By William Shakespeare
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64 Oberon Having once this juice, I’ll watch Titania when she is asleep, And drop the liquor of it in her eyes: The next thing then she waking looks upon— Be it on lion, bear, or wolf, or bull, On meddling monkey, or on busy ape— She shall pursue it with the soul of love. CliffsComplete A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act II, Scene 1 Act II, Scene 1 53 A wood near Athens. Oberon plans to force Titania to give him her little Indian prince by magic.
Beteem: grant. 132. aught: anything, all. 135. blood: parentage. 141. sympathy: agreement. 143. momentany: momentary. 145. collied: sooty, murky. 146. spleen: fit of temper. 147. ere: before. 150. crossed: thwarted. Egeus With duty and desire we follow you. [Exeunt all but Lysander and Hermia] Lysander How now, my love? Why is your cheek so pale? How chance the roses there do fade so fast? Hermia Belike for want of rain, which I could well Beteem them from the tempest of my eyes. Lysander Ay me!
Then let us teach our trial patience, Because it is a customary cross, As due to love as thoughts, and dreams, and sighs, Wishes and tears, poor fancy’s followers. CliffsComplete A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act I, Scene 1 Act I, Scene 1 29 The play begins in Athens. Theseus plans to marry Hippolyta. Hermia wants to marry Lysander, but is ordered to marry Demetrius, who is loved by Helena. Hermia and Lysander decide to run away together. ACT I, SCENE 1 NOTES [Enter THESEUS, HIPPOLYTA, PHILOSTRATE, with others] Theseus Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour Draws on apace; four happy days bring in Another moon; but, o, methinks, how slow This old moon wanes!