Act III, Scene III-Detailed Summary of Winter's Tales: "Winter's Tales" by William Shakespeare

Scene III

It is a desert in Bohemia. Antigonus, in a touching and emotional manner, leaves the child to a deserted place in Bohemia. Soon after him, a shepherd reaches there and finds the girl. Shepherd decides to adopt the child out of pity. Clown tells Shepherd that a noble man named Antigonus and another with him have drowned by the sea and eaten up by a bear. The old man, Shepherd, pities them. Then they open up the box with the little child and they find gold in it. The girl has brought them luck. Old Shepherd asks Clown to take him where the two men drowned and they shall see if they can save anyone.