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The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona Translation Act 5, Scene 1

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Enter EGLAMOUR

EGLAMOUR

The sun begins to gild the western sky; And now it is about the very hour That Silvia, at Friar Patrick's cell, should meet me. She will not fail, for lovers break not hours, Unless it be to come before their time; So much they spur their expedition. See where she comes.

EGLAMOUR

The sun begins to tinge the western sky with gold. And now it's time for Silva to meet me at Friar Patrick's place. She won't be late. Lovers never miss the time they're supposed to meet up—unless they arrive early if they really can't wait to see each other. Here she comes. 

Enter SILVIA

EGLAMOUR

Lady, a happy evening!

EGLAMOUR

Good evening to you, lady!

SILVIA

Amen, amen! Go on, good Eglamour,Out at the postern by the abbey-wall:I fear I am attended by some spies.

SILVIA

Amen to that! Let's go, good Eglamour. Let's go out at the back gate by the abbey wall. I am afraid that some spies are following me.

EGLAMOUR

Fear not: the forest is not three leagues off;If we recover that, we are sure enough.

EGLAMOUR

Don't be afraid. The forest is less than nine miles away. If we reach it, we'll be safe enough.

Exeunt

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About the Translator: Nina Romancikova

Nina Romancikova is from Slovakia but her love of literature and theater has brought her to the UK and she has been living and studying there for the past six years. She graduated with a degree in English Literature and Language at University of Glasgow in 2016. Nina is now finishing her Masters in Shakespeare Studies at King's College London and is currently working as a Research Intern at Shakespeare's Globe.