2. Scene II. A Room in LEONATO'S House.
Why, what's the matter?
I came hither to tell you; and circumstances shortened,--for she
has been too long a talking of,--the lady is disloyal.
Even she: Leonato's Hero, your Hero, every man's Hero.
The word's too good to paint out her wickedness; I could say, she were
worse: think you of a worse title, and I will fit her to it. Wonder not
till further warrant: go but with me to-night, you shall see her
chamber-window entered, even the night before her wedding-day: if you
love her then, to-morrow wed her; but it would better fit your honour
to change your mind.
May this be so?
I will not think it.
If you dare not trust that you see, confess not that you know. If you
will follow me, I will show you enough; and when you have seen more
and heard more, proceed accordingly.
If I see anything to-night why I should not marry her to-morrow, in
the congregation, where I should wed, there will I shame her.
And, as I wooed for thee to obtain her, I will join with thee to
I will disparage her no farther till you are my witnesses: bear it
coldly but till midnight, and let the issue show itself.
O day untowardly turned!
O mischief strangely thwarting!
O plague right well prevented!So will you say when you have seen