1 Yes, faith, and all his lords, the Duke of Milan And his brave son being twain.
2 And thy father Was Duke of Milan, and his only heir And princess no worse issued.
3 Thy case, dear friend, Shall be my precedent: as thou got'st Milan, I'll come by Naples.
4 Milan and Naples have More widows in them of this business' making Than we bring men to comfort them.
5 Twelve year since, Miranda, twelve year since, Thy father was the Duke of Milan and A prince of power.
6 To have no screen between this part he played And him he played it for, he needs will be Absolute Milan.
7 She Is daughter to this famous Duke of Milan, Of whom so often I have heard renown, But never saw before, of whom I have Received a second life; and second father This lady makes him to me.
8 And in the morn I'll bring you to your ship, and so to Naples, Where I have hope to see the nuptial Of these our dear-beloved solemnized, And thence retire me to my Milan, where Every third thought shall be my grave.
9 --But howsoe'er you have Been justled from your senses, know for certain That I am Prospero and that very duke Which was thrust forth of Milan, who most strangely Upon this shore, where you were wracked, was landed To be the lord on 't.'
10 But remember--For that's my business to you--that you three From Milan did supplant good Prospero, Exposed unto the sea, which hath requit it, Him and his innocent child, for which foul deed, The powers--delaying, not forgetting--have Incensed the seas and shores, yea, all the creatures Against your peace.