presently say, 'go too': & when men striue for kisses, we exclaime, 'let vs alone,' as though we would fall to that our selues.
Favilla. Nay, then Canope, it is time to goe,--and beehold Phao!
Isme. Where? 50
Favilla. In your heade Ismena, no where els: but let vs keepe on our way.
Isme. Wisely. Exeunt.
〈Enter Phao with a small mirror: SYBILLA Sitting in her Cave.〉
Phao. Phao, thy meane fortune causeth thee to vse an care, and thy sodaine bewtie a glasse: by the one is seene thy need, in the other thy pride. O Venus! in thinking thou hast blest me, thou hast curst me, adding to a poore estate, a proud heart; and to a disdained man, a disdaining minde. Thou doest 5 not flatter thy selfe Phao, thou art faire: faire? I feare mee faire be a word too foule for a face so passing fayre. But what auaileth bewtie? hadst thou all things thou wouldest wish, thou mightst die to morrow; and didst thou want al things thou desirest, who shalt liue till thou diest. Tushe Phao! there is growne more pride in thy 10 minde, then fauour in thy face. Blush foolish boy, to think on thine owne thoughts: cease complaints, & craue counsell. And loe! behold Sybilla in the mouth of her caue: I will salute her. Ladye, I feare me I am out of my way, and so benighted withall that I am compelled to aske your direction.
Sybi. Faire youth, if you will be aduised by mee, you shal for this time seeke none other Inne, then my caue: for that it is no lesse perillous to trauaile by night, then vncomfortable.
Phao. Your curtesie offered hath preuented what my necessity was to entreate. 20
Sybi. Come neere, take a stoole, and sit downe. Now, for that these winter nights are long, and that children delight in nothing more then to heare old wiues tales, we will beguile the time with