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William Shakespeare (1564–1616). The Oxford Shakespeare. 1914.

Act V. Scene III.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Frontiers of Mantua.The Forest.

Enter Outlaws with SILVIA.

First Out.Come, come,

Be patient; we must bring you to our captain.

Sil.A thousand more mischances than this one

Have learn’d me how to brook this patiently.

Second Out.Come, bring her away.

First Out.Where is the gentleman that was with her?

Third Out.Being nimble-footed, he hath outrun us;

But Moyses and Valerius follow him.

Go thou with her to the west end of the wood;

There is our captain. We’ll follow him that’s fled:

The thicket is beset; he cannot ’scape.[Exeunt all except the First Outlaw and SILVIA.

First Out.Come, I must bring you to our captain’s cave.

Fear not; he bears an honourable mind,

And will not use a woman lawlessly.

Sil.O Valentine! this I endure for thee.[Exeunt.