Roger Warren (ed.), The Oxford Shakespeare: Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Editor’s Notepg 143 Sc. 8a
Editor’s Note Enter Pericles and Gentlemen with lights1
first gentleman Here is your lodging, sir.
pericles Pray leave me private.
Editor’s Note2Only for instant solace pleasure me
3With some delightful instrument, with which,
Editor’s Note4And with my former practice, I intend
5To pass away the tediousness of night,
Editor’s Note6Though slumbers were more fitting.Editor’s Note Exit First Gentleman
first gentleman Presently.Link 7Enter First Gentleman with a stringed instrument
second gentleman Your will's obeyed in all things, for our master
8Commanded you be disobeyed in nothing.Editor’s Note9Exit with instrument
pericles I thank you. Now betake you to your pillows,
10And to the nourishment of quiet sleep.Exeunt Gentlemen pg 144 Editor’s Note Pericles plays and sings
Editor’s Note11Day—that hath still that sovereignty to draw back
12The empire of the night, though for a while
13In darkness she usurp—brings morning on.
Editor’s Note14I will go give his grace that salutation
Link 15Morning requires of me.