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Come, bring them away: if these be good peopleCome, bring them away. If these be good peopleMM II.i.41
in a Common-weale, that doe nothing but vse their abusesin a commonweal that do nothing but use their abusesMM II.i.42
in common houses, I know no law: bring them away.in common houses, I know no law. Bring them away.MM II.i.43
If it please your honour, I am the poore DukesIf it please your honour, I am the poor Duke'sMM II.i.46
Constable, and my name is Elbow; I doe leane vponconstable, and my name is Elbow. I do lean uponMM II.i.47
Iustice Sir, and doe bring in here before your goodjustice, sir, and do bring in here before your goodMM II.i.48
honor, two notorious Benefactors.honour two notorious benefactors.MM II.i.49
If it please your honour, I know not well what theyIf it please your honour, I know not well what theyMM II.i.52
are: But precise villaines they are, that I am sure of, andare; but precise villains they are, that I am sure of, andMM II.i.53
void of all prophanation in the world, that good Christiansvoid of all profanation in the world that good ChristiansMM II.i.54
ought to haue.ought to have.MM II.i.55
He Sir: a Tapster Sir: parcell Baud: one thatHe, sir? A tapster, sir, parcel-bawd; one thatMM II.i.61
serues a bad woman: whose house Sir was (as they say)serves a bad woman, whose house, sir, was, as they say,MM II.i.62
pluckt downe in the Suborbs: and now shee professes aplucked down in the suburbs, and now she professes aMM II.i.63
hot-house; which, I thinke is a very ill house too.hot-house, which I think is a very ill house too.MM II.i.64
My wife Sir? whom I detest before heauen, andMy wife, sir, whom I detest before heaven andMM II.i.66
your honour.your honour – MM II.i.67
I Sir: whom I thanke heauen is an honest Ay, sir, whom I thank heaven is an honestMM II.i.69
woman.woman – MM II.i.70
I say sir, I will detest my selfe also, as well as she,I say, sir, I will detest myself also, as well as she,MM II.i.72
that this house, if it be not a Bauds house, it is pittythat this house, if it be not a bawd's house, it is pityMM II.i.73
of her life, for it is a naughty house.of her life, for it is a naughty house.MM II.i.74
Marry sir, by my wife, who, if she had bin aMarry, sir, by my wife, who, if she had been aMM II.i.76
woman Cardinally giuen, might haue bin accus'd inwoman cardinally given, might have been accused inMM II.i.77
fornication, adultery, and all vncleanlinesse there.fornication, adultery, and all uncleanliness there.MM II.i.78
I sir, by Mistris Ouer-dons meanes: but as Ay, sir, by Mistress Overdone's means; but asMM II.i.80
she spit in his face, so she defide him.she spit in his face, so she defied him.MM II.i.81
Proue it before these varlets here, thou honorableProve it before these varlets here, thou honourableMM II.i.83
man, proue it.man, prove it.MM II.i.84
I beseech you Sir, aske him what this man did toI beseech you, sir, ask him what this man did toMM II.i.136
my wife.my wife.MM II.i.137
First, and it like you, the house is a respectedFirst, an it like you, the house is a respectedMM II.i.154
house; next, this is a respected fellow; and his Mistrishouse; next, this is a respected fellow, and his mistressMM II.i.155
is a respected woman.is a respected woman.MM II.i.156
Varlet, thou lyest; thou lyest wicked varlet: theVarlet, thou liest; thou liest, wicked varlet. TheMM II.i.159
time is yet to come that shee was euer respected with man,time is yet to come that she was ever respected with man,MM II.i.160
woman, or childe.woman, or child.MM II.i.161
O thou caytiffe: O thou varlet: O thou wicked O thou caitiff, O thou varlet, O thou wickedMM II.i.166
Hanniball; I respected with her, before I was marriedHannibal! I respected with her before I was marriedMM II.i.167
to her? If euer I was respected with her, or she withto her? If ever I was respected with her, or she withMM II.i.168
me, let not your worship thinke mee the poore Dukes me, let not your worship think me the poor Duke'sMM II.i.169
Officer: proue this, thou wicked Hanniball, or ile haueofficer. Prove this, thou wicked Hannibal, or I'll haveMM II.i.170
mine action of battry on thee.mine action of battery on thee.MM II.i.171
Marry I thanke your good worship for it: whatMarry, I thank your good worship for it. WhatMM II.i.174
is't your Worships pleasure I shall doe with this wickedis't your worship's pleasure I shall do with this wickedMM II.i.175
Caitiffe?caitiff?MM II.i.176
Marry I thanke your worship for it: Thou seestMarry, I thank your worship for it. Thou seest,MM II.i.180
thou wicked varlet now, what's come vpon thee. Thouthou wicked varlet, now, what's come upon thee. ThouMM II.i.181
art to continue now thou Varlet, thou art to continue.art to continue now, thou varlet, thou art to continue.MM II.i.182
Seuen yeere, and a halfe sir.Seven year and a half, sir.MM II.i.248
And a halfe sir.And a half, sir.MM II.i.252
'Faith sir, few of any wit in such matters: as theyFaith, sir, few of any wit in such matters. As theyMM II.i.256
are chosen, they are glad to choose me for them; I do itare chosen, they are glad to choose me for them. I do itMM II.i.257
for some peece of money, and goe through with all.for some piece of money, and go through with all.MM II.i.258
To your Worships house sir?To your worship's house, sir?MM II.i.261
Nay, if there be no remedy for it, but that you willNay, if there be no remedy for it but that you willMM III.ii.1
needes buy and sell men and women like beasts, we shallneeds buy and sell men and women like beasts, we shallMM III.ii.2
haue all the world drinke browne & white bastard.have all the world drink brown and white bastard.MM III.ii.3
Come your way sir: 'blesse you good Father Frier.Come your way, sir. Bless you, good father friar.MM III.ii.10
Marry Sir, he hath offended the Law; and Sir, weMarry, sir, he hath offended the law. And, sir, weMM III.ii.13
take him to be a Theefe too Sir: for wee haue found vpontake him to be a thief too, sir, for we have found uponMM III.ii.14
him Sir, a strange Pick-lock, which we haue sent to thehim, sir, a strange picklock, which we have sent to theMM III.ii.15
Deputie.deputy.MM III.ii.16
He must before the Deputy Sir, he ha's giuen himHe must before the deputy, sir. He has given himMM III.ii.32
warning: the Deputy cannot abide a Whore-master: if hewarning. The deputy cannot abide a whoremaster. If heMM III.ii.33
be a Whore-monger, and comes before him, he were asbe a whoremonger, and comes before him, he were asMM III.ii.34
good go a mile on his errand.good go a mile on his errand.MM III.ii.35
His necke will come to your wast, a Cord sir.His neck will come to your waist – a cord, sir.MM III.ii.38
For being a baud, for being a baud.For being a bawd, for being a bawd.MM III.ii.62
Come your waies sir, come.Come your ways, sir, come.MM III.ii.76
Come your waies sir, come.Come your ways, sir, come.MM III.ii.80
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