FIRST POOR FRENCHMAN
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No ghosts my Lord, but men that breath a life,No ghosts, my lord, but men that breathe a lifeE3 IV.ii.15
Farre worse then is the quiet sleepe of death:Far worse than is the quiet sleep of death.E3 IV.ii.16
Wee are distressed poore inhabitants,We are distressed poor inhabitantsE3 IV.ii.17
That long haue been deseased, sicke and lame;That long have been diseased, sick, and lame;E3 IV.ii.18
And now because we are not fit to serue,And now, because we are not fit to serve,E3 IV.ii.19
The Captayne of the towne hath thrust vs foorth,The captain of the town hath thrust us forth,E3 IV.ii.20
That so expence of victuals may be saued.That so expense of victuals may be saved.E3 IV.ii.21
And if your grace no otherwise vouchsafe,And if your grace no otherwise vouchsafe,E3 IV.ii.27
As welcome death is vnto vs as life.As welcome death is unto us as life.E3 IV.ii.28
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