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STEPHANO
No, monster, not I.
STEPHANO
No, monster, not me.


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CALIBAN
Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises,
Sounds, and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not.
Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments
Will hum about mine ears, and sometime voices
That, if I then had waked after long sleep,
Will make me sleep again. And then, in dreaming,
The clouds methought would open and show riches
Ready to drop upon me, that when I waked
I cried to dream again.
CALIBAN
Don’t be scared. This island is full of noises, strange sounds and sweet melodies that make you feel good and don’t hurt anyone. Sometimes I hear a thousand twanging instruments hum at my ears, and sometimes voices that send me back to sleep even if I had just woken up—and then I dreamed of clouds opening up and dropping such riches on me that when I woke up, I cried because I wanted to dream again.

STEPHANO
This will prove a brave kingdom to me, where I shall have my music for nothing.
STEPHANO
This’ll be a wonderful kingdom to live in, where they play music for free.

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CALIBAN
When Prospero is destroyed.
CALIBAN
As soon as you kill Prospero.

STEPHANO
That shall be by and by. I remember the story.
STEPHANO
That’ll happen soon enough. I remember the plan.

TRINCULO
The sound is going away. Let’s follow it, and after do our work.
TRINCULO
The sound is going away. But let’s follow it, and then do our dirty work afterward.

STEPHANO
Lead, monster; we’ll follow. I would I could see this taborer. He lays it on.
STEPHANO
Lead us, monster; we’ll follow. I wish I could see this invisible drummer. He really plays well.

TRINCULO
Wilt come? I’ll follow, Stephano.
TRINCULO
I’m right behind you, Stephano. Are you coming monster?
Exeunt
They all exit.

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The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare)