gaz.GazetGaz.ThatThat youyou shouldshould waitwait vponupon herher
AndAnd therethere receiuereceive CourtCourt paymentpayment, andand toto passepass
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TheThe guardsguards, sheshe bidsbids youyou onelyonly saysay youyou comecome
ToTo oneone DonusaDonusa.
Vitel.VitelliVitel.HowHow! remoueremove thethe wareswares
DoeDo itit withoutwithout replyreply. TheThe SultansSultan’ssultan’s neeceniece!
II hauehave heardheard amongamong thethe TurkesTurks forfor anyany LadyLady
ToTo shewshow herher faceface barebare, arguesargues louelove, oror speakesspeaks
HerHer deadlydeadly hatredhatred. WhatWhat shouldshould II fearefear, mymy fortunefortune
IsIs sunckesunk soso lowlow: therethere cannotcannot fallfall vponupon meeme
OughtAughtaught worthworth mymy shunningshunning. II willwill runrun thethe hazardhazard:
SheShe maymay bebe aa meanesmeans toto freefree distres’ddistressed PaulinaPaulina.
OrOr ifif offendedoffended, atat thethe worstworst, toto diedie
IsIs aa fullfull periodperiod toto calamitiecalamity.

TheThe endend ofof thethe firstfirst actact.


ActusActus SecundusSecundus ScenaScaena primaprima.

EnterEnter CarazieCarazie, MantoManto.
Car.CarazieCar.InIn thethe namename ofof wonderwonder! MantoManto, whatwhat hathhath mymy LadieLady
DoneDone withwith her selfeherself sincesince yesterdayyesterday.
MantoManto.II knowknow notnot.
MaliciousMalicious menmen reportreport wewe areare allall guidedguided
InIn ourour affectionsaffections byby aa wanderingwandering PlanetPlanet?
ButBut suchsuch aa suddainesudden changechange inin suchsuch aa personperson,
MayMay standstand forfor anan exampleexample toto confirmeconfirm
TheirTheir falsefalse assertionassertion.
Car.CarazieCar.Shee’sShe’s nownow pettishpettish, frowardfroward,
MusiqueMusic, discoursediscourse, obseruanceobservance tedioustedious toto herher.
MantoManto.SheShe sleptslept notnot thethe lastlast nightnight: andand yetyet preuentedprevented
TheThe risingrising SunSun inin beingbeing vpup beforebefore himhim.
Call’dCalled forfor aa costlycostly BathBath, thenthen willdwilled thethe roomesrooms
ShouldShould bebe perfum’dperfumed; RansackdeRansackedransacked herher CabinetsCabinets
ForFor herher choycechoice, andand richestrichest IewellsJewelsjewels: andand appearesappear●sappears nownow
LikeLike CinthiaCi●●hiaCynthiaCinthia inin fullfull gloryglory, waytedwaited onon
ByBy thethe fairestfairest ofof thethe StarsStars.
Car,CarazieCar,CanCan youyou guesseguess thethe reasonreason,
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WhyWhy thethe AgaAga ofof thethe IanizariesJanissariesjanissaries, andand hehe
ThatThat guardsguards thethe entranceentrance ofof thethe inmostinmost portport
WereWere call’dcalled beforebefore herher.
MantoManto.TheyThey areare bothboth herher creaturescreatures,
AndAnd byby herher gracegrace prefer’depreferred, butbut II amam ignorantignorant
ToTo whatwhat purposepurpose theythey werewere sentsent forfor.

EnterEnter DonusaDonusa.
Car.CarazieCar.HeereHere sheeshe comescomes.
FullFull ofof sadsad thoughtsthoughts: wewe mustmust standstand furtherfurther offoff.
WhatWhat aa frownefrown waswas thatthat!
MantoManto.ForbeareForbear.
Car.CarazieCar.II pittiepity herher.
Donu.DonusaDonu.WhatWhat MagicqueMagicmagic hathhath transform’dtransformed meme fromfrom mymy selfemyself(selfe?

WhereWhere isis mymy VirginVirgin pridepride? HowHow hauehave II lostlost
MyMy boastedboasted freedomefreedom? whatwhat newnew firefire burnesburns vpup
MyMy scortchedscorched intrailesentrails. WhatWhat vnknowneunknown desiresdesires
InuadeInvade, andand taketake possessionpossession ofof mymy soulesoul;
AllAll vertuousvirtuous obiectsobjects vanish’dvanished?