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Pericles, Prince of Tyre

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ACT III SCENE IV Ephesus. A room in CERIMON's house.
CERIMONMadam, this letter, and some certain jewels,
Lay with you in your coffer: which are now
At your command. Know you the character?
THAISAIt is my lord's.
That I was shipp'd at sea, I well remember,5
Even on my eaning time; but whether there
Deliver'd, by the holy gods,
I cannot rightly say. But since King Pericles,
My wedded lord, I ne'er shall see again,
A vestal livery will I take me to,10
And never more have joy.
CERIMONMadam, if this you purpose as ye speak,
Diana's temple is not distant far,
Where you may abide till your date expire.
Moreover, if you please, a niece of mine15
Shall there attend you.
THAISAMy recompense is thanks, that's all;
Yet my good will is great, though the gift small.

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