William Shakespeare: The Tempest

2. SCENE II. Another part of the island

[Enter CALIBAN, with a bottle, STEPHANO, and TRINCULO.]

Tell not me:--when the butt is out we will drink
water; not a drop before: therefore bear up, and board
'em.--Servant-monster, drink to me.

Servant-monster! The folly of this island! They
say there's but five upon this isle; we are three of
them; if th' other two be brained like us, the state

Drink, servant-monster, when I bid thee: thy
eyes are almost set in thy head.

Where should they be set else? He were a brave
monster indeed, if they were set in his tail.

My man-monster hath drown'd his tongue in
sack: for my part, the sea cannot drown me; I swam, ere
I could recover the shore, five-and-thirty leagues, off
and on, by this light. Thou shalt be my lieutenant,
monster, or my standard.

Your lieutenant, if you list; he's no standard.

We'll not run, Monsieur monster.

Nor go neither: but you'll lie like dogs, and
yet say nothing neither.

Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou beest
a good moon-calf.

How does thy honour? Let me lick thy shoe.
I'll not serve him: he is not valiant.

Thou liest, most ignorant monster: I am in case
to justle a constable. Why, thou deboshed fish thou,
was there ever man a coward that hath drunk so much sack
as I to-day? Wilt thou tell a monstrous lie, being but
half fish and half a monster?

Lo, how he mocks me! wilt thou let him, my lord?

'Lord' quoth he!--That a monster should be such
a natural!

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