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Enter ALONSO, SEBASTIAN, ANTONIO, GONZALO, ADRIAN, FRANCISCO, and others
ALONSO, SEBASTIAN, ANTONIO, GONZALO, ADRIAN, FRANCISCO, and others enter.




GONZALO
(to ALONSO) By 'r lakin, I can go no further, sir.
My old bones ache. Here’s a maze trod indeed
Through forthrights and meanders. By your patience,
I needs must rest me.
GONZALO
I swear, I can’t go any further, sir. My old bones are tired. We’re wandering in a maze. If you don’t mind, I need to rest a bit.


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ALONSO
    Old lord, I cannot blame thee,
Who am myself attached with weariness
To th' dulling of my spirits. Sit down and rest.
Even here I will put off my hope and keep it
No longer for my flatterer. He is drowned
Whom thus we stray to find, and the sea mocks
Our frustrate search on land. Well, let him go.
ALONSO
I can’t blame you, old lord. I’m so tired myself that it’s bringing me down. Sit down and rest. I’m losing hope. The one we’re looking for is dead. We’re searching on land, but he’s lost in the sea. We have to give up and let him go.



ANTONIO
(aside to SEBASTIAN) I am right glad that he’s so out of hope.
Do not for one repulse forego the purpose
That you resolved t' effect.
ANTONIO
(speaking so that only SEBASTIAN can hear) I’m glad he’s so depressed. Don’t back out of our plan just because it didn’t work the first time.


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SEBASTIAN
(aside to ANTONIO)  The next advantage
Will we take throughly.
SEBASTIAN
(speaking so that only ANTONIO can hear) The next chance we get, we’ll do the deed.




ANTONIO
(aside to SEBASTIAN) Let it be tonight,
For now they are oppressed with travel. They
Will not, nor cannot, use such vigilance
As when they are fresh.
ANTONIO
(speaking so that only SEBASTIAN can hear) Let’s do it tonight. The men are so tired from traveling that they can’t be as careful as they are when they’re fresh.
Solemn and strange music
Solemn and strange music is heard.
Enter PROSPERO on the top, invisible
PROSPERO enters above, invisible.

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