<T The Island Princess>+
<I * The Island Princess>+
<Z by John Fletcher.>+
<Z Text from "The Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon,">+
<Z Vol. V, ed. Bowers (Cambridge, 1982).>+
<P 553><L 1>+
<I 1 1><A 1><S 1>+
<N 1> <D THE ISLAND PRINCESSE: A TRAGI-COMEDY.>
<N 2> <D A Bell Rings.>
<N 3> <D Enter Pyniero, Christophero, and Pedro.>
<N 4> <Q Pyniero.> Open the Ports, and see the watch reliev'd,
<N 5> And let the guards be carefull of their busines,
<N 6> Their vigilant eyes fixt on these Islanders.
<N 7> They are false and desperate people, when they find
<N 8> The least occasion open to encouragement,
<N 9> Cruell, and crafty soules, beleeve me Gentlemen.
<N 10> Their late attempt, which is too fresh amongst us,
<N 11> In which against all arms, and honesty,
<N 12> The Governour of Ternata made suprize
<N 13> Of our confederate, the King of Tidore,
<N 14> As for his recreation he was rowing
<N 15> Between both Lands, bids us be wise and circumspect.
<N 16> . . .