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Frederick, brother to the Duke, and ufurper of his dukedom. Amiens, Lords attending upon the Duke in his banishJaques, S ment.

Le Beu, a courtier attending on Frederick. Oliver, eldeft fon to Sir Rowland de Boys, who had formerly been a fervant to the Duke.

Younger brothers to Oliver.

Adam, an old fervant of Sir Rowland de Boys, now fol lowing the fortunes of Orlando.

Dennis, fervant to Oliver.

Charles, a wrestler, and fervant to the ufurping Duke Frederick.

Touchstone, a clown attending on Celia and Rofalind. Corin,



A clown, in love with Audrey.

William, another clown, in love with Audrey.

Sir Oliver Mar-text, a country curate.

Rofalind, daughter to the Duke.
Celia, daughter to Frederick.
Phebe, a fhepherdess.
Audrey, a country wench.

Lords belonging to the two Dukes; with pages, forefters, and other attendants.

The SCENE lyes, first, near Oliver's house; and, afterwards, partly in the Duke's Court; and partly in the Foreft of Arden.





SCENE, OLIVER's Orchard.

Enter Orlando and Adam.


SI remember, Adam, it was upon this fashion bequeath'd me by Will, but a poor thousand crowns; and, as thou fay'ft, charged my brother on his Bleffing to breed me well; and there begins my fadness. My brother Jaques he keeps at fchool, and report fpeaks goldenly of his profit: for my part, he keeps me ruftically at home; or, (to speak more properly) ftays me here at home, unkept; for call you that keeping for a gentleman of my birth, that differs not from the ftalling of an ox? his horses are bred better; for befides that they are fair with their feeding, they are taught their ma nage, and to that end riders dearly hired: but I, his brother, gain nothing under him but growth; for the which his animals on his dunghills are as much bound to him as I. Befides this Nothing that he fo plentifully gives me, the Something, that Nature gave me, his countenance feems to take from me. He lets me VOL. II. M feed

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