Act 5, Scene I

Scene: A Room in the Palace.

Enter EVADNE and a Gentleman.

Evadne.
Sir, is the king a-bed?
Gentleman.
Madam, an hour ago.
Evadne.
Give me the key then, and let none be near;
'Tis the king's pleasure.
Gentleman.
I understand you, madam; 'would 'twere mine.
I must not wish good rest unto your ladyship.
Evadne.
You talk, you talk.
Gentleman.
'Tis all I dare do, madam; but the king
Will wake, and then——
Evadne.
Saving your imagination, pray, good night, sir.
Gentleman.
A good night be it then, and a long one, madam.
I am gone.
[Exeunt.