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book she loves you: Have not your worship a money for thee ; let me have thy voice in my behalf : wart above your eye?

if thou seest her before me, commend me Fent. Yes, marry, have I; what of that?

Quick. Will I ? i'faith, that we will: and I will Quick. Well, thereby hangs a tale ;- good faith, tell your worship more of the wart, the next time we it is such another Nan;- but, I detest 4, an honest have confidence; and of other wooers. maid as ever broke bread : - We had an hour's Fent. Well, farewell; I am in great haste now. talk of that wart; I shall never laugh but in that

[Erit. maid's company! But, indeed, she is given too Quick. Farewell to your worship. Truly, an much to allicholly 5 and musing: But for you honest gentleman; but Anne loves him not : for I Well, go to.

krow Anne's mind as well as another does : - Out Fent. Well, I shall see her to-day: Hold, there's upon't! what have I forgot ?



love me.

SCENE I. - Before Page's House.

Mrs. Ford. If I would but go to hell for an eternal

moment, I could be knighted. Enter Mistress PAGE, with a letter.

Mrs. Page. What? — Sir Alice Ford ! Mrs. Page. What! have I 'scaped love-letters in Mrs. Ford. We burn daylight :- here, read, the holy-day time of my beauty, and am I now a read ; - perceive how I might be knighted, - I subject for them? Let me see :

[Reads. shall think the worse of fat men, as long as I have Ask me no reason why I love you ; for though love an eye to make difference of men's liking: And use reason for his precisian, he admits him not for his and gave such orderly and well-behaved reproof to

yet he would not swear; praised women's modesty ; counsellor : You are not young, no more am I: go all uncomeliness, that I would have sworn his disto then, there's sympathy : you are merry, so am I; position would have gone to the truth of his words: Hal hal then there's more sympathy: you love sack, but they do no more adhere and keep place together, and so do I; Would you desire better sympathy? Let than the hundredth psalm to the tune of Green it suffice thee, mistress Page, (at the least, if the love

sleeves. What tempest, I trow, threw this whale, of a soldier can suffice,) that I love thee. I will not with so many tuns of oil in him, ashore at Windsor ? say, pity me, 'tis not a soldierlike phrase ; but I say, How shall I be revenged on him? I think, the By me,

best way were to entertain him with hope, till the Thine own true knight,

wicked fire bave melted him. — Did you ever hear By day or night,

the like? With all his might,

Mrs. Page. Letter for letter ; but that the name For thee to fighl,

of Page and Ford differs ! — To thy great comfort John Falstaff. in this

mystery of ill opinions, here's the twin-brother O wicked, wicked world! – one that is well nigh of thy letter : but let thine inherit first ; for, I proworn to pieces with age, to show himself a young test, mine never shall. I warrant he hath a thousand gallant ! What unweighed behaviour hath this of these letters writ with blank space for different Flemish drunkard picked out of my conversation, names (sure more), and these are of the second that he dares in this manner assay me? Why, he edition : He will print them out of doubt. hath not been thrice in my company !- What should

Mrs. Ford. Why this is the very same; the very I say to him?- I was then frugal of my mirth. hand, the very words: What doth he think of Why, I'll exhibit a bill in the parliament for the us? putting down of men. How shall I be revenged on

Mrs. Page. Nay, I know not: it makes me alhim ? for revenged I will be.

most ready to wrangle with mine own honesty. I'll

entertain myself like one that I am not acquainted Enter Mistress FORD,

withal; for, sure, unless he know some strain in Mrs. Ford. Mrs. Page ! trust me, I was going to me, that I know not myself, he would never have

boarded me in this fury. Let's be revenged on Mrs. Page . And trust me, I was coming to you. of comfort in his suit : and lead him on with a fine

him; let's appoint him a meeting; give him a show You look very ill. Mrs. Ford. Nay, I'll ne'er believe that; I have baited delay, till he hath pawn'd his horses to mine

host of the Garter. to show to the contrary. Mrs. Page. 'Faith, but you do, in my mind.

Mrs. Ford. Nay, I will consent to act any villainy Mrs. Ford. Well, I do then; yet, I say, I could against him, that may not sully the chariness 7 of show you to the contrary : 0, mistress Page, give our honesty. O, that my husband saw this letter! me some counsel !

it would give eternal food to his jealousy. Mrs. Page. What's the matter, woman?

Mrs. Page. Why, look, where he comes; and my Mrs. Ford. O woman, if it were not for one trifling good man too: he's as far from jealousy, as I am respect, I could come to such honour!

from giving him cause; and that, I hope, is an unMrs. Page. Hang the trifle, woman : - take the measurable distance. honour: What is it? — dispense with trifles;

Mrs. Ford. You are the happier woman. what is it?

Mrs. Page. Let's consult together against this greasy knight : Come hither.

[They retire. * She means, I protest.

5 Melancholy. . Most probably Shakspeare wrote physician.

your house.



you not?

(Eri Nym. rook.

Ford. You heard what this knave told did Enter FORD, PISTOL, PAGE, and Nym. Ford. Well, I hope it be not so.

Page. Yes; and you heard what the other told me? Pist. Hope is a curtail * dog in some affairs :

Ford. Do you think there is truth in them? Sir John affects thy wife.

Page. Hang 'em, slaves! I do not think the knight Furd. Why, sir, my wife is not young.

would offer it; but these that accuse him in his Pist. He wooes both high and low, both rich and intent towards our wives, are a yoke of his discarded poor,

men ; very rogues, now they be out of service, Both young and old, one with another, Ford ;

Ford. Were they his men ? He loves thy gally-mawfry 9; Ford, perpend. '

Page. Marry, were they. Fird. Love my wife ?

Ford. I like it never the better for that. - Does Pist. With liver burning hot: Prevent, or go thou he lie at the Garter ? Like sir Actæon he, with Ring-wood at thy heels :

.Page. Ay, marry, does he. If he should intend 0, odious is the name !

this voyage towards my wife, I would turn her loose Ford. What name, sir ?

to him; and what he gets more of her than sharp Pisl. The horn, I say: Farewell.

words, let it lie on my head. Take heed; have opeu eye; for thieves do foot by be loth to turn them together: A man may be too

Ford. I do not misdoubt my wife; but I would night: Take heed, ere summer comes, or cuckoo-birds do confident: I would have nothing lie on my head : sing.

I cannot be thus satisfied. Away, sir corporal Nym.

Page. Look, where my ranting host of the Garter Believe it, Page; he speaks sense. [Erit Pistol. comes: there is either liquor in his pate, or money Ford. I will be patient; I will find out this.

in his purse, when he looks so merrily.- How how, Nym. And this is true. (To Page.] I like not

mine host? the humour of lying. He hath wronged me in some

Enter Host and SHALLOW. humours; I should have borne the humoured letter to her : but I have a sword, and it shall bite upon

Host. How now, bully-rook ? thou'rt a gentle. my necessity. He loves your wife ; there's the man : cavalero-justice, I say. short and the long. My name is corporal Nym;

Shal. I follow, mine host, I follow. - Good even I speak, and I avouch. "'Tis true: - my name is and twenty, good master Page! Master Page, will Nym, and Falstaff loves your wife. - Adieu ! I love you go with us? we have sport in land not the humour of bread and cheese ; and there's the

Host. Tell him, cavalero-justice; tell him, bullyhumour of it. Adieu. Page. The humour of it, quoth 'a! here's a fellow

Shal. Sir, there is a fray to be fought, between sir frights humour out of his wits.

Hugh the Welsh priest, and Caius the French doctor. Ford. I will seek out Falstaff.

Ford. Good mine host of the Garter, a word with Page. I never heard such a drawling, affecting you, rogue.

Host. What say'st thou, bully-rook? Ford. If I do find it, well.

[They go aside. Page. I will not believe such a Cataian, tho'the Shal. Will you (to Page) go with us to behold priest o' the town commended him for a true man. it ? my merry host hath had the measuring of their

Ford. 'Twas a good sensible fellow : Well. weapons; and, I think, he hath appointed them Page. How now, Meg?

contrary places : for, believe me, I hear, the parson Mrs. Page. Whither go you, George ?— Hark you. is no jester. Hark, I will tell you what our sport

Mrs. Ford. How now, sweet Frank ? why art thou shall be. melancholy?

Host. Hast thou no suit against my knight, my Ford. I melancholy! I am not melancholy. guest-cavalier ? Get you home, go.

Ford. None, I protest : but I'll give you a pottle Mrs. Ford. Thou hast some crotchets in thy head of burnt sack to give me recourse to him, and tell - Will you go, mistress Page ?

him, my name is Brook ; only for a jest. Mrs. Page. Have with you. You'll come to

Host. My hand, bully: thou shalt have egress dinner, George ? - Look, who comes yonder : she and regress; said I well ? and thy name shall be shall be our messenger to this paltry knight.

Brouk : It is a merry night. — Will you go on, [ Aside to Mrs. Ford. hearts?

Shal. Have with you, mine host,
Enter Mistress QUICKLY.

Page. Į have heard the Frenchman hath good

skill in his rapier, Mrs. Ford. Trust me, I thought on her : she'll fit it.

Shal. Tut, sir, I could have told you more! In Mrs. Page. You are come to see my daughter stoccadoes, and I know not what: 'tis the heart


these times you stand on distance, your passes, Anne?

Quick. Ay, forsooth; and, I pray, how does good master Page; 'tis here, 'tis here. I have seen the mistress Anne ?

time, with my long sword, I would have made you Mrs. Page. Go in with us, and see; we have an

four tall fellows skip like rats. hour's talk with you.

Host. Here, boys, here, here ! shall we wag? [Exeunt Mrs. Page, Mrs. FORD, and

Page. Have with you :-I had rather hear thern Mrs. QUICKLY.

scold than fight. Page. How now, master Ford ?

[Exeunt Host, SHALLow, and PAGE.

Ford. Though Page be a secure fool, and stands # A dog that misses his game. :

so firmly on his wife's frailty, yet I cannot put off

A medley 1 Consider.

? A lying sharper my opinion so easily: she was in his company at




Page's house; and, what they made there, I know Quick. Why, sir, she's a good creature ; but

Well, I will look further into't : and I have your worship's a wanton : Well, heaven forgive a disguise to sound Falstaff : If I find her honest, I you, and all of us, I pray! lose not my labour; if she be otherwise, 'tis labour Fal. Mistress Ford; - come, mistress Ford, well bestowed.

[Ea it. Quick. Marry, this is the short and the long of

it; you have brought her into such a canaries, as SCENE II. - A Room in the Garter Inn. 'tis wonderful. The best courtier of them all, Enter Falstaff and Pistol.

when the court lay at Windsor, could never have Fal. I will not lend thee a penny.

brought her to such a canary. Yet there has been

knights, and lords, and gentlemen, with their Pist. Why then the world's mine oyster,

coaches; I warrant you, coach after coach, letter Which I with sword will open.

after letter, gift after gift; smelling so sweetly I will retort the sum in equipage. 3

(all musk), and so rushling, I warrant you, in silk Fal. Not a penny. I have been content, sir, you and gold; and in such alligant terms; and in such should lay my countenance to pawn; I have grated wine and sugar of the best and the fairest, that would upon my good friends for three reprieves for you have won any woman's heart; and, I warrant you, and your coach-fellow Nym; or else you had they could never get an eye-wink of her. – I had looked through the grate like a geminy of baboons. myself twenty angels given me this morning: but I am disgraced for swearing to gentlemen my friends, I defy all angels, (in any such sort, as they say,) you were good soldiers, and tall fellows: and when but in the way of honesty : — and, I warrant you, mistress Bridget lost the handle of her fan, I took't they could never get her so much as sip on a cup upon mine honour, thou hadst it not.

with the proudest of them all ; and yet there has Pist. Didst thou not share ? hadst thou not been earls, nay, which is more, pensioners; but, I fifteen pence?

warrant you, all is one with her. Fal. Reason, you rogue, reason : Think'st thou,

Fal. But what says slic to ine? be brief, my I'll endanger my soul gratis ? At a word, hang no good she-Mercury. more about me, I am no gibbet for you : — go. Quick. Marry, she hath received your letter ; for A short knife and a throng: : - to your manor the which she thanks you a thousand times; and of Pickt-hatch , go. - You'll not bear a letter for she gives you to notify, that her husband will be me, you rogue ! - you stand upon your honour!

absence from his house between ten and eleven. Why, thou unconfinable baseness, it is as much

Fal. Ten and eleven? as I can do, to keep the terms of my honour pre

Quick. Ay, forsooth; and then you may come cise. I, I, I myself sometimes, leaving the fear of and see the picture, she says that you wot' of ; heaven on the left hand, and hiding mine bonour in master Ford, her husband, will be from home. my necessity, am fain to shuffle, to hedge, and to Alas! the sweet woman leads an ill life with him ; lurch ; and yet you, rogue, will ensconce? your he's a very jealousy man; she leads a very framrags, your cat-a-mountain looks, your red-lattice 8 pold 2 life with him, good heart. phrases, and your bold-beating oaths, under the

Fal. Ten and eleven : Woman, commend me to shelter of your honour! You will not do it, you ?

her; I will not fail her. Pist. I do relent: what would'st thou more of man?

Quick. Why, you say well : But I have another Enter Robix.

messenger to your worship: Mistress Page hath her Rob. Sir, here's a woman would speak with you. hearty commendations to you too ; — and let me Fal. Let her approach.

tell you in your ear, she's as fartuous a civil modest

wife, and one (I tell you) that will not miss your Enter Mrs. QUICKLY.

morning nor evening prayer, as any is in Windsor, Quick. Give your worship good-morrow. whoe'er be the other : and she bade me tell your Fal. Good-morrow, good wife.

worship, that her husband is seldom from home; Quick. Not so, an't please your worship.

but, she hopes, there will come a time. I never Fal. Good maid, then,

knew a woman so dote upon a man ; surely, I think Quick. I'll be sworn; as my mother was, the you have charms, la; yes, in truth. first hour I was born.

Fal. Not I, I assure thee; setting the attraction Fal. I do believe the swearer : What with me ? of my good parts aside, I have no other charms. Quick. Shall I vouchsafe your worshipa wordortwo? Quick. Blessing on your heart for't!

Fal. Two thousand, fair woman; and I'll vouch- Fal. But, I pray thee, tell me this : has Ford's safe thee the hearing.

wife, and Page's wife, acquainted each other how Quick. There is one mistress Ford, sir;- I pray, they love me? come a little nearer this ways;

- I myself dwell Quick. That were a jest, indeed! — they have with master doctor Caius.

not so little grace, I hope : — that were a trick, Frl. Well, on : Mistress Ford you say,

indeed! But mistress Page would desire you to Quick. Your worship says very true: I pray your send her your little Page, of all lovess; her husband worship, come a little nearer this ways.

has a marvellous infection to the little page: and, Fal. I warrant thee, nobody hears; — mine own truly, master Page is an honest man. Never a wife people, mine own people.

in Windsor leads a better life than she does; do Quick. Are they so ? Heaven bless thein, and what she will, say what she will, take all, pay all, make them his servants !

all is as she will ; and, truly, she deserves it: for if Fal. Well : Mistress Ford: - what of her ? there be a kind woman in Windsor, she is one. You

must send her your Page; no remedy. 3 Pay you again in stolen goods. • Draws along with you. * To cut purses in a crowd. Pickt-hatch was in Clerkenwell, 7 Protect.

9 A mistake of Mrs. Quickly's for quandary # Ale-house.

I Know. 9 Fretful, peevish. 3 By all means Ford's wife. SA watch-word 5 A cant phrase of exultation,

Fal. Why, I will.

register of your own; that I may pass with a reQuick. Nay, but do so, then : and, look you, he proof the easier, sith 6 you yourself know, how easy may come and go between you both ; and, in any it is to be such an offender. case, have a nay-word", that you may know one Fal. Very well, sir ; proceed. another's mind, and the boy never need to under- Ford. There is a gentlewoman in this town, her stand any thing; for 'tis not good that children husband's name is Ford. should know any wickedness : old folks, you know, Fal. Well, sir. have discretion, as they say, and know the world. Ford. I have long loved her, and, I protest to

Fal. Fare thee well : commend me to them both: you, bestowed much on her; followed her with a there's my purse; I am yet thy debtor. — Boy, go doting observance; engrossed opportunities to meet along with this woman. - This news distracts me.

her ; fee'd every slight occasion, that could but (Exeunt Quickly and Robin. niggardly give me sight of her; not only bought Pist. This is one of Cupid's carriers :

many presents to give her, but have given largely Clap on more sails ; pursue, up with your fights ; to many, to know what she would have given : Give fire; she is my prize, or ocean whelm them all! briefly, I have pursued her, as love hath pursued

[Exit Pistol. me; which hath been, on the wing of all occasions. Fal. Say'st thou so, old Jack ? go thy ways; I'll But whatsoever I have merited, either in my mind, make more of thy old body than I have done. Will or in my means, meed, I am sure, I have received they yet look after thee? Wilt thou, after the ex- none; unless experience be a jewel : that I have pence of so much money, be now a gainer? purchas'd at an infinite rate; and that hath taught

me to say this: Enter BARDOLPH.

Love like a shadow flies, when substance love pursues ; Bard. Sir John, there's one master Brook below Pursuing that that flies, and Aying whal pursues. would fain speak with you, and be acquainted with you; and hath sent your worship a morning's draught tion at her hands ?

Fal. Have you received no promise of satisfacof sack.

Fore. Never. Fal. Brook, is his name?

Fal. Have you importun'd her to such a purpose ? Bard. Ay, sir.

Foril. Never.
Fal. Call him in. (Erit BARDOLPH.] Such
Brooks are welcome to me, that o'erflow such

Fal. Of what quality was your love then ? liquor. Ah! ha! mistress Ford and mistress Page, man's ground; so that I have lost my edifice, by

Ford. Like a fair house, built upon another have I encompassed you? go to; via ! 5

mistaking the place where I erected it. Re-enter BARDOLPH, with Ford disguised.

Fal. Towhat purpose haveyou unfolded this to me?

Ford. When I have told you that, I have told Pord. Bless you, sir.


all. Some say, that, though she appear honest Fal. And you, sir : Would you speak with me?

to me, yet, in other places, she enlargeth her mirth Ford. I make bold, to press with so little prepar

so far, that there is shrewd construction made of ation upon you.

her. Now, sir John, here is the heart of my purFal. You're welcome; What's your will? Give pose : You are a gentleman of excellent breeding, us leave, drawer.

(Exit Bardolph. admirable discourse, of great admittance7, authentic Ford. Sir, I am a gentleman that have spent in your place and person, generally allowed 8 for your much; my name is Brook. Fal. Good master Brook, I desire more acquaint-many, warlike, courtlike, and learned preparations.

Fal. O, sir ! ance of you.

Ford. Believe it, for you know it. — There is Ford.' Good sir John, I sue for yours: not to money ; spend it

, spend it ; spend more ; spend all charge you; for I must let you understand, I think I have; only give me so much of your time in exmyself in better plight for a lender than you are change of it

, as to lay an amiable siege to the hothe which hath something embolden'd me to this nesty of this Ford wife: use your art of wooing, unseason'd intrusion : for they say, if money go win her to consent to you; if any man may, you before, all ways do lie open.

may as soon as any. Fal. Money is a good soldier, sir, and will on.

Fot. Would it apply well to the vehemency of Ford. Troth, and I have a bag of money here

your affection, that I should win what you would troubles me: if you will help me to bear it, sir enjoy? Methinks you prescribe to yourself very John, take all, or half, for easing me of the carriage.

preposterously. Fal. Sir, I know not how I may deserve to be

Ford. O, understand my drift! she dwells so your porter.

securely on the excellency of her honour, that the Ford. I will tell you, sir, if you will give me the folly of my soul dares not present itself; she is too hearing.

bright to be looked against. Now, could I come Fal. Speak, good master Brook; I shall be glad to her with any detection in my hand, my desires to be your servant.

had instance and argument to commend themselves; Ford. Sir, I hear you are a scholar, I will be I could drive her then from the ward of her purity, brief with you ;

and you have been a man long her reputation, her marriage-vow, and a thousand known to me, though I had never so good means, other her defences, which now are too strongly as desire, to make myself acquainted with you. Iembattled against me: What say you to’t, sir John ? shall discover a thing to you, wherein I must very

Fal. Master Brook, I will first make bold with much lay open mine own imperfection : but, good your money; next, give me your hand ; and last, sir John, as you have one eye upon my follies, as

as I am a gentleman, you shall, if you will, have you hear them unfolded, turn another into the

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Ford. O good sir !

Rug. He is wise, sir ; he knew, your worship Fal. Master Brook, I say you shall.

would kill him, if he came. Ford. Want no money, sir John, you shall want Caius. By gar, de herring is no dead, so as I vill none.

kill him. Take your rapier, Jack; } vill tell you Fal. Want no mistress Ford, master Brook, you how I vill kill him. shall want none.

I shall be with her (I may tell Rug. Alas, sir, I cannot fence. you) by her own appointment; even as you came Caius. Villainy, take your rapier. in to me, her assistant, or go-between, parted from Rug. Forbear, here's company. me: I say, I shall be with her between ten and eleven; for at that time the jealous rascally knave,

Enter Host, SHALLOW, SLENDER, and Page. her husband, will be forth. Come you to me at Host. 'Bless thee, bully doctor. night ; you shall know how I speed.

Shal. 'Save you, master doctor Caius. Ford. I am blest in your acquaintance. Do you, Page. Now, good master doctor! know Ford, sir ?

Slen. Give you good morrow, sir. Fal. Hang him, poor knave! I know him not : Caius. Vat be all you, one, two, tree, four, come for. - yet I wrong him to call him poor ; they say, the Host. To see thee fight, to see thee foin', to see jealous knave hath masses of money; for the which thee traverse, to see thee here, to see thee there ; to his wife seems to me well-favoured. I will use her see thee pass thy punto, thy stock, thy reverse, thy as the key of the rogue's coffer ; and there's my distance, thy montánt. Is he dead, my Ethiopian? harvest-home.

is he dead, my Francisco ? ha, bully! What says Ford. I would you knew Ford, sir ; that you my Asculapius? my Galen ? my heart of elder ? might avoid him, if you saw him.

ha! is he dead, bully Stale ? is he dead ? Fal. Hang him, mechanical salt-butter rogue! I Caius. By gar, he is de coward Jack priest of the will stare him out of his wits; I will awe him with vorld; he is not show his face. my cudgel; it shall hang like a meteor o'er his horns : Host. Thou art a Castilian king ! a Hector of master Brook, thou shalt know, I will predominate Greece, my boy! o'er the peasant, and thou shalt have his wife. Caius. I pray you, bear vitness that me have stay Come to me soon at night: - Ford's a knave, and six or seven, two, tree hours for him, and he is no I will aggravate his stile 9; thou, master Brook, come. shalt know him for a knave and cuckold: - come Shal. He is the wiser man, master doctor: he is to me soon at night.

[Exit. a curer of souls, and you a curer of bodies; if you Ford. What an Epicurean rascal is this ! — My should fight, you go against the hair of your proheart is ready to crack with impatience. · Who fessions : is it not true, master Page ? says this is improvident jealousy? My wife hath Page. Master Shallow, you have yourself been sent to him, the hour is fixed, the match is made. a great fighter, though now a man of peace. Would any man have thought this? — See the Shal. Bodykins, master Page, though I now be curse of having a false woman! my bed shall be old, and of the peace, if I see a sword out, my abused, my coffers ransacked, my reputation gnawn finger itches to make one: though we are justices, at; and I shall not only receive this villainous and doctors, and churchmen, master Page, we have wrong, but stand under the adoption of abominable some salt of our youth in us; we are the sons of terms, and by him that does me this wrong. Page women, master Page. is an ass, a secure ass; he will trust his wife, he Page. 'Tis true, master Shallow. will not be jealous : I will rather trust a Fleming Shal. It will be found so, master Page. Master with my butter, parson Hugh the Welshman with doctor Caius, I am come to fetch you home. my cheese, an Irishman with my aqua-vitæ bottle, sworn of the peace ; you have showed yourself a or a thief to walk my ambling gelding, than my wise physician, and sir Hugh hath shown himself a wife with herself: then she plots, then she rumi- wise and patient churchman : you must go with me, nates, then she devises: and what they think in master doctor. their hearts they may effect, they will break their Host. Pardon, guest justice: – A word, monsieur. hearts but they will effect. Heaven be praised for Caius. Scurvy Jack-dog priest ! by gar, me vill my jealousy! - Eleven o'clock the hour; - I will cut his ears. prevent this, detect my wife, be revenged on Fal- Host. He will clapper-claw thee tightly, bully. staff, and laugh at Page. I will about it; better Caius. Clapper-de-claw ! vat is dat ? three hours too soon, than a minute too late. Fie, Host. That is, he will make thee amends. fie, fie ! cuckold ! cuckold ! cuckold ! [Exil. Caius. By gar, me do look, he shall clapper-de

claw me; for by gar, me vill have it. SCENE III. - Windsor Park.

Host. And I will provoke him to't, or let him wag.

Caius. Me tank you for dat.
Enter Caius and Rugby.

Host. And moreover, bully, — But first, master

guest, and master Page, and eke cavalero Slender, Caius. Jack Rugby!

go you through the town to Frogmore. Rug. Sir.

[ Aside to them. Caius. Vat is de clock, Jack ? Rug. 'Tis past the hour, sir, that sir Hugh pro

Page. Sir Hugh is there, is he?

Host. He is there : see what humour he is in ; mised to meet.

and I will bring the doctor about by the fields: will Caius. By gar, he has save his soul, dat he is no it do well ? come; he has pray his Pible vell, dat he is no

Shal. We will do it. come: by gar, Jack Rugby, he is dead already, if

Page. Shal. and Slen. Adieu, good master doctor. he be come.

[Exeunt Page, Shallow, and SLENDER. 9 Add to his titles.

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