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nature, extensive knowledge of opinions, and accurate observation of life. In a single drama are here exhibited princes, courtiers, and sailors, all speaking in their real characters. There is the agency of airy spirits, and of an earthly goblin; the operations of magic, the tumults of a storm, the adventures of a desert island, the native effusion of untaught affection, the punishment of guilt, and the final happiness of the pair for whom our passions and reason are equally interested.
Duke of Milan, father to Silvia.
Gentlemen of Verona.
Antonio, father to Proteus.
Panthino, servant to Antonio.
Host, where Julia lodges in Milan.
Julia, a lady of Verona, beloved by Proteus.
Scene, Sometimes in Verona; sometimes in Milari; and on the frontiers of Mantua.
SCENE I-An open place in Verona. Enter Valentine and Proteus.
CEASE to persuade, my loving Proteus;
Pro. Wilt thou be gone? Sweet Valentine,
Think on thy Proteus, when thou, haply, seest
When thou dost meet good hap; and, in thy dan-