ariel speech

Ariel Requests “Probation”

Ariel

Is there more toil?
Let me remember thee what thou hast promised,
Which is not yet performed me.

Prospero

                                             How now? Moody?
What is’t thou canst demand?

Ariel

                                           My liberty.

Prospero

Before the time be out? No more!

Ariel

                                                 I prithee,
Remember I have done thee worthy service,
Told thee no lies, made thee no mistakings, served
Without or grudge or grumblings.  Thou did promise
To bate me a full year.

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