QueenOf sorrow or of joy? 11 LadyOf either, madam. 12 QueenOf neither, girl; 13 For of joy, being altogether wanting, 14. wanting: lacking. It doth remember me the more of sorrow; 15. remember: remind. Or if of grief, being altogether had, 16 It adds more sorrow to my want of joy; 17 For what I have I need not to repeat, 18 And what I want it boots not to complain. 19. boots not: does no good. LadyMadam, I'll sing. 20 Queen'Tis well that thou hast cause, 21 But thou shouldst please me better, wouldst thou weep. 22 LadyI could weep, madam, would it do you good. 23 QueenAnd I could sing, would weeping do me good, 24 And never borrow any tear of thee. 25 Enter a Gardener, and two of his Men.But stay, here come the gardeners. 26 Let's step into the shadow of these trees. 27 My wretchedness unto a row of pins, 28. My wretchedness unto: i.e. I wager my wretchedness against. They will talk of state, for every one doth so 29. state: politics. Against a change; woe is forerun with woe. 30. Against: in anticipation of. GardenerGo, bind thou up yon dangling apricocks,
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