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In the County of Glocester, Iustice of Peace andIn the county of Gloucester, justice of peace andMW I.i.5
Coram.Coram.MW I.i.6
I, and Rato lorum too; and a Gentleman borneAy, and Ratolorum too. And a gentleman born,MW I.i.8
(Master Parson) who writes himselfe Armigero, in anymaster parson, who writes himself Armigero – in anyMW I.i.9
Bill, Warrant, Quittance, or Obligation, Armigero.bill, warrant, quittance, or obligation, Armigero.MW I.i.10
All his successors (gone before him) hath don't:All his successors gone before him hath done't;MW I.i.13
and all his Ancestors (that come after him) may: they mayand all his ancestors that come after him may. They mayMW I.i.14
giue the dozen white Luces in their Coate.give the dozen white luces in their coat.MW I.i.15
I may quarter (Coz).I may quarter, coz?MW I.i.22
Mistris Anne Page? she has browne haire, andMistress Anne Page? She has brown hair, andMW I.i.44
speakes small like a woman.speaks small like a woman?MW I.i.45
How do's your fallow Greyhound, Sir, I heardHow does your fallow greyhound, sir? I heardMW I.i.83
say he was out-run on Cotsall.say he was outrun on Cotsall.MW I.i.84
You'll not confesse: you'll not confesse.You'll not confess. You'll not confess.MW I.i.86
Marry sir, I haue matter in my head against Marry, sir, I have matter in my head againstMW I.i.117
you, and against your cony-catching Rascalls, Bardolf, you, and against your cony-catching rascals, Bardolph,MW I.i.118
Nym, and Pistoll.Nym, and Pistol. They carried me to the tavern, andMW I.i.119
made me drunk, and afterward picked my pocket.MW I.i.120
I, it is no matter.Ay, it is no matter.MW I.i.122
I, it is no matter.Ay, it is no matter.MW I.i.124
Where's Simple my man? can you tell,Where's Simple, my man? Can you tell,MW I.i.126
Cosen?cousin?MW I.i.127
I, by these gloues did hee, or I would IAy, by these gloves, did he – or I would IMW I.i.142
might neuer come in mine owne great chamber againemight never come in mine own great chamber againMW I.i.143
else, of seauen groates in mill-sixpences, and two Edward else – of seven groats in mill-sixpences, and two EdwardMW I.i.144
Shouelboords, that cost me two shilling and two penceshovel-boards, that cost me two shillings and twopenceMW I.i.145
a peece of Yead Miller: by these gloues.apiece of Yed Miller, by these gloves.MW I.i.146
By these gloues, then 'twas he.By these gloves, then 'twas he.MW I.i.153
By this hat, then he in the red face had it: forBy this hat, then he in the red face had it. ForMW I.i.157
though I cannot remember what I did when you madethough I cannot remember what I did when you madeMW I.i.158
me drunke, yet I am not altogether an asse.me drunk, yet I am not altogether an ass.MW I.i.159
I, you spake in Latten then to: but 'tis noAy, you spake in Latin then too. But 'tis noMW I.i.166
matter; Ile nere be drunk whilst I liue againe, but inmatter. I'll ne'er be drunk whilst I live again, but inMW I.i.167
honest, ciuill, godly company for this tricke: if I behonest, civil, godly company, for this trick. If I beMW I.i.168
drunke, Ile be drunke with those that haue the feare ofdrunk, I'll be drunk with those that have the fear ofMW I.i.169
God, and not with drunken knaues.God, and not with drunken knaves.MW I.i.170
Oh heauen: This is Mistresse Anne Page.O heaven! This is Mistress Anne Page.MW I.i.176
I had rather then forty shillings I had my bookeI had rather than forty shillings I had my BookMW I.i.183
of Songs and Sonnets heere:of Songs and Sonnets here.MW I.i.184
How now Simple, where haue you beene? I must waitHow now, Simple, where have you been? I must waitMW I.i.185
on my selfe, must I? you haue not the booke of Riddleson myself, must I? You have not the Book of RiddlesMW I.i.186
about you, haue you?about you, have you?MW I.i.187
I Sir, you shall finde me reasonable; if it be Ay, sir, you shall find me reasonable. If it beMW I.i.195
so, I shall doe that that is reason.so, I shall do that that is reason.MW I.i.196
So I doe Sir.So I do, sir.MW I.i.198
Nay, I will doe as my Cozen Shallow saies: INay, I will do as my cousin Shallow says. IMW I.i.201
pray you pardon me, he's a Iustice of Peace in hispray you pardon me. He's a justice of peace in hisMW I.i.202
Countrie, simple though I stand here.country, simple though I stand here.MW I.i.203
Why if it be so; I will marry her vpon anyWhy, if it be so, I will marry her upon anyMW I.i.209
reasonable demands.reasonable demands.MW I.i.210
I hope sir, I will do as it shall become one thatI hope, sir, I will do as it shall become one thatMW I.i.217
would doe reason.would do reason.MW I.i.218
I will doe a greater thing then that, vpon yourI will do a greater thing than that, upon yourMW I.i.224
request (Cosen) in any reason.request, cousin, in any reason.MW I.i.225
I will marry her (Sir) at your request; but ifI will marry her, sir, at your request. But ifMW I.i.228
there bee no great loue in the beginning, yet Heauen maythere be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven mayMW I.i.229
decrease it vpon better acquaintance, when wee aredecrease it upon better acquaintance when we areMW I.i.230
married, and haue more occasion to know one another:married and have more occasion to know one another.MW I.i.231
I hope vpon familiarity will grow more content: but ifI hope upon familiarity will grow more content. But ifMW I.i.232
you say mary-her, I will mary-her, that I am freelyyou say ‘ Marry her,’ I will marry her – that I am freelyMW I.i.233
dissolued, and dissolutely.dissolved, and dissolutely.MW I.i.234
I, or else I would I might be hang'd (la.)Ay, or else I would I might be hanged, la!MW I.i.239
No, I thank you forsooth, hartely; I am veryNo, I thank you, forsooth, heartily. I am veryMW I.i.248
well.well.MW I.i.249
I am not a-hungry, I thanke you, forsooth:I am not a-hungry, I thank you, forsooth.MW I.i.251
goe, Sirha, for all you are my man, goe wait (To Simple) Go, sirrah, for all you are my man, go waitMW I.i.252
vpon my Cosen Shallow: upon my cousin Shallow.MW I.i.253
a Iustice of peace sometime may be beholding to hisA justice of peace sometime may be beholding to hisMW I.i.254
friend, for a Man; I keepe but three Men, and a Boy yet,friend for a man. I keep but three men and a boy yet,MW I.i.255
till my Mother be dead: but what though, yet I liuetill my mother be dead. But what though? Yet I liveMW I.i.256
like a poore Gentleman borne.like a poor gentleman born.MW I.i.257
I'faith, ile eate nothing: I thanke you as much asI'faith, I'll eat nothing. I thank you as much asMW I.i.260
though I did.though I did.MW I.i.261
I had rather walke here (I thanke you) I bruiz'd my I had rather walk here, I thank you. I bruised myMW I.i.263
shin th'other day, with playing at Sword and Dagger withshin th'other day with playing at sword and dagger withMW I.i.264
a Master of Fence (three veneys for a dish of stew'da master of fence – three veneys for a dish of stewedMW I.i.265
Prunes) and by my troth, I cannot abide the smell ofprunes – and, by my troth, I cannot abide the smell ofMW I.i.266
hot meate since. Why doe your dogs barke so? be therehot meat since. Why do your dogs bark so? Be thereMW I.i.267
Beares ith' Towne?bears i'th'town?MW I.i.268
I loue the sport well, but I shall as soone quarrellI love the sport well, but I shall as soon quarrelMW I.i.270
at it, as any man in England: you are afraid if you see theat it as any man in England. You are afraid if you see theMW I.i.271
Beare loose, are you not?bear loose, are you not?MW I.i.272
That's meate and drinke to me now: I haue seeneThat's meat and drink to me, now. I have seenMW I.i.274
Sackerson loose, twenty times, and haue taken him bySackerson loose twenty times, and have taken him byMW I.i.275
the Chaine: but (I warrant you) the women haue so cridethe chain. But, I warrant you, the women have so criedMW I.i.276
and shrekt at it, that it past: But women indeede,and shrieked at it, that it passed. But women, indeed,MW I.i.277
cannot abide 'em, they are very ill-fauour'd roughcannot abide 'em – they are very ill-favoured roughMW I.i.278
things.things.MW I.i.279
Ile eate nothing, I thanke you Sir.I'll eat nothing, I thank you, sir.MW I.i.282
Nay, pray you lead the way.Nay, pray you lead the way.MW I.i.285
Mistris Anne: your selfe shall goe first.Mistress Anne, yourself shall go first.MW I.i.287
Truely I will not goe first: truely-la: I will not doeTruly, I will not go first, truly, la! I will not doMW I.i.289
you that wrong.you that wrong.MW I.i.290
Ile rather be vnmannerly, then troublesome:I'll rather be unmannerly than troublesome.MW I.i.292
you doe your selfe wrong indeede-la. You do yourself wrong, indeed, la!MW I.i.293
'Giue you good-morrow, sir.Give you good morrow, sir.MW II.iii.19
All. PAGE, SHALLOW, and SLENDER
Adieu, good M.Adieu, good masterMW II.iii.73
Doctor.Doctor.MW II.iii.74
Ah sweet Anne Page.Ah, sweet Anne Page!MW III.i.38
O sweet Anne Page.O sweet Anne Page!MW III.i.65
O sweet Anne Page.O sweet Anne Page!MW III.i.105
Shal. Page, &c. ALL
Well met Mr Ford.Well met, Master Ford.MW III.ii.45
And so must I Sir, / We haue appointed to dineAnd so must I, sir. We have appointed to dineMW III.ii.49
with Mistris Anne, / And I would not breake with her forwith Mistress Anne, and I would not break with her forMW III.ii.50
more mony / Then Ile speake of.more money than I'll speak of.MW III.ii.51
I hope I haue your good will Father Page.I hope I have your good will, father Page.MW III.ii.55
Ile make a shaft or a bolt on't, slid, tis butI'll make a shaft or a bolt on't. 'Slid, 'tis butMW III.iv.24
venturing.venturing.MW III.iv.25
No, she shall not dismay me: / I care not forNo, she shall not dismay me. I care not forMW III.iv.27
that, but that I am affeard.that, but that I am afeard.MW III.iv.28
I had a father (M. An) my vncle canI had a father, Mistress Anne. My uncle canMW III.iv.38
tel you good iests of him: pray you Vncle, tel Mist. tell you good jests of him. Pray you, uncle, tell MistressMW III.iv.39
Anne the iest how my Father stole two Geese out of a Pen,Anne the jest how my father stole two geese out of a pen,MW III.iv.40
good Vnckle.good uncle.MW III.iv.41
I that I do, as well as I loue any woman inAy, that I do, as well as I love any woman inMW III.iv.43
Glocestershire. Gloucestershire.MW III.iv.44
I that I will, come cut and long-taile, vnderAy, that I will, come cut and long-tail, underMW III.iv.46
the degree of a Squire.the degree of a squire.MW III.iv.47
Now good Mistris Anne.Now, good Mistress Anne –MW III.iv.54
My will? Odd's-hart-lings, that's a prettie iest My will? 'Od's heartlings, that's a pretty jestMW III.iv.56
indeede: I ne're made my Will yet (I thanke Heauen:) I amindeed! I ne'er made my will yet, I thank heaven. I amMW III.iv.57
not such a sickely creature, I giue Heauen praise.not such a sickly creature, I give heaven praise.MW III.iv.58
Truely, for mine owne part, I would little orTruly, for mine own part, I would little orMW III.iv.60
nothing with you: your father and my vncle hath madenothing with you. Your father and my uncle hath madeMW III.iv.61
motions: if it be my lucke, so; if not, happy man bee hismotions. If it be my luck, so; if not, happy man be hisMW III.iv.62
dole, they can tell you how things go, better then I can:dole. They can tell you how things go better than I can.MW III.iv.63
you may aske your father, heere he comes.You may ask your father; here he comes.MW III.iv.64
I forsooth, I haue spoke with her, & we haueAy, forsooth. I have spoke with her, and we haveMW V.ii.4
a nay-word, how to know one another. I come to her ina nay-word how to know one another. I come to her inMW V.ii.5
white, and cry Mum; she cries Budget, and by thatwhite, and cry ‘ mum ’; she cries ‘ budget ’; and by thatMW V.ii.6
we know one another.we know one another.MW V.ii.7
Whoa hoe, hoe, Father Page.Whoa ho, ho, father Page!MW V.v.174
Dispatch'd? Ile make the best in GlostershireDispatched? I'll make the best in GloucestershireMW V.v.177
know on't: would I were hang'd la, else.know on't. Would I were hanged, la, else!MW V.v.178
I came yonder at Eaton to marry Mistris AnneI came yonder at Eton to marry Mistress AnneMW V.v.180
Page, and she's a great lubberly boy. If it had not benePage, and she's a great lubberly boy. If it had not beenMW V.v.181
i'th Church, I would haue swing'd him, or hee shouldi'th'church, I would have swinged him, or he shouldMW V.v.182
haue swing'd me. If I did not thinke it had beene Annehave swinged me. If I did not think it had been AnneMW V.v.183
Page, would I might neuer stirre, and 'tis a Post-mastersPage, would I might never stir! And 'tis a postmaster'sMW V.v.184
Boy.boy.MW V.v.185
What neede you tell me that? I think so, when IWhat need you tell me that? I think so, when IMW V.v.187
tooke a Boy for a Girle: If I had bene married to him, (for alltook a boy for a girl. If I had been married to him, for allMW V.v.188
he was in womans apparrell) I would not haue had him.he was in woman's apparel, I would not have had him.MW V.v.189
I went to her in greene, and cried Mum, andI went to her in white, and cried ‘ mum,’ andMW V.v.192
she cride budget, as Anne and I had appointed, andshe cried ‘ budget,’ as Anne and I had appointed. AndMW V.v.193
yet it was not Anne, but a Post-masters boy.yet it was not Anne, but a postmaster's boy.MW V.v.194
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