Gob. I bade you rest
Ara. Accursed be this over-curious brain,
Bac. My lord-protector, they say, there are divers letters come from Armenia, that Bessus has done good service, and brought again a day by his particular valour: Received you any to that effect?
Gob. Yes; tis most certain.
Bac. Im sorry fort; not that the day was won, but that
Enter BESSUS and SPACONIA.
Bes. Health to my lord-protector? From the king these letters; and to your grace, madam, these.
Gob. How does his majesty?
Bes. As well as conquest, by his own means and his valiant commanders, can make him: Your letters will tell you all.
Pan. I will not open mine, till I do know My brothers health: Good captain, is he well?
Bes. As the rest of us that fought are.
Pan. But hows that? is he hurt?
Bes. Hes a strange soldier that gets not a knock.
Pan. I do not ask how strange that soldier is
Bes. He had divers.
Pan. And is he well again?
Bes. Well again, ant please your grace? Why, I was run twice through the body, and shot i th head with a cross arrow, and yet am well again.
Pan. I do not care how thou dost:is he well?
Bes. Not care how I do? Let a man, out of the mightiness of his spirit, fructify foreign countries with his blood, for the good of his own, and thus he shall be answered. Why, I may live to relieve, with spear and shield, such a lady distressed.
Pan. Why, I will care: Im glad that thou art well; I prythee, is he so?
Gob. The king is well, and will be here to-morrow.
Pan. My prayer is heard. Now will I open mine.
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