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I Madam, so you stumble not vnheedfully.Ay, madam, so you stumble not unheedfully.TG I.ii.3
Please you repeat their names, ile shew my minde,Please you repeat their names, I'll show my mindTG I.ii.7
According to my shallow simple skill.According to my shallow simple skill.TG I.ii.8
As of a Knight, well-spoken, neat, and fine;As of a knight well-spoken, neat, and fine;TG I.ii.10
But were I you, he neuer should be mine.But, were I you, he never should be mine.TG I.ii.11
Well of his wealth; but of himselfe, so, so.Well of his wealth; but of himself, so so.TG I.ii.13
Lord, Lord: to see what folly raignes in vs.Lord, lord, to see what folly reigns in us!TG I.ii.15
Pardon deare Madam, 'tis a passing shame,Pardon, dear madam; 'tis a passing shameTG I.ii.17
That I (vnworthy body as I am)That I, unworthy body as I am,TG I.ii.18
Should censure thus on louely Gentlemen.Should censure thus on lovely gentlemen.TG I.ii.19
Then thus: of many good, I thinke him best.Then thus: of many good, I think him best.TG I.ii.21
I haue no other but a womans reason:I have no other but a woman's reason:TG I.ii.23
I thinke him so, because I thinke him so.I think him so, because I think him so.TG I.ii.24
I: if you thought your loue not cast away.Ay, if you thought your love not cast away.TG I.ii.26
Yet he, of all the rest, I thinke best loues ye.Yet he, of all the rest, I think best loves ye.TG I.ii.28
Fire that's closest kept, burnes most of all.Fire that's closest kept burns most of all.TG I.ii.30
Oh, they loue least, that let men know their loue.O, they love least that let men know their love.TG I.ii.32
Peruse this paper Madam.Peruse this paper, madam.TG I.ii.34
That the Contents will shew.That the contents will show.TG I.ii.36
Sir Valentines page: & sent I think from Protheus;Sir Valentine's page; and sent, I think, from Proteus.TG I.ii.38
He would haue giuen it you, but I being in the way,He would have given it you; but I, being in the way,TG I.ii.39
Did in your name receiue it: pardon the fault I pray.Did in your name receive it; pardon the fault, I pray.TG I.ii.40
To plead for loue, deserues more fee, then hate.To plead for love deserves more fee than hate.TG I.ii.48
That you may ruminate.That you may ruminate.TG I.ii.49.2
What would your Ladiship?What would your ladyship?TG I.ii.66.2
I would it were,I would it were,TG I.ii.67.2
That you might kill your stomacke on your meat,That you might kill your stomach on your meat,TG I.ii.68
And not vpon your Maid.And not upon your maid.TG I.ii.69
Nothing.Nothing.TG I.ii.71
To take a paper vp, that I let fall.To take a paper up that I let fall.TG I.ii.73
Nothing concerning me.Nothing concerning me.TG I.ii.75
Madam, it will not lye where it concernes,Madam, it will not lie where it concerns,TG I.ii.77
Vnlesse it haue a false Interpreter.Unless it have a false interpreter.TG I.ii.78
That I might sing it (Madam) to a tune:That I might sing it, madam, to a tune.TG I.ii.80
Giue me a Note, your Ladiship can setGive me a note; your ladyship can set.TG I.ii.81
It is too heauy for so light a tune.It is too heavy for so light a tune.TG I.ii.84
I: and melodious were it, would you sing it,Ay, and melodious were it, would you sing it.TG I.ii.86
I cannot reach so high.I cannot reach so high.TG I.ii.87.2
Keepe tune there still; so you will sing it out:Keep tune there still, so you will sing it out;TG I.ii.89
And yet me thinkes I do not like this tune.And yet methinks I do not like this tune.TG I.ii.90
No (Madam) tis too sharpe.No, madam; it is too sharp.TG I.ii.91.2
Nay, now you are too flat;Nay, now you are too flat;TG I.ii.93
And marre the concord, with too harsh a descant:And mar the concord with too harsh a descant.TG I.ii.94
There wanteth but a Meane to fill your Song.There wanteth but a mean to fill your song.TG I.ii.95
Indeede I bid the base for Protheus.Indeed, I bid the bass for Proteus.TG I.ii.97
She makes it strãge, but she would be best pleas'dShe makes it strange, but she would be best pleasedTG I.ii.102
To be so angred with another Letter.To be so angered with another letter.TG I.ii.103
Madam:Madam,TG I.ii.130
dinner is ready: and your father staies.Dinner is ready, and your father stays.TG I.ii.131
What, shall these papers lye, like Tel-tales here?What, shall these papers lie like tell-tales here?TG I.ii.133
Nay, I was taken vp, for laying them downe.Nay, I was taken up for laying them down.TG I.ii.135
Yet here they shall not lye, for catching cold.Yet here they shall not lie for catching cold.TG I.ii.136
I (Madam) you may say what sights you see;Ay, madam, you may say what sights you see;TG I.ii.138
I see things too, although you iudge I winke.I see things too, although you judge I wink.TG I.ii.139
Alas, the way is wearisome and long.Alas, the way is wearisome and long!TG II.vii.8
Better forbeare, till Protheus make returne.Better forbear till Proteus make return.TG II.vii.14
I doe not seeke to quench your Loues hot fire,I do not seek to quench your love's hot fire,TG II.vii.21
But qualifie the fires extreame rage,But qualify the fire's extreme rage,TG II.vii.22
Lest it should burne aboue the bounds of reason.Lest it should burn above the bounds of reason.TG II.vii.23
But in what habit will you goe along?But in what habit will you go along?TG II.vii.39
Why then your Ladiship must cut your haire.Why then, your ladyship must cut your hair.TG II.vii.44
What fashion (Madam) shall I make your breeches?What fashion, madam, shall I make your breeches?TG II.vii.49
You must needs haue thẽ with a cod-peece MadamYou must needs have them with a codpiece, madam.TG II.vii.53
A round hose (Madam) now's not worth a pinA round hose, madam, now's not worth a pin,TG II.vii.55
Vnlesse you haue a cod-peece to stick pins on.Unless you have a codpiece to stick pins on.TG II.vii.56
If you thinke so, then stay at home, and go not.If you think so, then stay at home and go not.TG II.vii.62
Then neuer dreame on Infamy, but go:Then never dream on infamy, but go.TG II.vii.64
If Protheus like your iourney, when you come,If Proteus like your journey when you come,TG II.vii.65
No matter who's displeas'd, when you are gone:No matter who's displeased when you are gone.TG II.vii.66
I feare me he will scarce be pleas'd with all.I fear me he will scarce be pleased withal.TG II.vii.67
All these are seruants to deceitfull men.All these are servants to deceitful men.TG II.vii.72
Pray heau'n he proue so when you come to him.Pray heaven he prove so when you come to him!TG II.vii.79
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