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  • Title: Troilus and Cressida (Folio 1, 1623)
  • Editor: William Godshalk
  • ISBN: 1-55058-301-8

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    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: William Godshalk
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    Troilus and Cressida (Folio 1, 1623)

    Enter Paris, Troylus, Æneas, Deiphebus, An-
    thenor and Diomedes.
    2375Par. It is great morning, and the houre prefixt
    Of her deliuerie to this valiant Greeke
    Comes fast vpon: good my brother Troylus,
    Tell you the Lady what she is to doe,
    And hast her to the purpose.
    2380Troy. Walke into her house:
    Ile bring her to the Grecian presently;
    And to his hand, when I deliuer her,
    Thinke it an Altar, and thy brother Troylus
    A Priest, there offring to it his heart.
    2385Par. I know what 'tis to loue,
    And would, as I shall pittie, I could helpe.
    Please you walke in, my Lords.