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Now, Master Shallow, you'll complaine of me toNow, Master Shallow, you'll complain of meMW I.i.103
the King?to the King?MW I.i.104
But not kiss'd your Keepers daughter?But not kissed your keeper's daughter?MW I.i.107
I will answere it strait, I haue done all this:I will answer it straight. I have done all this.MW I.i.109
That is now answer'd.That is now answered.MW I.i.110
'Twere better for you if it were known in'Twere better for you if it were known inMW I.i.112
councell: you'll be laugh'd at.counsel. You'll be laughed at.MW I.i.113
Good worts? good Cabidge; Slender, IGood worts? Good cabbage! – Slender, IMW I.i.115
broke your head: what matter haue you against me?broke your head. What matter have you against me?MW I.i.116
Pistoll.Pistol!MW I.i.137
Pistoll, did you picke M. Slenders purse?Pistol, did you pick Master Slender's purse?MW I.i.141
Is this true, Pistoll?Is this true, Pistol?MW I.i.147
What say you Scarlet, and Iohn?What say you, Scarlet and John?MW I.i.160
You heare all these matters deni'd, Gentlemen;You hear all these matters denied, gentlemen.MW I.i.172
you heare it.You hear it.MW I.i.173
Mistris Ford, by my troth you are very welMistress Ford, by my troth, you are very wellMW I.i.178
met: by your leaue good Mistris.met. By your leave, good mistress.MW I.i.179
Mine Host of the Garter?Mine host of the Garter –MW I.iii.1
Truely mine Host; I must turne away some ofTruly, mine host, I must turn away some ofMW I.iii.4
my followers.my followers.MW I.iii.5
I sit at ten pounds a weeke.I sit at ten pounds a week.MW I.iii.8
Doe so (good mine Host.Do so, good mine host.MW I.iii.12
Bardolfe, follow him: a Tapster is a good trade:Bardolph, follow him. A tapster is a good trade.MW I.iii.15
an old Cloake, makes a new Ierkin: a wither'd Seruingman,An old cloak makes a new jerkin; a withered servingmanMW I.iii.16
a fresh Tapster: goe, adew.a fresh tapster. Go, adieu.MW I.iii.17
I am glad I am so acquit of this Tinderbox: hisI am glad I am so acquit of this tinderbox.MW I.iii.22
Thefts were too open: his filching was like anHis thefts were too open. His filching was like anMW I.iii.23
vnskilfull Singer, he kept not time.unskilful singer – he kept not time.MW I.iii.24
Well sirs, I am almost out at heeles.Well, sirs, I am almost out at heels.MW I.iii.28
There is no remedy: I must conicatch, I must There is no remedy – I must cony-catch, I mustMW I.iii.30
shift.shift.MW I.iii.31
Which of you know Ford of this Towne?Which of you know Ford of this town?MW I.iii.33
My honest Lads, I will tell you what I am about.My honest lads, I will tell you what I am about.MW I.iii.35
No quips now Pistoll: (Indeede I am in theNo quips now, Pistol. Indeed, I am in theMW I.iii.37
waste two yards about: but I am now about no waste:waist two yards about. But I am now about no waste –MW I.iii.38
I am about thrift) briefely: I doe meane to make loue to I am about thrift. Briefly, I do mean to make love toMW I.iii.39
Fords wife: I spie entertainment in her: shee discourses: Ford's wife. I spy entertainment in her. She discourses,MW I.iii.40
shee carues: she giues the leere of inuitation: I can construeshe carves, she gives the leer of invitation. I can construeMW I.iii.41
the action of her familier stile, & the hardest voicethe action of her familiar style; and the hardest voiceMW I.iii.42
of her behauior (to be english'd rightly) is, I am of her behaviour – to be Englished rightly – is ‘ I am MW I.iii.43
Sir Iohn Falstafs.Sir John Falstaff's.’MW I.iii.44
Now, the report goes, she has all the rule ofNow, the report goes she has all the rule of MW I.iii.48
her husbands Purse: he hath a legend of Angels.her husband's purse. He hath a legion of angels.MW I.iii.49
I haue writ me here a letter to her: & hereI have writ me here a letter to her; and hereMW I.iii.53
another to Pages wife, who euen now gaue mee good eyesanother to Page's wife, who even now gave me good eyesMW I.iii.54
too; examind my parts with most iudicious illiads: too, examined my parts with most judicious œillades.MW I.iii.55
sometimes the beame of her view, guilded my foote: Sometimes the beam of her view gilded my foot,MW I.iii.56
sometimes my portly belly.sometimes my portly belly.MW I.iii.57
O she did so course o're my exteriors with O, she did so course o'er my exteriors withMW I.iii.60
such a greedy intention, that the appetite of her eye, did such a greedy intention that the appetite of her eye didMW I.iii.61
seeme to scorch me vp like a burning-glasse: here'sseem to scorch me up like a burning-glass. Here'sMW I.iii.62
another letter to her: She beares the Purse too: She is aanother letter to her. She bears the purse too. She is aMW I.iii.63
Region in Guiana: all gold, and bountie: I will be Cheatersregion in Guiana, all gold and bounty. I will be cheatersMW I.iii.64
to them both, and they shall be Exchequers to mee: theyto them both, and they shall be exchequers to me. TheyMW I.iii.65
shall be my East and West Indies, and I will trade toshall be my East and West Indies, and I will trade toMW I.iii.66
them both: Goe, beare thou this Letter tothem both. (To Pistol) Go, bear thou this letter toMW I.iii.67
Mistris Page; and thou this to Mistris Ford: Mistress Page; (to Nym) and thou this to Mistress Ford.MW I.iii.68
we will thriue (Lads) we will thriue.We will thrive, lads, we will thrive.MW I.iii.69
Hold Sirha, beare you these Letters tightly,Hold, sirrah, bear you these letters tightly;MW I.iii.74
Saile like my Pinnasse to these golden shores.Sail like my pinnace to these golden shores.MW I.iii.75
Rogues, hence, auaunt, vanish like haile-stones; goe,Rogues, hence, avaunt! Vanish like hailstones, go!MW I.iii.76
Trudge; plod away ith' hoofe: seeke shelter, packe:Trudge, plod away o'th'hoof, seek shelter, pack!MW I.iii.77
Falstaffe will learne the honor of the age,Falstaff will learn the humour of the age,MW I.iii.78
French-thrift, you Rogues, my selfe, and skirted Page.French thrift, you rogues – myself and skirted page.MW I.iii.79
I will not lend thee a penny.I will not lend thee a penny.MW II.ii.1
Not a penny: I haue beene content (Sir,) youNot a penny. I have been content, sir, youMW II.ii.5
should lay my countenance to pawne: I haue grated vponshould lay my countenance to pawn. I have grated uponMW II.ii.6
my good friends for three Repreeues for you, and yourmy good friends for three reprieves for you and yourMW II.ii.7
Coach-fellow Nim; or else you had look'd through thecoach-fellow Nym, or else you had looked through theMW II.ii.8
grate, like a Geminy of Baboones: I am damn'd in hell,grate, like a geminy of baboons. I am damned in hellMW II.ii.9
for swearing to Gentlemen my friends, you were goodfor swearing to gentlemen my friends you were goodMW II.ii.10
Souldiers, and tall-fellowes. And when Mistresse Briget soldiers and tall fellows. And when Mistress BridgetMW II.ii.11
lost the handle of her Fan, I took't vpon mine honour thoulost the handle of her fan, I took't upon mine honour thouMW II.ii.12
hadst it not.hadst it not.MW II.ii.13
Reason, you roague, reason: thinkst thouReason, you rogue, reason. Thinkest thouMW II.ii.15
Ile endanger my soule, gratis? at a word, hang no moreI'll endanger my soul gratis? At a word, hang no moreMW II.ii.16
about mee, I am no gibbet for you: goe, a short knife,about me – I am no gibbet for you. Go – a short knifeMW II.ii.17
and a throng, to your Mannor of Pickt-hatch: goe, you'lland a throng – to your manor of Pickt-hatch, go. You'llMW II.ii.18
not beare a Letter for mee you roague? you stand vponnot bear a letter for me, you rogue? You stand uponMW II.ii.19
your honor: why, (thou vnconfinable basenesse) it isyour honour! Why, thou unconfinable baseness, it isMW II.ii.20
as much as I can doe to keepe the termes of my honoras much as I can do to keep the terms of my honourMW II.ii.21
precise: I, I, I my selfe sometimes, leauing the feare ofprecise. I, I, I myself sometimes, leaving the fear ofMW II.ii.22
heauen on the left hand, and hiding mine honor in myGod on the left hand and hiding mine honour in myMW II.ii.23
necessity, am faine to shufflle: to hedge, and to lurch, andnecessity, am fain to shuffle, to hedge, and to lurch; andMW II.ii.24
yet, you Rogue, will en-sconce your raggs; youryet you, you rogue, will ensconce your rags, yourMW II.ii.25
Cat-a-Mountaine-lookes, your red-lattice phrases, and yourcat-a-mountain looks, your red-lattice phrases, and yourMW II.ii.26
bold-beating-oathes, vnder the shelter of your honor?bold-beating oaths, under the shelter of your honour!MW II.ii.27
you will not doe it? you?You will not do it? You!MW II.ii.28
Let her approach.Let her approach.MW II.ii.31
Good-morrow, good-wife.Good morrow, good wife.MW II.ii.33
Good maid then.Good maid, then.MW II.ii.35
I doe beleeue the swearer; what with me?I do believe the swearer. What with me?MW II.ii.38
Two thousand (faire woman) and ile vouchsafeTwo thousand, fair woman, and I'll vouchsafeMW II.ii.41
thee the hearing.thee the hearing.MW II.ii.42
Well, on; Mistresse Ford, you say.Well, on. Mistress Ford, you say –MW II.ii.46
I warrant thee, no-bodie heares:I warrant thee nobody hears – (indicatingMW II.ii.49
mine owne people, mine owne people.Pistol and Robin) mine own people, mine own people.MW II.ii.50
Well; Mistresse Ford, what of her?Well, Mistress Ford – what of her?MW II.ii.53
Mistresse Ford: come, Mistresse Ford.Mistress Ford – come, Mistress Ford.MW II.ii.57
But what saies shee to mee? be briefe my goodBut what says she to me? Be brief, my goodMW II.ii.76
shee-Mercurie.she-Mercury.MW II.ii.77
Ten, and eleuen.Ten and eleven.MW II.ii.82
Ten, and eleuen. Woman, commend me to her,Ten and eleven. Woman, commend me to her.MW II.ii.89
I will not faile her.I will not fail her.MW II.ii.90
Not I, I assure thee; setting the attraction ofNot I, I assure thee. Setting the attractions ofMW II.ii.102
my good parts aside, I haue no other charmes.my good parts aside, I have no other charms.MW II.ii.103
But I pray thee tell me this: has Fords wife,But I pray thee tell me this: has Ford's wifeMW II.ii.105
and Pages wife acquainted each other, how they loueand Page's wife acquainted each other how they loveMW II.ii.106
me?me?MW II.ii.107
Why, I will.Why, I will.MW II.ii.119
Farethee-well, commend mee to them both:Fare thee well; commend me to them both.MW II.ii.127
there's my purse, I am yet thy debter: Boy, goe alongThere's my purse – I am yet thy debtor. Boy, go alongMW II.ii.128
with this woman,with this woman.MW II.ii.129
this newes distracts me.This news distracts me.MW II.ii.130
Saist thou so (old Iacke) go thy waies: IleSayest thou so, old Jack? Go thy ways. I'llMW II.ii.134
make more of thy olde body then I haue done: will theymake more of thy old body than I have done. Will theyMW II.ii.135
yet looke after thee? wilt thou after the expence of soyet look after thee? Wilt thou, after the expense of soMW II.ii.136
much money, be now a gainer? good Body, I thankemuch money, be now a gainer? Good body, I thankMW II.ii.137
thee: let them say 'tis grossely done, so it bee fairely done,thee. Let them say 'tis grossly done – so it be fairly done,MW II.ii.138
no matter.no matter.MW II.ii.139
Broome is his name?Brook is his name?MW II.ii.144
Call him in: Call him in.MW II.ii.146
such Broomes are welcome to mee, that ore'flowes suchSuch Brooks are welcome to me, that o'erflows suchMW II.ii.147
liquor: ah ha, Mistresse Ford and Mistresse Page, haue Iliquor. Aha! Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, have IMW II.ii.148
encompass'd you? goe to, via.encompassed you? Go to; via!MW II.ii.149
And you sir: would you speake with me?And you, sir. Would you speak with me?MW II.ii.151
You'r welcome, what's your will?You're welcome. What's your will? (ToMW II.ii.154
giue vs leaue Drawer.Bardolph) Give us leave, drawer.MW II.ii.155
Good Master Broome, I desire more acquaintanceGood Master Brook, I desire more acquaintanceMW II.ii.158
of you.of you.MW II.ii.159
Money is a good Souldier (Sir) and will on.Money is a good soldier, sir, and will on.MW II.ii.165
Sir, I know not how I may deserue to bee yourSir, I know not how I may deserve to be yourMW II.ii.169
Porter.porter.MW II.ii.170
Speake (good Master Broome) I shall be glad toSpeak, good Master Brook. I shall be glad toMW II.ii.172
be your Seruant.be your servant.MW II.ii.173
Very well Sir, proceed.Very well, sir. Proceed.MW II.ii.184
Well Sir.Well, sir.MW II.ii.187
Haue you receiu'd no promise of satisfactionHave you received no promise of satisfactionMW II.ii.203
at her hands?at her hands?MW II.ii.204
Haue you importun'd her to such a purpose?Have you importuned her to such a purpose?MW II.ii.206
Of what qualitie was your loue then?Of what quality was your love, then?MW II.ii.208
To what purpose haue you vnfolded this to me?To what purpose have you unfolded this to me?MW II.ii.212
O Sir.O, sir!MW II.ii.222
Would it apply well to the vehemency of yourWould it apply well to the vehemency of yourMW II.ii.229
affection that I should win what you would enioy?affection that I should win what you would enjoy?MW II.ii.230
Methinkes you prescribe to your selfe very preposterously.Methinks you prescribe to yourself very preposterously.MW II.ii.231
Master Broome, I will first make bold with yourMaster Brook, I will first make bold with yourMW II.ii.242
money: next, giue mee your hand: and last, as I am amoney; next, give me your hand; and last, as I am aMW II.ii.243
gentleman, you shall, if you will, enioy Fords wife.gentleman, you shall, if you will, enjoy Ford's wife.MW II.ii.244
I say you shall.I say you shall.MW II.ii.246
Want no Mistresse Ford (Master Broome) you Want no Mistress Ford, Master Brook; youMW II.ii.248
shall want none: I shall be with her (I may tell you) byshall want none. I shall be with her, I may tell you, byMW II.ii.249
her owne appointment, euen as you came in to me, herher own appointment. Even as you came in to me, herMW II.ii.250
assistant, or goe-betweene, parted from me: I say I shallassistant, or go-between, parted from me. I say I shallMW II.ii.251
be with her betweene ten and eleuen: for at that timebe with her between ten and eleven, for at that timeMW II.ii.252
the iealious-rascally-knaue her husband will be forth:the jealous rascally knave her husband will be forth.MW II.ii.253
come you to me at night, you shall know how I speed.Come you to me at night, you shall know how I speed.MW II.ii.254
Hang him (poore Cuckoldly knaue) I know himHang him, poor cuckoldy knave! I know himMW II.ii.257
not: yet I wrong him to call him poore: They say thenot. Yet I wrong him to call him poor. They say theMW II.ii.258
iealous wittolly-knaue hath masses of money, for thejealous wittolly knave hath masses of money, for theMW II.ii.259
which his wife seemes to me well-fauourd: I will vsewhich his wife seems to me well-favoured. I will useMW II.ii.260
her as the key of the Cuckoldly-rogues Coffer, &her as the key of the cuckoldy rogue's coffer – andMW II.ii.261
ther's my haruest-home.there's my harvest-home.MW II.ii.262
Hang him, mechanicall-salt-butter rogue; I wilHang him, mechanical salt-butter rogue! I willMW II.ii.265
stare him out of his wits: I will awe-him with my cudgell:stare him out of his wits. I will awe him with my cudgel;MW II.ii.266
it shall hang like a Meteor ore the Cuckolds horns:it shall hang like a meteor o'er the cuckold's horns.MW II.ii.267
Master Broome, thou shalt know, I will predominate ouerMaster Brook, thou shalt know I will predominate overMW II.ii.268
the pezant, and thou shalt lye with his wife. Come tothe peasant, and thou shalt lie with his wife. Come toMW II.ii.269
me soone at night: Ford's a knaue, and I will aggrauateme soon at night. Ford's a knave, and I will aggravateMW II.ii.270
his stile: thou (Master Broome) shalt know him forhis style. Thou, Master Brook, shalt know him forMW II.ii.271
knaue, and Cuckold. Come to me soone at night.knave and cuckold. Come to me soon at night.MW II.ii.272
Haue I caught thee, my heauenly Iewell? WhyHave I caught thee, my heavenly jewel? Why,MW III.iii.40
now let me die, for I haue liu'd long enough: This isnow let me die, for I have lived long enough. This isMW III.iii.41
the period of my ambition: O this blessed houre.the period of my ambition. O this blessed hour!MW III.iii.42
Mistris Ford, I cannot cog, I cannot prateMistress Ford, I cannot cog, I cannot prate,MW III.iii.44
(Mist.Ford) now shall I sin in my wish; I would thyMistress Ford. Now shall I sin in my wish: I would thyMW III.iii.45
Husband were dead, Ile speake it before the best Lord,husband were dead. I'll speak it before the best lord,MW III.iii.46
I would make thee my Lady.I would make thee my lady.MW III.iii.47
Let the Court of France shew me such another:Let the court of France show me such another.MW III.iii.50
I see how thine eye would emulate the Diamond: ThouI see how thine eye would emulate the diamond. ThouMW III.iii.51
hast the right arched-beauty of the brow, that becomeshast the right arched beauty of the brow that becomesMW III.iii.52
the Ship-tyre, the Tyre-valiant, or any Tire of Venetianthe ship-tire, the tire-valiant, or any tire of VenetianMW III.iii.53
admittance.admittance.MW III.iii.54
Thou art a tyrant to say so: thou wouldst Thou art a tyrant to say so. Thou wouldstMW III.iii.57
make an absolute Courtier, and the firme fixture of thymake an absolute courtier, and the firm fixture of thyMW III.iii.58
foote, would giue an excellent motion to thy gate, in a foot would give an excellent motion to thy gait in aMW III.iii.59
semi-circled Farthingale. I see what thou wert if Fortunesemi-circled farthingale. I see what thou wert if Fortune,MW III.iii.60
thy foe, were not Nature thy friend: Come,thy foe, were – not Nature – thy friend. Come,MW III.iii.61
thou canst not hide it.thou canst not hide it.MW III.iii.62
What made me loue thee? Let that perswadeWhat made me love thee? Let that persuadeMW III.iii.64
thee. Ther's something extraordinary in thee: Come, Ithee there's something extraordinary in thee. Come, IMW III.iii.65
cannot cog, and say thou art this and that, like a-manie ofcannot cog and say thou art this and that, like a many ofMW III.iii.66
these lisping-hauthorne buds, that come like women inthese lisping hawthorn-buds that come like women inMW III.iii.67
mens apparrell, and smell like Bucklers-berry in simple time:men's apparel and smell like Bucklersbury in simple-time.MW III.iii.68
I cannot, but I loue thee, none but thee; and thouI cannot. But I love thee, none but thee; and thouMW III.iii.69
deseru'st it.deservest it.MW III.iii.70
Thou mightst as well say, I loue to walke by theThou mightst as well say I love to walk by theMW III.iii.73
Counter-gate, which is as hatefull to me, as the reeke of aCounter-gate, which is as hateful to me as the reek of aMW III.iii.74
Lime-kill.lime-kiln.MW III.iii.75
Keepe in that minde, Ile deserue it.Keep in that mind – I'll deserve it.MW III.iii.78
She shall not see me, I will ensconce mee behindeShe shall not see me. I will ensconce me behindMW III.iii.84
the Arras.the arras.MW III.iii.85
Let me see't, let me see't, O let me see't: IleLet me see't, let me see't. O, let me see't! I'llMW III.iii.127
in, Ile in: Follow your friends counsell, Ile in.in, I'll in. Follow your friend's counsel. I'll in.MW III.iii.128
I loue thee,I love thee, and noneMW III.iii.131
helpe mee away: let me creepe in heere: ilebut thee. Help me away. Let me creep in here. I'llMW III.iii.132
neuer ---never –MW III.iii.133
Bardolfe I say.Bardolph, I say!MW III.v.1
Go, fetch me a quart of Sacke, put a tost in't.Go fetch me a quart of sack – put a toast in't.MW III.v.3
Haue I liu'd to be carried in a Basket like a barrow ofHave I lived to be carried in a basket like a barrow ofMW III.v.4
butchers Offall? and to be throwne in the Thames? Wel,butcher's offal? And to be thrown in the Thames? Well,MW III.v.5
if I be seru'd such another tricke, Ile haue my brainesif I be served such another trick, I'll have my brainsMW III.v.6
'tane out and butter'd, and giue them to a dogge for ata'en out and buttered, and give them to a dog for aMW III.v.7
New-yeares gift. The rogues slighted me into the riuer with asnew-year's gift. The rogues slighted me into the river with asMW III.v.8
little remorse, as they would haue drown'de a blindelittle remorse as they would have drowned a blindMW III.v.9
bitches Puppies, fifteene i'th litter: and you may knowbitch's puppies, fifteen i'th' litter. And you may knowMW III.v.10
by my size, that I haue a kinde of alacrity in sinking: if theby my size that I have a kind of alacrity in sinking. If theMW III.v.11
bottome were as deepe as hell, I shold down. I had beenebottom were as deep as hell, I should down. I had beenMW III.v.12
drown'd, but that the shore was sheluy and shallow:drowned but that the shore was shelvy and shallow – aMW III.v.13
a death that I abhorre: for the water swelles a man; and whatdeath that I abhor, for the water swells a man, and whatMW III.v.14
a thing should I haue beene, when I had beene swel'd?a thing should I have been when I had been swelled!MW III.v.15
I should haue beene a Mountaine of Mummie.I should have been a mountain of mummy.MW III.v.16
Come, let me poure in some Sack to the ThamesCome, let me pour in some sack to the ThamesMW III.v.19
water: for my bellies as cold as if I had swallow'd water, for my belly's as cold as if I had swallowedMW III.v.20
snowbals, for pilles to coole the reines. Call her in.snowballs for pills to cool the reins. Call her in.MW III.v.21
Take away these Challices: / Go, brew me aTake away these chalices. Go, brew me aMW III.v.25
pottle of Sacke finely.pottle of sack finely.MW III.v.26
Simple of it selfe: Ile no Pullet-Spersme in mySimple of itself. I'll no pullet-sperm in myMW III.v.28
brewage.brewage.MW III.v.29
How now?How now?MW III.v.30
Mist. Ford? I haue had Ford enough: IMistress Ford? I have had ford enough. IMW III.v.33
was thrown into the Ford; I haue my belly full of Ford.was thrown into the ford. I have my belly full of ford.MW III.v.34
So did I mine, to build vpon a foolish WomansSo did I mine, to build upon a foolish woman'sMW III.v.38
promise.promise.MW III.v.39
Well, I will visit her, tell her so: and bidde herWell, I will visit her. Tell her so, and bid herMW III.v.45
thinke what a man is: Let her consider his frailety, andthink what a man is. Let her consider his frailty, andMW III.v.46
then iudge of my merit.then judge of my merit.MW III.v.47
Do so. Betweene nine and ten saist thou?Do so. Between nine and ten, sayest thou?MW III.v.49
Well, be gone: I will not misse her.Well, begone. I will not miss her.MW III.v.51
I meruaile I heare not of Mr Broome: he sentI marvel I hear not of Master Brook. He sentMW III.v.53
me word to stay within: I like his money well. Oh, heereme word to stay within. I like his money well. O, hereMW III.v.54
be comes.he comes.MW III.v.55
Now M. Broome, you come to know / WhatNow, Master Brook, you come to know whatMW III.v.57
hath past betweene me, and Fords wife.hath passed between me and Ford's wife?MW III.v.58
M. Broome I will not lye to you, / I was at herMaster Brook, I will not lie to you. I was at herMW III.v.60
house the houre she appointed me.house the hour she appointed me.MW III.v.61
very ill-fauouredly M. Broome.Very ill-favouredly, Master Brook.MW III.v.63
No (M. Broome) but the peaking CurnutoNo, Master Brook, but the peaking cornutoMW III.v.65
her husband (M. Broome) dwelling in a continualher husband, Master Brook, dwelling in a continualMW III.v.66
larum of ielousie, coms me in the instant of our'larum of jealousy, comes me in the instant of ourMW III.v.67
encounter, after we had embrast, kist, protested,encounter, after we had embraced, kissed, protested,MW III.v.68
& (as it were) spoke the prologue of our Comedy: andand, as it were, spoke the prologue of our comedy; andMW III.v.69
at his heeles, a rabble of his companions, thither prouokedat his heels a rabble of his companions, thither provokedMW III.v.70
and instigated by his distemper, and (forsooth) to and instigated by his distemper, and, forsooth, toMW III.v.71
serch his house for his wiues Loue.search his house for his wife's love.MW III.v.72
While I was there.While I was there.MW III.v.74
You shall heare. As good lucke would haue it,You shall hear. As good luck would have it,MW III.v.76
comes in one Mist. Page, giues intelligence of Fords comes in one Mistress Page, gives intelligence of Ford'sMW III.v.77
approch: and in her inuention, and Fords wiuesapproach, and, in her invention and Ford's wife'sMW III.v.78
distraction, they conuey'd me into a bucke-basket.distraction, they conveyed me into a buck-basket.MW III.v.79
Yes: a Buck-basket: ram'd mee inBy the Lord, a buck-basket! Rammed me inMW III.v.81
with foule Shirts and Smockes, Socks, foule Stockings,with foul shirts and smocks, socks, foul stockings,MW III.v.82
greasie Napkins, that (Master Broome) there was thegreasy napkins, that, Master Brook, there was theMW III.v.83
rankest compound of villanous smell, that euer offendedrankest compound of villainous smell that ever offendedMW III.v.84
nostrill. nostril.MW III.v.85
Nay, you shall heare (Master Broome) what INay, you shall hear, Master Brook, what IMW III.v.87
haue sufferd, to bring this woman to euill, for your good:have suffered to bring this woman to evil for your good.MW III.v.88
Being thus cram'd in the Basket, a couple of Fords Being thus crammed in the basket, a couple of Ford'sMW III.v.89
knaues, his Hindes, were cald forth by their Mistris, toknaves, his hinds, were called forth by their mistress toMW III.v.90
carry mee in the name of foule Cloathes to Datchet-lane: carry me in the name of foul clothes to Datchet Lane.MW III.v.91
they tooke me on their shoulders: met the iealous knaueThey took me on their shoulders, met the jealous knaveMW III.v.92
their Master in the doore; who ask'd them once or twicetheir master in the door, who asked them once or twiceMW III.v.93
what they had in their Basket? I quak'd for feare least thewhat they had in their basket. I quaked for fear lest theMW III.v.94
Lunatique Knaue would haue search'd it: but Fatelunatic knave would have searched it; but Fate,MW III.v.95
(ordaining he should be a Cuckold) held his hand: well, onordaining he should be a cuckold, held his hand. Well, onMW III.v.96
went hee, for a search, and away went I for foule Cloathes:went he for a search, and away went I for foul clothes.MW III.v.97
But marke the sequell (Master Broome) I suffered theBut mark the sequel, Master Brook. I suffered theMW III.v.98
pangs of three seuerall deaths: First, an intollerable fright,pangs of three several deaths: first, an intolerable frightMW III.v.99
to be detected with a iealious rotten Bell-weather:to be detected with a jealous rotten bell-wether;MW III.v.100
Next to be compass'd like a good Bilbo in the circumferencenext, to be compassed like a good bilbo in the circumferenceMW III.v.101
of a Pecke, hilt to point, heele to head. And then toof a peck, hilt to point, heel to head; and then, toMW III.v.102
be stopt in like a strong distillation with stinkingbe stopped in, like a strong distillation, with stinkingMW III.v.103
Cloathes, that fretted in their owne grease: thinke of that, aclothes that fretted in their own grease. Think of that, aMW III.v.104
man of my Kidney; thinke of that, that am as subiect toman of my kidney – think of that – that am as subject toMW III.v.105
heate as butter; a man of continuall dissolution, and thaw:heat as butter; a man of continual dissolution and thaw.MW III.v.106
it was a miracle to scape suffocation. And in the heightIt was a miracle to 'scape suffocation. And in the heightMW III.v.107
of this Bath (when I was more then halfe stew'd inof this bath, when I was more than half stewed inMW III.v.108
grease (like a Dutch-dish) to be throwne into the Thames,grease, like a Dutch dish, to be thrown into the Thames,MW III.v.109
and coold, glowing-hot, in that serge like a Horse-shoo;and cooled, glowing hot, in that surge, like a horse-shoe.MW III.v.110
thinke of that; hissing hot: thinke of that (MasterThink of that – hissing hot – think of that, MasterMW III.v.111
Broome.)Brook!MW III.v.112
Master Broome: I will be throwne into Etna, asMaster Brook, I will be thrown into Etna, asMW III.v.116
I haue beene into Thames, ere I will leaue her thus; herI have been into Thames, ere I will leave her thus. HerMW III.v.117
Husband is this morning gone a Birding: I haue receiuedhusband is this morning gone a-birding. I have receivedMW III.v.118
from her another ambassie of meeting: 'twixt eightfrom her another embassy of meeting. 'Twixt eightMW III.v.119
and nine is the houre (Master Broome.)and nine is the hour, Master Brook.MW III.v.120
Is it? I will then addresse mee to my appointment:Is it? I will then address me to my appointment.MW III.v.122
Come to mee at your conuenient leisure, and you Come to me at your convenient leisure, and youMW III.v.123
shall know how I speede: and the conclusion shall beshall know how I speed; and the conclusion shall beMW III.v.124
crowned with your enioying her: adiew: you shall hauecrowned with your enjoying her. Adieu. You shall haveMW III.v.125
her (Master Broome) Master Broome, you shall cuckold her, Master Brook; Master Brook, you shall cuckoldMW III.v.126
Ford.Ford.MW III.v.127
Mi. Ford, Your sorrow hath eaten vp my Mistress Ford, your sorrow hath eaten up myMW IV.ii.1
sufferance; I see you are obsequious in your loue, and Isufferance. I see you are obsequious in your love, and IMW IV.ii.2
professe requitall to a haires bredth, not onely Mist. profess requital to a hair's breadth, not only, MistressMW IV.ii.3
Ford, in the simple office of loue, but in all the accustrement,Ford, in the simple office of love, but in all the accoutrement,MW IV.ii.4
complement, and ceremony of it: But are you surecomplement, and ceremony of it. But are you sureMW IV.ii.5
of your husband now?of your husband now?MW IV.ii.6
No, Ile come no more i'th Basket: May I notNo, I'll come no more i'th' basket. May I notMW IV.ii.44
go out ere he come?go out ere he come?MW IV.ii.45
What shall I do? Ile creepe vp into theWhat shall I do? I'll creep up into theMW IV.ii.50
chimney.chimney.MW IV.ii.51
Where is it?Where is it?MW IV.ii.55
Ile go out then.I'll go out, then.MW IV.ii.61
Good hearts, deuise something: any extremitie,Good hearts, devise something. Any extremityMW IV.ii.68
rather then a mischiefe.rather than a mischief.MW IV.ii.69
How now, mine Host?How now, mine host?MW IV.v.17
There was (mine Host) an old-fat-woman euenThere was, mine host, an old fat woman evenMW IV.v.21
now with me, but she's gone.now with me, but she's gone.MW IV.v.22
I marry was it (Mussel-shell) what wouldAy, marry, was it, mussel-shell. What wouldMW IV.v.25
you with her?you with her?MW IV.v.26
I spake with the old woman about it.I spake with the old woman about it.MW IV.v.31
Marry shee sayes, that the very same man thatMarry, she says that the very same man thatMW IV.v.33
beguil'd Master Slender of his Chaine, cozon'd him of it.beguiled Master Slender of his chain cozened him of it.MW IV.v.34
What are they? let vs know.What are they? Let us know.MW IV.v.38
'Tis, 'tis his fortune.'Tis, 'tis his fortune.MW IV.v.45
To haue her, or no: goe; say the woman told me To have her or no. Go, say the woman told meMW IV.v.47
so.so.MW IV.v.48
I Sir: like who more bold.Ay, sir; like who more bold.MW IV.v.50
I that there was (mine Host) one that hathAy, that there was, mine host, one that hathMW IV.v.55
taught me more wit, then euer I learn'd before in mytaught me more wit than ever I learned before in myMW IV.v.56
life: and I paid nothing for it neither, but was paid forlife. And I paid nothing for it neither, but was paid forMW IV.v.57
my learning. my learning.MW IV.v.58
I would all the world might be cozond, for II would all the world might be cozened, for IMW IV.v.85
haue beene cozond and beaten too: if it should come tohave been cozened and beaten too. If it should come toMW IV.v.86
the eare of the Court, how I haue beene transformed; andthe ear of the court how I have been transformed, andMW IV.v.87
how my transformation hath beene washd, and cudgeld,how my transformation hath been washed and cudgelled,MW IV.v.88
they would melt mee out of my fat drop by drop, andthey would melt me out of my fat drop by drop, andMW IV.v.89
liquor Fishermens-boots with me: I warrant they wouldliquor fishermen's boots with me. I warrant they wouldMW IV.v.90
whip me with their fine wits, till I were as crest-falne as awhip me with their fine wits till I were as crestfallen as aMW IV.v.91
dride-peare: I neuer prosper'd, since I forswore my selfe at dried pear. I never prospered since I forswore myself atMW IV.v.92
Primero: well, if my winde were but long enough;primero. Well, if my wind were but long enough to sayMW IV.v.93
I would repent:my prayers, I would repent.MW IV.v.94
Now? Whence come you?Now, whence come you?MW IV.v.95
The Diuell take one partie, and his Dam theThe devil take one party, and his dam theMW IV.v.97
other: and so they shall be both bestowed; I haue other! And so they shall be both bestowed. I haveMW IV.v.98
suffer'd more for their sakes; more then the villanoussuffered more for their sakes, more than the villainousMW IV.v.99
inconstancy of mans disposition is able to beare.inconstancy of man's disposition is able to bear.MW IV.v.100
What tell'st thou mee of blacke, and blew? IWhat tellest thou me of black and blue? IMW IV.v.105
was beaten my selfe into all the colours of the Rainebow:was beaten myself into all the colours of the rainbow;MW IV.v.106
and I was like to be apprehended for the Witch of and I was like to be apprehended for the witch ofMW IV.v.107
Braineford, but that my admirable dexteritie of wit, myBrainford. But that my admirable dexterity of wit, myMW IV.v.108
counterfeiting the action of an old woman deliuer'd me,counterfeiting the action of an old woman, delivered me,MW IV.v.109
the knaue Constable had set me ith' Stocks, ith' commonthe knave constable had set me i'th'stocks, i'th'commonMW IV.v.110
Stocks, for a Witch.stocks, for a witch.MW IV.v.111
Come vp into my Chamber. Come up into my chamber.MW IV.v.118
Pre'thee no more pratling: go, Ile hold, thisPrithee no more prattling. Go. I'll hold. ThisMW V.i.1
is the third time: I hope good lucke lies in odde numbers:is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers.MW V.i.2
Away, go, they say there is Diuinity in odde Numbers,Away; go. They say there is divinity in odd numbers,MW V.i.3
either in natiuity, chance, or death: away.either in nativity, chance, or death. Away.MW V.i.4
Away I say, time weares, hold vp your headAway, I say; time wears. Hold up your head,MW V.i.7
& mince.and mince.MW V.i.8
How now M. Broome? Master Broome, the matter willHow now, Master Brook! Master Brook, the matter willMW V.i.9
be knowne to night, or neuer. Bee you in the Parke aboutbe known tonight or never. Be you in the Park aboutMW V.i.10
midnight, at Hernes-Oake, and you shall see wonders.midnight, at Herne's Oak, and you shall see wonders.MW V.i.11
I went to her (Master Broome) as you see, likeI went to her, Master Brook, as you see, likeMW V.i.14
a poore-old-man, but I came from her (Master Broome) likea poor old man. But I came from her, Master Brook, likeMW V.i.15
a poore-old-woman; that same knaue (Ford hir husband)a poor old woman. That same knave Ford, her husband,MW V.i.16
hath the finest mad diuell of iealousie in him (Master hath the finest mad devil of jealousy in him, MasterMW V.i.17
Broome) that euer gouern'd Frensie. I will tell you, heBrook, that ever governed frenzy. I will tell you: heMW V.i.18
beate me greeuously, in the shape of a woman: (for in the beat me grievously, in the shape of a woman; for in theMW V.i.19
shape of Man (Master Broome) I feare not Goliah with ashape of man, Master Brook, I fear not Goliath with aMW V.i.20
Weauers beame, because I know also, life is a Shuttle) Iweaver's beam, because I know also life is a shuttle. IMW V.i.21
am in hast, go along with mee, Ile tell you all (Master am in haste. Go along with me. I'll tell you all, MasterMW V.i.22
Broome:) since I pluckt Geese, plaide Trewant, and whiptBrook. Since I plucked geese, played truant and whippedMW V.i.23
Top, I knew not what 'twas to be beaten, till lately.top, I knew not what 'twas to be beaten till lately.MW V.i.24
Follow mee, Ile tell you strange things of this knaue Follow me. I'll tell you strange things of this knaveMW V.i.25
Ford, on whom to night I will be reuenged, and I willFord, on whom tonight I will be revenged. And I willMW V.i.26
deliuer his wife into your hand. Follow, straunge thingsdeliver his wife into your hand. Follow. Strange thingsMW V.i.27
in hand (M. Broome) follow. in hand, Master Brook! Follow.MW V.i.28
The Windsor-bell hath stroke twelue: theThe Windsor bell hath struck twelve; theMW V.v.1
Minute drawes-on: Now the hot-bloodied-Gods assist minute draws on. Now, the hot-blooded gods assistMW V.v.2
me: / Remember Ioue, thou was't a Bull for thy Europa,me! Remember, Jove, thou wast a bull for thy Europa.MW V.v.3
Loue set on thy hornes. O powerfull Loue, that in someLove set on thy horns. O powerful love, that in someMW V.v.4
respects makes a Beast a Man: in som other, a Man arespects makes a beast a man, in some other a man aMW V.v.5
beast. / You were also (Iupiter) a Swan, for the loue of beast. You were also, Jupiter, a swan for the love ofMW V.v.6
Leda: O omnipotent Loue, how nere the God drew to theLeda. O omnipotent love, how near the god drew to theMW V.v.7
complexion of a Goose: a fault done first in the forme of acomplexion of a goose! A fault done first in the form of aMW V.v.8
beast, (O Ioue, a beastly fault:) and then another fault,beast – O Jove, a beastly fault – and then another faultMW V.v.9
in the semblance of a Fowle, thinke on't (Ioue) a fowle-fault.in the semblance of a fowl – think on't, Jove, a foul fault!MW V.v.10
When Gods haue hot backes, what shall poore men do?When gods have hot backs, what shall poor men do?MW V.v.11
For me, I am heere a Windsor Stagge, and the fattest (IFor me, I am here a Windsor stag, and the fattest, IMW V.v.12
thinke) i'th Forrest. Send me a coole rut-time (Ioue) or whothink, i'th'forest. Send me a cool rut-time, Jove, or whoMW V.v.13
can blame me to pisse my Tallow? Who comes heere?can blame me to piss my tallow? Who comes here?MW V.v.14
my Doe?My doe?MW V.v.15
My Doe, with the blacke Scut? Let the skie raineMy doe with the black scut! Let the sky rainMW V.v.18
Potatoes: let it thunder, to the tune of Greenesleeues,potatoes. Let it thunder to the tune of ‘ Greensleeves,’MW V.v.19
haile-kissing Comfits, and snow Eringoes: Let there comehail kissing-comfits, and snow eringoes. Let there comeMW V.v.20
a tempest of prouocation, I will shelter mee heere.a tempest of provocation, I will shelter me here.MW V.v.21
Diuide me like a brib'd-Bucke, each a Haunch:Divide me like a bribed buck, each a haunch.MW V.v.24
I will keepe my sides to my selfe, my shoulders for theI will keep my sides to myself, my shoulders for theMW V.v.25
fellow of this walke; and my hornes I bequeath yourfellow of this walk, and my horns I bequeath yourMW V.v.26
husbands. Am I a Woodman, ha? Speake I like Hernehusbands. Am I a woodman, ha? Speak I like HerneMW V.v.27
the Hunter? Why, now is Cupid a child of conscience,the Hunter? Why, now is Cupid a child of conscience;MW V.v.28
he makes restitution. As I am a true spirit, welcome.he makes restitution. As I am a true spirit, welcome!MW V.v.29
What should this be?What should this be?MW V.v.32
I thinke the diuell wil not haue me damn'd, / Least I think the devil will not have me damned, lestMW V.v.34
the oyle that's in me should set hell on fire; / He wouldthe oil that's in me should set hell on fire. He wouldMW V.v.35
neuer else crosse me thus.never else cross me thus.MW V.v.36
They are Fairies, he that speaks to them shall die,They are fairies; he that speaks to them shall die.MW V.v.47
Ile winke, and couch: No man their workes must eie.I'll wink and couch; no man their works must eye.MW V.v.48
Heauens defend me from that Welsh Fairy,Heavens defend me from that Welsh fairy,MW V.v.81
Least he transforme me to a peece of Cheese.lest he transform me to a piece of cheese.MW V.v.82
Oh, oh, oh.O, O, O!MW V.v.89
I do begin to perceiue that I am made an Asse.I do begin to perceive that I am made an ass.MW V.v.119
And these are not Fairies: / I was three or foure timesAnd these are not fairies? I was three or fourMW V.v.121
in the thought they were not Fairies, and yet thetimes in the thought they were not fairies; and yet theMW V.v.122
guiltinesse of my minde, the sodaine surprize of myguiltiness of my mind, the sudden surprise of myMW V.v.123
powers, droue the grossenesse of the foppery into apowers, drove the grossness of the foppery into aMW V.v.124
receiu'd beleefe, in despight of the teeth of all rime andreceived belief, in despite of the teeth of all rhyme andMW V.v.125
reason, that they were Fairies. See now how wit may bereason, that they were fairies. See now how wit may beMW V.v.126
made a Iacke-a-Lent, when 'tis vpon ill imployment.made a Jack-a-Lent when 'tis upon ill employment.MW V.v.127
Haue I laid my braine in the Sun, and dri'de it,Have I laid my brain in the sun and dried it,MW V.v.134
that it wants matter to preuent so grosse ore-reaching asthat it wants matter to prevent so gross o'erreaching asMW V.v.135
this? Am I ridden with a Welch Goate too? Shal I hauethis? Am I ridden with a Welsh goat too? Shall I haveMW V.v.136
a Coxcombe of Frize? Tis time I were choak'd with aa coxcomb of frieze? 'Tis time I were choked with aMW V.v.137
peece of toasted Cheese.piece of toasted cheese.MW V.v.138
Seese, and Putter? Haue I liu'd to stand at‘ Seese ’ and ‘ putter ’? Have I lived to stand atMW V.v.141
the taunt of one that makes Fritters of English? This isthe taunt of one that makes fritters of English? This isMW V.v.142
enough to be the decay of lust and late-walking throughenough to be the decay of lust and late-walking throughMW V.v.143
the Realme.the realm.MW V.v.144
Well, I am your Theame: you haue the start ofWell, I am your theme. You have the start ofMW V.v.159
me, I am deiected: I am not able to answer the Welchme. I am dejected. I am not able to answer the WelshMW V.v.160
Flannell, Ignorance it selfe is a plummet ore me, vse me asflannel. Ignorance itself is a plummet o'er me. Use me asMW V.v.161
you will.you will.MW V.v.162
I am glad, though you haue tane a special I am glad, though you have ta'en a specialMW V.v.226
stand to strike at me, that your Arrow hath glanc'd.stand to strike at me, that your arrow hath glanced.MW V.v.227
When night-dogges run, all sorts of Deere are chac'd.When night-dogs run, all sorts of deer are chased.MW V.v.230
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