Sapho. Wilt thou forsake the ferrie, and followe the court as a Page?
|Phao. As it pleaseth fortune Madame, to whome I am a prentice.||30|
Sapho. Come, let vs goe.
Trachi. Will you goe Pandion?
Pandi. Yea. Exeunt
MOLUS, CRYTICUS, CALYPHO.
〈Enter Molus and Criticus, meeting.〉
Molus. Cryticus comes in good time, I shall not bee alone. What newes Cryticus?
Ctiti. I taught you that lesson, to aske what newes, & this is the newes: to morow ther shalbe a desperate fray betweene two, made
|at all weapons, from the browne bill to the bodkin.||5|
Molus. Now thou talkest of frayes, I pray thee what is that, whereof they talke so commonlye in courte, valour, the stab, the pistoll, for the which euery man that dareth is so much honoured?
Criti. O Molus, beware of valour! hee that can looke bigge, and
|weare his dagger pomel lower thẽ the point, that lyeth at a good||10|
Molus. What is the end?
|Criti. Daunger or death.||15|
Molus. If it be but death that bringeth all this commendation, I account him as valiant that is killed with a surfet, as with a sword.
Criti. How so?
|Molus. If I venture vpon a full stomacke to eat a rasher on the||20|
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Publication information: Book title: The Complete Works of John Lyly. Volume: 2. Contributors: R. Warwick Bond - Author. Publisher: The Clarendon Press. Place of publication: Oxford, England. Publication year: 1902. Page number: 385.
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