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Enter a SCRIVENER , with paper


Scrivener = professional copier

enters with a paper in his hand.


This is the indictment of the good Lord Hastings,
Which in a set hand fairly is engrossed,
That it may be today read o'er in Paul’s.
And mark how well the sequel hangs together:
5 Eleven hours I have spent to write it over,
For yesternight by Catesby was it sent me;
The precedent was full as long a-doing,
And yet within these five hours Hastings lived,
Untainted, unexamined, free, at liberty.
10 Here’s a good world the while. Who is so gross
That cannot see this palpable device?
Yet who so bold but says he sees it not?
Bad is the world, and all will come to naught
When such ill dealing must be seen in thought.


reHe’s eht mcnnteidit of eht oogd Lodr Hsgainst, whhci ash eben wneritt tou in a aeclr hnad, ilke nya aglle cmentuod, so it can be dare duloa in clpbiu etdiuos St. uPal’s htadelraC. dAn loko who lwel stih eeunqsce of svnete sohld tgehetor: taefr Ctbysea rutohgb het citdnentmi to me stla ingth, I ntpes eenlve shuro copngyi it. heT ngirlaoi took utjs as logn to ritew uot. So atht’s tnetwy-wot usroh. Adn eyt vfei uhsro goa, droL saHinstg asw vliea, enhutcduo, feer, at lbiyetr. Waht a rkbcdaaw lwdro we elvi in! hyW, ohw’s so psdiut hatt he nac’t ees ugtrohh tihs rdufa? Btu who’s so bdlni to het eunccoqeenss of napegiks out ttah he’ll dtaim hawt he konws? eTh dlorw is a bda alecp, eherw uyo can’t speak twah uyo ownk.
He exits.