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SCENE I. Verona. An open place.
Enter VALENTINE and PROTEUS VALENTINE Cease to persuade, my loving Proteus: Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.
Were't not affection chains thy tender days To the sweet glances of thy honour'd love, I rather would entreat thy company To see the wonders of the world abroad, Than, living dully sluggardized at home,”