Speeches (Lines) for Third Outlaw
in "Two Gentlemen of Verona"

Total: 8

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(stage directions). [Enter VALENTINE and SPEED]

Third Outlaw. Stand, sir, and throw us that you have about ye:
If not: we'll make you sit and rifle you.



Second Outlaw. Peace! we'll hear him.

Third Outlaw. Ay, by my beard, will we, for he's a proper man.



Valentine. From Milan.

Third Outlaw. Have you long sojourned there?



Valentine. My youthful travel therein made me happy,
Or else I often had been miserable.

Third Outlaw. By the bare scalp of Robin Hood's fat friar,
This fellow were a king for our wild faction!



Valentine. Nothing but my fortune.

Third Outlaw. Know, then, that some of us are gentlemen,
Such as the fury of ungovern'd youth
Thrust from the company of awful men:
Myself was from Verona banished
For practising to steal away a lady,
An heir, and near allied unto the duke.



Second Outlaw. Indeed, because you are a banish'd man,
Therefore, above the rest, we parley to you:
Are you content to be our general?
To make a virtue of necessity
And live, as we do, in this wilderness?

Third Outlaw. What say'st thou? wilt thou be of our consort?
Say ay, and be the captain of us all:
We'll do thee homage and be ruled by thee,
Love thee as our commander and our king.



Valentine. I take your offer and will live with you,
Provided that you do no outrages
On silly women or poor passengers.

Third Outlaw. No, we detest such vile base practises.
Come, go with us, we'll bring thee to our crews,
And show thee all the treasure we have got,
Which, with ourselves, all rest at thy dispose.



First Outlaw. Where is the gentleman that was with her?

Third Outlaw. Being nimble-footed, he hath outrun us,
But Moyses and Valerius follow him.
Go thou with her to the west end of the wood;
There is our captain: we'll follow him that's fled;
The thicket is beset; he cannot 'scape.

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