Thank me for this more than for all the favours Which, all too much, I have bestow’d on thee.
I know you have determin’d to bestow her On Thurio, whom your gentle daughter hates; And should she thus be stol’n away from you, It would be much vexation to your age.
Bestow thy fawning smiles on equal mates, And think my patience, more than thy desert, Is privilege for thy departure hence.
Now, therefore, would I have thee to my tutor, For long agone I have forgot to court; Besides, the fashion of the time is chang’d, How and which way I may bestow myself To be regarded in her sun-bright eye.
ůspent our hours together; And though myself have been an idle truant, Omitting the sweet benefit of time To clothe mine age with angel-like perfection, Yet hath Sir Proteus,—for that’s his name,— Made use and fair advantage of his days: His years but young, but his experience old; His head unmellowed, but his judgment ripe; And, in a word,—for far behind his worth Comes all the praises that I now bestow,— He is complete in feature and in mind, With all good grace to grace a gentleman.
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In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.