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Now, my young guest, methinks you’re allycholly

Now, my young guest, methinks you're allycholly.
I pray you, why is it?
Julia, as Sebastian
Marry, mine host, because I
cannot be merry.
Come, we'll have you merry. I'll bring you where
you shall hear music and see the gentleman that you
asked for.
Julia, as Sebastian
But shall I hear him speak?
Ay, that you shall.
Julia, as Sebastian
That will be music.
Hark, hark. Music plays.
Julia, as Sebastian
Is he among these?
Ay. But peace; let's hear 'em.


Who is Sylvia? What is she,
That all our swains commend her?
Holy, fair, and wise is she;
The heaven such grace did lend her
That she might admirèd be.

Is she kind as she is fair?
For beauty lives with kindness.
Love doth to her eyes repair
To help him of his blindness;
And, being helped, inhabits there.

Then to Sylvia let us sing,
That Sylvia is excelling;
She excels each mortal thing
Upon the dull earth dwelling.
To her let us garlands bring.

How now? Are you sadder than you were before?
How do you, man? The music likes you not.
Julia, as Sebastian
You mistake. The musician likes me
Why, my pretty youth?
Julia, as Sebastian
He plays false, father.
How, out of tune on the strings?
Julia, as Sebastian
Not so; but yet so false that he
grieves my very heart-strings.
You have a quick ear.
Julia, as Sebastian
Ay, I would I were deaf; it makes
me have a slow heart.
I perceive you delight not in music.
Julia, as Sebastian
Not a whit when it jars so.

Act 4
Scene 2
Line 28

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