By William Shakespeare
Helena schemes with Diana to meet Bertram’s conditions and win his love, yet as Bertram’s infidelity and Helena’s deceits are published, the viewers is left to wonder whether, in love, the tip justifies the capability.
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Input HELENA and Widow. HELENA in the event you misdoubt me that i'm now not she, i do know no longer how I shall guarantee you additional yet I shall lose the grounds I paintings upon. WIDOW notwithstanding my property be fall’n, i used to be good born,  not anything accustomed to those companies; And wouldn't placed my recognition now In any staining act. HELENA Nor might I want you. First provide me belief the count number he's my husband, And what in your sworn assistance i've got spoken  Is so from observe to notice; after which you can't, by means of the nice relief that I of you shall borrow, Err in bestowing it. WIDOW I should still think you; For you've gotten show’d me that which good approves Y’are nice in fortune. HELENA Take this handbag of gold,  And permit me purchase your pleasant support up to now, Which i'll over-pay and pay back. while i've got chanced on it. The count number he woos your daughter, Lays down his wanton siege earlier than her good looks, Resolv’d to hold her. allow her in nice consent,  As we’ll direct her how ’tis top to undergo it. Now his very important blood will nought deny That she’ll call for. a hoop the County wears That downward hath succeeded in his residence From son to son a few 4 or 5 descents  because the first father wore it. This ring he holds In so much wealthy selection; but, in his idle fireplace, to shop for his will, it'll now not look too pricey, Howe’er repented after. WIDOW Now I see the ground of your function.  HELENA you notice it lawful then. it really is not more yet that your daughter, ere she turns out as gained, wishes this ring; appoints him an come upon; In high quality, grants me to fill the time, Herself so much chastely absent. After this,  To marry her, I’ll upload 3 thousand crowns to what's pass’d already. WIDOW i've got yielded. educate my daughter how she shall persever, that point and position with this deceit so lawful might turn out coherent. each evening he comes  With musics of every kind, and songs compos’d To her unworthiness. It not anything steads us To chide him from our eaves, for he persists as though his existence lay on’t. HELENA Why then to-night allow us to assay our plot; which, if it pace,  Is depraved that means in a lawful deed, And lawful that means in a lawful act; the place either now not sin, and but a sinful truth. yet let’s approximately it. [Exeunt. ACT 4 SCENE I. with out the Florentine camp. input moment French Lord with 5 or 6 different squaddies in ambush. 2 LORD He can come no opposite direction yet by means of this hedge-comer. if you sally upon him, communicate what negative language you'll; even though you recognize it no longer yourselves, irrespective of; for we must never appear to comprehend him, except a few one amongst us, whom we needs to produce for an  interpreter. 1 SOLDIER solid captain, permit me be th’ interpreter. 2 LORD artwork now not accustomed to him? is aware he now not thy voice?   SOLDIER No, sir, I warrant you. 2 LORD yet what linsey-woolsey hast thou to talk to us back?   SOLDIER E’en like you communicate to me. 2 LORD He needs to imagine us a few band of strangers i’ th’ adversary’s leisure. Now he hath a smack of all neighbouring languages, for that reason we needs to each be a guy of his personal fancy; to not recognize what we communicate one to a different, so we appear to be aware of, is to understand directly our function: choughs’ language, gabble adequate, and more than enough.