The Merry Wives of Windsor


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Act I
Act II
Act III
Act IV
Act V
Enter Evans and Simple


EVANS

Go your ways, and ask of Doctor Caius's house

which is the way. And there dwells one Mistress Quickly,

which is in the manner of his nurse, or his dry nurse,
dry nurse (n.) housekeeper

or his cook, or his laundry, his washer, and his wringer.
laundry (n.) laundress


SIMPLE

Well, sir.


EVANS

Nay, it is petter yet. Give her this letter, for it is a

'oman that altogether's acquaintance with Mistress Anne
altogether (adv.) entirely, wholly, exclusively

Page. And the letter is to desire and require her to
require (v.) 1 request, ask, beg

solicit your master's desires to Mistress Anne Page.

I pray you be gone. I will make an end of my dinner –

there's pippins and cheese to come.

Exeunt

 
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