ROSALIND [Aside to CELIA] I will spea...

As You Like It

Rosalind Orlando de Bois

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ROSALIND

[Aside to CELIA] I will speak to him, like a saucy

lackey and under that habit play the knave with him.

Do you hear, forester?

ORLANDO

Very well: what would you?

ROSALIND

I pray you, what is't o'clock?

ORLANDO

You should ask me what time o' day: there's no clock

in the forest.

ROSALIND

Then there is no true lover in the forest; else

sighing every minute and groaning every hour would

detect the lazy foot of Time as well as a clock.

ORLANDO

And why not the swift foot of Time? had not that

been as proper?

ROSALIND

By no means, sir: Time travels in divers paces with

divers persons. I'll tell you who Time ambles

withal, who Time trots withal, who Time gallops

withal and who he stands still withal.

ORLANDO

I prithee, who doth he trot withal?

ROSALIND

Marry, he trots hard with a young

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