The Merry Wives of Windsor


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Act I
Act II
Act III
Act IV
Act V
Enter Host and Bardolph


BARDOLPH

Sir, the Germans desire to have three of your

horses. The Duke himself will be tomorrow at court,

and they are going to meet him.


HOST

What duke should that be comes so secretly? I

hear not of him in the court. Let me speak with the

gentlemen. They speak English?


BARDOLPH

Ay, sir. I'll call them to you.


HOST

They shall have my horses, but I'll make them pay.

I'll sauce them. They have had my house a week at

command. I have turned away my other guests. They
command, at / upon at one's disposal, at one's pleasure

must come off. I'll sauce them. Come.
come off (v.) 5 pay up, settle up
sauce (v.) 3 make things hot for, charge extortionately

Exeunt

 
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