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Hefeus, Duke of Athens.
Egeus, an Athenian Lord.
Lyfander, in Love with Hermia.
Demetrius, in Love with Hermia.
Quince, the Carpenter.
Snug, the Joiner.

Bottom, the Weaver.
Flute, the Bellows-mender.
Snowt, the Tinker.
Starveling, the Tailor.

Hippolita, Princess of the Amazons, betrothed to

Thefeus.

Hermia, Daughter to Egeus, in love with Lyfan

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Helena, in love with Demetrius.

ATTENDANTS.

Oberon, King of the Fairies.
Titania, Queen of the Fairies.
Puck, or Robin-goodfellow, a Fairy.

Peafebloffom,

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Other Fairies attending on the King and Queen. SCENE Athens, and a Wood not far from it.

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Midfummer-Night's Dream.

ACT I.
I.

SCENE I.

Enter Thefeus and Hippolita, with Attendants.

THESE US.

OW, fair Hippolita, our Nuptial Hour
Draws on apace; four happy Days bring in
Another Moon: But oh, methinks, how flow
This old Moon wanes! She lingers my De

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Like to a Step-dame, or a Dowager,

Long withering out a young Man's Revenue.

Hip. Four Days will quickly fteep themselves in Nights,
Four Nights will quickly dream away the Time
And then the Moon, like to a Silver Bow,
New bent in Heaven, fhall behold the Night
Of our Solemnities.

The. Go, Philoftrate,

Stir up the Athenian Youth to Merriments,
Awake the pert and nimble Spirit of Mirth,
Turn Melancholly forth to Funerals:

VOL II.

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