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O Master: if you did but heare the Pedler at theO master, if you did but hear the pedlar at theWT IV.iv.183
doore, you would neuer dance againe after a Tabor anddoor, you would never dance again after a tabor andWT IV.iv.184
Pipe: no, the Bag-pipe could not moue you: hee singespipe; no, the bagpipe could not move you. He singsWT IV.iv.185
seuerall Tunes, faster then you'l tell money: hee vttersseveral tunes faster than you'll tell money; he uttersWT IV.iv.186
them as he had eaten ballads, and all mens eares grew tothem as he had eaten ballads and all men's ears grew toWT IV.iv.187
his Tunes.his tunes.WT IV.iv.188
He hath songs for man, or woman, of all sizes:He hath songs for man or woman, of all sizes:WT IV.iv.193
No Milliner can so fit his customers with Gloues: he hasno milliner can so fit his customers with gloves. He hasWT IV.iv.194
the prettiest Loue-songs for Maids, so without bawdriethe prettiest love-songs for maids; so without bawdry,WT IV.iv.195
(which is strange,) with such delicate burthens of Dildo's which is strange; with such delicate burdens of dildosWT IV.iv.196
and Fadings: Iump-her, and thump-her; and where some and fadings, jump her and thump her; and where someWT IV.iv.197
stretch-mouth'd Rascall, would (as it were) meane mischeefe, stretch-mouthed rascal would, as it were, mean mischief,WT IV.iv.198
and breake a fowle gap into the Matter, hee makes the and break a foul gap into the matter, he makes theWT IV.iv.199
maid to answere, Whoop, doe me no harme good man: maid to answer, ‘ Whoop, do me no harm, good man ’;WT IV.iv.200
put's him off, slights him, with Whoop, doe mee no harme puts him off, slights him, with ‘ Whoop, do me no harm,WT IV.iv.201
good man.good man.’WT IV.iv.202
Hee hath Ribbons of all the colours i'th Raine-bow; He hath ribbons of all the colours i'th' rainbow;WT IV.iv.206
Points, more then all the Lawyers in Bohemia, canpoints more than all the lawyers in Bohemia canWT IV.iv.207
learnedly handle, though they come to him by th' grosse:learnedly handle, though they come to him by th' gross;WT IV.iv.208
Inckles, Caddysses, Cambrickes, Lawnes: why he sings em inkles, caddisses, cambrics, lawns. Why, he sings 'emWT IV.iv.209
ouer, as they were Gods, or Goddesses: you would thinke a over as they were gods or goddesses; you would think aWT IV.iv.210
Smocke were a shee-Angell, he so chauntes to the sleeue-hand, smock were a she-angel, he so chants to the sleevehandWT IV.iv.211
and the worke about the square on't.and the work about the square on't.WT IV.iv.212
Mayster, there is three Carters, three Shep-herds, Master, there is three carters, three shepherds,WT IV.iv.322
three Neat-herds, three Swine-herds yt haue madethree neat-herds, three swine-herds, that have madeWT IV.iv.323
themselues all men of haire, they cal themselues themselves all men of hair: they call themselvesWT IV.iv.324
Saltiers, and they haue a Dance, which the Wenches say Saltiers, and they have a dance which the wenches sayWT IV.iv.325
is a gally-maufrey of Gambols, because they are not in't: is a gallimaufry of gambols, because they are not in't;WT IV.iv.326
but they themselues are o'th' minde (if it bee not too roughbut they themselves are o'th' mind, if it be not too roughWT IV.iv.327
for some, that know little but bowling) it will pleasefor some that know little but bowling it will pleaseWT IV.iv.328
plentifully.plentifully.WT IV.iv.329
One three of them, by their owne report (Sir,)One three of them, by their own report, sir,WT IV.iv.334
hath danc'd before the King: and not the worst of thehath danced before the King; and not the worst of theWT IV.iv.335
three, but iumpes twelue foote and a halfe by th' squire.three but jumps twelve foot and a half by th' square.WT IV.iv.336
Why, they stay at doore Sir.Why, they stay at door, sir.WT IV.iv.339
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