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English: An illustration by John Opie, engraved by Jean Pierre Simon, for Act II, Scene III of Shakespeare's [The] Winter's Tale


[To ANTIGONUS.] You, sir, come you hither:
You that have been so tenderly officious
With Lady Margery, your midwife, there,
To save this bastard's life,—for 'tis a bastard,
So sure as this beard's grey,—what will you adventure
To save this brat's life?


Anything, my lord,
That my ability may undergo,
And nobleness impose: at least, thus much;
I'll pawn the little blood which I have left
To save the innocent:—anything possible.


It shall be possible. Swear by this sword
Thou wilt perform my bidding.


I will, my lord.


Mark, and perform it; (seest thou?) for the fail
Of any point in't shall not only be
Death to thyself, but to thy lewd-tongu'd wife;
Whom for this time, we pardon.
Français : Antigone, Léontes, et l'infante Perdita. Illustration par John Opie, gravée par Jean Pierre Simon, du Conte d'hiver (texte intégral) de Shakespeare, Acte II, Scène III:


(A Antigone.) Vous, approchez ici, monsieur, qui vous êtes montré si tendrement officieux, de concert avec votre dame Marguerite, votre sage-femme, pour sauver la vie de cette bâtarde (car c'est une bâtarde, aussi sûr que cette barbe est grise): quels hasards voulez-vous courir pour sauver la vie de ce marmot?


Tous ceux, seigneur, que mes forces peuvent supporter et que l'honneur peut m'imposer, j'irai jusque-là, et j'offre le peu de sang qui me reste pour sauver l'innocence; tout ce que je pourrai faire.


Tu pourras le faire. Jure sur cette épée que tu exécuteras mes ordres.


Je le jure, seigneur.


Écoute et obéis; songes-y bien, car la moindre omission sera l'arrêt, non-seulement de ta mort, mais de la mort de ta femme à mauvaise langue; quant à présent, nous voulons bien lui pardonner.
Türkçe: William Shakespeare'nin Kış Masalı eserinin II Perde, 3. Sahnesi: Sicilya Kralı Leontes, kendi eşi Kraliçe Hermione'nin Sicilya'yı ziyaret eden dostu Bohemya Kralı Polixenes ile zina işlediğini düşünüp Camillo'ya Polixenes'i zehirle öldürmesini emreder. Fakat Polixenes'in suçsuz olduğunu bilen Camillo, ona ihbar edip birlikte Sicilya'dan kaçar. Öfkelenen Leonetes Hermione'yi hapseder ve hapiste doğan kendi kızı Perdita'yı Bohemiya'ya bırakmasını Antigonus'a emreder. (Jean Pierre Simon - John Opie'nin tablosunun gravür versiyonu, Haziran 1793)
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  • John & Josiah Boydell at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall & No. 90 Cheapside, London.
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current22:11, 17 May 2010Thumbnail for version as of 22:11, 17 May 20107,012 × 5,584 (17.19 MB)Adam CuerdenVastly improved colours.
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23:49, 13 March 2009Thumbnail for version as of 23:49, 13 March 20097,012 × 5,584 (30.26 MB)Adam Cuerden{{Information |Description= {{en|An illustration by John Opie for Act II, Scene III of Shakespeare's ''[The] Winter's Tale'' <!--From Wikisource--> LEONTES: :[To ANTIGONUS.] You, sir, come you hither: :You that have been so tenderly officious :With Lad

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