All's Well That Ends Well: A Comedy (HarperPerennial Classics)

By William Shakespeare

Helena schemes with Diana to satisfy Bertram’s conditions and win his love, yet as Bertram’s infidelity and Helena’s deceits are published, the viewers is left to wonder whether, in love, the tip justifies the potential.

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Could be the amorous count number solicits her within the illegal goal. WIDOW He does, certainly; And brokes with all which could in this type of go well with Corrupt the delicate honour of a maid; [70] yet she is arm’d for him, and retains her defend In honestest defence. input, with drum and hues, BERTRAM, PAROLLES, and the complete military. MARIANA The gods forbid else! WIDOW So, now they arrive. that's Antonio, the Duke’s eldest son; That, Escalus. HELENA that is the Frenchman? DIANA He – [75] That with the plume; ’tis a so much gallant fellow. i'd he lov’d his spouse; if he have been honester He have been a lot goodlier, ls’t now not a good-looking gentleman? HELENA i love him good. DIANA ’Tis pity he's not sincere. Yond’s that very same knave [80] That leads him to those locations; have been I his girl i'd poison that vile rascal. HELENA that's he? DIANA That jack-an-apes with scarfs. Why is he depression? HELENA maybe he’s harm i’ th’ conflict. [85] PAROLLES Lose our drum! good. MARIANA He’s shrewdly vex’d at whatever. glance, he has spied us. WIDOW Marry, grasp you! MARIANA And your courtesy, for a ring-carrier! [Exeunt Bertram, Parolles, and military. [90] WIDOW The troop is prior. Come, pilgrim, i'll deliver you the place you shall host. Of enjoin’d penitents There’s 4 or 5, to nice Saint Jacques sure, Already at my condo. HELENA I humbly thanks. Please it this matron and this light maid [95] To devour with us to-night; the cost and thanking will probably be for me, and, to requite you additional, i'll bestow a few precepts of this virgin, helpful the word. either We’ll take your supply kindly. [Exeunt. SCENE VI. Camp sooner than Florence. input BERTRAM, and the 2 French Lords. 2 LORD Nay, sturdy my lord, positioned him to’t; allow him have his manner. 1 LORD in case your lordship locate him no longer a hilding, carry me not more on your appreciate. [5] [5] LORD On my existence, my lord, a bubble. BERTRAM Do you're thinking that i'm thus far deceived in him? 2 LORD think it, my lord, in mine personal direct wisdom, with none malice, yet to talk of him as my kinsman, he’s a so much striking coward, an unlimited and unending liar, an hourly promise-breaker, the landlord of not anyone sturdy [11] caliber beneficial your lordship’s leisure. [14] [14] LORD It have been suit you knew him; lest, reposing too a long way in his advantage, which he hath no longer, he may possibly at a few nice and trusty enterprise in a prime risk fail you. BERTRAM i'd I knew in what specific motion to aim him. [17] [17] LORD None larger than to allow him fetch off his drum, that you listen him so optimistically adopt to do. [28] [28] LORD I with a troop of Florentines will without notice shock him; such i'm going to have whom i'm yes he is aware now not from the enemy. we are going to bind and hoodwink him in order that he shall feel no different yet that he's carried into the leaguer of the adversaries once we deliver him to our personal tents. Be yet your lordship current at his exam; if he don't, for the promise of his existence and within the maximum compulsion of base worry, provide to betray you and convey the entire intelligence in his energy opposed to you, and that with the divine forfeit of his soul upon oath, by no means belief my judgment in whatever.

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