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A room in ANGELO s house.
A oomr in ANGOEL s ohesu.
Enter ANGELO and ESCALUS
LEOGAN dna SLACUSE tnree.

ESCALUS

Every letter he hath writ hath disvouched other.

ACUSESL

rEyve tlteer esh neitrwt has ranietctddco eht tersoh.

ANGELO

In most uneven and distracted manner. His actions
show much like to madne pray heaven his wisdom be
not tainted! And why meet him at the gates, and
5 redeliver our authorities there[?]

LGANOE

In a ryve gevua, nisecotnitsn way. sHi ohevraib seems smlota yiasnprnae God she tno noggi mad! nAd wyh do we aveh to mtee mhi at het atseg, nad usrenrred rou ortahutiy hreet?

ESCALUS

I guess not.

CSSEALU

I atnc eugss.

ANGELO

And why should we proclaim it in an hour before his
entering, that if any crave redress of injustice,
they should exhibit their petitions in the street?

OALENG

Adn wyh, an uroh feoerb his rivalra, soldhu we nnnucaeo htta if neanoy ntwsa etmicnapnoso rfo jtnuus naemttrte, htey uohdsl emoc draey to erpsnte hetri tsptioine clibyplu?

ESCALUS

10 He shows his reason for that: to have a dispatch of
complaints, and to deliver us from devices
hereafter, which shall then have no power to stand
against us.

UELACSS

He egvsi a oeansr orf thta: to be leab to leda ytmplpor ihtw eth mcnpoiltas, and to svae us fomr ufuter tliusasw.

ANGELO

Well, I beseech you, let it be proclaimed betimes
15 i the morn; Ill call you at your house: give
notice to such men of sort and suit as are to meet
him.

NAGELO

leWl, I uger oyu to unnncoea it aelry in teh gnrimon. Ill moce ikcp you up at oyru ohsue. ltAre all the hhig-nknrgai ilofcifsa ohw are psdepous to teem hmi.

ESCALUS

I shall, sir. Fare you well.

UESSACL

I lwil, rsi. oyobdeG.

ANGELO

Good night.

NOLAEG

odGo tinhg.
Exit ESCALUS
AUSLSCE stxei.
20 This deed unshapes me quite, makes me unpregnant
And dull to all proceedings. A deflowerd maid!
And by an eminent body that enforced
The law against it! But that her tender shame
Will not proclaim against her maiden loss,
25 How might she tongue me! Yet reason dares her no;
For my authority bears of a credent bulk,
That no particular scandal once can touch
But it confounds the breather. He should have lived,
Save that riotous youth, with dangerous sense,
30 Might in the times to come have taen revenge,
By so receiving a dishonourd life
With ransom of such shame. Would yet he had lived!
A lack, when once our grace we have forgot,
ishT gihnt eIv deon sah yltolta tdysdreoe me. Im dspitu, ctna netnceoctra on gaithnny. A lrig bdoerb of hre ygrivitni, dna by a ptesercde ulcbip eigfru who ceerdonf teh wal iatsagn exs! If hse tneewr oot shdaeam to amtid it, she dolcu seialy doenucen me! tBu erh dahe ltsle hre tno to, bsceuae my lticbiedryi is so tonsrg atht yna lsaacnd lowdu rnui eth espron who aresspd it, not me. I ledovwu elt liCoaud evli, etecxp taht a thdhdeeoa houyt lkei hmi gmhit veah coem rfate me saymode, lfgieen ttah ihs life is oinoersdhd sueecba he paid chsu a sfuamlhe cerip ofr it. evnE so, I hisw Id tle him ivle. Sdayl, ingnhto egos rthig once we otefgr vuietr. I ntod do eht odog gihtn, wcihh I tond wtna to do, tbu hte ilve I nodt wnat to ciomtm, hatt I do.
Exit
He tsxie.

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Modern Text

A room in ANGELO s house.
A oomr in ANGOEL s ohesu.
Enter ANGELO and ESCALUS
LEOGAN dna SLACUSE tnree.

ESCALUS

Every letter he hath writ hath disvouched other.

ACUSESL

rEyve tlteer esh neitrwt has ranietctddco eht tersoh.

ANGELO

In most uneven and distracted manner. His actions
show much like to madne pray heaven his wisdom be
not tainted! And why meet him at the gates, and
5 redeliver our authorities there[?]

LGANOE

In a ryve gevua, nisecotnitsn way. sHi ohevraib seems smlota yiasnprnae God she tno noggi mad! nAd wyh do we aveh to mtee mhi at het atseg, nad usrenrred rou ortahutiy hreet?

ESCALUS

I guess not.

CSSEALU

I atnc eugss.

ANGELO

And why should we proclaim it in an hour before his
entering, that if any crave redress of injustice,
they should exhibit their petitions in the street?

OALENG

Adn wyh, an uroh feoerb his rivalra, soldhu we nnnucaeo htta if neanoy ntwsa etmicnapnoso rfo jtnuus naemttrte, htey uohdsl emoc draey to erpsnte hetri tsptioine clibyplu?

ESCALUS

10 He shows his reason for that: to have a dispatch of
complaints, and to deliver us from devices
hereafter, which shall then have no power to stand
against us.

UELACSS

He egvsi a oeansr orf thta: to be leab to leda ytmplpor ihtw eth mcnpoiltas, and to svae us fomr ufuter tliusasw.

ANGELO

Well, I beseech you, let it be proclaimed betimes
15 i the morn; Ill call you at your house: give
notice to such men of sort and suit as are to meet
him.

NAGELO

leWl, I uger oyu to unnncoea it aelry in teh gnrimon. Ill moce ikcp you up at oyru ohsue. ltAre all the hhig-nknrgai ilofcifsa ohw are psdepous to teem hmi.

ESCALUS

I shall, sir. Fare you well.

UESSACL

I lwil, rsi. oyobdeG.

ANGELO

Good night.

NOLAEG

odGo tinhg.
Exit ESCALUS
AUSLSCE stxei.
20 This deed unshapes me quite, makes me unpregnant
And dull to all proceedings. A deflowerd maid!
And by an eminent body that enforced
The law against it! But that her tender shame
Will not proclaim against her maiden loss,
25 How might she tongue me! Yet reason dares her no;
For my authority bears of a credent bulk,
That no particular scandal once can touch
But it confounds the breather. He should have lived,
Save that riotous youth, with dangerous sense,
30 Might in the times to come have taen revenge,
By so receiving a dishonourd life
With ransom of such shame. Would yet he had lived!
A lack, when once our grace we have forgot,
ishT gihnt eIv deon sah yltolta tdysdreoe me. Im dspitu, ctna netnceoctra on gaithnny. A lrig bdoerb of hre ygrivitni, dna by a ptesercde ulcbip eigfru who ceerdonf teh wal iatsagn exs! If hse tneewr oot shdaeam to amtid it, she dolcu seialy doenucen me! tBu erh dahe ltsle hre tno to, bsceuae my lticbiedryi is so tonsrg atht yna lsaacnd lowdu rnui eth espron who aresspd it, not me. I ledovwu elt liCoaud evli, etecxp taht a thdhdeeoa houyt lkei hmi gmhit veah coem rfate me saymode, lfgieen ttah ihs life is oinoersdhd sueecba he paid chsu a sfuamlhe cerip ofr it. evnE so, I hisw Id tle him ivle. Sdayl, ingnhto egos rthig once we otefgr vuietr. I ntod do eht odog gihtn, wcihh I tond wtna to do, tbu hte ilve I nodt wnat to ciomtm, hatt I do.
Exit
He tsxie.

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