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'Tis not vnknown to you Madam, I am a poore'Tis not unknown to you, madam, I am a poorAW I.iii.13
fellow.fellow.AW I.iii.14
No maddam, / 'Tis not so well that I am poore,No, madam, 'tis not so well that I am poor,AW I.iii.16
though manie of the rich are damn'd, but if I may hauethough many of the rich are damned; but if I may haveAW I.iii.17
your Ladiships good will to goe to the world, Isbell theyour ladyship's good will to go to the world, Isbel theAW I.iii.18
woman and w will doe as we may.woman and I will do as we may.AW I.iii.19
I doe beg your good will in this case.I do beg your good will in this case.AW I.iii.21
In Isbels case and mine owne: seruice is noIn Isbel's case and mine own. Service is noAW I.iii.23
heritage, and I thinke I shall neuer haue the blessing ofheritage, and I think I shall never have the blessing ofAW I.iii.24
God, till I haue issue a my bodie: for they say barnes areGod till I have issue o'my body; for they say barnes areAW I.iii.25
blessings. blessings.AW I.iii.26
My poore bodie Madam requires it, I am driuenMy poor body, madam, requires it. I am drivenAW I.iii.28
on by the flesh, and hee must needes goe that the diuellon by the flesh, and he must needs go that the devilAW I.iii.29
driues.drives.AW I.iii.30
Faith Madam I haue other holie reasons, such asFaith, madam, I have other holy reasons, such asAW I.iii.32
they are.they are.AW I.iii.33
I haue beene Madam a wicked creature, as youI have been, madam, a wicked creature, as youAW I.iii.35
and all flesh and blood are, and indeede I doe marrie that Iand all flesh and blood are, and indeed I do marry that IAW I.iii.36
may repent.may repent.AW I.iii.37
I am out a friends Madam, and I hope to haueI am out o' friends, madam, and I hope to haveAW I.iii.39
friends for my wiues sake.friends for my wife's sake.AW I.iii.40
Y'are shallow Madam in great friends, for theY'are shallow, madam; e'en great friends, for theAW I.iii.42
knaues come to doe that for me which I am a wearie of:knaves come to do that for me which I am aweary of.AW I.iii.43
he that eres my Land, spares my teame, and giues meeHe that ears my land spares my team, and gives meAW I.iii.44
leaue to Inne the crop: if I be his cuckold hee's my drudge;leave to in the crop. If I be his cuckold, he's my drudge.AW I.iii.45
he that comforts my wife, is the cherisher of my flesh He that comforts my wife is the cherisher of my fleshAW I.iii.46
and blood; hee that cherishes my flesh and blood, louesand blood; he that cherishes my flesh and blood lovesAW I.iii.47
my flesh and blood; he that loues my flesh and blood ismy flesh and blood; he that loves my flesh and blood isAW I.iii.48
my friend: ergo he that kisses my wife is my friend: Ifmy friend; ergo, he that kisses my wife is my friend. IfAW I.iii.49
men could be contented to be what they are, there weremen could be contented to be what they are, there wereAW I.iii.50
no feare in marriage, for yong Charbon the Puritan, andno fear in marriage; for young Charbon the puritan andAW I.iii.51
old Poysam the Papist, how somere their hearts are old Poysam the papist, howsome'er their hearts areAW I.iii.52
seuer'd in Religion, their heads are both one, they maysevered in religion, their heads are both one: they mayAW I.iii.53
ioule horns together like any Deare i'th Herd.jowl horns together like any deer i'th' herd.AW I.iii.54
A Prophet I Madam, and I speake the truth theA prophet I, madam, and I speak the truth theAW I.iii.57
next waie,next way:AW I.iii.58
for I the Ballad will repeate,For I the ballad will repeatAW I.iii.59
which men full true shall finde,Which men full true shall find:AW I.iii.60
your marriage comes by destinie,Your marriage comes by destiny,AW I.iii.61
your Cuckow sings by kinde.Your cuckoo sings by kind.AW I.iii.62
Was this faire face the cause, quoth she,Was this fair face the cause, quoth she,AW I.iii.68
Why the Grecians sacked Troy,Why the Grecians sacked Troy?AW I.iii.69
Fond done, done, fondFond done, done fond,AW I.iii.70
was this King Priams ioy,Was this King Priam's joy?AW I.iii.71
With that she sighed as she stood, bisWith that she sighed as she stood,AW I.iii.72
With that she sighed as she stood,AW I.iii.73
And gaue this sentence then,And gave this sentence then:AW I.iii.74
among nine bad if one be good,Among nine bad if one be good,AW I.iii.75
among nine bad if one be good,Among nine bad if one be good,AW I.iii.76
there's yet one good in ten.There's yet one good in ten.AW I.iii.77
One good woman in ten Madam, which is aOne good woman in ten, madam, which is aAW I.iii.80
purifying ath' song: would God would serue the world purifying o'th' song. Would God would serve the worldAW I.iii.81
so all the yeere, weed finde no fault with the tithe womanso all the year! We'd find no fault with the tithe-womanAW I.iii.82
if I were the Parson, one in ten quoth a? and wee mightif I were the parson. One in ten, quoth 'a! An we mightAW I.iii.83
haue a good woman borne but ore euerie blazing starre, orhave a good woman born but one every blazing star orAW I.iii.84
at an earthquake, 'twould mend the Lotterie well, a manat an earthquake, 'twould mend the lottery well; a manAW I.iii.85
may draw his heart out ere a plucke one.may draw his heart out ere 'a pluck one.AW I.iii.86
That man should be at womans command, andThat man should be at woman's command, andAW I.iii.89
yet no hurt done, though honestie be no Puritan, yet ityet no hurt done! Though honesty be no puritan, yet itAW I.iii.90
will doe no hurt, it will weare the Surplis of humilitie ouerwill do no hurt. It will wear the surplice of humility overAW I.iii.91
the blacke-Gowne of a bigge heart: I am going forsooth, thethe black gown of a big heart. I am going, forsooth. TheAW I.iii.92
businesse is for Helen to come is for Helen to come hither.AW I.iii.93
I will shew my selfe highly fed, and lowly taught, II will show myself highly fed and lowly taught. IAW II.ii.3
know my businesse is but to the Court.know my business is but to the court.AW II.ii.4
Truly Madam, if God haue lent a man anyTruly, madam, if God have lent a man anyAW II.ii.8
manners, hee may easilie put it off at Court: hee that cannotmanners he may easily put it off at court. He that cannotAW II.ii.9
make a legge, put off's cap, kisse his hand, and say nothing,make a leg, put off's cap, kiss his hand, and say nothing,AW II.ii.10
has neither legge, hands, lippe, nor cap; and indeed such ahas neither leg, hands, lip, nor cap; and indeed such aAW II.ii.11
fellow, to say precisely, were not for the Court, but forfellow, to say precisely, were not for the court. But forAW II.ii.12
me, I haue an answere will serue all, I have an answer will serve all men.AW II.ii.13
It is like a Barbers chaire that fits all buttockes, the pinIt is like a barber's chair that fits all buttocks: theAW II.ii.16
buttocke, the quatch-buttocke, the brawn buttocke, orpin-buttock, the quatch-buttock, the brawn-buttock, orAW II.ii.17
any buttocke.any buttock.AW II.ii.18
As fit as ten groats is for the hand of an Atturney,As fit as ten groats is for the hand of an attorney,AW II.ii.20
as your French Crowne for your taffety punke, as Tibsas your French crown for your taffety punk, as Tib'sAW II.ii.21
rush for Toms fore-finger, as a pancake for Shroue-rush for Tom's forefinger, as a pancake for ShroveAW II.ii.22
tuesday, a Morris for May-day, as the naile to his hole,Tuesday, a morris for May-day, as the nail to his hole,AW II.ii.23
the Cuckold to his horne, as a scolding queane to athe cuckold to his horn, as a scolding quean to aAW II.ii.24
wrangling knaue, as the Nuns lip to the Friers mouth,wrangling knave, as the nun's lip to the friar's mouth;AW II.ii.25
nay as the pudding to his skin.nay, as the pudding to his skin.AW II.ii.26
From below your Duke, to beneath your Constable,From below your duke to beneath your constable,AW II.ii.29
it will fit any will fit any question.AW II.ii.30
But a triflle neither in good faith, if the learnedBut a trifle neither, in good faith, if the learnedAW II.ii.33
should speake truth of it: heere it is, and all that belongsshould speak truth of it. Here it is, and all that belongsAW II.ii.34
to't. Aske mee if I am a Courtier, it shall doe you no harmeto't. Ask me if I am a courtier; it shall do you no harmAW II.ii.35
to learn.AW II.ii.36
O Lord sir theres a simple putting off: more,O Lord, sir! – There's a simple putting off. More,AW II.ii.40
more, a hundred of them.more, a hundred of them.AW II.ii.41
O Lord sir, thicke, thicke, spare not me.O Lord, sir! – Thick, thick; spare not me.AW II.ii.43
O Lord sir; nay put me too't, I warrant you.O Lord, sir! – Nay, put me to't, I warrant you.AW II.ii.46
O Lord sir, spare not me.O Lord, sir! – Spare not me.AW II.ii.48
I nere had worse lucke in my life in my O LordI ne'er had worse luck in my life in my ‘ O Lord,AW II.ii.53
sir: I see things may serue long, but not serue euer.sir!’ I see things may serve long, but not serve ever.AW II.ii.54
O Lord sir, why there't serues well agen.O Lord, sir! – Why, there't serves well again.AW II.ii.57
Not much commendation to them.Not much commendation to them?AW II.ii.62
Most fruitfully, I am there, before my legges.Most fruitfully. I am there before my legs.AW II.ii.65
She is not well, but yet she has her health, she'sShe is not well, but yet she has her health; she'sAW II.iv.2
very merrie, but yet she is not well: but thankes be giuen very merry, but yet she is not well. But thanks be givenAW II.iv.3
she's very well, and wants nothing i'th world: but yet sheshe's very well and wants nothing i'th' world; but yet sheAW II.iv.4
is not not well.AW II.iv.5
Truly she's very well indeed, but for two thingsTruly, she's very well indeed, but for two things.AW II.iv.8
One, that she's not in heauen, whether God sendOne, that she's not in heaven, whither God sendAW II.iv.10
her quickly: the other, that she's in earth, from whenceher quickly! The other that she's in earth, from whenceAW II.iv.11
God send her quickly.God send her quickly!AW II.iv.12
So that you had her wrinkles, and I her money, ISo that you had her wrinkles and I her money, IAW II.iv.19
would she did as you say.would she did as you say.AW II.iv.20
Marry you are the wiser man: for many a mansMarry, you are the wiser man, for many a man'sAW II.iv.22
tongue shakes out his masters vndoing: to say nothing,tongue shakes out his master's undoing. To say nothing,AW II.iv.23
to do nothing, to know nothing, and to haue nothing, isto do nothing, to know nothing, and to have nothing, isAW II.iv.24
to be a great part of your title, which is within a verieto be a great part of your title, which is within a veryAW II.iv.25
little of nothing.little of nothing.AW II.iv.26
You should haue said sir before a knaue, th'artYou should have said, sir, ‘ Before a knave th'artAW II.iv.28
a knaue, that's before me th'art a knaue: this hada knave;’ that's ‘ Before me, th'art a knave.’ This hadAW II.iv.29
beene truth sir.been truth, sir.AW II.iv.30
Did you finde me in your selfe sir, or were youDid you find me in your self, sir, or were youAW II.iv.32
taught to finde me? The search sir was profitable, andtaught to find me? The search, sir, was profitable; andAW II.iv.33
much Foole may you find in you, euen to the worldsmuch fool may you find in you, even to the world'sAW II.iv.34
pleasure, and the encrease of laughter.pleasure and the increase of laughter.AW II.iv.35
By my troth I take my young Lord to be a verieBy my troth, I take my young lord to be a veryAW III.ii.3
melancholly man.melancholy man.AW III.ii.4
Why he will looke vppon his boote, and sing: mendWhy, he will look upon his boot and sing, mendAW III.ii.6
the Ruffe and sing, aske questions and sing, picke his teeth,the ruff and sing, ask questions and sing, pick his teethAW III.ii.7
and sing: I know a man that had this tricke of melancholyand sing. I knew a man that had this trick of melancholyAW III.ii.8
hold a goodly Mannor for a song.hold a goodly manor for a song.AW III.ii.9
I haue no minde to Isbell since I was at Court. OurI have no mind to Isbel since I was at court. OurAW III.ii.12
old Lings, and our Isbels a'th Country, are nothing likeold lings and our Isbels o'th' country are nothing likeAW III.ii.13
your old Ling and your Isbels a'th Court: the brains ofyour old ling and your Isbels o'th' court. The brains ofAW III.ii.14
my Cupid's knock'd out, and I beginne to loue, as an oldmy Cupid's knocked out, and I begin to love as an oldAW III.ii.15
man loues money, with no loves money, with no stomach.AW III.ii.16
In that you haue there. E'en that you have there.AW III.ii.18
O Madam, yonder is heauie newes within betweeneO madam, yonder is heavy news within, betweenAW III.ii.32
two souldiers, and my yong Ladie.two soldiers and my young lady.AW III.ii.33
Nay there is some comfort in the newes, someNay, there is some comfort in the news, someAW III.ii.35
comfort, your sonne will not be kild so soone as I thoghtcomfort: your son will not be killed so soon as I thoughtAW III.ii.36
he would.he would.AW III.ii.37
So say I Madame, if he runne away, as I heare heSo say I, madam, if he run away, as I hear heAW III.ii.39
does, the danger is in standing too't, that's the losse ofdoes. The danger is in standing to't; that's the loss ofAW III.ii.40
men, though it be the getting of children. Heere theymen, though it be the getting of children. Here theyAW III.ii.41
come will tell you more. For my part I onely heare yourcome will tell you more. For my part, I only hear yourAW III.ii.42
sonne was run away.son was run away.AW III.ii.43
Indeed sir she was the sweete Margerom of theIndeed, sir, she was the sweet marjoram of theAW IV.v.14
sallet, or rather the hearbe of grace.sallet, or, rather, the herb of grace.AW IV.v.15
I am no great Nabuchadnezar sir, I haue notI am no great Nabuchadnezzar, sir, I have notAW IV.v.18
much skill in grace.much skill in grass.AW IV.v.19
A foole sir at a womans seruice, and a knaue at aA fool, sir, at a woman's service, and a knave at aAW IV.v.22's.AW IV.v.23
I would cousen the man of his wife, and do hisI would cozen the man of his wife and do hisAW IV.v.25
seruice.service.AW IV.v.26
And I would giue his wife my bauble sir to doeAnd I would give his wife my bauble, sir, to doAW IV.v.28
her seruice.her service.AW IV.v.29
At your seruice.At your service.AW IV.v.32
Why sir, if I cannot serue you, I can serue as greatWhy, sir, if I cannot serve you I can serve as greatAW IV.v.34
a prince as you are.a prince as you are.AW IV.v.35
Faith sir a has an English maine, but his Faith, sir, 'a has an English name; but hisAW IV.v.37
fisnomie is more hotter in France then there.fisnomy is more hotter in France than there.AW IV.v.38
The blacke prince sir, alias the prince of darkenesse,The Black Prince, sir, alias the prince of darkness,AW IV.v.40
alias the diuell.alias the devil.AW IV.v.41
I am a woodland fellow sir, that alwaies loued aI am a woodland fellow, sir, that always loved aAW IV.v.45
great fire, and the master I speak of euer keeps a goodgreat fire, and the master I speak of ever keeps a goodAW IV.v.46
fire, but sure he is the Prince of the world, let hisfire. But sure he is the prince of the world; let hisAW IV.v.47
Nobilitie remaine in's Court. I am for the house with thenobility remain in's court. I am for the house with theAW IV.v.48
narrow gate, which I take to be too little for pompe tonarrow gate, which I take to be too little for pomp toAW IV.v.49
enter: some that humble themselues may, but the manieenter; some that humble themselves may, but the manyAW IV.v.50
will be too chill and tender, and theyle bee for thewill be too chill and tender, and they'll be for theAW IV.v.51
flowrie way that leads to the broad gate, and the greatflowery way that leads to the broad gate and the greatAW IV.v.52 IV.v.53
If I put any trickes vpon em sir, they shall beeIf I put any tricks upon 'em, sir, they shall beAW IV.v.58
Iades trickes, which are their owne right by the law ofjades' tricks, which are their own right by the law ofAW IV.v.59
Nature. nature.AW IV.v.60
O Madam, yonders my Lord your sonne with a patchO madam, yonder's my lord your son with a patchAW IV.v.91
of veluet on's face, whether there bee a scar vnder't or no,of velvet on's face; whether there be a scar under't or no,AW IV.v.92
the Veluet knowes, but 'tis a goodly patch of Veluet, histhe velvet knows, but 'tis a goodly patch of velvet. HisAW IV.v.93
left cheeke is a cheeke of two pile and a halfe, but his rightleft cheek is a cheek of two pile and a half, but his rightAW IV.v.94
cheeke is worne bare.cheek is worn bare.AW IV.v.95
But it is your carbinado'd face.But it is your carbonadoed face.AW IV.v.98
'Faith there's a dozen of em, with delicate fineFaith, there's a dozen of 'em with delicate fineAW IV.v.101
hats, and most courteous feathers, which bow the head,hats, and most courteous feathers which bow the headAW IV.v.102
and nod at euerie man.and nod at every man.AW IV.v.103
Truely, Fortunes displeasure is but sluttish if itTruly, Fortune's displeasure is but sluttish if itAW V.ii.6
smell so strongly as thou speak'st of: I will hencefoorthsmell so strongly as thou speakest of. I will henceforthAW V.ii.7
eate no Fish of Fortunes butt'ring. Prethee alow theeat no fish of Fortune's buttering. Prithee, allow theAW V.ii.8
winde.wind.AW V.ii.9
Indeed sir, if your Metaphor stinke, I will stop myIndeed, sir, if your metaphor stink I will stop myAW V.ii.12
nose, or against any mans Metaphor. Prethe get theenose, or against any man's metaphor. Prithee, get theeAW V.ii.13
further.further.AW V.ii.14
Foh, prethee stand away: a paper from fortunesFoh! Prithee stand away. A paper from Fortune'sAW V.ii.16
close-stoole, to giue to a Nobleman. Looke heere he comesclose-stool, to give to a nobleman! Look, here he comesAW V.ii.17
himselfe.himself.AW V.ii.18
Heere is a purre of Fortunes sir, or of Fortunes Cat, butHere is a pur of Fortune's, sir, or of Fortune's cat, butAW V.ii.19
not a Muscat, that ha's falne into the vncleane fish-pondnot a musk-cat, that has fallen into the unclean fishpondAW V.ii.20
of her displeasure, and as he sayes is muddied withall.of her displeasure and, as he says, is muddied withal.AW V.ii.21
Pray you sir, vse the Carpe as you may, for he lookes like aPray you, sir, use the carp as you may, for he looks like aAW V.ii.22
poore decayed, ingenious, foolish, rascally knaue. I doepoor, decayed, ingenious, foolish, rascally knave. I doAW V.ii.23
pittie his distresse in my smiles of comfort, and leaue himpity his distress in my similes of comfort, and leave himAW V.ii.24
to your your lordship.AW V.ii.25

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