Twelfth Night

by: William Shakespeare

  Act 3 Scene 4

page Act 3 Scene 4 Page 18

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Still in this fashion, color, ornament,
For him I imitate. Oh, if it prove,
350Tempests are kind and salt waves fresh in love!
with the same accessories. Oh, if it turns out to be true that he survived, then that storm was kind, and the ocean was full of love!
Exit
VIOLA exits.

SIR TOBY BELCH

A very dishonest paltry boy, and more a coward than a hare. His dishonesty appears in leaving his friend here in necessity and denying him. And for his cowardship, ask Fabian.

SIR TOBY BELCH

He’s a very dishonest, puny boy, and more cowardly than a rabbit. He abandoned his friend here in an emergency, and even pretended he didn’t know him. That shows he’s dishonest. As for his cowardliness, ask Fabian.

FABIAN

355A coward, a most devout coward, religious in it.

FABIAN

He’s a coward, a total coward. He’s religiously devoted to his cowardice.

SIR ANDREW

'Slid, I’ll after him again and beat him.

SIR ANDREW

By God, I’ll go after him again and beat him up.

SIR TOBY BELCH

Do, cuff him soundly, but never draw thy sword.

SIR TOBY BELCH

Please do. Beat him up well, but don’t draw your sword.

SIR ANDREW

An I do not—

SIR ANDREW

I swear I will—

FABIAN

Come, let’s see the event.

FABIAN

Come on, let’s go see what happens.

SIR TOBY BELCH

360I dare lay any money ’twill be nothing yet.

SIR TOBY BELCH

I’ll bet anything you like that nothing will happen, once again.
Exeunt
They all exit.