you have my permission to do as you therefore plead
I have found a gentleman who you will take as your husband
dont be so foolish. you either marry Demetrius or be put to death
I want to marry Lysander
Egeus begs the duke of the Athens, Theseus for acceptance for his aughter to marry Demetrius and he was aught to claim that his permission was stated.
Egeus( Hermia's father has arrived back at he castle to tell her daughter of the awaited news. Hermia doesn't want to marry Demetrius who her father has chosen and she is under exceeding pressure as she might face punishment by death.