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Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington; T. Egerton; J. Cuthell; J. Scatcherd;
CYMBELINE, King of Britain.
CLOTEN, Son to the Queen by a former Husband. LEONATUS POSTHUMUS, a Gentleman, Husband to Imogen.
BELARIUS, a banished Lord, disguised under the Name of Morgan.
Sons to Cymbeline, disguised under the Names of Polydore and Cadwal, supposed Sons to Belarius.
PHILARIO, Friend to Posthumus,
IACHIMO, Friend to Philario,
A French Gentleman, Friend to Philario.
CORNELIUS, a Physician.
Queen, Wife to Cymbeline.
IMOGEN, Daughter to Cymbeline by a former Queen. HELEN, Woman to Imogen.
Lords, Ladies, Roman_Senators, Tribunes, Apparitions, a Soothsayer, a Dutch Gentleman, a Spanish Gentleman, Musicians, Officers, Captains, Soldiers, Messengers, and other Attendants.
SCENE, sometimes in BRITAIN; sometimes in ITALY.
You do not meet a man, but frowns: our bloods No more obey the heavens, than our courtiers; Still seem, as does the king's.
But what's the matter? 1 Gent. His daughter, and the heir of his kingdom, whom
He purpos'd to his wife's sole son, (a widow,
Is outward sorrow; though, I think, the king
None but the king? 1 Gent. He, that hath lost her, too: so is the
That most desir'd the match: But not a courtier, Although they wear their faces to the bent
1 Inclination, natural disposition.