SCENE I.—VENICE.(A) SAINT MARK'S PLACE.(B)
Various groups of Nobles, Citizens, Merchants, Foreigners, Water-Carriers, Flower Girls, &c., pass and repass. Procession of the Doge, in state, across the square.
ANTONIO, SALARINO, and SALANIO come forward.
Ant. In sooth, I know not why I am so sad;It wearies me; you say, it wearies you;But how I caught it, found it, or came by it,What stuff 'tis made of, whereof it is... more...