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    Act 3, Scene III

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    SCENE III. A street.

    Enter SEBASTIAN and ANTONIO
    SEBASTIAN
    I would not by my will have troubled you;
    But, since you make your pleasure of your pains,
    I will no further chide you.

    ANTONIO
    I could not stay behind you: my desire,
    More sharp than filed steel, did spur me forth;
    And not all love to see you, though so much
    As might have drawn one to a longer voyage,
    But jealousy what might befall your travel,
    Being skilless in these parts; which to a stranger,
    Unguided and unfriended, often prove
    Rough and unhospitable: my willing love,
    The rather by these arguments of fear,
    Set forth in your pursuit.

    SEBASTIAN
    My kind Antonio,
    I can no other answer make but thanks,
    And thanks; and ever [ ] oft good turns
    Are shuffled off with such uncurrent pay:
    But, were my worth as is my conscience firm,
    You should find better dealing. What's to do?
    Shall we go see the reliques of this town?

    ANTONIO
    To-morrow, sir: best first go see your lodging.

    SEBASTIAN
    I am not weary, and 'tis long to night:
    I pray you, let us satisfy our eyes
    With the memorials and the things of fame
    That do renown this city.

    ANTONIO
    Would you'ld pardon me;
    I do not without danger walk these streets:
    Once, in a sea-fight, 'gainst the count his galleys
    I did some service; of such note indeed,
    That were I ta'en here it would scarce be answer'd.

    SEBASTIAN
    Belike you slew great number of his people.

    ANTONIO
    The offence is not of such a bloody nature;
    Albeit the quality of the time and quarrel
    Might well have given us bloody argument.
    It might have since been answer'd in repaying
    What we took from them; which, for traffic's sake,
    Most of our city did: only myself stood out;
    For which, if I be lapsed in this place,
    I shall pay dear.

    SEBASTIAN
    Do not then walk too open.

    ANTONIO
    It doth not fit me. Hold, sir, here's my purse.
    In the south suburbs, at the Elephant,
    Is best to lodge: I will bespeak our diet,
    Whiles you beguile the time and feed your knowledge
    With viewing of the town: there shall you have me.

    SEBASTIAN
    Why I your purse?

    ANTONIO
    Haply your eye shall light upon some toy
    You have desire to purchase; and your store,
    I think, is not for idle markets, sir.

    SEBASTIAN
    I'll be your purse-bearer and leave you
    For an hour.

    ANTONIO
    To the Elephant.

    SEBASTIAN
    I do remember.

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