And if, ne'ertheless
, That good day's sun delivered to the vines No charta, and the liberal Duke's excess Did scarce exceed a Guelf's or Ghibelline's In any special actual righteousness Of what that day he granted, still the signs Are good and full of promise, we must say, When multitudes approach their kings with prayers And kings concede their people's right to pray, Both in one sunshine.
Hector's opinion Is this in way of truth; yet, ne'ertheless
, My sprightly brethren, I propend to you In resolution to keep Helen still, For 'tis a cause that hath no mean dependence Upon our joint and several dignities.
Pandarus and Thersites, Stephen Ouimette and Ross Lehman, were also splendidly at home in their parts, and while Mark Montgomery's Hector seemed physically slight for the role, he managed the Trojan war council scene very well, and made the crucial moment of throwing reason to the wind--"yet ne'ertheless
, / My sprightly brethren"--biting and memorable.