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Mistresse, you must come away to your Mistress, you must come away to yourAYL I.ii.55
farher.father.AYL I.ii.56
No by mine honor, but I was bid to No, by mine honour, but I was bid toAYL I.ii.58
come for youcome for you.AYL I.ii.59
Of a certaine Knight, that swore by his Of a certain knight that swore by hisAYL I.ii.61
Honour they were good Pan-cakes, and swore by his honour they were good pancakes and swore by hisAYL I.ii.62
Honor the Mustard was naught: Now Ile stand to it, honour the mustard was naught: now I'll stand to itAYL I.ii.63
the Pancakes were naught, and the Mustard was good, the pancakes were naught and the mustard was good,AYL I.ii.64
and yet was not the Knight forsworne.and yet was not the knight forsworn.AYL I.ii.65
Stand you both forth now: stroke your Stand you both forth now: stroke yourAYL I.ii.69
chinnes, and sweare by your beards that I am a knaue.chins and swear by your beards that I am a knave.AYL I.ii.70
By my knauerie (if I had it) then I were: By my knavery – if I had it – then I were;AYL I.ii.72
but if you sweare by that that is not, you are not forsworn: but if you swear by that that is not, you are not forsworn:AYL I.ii.73
no more was this knight swearing by his Honor, for no more was this knight, swearing by his honour, forAYL I.ii.74
he neuer had anie; or if he had, he had sworne it away, he never had any; or if he had, he had sworn it awayAYL I.ii.75
before euer he saw those Pancakes, or that Mustard.before ever he saw those pancakes or that mustard.AYL I.ii.76
One that old Fredericke your Father loues.One that old Frederick, your father, loves.AYL I.ii.78
The more pittie that fooles may not speak The more pity that fools may not speakAYL I.ii.82
wisely, what Wisemen do foolishly.wisely what wise men do foolishly.AYL I.ii.83
Or as the destinies decrees.Or as the Destinies decrees.AYL I.ii.98
Nay, if I keepe not my ranke.Nay, if I keep not my rank – AYL I.ii.100
But what is the sport Monsieur, that the But what is the sport, Monsieur, that theAYL I.ii.124
Ladies haue lost?ladies have lost?AYL I.ii.125
Thus men may grow wiser euery day. It is Thus men may grow wiser every day. It isAYL I.ii.127
the first time that euer I heard breaking of ribbes was sportthe first time that ever I heard breaking of ribs was sportAYL I.ii.128
for Ladies.for ladies.AYL I.ii.129
I care not for my spirits, if my legges wereI care not for my spirits, if my legs wereAYL II.iv.2
not wearie.not weary.AYL II.iv.3
For my part, I had rather beare with you,For my part, I had rather bear with youAYL II.iv.9
then beare you: yet I should beare no crosse if I did bearethan bear you: yet I should bear no cross if I did bearAYL II.iv.10
you, for I thinke you haue no money in your, for I think you have no money in your purse.AYL II.iv.11
I, now am I in Arden, the more foole I,Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I.AYL II.iv.13
when I was at home I was in a better place, but TrauellersWhen I was at home I was in a better place, but travellersAYL II.iv.14
must be content.must be content.AYL II.iv.15
And I mine: I remember when I was in loue,And I mine. I remember when I was in loveAYL II.iv.42
I broke my sword vpon a stone, and bid him take that forI broke my sword upon a stone and bid him take that forAYL II.iv.43
comming a night to Iane Smile, and I remember thecoming a-night to Jane Smile, and I remember theAYL II.iv.44
kissing of her batler, and the Cowes dugs that her prettiekissing of her batler and the cow's dugs that her prettyAYL II.iv.45
chopt hands had milk'd; and I remember the wooing ofchopt hands had milked; and I remember the wooing ofAYL II.iv.46
a peascod instead of her, from whom I tooke two cods,a peascod instead of her, from whom I took two codsAYL II.iv.47
and giuing her them againe, said with weeping teares,and, giving her them again, said with weeping tears,AYL II.iv.48
weare these for my sake: wee that are true Louers, runne‘Wear these for my sake.' We that are true lovers runAYL II.iv.49
into strange capers; but as all is mortall in nature, so isinto strange capers; but as all is mortal in nature, so isAYL II.iv.50
all nature in loue, mortall in folly.all nature in love mortal in folly.AYL II.iv.51
Nay, I shall nere be ware of mine owne wit,Nay, I shall ne'er be ware of mine own witAYL II.iv.53
till I breake my shins against it.till I break my shins against it.AYL II.iv.54
And mine, but it growes something stale with mee.And mine, but it grows something stale with me.AYL II.iv.57
Holla; you Clowne.Holla, you clown!AYL II.iv.61
Your betters Sir.Your betters, sir.AYL II.iv.64
Truely Shepheard, in respect of it selfe, it isTruly, shepherd, in respect of itself, it isAYL III.ii.13
a good life; but in respect that it is a shepheards life, ita good life; but in respect that it is a shepherd's life, itAYL III.ii.14
is naught. In respect that it is solitary, I like it verie well:is naught. In respect that it is solitary, I like it very well;AYL III.ii.15
but in respect that it is priuate, it is a very vild life. Nowbut in respect that it is private, it is a very vile life. NowAYL III.ii.16
in respect it is in the fields, it pleaseth mee well: but inin respect it is in the fields, it pleaseth me well; but inAYL III.ii.17
respect it is not in the Court, it is tedious. As it is a sparerespect it is not in the court, it is tedious. As it is a spareAYL III.ii.18
life (looke you) it fits my humor well: but as there is nolife, look you, it fits my humour well; but as there is noAYL III.ii.19
more plentie in it, it goes much against my stomacke.more plenty in it, it goes much against my stomach.AYL III.ii.20
Has't any Philosophie in thee shepheard?Hast any philosophy in thee, shepherd?AYL III.ii.21
Such a one is a naturall Philosopher: Was'tSuch a one is a natural philosopher. WastAYL III.ii.30
euer in Court, Shepheard?ever in court, shepherd?AYL III.ii.31
Then thou art damn'd.Then thou art damned.AYL III.ii.33
Truly thou art damn'd, like an ill roastedTruly thou art damned, like an ill-roastedAYL III.ii.35
Egge, all on one side.egg all on one side.AYL III.ii.36
Why, if thou neuer was't at Court, thouWhy, if thou never wast at court, thouAYL III.ii.38
neuer saw'st good manners: if thou neuer saw'st goodnever sawest good manners; if thou never sawest goodAYL III.ii.39
maners, then thy manners must be wicked, and wickednesmanners, then thy manners must be wicked, and wickednessAYL III.ii.40
is sin, and sinne is damnation: Thou art in a parlous is sin, and sin is damnation. Thou art in a parlousAYL III.ii.41
state shepheard.state, shepherd.AYL III.ii.42
Instance, briefly: come, instance.Instance, briefly; come, instance.AYL III.ii.49
Why do not your Courtiers hands sweate?Why, do not your courtier's hands sweat?AYL III.ii.52
and is not the grease of a Mutton, as wholesome as the And is not the grease of a mutton as wholesome as theAYL III.ii.53
sweat of a man? Shallow, shallow: A better instance I sweat of a man? Shallow, shallow. A better instance, IAYL III.ii.54
say: Come.say; come.AYL III.ii.55
Your lips wil feele them the sooner. ShallowYour lips will feel them the sooner. Shallow,AYL III.ii.57
agen: a more sounder instance, come.again. A more sounder instance; come.AYL III.ii.58
Most shallow man: Thou wormes meate inMost shallow man! Thou worms' meat, inAYL III.ii.62
respect of a good peece of flesh indeed: learne of therespect of a good piece of flesh indeed! Learn of theAYL III.ii.63
wise and perpend: Ciuet is of a baser birth then Tarre, thewise and perpend: civet is of a baser birth than tar, theAYL III.ii.64
verie vncleanly fluxe of a Cat. Mend the instance Shepheard.very uncleanly flux of a cat. Mend the instance, shepherd.AYL III.ii.65
Wilt thou rest damn'd? God helpe thee Wilt thou rest damned? God help thee,AYL III.ii.67
shallow man: God make incision in thee, thou art raw.shallow man! God make incision in thee, thou art raw!AYL III.ii.68
That is another simple sinne in you, to bringThat is another simple sin in you, to bringAYL III.ii.74
the Ewes and the Rammes together, and to offer to get yourthe ewes and the rams together and to offer to get yourAYL III.ii.75
liuing, by the copulation of Cattle, to be bawd to a Belweather,living by the copulation of cattle; to be bawd to a bell-wether,AYL III.ii.76
and to betray a shee-Lambe of a tweluemonth to aand to betray a she-lamb of a twelvemonth to aAYL III.ii.77
crooked-pated olde Cuckoldly Ramme, out of all reasonablecrooked-pated, old, cuckoldly ram, out of all reasonableAYL III.ii.78
match. If thou bee'st not damn'd for this, the diuellmatch. If thou beest not damned for this, the devilAYL III.ii.79
himselfe will haue no shepherds, I cannot see else howhimself will have no shepherds. I cannot see else howAYL III.ii.80
thou shouldst scape.thou shouldst 'scape.AYL III.ii.81
Ile rime you so, eight yeares together;I'll rhyme you so eight years together,AYL III.ii.92
dinners, and suppers, and sleeping hours excepted: it isdinners and suppers and sleeping-hours excepted: it isAYL III.ii.93
the right Butter-womens ranke to Market.the right butter-women's rank to market.AYL III.ii.94
For a taste.For a taste:AYL III.ii.96
If a Hart doe lacke a Hinde,If a hart do lack a hind,AYL III.ii.97
Let him seeke out Rosalinde:Let him seek out Rosalind.AYL III.ii.98
If the Cat will after kinde,If the cat will after kind,AYL III.ii.99
so be sure will Rosalinde:So be sure will Rosalind.AYL III.ii.100
Wintred garments must be linde,Wintered garments must be lined,AYL III.ii.101
so must slender Rosalinde:So must slender Rosalind.AYL III.ii.102
They that reap must sheafe and binde,They that reap must sheaf and bind,AYL III.ii.103
then to cart with Rosalinde.Then to cart with Rosalind.AYL III.ii.104
Sweetest nut, hath sowrest rinde,Sweetest nut hath sourest rind,AYL III.ii.105
such a nut is Rosalinde.Such a nut is Rosalind.AYL III.ii.106
He that sweetest rose will finde,He that sweetest rose will find,AYL III.ii.107
must finde Loues pricke, & Rosalinde.Must find love's prick and Rosalind.AYL III.ii.108
This is the verie false gallop of Verses, why doe you infect This is the very false gallop of verses. Why do you infectAYL III.ii.109
your selfe with them?yourself with them?AYL III.ii.110
Truely the tree yeelds bad fruite.Truly, the tree yields bad fruit.AYL III.ii.112
You haue said: but whether wisely or no,You have said; but whether wisely or no,AYL III.ii.117
let the Forrest iudge.let the forest judge.AYL III.ii.118
Come Shepheard, let vs make an honorableCome, shepherd, let us make an honourableAYL III.ii.156
retreit, though not with bagge and baggage, yet withretreat, though not with bag and baggage, yet withAYL III.ii.157
scrip and scrippage. scrip and scrippage.AYL III.ii.158
Come apace good Audrey, I wil fetch vpCome apace, good Audrey. I will fetch upAYL III.iii.1
your / Goates, Audrey : and how Audrey am I the manyour goats, Audrey. And now, Audrey, am I the manAYL III.iii.2
yet? / Doth my simple feature content you?yet? Doth my simple feature content you?AYL III.iii.3
I am heere with thee, and thy Goats, as theI am here with thee and thy goats, as theAYL III.iii.5
most capricious Poet honest Ouid was among themost capricious poet, honest Ovid, was among theAYL III.iii.6
Gothes.Goths.AYL III.iii.7
When a mans verses cannot be vnderstood,When a man's verses cannot be understood,AYL III.iii.10
nor a mans good wit seconded with the forward childe,nor a man's good wit seconded with the forward childAYL III.iii.11
vnderstanding: it strikes a man more dead then a greatUnderstanding, it strikes a man more dead than a greatAYL III.iii.12
reckoning in a little roome: truly, I would the Gods haddereckoning in a little room. Truly, I would the gods hadAYL III.iii.13
made thee poeticall.made thee poetical.AYL III.iii.14
No trulie: for the truest poetrie is the most No, truly: for the truest poetry is the mostAYL III.iii.17
faining, and Louers are giuen to Poetrie: and what theyfeigning; and lovers are given to poetry; and what theyAYL III.iii.18
sweare in Poetrie, may be said as Louers, they do feigne.swear in poetry may be said as lovers they do feign.AYL III.iii.19
I do truly: for thou swear'st to me thou artI do, truly: for thou swearest to me thou artAYL III.iii.22
honest: Now if thou wert a Poet, I might haue some hopehonest; now, if thou wert a poet, I might have some hopeAYL III.iii.23
thou didst feigne.thou didst feign.AYL III.iii.24
No truly, vnlesse thou wert hard fauour'd:No, truly, unless thou wert hard-favoured:AYL III.iii.26
for honestie coupled to beautie, is to haue Honie a sawcefor honesty coupled to beauty is to have honey a sauceAYL III.iii.27
to sugar.AYL III.iii.28
Truly, and to cast away honestie vppon aTruly, and to cast away honesty upon aAYL III.iii.32
foule slut, were to put good meate into an vncleane dish.foul slut were to put good meat into an unclean dish.AYL III.iii.33
Well, praised be the Gods, for thy foulnesse; Well, praised be the gods for thy foulness;AYL III.iii.36
sluttishnesse may come heereafter. But be it, as it may bee, Isluttishness may come hereafter. But be it as it may be, IAYL III.iii.37
wil marrie thee: and to that end, I haue bin with Sirwill marry thee; and to that end, I have been with SirAYL III.iii.38
Oliuer Mar-text, the Vicar of the next village, who hathOliver Martext, the vicar of the next village, who hathAYL III.iii.39
promis'd to meete me in this place of the Forrest, and topromised to meet me in this place of the forest and toAYL III.iii.40
couple vs.couple us.AYL III.iii.41
Amen. A man may if he were of a fearfulAmen. A man may, if he were of a fearfulAYL III.iii.44
heart, stagger in this attempt: for heere wee haue no Templeheart, stagger in this attempt; for here we have no templeAYL III.iii.45
but the wood, no assembly but horne-beasts. But whatbut the wood, no assembly but horn-beasts. But whatAYL III.iii.46
though? Courage. As hornes are odious, they are necessarie.though? Courage! As horns are odious, they are necessary.AYL III.iii.47
It is said, many a man knowes no end of his goods;It is said, ‘ Many a man knows no end of his goods.’AYL III.iii.48
right: Many a man has good Hornes, and knows no endRight! Many a man has good horns, and knows no endAYL III.iii.49
of them. Well, that is the dowrie of his wife, 'tis none ofof them. Well, that is the dowry of his wife, 'tis none ofAYL III.iii.50
his owne getting; hornes, euen so poore men alone: No,his own getting. Horns? Even so. Poor men alone? No,AYL III.iii.51
no, the noblest Deere hath them as huge as the Rascall:no, the noblest deer hath them as huge as the rascal.AYL III.iii.52
Is the single man therefore blessed? No, as a wall'dIs the single man therefore blessed? No. As a walledAYL III.iii.53
Towne is more worthier then a village, so is the foreheadtown is more worthier than a village, so is the foreheadAYL III.iii.54
of a married man, more honourable then the bare browof a married man more honourable than the bare browAYL III.iii.55
of a Batcheller: and by how much defence is better thenof a bachelor; and by how much defence is better thanAYL III.iii.56
no skill, by so much is a horne more precious then tono skill, by so much is a horn more precious than toAYL III.iii.57
want.want.AYL III.iii.58
Heere comes Sir Oliuer: Sir Oliuer Mar-text you areHere comes Sir Oliver. – Sir Oliver Martext, you areAYL III.iii.59
wel met. Will you dispatch vs heere vnder this tree, orwell met. Will you dispatch us here under this tree, orAYL III.iii.60
shal we go with you to your Chappell?shall we go with you to your chapel?AYL III.iii.61
I wil not take her on guift of any man.I will not take her on gift of any man.AYL III.iii.63
Good euen good Mr what ye cal't:Good even, good Master What-ye-call't:AYL III.iii.67
how do you Sir, you are verie well met: goddild youhow do you, sir? You are very well met. God 'ild youAYL III.iii.68
for your last companie, I am verie glad to see you,for your last company, I am very glad to see you.AYL III.iii.69
euen a toy in hand heere Sir: Nay, pray be couer'd.Even a toy in hand here, sir. Nay, pray be covered.AYL III.iii.70
As the Oxe hath his bow sir, the horse hisAs the ox hath his bow, sir, the horse hisAYL III.iii.72
curb, and the Falcon her bels, so man hath his desires,curb, and the falcon her bells, so man hath his desires;AYL III.iii.73
and as Pigeons bill, so wedlocke would be nibling.and as pigeons bill, so wedlock would be nibbling.AYL III.iii.74
I am not in the minde, but I were better toI am not in the mind but I were better toAYL III.iii.81
bee married of him then of another, for he is not like tobe married of him than of another, for he is not like toAYL III.iii.82
marrie me wel: and not being wel married, it wil be amarry me well; and not being well married, it will be aAYL III.iii.83
good excuse for me heereafter, to leaue my wife.good excuse for me hereafter to leave my wife.AYL III.iii.84
Come sweete Audrey, / We must be married,Come, sweet Audrey, we must be married,AYL III.iii.86
or we must liue in baudrey: / Farewel good Mror we must live in bawdry. Farewell, good Master AYL III.iii.87
Oliuer: NotOliver. NotAYL III.iii.88
O sweet Oliuer,O sweet Oliver,AYL III.iii.89
O braue Oliuer O brave Oliver,AYL III.iii.90
leaue me not behind thee:Leave me not behind theeAYL III.iii.91
ButbutAYL III.iii.92
winde away,Wind away,AYL III.iii.93
bee gone I say,Be gone, I say,AYL III.iii.94
I wil not to wedding with thee.I will not to wedding with thee.AYL III.iii.95
We shall finde a time Awdrie, patienceWe shall find a time, Audrey. Patience,AYL V.i.1
gentle Awdrie.gentle Audrey.AYL V.i.2
A most wicked Sir Oliuer, Awdrie, a most A most wicked Sir Oliver, Audrey, a mostAYL V.i.5
vile Mar-text. But Awdrie, there is a youth heere in thevile Martext. But, Audrey, there is a youth here in theAYL V.i.6
Forrest layes claime to you.forest lays claim to you.AYL V.i.7
It is meat and drinke to me to see a Clowne,It is meat and drink to me to see a clown.AYL V.i.10
by my troth, we that haue good wits, haue much to answerBy my troth, we that have good wits have much to answerAYL V.i.11
for: we shall be flouting: we cannot hold.for: we shall be flouting, we cannot hold.AYL V.i.12
Good eu'n gentle friend. Couer thy head,Good even, gentle friend. Cover thy head,AYL V.i.16
couer thy head: Nay prethee bee eouer'd. How olde arecover thy head; nay, prithee, be covered. How old areAYL V.i.17
you Friend?you, friend?AYL V.i.18
A ripe age: Is thy name William?A ripe age. Is thy name William?AYL V.i.20
A faire name. Was't borne i'th Forrest heere?A fair name. Wast born i'th' forest here?AYL V.i.22
Thanke God: A good answer: Art rich?‘ Thank God:’ a good answer. Art rich?AYL V.i.24
So, so, is good, very good, very excellent‘ So so ’ is good, very good, very excellentAYL V.i.26
good: and yet it is not, it is but so, so: Art thou wise?good; and yet it is not, it is but so so. Art thou wise?AYL V.i.27
Why, thou saist well. I do now rememberWhy, thou sayest well. I do now rememberAYL V.i.29
a saying: The Foole doth thinke he is wise, but the wisemana saying: ‘ The fool doth think he is wise, but the wiseAYL V.i.30
knowes himselfe to be a Foole. The Heathen Philosopher,man knows himself to be a fool.’ The heathen philosopher,AYL V.i.31
when he had a desire to eate a Grape, would openwhen he had a desire to eat a grape, would openAYL V.i.32
his lips when he put it into his mouth, meaning thereby,his lips when he put it into his mouth, meaning therebyAYL V.i.33
that Grapes were made to eate, and lippes to open. You dothat grapes were made to eat and lips to open. You doAYL V.i.34
loue this maid?love this maid?AYL V.i.35
Giue me your hand: Art thou Learned?Give me your hand. Art thou learned?AYL V.i.37
Then learne this of me, To haue, is to haue.Then learn this of me. To have is to have.AYL V.i.39
For it is a figure in Rhetoricke, that drink being powr'd outFor it is a figure in rhetoric that drink, being poured outAYL V.i.40
of a cup into a glasse, by filling the one, doth empty theof a cup into a glass, by filling the one doth empty theAYL V.i.41
other. For all your Writers do consent, that ipse is hee:other; for all your writers do consent that ‘ ipse ’ is he.AYL V.i.42
now you are not ipse, for I am he.Now, you are not ‘ ipse,’ for I am he.AYL V.i.43
He sir, that must marrie this woman:He, sir, that must marry this woman.AYL V.i.45
Therefore you Clowne, abandon: which is in the vulgar,Therefore, you clown, abandon – which is in the vulgarAYL V.i.46
leaue the societie: which in the boorish, is companie,‘ leave ’ – the society – which in the boorish is ‘ company ’ – AYL V.i.47
of this female: which in the common, is woman:of this female – which in the common is ‘ woman’ – AYL V.i.48
which together, is, abandon the society of this Female,which, together, is ‘ abandon the society of this female,’AYL V.i.49
or Clowne thou perishest: or to thy better vnderstanding,or, clown, thou perishest; or, to thy better understanding,AYL V.i.50
dyest; or (to wit) I kill thee, make thee away,diest; or, to wit, I kill thee, make thee away,AYL V.i.51
translate thy life into death, thy libertie into bondage:translate thy life into death, thy liberty into bondage.AYL V.i.52
I will deale in poyson with thee, or in bastinado, or in I will deal in poison with thee, or in bastinado, or inAYL V.i.53
steele: I will bandy with thee in faction, I will ore-runsteel; I will bandy with thee in faction; I will o'errunAYL V.i.54
thee with police: I will kill thee a hundred and fiftythee with policy; I will kill thee a hundred and fiftyAYL V.i.55
wayes, therefore tremble and depart.ways – therefore tremble and depart.AYL V.i.56
Trip Audry, trip Audry, I attend, ITrip, Audrey, trip, Audrey. I attend, IAYL V.i.61
attend. attend.AYL V.i.62
To morrow is the ioyfull day Audrey,Tomorrow is the joyful day, Audrey.AYL V.iii.1
to morow will we be married.Tomorrow will we be married.AYL V.iii.2
By my troth well met : come, sit, sit, andBy my troth, well met. Come, sit, sit, andAYL V.iii.7
a song.a song.AYL V.iii.8
Truly yong Gentlemen, though there wasTruly, young gentlemen, though there wasAYL V.iii.39
no great matter in the dittie, yet ye note was veryno great matter in the ditty, yet the note was veryAYL V.iii.40
vntunableuntuneable.AYL V.iii.41
By my troth yes: I count it but time lost toBy my troth, yes: I count it but time lost toAYL V.iii.44
heare such a foolish song. God buy you, and God mendhear such a foolish song. God buy you, and God mendAYL V.iii.45
your voices. Come Audrie. your voices! Come, Audrey.AYL V.iii.46
Salutation and greeting to you all.Salutation and greeting to you all!AYL V.iv.38
If any man doubt that, let him put mee toIf any man doubt that, let him put me toAYL V.iv.42
my purgation, I haue trod a measure, I haue flattred amy purgation. I have trod a measure, I have flattered aAYL V.iv.43
Lady, I haue bin politicke with my friend, smooth withlady, I have been politic with my friend, smooth withAYL V.iv.44
mine enemie, I haue vndone three Tailors, I haue hadmine enemy, I have undone three tailors, I have hadAYL V.iv.45
foure quarrels, and like to haue fought one.four quarrels, and like to have fought one.AYL V.iv.46
'Faith we met, and found the quarrel wasFaith, we met, and found the quarrel wasAYL V.iv.48
vpon the seuenth cause.upon the seventh cause.AYL V.iv.49
God'ild you sir, I desire you of the like: IGod 'ild you, sir, I desire you of the like. IAYL V.iv.53
presse in heere sir, amongst the rest of the Country copulatiuespress in here, sir, amongst the rest of the country copulatives,AYL V.iv.54
to sweare, and to forsweare, according as mariageto swear and to forswear, according as marriageAYL V.iv.55
binds and blood breakes: a poore virgin sir, anbinds and blood breaks. A poor virgin, sir, anAYL V.iv.56
il-fauor'd thing sir, but mine owne, a poore humour ofill-favoured thing, sir, but mine own, a poor humour ofAYL V.iv.57
mine sir, to take that that no man else will rich honestiemine, sir, to take that that no man else will. Rich honestyAYL V.iv.58
dwels like a miser sir, in a poore house, as your Pearle indwells like a miser, sir, in a poor house, as your pearl inAYL V.iv.59
your foule oyster.your foul oyster.AYL V.iv.60
According to the fooles bolt sir, and suchAccording to the fool's bolt, sir, and suchAYL V.iv.62
dulcet diseases.dulcet diseases.AYL V.iv.63
Vpon a lye, seuen times remoued: (beareUpon a lie seven times removed. – BearAYL V.iv.66
your bodie more seeming Audry) as thus sir: I didyour body more seeming, Audrey. – As thus, sir. I didAYL V.iv.67
dislike the cut of a certaine Courtiers beard: he sent medislike the cut of a certain courtier's beard. He sent meAYL V.iv.68
word, if I said his beard was not cut well, hee was in theword, if I said his beard was not cut well, he was in theAYL V.iv.69
minde it was: this is call'd the retort courteous. If I mind it was: this is called the Retort Courteous. If IAYL V.iv.70
sent him word againe, it was not well cut, he wold sendsent him word again it was not well cut, he would sendAYL V.iv.71
me word he cut it to please himselfe: this is call'd theme word he cut it to please himself: this is called theAYL V.iv.72
quip modest. If againe, it was not well cut, he disabledQuip Modest. If again ‘ it was not well cut,’ he disabledAYL V.iv.73
my iudgment: this is called, the reply churlish. Ifmy judgement: this is called the Reply Churlish. IfAYL V.iv.74
againe it was not well cut, he would answer I spake notagain ‘ it was not well cut,’ he would answer, I spake notAYL V.iv.75
true: this is call'd the reproofe valiant. If againe, it wastrue: this is called the Reproof Valiant. If again ‘ it wasAYL V.iv.76
not well cut, he wold say, I lie: this is call'd thenot well cut,’ he would say, I lie: this is called theAYL V.iv.77
counter-checke quarrelsome: and so ro lye circumstantiall,Countercheck Quarrelsome: and so to Lie CircumstantialAYL V.iv.78
and the lye direct.and the Lie Direct.AYL V.iv.79
I durst go no further then the lye circumstantial:I durst go no further than the Lie Circumstantial,AYL V.iv.82
nor he durst not giue me the lye direct: and nor he durst not give me the Lie Direct. AndAYL V.iv.83
so wee measur'd swords, and we measured swords and parted.AYL V.iv.84
O sir, we quarrel in print, by the booke: asO sir, we quarrel in print, by the book, asAYL V.iv.87
you haue bookes for good manners: I will name you theyou have books for good manners. I will name you theAYL V.iv.88
degrees. The first, the Retort courteous: the second,degrees. The first, the Retort Courteous; the second,AYL V.iv.89
the Quip-modest: the third, the reply Churlish: thethe Quip Modest; the third, the Reply Churlish; theAYL V.iv.90
fourth, the Reproofe valiant: the fift, the Countercheckefourth, the Reproof Valiant; the fifth, the CountercheckAYL V.iv.91
quarrelsome: the sixt, the Lye with circumstance:Quarrelsome; the sixth, the Lie with Circumstance;AYL V.iv.92
the seauenth, the Lye direct: all these you maythe seventh, the Lie Direct. All these you mayAYL V.iv.93
auoyd, but the Lye direct : and you may auoide that too,avoid but the Lie Direct; and you may avoid that too,AYL V.iv.94
with an If. I knew when seuen Iustices could not takewith an ‘ If.’ I knew when seven justices could not takeAYL V.iv.95
vp a Quarrell, but when the parties were met themselues,up a quarrel, but when the parties were met themselves,AYL V.iv.96
one of them thought but of an If; as if you saide so,one of them thought but of an ‘ If ’: as, ‘ If you said so,AYL V.iv.97
then I saide so: and they shooke hands, and sworethen I said so;’ and they shook hands and sworeAYL V.iv.98
brothers. Your If, is the onely peace-maker: muchbrothers. Your ‘ If ’ is the only peace-maker; muchAYL V.iv.99
vertue in if. virtue in ‘ If.’AYL V.iv.100

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