The Tempest

What is the significance of this quote to the plot of the play? "Let them be haunted soundly. At this hour / lies at my mercy all mine enemies. / Shortly shall my labors end, and thou / Shalt have the air at freedom. For a little / Follow and do me servic

act 4 scene 1 lines 262-265. By Prospero to Ariel

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Prospero is simply winding up his plan. I think Prospero has tempered both his anger and his revenge. I think he is ready to grant mercy to those that have wronged him. He is also ready to give Ariel her promised freedom.